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April 2017

January 2017

January 1943 Flood: Mellow Moon Tragedy

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This article was written for the Statesman Journal and published January 2016. It is reproduced here for reference purposes. Mellow Moon Pavilion was built the [...]

November 2016

July 2016

William and Ann Rector

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Readers should feel free to use information from this article, however credit must be given to the Willamette Heritage Center and to the author. by [...]

May 2016

Are you gaining at least a 1/2 lb per month?

2016-10-20T14:55:41+00:00 May 20th, 2016|Categories: Artifact Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Public Health Campaign Nine-year-old Siviter Ward Horn (1914-2004) wore this public health campaign tag home from Highland School in 1923, encouraging him and his family [...]

April 2016

March 2016

February 2016

Martin Sisters: Sack of Photos Leads to Family Tale

2016-10-20T14:55:44+00:00 February 24th, 2016|Categories: History Tidbits, People, Photo Highlights, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Sisters Amy and Jessie Martin enjoying a class picnic at Lily Pond on Sept. 3, 1934. Photo Credit: WHC 2012.011.0002 This article was [...]

Carolyn B. Shelton, Oregon’s First Woman Governor (for a weekend)

2016-10-20T14:55:44+00:00 February 14th, 2016|Categories: Heritage News, History Tidbits, People|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This article was written for the Statesman Journal and published February 2015. It is reproduced here for reference purposes. Carolyn B. Shelton - image [...]

March 2015

Star Bottling Works, Salem, Oregon

2016-10-20T14:56:01+00:00 March 7th, 2015|Categories: History Tidbits|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

by Kylie Pine The Star Bottling Works appears to have started operations in about 1917 under the leadership of R.A. Pfeil. [1] At [...]