Mayor Fred L. Peterson micro-photographing the first document in the City’s microfilm program, February 23, 1955. The other men L-R are Commissioner William A. Bowes, Head of the Portland Civil Defense program; Captain Jack Lowe; Mayor Peterson; and, Auditor Will Gibson. The microfilm program was considered an integral component of Portland’s CD program.
So we have all our documents on microfilm, in an underground vault, so they won’t be destroyed by an atomic bomb? Because, presumably we don’t have room for all the paper copies in said secure underground vault?
seem to really be short on interesting historic photos lately..
Look at all those chins and the reflections off those heads.