Oregon State University Libraries - Special Collections and Archives Research Center
The Oregon Emergency Farm Labor Service Oral History Collection consists of five interviews conducted in 1992 of individuals familiar with farm labor in Oregon during World War II. The interviews were conducted by Oregon State University students in cooperation with the University Archives in preparation for the exhibit: Fighters on the Farm Front: The Emergency Farm Labor Service in Oregon, 1943-1947. Interviews of the following individuals are included in the collection: Leonard Adolf; Eldon Earl Bevens; Lena Burien; George and June Kalb; and O.E. Mikesell. The primary topics addressed in the interviews are rural and farm life; work in canneries, mills, and a tannery; and life on the Oregon homefront during World War II. The interview with Leonard Adolf address his work on farms in eastern Colorado and Washington as a child and young adult; his education and career as a history professor; his research in Asian history; and his participation in protests against the Vietnam War. ... Read More
Oregon State University Libraries - Special Collections and Archives Research Center
The Roger Weaver Papers reflect the poetry and teaching career of Weaver and include biographical materials, books of Weaver's poems, a journal, and a sound recording. The collection includes three books of Weaver's poetry: Traveling on the Great Wheel (1990), Reading the Stones (2003), and The Ladder of Desire (2006). Five Songs for Voice, Piano and Cello (2012) consists of poems by Weaver set to music composed by Judith Walls Freeman. The journal that is included with the collection was created in June and July 1994 and includes poems, drawings, and narrative entries. It documents Weaver's daily ruminations during the summer of 1994 in Greece. The biographical materials include a curriculum vita as well as an introduction of Weaver written and delivered by Tracy Daugherty at a poetry reading in 2006. Traveling on the Great Wheel - Poetry by Roger Weaver is a 1989 audio cassette recording of Weaver reading his poems that were published in the book with the same title
Oregon State University Libraries - Special Collections and Archives Research Center
The Douglas C. Strain Papers consist of materials generated and assembled by Strain and document his establishment of Electro Scientific Industries (ESI); his participation in professional, civic, and philanthropic activities; awards and honors he received; and his family. The papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, notebooks, photographs, publications, reference materials, sound recordings, speeches, videotapes, and a DVD. The collection includes annual reports, newsletters, board meeting minutes, and financial information for Electro Scientific Industries (ESI). Extensive materials pertaining to Strain's membership on various boards, including the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Oregon Health Sciences University, Pacific University Board of Directors, American Committee for the College of the Cayman Islands, OSU Advisory Council for the Center for Advance Materials Research, City Club of Portland, and Oregon Innovation Network, are included. The reference ... Read More
Oregon State University Libraries - Special Collections and Archives Research Center
The Oregon Native American Language Sound Recordings consist of cassette audiotape recordings of interviews conducted by Joe E. Pierce with members of the Coquille and Siletz tribes. The recordings were made as part of a project funded by the National Science Foundation for a systematic study of Native American languages in Oregon. Bruce J. Rigsby also participated in the study. The recordings document the Tolowa and Tutuni languages, especially word phrases, songs, and stories. The grammatical structure of the languages is also addressed. The bulk of the recordings are interviews with Mrs. Amelia Brown; other individuals that are included in the recordings are Mr. and Mrs. Lopez, Mrs. Ida Bensell, Hoxy Simmons, Miller Collins, and Mrs. Carrie Streets. The cassette audiotapes were prepared in the late 1980s by Tom Grigsby of the OSU Anthropology Department from original reel-to-reel recordings. Tape logs were prepared at that time and are included with the collection
Oregon State University Libraries - Special Collections and Archives Research Center
The History of Oregon State University Oral Histories and Sound Recordings consist of 22 oral history interviews and 5 other sound recordings. The components of the collection are individually number OH03a:01 thru OH03a:20 and OH03b:01 thru OH03b:05. Sound recordings and transcripts are available for all components of the collection except two tape recordings of the Library dedication (OH03a:21). The bulk of the oral histories were conducted by Lillian Van Loan in 1956 (16 interviews) and Ilona Fry in 1980 (4 interviews). Van Loan interviewed the following Oregon State faculty, administrators, and alumni: Major E.C. Allworth, E.B. Beaty, Ralph Besse, Arthur G.B. Bouquet, Ava B. Milam Clark, Bertha Davis, Melissa Martin Dawes, Henry Hartman, Helen Holgate, E.B. Lemon, Lora Lemon, C.V. Ruzek, J.W. Sherburne, Gertrude Strickland, E.W. Warrington, Jessamine Williams, and May Workinger. The interviews address a variety of topics including the development of academic programs at Oregon ... Read More
Oregon State University Libraries - Special Collections and Archives Research Center
The Basques in Harney County, Oregon, Oral History Collection consists of audiotapes and transcripts of oral history interviews conducted in 1976 by Royal G. Jackson and Jennifer A. Lee. The collection includes audiotapes and transcripts for 14 interviews and a transcript only of the interview with Alsna Barainca. The oral histories address a variety of topics pertaining to the Basques in Harney County, including their work as sheepherders; Basque food and festivals; use of the Basque language; discrimination and prejudice against Basques; the Basque community in Burns, Oregon; other towns in the region, including Nampa, Idaho, and McDermitt on the Oregon-Nevada border; and Basque hotels and boarding houses including the Star Hotel and the Commercial Hotel in Burns. The interviewees ranged in age from 30 to late 70s at the time of the interviews in 1976. Most of the interviewees were born in Spain and came to the United States in the 1910s and 1920s; five of the interviewees came to ... Read More
University of Wyoming - American Heritage Center
The Susan McKay collection contains research materials, audio tapes and transcripts of interviews, and other materials from McKay's research on the Heart Mountain Japanese Relocation Center near Cody, Wyoming during World War II and the resulting publication, "The Courage Our Stories Tell: The Daily Lives and Maternal Child Health Care of Japanese American Women at Heart Mountain", published in 2002. Also included is a series of audio visual instructional materials, research, photographs, slides, articles, and books regarding pregnant women in rural Wyoming; and research files, presentations, photographs, slides, books, and articles regarding McKay's research of women/mothers from areas of armed conflict such as Sierra Leone in West Africa
University of Wyoming - American Heritage Center
Collection is a set of eighteen interviews of Laramie, Wyoming residents who worked for the Union Pacific Railroad. It consists of audio cassette tapes of the interviews, transcripts, interview logs, questionnaire filled out by the interviewees, and a few photocopied photographs and clippings
Getty Research Institute
The collection consists of audio recordings, video recordings, and photographs of the people and events related to the Getty Research Institute's Scholar Program, 1987-2002, 2007. The collection includes recordings and photographs of lectures, panel discussions, conferences, and other events hosted by the Getty Research Institute and given by Getty Scholars, staff, and invited speakers. The collection also includes portraits of the program scholars
Getty Research Institute
The records comprises correspondence, reports from the architects and builders, legal and financial documents, blueprints and models, photos, printed matter and oral histories, dating 1960, 1964, 1968-1986, undated (bulk 1971-1974). The records concern the design and construction of the J. Paul Getty Museum (Getty Villa)