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Victor Point School

2017-09-28T12:53:37+00:00 August 27th, 2017|Categories: Community Memories, History Tidbits|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Victor Point School before 1915. MCHS publication - School Days II “I sought once more the spot Where the old school-house stood In [...]

July 2017

Mickye Bressler – Jersey Cattle Club Queen

2017-07-13T15:53:28+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Categories: History Tidbits, People|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mickye Bressler 1958 Jersey Dairy Queen sharing her crown with a calf. WHC 2016.059.0001 It’s that time of year.  4-H and FFA [...]

President Truman visits Salem aboard the INDEPENDENCE in 1948

2017-07-17T13:46:16+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Categories: History Tidbits|Tags: , , , , , , , |

THE INDEPENDENCE, President Harry Truman's plane at McNary Field in Salem Oregon, June 1948. Willamette Heritage Center, Al Jones Collection, 2007.001.2095. By [...]

June 2017

Dora Lehman Barnes – Oral History & Teenagers

2017-07-17T13:48:40+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: History Tidbits, People, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dora (center) with fellow TKWM workers Fern Harper, Christina Heman, Chester Page, and Mrs. Grable in the late 1920s. Willamette Heritage Center M3-1992-117-0006 [...]

C.A. Whale – Pianos and Organs

2017-10-05T20:42:53+00:00 June 18th, 2017|Categories: History Tidbits, People|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

C.A. Whale Piano and Organ House on Commercial St. circa 1902-1905. Willamette Heritage Center 2017.028.0001 We have learned here in the research [...]

May 2017