Merritt Davis Business College was a private professional school in Salem, Oregon founded in 1941. It operated under several names until 1944.
IOOF HAll at the southwest corner of High and Court Streets in Salem. Photo taken after 1915. WHC Collections 2007.001.1702 The building [...]
Chemeketa Lodge No. 1, Oddfellows I.O.O.F. Detail. I.O.O.F. Letter head from certificate. WHC Collections, 2012.077.0023. Three decades after [...]
In 1937, graduation was held for 11 students at the Oregon State Tuberculosis Hospital in Salem, Oregon.
The Leslie Junior High Building at 710 Howard St SE in Salem was torn down in the Spring of 2020. Learn more about its construction and siting back in 1926-27 and the drama that ensued.
Herman and Louisa Sproed family. From left to right, Herman, Edward, John, Louisa, and baby Joseph. Taken in Minnesota, 1901-1902, with permission from [...]
Last week (January 24, 2020) the Willamette Heritage Center (WHC) opened a new exhibit looking at the history of clubs and organizations in the [...]
Explore more of the story of Oregon's oldest operating winery. Follow the story of Honeywood Winery from its birth in the aftermath of the overturn of prohibition to becoming Oregon's only operating commercial winery in the early 1960s.
Valley Packing Company 1919-1955 -- Cascade Meats Inc. 1955-1961 The Valley Packing Company and Cascade Meats Inc., located at 2805 Val Pak Drive [...]
Dedicated to all children past and present that spent their Thanksgiving morning with eyes glued to the television set watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day [...]