Archive for November 2nd, 2012

EAST PORTLAND IN THE EARLY 1900s

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A pay-as-you enter streetcar on the East Ankeny line

From the sales brochure “Laurelhurst and Its Park”, comes this photo taken at the
intersection of NE Laddington Court (formerly East 38th St.) and NE Glisan Street.

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laurelhusrst park postcard
(1938-1945)

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TODAY IN HISTORY ~

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The Spruce Goose today at the Aviation Museum in McMinnville, Oregon


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Charles Lincoln Van Doren turned 86 in February.Today, both 
both Van Doren and his wife, Gerry, are adjunct professors 
English at the University of Connecticut, Torrington branch. 

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