W. Al Jones letters received, 1918 PDF
- Jones, W. Al
- W. Al Jones letters received
- 1918 (inclusive)19181918
- 0.025 linear feet, (1 folder)
- Collection Number
- A 140
- W. Al Jones ( -1918?) was a native Oregonian of Marion County, was a Catholic, a stock farm owner, and served in the Oregon state house as a senator representing Marion and Wallowa counties. The collection (1918) contains incoming correspondence regarding his political campaign, including letters regarding anti-catholic bias.
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1299 University of Oregon
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Historical NoteReturn to Top
W. Al Jones ( -1918?) was born in Marion County, Oregon. He served in the Oregon state house as a senator at least twice, representing Marion and Wallowa counties. He also owned a stock farm in Wallowa county.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The collection (1918) contains incoming correspondence regarding Jones' political campaign, including letters regarding anti-catholic bias.
Incoming correspondence consists of about forty letters regarding Jones' campaign for state senator from Marion County, Oregon.
A number of the letters refer to anti-Catholic measures in the Legislature.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|Guide to the W. Al Jones Letters Received|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Anti-Catholicism--Oregon--History--20th century
- Legislators--Oregon--Marion County
- Political campaigns--Oregon
- Politicians--Oregon--Marion County
- Personal Names :
- Jones, W. Al
- Corporate Names :
- Oregon. Legislative Assembly. Senate
- Geographical Names :
- Oregon--Politics and government--1859-1950
- Form or Genre Terms :