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Records relating to the administration of the Multnomah County Poor Farm. The Poor Farm was originally located in the West Hills of Portland but was relocated to Troutdale, Oregon in 1911. In the late 1950s, the farming operation was discontinued and the facility operated as a nursing home under the name Edgefield Manor. 1868-1911: Hillside Farm, West Hills. 1911-1947: Multnomah County Poor Farm. 1947-late 1950s: Multnomah County Home and Farm. Late 1950s-1964: Edgefield Manor

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Series documents cancelled cards authorizing county residents to vote. Includes voter name, party, address, and date cancelled. Some cards also include demographic information and citizenship status.

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The Record of Elections volumes document candidates and ballot measures, and their corresponding results, for general and special elections, including local, state and federal elections. In some instances, voting results are specified by political party.

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Lists local precincts and their respective votes in favor of and against prohibition.

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Lists local precincts and their respective votes in favor of and against prohibition.

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List of candidates for State Representative for the 18th District. Includes candidates in the Prohibition Party, Socialist Party, Progressive Party, and Independent.

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Lists candidates for electors to serve in electoral college for 1920 presidential election. 

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The records of the County Coroner document the principal duties of the office from 1894 until the office was abolished in 1965. The records consist of investigation records, death reports, inquest case files, and indexes. This collection includes the following accessions: 2006-000176, 1998-373-02, and 2007-000747.

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Records relating to the administration of the Multnomah County Poor Farm. The Poor Farm was originally located in the West Hills of Portland but was relocated to Troutdale, Oregon in 1911. In the late 1950s, the farming operation was discontinued and the facility operated as a nursing home under the name Edgefield Manor. 1868-1911, Hillside Farm, West Hills 1911-1947, Multnomah County Poor Farm 1947-late 1950s, Multnomah County Home and Farm Late 1950s-1964, Edgefield Manor

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Records include name of deceased, age, sex, nativity, residence, date and place of death, date of inquest, case of death, verdict of jury, disposition of body, valuables found on body, and additional remarks if provided.

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Registers (Lists)

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This volume lists the farms registered and recorded in Multnomah County from 1900-1965. Entries are arranged alphabetically by the name of the farm owner. Each entry may include some or all of the following information: date of application, county number, name of owner, farm name, location (section, township, range), date of final registration, and post office address.

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