City Officials, 1949

Auditor Will Gibson swearing in Mayor Dorothy McCullough Lee and Commissioners William A. Bowes, Fred L. Peterson, and Ormond R. Bean, 1949.

 

City of Portland (OR) Archives, A2005-005.261.759.

 

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SW Broadway, 1948

Commissioner William A. Bowes standing on SW Broadway below a Traffic Safety Commission sign, June 30, 1948.

 

Traffic engineering  Commissioner Bowes standing on SW Broadway below a Traffic Safety Commission sign reading C Sharp or B Flat, June 30, 1948: A2001-007.658

Traffic engineering Commissioner Bowes standing on SW Broadway below a Traffic Safety Commission sign reading C Sharp or B Flat, June 30, 1948: A2001-007.658

 

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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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Burlingame Bridge, circa 1948

Portland officials are removing the barricade and opening access to the Burlingame Bridge. Commissioners William A. Bowes and Ormond R. Bean, and City Engineers Ben Morrow and Louis Apperson were present for the event and pictured here. This image was taken circa 1948 looking south.

Terwilliger - Burlingame Bridge looking south, circa 1948: A2005-001.649

Terwilliger – Burlingame Bridge looking south, circa 1948: A2005-001.649

 

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