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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 [...]

November 2018

March 2018

February 2018

Mystery Diary (0081.023.0010.026)

2018-02-16T10:54:49-07:00February 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

2018-02-08T11:22:41-07:00February 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 [...]

December 2017

Illuminating Program, 63.1.21.10.3.1

2017-11-29T13:57:00-07:00December 29th, 2017|Categories: Archives Spotlight, History Tidbits, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Grand Opera House Program, December 12, 1912 Theater Program, WHC 63.1.21.10.3.1 I find one of the more revealing types of historical items [...]

October 2017

September 2017

Annual Labor Day Hike from Salem to Portland

2017-08-29T16:40:33-07:00September 29th, 2017|Categories: Archives Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Clipping from the Renska Swart Collection reveals a Labor Day Hike tradition from the late 1920s. Labor Day First Officially Celebrated in Oregon Through [...]

A Sketch of the Life of Joseph Yates

2017-09-28T16:16:59-07:00September 28th, 2017|Categories: Archives Spotlight, Biographies, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This hand-typed document bound with metal brads and missing large chunks of pages was recently donated to the Willamette Heritage Center (2015.036.0005).  It was [...]