LOC/H. Social Sciences
Found in 696 Collections and/or Records:
Dorothy Grunbock Johnston, an American author of books and articles for children and young adults, wrote primarily for the Christian press, especially Moody Press and Scripture Press, and contributed to various Sunday school magazines. Collection comprises correspondence to and from Christian children's writer Dorothy Grunbock Johnston, along with manuscripts and published versions of her works.
Josephine County is located in western Oregon; the collection contains the record book of the County Assessor from 1861. The record book contains property and tax assessments for Josephine County.
The Junction City Realty Company was a real estate firm associated with Lewis Investment Company. The collection contains corporate records including stockholder's meeting minutes and a stock book.
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.
Gretchen Kafoury co-founded the Oregon chapter of the National Organization of Women in 1970 and the Oregon Women's Political Caucus in 1971. She served as an Oregon State Representative (1977-1982), as a Multnomah County Commissioner (1985-1990) and on the Portland City Council (1991-1998).
This collection is comprised of a variety of materials collected by Kafoury throughout the 1970s and early 1980s that are related to various women's groups and causes.
William Kaufman (1922-1995) was an American writer and editor of over 150 publications in the areas of food, wine, travel, music, photography, and television. The collection includes materials relating to his book Perfume (1974). These materials include correspondence, mostly between Kaufman and leaders in the perfume industry; drafts of the book; and research material, including interviews, publications, photographs, and writings by executives of top perfume companies.
This collection contains the personal journals, correspondence, and case notes of Joseph Kehoe, a lawyer in Alaska.
John Kelly (b. 1818) was a 19th-century Oregon rancher, businessman, and politician. The Kelly-Seavey Family Papers comprise the political and business papers of John Kelly, papers of other Kelly family members, and a small segment of Seavey family papers, as well as several boxes of photographs.
Collection comprises organizational records and personal papers documenting Howard Kershner's involvement in the Christian Freedom Foundation, the American Friends Society, and several international children's relief agencies, including Save the Children,.
Ernest LaMarr King (1875-1954) was a superintendent for the Southern Pacific Railroad who also wrote articles and stories about the railroad. The collection consists of typed and hand written manuscripts of some of King's stories and articles.
Collection consists of a copy of the Jack Armstrong Encyclopedia by Fred L. King.
Willford Isbell King (1880-1962) was a professor of political economy, statistician with United States Public Health Service, and economist for the National Bureau of Economic Research. The collection contains correspondence, printed material written by King and others, organizational records for the Committee for Constitutional Government, and three book-length works.
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.
Benjamin Hamilton Kizer (1878 - ) was an attorney and a member and official of planning boards/commissions including the American Society of Planning Officials, Northwest Regional Council, and the National Resources Planning Board. The collection (1934-1959) contains reports, documents, and correspondence of boards and commissions to which Kizer belonged and a transcript of the 1949 State Department Round Table discussion on American policy towards China.
The collection consists of one album containing 68 snapshots, 1920-1922, of buildings on the Klamath Agency; Beatty, Oregon; and timber cruisers and their camps. Includes some images of Klamath and Piute tribal peoples. Photographer unidentified.
The Bonus Expeditionary Force was a group of World War I veterans that marched on Washington, D.C, in 1932, to demand early payment of bonuses promised them. George Kleinholz was regimental commander of the Oregon group of the Bonus Expeditionary Force. The collection (1932) contains mementos, clippings, and photographs of the march and encampments.
Granville Frank Knight (1904-1982) was a physician and anti-communist activist. As a physician he specialized in nutrition and allergies; as president of the Pure Water Association of America he advocated against fluoridation of public water. Knight was an active member of the John Birch Society, serving as president of the California branch. The collection includes correspondence, speeches and writings that reflect Knight's career.
Kola Neis Company had the following officers: Kola Neis, Harry Schlosser, and O. O. McClellan. Records Include articles of incorporation and minutes of directors for Kola Neis Hop Company.
Photocopy of the Korn Family Tree, brief history and genealogy of the Korn family compiled by family members. Includes photograph of the family taken in 1911; photocopy of the sheet music for the song Pretzel Alley; photocopy of Henry Korn's obituary; p.
Dr. Cheris Kramarae (1938-) is a leading academic authority on the connections between language, gender, technology, and education who has taught at the University of Oregon and other institutions around the world. The papers include material related to teaching, research, conferences, and publications.
The Krome Corporation organized in 1941, acquired mineral property, and constructed a plant for the concentration of chromite ore in southwestern Oregon. The collection contains files from corporation attorney William E. Walsh and files include information on land acquisition, sales, and correspondence with members of congress, 1941-1956.
Collection consists of one account book, specifications for steamships, drawings of steamships, and photographs of the company's shipyard in Coos Bay. The specifications include the hulls of seven steamers, along with a few other specifications for other.
The Ku Klux Klan, Tillamook Chapter No. 8 was active from 1921 through 1938; its activities were mostly anti-Catholic and anti-Semitic. The collection contains correspondence, minutes, reports, membership lists and paraphernalia, financial records, an account ledger, and costume insignia. Included are some records pertaining to the Klan’s Empire Mutual Life Insurance Company, a national organization.
Kaspar Kubli (1830) established Kubli General Store in 1872 and operated it until his death in 1897. The collection includes six volumes of account books dating 1858-1888.
The L. E. Blain Clothing company of Albany, Oregon, operated from 1892 until 1976. The collection (1882-1910) contains bound financial ledgers, account journals, and cash books.
Born August 18, 1959, in Los Angeles, California, Winona LaDuke is a Native American activist, environmentalist, author and politician of Anishinaabe and Jewish descent. Collection includes materials written by or about Native American Winona LaDuke (1959-) in her various roles as activist, environmentalist, and politician. Forms consist of newspaper and magazine articles, press releases, correspondence, ephemera, and promotional materials.
The collection contains handwritten minutes from a Lane County Business Council meeting on December 12, 1876. The meeting was concerned with the wheat market, grange cooperatives, and Oregon's representation at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.
The Lane County Farmer's Union Cooperative mill was built in 1923, primarily to process grain. The collection contains meeting minutes, reports, audits, ledgers, and pamphlets.