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Department of Forestry Records Guide

Record Series Descriptions

Red Dot United States Forest Service Records

1929-1983
Boxes 8-9
1.5 cubic feet
Arrangement: alphabetical by type or records, thereunder chronological by year

Series documents the activities and programs of the United States Forest Service in Oregon. Most of the records deal with cooperative efforts between the United States Forest Service and the Forestry Department. Records include Clarke-McNary reports; circulars; Emergency Conservation Work (ECW), Works Progress Administration (WPA), and Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) reports; fire and reference reports; correspondence; maps; photographs; and posters. Subjects include ECW/CCC programs, fire protection cooperation, federal and state legislation, Clarke McNary funding, national forest management, protection assessments, boy scouts, education and training, public relations, land exchanges, World War II forest defense, forest closures, and burning restrictions.

Series also includes information about the loss of records due to the 1936 State Capitol fire. 


Red Dot Separated Photographs

Title:

United States Forest Service Records, 1929-1983

Removed from:

Box 8 / Folder 6

Transferred to:

Separated Photographs Box 1

Record type:

Photoprint, Photonegative Strip

Amount

2

Description:

Poster showing Japanese soldier with caption "Careless Matches Aid the Axis, Prevent Forest Fires!"; from wartime forest fire prevention campaign, 1942
|1. 3-3/4 x 4, black and white, photoprint
2. 35 x 24 mm, photonegatives (2)


Red Dot Separated Poster

Title:

United States Forest Service Records, 1929-1983

Removed from:

Box 8 / Folder 6

Transferred to:

Separated Maps Box 1

Record type:

Poster

Amount

1

Description:

Poster of painting by James Montgomery Flagg showing fire fighters, 1942. Poster is captioned "Forest Defense in National Defense" 15 x 14 in., color print, encapsulated for exhibit


Red Dot Separated Maps and Drawings

Title:

United States Forest Service Records, 1929-1983

Removed from:

Box 8 / Folder 8

Transferred to:

Separated Maps Box 1

Record type:

Map

Amount

1

Description:

Detroit Ranger District, Willamette National Forest, 1938, with boundary changes shown in red, 11 x 9 in., scale: 1 inch to 4 miles, print with color pencil added

 

Title:

United States Forest Service Records, 1929-1983

Removed from:

Box 8 / Folder 22

Transferred to:

Separated Maps Box 1

Record type:

Map

Amount

1

Description:

Siuslaw National Forest, Oregon, 1932. Shows fire camps and fire lines for the 1933 Tillamook Burn. 16 x 13 in., scale: 1 inch to 4 miles, print with color pencil added. Creator: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service

 

Title:

United States Forest Service Records, 1929-1983

Removed from:

Box 9 / folder 15

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 1

Record type:

Map (1) and Drawings (3)

Amount

4

Description:

1. Siskiyou National Forest, Oregon and California, 1933. Map shows Siskiyou National Forest and ranger district boundaries. Reverse is a pamphlet describing the forest and USFS activities. 30 x 20 in., scale: 1 inch to 4 miles, color print
2-4. Drawings of Sulphur Springs Picnic Grounds, McDonald Forest, Corvallis

2. Recreation Plan, 1941, 20 x 37 in., scale: 1 inch to 40 feet, blue line print
3. Improvement Details, 1940. Includes details of picnic shelter and entrance sign. 20 x 32 in., blueprint
4. Improvement Details, 1940. Includes drawings of the information registry, water hydrant and drinking fountain, bench, and log table. 20 x 39 in., blue line print

Creator of map and drawings: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service.

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