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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   An Unpublished Project David Cushing Duniway (1912-1993) Photo Source: WHC [...]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

2018-07-03T17:16:51+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

2017-11-30T12:38:45+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Categories: Archives Spotlight, Collections Guide, Digital Collections, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A recently acquired collection of papers belonging to longtime Salem educator James Carlton Nelson have yielded a few unexpected surprises.  The papers consisting of [...]

Hop Vine Scratch Newspaper, 1925

2017-02-14T12:57:29+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Categories: Archives Spotlight, Digital Collections|Tags: , , , , , , |

Newspaper for Hops Pickers The Hop Vine Scratch was a newspaper produced by the Health and Recreation Service of the Lake Brook Hops Ranch [...]

March 2016

Mill Workers Interviews

2016-10-20T14:55:43+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Categories: Archives Spotlight, Collections Guide, Oral History, Thomas Kay Woolen Mill|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In 1976-1977, 53 individuals that had worked at or had a family connection to the Thomas Kay Woolen Mill in Salem, Oregon were interviewed as [...]

Revolutionary Connection – Maybe

2016-10-20T14:55:44+00:00 March 8th, 2016|Categories: Archives Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Gen. Nathaneal Greene, 1783. Artist: Charles Wilson Peale. Source: Wikimedia Commons. Along with a beautiful piece of hand spun/woven linen [...]

February 2016