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Willamette Valley Voices: Connecting Generations- Community Celebrations
A Journal of Willamette Valley History, Volume II, Winter 2013, Number 1
Hardcopies are available for purchase at $10 each.
   
Willamette Valley Voices: Connecting Generations- Public Spaces
A Journal of Willamette Valley History, Volume 1 Summer 2012, Number 1
Hardcopies are available for purchase at $10 each.

Marion County History Volume 1, 1955 $5.00 Out of Print
          Table of Contents:
          The Parsonage: A Heritage by Burt Brown Baker
          History of the Sam Brown House by Elizabeth Esson Brown
          Fairfield Interesting Spot by Ben Maxwell
          The Aurora Story by Clark Moor Will
          Marion County Post Offices by Edwin R Payne
          Sketch of Post Office, Map with locations
          Remembrances of Lewis Judson by George G Strozut, Jr.
          History of Stayton by Mathilda Siegmund-Jones

Marion County History Volume 2, 1956 $5.00
          Table of Contents:
          Covered Bridges in Marion County by Ben Maxwell
          The Penitentiary, Our First Institution by Sgt. J. R. Johnson
          Willamette, Oldest in the West by Kenneth Lottick
          The Story of Tabitha Brown by Roy Ohmart
          William Parker and Parkersville by George Strozut, Jr.
          Our Unmarked Fur Posts by Helen E. Austin
          Champoeg, The Birth Place of Oregon by Chester C. Kaiser
          A History of Hubbard by Clark Moor Will
          The Rise and Decline of Oregon Flax by William N. Lee
          Sketches of Salem by Lewis Hubbell Judson

Marion County History Volume 3, 1957 $5.00
          Table of Contents:
          The Harvest Cycle on the Jacob Siegmund Farm by Mathilda Siegmund Jones
          Oregon’s First Farmer by Harriet D. Munnick
          David Leslie by Lewis Judson
          David Leslie’s Report on the Oregon Mission, 1843 by David Leslie
          Sketches of Salem from 1851 to 1869 by J. Henry Brown
          Salem in 1869: A Year of Transition by Ben Maxwell
          Memories of Early Salem by James W. Cox
          The Literary Life of Claudius Thayer and Estelle Bush Thayer by Margaret Magone
          Woodburn in the Gay Nineties by Della B. Stamps
          Some Historical Facts by Ray L. Stout
          Marion County Before Jason Lee by W. W. Herman Clark
          The Great Reinforcement That Came on the Lausanne Voyage by Marion Rutledge
          General Marion, Hero of the Pioneers by M. V. McKeon
          The Coming of Angora Goats to Marion County by Lillie L. Madsen

Marion County History Volume 4, 1958 $6.00
          Table of Contents:
          The Early History of Jefferson by Joe Benninghoff
          The Founding of Mt. Angel Abbey: A Letter of 1883 by Rev. Ambrose Zenner
          Hayesville Should Have Been Names Stephensville by George G. Strozut, Jr.
          Reverend Lewis Hubbel Judson by Lewis Judson
          A Hundred Years of Salem Theatrical History by Ben Maxwell
          How Salem Got Its Water by Clark Moor Will
          The Transition Decades on French Prairie-1830-1850 by Harriet D. Munnick
          Music in Salem: 1900 to 1930 by Dorothy Pearce
          Mt. Angel College by Sister Mary Ida
          John M. Hollingsworth’s Reminiscences of Detroit by N. B. Payne and
          Ashley S. Rose
          Salem’s First Hangings by Frank Judd

Marion County History Volume 5, 1959 $5.00
          Table of Contents:
          The Development of the Bush House by Susan Snyder
          Salem in 1859 by Ben Maxwell
          Oregon’s First Capitols, 1853-1876 by Saundra Moore
          Street Names in Salem by Lewis Judson
          History of Sacred Heart Academy by Sisters of the Holy Names
          A History of Woodburn by Eugene Stoller
          The Silverton Story by Ruth Geer Kephart
          Historical Notes on Chemawa Indian School by Mary J. Mitchell
          French Prairie Farm, 1839-1850 by Margaret J. Bailey
          Black Gold: The Story of Lake Labish by George Strozut, Jr.
          The James Mechlin Anderson House, 1855 by Ruth Kress Anderson
          The Earliest Three R’s in Oregon, 1830-1840 by Harriet Munnick
          How I Became a Woman Doctor by Mary Bowerman Purvine
          Jesse Quinn Thornton by Chester C. Kaiser
          Margaret J. Bailey: Oregon Pioneer Author by Orcutt W. Frost

Marion County History Volume 6, 1960 $5.00
          Table of Contents:
          Building the New Courthouse, 1872-1873 by Robert Moulton Gatke
          Salem’s First Streetcar Line by Ben Maxwell
          Fabritus Smith by Roy V. Ohmart
          “Dupatti” (Jean Baptiste Desportes McKay) by Harriet Munnick
          Scotts Mills, Marion County, Oregon by John C. Brougher
          History of Pioneer School, District 13 a Centennial School, 1852-1859
          By Adelaide Orange and Areta Jones Harper

Marion County History Volume 7, 1961 $5.00
          Table of Contents:
          Champoeg Flour Mills by Henry Zorn
          Grandma Was an Indian by Harriet D. Munnick
          The Chinese in Salem by Ben Maxwell
          Marion County Centennial Markers by Lewis Judson
          The Emigration of 1843 submitted by Lewis Judson

Marion County History Volume 8, 1962-1964 $5.00
          Table of Contents:
          Jason Lee’s “Mill Place” – A New Mission House on the Willamette
          By Elizabeth Walton
          The Jason Lee House by Lewis H. Judson
          “An Odor of Sanctity” by Harriet Munnick
          Overland Staging in the 1860’s by Ben Maxwell
          Journal of our Journey to Oregon by Eugenia Zieber
          Indian Pits in Salem by Lewis H. Judson
          On Stage in Salem by Alice Henson Ernst
          Robert Newell and Newell House by Henry Zorn
          Indian Camp Grounds of the Willamette Valley by George E. Tomkins

Marion County History Volume 9, 1965-1968 $5.00
          Table of Contents:
          The Narrow Gauge Railroad Through Marion County by Ben Maxwell
          Civil War Days in Salem by Lewis H. Judson
          An Early Ascent of Mt. Jefferson by George J. Pearce
          The Marion County Court by Wallace S. Wharton
          An Empire by Henry Zorn
          The Prairie That Slacum Saw by Harriet D. Munnick
          Folk Sayings in a Pioneer Family of Western Oregon by Helen Pearce
          Who Gave Salem Its Name by Lewis Judson

Marion County History Volume 10, 1969-1971 $5.00
          Table of Contents:
          Medard Godard Foisy, Pioneer Printer by Harriet D. Munnick
          Recollections of Crossing the Plains by Trenton Hibbard
          Introductions of First Trustees of Willamette University by Lewis H. Judson
          The Case House by Dale C. Schmidt
          The Mehama Story by Ray L. Stout
          The Cooke-Patton Pioneer Saga by Robert D. Gregg and Chester C. Kaiser
          George Knox Shiel by Ben Maxwell
          Dr. Luke A. Port, Builder of Deepwood by David C. Duniway
          The Russian Old Believers of Marion County, Oregon by Roberta L. Hall
          Marion Motor Hotel by McMillan Inns, Inc.
          A Wedding Record of May 1886
          Constitution of the Marion County Historical Society

Marion County History Volume 11, 1972-1976 $5.00
          Table of Contents:
          Oregon’s Early Furniture and Furniture Makers by Ruth McBride Powers
          The Reed Opera House by Edwin Cooke Patton
          The Mission Roll Call by Harriet D. Munnick
          The Mission Mill at St. Paul by Harriet D. Munnick
          The Minto Pass and Trail by Corwin E. Hein
          Aurora Colonists Ascend Mount Hood (1870) by Clark Moor Will
          A History of the Town of Gervais by Mrs. Carl Prantl
          Salem, Nature’s Garden Spot by La Rue E. Ross
          The Romance of the Oregon Mission Rose by Lewis Judson

Marion County History Volume 12, 1977-1978 $5.00
          Table of Contents:
          Physical Aspects of the Mission du Willamette; St. Paul in 1847 by
          Harriet D. Munnick
          Early Oregon Orchardist by Clark Moor Will
          Aspects of South Salem by Clark Moor Will
          My First Teaching Job by Maude Largent Cosho
          The Last of His Tribe – Quinaby by Henry Brown
          Speech at Chemawa School in 1886 by Superintendent Lee
          Old Houses of the Willamette by Members of the Society
          Old Cemeteries of Marion County by Members of Society
          Index of Volumes 1 – 12

Marion County History Volume 13, 1979-1982 $7.50
          Table of Contents:
          A History of the Salem Public Schools, 1893-1916 by Constance Weinman
          Some Personal Recollections of Salem Schools: 1904-1982 by Mary E. Eyre
          The History of Keizer Schools by Ann Lossner
          St. Louis School District No. 59 by Mrs. Zoe McCormick
          Eldriedge School District No. 60C by Dorothy Nolan
          Claggett Cemetery by Ann Lossner
          A History of the Silverton-Hills Community Club by Mary Hostetler-Murray
          An Omnivorous Collector Discovers Aurora by Clark Moor Will
          Auburn Renasance by Harriet D. Munnick
          Through the Eyes of a Visitor, 1851 by Harriet D. Munnick
          Going to Press by Stephen A. Stone
          Local History Was His Game by Alfred C. Jones

Marion County History Volume 14, 1983-1984 $7.50
          Table of Contents:
          Salem’s Creeks by Joan Marie “Toni” Salzmann
          Prune Industry West Coast, USA, 1890-1982 remembered by Forest Cammack
          Hop Agriculture in the Willamette Valley by Joan Marie “Toni” Salzmann
          Willamette University’s First President by Ellen Foster
          Victor Point by Bernita J. Sharp
          History of Clear Lake School by Ann Lossner
          Pratum School by Pearl Eyre Andrews
          Bethany and Bowens by Ellen Lindholm
          The Bell Ringers: Telephone History by Walter F. Dodge
          The Salem-Keizer Telephone Company by Ann Lossner
          Lord-Schryver: Landscape Architects by David C. Duniway

Marion County History Volume 15, Copyright 1998 $20.00
          Table of Contents:
          To David Cushing Duniway
          Original Oregonians
          Pioneers and Missionaries
          A.N. Bush Photography
          Oregon Trail
          Community Citizens
          Communities
          Education
          Transportation
          Commerce
          Entertainment/Recreation
          Preservation

"South Salem Past", 1987 by David Duniway

"Dr. Luke A. Port", Builder of Deepwood by David Duniway

Reprint of the "Historical Atlas Map of Marion & Linn Counties Oregon. 1878" by Edgar Williams & Co.


This year LArc celebrates the 60th anniversary of its publishing program. Publications include Member Matters, which provides current information on programs and events for Historical Society members, Historic Marion, a history magazine and Marion County History an annual journal of articles on various aspects of the county's rich history. All of these publications are available for purchase in the Willamette Heritage Center's Bookstore during regular hours of operation. Authors interested in submitting work for possible publication may inquire at the Willamette Heritage Center for submission guidelines by calling 503-585-7012 or 503-364-2128.

 


Willamette Valley Voices
Vol II, Summer 2013, No. 2
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Willamette Valley Voices
Vol II, Winter 2013, No. 1
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Willamette Valley Voices
Willamette Valley Voices
Vol I, Summer 2012, No 1
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