Image Use and Rights

Source information is found beneath each image. The majority of images used on the site come from the Portland Archives and Records Center. For images cited as PARC, there is no usage fee for the images but we do require appropriate citation information. Please refer the City of Portland Archives page for information on citation.

Images from other sources/archives may have different requirements for the usage of their images, including citation information and usage fees. Please contact the photo source before using any images that do not belong to the City of Portland.

For questions about citations email


Other sources include:

University of Oregon Libraries
Bud Holland
The Oregonian
National Archives

2 thoughts on “Image Use and Rights

  1. I love Portland, new and old, but I especially love seeing pictures (correctly identified as to place) of old Portland. I hope you would make known that all Multnomah County residents are eligible to see the wonderful exhibits at the Oregon Historical Society FREE. Obviously donations and memberships are more than welcome, but that does not preclude anyone from enjoying and learning from the fantastic displays. The Oregon Black Pioneers just hosted a segment of their history, primarily in Portland, of the 40’s and 50’s, which included the Vanport flood. Vintage Portland is a great view into the past and it is so much fun to spot places. You do a good job. Keep it up.

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