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Portland Oregon USA 1925 stock footage and images

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Vice President Calvin Coolidge visits Minneapolis State Fair and breaks ground for the Roosevelt Memorial in Portland.

A pictorial depiction of episodes in the life of Calvin Coolidge as the Vice President of the United States of America. Vice President Coolidge visits Minneapolis State Fair. People gathered on the sides of a path. Officials accompany Coolidge. Coolidge on a center stage on which the U.S. flags are hoisted. He addresses the crowd. Coolidge breaks ground for the Roosevelt Memorial at Portland, Oregon, and turns the first spadeful of earth. Cannons are fired. Vice President Coolidge talks about Roosevelt's contributions. The U.S. flag and several men in the background.

Date: 1925
Duration: 1 min 37 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Development of the automobile helps bridge city and countryside; aerial view of Willamette River Westside Waterfront

Growth of suburban areas caused by development of the automobile and the public road system (1897-1927). A 1920's automobile departs the driveway of a home and is driven on a developed road leading toward a city. Next scene is a mid 1920's aerial view of the Westside Waterfront on the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon, flying in a northward direction. Buildings, roads, and port shipping operations are visible. A sign for Powers Furniture is seen further inland from the air. Near end of aerial view a large sign is visible on a warehouse for Preferred Stock Canned Goods by Allen & Lewis, and just north of it is seen a building of the Gillen-Cole Company, as the view continues looking north toward the Steel Bridge. Next scene is a car parked beside a home. A woman exits the car and enters the house. A working man bids farewell to his wife as she stands on a house door step. He gets in his car to leave for work. Workers and cars arriving outside a factory building.

Date: 1925
Duration: 1 min 14 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Great Depression era; westward migration; views of port area of the Columbia River and dust bowl dust storm in United States.

Trucks and cars on roads in America going west during the Great Depression. The vehicles are laden down with lots of gear and possessions as people migrate westward in search of work and better conditions during the Great Depression. One unusual view shows a car towing a covered wagon. Two men walking west on road with their baggage. Logging men or lumberjacks cutting a giant tree into logs of wood and floating the logs down a river to a sawmill. Two men working in the sawmill as the giant sawblade cuts the logs into lumber. Aerial view of little activity at the Portland Lumber Mills of Portland Oregon, as the Depression cut into business. Abandoned sawmills in disrepair. A man talking to a group of workers seeking jobs. Idle men who are unemployed on a street corner, standing in front of the Julian S Chybke Pharmacist and Chemist shop at the corner of East 13th Avenue and Spokane Avenue in Portland, Oregon. Unemployed men stand together looking dejected and talking. Views of dust storm underway during the Dust Bowl. Farm equipment covered in dust and dirt. A man crossing over dust dunes. A farmer looking at dust bowl devastation, and a woman with her child in a dust ravaged area.

Date: 1933
Duration: 1 min 39 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Michigan State Spartans defeats Oregon State Beavers by 17-14 in Portland, Oregon.

American footballs match between Michigan State Spartans and Oregon State Beavers in Portland, Oregon. Michigan State defeats Oregon State by 17-14. An appeal to vote.

Date: 1952, October 6
Duration: 1 min 15 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Harry Matthews defeats Baby Dutch Culbertson in a boxing bout in Portland, Oregon.

An electronic scoreboard is used for the first time during a boxing match in Portland, Oregon. A boxing bout between Harry Matthews and Baby Dutch Culbertson. Spectators in the stands to watch the match. A referee and both the boxers in the ring. During the bout the referee and the judges dial their decisions on separate control buttons. An electronic scoreboard keeps fans informed of bout progress, round by round. At the end of the first round the scoreboard shows that both the players are even. Matthews wins in the end. An electronic scoreboard is used for the first time during a boxing match in Portland, Oregon. A boxing bout between Harry Matthews and Baby Dutch Culbertson. Spectators in the stands to watch the match. A referee and both the boxers in the ring. During the bout the referee and the judges dial their decisions on separate control buttons. An electronic scoreboard keeps fans informed of bout progress, round by round. At the end of the first round the scoreboard shows that both the players are even. Matthews wins in the end.

Date: 1951, July 23
Duration: 1 min 2 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A woman at the Oregon Institute of Technology undergoes a hair raising shock test in Portland, Oregon.

Students at the Oregon Institute of Technology undergo a 200,000 volts shock test in Portland, Oregon. A woman seated on a chair undergoes a hair raising test. A technician operates the machine.

Date: 1938, March 15
Duration: 26 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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