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[Attendee looking at shelves]

Description: Photograph of an attendee of the 47th Church and Synagogue Library Association conference, which was held in Portland, Oregon, looking at a poster at an exhibit. She attended the trip that the group took to the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive and Visitor Information Center. The poster is attached to the replica shelves of supplies that would have been used on the trail. Smaller signs are also on the shelves and explain what specific items would have been used for.
Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Stowers, Larry

[Attendee walking in exhibit]

Description: Photograph of an attendee of the 47th Church and Synagogue Library Association conference, which was held in Portland, Oregon, walking around an exhibit. The exhibit is part of the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive and Visitor Information Center in Oregon City. It shows how a tent-site would be set up during the time of the trail. There is a cooking area, clothes hanging on a clothesline, a tent, and trunks. Above the exhibit is a sign that reads "Abernathy Green".
Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Stowers, Larry

[Attendees making candles]

Description: Photograph of attendees of the 47th Church and Synagogue Library Association conference, which was held in Portland, Oregon, making candles at an interactive exhibit. They took a group trip and tour of the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive and Visitor Information Center in Oregon City. The guide is standing on the left and instructing them in how to make the candles using string and tubs of hot wax like the pioneers on the Oregon Trail.
Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Stowers, Larry

[Attendees sitting for tour presentation]

Description: Photograph of attendees from the 47th Church and Synagogue Library Association conference, which was held in Portland, Oregon, sitting for a tour presentation. The group took a trip and tour of the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive and Visitor Information Center in Oregon City. They are sitting in stands while a guide speaks about the history of the location.
Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Stowers, Larry

[Attendees standing in garden with guide]

Description: Photograph of a tour group standing in the garden area of the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive and Visitor Information Center in Oregon City. The guide is holding a bushel of dried plants in one hand and gesturing behind her with her other hand. What looks like corn stalks are growing behind her and a sign in front reads "Did you know? Clackamas County Extension is: Master Gardeners and So Much More! OSU". A van can be seen across the street in the distance. Attendees from the 47th Church and Synagogue Library Association conference, which was held in Portland, Oregon, took a group trip and tour of the center.
Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Stowers, Larry

[Attendees touring Oregon Trail exhibit]

Description: Photograph of attendees of the 47th Church and Synagogue Library Association conference, which was held in Portland, Oregon, standing in an exhibit set up to replicate a dining room. They are at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive and Visitor Information Center in Oregon City, south of Portland. They took a group trip and tour of the location, one is taking photos of the picture on the wall. A dress is standing to the side and informational plaques are on the walls.
Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Stowers, Larry

[Attendees walking in the Heritage Garden]

Description: Photograph of a group of attendees from the 47th Church and Synagogue Library Association conference, which was held in Portland, Oregon, walking in the Heritage Gardens. They took a group trip and tour of the End of the Oregon Trial Interpretive and Visitor Information Center in Oregon City. There are several types of flowers and a sign that reads "Gardens; Living History of the Oregon Trail" and provides an explanation about the garden.
Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Stowers, Larry

[Buggy on display at Oregon Trail center]

Description: Photograph of a buggy from the time of the Oregon Trail, it resembles a wagon with less storage space. The buggy is on display at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive and Visitor Information Center in Oregon City. It is roped off to deny access to visitors and is made of wood. A trunk, blanket, and basket are included in the display. Attendees from the 47th Church and Synagogue Library Association conference, which was held in Portland, Oregon, took a group trip and tour of the center.
Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Stowers, Larry

[CSLA attendee holding candle]

Description: Photograph of an attendee of the 47th Church and Synagogue Library Association conference, which was held in Portland, Oregon, holding up a candle that she made. She visited the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive and Visitor Information Center, along with other attendees. The center offers interactive exhibits and tours at the location in Oregon City. She is standing in a wood-paneled room.
Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Stowers, Larry

[CSLA attendees at interactive Oregon Trail exhibit]

Description: Photograph of two attendees of the 47th Church and Synagogue Library Association conference, which was held in Portland, Oregon, speaking to a guide at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive and Visitor Information Center. They are standing in front of recreated stock shelves filled with bags and other supplies that would have been needed on the trail. Small signs explain what the items are and what they were for, the one closest to them reads "Please use only white bags to load wagon".
Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Stowers, Larry

[CSLA attendees on Oregon Trail tour]

Description: Photograph of attendees of the 47th Church and Synagogue Library Association conference, which was held in Portland, Oregon, on a tour at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive and Visitor Information Center. They are standing in a hallway with the trail painted on the wall and informational plaques. A guide is standing at the front of the group.
Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Stowers, Larry

[Dress in Oregon Trail exhibit]

Description: Photograph of a dress on a mannequin that a pioneer girl on the Oregon Trail would have worn. A small paper slip attached reads "Yes its okay to touch me" and a little crib with a toy doll in it is at the foot of the mannequin. Behind it is a rocking chair and a wooden rocking horse. The pieces are part of an exhibit for the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive and Visitor Information Center in Oregon City. Attendees from the 47th Church and Synagogue Library Association conference, which was held in Portland, Oregon, took a group trip and tour of the center.
Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Stowers, Larry

[Exhibit about weaving baskets]

Description: Photograph of an exhibit about basket weaving at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive and Visitor Information Center. The center was located in Oregon City. The exhibit is a little shelf that has several small woven baskets and pictures of weavers and other examples. A note on the shelf reads "Basketry; Each of the Tribes that belong to the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde have their own style of basketry. When the Tribes were relocated to the Grande Ronde Reservation, new styles were made and many were sold to the non-native people at community markets in local towns.; Common materials used in basketry include hazel, juncus, cattail, tule, and cedar bark and root." next to it another note reads "Baskets of Western --------". The attendees of the 47th Church and Synagogue Library Association conference, which was held in Portland, Oregon, took a group trip and tour of the center.
Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Stowers, Larry

[Exhibit shelf at Oregon Trail center]

Description: Photograph of a shelf of materials and items that would have been used by those on the Oregon Trail. They are on a shelf in a replica shop at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive and Visitor Information Center in Oregon City. There is a box of soaps, a box of candles, metal cups and plates, books, and cushions. The attendees of the 47th Church and Synagogue Library Association conference, which was held in Portland, Oregon, made the trip.
Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Stowers, Larry

[Gardens sign]

Description: Photograph of a sign at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive and Visitor Information Center in Oregon City. It is surrounded by flowers and reads "Gardens; Living History of the Oregon Trail; 'We pitched our tent...remaining at this camp for about one week, feasting on watermelons and good, fresh vegetables right from the garden, which are brought in by the Clackamas County farmers in great abundance.' E.E. Conyers on arrival in Oregon City, September 25, 1852.; Land brought the settlers west. These gardens demonstrate the critical role growing things played in emigrant life. From practical to nostalgic, these plantings unite many different traditions. Any one pioneer garden would not have had such variety. Settlers in those early years were too busy. It was a rare woman who didn't bring at least one favorite flower from home. A stranger in a strange land, the pioneer woman determined -- --serve beauty and ho-------------- territorial traditions ------------------. Like gardeners of today, emigrant tastes varied. Some brought 'romantic' plants like ivy and roses. Others chose iceplant and Christmas cactus. First plantings were usually a single flower protected by a packing crate next to the kitchen door where it could be easily soaked with wash water."
Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Stowers, Larry

[Guide speaking at Abernathy Green exhibit]

Description: Photograph of a guide at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive and Visitor Information Center giving a presentation at one of the exhibits. Behind her is an area set up as a camp site that replicates the ones at the end of the Oregon Trail. There is a tent, a clothesline, a fire-pit, trunks, and other materials. Above the site is a sign that reads "Abernathy Green" and a large screen that reads "Oregon; Yesterday & Today". Attendees from the 47th Church and Synagogue Library Association conference, which was held in Portland, Oregon, took a group trip and tour of the center.
Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Stowers, Larry

[Map of Oregon Trail next to wagon]

Description: Photograph of a mural map of the Oregon Trail on the wall of a wooden building. Next to it is an old wagon without a cover. Large lights are aimed at the wall and white metal posts go up behind it. The map is at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive and Visitor Information Center in Oregon City. A group of attendees from the 47th Church and Synagogue Library Association conference, which was held in Portland, Oregon, took a trip and tour of the center.
Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Stowers, Larry

[Replica of classroom at Oregon Trail center]

Description: Photograph of a replica classroom, including desks, chalkboards, and original books used by the students and teacher. The books are inside of protective glass boxes. The exhibit is a part of the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretation and Visitor Information Center in Oregon City. The attendees of the 47th Church and Synagogue Library Association conference, which was held in Portland, Oregon, took the trip to the center.
Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Stowers, Larry

[Wagon wheels on concrete block]

Description: Photograph of recreated wagon wheels attached to a concrete block at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive & Visitor Information Center located in Oregon City, Oregon. A bike is locked to them and a wire trash can is attached to the top. The parking lot is visible right past them. Attendees of the 47th Church and Synagogue Library Association conference, held in Portland, Oregon, took the trip.
Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Stowers, Larry

[Wall of tools in exhibit]

Description: Photograph of a wall of tools that would have been used by those on the Oregon Trail. They are in a replica shop at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive and Visitor Information Center in Oregon City. It is a part of an interactive exhibit that is open to the public. Attendees from the 47th Church and Synagogue Library Association conference held in Portland, Oregon visited the location.
Date: August 1, 2014
Creator: Stowers, Larry