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The Competition for the New Capitol
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In 1936, a national competition received nearly 130 submissions of a wide variety of designs for the new Capitol.


Program of Conditions to Govern a Competition for Selection of an Architect for the Oregon Capitol Building Salem, Or. : State Capitol Reconstruction Commission, 1936

Oregon State Capitol Competition : Comments on Schemes of San Francisco Entrants Arthur Brown. San Francisco, Ca. : Architect and Engineer, Inc., 1936

The Oregon State Capitol Competition : Some Remarks Concerning its Results Walter H. Thomas. Stamford, Ct. : Reinhold Publishing Corp., 1936  

Oregon State Capitol drawing by F.G. Hutchinson, 1936



 Winning design of the Oregon State Capitol competition by Francis Keally of New York firm Trowbridge and Livingston.Floor plans of the winning design by Francis Keally of New York firm Trowbridge and Livingston.Oregon State Capitol design by Warren C. Perry and Stafford L. Jory.Oregon State Capitol design by William Mooser and Chas. F. Maury.Oregon State Capitol design by Henry T. Howard.Oregon State Capitol design by J. R. Miller and T. L. Pflueger.


Oregon State Capitol design by Frederic F. Amandes.Oregon State Capitol design by Hervey P. Clark.Oregon State Capitol design by John Davis Young.Oregon State Capitol design by John Bakewell and Ernest E. Weihe.Oregon State Capitol design by Arthur Brown, Jr. Oregon State Capitol design by Dodge A. Riedy and Mario J. Ciampi.
Oregon State Capitol design by Wesley Sherwood Bessell.Oregon State Capitol design by W. P. Day.Oregon State Capitol design by de Young & Moscowitz, Carl Rosenberg Associated.Oregon State Capitol design by Walter T. Karcher and Livingston Smith.Oregon State Capitol design by Thompson, Holmes & Converse.


Architect's Travel Fee Put at $5000  Oregon Journal, March 5, 1936

Board Draws Architectural Contest Plan  Oregon Journal, March 6, 1936

Capitol Plans Number 115 at Deadline Hour  Oregon Statesman, May 23, 1936

Jurors Making Progress Upon Capitol Plans  Oregon Statesman, May 26, 1936

Capitol Architect and Design are Chosen  Oregon Statesman, May 27, 1936

Architect Firm, Not Individual, Capitol Victor  Oregon Journal, May 28, 1936

Architects Coming Here Soon; Speeding of Plans is Sought  Oregon Statesman, May 28, 1936