Kessler R. Cannon photographs collection [graphic], circa 1967-1983.


Kessler R. Cannon photographs collection [graphic], circa 1967-1983.

Photographs collected by Kessler R. Cannon (1915-1986), mostly during his career as a member of the Oregon state legislature and as Director of the Department of Environmental Quality from 1974-1976. The photos date from 1967-1983 and depict Cannon's swearing-in ceremony, views of the Pine Mountain Observatory and the dedication of the Steens Mountain Recreation Lands, and photos of Oregon governor Tom McCall, including a series of photographs of Oregon governor Tom McCall at various state beaches on May 13, 1967, investigating a controversy related to beach use.

0.24 cubic feet (57 photographs in 6 folders).


SNAC Resource ID: 7244252

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McCall, Tom, 1913-1983 (person)

Tom Lawson McCall (1913-1983) was a journalist and television commentator who served Oregon as Secretary of State (1965-1967) and as one of its most prominent Governors (1967-1975). He focused on quality of life issues, such as the Bottle Bill, cleaning up industrial water pollution, and preserving public access to Oregon's beaches. He hosted a national governor's conference during his tenure and was active in the national Republican Party. From the description of Tom Lawson McCall P...

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