Resources for Researchers
Plan your research and find out where to go to find photographs, clipping files, old phone directories and yearbooks from Lincoln Middle School and Cottage Grove High School.
Sanborn maps were designed to help fire insurance agents determine the degree of hazard associated with each property in particular community. The maps include street names, property boundaries, building use, house and block numbers along with showing the size shape and construction of dwellings commercial buildings and factories.
You will be amazed at the details contained in these maps published in 1893 (including a separate maps for Cottage Grove and Lemati) 1903, 1907, 1912 and 1920.
SEARCH OREGON'S HISTORIC NEWSPAPERS, INCLUDING COTTAGE GROVE'S!
Oregon Historic Newspapers is a full-text searchable database contains over 1,400,000 pages from Oregon newspapers dated 1846 - 2021.
The full image of each newspaper is available here, free of charge. You can save, print and share your results.