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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Portland and Vicinity, 1912

American Map and Reproducing Company’s Map of Portland and Vicinity from 1912. The map shows neighborhood/addition names, railroads, street car lines, parks and meadows, rivers, creeks, lakes, and city limits.

 

City of Portland Archives, Map of Portland and Vicinity, A2011-007, 1912

City of Portland Archives, Map of Portland and Vicinity, A2011-007, 1912

 

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Gem Hotel, circa 1918

The Gem Hotel was located on SW 1st Avenue between SW Sheridan Street and Arthur Street, circa 1918. This comes from a collection of Housing Authority images depicting housing conditions.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2012-003.28

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2012-003.28

 

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