Biography William Carlton Smith served in World War I for two years as a First Lieutenant in the Medical Corps. From about 1902 [...]
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.
Grebe Synchrophase ad from the October 1924 issue of Radio in the Home magazine. Americanradiohistory.com In February 1925 Cupid delivered a very [...]
Tale of Two 1920 buildings tell of Salem a Century Ago 100 years ago, Fred Arthur Legg1 was pretty busy. The dawning of the [...]
We have a limited number of hand-crafted ornaments made from vintage newspapers available for sale in our museum store. Add a little history to [...]
Valley Packing Company 1919-1955 -- Cascade Meats Inc. 1955-1961 The Valley Packing Company and Cascade Meats Inc., located at 2805 Val Pak Drive [...]
Salem was once a world leader in loganberry production.
Rally held on the steps of the Oregon State Capitol Monday, February 17, 1969. WHC 2006.064.0401.014.02 We came across a great set [...]
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the Prohibition Era in our country. While we often romanticize this epoch with images [...]
Salem was the first Police Department in the Pacific Northwest to adopt the use of radar to catch speeding motorists.