Lily E. White negatives

The Return with Wood Hostess Extra Duty Out of her Element Seining on Columbia Corner Cabin near Fireplace Ruin of a Stone Church Going after Wood Gated Drive The Coil of Rope Digging the Spar Klickitat Lyle, the Bluff Our Disappearance for L.W.S. From L.W.S. to Cascades Water Works Wash Lady Wash Day Mother Hall's House from Garden Houseboat Fireplace Cabin, Raysark Fireplace Cabin, Raysark The Quarrel Cabin with Cannon The Mate Mending Taking up Anchor Log Jam Seining on Columbia Seining on Columbia
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Org. Lot 1415

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Lily E. White negatives


  • 1900-1915 (Creation)


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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.

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Collection is open for research

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Negatives are not available for direct access. Contact staff for assistance.

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  • Citation: LIly E. White negatives, Org. Lot 1415, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

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