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Northwest Ethnohistory collection

Repository:Western Washington University, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies
Summary: The Northwest Ethnohistory collection includes oral histories, manuscripts, correspondence, maps, bibliographies, publications and photographs relating to various Native American tribes in the Pacific Northwest. Tribes documented in the collection include Chehalis, Shoalwater, Chinook, Clallam, Clatsop, Cowlitz, Duwamish, Haida, Klamath, Klickitat, Kwakiutl, Lummi, Makah, Muckleshoot, Nisqually, Nooksack, Puyallup, Quileute, Quinault, Salish, Semiahmoo, Skagit, Snohomish, Squaxin, Steilacoom, Suiattle-Sauk, Swinomish, and Suquamish. The records contain information about the various tribes' art, ethnic identity, family relationships, and indigenous languages. The collection also documents fishing, hunting, and whaling practices, and the social conditions and material culture of these indigenous people. The records provide insight into the tribes' social life and customs, including their legends, religious rites and ceremonies. There are also a large number of documents related to politics and government relations including the legal status of tribes, and laws regarding land tenures and treaties.
 
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Oregon Museums Association records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Administrative records of the Oregon Museums Association.
 
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Oregon Timber Transport Operators Records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Records of a short-lived organization that was formed in 1951 to address concerns about logging truck safety on the Oregon's highways.
 
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Ray Lung Papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of Ray Lung, who managed the Klamath Indian Management Trust for United States National Bank of Portland from 1959 to 1975.
 
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Roseburg Chamber of Commerce Records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:The collection contains letters, telegrams, newsletters, and flyers from the files of H. E. Cully, Executive Secretary of the Roseburg, Oregon, Chamber of Commerce in the late 1920s. Also included are surveys of the poultry farms of Douglas County, Oregon.
 
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Julia Ruuttila Papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:Papers of a prominent Northwest labor activist and journalist include correspondence, ephemera, legal papers, manuscripts, and published materials.
 
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Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Summary:A patriotic and civic society organized in 1881, composed of male descendents of Union Civil War veterans. The records consist of correspondence, reports, memoranda, membership rosters, newsletters, charter certificates, and biographical sketches.

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