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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Lincoln High School, circa 1952

October 6, 2014

Lincoln High School under construction, circa 1952.

 

Lincoln High School under construction and surrounding area, circa 1952 : A2004-002.3945

Lincoln High School under construction and surrounding area, circa 1952 : A2004-002.3945

 

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Help us out!

October 3, 2014

We have a mystery photograph today. Can anyone help us identify this shop or where it was located? The date on the image is circa 1926.

 

Unidentified shop, circa 1926 : A2010-002.317

Unidentified shop, circa 1926 : A2010-002.317

 

FOUND: E Burnside and NE 20th Ave. looking north

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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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