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Margaret Rush was a photographer and correspondent for the Oregon Journal newspaper who covered Bonneville Dam construction for three years. She was the only woman in the county covering a government construction project at the time and also wrote about bus travel and the history of bus systems.
The collection (1937-1939) includes a manuscript of "So I Went By Bus," written by Margaret Rush about early Portland, family life and her trip to New York in 1939. The manuscript includes descriptions of bus travel and the history of bus systems. Material includes press releases (1937) of progress on the Bonneville Dam by Captain Colby M. Myers, Executive Officer, Corps of Engineers.
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Margaret Rush Papers, Mss2870, Oregon Historical Society Research Library
|1-5||Manuscript--"So I Went By
Manuscript by Margaret Rush
|6||Manuscript--"So I Went By Bus,"
Includes photocopy of Oregon Journal article (1938) relating to activities of Margaret Rush
|7||Bonneville Dam press
Press releases by Colby M. Myers, Executive Officer, Corps of Engineers