White City, Oregon
Culture, General, History, Military, Specialized
The Camp White training site consisted of buildings and an area stretching to the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. A few miles from the camp were Upper and Lower Table Rocks, flat rock formations hundreds of feet high, and Mt. McGlaughlin which looked like an inverted ice cream cone. In addition to the 300th, Camp White was the training site for their sister battalion, the 299th Combat Engineers.
Myrtle Point, Oregon
The pictures, carvings and artifacts in the Museum have been either donated or are on loan. The large, unique Myrtlewood carvings on permanent display are a particular highlight of any visit. They were carved by Mr. Ben Warnock, a diesel mechanic who lived in the Portland area. Mr. Warnock died before he finished the carving of the lumber schooner (displayed at the back of the building near the hallway opening).
Over 1,000 hats -- 5 different collections--on display in century old historic house in historic neighborhood. Men's and women's hats dating back to 1850. Guided tour by trained hat person in 1905 costume.
Art, Culture, General, History, Library, Specialized
The Oregon Jewish Museum's mission is dedicated to the preservation, research and exhibition of art, archival materials and artifacts of the Jewish people. It is the repository for archival documents, artifacts and photographs concerning the history of the Jews in Oregon and endeavors to discover and collect all materials that may help to illuminate this history.