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Wednesday, May 6, 2020 | History

5 edition of Short History of Portland found in the catalog.

Short History of Portland

by Allan Levinsky

  • 127 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Commonwealth Editions .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • United States - State & Local - New England,
  • History - U.S.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12337083M
    ISBN 101933212438
    ISBN 109781933212432
    OCLC/WorldCa180989495

    Among the employees in the bindery at Loring, Short & Harmon stationery and book sellers in Portland, are Alice Elliott, Minnie Griffen, Elizabeth Gould, Marion Perham Lyons Ledward, Helena Brockam, Lill Frazer, Charlie Nutter, Howard Mayo, Ray Redley, Joe Curran and Albert Maddox.   But actually, the history of Portland, and of Oregon, reveals an enduring current of white supremacy and militant racism, experts say, that is apparent in the far and recent past.

    The Booksellers of Portland, Oregon Visit the diverse and eclectic booksellers of Portland, Oregon, without leaving your home. More than 40 booksellers located in this Pacific Northwest city famous for its culture sell through AbeBooks and you can search their combined inventory of new, used and rare books by using the search box below. (literature, history, etc.) With the rain and colder temperatures arriving soon, I'd like to spend the fall and winter immersed in Oregon-related books. So, to that end, what are some "essential" Portland/Oregon books I should check out?

    The book department at Loring Short and Harmon on Congress at Center streets in Portland. The store also sold stationery and office supplies. Oregon’s new poet laureate, Anis Mojgani, has long history of bringing poetry to the public (Q&A) The two-year appointment begins May 4. Mojgani is the 10th poet in the role.


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