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Oral History Interview with Bernie Foster, by Jan Dilg [Transcript]

Transcript. Bernie Foster discusses the history and daily operation of The Skanner, a Portland based African American newspaper. He also discusses some of the stories he published, his attempts to expand into radio, police brutality, local politics, and the naming of Union Ave. to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Portland.

Foster, Bernie

Oral History Interview with Bernie Foster, by Jan Dilg [Sound Recording 1]

Session 1. Bernie Foster discusses the history and daily operation of The Skanner, a Portland based African American newspaper. He also discusses some of the stories he published, his attempts to expand into radio, police brutality, local politics, and the naming of Union Ave. to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Portland.

Foster, Bernie

Oral History Interview with Bernie Foster, by Jan Dilg [Sound Recording 2]

Session 2. Bernie Foster discusses the history and daily operation of The Skanner, a Portland based African American newspaper. He also discusses some of the stories he published, his attempts to expand into radio, police brutality, local politics, and the naming of Union Ave. to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Portland.

Foster, Bernie

Oral History Interview with Bernie Foster, by Jan Dilg [Sound Recording 3]

Session 3. Bernie Foster discusses the history and daily operation of The Skanner, a Portland based African American newspaper. He also discusses some of the stories he published, his attempts to expand into radio, police brutality, local politics, and the naming of Union Ave. to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Portland.

Foster, Bernie

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

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: Brief history of shipbuilding; feature on African American janitorial staff; article on employment and payroll increases and improved transportation services; a two page photograph spread on welders; employee birthdays; a notice from local labor leaders; a series of photographs depicting the Columbia River Shipbuilding Corporation's plant from 1917-1920; employee photographs; safety notices; jokes and cartoons.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

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

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: An article about the impending launch of the first ship from the Oregon Shipyard; Story about a war casualty that was a relative of Roy Bennett, a maintenance worker; a feature on the workers of the plate shop at the shipyard; an explanation and chart of ship and facilities construction shifts; an article detailing various construction cranes using dinosaur metaphor; a notice entitled "The Foreman as a Leader"; miscellaneous news items and cartoons; reader suggestions; training announcements; and requests for safety suggestions.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 01, Number 03

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: Segment titled "All Hands On Deck!" detailing the naming of the Bo's'n's' Whistle and soliciting for content suggestions; safety notices; employment announcements; housing advertisements; an article about the work of shipbuilding including drafting, rigging and molding; an article about Benson Polytechnic Defense Training School advertising tradecraft courses; notices from management; Articles on the installation of IBM accounting machines and associated punch card technology; Article about Esther Hawley Holmes a stenographer and aspiring engineer; safety advertisements and motivational poetry.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 01, Number 07

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: Photographs and illustrations from the launch of the Star of Oregon on Sept 27, 1941; an article about the Star of Oregon launch, and the next ships to be launched; notes and letters of congratulations from employees; advertising for the formation of an employee band; poems; a two-page photo spread titled "Labor Men and Ships: Workers Lauded"; an article about workers leisure activities; an article about vocational trailing and procedures for enrollment; safety messages and cartoons; and USO advertising.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 01, Number 05

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 message from Rear Admiral Emory S. Land of the United States Maritime Commission; articles about the scheduled launch of the Star of Oregon on September 27, 1941; advertisements for trade extension classes; an article detailing transportation issues and facilities in the shipyard and Portland industrial areas; Transcripts of speeches given by Emory S. Land and Henry J. Kaiser, both on August 16, 1941; employee safety messages and cartoons; Opinion pages and employee contributions; a piece on the merits of welding based ship construction versus riveting methods; and motivational illustrations.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 01, Number 06

Employee newsletter for the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation. Special edition titled "Liberty Fleet Day" commemorating the launch of the Star of Oregon. Contents include: An article describing circumstances behind "Liberty Fleet Day" and the launching of twelve liberty ships from shipyards around the country on September 27, 1941; the launching day program; the story of the naming of the Star of Oregon and the construction of the ship; a promotional statement on the ship launching ceremony; an article about the various leisure activities workers participated in; a historical perspective and physical comparison of the Star of Oregon and its namesake; An article advertising vocational training courses at Benson Polytechnic School; an article about superstitions involving launching ceremonies; cartoons, illustrations and photographs; a short piece about the availability of supplementary reading material made available to shipyard workers by the Portland Library Association; a list of children born to shipyard employees; an advertisement for a private shipyard launch party at Janzen Beach; safety messages and illustrations; a poem by Joaquin Miller accompanied by an illustration.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 01, Number 09

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: Schedule of events for the launching of the William Clark (Hull 172) October 26, 1941; details on the laying of a new keel after the ceremony; a four panel comic; an article about the launching ceremony of the Meriwether Lewis; an article on the members of the United States Maritime Commission to be present at the launch of the William Clark; facts about William Clark; description of the first meeting of workers interested in starting a shipyard band, including member list and instruments; photographs of the launching ceremony of the Meriwether Lewis; "Sighting the Pacific -- 1805" by D. Curtis Freeman reprinted from Lewis and Clark Journal 1905; an article about the custom of women sponsors for ship launching, a brief history of Sacajawea, and a note about Mrs. Charles A. Shea the sponsor for the William Clark; a feature title "Sportsman's Corner" describing hunting and fishing activities by Oregon County; descriptions of leisure activities and hobbies; an advertisement for vocational training courses; a safety article; and an advertisement for Navy Day on October 27, 1941.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 01, Number 10

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: Announcement of group sickness and accident insurance plan for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation employees; Payroll and employee information; Photographs of the launch of the William Clark; articles on hobbies, groups, and leisure activities; a map and schedule for public transportation to the shipyard; advertisements for carpools; and a poem by Longfellow with illustration.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 01, Number 08

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: Cover story "Meriwether Lewis" launched October 19, 1941 about the launching of that ship, designated Hull 170, and Hull 172 the "William Clark" to be launched October 26, 1941; A list of guests and their photos including Gov. Charles A. Sprague, Mayor Earl Riley, Henry L. Corbett, Donald Ross, John H. Burgard, O.V. Badley, Joseph K. Carson, Ralph Dugdale; an article about descendants of Meriwether Lewis who work for Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation; a three panel comic about the Lewis and Clark Expedition; information about an employee band and announcement for a hobby show; notes about other hobby groups including roller skating and bowling; a photo spread and article chronicling the construction of the Meriwether Lewis; A segment titled "Human Interest Stuff" which includes safety messages and illustrations, employee submissions, a "Lost and Found" segment and a call for reader submitted photographs; a log of ships launched and the launching program for the Meriwether Lewis; and an advertisement for vocational classes and training.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 01, Number 12

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 holiday message from Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation to its employees; an article on the launch of the John Hancock and the future launch of the Phillip Livingston; advertisements for defense bonds; safety messages and cartoons; a Christmas message to the armed forces from the employees of Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation; a mock advertisement advocating lynching Japanese people; an article about vocational training; and reader submitted letters.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 03

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 message from Ralph Collett, traffic director; safety statistics for 1941 at the shipyard; advertisements for defense bonds and automatic payroll deductions; shift announcements and seven day schedules; information about the launching of the John Jay (Hull 181) and the William Dawes (Hull 183); advertisements for vocational classes; schedule of games for the table tennis teams, and a call for participation.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 04

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 message about U.S. Treasury defense savings bond payroll deductions; an article about the Oregon Shipyard receiving the Navy "E" award, along with photos of the ceremony; photo essay about safety and handling of tools and materials; "News and Views of Oregon Shipbuilders" feature; a message from the Multnomah County Rationing Board about automobile tires; an article about the construction of the Vancouver (Washington) shipyard with a timeline of the work; and an announcement of Orville Bennett as the new head of the welding school and test shop.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

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

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 warning against wastefulness in the workplace, a cartoon advertisement for a minstrel show; an article about the expansion of the liberty ship program and the construction of the Vancouver Shipyard; messages encouraging ride sharing and carpools, in response to traffic congestion; an article on group sickness and accident insurance plans; safety messages; poems and comics; an article about the trial run and delivery of the Meriwether Lewis; advertising for training courses in blueprint reading and ship construction; an article about the State Employment Service; an "important notice" to employees from the United States Maritime Commission and Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation about rule changes for employees; a notice about the passing of Charles A. Shea, president of Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 05

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: Announcement of a new ten-way shipyard to be constructed on Swan Island; instructions on what to do during a blackout; an article about an employee questionnaire regarding family medical insurance plans; a safety notice regarding eye hazards; employee "news and views"; an article about transportation methods encouraging car pools and public transit; employee contributions; a photo spread about employee wives acting as sponsors for ship launches; and an article about the ongoing construction of the Vancouver shipyard.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 07

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: An article about the payroll allotment plan for defense bonds; an article about improvements to pipe assembly procedures, and improved bushings; safety messages; employee "news and views"; advertisements for bus service; updates on the plans for the Swan Island Shipyard; an article about the Vancouver shipyard with photographs of construction progress; job and vocational training advertisements; employee contributions.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 06

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: Photographs of the launching of the S.S. John Dickinson (Hull 189) and the S.S. Fisher Ames (Hull 190); praise for cutting the waste of welding materials; an advertisement for vocational training courses; an article about bus transportation; an article about fire safety; employee "news and views"; a sexist cartoon about women working in the shipyard; photographs and charts illustrating the productivity of the shipyard; articles about the construction of the Vancouver and Swan Island Shipyards; employee contributions.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 08

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 message from Edgar F. Kiser urging increased production and addressing rumors that Kaiser Co., Inc. is profiting off the war effort; an article explaining the rules for vacation and sick time accrual; article titled "How Liberty Ships are Built"; a quiz titled "What do you know about ships?"; safety messages; employee "news and views"; a photo spread showing the progress of the Vancouver and Swan Island shipyards; employee notices and contributions.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

The Bo's'n's Whistle, Volume 02, Number 10

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: An article encouraging the purchase of war bonds through the O.S.C. Payroll allotment plan; an article about the transportation options available to employees; promotion and proclamation of National Maritime Day, May 22, 1942; short histories of a number of Oregon pioneers whom ships would be named after; employee "news and views"; an article about the raising of the Deck House Assembly Building at the Vancouver Shipyard; an article updating the construction work at the Swan Island Shipyard; an article titled "How Liberty Ships are Built" focusing on the Mold Loft; advertisements for the housing service, and job training.

Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation

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