Microfilm Program, 1955

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.

 

Mayor Fred L. Peterson micro-photographing the first document in the City's microfilm program, 1955: A2011-004.167

Mayor Fred L. Peterson micro-photographing the first document in the City’s microfilm program, 1955: A2011-004.167

 

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3 thoughts on “Microfilm Program, 1955

  1. 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?

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