Tis the season for flags, fireworks, & bbqs! Looking for a little inspiration this holiday weekend that moves beyond jello mold and hot dogs? Check out the recipes in this Extension Bulletin from February 1917: “Liberty breads, cakes, and pastries.” Great title, right? But it is also a great chance for us to think differently about the idea of “patriotic” food.
"Uncle Samme's Canners" Tillamook County, State Champions, 1919.
These recipes reflect the concern for rationing food and using available supplies during war time. So if you are looking for hearty goods for the 4th, and an opportunity to reflect on how lucky many of us are to live in a time of bountiful food choices, look here!
Eyes to the Future is a 1949 publication of addresses given at the 75th anniversary of OSU in 1943.
The Golden Jubilee basketball program is a souvenir basketball program celebrating the 50th anniversary of the men’s basketball at Oregon State in 1951. It includes information about the “new” Coliseum and the history of Oregon State basketball. The cover of this program will be scanned and added to Best of the Archives.
Were you left wanting more about the Lewis & Clark Centennial Exposition?
We’ve digitized the book Oregon, a story of progress and development, together with an account of the Lewis & Clark Centennial Exposition to be held in Portland, Oregon, from June first to October fifteenth, nineteen hundred and five and it is now available in ScholarsArchive!
“What is ScholarsArchive?” you might ask…
“ScholarsArchive@OSU is Oregon State University’s digital service for gathering, indexing, making available and storing the scholarly work of the Oregon State University community. It also includes materials from outside the institution in support of the university’s land, sun, sea and space grant missions and other research interests.”
Remember, it exists because people contribute their work and share the digitization dreams! Submitting your research to ScholarsArchive@OSU is easy. Want to know more? send them an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Great news: the “Making of a University,” James W. Groshong’s short history of OSU written in 1968 the time of the university’s centennial, is now available online in ScholarsArchive. Check it out!
The Webometrics Ranking of World Universities has ranked OSU’s digital archive, ScholarsArchive@OSU, as seventh among all digital repositories in American universities and No. 29 in the world.
ScholarsArchive is a digital service of the OSU Libraries and provides a permanent place for faculty members to store their research and teaching output, as well as a place for students store their research. The primary goal of the database is to make this information widely available, for OSU to maintain its historical record, and to provide long-term access to both the historic and contemporary intellectual work of our acclaimed OSU faculty and students.
To learn more, see the March 12, 2008 article in The Daily Barometer or visit the ScholarsArchive@OSU website.
Newly scanned! We’ve digitized the words & music to the OAC fight song, Hail to Old OAC, by Harold A. Wilkins. It can be viewed in ScholarsArchive here.