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A short promotional film starring Walt Disney created for National Library Week in 1959 with the theme "Wake Up and Read."

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This promotional film for the 2nd Annual National Library Week in 1959 stars Walt Disney.

Moving image

This series contains digitized versions of motion picture films created in the 1950s and 1960s. Due to copyright restrictions, two of the films can not be made available online. To learn more about these films, please contact Multnomah County Archives.

Promotional films

Correspondence, memoranda, and similar records which state or form the basis of policy, set important precedents, or record historic events related to the organization or operation of the division or of land use planning in Multnomah County. Includes letters sent and received, memoranda, notes, reports, studies, and other records. Significant subjects include the development of land use planning rules in Multnomah County, the Columbia River Gorge, the Willamette Greenway, permit review, land use, environmental issues, and similar subjects

Pictures

This movie was probably made by the Sheriff’s Office. It is not dated but appears to be from the 1950’s or 1960’s. It is about two minutes long and is silent. It shows the sheriff’s motorcycle stunt team practicing at what appears to be Delta Park. There is also a quick pan of the team members.

Motorcycle films

This movie was probably made by the Sheriff’s Office. It is black and white, silent, and about a minute and a half long. It is not dated but is probably from the 1950’s or early 1960’s. It shows the sheriff’s motorcycle stunt team performing for a crowd at Jantzen Beach. It includes a panorama of team members on their motorcycles, a few crowd shots, and team members performing stunts.

Motorcycle films

The seventh 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).

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