LOC/E-F/E2. American History, General
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
C. V. Belknap was a Union soldier during the Civil War.
Edward Burns was a soldier who served in the American Civil War. The collection contains a photostat copy of a letter from Burns to James Boyle, dated December 18, 1862.
The collection contains one undated issue of the Civilian Conservation Corps (Cheshire, OR), Company 2110 camp newspaper, titled the Oracle, undated. Company 2110 was stationed at Camp Long Tom.
Robert Carleton Clark (1877–1939) was and educator and historian who served as head of the department of History at the University of Oregon until his death in 1939. The Robert Carleton Clark memorial essays collection contains unpublished works by Clark's former graduate students on a variety of 19th and early 20th century Oregon history topics.
Arthur Whipple Crawford (1885-?) was an economist and newspaper correspondent. The collection includes an autobiography, published material, scrapbooks, papers on the World Peace Conference, miscellaneous writings, manuscripts, records of the American Liberty League, manuscripts on the New Deal, records of the Economists National Committee on Monetary Policy, and other miscellaneous items.
Fred Harrison, of Brownsville, Oregon, served in the Oregon State House of Representatives as a Democrat, from 1935 to 1937, representing Linn County. The collection (1935-1937) contains legislative speeches, and (political) poetry.
D.W. Hawes sold slaves in the Antebellum south. In this letter, Hawes writes from Richmond, Virginia, to tell W.P. Goodbar that he has twelve slaves for sale, and that he will meet Goodbar in Atlanta to sell them.
Collection contains materials collected by Jeanne Tellier Leeson, author and teacher, in the course of her research on author Lambert Florin, and include correspondence, newsclippings, photos and negatives, ephemera, and writings.
This collection contains 18 black-and-white silver gelatin prints of Memorial Day celebrations in Paris, France, circa 1914-1918.
The Oregon Commonwealth Federation was a progressive political group that campaigned to support New Deal policies and politicians in Oregon, between 1936 - 1942. Monroe Sweetland was elected executive secretary/director of the group at its first convention in 1937, and served until 1942. The collection (1936-1942) contains articles of incorporation, by-laws, meeting minutes, press releases, financial records, and correspondence.
The Pacific Northwest Hardwood Association, of Portland, Oregon, was formed to encourage compliance with the lumber code of the National Recovery Act of 1933. The collection (1933) contains meeting minutes, expenses and dues, clippings and articles regarding the association and the code, and a listing of the lumber companies that were members of the association.
George W. Robnett (1890-1975) was an author and advertising executive, and co-founder and executive secretary of the National Laymen's Council, Church League of America. After retiring, Robnett concentrated his efforts on the Middle-East conflict and made three trips to the area. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, publications, and news clippings that reflect his work with the Church League of America and his writing.
Francis Scheffer sold slaves in the Antebellum south. In this letter, Scheffer denies that the slave he sold to Hawes and Bartlett in Atlanta, Georgia, was unsound.
On February 17, 1934, President Roosevelt established a code of fair competition for the graphic arts industries by executive order; the regional administers in Oregon was Arne Rae, who was succeeded in January 1935 by Steen M. Johnson. The collection (1930s) contains the records from Arne Rae's office included minutes, expense accounts, correspondence, copies of the code, schedules, and forms, and bulletins of the Joint National Code Authority.
The Vietnam Feature Service was the propaganda arm of the Joint United States Public Affairs Office that offered their stories gratis to newspapers and magazines in the U.S. The collection (1968-1971) contains feature stories written by Ted J. Bush, and others, regarding life in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War.
George Washington Walker was a soldier in the 32nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. The collection consists primarily of correspondence between Walker and his wife, Mary Webster Walker, during the war.