Category Archives: Heritage News

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

This article was written for the Statesman Journal and published February 2015. It is reproduced here for reference purposes. “Oregon Has Today a Woman Governor” the headlines of the Daily Capital Journal (Salem, OR) trumpeted on February 27, 1909 with … Continue reading

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Willamette Collegian Newspaper is now Searchable Online

Great news from Willamette University’s Archives!  The Willamette Collegian Newspaper is now online and searchable.  Get first hand documentation on campus and community life with ease and in your pajamas if you like.  You can keyword search or browse by … Continue reading

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Preserving Oregon’s African American Historic Places Survey Announced

In honor of Historic Preservation Month, the Oregon Black Pioneers, in partnership with the State Historic Preservation Office, announces a property survey project entitled “Preserving Oregon’s African American Historic Places”. Working with community partners and a dedicated community volunteers we … Continue reading

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New National Quilt Project

Keni passed along this interesting project.  If you like quilts, this is a fun browse and has lots of interesting information about quilt history. http://worldquilts.quiltstudy.org/americanstory/  

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Windows of Migrant Life Website

This interview with Amelia Bustamante is just one of the fabulous snippets of history that have been collected by Miguel A. Salinas and Lidia S. Salinas on their website documenting the history of Migrant Life in the Willamette Valley.  We … Continue reading

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Historic Hayesville Project

The Historic Hayesville Project is compiling information on historical families, buildings, schools and landmarks that marked this location in NE Salem, Oregon, along what is now Portland Road and beyond. If you have photos or memories from this area of … Continue reading

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Everything’s Coming Up Roses

Originally posted on Northwest Rose Historians:
Summary of Northwest Rose Historians’ accomplishments during 2011 and 2012 Eugene Masonic Cemetery, Eugene, Oregon After a long hiatus we are finally updating a two-year whirlwind of rose preservation efforts.  We have worked with many…

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