Letter from Thomas Wilkinson to Fielding Mortimore Thorp, 7 March 1856, regarding the farming potential of the Walla Walla Valley, the execution of an Indian for espionage and complaining of a lack of military activity.
Collection includes: World War I correspondence, 1918-1919; Correspondence with the Veteran's Administration, 1918-1953, regarding disability, loans and war bonuses; Documents of Civil Service Employment, 1929-1953; Diary of his wife, Ida A. Graham Wart Fisher, 1907; Diaries of Guy Fisher, 12 vols., 1945-1963, including financial records, clippings, ephemera and weather notes. Guy Fisher (1892-1965) worked as Federal Gains Supervisor and U.S. Production and Marketing Administration Supervisor.
Collection includes: Correspondence, clippings and memorabilia regarding education and schools, particularly regarding the Woodstock school he where was principal, 1911-1945; Memorabilia and clippings regarding Methodist Church history and activities in Portland, Oregon, 1894-1968. Arthur John Prideaux, Portland Public School principal was born in 1879 in Multnomah County and died in 1977 in Milwaukie, Oregon.
Collection includes: 42 plans, details, sections and elevations on 9 sheets of a house for William S. Russell in Eugene, Oregon, scale 1/4" : 1' to 1' : 1', 1937. Roscoe D. Hemenway was an architect in Portland, Oregon.
8 black and white photographs, ca. 1933, of the interior and exterior of the offices of Campbell & Norquist Co. at 1127 SW Morrison St., Portland, Oregon, service vehicles, and oil furnaces installed in homes, including 1205 E Prospect, Seattle, Washington and 2816 NE 41st Ave., Portland, Oregon.
Bound manuscript notebook, 1 v, containing: Minutes of the Friendship Bible Class, 1908; Quotes and musings; Genealogy for the following Oregon families: Boston, Phillips, Johnston, Young, Ramsey, White and Bryan, circa 1908-1949.
Collection includes: Speeches, papers, reminiscences and notes on the judicial system, civil rights, espionage, discrimination and class conflict; Correspondence, 1950-1959, regarding speaking engagements, writing projects, etc.; Newspaper clippings and scrapbooks regarding his cases, including the Nicolai Redin spy case and many murder cases. Irvin Goodman (1897-1958) was a Portland, Oregon native and was admitted to the Oregon Bar in 1924.
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