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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.

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

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

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Sketch of Multy wearing judicial robes. His left arm is holding a book. The scales of justice dangle from his right pointer finger. "SAMPLE - finished drawing single line uniform weight" is written beneath the sketch.

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Sketch of Multy as a lifeguard in swim trunks. The word "Lifeguard" is written next to him in a square that may represent a sign.

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Sketch in which Multy is pointing to a capital "M" on his shirt.

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Sketch of Multy next to a magnetic tape data storage unit

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Sketches of eight variations of Multy's facial features, most specifically the eye area. Multy's hair, mouth, and nose remain essentially the same for seven of the sketches. The last sketch reveals only Multy's head and hair without any facial features whatsoever.

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Sketch of Multy wearing a visor, holding a tax bill and a pencil.

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Sketch of Multy waving and pointing at the capital "M" on his shirt. Written next to him: "Hi I'm Multy; your friendly symbol of intelligent efficient etc. County government."

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Multy served for a short time as Multnomah County mascot in the mid to late 1960s. He was created in 1964 to represent Multnomah County in the "Know Your Multnomah County Government" handbook. He appears in the 1965 version of the handbook and the last installation that was published later that same decade.

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Sketch of Multy in a hard hat while operating a bulldozer.

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

Drawings

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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