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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Barde Dock, 1927

October 20, 2014

In this photograph of the Barde Dock, you see a crane used during the construction of the Front Avenue sewer (this project brought us the Harbor Wall). This image is looking north. Several businesses, including the Zidell-Steinberg Company, Butzer’s Seed Store, and W. P. Fuller & Company, are visible in the background.

 

Front Ave Sewer Barde Dock showing the crane used in the construction, May 17, 1927 : A1999-004.245

Front Ave Sewer Barde Dock showing the crane used in the construction, May 17, 1927 : A1999-004.245

 

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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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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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