Richard Jeffrey Nichols was the librarian at Oregon Agricultural College from 1902 to 1908. A native Oregonian, Nichols was the first librarian not educated at OAC, earning his degree from Willamette University.
Pictured at center left is Mrs. Howard Burleson, instructor of civilian pilot training. Oregon State offered civilian pilot training to men and women in the late 1930s and early 1940s. The training took place at the Albany airport.