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Log cabin and bridge near Fort Umpqua, Oregon Territory

One salt print photograph from page 39 of an album of photography by Lorenzo Lorain (OHS Album 101). The photograph depicts an unidentified group of people standing beside a small log cabin on the bank of a river. There is a wooden bridge visible in the background behind them. The location of the photograph is unknown, but it is likely taken near Fort Umpqua in Douglas County, Oregon Territory.

Lorain, Lorenzo

Portraits of Native American men

Two salt print portraits from page 33 of an album of photography by Lorenzo Lorain (OHS Album 101). The portraits are of unidentified Native American men. Tribal affiliation is unknown but they are likely members of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, Siuslaw, or Siletz peoples housed near Fort Umpqua on the southern portion of the Coast Reservation in Douglas County, Oregon Territory.

Lorain, Lorenzo

Portrait of an unidentified man

One salt print portrait from page 37 of an album of photography by Lorenzo Lorain (OHS Album 101). The man is unidentified but likely is associated with Fort Umpqua in Douglas County, Oregon Territory.

Lorain, Lorenzo

Portraits of military personnel

Three cartes-de-visite portraits from page 41 of an album of photography by Lorenzo Lorain (OHS Album 101). The portraits are of of military personnel in uniform. Hand-written captions above each photograph identify the three men. Starting clockwise from the upper left corner of the page, the three men are identified as:

  1. Capt. Phillips 1st Infy [infantry]. Photograph by Charles D. Fredricks & Co. New York (N. Y.).
  2. Captain Alexander Piper, later Col. 5th U. S. Artillery. Photograph by Charles D. Fredricks & Co. New York (N. Y.).
  3. Dr. Charles Page, Capt. Med. Corps. Photograph by Charles D. Fredricks & Co. New York (N. Y.).

Charles D. Fredricks & Co.

Cedar Plank House, Fort Umpqua, Oregon Territory

One salt print photograph from page 29 of an album of photography by Lorenzo Lorain (OHS album 101). An unidentified group of people stand in front of a low, hewn-log structure near Fort Umpqua in Douglas County, Oregon Territory. The structure is likely a cedar plank house constructed by members of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, Siuslaw, or Siletz peoples held at a camp on the bank of the Umpqua River on the southern border of the Coast Reservation near Fort Umpqua.
Image note: OrgLot1416_F04_003 includes a duplicate print.

Lorain, Lorenzo

Scenes near Fort Umpqua

One salt print photograph from page 23 of an album of photography by Lorenzo Lorain (OHS Album 101). The photograph depicts a grouping of cabins at Fort Umpqua in Douglas County, Oregon Territory. A group of unidentified men and woman are gathered around a baby pram on the front porch of the closest cabin.

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Quarters, Fort Umpqua, Oregon Territory

One salt print photograph from page 25 of an album of photography by Lorenzo Lorain (OHS Album 101). The photograph shows a hewn-log building with a brick chimney and a long covered porch surrounded by trees at Fort Umpqua in Douglas County, Oregon Territory. A duplicate print of this photograph identifies the building as the Quarters of Co. L 3rd Artillery. The fort blockhouse is visible in the background immediately behind the building.
Image note: OrgLot1416_F04_002 is a duplicate print.

Lorain, Lorenzo

Portrait of an unidentified man

One salt print portrait from page 31 of an album of photography by Lorenzo Lorain (OHS Album 101). The man is unidentified but likely is associated with Fort Umpqua in Douglas County, Oregon Territory.

Lorain, Lorenzo

Portraits of unidentified men

Two salt print photographs from page 17 of an album of photography by Lorenzo Lorain (OHS Album 101). The two portraits are of unidentified men wearing suits. They were likely associated with Fort Umpqua in Douglas County, Oregon Territory.

Lorain, Lorenzo

Portrait of John B. Scott

One salt print portrait from page 15 of an album of photography by Lorenzo Lorain (OHS Album 101). The portrait is identified as John B. Scott wearing a military uniform. Two hand-written notes written below the photograph read, "Gen. Thomas B. Scott [Thomas is crossed out]," and, "or Major John B. Scott." There is a darkened space immediately below the photograph were a now missing photograph was once attached.

Lorain, Lorenzo

Portraits and scenes near Fort Umpqua

Four salt print photographs from page 19 of an album of photography by Lorenzo Lorain (OHS Album 101). Image descriptions starting from the top photograph:

  1. A hewn-log cabin on the banks of a river which was likely taken near Fort Umpqua in Douglas County, Oregon Territory.
  2. A group of Native American men, women, and children seated below a tree on the top of a sand dune.
  3. A portrait of an unidentified Native American man.
  4. A portrait of an unidentified Native American woman.
    The identities of the people and the exact location in the photographs on this page are unknown, but the photographs likely depict members of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, Siuslaw or Siletz peoples held at a camp on the bank of the Umpqua River on the southern border of the Coast Reservation near Fort Umpqua.
    Image note: OrgLot1416_F04_003 includes duplicate prints.

Lorain, Lorenzo

Portraits of Fort Umpqua residents

Four salt print portraits from page 9 of an album of photography by Lorenzo Lorain (OHS Album 101). The portraits are of people associated with Fort Umpqua in Douglas County, Oregon Territory. Handwritten captions identify each photograph. Clockwise from the top left photograph, the people in portraits are identified as Mrs. Scott, Ella Scott, John B. Scott, and Edward Perry Vollum.

Lorain, Lorenzo

Portraits and scenes near Fort Umpqua

Two salt print photographs from page 11 of an album of photography by Lorenzo Lorain (OHS Album 101). The top photograph is a portrait of an unidentified man wearing a military uniform. The man is likely associated with Fort Umpqua in Douglas County, Oregon Territory. The lower photograph is of a cabin on the banks of a river. The photograph was likely taken near Fort Umpqua.

Lorain, Lorenzo

Scenes near Fort Umpqua

Two salt print photographs from page 13 of an album of photography by Lorenzo Lorain (OHS Album 101). The top photograph depicts two unidentified women sitting on the front porch of a cabin. The photograph was likely taken near Fort Umpqua in Douglas County, Oregon Territory. The second photograph depicts a group of people standing on the banks of a river. Several low structures and tents are visible to the left side of the photograph. The identities of the people and the exact location in the photograph are unknown, but the photograph was likely depicts members of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, Siuslaw, or Siletz peoples held at a camp on the bank of the Umpqua River on the southern border of the Coast Reservation near Fort Umpqua. The low structures are believed to be plank houses and windbreaks.

Lorain, Lorenzo

Portraits of Native American men

Three salt print portraits from page 5 of an album of photography by Lorenzo Lorain (OHS Album 101). The portraits are of unidentified Native American men. Their identities and tribal affiliation is unknown but the are likely members of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, Siuslaw or Siletz peoples held near Fort Umpqua on the southern portion of the Coast Reservation in Douglas County, Oregon Territory.

Lorain, Lorenzo

Block House at Fort Umpqua

A salt print photograph from page 7 of an album of photography by Lorenzo Lorain (OHS Album 101). The photograph depicts a block house at Fort Umpqua in Douglas County, Oregon Territory. Three people sit by the building's entrance to the right of the photograph. A person standing beside a horse and wagon are on the left side of the photograph. Handwritten captions below the photograph read, "Block House on Columbia River Trail," and, "[no- Fort Umpqua]."
Image note: OrgLot1416_F04_003 includes a duplicate print.

Lorain, Lorenzo

Fort Crook, Shasta County, California

Two photographs of of the corral and officer quarters at Fort Crook in Shasta County, California taken by Edward Perry Vollum. The two prints are glued to a single sheet of bristol board. Handwritten captions on the front of the page read, "Fort Crook, Shasta County, California," and, "Photographed by Dr. Edward Perry Vollum an associate of Lt. Lorenzo Lorain." Handwritten captions on the back of the page read, "Corral, Fort Crook, Cal." and, "Officer Quarters at Fort Crook, Cal."

Vollum, Edward Perry, -1902

Falls of the Willamette River at Oregon City, circa 1857

Photograph of Willamette Falls in Oregon City taken by Lorenzo Lorain circa 1857. The photograph is taken from the edge of the Willamette River looking upriver to the waterfall. There are several structures around the falls on both sides of the river. The typed caption glued below the bristol board on the front of the photograph reads, "Falls of the Willamette River at Oregon City. About 1857 or 1858. Taken by Lt. Lorenzo Lorain, U.S.A. Donated to Oregon Historical Society, 1946, by S. H. Lorain, Albany, Oregon."

Lorain, Lorenzo

Fort Umpqua, Oregon

Four photographs likely taken in and around Fort Umpqua, Oregon by Lorenzo Lorain between 1857 to 1860. The photographs are cut in an oval shape and glued onto bristol board. A handwritten caption on the back of the page reads, "Probably Fort Umpqua, at mouth of Umpqua River, c. 1857-1860. Photo by Lt. Lorenzo Lorain, U.S.A." Image descriptions going clockwise from center-top photograph.

  1. A group of seven unidentified Native American women and children seated on the ground below a tree. The photograph is taken from below looking up a slight hill. The identities of the people and the exact location in the photograph is unknown, but the photograph likely depicts members of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, Siuslaw, or Siletz peoples held at a camp on the bank of the Umpqua River on the southern border of the Coast Reservation near Fort Umpqua.
  2. A hewn-log cabin on the banks of a river which was likely taken near Fort Umpqua in Douglas County, Oregon Territory.
  3. An unidentified group of people standing in front of a low, hewn-log structure near Fort Umpqua in Douglas County, Oregon Territory. The structure is likely a cedar plank house constructed by members of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, Siuslaw, or Siletz peoples held at a camp on the bank of the Umpqua River on the southern border of the Coast Reservation near Fort Umpqua.
  4. Block house building. Three people sit by the building's entrance to the right of the photograph. A person standing beside a horse and wagon are on the left side of the photograph.
    Image note: Duplicate prints of all four images are included in OHS Album 101.

Lorain, Lorenzo

Portland, circa 1857

Photograph of Portland, Oregon taken by Lorenzo Lorain between 1857 and 1858. There is a hewn-log cabin with a brick chimney and covered porch in the foreground. The cabin is surrounded by a field filled with stumps. Portland and the Willamette River are visible in the distance. The typed caption glued below the bristol board on the front of the photograph reads, "Portland, Oregon. 1857 or 1858. Taken By Lorenzo Lorain, U. S. A. Donated to Oregon Historical Society, 1946, by S. H. Lorain, Albany, Oregon." Handwritten captions on the back of the page read, "Portland, Oregon. Taken by Lt. Lorenzo Lorain, U.S.A. in 1857 or 1858. He Made his camera, prepared his plates, as well as the paper on which the print is made." and, "Portland, from south end, at about the foot of College Street."

Lorain, Lorenzo

Soldiers at Camp Day, 1860

A view of Camp Day, Oregon. Camp Day was a temporary military encampment established in the Klamath Basin in Southern Oregon during the summer and fall of 1860. A group of soldiers holding rifles stand in a line in front of a small grouping of white tents in a clearing surrounded by ponderosa pines. The soldiers are from Company L, Third Artillery division attached to Fort Umpqua at the Oregon Coast. The typed caption glued below the bristol board on the front of the photograph reads, "Co. "L" 3rd. Artillery, Camp Day, Oregon. About 1857 or 1858. Taken By Lorenzo Lorain, U. S. A. Donated to Oregon Historical Society, 1946, by S. H. Lorain, Albany, Oregon."
Camp Day was a temporary military encampment established in the Klamath Basin in Southern Oregon during the summer and fall of 1860. The military expedition was a response to reports of potential conflicts between members of the Klamath and Modoc people and Euro-American settlers concerning land use and territorial rights.
Image note: provided caption includes incorrect date for photograph. For duplicate copies of this photograph, see OrgLot1416_F01_003 and OrgLot1416_F01_004.

Lorain, Lorenzo

Portland, 1857

View of First Street in Portland, Oregon, in 1857 attributed to Lorenzo Lorain. The photograph shows the Union Hotel, Monnastes & David foundry, and Hop Wo Washing & Ironing. Several horse-drawn wagons are on the unpaved street in front of the buildings. Several men stand around large metal pieces in front of the foundry. A handwritten caption on the back of the photograph reads, "Portland, 1857. West side of First Street, between Yamhill and Morrison, showing the foundry owned by Monnastes & David, and the Union Hotel."

Lorain, Lorenzo

Hospital and Laundress Quarters at Fort Umpqua, Oregon

Photograph of the hospital and laundress quarters at Fort Umpqua in Douglas County, Oregon. The photograph was taken by Lorenzo Lorain between 1857 and 1858. The typed caption glued below the bristol board on the front of the photograph reads, "Hospital and Laundress Quarters at Fort Umpqua, Oregon. About 1857 or 1858. Taken by Lt. Lorenzo Lorain, U.S.A. Donated to Oregon Historical Society, 1846, by S. H. Lorain, Albany, Oregon."

Lorain, Lorenzo

Quarters, Fort Umpqua, Oregon

The quarters for Company L, Third Artillery division at Fort Umpqua. The photograph was taken by Lorenzo Lorain between 1857 and 1858. The photograph shows a hewn-log building with a brick chimney and a long covered porch surrounded by trees. The fort blockhouse is visible in the background immediately behind the building. The typed caption glued below the bristol board on the front of the photograph reads, "Quarters of Co. L 3rd Artillery, Fort Umpqua, Oregon. About 1857 or 1858. Taken by Lt. Lorenzo Lorain, U. S. A. Donated to Oregon Historical Society, 1846 by S. H. Lorain, Albany, Oregon."
Image note: this photograph is also attributed to Edward Perry Vollum in some sources.

Lorain, Lorenzo

View in Klamath Lake, Oregon

View of the landscape near Klamath Lake, Oregon. Lorenzo Lorain took the photograph in circa 1860, possibly from near the Spencer Creek area. A mountain is faintly visible in the distance. A handwritten caption on the back of the print is covered by a backing board. It reads, "View in Klamath Lake, Oregon."
Image note: the original print is severely light faded, see OrgLot1416_F03_001_detail for an enhanced copy for the print with more detail.

Lorain, Lorenzo

Detail view in Klamath Lake, Oregon

Detail view of the landscape near Klamath Lake, Oregon. Lorenzo Lorain took the photograph in circa 1860, possibly from near the Spencer Creek area. A mountain is faintly visible in the distance. A handwritten caption on the back of the print is covered by a backing board. It reads, "View in Klamath Lake, Oregon."
Image note: the original print is severely light faded, this copy of the image file has been adjusted to reveal additional detail. To view the unmodified original file, see OrgLot1416_F03_001.

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