Housing Authority, circa 1918

This image is from a Housing Authority photographic collection and is an example of housing conditions, circa 1918.  The caption on the front of the image states, “House in foreground occupied by six families. Yard closets in rear used with families in three other buildings. Portland needs a law requiring better toilet facilities than this.”

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2012-003.32

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2012-003.32

 

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Girls Playing on a Jungle Gym, circa 1944

Girls playing on a jungle gym, circa 1944. This image comes from a collection of Housing Authority images. The location is presumed to be in the University Park or Columbia Villa area.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2001-025.732

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2001-025.732

 

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SE Belmont Street, 1941

SE Belmont Street near SE 33rd Avenue looking east, February 18, 1941.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2009-009.551

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2009-009.551

 

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David Campbell Fireboat, 1927

Plans for the David Campbell Fireboat, 1927. The David Campbell was one of three identical fireboats built using this plan and they patrolled the Willamette River during the middle part of the 20th Century. The Campbell was based in Albina, the Mike Laudenklos was stationed near the east end of the Hawthorne Bridge, and the Karl Gunster was stationed in St Johns.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon: Plan for David Campbell Fireboat, A2001-010, 1927

City of Portland Archives, Oregon: Plan for David Campbell Fireboat, A2001-010, 1927

 

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