Tag Archives: McMinnville

Bishop Clothing and Woolen Mill Store

This article was written for the Statesman Journal and published September 2014.  It is reproduced here for reference purposes. “Now is the time and here is the place for the Men and Boys to fit themselves out for the season.” … Continue reading

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A View of Willamette Valley Roads, 1943

Before I-5 was a twinkle in the Federal Government’s eye, transportation through the valley looked a little bit different.  This map, from the State Farm Road Atlas 1943 War Time Edition, shows the two main arterials through the Willamette Valley … Continue reading

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Comrade Kinney Mystery, 2012.024.0006

We recently received a transfer of Salem-related materials from the Lane County Historical Society and Museum in Eugene.  Among the programs for the Apollo Club and Salem Symphony Orchestra, appeared an interesting invitation to the annual dinner given by the … Continue reading

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