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Artifact Spotlight

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Take a look at interesting materials from our collections.

May 2016

Are you gaining at least a 1/2 lb per month?

2016-10-20T14:55:41+00:00 May 20th, 2016|Categories: Artifact Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Public Health Campaign Nine-year-old Siviter Ward Horn (1914-2004) wore this public health campaign tag home from Highland School in 1923, encouraging him and his family [...]

October 2015

Hello Alice – Haas family postcard 1908

2016-10-20T14:55:45+00:00 October 2nd, 2015|Categories: Artifact Spotlight, People, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Contributed by WHC volunteer Mike Nugent Oregon State Reform School WHC x2013.010.0022 WHC x2013.010.0022             Hello [...]

June 2015

February 2015

Artifact Research Using the Internet: Whiteaway, Laidlaw & Co.

2016-10-20T14:56:01+00:00 February 17th, 2015|Categories: Artifact Spotlight, Behind the Scenes, History Tidbits, Research Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

by TeAnna, Exhibit Intern While researching clothing pieces, you find out some pretty cool things such as how far the clothing article potentially traveled or [...]

The Historical Value of Your Basketball Jersey from the 5th Grade

2016-10-20T14:56:02+00:00 February 2nd, 2015|Categories: Artifact Spotlight, Research Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

by TeAnna, Exhibits Intern Back at my parent's house, you can find a grey, one gallon storage tub in the attic.  This tub is essentially [...]

January 2015

Dear Rosie: WWII Era letter from Lowell Arthur Walling

2015-01-12T20:18:46+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Categories: Artifact Spotlight, History Tidbits, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

by M.J.Nugent letter found in the Rosa Cole Patterson Collection 2002.028.0001 Long Beach, Calif July 22, 1941 Dear Rosie, I thought I’d drop you a [...]

December 2014

November 2014