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Remarks by Gertrude Jensen on the preservation of the Columbia River Gorge on behalf of the Nature Conservancy and the Western Forestry Center [Sound Recording 1]

Tape 1, Side 1. The lecture was originally given on Columbia River Gorge Day, May 5th 1981, at the Western Forestry Center to the Portland Women's Forum. Jensen discusses the conservation of the Columbia River Gorge and the Columbia Gorge Commission from 1951 to 1981.

Jensen, Gertrude Glutsch, 1903-

Oral history interviews with Bertha Holt, by Jim Strassmaier (Sound Recording 01)

Tape 1, Side 1. Bertha "Grandma" Holt talks about the people, places and events in her life: husband, children, living in the Midwest, Great Depression, farm life, move to Oregon, logging, sawmills, her interest in orphan children from Korea and the creation of Holt International Children's Services etc.

Holt, Bertha

Oral history interviews with Bertha Holt, by Jim Strassmaier (Sound Recording 07)

Tape 4, Side 1. Bertha "Grandma" Holt talks about the people, places and events in her life: husband, children, living in the Midwest, Great Depression, farm life, move to Oregon, logging, sawmills, her interest in orphan children from Korea and the creation of Holt International Children's Services etc.

Holt, Bertha

Oral history interviews with Bertha Holt, by Jim Strassmaier (Sound Recording 17)

Tape 9, Side 2. Bertha "Grandma" Holt talks about the people, places and events in her life: husband, children, living in the Midwest, Great Depression, farm life, move to Oregon, logging, sawmills, her interest in orphan children from Korea and the creation of Holt International Children's Services etc.

Holt, Bertha

Oh What a Night! (Sound Recording 04)

Tape 2, Side 2. A panel discussion moderated by Melody Rose. Gretchen Kafoury, Vera Katz, Norma Paulus, and Betty Roberts discuss the womens' movement in addition to their experiences in the Oregon State legislature in the 1970s and 1980s.

Kafoury, Gretchen Miller

Oral History Interview with Bernie Foster, by Jan Dilg [Sound Recording 1]

Session 1. Bernie Foster discusses the history and daily operation of The Skanner, a Portland based African American newspaper. He also discusses some of the stories he published, his attempts to expand into radio, police brutality, local politics, and the naming of Union Ave. to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Portland.

Foster, Bernie

Oral history interview with Bill Curtin, by Greta Smith [Sound Recording 03]

Session 1, Part 3. Curtin discusses his family background and early childhood, Catholicism, the KKK, Portland Police, Unions, Bill's time in the seminary, St. Charles Catholic Church & School, Immaculate Heart Catholic Church & School, Father Tobin, Father Griffin, Father Robert Krueger, Emmanuel Hospital expansion project, Urban Renewal, Model Cities, Albina Fair Share, Oregon Fair Share, Organizing for activism in Albina, Saul Alinsky, Night life in Albina, Shops, businesses, people in Albina, Dawson's Park, Police community relations in Albina, Drug and alcohol recovery programs in Albina (the Victory Club and the Miracles Club), and Leaving the priesthood.

Curtin, Bill

Oral history interview with Bill Curtin, by Greta Smith [Sound Recording 06]

Session 4, Part 1. Curtin discusses his family background and early childhood, Catholicism, the KKK, Portland Police, Unions, Bill's time in the seminary, St. Charles Catholic Church & School, Immaculate Heart Catholic Church & School, Father Tobin, Father Griffin, Father Robert Krueger, Emmanuel Hospital expansion project, Urban Renewal, Model Cities, Albina Fair Share, Oregon Fair Share, Organizing for activism in Albina, Saul Alinsky, Night life in Albina, Shops, businesses, people in Albina, Dawson's Park, Police community relations in Albina, Drug and alcohol recovery programs in Albina (the Victory Club and the Miracles Club), and Leaving the priesthood.

Curtin, Bill

Oral history with Rev. Dr. LeRoy Haynes, Jr., by Jan Dilg [Sound Recording 01]

Session 1. Haynes discusses his family background and early life in Texas, his civil rights activism, his education, including his time at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, his early clerical career, his appointment to Allen Temple AME Church and moving to Portland, Oregon, his involvement with the Albina Ministerial Alliance, his continuing activism, and his book God's Prophet in Non-Violence: The Theology and Philosophy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Haynes, LeRoy, Jr.

Oral History Interview with Howard Morgan, by Clark Hansen [Sound Recording 01]

Tape 1, Side 1. Howard Morgan describes his experiences in government and politics. He discusses working for the Navy during WWII, his service in the Oregon House of Representatives, his efforts to make the Democratic Party competitive in Oregon, and his work on behalf of public utilities, both in Oregon, and nationally during the Kennedy Administration.

Morgan, Howard, 1914-

Oral History Interview with Howard Morgan, by Clark Hansen [Sound Recording 02]

Tape 1, Side 2. Howard Morgan describes his experiences in government and politics. He discusses working for the Navy during WWII, his service in the Oregon House of Representatives, his efforts to make the Democratic Party competitive in Oregon, and his work on behalf of public utilities, both in Oregon, and nationally during the Kennedy Administration.

Morgan, Howard, 1914-

Oral History Interview with Howard Morgan, by Clark Hansen [Sound Recording 05]

Tape 3, Side 1. Howard Morgan describes his experiences in government and politics. He discusses working for the Navy during WWII, his service in the Oregon House of Representatives, his efforts to make the Democratic Party competitive in Oregon, and his work on behalf of public utilities, both in Oregon, and nationally during the Kennedy Administration.

Morgan, Howard, 1914-

Oral History Interview with Howard Morgan, by Clark Hansen [Sound Recording 07]

Tape 4, Side 1. Howard Morgan describes his experiences in government and politics. He discusses working for the Navy during WWII, his service in the Oregon House of Representatives, his efforts to make the Democratic Party competitive in Oregon, and his work on behalf of public utilities, both in Oregon, and nationally during the Kennedy Administration.

Morgan, Howard, 1914-

Oral History Interview with Howard Morgan, by Clark Hansen [Sound Recording 11]

Tape 6, Side 1. Howard Morgan describes his experiences in government and politics. He discusses working for the Navy during WWII, his service in the Oregon House of Representatives, his efforts to make the Democratic Party competitive in Oregon, and his work on behalf of public utilities, both in Oregon, and nationally during the Kennedy Administration.

Morgan, Howard, 1914-

Oral History Interview with Howard Morgan, by Clark Hansen [Sound Recording 21]

Tape 11, Side 1. Howard Morgan describes his experiences in government and politics. He discusses working for the Navy during WWII, his service in the Oregon House of Representatives, his efforts to make the Democratic Party competitive in Oregon, and his work on behalf of public utilities, both in Oregon, and nationally during the Kennedy Administration.

Morgan, Howard, 1914-

Oral History Interview with Vera Katz, by Linda Brody (Sound Recording 03)

Tape 2, Side 1. Vera Katz discusses her early life and education, and later political career through 1982. Her family immigrated to the United States during world War II and she grew up in New York, where she became involved in Modern Dance, studying under Martha Graham. After moving to Portland to support her husband's art career, she became involved in local politics, ultimately becoming a State Representative in 1973, where she was a part of the 1973 Women's Caucus, which passed many landmark pieces of legislation. She also discusses her plans for the future.

Katz, Vera, 1933-2017

Oral history interviews with Richard Sommer, by Clark Hansen [Sound Recording 01]

Tape 1 Side 1. Richard Sommer discusses his early life in San Francisco, his education at UC Davis, and how he became one of the first winemakers in Oregon's Umpqua Valley. He discusses his focus on Riesling, his use of the divided canopy method, his trips to Europe, eiswein (ice wine), barrel aging, and other winemakers in Oregon.

Sommer, Richard, 1929-2009

Oral history interviews with Asa Lewelling, by Venita Howard [Sound recording 01]

Tape 1, Side 1. Lewelling discusses his family history; the Lewelling farm; life in Albany, 1900s; the Blevins family; career decisions--law or education; practicing law in Marion County; farm operation; farm life vs. law; agriculture in Oregon; Willamette Law School; World War II; Army Air Corps; service in Asia and Hawaii; Dupont; Polk County; expansion of farm operations; family members.

Lewelling, Asa, 1915-2007

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