Collection Org. Lot 131 - Vanport flood photographs collection, 1948

Envelope for commemorative photographs of the Vanport flood Aerial view of the Vanport flood Aerial view of the Vanport flood People viewing flood damage during the Vanport flood Jantzen Beach Amusement Park during the Vanport flood Damage from the Vanport flood Aerial view of the Vanport flood Aerial view of the Vanport flood Aerial view of the Vanport flood Aerial view of the Vanport flood People viewing flood damage during the Vanport flood Flooded apartments during the Vanport flood Flooded railroad yards during the Vanport flood Flooded apartments during the Vanport flood Flood waters at Union Station during the Vanport flood Flood waters at Union Station during the Vanport flood People viewing flood damage during the Vanport flood Woman stranded on rooftop during the Vanport flood Police officers responding to the Vanport flood Police officers responding to the Vanport flood Flooded apartments during the Vanport flood Flooded apartments during the Vanport flood Flooded apartments during the Vanport flood Flooded apartments during the Vanport flood Debris left by the Vanport flood People with sandbags during the Vanport flood Flooded apartments during the Vanport flood People filling sandbags during the Vanport flood
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Org. Lot 131

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Vanport flood photographs collection, 1948

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  • 1948 (Creation)

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Photographs of the aftermath of the flood that destroyed Vanport, Or. on May 30, 1948. The images depict the damage to buildings, bridges, roadways, and other structures in both Vanport and Portland, Or. Includes postcards and snapshots, as well as photographs taken by the Camera Art Studio of Portland, Or.

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  • English

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  • Citation: Vanport flood photographs collection, 1948, Org. Lot 131, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

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