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IT’S THAT TIME TO SHINE UP WITH SHINOLA!

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FROM THE PDX RETRO BLOG ~

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WHAT IS IN A NAME?

The name "Lynch School" dates back to 1900 when a one room school (above)
was built on land at S.E.162nd Avenue and Division Street. The acre of ground,
located in Multnomah County, Oregon had been donated by Patrick and Catherine
Lynch on March 13, 1900. The small School started with fifteen to twenty students
and increased in number until in 1914 there were about fifty students. There was
no running water or electricity in the building until at least 1924 or 1925. The site is
now the location of a Burgerville Restaurant on the N.E. corner along with other businesses.

An added note, the Lynch farm original property consisted of 160.3 acres granted
to Patrick and Catherine Lynch on August 1, 1874, under the Homestead Act
passed by Congress in 1862. The original deed granted the land to the Lynch
family and was signed by Ulysses S. Grant, then President of the United States.

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History and pictures from a reprint of the booklet produced by
the Civic Leadership Class of 1964.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

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Founded on this day in 1802.

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On July 4, 1939, Yankees fans were given their chance to say
farewell to Lou Gehrig.

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John Calvin Coolidge Jr. (July 4, 1872 – January 5, 1933)

Calvin Coolidge was the 30th president of the United States who was
mostly remembered for being a man of few words, which earn him the
nickname Silent Cal. He was a farmer, school teacher, and local store
clerk. Coolidge achieved national recognition for his handling of the
Boston Police Strike of 1919. He held a record number of presidential
press conferences for the time, totaling 520.

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SINGLE RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1963

"Be True to Your School" is a song written by Brian Wilson and
Mike Love for American rock band the Beach Boys, released as
the third track of their album Little Deuce Coupe.

The song features the melody of the University of Wisconsin‘s
fight song, "On Wisconsin", although it’s a tribute to Hawthorne
High
School, which the Wilson brothers attended. Hawthorne
High School’s fight song uses the same melody as "On
Wisconsin".

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