N Lombard Street, 1945

Intersection of N Lombard Street and N Portsmouth Avenue looking northeast, March 31, 1945.

 

N Lombard Street and N Portsmouth Avenue looking northeast, March 31, 1945: A2005-001.377

N Lombard Street and N Portsmouth Avenue looking northeast, March 31, 1945: A2005-001.377

 

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Vanport, 1948

Oregon is home to many archives, most rich with collections documenting Oregon’s history. In order to highlight some of these collections containing Portland-area images, Vintage Portland has invited photo submissions from other archives within the region. Today’s photo and text is provided by the Multnomah County Archives.

Scenes from Vanport after the flood of 1948 from the records of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office.
Vaport, 1948
Vanport, 1948

 

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Vanport, 1946

Children gathered around a maypole playground structure posing for a photo to publicize the efforts of Vanport citizens to raise funds for a summer recreation program, May 22, 1946.

 

Vanport children gathered around maypole playground structure, May 22, 1946: A2001-025.723

Vanport children gathered around maypole playground structure, May 22, 1946: A2001-025.723

 

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