Oregon -- Social life and customs
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
The Baker family, consisting of Walter H. Baker, his wife Ida S. Baker (nee Rawalt) and their three sons, William A., Walter R., and Paul, as well as Ida Baker's sister, Mary Hoffman (nee Rawalt), her husband William and their son Harlan, all moved to the Salem, Oregon area in the 1890s. The collection contains records of the Baker, Rawalt, and Hoffman family that include diaries, correspondence, photographs, negatives, and business records of Walter Baker.
Lillian Caldwell Blackwood was an Oregon pioneer who lived in Jacksonville, Oregon. The collection (1877-1928) contains correspondence regarding family and Oregon society and family photographs.
Melvin Clark George (1849-1933) was an Oregon pioneer, lawyer, state senator and U.S. Representative. The collection contains addresses (speeches), essays and letters to newspapers, manuscripts, legal documents, newspapers, artwork and scrapbooks.
The Grelle family consisted of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Grelle, their daughters Clara, Elsa and Freda Grelle, and their sons Frederick and Edward Grelle (wife Bessie (nee' Henry). The collection (1869-1956) contains incoming and outgoing personal correspondence, to and from multiple family members and other people.
The Hedden family, owners of the Hedden Store in Scottsburg, Oregon, were some of the original inhabitants of the town, arriving in 1851. The collection primarily contains personal correspondence within the Hedden family dating from 1885-1959 and also documents and business correspondence dating from 1880 to 1969.
The Julia Holt papers consist of correspondence between Julia Holt and her sister Adella Holt describing Julia's journey to Oregon in 1866.
Spencer Butte Lodge No. 9 is a Eugene, Oregon chapter of the Independent Organization of Odd Fellows. The collection (1863-1907) consists of correspondence, official documents, and other lodge materials.
Typescripts for the radio program KOAC Library Hour, prepared under the direction of Martin Schmitt for the University of Oregon Library, 1952. Includes related correspondence (1951-1952), program schedules, and short critiques of the programs Stage Coach to Roseburg and The People L'arn done by high school students. Principal correspondents include Karl Hintz of the University of Oregon Library and William S. Forth of Oregon State College.
One letter written by A. Walton to her nephew, Sept. 7, 1893, and two letters to a Miss Walton from Mrs. D.E. Bay and Mrs. Jas. Dick, Dec. 1902.
Letter from Monroe to Mrs. Joseph Teal, Portland, Or., expressing sympathy upon hearing of her accident.
This collection consists of one photograph album assembled by an unidentified female resident of Oregon. Images and captions in the album document her life and experiences in the 1920s-1940s. Subjects of the photographs include family and friends, Oregon Rainbow Girls, Oregon Women's Ambulance Corps, and Northwest landscapes and travel.
The first Oregon branch of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union was formed in 1881, and by 1891 there were eighty-three branches in Oregon. The collection (1889-1910) contains a treasurer's book of the Gardiner, Oregon branch.