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An audio recording of an oral history of Lucille Hagg, who was married to Oscar Hagg and sister-in-law of Henry Hagg, after whom Henry Hagg Lake is named. Lucille speaks about dairy farming and the lobbying that Oscar and Henry did to advocate for…

An audio recording of a Tualatin Plains Historical Society meeting about participants' recollections and stories of Halloween.

An audio recording of Mrs. Maitland giving a talk to the Tualatin Valley Historical Society on her recollections of growing up in Watts, the site of a gristmill and sawmill near Gales Creek in Washington County.

An audio recording of a talk by a man from Banks, Oregon on his family history and his work with historic guns.

An audio recording of an oral history of Edna Tupper about her memories of the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition of 1905 and ethnic neighborhoods of Portland at the time.

An audio recording of an oral history of Sidney J. Harris, sternwheeler riverboat captain on the Columbia and Willamette towing logs and ships from 1913 until retirement in approximately 1955. Harris operated a Stern Weaver from Astoria or Cascade…

An audio recording of an oral history of Ada Henley, former public stenographer of the Portland Hotel for 27 years, about her memories of the hotel. Ada and the interviewer talk about the various organizations that held events and meetings at the…

An audio recording of an oral history of Arthur J. Prideaux, Pacific University alumnus, about the old Slabtown area of Portland and his recollections of life in the area. During the interview Arthur was ninety-two years old trying to reminisce on…

An audio recording of an oral history of Ormond Bean, former City Commissioner of Portland, about his memories of Portland. Unfortunately, Ormond does not remember specifics about old Portland, but does tell the interviewer detailed recounts of some…

An audio recording of an oral history of Clifford "Cliff" Johnston of Forest Grove, a long-time logger who was present at the start of the 1933 Tillamook fire. Mr. Johnston, in his sixties, was still a logger at the time of the interview.