Harold M. Brown photographs
Scope and Contents note
The collection consists of 38 images, most dating from 1948, of Oregon-American Lumber Company logging operations in Vernonia, Oregon.
- Majority of material found within 1928-1948, 1948
- Brown, Harold, 1887-1956 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access note
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Conditions Governing Use note
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Harold M. Brown was born in Minnewaukan, N.D. on June 2, 1887. During the first half of the twentieth century, he worked as a a commercial photographer, primarily focusing on the lumber and shipping industries in northwestern Oregon and southwestern Washington. During World War II, Brown also served as an army photographer. He died on August 2, 1956, and at the time of his death, his survivors included his wife Hazel; his daughter, Helen Collins; his mother, Kate Brown; two brothers, Phineas Brown of Seaside, Or. and Ralph Brown of Gresham, Or.; and two sisters, Orpha Margaret Brown of Portland, Or. and Kay Brown Johnson of Portland. [Obituary of Harold M. Brown. Oregonian: 24 August 1956, p. 21.].
1 linear feet (1 container) : 1 photo box
Language of Materials
Harold M. Brown (1887-1956) was noted for his logging and shipping photographs. The collection consists of 38 images, most dating from 1948, of Oregon-American Lumber Company logging operations in Vernonia, Oregon.
Processing Information note
Collection processed by Normandy S. Helmer. Revised by Emily Haskins.
- Photographs Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Guide to the Harold M. Brown photographs of Vernonia
- Complete Description
- Finding aid prepared by Normandy Helmer. Revised by Emily Haskins.
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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