The History of Milwaukie, Oregon 1965 Charles Oluf Olson ~ Clackamas County ~ Seth Luelling, Lot Whitcomb, etc.


Title: The History of Milwaukie, Oregon

Author: Charles Oluf Olson

Description: First edition (1965). Comb-bound in card covers. Discoloration on rear cover. Interior is clean and unmarked. Fold-out map of Milwaukie as it looked in the 1890's at rear. A facsimile copy of the 1851 Milwaukie newspaper ''The Western Star'' is laid-in (the facsimile was issued in 1930). 100 pp. 11 x 8.5 inches.

Material covered includes settlement and development, schools, library, churches, notable figures, agriculture and industry, politics and government, steamer transportation on the Willamette River, and more. Includes the Lot Whitcomb's plat map of 1865 and several historical photographs.

Charles Oluf Olson's work was received as an unfinished manuscript prepared for the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration in the 1930s, and is here presented with certain additions and corrections by members of the Milwaukie Historical Society and other Milwaukie citizens.

Binding: Soft cover
Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Issued by the Milwaukie Historical Society
Place: Milwaukie, Oregon
Year: 1965

Keywords: Lot Whitcomb, Seth Luelling, Oregon, Clackamas County, Federal Writers' Project, WPA,

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