Northwest Portland, circa 1938

Aerial of industrial area in Northwest Portland, near the St. Johns Bridge, circa 1938.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2010-001.150

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2010-001.150

 

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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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Jefferson Street, 1947

Aerial of SW Jefferson Street between SW 16th Avenue and SW 18th Avenue. This image was taken September 13, 1947, before the traffic circle at SW 18th Avenue was added.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2005-001.354

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2005-001.354

 

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Lents Neighborhood, 1948

Aerial view in the Lents Neighborhood looking north from Foster Road. To the left of the image is the old Lents School, located on the corner of SE 92nd Avenue and SE Harold Street. In the upper left is Lents Park, 1948.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2001-045.429

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2001-045.429

 

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Parks & Rec Programs, circa 1949

A women’s softball game, circa 1949. This photo was used to publicize the Parks & Rec programs. The text on the back of the photograph states, “The girls have their softball teams as well as the boys and their games are as interesting as any listed with the softball association or any playing in the city-wide park bureau sponsored tournaments. Here Betty Turner is at bat. Let’s see, is that a south paw?”

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2001-045.553

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2001-045.553

 

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