Historic Photos of Portland

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Historic Photos of Portland captures the past through photographs from the city's finest archives. From the Civil War period, to the turn of the century, to the building of a modern metropolis, Historic Photos of Portland follows life, government, education, and events from Portland's history. This book captures unique and rare scenes through the original lens of about 200 historic photographs. Published in striking black and white photography, these images communicate historic events and every day life of two ...

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Overview

Historic Photos of Portland captures the past through photographs from the city's finest archives. From the Civil War period, to the turn of the century, to the building of a modern metropolis, Historic Photos of Portland follows life, government, education, and events from Portland's history. This book captures unique and rare scenes through the original lens of about 200 historic photographs. Published in striking black and white photography, these images communicate historic events and every day life of two centuries of people building a unique and prosperous city.

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Oregonian
Historic Photos of Portland' follows life, government, education and events through Portland's history and captures rare scenes through the original lens of hundreds of historic...striking black and white images.
Mike netnija.com
. . . it's a really nifty book. I've been craving information about the history of Portland recently and this satisfies a good chunk of that . . . the pictures are a great taste and are easy to quickly show off to friends and family. It's a great book and will have a heartfelt home on our coffee table!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596523043
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 11/10/2006
  • Series: Historic Photos Series
  • Pages: 206
  • Sales rank: 812,474
  • Product dimensions: 10.24 (w) x 10.28 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Meet the Author

Donald R. Nelson is a local writer and researcher specializing in Portland history. Published works have appeared in various Portland area publications. He is the author of Progressive Portland: On The Move, which was published in 2004. His family includes his wife, Patty, two children, their spouses, and two grandchildren.
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