Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

C.D. Johnson Lumber Company Toledo Mill Collection, 1920-1995

Scope and Content Note

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 photographs consist of 8 photographic prints made in the 1920s depicting the interior and exterior of the mill. Several of the photographs were made by Acme Photo of Portland, Oregon. A 1995 supplement to the Newport News-Times on the history of the C.D. Johnson Mill is also part of the collection. This supplement includes many historic photographs of the mill operations.

The collection also includes newspaper clippings about the Siletz Tribe; the legend of Jump-Off Joe, a sea stack at Nye Beach, Newport, Oregon; and the Himelwright family and their livestock business. A picture postcard of the Weyerhaeuser Company mill in Springfield, Oregon, is also included.


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