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Horner Museum Oral History Collection, 1952-1993

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Horner Museum.
Title
Horner Museum Oral History Collection
Dates
1952-1993 (inclusive)
1975-1991 (bulk)
Quantity
9.8 cubic feet, including 418 audiocassettes and 103 photographs, (20 boxes)
Collection Number
OH 10
Summary
The Horner Museum Oral History Collection consists of more than 250 oral history interviews conducted or assembled by the Horner Museum. The interviews address a variety of topics including the stories of Oregon State University faculty, students, and academic departments; the history of Corvallis and Benton County, Oregon; evolving economic and cultural perspectives on natural resources in rural Oregon; the life experiences of Native Americans and other ethnic minorities in the region; and the recollections of Americans born in the first few decades of the twentieth century.
Repository
Oregon State University Libraries, Special Collections & Archives Research Center
Special Collections & 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

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Historical NoteReturn to Top

Established by Oregon Agricultural College and Professor John Horner in 1925, the Museum of the Oregon Country was a place where people could "see the world" without leaving Corvallis, Oregon. It was renamed the John B. Horner Museum of the Oregon Country in 1936, three years after he died, and became commonly known as the Horner Museum. The museum housed an eclectic mix of artifacts, photographs, and archival materials; supported an active oral history program from the mid 1970s through the early 1990s; and was the repository for many - perhaps most - of the oral history projects conducted by Oregon State University faculty, students, and departments during that time. Jennifer A. Lee was the Horner Museum staff member that worked most closely with the oral history program, sometimes in collaboration with her husband, Forestry professor Royal G. Jackson.

The museum was located in various buildings on the Oregon State University campus, until it moved to its final campus location in Gill Coliseum in 1951. In 1995 the 60,000-artifact museum officially closed to the public due to statewide budget cutbacks resulting from the passage of Oregon Ballot Measure 5 (1990). Not long after, certain of the museum's records, including its vast oral history collection, were transferred to the Oregon State University Archives. Ten years later, in 2005, a final agreement for transfer of physical custody of the remainder of the museum's collections was signed between Oregon State University and the Benton County Historical Society. The society subsequently transferred the Horner Collection materials to their facility in Philomath, Oregon.

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The Horner Museum Oral History Collection (OH 10) is chiefly comprised of oral history materials either generated by the museum's staff or produced by OSU faculty, students and staff and subsequently accessioned into the museum's collections. The collection consists of audiocassettes and, in most cases, a coupled project file which might contain a preliminary or finalized transcript as well as research notes and photographs. The collection also contains administrative records including correspondence, interview abstracts, release forms, photographic negatives, cassette tape logs and various other work files.

In its present form, the Horner Museum Oral History Collection is significantly smaller than was once the case, as many of the dedicated oral history projects conducted by the museum have been removed and described as distinct collections of their own. A full itemization of these collections is contained in the Processing Information of this finding aid.

The extant contents of the Horner Museum Oral History Collection are comprised mostly of two sets of materials: interviews conducted by museum staff with regional figures of interest or in support of small thematic projects; and assorted interviews conducted by OSU students for class purposes. The collection also includes a significant cache of material produced by individuals - likely community members or OSU staff - not obviously associated with the museum or with a course of university study.

The interviews conducted by Horner staff tended to focus on one of four general areas: university history, regional community history, natural resource use in Oregon, and the experience of ethnic minorities in Oregon, with a particular focus on Native American history. Within these groupings, several small projects can be identified. Horner staff, for example, devoted time to interviewing alumni visiting campus for Golden Jubilee celebrations or Memorial Union Alumni Day. Likewise, concentrated efforts to document the experience of Corvallis-area doctors (Bahrs and Bell) and the local Jewish population (Goheen, Goldberg, Gordon, Loney, Orzech, Philipp and Schecter) are evident within the collection. Similar initiatives sought to capture the stories of the DeMoss Family Lyric Bards of Oregon, the Wallis Nash family, the Winema National Forest and Harney County's Welsh community. Though many interviewers contributed to the museum's efforts, the majority of the sessions actually produced by the organization were conducted by Jennifer A. Lee, sometimes in collaboration with her husband, Royal G. Jackson, an OSU Forestry faculty member.

Additional interviews with residents of Harney County (Cross, G. Crow, J. Crow, Dodson, Fine, Guinie, Heinz, Jenkins), conducted in 1979, address interactions between Paiute Native Americans and early white settlers in the Burns area, early 20th century life in Burns, and the construction of the Oregon Northwestern Railroad between Seneca and Burns. Several of these interviews were transcribed by staff and volunteers of the Harney County Library in 2006.

Interviews with several notable Oregon State faculty and administrators are held within the collection. Prominent among these names are: Alan B. Berg, Eva Blackwell, Walter B. Bollen, Fred Decker, John C. Garman, Delmer M. Goode, E.B. Lemon, Harriet Moore, Miriam Orzech, Dan W. Poling, T.J. Starker, Betty Lynd Thompson and Chih H. Wang.

The student projects held in this collection mostly appear to be the product of class assignments, often within the Department of Anthropology. Many student interviews were conducted with members of a given interviewer's family and, as such, tend to document the lives of Americans born in the early decades of the 1900s. Also included is a 1986 student project of some consequence - 16 interviewees - focusing on the local population of ethnic minorities. An additional student project, 1981's "Contemporary Lifestyles at Oregon State University," analyzed student attitudes toward controversial issues including recreational drug use and pre-marital sex.

Biographical and content notes have been included with each set of interviews as available. These notes are generally included in Series I with finding aid entries for specific sets of audiocassettes. In certain cases where a transcript or project file remains extant but an audiocassette does not, the biographical and content notes have been included in Series II. Likewise, though they are no longer relevant to internal SCARC processes, Horner Museum accession numbers have been retained as numerous documents within the collection refer to projects using these numbers and no other identifiers.

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Preferred Citation

Horner Museum Oral History Collection (OH 10), Special Collections & Archives Research Center, Oregon State University Libraries.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

I:  Audiocassettes, 1975-1992Return to Top

12 boxes, (418 cassettes)

The vast majority of the audiocassettes arranged into this series consist of oral history interviews with a wide array of subjects. A much smaller set of non-interview audiocassettes collected by the Horner Museum are arranged near the end of the series. Duplicate copies of oral history interview recordings are also located at the end of the series. Biographical and content notes have been included with each set of interviews as available. Horner Museum staff generated biographical and content notes for many of the interviewees; other sets of notes have been compiled by SCARC staff. Horner Museum accession numbers are included with each set of audiocassettes.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
Allworth, Edith Elaine (Walker) "Peggy"
Abstract for all Allworth interviews: Born 1897. Discusses her family's move to Corvallis in 1910, the type of life they led and family activities. Discusses the family's opinion on politics, religion and women's rights. She then talks about her high school and college life, the effects World War I had on dating; fashions and sports. Discusses her husband as the "Father of the M.U. at OSU," how he raised the money to build it and their family's life in Dean Snell's house off Monroe Street. Horner accession numbers 979-1-38a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
August 9, 1979
1
Allworth, Edith Elaine (Walker) "Peggy"
Horner accession number 979-1-38c. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
October 26, 1979
1
Anderson, Ron
Discusses games that were played by his father; his family during the Depression. Horner accession number 991-1-24. Interviewed by Jennifer Lee.
March 1989
1
Anderson, Seymour E. and Vera M.
Discuss family life and early years. Horner accession number 893-4-3349.
April 1976
1
Andreau, Christos
Born 1966. Discusses his family background in Cyprus, education, and serving in the military. Horner accession number 987-1-2. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Janet Maring.
November 26, 1986
1
Applegren, Bennett, Briechbill, Bruget and Wheeler
Individuals discuss their experiences seeing Halley’s Comet in 1910 and the fear that surrounded its appearance. Horner accession number 985-1-44. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Geralda Martin for an Anthropology 472 class project.
December 8, 1985
1
Astrup, Mark H.
Discusses the beginning of his interest in landscape architecture; his college education and degree in agriculture from Oregon Agricultural College in 1925; his work with the National Park Service; his involvement in the planning of interstate rest areas. Horner accession number 987-1-10. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Kim Smith.
May 7, 1986
1
Bahrs, Alice
Abstract for all Bahrs interviews: Born 1899. Discusses high school, growing up on a farm in California, her family life, gender roles in school and the workplace, and attending the University of California to study Zoology with minors in Botany and Chemistry. She earned her Ph. D at the University of Oregon in 1930. Worked as the head of the Science Department at St. Helen's Junior College in Portland for ten years. Talks about her decision to go into medicine and her practice in Corvallis. Horner accession number 985-1-31a. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Tina Sternenberg.
December 7, 1985
1
Bahrs, Alice
Horner accession numbers 985-1-31b-c. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
June 19, 1986
1
Ball, W. Waldo
Abstract for all Ball interviews: Born 1896. Discusses his ancestry, how his parents met and their lives together, their move to Oregon in 1911, family life, his father's photography business and art work he did for the university, high school and studies at OAC in pre-medicine and pharmacy, personalities of his parents and the different influences they had on him, experiences in the Navy, how he met his wife, medical school n Portland, his medical practice and other practicing doctors n Corvallis, and the establishment of his own clinic and hospital. Describes his impressions of Corvallis over the years, people who have influenced him, memorable experiences as a doctor, various places he has traveled, his philosophies as a doctor, aspects of counseling in his practice and changes he has seen in the medical field. Other topics include activities on the Willamette River, his father's artistic ability, the Russian community in Linn county, his memories of J.B. Horner, George Peavy, William Jasper Kerr and their families; the Depression, effects of the war on his practice, and Camp Adair. Horner accession numbers 979-1-19a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
April 19, 1979
1
Ball, W. Waldo
Horner accession number 979-1-19c. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
July 5, 1979
1
Ball, W. Waldo
Horner accession number 979-1-19d. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
July 19, 1979
1
Ball, W. Waldo
Horner accession number 979-1-19e-f. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
December 13, 1985
1
Basey, Violet J.
Born 1925. Discusses her grandparents' immigration to the United States from Norway, her childhood growing up in Portland, the Depression era, and leaving high school during World War II to work in the office of Vancouver Shipyards. Horner accession number 985-1-8. Interviewed in Coos Bay, Oregon by P. Basey.
October 29, 1985
1
Batterson, Wesley
Born 1909. Discusses his family history; making films of wildlife; his work for the Wildlife Department; and raising grouse. Horner accession numbers 986-1-79a-d. Interviewed in Nehalem, Oregon by Range Bayer.
July 3, 1986
1
Beauchamp, Dean
Discusses family history, stories of the Whitman Massacre of 1847, history of his family's ranch operation and land claim, effects of the Depression on the area, his childhood, education and army experiences, campus life and effects of the war on OSU. Gives his opinions on the extension service and agricultural research through OSU and talks about various crops grown in the area and on his ranch. Horner accession number 982-1-26. Interviewed in Umapine, Oregon by Lucy Skjelstad.
November 13, 1982
1
Beebe, Mary and Ben Robbins
Mary Beebe: Born 1905. Discusses the Beebe family tree; events in the family; births and deaths. Horner accession number 989-1-7a. Ben Robbins: Discusses family tree and events in the family. Horner accession number 989-1-8. Second Robbins interview contained on tape 991-1-26 with Lena Hamblin interview.
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1
Beebe, Mary
Horner accession number 989-1-7b.
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1
Bensell, Arthur J.
Born 1909. Discusses Native American history and prejudices against; his heritage and career; involvement with fish and game, and Native American rights. Horner accession number 986-1-92. Interviewed in Siletz, Oregon by Richard E. Chaney.
September 13, 1986
1
Berg, Alan B.
Abstract for all Berg interviews: Born 1916. Discusses his Norwegian and German ancestors, early memories of Portland, college years at OSU, School of Forestry, Forestry Club, the Red Hat program and summer employment. Describes his military experiences; officer's training school, Camp Adair, and service overseas in the South Pacific. Discusses his return to Oregon, employment with the Department of Forestry leading to his affiliation with OSU and an independent research organization - the Oregon Forest Research Center. Describes the merger of this organization with the School of Forestry, changes over the years at the school and McDonald Forest. Also discusses his political life in Corvallis - city council, Mayor of Corvallis in 1979, issues such as planning and preservation of agricultural and forest lands around the city. Horner accession numbers 979-1-10a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee and Royal Jackson.
February 28, 1979
1
Berg, Alan B.
Horner accession numbers 979-1-10c-d. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
April 20, 1979
1
Berg, Alan B.
Horner accession numbers 979-1-10e-f. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
April 27, 1979
1
Berkeley, Norborne
Born 1901. Discusses family history, family life in Pendleton, and his education at Whitman College and then the University of California. Discusses memories and stories of his sister's husband, Fred Merrifield - his education and earlier days, his personality and marriage, and his career as an engineer and teacher at OSU. Horner accession numbers 983-1-2a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
April 5, 1983
1
Bibb, Sally, Diane Bodtker and Joe Mack
Participants in a project titled, "Contemporary Lifestyles at Oregon State University. Bibb: Senior in Agriculture. Discusses parental influence throughout attitude developmental years. Describes personal attitudes towards controversial issues - pre-marital sex, religion, cohabitation, marriage, divorce, and the use of illegal substances. Discusses views toward the legalization of marijuana. Bodtker: Senior in Physical Education. Discusses personal values and attitudes toward premarital sex, cohabitation, and the use of illegal substances; peer pressure. Mack: Senior in Forestry. Discusses personal values and attitudes toward pre-marital sex, cohabitation, and the use of illegal substances. Describes parents' double standards for sons and daughters, and personal views on marriage and divorce. Horner accession number 982-1-20-22. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon.
November 19 - December 5, 1981
2
Bishop, Merit Hiram
Born 1901. Discusses childhood and schooling in Iowa; attending Iowa State University; teaching jobs; moving to Oregon in 1945; farming in Oregon. Horner accession number 985-1-40. Interviewed in Tigard, Oregon by Janell Erno.
November 16, 1985
2
Bishoprick, Stanley
Born 1904. Discusses family history in Alaska, Vancouver, and Oregon, his father’s work in logging and saw mills, attending Oregon Agricultural College school of Forestry, working in lumber, and working in China from 1936-1941 during the second Sino-Japanese War. Horner accession numbers 985-1-2a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
May 14, 1985
2
Biss, Yvonne Louise (Lindsay)
Born 1916. Discusses her family, her life growing up, the Depression, World War II, her marriage and children, hobbies, and philosophy of life. Horner accession numbers 985-1-29. Interviewed in Harrisburg, Oregon by Jacqualine Walker.
November 28, 1985
2
Bittner, Jim
Discusses socializing around board games and the popularity of backgammon in the late 1970s. Horner accession number 991-1-22. Interviewed by Jennifer Lee.
March 1, 1989
2
Black, Kerri
Horner accession number 893-4-3344. Interviewed by Soewandhi Soekamto.
Spring 1987
2
Black, Ruth DeLong
Horner accession number 893-4-3345. Interviewed by Audra Oliver.
May 20, 1987
2
Black, Ruth DeLong and Lorraine Milan
Horner accession number 893-4-3345. Interviewed by Audra Oliver.
May 16-20, 1987
2
Blackwell, Eva
Abstract for all Blackwell interviews: Discusses the family dairy business. From 1918-1920 worked for Lower Umpqua Dairyman's Association (Dairy Association) testing the quality of milk for $2.75 per day. In 1924 graduated from Oregon Agricultural College in the School of Commerce. Worked in Registrar's Office from graduation to retirement in 1965. Horner accession numbers 979-1-9a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
February 21, 1979
2
Blackwell, Eva
Horner accession numbers 979-1-9c-d. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
October 18, 1979
2
Blakley, Lyle Deloss
Born 1908. Discusses his family history, the influenza epidemic in 1918, Navy career, marriage, battle wounds, the birth of his daughter, and his wife’s illness and death. Horner accession number 985-1-20. Interviewed in Tacoma, Washington by Gwen White.
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2
Boice, Naomi E.
Discusses growing up and working on a farm; her brothers and sisters; education; marriage and divorce; moving to Alaska; moving to Oregon and getting married again; being a grandparent; reflecting on changing times and retirement. Horner accession number 985-1-37. Interviewed in Woodburn, Oregon by Richard Persinger.
December 8, 1985
2
Brainard, Emil
Discusses his ancestors, early schooling in Coos Bay, experiences with being sent to a Native American school in Greenville, California, various residences and employment in Seaside, Ashland, and Coos Bay after completion of school, salmon fishing, meeting his wife and getting married, living in Eugene, the effects of the Depression, and the move to Deadwood and buying a farm. Describes the various jobs he had with the Forest Service starting in 1959, changes in the Forest Service over the years, his feelings concerning the W.P.A. program, conflicts between the older Deadwood residents and new comers, and the problems of trying to make a living on a small farm. Horner accession number 982-1-12. Interviewed in Deadwood, Oregon by Lisa Walter.
February 27, 1980
2
Brandt, Lewis
Discusses his childhood in Silverton, Oregon. Horner accession numbers 985-1-1a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Lucy Skjelstad.
August 30, 1984
2
Brady, Sarah and Kathy Johnson
Participants in a project titled, "Contemporary Lifestyles at Oregon State University. Brady: Senior in Family Life. Discusses personal attitudes and values toward premarital sex, cohabitation, and the use of illegal substances. Describes the friendships and home-like atmosphere of the Greek system. Johnson: Senior in Art. Discusses parental and peer influence upon personal values and attitudes. Horner accession numbers 981-1-24-25.
1981
2
Brown, Francis
Born mid-1890s. Discusses land that his ancestors have owned, his father's cattle business, contact he has had with Native Americans, specific Native Americans including Old White Cindy, Native Americans as land managers and his family's feelings towards the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Discusses his family, schools he has attended, life in Klamath County, changes he has seen in the area, his brother, Gilbert Brown's involvement with multiple use in the Forest Service and changes in ranching and logging techniques. Other topics include his opinions on the sale of Native American land to white settlers, stories of trappers, Native American artifacts and changes in recreational use of the area over the years. Horner accession numbers 981-1-4a-b. Interviewed in Rocky Point, Oregon by Jennifer Lee and Royal Jackson.
July 5, 1980
2
Brown, Sam
Born 1907. Focuses on the Sam Brown house structure and site in Gervais, Oregon. Each room in the house is discussed by explaining changes in structure and activities which took place there. Outside structures such as barns, chicken house, blacksmith house, pump house, fruit dryer and old campgrounds are discussed. Landscaping is also described as well as berry and nut crops grown, activities and descriptions of the pickers. Focuses briefly on family ancestry, family activities when he was growing up and changes he has seen over his lifetime. Horner accession numbers 980-1-8c-f. Interviewed in Gervais, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
May 11, 1980
2
Brunoe, Carolyn Jean
Born 1958. Discusses her Native American heritage; growing up on a reservation; deafness, and overcoming her handicap; speech therapy; attending Oregon State University. Horner accession number 987-1-33. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Elaine St. Martin.
June 1, 1987
2
Buss, Fred
Horner accession numbers 981-1-14a-b. Interviewed in Cushman, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
December 9, 1981
2
Buss, Fred
Horner accession numbers 981-1-14c-d. Interviewed in Cushman, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
December 21, 1981
2
Butcher, Gilmore and Thompson
Memorial Union Alumni Day interviews. Discuss campus life during World War I and World War II; and Jack Horner. Horner accession numbers 990-1-10-13. Interviewed by Lucy Skjelstad.
June 2, 1990
2
Chen, Yuejian
Abstract for all Chen interviews: Discusses moving to Corvallis, Oregon from China; cultural differences; struggles to learn and adapt in a new environment. Horner accession number 987-1-31a. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Nastasia Markham.
May 10, 1987
2
Chen, Yuejian
Horner accession number 987-1-31b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Nastasia Markham.
June 5, 1987
2
Clemmons, Dean
Participant in a project titled, "Contemporary Lifestyles at Oregon State University. Junior majoring in Science. Contrasts parental and personal attitudes toward premarital sex. Discusses cohabitation, marriage, and divorce. Compares the use of illegal substances to the consumption of alcohol within society. Horner accession number 982-1-23. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon.
1981
2
Cobo, Ted
Born 1932. Discusses how he became interested in OSU, first impressions of OSU in 1953, students, the school of forestry, social activities, impressions of Dean McCulloch, other professors who made an impression, research activities, lack of momentum in the conservational aspects of forestry, and his activities in the Forestry Club. Also describes uses of McDonald Forest, his memories of it and whether his course work as a student prepared him to practice forestry. Horner accession number 979-1-23a. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee and Royal Jackson.
May 9, 1979
2
Colfax, Lloyd
Born 1920. Discusses work as an instructor of Native American Studies; Indian land in Washington; Makah Indian reservation; his life; Neah Bay schools; language and culture. Horner accession number 986-1-89. Interviewed in Olympia, Washington by Marilyn F. James.
July 3, 1986
3
Collier, Alfred D.
Born 1892. Discusses Modoc Native Americans, early Winema National Forest, Fort Klamath, Harriman Lodge. Worked on Caladonia Marsh Dike and Wocus Marsh. In 1917 went to France with "First Separate Batallion of Oregon Engineers" (enlisted and served as Captain). In 1929 headed an Indian Congress for survivors of the Modoc War. Horner accession numbers 981-1-2a-b. Interviewed in Klamath Falls, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
June 25, 1980
3
Coolen, Michael T.
Discusses African ethnomusicology. Horner accession number 893-8-3343. Interviewed by Michael H. Lomas.
May 1, 1987
3
Cooper, Arthur
Born 1916. Discusses his family's move from Oklahoma to Washington to farm, his early farming days and move to Sweet Home and then Klamath Falls where he was a government trapper. Discusses changes in trapping coyotes over the years, controversy over poison, value of furs, and animal population. Describes trapping on reservations, the actual process of trapping, hunting and calling in the winter, hound dogs, Native American activity and artifacts. Gives his opinions on the Forest Service as land managers, retention of Native American rights to hunt and fish, recreation management on the Winema and trapping regulations. Horner accession numbers 981-1-6a-b. Interviewed in Shady Lane, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
July 22, 1980
3
Cross, Ida Baker
Describes working as a railroad cook for Slurca Hines Railroad for 45 years and being the only woman on the railroad. Describes railroad route, living quarter conditions, and past railroad experiences. Horner accession numbers 979-1-32. Interviewed in Burns, Oregon by G. Lenz.
June 28, 1979
3
Crow, Georgia
Born 1914. Discusses her ancestors, how her parents met and were married, the family's move to Hood River, childhood on a farm with orchards, memories of the year they spent in Corvallis while her father was attending OAC, the process of growing and selling apples, effects of the Depression, influences her parents had on her, and college days at Monmouth. Describes her move to eastern Oregon, the one-room schoolhouse she taught at in Voltage, boarding with the Marshall family, entertainment, how she met her husband and married him, and the process of shivaree. Horner accession numbers 979-1-15a-b. Interviewed in Burns, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
March 26, 1979
3
Crow, John
Abstract for all John Crow interviews: Born 1902. Discusses his ancestors, his father's memories of Pete French's murder, ranching experiences when he was younger, summers with a buckaroo outfit, memories of the Narrows, the process of making moonshine, memories of Burns, Oregon in the 1920s, how he met his wife, experiences working on the Malheur Wildlife Refuge, as a foreman of a Civilian Conservation Corps camp and taking the mail from Crane to Blitzen. Describes his experiences ranching starting in the 1940s, his various injuries and illnesses over the years, changes in ranching from when he was a boy, Basques that he associated with over the years, changes in Burns over the years, experiences with Native Americans, and the year he hid out to escape getting caught for moonshining. Horner accession numbers 979-1-16a-b. Interviewed in Burns, Oregon by Jennifer Lee and Royal Jackson.
March 25, 1979
3
Crow, John
Horner accession numbers 979-1-16c-d. Interviewed in Burns, Oregon by Jennifer Lee and Royal Jackson.
March 26, 1979
3
Cunningham, Margaret A.
Born 1922. Discusses her early life and schooling in Salem, Oregon; World War II; life during the 1940s and 1950s; marriage; the Korean War; divorce and parental roles; the Vietnam War and President Kennedy; and her second marriage and eventual divorce. Horner accession number 985-1-33. Interviewed in Florence, Oregon by Richard Cunningham.
November 30 - December 1, 1985
3
Custer, Geraldine
Discusses her father Louis C. Raymond, including his travels; his education; and artifacts he brought home from his trips overseas. Horner accession number 990-1-1.
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3
Dahlin, Verus W.
Discusses his ancestors, various jobs his father had such as the mail route from Florence to the light house and running the shingle mill on Green Creek, family life, education, past roads around Mercer Lake and other people's occupations, attending OSU Forestry School, marriage and family. Describes his first experience with the Forest Service in the early 1930s as a lookout on Prairie Mountain, various duties in other Forest Service offices, and work experiences as the District Ranger from Mapleton from 1954 to 1967. Other topics include her feelings on being the wife of a District Ranger, changes in the Forest Service, large landowners, future predictions for the Forest Service, Mercer Lake, Florence area, and personal goals for the future. Horner accession number 982-1-15. Interviewed in Mercer Lake, Oregon by Lisa Walters.
April 8, 1980
3
Davis, Herschel
Born 1901. Discusses ancestors on the Davis side of the family, how the Davis and DeMoss families got together, performers in the DeMoss Family Bards, his first recollections of being on stage with the DeMoss family, his feelings and memories about other members in the group, conflicts within the group and the splitting of the group leading to the formation of the Davis Entertainers in 1910. Describes the family's move to Philomath, memories of Philomath, his mother as head of the violin department at Philomath College, differences between the DeMoss and Davis performances, his education and recollections of the music department at OAC, experiences with the Davis Entertainers, his family and lifelong interest in music. Other topics include memories of DeMoss Springs, Chautauquas, effects of World War I on the entertainment field, and effects of the Depression. Concludes with Herschel Davis playing "Sweet Oregon" on the piano. Horner accession numbers 979-1-24a-b. Interviewed in Eugene, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
May 11, 1979
3
DeMay, Joane
Discusses her father Louis C. Raymond, including his travels in South America, artifacts he brought home, and his artwork. Horner accession number 990-1-2.
March 16, 1990
3
DeMoss, Homer
Born 1905. Discusses family; interest and involvement with music. Horner accession number 989-1-5. Interviewed by Jennifer Lee. Cassette is annotated: "Batteries died part way thru interview."
1979
3
Detray, Donald E.
Born 1917. Discusses his career as a research veterinarian in Africa in 1951, his work in helping to develop a vaccine for Swine Fever, and his family and schooling in Kenya. Horner accession number 985-1-11. Interviewed in Medford, Oregon by Nancy M. Luttrell.
November 29, 1985
3
Dill, Stan
Discusses his early life; education at Oregon State University; the Korean War; and the Pacific Northwest Provenance Study. Horner accession number 991-1-17. Interviewed by Dennis Benson.
May 23, 1991
3
Dilworth, John R.
Abstract for all Dilworth interviews: Born 1914. Discusses family history; his interest in forestry; his education; teaching ROTC; and his career in forestry. Horner accession numbers 979-1-17a-c. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee and Royal Jackson.
April 6, 1979
3
Dilworth, John R.
Horner accession number 979-1-17d. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee and Royal Jackson.
April 10, 1979
3
Dimick, Mary
Abstract for 1984 Dimick interviews: Born 1904. Discusses her childhood growing up in Oregon, her ancestors' history in Oregon, life in Corvallis during the Depression, campus life at Oregon State, her husband's education and career teaching at Oregon State, the start of the Natural Resources Department in 1935, and views of political events. Horner accession number 984-1-17a. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Cindy Secor-Welsh.
February 2, 1984
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Dimick, Mary
Horner accession numbers 984-1-17b-c. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Cindy Secor-Welsh.
February 9, 1984
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Dimick, Mary
Discusses her friendship with Ulysses Grant McAlexander; her family history in Oregon; the Depression; Siletz Reservation; and environmental conservation. Horner accession number 991-1-18. Interviewed by Molly McFerran.
May 27, 1991
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Dimick, Roland E.
Discusses impressions of the Oregon coast; working as a mail carrier on horseback between Newport and Otter Crest; the Fisheries and Wildlife department at Oregon State University, and oyster culture on Yaquina Bay. Horner accession number 991-1-19. Interviewed by "Lavern."
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Dodge, Thyre
Born 1914. Discusses career with federal land management agencies, both as a permanent and seasonal employee at Lake of the Woods resort in Southern Oregon. Duties with the National Park Service and the U.S. Forest Service and with the Homeowners Association prior to retirement in 1980. Formation of Winema National Forest. Discusses trends and problems managing the resort since his first association in 1932. Changes in land uses, development of summer homes, and his opinions of the Forest Service management policies. Horner accession number 981-1-10a-b. Interviewed in Lake of the Woods, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
July 5, 1980
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Dodson, Merle
Born 1899. Discusses his experiences in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho cutting logs, laying railroad tracks in Spokane, Washington, and working at Hines Mill for 32 years from 1932-1964. Describes road conditions throughout Harney County in the 1930s, the growth of the city of Hines, memories of Idol City, King Mountain Lookout, and the Horton Hill. Describes how hunting and fishing conditions have changed over the years. Horner accession number 979-1-33. Interviewed in Burns, Oregon by Jim Schulz.
June 28, 1979
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Driver-Russell, Holly
Born 1955. Discusses her childhood years; education; decision to enter corrections; experiences being one of the few women to hold the position of Corrections Facility Manager. Horner accession number 987-1-34a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Lynette Riddle.
May 22, 1987
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Ebbert, Margie Patrick
Born 1907. Discusses her family history, her interest in Southeast Asia, and giving English lessons to Lao refugees. Horner accession number 985-1-7. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Karen Dost.
November 16, 1985
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Ellingson, A. E. "Pony"
Discusses family history in Minnesota; his wife, Lyndall, her family and her career as a teacher. Their experiences during the Depression in Sweet Creek, and Pony's work in the Forest Service in the 1940s, maintaining the Ellingson farm and his participation in community affairs as a member of the Lions Club. Horner accession number 982-1-11. Interviewed in Mapleton, Oregon by Lisa Walter.
February 14, 1980
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Emrick, Fern Hays
Born 1904. Discusses her childhood and move to Oregon, her career as a teacher, her education though college, her family, and traveling. Horner accession number 985-1-24. Interviewed in Eugene, Oregon by Katy McAlister.
February 14, 1980
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Eriksen, Albert Gard
Born 1930. Discusses his family background; growing up in Bend, Oregon; the effects of World War II on his youth and education; college life at University of Oregon; many different jobs that he held; and family life. Horner accession number 985-1-34. Interviewed in Redmond, Oregon by J. Noel Eriksen.
November 30, 1985
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Faulhaber, Duane
Horner accession number 893-4-3353. Interviewed in Eugene, Oregon by Rolf Swensen.
November 29, 1979
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Fine, Catherine
Born 1925. Discusses how her grandparents came over from Wales to Oregon in the early 1900s, lack of Welsh community in the area, other Welsh people in the area, how her parents met, how her parents moved from Crane to run the Princeton Hotel, and a few Welsh traditions passed down to her. Describes how Swift & Company, which owned the P. Ranch, started the little town of Frenchglen in the early 1920s by building a grocery store and hotel. Horner accession number 979-1-28. Interviewed in Harney County, Oregon by Kathleen Hudson.
June 27, 1979
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Flood, Janice H.
Discusses her work for A.C. Gilbert's company as secretary of service sales from 1936-1940, the failing of the company, Gilbert's brother F.W. Gilbert, loyalty of the company's employees, Gilbert's personal beliefs and family life. Horner accession number 984-1-18. Interviewed in Salem, Oregon by Karen Fisk.
April 16, 1984
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Fors, Faith and Felix
Interviewed during Golden Jubilee celebrations at Oregon State University. Horner accession number 982-1-8. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
June 12, 1982
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Francis, L. E. "Bing"
Abstract for all Francis interviews: Graduated from Oregon State Agricultural College (now OSU) in 1932. Discusses his work in the Horner Museum starting in his freshman year and ending with Dr. Horner's death. Also discusses his interest in ornithology and his summer field trip around the Mt. Hood loop and Cascade Mountains with Stanley Jewette; his impressions of Dr. Horner's appearance and personality; Boord's trapping trips and contributions to the museum's collection; and the museum's expansion out of the library's basement. Horner accession number 980-1-12. Interviewed by Rick Read.
April 17, 1980
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Francis, L. E. "Bing"
Horner accession numbers 991-1-25a-b. Interviewed by Jennifer Lee.
November 1, 1991
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Francis, L. E. "Bing"
Horner accession numbers 991-1-25c-d. Interviewed by Jennifer Lee.
November 5, 1991
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Francis, L. E. "Bing"
Cassette sleeve annotated: "All info for acc 987-12."
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Frasier, Ann
Discusses her foster family; her heritage as a Klamath tribe Native American; and discovering her biological family. Horner accession number 986-1-3. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Diana Wyatt.
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Ganong, Frank
Born 1925. In 1954 bought a variety store. Discusses views on Native Americans and discrimination, sale of Indian land. Idea of "community on Forest Service." Controversy over whether land should become "forest" or not. Believed Native Americans should be compensated for rights to hunt and fish, "If they have such rights." Also believed forest land well managed and the Bureau of Indian Affairs to be disorganized. Horner accession number 981-1-12. Interviewed in Klamath Falls, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
July 3, 1980
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Garman, John C.
Abstract for all Garman interviews: Born 1896. Discusses excursions on interurban trains and the stern wheeler. Carpenter from 1898 to 1920. Served in World War I between 1918-1919. Graduate of OAC in Electrical Engineering. Started photography classes. In 1923 started teaching photography at OAC (with J.B. Horner). Joined the Pacific International Photo Association. Photographed Indian mounds. Horner accession numbers 979-1-36a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
July 30, 1979
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Garman, John C.
Horner accession numbers 979-1-36c-d. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
August 3, 1979
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Garman, John C.
Horner accession numbers 979-1-36e-f. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
October 11, 1979
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Gee, Sandra Anton
Born 1937. Discusses her life growing up in Boston, her Greek heritage, the Depression, World War II, John F. Kennedy's assassination, the 1960s hippy movement, moving to California to attend college, experiences as a single parent following her divorce, moving to Portland Oregon, and working as a carpenter. Horner accession number 985-1-13. Interviewed in Portland, Oregon by Nikki Gee.
November 29, 1985
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Gehring, Helen Heffler
Discusses her childhood growing up on a Wisconsin farm. Horner accession number 893-4-3357. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Marcia A. Gehring.
November 29, 1979
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George, Gerold G.
Discusses his Native American heritage; his foster parents; schooling; life on Indian reservations; involvement in the Vietnam War; emotional trauma after the war; and working for the Forest Service. Horner accession number 986–1-6. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Robert Moore.
February 27, 1986
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Goheen, Molly
Discusses the Jewish population in Corvallis; faculty at Oregon State University; holidays and traditions. Horner accession number 992-1-3. Interviewed by Judith Berbwitz.
August 13, 1991
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Goldberg, Ruth
Discusses moving to Corvallis during World War II; how her husband, Ben, opened the first x-ray office in Corvallis; the Jewish community and relationships between Jewish families. Horner accession number 992-1-4. Interviewed by Judith Berbwitz.
September 20, 1991
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Goode, Delmer M.
Abstract for all Delmer Goode interviews: Born 1889. Discusses his memories of growing up; his family; his education and entrance to Moorhead State Normal School, Minnesota when he was seventeen; teaching in North Dakota and attending the University of Minnesota in 1911. Speaks about his time in the service and his experiences in France during World War I; coming to Oregon Agricultural College in 1919, and working as an assistant editor. Speaks about William Jasper Kerr; the early history of Oregon State University, the animosity with University of Oregon, and the effects of the Depression on the school. Horner accession numbers 979-1-26a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
June 8, 1979
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Goode, Delmer M.
Horner accession number 979-1-26c. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
June 12, 1979
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Goode, Delmer M.
Horner accession numbers 979-1-26d-e. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
June 21, 1979
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Goode, Delmer M.
Horner accession numbers 979-1-26f-g. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
July 6, 1979
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Goode, Delmer M.
Horner accession numbers 979-1-26h-i. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
July 12, 1979
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Goode, Delmer M.
Horner accession numbers 979-1-26j-k. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
July 17, 1979
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Goode, Gladys Whipple
Abstract for all Gladys Goode interviews: Born 1892. Discusses family history, childhood years in Portland, her father's job as a locomotive engineer, high school activities, her job as a librarian, attending Whitworth College in Tacoma and OAC in Corvallis to study home economics. Describes memories of OAC - professors, subjects studied, social activities and the YMCA. Briefly discusses how she came to be head of the Home Economics Department at an Illinois college. Horner accession numbers 979-1-35a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
July 24, 1979
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Goode, Gladys Whipple
Horner accession numbers 979-1-35c-d. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
July 31, 1979
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Gorde, Chester N.
Born 1917. Discusses ancestors, early childhood memories of Mapleton, description of town buildings and transportation, grammar and high school, entertainment, memories of Ed Kirby as a Forest Service Ranger and his house, Native Americans in the area, his first job in the Huntington Shingle mill, various other jobs including quarry work and the Naval Reserves, and meeting his wife. Describes his work with the Forest Service starting in 1963, other people he worked with, changes in logging and Forest Service operations over the years, the future of the Forest Service and the logging industry, future predictions for the Florence and Mapleton areas, and his goals for the future. Horner accession number 982-1-14. Interviewed in Mapleton, Oregon by Lisa Walter.
March 21, 1980
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Gordon, Jaqueline
Discusses the Jewish population in Corvallis; Jewish groups; Beit Am Mid-Willamette Jewish Community; services and fundraisers. Horner accession number 992-1-1.
July 23, 1991
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Grant, Charles
Born 1910. Worked in the Civilian Conservation Corps. Studied Fish and Game at OAC. Discusses his family history, the family's migration from Kentucky to Oregon around 1865, life in the late 1800s and early 1900s, homesteading and families in Western Oregon. Horner accession number 985-1-4. Interviewed in Kings Valley, Oregon by Gerry Eaton.
April 25, 1985
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Gray, Lynn
Discusses women's participation in rodeo; her family involvement; barrel racing; Oregon State University Rodeo Club. Horner accession numbers 987-1-32a-b. Interviewed in Philomath, Oregon by Audra Oliver.
May 31, 1987
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Greiner, Joyce A.
Born 1945. Discusses her family history; growing up poor in a family of nine children; her experiences growing up; relationship with siblings; poor health and continuing health issues as an adult; her education and career; and taking care of her parents. Horner accession number 986-1-11. Interviewed in Lebanon, Oregon by C. Weage.
March 1986
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Greiner, Joyce A.
Born 1945. Discusses Native American culture and Native American relationships with white people. Horner accession number 986-1-85. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Bill Arnold.
July 10, 1986
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Greiner, Joyce A.
Horner accession number 987-1-3. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Lilia Montemayor.
December 8, 1986
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Grundy, Sheila and Joyce Maude-Roxby
Family history interviews re: relatives in England. Horner accession numbers 982-1-29-30. Interviewed in Shepreth Hurtz, England by Louise Carlson.
September 12-17, 1981
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Gruwald [Old World Deli]
Interviewee's first name was not recorded. Gruwald lived in the Old World Deli building as a youth. Tours the building and discusses its uses in the past. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Ted Cox. Horner accession number 991-1-28.
September 1, 1975
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Guinie, Teresa F.
Discusses Paiute Native American lifestyle - dances, economic problems, artwork, burials; relationships with whites, prejudice, health concerns, and school system discipline. Describes personal experiences while teaching and residing among the Paiute community in Burns, Oregon. Horner accession numbers 979-1-31a-b. Interviewed by Karen Thomas.
June 28, 1979
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Hagelstein, George
Abstract for all Hagelstein interviews: Born 1893. Discusses farming changes - physical labor, Native American land use and sale. "Can't see much difference in the management of the land between the BIA and the Forest Service." Horner accession numbers 981-1-3a-b. Interviewed in Algoma, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
June 26, 1980
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Hagelstein, George
Horner accession numbers 981-1-3c-d. Interviewed in Algoma, Oregon by Jennifer Lee and Royal Jackson.
December 19, 1980
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Hamblin, Lena and Ben Robbins
Hamblin: Born 1889. File includes the ancestry of Shedrach Blanks Powell and Elizabeth Shipley Clarkson Powell. Robbins: Discusses family tree, and events in the family. Horner accession numbers 991-1-26a and 989-1-8. Interviewed by Bob Zyback.
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Hamblin, Lena
Horner accession number 991-1-26b. Interviewed by Bob Zyback.
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Hamilton, Anona Kay
Born 1943. Graduate of OSU Counseling Department. Discusses her experiences working with Lao refugees in Oregon and California. Horner accession number 985-1-5a-b. Interviewed in Albany, Oregon by Linda Kahlbaum.
November 13, 1985
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Hansen, Helen Nadine
Born 1923. Discusses her early life in Nebraska; the effects of the Depression and dust storms; moving to Camas, Washington in 1935; high school and her first job with a weekly newspaper; meeting her future spouse and his military service; social life during war time; marriage and move to Corvallis, Oregon; birth of children and family life; working for the Visual Aid Department at OSU. Horner accession number 985-1-42. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Lou Ann Grosch.
November 30, 1985
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Harlow, Hilda
Born 1910. Discusses her early years and family life in Iowa; farm life; marriage and children; remarrying and moving to Newport, Oregon; retirement and later years. Horner accession number 985-1-42. Interviewed in Albany, Oregon by Kimberly Hawkins.
December 2, 1985
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Harris, Agnes
Born 1915. Discusses her early life and family, marriage, World War II, raising children, and life after her kids were grown. Horner accession number 985-1-32. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Katherine Essaides.
November 19, 1985
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Harris, William P.
Born 1917. Discusses his childhood, Seattle during World War II, working for Boeing making wings for B-17s, the bombing of Pearl Harbor and settling his family in Corvallis, Oregon. Horner accession number 985-1-12. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Kathleen S. Harris.
November 1985
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Heath, Jean
Abstract for all Heath interviews: Born 1919. Discusses her family background in Idaho and Montana, her involvement with drama in school and pursuing a master's degree in drama, her decision to join the Red Cross at the start of World War II and going overseas, starting a family after the war, moving to Corvallis in 1958, and teaching. Horner accession number 985-1-25a. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Fred Senecal.
November 1, 1985
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Heath, Jean
Horner accession number 985-1-25b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Fred Senecal.
November 22, 1985
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Hedgpeth, Mabel
Discusses Crater Lake National Park; living in the park from 1930-1943; conservation projects and interactions with the Civilian Conservation Corps camps. Horner accession numbers 987-1-39a-b. Interviewed in Central Point, Oregon by Royal Jackson.
August 23, 1986
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Heinz, Roy
Discusses employment with the railroad, types of work done on the railroad, living conditions while working and general information about the railroad company. Horner accession number 979-1-30. Interviewed by Elwin Swearingen.
June 28, 1979
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Higgins, Mary H.
Born 1941. Discusses her childhood and family history on their farm in Wisconsin; the history of Jefferson, Wisconsin; attending nursing school in Madison; her children and her divorce. Horner accession number 985-1-14. Interviewed in Hillsboro, Oregon by Michelle Higgins.
November 28, 1985
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Hines, Ronnie
Born 1964. Discusses his family history; his childhood; hobbies; high school; plans for the future; and problems he has encountered as an African American man. Horner accession number 986-1-9. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Brian Plunkett for an Anthropology 107 class assignment.
February 28, 1986
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Hitch, George and Alice Nash
Hitch: Worked as a stable hand for the Nash family. Tells about English village life where the Nash family originated. Describes family history of 300 years within the area. Names of people described are Nash, Wed, Berry (or Burry), Ward, and Swan. Places discussed include Carlton Grange, the Manor House, Fowlmere, Cambridge, and Cambridgeshire. Also includes updates on present day family. Horner accession numbers 982-1-27,28. Interviewed in Fowlmere Cambridgeshire, England by Doug Raymond.
February 28, 1986
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Hopkins, Margarita
Born 1950. Discusses growing up in the Philippines, culture and customs; education through high school in the Philippines. Horner accession numbers 987-1-7. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Carla Stone.
November 23, 1986
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Hoy, Elvin A.
Born 1903. Discusses his early memories of Portland, family life, his father's construction business, experiences at OAC studying mechanical engineering, involvement in the debate team and journalism, and experiences as editor of the Barometer newspaper. Also discusses meeting his wife, various teachers and administrators at OAC, his varied religious pursuits, and part-time jobs during high school and college. Horner accession numbers 979-1-39a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
September 13, 1979
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Hundal, Raghbir
General description of her life in India, including school and family. Discusses adaptation to life in the United States and as a student in Computer Science. Horner accession number 987-1-4. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Greg Smith.
December 7, 1986
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Hunt, Mike, Mary Henderson and Kathy Johnson
Participants in a project titled, "Contemporary Lifestyles at Oregon State University. Hunt: Senior in Forestry. Describes a positive parental relationship. Discusses personal values and attitudes toward pre-marital sex, cohabitation and the use of illegal drugs. Henderson: Senior in Horticulture. Discusses personal values and attitudes in the 1980s toward pre-marital sex, cohabitation and the use of illegal substances. Johnson: Sophomore in Education. Discusses parental and peer influence upon personal values and attitudes. Horner accession numbers 982-1-17-19. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon.
1981
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Jacob, Joe
Seed broker with Normark, Inc. Discusses seed sales business; business with China; differences between American and Chinese business practices. Horner accession numbers 987-1-35a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon [?] by Kent Buys.
May 23, 1987
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Jenkins, Thomas E.
Born 1904. Discusses how and why his parents came from Wales in the late 1800s, how his father and uncle ran a sheep herding business together near Burns, his childhood, community activities involving Welsh people in the area, interest in political happenings in Wales, typical lifestyle of a shepherd, how his family changed their ranch from sheep to cattle, and how his father sponsored immigrants from Wales. Other topics include sheep shearing and the machinery involved, the effects of the Taylor Grazing Act, and other people in Harney County of Welsh descent. Horner accession numbers 979-1-27a-b. Interviewed in Burns, Oregon by Kathleen Hudson.
June 24, 1979
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Johnson, Hudson and Groves
Memorial Union Alumni Day interviews. Participants discuss their education at OSU and their lives after college. Horner accession numbers 990-1-6b, 990-1-8b and 990-1-9. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee and Lucy Skjelstad.
June 2, 1990
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Johnston, George
Born 1909. Discusses his childhood; World War II injury; marriage and life after the war; and his work for the timber industry. Horner accession number 985-1-15. Interviewed in Portland, Oregon by Nelson Johnston.
November 28, 1985
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Kalka, Timothy
Born 1957. Discusses Earth First and his involvement with the Cathedral Forest Action Group; members of the group and goals; confrontations with the forest industry. Horner accession number 986-1-5. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Shirley Greenfield.
February 27, 1986
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Kelm, Darlene Helen
Born 1938. Discusses family history, her childhood, education, graduating from OSC, teaching, marriage and views on raising children. Horner accession number 985-1-30. Interviewed in Albany, Oregon by Rick Kelm.
November 30, 1985
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Kenny, Matthew J.
Born 1915. Discusses his family history in Ireland; moving to Heppner, Oregon; wheat farming; schooling and activities; recruitment into the U.S. Navy; marriage and children; employment with the Southern Pacific Railroad; retirement and traveling. Horner accession number 985-1-46. Interviewed in Milwaukee, Oregon by Kayann Kenny.
November 29, 1985
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Killpatrick, Paul
Discusses Lonnie B. Harris, Director of the Educational Opportunities Program (EOP) at Oregon State University, and advocate for students of color on campus. Horner accession number 987-1-37. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Mike Lomas.
August 12, 1987
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King, Bertha
Interviewed during Golden Jubilee celebrations at Oregon State University. Born 1889. Attended OAC from 1904-08, studied "Household Science" (Home Economics). Also studied mathematics, which was frowned upon because of her being a woman. Cooked on wood stoves in classes. Belonged to Literary Society. Horner accession number 982-1-10. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
June 12, 1982
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Klamath, Barbara Jean
Born 1956. Discusses her family origins; superstitions; education; and her experiences growing up. Horner accession number 986-1-87. Interviewed in Philomath, Oregon by Paul Carr.
July 14, 1986
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Klein, Alice Rebecca
Born 1904. Discusses family; homesteading in South Dakota; marriage and farming; moving to Salem, Oregon; and being a home maker. Horner accession number 985-1-39. Interviewed in Salem, Oregon by S. Watson.
November 28, 1985
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Knudsen, Leonard T.
Born 1898. Discusses family history in Norway; early life living in North Dakota, and Iowa; raising horses and trading with indigenous peoples in Canada; moving to Astoria, Oregon and working for Pacific Power and Light during the Depression; working as a welder in the Portland shipyards during World War II; and work in the lumber industry. Horner accession number 985-1-43. Interviewed in Baker, Oregon by Dan Hardy.
December 1, 1985
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Kreutzkampf, Myrtle and Fred
Myrtle: Born 1912. Discusses her parents' immigration to America from Denmark; life in Santa Barbara, California; farming and meeting Fred; thoughts on marriage, family, and growing old; trips to Iowa and Minnesota; and family life. (Fred participates in the interview but does not discuss his life.) Horner accession number 985-1-43. Interviewed in Albany, Oregon by Mark Dixon.
November 9, 1985
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LaPointe, Laurie L.
Abstract for all LaPointe interviews: Born 1961. Discusses her Native American background; reservation life; traditions; family life; ceremonies and religion. Horner accession number 986-1-88b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Elizabeth Petersen.
July 15, 1986
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LaPointe, Laurie L.
Horner accession number 986-1-88a. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Bob Parrott.
July 16, 1986
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Latzy, Robert
Abstract for all Latzy interviews: Czechoslovakian background. Graduated 1950 from Utah State University in Forest Management. In 1953 employed by the Forest Service as fire patrol. In 1961 started with Winema doing inventory. Discusses changing Forestry headquarters, Chiloquin district, difference in forestry today compared to the 1950s and 1960s. Describes changes in forestry due to recreation and the impact on Native American hunting. Discusses the Chiloquin fire and Columbus Day storm, road changes in Chiloquin and Klamath Districts, and the impact of snow transportation upon the forests. Biggest change in forestry was the age of specialization. Discusses opinions of forest management and Chiloquin old growth. Horner accession numbers 980-1-2a-b. Interviewed in Klamath Falls, Oregon by Jennifer Lee and Royal Jackson.
March 23, 1980
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Latzy, Robert
Horner accession number 980-1-2c. Interviewed in Klamath Falls, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
June 25, 1980
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Lee, Margaret S.
Discusses family life and games played during the Depression. Horner accession number 989-1-2. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee - daughter of Margaret Lee.
January 30, 1989
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Lee, Thomas R.
Discusses family life and games played during the Depression. Horner accession number 989-1-3. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee - daughter of Thomas Lee.
January 30, 1989
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Lemon, E. B. (Erwin Bertran)
Abstract for all Lemon interviews: Born 1889. Student at OAC in Commerce School (Business), 1907. Describes building the Columbia Southern Railroad in early 1900s, later became the Sherman Company. Discusses recruiting students for college, the student government (student council), senior excursion, and his student days at OAC from 1907-1911. Also mentions ROTC, the Barometer, literary societies, and relations between campus and Corvallis. Became an instructor in the School of Commerce from 1911-1920. Also worked as campus correspondent to the Oregon Journal. Worked as registrar for 21 years at OAC. Appointed by governor as chairman of state scholarship commission SATC (Student Army Training Corps). Died in July 1979. Horner accession numbers 979-1-11a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
March 15, 1979
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Lemon, E. B.
Horner accession number 979-1-11c-d. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
March 16, 1979
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Lemon, E. B.
Horner accession number 979-1-11e-f. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
March 20, 1979
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Lemon, E. B.
Horner accession number 979-1-11g. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
March 29, 1979
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Loney, Selma
Discusses growing up in Corvallis; Jewish families and businesses; religious education. Horner accession number 992-1-6.
September 3, 1991
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Lyne, Floyd James
Abstract for all Lyne interviews: Born 1922. Describes his early life and education, seasonal work, war years, return to college and forestry at OSU. Started as a forest service employee in 1948. Discusses job experiences cruising timber in the Ochoco Forest, as a timber sales officer in Mt. Hood National Forest, as district ranger in the Siuslaw National Forest, and working in the supervisor's office with reforestation and land exchange. Discusses specific land exchanges, controversy in the Oregon Dunes area in 1959 and 1960, vegetation change he observed in the Siuslaw, recreation planning on the Siuslaw, increasing job specialization in the sixties, importance of environmental interpretation, environmental concerns such as wilderness areas and herbicide spraying, recreation management, cultural resources, changes in the forests' appearance and future management trends. Horner accession numbers 979-1-45a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee and Royal Jackson.
December 5, 1979
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Lyne, Floyd James
Horner accession numbers 979-1-45c-e. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee and Royal Jackson.
December 6, 1979
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Lyne, Floyd James
Horner accession numbers 979-1-45f-g. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Royal Jackson.
December 7, 1979
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Mack, Hudson, Hagg and Johnson
Memorial Union Alumni Day interviews. Participants discuss their educations at Oregon State and their lives after college. Horner accession numbers 990-1-5, 6a, 7, 8a. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee and Lucy Skjelstad.
June 2, 1990
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Martin, Eleanor
Born 1922. Discusses her family’s background in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, her education, working as a clerk for an insurance company, getting married in 1948, moving to Oregon after her husband passed away, working for a bank and taking care of her daughter. Horner accession number 985-1-27. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Debra Stork.
November 19, 1985
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McDougal, Judith A. (Spencer)
Born 1943. Discusses family history in Norway; her children and beliefs; political and world events; President Kennedy; student demonstrations; being a house wife and working in a real estate office. Horner accession number 985-1-41. Interviewed in Oregon City, Oregon by Kimberly McDougal.
November 26, 1985
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McFadden, Nahaku Kempuananeike
Born 1965. Discusses her Hawaiian heritage; her education; Hawaiian traditions, foods and holidays; religious and personal beliefs; and her plans for the future. Horner accession number 986-1-10. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Christina A. Cook.
March 1, 1986
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Meola, Edmond A.
Attended OAC in the 1930s, was a supervisor in the Civilian Conservation Corps, and worked for the Department of Transportation as a landscape architect. Horner accession number 983-1-3a-c. Interviewed in Salem, Oregon by Susan Gaughan.
April 11, 1983
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Meresse, Mabel E.
Abstract for all Meresse interviews: Discusses early schooling - supplies and activities—different from today's schools. Attended "The Academy" in Forest Grove, now known as Pacific University. Discusses attending a "mechanics fair" and harvesting/thrashing times. Worked as a supervisor for Pacific Telephone Company in The Dalles for 25 years. Husband owned the News Reporter in Forest Grove but is now deceased. Horner accession number 979-1-20b. Interviewed by Jennifer Lee.
April 18, 1979
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Meresse, Mabel E.
Horner accession number 979-1-20a. Interviewed by Jennifer Lee.
April 30, 1979
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Merryman, Carl D.
Abstract for all Merryman interviews: Born 1909. Describes activities from youth - Sunday picnics, collecting hazelnuts and reading. Describes early town life in Corvallis. Played bells in Presbyterian church as a boy. Played games on OSU campus and baseball at Coleman Field. Picnics at Yarwater Grove (now Avery Park). Became scout in 1922 - hiked into McDonald Forest. Discusses World War II, discrimination against the Germans and German names ("Merryman" is English name but his mother was German). Recollections about the annual circus and helping to set up tents to get into the event. Horner accession numbers 979-1-18a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
April 19, 1979
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Merryman, Carl D.
Horner accession numbers 979-1-18c-d. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
May 30, 1979
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Miles, Dan F.
Horner accession numbers 981-1-15a-c. Interviewed in Florence, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
December 9, 1981
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Miller, Winifred
Born 1917. Graduated from McMinnville High School in 1935. Discusses her early life and education. Horner accession numbers 983-1-4a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Susan Gaughan.
April 22, 1983
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Milliken, Margaret J.
Abstract for all Milliken interviews: Born 1920. Discusses family's pioneering adventures. Graduated from OSC in 1942 from the Physical Education department. Taught at Coos Bay for two years. Discusses family influence, the environment, the 1940s P.E. department vs. today's department, athletics and women's athletics, academics, professionalism, feminism and campus during World War II. Horner accession numbers 979-1-40a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
September 28, 1979
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Milliken, Margaret J.
Horner accession numbers 979-1-40c-d. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
April 4, 1980
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Montague, Ann
Discussion of religion within the gay and lesbian community. Horner accession number 985-1-10. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Yvonne Smith.
November 17, 1985
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Moore, Harriet
Discussion of the L. Porter House. Horner accession number 993-1-1a. Interviewed by Jennifer Lee. This recording has been digitized from the original audiocassette.
October 11, 1983
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Mumford, Martha
Discusses growing up as a minister's daughter; her family life; relationship with her father; effects of World War I; and education. Horner accession number 988-1-5. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
June 1, 1988
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Nash Family History
Discussion of memories and family ancestry. Horner accession numbers 983-1-6a-c.
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Nearing, Mary Beth
Discusses her involvement with the Cathedral Forest Action Group; the Earth First movement; old growth forest conservation; outreach in the community; non-violent demonstrations; and the Forest Service. Horner accession number 986-1-1. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Don Gray for an Anthropology 107 class assignment.
February 25, 1986
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Newell, Gene "Lucky"
Born 1928. Discusses his experiences as a rodeo cowboy, and ironworker; his family and their involvement in the local rodeo; and his Native American roots. Horner accession numbers 986-1-90a-b. Interviewed in Philomath, Oregon by E. Billie Billadeau. Cassettes are annotated: "Recorded at Newell Ranch outside on lovely summer day under a shade tree while sitting in chairs made entirely of horse shoes by narrator."
July 18, 1986
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Newton, Ivan L.
Born 1917. Discusses schooling; enlisting in the Glider Corp during World War II; travels as a merchant seaman until 1945; attending Oregon State University for two years; marriage and children; work with the Military Sea Transport Service; returning to Oregon State University for his Masters in agriculture; working as an agricultural advisor in Afghanistan with the U.S. Agency for International Development; transfers to Korea, Iran, and Nepal; assignment to Vietnam in 1969 during the war; distributing food in Nigeria; return to Washington D.C. and retirement. Horner accession number 985-1-38. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Susan R. Brumley.
November 21, 1985
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Niven, Don
Born 1920. Discusses the formative years of the Winema National Forest; Native American relations with white settlers; the development of the grazing allotment system; the management of wildlife and cultural resources; relations between the forest and the community; public involvement in resource decisions; and the dramatic growth in outdoor recreation. Horner accession number 980-1-1a-b. Interviewed in Midland, Oregon by Jennifer Lee and Royal Jackson.
March 23, 1980
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O'Dell, Jeffrey Michael
Born 1954. Native American student at Oregon State University, interested in archeology and preserving artifacts from his tribe, the Cow Creek Umpqua. Discusses his involvement with the tribe; the annual pow wow at South Umpqua Falls; and efforts to obtain land for a reservation. Horner accession number 986-1-2. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Janell Erno.
February 20, 1986
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Oliver, Agnes
Abstract for all Oliver interviews: Discusses Native American relationships with white Americans; treatment of Native Americans; recreation, home schooling and environmental changes. Horner accession number 981-1-11a. Interviewed in Klamath Falls, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
July 10, 1980
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Oliver, Agnes
Horner accession number 981-1-11b. Interviewed in Klamath Falls, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
December 19, 1980
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Olson, Harry G.
Discusses technological and price changes in commercial fishing. Expresses personal concern about the deterioration of the quality of salmon spawning grounds and government regulations upon fisherman. Horner accession numbers 979-1-44a-b. Interviewed in Newport, Oregon by Lisa Walter.
November 20, 1979
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Orr, Paul J.
Born 1924. Discusses growing up in Oregon, hunting, moonshine and prohibition, his service in the Navy, and graduating from Oregon State with a Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy. Horner accession number 985-1-16. Interviewed in Roseburg, Oregon by George P. Orr.
November 30, 1985
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Orzech, Miriam
Discusses working with the Office of Minorities and Special Services, and working with Lonnie B. Harris. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Mike Lomas. Horner accession number 987-1-38.
August 13, 1987
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Orzech, Miriam
Abstract for 1991-1992 Orzech interviews: Discusses her Jewish background; Jewish families; and activity in Jewish community groups. Horner accession number 992-1-7a. Interviewed by Judith Berlowitz.
July 15, 1991
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Orzech, Miriam
Horner accession number 992-1-7b. Interviewed by Judith Berlowitz.
June 9, 1992
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Osborn, Otis
Abstract for all Osborn interviews: Born 1889. Discusses education - 12th grade level in geography and history, lower in others - logging methods, fire techniques, Forest Service land management, Native American relations, weather, and his Navy enlistment during World War I. Horner accession numbers 981-1-1a-c. Interviewed in Midland, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
June 5, 1980
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Osborn, Otis
Horner accession number 981-1-1d. Interviewed in Midland, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
June 17, 1980
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Palmer, Cecil
Discusses Native American relations with white Americans; the Bureau of Indian Affairs; the Winema National Forest; logging camps; and Sherlin's Picnic. Horner accession numbers 981-1-5a-b. Interviewed in Chemult, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
July 18, 1980
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Pearson, Gertrude (Landauer)
Born 1912. Discusses her family history and life in Cedar Mill, Oregon; World War I; schooling and hobbies; community work during World War II; and being a house wife. Horner accession number 985-1-47. Interviewed in Beaverton, Oregon by Hai Pearson.
December 15, 1985
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Philipp, Susan
Discusses the Jewish population in Corvallis; holidays and traditions. Horner accession number 992-1-2.
August 7, 1991
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Pierce, Alma and Neal
Alma Pierce: Born and raised in Wilderville, Oregon; graduated from Oregon State with a Bachelor's degree in home economics; discusses her health problems, views on family and raising children. Neal Pierce: Discusses family history, moving to Springfield, Oregon, views on family and raising children. Horner accession number 985-1-17. Interviewed in Albany, Oregon by Dana Pierce.
December 1, 1985
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Poling, Dan W.
Born 1906. Discusses family history and father's importance to his family as an evangelical minister. Roller skated, played baseball and marbles as a youth. In World War I fought in France, knew Teddy Roosevelt's son. Superintendent of schools in Myrtle Creek, Oregon. Horner accession number 979-1-37a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
August 7, 1979
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Pompe, Ethel
Abstract for all Pompe interviews: Born 1915. Discusses the Depression, effects of the Depression on farming families and the community, 1930s entertainment, effects of the Depression on mothers and children, working odd jobs, having babies during the Depression (home births), and education. Describes hops picking. Remembrance of migrants from the Dust Bowl area and Midwest gatherings. Horner accession number 983-1-1a-b. Interviewed in Philomath, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
March 5, 1983
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Pompe, Ethel
Horner accession number 983-1-1c. Interviewed in Philomath, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
April 19, 1983
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Pond, Ronald
Abstract for all Pond interviews: Discusses his heritage; spirituality; family; and childhood experiences. Horner accession numbers 988-1-8a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
November 16, 1988
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Pond, Ronald
Horner accession numbers 988-1-8c-d. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
November 23, 1988
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Pond, Ronald
Horner accession numbers 988-1-8e-f. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
December 2, 1988
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Pond, Ronald
Horner accession numbers 988-1-8g-h. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
June 14, 1989
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Pool, George
Interview concerning the Silverton, Oregon region. Horner accession number 893-4-3350.
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Porter, Leatha
Born 1890. Discusses family's lifestyle in Corvallis. Milliner in Corvallis. 1907 graduate of OAC in Domestic Science. Adept in carpentry. Died in 1984. Horner accession number 983-1-5a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
July 19, 1983
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Porter, Ted
Discusses wood carving; tools and processes. Horner accession numbers 986-1-12a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Richard Sullivan.
June 16, 1986
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Potts, Willard
Born 1929. Professor of English Literature at Oregon State University. Discusses his early life and education, being drafted into the Korean War and his time in Germany, his family, writing a book, and teaching at Oregon State University. Horner accession number 985-1-22. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Pamela Damm.
November 20, 1985
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Randall, Elizabeth (Hayet)
Born 1909. Discusses growing up in Minnesota, her education, working in her teens, meeting her husband and her marriage at age sixteen, married life and working, moving to Woodburn later in life, and her retirement years. Horner accession number 985-1-26. Interviewed in Woodburn, Oregon by Danise Randall.
December 4, 1985
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Raymond, Louis C.
Abstract for all Raymond interviews: Born 1906. Graduated from Oregon Agricultural College in 1930 with a degree in mining engineering. Discusses his family history; trapping; his interest in art and painting; his travels after school, and the artifacts that he acquired. Horner accession numbers 990-1-4a-b. Interviewed by Jennifer Lee.
June 8, 1990
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Raymond, Louis C.
Horner accession numbers 990-1-4c-d. Interviewed by Peter Held.
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Reavis, Delbert D.
Discusses his ancestors, including their family life and employment, and his memories of growing up on Fiddle Creek Farm south of the Siuslaw River. Discusses family life, school and activities, and hobbies. Recounts his work for the Forest Service starting in 1958, his marriage and family life, comparison of how the district "operated then and now," firefighting practices, changes in logging and milling practices, mills in the area during the 1950s and changes in public involvement over time. Other topics include the changing settlement patterns of western Lane County, efficiency in Forest Service operations, future predictions for the Forest Service, his feelings about the protection of wildlife, his plans for the future and enjoyable aspects of his life. Horner accession number 982-1-16. Interviewed in Mapleton, Oregon by Lisa Walters.
April 14, 1980
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Reichart, Robert R.
Born 1896. Discusses his family's move from New York to Corvallis around 1911, aspects of the city that he missed, his high school and college experiences at OAC, his father's dry goods store and dry cleaning business, and extracurricular activities. Discusses how various teachers influenced him: Collin Dyment from the Journalism Department, Ida Kidder the librarian, and E.B. Lemon. Horner accession number 979-1-34a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
July 10, 1979
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Reynolds, Minerva (Kiger)
Born 1892. Discusses the history of Harney County since her parents lived there, before she was born. Describes her childhood in Corvallis, memories of the town and OAC, the farming her father did on various pieces of land, her four years in Pharmacy School at OAC, classes that she took in domestic science, campus entertainment, OAC administrators and teachers. Other topics include her memories of Margaret Snell and her first experience driving a car. Horner accession number 979-1-41a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
October 2, 1979
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Roach, Beula (DeMoss)
Born 1906. Discusses her family history, emphasis on her mother’s side - the Halls. Horner accession number 990-1-15. Interviewed by Jennifer Lee.
October 11, 1990
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Rohen, Mitzi G.
Born 1925. Discusses her life and family, the Depression, and her brothers' involvement in World War II. Horner accession number 985-1-6. Interviewed in Lake Oswego, Oregon by Rebecca Rohen.
November 30, 1985
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Rojanasoonthen, Kay
Born 1964. Discusses Thailand, religion, activities, and food; her childhood and education; holidays and ceremonies. Horner accession number 987-1-5. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jenny Russ.
December 7, 1986
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Rondeau, Theora P.
Born 1901. Discusses growing up on a farm in Montana, life in the early 1900s, wildlife, ancestry, and moving to Oregon. Horner accession number 985-1-18. Interviewed in Grants Pass, Oregon by Jeffrey O'Dell.
November 4, 1985
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Ross, Charles R.
Abstract for all Ross interviews: Born 1908. Discusses early childhood; education; setting up 4-H programs; writing the booklet "Trees to Know in Oregon." Horner accession numbers 987-1-36a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Marilyn Koenitzer.
May 3, 1987
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Ross, Charles R.
Horner accession number 987-1-36c. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Marilyn Koenitzer.
May 25, 1987
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Saalfeld, Henrietta
Discusses Mount Angel Flax Growers Association; acting as secretary for the association since its creation in 1936. Horner accession number 990-1-3. Interviewed by Steve Wyatt.
March 29, 1990
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Sandoz, Margaret
Discusses the Civilian Conservation Corps ca. 1936-38, the CCC camp at Camp Arboretum, and community attitudes toward the "3-C boys." Describes CCC changes from the early 1930s to the late 1930s and the effects of the Depression years upon her family. Horner accession number 980-1-5. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Karen Thomas.
March 3, 1980
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Sandoz, Pauline
Discusses family life; growing up; education; her father's work raising rhododendrons; and her career in forestry. Horner accession number 989-1-6a-b.
May 1989
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Schecter, Lita
Discusses moving to Corvallis in 1955; her husband teaching at Oregon State University; the Jewish community and groups in Corvallis; and religious education for children. Horner accession number 992-1-5.
August 29, 1991
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Spillman, Paul
Born 1886. Discusses family history and several of his father's businesses: dairy, the cracker factory and farming. Describes his impressions of OAC as an agricultural student, professors, administrators, his ROTC experience, social societies, the town of Corvallis, early memories of the Horner Museum. Discusses his experiences as a county extension agent in Union County in 1912, his years as a farmer, his family, and changes in farming over the years. Horner accession numbers 981-1-13a-c. Interviewed in Peoria, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
November 25, 1981
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Starker, T.J. (Thurman James)
Abstract for all Starker interviews: Born 1890. Discusses his ancestors, his family's move to Portland, his memories related to the College of Forestry at OAC as a member of the first forestry class of 1910. Recounts obtaining his Master's degree from the University of Michigan and working for the Forest Service over summers 1909-1917; his teaching experiences at OAC from 1922-1942; his impressions of this time and of the community. Discusses the acquisition and management of Starker Forest; the timber industry; McDonald Forest; Peavy Arboretum; changes in forestry; memories of Aldo Leopold and his philosophies as a teacher and forester. Horner accession number 979-1-5a. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Royal Jackson and Jennifer Lee.
December 11, 1978
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Starker, T.J.
Horner accession numbers 979-1-5b-c. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Royal Jackson and Jennifer Lee.
December 12, 1978
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Starker, T.J.
Horner accession numbers 979-1-5d-e. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
September 12, 1979
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Starks, Arthur
Discusses his history with the Civilian Conservation Corps beginning in 1939 when he came to Camp Arboretum in Benton County at age 17, daily life living at Camp Arboretum, fighting fires and building houses. Horner accession numbers 985-1-3a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Karen Thomas.
March 14, 1980
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Steiger, Jane
Born 1932. Discusses family background and childhood, growing up on a farm in Missouri during the Depression, segregation and her cousins' involvement in World War II, her career as a secretary and her travels. Horner accession number 985-1-23. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Carol Steiger.
November 16, 1985
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St. Martin, Elaine
Born 1943. Graduated from OSU in 1986. Discusses her history with the Tuscarora Tribe, growing up Baptist, returning to Native American beliefs and spirituality. Horner accession numbers 986-1-91a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by LaRae E. Baker.
July 19, 1986
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Summers, Angeline
Abstract for all Summers interviews: Born 1900. Describes early schooling in Indian Agency schools, reservation life, food, crafts, and religion. Discusses agency-reservation "termination," and Native American hunting and fishing rights. Horner accession numbers 981-1-8a-c. Interviewed in Chiloquin, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
July 30, 1980
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Summers, Angeline
Horner accession number 981-1-8d. Interviewed in Chiloquin, Oregon by Jennifer Lee and Royal Jackson.
December 18, 1980
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Tacheron, Shirley Colleen (Smith)
Born 1928. Attended Oregon State College for three years and Marylhurst University for one year. Discusses campus life at OSC in 1946 with emphasis on the campus life of women, her major in home economics, and student activities. Horner accession number 985-1-9. Interviewed in Camas, Washington by Kim Smith.
November 18, 1985
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Tartar, Lena Belle
Discusses personal relationships with family members. Shares remembrances of childhood responsibilities and activities. Horner accession number 979-1-21a. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
May 2, 1979
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Thompson, Betty Lynd
Born 1902. Received B.A. in education from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1923, and M.A. from University of Wisconsin in 1927. Became modern dance instructor at OSU in 1927. Horner accession numbers 982-1-7a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Marcia Kimball.
May 2, 1979
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Tullis, Geneva Ann
Born 1940. Discusses her family background - which has been traced as far back as 1643 on her father's side - growing up in Idaho and California, her values, views on family, and her career as a homemaker and mother. Horner accession number 985-1-28. Interviewed in Noti, Oregon by Tom Tullis.
December 3, 1985
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Velasco, Carlos
Born 1963. Discusses family background in Mexico; schooling; joining the Navy; attending Oregon State University; relationship with his family and growing up in a bi-lingual household. Horner accession number 986-1-4. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Wendy Taylor.
March 1, 1986
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Vu, Lan
Born 1966. Discusses her family's move from Vietnam to the U.S. in 1975; her experiences living in refugee camps; adapting to a new culture, learning English, and moving to Oregon; cultural and behavioral differences between Vietnam and the U.S. Horner accession number 987-1-1. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Monica Jarnport.
December 8, 1986
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Walker, Charles I.
Discusses Hines Mill operations including workers' living conditions, workers' compensation, logging teams, hauling logs, and the availability of timber. Horner accession numbers 979-1-29a-b. Interviewed in Hines, Oregon by M. Lewitz and T. Powers.
June 28, 1979
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Walkinstik-Man-Alone, Ed
Born 1938. Discusses his Choctaw Native American heritage; the reservation; abusive treatment and the "De-Indianization" process in schools; his work history; and Choctaw beliefs. Horner accession number 986-1-8a. Interviewed in Philomath, Oregon by Karen E. Mason.
February 27, 1986
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Walkinstik-Man-Alone, Ed
Discusses Choctaw religion; land rights; Native American activism; tribal laws; and the taking of Native American land. Horner accession number 986-1-8b.
July 2, 1986
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Wampler, A.E.
Born 1900. Describes how his father came out west from Indiana; his first impressions of the area; homesteading, running pack trips, running a butcher shop in Klamath Falls; stories of logging in the Klamath Falls area; stories his father told him about Native Americans and his own experiences with them. Discusses his experiences with various logging enterprises from when he was a teenager, working in logging camps, Native Americans in the logging industry and their expertise in management, and his acquisition of a ranch after the Depression. Other topics include cattle drives, E.H. Harriman, effects of the Depression, changes in ranching over the years, wild horses, other ranchers in the area, Native American artifacts and the future of his land. Horner accession numbers 981-1-9a-b. Interviewed in Harriman Route, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
October 22, 1980
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Wang, Chih H.
Born 1917. Discusses growing up in China; the Japanese invasion of China; teaching chemistry; attending OSC; research on radio isotopes at OSU; and involvement in nuclear research. Horner accession number 986-1-7. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Elise Hargreaves.
February 26, 1986
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Wang, Shin-Ho
Born 1962. Discusses the culture of Hong Kong, his family, and early education. Horner accession number 987-1-6. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Cammy Klemke.
December 9, 1986
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Weatherford, James K.
Born 1901. Discusses family history. Horner accession number 991-1-20. Interviewed by Mary Burck.
July 6, 1991
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Weiser, Irwin
Abstract for all Weiser interviews: Born 1908. Discusses grandfather's adventures and philosophies on Native American relationships with white Americans. Talks about various foods gathered including chokeberries, plums, wild celery and apas. Horner accession numbers 981-1-7a-d. Interviewed in Klamath Falls, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
July 28, 1980
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Weiser, Irwin
Horner accession numbers 981-1-7e-f. Interviewed in Klamath Falls, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
October 24, 1980
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Westwood, Melvin Neil
Born 1923. Worked in OSC's Horticulture Department. Discusses growing up in southeast Utah, family background, school and family life, and recollections of the Depression. Horner accession number 985-1-21. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Rose W. Merrick.
December 1, 1985
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Wetzel, Mildred
Born 1906. Discusses her parents' immigration to America from Germany; attending business college; traveling through Europe with her father in 1959; travel to England before returning home; the Depression years; learning to rivet during World War II and working at Douglas Aircraft in Long Beach, California; working as a mechanic and bookkeeper; retiring and moving to Washington. Horner accession number 985-1-36. Interviewed in Fagan Lake, Washington by Lance McCaslin.
November 17, 1985
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Wiedemann, Marian
Born 1913. Discusses her life, the early development of Clackamas County - specifically Wilsonville and West Linn - family history, school years, raising children and involvement in the community. Horner accession number 985-1-19. Interviewed in Wilsonville, Oregon by Marilyn Schmeer.
November 25, 1985
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Wieman, John
Interviewed during Golden Jubilee celebrations at Oregon State University. Discusses horticulture, his time in British Columbia, inspecting food to be shipped overseas during World War I, and food dehydration processes. Speaks about fraternities, sororities, and student life during his time at OAC Horner accession number 982-1-9. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
June 12, 1982
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Wilt, Olive
Abstract for all Wilt interviews: Born 1887. Discusses her family; growing up on a farm; personal views. Horner accession number 987-1-9a. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
January 27, 1987
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Wilt, Olive
Horner accession number 987-1-9b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
February 5, 1987
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Wilt, Olive
Horner accession number 987-1-9c. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
February 12, 1987
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Wood, G. Burton
Abstract for all Wood interviews: Born 1909. Discusses his ancestors, childhood in Medford until his father died when he was six, memories of Jacksonville and opinions on the restoration of the area, hobbies as a child, move to Corvallis in 1922 when his mother remarried, effects of World War I, first impressions of Corvallis, stepfather's upholstery business, numerous part-time jobs during school, school years at Corvallis High School and at Oregon Agricultural College, the stock market crash, how his stepfather lost his business and other effects of the Depression. Describes his job as a student driver for President William Jasper Kerr, his impressions of President Kerr, their work relationship, stories of trips they took, President Kerr's family and people he admired, and transferring to the University of Oregon so he could continue to work for Kerr when he was named Chancellor of the State System of Higher Education. Other topics include the rivalry between the two universities and public reaction to the Higher Education Unification Act of 1929. Horner accession numbers 979-1-22a-b. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
May 8, 1979
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Wood, G. Burton
Horner accession number 979-1-22c. Interviewed in Corvallis, Oregon by Jennifer Lee.
May 25, 1979
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Yoder, Ray A.
Came to Oregon State Forestry Department in 1937 when George Peavy was President and Dean of the School of Forestry. In Forest Management worthwhile courses were in silviculture and surveying. Discusses Starker's reliance on the student's memory for different things, especially specific weight of woods. Involvement with Forestry Club. Worked at the sawmill in McDonald Forest. Talks about Cronemiller Lake. Horner accession number 980-1-3.
December 1979
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"OSU and International Development," lecture by Ludwig M. Eisgruber
Horner accession number 893-4-3346.
January 13, 1982
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"Hmong Talk"
No speaker identified. No Horner accession number.
June 3, 1982
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"Historical seminar car tour," led by Ken Munford. Corvallis to Champoeg
With Jennifer Lee, Sally Morito, Bill Lewis and Rick Read. No Horner accession number.
December 7, 1979
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"Umatilla Reservation"
Cassettes are annotated as follows. Cassette 1: "V.C.E. Sitton talking with Indian woman about costumes on display"; "Lunch at Reservation & Indians explaining the food & their customs"; "Dance/music & explanation by Indians of Umatilla Reservation Longhouse." Cassette 2: "Lucy Skjelstadt's resume of history (Indian & Lewis and Clark)"; "Echo, OR"; "Fort Henrietta excavation & Oregon Trail ruts"; "Umatilla Reservation dance/music and explanation by Joseph"; "Veronica Sitton talking with Indian mother & child"; "Pendleton = 3 miles from Reservation." Horner accession number 991-1-23 assigned to Cassette 1.
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Whitman and Walla Walla history
Cassette is annotated as follows. "Whitman history by Prof. Tom Edwards, Whitman College"; "Beauchamps on history of Walla Walla area." No Horner accession number.
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Duplicate cassettes: Batterson, Wesley
Horner accession numbers 986-1-79c-d.
July 3, 1986
11
Duplicate cassettes: Berg, Alan
Horner accession numbers 979-1-10a-f.
February 28 - April 27, 1979
11
Duplicate cassettes: Blackwell, Eva
Horner accession numbers 979-1-9a-b.
February 21, 1979
12
Duplicate cassettes: Blackwell, Eva
Horner accession numbers 979-1-9c-d.
October 18, 1979
12
Duplicate cassettes: Brandt, Lewis
Horner accession numbers 985-1-1a-b.
August 30, 1984
12
Duplicate cassettes: Chen, Yuejian
Horner accession numbers 985-1-31a-b.
May 10 - June 5, 1987
12
Duplicate cassette: Cobo, Ted
Horner accession number 979-1-23a.
May 9, 1979
12
Duplicate cassette: Dilworth, John R.
Horner accession number 979-1-17a-d.
April 6-10, 1979
12
Duplicate cassette: Francis, L.E. "Bing"
Horner accession number 980-1-10.
April 17, 1980
12
Duplicate cassette: Grundy, Sheila and Joyce Maude-Roxby
Horner accession numbers 982-1-29,30.
September 12-17, 1981
12
Duplicate cassette: Hitch, George and Alice Nash
Horner accession number 982-1-27,28.
February 28, 1986
12
Duplicate cassettes: Milliken, Margaret J.
Horner accession numbers 979-1-40a-d.
September 28, 1979 - April 4, 1980
12
Duplicate cassettes: Porter, Ted
Horner accession numbers 986-1-12a-b.
June 16, 1986
12
Duplicate cassettes: Roach, Beula DeMoss
Horner accession numbers 990-1-15a-b.
October 11, 1990
12
Duplicate cassette: Saalfeld, Henrietta
Horner accession number 990-1-3.
March 29, 1990
12
Duplicate cassette: Sandoz, Margaret
Horner accession number 980-1-5.
March 3, 1980
12
Duplicate cassettes: Starker, T.J.
Horner accession numbers 979-1-5a-e.
December 11, 1978 - September 12, 1979
12
Duplicate cassettes: Starks, Arthur
Horner accession numbers 985-1-3b.
March 14, 1980
12
Duplicate cassettes: Thompson, Betty Lynd
Horner accession numbers 982-1-7a-b.
May 21, 1982
12
Duplicate cassette: Yoder, Ray A.
Horner accession number 980-1-3.
December 1979

II:  Transcripts and Project Files, 1952-1992Return to Top

6 boxes, (187 folders)

The contents of the files held in Series II vary from folder to folder but, generally speaking, may contain rough transcripts of interviews and research materials compiled in preparation for interviews. More specifically, folders often contain preliminary and finalized transcripts of interviews - the latter occasionally published as a monograph - completed interviewer comment sheets noting first impressions of a completed interview; interview logs describing general themes discussed at specified points within an interview; and research materials compiled in preparation for an interview, typically including clippings and handwritten notes. The folders also sometimes contain biographical information collected at a point following an interview, newspaper obituaries being the most common item of this sort. Photographs, slides and negatives of interviewees, usually taken by Horner Museum staff at the time and location of an interview, are also arranged into this series' folders as appropriate. More details about most of these interviews are available in Series I of this finding aid.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
13
Allworth, Edith Elaine (Walker) "Peggy"
Horner accession number 979-1-38.
1963-1989
13
Anderson, Ron
Horner accession number 991-1-24.
1989
13
Anderson, Seymour and Vera
Horner accession number 991-1-27.
1976-1991
13
Andreau, Christos
Horner accession number 987-1-2.
1986
13
Applegren, Bennett, Briechbill, Bruget, Wheeler
Horner accession number 985-1-44.
1985
13
Astrup, Mark H.
Horner accession number 987-1-10.
1986
13
Bahrs, Dr. Alice
Horner accession number 985-1-31.
1985-1987
13
Ball, W. Waldo
Horner accession number 979-1-19.
1976-1988
13
Basey, Violet J.
Horner accession number 985-1-8.
1985
13
Batterson, Wesley
Horner accession number 986-1-79.
1986
13
Beauchamp, Dean
Horner accession number 982-1-26.
1982
13
Beebe, Mary
Horner accession number 989-1-7.
1991
13
Bensell, Arthur
Horner accession number 986-1-92.
1986
13
Berg, Alan B.
File includes "Alan B. Berg: His Early Life, Education, Forestry Career and Civic Affairs Involvement", Horner Museum Oral History Program, Monograph No. 1, Spring 1983. Horner accession number 979-1-10.
1979-1983
13
Berkeley, Norborne
Horner accession number 983-1-2.
1983
13
Bishop, Merit H.
Horner accession number 985-1-40.
1985
13
Bishoprick, Stanley
Horner accession number 985-1-2.
1985
13
Biss, Yvonne L.
Horner accession number 985-1-29.
1985
13
Bittner, Jim
Horner accession number 991-1-22.
1989
13
Blackwell, Eva
Horner accession number 979-1-9.
1952-1987
13
Blakley, Lyle Deloss
Horner accession number 985-1-20.
1985
13
Boice, Naomi E.
Horner accession number 985-1-37.
1985
13
Brainard, Emil M.
Horner accession number 982-1-12.
1980
13
Brown, Francis
Horner accession number 981-1-4.
1980
13
Brown, Sam
Horner accession number 980-1-8.
1980
13
Brunoe, Carolyn Jean
Includes a poem, "Before the Color White," and story, "Bearslayer," written by Carolyn Jean Brunoe. Horner accession number 987-1-33.
1987
13
Butcher, Gilmore, Thompson
Horner accession number 990-1-10,11,12,13.
1990
14
Chen, Yuejian
Horner accession number 987-1-31.
1987
14
Cobo, Ted
Horner accession number 979-1-23.
1979
14
Colfax, Lloyd
Horner accession number 986-1-89.
1986
14
Collier, Alfred D.
Horner accession number 981-1-2.
1980
14
Contemporary Lifestyles at Oregon State University
A report titled "Contemporary Lifestyles at Oregon State University," authored by Brad Cantor, Bene Schleuniger and Julie Christoferson, was compiled and submitted in 1981 to fulfill the requirements of an unidentified OSU class. The report sought to use analysis of oral history interviews to identify specific subcultures within the OSU student population and "to explore the possibility that each [subculture] might possess conflicting values." In so doing, the study focused on student attitudes toward controversial issues of the day, including recreational drug use, cohabitation and pre-marital sex. The report consists largely of transcripts of interviews conducted with the study's nine participants, as categorized by the authors into three groups: "The Organics," "Middle of the Road" and "The Greeks." Horner accession number 981-1-17-25.
1981
14
Cooper, Arthur
Horner accession number 981-1-6.
1980
14
Cross, Ida B.
Horner accession number 979-1-32.
1979
14
Crow, Georgia
Horner accession number 979-1-15.
1979
14
Crow, John
Horner accession number 979-1-16.
1979
14
Cunningham, Margaret A.
Horner accession number 985-1-33.
1985
14
Custer, Geraldine
Horner accession number 990-1-1.
1990
14
Dahlin, Verus W.
Horner accession number 982-1-15.
1980
14
Davis, Herschel
Horner accession number 979-1-24.
1981-1992
14
DeMay, Joane
Horner accession number 990-1-2.
1990
14
DeMoss, Homer
Horner accession number 989-1-5.
1979
14
DeMoss Music
The DeMoss Family Lyric Bards, based in Eastern Oregon, traveled the United States, Canada and Europe for over sixty years (1872-1933) providing musical entertainment to diverse audiences. Led by James DeMoss, the family presented religious, classical and patriotic songs in an effort to spread the family's religious beliefs to a wider population. Jennifer Lee conducted three oral history interviews (Herschel Davis, Homer DeMoss, Beula Roach) documenting the family's story. She used this information in the writing of a lengthy biographical sketch. The Horner Museum also mounted an exhibit dedicated to the DeMoss family's music and travels. Horner accession number 991-1-21.
1991
14
Detray, Donald E.
Horner accession number 985-1-11.
1985
14
Dill, Stan
Horner accession number 991-1-17.
1991
14
Dilworth, John R.
Horner accession number 979-1-17.
1979-1981
14
Dimick, Mary
Horner accession number 991-1-18.
1984-1991
14
Dimick, Roland E.
Horner accession number 991-1-19.
1985
14
Dodson, Merle
Horner accession number 979-1-33.
1979
14
Driver-Russell, Holly
Horner accession number 987-1-34.
1987
14
Ebbert, Margie Patrick
Horner accession number 985-1-7.
1985
14
Ellingson, A. E. "Pony"
Horner accession number 982-1-11.
1980
14
Emrick, Fern H.
Horner accession number 985-1-24.
1985
14
Eriksen, Albert G.
Horner accession number 985-1-34.
1985
14
Fine, Catherine
Horner accession number 979-1-28.
1979
14
Flood, Janice H.
Horner accession number 984-1-18.
1984
14
Fors, Faith and Felix
Horner accession number 982-1-8.
1982
14
Francis, L. E. "Bing"
Horner accession number 980-1-12.
1980-1991
14
Frasier, Ann
Horner accession number 986-1-3.
1986
14
Ganong, Frank
Horner accession number 981-1-12.
1980
14
Garman, John C.
Horner accession number 979-1-36.
1979
14
Gee, Sandra Anton
Horner accession number 985-1-13.
1985
14
George, Gerold G.
Horner accession number 986-1-6.
1986
14
Goheen, Molly
Horner accession number 992-1-3.
1991
14
Goldberg, Ruth
Horner accession number 992-1-4.
1991
15
Goode, Delmer M.
Horner accession number 979-1-26.
1979-1983
15
Goode, Gladys W.
Horner accession number 979-1-35.
1979
15
Gordon, Jacqueline
Horner accession number 992-1-1.
1991
15
Gorde, Chester N.
Horner accession number 982-1-14.
1980
15
Grant, Charles
Horner accession number 985-1-4.
1985
15
Gray, Lynne
Horner accession number 987-1-32.
1981-1988
15
Greiner, Joyce A.
Horner accession number 987-1-3.
1986
15
Grundy, Sheila and Joyce Maude-Roxby
Horner accession numbers 982-1-29,30.
1981
15
Gruwald [Old World Deli]
Horner accession number 979-1-31.
1975-1991
15
Guinie, Teresa F.
Horner accession number 991-1-28.
1979
15
Hagelstein, George
Horner accession number 981-1-3.
1980
15
Hamblin, Lena
File includes typescripts "Ancestry of Shedrach Blanks Powell of Mercer County, Kentucky," by Bob Zybach and "History and Descendants of Elizabeth Shipley Clarkson Powell; 1852 Pioneer of Clarke County, Oregon Territory," by Bob Zybach and Lorraine Richmond. Horner accession number 991-1-26.
1987-1988
15
Hamilton, Anona Kay
Horner accession number 985-1-5.
1985
15
Hansen, Helen N.
Horner accession number 985-1-42.
1985
15
Harlow, Hilda
Horner accession number 985-1-45.
1985
15
Harris, Agnes
Horner accession number 985-1-32.
1985
15
Harris, William P.
Horner accession number 985-1-12.
1985
15
Heath, Jean
Horner accession number 985-1-25.
1985
15
Hedgpeth, Mabel
File includes "Mabel Hedgpeth," Crater Lake National Park Oral History Program, Monograph No. 1, by Royal G. Jackson, Fall 1987. Horner accession number 987-1-39.
1987
15
Heinz, Roy
Horner accession number 979-1-30.
1979
15
Higgins, Mary H.
Horner accession number 985-1-14.
1985
15
Hines, Ronnie
Horner accession number 986-1-9.
1986
15
Hitch, George and Alice Nash
Horner accession numbers 982-1-27,28.
1986
15
Hopkins, Margarita L.
Horner accession number 987-1-7.
1986
15
Hoy, Elvin A.
Horner accession number 979-1-39.
1979
15
Hundal, Raghbir K.
Horner accession number 987-1-4.
1986
15
Jacob, Joe
Horner accession number 987-1-35.
1987
15
Jenkins, Thomas E.
Horner accession number 979-1-27.
1979
15
Johnson, Don F.
Born 1913. Discusses his ancestors, early childhood in Sweet Creek, moving to Mapleton for adequate schooling, description of Mapleton and family life, his father's job of running the Johnson hardware store. Also talks about his early work with the Forest Service and experience with the Civilian Conservation Corps. Describes how he met his wife Odessa, her family history, their family together, Herman Peak lookout, other Forest Service work including trail work and fire watches, and leaving the Forest Service to work in the woods falling and bucking. Other topics include changes in logging equipment over the years, introduction of the chain saw and stories of close calls out in the woods. Horner accession number 982-1-13.
1977-1980
15
Johnston, George
Horner accession number 985-1-15.
1985
15
Kalka, Timothy
Horner accession number 986-1-5.
1986
15
Kelm, Darlene H.
Horner accession number 985-1-30.
1985
15
Kenny, Matthew J.
Includes reproduction of "Leitrim-Donegal Vanguard," by Edward M. Kenny. Horner accession number 985-1-30.
1981-1985
15
Killpatrick, Paul
Includes "Report on Lonnie B. Harris," by Michael H. Lomas, Summer 1987. Horner accession number 987-1-37.
1987
15
King, Bertha
Horner accession number 982-1-10.
1982
15
Klamath, Barbara Jean
Horner accession number 986-1-87.
1986
15
Klein, Alice R.
Horner accession number 985-1-39.
1985
15
Knudsen, Leonard T.
Horner accession number 985-1-43.
1985
15
Kreutzkampf, Myrtle and Fred
Horner accession number 985-1-35.
1985
15
LaPointe, Laurie
Horner accession number 986-1-88.
1986
15
Latzy, Robert
Horner accession number 980-1-2.
1980
15
Lee, Margaret
Horner accession number 989-1-2.
1989
15
Lee, Thomas
Horner accession number 989-1-3.
1989
16
Lemon, E. B.
File includes "Erwin B. Lemon: His Early Life, O.S.U. Career and Civic Affairs Involvement", Horner Museum Oral History Program, Monograph No. 2, by Jennifer A. Lee, Fall 1985 and "Poems" by Lora Lemon, 1889-1982. Horner accession number 979-1-11.
1957-1985
16
Loney, Selma
Horner accession number 992-1-6.
1991
16
Lyne, Floyd James
File includes "Siuslaw National Forest Oral History Program: Floyd James Lyne, His Early Life, Education and Forest Service Career (1948-1979)" by Royal G. Jackson and Jennifer A. Lee, 1980. Heritage Associates, Inc. Corvallis, Oregon. Horner accession number 979-1-45.
1979-1980
16
Mack, Hudson, Hagg, Johnson, Groves
Horner accession number 990-1-5,6a,6b,7,8a,8b,9.
1990-1991
16
Martin, Eleanor
Horner accession number 985-1-27.
1985
16
McDougal, Judith A.
Horner accession number 985-1-41.
1985
16
McFadden, Nahaku Kempuananeike
Horner accession number 986-1-10.
1986
16
Meola, Edmund
Horner accession number 983-1-3.
1977-1983
16
Meresse, Mabel E.
File includes Bryant family genealogy. Horner accession number 979-1-20.
1967-1979
16
Merryman, Carl D.
Horner accession number 979-1-18.
1979
16
Miller, Winifred
Horner accession number 983-1-4.
1983
16
Milliken, Margaret J.
Horner accession number 979-1-40.
1979
16
Montague, Ann
Horner accession number 985-1-10.
1981-1985
16
Moore, Harriet
Horner accession number 993-1-1.
1991-1992
16
Mumford, Martha
Horner accession number 988-1-5.
1988
16
Nash Family History
Wallis Nash emigrated from England to Oregon in 1879. He established a ranch on the eastern edge of rural Lincoln County and founded the town of Nashville. Nash also served on the Board of Regents of Oregon Agricultural College from 1885-1898 and was instrumental in the development of the college during its formative years. Horner accession number 983-1-6.
1983
16
Nearing, Mary Beth
Horner accession number 986-1-1.
1986
16
Newell, Gene "Lucky"
Horner accession number 986-1-90.
1986
16
Newton, Ivan L.
Horner accession number 985-1-38.
1985-1986
16
Niven, Donald
Horner accession number 980-1-1.
1980
16
O'Dell, Jeffery Michael
Horner accession number 986-1-2.
1986
16
Olson, Harry G.
Horner accession number 979-1-44.
1979
16
Orr, Paul J.
Horner accession number 985-1-16.
1985
16
Orzech, Miriam
Horner accession number 987-1-38; 992-1-7.
1987-1992
16
Osborn, Otis
Horner accession number 981-1-1.
1980
17
Palmer, Cecil
Horner accession number 981-1-5.
1980
17
Pearson, Gertrude (Landauer)
Horner accession number 985-1-47.
1974-1985
17
Philipp, Susan
Horner accession number 992-1-2.
1991
17
Pierce, Alma and Neal
Horner accession number 985-1-17.
1985
17
Poling, Dan
Horner accession number 979-1-37.
1979-1989
17
Pompe, Ethel
Horner accession number 983-1-1.
1983-1991
17
Pond, Ron
Horner accession number 988-1-8.
1988-1989
17
Porter, Leatha L.
Horner accession number 983-1-5.
1983
17
Porter, Theodore M. "Ted"
Horner accession number 986-1-12.
1986
17
Potts, Willard
Horner accession number 985-1-22.
1985
17
Randall, Elizabeth H.
Horner accession number 985-1-26.
1985
17
Raymond, Louis
Horner accession number 990-1-4.
1984-1990
17
Reavis, Delbert D.
Horner accession number 982-1-16.
1980
17
Reichart, Robert R.
Horner accession number 979-1-34.
1979-1992
17
Reynolds, Minerva Kiger
Horner accession number 979-1-41.
1979
17
Roach, Beula DeMoss
Horner accession number 990-1-15.
1990
17
Robbins, Ben
Horner accession number 989-1-8.
1988
17
Rohen, Mitzi
Horner accession number 985-1-6.
1985
17
Rojanasoonthen, Kay
Horner accession number 987-1-5.
1986
17
Rondeau, Theora P.
Horner accession number 985-1-18.
1985
17
Ross, Charles
Horner accession number 987-1-36.
1987-1991
17
Saalfeld, Henrietta
Horner accession number 990-1-3.
1990-1991
17
Sandoz, Margaret
Horner accession number 980-1-5.
1980
17
Sandoz, Pauline
Horner accession number 989-1-6.
1985
17
Schecter, Lita
Horner accession number 992-1-5.
1991
17
Smith, Marjorie Hofman
Describes early schooling, attending drawing class at an early age. Attended Brimmor College. Began painting after graduation, then turned to "design and decoration." Studied metal work, weaving, and pottery. In 1936 formulated plans for "the art project" at Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood. Worked four years on this project. Horner accession number 981-1-16.
1964
17
Spillman, Paul
Horner accession number 981-1-13.
1981-1982
18
Starker, T. J.
File includes "Thurman J. Starker: Educator, Timberman, Civic Leader," Horner Museum Oral History Program, Monograph No. 3, by Jennifer A. Lee and Royal G. Jackson, Spring 1984. Horner accession number 979-1-5.
1978-1987
18
Starks, Arthur
Horner accession number 985-1-3.
1986
18
Steiger, Jane
Horner accession number 985-1-23.
1985
18
St. Martin, Elaine
Horner accession number 986-1-91.
1986
18
Summers, Angeline
Horner accession number 981-1-8.
1980
18
Tacheron, Shirley C. S.
Horner accession number 985-1-9.
1985
18
Tartar, Lena Belle
Horner accession number 979-1-21.
1979-1984
18
Thompson, Betty Lynd
File includes "Student Manual for Modern Creative Dance" by Betty Lynd Thompson. Westcoast Printing, Portland, Oregon 1966. Horner accession number 982-1-7.
1966-1983
18
Tullis, Geneva Ann
Horner accession number 985-1-28.
1985
18
Velasco, Carlos
Horner accession number 986-1-4.
1986
18
Vu, Lan
Horner accession number 987-1-1.
1986
18
Walker, Charles I.
Horner accession number 979-1-29.
1979
18
Walkinstik-Man-Alone, Ed
File includes poem "The Last Blade of Grass" by Ed Walkinstik. Horner accession number 986-1-8.
1985-1988
18
Wampler, Mickey
Horner accession number 981-1-9.
1980
18
Wang, Chih H.
Horner accession number 986-1-7.
1986
18
Wang, Shin-Ho
Horner accession number 987-1-6.
1986
18
Weatherford, James K.
Horner accession number 991-1-20.
1990-1991
18
Weiser, Irwin
Horner accession number 981-1-7.
1980
18
Westwood, Melvin N.
Horner accession number 985-1-21.
1985
18
Wetzel, Mildred
Horner accession number 985-1-36.
1985
18
Wiedemann, Marian
Horner accession number 985-1-19.
1985
18
Wieman, John
Horner accession number 982-1-9.
1982
18
Wilt, Olive
Horner accession number 987-1-9.
1987
18
Winema National Forest
File includes "An Oral History of Winema National Forest" Volume 2, by Royal G. Jackson and Jennifer A. Lee. Heritage Associates, Inc. Corvallis, Oregon. March, 1981. Includes interviews with: Otis Osborn, George Hagelstein, Arthur Cooper, Donald Niven, Robert Latzy, Thyre Dodge and Frank Ganong. Horner accession number 980-1-1 through 12.
1980-1981
18
Wood, G. (Gregory) Burton
Horner accession number 979-1-22.
1979-1987
18
Yoder, Ray
Horner accession number 980-1-3.
1979

III:  Administrative Records, 1973-1993Return to Top

2 boxes, (16 folders)

A wide array of materials have been organized into the collection's Administrative Records series. Content held in this series includes card catalogs, interview abstracts, cataloging worksheets, accession files, progress reports, signed release forms and film negatives. The series also contains one box of "Assorted Project Files" which consist of notes, correspondence, research materials, forms and other items either collected or generated in support of the Horner Museum's oral history initiatives.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
19
Card Catalogs
The two card catalogs arranged into this series contain two different sets of information. One card catalog itemizes the names and accession numbers of individuals interviewed under the umbrella of the Horner Museum's oral history program. The other card catalog contains information concerning individuals of interest to the museum's program. These latter records include the names and contact information of potential interviewees as well as brief biographical abstracts and references to those who referred a given name to the museum's staff.
undated
19
Abstracts
Series III contains a large volume of interview abstracts summarizing both the biography of a given interview subject as well as noteworthy points of discussion raised during their interview. Earlier iterations of the abstracts were either handwritten or typed onto index cards and paper scraps. The content was later compiled into a volume titled "Oral History Collection Abstracts, Horner Museum, 1978-1991," four rough copies of which are included in Series III.
circa 1992
19
Accession Sheets
Typewritten accession sheets documenting acquisition dates, provenance, interviewer and interviewee data, number of cassettes and locations within the Horner Museum remain extant for interviews 979-1-1 to 988-1-9.
circa 1988
19
Cataloging Worksheets and Progress Logs
The Horner Museum used cataloging worksheets of their own design to record information about specific interviews as they worked their way through the museum's processing queue. These worksheets included data similar to that recorded in the collection's accession sheets as well as notes on transcription and permissions management, and overall project quality control. Many of the cataloging worksheets also include copies of the interview abstracts generated by the museum. The information captured on the item level in the cataloging worksheets was then transferred in spreadsheet form to progress logs, which tracked the conducting and finalizing of interviews from start to finish.
1986-1992
19
Signed Gift and Release Forms
Signed permissions forms granting unrestricted use of a given interview are included for the vast majority of the subjects interviewed as part of the Horner Museum's program. A small portion of these forms contain restrictions either annotated on the form or appended on separate page. The forms are arranged by Horner Museum accession number.
1975-1991
19
Photographic Negatives
Twelve photographic negatives of unidentified interviewees are arranged into this folder.
undated
20
Assorted Project Files
1973-1979
20
Assorted Project Files
1980-1989
20
Assorted Project Files
1990-1993
20
Assorted Project Files
undated