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Governor Charles A. Sprague's Administration

Summary of Records

The records of the Office of Governor Sprague consist of administrative and legal correspondence, proclamations, press releases, speeches, budget records, extraditions, special agents commissions, and legislative records.

The records document the extradition of criminals from other states, legal opinions from the State Attorney General, law enforcement concerns, meat inspection, taxes, establishment of a State Guard and relations with Japanese citizens during World War II, closure of forests due to extreme fire danger, unemployment, labor, and the Oregon Trail.

State Archives • 800 Summer St. NE • Salem, OR 97310

Phone: 503-373-0701 • Fax: 503-378-4118 • reference.archives@state.or.us