Personal letter collection, 1792-1973.
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Herbert H. Lehman, American politician. He served as Governor of the State of New York from 1933 to 1942, and represented New York in the United States Senate from 1950 to 1957. From the description of Herbert H. Lehman manuscript material : 3 items, 1934-1935 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 708247459 Lehman was Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1928-1932; Governor of New York, 1933-1942; Director General of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administ...
Flax was grown at least by 1844 in the Willamette Valley. A flax oil mill was established at Salem in 1867, and the first flax-spinning mill was operating at Albany by the 1870s. An exhibit of Oregon flax won the bronze medal and certificate of merit at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition in 1876. By the 1890s, the U.S. Department of Agriculture was touting Oregon and Washington as good flax growing areas; however, costly hand labor required to harvest and process it and competition with Euro...