Even the most thorough online search cannot cover all the materials in the SOHS Archives, but these resources provide a great beginning.
As It Was Stories, sponsored by Southern Oregon Historical Society and Jefferson Public Radio, are heard daily on JPR. This site provides a keyword search for all of the stories and either the full text or a link to the JPR website for full text and audio version. Be careful with keyword searches. One word or a phrase works.
View photos and brief biographies of people who lived in southern Oregon. Many made significant contributions to our area, some just have interesting stories.
Southern Oregon Historical Society's Century Farms and Ranches project celebrates the Southern Oregon families that have maintained their agricultural properties for 100 years or more. This project covers farms and ranches in Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, Curry and Coos counties. SOHS's work in this area is in association with the Oregon state Century Farms and Ranches project.
Frank Clark was southern Oregon's most renowned architect. Southern Oregon Historical Society produced an inventory of his projects, and ranked each building. SOHS adds to this list if staff learns about a Frank Clark building that was missed on the original inventory.
The Online Catalog not only covers SOHS books, pamphlets and manuscripts, but also its artifacts, with full color photos and detailed descriptions. Just browsing the catalog is a virtual trip to a museum. This is also a secondary source for searching SOHS photographs and maps. It overlaps with the Mega Index but neither one duplicates the other (SOHS also still has a physical card catalog that is not entirely included in the online catalog).
Curious about Jackson County's vanished communities? This list of post offices, which links to digital versions of original documents, covers places such as Asbestos, Swastika and Whelpley Oregon.
This searchable website presents a selection of about 800 of SOHS's historical photographs, plus an exhibit of Peter Britt photographs.