Albany (Or.) -- History
Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Ralph Reynolds Cronise papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 578
Ralph Reynolds Cronise (1886-1962) was a newspaper owner and civic leader in Albany, Oregon. The collection consists of correspondence, business and civic files, photographs and ledgers.
Townsend Club No. 1 Albany, Or. records
Collection — Box 1 : [Barcode: 35025041798824]
Identifier: Bx 134
The Townsend Plan was an old-age pension plan idea proposed by California physician Francis E. Townsend in 1934 prior to the enactment of Social Security; local chapters of the organization included Albany, Oregon. The collection 1935-1945) contains meeting minutes, membership record book, miscellaneous financial papers, correspondence, and convention information, and records of a Townsend President (Fred Stillwell) including correspondence.