NE 39th Avenue, circa 1939

NE 39th Avenue and NE Sandy Boulevard, looking northeast towards the Hollywood Theater, circa 1939.

 

NE 39th Avenue and NE Sandy Boulevard, circa 1939: A2009-009.13

NE 39th Avenue and NE Sandy Boulevard, circa 1939: A2009-009.13

 

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NE 116th Avenue, 1950

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.

This photograph is at NE 116th Avenue and NE Shaver Street from January 1950. This was the third snowiest month in Portland on record with nearly 33 inches of snow.

 

NE 116th Avenue and NE Shaver Street, 1950: Multnomah County Archives

NE 116th Avenue and NE Shaver Street, 1950: Multnomah County Archives

 

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Union Avenue, 1929

A number man is standing outside the Union Furniture Company. According to the 1929 Polk Directory, the store was located at 555 Union Avenue. After the street renumbering it became 2703 NE Union Avenue (Martin Luther King Blvd.).

 

2703 NE Union Avenue, 1929: A2009-009.1065

2703 NE Union Avenue, 1929: A2009-009.1065

 

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