Gift Shop

Gresham: Stories of our Past; Vol. 1: Campground to City

 

1993

by Chilton, W. R. , editor

The first volume of the definitive works on Gresham's history, this book integrates oral accounts, newspaper articles, and a multitude of primary documents to create a detailed and interesting reference.

$12.00

  • 5 lb
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Gresham: Stories of our Past; Vol. 2: Before and After the World Wars

 

1996

by Chilton, W. R. , editor

The second volume of the definitive works on Gresham's history, this book integrates oral accounts, newspaper articles, and a multitude of primary documents to create a detailed and interesting reference.

 

$12.00

  • 5 lb
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Gresham Christmas Ornament

"Nation's Treasures" brand, 24K gold flashed brass ornaments, each edition depicting a scene from past or present Downtown Gresham.  Released every year from 1992 to 2009, every edition is available in the gift shop.

$6.00

$3.00

  • 1 lb
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Christmas Card Packet

A packet of 15 Christmas cards printed by the Gresham Historical Society.  Each card is a unique image taken from vintage postcards sent and received by the Stanley Family between 1905 and 1920.

Inside is blank.

$10.00

  • 1 lb
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Gresham Historical Society Throw

Throw blanket with nine panels depicting historical buildings and scenes from Gresham.  Available in red and blue.

$25.00

  • 8 lb
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Gresham Architecture Handbook

1990

Text and Photographs by Bill Savage

Drawings by Marjorie Wintermute

Handbook describing styles of architecture found in Gresham, featuring photographs and drawings of architectural details.  Each page contains space for the reader to write or draw observations.  Functions as a self-guided tour of Downtown Gresham and vicinity.

$3.00

  • 0.5 lb
  • Available
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Remembering Our Childhood: A Pictorial History of Gresham, Oregon (used, out of print)

1984

Compiled by Gresham Pioneers

Edited by Vera Peters

A brief social history of Gresham beginning with the first pioneers and ending at 1940; consists mostly of photographs with short captions.  Gently used.

$9.95

$5.00

  • 0.5 lb
  • Available
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Gresham...The Friendly City (used, out of print)

1967

By Howard Archer

Published for the Gresham Historical Society

This small volume is an abbreviated history of Gresham's pioneer days, also containing an occasional description of Gresham as it was when the book was written.  Some black and white photographs.

$7.00

  • 2 lb
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Courageous People (used, out of print)

1972

By Mary Powell Mallett

Written by the granddaughter of J.P. Powell, a pioneer of 1852, this book is a somewhat fanciful retelling of Powell's journey across the Oregon Trail and the family's experience as homesteaders in Powell's Valley.  It also contains chapters on other notable pioneer families of Gresham.

Signed by the author.

$10.00

  • 3 lb
  • Available
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Gresham Pioneer Museum Commemorative Plate

Produced in 1997, these plates show the Gresham History Museum during its early years, when it was known as the Gresham Pioneer Museum.  

$12.00

  • 5 lb
  • Ships within 1-3 days

Our Gift Shop is located inside the Gresham History Museum at 410 N Main Avenue.  It includes a number of items not included in our online store, such as antiques, art, and postcards.