LOC/H/H1. Communities, Classes, and Races
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
John Creighton (1834-1884) a pioneer of 1858, came first to Washington and later became a rancher in Oregon, where married Mary J. McCully of Salem. Mary McCully's father, David McCully, invested in some of Creighton's enterprises. The collection (1867-1885) contains correspondence, clippings of the Creighton and McCully family and related family members, receipts, bills, certificates, and other papers.
Eugene Fruit Growers Association was a vegetable, fruit, and nut growing, picking, packing, and canning cooperative, founded in 1908. The collection (1908-1971) contains administrative records which include correspondence and reports, financial records, architectural plans, photographs, reports, and printing plates.
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.
Hoedads Cooperative Inc. was a member-owned reforestation cooperative based out of Eugene, Oregon. The collection contains the working papers, audio and visual records of the cooperative, member and co-op correspondence, original newsletters, minutes and photographs.
Cheryl Dawn James was an eighteen-year-old African American woman from Portland, Oregon, who was convicted of assaulting an FBI agent; a group of interested parties formed a defense committee on her behalf and argued that racism within the court and the FBI had factored into the case. The collection (1967-1975) contains defense committee records, clippings, printed matter, and also newsletters from the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.
Dean Jennings (1920-1969) was a newspaper reporter, freelance writer, columnist, and regional representative and director for multiple government agencies, mostly having to do with film or press. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, writer's society information, Office of War Information material, and biographical material.
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.
Joseph Lane (1801-1881) was an active Oregonian politician serving as Governor and Oregon's first Senator. The Joseph Lane papers include diaries, correspondence, legal documents, newspaper clippings, a draft of Nina Lane Faubion’s biography of Lane, and photographs.
Charles Hiram Mattoon and Reuben C. Hill were both early ministers of Oregon, and Hill also served in the Oregon territory government, in 1857. The collection contains a letter of January 18, 1862 from Mattoon to Hill, warning Hill about rumours that he favored slavery.
Marmion D. Mills was a transportation engineer and consultant who worked at one time for General Motors. The collection contains studies of urban transportation systems for companies or for municipalities, with occasional correspondence.
Charles M. Redman, of Umatilla, Oregon wrote a letter dated January 23, 1862, to Hadley and Owens, and in the letter he described a hard winter, and frozen sheep and cattle.
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.
Haywood P. Sconce was a Baptist minister who served congregations in Oregon and Washington, and in 1954 founded and became director of Christian Celebrity Tyme, a religious radio program. The papers include sermons, outlines, and sermon notes, correspondence, manuscripts of short stories and articles, memorabilia, and Christian Celebrity Tyme materials including programs, notes, and recordings.
SO CLAP! was a non-profit corporation established in 1989 to collect and preserve primary source material documenting the history of the lesbian and feminist back-to-the-land movement in southern Oregon. The collection contains correspondence, creative writings, autobiographical writings, financial records, publications, photographs, graphic materials, and ephemera.
Ira D. Staggs (1888-1973) farmed and raised livestock near Baker City, Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence and documentation primarily concerned with Staggs' life as a rancher.
WomanShare is a woman’s land and feminist retreat in Grants Pass, Oregon, established in 1974. Records document the management, membership, daily activities and workshops of the WomanShare community and include correspondence, reference files, financial and meeting records, journals, audio, video and visual material.