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Ralph I. Gifford Motion Pictures, circa 1925-1940View associated digital content.

The Ralph I. Gifford Motion Pictures consist of "The New Oregon Trail," a tourism film photographed by Ralph I. Gifford for the Oregon State Highway Department, and unedited motion film clips of a variety of subjects, including alpine search and rescue. Ralph I. Gifford became the first photographer of the Travel and Information Department of the Oregon State Highway Commission in 1936, a position he held until his death in 1947. "The New Oregon Trail" has been digitized and is available online.
ID: P 218-SG 3
Extent: 0.5 cubic feet
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Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Ralph I. Gifford Motion Pictures (P 218-SG 3), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: The motion picture films were transferred from the Horner Museum to the University Archives in July 1996.
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