Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Arnold Arneson was a forest ranger in the state of Washington's Tieton district. The collection comprises diaries from the 1920s and 1940s that describe his daily activities as a ranger, as well as miscellaneous papers from the 1920s regarding ranger duties.
Percy Dwight Bentley (1885-1968) was an architect from the Midwest who practiced in Lane County, Oregon from 1939-1961. His early work shows the influence of Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Sullivan. The collection documents his work from 1951-1962 and includes churches, residences, and commercial structures.
The Blue Mountain Consolidated Wagon Road Company, of La Grande, Oregon was incorporated by J. S. Ruckell, R. B. Meacham, and T. F. Carter. The collection contains articles of incorporation, dated July 18, 1868.
The collection contains a petition by Thomas Chavner, addressed to the people of Jackson County, Oregon, regarding a bridge over the Rogue River at Dardanelles. The collection contains the petition of October 24, 1864, and includes a list of supporters.
The collection consists of one album of 29 snapshots of railroad construction on coast of Oregon, primarily a steam shovel at work. Some river shots. C. 1910s-1930s. Photographer unidentified.
Includes articles of incorporation, minutes of stockholders' meetings, stock record, and dividend record. The firm was a cannery. The incorporators were Milton Smith, C. R. Hallberg, and W. H. Cooper.
The Eugene Print Collection assembles images of the city of Eugene and its vicinity. The majority of the images date from the 1880s-1920s.
The Forest Industries Radio Communications (FIRC) organization coordinated radio communication in the lumber and forest products industries. The records include meeting minutes, correspondence, financial, general and annual reports, technical files, and periodicals, 1947-1961.
Hallock was born in Utica, New York. He trained as a cabinet maker, draftsman, surveyor, and civil engineer and became one of Portland's earliest contractors. The journal describes his experiences on the coast, daily transactions and experiences during construction jobs. He fished, trapped, observed the weather, visited, and was visited.
The collection consists of one album of photographs of construction of Leon Hirsch's Jacobean/Tudor-style home on Portland Heights, 1922. The house was designed by Sutton & Whitney and still stands. Hirsch was associated with the Meier & Frank company.
T. P. Jack and other concerned parties signed a petition dated February 1, 1873, calling upon the county judge and commissioners of Marion County, Oregon to investigate a bridge over Abiqua Creek. The collection contains the petition which calls upon the commissioners to investigate complaint of fraud in the construction of the bridge.
The collection consists of 111 black and white photographic prints of road and railroad construction projects that the J.W. Sweeney Construction Company undertook throughout Oregon from 1904 to 1926.
Robert C. Kelsay (1898-1954) worked for the U.S. Forest Service and was stationed at Oakridge, Oregon. The collection (1948-1954) contains twenty-one work diaries, mostly regarding road surveying and road building.
Frederick H. Kiser (1878-1955) and his brother, Oscar H. (d. 1904) had a popular commercial view studio in Warrendale, 1903-1905, and Portland, 1905-c. 1925. The collection consists of seven views of Oregon scenery from 1902-1920s.
Lawrence, Tucker & Wallmann was an architectural firm in Portland, Oregon, from 1946-1960. It was the successor firm to Tucker and Wallmann, and Lawrence and Lawrence, two other Portland, Oregon firms. The principals of the firm were Abbott Lawrence, Ernest F. Tucker, and George R. Wallmann. The collection includes project files, drawings, and film.
The Linn County Fire Patrol Association was located in Sweet Home, Oregon. The collection contains Director's meeting minutes (1911-1936), and annual reports (1913-1963).
Francis Hayes Murphy (1878-1968) became an electrical engineer; he worked first in Wisconsin and later in Oregon, where he was employed for the Portland Railway Light and Power Company. The collection (1920-1940) includes minutes, reports, contracts, codes, photographs, and other historical data and documents on electric lighting in Oregon.
Albin Walter Norblad, Sr. (1881-1960) served as Astoria's City Attorney from 1910-1915, was elected to the state Senate elected Senate President in 1929, and served as Governor of Oregon from 1929 to 1931. The collection contains speeches, correspondence, promotional and special interest literature, historical studies, right and left wing party literature, Oregon coast highway information, printed material and mementoes, and official papers of the Governor's office.
Originally named the Oregon Council for the Protection of Roadside Beauty, the Oregon Roadside Council campaigned for legislation that would protect Oregon roadsides from billboard blight and tourist litter. The collection (1922-1968) contains council minutes, correspondence, campaign records, and publications.
Portland and Milwaukie Macadamized Road Company built a toll road connecting Portland with Milwaukie, Oregon. The collection (1862-1865) contains corporate records of the Portland and Milwaukie Macadamized Road Company.
This collection consists of one photograph album that depicts building fires and firefighting in Portland, Oregon, following World War II. The album contains 52 black and white photographs, many of which feature firefighters from Engine 21 in Portland, Oregon. The compiler of the album is unknown.
John Hawthorne Stadden (1873-1961) was an itinerant Northwest photographer from 1907-1909 and opened Stadden Photographic Studio in Marshfield (Coos Bay) in 1909. The collection consists of images of the Coos Bay area of the Oregon coast, c. 1910-1920.
Cachot Therkelsen (March 30, 1894-May 12, 1964) was a realtor in Portland, Oregon and founded the Therkelsen Investment Company. The collection includes drawings that he collected of architects' original plans and specifications of projects.
The Perry Williams reminiscences of the Silver Lake fire of 1894 is a seven page personal narrative describing Perry Williams' survival of the building fire killed forty-three residents of Silver Lake in Lake County Oregon.
Frank W. Woodfield (1879-1955) was an Oregon photographer active in Astoria from 1910-1942. The collection consists of thirteen post cards, predominately documenting the Astoria fire of Dec. 8, 1922.