Episode 55 — Salem in 1955

Your Salem Through the Years (KMUZ Vault)

Episode 55 — Salem in 1955

Show Notes

1955The year is 1955 and Salem has a new downtown department store. This might have been the biggest news of the year in our town. No more going to Portland to shop at Meier and Frank. Besides the great new modern building the new manager is Gerry Frank, still a first citizen in our town. Learn more by listening to this week's show.


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