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Photo: Former Oregon governors Kitzhaber, Kulongoski, Roberts and Atiyeh celebrate the unveiling of Kulongoski’s portrait. Commissioned by the Capitol Foundation, private donations funded the cost of the portrait. The purchase of the portrait did not use public funds.
Photo: Veterans gather around the Oregon Veterans Medal of Honor Memorial, dedicated at the Oregon State Capitol in 2004.
Claire Phillips, an entertainer turned World War II spy, is an Oregon hero. You can find a memorial to Phillips on the northwest corner of the Oregon State Capitol grounds.
After the 2008 fire in our current Capitol, donors helped restore the carpet in the governor’s ceremonial office to its original glory.