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An air-blowing equipment aids to raise the hair aiding in hair cutting in Portland, Oregon.

Electricity aids hair cutting in Portland, Oregon. A man sits in a chair at a hair cutting saloon. The hair cutting laborer prepares to cut the man's hair. He spreads a cloth on the man's shoulders before cutting his hair. Another man switches on an equipment to blow air on the man. The barber begins to trim the man's strands of hair which are raised due to the air blowing from the equipment. The barber finishes cutting the man's hair and the man leaves.

Date: 1931, February 2
Duration: 45 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
Owners bring their dogs to a beauty parlor for grooming in Portland, Oregon

Elite of dogdom patronize an exclusive pulchritude parlor in Portland, Oregon. Owners bring their dogs to the parlor for beauty treatments. A beautician clips nails and gives beauty treatment to an Irish Setter dog. Other dog owners wait with their dogs in the waiting area. A groomer trims the fur of the dogs. A beautician puts an apron on a dog. He trims the fur around the dog's mouth.

Date: 1931, March 12
Duration: 1 min 19 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
 
 
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
 
 
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
 
 
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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