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    Howe Field Memorial Gates

    University of Oregon, Howe Field Memorial Gates – Eugene OR

    Date added: December 12, 2015; Modified: November 15, 2022

    In 1935 when a baseball park was constructed near McArthur Court, plans got under way to create formal gates and entrances. The park was named Howe Field for Herbert Crombie Howe, an English professor and athletics supporter. Early on, Fred… read more

    CCC Camp Skinner Butte

    CCC Camp Skinner Butte (former) – Eugene OR

    Date added: April 8, 2022; Modified: April 22, 2022

    Soon after the establishment of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in March 1933, CCC Camp Skinner Butte was established in Eugene, Oregon to serve as the headquarters of CCC camps in what was then the Eugene District. Within a year,… read more

    University of Oregon, Knight Library – Eugene OR

    Date added: November 30, 2013; Modified: October 15, 2021

    “By the mid-1920s, the “Old Libe” (now Fenton Hall) had inadequate space to hold library materials even with its 1916 addition. Library collections were stored in several campus locations, including the second floor of Condon Hall. As a consequence of… read more

    Rural Electrification – Blachly OR

    Date added: May 18, 2017; Modified: May 18, 2017

    The Western Construction News of June 1937 notes REA work in rural South West Oregon. ” The REA has alloted $108,000 to the Blachly-Lane County Cooperative Electric Association, Blachly Oregon, for construction of 87 miles of transmission lines in Lane… read more

    Post Office – Eugene OR

    Date added: February 11, 2013; Modified: April 11, 2017

    This large post office was constructed by the Treasury Department in 1941. Unfortunately, as of late 2011, the post office was scheduled to close and the building was listed for sale. Update on current status needed.

    Civic Stadium – Eugene OR

    Date added: November 30, 2013; Modified: January 4, 2016

    “Civic Stadium is an outdoor athletic stadium in Eugene, Oregon, owned by the Eugene School District. Civic Stadium, the vacant stadium located near East 20th Avenue and Willamette Street,[2] adjacent to South Eugene High School, has a seating capacity of… read more

    University of Oregon, Dad’s Gate – Eugene OR

    Date added: December 12, 2015; Modified: December 12, 2015

    Located on the University of Oregon campus. Work on the ornamental Dads’ Gates began in August 1940. They were formally dedicated on February 8, 1941, as part of the 14th annual Dad’s Day celebration weekend. The UO Dads Club was… read more

    Post Office Murals – Eugene OR

    Date added: February 11, 2013; Modified: February 11, 2013

    The post office contains two murals painted by Carl Morris in 1943. “Carl Morris won the US Treasury Department’s Section of Painting and Sculpture competition to complete a set of murals for the building. The Section competition required that the… read more