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Original Format

2 photos on black paper album page

Original Size

6.5 x 9.5 in


Left, Photo 1: Man pictured standing outdoors on sidewalk, wearing a porter's uniform and holding a tray of martini glasses, city buildings in background;

Right, Photo 2: Three women posed together leaning on their elbows across a bed covered in a bedspread, pictured with a portable radio


Buildings pictured in background of Photo 1 may be downtown Portland, Union Station area.

All dates (unless specified in inscription) are approximate.

Many of the individuals depicted in these photographs remain unknown. Oregon Black Pioneers appreciates and welcomes information from the public which could help identify the subjects of this collection.


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