Archive for May 5th, 2012

AN ACCESSORY IN THE 1960 PLYMOUTH

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plymouth 1960 1

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PORTLAND POSTCARD FROM 1910

OREGON-YACHT-CLUB
Oregon Yacht Club “The Oaks”

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HOLIDAY TODAY!

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cinco main

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LANDMARK DEDICATED ON THIS DAY IN 1918

vista house
The nation’s first publicly owned rest area.

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Picture postcard of Vista House before it was opened to the public

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Construction of the Vista House atop Crown Point in Oregon began on December 29, 1916. It was built as a rest stop observatory for travelers
on the old Columbia River Gorge Highway and as a memorial honoring
Oregon’s pioneers who made their way down the Columbia River.

crown-point postcard

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ONE OF THE LAST IDOLS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1914

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   Tyrone Edmund Power, Jr.
(May 5, 1914 – November 15, 1958)

Tyrone Power, sometimes known as Ty Power, was a film and stage
actor who appeared in many films from the 1930s to the 1950s, often
in
swashbuckler roles or romantic leads such as in The Mark of Zorro
(1940), Blood and Sand (1941), Prince of Foxes (1949), and The
Black
Rose (1950). Power died of a heart attack at the age of 44.

Captain_from_Castile_FilmPoster
1947

Blood_and_sand_poster
1941

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