Charles Trager

Document Type


Date Range

circa 1929-1940


Ecology and Evolutionary Biology | Industrial and Product Design


This advertisement shows the type of hiking materials that were popular before the advent of plastics and polymers. In her book Not Just Trees, Dr. Jane Claire Dirks-Edmunds writes about the texture of the cloth and materials she used during fieldwork on Saddleback Mountain in her early research with Dr. James A. Macnab at Linfield College. Dirks-Edmunds, a 1937 graduate of Linfield, graduated from the University of Illinois in 1941; she returned to teach in the Biology department at Linfield from 1941-1974.


Collection Credit

Dr. Jane Claire Dirks-Edmunds Papers. Jereld R. Nicholson Library. Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon. Donated by Lyle Hubbard, 2014.



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