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May 2019

Payne Settecase Smith Architecture Collection, 2017.053

2019-05-13T13:56:58-07:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Collections Guide|Tags: , , , , , , |

Collection Overview In 2017, the WHC received a large donation of drawings from the former Salem architectural firm Payne Settecase Smith/Architects, and subsequent [...]

April 2019

1950 Cherryland Festival Photograph Collection

2019-04-10T14:32:34-07:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Collections Guide|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

1950 Cherryland Festival Photograph Collection Finding Aide: WHC 1998.029.0009 Background The 1950 Cherryland Festival was a revival of earlier Salem Cherry Fairs held in [...]

March 2019

January 2019

Electrifying Salem

2019-01-30T12:14:28-07:00January 30th, 2019|Categories: History Tidbits, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It started out as an easy question.  When was Salem first electrified?  In preparing for the museum’s upcoming exhibit – Yesterdayland: Innovations of the [...]

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April 2018

Belva Lockwood Almost Speaks in Salem, 1885

2018-03-28T16:44:45-07:00April 15th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Handbill found in the Willamette Heritage Center's Collections (WHC 80.8.13.5.2) announces an lecture by Belva Lockwood the famous woman lawyer at Salem's Reed Opera House [...]