British Americans--Oregon

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Oral history interview with John R. Laidlaw [Sound Recording 01]

Tape 1, Side 1. This oral history interview with John R. Laidlaw was conducted by Sally R. Stout around 1980. In this interview, Laidlaw discusses the background of his maternal family, particularly the Plowden family, in England and the United States. He talks about the Plowden family plantation in Maryland, and about the Plowden family's religious affiliation. He talks about his siblings, their careers, and their families.

Laidlaw, John R., 1898-

Oral history interview with John R. Laidlaw [Sound Recording 02]

Tape 1, Side 2. This oral history interview with John R. Laidlaw was conducted by Sally R. Stout around 1980. In this interview, Laidlaw discusses the background of his maternal family, particularly the Plowden family, in England and the United States. He talks about the Plowden family plantation in Maryland, and about the Plowden family's religious affiliation. He talks about his siblings, their careers, and their families.

Laidlaw, John R., 1898-

Oral history interview with John R. Laidlaw

  • SR 69
  • Collection
  • circa 1980

This oral history interview with John R. Laidlaw was conducted by Sally R. Stout around 1980. In this interview, Laidlaw discusses the background of his maternal family, particularly the Plowden family, in England and the United States. He talks about the Plowden family plantation in Maryland, and about the Plowden family's religious affiliation. He talks about his siblings, their careers, and their families.

Laidlaw, John R., 1898-

Oral history interview with Dorothy B. Leach [Sound Recording 01]

Tape 1, Side 1. This oral history interview with Dorothy B. Leach was conducted by Roberta Watts at Leach's home in Portland, Oregon, on February 23, 1978, as part of the Oregon Historical Society Research Library's oral history program. The sound quality is very poor.

In this interview, Leach discusses the neighborhood in Northwest Portland where she has lived since 1924; talks about her early life in London, England, including her father's career as a sea captain; and shares her memories of operating a sailor's club in Portland during World War II. She talks about her reasons for leaving England, describes some of her travels in the early 20th century, and discusses at length her career as a dressmaker and sewing teacher in Portland. She also describes houses she lived in.

Leach, Dorothy B. (Dorothy Blanche), 1892-1990

Oral history interview with Dorothy B. Leach [Sound Recording 02]

Tape 1, Side 2. This oral history interview with Dorothy B. Leach was conducted by Roberta Watts at Leach's home in Portland, Oregon, on February 23, 1978, as part of the Oregon Historical Society Research Library's oral history program. The sound quality is very poor.

In this interview, Leach discusses the neighborhood in Northwest Portland where she has lived since 1924; talks about her early life in London, England, including her father's career as a sea captain; and shares her memories of operating a sailor's club in Portland during World War II. She talks about her reasons for leaving England, describes some of her travels in the early 20th century, and discusses at length her career as a dressmaker and sewing teacher in Portland. She also describes houses she lived in.

Leach, Dorothy B. (Dorothy Blanche), 1892-1990

Oral history interview with Dorothy B. Leach

  • SR 9463
  • Collection
  • 1978-02-23

This oral history interview with Dorothy B. Leach was conducted by Roberta Watts at Leach's home in Portland, Oregon, on February 23, 1978, as part of the Oregon Historical Society Research Library's oral history program. The sound quality is very poor.

In this interview, Leach discusses the neighborhood in Northwest Portland where she has lived since 1924; talks about her early life in London, England, including her father's career as a sea captain; and shares her memories of operating a sailor's club in Portland during World War II. She talks about her reasons for leaving England, describes some of her travels in the early 20th century, and discusses at length her career as a dressmaker and sewing teacher in Portland. She also describes houses she lived in.

Leach, Dorothy B. (Dorothy Blanche), 1892-1990

Oral history interview with Elvia W. King

  • SR 9576
  • Collection
  • 1976-10-18

This oral history interview with Elvia W. King was conducted by Charles Digregorio at the Oregon Historical Society in Portland, Oregon, on October 18, 1976, as part of the oral history program at the society's research library.

In this interview, King discusses the life of her father, William Tagg, and reads from a letter he wrote soon after he immigrated to Oregon from England in the 1880s. She talks about her early life on a farm in the Clatsop Plains community in Oregon, which is now part of Gearhart, including her recreational activities, other families who lived in the area, and her family's guest house.

King, Elvia W. (Elvia Wain), 1894-1989

Oral history interview with Elvia W. King [Sound Recording]

Tape 1, Side 1. This oral history interview with Elvia W. King was conducted by Charles Digregorio at the Oregon Historical Society in Portland, Oregon, on October 18, 1976, as part of the oral history program at the society's research library.

In this interview, King discusses the life of her father, William Tagg, and reads from a letter he wrote soon after he immigrated to Oregon from England in the 1880s. She talks about her early life on a farm in the Clatsop Plains community in Oregon, which is now part of Gearhart, including her recreational activities, other families who lived in the area, and her family's guest house.

King, Elvia W. (Elvia Wain), 1894-1989