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Jane Johnson (Conner) Failing

Photograph of Jane (Conner) Failing, looking towards the right side of the frame. Her hair is pulled back, and a decorative neckline can be seen on her dress.

Flaglor Instantaneous Photographs (Firm)

Oral history interview with Tatsuro Yada

This oral history interview with Tatsuro Yada was conducted by Taka Mizote on March 8, 1992. The interview was recorded as part of the Japanese American Oral History Project, which was conducted by the Oregon Historical Society to preserve the stories of Japanese Americans in Oregon.

In this interview, Yada discusses his family background and early life on a farm in Salem, Oregon. He talks about the Japanese community in Salem, his education, and attending Japanese school. He speaks about returning home to take over the family farm after graduating from Willamette University. He discusses his involvement in the Civil Defense Corps before the United States joined World War II; talks about his reaction to the attack on Pearl Harbor; and describes the Japanese-owned businesses in the Salem area. He talks about his incarceration at Tule Lake Relocation Center during World War II. He describes living conditions in the camp, his role as a teacher, and the military service of his siblings. He talks about getting out of the camp less than a year later to work at a hotel in Nebraska, while his parents were incarcerated at the Minidoka War Relocation Center in Idaho. He then talks about returning to the family farm after the government ended incarceration of Japanese Americans in 1945. He discusses his marriage to Masako Onishi, his Christian faith, and the Japanese American community in post-war Salem. He talks about his children, their families, and their careers. He discusses his retirement activities, including farming, as well as his hopes for the future. He closes the interview by discussing serving on the Salem-Keizer School Board.

Yada, Tatsuro, 1916-2003

Oral history interviews with Tatsuro Yada [Sound Recording 01]

Tape 1, Side 1. This oral history interview with Tatsuro Yada was conducted by Taka Mizote on March 8, 1992. The interview was recorded as part of the Japanese American Oral History Project, which was conducted by the Oregon Historical Society to preserve the stories of Japanese Americans in Oregon. In this interview, Yada discusses his family background and early life on a farm in Salem, Oregon. He talks about the Japanese community in Salem, his education, and attending Japanese school. He speaks about returning home to take over the family farm after graduating from Willamette University. He discusses his involvement in the Civil Defense Corps before the United States joined World War II; talks about his reaction to the attack on Pearl Harbor; and describes the Japanese-owned businesses in the Salem area. He talks about his incarceration at Tule Lake Relocation Center during World War II. He describes living conditions in the camp, his role as a teacher, and the military service of his siblings. He talks about getting out of the camp less than a year later to work at a hotel in Nebraska, while his parents were incarcerated at the Minidoka War Relocation Center in Idaho. He then talks about returning to the family farm after the government ended incarceration of Japanese Americans in 1945. He discusses his marriage to Masako Onishi, his Christian faith, and the Japanese American community in post-war Salem. He talks about his children, their families, and their careers. He discusses his retirement activities, including farming, as well as his hopes for the future. He closes the interview by discussing serving on the Salem-Keizer School Board.

Yada, Tatsuro, 1916-2003

Oral history interviews with Tatsuro Yada [Sound Recording 02]

Tape 1, Side 2. This oral history interview with Tatsuro Yada was conducted by Taka Mizote on March 8, 1992. The interview was recorded as part of the Japanese American Oral History Project, which was conducted by the Oregon Historical Society to preserve the stories of Japanese Americans in Oregon. In this interview, Yada discusses his family background and early life on a farm in Salem, Oregon. He talks about the Japanese community in Salem, his education, and attending Japanese school. He speaks about returning home to take over the family farm after graduating from Willamette University. He discusses his involvement in the Civil Defense Corps before the United States joined World War II; talks about his reaction to the attack on Pearl Harbor; and describes the Japanese-owned businesses in the Salem area. He talks about his incarceration at Tule Lake Relocation Center during World War II. He describes living conditions in the camp, his role as a teacher, and the military service of his siblings. He talks about getting out of the camp less than a year later to work at a hotel in Nebraska, while his parents were incarcerated at the Minidoka War Relocation Center in Idaho. He then talks about returning to the family farm after the government ended incarceration of Japanese Americans in 1945. He discusses his marriage to Masako Onishi, his Christian faith, and the Japanese American community in post-war Salem. He talks about his children, their families, and their careers. He discusses his retirement activities, including farming, as well as his hopes for the future. He closes the interview by discussing serving on the Salem-Keizer School Board.

Yada, Tatsuro, 1916-2003

Oral history interviews with Tatsuro Yada [Sound Recording 03]

Tape 2, Side 1. This oral history interview with Tatsuro Yada was conducted by Taka Mizote on March 8, 1992. The interview was recorded as part of the Japanese American Oral History Project, which was conducted by the Oregon Historical Society to preserve the stories of Japanese Americans in Oregon. In this interview, Yada discusses his family background and early life on a farm in Salem, Oregon. He talks about the Japanese community in Salem, his education, and attending Japanese school. He speaks about returning home to take over the family farm after graduating from Willamette University. He discusses his involvement in the Civil Defense Corps before the United States joined World War II; talks about his reaction to the attack on Pearl Harbor; and describes the Japanese-owned businesses in the Salem area. He talks about his incarceration at Tule Lake Relocation Center during World War II. He describes living conditions in the camp, his role as a teacher, and the military service of his siblings. He talks about getting out of the camp less than a year later to work at a hotel in Nebraska, while his parents were incarcerated at the Minidoka War Relocation Center in Idaho. He then talks about returning to the family farm after the government ended incarceration of Japanese Americans in 1945. He discusses his marriage to Masako Onishi, his Christian faith, and the Japanese American community in post-war Salem. He talks about his children, their families, and their careers. He discusses his retirement activities, including farming, as well as his hopes for the future. He closes the interview by discussing serving on the Salem-Keizer School Board.

Yada, Tatsuro, 1916-2003

Oral history interviews with Tatsuro Yada [Transcript]

Transcript. This oral history interview with Tatsuro Yada was conducted by Taka Mizote on March 8, 1992. The interview was recorded as part of the Japanese American Oral History Project, which was conducted by the Oregon Historical Society to preserve the stories of Japanese Americans in Oregon. In this interview, Yada discusses his family background and early life on a farm in Salem, Oregon. He talks about the Japanese community in Salem, his education, and attending Japanese school. He speaks about returning home to take over the family farm after graduating from Willamette University. He discusses his involvement in the Civil Defense Corps before the United States joined World War II; talks about his reaction to the attack on Pearl Harbor; and describes the Japanese-owned businesses in the Salem area. He talks about his incarceration at Tule Lake Relocation Center during World War II. He describes living conditions in the camp, his role as a teacher, and the military service of his siblings. He talks about getting out of the camp less than a year later to work at a hotel in Nebraska, while his parents were incarcerated at the Minidoka War Relocation Center in Idaho. He then talks about returning to the family farm after the government ended incarceration of Japanese Americans in 1945. He discusses his marriage to Masako Onishi, his Christian faith, and the Japanese American community in post-war Salem. He talks about his children, their families, and their careers. He discusses his retirement activities, including farming, as well as his hopes for the future. He closes the interview by discussing serving on the Salem-Keizer School Board.

Yada, Tatsuro, 1916-2003

Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "1931 Los Angeles"

Tsuboi family home movie, featuring a family trip to Los Angeles and Yosemite National Park in 1931. Footage is in black-and-white.
00:00 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family visiting the Mount Wilson Observatory in Los Angeles. There is snow on Mount Wilson.
01:28 - Scenes of Los Angeles, including a visit to Japanese Miniature Village
01:59 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family visiting a zoo and the Los Angeles Ostrich Farm.
02:59 - Members of the Tsuboi family pose on a rooftop overlooking Los Angeles City Hall. 04:08 - Scenes of the Tsuboi family in Los Angeles. Includes footage of family visiting a film studio, possibly Charlie Chaplin's movie studio. Brief shot of studio's cement slab featuring Chaplin's signature with the date, January 21, 1918.
07:36 - The Tsuboi family visits the Coliseum stadium in Los Angeles
08:08 - More Los Angeles scenes, including a visit to an orchard in a Ford automobile, the family laughing on a rooftop, and an ice hockey game
09:33 - Visit to Yosemite National Park
12:37 - Scenes from California visit

Tsuboi family

Oral history interview with Lee Coleman, by Joshua Fackrell and Katrina Griffiths [Sound Recording]

Session 1. Coleman discussed his involvement with (pro-gay) "Log Cabin Republicans" organization in CA and OR. Fight against measure 9. On "Right to Privacy" board. Became democrat after being outed as a John Kerry supporter. Advocates political involvement (as a democrat).

Coleman, Lee, 1931-

Oral history interview with Lee Coleman, by Joshua Fackrell and Katrina Griffiths [Transcript]

Transcript. Coleman discussed his involvement with (pro-gay) "Log Cabin Republicans" organization in CA and OR. Fight against measure 9. On "Right to Privacy" board. Became democrat after being outed as a John Kerry supporter. Advocates political involvement (as a democrat).

Coleman, Lee, 1931-

Union Oil tanker Lyman Stewart stranded at entrance to San Francisco Bay

Photograph, taken from the side, showing a ship, the Lyman Stewart, stranded on rocks at the entrance to San Francisco Bay after a collision with the freighter Walter A. Luckenbach in October 1922. Alongside the Lyman Stewart are three boats. On the negative is the text “Ashore at Mile Rk. [two words, not legible] / Union Oil Tanker Lyman Stewart.” Image note: Light leaks. Possibly a copy negative.

San Francisco?

Photograph, taken from a high vantage, showing a wide view of a city, possibly San Francisco prior to the 1906 earthquake. A road with streetcar tracks runs through the center. Very faintly visible in the background toward the right is the dome of what may be the old San Francisco City Hall building. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 373G0531, 373G0532, and 373G0535. Image note: Damaged negative.

San Francisco?

Photograph showing a street, houses, and a hill in an unidentified city or town. The words “Geo. Holl Mission & 26th sells shoes on their merit” are painted on a wooden railing along the street. The photograph may have been taken in San Francisco prior to the 1906 earthquake. It may be related to image Nos. 373G0473, 373G0532, and 373G0535. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration. Negative damage at upper left.

San Francisco?

Photograph showing houses in the hills around an unidentified city, possibly San Francisco prior to the 1906 earthquake. Also see image Nos. 373G0473, 373G0531, and 373G0535, which may be related. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

San Francisco?

Photograph, taken from a high vantage, showing a wide view of a city, possibly San Francisco prior to the 1906 earthquake. A road is visible at the center of the image. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 373G0473, 373G0531, and 373G0532. Image note: Damaged negative.

Lily E. White negatives

  • Org. Lot 1415
  • Collection
  • 1900-1915

Collection consists of negatives from the estate of Lily E. White. They are attributed to White but some of the photographs were possibly taken by Sarah Hall Ladd. The photographs date from approximately 1900-1915. Topical highlights in the collection include landscape views of the Columbia River Gorge, Garden scenes and flower photographs taken at the home of Charles Elliott Ladd and Sarah Hall Ladd, and interior and exterior views of Lily E. Whites’ houseboat, The Raysark. Also included in the collection are photographs and scrapbook pages taken during trips to Yellowstone National Park, Yosemite National Park, and along the coast near Carmel, California.

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 1B - Back

A loose page from a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. Subjects depicted in the three photographs on the page include landscape photographs likely taken in Yosemite National Park and a distant view of an unidentified city. Image note: significant fading and discoloration on prints. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints from album, S-30, LW2-1B."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2A - Front

A loose page from a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. The four photographs on the page depict landscape scenes likely taken around Yosemite National Park. Image note: significant fading and discoloration on prints. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints of Yosemite, S31, LW2-2A."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2A - Back

A loose page from a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. The four photographs on the page depict unidentified people posing on rocks likely taken around Yosemite National Park. Image note: significant fading and discoloration on prints. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints of Yosemite, S31, LW2-2A."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2B - Front

An unidentified man and child sit on top of a large rock in Yosemite National Park. Photograph is from a loose page of a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. Caption from the back of the print reads, "On trail to Vernal Falls, Yosemite." Caption from envelope reads, "Prints from Yosemite, S32, LW2-2B."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2B - Back

View of Half Dome from across Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park. Photograph is from a loose page of a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints of Yosemite, S32, LW2-2B."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2C - Front

A waterfall likely taken near Yosemite National Park. Photograph is from a loose page of a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints of Yosemite, S33, LW2-2C."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2c - Back

A waterfall likely taken near Yosemite National Park. Photograph is from a loose page of a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints of Yosemite, S33, LW2-2C."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2D - Front

A waterfall likely taken near Yosemite National Park. Photograph is from a loose page of a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints of Yosemite, S34, LW2-2D."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2D - Back

An unidentified man and child in front of a small lake. Likely taken at Yosemite National Park. Photograph is from a loose page of a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints of Yosemite, S34, LW2-2D."

White, Lily E.

Scrapbook album page 2E - Front

An unidentified man sitting on a large rock in the middle of a river. Caption from back of print reads, "At top of Vernal Falls, Yosemite." Photograph is from a loose page of a scrapbook attributed to Lily E. White. Caption from envelope reads, "Prints of Yosemite, S35, LW2-2E."

White, Lily E.

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