|Title||Olson Family Manuscripts|
|Year Range from||1878|
|Year Range to||1970|
|Scope & Content||
Personal and business correspondence, drawings, wills, newspaper clippings, travel and play books, brochures and other miscellaneous paper ephemera belonging to or pertaining to Anna and Alfred Olson, their parents Alfred Olson and Mary Olson Johnson, or step-father E. M. Johnson.
Topics addressed by personal letters include: hunting, fishing, and leisure activities; Anna's employment as a domestic worker in Seattle and hop harvester in Yakima; World War I and the Spanish Infuenza epidemic; harvesting and agriculture; Anna's artwork and rag rug business.
The Olsons were Swedish immigrants and several letters in the collection are written in Swedish.
|Collection||Olson Family Collection|
|Credit Line||White River Valley Museum Collection, Gift of the Estate of Doris Ramstead.|