Riches of a City

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"'Riches of a City' documents the development of the Skidmore District (Old Town) in downtown Portland, Oregon, and recounts the struggle to bring this neighborhood into the modern era while preserving its cultural and historical significance."


End credits: Created with the support of the Oregon Historical Society, Salvation Army Band, Eugene E. Snyder, Lanny Swerdlow, Jean Hoops, Bill Hawkins, George McMath, George Sheldon, the Modern Jazz Quartet, and Virgil Taylor & Pizza Pete.

Produced for the Center for Urban Education and KOIN-TV Department of Public Affairs.

Film by the Center for the Moving Image, Portland State University: Matt Clark, Tom Cunningham, Pierre Frigara, Jim Gronsand, David Robert Lewis, Thomas Ryan, Randy Stoll, and Thomas T. Taylor III. Narrated by Ed Collier.

Film to digital transfer by Gary Lacher of Movie Preservation, coordinated by Heather O. Petrocelli with financial support from the Multnomah County Cultural Coalition.

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