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Vanport, Oregon construction photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: PH 203_025

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.

Dates: 1944

Vanport, Oregon flood photograph album

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [PH 203_064] 1
Identifier: PH 203_064

The Vanport, Oregon flood photograph album captures the aftermath of the May 1948 flood that destroyed the city of Vanport leaving its largly African-American population homeless. The album contains one hundred images of the aftermath of the flood in both Vanport and Portland.

Dates: 1948

Vanport, Oregon flood photographs

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [PH 375] 1
Identifier: PH 375

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.

Dates: 1948

Warren N. Vaughn recollections

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CB V465] 1
Identifier: CB V465

Warren N. Vaughn (1823-1907) was a Oregon pioneer who settled in Tillamook, Oregon, and served as county treasurer, county commissioner, sheriff, and assessor. The collection (1851-1858) contains a typed version of his recollections about the early history of Tillamook.

Dates: 1851-1858

Frances Fuller Victor letter to Lenore E. Gale

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1900 Sept 11] 1
Identifier: CA 1900 Sept 11

Frances Fuller Victor (1826-1902) was an Oregon historian and author. The collection contains a letter dated September 11, 1900, from Victor to Lenore (Leonore?) E. Gale of Eugene, Oregon.

Dates: 1900 September 11

Vietnam Feature Service records

Identifier: Bx 169

The Vietnam Feature Service was the propaganda arm of the Joint United States Public Affairs Office that offered their stories gratis to newspapers and magazines in the U.S. The collection (1968-1971) contains feature stories written by Ted J. Bush, and others, regarding life in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

Dates: 1968-1971

John Joseph Villair reminiscences

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CB V711] 1
Identifier: CB V711

John Joseph Villair (1876- ) was an Oregon pioneer and resident of Josephine County. The collection consists of a typed transcription of Villair's reminiscences as told to John C. Kuhns (1887-1901).

Dates: 1887-1901

Villard Hall Centennial records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 083

Villard Hall was the second building opened on the University of Oregon campus in 1886. The records document the history of the building as well as planning around the centennial celebration.

Dates: 1881-1987; Majority of material found within 1983 - 1987

Henry Villard letter

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [SFM 013] 1
Identifier: SFM 013

Letter from Henry Villard to the Board of Regents of the Oregon State University [University of Oregon] pledging donations, Oct. 25, 1881. Pledged donations include $1,000 for the foundation of a library.

Dates: 1881 Oct. 25

Villard House account book

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [B 126] 1
Identifier: B 126

The collection consists of an account book (1883) of the Villard House in Pendleton, Oregon. Information in the acount books is organized alphabetically.

Dates: 1883

Viola Literary Association recording secretary's book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll 877

Viola, Oregon is a former lumber town and stagecoach stop in Clackamas County, Oregon. Viola Literary Association recording secretary's recording book documents the subjects discussed by the town's literary society in 1890.

Dates: 1890-1891, 1896

Voyage of the Mary Ann photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: PH 203_018

The collection consists of one album of 28 photographs documenting a 1910 camping trip in Oregon, compiled by Campbell Church of Eugene. Sites include Crater Lake, Crescent Lake, and others. Party of ten men and women traveled in a horse-drawn wagon.

Dates: 1910

Jacob Wagner legislative correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A 182

Jacob H. (Jack) Wagner (1895-1964) , originally from Russia, was elected to the Oregon House of Representatives in 1937 and also ran as a Democratic in the primary for U.S. Representative from Oregon 3rd District in May 1938. The collection (1936-1939) contains legislative correspondence, including letters from constituents.

Dates: 1936-1939

Jonathan Wagner papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 369

Jonathan Wagner (1873- ?) became superintendent of schools at Las Cruces and Santa Fe, New Mexico, was then elected New Mexico superintendent of public instruction, then elected president of New Mexico Normal University, and from 1923 to 1930, served as chief of the Alaska Division of the U. S. Department of Education. The collection contains scrapbooks of correspondence, clippings, photographs and other material from Wagner's career in education, 1917-1933.

Dates: 1917-1933

Ethel Waite photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll 941

Ethel Waite was a University of Oregon class of 1919 graduate. The collection contains a single photograph album compiled by Waite that depicts student life and activities at University of Oregon.

Dates: 1916-1919

Letha Evangeline Ward Wakeman papers

Identifier: Ax 795

Letha Evangeline Ward Wakeman was a missionary in Africa. The collection comprises personal diaries, correspondence and material relating to Wakeman's involvement with missionary work in the Congo during the mid-twentieth century. The material related to the Congo, in addition to correspondence, includes missionary publications. The collection also contains biographical material on Wakeman and her husband, who received correspondence from the Oregon State Hospital.

Dates: 1908-1974

Chester Walbridge letter

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [SFM 016] 1
Identifier: SFM 016

Letter from Chester Walbridge to Mr. Levi Vanhooser, Jr., regarding Mr. John Allen and the vending of hat machines in Indiana and Kentucky.

Dates: 1830 May 25

Amelia Elizabeth Walden papers

Identifier: Coll 054

Collection comprises literary manuscripts of young adult fiction by Amelia Elizabeth Walden and her correspondence with McGraw-Hill relating to book production.

Dates: 1954-1977

John Breckenridge Waldo papers

Identifier: Coll 303
Abstract Judge John Breckenridge Waldo (1844-1907) was a conservationist who explored Oregon's Cascade Range and sought to protect it as a forest reserve. The collection includes his diary, 1891-1907; letters, journals, and photographs by Waldo on his travels in the Cascade Range, 1880-1907; and two periodical articles about Waldo and his conservation efforts published in 1984 and 1989. The materials in the collection present a portrait of Oregon’s Cascade Range at the time it came under protection...
Dates: 1880-1989

Mary Jane Waldo papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 427

Mary Jane Waldo (1915-1967) was an author who wrote romances and confessions of 1945, feature stories for the Portland Oregonian, and was an instructor of creative writing at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Collection consists of manuscripts of stories and poems, a collection of published pieces, professional and personal correspondence, speeches, copyright papers, and a photograph.

Dates: 1948-1965

George Clyde Waldron correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [A 126] 1
Identifier: A 126

Waldron was an enlisted man in Company I, 2nd Oregon Volunteers. The letters are to his parents, were written successively from Portland, San Francisco, "on board ship," Manila, Pasig River, San Miguel, and San Francisco.

Dates: May 2, 1898-August 2, 1899

Dorothy Walker letter

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [SFM 154] 1
Identifier: SFM 154

Letter from Dorothy Walker to Loyd Haberly (Hab), fine printer, discussing items she will send to him.

Dates: 1938 Mar. 25

George W. Walker letters

 Collection — Folder: 1-2 (shares a clamshell)
Identifier: A 154

George Washington Walker was a soldier in the 32nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. The collection consists primarily of correspondence between Walker and his wife, Mary Webster Walker, during the war.

Dates: 1847-1895

Marcus Whitman Walker letters

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell)
Identifier: A 175

Marcus Whitman Walker was a son of Elkanah Walker, a pioneer missionary in Oregon. The collection (1867-1893) contains letters written by Marcus Walker from Brownsville, Weston, and Warm Springs, Oregon to family members.

Dates: 1867-1893

Alvin F. Waller letter

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [CA 1850 Sept 11] 1
Identifier: CA 1850 Sept 11

Alvin F. Waller (1808–1875) was a missionary and early leader of Willamette University in Salem, Oregon Territory. The collection consists of a letter from Waller to the "Rev. Roberts" giving "some account of my labors on the Mary's River Circuit" during the previous year.

Dates: 1850 September 11

Jodie Wallick photographs

 Collection — Photo Box: 1
Identifier: PH 200_006

Jodie Wallick (dates unknown) was a female photographer active in Alaska c. 1900 and in Sumpter, Oregon, 1903-1905. The collection consists of 23 images of Alaska and of Eastern Oregon, primarily relating to mining and the Klondike Gold Rush. Some images focus on landscape and Alaska Native peoples.

Dates: 1900-1905

Cora Ellen Loos Walling account of a wedding and honeymoon

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [SFM 125] 1
Identifier: SFM 125

Account of her wedding to Jesse D. Walling and their honeymoon to Portland written by Cora Ellen Loos Walling.

Dates: 1884 Oct. 19

Jesse D. Walling papers

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [A 127] 1
Identifier: A 127

Jesse Walling was a pioneer in Marion and Polk counties, Oregon. The papers include three letters from Walling, 1849, 1860, and 1869.

Dates: 1849-1869

Wallowa County brand book, 1921 May 1 / issued by Wallowa County Farm Bureau

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [SFM 169] 1
Identifier: SFM 169

List of all brands issued by Wallowa County Farm Bureau, including name of owner, and drawing and description of each brand.

Dates: 1921 May 1

Wallowa, Oregon photograph album

 Collection — Multiple Collection Box: [PH203_065] 1
Identifier: PH 203_065

The Wallowa, Oregon photograph album contains personal photographs of a family from Wallowa, Oregon, circa 1920-1930.

Dates: circa 1920s-1930s

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