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Butteville

2018-02-16T14:20:51+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Categories: Community Memories, History Tidbits|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

View of Butteville from across the Willamette River, circa 1910. WHC 0082.002.0022.059 On a beautiful February day last week, I took a [...]

Mystery Diary (0081.023.0010.026)

2018-02-16T10:54:49+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Categories: Archives Spotlight, Can You Identify?, Digital Collections, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Mystery Diary is, well, very mysterious. Volunteer Katie Lively spent several months pouring over the tablet which contains a chronological, pencil-written entries from [...]

Horseshoe Club at the Thomas Kay Woolen Mill

2018-02-08T11:22:41+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Categories: Archives Spotlight, Thomas Kay Woolen Mill, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

1941 agreement between Horseshoe Club leaders at the Thomas Kay Woolen Mill provides an interesting look at recreational opportunities afforded employees at the Thomas [...]

1876 Election Scandal Money Leads to Ladd & Bush Bank

2018-01-04T17:22:54+00:00 February 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Following the money in the 1876 Election Scandal Leads to a Salem bank. By Kylie Pine What do an $8,000 dollar check, ciphered telegrams, [...]

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