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Guide to the Anola Victoria (Peter) Mudie scrapbook, 1936-approximately 1960

Summary

Anola Victoria "Peter" Mudie was a radio announcer and amateur photographer who hosted a long-running (1936-1961) radio show, Consumer News, on the KOIN station in Portland, Oregon, hosted by Fred Meyer grocery chain. Scrapbook consists primarily of black-and-white and color photographs, but also includes pamphlets, news clippings, cartoons and holiday/anniversary cards and announcements. Subjects depicted in the photographs include boxers, docks and ports (ships moored, cargo loading), grocery and retail operations and employees, labor union members primarily during the 1948 Longshoreman's strike, photographic processing operations, and warehouse workers. Companies and institutions represented include Fred Meyer, ILWU, KOIN radio and Mitchell Bros. trucking. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11729
Title
Anola Victoria (Peter) Mudie scrapbook
Date
1936-approximately 1960
Creator
Mudie, Peter (Anola Victoria), 1894-1985
Extent
1.0 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Scrapbook consists primarily of black-and-white and color photographs, but also includes pamphlets, news clippings, cartoons and holiday/anniversary cards and announcements. Subjects depicted in the photographs include boxers, docks and ports (ships moored, cargo loading), grocery and retail operations and employees, labor union members primarily during the 1948 Longshoreman's strike, photographic processing operations, and warehouse workers. Companies and institutions represented include Fred Meyer, ILWU, KOIN radio and Mitchell Bros. trucking. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Anola Victoria (Peter) Mudie scrapbook, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

Scrapbook, 1936-approximately 1960
Box 1
 

Historical Note

Anola Victoria "Peter" Mudie was a radio announcer and amateur photographer who hosted a long-running (1936-1961) radio show, Consumer News, on the KOIN station in Portland, Oregon, hosted by Fred Meyer grocery chain.

Related Material

Related materials may be found in the following Hartman Center collections:

J. Walter Thompson Company. Account files;

J. Walter Thompson Company. Domestic advertisements;

J. Walter Thompson Company. Evan Peters scrapbooks;

Paula Green papers;

Richard Finkel Associates records;

Rosenblatt window and store fashion displays


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Provenance

The Anola Victoria (Peter) Mudie scrapbook were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2019.

Processing Information

Processed by Richard Collier, May 2019;

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2019-0060