A portrait of Luther Metke who has lived in this Cascade Mountains of Oregon since 1907. Tells how he was a veteran of the Spanish American War, an early labor organiser, a poet, and a builder, and today serves as a vital and lucid example of the rural ethic in America.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)