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WWII

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August 2018

April 2017

Courage and Compassion: Japanese American Experience in WWII

2017-10-10T15:53:31+00:00April 18th, 2017|Categories: Past Exhibits|Tags: , , , , |

July 14 - September 23, 2017 The Willamette Heritage Center is proud to announce it will host the debut of a new national traveling [...]

January 2015

Dear Rosie: WWII Era letter from Lowell Arthur Walling

2015-01-12T20:18:46+00:00January 12th, 2015|Categories: Artifact Spotlight, History Tidbits, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

by M.J.Nugent letter found in the Rosa Cole Patterson Collection 2002.028.0001 Long Beach, Calif July 22, 1941 Dear Rosie, I thought I’d drop you a [...]

November 2013

Oregon State Defense Council's Official Air Raid Instructions, 2010.026.0002

2013-11-14T00:16:55+00:00November 14th, 2013|Categories: Artifact Spotlight, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We came across this little booklet today which included illustrated instructions for what to do in case of an Air Raid attack during WWII.  We [...]

October 2013

April 2013

February 2013

VictryPac, 2012.074.0001

2016-10-20T14:56:30+00:00February 10th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This unused label (2012.074.0001) was printed for use on canned pears packed during WWII at the Oregon Fruit Products Company in Salem.  The "Victrypac" description [...]

September 2012

September 2011

Fall OHQ features stories on Canoe Journey Exhibit and Salem Native

2016-10-20T14:56:46+00:00September 23rd, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Fall 2011 issue of the Oregon Historical Quarterly featured two articles on Mid-Willamette Valley History. Shawash Iliʔi Kǝnim Ikanum (Grand Ronde Canoe Story) by [...]