Merritt Davis Business College was a private professional school in Salem, Oregon founded in 1941. It operated under several names until 1944.
Morden J. Barber Job Title(s) Carder, Foreman of Spinning Dept Dates of Employment c. 1890 - abt 1895 [...]
Letterhead for Obed Dickinson's Seed Business. WHC collections 2015.018.0042. I have found there is an almost eerie phenomenon that happens working in [...]
Biography William Carlton Smith served in World War I for two years as a First Lieutenant in the Medical Corps. From about 1902 [...]
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.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the Prohibition Era in our country. While we often romanticize this epoch with images [...]
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 [...]
Collection Overview In 2017, the WHC received a large donation of drawings from the former Salem architectural firm Payne Settecase Smith/Architects, and subsequent [...]
Bob the Duck, installed to advertise Salem's Duck in, has witnessed several restaurants from its perch at 1980 State Street. Photo taken 2019. [...]