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Ralph I. Gifford Photographs, circa 1910s - 1947

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Gifford, Ralph I.
Title
Ralph I. Gifford Photographs
Dates
circa 1910s - 1947 (inclusive)
1935-1947 (bulk)
Quantity
2.5 cubic feet, including 2089 photographs , (17 boxes, including 2 oversize boxes, and 1 map folder)
Collection Number
P 218-SG 2
Summary
The Ralph I. Gifford Photographs consist of images taken by Gifford throughout Oregon, primarily during the 1930s and 1940s. The photographs depict many Oregon landmarks and scenes, including the Oregon Coast, Crater Lake, Mount Hood, the Wallowa Mountains, and the Snake River Canyon. The collection includes numerous images of sport fishing as well as several photographs of Native Americans. Ralph Gifford was the son of Benjamin A. Gifford and took over his father's Portland photography business around 1920. In 1936, Ralph became the first photographer of the newly established Travel and Information Department of the Oregon State Highway Department, a position he held until his death in 1947.
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

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Born in Portland, Ralph I. Gifford (1894-1947) worked in his father's (Benjamin A. Gifford) photography studio as a boy and accompanied his father on photography trips around Oregon. He married Wanda Muir Theobald in 1918 and spent the last part of World War I in the U.S. Navy. Ralph took over his father's photography business around 1920 and sold it in 1928 to go into the motion picture business with F. C. Heaton in Portland.

In 1936, Ralph became the first photographer of the newly established Travel and Information Department of the Oregon State Highway Commission. His landscape views of Oregon's natural beauty were used for many years to promote tourism in the state. He also took motion pictures for the Highway Commission, including its 1941 color version of The New Oregon Trail, which was shown in every state in the U.S., and Glimpses From Oregon State Parks, released shortly before Ralph's death on June 23, 1947. His obituary, published in several Oregon newspapers in late June 1947, stated that "more than any other person, he is responsible for the tourist business in Oregon being an $83,500,000 business."

Ralph also took and sold photographs commercially; many of his commercial views were taken at the same time as his Highway Commission photos. His photographs could be purchased as postcards, view sets, individual prints, and photo-plaques. In a letter to the managing editor of U.S. Camera magazine, Ralph stated in 1943 that his work was "to visually educate the traveling public as to Oregon's scenic and vacation possibilities."

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Ralph I. Gifford Photographs consist of images taken by Gifford throughout Oregon, primarily during the 1930s and 1940s. Many of Ralph Gifford's landscape photographs complement those he took for the State Highway Commission, as they were taken at the same time. He extensively photographed the Oregon Coast, Crater Lake, Silver Falls, Mount Hood and Timberline Lodge, the Pendleton Round-Up, the Wallowa Mountains, and the Snake River Canyon. Many of his photographs were made into postcards or view sets, which were sold at souvenir shops throughout the state.

Gifford also photographed the Columbia River Gorge, Multnomah Falls, and the Columbia River Highway; the Oregon State Capitol and other state buildings in Salem; the Oregon Caves; highway bridges on the Oregon coast; and Oregon agriculture, especially orchards and ranches. Several Oregon rivers are depicted in the collection, including the Chetco, Imnaha, John Day, McKenzie, and Rogue Rivers as well as numerous Cascade Mountain lakes. Scenes of Portland, Brookings, and Salem are part of the collection. The collection includes numerous images of sport fishing and fishermen as well as several images of Native Americans, especially participating in the Pendleton Round-Up. Chief Clarence Burke, of the Umatilla Indians, is depicted in several photographs. Images of Gifford's wife, Wanda, and children are part of the collection.

The collection includes photographs Gifford took while stationed at Whiddy Island, Ireland, in the U.S. Navy during World War I. These images depict fellow servicemen, the local people of Whiddy Island, houses and structures, and landscapes and towns on the island.

The bulk of the collection consists of film negatives (853 items) and prints (902 items). Film negatives are predominantly 4x5 format; however, 5x7 and 8x10 formats are also included. The prints include 8x10 and larger sizes as well as postcard prints. The collection also includes 256 nitrate negatives, 22 glass negatives, and 56 color positive transparencies.

Many images in the collection are available online in several digital collections.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

Ralph I. Gifford Photographs (P 218-SG 2), Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Series I:  World War I views of Whiddy Island, Ireland, 1918Return to Top

47 nitrate negatives and 1 print

Series I consists primarily of photographs taken by Ralph Gifford while he was stationed on Whiddy Island, Ireland, with the U.S. Navy during World War I. The images depict Gifford's fellow servicemen, the military installation, the local people of Whiddy Island, houses and structures, and landscapes and towns on the island. All of the images are nitrate negatives and are available online in the Best of the Archives digital collection. The series also includes one print, collected by Gifford, of the King of England visiting an American ship.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
60
60
60
60
60
60
Bonane near Kenmare, Ireland
nitrate film negative
60
60
60
60
Church on Whiddy Island, Ireland
nitrate film negative
60
60
Dock on Whiddy Island, Ireland
nitrate film negative
60
60
60
Houses on Whiddy Island, Ireland
nitrate film negative
60
60
60
60
60
Kitchen at the Whiddy Island camp
nitrate film negative
60
60
60
60
Men at work
nitrate film negative
60
Men at work
nitrate film negative
60
60
60
60
60
Snave Bridge
nitrate film negative
60
60
Soldier and Irish man
nitrate film negative
60
60
Soldiers
nitrate film negative
60
Soldiers and wrecked plane
nitrate film negative
60
60
60
60
Soldiers playing pool
nitrate film negative
60
60
60
60
60
Whiddy Island barracks
nitrate film negative
60
60
Woman on Whiddy Island, Ireland
nitrate film negative
60
Wrecked plane
nitrate film negative
2
"His Majesty - King of England Visits American Ship in British Waters"
Photo by Denson.
circa 1918

Series II:  Gifford Family, circa 1920 - circa 1930Return to Top

18 glass negatives and 5 nitrate negatives

Series II consists of photographs of Ralph Gifford's family, including his wife Wanda and children Ralph, Jr., and Benjamin L.. The series consists primarily of glass negative; it also includes several nitrate negatives.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
15
Ralph and Wanda Gifford home?, E. 29th and Glisan, Portland
3.5x5.5 glass negative
Ralph Gifford, Jr.
circa 1920
Box
15
In wash basin
3 3.5x5.5 glass negatives
Wanda Gifford in one image.
15
Weighing in at 16 lbs.
2 3.5x5.5 glass negatives
15
Lying on a blanket
2 3.5x5.5 glass negatives
15
"Baby Ben" (Ben L. Gifford) in a wicker baby carriage
5 4x5 glass negatives
circa 1924
15
Ben L. or Ralph Jr. on a tricycle
4x5 glass negative
1920s
15
"Ralph and Nils(?)" (Ralph Jr. and friend?)
4x5 glass negative
early 1920s
15
Wanda Gifford fishing from a raft in a river
4x5 glass negative
1920s
15
Wanda Gifford? working in the kitchen
4x5 glass negative
circa 1920
15
One of Ralph and Wanda Gifford's children as a baby
4x5 glass negative
1920s
60
Ralph Gifford Family? in Oldsmobile, "Old Scout," Mt. Hood?
4 nitrate negatives
1925
60
Family group, including Benjamin A. Gifford
nitrate negative
circa 1930

Series III:  Nitrate Negatives, circa 1910s - circa 1935Return to Top

199 nitrate negatives and 12 prints

Series III consists of nitrate negatives of a variety of subjects including individuals and groups, many participating in outdoor activities, and scenes in the Cascades and on the Oregon Coast. Most of the images of individuals and groups are unidentified; some of these may be of Gifford Family activities and outings. The negatives include some large format (8x10) images; however, many of the negatives are 4x6 or smaller snapshots. Prints for several of the negatives are also included. One image is available only as a print; no negative for that image is included.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
2, 60
14312: A.A.A. 227 mile aeroplane view of mountains (Cascades)
print and 8x10 nitrate negative
circa 1930
60
15189?: Portrait of a young woman
8x10 nitrate negative
60
15192: Ken Murry on old bicycle
8x10 nitrate negative
60
15267: Motorcycle policeman, Portland
8x10 nitrate negative
circa 1930
2, 60
15296-15297: Christofferson & deer; deer hunters with kill lashed to car
1 print and 2 8x10 nitrate negatives
60
Railroad drawbridge
6.5x8.5 nitrate negative
2, 60
Models in tree at beach
3 prints and 8x10 nitrate negative
circa 1930
60
Four women on beach
4x5 nitrate negative
60
Skiiers, Mt. Hood area?
8x10 nitrate negative
60
Man and woman getting ready to ski, Mt. Hood?
8x10 nitrate negative
circa 1930
60
Winter Morning on the Columbia -- Mt. Hood
partial 8x10 nitrate negative
60
Ray DeMeritt
8x10 nitrate copy negative
60
Verne & May DeMeritt
nitrate negative
Children.
60
Woman standing at base of rock formation, Columbia River Highway?
8x10 nitrate negative
60
Man walking on trail in woods
8x10 nitrate negative
60
Copy of a 19th century portrait of a man
8x10 nitrate negative
60
Boats in a harbor in the Far East?; "Copy of Carl Newberger's negative"
5x7 nitrate copy negative
2, 60
Family group; wedding anniversary?
6 prints and 7 8x10 nitrate negatives
2
Oregon State Police trooper sitting with Native American, near Celilo Falls?
Perhaps Henry Thompson, son of Chief Tommy Thompson.
circa 1935
Unidentified snapshot images of people camping, hiking, etc.
May include Gifford Family members.
Box
60
Various family activities
apx. 75 nitrate negatives
circa 1910s
60
People hiking in snow; man hauling camera
3 nitrate negatives
60
Photographer; Ralph Gifford?
3 nitrate negatives
60
People walking and camping in woods
4 nitrate negatives
60
Family group (Gifford?) swimming and picnicking
11 nitrate negatives
circa 1930
60
Farm scenes; older couple and grandchild?
9 nitrate negatives
60
Packhorses, hunting, fishing, camping, swimming scenes
27 nitrate negatives
60
Oregon Coast & Crater Lake
16 nitrate negatives
60
Panoramic views of mountain climber on glaciers, next to trees; views of mountains (Cascades?)
8 nitrate negatives
60
Miscellaneous views
18 nitrate negatives

Series IV:  Numbered Series, circa 1935 - 1947Return to Top

675 prints, 496 film negatives, 5 nitrate negatives, and 4 glass negatives

Series IV comprises the bulk of the Ralph Gifford Photographs and consists of photographs made by Gifford throughout Oregon during the 1930s and 1940s. Only a few of the images are dated. The series includes views of Mount Hood and the Hood River Valley; the Columbia River Gorge, including Multnomah Falls; the Oregon Coast, especially the southern Oregon Coast; Crater Lake; the Pendleton Round-Up; central and eastern Oregon ranches; the Oregon State Capital building and grounds and other Salem, Oregon, scenes; Silver Creek Falls State Park; and the Wallowa Mountains. The images were assigned four-digit numbers by Gifford; similar unnumbered views are also included in this series. Original film negatives (primarily 4x5 plus some 5x7 and 8x10) are available for most of the images; multiple prints are included for some images. The series includes original photographs and master copy negatives for the Oregon in Miniature souvenir sets.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
8
0100: Car driving on forest road
8
0101: Forest with a fern floor
4x5 negative
8
0104: Meadow at forest edge
4x5 negative
8
0105: Barn and camp? at edge of a forest
2 4x5 negatives
8
0106: Rocky river bank
3 4x5 negatives
8
0107: Meadow and trees
4x5 negative
8
0108: River framed by trees
4x5 negative
8
0109: River
4x5 negative
Same view as 106?
8
0110: Shallow part of a river
2 4x5 negatives
8
0111: Tree lined river
4x5 negative
8
0113-0115: Boat dock with boats on river
4x5 negatives
8
0116: Two cars parked near beach
4x5 negative
8
0117: Ocean beach
4x5 negative
8
0118: Ocean beach
2 4x5 negatives
60
0118: Sheep Homeward Bound; Evening scene on the John Day
nitrate negative
8
0119: Rock cliffs on ocean beach
4x5 negative
8
0120: Looking over bushes at beach
2 4x5 negatives
8
0121: Looking down cliffs at ocean inlet
4x5 negative
8
0122: Woman looking over ocean bay toward a pier?
4x5 negative
8
0123: Rock filled ocean cove
2 4x5 negatives
8
0124: Road going through mountains
4x5 negative
8
0125: Mountain hills
2 4x5 negatives
8
0126: Forest floor
4x5 negative
8
0127: Woman standing between two large trees
4x5 negative
8
0128: Woman walking in forest
4x5 negative
8
0129: Overlooking valley or coast
3 4x5 negatives
8
0130: Forest covered hill
2 4x5 negatives
8
0131: River at base of forested hill
4x5 negative
8
0132: Car driving through forest
4x5 negative
8
0133: Man walking through forest
4x5 negative
8
0134: Woman fishing in river
4x5 negative
8
0135: Forested hills
2 4x5 negatives
8
0136: Group sitting around fire on beach, framed by rock
4x5 negative
8
0137: Woman standing in ocean pool
4x5 negative
8
0138: Group sitting around fire on beach
4x5 negative
8
0139: People climbing rocks on beach
4x5 negative
8
0142: Ocean wave coming to shore
4x5 negative
8
0143: People sitting in forest
4x5 negative
2, 8
0145: People standing among myrtlewood trees on the Chetco River, near Brookings, Oregon
print and 4x5 negative
15 counts F11
8
0146-0147: Rock-filled ocean shoreline
4x5 negatives
2, 8
0483: Ship docking at sunset
2 prints and 4x5 negative
69
0508: Tree lined road
8x10 negative
69
0509: Caught fish sitting in front of fishing basket and fly pole
8x10 negative
2, 69
0510: 3 men fishing in river
2 prints and 8x10 negative
2, 8
0511: Olof Rodegard, skiing down slopes of Mt. Hood, Mt. Jefferson in distance
print and 4x5 negative
61
0512: Scene near Dufur, Oregon, cattle grazing with Mt. Hood in background
5x7 negative
69
0513-0514: Mountains with a lake in foreground
8x10 negatives
69
0520: Four men unloading boat into river
8x10 negative
1937
2
0521?: Two men trying to keep small boat at shore
3 prints
2
0522?: Three men fishing around small boat in river
2, 60
0523: Olof Rodegard, skiing
print and nitrate negative
Gelundesprung; ski jumping.
2, 69 1937
2, 69
69
0541: Snow geyser from front
8x10 negative
8
0555: Hay stacks; Mt. Hood? in distance
4x5 negative
2, 8
0557: Cows on trail grazing
print and 4x5 negative
8
0559: Mt. Hood and rhododendrons
4x5 negative and 4x5 copy negative
8
0563: Boy and girl resting by tree gazing at ocean
4x5 negative
2, 8
0569: Ship docking at sunset
2 prints and 4x5 negative
60
0571: Fisherman with equipment and catch of trout
2 5x7 nitrate negatives
Crater Lake?
61
0586: The Oregon State Employee logo
5x7 negative
June-July 1944
8
0587: Woman holding up just caught fish
4x5 negative
2, 36
0588: Ducks in creek flowing over roadway
2 prints and 5x7 steroscopic glass negative
2 counts, F2, F11 stop; glass negative is broken.
8
0593: Man on horseback looking at lake
4x5 negative
0601: "Neptunes Toll" wrecked fishing boat on the sand at Brookings, Oregon
50th sec. F16; G filter
Box
8
4x5 negative
2, 74
5 prints
2, 8
0602: "Temptation" girl and wave
print and 4x5 negative
2, 8
0603: "Realization" girl running from wave
print and 4x5 negative
2
Girl standing on beach with rock in background
Same girl as in image 0603.
2
Two girls walking in surf on beach
2 prints
One of the girls is the same as in image 0603.
8, 73
Two girls walking in surf on beach
4x5 negative and print
One of the girls is the same as in image 0603.
8
0604: "#1 of Fore and Aft" twin boys looking over docks edge; front view
4x5 negative
8
0605: "#2 of Fore and Aft" back view of the twin boys
2 4x5 negatives
2, 8
0607: "Silver Lining" clouds through treetops
print and 4x5 negative
2, 8
0608: "Phantom Ship" Crater Lake
2 prints and 4x5 negative
July 16, 1941
2, 8
0609: "Patriarch" old tree on edge of Crater Lake (Fortitude)
3 prints and 4x5 negative
2, 8
0610: "Equinox" storm clouds and girl by old tree in 0609
print and 4x5 negative
2
"Patriarch" old tree on rim of Crater Lake
2, 8
0611: Summer Squall in Diamond Lake, Oregon
print and 4x5 negative
2, 8
0612: "Reflections" Grande Ronde River near Minam; Little Minam River from bridge at Minam,
7 prints and 4x5 negative
4x5 speed graphic, superpan film, 1 100th. F22 G filter
September 4, 1940
61
0613: "Cattle Country" near Burns, Oregon
5x7 negative
5x7 Eastman View Superpan film; 1/100 F22, G filter
2, 8
0614: "Days End," taken at Crown Point, Columbia R. Highway at sunset
5 prints and 4x5 negative
Postcard (PC) #157; 4x5 SG camera; C. Ziess lens; 1/25 exposure; F22 stop; G filter; SPP film; developed in 60-a; Kodabrom paper; developed in EK 72
November 6, 1940
0615: "Spring Fever" fishing on the Chetco River, southern Oregon coast
8x10 East. View camera; 7 1/2" Protar lens; 1/25 at F32; SPP film; developed in 60A; Velox paper; developed in EK 72
Box
8
5 4x5 negatives
2
8 prints
73, 74
3 prints, including 1 hand-colored
Hand-colored print on exhibit.
*
3 prints
0616: "Cargo" American ship loading lumber, Port Astoria, Astoria, Oregon
4x5 SG camera; C. Ziess lens; 1/50 at F22; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabrom F#3 paper; developed in EK 72
Box
8
4x5 negative
2, 73
3 prints
0617: "Pastoral" Mt. Hood and dairy herd in clover near Dufur, Oregon,
4x5 Speed Graphic, 1/50 sec. at F22; G. filter; F8 12 counts overall; Kodabowide F2 B extra on foreground then give mountail a little more
Box
8
4x5 negative
2, 73
3 prints
2, 8
0618: "Pastoral" Mt. Hood and dairy herd in clover near Dufur, Oregon
print and 4x5 negative
4x5 Speed Graphic, 1/50 at F22; G. Filter
0619: Indians netting salmon at Celilo Falls near The Dalles
4x5 Speed Graphic, 1/200 at F16; Superpan Press film; print numbered 202.
Box
8, 61
4x5 negative and 5x7 copy negative
2
2 prints
0620: Mt. Hood at apple blossom time, upper Hood River Valley
4x5 Speed Graphic, 1/50 at F16; Superpan Press film; 6 counts foreground on up to 10 counts mountian F8 stop; Sepia G#3=8x10 vertical 30 sec and 10 sec on mountain; new soup 5 counts straight 1 extra mountain
Box
8
4x5 negative
2, 73
14 prints
8, 73
0621: Sunset on the Willamette River, Salem
4x5 negative and hand-colored print
4x5 Speed Graphic; 1/100 at F22; G. filter; Superpan Press film; one #5 flash bulb in fire and one on camera
2, 61
0622: Cuthroat Trout from Chetco River, southern Oregon
2 prints and 5x7 negative
5x7 Eastman View, 1/25 at F22; Superpan Press film; cloudy
0623: Timberline Lodge and Mt. Hood, Oregon
5x7 Eastman View; 1/50 at F22; G. filter; Superpan Press film; made from top of 70 ft. tree; 4 counts F11 F2 paper
Box
61
5x7 negative
2, 74
2 prints
2, 36
0624: Mt. Hood from Lost Lake, Oregon
7 8x10 prints and 5x7 glass negative
Postcard (PC) #167; G3 F11 4 sec.; F3 paper 7H stop 6 counts; black and white with border
0625: Hereford cattle on way to summer pasture from Medford, Oregon
5x7 Eastman View; 1/50 at F22; Superpan Press film; owned by Comm. Ben Day
Box
61
5x7 negative
2, 74
5 prints
8
0626: Pounding surf, Brookings, Oregon
4x5 negative
4x5 Speed Graphic, 1/100 at F16; G. filter; Superpan Press film
2
Pounding surf, Brookings, Oregon
Similar to 0626.
2, 8
0627: Fishing boats entering Depoe Bay, Oregon
print and 4x5 negative
4x5 Speed Graphic, 1/100 at F16; G. filter; Superpan Press film
2, 8
0628: Trailing sheep near Meacham, Oregon
2 prints and 4x5 negative
8
0629: Spouting Horn, Depoe Bay, Oregon
4x5 negative
4x5 SG camera; 4.5-K.A. lens; 1/200 at F12; G filter; SPP film; developed in K.K. 60A; F. Kodabrom paper; developed in EK #72
October 22, 1941
8
0631: Pounding surf, Depoe Bay, Oregon
4x5 negative
4x5 K.A.; 1/200 at F12; G. filter; SPP film; developed in 60 A; F. Kodabrom paper; developed in EK 72
October 22, 1941
2, 8
0632: Vista House, Crown Point, Columbia River Highway; made between showers
15 prints and 2 4x5 negatives
Postcard (PC) #156; 4x5 SG camera; C. Ziess lens; 1/50 at F16; G. filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabrom F3 paper; developed in EK 72.
October 12, 1940
2
0633: Snow Geyser, near North Powder, Oregon; rotery plow in action
print
Six views; print of view A; views A, B, C, D, and E are 4x5 negatives; view F is a 5x7 negative. 4x5 SG camera; C. Ziess lens; 1/200 at F22; K2 filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabrom F3 paper; developed in EK 72
Box
8, 61
5 4x5 negatives and 5x7 negative
2
print
2, 8
0634: Snow Geyser, near North Powder, Oregon; close up of geyser from plow dirctly into sun
print and 4x5 negative
4x5 SG camera; C. Ziess lens; 1/200 at F26; K2 filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabrom F3 paper; developed in EK 72
0635: The Mower; horse drawn, Tualatin, Oregon
4x5 SG camera; 4.5 K.A. lens; 1/200 at F16; G. filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabrom paper; developed in EK 72
Box
2, 74
3 prints
8
4x5 negative
69
0636: Summer afternoon, Chetco River, Southern Oregon coast
8x10 negative
Vertical; 8x10 East View camera; Vesito soft focus lens; 1/25 at F22; Pan Press film; developed in 60A; Velox paper; developed in EK 72
2, 8
0637: Western Sunset, Southern Oregon coast near Brookings, Oregon
2 prints and 4x5 negative
8x10 East View camera; 7 1/2 Proter lens; 1/100 at F22; SPP film; developed in 60A; F Kodabrom paper; developed in EK 72
0638: Western sunset; Southern Oregon coast near Brookings, Oregon
8x10 East View camera; 7 1/2 Proter lens; 1/100 at F22; SPP film; developed in 60A; Velox paper; developed in EK 72
Box
69
8x10 negative
2, *
2 prints
0639: Lone Sentinel tree at Crater Lake National Park, Oregon
Postcard (PC) #158; 5x7 East View camera; 5 1/4" Ziess; 1/50 at F22; G filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabrom paper; developed in EK 72.
June 21, 1940
Box
2, 73
15 prints
61
5x7 negative
8
0640: Spindrift, Oregon coast, near Yachats
4x5 negative
4x5 SG camera; C. Ziess lens; 1/100 at F16; G filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabrom paper; developed in EK 72
2, 8
0641: Sheep on way to summer pasture, near Pilot Rock, Oregon
3 prints and 4x5 negative
4x5 SG camera; C. Ziess lens; 1/100 at F22; K2 filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabrom paper; developed in EK 72
0642: Sheep on way to bedding grounds; meadows near Mt. Hood, Oregon
5x7 F. View; C. Ziess lens; exposure 1/200 at F11; Pan Press film; developed in 60A; Kodabrom paper; developed in EK 72; 2 1/2 to 3 counts, F3 paper, F11 stop
Box
60
5x7 nitrate negative
2
5 prints
74
2 oversize mounted prints
8
0644-0645: Crab fisherman, Cannon Beach, Oregon; bear cub on beach smashes crab with paw and proceeds to make meal of him
4x5 negatives
4x5 SG camera; KA lens; 1/200 at F22; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabrom paper; developed in EK 72; one of the images available online.
8
0646: Rugged coast near Brookings, Oregon
4x5 negative
4x5 SG camera; C. Ziess lens; 1/50 at F22; G filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabrom paper; developed in EK 72
8
0647: Rhododendrons on Mt. Hood
4x5 negative
4x5 SG camera; KA lens; 1/10 at F22; A filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabrom paper; developed in EK 72
8
0648: "Warning, Danger" train at railroad crossing (reckless driver could be superimposed on front of engine)
4x5 negative
4x5 SG camera; KA lens; 1/200 at F22; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabrom paper; developed in EK 72
2
Train engineer
2 prints
2, 8
0649-0650: Glass float, near Brookings, Oregon; Japanese glass fish net float covered with mussels
print for 0650 and 4x5 negatives
4x5 SG camera; C Ziess lens; 1/100 at F22; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabrom paper; developed in EK 72
Box
8
4x5 negative
2, 8
print and 4x5 negative
2, 8
0651: Ranch scene near Dufur, Oregon
2 prints and 4x5 negative
4x5 SG camera; KA lens; 1/25 at F22; A filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabrom paper; developed in EK 72; 3 1/2 counts, F8 stop, F2 paper
8
0652-0653: Storm waves, Boiler Bay, Oregon
4x5 negatives
4x5 SG camera; KA lens; 1/200 at F11; G filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabrom paper; developed in EK 72
October 22, 1941
8
0654: Serration, Short Hand Beach, Oregon (serrated sand)
4x5 negative
4x5 SG camera; KA lens; 1/100 at F22; G filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabrom paper; developed in EK 72
October 22, 1941
2, 36
0655: Mt. Hood
4 prints and 5x7 glass negative
On the headwaters of the Sandy river on western slope of Mt. Hood; reproduction is slowly covering the scars of a forest fire which probably raged a half century ago, the result of some carelessly thrown match or unguarded campfire. In recent years the Mt. Hood area has been reasonably free of devastating flames. Mt. Hood, 11,245 feet high, was named in 1792 in honor of Viscount Hood of the English peerage. Oregon State Highway Commision photo by Gifford; 5x7 E. View; Ziess Proter; G filter
2, 8
0656: Mt. Hood, Buzzard Point on Mt. Hood Loop; old Oregon trail passes just beyond this point
3 prints and 4x5 negative
4x5 SG camera; EK lens; 1/25 at F16; G filter; SPP film; developed in DK LO; Kodabromide paper; developed in EK 72
September 9, 1940
2, 8
0657: Mt. Hood, Upper Hood River Valley
3 prints and 4x5 negative
4x5 SG camera; KA lens; 1/25 at F22; G filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabromide paper; developed in EK 72
2, 8
0658: Mt. Hood and rhododendrons, on Laurel Hill, Mt. Hood Loop
2 prints and 4x5 negative
4x5 SG camera; EK lens; 1/25 at F22; G filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabromide paper; developed in EK 72
2, 8
0659: Mt. Hood, Hood River meadows on Mt. Hood Loop
5 prints and 4x5 negative
4x5 SG camera; EK lens; 1/25 at F22; G filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabromide paper; developed in EK 72
2, 61
0660: Mt. Hood and Timberline Lodge from tree
7 prints and 5x7 negative
0661: Mt. Hood and squaw grass from Wapanita Highway cut off
5x7 EV; Ziess Proter; 1/25 at F22; G.1 filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabromide paper; developed in EK 72; 16 counts foreground 6 more counts for mountain
Box
8, 61
4x5 negative and 5x7 negative
2
3 prints
2, 8
0662: Squaws on Parade, Pendleton Round Up, Pendleton, Oregon
print and 4x5 negative
4x5 SG camera; KA lens; 1/200 at F22; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabromide paper; developed in EK 72
8
0663: Pendleton Round Up, teepee village
4x5 negative
4x5 SG camera; KA lens; 1/200 at F16; G filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabromide paper; developed in EK 72
2, 8
0664: Crooked R. Canyon near Cove, Oregon
print and 4x5 negative
4x5 SG camera; KA lens; 1/100 at F16; G filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabromide paper; developed in EK 72
2, 8
0665: Boiler Bay, Oregon
4 prints and 4x5 negative
4x5 SG camera; KA lens; 1/200 at F22; K2 filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabromide paper; developed in EK 72; F11 #3, 6 sec. shade below horizion burn in wave 1 sec.
8
0666: Oregon Coast near Brookings; Charlotte Lytle, Marshfield, Oregon
4x5 negative
KA lens; 1/200 at F16; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabromide paper; developed in EK 72
2, 61
0667: Sunset at Harris State Park, Brookings, Oregon
2 prints and 5x7 negative
5x7 E. View; (?) lens; 1/100 at F16; K filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabromide paper; developed in EK 72
8
0668: Split Rail Fence, Eastern Oregon
4x5 negative
4x5 SG camera; KA lens; 1/100 at F22; G filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabromide paper; developed in EK 72
2, 8
0669: Spouting Horn at Cape Perpetua
print and 4x5 negative
4x5 SG camera; KA lens; 1/200 at F16; G filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabromide paper; developed in EK 72
2, 61
0670: Fossil Beds on the John Day River near Mitchell Point
3 prints and 5x7 negative
5x7 EV camera; Goerz lens; 1/25 at F22; K3 filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabromide paper; developed in EK 72; 5 counts F8 no. 2 paper
69
0671: South toward Cannon Beach from Ecola Park
8x10 negative
8x10 EV camera; (?) lens; 1/50 at F22; K3 filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabromide paper; developed in EK 72
2, 8
0672: Blue Lake and Mt. Washington on Santiam Highway in Cascade Mountains
2 prints and 4x5 negative
4x5 SG camera; KA lens; 1/50 at F22; G filter; SPP film; developed in 60A; Kodabromide paper; developed in EK 72
8
0673: Gulls at Cape Kiawanda
4x5 negative
2, 8
0674: Foxgloves and poppies on Southern Oregon coast
3 prints and 4x5 negative
Graphic view; K2 filter; Super pan press film; 1/50 at F16
8
0675: North Falls, Silver Creek Falls State Park
4x5 negative
0676: Breaking waves, Boiler Bay, Oregon
Box
8
4x5 negative
2, 73
2 prints
2, 8
0677: Sea gulls on parade
print and 4x5 negative
8
0678: Over the top; jumping a snow cornice on Mt. Hood
4x5 negative
2, 8
0679: Mt. Hood from Laurel Hill
print and 4x5 negative
0680: "The Harvest" Mt. Hood and oat sheaves, Upper Hood River Valley
F8 6 counts; F2 Kodabrom
Box
61
5x7 negative
2
2 prints
73, 74
3 oversize mounted prints
8
0681: Ralph Gifford logo
4x5 negative
2, 69
0682: Two sail boats on Elk lake
print and 8x10 negative
2
Two sail boats on Elk Lake
Vertical view.
2
Elk Lake
2 prints
View of Mount Bachelor and Broken Top; lake reached by forest road; resort for fishermen and tourists.
8
0684: Timberline Lodge at Mt. Hood covered in snow; taken from a tree
4x5 negative
2, 8
2, 61
0686: Woman sitting and looking at Wizard Island, Crater Lake, Oregon
2 prints and 5x7 negative
Kodabromide F3 6 counts
61
0687: Rogue River near its source
5x7 negative
8
0688: Behold the fisherman
2.5x5 negative of text
2, 61
0689: Mt. Hood and oat sheaves in foreground
print and 5x7 negative
0690: Rustic bridge in Silver Creek Falls Park
G-#3 8 sec. dodging corner; 4 sec. ea side top-10 sec sky, F11
Box
8
4x5 negative
2
6 prints
73, 74
oversize print and art print engraving
0691: Blossom time, Salem, Oregon
April 1939
Box
8
4x5 negative
2
26 prints
73, 74
4 oversize prints and 1 oversize mounted print
8, 61
0693: Gifford Logos
4x5 negative and 5x7 negative
8, 73
0694: The Balers
3 4x5 negatives and 2 oversize prints
5 counts at F8 on Kromide 2; 3 counts more shading bale and more on left
0695: Oregon in Miniature Sets
View sets of small prints (approximately 2 x 3 inches) that were sold at souvenir shops throughout the state. Original camera negatives of most of the images are described separately in this series or elsewhere in the collection.
Box
2
Set #1: Miscellaneous Views
Views depict the State Capitol in Salem, Oregon; fruit tree blossoms near Salem; a rustic bridge at Silver Creek, Oregon; Crater Lake; sunset on the Willamette River; Vista House on the Columbia River; a western sunset on the Oregon coast; and Timberline Lodge at Mt. Hood, Oregon. Includes a set in envelope, uncut 8x10 sheets of miniature views, 8x10 prints of each view, and assembled master copy negative.
2
Set #2: Mt. Hood, Oregon
Views show Timberline Lodge; apple blossom time; Mt. Hood from the Little Sandy River and Laurel Hill; harvest time in the Hood River Valley; a winter sunset; rhododendrons; and squaw grass on the Wapanita Highway. Includes a set in envelope, 8x10 prints of each view, and assembled master copy negative.
2
Set #3: Silver Creek Falls State Park
Views of several waterfalls in the park and a rustic bridge over the North Fork of Silver Creek. Includes a set in envelope, uncut 8x10 sheets of miniature views, 8x10 prints of each view, and assembled master copy negative.
Set #4: Salem Views
Views depict the Administration Building at Willamette University; Post Office; Forestry Building; moat at the Oregon State Penitentiary; Liberty Street in downtown Salem; State Library; State Capitol; and Marion County Courthouse with rhododendrons in the foreground. Includes only the assembled master copy negative and negatives for captions.
Box
2
assembled master copy negative
8, 61
4x5 negative and 5x7 negative
61
Advertisement for Oregon in Miniature Sets
5x7 negative
3, 61
0696: Mt. Hood, Oregon, in summer garb; taken from Timberline Road
print and 5x7 negative
Not released.
69
0697: Heceta Head lighthouse on Oregon coast
8x10 negative
3, 61
0698: Oregon State Capital building
print and 5x7 negative
Horizontal view.
3, 61
0699: Oregon State Capital building
print and 5x7 negative
Vertical view.
8
0700: Evening dip at Harris State Park; girl with feet in surf
4x5 negative
8
0701: Rainbow beach near Brookings, Oregon
4x5 negative
Box
8, 61
4x5 negative and 5x7 copy negative
3
2 prints
8, 73
0703: Woman standing next to large tree, Metolious River
4x5 negative and print
61
0704: Avenue of pine lumber, Klamath Falls, Oregon
5x7 negative
See also color transparency.
0705-0706: Man fly fishing in Alsea River
Box
3, 8
print and 4x5 negative
8
4x5 negative
61
0707: Rogue River near Union
5x7 negative
8
0708: Rogue River mail boat
4x5 negative
8
Rogue river mail boat
2 4x5 negatives
0709-0710: Winter at Iufers Nursery, Salem, Oregon
Box
8, 73
4x5 negative and print
Print is affixed on back of mount for 0952.
8
4x5 negative
3, 8
0711: The water hole; sheep on range near Mitchell
2 prints and 4x5 negative
8
0712: Oregon State Capital building; long shot from side
4x5 negative
0713: Oregon State Capital building covered in snow
Box
61
5x7 negative
3, 73
4 prints
3, 61
0714: Oregon State Capital building covered in snow (vertical)
print and 5x7 negative
61
0715: The Circuit Rider statue in front of Oregon State Capital building covered in snow
5x7 negative
8
0716: Azalea Park observatory, Brookings, Oregon
4x5 negative
8
0717: Sahalie Falls, McKenzie River
4x5 negative
8
0718: Man fly fishing at base of Tamolitsh Falls, McKenzie River
4x5 negative
3, 8
0719: Docked fishing boats at sunset, Astoria, Oregon
print and 4x5 negative
8
0720: Native American woman on horseback at Pendleton Round Up
4x5 negative
8
0721: Night Rider; cowboy on night patrol
4x5 negative
61
0722: Mt. Hood; mountain harvest, shocked oat field
5x7 negative
See also color transparencies.
8
0723: Indian in middle of tepees
4x5 negative
8
0724: Azalea Park observatory, Brookings, Oregon
4x5 negative
8
0725: Close up of azalea (rhododendron?) blossom
4x5 negative
8
0726: Oregon City paper mills and Mt. St. Helens
4x5 negative
3, 8
0727: Drifting snow on an Eastern Oregon highway
print and 4x5 negative
3, 61
61, 74
0729: Fisherman sleeping on shore dreaming of fish
5x7 copy negative and oversize print
8
0730: Camp scene Elk Lake
4x5 negative
no. 2 paper; 7 counts
1940
3, 8
0731: Sailboating on Elk Lake, Cascade Mountains, Oregon
2 prints and 4x5 negative
F3 paper; 4 1/2 counts; fresh developer
3, 8
0732: Sailboating on Elk Lake
2 prints and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0733: Marshmallow roast on Elk Lake, Oregon
3 prints and 4x5 negative
This lake is in the Eastern part of the state and is a great haunt for the fisherman. It lies a little south west of Bend, Oregon and is reached by highway called Century Drive out of Bend. F3 paper; 5 counts.
3, 8
0734: Mt. Batchelor from Sparks Meadows; 2 women walking
3 prints and 4x5 negative
Box
8
4x5 negative
3, 73
2 prints
8
0736: The Barrier; man fishing at base of Tumalo Falls
4x5 negative
8
0737: Whale Rock and Ben G., Curry Co., Oregon
4x5 negative
3, 8
8
0739: Smugglers cove from beach showing entrance; water running through hole in rock in background
4x5 negative
8
0740: Natural Arch, Curry Co. coast
4x5 negative
8
0741: Harris State Park from hill
4x5 negative
61
0742: Sundown, Harris State Park, Brookings, Oregon
5x7 negative
61
0743: Azalea Queen, Marie Hassett, Brookings, Oregon
5x7 negative
3, 8
8
0745: Fishing Rocks, Boiler Bay, Oregon
4x5 negative
3, 8
0746: Sheep at Deschutes River bridge
4 prints and 4x5 negative
3, 61
0747: Mt. Hood from Timberline Road in summer
2 prints and 5x7 negative
8
0748: Canadian geese on pond or lake
4x5 negative
8
0749: Man hunting ducks on Dee Lake
4x5 negative
3, 61
0750: Rotary Snow plow cleaning early snow on Mt. Hood Loop Highway below government camp, Oregon.
3 prints and 5x7 negative
This road is kept open all winter for the pleasure of hundreds of skiers from Portland, Oregon besides the trucks that use the road on their run to Eastern Oregon.
3, 8
0751: Three Finger Jack from north Santiam Highway in winter
2 prints and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0752: McKenzie Highway
2 prints and 4x5 negative
8
0753: Jumping snow cornice on Mt. Hood
4x5 negative
3, 8
0754: Lava cast tree mold, Bend, Oregon
2 prints and 4x5 negative
See also image A-503
3, 61
0755: Five pines on Metolius River
2 prints and 5x7 negative
3 counts give more to foreground; no 2 paper F8 also limbs in upper right
69
0756: Evening shadows on Elk Lake
8x10 negative
61
0757: Afterglow, sunset on Mt. Hood
5x7 negative
8, 73
0758: Sport fishing at sunset, Columbia River at Astoria
4x5 negative and oversize print
3, 8
0759: Storm clouds and Phantom Ship, Crater Lake, Oregon
2 prints and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0760: Mast of Phantom Ship and Wizard Island, Crater Lake, Oregon
print and 4x5 negative
30 counts at F11
3, 8
0761: Two girls at base of falls on Oregon coast, Curry Co.
print and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0762: Boat tied to shore of Diamond Lake
2 prints and 4x5 negative
8
0763: Mural in Oregon House of Representatives titled Champoeg
4x5 negative
See also color transparencies.
1943
8
0764-0765: Klamath Lake and Mt. McLoughlin
4x5 negative
61
0766: Evening shadows, Mt. Hood
5x7 negative
61
0767: Evening shadows, Mt. Hood (telephoto)
5x7 negative
3, 8
0768: The Circuit Rider, statue in front of Oregon State Capital building
print and 2 4x5 negatives
8
0769: Salem Post Office and rhododendrons
2 4x5 negatives
0770: Marion County Courthouse and rhododendrons
Postcard (PC) #184; 3 or 4 counts; F8 2 paper
Box
8, 61
4x5 negative and 5x7 negative
3
4 prints
3, 8
0771: State Forestry Building, Salem
print and 2 4x5 negatives
3, 8
0772: The Moat, State Penitentiary; horizontal views
print and 2 4x5 negatives
3, 8
0773: The Moat, State Penitentiary; vertical view
print and 4x5 negative
0774: Mt. Washington from Big Lake
Box
8
4x5 negative
3, 73
8 prints
8
0775: Ochoco Homestead, between Prineville and Mitchell
2 4x5 negatives
8
0776: Ochoco Homestead, between Prineville and Mitchell
4x5 negative
3, 8
0777: Little white schoolhouse on the Imnaha
print and 4x5 negative
8
Little white schoolhouse on the Imnaha
4x5 negative
View similar to image 0777.
0778: Eastern Oregon landscape near Prairie City
1944
Box
8
4x5 negative
73, 74
1 oversize print and 1 oversize hand-colored print
0779: Sleepy Hollow on the Imnaha
Postcard (PC) #180; no. 3 paper; 5 counts overall then 3 more to foreground covering all rest then 5 or 6 more making 10 counts for sky; F11 stop.
Box
8, 61
4x5 negative and 5x7 copy negative
3, 73
5 prints
3, 8
0780: Rail fence and road near Elgin, Oregon
3 prints and 4x5 negative
Cut out streak across top; 5 counts on bottom 4 more on clouds; no 3 paper
3, 8
0781: Ma, Pa and Ferdinand (cattle), Wallowa Valley, Oregon
2 prints and 4x5 negative
11 or 12 counts foreground 18 clouds; F2 Kodabromide
8, 73
0782: Valley of the Imnaha
4x5 negative and oversize print
3, 8
0783: Todd Lake and Mt. Bachelor
print and 4x5 negative
8, 73
0784: Evening horizon at Three Sisters
4x5 negative and oversize print
Box
8
4x5 negative
3, 73
2 prints
3, 8
0787: High Horizon, Wallowa Lake Basin
3 prints and 4x5 negative
0788: Morning reflections, Moccasin Lake
Box
8
2 4x5 negatives
3, 73
3 prints
3, 8
0789: Glacier Lake, the Wallowas
4 prints and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0790: Sunrise on Eagle Cap, the Wallowas
2 prints and 4x5 negative
8, 74
0791: Pack string silhouette
4x5 negative and mounted oversize print
3, 8
0792: Wallowa Lake Basin country
2 prints and 4x5 negative
See also color transparencies.
3, 8
0793: Racing the waves, Brookings, Oregon
print and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0794: Fishing in Big Lake, Oregon; Mt. Washington in background
2 prints and 4x5 negative
F2 paper 6 counts
3
0795: Loading a mule deer in Imnaha country
3 prints
3 counts F8 stop F2 paper
0796: Seven Devils Country from Oregon side of Snake River Canyon
5 counts F8 stop F2 paper
Box
8
4x5 negative
3, 73
5 prints
3
0797: Packing out a mule deer from the Snake River country
0798: A cattle man surveys his range on the breaks of the Imnaha
5 counts
Box
8
4x5 negative
3, 73
4 prints
3, 8
0799: On Barton Trail to Snake River Canyon
3 prints and 4x5 negative
4 counts
1944
3
0800: Cattle ranch on the Imnaha
2 prints
Similar to State Highway Commission photograph 2228 (Series V).
3, 8
0801: Colvins' Ranch on the Imnaha
2 prints and 4x5 negative
Stop 8; F2 paper; 3 counts
3
0802: Colvins' Ranch on the Imnaha
2 prints
3 counts; F2 paper; F8 stop
3, 8
0803: On Barton Trail to Snake River; Colvin Ranch in distance
print and 4x5 negative
F8 stop; 5 counts all over; F2 paper; 2 or 3 extra on lower corner
3, 8
0804: Barton Trail thru timber
print and 4x5 negative
7 to 8 counts; F2 paper; F8 stop
0805: Verne Colvin with pack horse and mule deer on edge of Snake River Canyon
3 counts; F2 paper; F8 stop
October 1944
Box
8
4x5 negative
3, 73
4 prints
3, 8
0806: Verne Colvin with pack horse and mule deer on edge of Snake River Canyon
2 prints and 4x5 negative
3 counts; F8
October 1944
8
0807: Gifford and deer, Snake River country (personal)
4x5 negative
3, 8
0808: Snake River Canyon from south of Barton Point
print and 3 4x5 negatives
3, 8
0809: Snake River Canyon and horseman from near Barton Point looking north
3 prints and 4x5 negative
8, 73
0810: Horseman on cliff above Snake River Canyon
4x5 negative and oversize print
3, 8
0811: Gifford on edge of Snake River Canyon; Seven Devils in distance (personal)
2 prints and 4x5 negative
F2 paper; F8 stop; 3 counts
8
0812: Sleepy Hollow, on Barton Trail to Snake River Canyon
4x5 negative
Similar to image 0770; 4 counts
8
0813: Morgan Ranch on Imnaha from hill above
4x5 negative
8
0814: Imnaha Valley; horse and dog
4x5 negative
8
0815: Twin pines on the Imnaha
4x5 negative
3, 8
0816: Bridge and Morgan Ranch on Imnaha
print and 4x5 negative
0818: Chief Joseph monument, Wallowa Lake
Box
8, 61
4x5 negative and 5x7 copy negative
3
3 prints
3, 8
0819: Feeder Herefords, Wallowa Valley
3 prints and 4x5 negative
F8-10 sec.; Kodabrom F2
0820: Pastoral scene, Wallowa Valley; stack of hay fenced off
Kodabromide F2; 9 counts; take center of photograph cutting out high foreground
Box
8, 61
4x5 negative and 3 5x7 copy negatives
3
3 prints
Box
8, 61
4x5 negative and 5x7 negative
3
2 prints
3, 8
0822: Eagle Cap and Glacier Lake, Wallowa Co.
2 prints and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0823: Eagle Cap, Glacier Lake and packstring, Wallowa Co.
2 prints and 4x5 negative
3 counts on sky first then 5 counts overall then cover and give 2 more to immediate foreground; F8 stop; F2 paper
3, 8
0824: Fish on, inlet to Frazier Lake
3 prints and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0825: Fishing, Frazier Lake Outlet
5 prints and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0826: On trail to Frazier Lake
2 prints and 4x5 negative
0827: Pack horses in the Wallowa Mountains; scene down canyon below Frazier Lake
4 counts; F2 paper; F8 stop
Box
8
4x5 negative
3, 73
4 prints
3, 8
0828: Leaving floor of valley below Frazier
2 prints and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0829: On trail between Frazier and Moccasin
4 prints and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0830: Horses at Moccasin Lake Camp, Wallowas
2 prints and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0831: Morning reflections, Moccasin Lake
4 prints and 4x5 negative
Postcard (PC) # 181.
3, 8
0832: Thawing out in camp at Moccasin Lake; man and woman warming hands at campfire
2 prints and 4x5 negative
8
0833: Snow-bed; Les Simmons and wife shake snow off bedding
4x5 negative
0834: Frazier Lake from outlet, Granite mountains in background; man fishing near beaver dam
Postcard (PC) #176; 4 counts F2 paper; F8 stop.
Box
8, 61
2 4x5 negatives and 2 5x7 copy negatives
3
2 prints
8
0835: Immigrant Hill and wheat fields near Pendleton
4x5 negative
3, 8
0836: Cascade Highway, Mt. Hood, & Celilo Canal
2 prints and 4x5 negative
8
0837: Mt. Hood from Big Eddy, The Dalles, Oregon
4x5 negative
See also color transparencies.
3, 8
0838: Sentinels of peace; church and poplar trees near New Era
print and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0839: Sentinels of peace; church and poplar trees near New Era; view from rear showing grave and tombstone
print and 4x5 negative
3, 8
3, 8
0841: Ice Cream Cone, odd formation in the Painted Hills near Mitchell, Oregon
print and 4x5 negative
8
Ice Cream Cone, odd formation in the Painted Hills near Mitchell, Oregon
4x5 negative
3, 8
3, 8
Sheep Mountain; fossil beds of the John Day River
2 prints and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0843: The Cathedral; formation in the Fossil Bed Country of the John Day
print and 4x5 negative
8
0844: Lava Butte, 13 miles south of Bend, Oregon
4x5 negative
3, 8
0845: Lava cast of 3 ft. pine log near Bend, Oregon
2 prints and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0846: Juniper trees near Bend, Oregon
3 prints and 4x5 negative
8
0847: Mt. Washington and Big Lake on Santiam Highway
4x5 negative
3, 8
0848: Fishing on Big Lake, Oregon; Mt. Washington in background
3 prints and 4x5 negative
8
Mt. Washington and Big Lake
4x5 negative
3, 8
0849: The Three Sisters from Dutchmans Flat on Century Drive
2 prints and 4x5 negative
8
0850: Sunset from Lava Butte
4x5 negative
Sunset from Lava Butte
2 4x5 negatives
3, 8
0851-0852: "The Ship" rock formation in the Painted Hills of the John Day Valley, Oregon
4 prints and 4x5 negatives
3, 8
0853: Deschutes and Crooked Rivers junction
print and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0854: Up river from Metolious junction
print and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0855: Crater Lake cloud effect
3 prints and 4x5 negative
F8 new light 4 counts
8
0856: Wizard Island, Crater Lake, and old snag
4x5 negative
3, 8
0857: Mt. Theilsen from Crater Lake Park entrance
2 prints and 4x5 negative
no. 3 paper; 3 counts in foreground; 5 in sky; F8
8
0858: Coast Guard Life boat; aerial shot
4x5 negative
0859: The Patriarch; Storm Tree, Cannon Beach, Oregon (PC #155)
Box
8
4x5 negative
3, 73
6 prints
8
0860: South Santiam, Cascadia Park
4x5 negative
8
0861: Log pond, South Santiam Highway
4x5 negative
3, 8
0862: A typical lumbering scene with a logging train bringing logs to the mill pond
print and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0863: This Oregon mill pond is crowded with logs ready to be transformed into lumber
print and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0864: Mt. Hood at blossom time; squaw grass and rhododendrons
4 prints and 4x5 negative
Postcard (PC) #163.
0865: Mt. Hood and rhododendrons (close up)
Postcard (PC) #162.
Box
8
4x5 negative
3, 73
7 prints
0866: Mt. Hood and rhododendrons (close up)
A 16x20 using first developer took 12 counts foreground with up to 20 counts for mountain; G 3 paper F11 stop
Box
8
4x5 negative
3, 73
9 prints
*
1 oversize print
0867: Multnomah Falls, showing one walk way and foot bridge
June 21, 1945
Box
8
4x5 negative
3, 74
6 prints
8
0868-0869: Multnomah Falls
4x5 negatives
June 21, 1945
8
0870: Latourelle Falls (upper part of falls); foot bridge in foreground
4x5 negative
8
0871: Cannon Beach from Indian Beach, Ecola Park
4x5 negative
8
0872: Latourelle Falls (upper part of falls); foot bridge in foreground
4x5 negative
3, 8
0873: Croft lily field, Brookings, Oregon, in morning light
4x6 print in booklet and 4x5 negative
3, 8
3, 8
3, 8
3, 8
0877-0878: Croft lily field, Brookings, Oregon, in evening light (vertical shots)
4x6 print in booklet and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0879: Croft lily field, Brookings, Oregon, in evening light
4x6 print in booklet and 4x5 negative
8
0880-0882: Mt. Hood thru pine trees
4x5 negatives
75
0883: Snow Geyser, snowplow
5x7 diacetate negative (degraded)
3, 8
0884: Cutting a spar tree for lumber operations is a dangerous occupation. More than 200 feet above the ground, a faller is clinging to the trunk just below the branches preparing to remove the top of the tree
print and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0885: The camera catches the tree top just after it has been sawed free
print and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0886: The spar tree swins to and fro dangerously as the faller clings tenaciously to its top before starting his descent
print and 4x5 negative
8
Man climbing spar tree
2 4x5 negatives
3, 57
0887: Douglas Fir, Coast Range
2 prints and 8x10 glass negative
8, 73
0888: Myrtle trees near Brookings, Oregon, Chetco River
2 oversize prints and 4x5 negative
8
0889: Myrtle trees, mouth of Chetco River
4x5 negative
F11 stop; F2 paper 4 1/2 counts for tree; 7 1/2 counts for rest
0890: Drive thru Myrtle trees, mouth the Chetco River
F3 paper; 3 1/2 counts; 3 more to top and 3 more to bottom; postcard (PC) #164
1939
Box
8
4x5 negative
3, 73
8 prints
One print on display in Archives and Maps Reference Room.
8
0891: Close up of myrtle trees on drive thru myrtles, mouth of Chetco River
4x5 negative
5 or 6 counts over all then give 4 or 5 more to lower left hand corner; F2 paper; F8 stop
3, 61
0892: Oregon State Capital building
2 prints and 5x7 negative
Postcard (PC) #151
61, 73
0893: Oregon State Capital
5x7 negative and oversize mounted print
0894: Stone sculpture, "Valiant Men Have Thrust Our Frontiers to the Setting Sun," Oregon State Capital building
Postcard (PC) #178.
Box
61
5x7 negative and 5x7 copy negative
3, 73
2 prints
0895: Western Sunset, Oregon coast at Bandon
Postcard (PC) #153.
Box
8
4x5 negative
3, *
4 prints and 1 oversize print
8
Western sunset on Oregon coast
2 4x5 negatives
8
0896: Bandon Gorse in bloom
4x5 negative
8
0897: Albert Morgan on horse
4x5 negative
61
0898: Columbia River Gorge from Punch Bowl, Columbia Gorge Hotel
5x7 negative
3, 8
0899: South Falls, rustic bridge, Silver Creek, Oregon
1 print and 2 4x5 negatives
Postcard (PC) #112.
0900: South Falls, Silver Creek, Oregon
Box
8
4x5 negative
3, 73
5 prints
3, 8
0901: Jane Fitzsimmons on a Sea of Sand; sun on horizon
print and 4x5 negative
3, 8
8
0903: Jane Fitzsimmons standing on sand dunes, Oregon coast
4x5 negative
8
Jane Fitzsimmons and man walking on dunes
unnumbered 4x5 negative
3, 8
0904: Oregon State Capital building
print and 4x5 negative
3, 8
0905: Wave Patterns, Boiler Bay, Oregon
9 prints and 4x5 negative
G3 7 sec. all; F11 3 sec. top postcard negative
8
0906: Storm Clouds, Boiler Bay, Oregon
4x5 negative
8
Boiler Bay
9 4x5 negatives
8
0907: Seascape at Bandon, Oregon
4x5 negative
8
Seascape
4x5 negative
3, 61
0908: Magnolia tree and Oregon State Capital Building
6 prints and 5x7 negative
Postcard (PC) #165.
8
0909: Flowering dunes
4x5 negative
3, 61
0910: Magnolia blossoms and Oregon State Capital Building
print and 2 5x7 negatives
Postcard (PC) #107.
3, 61
0911: North Falls, Silver Creek, Oregon
6 prints and 2 5x7 negatives
Postcard (PC) #91; 2 sec F#2.
3, 61
0912: North Falls, Silver Creek, Oregon
print and 2 5x7 negatives
Postcard (PC) #96.
3, 61
0913: Natures Handiwork; A Trail Vista, Silver Creek, Oregon
print and 2 5x7 negatives
Postcard (PC) #101.
3, 61
0914: On the North Fork, Silver Creek, Oregon
print and 2 5x7 negatives
Postcard (PC) #102.
8, 61
0915: Lower South Falls, Silver Creek, Oregon
4x5 negative and 5x7 copy negative
3, 61
0916: South Falls, Silver Creek; lots of water
2 prints and 2 5x7 negatives
Postcard (PC) #93.
3, 61
0917: Lower South Falls trail, Silver Creek
2 prints and 5x7 negative
3, 61
0918: Middle North Falls, Silver Creek
print and 5x7 negative
Postcard (PC) #100
3, 61
0919: Mt. Hood as seen just above the town of Hood River, looking east
2 prints and 5x7 negative
Hood River flows down in the foreground into the Columbia River, Oregon.
3, 61
0920: Spring in the Hood River Valley, Oregon; pear blossoms
4 prints and 5x7 negative
3, 61
0921: Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Highway, Oregon
5 prints and 5x7 negative
Postcard (PC) #160.
3, 61
0922: Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Highway, Oregon
3 prints and 5x7 negative
Postcard (PC) #159.
61
Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Highway, Oregon
5x7 negative
69
0923: Ledger Card negative
8x10 negative
69
0924: Gifford on John Day
8x10 negative
8, 69
0925: Sherwood, Oregon, High School Band
4x5 negative and 2 8x10 negatives
8, 61
0926: Portraits of Ralph I. Gifford taken by Nels Tinning
4 4x5 negatives, 4 5x7 negatives, and 1 5x7 copy negative
Includes copy negative of Gifford in World War I Navy uniform.
8
0927: Boats, Depoe Bay, Oregon
4x5 negative
61
0928: Silver Creek Lodge dining room, Silver Creek, Oregon
4 5x7 negatives
Postcard (PC) #168.
3, 61
0930: Yaquina Head Lighthouse
5 prints and 2 5x7 negatives
Postcard (PC) #161.
3, 61
0931: Mt. Hood horseback riders
2 prints and 5x7 negative
3 counts foreground; 6 counts mountain; F11 stop; F2 paper
61
0932: Multnomah Falls (similar to 0922)
5x7 negative
3, 61
0933: One of the waterfalls at Silver Creek State Park
print and 2 5x7 negatives
61
0934: Multnomah Falls
5x7 negative
Similar to image 0921.
61
0935: Close up of statue on top of the Oregon State Capital building, Magnolin time
5x7 negative
61
0936: Circuit Rider statue in front of the Oregon State Capital Building
5x7 negative
3, 61
0937: Liberty Street, Salem, Oregon
print and 5x7 negative
10 counts F11-F2 paper; 13 counts on sky
61
0938: Fisherman cabin under bridge
5x7 negative
8 counts F2 paper; F11 stop; little extra for foreground
3, 61
0939: Country highway
print and 5x7 negative
8 counts F11 stop; F2 paper
61
0940: Aqualea at Harris Park, Brookings, Oregon
5x7 negative
9 counts F2; F11 stop
61
0941: Hood River; Mt. Hood in distance
5x7 negative
3 counts F2; F11 stop
61
Hood River with Mt. Hood in distance
5x7 negative
0942: Wallow Lake, Oregon
The last photograph made by Ralph Gifford; postcard (PC) #185; F11 stop; F3 paper; 5 counts develope 60 counts.
Box
3
6 prints
8, 61
4x5 negative and 5x7 copy negative
3, 8
0943: Lazy T. Ranch, Chuck Arnold
2 prints and 4x5 negative
3 1/2 counts; F11; F3 paper
61
0944: Ralph Gifford taking pictures of a girl on a hillside at the coast
5x7 negative
61
0946: Eagle Cap and Glacier Lake, 10,000 ft.
5x7 copy negative
Postcard (PC) #186.
73
0947: Wallowa Lake
oversize mounted print
One of Ralph Gifford's last photographs of people.
73
0951: Cutting clover in Wallowa Valley
oversize mounted print
73
0952: Cutting clover in Wallowa Valley; cloudy
oversize mounted print.
Mounted with image 0709 mounted on the back.

Series V:  Highway Commission Photographs, 1936-1946Return to Top

26 prints and 1 negative

Series V consists of photographs made for the Oregon State Highway Commission by Gifford. Several of the photographs may have been made by Cecil V. Ager of LaGrande, Oregon. The images depict views of the Oregon Coast, Wallowa Mountains, Rogue River, Columbia Gorge, Imnaha Canyon, highways and bridges, and strawberry pickers. Similar views of many of the images are part of Series IV.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
3
282: Fishing at mouth of Rogue River, Oregon Coast Highway
3
323: Horseback riders in Wallowa primitive area
2 prints
Also numbered 1067.
3
386: Bridge (Highway 101?) over river on coast
3
419-420: Mussel Reef, Oregon coast
3
422: Mussel Reef near Marshfield and North Bend, Oregon coast
3
432: Bandon Beach on the Oregon coast
Includes Face Rock.
3
G-402: Columbia River Gorge with Vista House in distance
2 prints
3
1067 1/2: Horseback riders in Wallowa primitive area
3
2104: Highway merge viaduct
3
2228: Imnaha Canyon
2 prints
The Imnaha River of northeastern Oregon, in flowing to the Snake River has cut a deep canyon which takes its name from the river responsible for its creation. The Imnaha Canyon is a part of the Wallowa Wonderland which attracts vacationists to regions of unusual scenic allure and unlimited recreational resources.
3
A-463: Woman sorting strawberries in baskets
2 prints
3
A-464: Pickers and truck near strawberry field
2 prints
3
A-465: Two girls picking strawberries
3
3
A-468: Pickers in large strawberry field
2 prints
3
A-470: Pickers in large strawberry field
3
A-471: Pickers in large strawberry field
2 prints
8
A-503: Woman in lava tube
4x5 negative
Similar to image 0754 (Series IV).

Series VI:  Postcard Photographs, circa 1935-1945Return to Top

58 prints and 57 negatives

Series VI consists of postcard prints of Oregon scenes produced by Gifford for sale. The series includes primarily postcard prints and 5x7 copy negatives; several larger prints without captions are also included. The images depict waterfalls and other features at Silver Falls State Park; the Wallowa Mountains and Wallowa Valley; the Oregon Capitol building; and the Crooked River Gorge. Other postcards prints are part of Series V.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
3, 63
PC #90: South Falls, Silver Creek, Oregon
print and 5x7 negative
1 1/2 sec.
3, 63
PC #92: Picnic Area, Silver Creek, Oregon
print and 5x7 negative
2 sec?
3, 63
PC #94: Middle Falls, Silver Creek, Oregon
3 prints, 2 5x7 film positives, and 5 5x7 negatives
(2 sec?); prints include 2 images of Middle Falls and 1 image of a different waterfall
3, 63
PC #95: Picnic Area, Silver Creek, Oregon
print and 5x7 negative
1 sec
3, 63
PC #97: South Falls, Silver Creek, Oregon; bridge in foreground
7 prints and 5x7 negative
3, 63
PC #98: Picnic Area, Silver Creek, Oregon
1 print and 5x7 negative
1 sec
3, 63
PC #99: Double Falls, Silver Creek, Oregon
2 prints and 2 5x7 negatives
2 sec
3, 63
PC #103: Lower South Falls, Silver Creek, Oregon
4 prints and 2 5x7 negatives
2 1/2 sec
3
PC #105: Twin Falls, Silver Creek, Oregon
3, 63
PC #106: Log Cabin, Silver Creek, Oregon
2 prints and 2 5x7 negatives
1 1/2 sec [minus]
3, 63
PC #108: South Falls, Silver Creek, Oregon (long shot)
5 prints and 2 5x7 negatives
1 1/2 sec
3, 63
PC #110: Lower South Falls Trail, Silver Creek, Oregon
print and 2 5x7 negatives
2 1/2 sec
3, 63
PC #111: The Circuit Rider, Capitol Grounds, Salem, Oregon
2 prints and 5x7 negative
63
PC #166: Silver Creek Lodge, Oregon;
5x7 negative
4 sec; sent to Kyle Smith in Tacoma, Washington, on June 20, 1951.
63
PC #169: Snake River Canyon, Oregon
5x7 copy negative
63
PC #169: Silver Falls Lodge - Oregon - In Winter
5x7 copy negative
PC #170: Winter - Silver Creek - Silver Falls Park, Oregon
Box
63
5x7 copy negative
3, 73
2 prints
3, 63
PC #171: Winter - Silver Creek - Silver Falls Park, Oregon
postcard print and 5x7 copy negative
63
PC #172: South Falls - Winter - Silver Falls Park, Oregon
2 5x7 copy negatives
3, 63
PC #173: South Falls - Winter - Silver Falls Park, Oregon
2 prints and 5x7 copy negative
3, 63
PC #172: Wallowa Lake, Oregon
postcard print and 5x7 copy negative
3, 63
PC #173: Eagle Cap - Glacier Lake, Wallowa Mountains, Oregon
2 printd and 5x7 copy negative
63
PC #174: On trail below Frazier Lake, Wallowa Mountains, Oregon
5x7 copy negative
63
PC #175: Reflections, Moccasin Lake, Wallowa Mts., Oregon
5x7 copy negative
63
PC #181: Moccasin Lake - Wallowa Mts., Oregon
5x7 copy negative
3, 63
PC #182: Glacier Lake - Wallowa Mountains, Oregon
postcard print and 5x7 copy negative
63
PC #183: Sunrise on Eagle Cap, Wallowa, Oregon
4 5x7 copy negatives
3, 63
PC #187: Wallowa Lake, Oregon (people by lake)
2 prints and 5x7 copy negative
3, 63
PC #188: Wallowa Lake, Oregon (boat in lake)
2 prints and 5x7 copy negative
3, 63
PC #189: Herefords, Wallowa Valley
2 prints and 5x7 copy negative
63
PC #190: Wallowa River, Oregon
5x7 copy negative
63
PC #191: Cutting clover, Wallowa Valley, Oregon
5x7 copy negative
63
PC #192: Cutting clover, Wallowa Valley, Oregon
5x7 copy negative
3, 63
PC #193: Snake River Canyon, Oregon
2 prints and 5x7 copy negative
63
PC #194: Wallowa Lake basin country, Oregon
5x7 copy negative
3, 63
PC #197: Crooked River Gorge, Oregon
print and 5x7 copy negative
63, 69
Caption negatives for postcards
6 negatives strips and 1 8x10 negative
3
Scenic Oregon Album Prints
booklet of 10 prints
Album of 3.5x4.5 prints. Includes images of the State Capitol Building in Salem, Oregon; Vista House and the Columbia River Gorge; sunset from Corwn Point on the Columbia River Highway; Timberline Lodge at Mt. Hood, Oregon; blossom time in the Hood River Valley; a western sunset on the Oregon coast; fishing boats in Depoe Bay on the Oregon coast; the Crooked River Gorge near Bend; and Wizard Island and Phantom Ship at Crater Lake, Oregon.

Series VII:  Coastal Bridges, circa 1936Return to Top

20 negatives and 1 print

Series VII consists of photographs of bridges along Highway 101 on the Oregon coast that were designed by Conde McCullough. All of the images are 8x10 film negatives; the series includes a print of only one image. Several of the negatives have a diacetate base that is shrinking or exhibiting other deterioration; these negatives have been separated and are stored separately.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
69
B-A-1 thru B-A-3: Alsea Bay Bridge, Waldport, Oregon, in final stages of construction
3 8x10 negatives
69
B-C-1 thru B-C-6: McCullough Memorial Bridge, North Bend, Oregon, over Coos Bay; final stages of construction
6 8x10 negatives
Box
3, 69
print and 8x10 negative
75
5 8x10 negatives
B-S-1 thru B-S-2: Siuslaw Bridge, Florence, Oregon
Box
69, 75
3 8x10 negatives
75
8x10 negative
B-U-1 thru B-U-4: Umpqua Bridge, Reedsport, Oregon
Box
75
8x10 negative
75
8x10 negative
75
2 8x10 negatives
69
B-Y; B-Y-1; B-Y-2: Yaquina Bay Bridge, Newport, Oregon, under construction
3 8x10 negatives

Series VIII:  Un-Numbered Photographs, circa 1935 - 1947Return to Top

279 negatives and 128 prints

Series VIII consists of photographs made by Gifford throughout Oregon during the 1930s and 1940s that were not assigned individual item numbers. Many of the images are of Oregon landmarks and scenes that are also depicted in other series. The series includes views of the Oregon Coast; Mount Hood and other Cascade Mountain peaks; Crater Lake; Oregon Caves; Silver Falls State Park; the Oregon State Capitol and other Salem, Oregon, scenes; and sport fishing. Of special note are images of the Pendleton Round-Up, including photographs of Native Americans participating in Round-Up activities.. The series includes 4x5, 5x7 and 8x10 camera negatives, many of which do not have accompanying prints, as well as prints with no accompanying negatives.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
4
Herd of sheep with one black sheep in middle
4
Herd of sheep on pasture; black sheep near front of herd
69
Ralph I. Gifford's Birth Certificate
8x10 negative
69
View of road next to railroad tracks
8x10 negative
69
Fisherman leaning back in boat to land fish
8x10 negative
4
Traffic interchange at Union Avenue, Denver Avenue, and Swift Boulevard in Portland, Oregon
4 prints
Photograph of drawing by Oregon State Highway Commission engineer and images of models.
Oregon Caves
Box
4, 63
4, 63
Women on formation in cave
3 prints and 5x7 negative
4, 63
Women standing on formation in cave
4 prints and 5x7 negative
4, 63
Women on walkway in Oregon Caves
2 prints and 5x7 negative
4
Highway crew at Mt. Hood when Ralph worked up there
1937
4, 8
Mt. Jefferson and North Santiam River
4 prints and 9 4x5 negatives
Nine different views.
Gifford logos and captions
Box
4, 8
4x5 negative and print
63, 69
4 5x7 negatives and 1 8x10 negative
4, 8
An orchard with cliffs in the background
print and 4x5 negative
63
Country road through orchards in bloom
5x7 negative
8
Cows in a field
4x5 negative
8
Ocean cove surrounded by rocks
4x5 negative
4, 8
8
Man fishing
4x5 negative
8
Mt. Hood; Timberline lodge in the snow
4 4x5 negatives
4, 8
Beth Greenlee and her Jersey calf in orchard of cherry blossoms
6 prints and 8 4x5 negatives
8
Little deer, Timberline Lodge?
2 4x5 negatives
8
Neskowin job; state map
2 4x5 negatives
8
McKenzie River Guides
15 4x5 negatives
8
Brookings, Beaulieu Houses
7 4x5 negatives
4
Highway interchange (Union, Denver, and Swift) near Vancouver Bridge, Portland
3 prints
8
Construction of Union, Denver, and Swift interchange near Vancouver Bridge, Portland, and Gault Boat Works
15 4x5 negatives
Beach shots made by Ralph Gifford; Ben and Beth?
See also color transparencies.
Box
8, 63
41 4x5 negatives and 3 5x7 copy negatives
4
5 prints
4
Beach at Seaside
3 prints
One image available online.
circa 1940
4
Beach below Neahkahnie Mountain north of Tillamook
State Highway Commission photo.
8
Coastal sand dunes
7 4x5 negatives
Near Florence?
4, 8
Pendleton Round-Up
13 prints and 33 3x4 and 4x5 negatives
Include Native American in traditional costumes, rodeo events, and other activities.
circa 1940
8
House on a hill
4x5 negative
circa 1938
8
Golden Falls
3 4x5 negatives
8
Silver Falls on the Coos River
3 4x5 negatives
8
River Boat Graveyard, Coquille River
4x5 negative
8
Snow geysers
2 4x5 negatives
Snow clearing on mountain roads.
8
Man on horseback
2 4x5 negatives
4, 8
Beach at Cape San Sebastian
one print and 2 4x5 negatives
One of the images is Oregon Highway Division #6485.
8
Heceta Head Lighthouse
4x5 negative
4
Heceta Head campfire
8
Ocean cliff; boats in water in distance
4x5 negative
8
Unidentified building
4x5 negative
State office complex in Salem?
May 7, 1944
8
8
Ben and Beth Gifford's wedding
17 4x5 negatives
4, 8
Bear Creek Lodge
7 prints and 6 4x5 negatives
1940
4, 8
Fly fishing on the Metolius River
print and 2 4x5 negatives
8
Oregon State Highway Commission sign at entrance to Van Duzer Forest Corridor
4x5 negative
8
Old Oregon Trail sign on Columbia River Highway
4x5 negative
8
Gorge on the Imnaha River
4x5 negative
8
Unidentified river gorge
4x5 negative
8
Crooked River gorge?
3 4x5 negatives
8
Snake River Gorge?
4x5 negative
8
Fossil beds on the John Day River?
4x5 negative
63
Multnomah Falls
5x7 copy negative of an 8x10 color transparency
63
Pasture and Mt. Hood
2 5x7 negatives
63
Eaton Hall, Willamette University
5x7 negative
4, 63
E.S. Collins Hall, Willamette University
print and 5x7 negative
4, 63
State Capitol Building
print and 2 5x7 negatives
63
Art gallery and gift shop
5 5x7 negatives
4, 63
Silver Falls State Park
3 prints and 2 5x7 negatives
Four views of foot bridges and picnic shelters.
63
The Nook Cafe, Brookings, Oregon
5x7 negative
63
Side view of a house; car in driveway
5x7 negative
1942
63
Three women at base of waterfall
5x7 negative
63
Woman standing at gate to orchard
2 5x7 negatives
63
Man and woman standing in an orchard in bloom
5x7 negative
63
Man and woman looking at large trees in a forest
5x7 negative
63, 69
Views of plowed fields
3 5x7 negative and 1 8x10 negative
62
Man and prize horses
4 5x7 negatives
Numbered 8-12, 8-14, 8-16, & 8-20
62
Ocean sunset
2 5x7 negatives
62
Orchard with Mt. Hood in background
5x7 negative
62
Copies of Arthur A. Selander's etchings
12 5x7 negatives
62
A picture of Neskowin Golf Course, Neskowin, Oregon
2 5x7 negatives
62
Men working on a farm with steam powered equipment
2 5x7 negatives
62
A couple at the beach
5x7 copy negative
62
Three men
2 5x7 copy negatives
Two military officers and a civilian.
62 June 1915
4, 69
Man taking photo of family on side of highway; Mt. Hood in background
print and 8x10 negative
Oregon State Highway Commission photograph.
69
Highway and Mt. Hood
8x10 negative
69
Unidentified lake and mountains
8x10 negative
69
Man and woman with boat on shore holding caught fish
8x10 negative
69
Climbers scaling cliff above road and river
2 8x10 negatives
69
Three people gazing at mountains from hillside
8x10 negative
69
Unidentified buildings at night
8x10 negative
4, 69
Wagon going through surf on coast
copy print and 8x10 copy negative
4
Island in Columbia River
4
74
Fisherman fly fishing at base of Tumalo Falls
oversize print
74
Man fly fishing in lake; Three Sisters in background
oversize mounted print
4
Woman sitting on rock next to lake; mountain in background
4
Two girls sitting near base of a waterfall
4
Preview of Silver Creek Falls Lodge opening and 1st banquet
3 prints
May 27, 1947
4
Wizard Island, Crater Lake
2 prints
4
Crater Lake
8 prints
Caldera rim; Phantom Ship; boats in the lake; Wizard Island.
4
Fishing off the mouth of the Columbia River, Oregon
2 prints
4
Man fishing on Todd Lake; Broken Top in the background
4
Man fishing in a river (Alsea River?)
4
Man fishing near sunset
4
Fisherman landing fish
2 prints
2 views
4
Two men and Wanda Gifford with boat in river
2 prints
4
Two men with boat in river
4
Man fly fishing
4
Man in a rowboat with a trolling line
4
Three men fishing from a boat on a fast moving river
8
Catch of fish
4x5 negative
8
Dehooking a fish
4x5 negative
4
Group eating dinner
October 1946
4
State Capitol in Salem
print
Print is labeled #1144; framed oversize print on exhibit.
4
Sicks' Brewing Company, Salem, Oregon
6 prints
4, 73
Portrait of Governor Earl Snell
print and oversize print
4
Portrait of Billie Smith of Salem, Oregon
4
Portrait of a young woman
4
Highway underpass, Bend, Oregon
4
Highway being paved at Oregon-California state line
4
Group baling hay
2 prints
4
Ralph Gifford with dog and horse
73
Man with two dogs viewing Snake River Gorge
oversize print
74
Family viewing Columbia River Gorge
hand-colored oversize print
74
Dairy cattle going through a gate
oversize print
74
Sailboats on Columbia River?
mounted blue-toned oversize print
74
Photo poster advertisement for the Chemeketans (Salem Hiking Club), Climbing High and Traveling the Trails
3 oversize prints
Includes photographs of a mountain climber.

Series IX:  Color Transparencies, circa 1937 - 1947Return to Top

56 color transparencies and 1 print

Series IX consists of color transparencies of various Oregon scenes; many of the views are similar to black-and-white images in other series. Subjects include Mount Hood and other Cascade Mountain peaks; Crater Lake; the Oregon Coast; the Wallowa Mountains; the Columbia River Gorge; and the Oregon State Capitol and other buildings in Salem. Of special note is an image of Chief Clarence Burke. Many of the images are available online. Most of the transparencies are 4x5 inches; however there are several 5x7 and 8x10 transparencies included. Two of the 4x5 transparencies are mounted in glass. A color print of one of the images is included.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
64
State Capitol Building soon after construction
4x5 color transparency mounted in glass
circa 1937
64
Champoeg mural in Oregon House of Representatives, State Capitol
4x5 color transparency
See also image 0763 in Series IV.
68
Circuit Rider, Statuary in Capitol Park, Salem, Oregon
5x7 color transparency
64
Marion County Courthouse
4x5 color transparency
circa 1940
64
U.S. Post Office, Salem
4x5 color transparency
64
State office building, Salem
4x5 color transparency
64
Ferry on the Willamette River
4x5 color transparency mounted in glass
circa 1937
64
Lily field
4x5 color transparency
64
Oregon holly which grows so abundantly in the Pacific Northwest
4x5 color transparency
64
Rhododendron bloom
4x5 color transparency
64
Waves crashing on rocks, Oregon Coast
4x5 color transparency
68
Haystack rocks, Oregon Coast
8x10 color transparency
68
Wild azaleas on the Oregon Coast
2 8x10 color transparencies
68
2479: Heceta Head Lighthouse
8x10 color transparency
64
64
Billie Smith of Salem at the Oregon coast
3 4x5 color transparencies
64
Golden Falls on the Coos River
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Fish On; Mt. Washington and Big Lake on the Santiam Highway, Oregon
4x5 color transparency
See also images 0794 and 0848 in Series IV.
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1492: Rod, basket and fish
5x7 color transparency
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Hunters eating breakfast in Central or Eastern Oregon
4x5 color transparency
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On road to Bend with view of Three Sisters Mountains
4x5 color transparency
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2471: Autumn on road to Bend, Oregon
4x5 color transparency
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2477: Crater Lake
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Woman viewing Crater Lake
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The Phantom Ship, Crater Lake
4x5 color transparency
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Stacked lumber, Klamath Falls
4x5 color transparency
See also image 0704 in Series IV.
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Little girl lands one (fish) from beneath a log raft, Southern Oregon
4x5 color transparency
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Multnomah Falls
4x5 color transparency
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Oregon Grape, Hood River Valley; Mt. Hood in distance
4x5 color transparency
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Mt. Hood and rhododendrons in bloom in June
2 4x5 color transparencies
One of the images is numbered 2469; this image is available online.
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2478: Hood River Valley and Mt. Hood
8x10 color transparency
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Mt. Hood from Big Eddy, The Dalles
4x5 color transparency
See also image 0837 in Series IV.
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Mt. Hood and Hood Canal near The Dalles, Oregon
4x5 color transparency
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Shocked oat field; Mt. Hood in distance
4x5 color transparency
See also image 0722 in Series IV.
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Chief Clarence Burke, Pendleton, Oregon
4x5 color transparency
At the Pendleton Round-Up?
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Mowing clover in the Wallowa Valley near Enterprise, Oregon
4x5 color transparency
See also postcards (PC) #191 and #192 in Series VI.
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White faced Herefords on the Wallowa River near Enterprise, Oregon
4x5 color transparency
See also postcard (PC) #189 in Series VI.
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Packing In; Glacier Lake in the Wallowa Mountains, Oregon
4x5 color transparency
See also image 0792 in Series IV.
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Deserted House
4x5 color transparency
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Eastern Oregon sunset
4x5 color transparency