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Oregon Pair: 1898
Circa 1898. "U.S.S. Oregon , gangway on superstructure deck." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative ... link Thanks for posting this wonderful view of USS Oregon. My grandfather served aboard her in 1917 when she was used as a US Navy ... when they fire. Man down! On the lower left. Oregon pair translates to five souls in the photo. Nominated for a ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/02/2012 - 7:42pm -

Oregon Pair: 1898

535-07-5248 and Wife
Oregon, August 1939. "Unemployed lumber worker goes with his wife to the bean ... the system. [The dates and place of death (Portland, Oregon) are the only information given. - Dave] Hey- Even grandpas were ... last residence: Portland, Multnomah, OR 535-07-5248 Oregon Death Index Name: Thomas Urs Cave Spouse: Annie Birth: 1912 ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/27/2012 - 1:47pm -

535-07-5248 and Wife

Dad at Uncanny Canyon in Oregon: 1954
This is my dad, at Uncanny Canyon in Southern Oregon. I assume that the picture was taken by my mother, the year was 1954. Uncanny Canyon was located in Oregon on the Crater Lake Highway about halfway between Gold Hill and Crater ... 
 
Posted by Nilea - 05/20/2010 - 5:41pm -

Dad at Uncanny Canyon in Oregon: 1954

The Oregon: 1898
September 1898. "U.S.S. Oregon in dry dock, Brooklyn Navy Yard." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, ... (which reinforced calls to build the Panama Canal.) "Oregon" helped finish off Admiral Cervera's fleet off Cuba in July, 1898, and ... of Magellan, to join Dewey's fleet in the Philippines. "Oregon" was decommissioned in 1919. Once we're done, Admiral, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/02/2012 - 4:16pm -

The Oregon: 1898

Irrigon Oregon: 1939
... Pacific line runs through unclaimed desert of northern Oregon. Ten miles from railroad station at Irrigon. Morrow County, Oregon." Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. View ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/18/2018 - 3:53pm -

Irrigon Oregon: 1939

Merry Christmas: 1913
... From here in Portland From here in Portland Oregon, to every corner of Shorpyland and to each and every one of its ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/25/2018 - 10:15am -

Merry Christmas: 1913

Oregon: 1950s
... and his family camping in what I've deduced is probably Oregon in the 1950s as the plate on the right is an Oregon plate and the surrounding terrain in other photos suggest a north coast ... 
 
Posted by Tony W. - 09/17/2011 - 8:24pm -

Oregon: 1950s

Oregon or Bust: 1936
... and drought-stricken area for a new start in Oregon or Washington. Expects to arrive at Yakima in time for hop picking. ... even buy a job. We had friends that we knew out in Oregon, and we decided we was going to go out there and see if we could find ... the five of us when we started out from here to go to Oregon. And when we got to Oregon, I think we had about $16 left. We had ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/21/2012 - 12:31pm -

Oregon or Bust: 1936

Vacation Wagon: 1964
... the desert to Las Vegas and back up through California and Oregon. There really is nothing like seeing the U.S.A. in your Chevrolet. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/30/2018 - 12:29pm -

Vacation Wagon: 1964

Rockaway Bungalows: 1910
... ? - Dave] Well I've heard of Rockaway Beach here in Oregon . :) Re: Bungalows The were seasonal at first. More info at the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/04/2012 - 3:56am -

Rockaway Bungalows: 1910

No End in Sight: 1939
... Pacific tracks through the unclaimed desert of northern Oregon, 10 miles from the railroad station at Irrigon. View full size. 4x5 ... if those tracks are still being being used? Irrigon, Oregon Can't be certain of the status of the rail line. It would be a Union ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/31/2007 - 1:42am -

No End in Sight: 1939

The Busy Kitchen: 1941
... years. Vale-Owyhee irrigation project, Malheur County, Oregon." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/16/2019 - 1:34pm -

The Busy Kitchen: 1941

An Essential Part: 1939
... Disposes of sawdust and waste. Near Klamath Falls, Oregon." Photo by Dorothea Lange. View full size. Usually wigwam ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/20/2019 - 7:05pm -

An Essential Part: 1939

Carnivale: 1941
July 1941. "People in Vale, Oregon, for the Fourth of July celebration." Acetate negative by Russell Lee ... with all the runway nonsense, and this stuff here, in Oregon in 1941, is downright beautiful. All the clothing looks skillfully ... street U.S.A. Much of it survives. Vale, Oregon scenes - July 4, 1941 There's video below for anyone interested in ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/22/2019 - 4:14pm -

Carnivale: 1941

Fight Camp: 1941
... at FSA migratory farm labor camp mobile unit. Athena, Oregon." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/18/2018 - 7:29pm -

Fight Camp: 1941

A Fair to Remember: 1941
July 1941. "Carnival attractions in Vale, Oregon, on the Fourth of July." Acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/22/2019 - 1:09pm -

A Fair to Remember: 1941

Fight Club: 1941
... living at the FSA migratory farm labor camp. Athena, Oregon (mobile unit)." The scrappers last seen here . Acetate negative by ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/22/2019 - 12:32pm -

Fight Club: 1941

The Mint: 1940
... don't miss him In a few days he will be in Oregon! The Evening Herald from Klamath Falls, Oregon - Tuesday, November 12, 1940· Page 2: Dance with Sam Crawford ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/31/2018 - 2:07pm -

The Mint: 1940

Navy Cooks: 1897
Circa 1897. "Berth deck cooks, U.S.S. Oregon ." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative by Edward H. Hart, Detroit ... The rest of the boat I can see the mast of the USS Oregon from my office. It's a memorial in the Waterfront Park in Portland. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/13/2012 - 10:03pm -

Navy Cooks: 1897

Dead Ox Kids: 1939
... home in Sunday clothes. Dead Ox Flat, Malheur County, Oregon." Medium format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security ... sense because the area seems to be on the plains, and in Oregon that means major snow and bitter cold. http://www.hamell.net/2010/07/dead-ox-flat-oregon/ The flats. Definitely the "dry " side of Oregon ! I live in ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/30/2012 - 2:45pm -

Dead Ox Kids: 1939

Cincinnati: 1915
... a city. There's an adventure around every corner. 395 Oregon Street The house next to the tracks next appears to be still there on Oregon Street. The Mount Adams & Eden Park incline is gone -- you can still ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/12/2012 - 2:59pm -

Cincinnati: 1915

Drugstore Farmboy: 1939
August 1939. "Medford, Oregon. Half-grown farm boy on main drugstore corner in town." Not quite Lana ... 15 minutes starts right ... now. View full size. Oregon Version Of the Texas drugstore cowboy. Crying out for ... Dorothea Lange took several pictures in Jackson County, Oregon in August 1939, including two of this young man. Should you want to go ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/03/2015 - 8:21pm -

Drugstore Farmboy: 1939

Dead Ox Flat: 1939
... their dugout basement home. Dead Ox Flat, Malheur County, Oregon." Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement ... used to take my brother and me on road trips out into the Oregon desert in the '70s. Can't say I've seen this particular house, but I can ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/30/2012 - 2:44pm -

Dead Ox Flat: 1939

Home Is Where the Tent Is: 1939
... project in one year." Willow Creek area, Malheur County, Oregon. Photograph by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. ... top of Mr. Fairbanks' hat has a fossa of its own... Oregon, finally! I've been looking for pictures from Oregon. Thank you, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/08/2011 - 5:17pm -

Home Is Where the Tent Is: 1939

El Paso: 1903
... be mailed on application. -- Sporting Life Oregon and Mills Based on the address of the old Grand Central Hotel and the ... line, this appears to be taken from the corner of Oregon and Mills (formerly St. Louis), looking almost due west. Just to the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/20/2012 - 9:55am -

El Paso: 1903

Ashwood: 1939
... speak in moronic dialect, I mean. - Dave] Portland, Oregon: 1992 When I was in college, a friend mentioned that her church had ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/08/2011 - 9:52pm -

Ashwood: 1939

Rural Mother: 1936
... Nebraska! With family now on the West Coast in Oregon and Washington we have been driving across this country about once a ... 
 
Posted by Ken - 07/05/2009 - 2:29am -

Rural Mother: 1936

Young America: 1941
... "Kids' race at the Fourth of July celebration in Vale, Oregon." Acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/18/2018 - 11:54am -

Young America: 1941

E Pluribus Unum: 1941
July 1941. Vale, Oregon. "Baseball players and spectators stand at attention while Chief Justice ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/01/2018 - 2:39pm -

E Pluribus Unum: 1941

High Tension: 1941
... tug-of-war at the Fourth of July celebration at Vale, Oregon." Photo by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/19/2018 - 1:38pm -

High Tension: 1941
 
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