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 Subject
Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Ormond R. Bean papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 014
Abstract American architect and city commissioner Ormond R. Bean was active in Portland, Oregon politics and civic life from the 1930s to the 1960s. Collection includes personal and professional papers relating to Bean's life and work, including correspondence, scrapbooks, diaries, and photographs from his service as Federal Emergency Management Agency's Regional Director of Transportation in Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and Egypt during World War II. Also included are newsclippings concerning the battleship...
Dates: 1866-1965 1930s-1960s; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1960

Bonneville Dam construction photograph album

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: PH 203_020
Abstract The collection consists of one album of the construction of Bonneville Dam, 1934-1936. Images by R.W. Oliver and Bichel; most unsigned. Shows housing, equipment, excavation, construction, spillways. Some workers are named.
Dates: 1934-1936

Cape Shoalwater, Washington photographs and clippings

 Collection — Box 1, photo: [Barcode: 35025041651056]
Identifier: PH 190
Abstract Collection contains 41 photographs and several newspaper clippings documenting the rapid shoreline erosion of Cape Shoalwater, Washington circa 1955-1971. Photographs include images of bulwarks and groins erected by residents in efforts to protect the shore. The newspaper articles, which include photographs from the collection, date from 1955 to 1965 and offer background information.
Dates: circa 1955-1971

C. Girard Davidson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 162
Abstract The C. Girard Davidson Papers document the career of attorney, politician, and businessman Crow Girard "Jebby" Davidson (1910-1996). The collection is organized into major series concerning government projects, legal cases, political activities, and business interests. The majority of material related to Davidson's service as Assistant Secretary of the Interior (1946-1950) is housed in the Truman Presidential Library in Independence, Missouri.
Dates: 1934-1980

Mathew "Harris" Ellsworth papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 033
Abstract The collection comprises the congressional files of Mathew "Harris" Ellsworth, U.S. Representative of the Oregon Fourth District.
Dates: 1936-1956

Heritage Documentation Programs records: Historic American Buildings Survey and Historic American Engineering photographs (HABS) (HAER)

 Collection
Identifier: PH 314
Abstract The Heritage Documentation Programs records: Historic American Buildings Survey and Historic American Engineering photograph collection contains materials that document achievements in architecture, engineering, and design in the United States, and includes photographs, project narratives, and architectural drawings.
Dates: 1978-2014

J.W. Sweeney Construction Company photographs

 Collection — Box 1, photo: [Barcode: 35025041651650]
Identifier: PH 317
Abstract The collection consists of 111 black and white photographic prints of road and railroad construction projects that the J.W. Sweeney Construction Company undertook throughout Oregon from 1904 to 1926.
Dates: 1904-1926

William Thomas Lopp papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 058
Abstract William Thomas Lopp (1864-1939) dedicated himself to improving the lives of Alaskan natives by establishing a Reindeer Station in Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska, and by holding various government posts in education. During his career he established sixty-six schools, five hospitals and sanitation systems, and increased prosperity in the coastal villages of northern Alaska. The collection includes journals, correspondence, and writings related to his work.
Dates: 1893-1939

Samuel Moment papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 193
Abstract Samuel Moment worked as an industry development consultant from 1940 to 1954 for the Bonneville Power Administration and from 1955 to 1995 as a consultant to world organizations. The collection contains documents related to the legal dispute over placement of Snake River dams during the Eisenhower administration.
Dates: 1935-1974

Pacific Northwest Development Association (PNDA) records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 143
Abstract Collection is primarily comprised of research files created by the Pacific Northwest Development Association.
Dates: 1943-1961

Robert W. Sawyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 100
Abstract Robert W. Sawyer (1880-1959) was a prominent figure in the public affairs of Oregon and the Northwest from the 1920s through the 1950s. He gained prominence as editor of the Bend Bulletin from 1919 to 1953. In the 1920s he served as the second judge of the recently formed Deschutes County. Over many years he served in numerous important committees and organizations at the state, regional and national level. This collection contains a vast assortment of correspondence and materials related to...
Dates: 1903-1959

Orrin Stanley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 409
Abstract Orrin Stanley (1872-1969) was a construction engineer for the Chicago and Northwestern Railway, 1900-1907, and engineer for the city of Portland, Oregon, from 1912. Collection contains letters and blueprints from Stanley's career.
Dates: 1862-1925

Albert Conrad Ullman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 040
Abstract Al Ullman, Democrat of Baker, Oregon, represented Oregon’s second district in the U. S. House of Representatives from 1957 to 1981. Most of his efforts focused on the development of Oregon’s water resources and the improved management of public lands and national forests. In the 1970s, he worked on tax reform, welfare reform, and national health insurance. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, legislation, published material providing background information on the issues, and...
Dates: 1957-1980

Work Projects Administration Oregon Federal Art Project collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 238
Abstract In Oregon, artists and crafts people worked on Work Projects Administration (WPA) projects for schools, universities, hospitals, and the Forest Service. This collection includes photographs of paintings and murals that were installed in Oregon public schools, University of Oregon and Doernbecher Memorial Hospital for Children, Portland, Oregon. Of interest to the researcher is the collection of photographs of woodwork, art, and paintings for Timberline Lodge, Mt. Hood, Oregon.
Dates: 1937