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Monthly Archives: January 2011
A time worn, leather bound diary dated from January 1, 1899 to March 1901, written by Marion L. Moore was found among the effects of Jane Clark in October of 2002. The diary had been given to the Douglas County Historical Society and contained beautiful penmanship, concise writing, daily entries, and descriptions of his daily activities including daily accounts of the Roseburg weather. Who was Marion L. Moore? After researching the name for some time, I was also perplexed. The name Marion L. Moore was not to be found in the usual places… Continue reading