County Parade Float, circa 1940

Oregon is home to many archives, most rich with collections documenting Oregon’s history. In order to highlight some of these collections containing Portland-area images, Vintage Portland has invited photo submissions from other archives within the region. Today’s photo and text is provided by the Multnomah County Archives.

The County’s Rose Festival float and the sheriff’s deputy escort. The photo is from the records of the County Sheriff, circa 1940.

County Parade Float, circa 1940

County Parade Float, circa 1940

 

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NE Union Avenue, 1929

A number man at NE Union Avenue (Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard) between E Burnside Street and NE Couch Street, looking northwest, 1929.

 

 NE Union Ave. [MLK Blvd] between E Burnside St. and NE Couch St. looking northwest, 1929: A2009-009.1766

NE Union Ave. [MLK Blvd] between E Burnside St. and NE Couch St. looking northwest, 1929: A2009-009.1766

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N Lombard Street, 1945

Intersection of N Lombard Street and N Portsmouth Avenue looking northeast, March 31, 1945.

 

N Lombard Street and N Portsmouth Avenue looking northeast, March 31, 1945: A2005-001.377

N Lombard Street and N Portsmouth Avenue looking northeast, March 31, 1945: A2005-001.377

 

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