“Beautification Week” Campaign, 1929

Firefighters showing off toys in front of a fire station, 1929. The man in uniform in the front row is Captain Edward Boatright, the founder of Portland Fire & Rescue’s Toy and Joy Makers program. The photo was taken as a part of the “Beautification Week” campaign.


City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2009-009.1489.


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