Harold M. Brown photographs, 1928-1948, bulk 1948  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Brown, Harold, 1887-1956
Title
Harold M. Brown photographs
Dates
1928-1948, bulk 1948 (bulk)
Quantity
1 linear feet, (1 container (1 photo box))
Collection Number
PH200_004
Summary
Harold M. Brown (1887-1956) was noted for his logging and shipping photographs. The collection consists of 38 images, most dating from 1948, of Oregon-American Lumber Company logging operations in Vernonia, Oregon.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Harold M. Brown was born in Minnewaukan, N.D. on June 2, 1887. During the first half of the twentieth century, he worked as a a commercial photographer, primarily focusing on the lumber and shipping industries in northwestern Oregon and southwestern Washington. During World War II, Brown also served as an army photographer. He died on August 2, 1956, and at the time of his death, his survivors included his wife Hazel; his daughter, Helen Collins; his mother, Kate Brown; two brothers, Phineas Brown of Seaside, Or. and Ralph Brown of Gresham, Or.; and two sisters, Orpha Margaret Brown of Portland, Or. and Kay Brown Johnson of Portland. [Obituary of Harold M. Brown. Oregonian: 24 August 1956, p. 21.].

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of 38 images, most dating from 1948, of Oregon-American Lumber Company logging operations in Vernonia, Oregon.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harold M. Brown photographs of Vernonia, PH200_004_[item number], Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description Dates
PH200_004_4236: Timber and road in Vernonia logging operation 1948 October 20
PH200_004_4237: Standing and felled timber, Vernonia logging operation 1948 October 20
PH200_004_4238: Stand of Douglas Fir, Vernonia logging operation 1948 September 29
PH200_004_4239: Douglas Fir tree, Vernonia logging operation 1948
PH200_004_4240: Douglas Fir log, being inspected by bull bucker, Vernonia logging operation 1948 October 18
PH200_004_4241: Douglas Fir log, Vernonia logging operation 1948
PH200_004_4242: Grading contractor's camp in timber, Vernonia logging operation 1948 September 30
PH200_004_4243: Logging train, log pond, and wigwam burner, Vernonia logging operation 1948
PH200_004_4244: High climber on tree preparing tree, Vernonia logging operation 1948
PH200_004_4245: High climber on tree, topping tree, Vernonia logging operation 1948
PH200_004_4246: High climber on tree, on topped tree, Vernonia logging operation 1948
PH200_004_4247: Reload Station and truck shop, Vernonia logging operation 1948 September 29
PH200_004_4248: Steam high lead side, Vernonia logging operation 1948
PH200_004_4249: Logs being loaded on rail cars, Vernonia logging operation 1948
PH200_004_4250: Lidgerwood tower skidder, Vernonia logging operation 1948
PH200_004_4251: Man standing on logs on rail car. Logs from 1933 burn area, Oregon American Lumber Corp, Vernonia logging operation 1948
PH200_004_4252: Diesel Donkey, Vernonia logging operation 1948 September 29
PH200_004_4253: Loaded log truck in timber, Vernonia logging operation 1948 September 29
PH200_004_4254: Logs in Vernonia Pond, Vernonia logging operation 1948
PH200_004_4255: Logs in Vernonia Pond, Vernonia logging operation 1948
PH200_004_4256: Logs in Vernonia Pond, Vernonia logging operation 1948
PH200_004_4257: Vernonia Pond, log slip, log washer. Vernonia logging operation 1948
PH200_004_4258: Long side sawmill head rig, Vernonia Mill 1948
PH200_004_4259: Short-side sawmill head rig, Vernonia Mill 1948
PH200_004_4260: Gang saw, Vernonia Mill 1948
PH200_004_4261: Gang saw, Vernonia Mill 1948
PH200_004_4262: Smooth trimmer and sorting table, Vernonia Mill 1948
PH200_004_4263: Monorail Dept, Oregon American Lumber Co, Vernonia, Ore. 1928 January 17
PH200_004_4264: Monorail crane at Rough Lumber loading dock, Vernonia, Oregon 1948
PH200_004_4265: Moulding Machines in Planing Mill at Vernonia, Oregon 1948
PH200_004_4266: Interior of lumber shed, Vernonia Mill 1948
PH200_004_4267: Interior of lumber shed, men working, Vernonia Mill 1948
PH200_004_4268: Timber ramps and timber crane-way, Vernonia Mill 1948
PH200_004_4269: Planing mill and car loading dock, Vernonia Mill 1948
PH200_004_4270: Lumber train and loading shed, Vernonia mill 1948
PH200_004_4271: Aerial view Oregon-American Lumber Corp. property, Vernonia, Oregon 1948
PH200_004_4272: View of home, Vernonia, Oregon 1948
PH200_004_4335: Man standing in front of large tree in stand of timber 1948

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