Lewis & Clark College: Rose Garden collection

Photographs and documents relating to Lewis & Clark College's Memorial Rose Garden and the Rose Club, which was active in the 1940s-60s. The Rose Club grew out of a collaboration between the college's Men's Garden Club, the Portland Rose Society, The Royal Rosarians, and a group of Lewis & Clark parents know as the Jungle Fighters.

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Rose Garden

Unidentified man watering roses in Lewis & Clark College's campus rose garden.

1965~

Rose Garden

Roses in bloom at the Lewis & Clark College's rose garden. Text on verso: "Our roses at this season reach a second main peak of bloom, equal to those of June and surpassing them in color, as attested by this corner in the garden of the Men's Rose Garden club of Lewis & Clark college. Timed for fall peak is October 1-2 show of Portland Rose society, set for Meier & Frank's auditorium, open to all rose growers."

1947-09-21

Men's Rose Garden Club

Members of the Men's Rose Garden Club building planting and renovating rose beds. Text on verso: "Visitors who next summer admire the well-arranged beds of roses in bloom at Lewis and Clark college grounds will have groups like the above to thank. Members of the Men's Rose Garden club of the college are putting in many hours of volunteer work in winter weather, laying out beds and preparing to plant a greatly enlarged rose area."

1947-01-26

Men's Rose Garden Club

Members of the Men's Rose Garden Club planting roses. Text on verso: "Strong exponents of the Plant-a-Rose gospel are these Men's Rose Garden clubbers of Lewis and Clark college. Working toward their goal of 3000 plants in their campus garden are (left to right) W. C. Moore, E. V. Creed, supervisor; R. A. Imlay and A. B. Harrison"

1947-02-16

Rose Garden

View of the rose garden from above the terrace

1983

Rose Garden

Color slide of rose garden

"Rehabilitation of the Great Rose Garden, neglected for seven years, begins with a barbecue."

Photograph from Morgan Odell's 1941-1948 Scrapbook. Odell was the first college president at the Fir Acres campus, and this scrapbook documents the purchase and early development of the campus. This photo is captioned: "Rehabilitation of the Great Rose Garden, neglected for seven years, begins with a barbecue."

1943

Rose Garden

Members of the Men's Rose Garden club standing in the over-grown rose garden.

1946

Rose Garden

View of the fence in the Lewis & Clark College's campus rose garden

Rose Garden

Roses in bloom at the Lewis & Clark College's campus rose garden

David Junk sketch of Rose Garden

Hand-drawn sketch of Lewis & Clark College's campus Rose Garden by David Junk

1968-10-25