Category Archives: Visual Instruction Slide

Hello fall, we’ve missed you …

… and the hustle and bustle of a full campus! Though we’ve made it to the second week of classes and things are settling down a bit on campus … The leaves are turning and fluttering down through crisp fall … Continue reading

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Let ‘er Buck! Part 2

If you’ve been following this blog or a regular site-seer to our Flickr Commons site, you know that any set with an image of a man riding backwards on a mule is a set to spend some time looking through … Continue reading

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Oregon Industries: circa 1925

Where can you find logs, ladies, and lumber? Cows, carcasses, and chickens? Stacks of wheat and a pile of wool? In Oregon, of course! This week we launched the latest addition to our Flickr Commons account! The 1925 Oregon Industries … Continue reading

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Speaking of digging for stuff… Try docking this one!

Happy Wednesday all! The new Visual Instruction Lantern Slide set for this week is all showing off the many ways Oregon works! Check out these glass lantern slides, many of them hand-colored, showing Oregon industries from 1905 to 1910. Boats, … Continue reading

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What a climb…

This weekend our Flickr Commons account hit 175,000 views!! Thanks to all our loyal viewers — you make this project great. And while we thank you, we also tease you a bit … Love the photo in this post? It’s … Continue reading

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Cool things about Fred Kiser

As promised yesterday, here’s is part two of the “cool things about Fred Kiser” post! In 1907, a Kiser Exhibition opened at the Portland Hotel, attracting what was described as “an Admiring Crowd.” Again, I reach for the book Oregon … Continue reading

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Fred Kiser

Still reeling over those delightful Crater Lake images in Flickr Commons? Want to know more about the man who took them? It’s another great story and another great find — from the comfort of our own offices… And the pages … Continue reading

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The Legend of Llao Rock…

Another great one from the Visual Instruction Department instructor booklets! “According to the legend of the Klamath and Modoc Indians the mystic land of Gaywas was the home of the great god Llao. His throne in the infinite depths of … Continue reading

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The Story of Mount Mazama

Who can resist this one? Straight from the pages of the Visual Instruction Department lecture booklets comes the Story of Mount Mazama! Sit back and enjoy this short tale… “Listen to the startling story in which geology gives us a … Continue reading

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More trips! Join us and take a tour of Crater Lake…

Who can resist the brilliance of Crater Lake? Wizard Island, Mt. Mazama, Phantom Ship, the Pallisades, a really cool lodge – it’s another great hand-colored set from the Visual Instruction Department Lantern Slide Collection! Again, we’re lucky to have such … Continue reading

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