Archive for the ‘1930s’ Category

SE 48th Avenue, 1932

October 22, 2014

These men are digging trenches for sewer repairs on SE 48th Avenue, between Sherman and Lincoln streets. The photo, taken in 1932, is facing north towards Lincoln.

 

SE 48th between Sherman and Lincoln, April 15, 1932 : A2000-025.248

SE 48th between Sherman and Lincoln, April 15, 1932 : A2000-025.248

 

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Laurelhurst Park, 1935

October 21, 2014

Depression-era work relief employees raking leaves as a part of the Laurelhurst Park Cleanup on November 26, 1935. For more information on the park, click here.

 

Laurelhurst Park Cleanup, Nov. 6, 1935 : A2000-025.1121

Laurelhurst Park Cleanup, Nov. 6, 1935 : A2000-025.1121

 

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P&G Pure Food Store, circa 1930

October 17, 2014

According to the 1930 Polk Directory, P&G Pure Food Store was located at 26 Shaver Street, which became 1324 N Shaver Street after the street renumbering in 1933.

 

 Interior of D&G Food Store  at 1324 N Shaver, circa 1930 : A2008-001.28

Interior of P&G Food Store at 1324 N Shaver, circa 1930 : A2008-001.28

 

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E Burnside Street, circa 1934

October 16, 2014

Looking east on E Burnside Street from SE 22nd Avenue, circa 1934. Some of the houses in this image are still standing today.

 

E Burnside St. and 22nd Ave. looking east, circa 1934 : A2009-009.699

E Burnside St. and 22nd Ave. looking east, circa 1934 : A2009-009.699

 

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R.W. Peterson Grocery, circa 1931

October 10, 2014

R.W. Peterson Grocery was located at 809 Montana Avenue. After the street renumbering it became 3839 N Montana Avenue. On the right side on the image, you can see the company truck, and there is a large Davidson’s Prized Bread advertisement on the side of the building. The date is circa 1931.

 

Exterior view of R.W. Peterson Grocery at 3839 N Montana Ave., circa 1931 : A2008-001.22

Exterior view of R.W. Peterson Grocery at 3839 N Montana Ave., circa 1931 : A2008-001.22

 

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MacMarr Store, circa 1931

October 9, 2014

Yesterday’s post featured a MacMarr Store, so we thought we’d show you another one that was located on the corner of NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (Union Ave. at the time) and Shaver St. This building is still standing today.

 

Exterior view of MacMarr Stores  at 3979 NE Martin Luther King Blvd, circa 1931 : A2008-001.50

Exterior view of MacMarr Stores at 3979 NE Martin Luther King Blvd, circa 1931 : A2008-001.50

 

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N Lombard Street, circa 1932

October 2, 2014

The J.M. Duaim Shoe Shop was located at 3412 N Lombard Street. Next door, at 3414, is the Walnut Park Lumber and Coal Co. A sign in Duaim’s window states “we use leather from contented cows only.”

 

Exterior view of J.M. Duwain Shoe Shop   3412 N Lombard, circa 1932 : A2008-001.18

Exterior view of J.M. Duwain Shoe Shop 3412 N Lombard, circa 1932 : A2008-001.18


 

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