This view was likely taken from the top of the Administration Building (Benton Hall) and shows the residential section southeast of the OAC campus. Lower Campus is in the foreground and a corner of Education Hall is at the right side of the photograph.
The photo was taken at the Boys Club camp at the Oregon State Fair. Front row (sitting) Wilmer Morse, Jackson; William Vogt, Marion; Wilmer Smith, Benton; Joshua Pierson, Hood River; Earl Carson, Umatilla; Darnell Evans, Wasco; Ernst Carson, Umatilla; Carl Shunltenbrund, Washington. Second row (kneeling) N. C. Maris; Leo Guillienne, Clatsop; Carl Stewart, Lane; Herbert Dungay, Douglas; Charles Thomas, Tillamook; John Toth, Polk; Henry Johnson, Malheur; Earl Bey, Clackamas; Harry Butelsen, Lane; Dean Sellum, Umatilla. Third row (standing) Earl Moyen, Wasco; Charles Smitz?, Union; Floyd Thornton, Union; Chester Jensen, Tillamook; Kenneth Bruns, Morrow; Lester Brutner, Douglas; Henry Wilder, Linn; Harold Reynolds, Polk; Floyd Wimenhuver, Linn. Back row: Roselle Cronk, Hood River; Max Hurlburtt, Clatsop; Garnet Barrett, Marion; G. Hobgord, Paul Jaeger, Clackamas; Ralph Baker, Yamhill.
This image shows Cauthorn Hall (now Fairbanks Hall) in the snow during the December 21, 1919 storm in which Corvallis received 22 inches of snow and recorded an all-time low temperature of -14 degrees F.