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Spruce Production Division lantern slides

  • Org. Lot 1062
  • Collection
  • 1917-1919

Lantern slides depicting activities of the Spruce Production Division in Oregon and Washington State during World War I.

United States. War Department. Spruce Production Division

Oregon Operations

A map of Spruce Production Division operations in Oregon. Transcription from slide: “Map No. 6, showing S. P. D. Railroads No. 8 & 9. Railroads No. 8 & 9 control timbered area covering 37 square miles, containing timber as follows: Spruce - 100,692,000, Cedar - 1,783,000, Fir - 187,720,000, Hemlock - 203,243,000. Map No. 7, showing S. P. D. Railroads No. 10 & 11. Railroad No. 10 controls timbered area covering 28 square miles, containing timber as follows: Spruce - 82,137,000, Cedar - 5,924,000, Fir - 187,720,000, Hemlock - 203,243,000. Map No. 7, showing S. P. D. Railroads No. 10 & 11. Railroad No. 10 controls timbered area covering 28 square miles, containing timber as follows: Spruce - 82,137,000, Cedar - 5,924,000, Fir - 375,318,000, Hemlock - 119,000. Railroad No. 11 controls timbered area covering 63 square miles containing timber as follows: Spruce - 604,383,000, Cedar - 31,873,000, Fir - 621,419,000, Hemlock - 136,958,000. Map No. 8, showing S. P. D. Railroad No. 12, showing S. P. D. Railroad No. 12. Railroad No. 12 controls timbered area covering 21 square miles, containing timber as follows: Spruce - 253,765,000, Cedar - 15,116,000, Fir - 316,745,000, Hemlock - 200,476,000. Map No. 9, showing S.P.D. Railroad No. 13. Railroad No. 13 controls timbered area covering 23 square miles, containing timber as follows: Spruce - 171,860,000, Cedar - 48,055,000, Fir - 37,920,000, Hemlock - 27,395,000.”

United States. War Department. Spruce Production Division

St. Peter’s Dome and Rock of Ages, Columbia River Gorge

Photograph showing brush and forest below rock formations in the Columbia River Gorge near Dodson, Oregon. The formations are faintly visible in the background; at left is St. Peter’s Dome and at right is Rock of Ages. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 373G0358, 373G0360, and 379G0100. Image note: Damaged negative.

Monteith, Thomas

Digital object created from copy negatives taken from original unsealed daguerreotype. Visible scratches and deterioration are from the original. Plate manufacturer’s hallmark visible on the top right of image.

Oregon Constitutional Convention records, 1857-1859

  • MSS 1227
  • Collection
  • 1857 - 1859

Documents created during the Oregon Constitutional Convention of 1857. Includes: committee reports, drafts of articles and schedules, general notes, corrections, and other materials. Sections of the constitution represented include: preamble and bill of rights; suffrage and elections; distribution of powers; Legislative Department; Executive Department; education and school lands; finance; militia; corporations and internal improvements; seat of government; general provisions; boundaries; schedules, and related papers. Also includes printed speech of James Hughes of Indiana, on the admission of Oregon, delivered in the House of Representatives, 1859 February 10.

Oregon. Constitutional Convention (1857)

Preliminary abstract of votes, November 1857 Oregon election

A recording of the preliminary abstract of votes given for the November 9, 1857 Territory of Oregon special election for constitutional ratification. Ballots included votes for the ratification of the proposed Oregon constitution as well as for and against slavery and the presence of free-blacks in the state. Included in the document are detailed voting breakdowns for voting precincts in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas Counties as well as county-wide totals on each issue for the entire state. A listing of those voting for slavery in the Sauvies Island Precinct (today Sauvie Island) is noted at the top of page one. The author and provenance for this document are unknown but results roughly correspond with the reported final results for the election.

Instructions to Canvassers

A single-page flier with instructions to canvassers who gathered signatures for petitions to place an amendment for equal suffrage on the June, 1906 Oregon ballot.

Oregon Equal Suffrage Association

Katherine Gray Club meeting

Members of the Katherine Gray Club pack canned food into a box during a meeting in 1956. Katherine Gray, along with Hattie Redmond, co-founded the Colored Women’s Equal Suffrage League and worked with Beatrice Cannady to protest the showing of “Birth of a Nation,” the racist 1915 film by D.W. Griffith. She was also the president of the Oregon Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs, which created a club in her honor.

Oregon Association of Colored Women's Clubs

Lincoln, Garfield, and Roosevelt for Equal Rights

A leaflet outlining arguments in favor of the 1906 Oregon referendum on equal suffrage. It outlines Presidents Abraham Lincoln, James A. Garfield, and Theodore Roosevelt’s track record in support of equal suffrage. The document is a single-sheet folded into 4 pages.

Oregon Equal Suffrage Association

Where Women Vote

A leaflet outlining arguments in favor of the 1906 Oregon referendum on equal suffrage. It includes accounts of the successful enfranchisement of women in Colorado. The document is a single-sheet folded into 4 pages.

Oregon Equal Suffrage Association

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