Frontier and pioneer life--Oregon

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Oral history interview with John R. Leach, by Jean Whitford

  • SR 758
  • Collection
  • 1968-02-22 - 1968-02-23

Leach discusses his wife, Lilla Leach, and tells stories from his recently published autobiography Oxbows and Bare Feet including his remembrances of Sam Warfield, "Uncle Sam", Indian Scout Lorenzo Chapman, Joe Meeks, and others in the Lexington, Oregon area. He also discusses the history of the Leach family, their journey west to Oregon, frontier life, folk medicine, his childhood and early life in Eastern Oregon, and his adventures with his wife, Lilla Leach.

Leach, John Roy, 1882-1972

Oral history interview with John R. Leach, by Jean Whitford [Sound Recording 01]

Reel 1, Side 1. Leach discusses his wife, Lilla Leach, and tells stories from his recently published autobiography Oxbows and Bare Feet including his remembrances of Sam Warfield, "Uncle Sam", Indian Scout Lorenzo Chapman, Joe Meeks, and others in the Lexington, Oregon area. He also discusses the history of the Leach family, their journey west to Oregon, frontier life, folk medicine, his childhood and early life in Eastern Oregon, and his adventures with his wife, Lilla Leach.

Leach, John Roy, 1882-1972

Oral history interview with John R. Leach, by Jean Whitford [Sound Recording 02]

Reel 1, Side 2. Leach discusses his wife, Lilla Leach, and tells stories from his recently published autobiography Oxbows and Bare Feet including his remembrances of Sam Warfield, "Uncle Sam", Indian Scout Lorenzo Chapman, Joe Meeks, and others in the Lexington, Oregon area. He also discusses the history of the Leach family, their journey west to Oregon, frontier life, folk medicine, his childhood and early life in Eastern Oregon, and his adventures with his wife, Lilla Leach.

Leach, John Roy, 1882-1972

Abigail Scott Duniway Lecture Notes

Notes from a speech given by Abigail Scott Duniway, likely in early 1913. In the speech, Duniway reflects on her experiences as a Pioneer to Oregon and on the successful passage of an equal suffrage initiative for the state of Oregon during the November 12, 1912 election.

Duniway, Abigail Scott, 1834-1915

Abigail Scott Duniway Lecture Notes

Notes from a lecture given by Abigail Scott Duniway in which she reflects on Sacajawea, early white settlement in Oregon, and the importance of equal suffrage for women. The notes are written on the letterhead for the Oregon State Equal Suffrage Association.

Duniway, Abigail Scott, 1834-1915

Tooth Bridge (Mammoth 446)

View of the Tooth Bridge, located west of Eagle Creek in the Columbia River Gorge and part of the Oregon Steam Navigation Co.’s Oregon Portage Railroad. Two people pose with a mule and a cart on the tracks. No title on matted plate. OHS Collection includes 1 duplicate of this mammoth plate, on a different mount, with the alternate title, "Columbia River Near the Cascades."

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916