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Series provides visual documentation of a variety of Road Services projects. The primary focus is on road projects between about 1960 and 1970, but there are also photographs of the construction of Canyon Road (1926-1930), Vanport (1948), Road Dept. parade floats (1945-1960), sewers and treatment plants, and other peripheral projects. Most of the photographs are black and white prints ranging from 3x5 to 8x10, but there are also some color prints and color and black and white negatives. In addition to photographs, this series includes VHS, VHSC tapes, CDRs, slides and one microfilm reel of road and sewer projects, 1970s-1990s.

9/17/21, 3:59 PM

Multnomah County parade float (possibly Roads Department) that appeared in the Rose Festival. Also pictured are uniformed Multnomah County Sheriff's deputies on motorcycles.

1/1/40, 12:00 AM

The Multnomah County (possibly Roads Department) parade float in the Rose Festival, escorted by County Sheriff's deputies on motorcycles.

1/1/40, 12:00 AM

This photograph appeared on page 11 of the report Ten Years: Chronicles of the Book Truck, 1924-1934, with the caption "From Pioneer Settlement." The image shows six adults and two youngsters standing at the rear of the book truck. The smaller child is wearing a bonnet and holding a book with both hands.

1/1/30, 12:00 AM

This photograph appeared on page 20 at the end of the Ten Years: Chronicles of the Book Truck, 1924-1934 report. The image shows a wicker basket containing several books resting atop a fence post. No caption accompanies the photograph.

1/1/30, 12:00 AM

This photograph appeared on page 18 of the report Ten Years: Chronicles of the Book Truck, 1924-1934, with the caption "Ultra fashionable Angora woolers." In the image, a woman in a cloche hat sits on the stairs that are used to enter the book truck. She has two Angora rabbits in her lap.

1/1/30, 12:00 AM

This photograph appeared on page 18 of the report Ten Years: Chronicles of the Book Truck, 1924-1934, with the caption "Tommy the Turk protests." In the image, a turkey appears to be strutting next to the book truck. The bird's tail feathers are fanned out and perpendicular to the ground and its back feathers are puffed out.

1/1/30, 12:00 AM

This photograph appeared on page 12 of the report Ten Years: Chronicles of the Book Truck, 1924-1934, with the caption "Books help when business is dull." In the image, a youngster holds several books and sits next to a wooden wheelbarrow on which an assortment of objects, including a Hershey's tin, rests. A handwritten sign next to the makeshift table reads "Flour (sic) shop."

1/1/26, 12:00 AM

This photograph appeared on page 1 of the report Ten Years: Chronicles of the Book Truck, 1924-1934, with the caption "Books to farmers." The image shows the book truck on a road next to a cliff down which a waterfall cascades.

1/1/30, 12:00 AM

This photograph appeared on page 12 of the report Ten Years: Chronicles of the Book Truck, 1924-1934, with the caption '"Where's the little hoss book?" (Prancing Pony).' The image shows a youth sitting on the floor of (presumably) the book truck. The youngster has a book in their lap and is smiling and looking up and to the right of the photographer.

1/1/30, 12:00 AM

This photograph appeared on page 13 of the report Ten Years: Chronicles of the Book Truck, 1924-1934, with the caption "Sidney tramps a block through mud holes to get "Porridge Poetry" and a baby book for her mother." In the image, a youngster in a coat and beret stands on the back steps of the book truck holding several books.

1/1/30, 12:00 AM

This photograph appeared on page 15 of the report Ten Years: Chronicles of the Book Truck, 1924-1934, with the caption "A good idea." The image shows an adult either removing a book from or placing it into a box that is affixed to the side of a mailbox post under the mailbox itself. The book box has a cover on the side that rotates to allow access to the books and protection from the elements.

1/1/30, 12:00 AM

This photograph appeared on page 16 of the report Ten Years: Chronicles of the Book Truck, 1924-1934, with the caption "Books are wrapped in bad weather." The image shows an adult in the driver's seat of a vehicle reaching for four books that are in a raised wooden box on the side of the road.

1/1/30, 12:00 AM

This photograph appeared on page 16 of the report Ten Years: Chronicles of the Book Truck, 1924-1934, with the caption "Especially good on rainy days" in reference to the previously picture, which was captioned "Books are wrapped in bad weather." The image shows the back of the book truck on a dirt road. There is a mailbox in the foreground. A cylindrical metal bin with a cover rests next to the mailbox. The letters "Sa" are visible on the bin.

1/1/34, 12:00 AM

This photograph appeared on page 17 of the report Ten Years: Chronicles of the Book Truck, 1924-1934, with the caption "Valued as milch or hair I cannot say (1 day old)." The image shows a kid goat standing in the doorway to the book truck.

1/1/30, 12:00 AM

This is one of three promotional posters created for the Metropolitan Human Rights Commission, a collaboration between the City of Portland and Multnomah County. This poster features an image of and quotes attributed to Abigail Scott Duniway, a leading figure in the women's suffrage movement in the early 19th century.

1/1/94, 12:00 AM

Color drawing of boardwalk path next to river.

12/1/20, 1:45 AM

Set of color drawings of proposed development on Columbia River. Images are of trail systems signage, walking paths, site plan, boat launch, and structures.

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