Stanton Yard, 1931

Organization of Depression era crews at Stanton Yard in North Portland, April 10, 1931. The City of Portland Department of Public Works engaged in many public employment programs during the Great Depression designed to help ease local area unemployment.

 

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2000-025.125

City of Portland Archives, Oregon, A2000-025.125

 

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Stanton Yard, 1931

This image documents the organization of Depression era public works crews at Stanton Yard. The City of Portland oversaw programs that spent local, state, and federal money to put large numbers of unemployed residents to work. Projects were as far flung as the Wilson River and Wolf Creek Highways. This image was taken April 10, 1931.

 

Organization of crews at Stanton Yard in North Portland, 1931 : A2000-025.117

Organization of crews at Stanton Yard in North Portland, 1931 : A2000-025.117

 

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