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A Tiny Package of Audio Dynamite!

We love reading (and dissecting) vintage (or would they be antique?) ads from our collection of 1940 Oregonian newspapers.

“See this utterly amazing new, exclusive Philco development! A Radio that you can strap on your shoulder, just like a candid

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A Swing and a Miss!

Martha Garkey, identified in a 1940 Oregonian caption as a “star outfielder for the Lind-Pomeroy girls’ softball team who is rated one of the outstanding feminine stars in the northwest.”

Along with “hitting any pitch,” Miss Garkey (no “Ms.” In … Continue Reading

The Carousel of Time

Once Portland’s Million-Dollar Playground; Now a Lower-to-Middle Class Parking Lot

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