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October 2019

September 2019

The Ideal Type of State Policeman – Farley Mogan

2019-09-25T15:01:16-07:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: History Tidbits, People|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Oregon State Police - Salem division, circa 1935 photo credit: Oregon State Police, MPI-002 In a powerful, tough-on-crime 1931 inaugural speech, Governor Julius [...]

Mysterious Disappearance of Willis Skiff

2019-09-25T14:54:52-07:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: History Tidbits, People|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Willis and Mary Moe Skiff of Union, Oregon photo credit: WHC Shelton Collection 2019.013 In some respects, it was the perfect scenario [...]

Salem Federal Art Center

2019-09-25T11:38:02-07:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Community Memories, History Tidbits|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Salem Federal Art Center at 460 North High St. photo credit: Multnomah County Library, John Wilson Collection An opportunity arose this past [...]

August 2019

July 2019

June 2019

Rebirth of the Thomas Kay Woolen Mill

2019-06-26T16:23:45-07:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: Thomas Kay Woolen Mill|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Original wooden structure of the Thomas Kay Woolen Mill destroyed by fire in November 1895. A fire devastated the Thomas Kay Woolen [...]