This thesis will look at Paul Jensen while he was an education professor at Western Oregon State College in Monmouth, Oregon, and his role in Alaska Native education while working with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Dr. Jensen's work coincided with the last twenty-five years of Bureau of Indian Affairs...
Similar to other spectacular scenic areas in the American West, Idaho’s White
Cloud Mountains have been a contested landscape since the beginning of the 20th
century. Although, legislation was introduced in Congress as early as 1913 to protect the
towering mountains of south-central Idaho as a national park, the issue...
The depression of the 1930s had an early effect on the state of Oregon. A
decline in timber and agricultural production resulted in severe unemployment in the
late 1920s. State and local charitable organizations attempted to care for the
unemployed but they did not have the financial resources to do...
Approximately $1 billion a year is spent on salmon in the Pacific
Northwest. Spending has escalated, yet the number of wild runs
placed under the protection of the Endangered Species Act has
increased, creating social and political controversy. For more than 100
years, salmon management in the Pacific Northwest has...
The scientific endeavors that took place at Hanford Engineer Works, beginning in World
War II and continuing thereafter, are often overlooked in the literature on the Manhattan
Project, the Atomic Energy Commission, and in regional histories. To historians of
science, Hanford is described as an industrial facility that illustrates the...
This thesis will address the transformation of biological sciences during the
1930s and 1940s and it effects on fisheries science. It will focus on Oregon State
College and specifically the Department of Fish and Game Management and the
interaction with the Oregon Game Commission. Support for mutation theory and neo-...