Pierce, Walter Marcus, 1861-1954
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Lutheran Schools Committee records
Collection — Multiple collection box [B 138] 1: [Barcode: 35025032079044]
Identifier: B 138
The Lutheran Schools Committee of Oregon, formed to oppose the 1922 Compulsory Education Law, which required children to attend public schools, thereby outlawing religious, military, and private education. The collection (1922) contains correspondence, flyers, pamphlets, and other ephemera.
Photographs (PH050), 1930-1954
Walter M. Pierce papers
Identifier: Coll 068
Abstract Collection consists of correspondence, speeches, reports, photographs and material covering U.S. and Northwest history and politics. A major portion details Pierce's involvement with New Deal programs. The papers deal with agriculture, irrigation and land reclamation, public ownership, forest management, and the development of hydroelectric power. There are substantial files on the Civilian Conservation Corps, Public Works Administration and Works Progress Administration, files on...
John Knox Weatherford Jr. papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 062
John (or James) Knox Weatherford, Jr. (1901-1995) (who was known colloquially as Jim) served in the Oregon legislature as a representative from Linn County, 1930-1935 (Democrat), and as district attorney of Linn County, 1935-1937. The collection contains correspondence from constituents, correspondence while serving in the Oregon legislature and District Attorney, personal letters, and other political correspondence.