Guide to the Fred Deininger Luse Photograph Album
1908-1910

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Luse, Fred Deininger
Title: Fred Deininger Luse Photograph Album
Dates: 1908-1910 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 0.1 cubic ft. (98 b/w prints and 3 color postcards (attached to scrapbook pages))
Collection Number: P 228
Summary: The Fred Deininger Luse Photograph Album consists primarily of images collected by Luse while attending Oregon Agricultural College in the early part of the twentieth century. The images document campus buildings and grounds as well as student activities. Luse graduated from Oregon Agricultural Colege in 1909 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering.
Repository: Oregon State University Libraries
University Archives

121 The Valley Library
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-4501
Phone: 541-737-2165
Email: archives@oregonstate.edu
Web: http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/archives

Languages: Materials in English. 
Sponsor: Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Biographical Note

Fred D. Luse, of Lents, Oregon, attended Oregon Agricultural College and graduated in 1909 with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. He was active in a variety of student activities including the Zetegathian Literary Society, English Association, Glee Club, Society Debating Team, Prohibition Oratorical Contest and College Orator. He also served as the Y.M.C.A. Vice President, Associate Editor of the NW Journal of English and as Captain of ROTC Company G. After graduating he worked as Secretary of the Fresno, California and Chicago, Illinois Y.M.C.A.s, then for Forbes Supply Co. in Portland, Oregon.

Content Description

This collection consists of photographic prints collected and assembled by Fred D. Luse, documenting campus buildings and grounds and student activities during Luse's years at Oregon Agricultural College. The collection includes several campus snow scenes, May Day activities, various athletic teams, O.A.C Cadet exercises, views of Main Street in Corvallis, the Benton County Courthouse and Albany College. Also included are photos of Stanford University buildings along with views of Fresno, Herndon and Palo Alto, California taken during Luse's years of employment in Fresno, California.

Current building names are given in parentheses.

Use of the Collection

Preferred Citation :  

Fred Deininger Luse Photograph Album (P 228), Oregon State University Archives, Corvallis, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Custodial History :  

These photographs were donated to the Horner Museum by Mrs. Robert McLane, Luse's daughter in 1970 and transferred to OSU Archives in 1996.

Related Materials :  

A photograph of the O.A.C. Engineering Association which includes Luse is located in Harriet's Collection #490 (12 x 17 oversize box).


Detailed Description of the Collection

Box
1 page 1: Campus, Oregon Agricultural College, Corvallis, Oregon, 1909
(l-r Waldo Hall, Education Hall, Women's Center, Benton Hall, Apperson Hall; photo taken from Lower Campus)
1 page 2: Mining Building, 1909
(Women's Center)
1 page 2: Shepard Hall & YMCA, 1909
1 page 3: Agricultural Building, 1909
(Education Hall)
1 page 3: Mechanical Hall, 1909
(Apperson Hall)
1 page 4: Administration Building, 1909
(Benton Hall)
1 page 4: Armory and Gymnasium, 1909
(Gladys Valley Gymnastics Center)
1 page 5: Mechanical Arts (Merryfield Hall and Annex), Horticultural Building and Greenhouses, Power Plant and Mechanical Hall (Apperson Hall). , 1909
From north side of Administration Building (Benton Hall) Building
1 page 6: Agronomy Building, 1909
(Strand Agricultural Hall)
1 page 6: Pharmacy Building, 1909
(originally Alpha Hall)
1 page 7: Cauthorn Hall-boys dormitory, 1909
(Fairbanks Hall)
1 page 7: Barns , 1909
1 page 8: Mining Assay Laboratory (includes water tower), 1909
1 page 8: Waldo Hall-girls dormitory, 1909
1 page 9: View of college buildings from Cauthorn Hall (Fairbanks Hall), 1909
(l-r Strand Agricultural Hall, Benton Hall, Waldo Hall)
1 page 10: Front of Administration Building, 1909
(Benton Hall)
1 page 10: Campus Snow View, Jan. 1909
(l-r Waldo Hall, Education Hall, Benton Hall, Apperson Hall)
1 page 11: New Armory 120' x 350', 1910
(McAlexander Field House; under construction)
1 page 11: Snow scene, Armory, Jan. 1909
(Gladys Valley Gymnastics Center)
1 page 12: Coasting on hills west of Corvallis, Jan. 1909
(snow scene)
1 page 12: Campus, 1909
(Benton Hall, Apperson Hall snow scene)
1 page 13: Cauthorn Hall in winter, Jan. 1909
(Fairbanks Hall)
1 page 13: From Mechanical Hall to Administration Building, Jan. 1909
(snow scene of Benton Hall shot from Apperson Hall)
1 page 14: Fountain at entrance to Campus, Jan. 1909
(Lady of the Fountain in snow)
1 page 14: Birds eye view of O.A.C., 1910
(looking northwest)
1 page 15: Campus cactus, 1909
1 page 15: Fountain at east entrance to campus, 1909
(Lady of the Fountain)
1 page 16: Another view of Fountain showing tropical plants, 1909
South approach to Mary's River Bridge, Corvallis, Oregon, 1909
1 page 16: South approach to Mary's River Bridge, Corvallis, Oregon, 1909
1 page 17: Cauthorn Hall Club, 1909
1 page 17: Main Street (2nd St), Corvallis, Oregon, 1909
(looking north)
1 page 18: Mt. Chintimini (Marys Peak), Corvallis, Oregon, 1909
1 page 18: Life saving crew, Cauthorn Hall Club, 1909
(kitchen staff)
1 page 19: "Fourth Battalion", 1909
(Women students sitting under tree)
1 page 19: May Day, 1908
1 page 20: Queen Marie (Cathey) and Attendants, May Day, 1908
1 page 20: Crowning of queen and Winding the May pole, May Day, 1908
1 page 21: Varsity Track Team, 1908
1 page 21: Varsity Basketball Team, Northwest Collegiate Champions, 1909
1 page 22: Varsity Football Team, 1909
1 page 22: Second Annual Interscholastic Track Meet of Oregon, 1908
1 page 23: F.C. Smithson-World Champion Hurdler, Oct. 10, 1908
1 page 23: Cup presented to Smithson by fellow students, 1908
1 page 24: O.A.C Mascot, Rev. J.R.N. Bell, 1908-1909
1 page 24: F.S. Norcross-'Norky' of 'Green Bunch' fame, 1908
1 page 25: Championship Flag, 1908
(flown over Benton Hall)
1 page 25: O.A.C. Cadet Band, 1908
1 page 26: Football team, 1909
1 page 26: Football Rooters, 1909
1 page 27: S.B. Hall-'09, Varsity hammer thrower, 1908
(record 1909)
1 page 27: Tubby' Wolfe-'10, Varsity shot-putter, 1908
(College record 1909)
1 page 28: A.K. Chapman-'09, 1908
Varsity high jumper and pole vaulter, college record holder 1909
1 page 28: '09 Baseball Team, 1908
1 page 29: Student Publications, 1909
1 page 29: Cauthorn Tennis Club Court, 1909
1 page 30: Sophomore-Freshman Bag Rush, 1910
1 page 30: O.A.C. Regimental Formation, Used in O.A.C vs U.of O. Football Game, Multnomah Field, Portland, Nov. 1908
1 page 31: 1911 Flagpole, 1910
(presented to O.A.C. by Class of 1911)
1 page 31: Parade of O.A.C. Cadets, Rose Festival, Portland, Oregon, June 1908
1 page 32: First Reg. O.A.C Cadets on Main St. Corvallis, Oregon, 1909
1 page 32: O.A.C Cadets in camp at University of Washington, Camp McAlexander>, June 5-9, 1909
1 page 33: Inspection Day. Company Competition, Company M drilling-Rec'd Second Place, P. McAlexander-Capt. , May 7, 1909
1 page 33: Inspection Day. Company Competition, Company G drilling in distance, Rec'd First Place, F.D. Luse Capt., May 7, 1909
1 page 34: Armory decorated for Commencement, 1908
1 page 34: Graduating Class of 1908
1 page 35: Class day exercises, June 1908
(On lawn in front of Benton Hall)
1 page 35: Benton County Court House, Corvallis, Oregon, 1908
1 page 36: Albany College, Albany, Oregon, 1908
1 page 36: Chemistry Building, Leland Stanford Jr. University, Palo Alto, California, 1909 , 1909
1 page 37: An Arcade, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1909
1 page 37: Encina Walk, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1909
1 page 38: Memorial Church, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1909
1 page 38: Senior, Junior, Sophomore, Freshman, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, 1909
1 page 39: Curtiss Bi-plane. Used by C.K. Hamilton, Fresno, California, March 1909
1 page 39: First M.E. Church, Fresno, California, 1910
1 page 40: Buddhist Temple, Fresno, California, 1910
1 page 40: Looking from Room 5, Y.M.C.A., Fresno, California, March 1910
1 page 41: Court House Park, Fresno, California, 1910
1 page 41: Looking south on K Street from Nielsen Ave., Fresno, California, 1910
1 page 42: Van Ness Avenue, Fresno, California, 1910
1 page 42: L Street from Tuolumne Street, north Fresno, California, 1910
1 page 43: Bridge over San Joaquin River, Herndon, California, ten miles from Fresno, 1910
1 page 43: River scene near Herndon, California, 1910
1 page 44: Looking north on I Street from Y.M.C.A., Fresno, California, 1910
1 page 44: Carnegie Library, I Street, Fresno, California, 1910
1 page 45: Mariposa Street from H Street, Fresno, California, 1910
1 page 45: Recreation Park, Fresno, California, 1910
1 page 45: Zapps Park, Fresno, California, 1910
1 page 46: Post Office, Fresno, California, 1910
1 page 46: Palm Avenue near Fresno, California, 1910
1 page 46: County Court House, Fresno, California, 1910
1 page 47: Fruit drying, Fresno, California, 1910
1 page 47: S.P. Depot, Fresno, California, 1910
1 page 47: Kearney Avenue, Fresno, California, 1910
1 page 48: I Street looking north from Fresno Street, Fresno, California, 1910
(Y.M.C.A., I.O.O.F., City Hall)
1 page 48: Scene of homes in Fresno, California, 1910
1 page 49: Kearney Park Drive and Lodge, Fresno, California, 1910
1 page 49: A raisin vineyard, Fresno, California>, 1910

Subjects

  • Corporate Names :
  • Albany College (Albany, Or.)
  • Oregon Agricultural College. Cadet Corps.
  • Stanford University.
  • Subject Terms :
  • College buildings--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • College sports--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Military education--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Student activities--Oregon--Corvallis.
  • Geographical Names :
  • Corvallis (Or.)
  • Fresno (Calif.)
  • Marys Peak (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photograph albums.
  • Photographic prints.
  • Postcards.

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