The C.D. Johnson Lumber Company Toledo Mill Collection consists of photographs, newspaper articles, and other materials pertaining primarily to the mill in Toledo, Oregon. The C.D. Johnson Lumber Company was established in 1922 as a subsidiary of the Pacific Spruce Corporation and was, at one time, the largest spruce mill in the world.
0.05 cubic foot, including 8 photographs; 2 boxes, including 1 oversize box
A 1924 publication about the C.D. Johnson Lumber Company and the Pacific Spruce Corporation is available online. The Gerald W. Williams Collection includes substantive materials pertaining to spruce logging and lumber production; selected images from the Williams Collection are available online, including an image of the Toledo mill that became the C.D. Johnson Lumber Company in the 1920s. The Bruce P. Disque Papers at the University of Oregon and University of Washington document the United States Army's Spruce Production Division during World War I. The OSU Archives includes many collections documenting the lumber and wood products industry in Oregon. Of note in relation to this collection are the Harold Frodsham Photographs (P 271), which consist of images of lumber mills in Oregon in the early 1920s; the Edgar P. Hoener Papers; and the Crown Zellerbach Corporation Photographic Collection (P 216) documenting the paper mill in Lebanon, Oregon.