LOC/H/H6. Labor and Work
Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:
James W. Neeve was an englishman who worked on a dredging crew in the Yukon territory of Canada. The collection (1928-1932) contains letters from Neeve to Janet Marshall.
Joseph Norris was a teamster in Eugene, Oregon. The collection (1868-1877) contains an account book.
Hugh O'Connor (1894-1967) was a civil engineer, veteran, writer, and editor. Collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, National Association of Manufacturers, tearsheets, newspaper clippings, biographical material and memorabilia.
The Oregon AFL-CIO is a federation of labor unions in the state of Oregon. It is a state-level federation which coordinates work among affiliated unions. The collection contains correspondence, council minutes, and labor law and right-to-work files, and records and correspondence of other related groups and agencies.
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 Oregon State Industrial Accident Commission was established to oversee worker's compensation distributions from the state's industrial accident fund. The collection consists of the business and administrative records of the Commission from 1935-1960.
In 1864, the Oregon Iron Company built the first charcoal iron smelter on the Pacific Coast on the edge of Oswego, Oregon, now known as Lake Oswego. The collection (1866-1870) contains correspondence, bills, payrolls, and reports, and other business records.
Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Interim Committee to Make a Study of the Needs of the Workman's Compensation Laws records
The Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Interim Committee to Make a Study of the Needs of the Workman's Compensation Laws records. The collection (1939-1941) consists of the committee chairman's files and material includes correspondence, minutes, and drafts of reports.
The collection contains the records of the Oregon Legislative Assembly Interim Committee on Technical Unemployment. The collection (1963-1965) contains committee minutes, progress report, preliminary report, and related papers.
In 1932, the Oregon Statewide Relief Council investigated and reported on unemployment, food surpluses and deficits, and educational opportunities in Oregon. The collection (1932) contains minutes, correspondence, reports, and also food, unemployment, and education surveys.
As of 1977, the Pacific Coast Association of Pulp and Paper Manufacturers was a group of eighteen companies that owned forty-nine mills in Oregon, California, and Washington. The collection contains reports, arbitration records, member data summaries, labor agreement interpretations, correspondence, and a minute book.
Pacific Coast Marine Firemen, Oilers, Watertenders, and Wipers Association (union) was founded October 1883, in San Francisco, California. The collection (1934-1955) contains meeting minutes, reports of the Auditing Committee, financial reports, shipping reports, and agent's reports.
Arthur Perry (1885-1948) was a newspaper reporter and paragrapher from Medford, Oregon, who is best known for hisMedford Mail-Tribune column "Smudge Pot," which was widely reprinted. The collection (1918-1948) contains a wartime diary (WWI), scrapbooks, correspondence, and clippings of Perry's writings.
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.
The Portland Seamen's Friend Society was a social and reform organization devoted to the welfare of sailors in the port of Portland. The collection (1877-1899) contains an account book that lists income and expenditures of general and special funds by date, and includes a name index.
Arthur Preis (1911-1964) was a labor organizer, author, and historian. The collection includes manuscripts, records of The Militant, correspondence, and miscellaneous items.
Marjorie O’Connell Shearon was a paleontologist and employee of the Social Security Board who later shifted careers to become a lecturer, author, editor, publisher, legislative consultant, and opponent of nationalized medicine. The papers include correspondence, manuscripts, subject and source files, publications, financial records, and personal papers.
John B. Sheldon was a blacksmith in Ashland, Oregon. The collection consists of Sheldon's account book.
Isobel Walker Soule (1820-1883) was a social worker, editor, and journalist active in the social causes of the 1930s. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, subject files including labor groups and committees, a scrapbook, George Soule correspondence and a manuscript, and an autobiography by James Blaine Walker.
Harry S. Stamper, Jr. (1944-2012) was a longshoreman and folksinger who spent most of his working life in Coos Bay, Oregon. This collection documents Stamper's musical and literary activities and contains information on regional labor history, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, environmental politics, and other subjects.
The Townsend Plan was an old-age pension plan idea proposed by California physician Francis E. Townsend in 1934 prior to the enactment of Social Security; local chapters of the organization included Albany, Oregon. The collection 1935-1945) contains meeting minutes, membership record book, miscellaneous financial papers, correspondence, and convention information, and records of a Townsend President (Fred Stillwell) including correspondence.
The collection contains a U.S. Pension Bureau record of examinations by the board of United States Examining Surgeons, as recorded by Dr. M. H. Ellis, of Albany, Oregon. The record book (1905-1920) contains write-ups by surgeons of examinations of soldiers relative to pension claims by U.S. Civil War veterans.
The collection contains a letter dated December 8, 1904 from W. T. Van Scoy, of Ashland, Oregon, to Charles Drain of Drain, Oregon. In the letter, Scoy writes that his wages at the Southern Oregon State Normal school are so terrible he cannot eat and pay his bills, and he is sorry he cannot pay Drain the insurance money he owes him.
The collection consists of one album containing thirty four images and text produced in 1944 by Oregon Shipbuilding Corp. documenting construction and operation of Vanport City, a shipyard workers' development, in response to a query from an English government official. The town was destroyed by a catastrophic flood in 1948. Although Vanport had a substantial African-American population, only white people appear in the photographs.
Vanport was a World War II era public housing city in Multnomah County, Oregon built to accommodate workers of the Kaiser Shipyards in Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington. This collection contains 35 black and white photographs of the flooding of Vanport, Oregon in 1948.