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Christopher R. Browning Papers

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:This collection consists of records of Dr. Christopher Browning’s work as a historian, Holocaust scholar, consultant and expert witness for various legal and libel cases, Professor of History at Pacific Lutheran University (1974-1999), and the Frank Porter Graham Professor at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (1999-2014).
 
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Fieldwork Project: Local Traditions and Folklore

Repository:University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
Summary:Elizabeth Caspari 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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Forsythe family papers

Repository:Willamette University Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The Forsythe family papers (1846-2009) contain correspondence, documents, literature, photographs, and ephemera. They represent the collected efforts of Irene Hanson (née Forsythe), Emmett and Bessie Forsythe, and Margaret Grace Forsythe to document their family history.
 
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Mathilde Hader - Autobiography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Transcript of interview of Mathilde Hader, born Mathilde Georgine Chistiansen, July 25, 1897, in Oslo, Norway. She recounts details of her family history and the story of her life and her career as a teacher and home economist in Norway and the United States. She worked as the first executive secretary for Consumer's Research, taught at New York University, and held a master's degree from Columbia University. She died February 18, 1988, in Silver Springs, Maryland.
 
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Lee Metcalf Photograph Collection

Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary:Lee W. Metcalf (1911-1978) served as a Montana state congressman, state assistant attorney general, World War II soldier and military prosecutor, and a Montana Supreme Court Associate Justice between 1937 and 1952. From 1952 to 1961, he held Montana’s First District U.S. Representatives seat. In 1961, he became a U.S. Senator, serving until his death on January 12, 1978. The photographs in this collection depict all aspects of Metcalf’s life and service in public office, including images of his time in various Montana government offices, as a U.S. Congressman, and as a U.S. Senator. Images from Metcalf’s personal life are included, showing Metcalf’s ancestors from Maine and Massachusetts; his early life and school days; his wife Donna and their son Jerry; Metcalf’s parents and their family; and scenes from his regular life outside of public office. The bulk of the collection is focused on the later part of his term as a U.S. Congressman, through his many years in the U.S. Senate, from 1958 to 1977. Originally housed within Metcalf’s congressional offices, many of these images were used by Metcalf and his office staff from 1953 to 1978 for various publications, television and film recordings, congressional hearing exhibits, newspaper articles, and election and publicity materials.
 
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Jeannette Rankin papers

Repository:Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives
Summary:Jeannette Rankin, 1880-1973, was the first woman elected to the U.S. Congress. Rankin was a pacifist, suffragist, prohibitionist, and social activist. As congresswoman she voted against declaration of war in 1917 and again in 1941. The collection (1916-1919; 1941) consists primarily of correspondence from her Montana constituents and subject files on issues important to her.
 
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Guide to the Scandinavians in Washington's Politics Research Paper

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:An historical account of the influence of Scandinavian Americans on Pacific Northwest politics and political movements, beginning with Scandinavian settlement of Washington State in the late 19th Century until the mid 1970s.

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