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Collection Title:

Alfred Hampson papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, articles, reports and testimony regarding state and national minimum deposit container legislation, 1972-1975. Alfred Hampson was a Portland, or. attorney active in lobbying for the Oregon Minimum Deposit Act (Bottle Bill), which went into effect in October 1972.
 
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Alice Johnson Booth collection on fashion

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript letter, 4 pp, 1989, describing the first showing of paintings from the Chrysler Collection at the Portland Art Museum, fashion and the "World's Largest Fashion Show" by Aaron Frank and Tommy Lueke at the Stadium; Invitation to the Chrysler Exhibit, 1956; Newspaper clippings, ca. 1937, regarding Alice Johnson and Alta Corbett.
 
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Allan Hart papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence and newspaper clippings, 1935-1937, regarding Hart's proposed appointment to the United States District Court in Oregon. Allan Hart worked as an attorney with Lindsay, Hart, Neil & Weigler in Portland, Oregon.
 
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Barlow Road Tollgate dedication photograph album

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:24 color and black and white photographs in 1 album, 1970 May, from the dedication ceremony of the Barlow Road Tollgate.
 
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Z. C. Bishop letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Photostat letters to family in Portland, Or, 1837-1856, with typed transcripts; Newspaper clippings with genealogical information of descendants, including the Rhodes family of Benton County, Oregon; Photograph of the grave of Mary Ann Bishop, wife of Z. C.; Typescript index to articles and archival materials about Bishop; With letter of transmittal.
 
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Bridal Veil Timber Company records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, documents and newspaper clippings regarding labor organizing and disputes, 1935; Financial reports, 1921-1923; Typescript history of the company, 9 pp.
 
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Charles Berg records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Biographical information, programs, advertising samples, newsletters, newspaper clippings and scrapbooks, ephemera and programs for KGW's "Hoot Owls" radio program club, 1913-1975. Charles F. Berg (1871-1931) owned Charles F. Berg Company, a major women's aapparel store in Portland, Or.
 
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Dr. Edna Sherrill papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Diplomas, 1914-1915; Correspondence, 1912-1936, regarding personal matters, her service in the army and letters of recommendation; Contracts, 1918, for her service in the army; Newspaper clippings, ca. 1912-1936, regarding her career. Dr. Edna Sherrill was Portland, Orego's first woman medical inspector.
 
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William M. Eames autobiography

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Typescript autobiography by William M. Eames, 45 pp, circa 1890-1900, with photocopy newspaper clippings of obituaries and other biographical information, especially of Robert M. Eames, William's son.
 
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Theodore J. Eckerson papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Papers include: Correspondence from Benjamin Bonneville and Ulysses Simpson Grant, 1855-1866; Military records including newspaper clippings, correspondence and testimonials of service, pension papers, and a petition for retirement. Theodore John Eckerson was an Oregon pioneer of 1849.
 
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Edward Cookingham papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Scrapbooks, 3 vols., 1900-1948, containing newspaper clippings, correspondence and other memorabilia regarding his career in banking in Oregon and the Liberty Loan campaign. Edward Cookingham (1860-1948) was president of Ladd & Tilton Bank in Portland, Oregon from 1918-1925 and vice-president from 1908-1918.
 
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Foster-LaFollett family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Records of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Sheridan, Oregon, 1 v, 1882-1883, kept by Edith LaFollett; Miscellaneous documents of Edith LaFollette and Harrison Zephyr Foster, 1872-1885; Genealogical information for the Booth family, Foster's mother's family; Newspaper clippings regarding Senator Alex LaFollett.
 
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Frank J. Miller papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Membership cards, tickets, ID cards, and other ephemera, 1904-1917; Correspondence and documents, 1904-1913, regarding Masonic activities; Newspaper clippings, circa 1900-1914, regarding his nomination as Railroad Commissioner and his Masonic activities. Frank J. Miller was commissioner of the Railroad Commission of Oregon, 1910-1914, chairman of the Public Service Commission of Oregon, 1916-1917, and representative from Albany in the Oregon Legislature, circa 1905.
 
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Franklin Marion Carter account book

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Photocopy physician's account book, 153 pp, 1902-1909, regarding fees charged to patients, medicines prescribed and related matters.
 
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Frederick L. Gifford papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Ku Klux Klan membership cards, Driver's Licenses, and other ID cards, 1920-1933; Newspaper clippings, 1945, regarding Gifford's death; Manuscript letter to his wife, 3 pp, 1924. Fred L. Gifford (1878-1945) was the leader ("Grand Dragon") for the Oregon Ku Klux Klan between 1921 and 1924, when the "invisible empire" was influential in virtually every part of the state.
 
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George Weatherly collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Newspaper clippings and miscellaneous ephemera regarding the business interests of George Warren Weatherly including the Oriental Theater, the Weatherly Building, Weatherly Farms and Weatherly Creamery Company, 1905-1972. George Warren Weatherly was a successful ice cream maker and built the Weatherly Building at East Grand and Morrison streets.
 
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Gritzmacher family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: German pay stub, 1812, for Aloise Heumfich (?); German confirmation record, 1869, of Maria (Mary) Pape Gritzmacher; Marriage certificate for Charles Gritzmacher and Mary Pape, 1874, at Portland, Oregon; Newspaper clippings of obituaries of Gritzmacher family members, 1913-1958. Charles Gritzmacher (1847-1931) served in 34 years in the Portland police department, five years of which were spent as chief of police under Mayor Harry Lane, beginning in 1875 as a patrolman.
 
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Hall Stoner Lusk papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence; Opinions; Minutes; Reports; Newspaper clippings; Speeches on legal cases, political and professional activities and educational and religious interests, 1889-1972. Hall Stoner Lusk (Sept. 21, 1883-May 15, 1983) served as an Oregon Supreme Court Justice and United States Senator.
 
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Harold A. Webber papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1895-1934; Newspaper clippings, 1909-1932; Musical programs, songbooks, musical arrangements, ledgers, scrapbook, scores, baton, etc. Harold A. Webber (1895-1949) was a Portland, Oregon musician and children's orchestra leader.
 
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Harry C. Kendall papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1924-1949; Speeches, 1946-1954; Survey, 1947; Traffic reports, 1948; Newspaper clippings, 1949-1954; Prospectuses, 1892-1934; Deeds, 1925-1927; Indentures, 1924-1925; Financial reports, 1929-1956; Minute book, 1 vol., 1905-1923, for the Sigma Nu Alumni Association; Portland Industries financing Service papers, 1928-1943; Advertisements for stocks and bond issues, 1921-1932; Documents bequesting 37 acres on Guemes Island, Washington; Etc. Harry C. Kendall (1883-1978) was a Portland, Oregon banker, businessman and philanthropist.
 
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Heinrich Rüppel papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript correspondence with friends and relatives in Germany, in German, 1879-1901, with typescript translations by Carl F. Nitz; Miscellaneous photocopy and original newspaper clippings in German and English, speeches, and ephemera relating to the Portland Social Turn-verein, circa 1880, most with typescript translations by Nitz; Receipts. Heinrich Ruppel was a German immigrant to Portland, Oregon, a foreman at the Oregon Furniture Manufacturing Company, member of the Portland Social Turn-verein and a jewelry craftsman.
 
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Heinrich Ruppel papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript correspondence with friends and relatives in Germany, in German, 1879-1901, with typescript translations by Carl F. Nitz; Miscellaneous photocopy and original newspaper clippings in German and English, speeches, and ephemera relating to the Portland Social Turn-verein, circa 1880, most with typescript translations by Nitz; Receipts. Heinrich Rüppel was a German immigrant to Portland, Oregon, a foreman at the Oregon Furniture Manufacturing Company, member of the Portland Social Turn-verein and a jewelry craftsman.
 
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Henry Hopkins collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript reminiscences of Henry Hopkins, ca. 1866-1944; Typescript newspaper articles and obituaries, 1935-1944.
 
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Herman Kenin papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, speeches, biographical information, newspaper clippings and obituaries, 1935-1970, including an issue of American Labor for which the cover story is on Kenin. Herman Kenin (1902-1970) grew up in Portland and attended Reed College in 1930, then Northwestern College of Law and was admitted to the Oregon Bar.
 
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Hideo Hashimoto papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, lectures, speeches, information leaflets, newsletters, articles and testimonies primarily regarding Hashimoto's work for peace and human rights, particularly with the American Friends Service Committee and Fellowship of Reconciliation, war protests, nuclear disarmament, etc.; Miscellaneous materials relating to his early life, education and internment during World War II. Hideo Hashimoto (b. 1911) was a Methodist minister and peace activitist.
 
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Hubert Frederick Burgess papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Ordination minutes of the First Congregational Church of Portland, 1892; Manuscript diary, 1892; Newspaper clippings, 1891-1893, regarding his work in Oregon; Typescript reminiscences, 1934, regarding his wedding trip in 1894; Funeral notice, 1945. Hubert Frederick Burgess (1864-1945) served as a Sunday School Missionary in Oregon.
 
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Irvin Goodman family collection,

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Materials relating to attorney Irvin Goodman, librarian Ora Kirshner Goodman and the Goodman family of Portland, Oregon.
 
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Ivan M. Woolley papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1943-1958; Newspaper clippings, 1958-1970, regarding the Mt. Hood Road (formerly the Barlow Road); Typescript book draft, "The Old Road," 152 pp, ca. 1959, with hand drawn maps, regarding his experiences on the Mt. Hood Road. Ivan Medhurst Woolley (1893-1967) was a Portland physician and author.
 
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Jack Lynch papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, 1940-1973, regarding advice on campaign strategies to Douglas McKay and Bob Packwood; Political speeches, including some opposing Wayne Morse and Richard Neuberger; Legislative records regarding chiropractors, health professions and small business; Newspaper clippings and other papers regarding the "Fugitive Fathers Bill" and a bill prohibiting the sale of firecrackers, both bills which were introduced by Lynch. Jack Lynch (1896-1973) served as Oregon state senator from 1943 to 1952.
 
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Jack O'Donnell papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Scrapbook, 1 vol., 1950-1972; Correspondence from Edith Green and John F. Kennedy; Invitations,1961; Multnomah County Democratic Directory, 1966-1967; Newspaper clippings. Jack O'Donnell was Multnomah County Auditor throughtout the 1950s and 1960s.
 
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John Day collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Negative copy of Day's petition for land on the Missouri River, 1798; Typescript copy of Day's will, ca. 1820; Documents concerning the controversy surrounding who John Day really was, 1953-1958, from the Idaho Society of Sons of the American Revolution; Photocopy newspaper clipping regarding Day's life, 1960. John Day is reported to have been Revolutionary War soldier and Eastern Oregon explorer.
 
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John Hotchkiss papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Scrapbook items, correspondence newspaper clippings and leaflets regarding Oregon authors and poets, J. K. Gill's "Poet's Corner", the Oregon Writer's League and poet Mary Carol Davies; Newspaper clippings regarding J. K. Gill and various Oregon writers. John T. Hotchkiss was a bookstore manager and salesman for J.K. Gill & Co., a bookstore and stationer in Portland, Or.
 
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John W. Owens papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript correspondence, 1880-1882, from family members in Melrose, Kansas, friends and several female suitors. John W. Owens was a lecturer on phrenology.
 
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Kingsley family papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Photocopy newspaper articles, 1898, printed in the Freeport Journal, Illinois, written by Edward Daniel Kingsley regarding preparation for life in the Alaska gold rush; Biographical and genealogical information; Will, 1975, death certificate, 1976, memorial flier, 1980, and birth certificate, 1896, for George Archibald Kingsley; Miscellaneous documents relating to Kingsley family members. Edward D. Kingsley (1868-1940), originally from Illinois, came to Portland, Oregon in 1900.
 
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Laurette Kenney collection on the amphibious vehicle Laurette

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript reminiscences, 2 pp, 1978, recounting how Kenney met Myron E. Howe, the inventor of the amphibious boat, and the naming of the second model Laurette; Original and photocopy newspaper clippings and photos of the Laurette, ca. 1931; Brochures and other ephemera about the Laurette and the Lottafun Amusement Company, ca. 1931.
 
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Lucia S. Fear papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes miscellaneous manuscript and typescript speeches and papers, including: Journal beginning on August 28th, "the day of my advent in the legal profession," 1882; "A Glance at American Women," a speech on the Oregon Federation of Women's Clubs; "A Climb up Mount Hood," 1894, recounting an expedition to the summit of Mount Hood; Clippings from the Oregonian, July 19-29, 1894, regarding the Mount Hood expedition of which Fear was a part. Lucia S. Fear and her husband, William H. Fear, were advocates of women's rights.
 
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Miller Freeman Publications, Inc. records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Correspondence, reports and articles, ca. 1922-1953; Plans for lumber equipment, ca. 1919-1953; Charts, maps, graphs, etc., 1919-1953, regarding the lumber industry in the Pacific Northwest.
 
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Multnomah Bank records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Miscellaneous newspaper clippings, stationery, photographs, statements, etc., 1948-1969; Diary and notebook of Major Dwight E. Gard, 1942-1945, while a Japanese prisoner of war. Multnomah Bank was founded by Dwight E. Gard, a Major during WWII who was a POW of the Japanese.
 
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Operation Deep Freeze III collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Digital photographs in TIF format with some JPEG previews, 2 cds, and prints with captions, 1957; Photocopy newspaper articles and flier for a speech regarding Rolla J. Crick's, a journalist for the Oregon Journal, adventure in Antarctica, dubbed "Operation Deep Freeze III", 1957-1959.
 
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Oregon Press Women records

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Correspondence, minutes, constitution, bylaws, membership rosters, and other records.
 
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Pages from "Appleton's Journal" regarding salmon fishing on the Columbia River

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: "Glimpses of Indian Life," December 10, 1870, pp. 685-686, incomplete, regarding the methods used by Native Americans to catch salmon in the Columbia River, with illustrations; "Salmon Fisheries on the Columbia River," May 20, 1876, pp. 641-642, incomplete, regarding fisheries on the Columbia River, especially at Astoria, Oregon, with illustrations. Appletons' Journal was a journal of literature, science, and art published in the 19th century.
 
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Quincy Scott papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Manuscript and typescript diaries, 1907, of Quincy and Ella Scott's honeymoon; Correspondence, 1907; Manuscript of the book "Horseback Honeymoon"; Pen and ink sketches, 1930-1938, of editorial cartoons for the Oregonian and posters for the Pacific International Livestock Exposition; Newspaper clippings, 1917-1948, of Scott's editorial cartoons. Quincy Scott was the editorial cartoonist for The Oregonian for 18 years, 1931-1949.
 
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Ronald Glenn Callvert papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Newspaper clippings of Callvert's editorials and features; Pulitzer Prize announcement and congratulatory letters and telegrams; Callvert's post-retirement writings; Retirement card with an Art Bimrose cartoon; Correspondence of Ronald S. Callvert regarding R. G. Callvert's career. Ronald Glenn Callvert (1873-1955) was associate editor of the Oregonian and won a Pulitzer Prize for his 1938 editorial "My Country 'tis of Thee."
 
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Ross E. Read papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Bound volume "History of 1st U.S. Engineers," ca. 1918, with roster.
 
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Samuel Christopher Lancaster collection

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript biography "Samuel Christopher Lancaster: Master of Arts in Public Places" by SuAnn M. Reddick, ca. 1980-1990; National Register of Historic Places inventory of Zion National Park, for which Lancaster was a consulting engineer, ca. 1930-1968; Newspaper clippings, ca. 1940-1990; Miscellaneous research on Lancaster. Samuel Christopher Lancaster (1864-1941) was a highway engineer and builder of the famed Columbia River Highway.
 
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Emory E. Smith papers

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes correspondence and notes (including newspaper clippings) for a report to the Southern Pacific Railroad Company concerning the opportunities offered to settlers in Oregon, September-November, 1898.
 
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Emma Bell Stadden collection on Coos County

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Typescript term paper "Settlement of Coos County," by Emma Bell Stadden, 19 pp, 1939; Photographs of Chief Coos and Battle Rock, Port Orford, Oregon; Photocopy newspaper clippings relating to Coos County pioneers and history.
 
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Stephen L. Wasby research on obscenity laws in Oregon

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes: Interviews, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other research regarding obscenity laws in Oregon compiled by Stephen L. Wasby while researching his dissertation thesis "The Pure and the Prurient: The Supreme Court, Obscenity, and Oregon Policy."
 
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John Daniel Stevens letters

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:Collection includes materials collected by John Daniel Stevens. John Daniel Stevens (1847-1932) was a civic and political leader, socialist organizer and lecturer in Portland, Oregon.
 
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Swan Island and Port of Portland development and construction photograph album

Repository:Oregon Historical Society Research Library
Summary:28 black and white photographs, 1 map and 1 newspaper article in 1 disbound album, 1938-1964, many aerial photographs, showing the development of Swan Island for the shipping industry, one showing Swan Island undeveloped and mostly underwater in June 1921.

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