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  • View of bridge near Lewis and Clark exposition grounds circa 1905 (A2004-002.797)


  • Washington Park Bear Pit circa 1935 (A2004-002.857)


  • Streetcar with Traffic Safety Sign along Alberta Line on March 25, 1944 (A2009-009.4152)


  • Rose Court float with Rosarians in Rose Festival parade in June 1948 (A2004-002.7151)


  • Interior City Shops at SE 12th and Powell circa 1942 (A2009-009.3556)


  • Helen Bernhard Cakes at 1725 NE Broadway circa 1932 (A2009-009.3312)


  • Exterior view of H.H. Romine Sheet Metal Works at 5927 NE Glisan and 60th in 1931 (A2008.001.37)


  • Employees Loading Files into Elevator in Auditor's Office on August 9, 1940 (A2009-009.420)


  • Children's performance at Powell Park on August 22,1935 (A2009-009.1239)


  • Bridge Repair on SE 21st and Nehalem from April 10, 1931 (A2009-009.2780)


  • Aerial view of downtown Portland looking towards Mt Hood, with Civic Stadium in foreground circa 1965 (A2001-007.479)


  • Aerial of intersection at 12th, Burnside and Sandy in 1958 (A2005-001.131)


  • Davidson Panorama Central and East Portland in 1883 (A2004-002.3564)


  • Aerial view of Downtown and Harbor Dr on September 12, 1974


  • Commissioner Jordan swearing in ceremony on March 13, 1974


  • Aerial of Fremont Bridge construction on February 6, 1973


  • Terry Schrunk, Lloyd Anderson, Connie McCready, Frank Ivancie & Robert Hyle with Water Bureau report on October 5, 1972


  • Fred G. Meyer and another man at the Sunshine Div warehouse in 1964 (A2002-009)


  • Jay W. Stevens Disaster Service Unit rededicated as the Emergency Car in front of City Hall in 1953


  • Greeting Rosy the Elephant at City Hall in 1953 (A2005-005.1236.9)


  • Conduit 1 work crew circa 1893


  • Main break city repair crew at 70th & Prescott on May 29, 1962


  • Kelly Butte Civil Defense command room in 1960


  • Guilds Lake housing clean up week circa 1944 (A2001-025.227)


  • NW Lovejoy Ramp looking east toward Broadway Bridge in 1938 (A2005-001.388)


  • 1938 Aerial view of downtown Portland and the eastside from south of the Hawthorne Bridge


  • Completed road construction on SE Hawthorne & SE 50th from November 6, 1936 (A2000-025)


  • Sellwood Park pool on August 21, 1935 (A2000-025)


  • Road construction on SE Martin Luther King [Union] & SE Washington in 1931 (A2000-025)


  • Crew organization at Stanton Yard in 1931 (A2000-025)


  • Crew organization at Stanton Yard in 1931 (A2000-025)


  • Mayor Baker in 1930 at City Hall (A2000-003.83)


  • Looking East at SW Front between Ankeny & Ash in 1929 (A2009-009.2495)


  • Lents VFD women's hose team in 1913 (A2001-083)


  • Willamette River Conduit Crossing with barges and pipe assembly in 1910


  • Fireboat George Williams circa 1910 (A2001-083)


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Archives & Records Management Division



The Archives and Records Management Division operates the City of Portland Archives and Records Center, making city administrative and historical records accessible to the public and City employees for research and inspection in accordance with Oregon’s public records laws. The division sets record retention and preservation policies and guidelines, administers the City's electronic records management system, serves as the City expert on records issues, and provides services to help City employees manage their electronic and physical records.



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