C. C. Hall Photograph Album, 1906-1933  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Hall, C. C. (Charles Chandler), 1870-1939.
Title
C. C. Hall Photograph Album
Dates
1906-1933 (inclusive)
1906-1920 (bulk)
Quantity
0.1 cubic feet, including 54 photographs, (1 box)
Collection Number
P 301
Summary
The C. C. Hall Photograph Album consists of 54 photographs collected by C. C. (Charles Chandler) Hall during his career with the U.S. Forest Service, from 1906 to 1933. R. E. (Raymond E.) Marsh, a photographer for the U.S. Forest Service, took some but not all of the photographs; the other photographer(s) are unknown. The photographs depict the forest rangers and stations from C. C. Hall’s time as a forest reserves supervisor in Arizona, Montana, New Mexico and Oregon. Rare photographs of Aldo Leopold are included in the album.
Repository
Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections and Archives Research Center
Special Collections and Archives Research Center
121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis OR
97331-4501
Telephone: 541-737-2075
Fax: 541-737-8674
scarc@oregonstate.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Charles Chandler Hall was born in Decatur, Illinois, May 9, 1870 and died Jan. 7, 1939 in Seattle, Washington. He began his Forest Service career in 1906 as an assistant forest ranger in Hell Gate Forest Reserve in Montana. In 1907 he was promoted to supervisor of the Hell Gate and Big Hole Forest Reserves. He continued as supervisor for the rest of his career, with the exception of 1912, when he began as a grazing inspection at Tonto Forest Reserve in Arizona. In 1913 he was appointed as supervisor of the Reserve. In 1916 he transferred to the Santiam Forest Reserve in Oregon where he remained as supervisor until his retirement from the Forest Service on March 1, 1933.

Biographical information found in: Elliot, Roy. Biography of C. C. Hall. Timber Lines ; Vol. 19, June 1967. pp. 101-104

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The C. C. Hall Photograph Album consists of the original 53 black and white photographs, some with sepia-toning caused by aging, and 1 photographic postcard. All images were removed from the original album; the album pages did not include captions and were discarded. The images were collected by C. C. (Charles Chandler) Hall during his career with the U.S. Forest Service from 1906 to 1933. R. E. Marsh, a photographer for the U.S. Forest Service took some but not all of the photographs; the other photographers are unknown. The photographs depict the forest rangers, forest stations and camps, as well as station events and other activities, such as hunting. The collection includes: five photographs of Aldo Leopold, Forest Supervisor and naturalist; three photographs of Ira T. Yarnall, Deputy Supervisor, Santa Fe National Forest; three of Fred E. Ames, Forest Supervisor, Umpqua Forest Reserve; and five group photographs of forest supervisors attending a National Forest Service Leadership Meeting held in Montana between 1910-1919. The national forest reserves depicted in the photographs include: Hell Gate, Big Hole and Deerlodge, now the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, in Montana; Sargent Seep Ranger Station in Alamo Forest Reserve, now part of Lincoln National Forest, and Tonto National Forest in Arizona; Tres Piedras headquarters in Carson National Forest in New Mexico; and Santiam National Forest Reserve, now part of Willamette National Forest in Oregon.

All photographs in the album are available in digital format in Oregon Digital Collections.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

C.C. Hall Photograph Album (P 301), Oregon State University Special Collections & Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Series I:  Photograph album, 1906-1933Return to Top

54 photographs

Series I is made up of 53 b/w photographs, some with sepia-toning caused by aging, and 1 photographic postcard from C.C. Hall's original photograph album. The photographs cover the period from 1906 - 1933 and document his tenure in the National Forest Service in Arizona, Montana, New Mexico and Oregon. The photograph album depicts other forest rangers and forest supervisors, forest headquarters and forest reserve activities and events.

Items in this series were donated by Gerald G. Williams. Before donating the album, Williams lent the album to the Forest History Society for digitization. The Society holds digital copies of 52 of the 54 photographs.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
1: Rangers exam
1908
1
2: Deerlodge National Forest
1908
1
3: French Gulch scalers’ cabin
1
4: Deerlodge crew
1910
1
5: Waterloo Ranger Station
1909
1
6: The President's Guard
1
7: Aldo Leopold - 1
1
8: Aldo Leopold - 2
1
9: Ira Yarnall
1
10: C.C. Hall, Ira Yarnall and Aldo Leopold
1
11: Aldo Leopold, C.C. Hall, and Ira Yarnall
1
12: Tres Piedras Headquarters
1
13: Men eating melon at Tres Piedras
1
14: Aldo Leopold and dog
1911
1
15: Sargent Seep Ranger Station, Alamo National Forest, Bailery and Parson
1
16: Unknown ranger station
1
17: Weed Ranger Station
1
18: National Forest Service Leadership Meeting - 1, Group shot of 6 men
1
19: National Forest Service Leadership Meeting - 2, Group shot of 8 men
1
20: National Forest Service Leadership Meeting - 3, Group shot of 9 men
1
21: National Forest Service Leadership Meeting - 4, Group shot of 6 men
1
22: National Forest Service Leadership Meeting - 5, Group shot of 5 men
1
23: National Forest Service Leadership Meeting - 6, Group shot of 6 men
1
24: Fish Lake and pontoon lines
1
25: Pamelia Lake, Santiam National Forest
1
26: Clear Lake, Santiam National Forest
1
27: Man astride horse
1
28: Papa and Willie Ulferts
1
29: Schrien(?)and his Cayuse
1
30: And her name is Maud
1
31: Road Crew, 7 Miles, Santiam National Forest.
1919
1
32: Unnamed river, looking upstream
1
33: Two buggies in shed
1
34: Wooden cabin and log fence, fire in background
1
35: Fire crew, Detroit, Oregon
1
36: Unknown structures with camp in background
1
37: Wooden foot bridge - 1
1
38: Wooden foot bridge - 2
1
39: View of unnamed lake
1
40: Flory with two pack horses
1
41: Flory and man on ridge
1
42: Pussy: [Flory and Haun] suspending bobcat from crossed guns
1
43: Mann standing outside log cabin
1
44: Flory and Haun tending to campfire
1
45: Meat in the pot: Skinning a deer
1
46: Aerial photo triangular marker numbered 5-4-1
1
47: Aerial photo triangular marker numbered 3-4-1, in area with felled trees
1
48: Hart and his string
1
49: Fred Ames with dead bobcat, dogs and another man
1
50: Fred Ames with bobcat
1
51: Fred Ames petting dogs on trail
1
52: Man pulling a one-wheeled barrow (?), with another man holding the handles
1
53: Hart and his four
1
54: Office of Malheur National Forest building

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Forest reserves--Arizona--Tonto National Forest.
  • Forest reserves--Montana--Deerlodge National Forest.
  • Forest reserves--New Mexico--Carson National Forest.
  • Forest reserves--New Mexico--Lincoln National Forest.
  • Forest reserves--Oregon--Willamette National Forest.
  • Personal Names :
  • Ames, Fred E. (Fred Elijah), 1880-1957.
  • Leopold, Aldo, 1886-1948.
  • Corporate Names :
  • United States. Forest Service. Pacific Northwest Region.
  • United States. Forest Service. Southwestern Region.
  • Geographical Names :
  • Alamo National Forest (N.M.)
  • Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest (Mont.)
  • Deerlodge National Forest (Mont.)
  • Santiam National Forest (Or.)
  • Sargent Seep Ranger Station (N.M.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographic postcards.
  • Photographic prints.
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Marsh, R. E. (Raymond Eugene), 1885-1971. (photographer)