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This six minute movie combines four shorter clips. The first starts at 0:14 and dates from 1975. It is in color and contains Sheriff Lee Brown delivering a public service announcement about citizen help in preventing crime. The second starts at 1:23 and dates from 1976. It is in color and contains Sheriff Ed Martin delivering a public service announcement almost identical to Brown’s. The third starts at 2:08 and dates from 1949. It is in color and includes the swearing in of Sheriff Terry Schrunk and some brief remarks of Schrunk relating to officer morale. The fourth starts at 5:20 and dates from 1933. It is in black and white and includes Sheriff Martin Pratt remarks at his swearing in.
Public service announcements (Motion pictures)
This movie, titled Yesterdays, was co-produced by the Sheriff’s Office and the Oregon Historical Society in 1982 by Jerry Baumgarner (MCSO) and Michelle Kribs (OHS). It is a little over 25 minutes long and is in both color and in black and white. It presents information from the 1930’s through the 1980’s about the history of some parts of MCSO operations. Segments include Poor Farm operations, the construction of Rocky Butte Jail in 1939-1944, Larch Mountain Road construction, the creation of the anti-protest Emergency Squad in 1963, the River Patrol, a 1966 plane crash search and rescue, and the motorcycle division and trick team.
The sixth volume of the Multnomah County Poor Farm's register of residents admitted to the Poor Farm or the Multnomah County Hospital. Records may include the resident's name, age, place of birth, disease, occupation, religion, domestic relations, address of relatives or friends, length of time in Oregon, former residence, date of admission, date and cause of discharge (if applicable), and date of death and disposition of remains (if applicable). Pages 760-763 and 856-857 are blank.