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Starker Forests Community Oral History Collection

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Starker Forests Community Oral History Collection


Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Oregon State University Libraries


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Items in the Starker Forests Community Oral History Collection Collection

In this interview, George and Lois Best describe their childhoods growing up in Oregon. In recalling his childhood, George notes that he was born in Minnesota, but moved to Oregon when he was five years old. Lois states that she was born in Michigan…

In this interview, J.B. Bielman discusses his personal background and his work in the logging industry. Bielman discusses the land he has cultivated and talks about the work he has done on it. He also talks about the tools he has used as a logger,…

In this interview, Don and Eunice Davis discuss their family backgrounds, their childhoods, and how they both ended up living in Oregon. At the outset, Don talks about his parents, siblings, and the work he did on his parents' farm when he was young.…

In this interview, Homer Davis discusses his experiences growing up on a farm in Oregon and his family life. He discusses the chores he and his siblings were expected to do on the farm, and provides a description of what each of his brothers did…

In this interview, Boyd and Wilma Eagleson discuss their respective family backgrounds and their childhoods. Boyd provides an account of what it was like to grow up on a farm in the early twentieth century, and discusses the fact that his family…