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Original Format

Paper album page; folded paper Easter card with color illustration

Original Size

Album page: 12.7 x 9.7 in


Blank album page with empty photo corners indicating missing photo.

Inscribed in cursive handwriting in ballpoint ink above photo corners: "Mr. Spagna"; to left of photo corners: "Buddy or Davie"

Below album page: folded paper Easter card with color illustration of church steeple against blue sky, framed in a cathedral window and gold curlicues, and a Bible quote ("...and, lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end of the world" St. Matthew 28:20)


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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“Courtesy of Oregon Black Pioneers Historic Photograph Collection, Special Collections & University Archives, Portland State University Library. [Image title]”

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