Polk County Women<br />All sections to appear here<br />
Polk County Women<br />Rita Montgomery<br />Rinda Montgomery Conwell<br />August 17, 2009<br />
Where Did We Begin?<br />pptPlex Section Divider<br />The slides after this divider will be grouped into a section and giv...
Before the trail<br />The first white settlement<br />1834<br />By Jason Lee<br />In Wheatland<br />A Mission<br />
Willamette Valley Settlers<br />The Organic Laws of Oregon<br />Donation Land Act<br />The Great Migration<br />
The Oregon Trail<br />Established 1843<br />After trappers had come.<br />After missions had been established<br />The Ore...
1800-1850<br />pptPlex Section Divider<br />The slides after this divider will be grouped into a section and given the lab...
Sarah SteeprowHelmick<br />Born July 4, 1823<br />Married April, 1845<br />Trip to Oregon, 1845<br />Donation land claim, ...
Sarah SteeprowHelmick<br />Land Donation<br />1922<br />5.46 acres<br />A later gift of 1.7 acres<br />September 12, 1924<...
From the dedication speech:<br /> “Through those [early] years, they enjoyed the fellowship of frontier days, a fellowsh...
Florence Ruble Wolfe<br />Born in 1850<br />Walked to Oregon in 1853 <br />Father a horticulturalist<br />Came to Falls Ci...
1851-1900<br />pptPlex Section Divider<br />The slides after this divider will be grouped into a section and given the lab...
Sarah Eliza Morrison<br />Born May 15, 1856<br />Married 1877<br />To Oregon 1888<br />Charter member of Chautauqua<br />O...
Phoebe Ward<br />Born in 1874<br />Arrived at age 16<br />Best remembered for caring for the sick<br />Falls City home a h...
FREE METHODIST CHURCH Sunday School 10:00 a.m.Preaching 11:00 a.m.Class meeting 1:00 p.m.Evening service 7:30H. A. Walter,...
Ednelle Collins<br />Born 1875<br />Bright, well educated<br />Family care giver<br />Niece, Margaret (pictured), still al...
Ednelle Collins<br />Trip to Mt. Hood with students from ONS<br />Monmouth photographer C. C. Lewis<br />Survived TB<br />...
Irene Hazard Gerlinger<br />Born <br />Came to Oregon 1903<br />Daughters Georgiana, Irene, and Jean<br />Wrote Mistresses...
1901-1950<br />pptPlex Section Divider<br />The slides after this divider will be grouped into a section and given the lab...
Ruby Stafrin Irwin<br />July 24, 1904—Born in Dallas<br />Daughter of Conrad and Millie Elliott Stafrin<br />Dallas High S...
Ruby Stafrin Irwin<br />February 14, 1926 Married Andrew Irwin Jr.<br />Staffrin Drug Store/Rexall Drugs<br />Order of the...
MildridStafrin<br />February 15, 1906, Born in Dallas<br />Conrad and Millie Elliott Stafrin<br />Pharmacist, historian, c...
The Stafrin Sisters<br />Both passed pharmacy boards in 1926<br />Ran the Stafrin Drug Store on Main and Mill<br />Qualifi...
Evelyn Sibley Lampman<br />Born in 1907<br />OSU 1929<br />Radio work<br />Wrote for Chet Huntley, Mel Blanc<br />KGW dail...
Evelyn Sibley Lampman<br />Evelyn’s books were often based on personal family stories and pioneer life.<br />Cayuse Courag...
Evelyn Sibley Lampman<br />
Maurine Brown Neuberger<br />January 9, 19061922—Bethel School <br />1922-24—Oregon College of Education<br />1929—Univers...
Maurine Neuberger<br />First married couple in U.S. history to serve together in a Oregon legislature.<br />Maurine battle...
Maurine Neuberger<br />1955—To Washington D.C.<br />1960—Widowed<br />1961—Elected to U.S. Senate<br />1964—Remarried<br /...
Maurine Neuberger<br />1969—Returned to Oregon<br />Continued Service<br />February 22, 2000—Passed on, aged 94<br />Popul...
Rita Wacken Montgomery<br />1936—Born in Salem, Oregon<br />Granddaughter of pioneers—Pudding Creek<br />Raised in Salem a...
Rita Wacken Montgomery<br />1960-62—Bethel School<br />Two rooms<br />Rural community<br />All school functions<br />Teach...
Rita Wacken Montgomery<br />1968-70—Scio Elementary<br />1970-97—Perrydale<br />1982-1990—No Nonsense School<br />1984-97—...
Rita Wacken Montgomery<br />Wife, mother of three<br />Teacher of over 1,000<br />Public servant<br />Musician<br />Histor...
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Polk County Women 2009

Presentation of the women of Polk County, Oregon, presented August 15, 2009.
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Transcripts - Polk County Women 2009

  • 1. Polk County Women<br />All sections to appear here<br />
  • 2. Polk County Women<br />Rita Montgomery<br />Rinda Montgomery Conwell<br />August 17, 2009<br />
  • 3. Where Did We Begin?<br />pptPlex Section Divider<br />The slides after this divider will be grouped into a section and given the label you type above. Feel free to move this slide to any position in the deck.<br />
  • 4. Before the trail<br />The first white settlement<br />1834<br />By Jason Lee<br />In Wheatland<br />A Mission<br />
  • 5. Willamette Valley Settlers<br />The Organic Laws of Oregon<br />Donation Land Act<br />The Great Migration<br />
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  • 7. The Oregon Trail<br />Established 1843<br />After trappers had come.<br />After missions had been established<br />The Oregon Treaty signed in 1846<br />
  • 8. 1800-1850<br />pptPlex Section Divider<br />The slides after this divider will be grouped into a section and given the label you type above. Feel free to move this slide to any position in the deck.<br />
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  • 12. Sarah SteeprowHelmick<br />Born July 4, 1823<br />Married April, 1845<br />Trip to Oregon, 1845<br />Donation land claim, 1846<br />Gold Rush<br />Lewis, James, Mary Catherine<br />Henry died in 1877<br />
  • 13. Sarah SteeprowHelmick<br />Land Donation<br />1922<br />5.46 acres<br />A later gift of 1.7 acres<br />September 12, 1924<br />Died December, 1924<br />
  • 14. From the dedication speech:<br /> “Through those [early] years, they enjoyed the fellowship of frontier days, a fellowship cemented by a common danger and enriched by sympathy coming from isolation and, hence, abounding in the genuine milk of human kindness. It was Grandma Helmick’s privilege to see the passing of those days, abounding as they did in those experiences that try the souls of women and test the temper of men.”<br />
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  • 16. Florence Ruble Wolfe<br />Born in 1850<br />Walked to Oregon in 1853 <br />Father a horticulturalist<br />Came to Falls City in 1888<br />Farm in Tater Hill<br />Developed Property<br />Handled fair exhibits<br />Lewis & Clark Exposition 1905<br />Blue ribbons for peaches<br />Wife, mother, musician, linguist<br />Died, Falls City, 1939<br />
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  • 19. 1851-1900<br />pptPlex Section Divider<br />The slides after this divider will be grouped into a section and given the label you type above. Feel free to move this slide to any position in the deck.<br />
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  • 23. Sarah Eliza Morrison<br />Born May 15, 1856<br />Married 1877<br />To Oregon 1888<br />Charter member of Chautauqua<br />One son, two daughters<br />Memberships<br />Taught over 30 years<br />Died August 14, 1935<br />
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  • 27. Phoebe Ward<br />Born in 1874<br />Arrived at age 16<br />Best remembered for caring for the sick<br />Falls City home a hospital/ maternity home<br />Helped organized Free Methodist Church<br />Sunday School Superintendent <br />Taught music, played, sang<br />Wrote articles <br />Died in 1956<br />
  • 28. FREE METHODIST CHURCH Sunday School 10:00 a.m.Preaching 11:00 a.m.Class meeting 1:00 p.m.Evening service 7:30H. A. Walter, Pastor. <br />Falls City News<br />City Marshal Lewis arrested two Austrians Monday for fighting, each were fined $5 in police court. One man was fined $5 for being drunk.The Parent Teachers meeting will be held Tuesday evening April 13th. All patrons of the school are invited to attend as there will be subjects of interest to be discussed.<br />April 3, 1915<br />
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  • 32. Ednelle Collins<br />Born 1875<br />Bright, well educated<br />Family care giver<br />Niece, Margaret (pictured), still alive<br />Rich letter-writing life<br />Extensive correspondence collection<br />
  • 33. Ednelle Collins<br />Trip to Mt. Hood with students from ONS<br />Monmouth photographer C. C. Lewis<br />Survived TB<br />Teacher, Poet<br />Friend of the first president of the State Department of Education, C. Leonard Starr<br />Died in 1936<br />
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  • 36. Irene Hazard Gerlinger<br />Born <br />Came to Oregon 1903<br />Daughters Georgiana, Irene, and Jean<br />Wrote Mistresses of the White House pub. 1950<br />Portland’s Woman of the Year, 1957<br />Died April 5, 1960<br />
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  • 38. 1901-1950<br />pptPlex Section Divider<br />The slides after this divider will be grouped into a section and given the label you type above. Feel free to move this slide to any position in the deck.<br />
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  • 43. Ruby Stafrin Irwin<br />July 24, 1904—Born in Dallas<br />Daughter of Conrad and Millie Elliott Stafrin<br />Dallas High School<br />Oregon Agricultural College’s School of Pharmacy (Now OSU)<br />June 1926—Passed the pharmacy boards<br />
  • 44. Ruby Stafrin Irwin<br />February 14, 1926 Married Andrew Irwin Jr.<br />Staffrin Drug Store/Rexall Drugs<br />Order of the Eastern Star, October 18, 1924<br />Dallas City Park Board<br />Dallas Library Board<br />Dallas Planning Commission on Housing<br />Dallas Women’s Club<br />Polk County Republican Women<br />First Presbyterian Church, Easter, 1918<br />October 30, 1989—passed at age 85<br />
  • 45. MildridStafrin<br />February 15, 1906, Born in Dallas<br />Conrad and Millie Elliott Stafrin<br />Pharmacist, historian, collector<br />“there are so many unanswered questions about the past, things people we knew would have been able to answer if we had only asked.<br />January 10, 1994, passed at age 87<br />
  • 46. The Stafrin Sisters<br />Both passed pharmacy boards in 1926<br />Ran the Stafrin Drug Store on Main and Mill<br />Qualified to teach First Aid<br />Ambulance Drivers<br />World War II Airplane Spotters<br />Charter and life members of the Polk Historical Society<br />Collectors of historical objects<br />1969 First Citizen Award<br />
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  • 49. Evelyn Sibley Lampman<br />Born in 1907<br />OSU 1929<br />Radio work<br />Wrote for Chet Huntley, Mel Blanc<br />KGW daily broadcast<br />Children’s books<br />Died 1980<br />
  • 50. Evelyn Sibley Lampman<br />Evelyn’s books were often based on personal family stories and pioneer life.<br />Cayuse Courage<br />Bargain Bride<br />The Bounces of Cynthiann<br />
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  • 54. Maurine Brown Neuberger<br />January 9, 19061922—Bethel School <br />1922-24—Oregon College of Education<br />1929—University of Oregon<br />1932 began teaching<br />1936-37—University of California<br />1945—Married <br />1950—Oregon House of Representatives<br />
  • 55. Maurine Neuberger<br />First married couple in U.S. history to serve together in a Oregon legislature.<br />Maurine battled the state&apos;s then-powerful dairy industry over a law forbidding the sale of yellow margarine in Oregon. <br />
  • 56. Maurine Neuberger<br />1955—To Washington D.C.<br />1960—Widowed<br />1961—Elected to U.S. Senate<br />1964—Remarried<br />Professor in Boston<br />1967—Marriage ended<br />
  • 57. Maurine Neuberger<br />1969—Returned to Oregon<br />Continued Service<br />February 22, 2000—Passed on, aged 94<br />Popular, consumer advocate, women’s rights, health and welfare<br />Scholarship<br />
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  • 60. Rita Wacken Montgomery<br />1936—Born in Salem, Oregon<br />Granddaughter of pioneers—Pudding Creek<br />Raised in Salem and Portland<br />1954—Franklin High School, began at Oregon College of Education<br />1957—Married<br />1959—Graduated Oregon College of Education<br />
  • 61. Rita Wacken Montgomery<br />1960-62—Bethel School<br />Two rooms<br />Rural community<br />All school functions<br />Teacher, bookkeeper, librarian, lunchroom monitor<br />Five grades<br />1962-68—Daycare Facility, up to 30 children daily<br />
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  • 63. Rita Wacken Montgomery<br />1968-70—Scio Elementary<br />1970-97—Perrydale<br />1982-1990—No Nonsense School<br />1984-97—Polk ESD/Willamette ESD Board<br />Professional/Community Memberships<br />1974—Spoke before the Oregon Legislature on “Old Folks Program.”<br />
  • 64. Rita Wacken Montgomery<br />Wife, mother of three<br />Teacher of over 1,000<br />Public servant<br />Musician<br />Historian<br />Volunteer<br />Polk County Resident for 54 years…so far<br />
  • 65. 1950-2009<br />pptPlex Section Divider<br />The slides after this divider will be grouped into a section and given the label you type above. Feel free to move this slide to any position in the deck.<br />
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  • 67. Where Will We Go<br />From Here?<br />pptPlex Section Divider<br />The slides after this divider will be grouped into a section and given the label you type above. Feel free to move this slide to any position in the deck.<br />
  • 68. Where Will We Go From Here?<br />Who are among the next generation of prominent women of Polk County?<br />Who do you know contributing to the community?<br />Who is mentoring our young leaders?<br />