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SOUTHWEST BROADWAY & MORRISON IN 1952

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GOOD STUFFIN’ FOR ANY STOCKIN’

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                            Look Magazine ad – 1952

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‘’WHERE THE SOUND IS BETTER’’

Oriental theatre initia[ contruction 1927

The Oriental Theatre shortly after construction in 1927.
Interior of the theatre pictured below. The Oriental was
located at S.E. Grand & Morrison Street in Portland. It 
was demolished in 1970.

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oriental theater intrior

oriental seats 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

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HEART TRANSPLANT ON THIS DATE IN 1967

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Dr. Christian Barnard, along with a team of Cardiac
Surgeons,  performed the world’s first successful
human heart transplant in Cape Town, South Africa. 
The patient, Louis Washkansky, a 54-year-old grocer
survived for 18 days after the operation and died of
Pneumonia.

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             The transplant operation in progress.

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HOPE TO GIVE THE BEST

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