Portland Hotel, 1904

The Portland Hotel, 1904. This image comes from the souvenir book Oregon Scenery: Views of Portland and Glimpses of Oregon Scenery.

 

City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2004-002.171.

 

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Downtown, 1915

A bird’s eye view of SW 5th Avenue and the surrounding area, including the Portland Hotel and Pioneer Courthouse. This image comes from the souvenir picture book, Portland, Oregon, the Rose City, 1915. The book dubs this image “The Heart of the City.”

 

City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2004-002.1437.

 

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Rose Festival, 1920

Activities at the Rose Festival, June 23, 1920. The caption on the back of this image states, “A few of the girls giving dumbbell exercises in front of grand stand for Shriner’s benefit. Given just prior to the floral parade.” Are any of you familiar with this exercise?

 

Activities during the Rose Festival parade, between the Portland Hotel and the Northwestern Bank, June 23, 1920: A2004-002.1386

Activities during the Rose Festival parade, between the Portland Hotel and the Northwestern Bank, June 23, 1920: A2004-002.1386

 

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