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  • Title: Southern Oregon Historical Society
    Descriptive info: .. Visit SOHS.. Announcements.. Events Calendar.. Online Store.. Hanley Farm.. Research.. Research Library and Archives.. Collection.. History Center.. Online Catalog, Photos, Indexes and Exhibits.. Southern Oregon Timeline.. Teachers and Students.. Selected Articles from SOHS magazines.. Programs.. History: Made by You.. ORIGINS: A Discovery of Place.. --------------------- Rogue Saturday Nights at Historic Hanley Farm -----------------.. Windows in Time.. Summer Camp - 2013.. Scarecrow Contest Haunted Field.. Technical Assistance.. Smith Family Recipes.. Mysteries in Our Backyard.. Gallery.. Get Involved!.. Donate Now.. Membership.. Subscribe.. Volunteer.. About Us.. Contact Us.. Links.. Home.. Resources.. Welcome!.. The Southern Oregon Historical Society, established in 1946, seeks to make history come alive by collecting, preserving, and sharing the stories and artifacts of our common heritage.. Our properties include.. in Central Point, the.. Research Library.. in Medford, and our.. collection.. of Southern Oregon artifacts.. ORIGINS Dinner AUG 24th -.. The History and Future of Hanley Farm.. MAKE YOUR RESERVATION NOW.. !.. "Stories of Home" Traveling Exhibit.. at the Rogue Valley Mall through July 10, 2013.. One of the best ways to get to know a new community is to immerse yourself in it! When Rocio Jiménez moved to Southern Oregon from Mexico, she decided to help clean up her neighborhood and to "volunteer for many years in the Jackson Elementary School, helping the teachers with different groups and activities" and "reading books to the kids in kindergarten.. " Lin Cong moved to the United States four years ago.. "My English is much better than before," he says.. "Everything is progressing in my new life.. That gives me lots of hope.. I'm thinking about getting my college degree in the next few years.. ".. The new.. exhibition, "Stories of Home," highlights Lin's and many others' experiences of immigrating to Southern Oregon.. The exhibit will be at the Medford  ...   Greg Zurbrugg; and objects from the students' native countries.. For more information on the exhibition, please contact Amy Drake, Curator of Special Projects, at the Southern Oregon Historical Society at.. amy@sohs.. org.. or.. (541) 773-6536 ext.. 1006.. Recent Announcements.. Origins Dinner on June 22, 2013 on "Good Friday, 1964: The Great Alaskan Earthquake and Tsunami".. MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW!.. Posted.. Jun 10, 2013, 1:07 PM.. by Amy Drake.. Brews, Burgers, and Bluegrass.. Jun 3, 2013, 11:51 AM.. SOHS Receives $15,000 Grant from the John and Jane Youell Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation.. SOHS is the recipient of a $15,000 grant from.. the John and Jane Youell Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation to continue and expand its award-winning community-based.. May 30, 2013, 3:44 PM.. Pioneer Aviator Eugene Ely the topic of Windows in Time.. The Southern Oregon Historical Society and Jackson County Library Services are proud to announce "Flying to Be Somebody: The Forgotten Story of Pioneer Aviator Eugene Ely" as the next topic.. May 22, 2013, 11:33 AM.. Children's Heritage Fair - Saturday, June 1.. May 20, 2013, 10:39 AM.. Showing posts.. 1 - 5.. of.. 45.. View more ».. Selected Articles.. A Brief Bloom: The Tragically Short Career of Jacksonville Artist Regina Dorland Robinson.. 0k -.. Jan 9, 2013, 11:15 AM.. by Amy Drake (.. v2.. ).. C.. E.. S.. Wood and Bill Hanley.. Jan 9, 2013, 11:08 AM.. The Railroads Promoted the Pacific Northwest.. Nov 19, 2012, 10:57 AM.. Women at Camp White.. pdf.. 5480k -.. Nov 14, 2012, 3:13 PM.. Ashland Mills beginnings.. 456k -.. Nov 14, 2012, 2:56 PM.. Showing.. 5.. files from page.. Southern Oregon Historical Society | 106 N.. Central Avenue | Medford | OR | 97520.. Sign in.. |.. Report Abuse.. Print Page.. Remove Access.. Powered By.. Google Sites..

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  • Title: Visit SOHS - Southern Oregon Historical Society
    Descriptive info: Information about upcoming events, programs, and developments at SOHS.. Calendar.. View upcoming events and programs sponsored by the Southern Oregon Historical Society.. Hours.. The.. is open noon until 4 pm Tuesdays through Fridays (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Weeks).. Locations and Directions.. Hanley Farm is located at 1053 Hanley Road, Central Point, OR 97502.. The Research Library is located at 106 N.. Central Ave, Medford, OR 97501.. Museum Store.. Our museum store features books, posters, gifts, and specialty items that are both educational and fun..

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  • Title: Announcements - Southern Oregon Historical Society
    Descriptive info: Subscribe to posts.. posted.. Jun 10, 2013, 1:03 PM.. [ updated.. ].. May 30, 2013, 3:42 PM.. the John and Jane Youell Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation to continue and expand its award-winning community-based exhibit program,.. The 2013 Oregon Heritage Excellence Awards named.. as an excellent.. example of a relevant, successful, and unique outreach program that has generated unprecedented community response.. is an interactive, outreach program through which SOHS works hand-in-hand with local groups to create community-focused.. traveling exhibits.. The OCF grant will support development for future exhibits and a new set of exhibit cases.. SOHS is currently partnering with Oregon Shakespeare Festival volunteers to develop an exhibit celebrating the power of volunteerism and what it can accomplish.. “Stories of Home,” the current.. exhibit, was created in partnership with an advanced/intermediate English as a second language class from Rogue Community College and is on display at the Rogue Valley Mall through July 10, 2013.. The mission of the Oregon Community Foundation is to improve life in Oregon and promote e.. ffective philanthropy.. OCF works with individuals, families, businesses and organizations to create charitable funds to support the community causes they care about.. Through these funds,.. OCF awards nearly $70 million annually in grants and scholarships.. The Oregon Community Foundation makes grants through an application process that involves.. local citizens in the review and evaluation of requests for funds.. Application materials are.. available through the Foundation’s Portland office.. Individuals or businesses interested in.. establishing a fund may contact the Medford office at 818 W.. 8th St.. Medford, OR 97501, (541) 773-8987 or visit www.. oregoncf.. The Southern Oregon Historical Society and Jackson County Library Services are proud to announce ".. Flying to Be Somebody: The Forgotten Story of Pioneer Aviator Eugene Ely.. " as the next topic in the 2013 "Windows in Time" history series.. Lectures are at.. noon on Wednesday, June 5.. , at the Medford Branch Library, 205 South Central Avenue, and.. Wednesday.. ,.. June 12.. , at the Ashland Branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Boulevard.. Local historian and Mail Tribune history columnist, Bill Miller, will give an illustrated presentation detailing the life of the first man to ever dare a takeoff and landing on a naval ship, with emphasis on Ely's two exhibition flights in Medford in 1910 and 1911.. Wanting to make something of his life, Ely taught himself to fly.. But like so many pioneers, the what, why, and how of his life have all but disappeared.. Shortly after 25-year-old Ely captured the world's eye and gained the fame he and his wife sought, he smashed into the earth and was dead.. The monthly "Windows in Time" lectures are offered at no cost to the public and are jointly sponsored by the Southern Oregon Historical Society and Jackson County Library Services.. The free lunchtime lecture occurs monthly on the first and second Wednesdays throughout the year from.. 12 noon to 1 p.. m.. For more information on the "Windows in Time" series, please call Jackson County  ...   Brothers premiered at the 39th Northwest Filmmakers Festival and was a recipient of a 2012 Oregon Film Award.. About the Filmmaker.. Tom Olsen, Jr.. , has been making documentaries for ten years.. His other films include Killingsworth and Politics of Sand.. He is a graduate of Chapman University's MFA film program.. Tom teaches film at Portland Community College and Warner Pacific University, and serves as the Multimedia Production Specialist at the University of Western States.. Jackson County Looking Back, Book 2.. Dec 17, 2012, 3:26 PM.. by Library Manager.. by Amy Drake ].. Just in time for Christmas! The SOHS Library has copies of.. Jackson County Looking Back, Volume II: the 1940s, 50s and 60s.. , written by Ben Truwe with many SOHS photos selected by Dawna Curler.. The price for this hardcover book is $39.. 95, $36 for members.. The photos, and the memories they evoke, might be priceless.. The Library will be open from noon to 4:00, December 18-21, then closed until January 2nd.. "Rhythm of the Rails" - A New History: Made by You Traveling Exhibit.. Nov 16, 2012, 11:35 AM.. Nov 17, 2012, 8:39 PM.. "Toot, toot!" From across town, you hear the train whistle.. You run over to the depot, getting there just in time to see the train glide to a stop.. Passengers file out of the cars, and further down the rails, you see the railroad workers unloading pear packing boxes.. You hurry over to the post office to check the mail, hoping for a letter from your favorite cousin on the East Coast.. No such luck, so you stop at your father's store to inspect the new merchandise he'd just received.. No.. 6 Leaving Ashland, OR, February 16, 1917.. SOHS #1537.. “Rhythm of the Rails: The Golden Age of Railroading in Jackson County, 1890 -1926” will cover the exciting time of the railroad’s advent in Jackson County to the completion of the Natron Cutoff in 1926.. The exhibit opens at the Railroad Show at the Medford Armory on November 24-25, 10 am - 5 pm on Saturday and 11 am - 4 pm on Sunday.. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, and $2 for children.. On November 28, "Rhythm of the Rails" opens at.. the Ashland Historic Railroad Museum for December and January.. The AHRM is hosting an opening reception for the exhibit on Saturday, December 1 at 6 pm.. "Rhythm of the Rails" is part of SOHS's History: Made by You innovative traveling exhibit program.. This exhibit began with a public forum on passenger rail service in July.. During that forum, attendees discussed their hopes for passenger rail returning to the Rogue Valley, and the discussion ended with participants choosing an exhibit topic.. SOHS partnered.. with the Southern Oregon Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society and the Ashland Historic Railroad Museum to.. research, develop, and design the exhibit.. For more information on History: Made by You, contact Amy Drake at amy@sohs.. org or (541) 773-6536 ext.. 1-10 of 45..

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  • Title: Events Calendar - Southern Oregon Historical Society
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  • Title: Online Store - Southern Oregon Historical Society
    Descriptive info: Shop the Research Library! We accept payments through PayPal.. Click the PayPal link below each item to add to your cart.. or.. call our office manager at: (541) 773-6536 x 1002.. Images of America.. $21.. 99 each.. Ashland.. Aviation in Southern Oregon.. Jacksonville.. Medford.. Talent.. Smith Family Cookbook.. $12.. 00.. More than a cookbook! The Stan Smith family history as told by their ancestors' stories, pictures and recipes from 1872 in Eagle Point to Jacksonville, Sterlingville, the Applegate, and places in between.. The Smiths owned Cubby's, Ashland Medford A Ws, Mon Desir and Bel Dis during the 60s through the 90s.. For Jacksonville's Sesquicentennial, Dana Smith Tuley revised the 1980 cookbook that her grandmother and mother compiled.. A Lasting Impression.. The Art Life of Regina Dorland Robinson.. $29.. A Lasting Impression: The Art and Life of Regina Dorland Robinson.. represents the largest compilation of Dorland Robinson artwork ever published.. With 95 images and Dorland's compelling life story, it is sure to appeal to history buffs and  ...   short trips into history.. By Marjorie O'Hara.. Former journalist and Jackson County Commissioner Marjorie O'Hara outlines 24 easy day trips, with maps and background stories for each, to areas of historical interest in Southern Oregon.. Softcover, 200 pp.. Additional Media Available.. The Applegate Trail of 1846.. by William Emerson.. $18.. Ashland in Transition.. by Marjorie O'Hara.. $10.. Between the Floods.. by Linda Witing Willis.. $7.. 50.. A Century of the Photographic Arts of Southern Oregon.. $2.. Eagles of the West.. Western Bank 1904-1994.. $5.. Julia and Friends'.. "Golden" Scrapbook.. $4.. Cherished Memories:.. The Anderson Story.. by Dorothy Vore.. Recipes from the Hanley Farm.. $3.. Along the Galice Trail.. $15.. The Jacksonville Story.. by Richard Engeman.. The Well-Traveled Casket.. by Tom Naah and Twilo Scofield.. Buckhorn Springs Heritage Cookbook.. $34.. Eating It Up in Eden.. Hannah Pioneer Potters.. $1.. Treasures From the Trapper.. $6.. Pinto: A Brief History of Vance DeBar Colvig.. Grace's Visit to the.. Rogue Valley (DVD).. $20.. Oh Oregon, Songs of Oregon (CD).. $16.. 99..

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  • Title: Hanley Farm - Southern Oregon Historical Society
    Descriptive info: Historic Hanley Farm, established in 1857, is a working farm just outside of downtown Jacksonville, Oregon.. Owned and operated by SOHS, Hanley Farm strives to preserves the history of the people who settled the land and their contributions to the agricultural development of the Rogue Valley.. For information about 2013 events and programs at Hanley Farm, including our.. CSA.. , check out the.. new Hanley Farm website.. Hanley Farm is a 37-acre Century Farm.. Mary Hanley, one of SOHS's founders of SOHS, gifted the farm to the historical society in 1982.. Hanley Farm is listed on the National Register of Historic Sites and was recently added to the Oregon Heritage Women's History Project Significant Site Listing.. SOHS is  ...   include.. Cupboards, Closets Correspondence.. , a look at the private side of the Hanley Family, and.. Farm to Food.. , an exploration of where our food comes from.. Rentals.. Book your next event at Hanley Farm!.. The farm is open for special events and rentals.. Enjoy the peaceful rhythms of one of the region's most historic properties!.. Hanley Farm is the perfect setting for weddings, family reunions, company picnics, and more! For a tour of the property and more information on rentals, contact our office manager at (541) 773-6536 x 1002 or email.. officemgr@sohs.. **************************.. Hanley Farm is located at 1053 Hanley Rd.. , between Central Point and Jacksonville.. For more information about Hanley Farm, please call.. (541) 773-2675..

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  • Title: Research - Southern Oregon Historical Society
    Descriptive info: The Research Library's collections encompass library and archival materials, including books, serials, newspapers, oral histories, manuscripts, government documents, genealogical and biographical material, photographs, film, and maps.. The artifacts collection includes many objects preserving the material culture of Southern Oregon history.. Online Catalog, Photos, Indexes, and Exhibits.. Search the Research Library and Artifacts with the Collections Online Catalog.. Selected Articles from SOHS Magazines..

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  • Title: Research Library and Archives - Southern Oregon Historical Society
    Descriptive info: The SOHS Research Library is located at 106 N.. Central Avenue in Medford.. Open Tuesdays - Fridays from Noon to 4 pm.. (closed during Thanksgiving and Christmas weeks).. Admission is.. FREE for members,.. $5 per visit for non-members and $2 for students.. Click.. here.. to become a member.. The Research Library is one of the largest archival repositories in the state of Oregon.. Our collection includes the Peter Britt collection (housed on behalf of the Oregon University System) of 5000 glass plate negatives and prints made from them.. Our Archives include thousands of additional photos of southern Oregon, plus diaries,.. business records, journals,.. hundreds of maps  ...   to explore images of many of our artifacts and discover many of the documents in our Archives.. Reproductions from our photographic archives are available for purchase or for use in publications, or other media.. (.. Click to view fee schedule).. Research requests can be made in person, by phone or by email.. Contact the library at.. library@sohs.. , call (541) 858-1724.. If you're interested in local research, and uncertain how to begin, try the suggestions in our.. Mysteries Toolkit.. There is a minimum.. fee for research requests, except for SOHS members.. Click to pay with a Credit Card.. Research Requests.. Thank you for using our Library!..

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  • Title: Collection - Southern Oregon Historical Society
    Descriptive info: Artifact Collections.. Our collection is an estimated 1,000,000 artifacts that document human settlement in the seven county region of Southern Oregon.. Our artifacts include tools and baskets made by the Native American tribes who lived in the region, quilts brought here in covered wagons by pioneers who traveled on the Oregon Trail, and items that reflect contemporary life.. We currently do not operate a museum due to.. budget limitations.. Various artifacts may be displayed in our.. temporary exhibits.. , and many items in the SOHS collection are included in.. our online catalog.. Deaccessioning.. Like many historical societies, when the Southern Oregon Historical Society first started collecting artifacts, it did not have a collections policy to guide its activities.. As a result, we have many artifacts in our collection that are not representative of southern Oregon.. Common practice was to invite the community to bring in whatever objects they had in their houses that might be of interest to other people; that included  ...   make this decision is lengthy - any artifact suggested for deaccessioning by staff curators gets reviewed by the Collections Committee and then gets voted on by the Board of Trustees.. If the vote is positive, deaccessioned artifacts may be removed from the collection in four ways:.. 1) The item may be given or traded with a nonprofit organization.. 2) The items may be sold to a nonprofit organization.. 3) The item may be sold at a public auction.. 4) The item may be disposed of if it is hazardous or in extremely poor condition.. The proceeds from sold deaccessioned artifacts must be used for the direct care of collections, like improving the conditions in our collections storage facility, cleaning artifacts, or digitizing our records so our collection is more easily accessible by the public.. Deaccessioning items in our collection allows us to better care for the artifacts that are intrinsic to our mission.. To view a spreadsheet of artifacts that are being deaccessioned,..

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  • Title: History Center - Southern Oregon Historical Society
    Descriptive info: The History Center, the former JC Penny's department store located in downtown Medford, is the home of the SOHS Research Library, archives, and offices.. The research library is the state's largest repository of archival materials related to the history of Southern Oregon and is open to the public.. The art deco "ocean liner" design  ...   the 1930s and 40s.. It is the one of the only examples of this type of architecture in southern Oregon.. In April 2011,.. Kid Time! Discovery Experience.. joined the History Center, incorporating in many of the exhibits from the former Jacksonville Children's Museum.. The History Center is located at 106 N.. Central Avenue in Medford..

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  • Title: Online Catalog, Photos, Indexes and Exhibits - Southern Oregon Historical Society
    Descriptive info: MEGA INDEX.. for photos and documents in our Archives.. ONLINE CATALOG.. images information about our artifacts.. PHOTOS.. 800 selected images with details.. TIMELINE.. Southern Oregon Timeline.. BIOGRAPHIES.. Brief biographies of selected southern Oregonians.. FRANK CLARK.. INVENTORY.. Locations and details of Frank Clark designed homes and buildings.. VIRTUAL EXHIBITS.. Explore photos and facts on various subjects.. ADDRESSES.. Search for data on homes and buildings in the Rogue Valley..

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