Carol Ann Raphael

Carol Raphael is a book editor and a writer on the arts and architecture. She has taught twentieth-century art history at Portland State University, Linfield College, and other schools in the Portland are. She frequently works with individuals writing memoirs and coaches writers preparing manuscripts or articles for publication.

Author's Entries

  • Folger Johnson (1882–1970)

    Architect Folger Johnson contributed to the cultural vitality of Portland and other communities in Oregon through his designs of houses and civic buildings and his public service to municipal and statewide institutions. His career spanned forty years, a period in which Portland underwent significant growth, and he is remembered for …

    Oregon Encyclopedia

  • Gresham Carnegie Library

    The Gresham Carnegie Library building is one of the finest examples of the Tudor Revival style of architecture in the region. Built between 1912 and 1913 with funds provided by the Andrew Carnegie Foundation, the library served the community for fifty years as both an important educational resource and as …

    Oregon Encyclopedia

  • Historic Umatilla County Library Building

    The historic Umatilla County Library building in Pendleton was built in 1916 and was designed by Portland architect Folger Johnson, with local supervisory assistance from architect Raymond Hatch. The building is one of thirty-one Carnegie libraries in Oregon, realized as part of a nationwide endowment of libraries funded …

    Oregon Encyclopedia

  • Rockey House

    Rockey House was a country estate built in 1913 on eight acres of land along the Willamette River south of Portland. The house, also known as Rockholm, was the residence of Portland surgeon Alpha Eugene Rockey (1857–1927) and Phila Jane Watson Rockey (1857–1943), who was active in community affairs …

    Oregon Encyclopedia

  • Town Club

    The Town Club, housed in a Mediterranean Revival building at Twenty-first Avenue and Southwest Salmon Street in Portland, is among the most prominent women’s clubs in the city’s history. Since its inception, it has served as a focus for social gatherings, civic and cultural events, and charitable activities for …

    Oregon Encyclopedia

  • Waldo Building (Portland)

    The Waldo Building (also known as the Waldo Block), on the corner of Southwest Second Avenue and Washington Street in Portland, is notable for its cast iron architecture and its connection to Oregon’s cultural history. Named after the original builder and owner, Judge John B. Waldo, the three-story …

    Oregon Encyclopedia