Oregon State University Extension Service

Our History

The Oregon State University Extension Service engages the people of Oregon with research-based knowledge and education that strengthen communities and economies, sustain natural resources, and promote healthy families and individuals.

C.I. Lewis talking from the Oregon Agricultural College Farming Demonstration Train. Early 1900s.

Courtesy of OSU Special Collections and Archives Research Center, HC1547_Lewis.

Mobile kitchen, part of the Extension Service's Farm Electrification Exhibit, 1938.

Courtesy of OSU Archives, HC_0975_mobile_kitchen.

Extension Service milk machine exhibit, 1950-59.

Courtesy of OSU Archives, HC_62_005.

Courtesy of OSU Archives, HC0975_Mack_Jackson.

Malheur County Boys and Girls Club judging team and club leaders at 4-H summer school, 1922.

Courtesy of OSU Archives, P146_0154.

Gustave Y. Hagglund in the Physics building in the KOAC announcer's room, 1929.

Courtesy of OSU Archives, HC0598_announce.

Source URL: https://extension.oregonstate.edu/about/our-history