Oral history interview with Howard C. Reed

Oral history interview with Howard C. Reed [Sound Recording 01]

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SR 172

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Oral history interview with Howard C. Reed


  • 1988-07-30 (Creation)


.1 cubic feet; 1 microcassette (28 min., 51 sec.)

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Howard Charles Reed was born in Hoquiam, Washington, in 1913. His father, Ray Howard Reed, owned the Paulina Lake Lodge near La Pine, Oregon, from 1929 until his death in 1953. After his father's death, Howard C. Reed took over the ownership of the lodge. In 1935, he and Irma Ruth Niles were married; they divorced the next year. He died in 2000.

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This oral history interview with Howard C. Reed was conducted by an unidentified man on July 30, 1988. In this interview, Reed discusses a giant brown trout that was caught at Paulina Lake in 1965, which weighed 35 pounds, 9 ounces. He also talks about the history of Paulina Lake Lodge, which his family had owned since 1929.

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Copyright for this interview is held by the estate of Howard C. Reed. Use is allowed according to the following statement: In Copyright, http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

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  • English

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Preferred citation: Oral history interview with Howard C. Reed, SR 172, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

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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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