Pier Park Pool, 1941

Pier Park pool, June 25, 1941. The back of the image states, “These bathing beauties of the St. Johns district were among the hundreds of persons who jammed Pier park pool Monday afternoon when most of the city tanks were closed for cleaning and refilling.”

 

Bathing beauties at Pier Park pool, June 25, 1941: A2001-045.666

Bathing beauties at Pier Park pool, June 25, 1941: A2001-045.666

 

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Microfilm Program, 1955

Mayor Fred L. Peterson micro-photographing the first document in the City’s microfilm program, February 23, 1955. The other men L-R are Commissioner William A. Bowes, Head of the Portland Civil Defense program; Captain Jack Lowe; Mayor Peterson; and, Auditor Will Gibson. The microfilm program was considered an integral component of Portland’s CD program.

 

Mayor Fred L. Peterson micro-photographing the first document in the City's microfilm program, 1955: A2011-004.167

Mayor Fred L. Peterson micro-photographing the first document in the City’s microfilm program, 1955: A2011-004.167

 

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Fire Station 18, circa 1925

Bungalow Fire Station 18, located at 2200 NE 24th Ave, circa 1925. Bungalow stations were designed to blend into neighborhoods; the fire engine was parked behind the windows and planter boxes on the right side of the image. This style station was designed by our own Battalion Chief (later Fire Chief) Lee Holden.

 

Bungalow Fire-Station, circa 1925: A2004-002.68

Bungalow Fire-Station, circa 1925: A2004-002.68

 

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Longshore Strikers, 1934

Longshore strikers on the railroad tracks near Pier Park and N Columbia Boulevard, 1934.

 

Longshore strikers on railroad tracks near Pier Park and N Columbia Boulevard, 1934: A2004-002.9377

Longshore strikers on railroad tracks near Pier Park and N Columbia Boulevard, 1934: A2004-002.9377

 

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