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The Capital Journal Archive 

  • Salem, Oregon
  • 18881980

About

The Salem Capital Journal was defined by moxie and determination. Making its debut on March 1, 1888 as the Evening Capital Journal at a time when Oregon’s capital already had several newspapers, it would outlast all its competitors. Will H. Parry, founder and manager, declared the Journal “the people’s paper.” He also boasted it was the cheapest, priced at one cent an issue. The Capital Journal came out daily, except for Sundays, and was forward about its Republican leanings.

Archive Info

  • 518,947
  • Salem, Oregon
  • 18881980

Paper History

  • Evening capital journal
  • The Daily journal
  • Capital journal
  • Daily capital journal

Source Information

The Capital Journal, 1888–1980 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: August 26, 2022

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Marriage of Kent / Janzen

Marriage of Kent / Janzen

The Capital Journal
Salem, Oregon
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Obituary for J. L. Johnson Jj

Obituary for J. L. Johnson Jj

The Capital Journal
Salem, Oregon
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Obituary for Elizabeth Sims

Obituary for Elizabeth Sims

The Capital Journal
Salem, Oregon
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Obituary for Emma Jane Bnllrnherk Woodhurn
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The Capital Journal
Salem, Oregon
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Charles Grant

Charles Grant

The Capital Journal
Salem, Oregon
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Archive Info

  • 518,947
  • Salem, Oregon
  • 18881980

Paper History

  • Evening capital journal
  • The Daily journal
  • Capital journal
  • Daily capital journal

Source Information

The Capital Journal, 1888–1980 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2024. Last updated: August 26, 2022