World War, 1939-1945

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World War, 1939-1945

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World War, 1939-1945

  • UF European War, 1939-1945
  • UF Second World War, 1939-1945
  • UF World War 2, 1939-1945
  • UF World War II, 1939-1945
  • UF World War Two, 1939-1945
  • UF WW II (World War, 1939-1945)
  • UF WWII (World War, 1939-1945)

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World War, 1939-1945

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Oral history interviews with John Helmer, Jr, by Jim Strassmaier (Sound recording 01)

Tape 1, Side 1. A model life history including: Swedes in Oregon; intergenerational family relations; retail business in three generations; personal spiritual conversion (Presbyterian); military service as pilot in World War II, Pacific theatre; postwar experience in Japan; Helmer clothing store, fortunes through recession of early 1980s. This is one of the series of brief (one-session), volunteered oral histories accompanying the OHS World War II exhibit.

Helmer, John, 1923-

Oral history interviews with John Helmer, Jr, by Jim Strassmaier (Sound recording 02)

Tape 1, Side 2. A model life history including: Swedes in Oregon; intergenerational family relations; retail business in three generations; personal spiritual conversion (Presbyterian); military service as pilot in World War II, Pacific theatre; postwar experience in Japan; Helmer clothing store, fortunes through recession of early 1980s. This is one of the series of brief (one-session), volunteered oral histories accompanying the OHS World War II exhibit.

Helmer, John, 1923-

Oral history interviews with John Helmer, Jr, by Jim Strassmaier (Sound recording 03)

Tape 2, Side 1. A model life history including: Swedes in Oregon; intergenerational family relations; retail business in three generations; personal spiritual conversion (Presbyterian); military service as pilot in World War II, Pacific theatre; postwar experience in Japan; Helmer clothing store, fortunes through recession of early 1980s. This is one of the series of brief (one-session), volunteered oral histories accompanying the OHS World War II exhibit.

Helmer, John, 1923-

Oral history interviews with John Helmer, Jr, by Jim Strassmaier (Sound recording 04)

Tape 2, Side 2. A model life history including: Swedes in Oregon; intergenerational family relations; retail business in three generations; personal spiritual conversion (Presbyterian); military service as pilot in World War II, Pacific theatre; postwar experience in Japan; Helmer clothing store, fortunes through recession of early 1980s. This is one of the series of brief (one-session), volunteered oral histories accompanying the OHS World War II exhibit.

Helmer, John, 1923-

Oral history interviews with John Helmer, Jr, by Jim Strassmaier (Transcript)

Transcript. A model life history including: Swedes in Oregon; intergenerational family relations; retail business in three generations; personal spiritual conversion (Presbyterian); military service as pilot in World War II, Pacific theatre; postwar experience in Japan; Helmer clothing store, fortunes through recession of early 1980s. This is one of the series of brief (one-session), volunteered oral histories accompanying the OHS World War II exhibit.

Helmer, John, 1923-

Oral history interviews with John Helmer, Jr, by Jim Strassmaier

A model life history including: Swedes in Oregon; intergenerational family relations; retail business in three generations; personal spiritual conversion (Presbyterian); military service as pilot in World War II, Pacific theatre; postwar experience in Japan; Helmer clothing store, fortunes through recession of early 1980s.

Helmer, John, 1923-

Charles Richard Stanton

First Lt. Charles Richard Stanton was the first black bomber pilot in the U.S. Armed Forces—he flew 81 combat missions in Europe during WWII. He was born in Maryland in 1920, but had moved with this family to Portland by the 1930s. He enlisted in 1942 into the Air Corps for the duration of the war, plus six months. He died in 1991, and is buried at the Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.

Oral history interviews with Asa Lewelling, by Venita Howard [Transcript]

Transcript. Lewelling discusses his family history; the Lewelling farm; life in Albany, 1900s; the Blevins family; career decisions--law or education; practicing law in Marion County; farm operation; farm life vs. law; agriculture in Oregon; Willamette Law School; World War II; Army Air Corps; service in Asia and Hawaii; Dupont; Polk County; expansion of farm operations; family members.

Lewelling, Asa, 1915-2007

Oral history interviews with Asa Lewelling, by Venita Howard [Sound recording 01]

Tape 1, Side 1. Lewelling discusses his family history; the Lewelling farm; life in Albany, 1900s; the Blevins family; career decisions--law or education; practicing law in Marion County; farm operation; farm life vs. law; agriculture in Oregon; Willamette Law School; World War II; Army Air Corps; service in Asia and Hawaii; Dupont; Polk County; expansion of farm operations; family members.

Lewelling, Asa, 1915-2007

Oral history interviews with Asa Lewelling, by Venita Howard [Sound recording 02]

Tape 1, Side 2. Lewelling discusses his family history; the Lewelling farm; life in Albany, 1900s; the Blevins family; career decisions--law or education; practicing law in Marion County; farm operation; farm life vs. law; agriculture in Oregon; Willamette Law School; World War II; Army Air Corps; service in Asia and Hawaii; Dupont; Polk County; expansion of farm operations; family members. Bingham, a professor at Portland State University, talks about her life, her educational history, her work at Portland State University, and Willard Spaulding's role at the PSU etc.

Lewelling, Asa, 1915-2007

Oral history interviews with Asa Lewelling, by Venita Howard [Sound recording 03]

Tape 2, Side 1. Lewelling discusses his family history; the Lewelling farm; life in Albany, 1900s; the Blevins family; career decisions--law or education; practicing law in Marion County; farm operation; farm life vs. law; agriculture in Oregon; Willamette Law School; World War II; Army Air Corps; service in Asia and Hawaii; Dupont; Polk County; expansion of farm operations; family members.

Lewelling, Asa, 1915-2007

Oral history interviews with Asa Lewelling, by Venita Howard [Sound recording 04]

Tape 2, Side 2. Lewelling discusses his family history; the Lewelling farm; life in Albany, 1900s; the Blevins family; career decisions--law or education; practicing law in Marion County; farm operation; farm life vs. law; agriculture in Oregon; Willamette Law School; World War II; Army Air Corps; service in Asia and Hawaii; Dupont; Polk County; expansion of farm operations; family members.

Lewelling, Asa, 1915-2007

Oral history interviews with Asa Lewelling, by Venita Howard [Sound recording 05]

Tape 3, Side 1. Lewelling discusses his family history; the Lewelling farm; life in Albany, 1900s; the Blevins family; career decisions--law or education; practicing law in Marion County; farm operation; farm life vs. law; agriculture in Oregon; Willamette Law School; World War II; Army Air Corps; service in Asia and Hawaii; Dupont; Polk County; expansion of farm operations; family members.

Lewelling, Asa, 1915-2007

Oral history interviews with Asa Lewelling, by Venita Howard [Sound recording 06]

Tape 3, Side 2. Lewelling discusses his family history; the Lewelling farm; life in Albany, 1900s; the Blevins family; career decisions--law or education; practicing law in Marion County; farm operation; farm life vs. law; agriculture in Oregon; Willamette Law School; World War II; Army Air Corps; service in Asia and Hawaii; Dupont; Polk County; expansion of farm operations; family members.

Lewelling, Asa, 1915-2007

Oral history interviews with Asa Lewelling, by Venita Howard [Sound recording 07]

Tape 4, Side 1. Lewelling discusses his family history; the Lewelling farm; life in Albany, 1900s; the Blevins family; career decisions--law or education; practicing law in Marion County; farm operation; farm life vs. law; agriculture in Oregon; Willamette Law School; World War II; Army Air Corps; service in Asia and Hawaii; Dupont; Polk County; expansion of farm operations; family members.

Lewelling, Asa, 1915-2007

Oral history interviews with Asa Lewelling, by Venita Howard [Sound recording 08]

Tape 4, Side 2. Lewelling discusses his family history; the Lewelling farm; life in Albany, 1900s; the Blevins family; career decisions--law or education; practicing law in Marion County; farm operation; farm life vs. law; agriculture in Oregon; Willamette Law School; World War II; Army Air Corps; service in Asia and Hawaii; Dupont; Polk County; expansion of farm operations; family members.

Lewelling, Asa, 1915-2007

Oral history interviews with Asa Lewelling, by Venita Howard [Sound recording 09]

Tape 5, Side 1. Lewelling discusses his family history; the Lewelling farm; life in Albany, 1900s; the Blevins family; career decisions--law or education; practicing law in Marion County; farm operation; farm life vs. law; agriculture in Oregon; Willamette Law School; World War II; Army Air Corps; service in Asia and Hawaii; Dupont; Polk County; expansion of farm operations; family members.

Lewelling, Asa, 1915-2007

Oral history interviews with Asa Lewelling, by Venita Howard [Sound recording 10]

Tape 5, Side 2. Lewelling discusses his family history; the Lewelling farm; life in Albany, 1900s; the Blevins family; career decisions--law or education; practicing law in Marion County; farm operation; farm life vs. law; agriculture in Oregon; Willamette Law School; World War II; Army Air Corps; service in Asia and Hawaii; Dupont; Polk County; expansion of farm operations; family members.

Lewelling, Asa, 1915-2007

Oral history interviews with Asa Lewelling, by Venita Howard [Sound recording 11]

Tape 6, Side 1. Lewelling discusses his family history; the Lewelling farm; life in Albany, 1900s; the Blevins family; career decisions--law or education; practicing law in Marion County; farm operation; farm life vs. law; agriculture in Oregon; Willamette Law School; World War II; Army Air Corps; service in Asia and Hawaii; Dupont; Polk County; expansion of farm operations; family members.

Lewelling, Asa, 1915-2007

Oral history interviews with Asa Lewelling, by Venita Howard [Sound recording 12]

Tape 6, Side 2. Lewelling discusses his family history; the Lewelling farm; life in Albany, 1900s; the Blevins family; career decisions--law or education; practicing law in Marion County; farm operation; farm life vs. law; agriculture in Oregon; Willamette Law School; World War II; Army Air Corps; service in Asia and Hawaii; Dupont; Polk County; expansion of farm operations; family members.

Lewelling, Asa, 1915-2007

Webster Jones, lieutenant, U. S. Naval Reserve

Head and shoulders portrait of Webster Jones facing to the right and looking toward the front. He is wearing glasses and a U. S. Navy uniform. The number 2631 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. A story about Jones and a related photograph, 375A0847, were published in the Oregon Journal on Page 8, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on November 22, 1942. The story reported that Jones, a lieutenant in the naval reserve and a member of the advertising staff at the Portland Gas & Coke Company and Northwestern Electric, had been called to active duty. See additional related image Nos. 375A0846, 375A0848, 375A0849, and 375A0850. Image note: The name “Webster Jones” is written on the negative sleeve.

Webster Jones, lieutenant, U. S. Naval Reserve

Head and shoulders portrait of Webster Jones facing front. He is wearing glasses and a U. S. Navy uniform. The numbers 2632 and 17 are written on the negative and are visible in the image. A story about Jones and a related photograph, 375A0847, were published in the Oregon Journal on Page 8, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on November 22, 1942. The story reported that Jones, a lieutenant in the naval reserve and a member of the advertising staff at the Portland Gas & Coke Company and Northwestern Electric, had been called to active duty. See additional related image Nos. 375A0845, 375A0848, 375A0849, and 375A0850. Image note: The name “Webster Jones” is written on the negative sleeve.

Webster Jones, lieutenant, U. S. Naval Reserve

Head and shoulders portrait of Webster Jones facing front. He is wearing glasses and a U. S. Navy uniform. The number 2633 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. A cropped version of this photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Page 8, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on November 22, 1942. The photograph was published with a story headlined “Ex-Newsman Gets Navy Order To Active Duty.” The story reported that Jones, a lieutenant in the naval reserve and a member of the advertising staff at the Portland Gas & Coke Company and Northwestern Electric, had been called to active duty. The story also reported that Jones had previously been a staff member at the Oregonian newspaper in Portland. See related image Nos. 375A0845, 375A0846, 375A0848, 375A0849, and 375A0850. Image note: Light leak on negative. The name “Webster Jones” is written on the negative sleeve.

Webster Jones, lieutenant, U. S. Naval Reserve

Head and shoulders portrait of Webster Jones facing front. He is wearing glasses and a U. S. Navy uniform. The numbers 2635 and 16 are written on the negative and are visible in the image. A story about Jones and a related photograph, 375A0847, were published in the Oregon Journal on Page 8, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on November 22, 1942. The story reported that Jones, a lieutenant in the naval reserve and a member of the advertising staff at the Portland Gas & Coke Company and Northwestern Electric, had been called to active duty. See additional related image Nos. 375A0845, 375A0846, 375A0848, and 375A0850. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative. The name “Webster Jones” is written on the negative sleeve.

Webster Jones, lieutenant, U. S. Naval Reserve

Head and shoulders portrait of Webster Jones facing slightly left and looking toward the front. He is wearing glasses and a U. S. Navy uniform. The number 2634 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. A story about Jones and a related photograph, 375A0847, were published in the Oregon Journal on Page 8, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on November 22, 1942. The story reported that Jones, a lieutenant in the naval reserve and a member of the advertising staff at the Portland Gas & Coke Company and Northwestern Electric, had been called to active duty. See additional related image Nos. 375A0845, 375A0846, 375A0849, and 375A0850. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative. The name “Webster Jones” is written on the negative sleeve.

Webster Jones, lieutenant, U. S. Naval Reserve

Head and shoulders portrait of Webster Jones facing front. He is wearing a U. S. Navy uniform. The number 2636 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. A story about Jones and a related photograph, 375A0847, were published in the Oregon Journal on Page 8, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on November 22, 1942. The story reported that Jones, a lieutenant in the naval reserve and a member of the advertising staff at the Portland Gas & Coke Company and Northwestern Electric, had been called to active duty. See additional related image Nos. 375A0845, 375A0846, 375A0848, and 375A0849. Image note: The name “Webster Jones” is written on the negative sleeve.

Oral history interview with Monroe Sweetland [Index]

Index. This oral history interview with Monroe Mark Sweetland was conducted by Richard Harmon from November 16, 1984, to October 26, 1987 at the Oregon Historical Society in Portland, Oregon. In this interview, Sweetland discusses his family background and early life, including his childhood in rural Michigan; his early involvement in Democratic politics; and his experiences at Wittenberg University and Cornell University. He discusses his political activism during college, including his involvement with the Student League for Industrial Democracy and his political activism on behalf of Socialist candidates. Sweetland also discusses his political activities after his return to Oregon in 1935, including his work with the Oregon Commonwealth Federation and his decision to leave the Socialist Party and join the Democratic Party. Also discussed is his work with labor unions; the New Deal programs; and his work with the Oregon Democratic Party. He briefly talks about World War II and its effect on Oregon politics, particularly the effect the Hitler-Stalin pact had on American communists and the Oregon Commonwealth Federation; Japanese internment; and his own pacifism. Sweetland goes on to talk about his involvement with the Democratic Party of Oregon after the war as national committeeman; the factions within the party; and mobilizing women and black voters. He also discusses his ownership of several Oregon newspapers, the Molalla Pioneer, the Newport News, and the Milwaukie Review; and running them with the help of his wife, Lillie Sweetland. In addition, he describes his experiences as a legislator in the Oregon House of Representatives and Senate during the 1950s and early 1960s. Topics include: education; attempts to pass a sales tax; campaign finance; and Wayne Morse�â�€�™s switch to the Democratic Party. He also discusses working closely with Howard Morgan, the national chairman of the Democratic Party; U.S. Senator Dick Neuberger; and U.S. Representative Edith Green. Sweetland talks about his relationship with Mark Hatfield and running for secretary of state against him in 1956; the 1962 presidential election and his support of John F. Kennedy; and his campaign for secretary of state in 1964. Finally, he discusses his activities after leaving the legislature, including his interest in Indonesia and continued advocacy for education as a lobbyist for the National Education Association.

Sweetland, Monroe, 1910-2006

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