October 22, 2015–Encore Episode – April 9, 2015 African American Heritage
Salem History Matters
October 22, 2015--Encore Episode - April 9, 2015 African American Heritage
Today's show highlights an earlier episode [April 9, 2015] in which Kimberly Moreland, author of Images of America: African-Americans of Portland, and Kuri Gill of the State Historic Preservation Office outlined their efforts to build a database of stories of African-American history in Oregon.
Please click HERE to hear the April 9, 2019 broadcast.
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Deb Meaghers and Christy Van Heukelem share their passion for mid-Willamette Valley history and engage listeners in the value of preserving and blending our rich historic legacy into our contemporary lives. Interviews with area historians, authors, historic property owners, neighbors in our historic districts, curators of local museums, commercial building owners and renovators offer insight into why preserving, living and working in our historic resources are so integral to our sense of community. Adding to the fabric of our heritage quilt are the “Spotlight on History” segments which highlight specific areas of our history, and the “Yesterday’s Voices” segments where our long-time residents share their memories of their lives in the Salem area.
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