3.8 cubic feeti; 4 archives boxes and 1 6x8 index card box
This addition to the Gerald Williams Collectioni is made up of materials amassed by Williams in the course of writing the book "The U.S. Forest Service in the Pacific Northwest: A History." In addition to various drafts of the book manuscript, this transferi also consists of various textual and audio-visual materials that documenti the Forest Service that include annual reports, correspondencei, DVDs, newspaper clippings, oral history transcripts, photographs, postcards, publicationsi, sound recordings, and videotapes. Other topics reflected in these materials include the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), forest fire research, the Aircraft Warning Service, and the U.S. Army Spruce Production Division. Numbering 410 images in total (150 prints/postcards, 250 slides, and 10 negatives), the photographs document Forest Service history, National Forest lands, views from a 1895 camping trip in the Mount Jefferson area, CCC camps, vehicles from the first transcontinental automobile race in 1905, forest fire research, and the Pentagon building in the aftermath of the terrorist attack on 9/11 in 2001. Some of these images are in digital form saved on cds (14 in all). Films in this transfer pertain to historic logging practices, CCC history, the Superior National Forest, an ecosystem management short course, fire suppression, and women in the Forest Service, and the 50th anniversary of Timberline Lodge. The sound recordings on cassette tape (17) and cd (1) contain oral historyi interviews, a reading of Norman Maclean's memoir "USFS 1919", a speech by Gifford Pinchot in 1940, and a biography of Gifford Pinchot.
See also accessioni 2010:022