Tag Archives: Archives

The Historical Value of Your Basketball Jersey from the 5th Grade

by TeAnna, Exhibits Intern Back at my parent’s house, you can find a grey, one gallon storage tub in the attic.  This tub is essentially a cloth time capsule of my childhood.  Every soccer, basketball and softball jersey, t-shirts commemorating … Continue reading

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Sorting Through Undated Clothing: My Methods

by TeAnna, Exhibits Intern At least half of the enormous collection of clothing the WHC (Willamette Heritage Center) collections remains undated. If I chose not to use these items based solely off the fact that the information I need from these … Continue reading

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St. Boniface Community Archives and Museum

  Volunteers at the St. Boniface Community Archives and Museum have been preserving history in Sublimity since 2006.  Their website is chock-full of some great photos and information about local history.  Did you know that Milton Wright, father of the … Continue reading

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Prohibition Exhibit

  I ran across this online exhibit from the Oregon State Archives today while trolling on the archives website.  Prohibition in Oregon: The Vision and the Reality, gives an in-depth look at Prohibition in Oregon.  Study up and then come … Continue reading

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October is Archives Month!

October is Archives month. Check out the archives related events going on throughout the state here.

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Hubbard Women’s Club

Recently one of our volunteers finished processing a series of records from the Hubbard Women’s Club in Hubbard Oregon.  The records include minutes, club constitution, newspaper clippings, meeting topics and more from 1920-1980.  You can access the finding aid here: … Continue reading

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