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November 2019

October 2019

Lamport Harness Shop

2019-11-06T15:21:16-08:00October 20th, 2019|Categories: Buildings, Community Memories, History Tidbits|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Circa 1890 view of the west side of 200 block of Commercial St. with harness shop sign visible on roof above the location [...]

September 2019

The Ideal Type of State Policeman – Farley Mogan

2019-09-25T15:01:16-08:00September 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

2019-09-25T14:54:52-08:00September 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

2019-09-25T11:38:02-08:00September 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