Department of Agriculture Records Guide

hunter poster

(Enlarge image) Circa 1960 hunting safety poster. The posters were attached to trees and fenceposts near cattle grazing areas. (OAG115)

Image Slide Show

The following sample images illustrate a portion of the wide range of Department of Agriculture activities and subjects:

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Brand inspector, 1957
Corn harvest ca. 1940
Ditch digging, ca. 1960
Field burning, 1966
Fruit packing house, 1981
Laboratory testing of milk, ca. 1950s
Meat inspector, 1954
Migrant labor camp, ca. 1950
Milk processing plant, 1947
Miss Oregon Dairy, ca. 1962
Orchard raking, ca. 1960
Oregon agricultural products, ca. 1980
Pesticide spraying, 1958
Railroad car, loading with hops, 1944
Sheep shearing, 1963
Sow feeding piglets, n.d.
Trade mission, ca. 1981
Weights and measures scale, ca. 1940
Wheat harvest, 1965

Also see the Historic Photograph Database - includes 623 Department of Agriculture photographs from the holdings of the Oregon State Archives.

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

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