Coos County Memories: The Early Years Photo Scanning

  • July 06, 2016
  • July 09, 2016
  • 3 sessions
  • July 06, 2016, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
  • July 08, 2016, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • July 09, 2016, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM
  • Second Floor Conference Room

The World is proud to partner with The Coos History Museum, the Bandon Historical Museum and our readers on a new hardcover pictorial history book, "Coos County Memories: The Early Years."

This heirloom-quality coffee-table book offers a glimpse of Coos County from the early years to 1939 through stunning and historic photos. In addition, it includes photographic memories of years gone by from our readers.

We are thrilled to give our readers the opportunity to submit historic photos for our upcoming Coos County Memories: The Early Years book project. If you have photographs that meet the criteria below, please bring them to one of our scanning sessions listed here.

Submission Guidelines

  • General interest photos, such as: commerce, industry, transportation, rural life, public service, etc.
  • Photos taken from the 1800s through 1939.
  • Photos only – preferably original photos (no newspaper clippings or photocopies).
  • Photos taken in Coos County.
  • One submission form per photo.
  • Limit 10 photos per family. Call 360-723-5802 to set up an appointment if you’re a private collector with a sizable collection.

Download Submission Form

Because we expect a large turnout, we advise you download and print a submission form. Please print and fill out one form for each photo you’d like to submit.

Session Details

Wednesday, July 6, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Coos History Museum 
1210 N. Front Street, Coos Bay 
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Thursday, July 7, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Bandon Historical Museum 
270 Fillmore Avenue, Bandon 
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Friday, July 8, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Coos History Museum 
1210 N. Front Street, Coos Bay 
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Saturday, July 9, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Coos History Museum 
1210 N. Front Street, Coos Bay 
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We hope to see you there!

Bring us your best photos and we’ll scan them in while you wait. Plus, chances are some other fine folks will show up, so bring your stories to share with one another.

1210 N. Front St.
Coos Bay, OR 97420
Phone: 541-756-6320

 The Coos County Historical Society is a registered
501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Tax ID 93-0446513

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