Two Personal Recollections of Younger Days, 1976  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Two Personal Recollections of Younger Days
1976 (inclusive)
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
S. Darlene Wright was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
Telephone: 541-346-3925
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Publication of this finding aid was supported in whole or part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by Oregon State Library.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection includes project release form signed by the collector.

Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Alternative Forms Available

Sound recordings in this collection are available as digital audio files in the archives. Texts in this collection are available as an Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file in the archives.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Harry Vetter's experiences in early aviation
telegraph operator
learning to fly -1927
parachuting -bag/back packs -delayed drop
airplane circuses
burning plane in the sky
out of gas with a passenger
Royal Air Force flight school teacher
rolling plane with loose safety belt
the past follows
Glenn Ransdell's experiences and family tales
Eastern Oregon ranching, early 1900s
absent minded professor tale
homestead shack
depression years -survival
why people commute
sawmilling from 1927
portable mills -construction and operation
living conditions
logging and sawmill camps; social life; food
sawmill hand signals
power - gas - horses - electricity
tale of sack of candy after bills paid
first radio -crystal set

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T01_1976_163: S. Darlene Wright interview sound recordings
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Airplane pilots
  • Carpenters
  • grain harvesters
  • Loggers
  • Logging and sawmill camp people
  • Parachute stunt men
  • professors
  • Railroaders
  • Ranchers
  • reminiscences
  • Royal Air Force trainees
  • Sawmillers
  • Sheepherders
  • Sound recordings
  • Telegraph operators
  • Wing Walkers
  • Personal Names :
  • Ransdell, Glenn
  • Vetter, Harry
  • Geographical Names :
  • Antelope (Or.)
  • Brewster (Kan.)
  • Colby (Kan.)
  • Creswell (Or.)
  • Devit (Or.)
  • Fordyce (Ark.)
  • Goodland (Kan.)
  • Kings Valley (Or.)
  • Oakland (Kan.)
  • Pedee (Or.)
  • Pleasant Hill (Or.)
  • Portland (Or.)
  • Princeton (Ark.)
  • Springfield (Or.)
  • Terrell (Tex.)
  • Troy (Ohio)
  • Wendling (Or.)
  • Willamette River Valley (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project