Meeker, Ezra, 1830-1928
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Ezra Meeker (1830-1928) was born in Ohio and came to the Pacific Northwest on the Oregon Trail in 1953. In his senior years, Meeker retraced the Oregon Trail with a replica covered wagon and two oxen, raising funds to build memorials along the route. This collections consists of black and white and hand colored post cards relating to Meeker's journey retracing the Oregon Trail and publicity for monuments along the trail, including a meeting with President Theodore Roosevelt.
Lee Moorhouse (1850-1922) was an Indian Agent for the Umatilla Indian Reservation, and an amateur photographer. The collection (1900-1913) contains letters received concerning photographs taken, or to be taken, by him.