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Oregon NOW (National Organization for Women) records
Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Interim Committee of Judicial Administration records
Joint Resolution 24, by the Oregon Senate, created an interim Committee of Judicial Administration that was empowered to inquire into and make recommendations regarding the feasibility and need for reorganization of judicial districts in Oregon. The collection (1957-1959) contains questionnaires and evaluations of judges and courts, drafts of bills, subcommittee reports, and recommendations.
Oregon Roadside Council records
Originally named the Oregon Council for the Protection of Roadside Beauty, the Oregon Roadside Council campaigned for legislation that would protect Oregon roadsides from billboard blight and tourist litter. The collection (1922-1968) contains council minutes, correspondence, campaign records, and publications.
Oregon. Statewide Relief Council records
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.
Boyd R. Overhulse papers
Boyd R. Overhulse (1909-1966) became district attorney of Jefferson County, Oregon, served in the state House, 1951-1955, and also served as a Democrat in the state Senate, 1961-1965. The collection contains minutes and accompanying documents of Oregon State Senate committees on which Overhulse served, correspondence, and exhibit material.
Patriots of America, Hillsboro, Oregon Lodge No. 1 records
The national Patriots of America organization was founded by William H. Harvey. The collection (1896) contains records from the Hillsboro, Oregon lodge including constitution and rituals, meeting minutes, correspondence, pamphlets, membership lists, and a broadside poster of Lady Liberty.
Walter M. Pierce papers
Proposals of Nesmith County, Oregon
James Willis Nesmith was a US Senator and a US Representative for Oregon between 1861-1875. This collection consists of documents concerning the proposal to create Nesmith County in Oregon, 1911
The Register-Guard began as the Eugene Guard newspaper, based in Eugene, Oregon. The collection contains files from the editor's desk and includes subject files and correspondence concerning local, city, and state issues and politics, 1941-1946.
Right to Pride records
Right to Pride is a political action committee and a non-profit organization "dedicated to ensuring full human and civil rights for lesbian, gay and bisexual Oregonians." The collection contains minutes and correspondence, fundraising and other financial records and reports, artifacts such as posters and buttons, candidate information, membership and supporter lists, and videos of events including Lucille Hart dinners and government sessions.
William D. Rutherford papers
William D. Rutherford (January 14, 1939- ) was a State Legislator and State Treasurer for Oregon. The collection includes papers regarding his tenure as Legislator and Treasurer, as well as other career records and family papers.
Robert W. Sawyer papers
Quincy Scott political cartoons collection
Quincy Scott (1882-1965) was an artist and editorial cartoonist for The Oregonian in Portland from 1931-1949. The bulk of the Quincy Scott political cartoon collection consists of original artwork for political cartoons for The Oregonian created between 1931 and 1949. The collection also includes other political cartoons, sketches, proofs, and early comic strip works.
Henry Semon legislative correspondence
Henry Semon (1884-1958) was a legislative representative of Klamath County, Oregon from 1933 to 1955. The collection consists primarily of Semon's incoming and outgoing legislative correspondence.
A. C. Smith letter to James Slater
A. C. Smith (1831-1911) was a pioneer resident of the Grande Ronde Valley in Oregon. The collection consists of a photostat copy of a letter from Smith to James Slater, and an advertisement for the Union, Oregon newspaper, Mountain Sentinel.
T.J. Smith letter
The collection contains a letter that certifies the Union sympathies of two men from Oregon, signed by T. J. Smith, on January 26, 1870. The letter states that Robert Lodd [Ladd?] of Portland, Oregon and Alex A. Miller of Jacksonville, Oregon are not a part of any rebellion.
Socialist Party of Albany (Or) Local No. 2 records
The Socialist Party of Albany, Oregon Local No. 2 was in operation in the early 1900s, and then again in the 1930s. The collection (1904-1934) consists of secretary's and treasurer's books that contains minutes, constitution, charter, membership reports, flyers, brochures, and other ephemera.
Harrison Spangler papers
Harrison Spangler (1879-1965) was a Spanish-American war veteran who later served as a committee member and National Chairman of the Republican Party during the 1930-1940's, and after WWII became involved with Oregon politics. The collection consists of five major series: Wayne Morse, Robert Taft, Richard Neuberger, the Republican Party, and Harrison Spangler personal records.
Peter John Stadelman legislative correspondence
Peter John Stadelman (1871-1954) established the Stadelman Fruit and Ice Companies, became was mayor of The Dalles, served as the Secretary of State of Oregon, and in 1936 he was elected state senator (Republican) from Wasco and Hood River counties (1936-1947). The collection contains correspondence, 1936-1947.
Virgil Bain Staples legislative correspondence
Virgil Bain Staples worked as a ranch hand in eastern Oregon, became a businessman in Ontario, Oregon, and served in the Oregon Legislature as representative from the 31st District, Malheur County, 1933-1945. The collection contains legislative correspondence regarding requests and advice from constituents and lobbyists, 1933-1937.
Robert Starkey scrapbook
Robert Starkey wrote articles, essays, and humourous sketches for the Weekly Coast Mail, a newspaper of Marshfield, Oregon (now known as Coos Bay, Oregon). The collection (1885-1889) consists of Starkey's scrapbook that contains clippings of his writings regarding people, culture, and ideas of the day.
Frederick Steiwer papers
Frederick Steiwer (1883-1939) became a lawyer who served as Oregon district attorney 1912-1916, was elected to the State Senate, served in WWI, and was elected to the U.S. Senate (1926-1938). The collection contains political campaign records, army records, correspondence and clippings, 1911-1933.
Albert Streiff papers
Albert Streiff (1894-1968) was a member of the Socialist Party who ran for Oregon governor in 1930. Collection contains manuscripts of radio talks, correspondence, certificates of nomination to the Socialist Party, a scrapbook, Socialist Party Convention journals, Socialist Party National Committee motions, socialist pamphlets, Labor and Socialist Service Press, National Executive Committee memoranda and Executive Secretary letters.
Margaret Szasz Collection on the Klamath Indian Tribe
This collection contains materials primarily relating to the operations and affairs of the Klamath Indian Tribes’ tribal government, most notably those of the General Council, Executive Committee, Restoration Committee, and Economic Self-Sufficiency Planning and Management Committees. The majority of materials in the collection date from the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s, though certain materials pertain to U.S. government policies and tribal operations dating from the 1950s to the 1990s.
"T. J. S." letter to Frank
The collection contains a letter dated April 17, 1889 from "T. J. S.," of Eugene, Oregon to Frank [Hyland?]. In the letter, T. J. S. advises Frank to proceed with county improvements regardless of the supposed will of the voters.
Joseph Nathan Teal scrapbooks
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 (1894-1917) contains fourteen volumes of scrapbooks regarding Oregon politics, Portland water, transportation in Oregon, taxes, the railroad, Celilo canal, and navigation of the Columbia River
William M. Tugman papers
William M. "Bill" Tugman (1893-1961) served as the managing editor, then editor, of the Register Guard newspaper from 1927-1954. The collection contains correspondence, subject files, manuscripts, speeches, biographical information, and also business records of the Port Umpqua Courier.
George Stanley Turnbull manuscript
George Stanley Turnbull (1882 - ?) researched the history of Oregon newspapers, journalism, and governors, and published at least four books on those subjects. The collection (1939) contains a three volume manuscript of the work, "History of Oregon Newspapers," that includes corrections, and printer's edits.
George Stanley Turnbull papers
George Stanley Turnbull (1882 - ?) researched the history of Oregon newspapers, journalism, and governors, and published at least four books on those subjects. The collection (1930-1940) contains correspondence, speeches, and his master's thesis.
U. S. National Recovery Administration. Graphic Arts Regional Code Authority, Oregon records
On February 17, 1934, President Roosevelt established a code of fair competition for the graphic arts industries by executive order; the regional administers in Oregon was Arne Rae, who was succeeded in January 1935 by Steen M. Johnson. The collection (1930s) contains the records from Arne Rae's office included minutes, expense accounts, correspondence, copies of the code, schedules, and forms, and bulletins of the Joint National Code Authority.
- Subject: Oregon -- Politics and government X
- Correspondence 99
- Oregon 95
- Oregon -- Politics and government -- 1859-1950 83
- Politics and Politicians 38
- Oregon -- Politics and government -- 1951- 26
- Political campaigns -- Oregon 25
- Politicians -- Oregon 25
- Oregon -- Politics and government 23
- Legislators -- Oregon 22
- Photographs 21
- Scrapbooks 17
- Legislators -- United States 14
- Politicians -- Oregon -- Correspondence 14
- Financial records 13
- Clippings 11
- Governors -- Oregon 11
- Legislators -- Oregon -- Correspondence 11
- Political Campaigns 10
- Reports 10
- Campaign literature 9 + ∧ less
- Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974 14
- Republican Party (Or.) 11
- Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Senate 10
- Democratic Party (Or.) 9
- Oregon. Legislative Assembly. House of Representatives 8
- McNary, Charles Linza, 1874-1944 5
- Mitchell, John H. (John Hipple), 1835-1905 5
- Neuberger, Richard L. (Richard Lewis), 1912-1960 5
- United States. Congress. Senate 5
- McKay, Douglas, 1893-1959 4
- Oregon. Legislative Assembly 4
- United States. Congress. House 4
- Chamberlain, George E. (George Earle), 1854-1928 3
- Honeyman, Nan Wood, 1881-1970 3
- Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 3
- Martin, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1863-1946 3
- Pierce, Walter Marcus, 1861-1954 3
- Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 3
- Steiwer, Frederick, 1883-1939 3
- United States. Bonneville Power Administration 3 + ∧ less