Frank Barnett

Frank Barnett has undergraduate and graduate degrees in Cultural Anthropology from the University of California. He is a published author and professional photographer. He is the co-author of All American Toy Co. – All American Toys for All American Boys, a 210-page coffee table book detailing the history of the Oregon company. His photographs appeared on the covers of the Fall 2019 issue of the Oregon Historical Quarterly, as well as illustrating "An Oral History of the All American Toy Company." He co-curated the OHS Museum exhibit, All American Toy Co. – an Oregon Original, that ran September 2019 through January 2020.

Author's Entries

  • All American Toy Company

    More than fifteen hundred lumber mills operated in Oregon in 1947, and logging trucks rumbled past Steinke’s Truck Repair in Salem all day long on their way to the Spaulding Lumber Company on the Willamette River less than a half-mile away. Steinke’s was the birthplace of the All American Toy …

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