Category Archives: Cultural History


Party Time

A children’s party is being held in the early 1900s in Roseburg. The children are all wearing their best, the boys in fancy suits and the girls in white dresses. […]



Ice Age Mammals of Oregon

DID YOU KNOW: At the end of the Pleistocene, or Ice Age, 30 distinct mammal went extinct across the globe, while 6 mammal only went extinct on the North American […]



Gardiner Creamery

A man and two young women, Carolyn Schelling (center) and Ella Chambers are standing inside the Gardiner Creamery in 1910. It was reported in a Roseburg newspaper in 1902 that […]



Roseburg Lumber

Kenneth Ford (right) stands by a log truck with an unidentified employee at his sawmill in Dillard in 1959. Ford founded Roseburg Lumber Company in 1936. It produced quality wood […]