Secretaries--Oregon--Portland

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Oral history interview with Edith I. A. Dailey [Sound Recording 01]

Tape 1, Side 1. This oral history interview with Edith I. A. Dailey was conducted by Linda S. Dodds at Dailey's home in Portland, Oregon, on April 21, 1982, as part of the Oregon Historical Society Research Library's oral history program. At the time of the interview, Dodds' name was Linda S. Brody.

In this interview, Dailey briefly discusses her family background and early life in Chicago, Illinois, and talks about working as a secretary in Portland, Oregon, and as manager of the Portland Chamber of Commerce building. She speaks about her involvement in the Business and Professional Women's group, particularly regarding fundraising for the creation of the Portland Rose Festival queen's crown in the 1920s. She then shares her experience as the 1924 Rose Festival queen. She closes the interview by talking about the jobs she held during the Depression and during World War II, and about her career as executive manager of the Oregon Funeral Directors Association.

Dailey, Edith I. A. (Edith Isobell Annette), 1895-1985

Oral history interview with Edith I. A. Dailey [Sound Recording 02]

Tape 1, Side 2. This oral history interview with Edith I. A. Dailey was conducted by Linda S. Dodds at Dailey's home in Portland, Oregon, on April 21, 1982, as part of the Oregon Historical Society Research Library's oral history program. At the time of the interview, Dodds' name was Linda S. Brody.

In this interview, Dailey briefly discusses her family background and early life in Chicago, Illinois, and talks about working as a secretary in Portland, Oregon, and as manager of the Portland Chamber of Commerce building. She speaks about her involvement in the Business and Professional Women's group, particularly regarding fundraising for the creation of the Portland Rose Festival queen's crown in the 1920s. She then shares her experience as the 1924 Rose Festival queen. She closes the interview by talking about the jobs she held during the Depression and during World War II, and about her career as executive manager of the Oregon Funeral Directors Association.

Dailey, Edith I. A. (Edith Isobell Annette), 1895-1985

Oral history interview with Edith I. A. Dailey [Sound Recording 03]

Tape 2, Side 1. This oral history interview with Edith I. A. Dailey was conducted by Linda S. Dodds at Dailey's home in Portland, Oregon, on April 21, 1982, as part of the Oregon Historical Society Research Library's oral history program. At the time of the interview, Dodds' name was Linda S. Brody.

In this interview, Dailey briefly discusses her family background and early life in Chicago, Illinois, and talks about working as a secretary in Portland, Oregon, and as manager of the Portland Chamber of Commerce building. She speaks about her involvement in the Business and Professional Women's group, particularly regarding fundraising for the creation of the Portland Rose Festival queen's crown in the 1920s. She then shares her experience as the 1924 Rose Festival queen. She closes the interview by talking about the jobs she held during the Depression and during World War II, and about her career as executive manager of the Oregon Funeral Directors Association.

Dailey, Edith I. A. (Edith Isobell Annette), 1895-1985

Oral history interview with Mary V. Tobkin [Sound Recording 01]

Tape 1, Side 1. This oral history interview with Mary V. Tobkin was conducted by Linda S. Dodds at Tobkin's home in Portland, Oregon, on February 6, 1981, as part of the Oregon Historical Society Research Library's oral history program. At the time of the interview, Dodds' name was Linda S. Brody.

In this interview, Tobkin discusses how she became involved in Portland politics and talks about her work as administrative secretary for Portland Mayor Terry Schrunk. She speaks about Schrunk's political campaigns, shares her experiences as a woman in a mid-20th century workplace, and discusses Schrunk's accomplishments as mayor, including his work to improve trade relations with Japan and to improve Portland's mass transit systems. She closes the interview by sharing her reasons for retiring from politics when Schrunk left office in 1972.

Tobkin, Mary V. (Mary Virginia), 1917-1993

Oral history interview with Mary V. Tobkin [Sound Recording 02]

Tape 1, Side 2. This oral history interview with Mary V. Tobkin was conducted by Linda S. Dodds at Tobkin's home in Portland, Oregon, on February 6, 1981, as part of the Oregon Historical Society Research Library's oral history program. At the time of the interview, Dodds' name was Linda S. Brody.

In this interview, Tobkin discusses how she became involved in Portland politics and talks about her work as administrative secretary for Portland Mayor Terry Schrunk. She speaks about Schrunk's political campaigns, shares her experiences as a woman in a mid-20th century workplace, and discusses Schrunk's accomplishments as mayor, including his work to improve trade relations with Japan and to improve Portland's mass transit systems. She closes the interview by sharing her reasons for retiring from politics when Schrunk left office in 1972.

Tobkin, Mary V. (Mary Virginia), 1917-1993

Oral history interview with Mary V. Tobkin [Sound Recording 03]

Tape 2, Side 1. This oral history interview with Mary V. Tobkin was conducted by Linda S. Dodds at Tobkin's home in Portland, Oregon, on February 6, 1981, as part of the Oregon Historical Society Research Library's oral history program. At the time of the interview, Dodds' name was Linda S. Brody.

In this interview, Tobkin discusses how she became involved in Portland politics and talks about her work as administrative secretary for Portland Mayor Terry Schrunk. She speaks about Schrunk's political campaigns, shares her experiences as a woman in a mid-20th century workplace, and discusses Schrunk's accomplishments as mayor, including his work to improve trade relations with Japan and to improve Portland's mass transit systems. She closes the interview by sharing her reasons for retiring from politics when Schrunk left office in 1972.

Tobkin, Mary V. (Mary Virginia), 1917-1993

Oral history interview with Mary V. Tobkin

  • SR 9661
  • Collection
  • 1981-02-06

This oral history interview with Mary V. Tobkin was conducted by Linda S. Dodds at Tobkin's home in Portland, Oregon, on February 6, 1981, as part of the Oregon Historical Society Research Library's oral history program. At the time of the interview, Dodds' name was Linda S. Brody.

In this interview, Tobkin discusses how she became involved in Portland politics and talks about her work as administrative secretary for Portland Mayor Terry Schrunk. She speaks about Schrunk's political campaigns, shares her experiences as a woman in a mid-20th century workplace, and discusses Schrunk's accomplishments as mayor, including his work to improve trade relations with Japan and to improve Portland's mass transit systems. She closes the interview by sharing her reasons for retiring from politics when Schrunk left office in 1972.

Tobkin, Mary V. (Mary Virginia), 1917-1993

Oral history interview with Edith I. A. Dailey

  • SR 9427
  • Collection
  • 1982-04-21

This oral history interview with Edith I. A. Dailey was conducted by Linda S. Dodds at Dailey's home in Portland, Oregon, on April 21, 1982, as part of the Oregon Historical Society Research Library's oral history program. At the time of the interview, Dodds' name was Linda S. Brody.

In this interview, Dailey briefly discusses her family background and early life in Chicago, Illinois, and talks about working as a secretary in Portland, Oregon, and as manager of the Portland Chamber of Commerce building. She speaks about her involvement in the Business and Professional Women's group, particularly regarding fundraising for the creation of the Portland Rose Festival queen's crown in the 1920s. She then shares her experience as the 1924 Rose Festival queen. She closes the interview by talking about the jobs she held during the Depression and during World War II, and about her career as executive manager of the Oregon Funeral Directors Association.

Dailey, Edith I. A. (Edith Isobell Annette), 1895-1985

Oral history interview with Edith I. A. Dailey [Transcript]

Transcript. This oral history interview with Edith I. A. Dailey was conducted by Linda S. Dodds at Dailey's home in Portland, Oregon, on April 21, 1982, as part of the Oregon Historical Society Research Library's oral history program. At the time of the interview, Dodds' name was Linda S. Brody.

In this interview, Dailey briefly discusses her family background and early life in Chicago, Illinois, and talks about working as a secretary in Portland, Oregon, and as manager of the Portland Chamber of Commerce building. She speaks about her involvement in the Business and Professional Women's group, particularly regarding fundraising for the creation of the Portland Rose Festival queen's crown in the 1920s. She then shares her experience as the 1924 Rose Festival queen. She closes the interview by talking about the jobs she held during the Depression and during World War II, and about her career as executive manager of the Oregon Funeral Directors Association.

Dailey, Edith I. A. (Edith Isobell Annette), 1895-1985