Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

W. Lester Powell Photograph Collection, 1913-1956

A scene of maypole dancing. Original image is annotated: "OAC dancing of folk dances by college girls," ca early 1900s.

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P 192

The W. Lester Powell Photograph Collection consists of images taken and assembled by Powell documenting Powell's student years at Oregon Agricultural College (OAC). Powell attended OAC from 1912 to 1917.

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Scope and Content Note


0.25 cubic foot, including 317 photographs; 1 box


The W. Lester Powell Photograph Collection is arranged in 3 series: I. Photographic Prints, circa 1913 - circa 1956; II. Album Pages, circa 1913-1917; and III. Copy Negatives, circa 1913-1917.

Related Papers

The Special Collections & Archives Research Center includes many collections documenting the activities and experiences of Oregon Agricultural College students during the 1910s. These include the Leslie Miller Scrapbook and the John W. Trigg (P 227), Marshall S. Wright (P 276), and J. Llewellyn Spriggs (P 285) Photograph Albums.

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