Ray Atkeson (1907-1990) was a Portland photographer who received international acclaim for his images of landscape in the American West. Atkeson produced black and white documentary images and then became a pioneer in color photography. His love of mountains produced iconic images of the Cascades and skiers in Oregon, Utah and Idaho. The collection consists of XXXX black and white negatives (dates), slides, and XXX color transparencies The collection also includes work by Mira Atkeson, Ray's first wife and a noted photographer in her own right.
Albert M. Ottenheimer was an actor, author and a founder of the Seattle Repertory Playhouse, and founding member of the Seattle local of the American Federation of Radio Artists. Collection consists of investigation files relating to Albert M. Ottenheimer's blacklisting during the McCarthy era, including a diary Ottenheimer kept during his 30-day jail sentence; correspondence; literary manuscripts; scripts for television, radio, and the theater; scripts by others; professional file, including a log book and other material relating to the Seattle Repertory Playhouse; travel diary and souvenirs collected during his European tour of West Side Story; union material; memorabilia; photographs and audio-visual material.