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Name Sams Valley, OR

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Image of 1992.87.56.1 - Watermelon Social Sams Valley Grange

1992.87.56.1 - Watermelon Social Sams Valley Grange

Handmade poster made by members of the Sams Valley Grange (or possibly the Sams Valley Juvenille Grange). White heavy weight poster board with a hand-drawn image of a watermelon with a bite taken out. Text reads: "WATERMELON SOCIAL / Sams Valley Grange / Sunday 3:00 / Sept. 15th / Magic Show "The Greate Eads" / Fun for the whole family!! / Come and Get Acquainted!."

LIB2013.1.245 - Oral history interview with Lyman, George Ernest

Interviewed for her book "Jackson County Conversations;"orchards; farming; Chinese; Lyman family; Pankey cemetery and the Sam's Valley community.

LIB2013.1.250 - Oral history interview with Tex, Della Pankey

Interviewed for her book "Jackson County Conversations;" the Tex, Pankey and Ross families; Constantine Magruder; Amy Haskell; Isaac Constant and working in the Central Point post office.

Image of 251 - Meteorite

251 - Meteorite

Weight 1 lb 9 oz, cut surface, sealed to prevent oxidation. Accession book reads that it weighed 2 lbs 4 1/4 oz at time of donation. 1987 catalog sheet mentions that it has been recut. One of several found in area. Originally from outer space, this meteorite was discovered in the Sams Valley area of Southern Oregon in 1894. Made of nickel and iron it weighs 1 pound, 9 ounces which seems fairly heavy for its size.

Yearbook - Rogue Riffle

Blue cover, glued binding. "Rogue Riffle," the year book for Sams Valley School, 1949. Includes advertisements for local businesses, "M. Hundley" on flyleaf, other signatures on back pages.