Oregon Archives Crawl

October 15, 2014

Just a reminder, the Oregon Archives Crawl is happening this weekend! Join us between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., in celebration of Oregon Archives Month.

 

We didn’t want to leave you without a photo. Remember to bring a friend!

 

People eating cake at Carruther's retirement party, 1957 : A2005-005.1355.1

People eating cake at Carruther’s retirement party, 1957 : A2005-005.1355.1

Sheldon’s Service Station, 1927

October 14, 2014

Sheldon’s Service Station was located on the corner of SE Clay and 12th Avenue. This photograph was taken looking east towards SE Ladd Avenue, 1927.

 

Sheldon's Service Station, 1927 : A2009-009.444

Sheldon’s Service Station, 1927 : A2009-009.444

 

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Portland Waterfront, circa 1918

October 13, 2014

Over the years, the Portland waterfront has transformed many times. Here is what the waterfront looked like circa 1918. This view is looking west, towards downtown Portland.

 

Portland waterfront and downtown looking west, circa 1918 : A2004-002.570

Portland waterfront and downtown looking west, circa 1918 : A2004-002.570

 

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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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NE Broadway and 28th Avenue, 1929

October 8, 2014

This building, still standing on the corner of NE Broadway and 28th Avenue, housed several business, including Fernwood Pharmacy, one of the MacMarr Stores, Gaston Meats, and S & S Garage.

 

NE Broadway, 1929 : A2009-009.3425

NE Broadway, 1929 : A2009-009.3425

 

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W Burnside Street, 1913

October 7, 2014

This is a view of West Burnside St. looking east from 3rd Ave. taken on October 18, 1913. There are several signs and advertisements that are visible in this photograph, including Clark’s, All Nations Saloon, and a U.S. Army Recruiting Station window sign. Notice the mounted police officer and the old Burnside Bridge in the background.

 

West Burnside looking east from 3rd Ave, Oct. 18, 1913 : A2009-009.77

West Burnside looking east from 3rd Ave, Oct. 18, 1913 : A2009-009.77

 

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