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May 2018

Pogo Stick Fad in Salem

2018-05-22T11:37:41+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Community Memories, History Tidbits|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Salem residents on Pogo Sticks as published in the Oregon Magazine February 1922. (WHC Collections 2008.038.0018) Murray Wade, editor of the Oregon [...]

Granny Faulkner’s Quilt

2018-05-24T11:10:36+00:00 May 20th, 2018|Categories: History Tidbits, People, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Granny Faulkner quilt, courtesy of the Santiam Historical Society A rare opportunity came my way a few weeks ago, to examine a [...]

April 2018

Eola

2018-04-17T20:01:57+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Community Memories, History Tidbits|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Hillside view of the former town of Eola, date unknown. WHC 2004.10.360 Have you ever time-traveled on your daily commute?  I'll admit [...]

March 2018

Fannie Case – the first woman to climb Mt. Hood?

2018-04-17T19:58:28+00:00 March 17th, 2018|Categories: History Tidbits, People|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

So often in the process of researching and writing a monthly article for the Statesman Journal, I uncover fascinating side stories. A different angle [...]

February 2018

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December 2017

Illuminating Program, 63.1.21.10.3.1

2017-11-29T13:57:00+00:00 December 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 [...]