• Creator
  • Kinsey, Clark
  • Created Date
  • 1925~
  • Description
  • The Crown-Willamette Paper Company was formed in 1914 when the Crown Columbia Paper Company merged with the Willamette Pulp and Paper Company. The Crown Columbia Paper Company was itself the result of a merger in 1905 between the Crown Paper Company of Oregon City and the Columbia River Paper Company of Camas, established by Henry Pittock in 1883 to supply newsprint for his newspaper, the Oregonian. The Crown-Willamette Paper Company had headq... more
    The Crown-Willamette Paper Company was formed in 1914 when the Crown Columbia Paper Company merged with the Willamette Pulp and Paper Company. The Crown Columbia Paper Company was itself the result of a merger in 1905 between the Crown Paper Company of Oregon City and the Columbia River Paper Company of Camas, established by Henry Pittock in 1883 to supply newsprint for his newspaper, the Oregonian. The Crown-Willamette Paper Company had headquarters in San Francisco and Portland and paper plants in a number of cities and towns across Washington, Oregon, and California. These towns included Astoria, Lebanon, West Linn, Oregon City and Seaside in Oregon, Cathlamet and Camas in Washington, and Floristan and Truckee in California. In 1928, the Zellerbach Corporation of San Francisco merged with the Crown-Willamette Paper Company to form the Crown Zellerbach Corporation, which by the 1930s, became the largest paper company on the West Coast and the second largest in the United States.... less
  • Format
  • Photograph
    image
    11 x 14 in.
    Silver gelatin, b/w
    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 1000XL at 100 ppi in grayscale. Resized using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 so that the long dimension was either 768 pixels horizontal or 600 pixels vertical, then saved in JPEG format at quality rating 3. 2012