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October 2017

September 2017

Annual Labor Day Hike from Salem to Portland

2017-08-29T16:40:33+00:00 September 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+00:00 September 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 [...]

August 2017

Marion Memories by Ivan Hadley, 1975

2017-09-28T13:01:11+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Categories: Archives Spotlight, Oral History, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ivan Lowell Hadley 2 Aug 1897, Marion, Marion, Oregon - 23 April 1986, Yamhill County, Oregon. This typed sheet was found in the WHC [...]

May 2017

Albert Lester Chandler Collection

2017-05-15T15:20:58+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: Archives Spotlight, Collections Guide, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Albert Lester Chandler, c. 1918. Willamette Heritage Center Collections, WHC 0091.022.0001. Albert Lester Chandler Collection WHC 0091.002 and WHC 0091.022 The Albert [...]

March 2017

Honeymoon By Carriage: 1852 Journal of Esther Bell McMillan Hanna

2017-03-30T16:35:58+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Categories: Archives Spotlight, Digital Collections, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Read the manuscript edited by David Duniway here.   An Unpublished Project David Cushing Duniway (1912-1993) Photo Source: WHC [...]

Salem Mayors Oral History Project

2017-10-17T17:18:26+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Categories: Archives Spotlight, Collections Guide, Oral History|Tags: , , , , , |

Salem Mayors Sue Harris Miller Addressing Crowd at City hall c. 1983. Al Jones Collection, WHC 2007.001.0270 The history of Salem's [...]

February 2017

James Carlton Nelson Papers

2017-02-17T15:18:56+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Categories: Archives Spotlight, Collections Guide, Digital Collections, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

This page is under construction as we continue to research "Professor Nelson" and his connection to local botanical exploits.  Check back soon for more [...]