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.
Marion County Juvenile Court Facility WHC Collections, 2009.076.0001, folder 9 In November of 1960, Marion County voters approved a measure to build a facility [...]
Teen Interpreters Faith Danner and Kayla Burns researching their historic characters. WHC Each June after the proverbial school bell rings in summer [...]
By Kira Kinney The History of Clothing in the past 150 years has been one of constant change. [...]
“A Woman Just Divorced, Weds Her First Love Beneath the Glare of an Electric Light,” read the headline. If they had had clickbait back [...]