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February 2018

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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Floyd McMullen – Salem’s only firefighter killed in the line of duty

2017-11-20T19:44:15+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Categories: Community Memories, History Tidbits|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Oregon State Capitol on fire April 25, 1935.WHC 2001.3.2 Fire! At 6:43 p.m. on April 25, 1935 the frantic call for help [...]

Boys of Summer: Baseball in the Mid-Willamette Valley

2017-11-14T14:23:35+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Categories: Past Exhibits|Tags: , , , , , , |

Past Exhibit: Boys of Summer: Baseball in the Mid-Willamette Valley This exhibit was on display at the Willamette Heritage Center in the Summer of [...]