About Southern Oregon Digital Archives

History of SODA

Hannon Library was awarded a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant from the Oregon State Library in 2005 to create a digital Southern Oregon History Collection. Hannon Library is partnered with the Southern Oregon Historical Society (SOHS), Jackson County Library Services, and the Josephine County Library System to create this collection. The Southern Oregon History Collection became available to the public in October 2006.


Image Collections

In 2009 Hannon Library was awarded an LSTA (Library Services and Technology Act) Grant through the Oregon State Library. The grant funded a collaborative project between Southern Oregon University, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and the Southern Oregon Historical Society to digitize images documenting the history, culture, and growth of Southern Oregon.

We will continue to add new image collections over time, so please keep checking back!




Several of these projects were supported in whole (or in part) by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.

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Original Project Team at Hannon Library: