Research Salem and Oregon history using resources available at Salem Public Library.
- Salem History Website: Link to the Salem History Project, sponsored by the library.
Salem Historical Photos: The history of Oregon preserved in six collections of photographs of people, places, and events that provide snapshots of the state's history from 1840 to more recent times. The collections are statewide but with special emphasis on Salem and other Willamette Valley communities.
- The Hugh Morrow collection on floor two of the main Library focuses on the history of Salem and Oregon.
- Salem Public Library also hosts the
Willamette Valley Genealogical Society.
- Research historic properties.