Tag Archives: World War II

Friendly Farm Restaurant – Jim & Marguerite Sumpter

This article was written for the Statesman Journal and published July 2015. It is reproduced here for reference purposes. The Daily Capital Journal newspaper dated November 5, 1938 stated it perfectly. “Some people have a way of always making you … Continue reading

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Farley E. Mogan – The Oregon State Policeman and the Sea Lion

This article was written for the Statesman Journal and published November 2014. It is reproduced here for reference purposes. The call came over the radio to state police patrolman Farley Mogan shortly after sunrise Feb. 25, 1936. A sea lion … Continue reading

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1965 Veterans Day Parade – Salem

reprinted from Oregon Statesman, Friday November 12, 1965 Names of Wars Past, Present Linked by Tributes at Salem Salem turned out in the rain Thursday to pay homage to veterans of American battles in scattered and strange sounding places, like … Continue reading

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Army Blanket Report, 1943

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Artifact Research Using the Internet: Whiteaway, Laidlaw & Co.

by TeAnna, Exhibit Intern While researching clothing pieces, you find out some pretty cool things such as how far the clothing article potentially traveled or famous people connected to the item. With a computer and help from Google, this task … Continue reading

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Japanese Girl Tells of Camp, 1942

This article was a front page news story in the Clarion (X2013.011.0022), the newspaper of Salem High School.  It provides excerpts of a first hand account of one of the 14 Japanese students from Salem High School who were sent … Continue reading

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VictryPac, 2012.074.0001

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 to the right side of the label talks about how these pears were packed to … Continue reading

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