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Ben L. Gifford Photographs, 1950-1955View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 1951

The Ben L. Gifford Photographs consist of images taken by Ben L. Gifford in the early-mid 1950s as he completed his senior year at Oregon State College, pursued photographic training at the Fred Archer School of Photography, and then joined the family photography business in Salem, Oregon. The images document agriculture, primarily in the Willamette Valley, and also include images of Timberline Lodge and the Mt. Hood area. Ben L. Gifford was the son of photographers Ralph I. and Wanda Gifford; Ben L. worked as a photographer from 1950 until 1955, when he began working as an engineer with the Oregon State Highway Commission.

Images from this collection have been digitized and are available in Oregon Digital.

ID: P 218-SG 5
Extent: 0.6 cubic feet
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Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Ben L. Gifford Photographs (P 218-SG 5), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: The photographs were transferred from the Oregon State University Horner Museum to the University Archives in July 1996.
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