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February 2019

Old Waconda

2019-05-02T15:08:27-07:00February 10th, 2019|Categories: Community Memories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Over a hundred years before the fictional country of Wakanda appeared on the scene in Marvel comics, Marion county was home to the small, [...]

January 2019

Electrifying Salem

2019-01-30T12:14:28-07:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: History Tidbits, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It started out as an easy question.  When was Salem first electrified?  In preparing for the museum’s upcoming exhibit – Yesterdayland: Innovations of the [...]

Finding New Music 100 Years Ago

2019-01-28T17:23:01-07:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Artifact Spotlight, History Tidbits|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

How do you find music to listen to?  I was recently reflecting on the way music access has changed in my own life in the [...]

December 2018

R.W. Hogg & Sons Records

2018-12-21T15:12:00-07:00December 21st, 2018|Categories: Archives Spotlight, Collections Guide, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Finding Aide for Willamette Heritage Center Collection 2006.050. Prepared by Meg Flanders, Fall 2017. OverviewThis collection contains materials collected by R.W. Hogg and family over [...]