Wasco County (Or.)

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45.16005, -121.16815 Map of Wasco County (Or.)

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Wasco County (Or.)

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Cattle Drive

A line of cattle being driven up a canyon near Sherars Bridge. Two men on horseback at the end of the line of cattle.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Chief Tommy Kuni Thompson and Flora Thompson at Celilo Village

Flora Thompson placing a headdress on Chief Tommy Kuni Thompson at their home in Celilo Village. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on April 17, 1955 with the caption, "Getting ready for final big salmon fete at Celilo Falls, Chief Tommy Thompson aged head of Indian village there, gets his war bonnet adjusted by wife, Flora. Annual event, starting next Sunday for three days will be last because falls will be flooded this summer by backwaters of the Dalles Dam. Chief Thompson, who is centenarian will be honored." (negative 1 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Celilo Village

View of wooden structures at Celilo Village. Stacks of wood are piled in the front of the structures next to two automobile shells, one which is tipped on its side.Other photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on April 17, 1955 (negative 10 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Celilo Village

View of wooden structures at Celilo Village. A white automobile is parked in front of the building in the foreground. The Oregon Trunk Rail Bridge is visible in the background. Other photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on April 17, 1955 (negative 12 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Chief Tommy Kuni Thompson and Flora Thompson at Celilo Village

Chief Tommy Kuni Thompson and Flora Thompson at Celilo Village. The couple stand outside wearing traditional dress holding a pipe and headdress. Other photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on April 17, 1955. (negative 2 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Chief Tommy Kuni Thompson and Flora Thompson at Celilo Village

Chief Tommy Kuni Thompson and Flora Thompson in their home at Celilo Village. Flora Thompson stands holding a headdress and Tommy Thompson is holding a pipe to his lips. Other photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on April 17, 1955. (negative 3 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Celilo Village

View of Celilo Village with Celilo Falls and the Oregon Trunk Rail Bridge visible in the background. Other photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on April 17, 1955 (negative 7 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Oral history interview with John A. Silvertooth [Sound Recording 1]

Reel 1. This oral history interview with John A. Silvertooth was conducted by Jack P. Steiwer at Silvertooth's store in Antelope, Oregon, around 1970. In this interview, Silvertooth discusses the history of Antelope and the Wasco County area. He talks about his family background and early life in Antelope in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He talks about the businesses he owned in Antelope, particularly the Idle Hours Tavern and a museum that burned down in 1964. He also briefly talks about his unsuccessful campaign for the Oregon Legislature. He speaks about homesteaders in the area, sheep and cattle ranching, and some of the families that lived in the area. Silvertooth tells a story about a bar brawl in his tavern; talks about some of the items in his store where the interview took place; and shares his memories of early automobiles and railroad lines in the area. He also talks about the origins of place names in Wasco County. He closes the interview by discussing running his tavern during Prohibition.

Silvertooth, John A. (John Addison), 1885-1972

Oral history interview with John A. Silvertooth

  • SR 463
  • Collection
  • 1970

This oral history interview with John A. Silvertooth was conducted by Jack P. Steiwer at Silvertooth's store in Antelope, Oregon, around 1970. In this interview, Silvertooth discusses the history of Antelope and the Wasco County area. He talks about his family background and early life in Antelope in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He talks about the businesses he owned in Antelope, particularly the Idle Hours Tavern and a museum that burned down in 1964. He also briefly talks about his unsuccessful campaign for the Oregon Legislature. He speaks about homesteaders in the area, sheep and cattle ranching, and some of the families that lived in the area. Silvertooth tells a story about a bar brawl in his tavern; talks about some of the items in his store where the interview took place; and shares his memories of early automobiles and railroad lines in the area. He also talks about the origins of place names in Wasco County. He closes the interview by discussing running his tavern during Prohibition.

Silvertooth, John A. (John Addison), 1885-1972

Oral history interview with Helen G. Rees

This oral history interview with Helen G. Rees was conducted by Anne Cummins at Rees' home in Fairview, Oregon, on December 13, 1995. The interview was conducted as part of the Rural Telephone Operators Oral History Series, which was a series of interviews about telephone operators in rural areas in the early 20th century, conducted by Anne Cummins in the early 1990s.

In this interview, Rees discusses her family background and early life in Sherman County. She also talks about the family background of William A. Rees and his early life in Shaniko. Rees then discusses her life in Shaniko after her marriage to William A. Rees. She speaks at length about the telephone system in Shaniko in the 1930s and early 1940s, describing how the system worked and the equipment used, and she talks about some of the telephone operators. She closes the interview by talking about the different ways the operators served the community beyond the job of answering and directing phone calls.

Rees, Helen Guyton, 1910-

Oral history interview with Helen G. Rees [Sound Recording 01]

Tape 1, Side 1. This oral history interview with Helen G. Rees was conducted by Anne Cummins at Rees' home in Fairview, Oregon, on December 13, 1995. The interview was conducted as part of the Rural Telephone Operators Oral History Series, which was a series of interviews about telephone operators in rural areas in the early 20th century, conducted by Anne Cummins in the early 1990s. In this interview, Rees discusses her family background and early life in Sherman County. She also talks about the family background of William A. Rees and his early life in Shaniko. Rees then discusses her life in Shaniko after her marriage to William A. Rees. She speaks at length about the telephone system in Shaniko in the 1930s and early 1940s, describing how the system worked and the equipment used, and she talks about some of the telephone operators. She closes the interview by talking about the different ways the operators served the community beyond the job of answering and directing phone calls.

Rees, Helen Guyton, 1910-

Oral history interview with Helen G. Rees [Sound Recording 02]

Tape 1, Side 2. This oral history interview with Helen G. Rees was conducted by Anne Cummins at Rees' home in Fairview, Oregon, on December 13, 1995. The interview was conducted as part of the Rural Telephone Operators Oral History Series, which was a series of interviews about telephone operators in rural areas in the early 20th century, conducted by Anne Cummins in the early 1990s. In this interview, Rees discusses her family background and early life in Sherman County. She also talks about the family background of William A. Rees and his early life in Shaniko. Rees then discusses her life in Shaniko after her marriage to William A. Rees. She speaks at length about the telephone system in Shaniko in the 1930s and early 1940s, describing how the system worked and the equipment used, and she talks about some of the telephone operators. She closes the interview by talking about the different ways the operators served the community beyond the job of answering and directing phone calls.

Rees, Helen Guyton, 1910-

Oral history interview with Helen G. Rees [Transcript]

Transcript. This oral history interview with Helen G. Rees was conducted by Anne Cummins at Rees' home in Fairview, Oregon, on December 13, 1995. The interview was conducted as part of the Rural Telephone Operators Oral History Series, which was a series of interviews about telephone operators in rural areas in the early 20th century, conducted by Anne Cummins in the early 1990s. In this interview, Rees discusses her family background and early life in Sherman County. She also talks about the family background of William A. Rees and his early life in Shaniko. Rees then discusses her life in Shaniko after her marriage to William A. Rees. She speaks at length about the telephone system in Shaniko in the 1930s and early 1940s, describing how the system worked and the equipment used, and she talks about some of the telephone operators. She closes the interview by talking about the different ways the operators served the community beyond the job of answering and directing phone calls.

Rees, Helen Guyton, 1910-

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