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Swedenberg Diaries.jpg
This series consists of 34 handwritten journals, or diaries, spanning the years 1890-1937. They contain the daily routine of Dr. Swedenburg and include mentions of the weather, patient information, house calls, events in Ashland and the Rogue Valley,…

Letter To Vetabelle Phillips Carter.jpg
The letter relates the progress and difficulties in negotiating an agreement to produce Vetabelle Carter's street signs.

Letter of Interference.pdf
The letter addresses a legal proceeding to determine whether Mrs. Carter or another party has a 'priority' regarding an invention. The letter recommends Mrs. Carter to agree to offer a non-exclusive and non-transferable license to the other party.

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The poem describes the difficulties of love and courting.

1887-02-06 Dora Anderson.pdf
The letter addressed to Aunt Dora describes their snowbound and blockaded condition.

Crescent City Dock.jpg
"When the tsunami assalted the shore, it was like a violent explosion. Everywhere we looked, buildings, cars, lumber, and boats shifted around like crazy. The whole beachfront moved, changing before our eyes," Peggy Coons, lighthouse keeper.

Crescent City Fire.jpg
"One of the 50,000-gallon tanks of the Bulk Tank Farm was a barrel of flames and smoke," Bill Whippo. "I was swimming through the tops of willowy trees...I can't remember being so cold and so tired." Bill Whippo moved to Crescent City from Ancorage…

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"When daylight began to creep in, I could see that one whole corner of the room had been tore off. I could see rocks and mud outside. In all, my home had traveled three blocks," Mabel Martin. Mabel was in bed with the flu when the tsunami arrived.…

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The photographs document the 1964 tsunami in Crescent City, CA. and can be paired with personal narratives such as Peggy Sullivan's."The water was so swift that I couldn't hold on to my son [Gary, 9], and he was swept away. I fell with the baby…

1884-09-14 Sister Sarah.pdf
A letter addressed to sister Sarah. The writer notes daily life and her employment as a dress maker. The writer also asks if Sarah plans to attend college in the winter.
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