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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 01

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation covering shipyard productivity and current projects, safety and injury reports, war bond drives, employee sports leagues, award recipients, and human-interest stories. Topical coverage in this issue includes: A New Years message from Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation; A transcript of a radio broadcast aboard the trial run of the Star of Oregon; an article about employees collecting donations for their co-workers who were unemployed or in need; an article about A.R. Hammond and his experiences in Thailand; an article about ship sponsors; advertisements for vocational training; Air raid blackout instructions; and a message and advertisements about the Red Cross.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 04, Number 01

Employee newspaper for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation covering shipyard productivity and current projects, safety and injury reports, war bond drives, employee sports leagues, award recipients, and human-interest stories. Topical coverage in this issue includes: A series of articles reviewing the events of 1943 at the Shipyards; production records, employment figures showing growth at each shipyard and gender statistics; wage information and war bond purchases, absentee numbers for 1943; an article detailing the features of the yards including cranes, buildings and facilities; health and safety statistics including accidents and injuries and healthcare facilities; an article about the Labor management committee idea awards and the time saved by the suggestions, Idea Award Winners for December 1943; an article about the growth of housing in the Portland and Vancouver area with photos; an article about transportation statistics and options in 1943; advertisement for a fourth War Bond drive.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

Civilian Conservation Corps, Eugene District (Or.) photograph album

Album of photographs documenting the Eugene (Or.) District of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) from May 1933-May 1934. The album contains photographs of district camps and surrounding scenery, construction activities, and CCC officers and personnel. Also includes maps of each camp, monthly service reports, and work progress reports.

Burton, Leo R. T. (Leo Rigel Taylor)

Civilian Conservation Corps photograph album cover

The album cover reads, "This Album Property Of The Eugene District - CCC Headquarters, Eugene, Oregon. - Is Dedicated To President Franklin Delano Roosevelt - Sponsor of the Civilian Conservation Corps - Drawn, arranged and made up by Leo R.T. Burton, Member of the 'Skinner Butte' Headquarter's Company (Formerly of the 1921st Veteran's Company, F-33.) Authority granted by - Harry W. Killpack, 1st Lt., 7th Inf., District Adjutant"

Burton, Leo R. T. (Leo Rigel Taylor)

Pictures of the Eugene district headquarters (1 of 3)

The page is titled "Headquarters - Snap Shots and information on the personnel of the Hdqs. Detachment in the Eugene District." Two photos each show a set of buildings with a large group of men standing in front of them. They are captioned "Skinner Butte Camp and the personnel of the Headquarters Detachment (Not all men are present however). Wed. 2 p.m., 2-28-34." The third, fourth, and fifth photos show Major Casper B. Rucker, Major Charles H. Corlett, and Major Carroll P. Price and list the dates they were in service.

Burton, Leo R. T. (Leo Rigel Taylor)

Pictures of the Eugene district headquarters (2 of 3)

Two photos depict Eugene from atop Skinner Butte Hill and the office of the district headquarters in Eugene. Eight photos show personnel, including the following: 1st Lieutenant Harry W. Killpack, Adjutant, Eugene District 7th Infantry; F.E. Ambrose, Captain 7th Infantry; Charles Perfect, Captain Quartermaster Corps; Kenneth T. Case, 1st Lieutenant; Sgt. Max Roth, Sergeant Major at District Headquarters; Sergeant Fred Anderson, 7th Infantry; Corporal Sherman N. Hinson, 7th Infantry; Corporal John R. Steger, 7th Infantry; Staff Sergeant Louis J. Lebanoff, Quartermaster Corps; Corporal George Gregory, Quartermaster Corps; Technical Sergeant Charles R. Evans, Quartermaster Corps; Sergeant William Troy, 7th Infantry; Major Joseph W. Smith, Jr., Medical Corps; and Leo R. Burton.

Burton, Leo R. T. (Leo Rigel Taylor)

Pictures of the Eugene district headquarters (3 of 3)

Two photos show the Veterans Administration facility and the Old Soldiers Home in Roseburg, Oregon. Two photos show shields that were designed for each company in the Eugene district. Three photos show personnel, including the following people: Captain P. McD. Robinett, Cavalry; Captain Henry W. Edmonds, 7th Infantry; and A.N. Canfield.

Burton, Leo R. T. (Leo Rigel Taylor)

History of headquarters camp (Skinner Butte)

Text details the history of the Skinner Butte camp for the headquarters detachment, including a list of commanders and the dates which they served. The commanders listed are: 2nd Lieutenant Warren C. Powell, Infantry Reserve; Captain David M. Shearer, 6th Engineer; Captain Arthur L. Warren, 10th Field Artillery; 1st Lieutenant Edgar M. Gregory, Coast Artillery Corps; Captain John E. Ray, 10th Field Artillery; 1st Lieutenant Norman B. Simmonds, 6th Coast Artillery Corps; and 1st Lieutenant Charles N. Branham, 6th Coast Artillery Corps. A hand-drawn map of the Skinner Butte Camp is taped to the bottom of the page.

Burton, Leo R. T. (Leo Rigel Taylor)

Pictures of Skinner Butte Camp (1 of 6)

Written at the top of the page is "Skinner Butte - Headquarters Camp, Eugene, Oregon. - Has no number." Seven photos show general views of the camp as well as detail views of sections of the camp including the motor pool, mess hall, transportation tent, and the Willamette River. Two photos show members of the company, including William Cunningham, Benjamin Flood, A. Peterson, "Shorty" Davis, Leo Burton, Ray Garber, and Paul Moody.

Burton, Leo R. T. (Leo Rigel Taylor)

Pictures of Skinner Butte Camp (2 of 6)

Eight photos show vehicles that were in use at Skinner Butte Camp. Two photos show people participating in a track and field meet for the CCC camps. Three photos depict members of the camp, including one photo of a baseball team. The members of the team are identified as Whitsell, Winkleman, Cuddebark, Brewer, Koppel, Herbert, Grable, Aason, Surcamp, Bishop, and Madison. Another member of the camp is identified as Jack "Major" Connolle.

Burton, Leo R. T. (Leo Rigel Taylor)

Pictures of Skinner Butte Camp (3 of 6)

Photos show several views of Skinner Butte Camp, including the kitchen, mess hall, and recreation hall. Two photos show a pet cougar, Tommy, which was the camp mascot. Five photos show members of the camp, including "Bob" Howell, Lester Hayes, Louis Wolford, William LaRue, Roy Eastman, Robert Howell, Wilbert Mohow, Russell Beals, Alred Fennimore, Tom Lowry, "Blackie," Andy Mathews, Ray Garber, and "Pat" Robbins.

Burton, Leo R. T. (Leo Rigel Taylor)

Pictures of Skinner Butte Camp (4 of 6)

Thirteen photos show several views of Skinner Butte Camp, including the mess hall, old bath house, and radio station. Members of the camp shown include Clifton C. Smith, Bob Howell, Don Chapman, and Ray Le Grand. Members identified only by their last names are Thompson, Gates, Buhman, Behrens, Burton, Johnson, and Webster.

Burton, Leo R. T. (Leo Rigel Taylor)

Pictures of Skinner Butte Camp (5 of 6)

Five photos show views of Skinner Butte camp, including the mess hall and members of the camp lined up outside for a group photo. Three photos show the train station where "casuals" are departing Eugene for home. Two photos show Marcia Jacobs and other young women from Eugene who entertained the camp members, known as the "Jolly Skitters." Shown also are Charles N. Branham, 1st Lieutenant 6th Coast Artillery Corps and Camp Commander, and Seth M. Kerron, Captain Medical Corps Reserve and Attending Surgeon.

Burton, Leo R. T. (Leo Rigel Taylor)

History of Company 729 (Camp Wendling)

Text details the history of Company 729, which worked on project P-210 at Camp Wendling in Wendling, Oregon. Included are a list of camp commanders and the dates they served. The commanders listed are: Major William K. Harrison, Cavalry; Major M.A.S. Ming, Field Artillery; Lt. G.F. Duvall, United States Navy; and Captain Wilbur F. Maring, Jr., Infantry Reserve. A photo shows William K. Harrison and Captain Marcus B. Bell, Infantry. A hand-drawn map of Camp Wendling is taped to the bottom of the page.

Burton, Leo R. T. (Leo Rigel Taylor)

Pictures of Camp Wendling (1 of 5)

Written at the top of the page is "Wendling - Winter and Summer Camp 729, P-210, Wendling, Oregon." Six photos show views of the camp. Identified are camp members Corporal M.L. Clarke and "Dad" Miller. Seven photos show work conducted on Mill Creek near the camp, including a forestry project and construction of a bridge.

Burton, Leo R. T. (Leo Rigel Taylor)

Pictures of Camp Wendling (3 of 5)

Ten photos show views of Camp Wendling and the surrounding area, including the recreation hall, railroad station, and a burned forest landscape following a forest fire. Three camp personnel are shown: John H. Forsberg, Camp Superintendent; Wilbur F. Maring, Jr., Captain 408th Infantry Reserve and Camp Commander; and Charles Mercer, Assistant Camp Superintendent.

Burton, Leo R. T. (Leo Rigel Taylor)

History of Company 730 (Camp Belknap)

Text details the history of Company 730, which worked on project F-23 at Camp Belknap in McKenzie Bridge, Oregon. Included are a list of camp commanders and their dates of service. The commanders listed are Captain J.D Forsythe, Infantry; Major J.A. Stewart, Field Artillery; and Lieutenant Frank T. Hart, United States Navy. A note at the bottom of the page refers readers to page 15 for a map of the camp.

Burton, Leo R. T. (Leo Rigel Taylor)

History of Company 731 (Camp Brice Creek)

Text details the history of Company 731, which worked on project F-21 at Camp Brice Creek in Disston, Oregon. It includes a list of camp commanders and their dates of service. The commanders listed are Major Charles L. Mullins, Infantry; Captain Alston P Rhett, Field Artillery; and Captain Harry E. Cooper, Cavalry Reserve. A hand-drawn map of Camp Belknap is taped to the bottom of the page.

Burton, Leo R. T. (Leo Rigel Taylor)

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