These records guides and inventories offer agency histories, scope and content notes, records series descriptions, and information to aid
research at the Oregon State Archives. The record groups are listed in descending order of connection to the information displayed in this
Oregon State Defense Council
The largest source of documents and images used for this exhibit. Defense Council records were used in every section. The guide includes an administrative history, scope and content note, container list and record series descriptions.
Governor Sprague's Office
Governor Snell's Office
Information related to the After the War
section as well as chapters covering issues during the last years of the war.
Information about the activities of the Oregon National Guard
before, during, and after the war and the formation and activities of the Oregon State Guard during the war.
A contributing source of information for the Youth Strategies
chapter. Also includes records documenting vocational education programs related to the G.I. Bill.
Oregon Department of Transportation
The source of images from the Highway Department tourism photographs dating from the 1930s to the 1950s. Also documents transportation issues
during the war.
Oregon State Library
Oregon Postwar Readjustment and Development Commission
A major source of documents and information for the After the War
section. Contact us
for more information about this commission.
Board of Control
Documents the operation of state institutions during the war.