Episode 53 — Salem in 1939

Your Salem Through the Years (KMUZ Vault)

Episode 53 — Salem in 1939

Show Notes

1939This week it's Salem in 1939. Here's what you would have seen looking west on State Street. What a bustling, active downtown! Yes, the two-way streets were better than one-way. Jim and Virginia talk about this photograph and lament the loss of some of the buildings, like the Capitol Theater, torn down for a parking lot. Join us for a look at Salem in 1939.

About Your Salem Through the Years (KMUZ Vault)

Discover the rich history of Salem and the Willamette Valley with local historian Virginia Green and State Librarian Emeritus Jim Scheppke. (From the KMUZ Archives)

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