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Smith, Julia A. (Carter)

Transcription from back: “Mrs. J. S. Smith. Her husband a member of House of Repr. In Wash DC From Oregon, 1860s. (Nee Julia A. Carter)”

Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries (New York)

Smith, Joseph Showalter

Transcription from back: “The Hon., J. S. Smith (Joseph Showalter Smith), Representative from Oregon to National Congress (H of R), Wash DC, 1860s.”

Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries (New York)

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

Washington Operations

A map of Spruce Production Division operations in Washington. Transcription from slide: “Map No. 1, showing S. P. D. Railroads No. 1 1 & 2. Railroads No. 1 & 2 control timbered area covering 402 square miles, containing timber as follows: Spruce - 987,309,000, Cedar - 543,164,000, Fir - 2,393,502,000, Hemlock - 2,813,264,000. Map No. 2, Enlarged Scale Map Of Western Portion Of Map No. 1. Map No. 3, Showing S. P. D. Railroad No. 3. Railroad No. 3 controls timbered area covering 63 square miles, containing timber as follows: Spruce - 234,065,000, Cedar - 164,196,000, Fir - 341,933,000, Hemlock - 397,158,000. Map No. 4, Showing S. P. D. Railroad No. 4, Railroad No. 4 controls timbered area covering 46 square miles containing timber as follows: Spruce - 94,518,000, Cedar - 295,054,000, Fir - 4,115,000, Hemlock - 123,119,000. Map No. 5, Showing S. P. D. Railways No. 5, 6, & 7. Railroad No. 5 controls timbered area covering 48 square miles, containing timber as followss: Spruce - 95,570,000, Cedar - 79,712,000, Fir - 228,015,000, Hemlock - 138,980,000. Railroad No. 6 controls timbered area covering 6 square miles, containing timber as follows: Spruce - 30,447,000, Cedar - 27,897,000, Fir -, Hemlock - 26,875,000. Railroad No. 7, controls timbered area covering 38 square miles, containing timber as follows: Spruce - 85,537,000, Cedar - 74,551,000, Fir - 30,761,000, Hemlock - 105,208,000.”

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.

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.

Women of America Support the National Suffrage Amendment

A single-page flier produced by the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage entitled, “Women of America support the National Suffrage Amendment.” It features a map of the United States indicating where women could legally vote and the number of electoral votes by state.

Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage (U.S.)

Will Federal Suffrage Amendment Complicate the Race Problem?

A single-page flier produced by the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage entitled, “Will the Federal Suffrage Amendment Complicate the Race Problem?” The flier uses population data from the 1910 census to argue that enfranchising women would not increase the proportion of the African American vote.

Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage (U.S.)

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

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