Center for Columbia River History oral histories [sound recording] 1998-2002.

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Center for Columbia River History oral histories [sound recording] 1998-2002.

These oral histories document social, political, economic, scientific and technological changes in the Columbia River Basin since the building of large federal hydroelectric dams began in the 1930s. The collection consists of a large project on Columbia River dissenters (those who opposed or disagreed with aspects of the federal government's projects) and five smaller projects documenting changes in five representaitve Columbia Basin communities: Camas, Washington; Cottage Grove, Oregon; Columbia Slough, Oregon; Umatilla, Oregon, and Sandpoint, Idaho.

Sound recording: 289 sound cassettes (60 min.) + ca. 289 accompanying transcripts.

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