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LOC/H/H1. Communities, Classes, and Races

 Record Group Term
Identifier: LOC/H/H1

Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:

Jack P. Maddex papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll 720
Abstract

Dr. Jack P. Maddex, Jr. is an emeritus professor of history at the University of Oregon. The papers contain collected publications and correspondence related to socialism, primarily material from the International Socialists organization and its predecessor, the Independent Socialist Clubs of America.

Dates: 1966-1974

Charles Hiram Mattoon letter to Reuben C. Hill

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1862 Jan 18] 1: [Barcode: i50034984]
Identifier: CA 1862 Jan 18
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1862 January 18

Charles McKinley papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 627
Abstract Charles McKinley was a professor of political science at Reed College in Portland, Oregon from 1918 to 1960. He was particularly interested in the theory and practice of public administration and planning. As a specialist in these fields, he often served on government committees and commissions and he also wrote studies on the impact of the Federal government in the Pacific Northwest. The collection consists of files accumulated for specific projects undertaken for government or private...
Dates: 1930-1968

Marmion Mills papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 220
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1926-1962

Lee Moorhouse photographs

 Collection — Box 20: Series Series I [Barcode: 35025041650249]
Identifier: PH 036
Abstract

Thomas Leander "Lee" Moorhouse (1850-1926) was a photographer and businessman in Pendleton, Oregon. From 1888 to 1916 he produced over 9,000 images documenting urban, rural, and Native American life in the Columbia Basin and Umatilla County, Oregon. The collection consists primarily of glass-plate negatives.

Dates: 1880-1920

Ruth Mountaingrove papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 309
Abstract Ruth Mountaingrove (1923- ) is a feminist, lesbian, writer, publisher and photographer who lived and worked with many of the intentional communities of Southern Oregon. Mountaingrove has published poetry, articles, photographs and feminist/lesbian magazines. This collection contains correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, music, publishing material and photographs. The Photograph Series in particular captures a wide variety of subjects, moods and activities through ceremonies, rituals and...
Dates: 1950-1999

Ruth Mountaingrove videotape autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 265
Abstract

Ruth Mountaingrove is a photographer, writer and artist who moved to Oregon in 1971, settling in communes and eventually co-founding Rootworks, a lesbian community in Southern Oregon. The collection consists of 21 VHS videotapes of Mountaingrove relating the story of her life by talking, dancing, and singing.

Dates: 1988-1997

Carol Newhouse photographs and papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 431
Abstract

Carol Newhouse is a photographer, activist, and spiritual teacher in the Pacific Northwest, and active in the women's back-to-the-land movement during the 1970s. The collection includes images and ephemera from this period, as well as some later publications pertaining to the herstory of WomanShare and lesbian photography in the West.

Dates: 1973-1998; Majority of material found within 1974 - 1981

Pamela J. Peters Standing Rock Protest photographs

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042660528]
Identifier: PH 398
Abstract Pamela J. Peters is a Diné multimedia artist specializing in filmmaking, photography, and multimedia documentaries. Currently living in Los Angeles, California, her work has been widely exhibited and published. This collection consists of 27 original archival inkjet color prints. The prints feature documentary photography of the 2016 protests of the Dakota Access Pipeline approved for construction on Standing Rock Reservation land. Peters’ work captures images of water protectors defending...
Dates: 2016

Portland Oregon Metropolitan Study Commission records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Bx 144
Abstract

The Portland Oregon Metropolitan Study Commission was established by state law (ORS 199:130), and began work on November 8, 1968, and dissolved June 30, 1971. The collection contains minutes and working files of member Orval Etter.

Dates: 1963-1971

Rajneesh Legal Services Corporation records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 260
Abstract

Collection comprises records created by the Rajneesh Legal Services Corporation, the legal arm of the Rajneeshee collective in the City of Rajneeshpuram in Oregon. Records include correspondence, subject files, case files, legal and financial records, press coverage, audio-visual materials, and miscellany.

Dates: 1981-1990; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1985

Charles M. Redman letter to Hadley and Owens

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CA 1862 Jan 23] 1: [Barcode: i50034996]
Identifier: CA 1862 Jan 23
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1862 January 23

Dwight Fay Rettie papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 167
Abstract

Dwight Fay Rettie worked for and managed a variety of Federal government agencies from 1955 to 1986. The Papers contain documents pertaining to Rettie's work for various government agencies including the Department of Health and Human Services, National Park Service, and Bureau of Land Management. The materials include policy papers, subject files, meeting minutes, speeches, and correspondence. Also included are personal correspondence, writings, and publication materials.

Dates: 1916-2008; Majority of material found within 1950-1995

Rootworks records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 345
Abstract Rootworks was established during the back-to-the-land movement of the 1960s and 1970s as an intentional feminist lesbian commune to provide a rural living space for women to escape patriarchal society, heal personal struggles, and live among an intentional network of women. This collection contains event descriptions, correspondence, legal and financial records, resources consulted in the construction and continuation of the land, personal creative and autobiographical writing, various...
Dates: 1966-2007; Majority of material found within 1975 - 2000

Francis Scheffer letter to Hawes and Bartlett concerning the sale of a slave

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: i45893093]
Identifier: CA 1857 Apr 18
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1857 April 18

Alexander Schiffner papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042662334]
Identifier: Coll 653
Abstract

Dr. Alexander Schiffner was a conservative nondenominational Christian minister, editor, publisher, and broadcaster from Spokane, Washington. The papers include issues of Prophetic Herald from 1965-1980, as well as booklets and pamphlets published by Schiffner.

Dates: 1958-1980

Haywood P. Sconce papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 363
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1945-1959

William J. Smith photographs

 Collection
Identifier: PH 025
Abstract

William J. Smith (dates unknown) grew up in Detroit, Oregon, at the turn of the century, and went into the family timber business. The Smith & Smith Mill processed timber in the Macky Place area. The collection consists of 69 photographs documenting the mill, the original town of Detroit, and landscape, and include several shots of the transportation of a donkey engine across a river and up a steep slope in 1911.

Dates: 1900-1911

SO CLAP! (Southern Oregon Country Lesbian Archival Project) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 266
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1974-1999

Ze'ev Soronowsky papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [Coll 395] 1: [Barcode: 35025042654331]
Identifier: Coll 395
Abstract

Ze'ev Saronowsky (1922-2012) was a Holocaust survivor, who was imprisoned at Auschwitz-Birkenau, and other labor/death camps during World War II. The collection (1997-2012) contains his autobiography, photographs of Buchenwald, and a photograph of Saronowsky with his cousin, William Sarnoff.

Dates: 1922-2012

Stadden Photographic Studio photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PH 010
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1910-1920

Ira Staggs papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 317
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1918-1966

Joseph Nathan Teal manuscript

 Collection — Multiple collection box [CB T221] 1: [Barcode: 35025041811775]
Identifier: CB T221
Abstract

Joseph Nathan Teal (1858-1929) was an Oregon rancher, lawyer, investor, and civic leader who was an advocate of waterways development, and served as U.S. Shipping Commissioner from 1920-1921. The collection contains a manuscript of a series of reminiscences of ranch life during the 1850s through the 1870s, in eastern Oregon, that Teal wrote down for his family in 1921.

Dates: 1921

Theophilus Magruder v. Jacob Vanderpool Case Documents

 Collection
Identifier: B 122
Abstract

Jacob Vanderpool was an African American owner of a saloon, restaurant, and boarding house living in Oregon City, Clackamas County, Oregon at a time when the Oregon Territory government enforced an exclusion law it had passed in 1844 that prevented blacks from living in the territory. In 1851, Vanderpool's neighbor brought suit against him, and Judge Thomas Nelson expelled him from the territory. This small collection consists of photostat copies of case documents.

Dates: August 1851

Doris Ulmann photographs

 Collection
Identifier: PH 038
Abstract

Doris Ulmann (1822-1934) was a New York photographer. The collection consists of vintage prints, proof prints bound in albums, and glass-plate negatives primarily featuring portraits of notable people, craftspeople, and farmers. The collection also includes reference prints and negatives reproduced from Ulmann's original negatives.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1914-1934; 1914-2010

Roy Allen Ward speeches

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042867974]
Identifier: A 276
Abstract

Roy Allen Ward (1892 - 1975) was the general manager of the Pacific Cooperative Wool Growers, located in Portland, Oregon. The collection (1926-1961) contains speeches, arranged alphabetically, regarding wool marketing problems and the cooperative.

Dates: 1926-1961

Paul Lester Wiener papers

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 155
Abstract Collection comprises the papers of American architect and urban planner Paul Lester Wiener, including architectural and urban planning records for projects undertaken in Latin America, South America, Middle East, and U.S., 1934-1965; speeches, manuscripts of articles, book proposals, biographical information, and a bibliography of works by and about Wiener; and incoming and outgoing correspondence with professional associates and staff, 1913-1968. Architectural and urban planning records are...
Dates: 1913-1968

Clark Moor Will papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 062
Abstract The Clark Moor Will papers contain materials concerning the Aurora Colony of Marion County, Oregon and the Salem Water Department. The Aurora Materials cover all aspects of the colony, including the band, music, women, daily life, site maps, correspondence and architecture. The collection also includes manuscripts and articles written by other authors concerning the Aurora Colony. The Salem Water Department materials cover the history of the department and Salem's water supply, as well as...
Dates: 1871-1981

WomanShare records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 269
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1974-1999

J. C. Yates farm and household account book

 Collection — Folder 1 (shares a clamshell box): [Barcode: i49942839]
Identifier: A 138
Abstract

The collection (1875-1882) contains a farm and household account book belonging to J. C. Yates.

Dates: 1875-1882