Washington Park Zoo, 1961

Penguin exhibit at the Washington Park Zoo, 1961. The Zoo was run by the City of Portland until Metro took over operations in 1976.

 

City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2001-030.3725.

City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2001-030.3725.

 

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Washington Park Zoo, circa 1966

Children standing by an alligator head garbage can at the Washington Park Zoo, circa 1966.

 

City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2001-030.3765.

City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2001-030.3765.

 

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Couch Park, 1972

The John Brown House in Couch Park, 1972. This house was initially saved from the wrecking ball and located in the park. It was demolished in 1973 after efforts to raise sufficient funds for restoration failed.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, John Brown House in Couch Park, A2012-005, 1972.

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, John Brown House in Couch Park, A2012-005, 1972.

 

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Charles Paul Keyser’s House, circa 1920

Charles Paul Keyser’s house, located at SE 39th Avenue and SE Yamhill Street, circa 1920. Keyser was the Portland Parks Superintendent 1917-1950.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2001-030.3808

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2001-030.3808

 

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