Mark Beach's Donations to NVHS

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Mark Beach's Donations to NVHS


Thru the years Mark Beach has shared many of his archival photos, documents and memoirs with Nehalem Valley Historical Society. He has also donated much of his historical finds and shared his collected stories.

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Nehalem school 1920s
The board of Nehalem school district #39 built this elementary school in 1921 to accomodate the growing number of pupils. In addition to children from families near Nehalem, better roads and new buses meant schools in outlying areas could close.…

Local History course returns to north county beginning in January
The photo of Mark Beach and Karen Hirte accompanied the article about the eight week course in local history. The course starts with early homesteading and ends with descriptions of changes through the last few years.

Mark Beach's background is a…

"Preserving the Past" Photo Archivist searching for historical treasures
Mark Beach and wife Kathleen continues to collect old photos and digitalize old postcards and photos, refreshing and renewing them. The article tells of his many community involvements, and projects. Mark is pictured with Ann Nicholson, President…

The question, "Will Manzanita Recycling Die?" is the main point in this article. It was the beginning for Manzanita, to face the recycling age. The coast guard had been providing a truck to transport the recyclable articles, but now was unable to…

The Glenesslin salvage operation
The picture was in the Fishrapper showing the Glenesslin in the background with the salvage crew bring in 2 life boats. Harry Bell, eating an apple. Lew Ulifer, Oscar Klein, and others. The Glenesslin's hull is laying over strarboard on its side.

The photo of Harry Bell, Oscar and Gay Kline removing salvage from the Glenesslin
This picture shows the deck of the Glenesslin in 1913, after it crashed onto the rocks, being salvaged by Harry Bell and his associates.

Harry Bell along side the Glenesslin working on the salvage of the wreck.
The orginal photo was taken by Mayer, back on October 17, 1913, when Harry Bell was working on the salvage project aboard the Glenesslin.

Letter from Library of Congress to J. H. Lane
This correspondence between J. H.Lane and the Library of Congress , Bureau of Copyrights and patent Office regarding a bar of soap wrapper had been copyrighted.

Letter from Oregon State Agricultural College to Mrs. Ben Lane
The letter from the Personnel and Placement office of the Oregon State Agricultural College is offering students to Mrs. Ben Lane for either summer or permanent placements.

Correspondence between J. H. Lane and United States Dept. of Agriculture
This correspondence was brought about because of an garbage problem and the use of small incinerators.
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