As It Was

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Colorful vignettes dedicated to the regional history of Southern Oregon and Northern California. As It Was is an all volunteer effort -- produced by Raymond Scully and narrated by Shirley Patton in partnership with writers from the Southern Oregon Historical Society.

If you have a writing background and would like to submit an As It Was essay for consideration, email your written piece to the Southern Oregon Historical Society at publicrelations@sohs.org.

A collection of As It Was essays is available in a high-quality paperback book at the JPR Store.  Each episode is also available below.

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History
11:24 am
Thu October 31, 2013

Ouija Board Chases Ghost Sleuths from "Haunted" House

As It Was - Episode 2268

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Health
11:21 am
Wed October 30, 2013

Tehama County Chinese Develop Truck Garden Companies

As It Was - Episode 2267

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History
11:18 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Baseball fans Generate Excitement after Old-Time Games

As It Was - Episode 2266

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History
11:14 am
Mon October 28, 2013

Family Moves Farmhouse to North Mountain Park Location

As It Was - Episode 2265

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History
11:11 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Archaeological Dig Verifies Shasta Village in Ashland

As It Was - Episode 2264

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History
11:08 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Historical Society Discovers Medford's First Promotional Pamphlet

As It Was - Episode 2263

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Health
11:06 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Bear Hunter Discovers Frog Cabin above Applegate River

As It Was - Episode 2262

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History
10:56 am
Tue October 22, 2013

Strawberry Valley Becomes the Site of Mount Shasta City

As It Was - Episode 2261

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History
10:54 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Talent Farmers Ate Locally in the 1860s

As It Was - Episode 2260

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History
10:51 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Medford Offers Mining Classes During The Depression

As It Was - Episode 2259

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