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Oregon Folklife Program records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Oregon Folklife Program provided statewide services supporting folklife, traditional arts and artists, and folk arts in education in Oregon from 1988 to 2009, first at Lewis and Clark College, 1988-1993, and then the Oregon Historical Society, 1993-2009. This collection comprises the Oregon Folklife Program’s records, 1988-2009, including folklore fieldwork documentation in the form of photographs, sound recordings, and video recordings of cultural events and traditional arts and artists in urban and rural Oregon communities; program materials, including exhibitions and table-top exhibits, learning units for grades 3-6, radio and video productions on folklife in Oregon; and administrative files, including artist files, accounting files, research files, and digital files. Oregon Folklife Program programs and projects included apprenticeship programs for traditional arts, exhibits and community events, educational units and instructional materials, regional folk arts surveys, youth community documentation projects, and radio and video productions on folklife in Oregon. The collections include rich visual documentation of traditional arts and artists in cultural, occupational, and religious communities in Oregon, including refugee communities, immigrant communities, rural communities, and Native American communities.
 
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Norman Rupp papers

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:Norman Nienstedt Rupp was a timberland owner and investor. With his father, John J. Rupp, he bought, leased and sold timber lands in Florida, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and California. Rupp moved from Saginaw, Michigan to Portland, Oregon. He was associated with the Huron Timber Company, the Mitchell, Dorr Real Estate Company, the Rupp Investment Company, and the Rose Gold Mining and Milling Company. The collection includes the diaries of John J. Rupp, 1875-1927, letters, books, journals and ledgers and other business papers.
 
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Western Pine Association records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The Western Pine Association formed in 1931 with the goal of setting uniform grade standards for lumber. The newly formed association grew out of a merger of the Western Pine Manufacturers Association of the Northwest and the California White and Sugar Pine Association. The association’s president in 1931, S. V. Fullaway, Jr., oversaw the 75 mills that made up the newly formed group. The Western Pine Association Records include the business papers, reports, industry publications, and legal case files of the organization.

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