Tabor family photographs

Bear Pit, Washington Park, circa 1895 Bear Pit, Washington Park, circa 1895 Ships on the Portland waterfront, 1895 Portland waterfront, 1895 Steamboat, Columbia River, 1895 Portland waterfront, 1895 Street car tracks, Portland, 1895 Steamboat, Willamette River, 1895 Portland, 1895 Portland cable cars tracks, 1895 Portland livery stable, 1895 Portland street scene, 1895 Mount Tabor Reservoir, 1895 City Park, Portland, 1895 Margaret Tabor and Alice Bachman, City Park, Portland, 1895 City Park, Portland, 1895 Alice Bachman, Margaret Tabor, and J. W. Tabor, at Mount Tabor, Portland, 1895 Celilo Falls, 1895 Street Car on Morrison Bridge, Portland, 1895 Celilo Falls, 1895

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Tabor family photographs


  • 1885 - 1895 (Creation)


20 cabinet card photographs

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Collection consists of photographs collected by the Tabor family. Most of the photographs are believed to have been taken or acquired by J. W. Tabor and Margaret Tabor during a trip to Portland, Oregon in 1895. Subjects include various views of Portland, including City Park (now Washington Park) gardens and bear pit, Mount Tabor reservoir, the Portland Heights cable car line, the Willamette River waterfront, and the Morrison Bridge; Celilo Falls; photographs of James Waucop Tabor, Margaret S. McNulty Tabor and her cousin, Alice Bachman Bettner; and a coroner's investigation of a body found in a mining camp near Granite, Oregon. None of the photographers are identified.

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  • Citation: Tabor family photographs, Org. Lot 968, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

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