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Register of the Stratton Family Collection, 1900-1941
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Description
The Stratton Family Collection consists of correspondence and photographs relating to Stratton family business and farm matters in Ottawa (Kan.), Oakland (Calif.) and Veronia and Carlton (Ore.)
Background
Between 1870 and 1940, J.L. Stratton and family lived in Ottawa (Kan.), while A.M. Stratton and family farmed in Veronia, Columbia County, Carlton, Yamhill County (Ore.) and Oakland (Calif.). The Oregon towns were established in approximately 1875. A detailed history of Veronia can be found in the Portland Journal (3/29/31). A history of Columbia County by Adolph Chapples was published in the Commonwealth Review (11/38).
Availability
Collection is open for research.