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May 2017

Albert Lester Chandler Collection

May 15th, 2017|Categories: Archives Spotlight, Collections Guide, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Albert Lester Chandler, c. 1918. Willamette Heritage Center Collections, WHC 0091.022.0001. Albert Lester Chandler Collection WHC 0091.002 and WHC 0091.022 The Albert [...]

Disco Inferno at the Mill

May 14th, 2017|Categories: Community Memories, Historic Buildings, History Tidbits, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There is something slightly ironic at the thought of a disco, called Disco Inferno, operating on the second floor of the Thomas Kay Woolen Mill, [...]

April 2017

Woolson/Rominger Family Photos

April 19th, 2017|Categories: Photo Highlights|Tags: , , , , , , |

2016.101.0001 Woolson/Rominger Family Materials contains photographs and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings related to the families of Golda M. Rominger and Theron Silas "Tom" [...]

The Zwicker Family and the Fluff Rug Industry

April 4th, 2017|Categories: Community Memories, History Tidbits, People, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Recycling was just a part of good business at the Zwicker Family's Salem Fluff Rug and Mattress Factory Advertisement for the Salem Fluff Rug [...]

March 2017

Honeymoon By Carriage: 1852 Journal of Esther Bell McMillan Hanna

March 30th, 2017|Categories: Archives Spotlight, Digital Collections, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.willametteheritage.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/X20120160730.jpg Read the manuscript edited by David Duniway here.   An Unpublished Project David Cushing Duniway (1912-1993) Photo Source: [...]

Armchair Research – The Property Hunt

March 14th, 2017|Categories: Research Tips, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This article was written for the Statesman Journal and published March 2016. It is reproduced here for reference purposes. It started simply enough, a visit [...]