PORTLAND’S ‘’HOOVERVILLE’’ ~ 1936

shanty town portland 1936
A shanty town built by homeless people during the
Depression. It was named after President Herbert
Hoover who many blamed for the Depression.

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OSWALD SHOT ON THIS DATE IN 1963

jack ruby shooting Oswald 1
oswald being shot by jack ruby
Lee Harvey Oswald, accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy, was mortally
wounded by Jack Ruby as he was being led from the Dallas police station for transfer
to the county jail.

jack ruby 2 
Jack Ruby under arrest after the shooting of Oswald.

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