Jake Narup oral history recording

Title

Jake Narup oral history recording

Description

An audio recording of an oral history of Jake Narup of Hillsboro, Oregon, in 1974 about the end of the nineteenth century and the early twentieth century. He describes life on a farm in Washington County during the time of the Henry Ford automobile craze, railroads being laid, and the strikes throughout the Portland metropolitan area over milk in the 1930s. Logging is discussed including wages, animal usage, and the affect the wars had on the business. At 32:15, there is an interruption in the recording and the interview date changes from March 28, 1974, to April 19, 1974. A second interruption in the recording at 48:45, topic changes to logging camp life, the starting of unions and their contributions, some logging companies in Washington County, and the Tillamook Burn. There is a partial transcript of the recording with it.

Creator

Narup, Jake

Subject

Washington County (Or.) -- History
Forestry
Narup, Jake

Place

Washington County (Or.)
Hillsboro (Or.)

Extent

3 sound cassettes (1 hr., 27 min.)

Language

English

Identifier

WCM_OH_437

Rights

In Copyright

Source

Washington County Museum

Contributor

Lambert, Brent

Format

Audiocassettes