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World War II heroes are given a warm welcome in Portland, Oregon.

A parade to honor war heroes of World War II in Portland, Oregon. Officers seated in jeeps move past a cheering crowd. An aircraft loaded onto a truck as it drives past civilians. Decorated floats at the parade. The officers stand in jeeps and salute.

Date: 1942, June 29
Duration: 1 min 5 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
 
 
President Eisenhower arrives in Portland, Oregon and delivers a speech.

U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower arrives in Portland, Oregon. Women with umbrellas with a sign on them that reads 'Ike'. An aircraft taxis after landing. President Eisenhower and the First Lady Mamie Eisenhower get off the aircraft and are greeted by officials. The First Lady is being presented flowers. People cheer as they carry banners that read 'Vote for Ike', 'Welcome to Portland'. President Eisenhower and the First Lady on a podium as the President delivers a speech. The President gets into a car and drives away.

Date: 1956
Duration: 1 min 4 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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