Oral history interview with Carl Burnham, Jr.

Oral history interview with Carl Burnham, Jr. [Sound Recording 01]

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SR 1275

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Oral history interview with Carl Burnham, Jr.


  • 2002-06-21 (Creation)


.1 cubic feet; 1 audiocassette (57 min., 8 sec.)

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Carl Von Hoffman Burnham, Jr. was born in Berkeley, California, in 1939. He moved to Oregon after law school in 1964, and was an attorney with Yturri, O'Keefe, and Cox in Ontario.

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This oral history interview with Carl Burnham, Jr. was conducted by Timothy J. Helfrich at Black Butte Ranch, Oregon, on June 21, 2002. In this interview, Burnham discusses coming to Ontario, Oregon, in 1964 to practice law at Yturri, O'Keefe, and Cox. He describes many of the judges and lawyers in Malheur County, as well as some cases he handled.

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Joint copyright is held by the Oregon Historical Society and the U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society. Use is allowed according to the following statement: In Copyright – Educational Use Permitted: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

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  • English

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Preferred citation: Oral history interview with Carl Burnham, Jr., by Timothy J. Helfrich, SR 1275, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

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Forms part of the United States District Court Oral History Project.

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Finding aid based on DACS (Describing Archives: A Content Standard), 2nd Edition.

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Sarah Stroman

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