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Walter S. Bowman photographs

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Walter S. Bowman (1865-1938) was a professional photographer who worked in Pendleton, Oregon, from the late 1880s to the mid 1930s. Bowman's photographs document daily life in Eastern Oregon, including special events such as the Pendleton Round-Up. The collection consists of almost 800 negatives and prints representative of the span of the photographer's work, but his noted images of tribal people were largely destroyed after his death.
 
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River Lore

Repository:University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
Summary:Kenneth Kromer 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.
 
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Charles Louis Marshall papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Charles L. Marshall (1882-1957) was a mining engineer and surveyor. He was born in Portland, Oregon and educated at the University of Oregon, graduating in 1911 or 1912. The papers include a diary, Jan. 1907 to June 1908, describing Marshall's labors in the R and S gold mine, Curry County, Ore. The second volume of the diary has 10 pages of "Mining stories," folklore of southern Oregon and northern California mines. There are two account books showing receipts and expenses at the R and S mine, 1906-1908, and of Marshall's years at the University of Oregon, 1908-1911. From July to December 1918 he was an enlisted man in the U. S. Army, stationed at Washington Barracks, D.C. There are 41 letters, Marshall to his mother, describing his experience in Co. E, 1st Replacement Regt. Engineers. The photograph portion of the collection consists of three albums of photographs black and white prints, real photo postcards, a few commercial postcards, and 17 glass plate negatives. The dates for almost all of the images are from around 1905-1915, with the largest concentration from 1911-1912. The photographs cover mining operations in Southern Oregon, including the Bohemia mines, Lucky Boy mine, Treasure Mine, Crystal Mine, and the Champion (or Champiom) Mine. Also included are images of bridge construction in the Portland area, construction of the Walterville power plant, and Eugene's Municipal Power plant. There are also prints from several trips taken in Oregon and the Northwest, as well as postcards from a trip to South America by a friend. Several real photo postcards of the University of Oregon campus from 1911 are in the collection, a few of which are included in the 1913 Oregana. There are pictures of the buildings as well as of construction of the tennis courts and photographs from a track meet.
 
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Montana Department of Transportation, Photo Section Unit photograph collection

Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary:The records of the Montana Department of Transportation, Photo Section Unit photograph collection contain negatives, color transparencies and some print images of various road construction projects, department personnel, Governors and state events.
 
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Montana Department of Highways photograph collection

Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary:The photographs in this collection primarily document the bridge and road construction projects of the Montana Department of Highways (DOH).
 
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Peter Britt photographs

Repository:Southern Oregon University, Hannon Library
Summary:The collection contains approximately 2,067 prints. Nearly half the portraits are unidentified. Most of the prints are portraits taken by Peter Britt. Emil Britt began making photos professionally in 1883 after training for a year in San Francisco. Peter Britt took photographs outside the studio infrequently. However, Emil carried the camera out on many picnic excursions in the earlier part of the twentieth century. The earliest prints come from the 1860s, with the most recent taken in 1939 or 1940.

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