Found in 497 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of one photograph album that depicts building fires and firefighting in Portland, Oregon, following World War II. The album contains 52 black and white photographs, many of which feature firefighters from Engine 21 in Portland, Oregon. The compiler of the album is unknown.
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.
Collection is comprised of a single photograph album containing 75 black and white photographs of street cars, trolleys, and service locomotives operated by the Portland Traction Company in the late 1940's.
The Postcard Collection is an artificial assemblage of images in post card format. This was a popular method and for amateur photographers to produce attractive souvenirs.
Robert W. Prescott, Jr. (1914-?) was a Eugene, Oregon conservative who promoted the use of propaganda and psychological warfare to fight communism. The collection consists of Prescott's correspondence and photographs.
Christine Hilda Price (1928-1980) is known for her work as an illustrator and writer of children's books on art history, dance, and folklore. The collection includes illustrations and sketches, correspondence, published books, travel notes, and research materials.
Grace Guile Purse was a physician in Washington, D.C. early in the twentieth century. In 1920 Purse pursued genealogical research in an effort to join the Daughters of the American Revolution.
The Pyke Family Papers comprise correspondence and Frederick Pyke's literary manuscripts and research materials.
William Alfred Quayle (1860-1925) served as a Methodist minister and Bishop, and he also became president of Baker University, a Methodist institution that was the first university established in Kansas. The collection (1891-1922) consists of correspondence, books by Quayle, letters and documents regarding Quayle's literary works and sermons, Baker University related documents, and photographs.
Harold A. Rands (1871-1952) was a civil engineer who superintended hydroelectric installations, was in charge of power and flood control surveys on the Columbia River and tributaries for the U. S. Corp of Engineers, and served as senior engineer for the construction of the Bonneville Dam and powerhouse complex. The collection contains field diaries, correspondence, reports, project files including Columbia river and Bonneville Dam projects, and photographs.
William Jourdan Rapp (1895-1942) was a free-lance writer, playwright, radio script writer, and producer. The collection contains correspondence, plays, advertising and article manuscripts, Harlem Renaissance research, biographical material, publications, photographs, and a WWI era scrapbook of a YMCA camp in Greece.
Bernice Redington (1891-1966) was a journalist and home economist. The collection contains correspondence, writings, cookbooks, printed matter regarding home economics, a scrapbook and subject files, 1930s-1950s.
John Watermelon Redington was an Indian War scout, newspaper editor, writer, publisher and humorist. The collection consists of manuscripts, scrapbooks, 19th century newspapers, broadsides, photographs, and approximately 800 pieces of correspondence.
Dwight Fay Rettie worked for and managed a variety of Federal government agencies from 1955 to 1986. The Papers contain documents pertaining to Rettie's work for various government agencies including the Department of Health and Human Services, National Park Service, and Bureau of Land Management. The materials include policy papers, subject files, meeting minutes, speeches, and correspondence. Also included are personal correspondence, writings, and publication materials.
Claton Silas Rice (1883-1972) was a Congregational minister, missionary, and administrator. This collection consists of journals, manuscripts, correspondence, publications, photographs, poetry, and sermons created and collected by Rice. These materials document Rice's research and output of creative and theological works while he served as a minister in the American West.
"Beyond Black & White" was an exhibit by Richard Frazier Crawford (dates unknown) that depicted African-American men in Oregon, 1980-2000. The collection consists of 34 color images.
Roaldus F. "Roe" Richmond (1910-1986) was a writer of pulp fiction best known for his Western stories. The consists of professional correspondence, manuscripts of books and short stories, including his autobiography, and published work in magazines, pulps, and books. His stories in Texas Rangers magazine were published under the pseudonym Jackson Cole.
This collection consists of 21 hand colored post cards produced by Rieder, Cardinell and Co. Date circa 1900s. Subjects include Crater Lake, Mt. Adams, logging, agriculture, fishing industry, Portland, and the Columbia River.
Thomas Matthew Robins was a native of Maryland who graduated from West Point and served in Cuba in 1908 and in World War I. He later moved to Portland, Oregon where he was in charge of construction of the Bonneville Dam. Collection contains engineering project and research files, speeches, correspondence, personal information and photographs.
Horace Robinson (1909-2009), Professor Emeritus of the University of Oregon, served on the faculty as technical director, scene designer, and director of the University of Oregon Theatre. Papers include manuscripts, scripts, scores and other creative works from productions at the University Theatre, photographs, and records of Robinson's involvement in local, national, and international professional and community service organizations.
Collection is comprised primarily of the correspondence, writings, and photographs of Cameron Rogers, author, editor of World's Work, and editorial manager of W. R. Grace and Company, New York.
E. Merrill Root (1895-1973) was a poet, college English teacher, and anti-Communist activist. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, poetry, lectures, photographs, and reviews of his literary efforts.
James Rorty (1890-1973) was an American writer and poet who tackled subjects such as American industries, Joseph McCarthy, labor, medicine, nutrition, advertising, and Jim Crow. The collection (1915-1972) contains James Rorty's literary manuscripts, journals, correspondence, memoirs, and photographs as well as manuscripts and correspondence by Rorty's sisters, the writers Eva Beard and Marion Bullard.
H.R. Ross was a photographer active in the area of Eugene, Oregon around 1900. The collection consists of twelve images dating from 1880s-1906, primarily logging showing Booth-Kelly operations, McKenzie River, Wendling, and Marcola.
Polly King Ruhtenberg (1907-1983) a libertarian and children's book author was active in social and civic organizations throughout her life. The collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, speeches, photographs, and a scrapbook that reflect her work as an author and libertarian.