ERIC Number: ED053833
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Smaller Communities Program: Wallowa County, Oregon. Combined Economic Base Report and Applicant Potential Report; An Evaluation of the Economic and Human Resources of a Rural Oregon County.
Oregon State Dept. of Employment, Salem.
Prepared by the Smaller Communities Services Program of the Oregon Department of Employment, this 1968 report summarizes the program findings with relation to Wallowa County, Oregon. As stated, the overall objective of the program was promotion of the economic adjustment of specific rural, low-income areas--including the occupational adjustment of individual residents. In furtherance of this objective, a mobile team of 1 supervisor, 1 counselor, 1 labor area analyst, and 6 temporary personnel collected information pertaining to Wallowa County. The findings are reported in the document in terms of the area's relationship to the Pacific Northwest, recreation areas, general description of the area, socioeconomic factors, historical notes, population trends, agriculture, nonagricultural industries, employment distribution, payrolls and spendable income, natural resources, the labor force, vocational training, study methodology, and occupational groups. One graph, 13 tables, and a 9-item bibliography are included. (MJB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Employment, Salem.