Archive for August 6th, 2012

PART OF PORTLAND UNDER CONSTRUCTION

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Terwilliger Parkway, 1911

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FREE INSIDE EVERY BOX!

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This 1950’s cereal premium was powered by ordinary baking soda

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BOMBING OF HIROSHIMA ON THIS DAY IN 1945

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The Enola Gay, a Boeing B-29 Super Fortress bomber

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Pilot Paul Tibbets waives from Enola Gay’s cockpit  before
taking off for the bombing mission   

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The atomic bomb mushroom cloud over Hiroshima

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COMEDIAN BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1911

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        Lucille Désirée Ball (August 6, 1911 – April 26, 1989)

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