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August 2020

Merritt Davis Business College

2020-08-20T08:29:10-07:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Community Memories, History Tidbits, Salem Online History|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Merritt Davis Business College was a private professional school in Salem, Oregon founded in 1941. It operated under several names until 1944.

I.O.O.F. Hall/Grand Opera House/Grand Theatre/Grand Hotel

2020-09-09T20:57:05-07:00August 12th, 2020|Categories: Community Memories, Historic Buildings|Tags: , , , , , , |

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.

2020-08-12T13:59:35-07:00August 12th, 2020|Categories: Community Memories, Salem Online History, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

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March 2020

Spanish Influenza – Sproed Family

2020-08-06T12:08:44-07:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: Community Memories, People|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Herman and Louisa Sproed family. From left to right, Herman, Edward, John, Louisa, and baby Joseph. Taken in Minnesota, 1901-1902, with permission from [...]

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February 2020

December 2019

Honeywood Winery: Oregon’s Oldest

2019-12-12T15:40:59-08:00December 24th, 2019|Categories: Community Memories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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.

November 2019