Frontier and pioneer life--Washington (State)



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"O.1. Mt. Hood from near Vancouver."

View of a distant Mount Hood, rising over the Columbia River. In the foreground, long fences encircle a property and a log cabin. Taken from the south side of Government Island. Loose, cropped duplicate plate in 5/1. Condition note: Exposure has faded and Mount Hood is barely visible. This plate is part of Carlton Watkin's "Sun Sketches of Columbia River Scenery" album.

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

Railroad Construction Crew & Homesteaders near Carson, Washington

Photograph of 2 groups of men facing each other at a railroad construction site on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge. The men on the left stand around a railroad track under construction and watch as a construction worker clears the land. The men on the right appear to be construction workers, and they look up at the other group. Homesteads are visible in the background. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Troubles between the P. & S. and C. Valley men at Carson, Wash." Second note reads, "Near Monaghan Homestead. Return to Traffic Dept., SP.S Ry."

Oral history interview with Gwen V. Miller [Sound Recording]

Tape 1, Side 1. This oral history interview with Gwen V. Miller was conducted by Charles Digregorio at the Oregon Historical Society in Portland, Oregon, on December 17, 1975, as part of the oral history program at the society's research library. Susan Seyl, an Oregon Historical Society librarian, was also present.

In this interview, Miller discusses her family background, including her father's experiences homesteading in Oregon, interactions between her ancestors and Native people, and her grandparents' overland journey to Oregon with Sam Barlow in 1845. She talks about her early life in eastern Oregon and Washington, and about the relationship between white emigrants and Native people.

Miller, Gwen V. (Gwendoline Violet), 1904-1999

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