Saturday, April 25, the annual Urban Runoff 5K and Green Neighbor Family Fest will take place at Deering High School across from the Burbank Branch. Both lanes of Stevens Ave between Pleasant and Higgins will be closed to traffic from 7am-3pm. Side streets, including Orkney, will be open to local traffic. Please use care entering or leaving the Burbank parking lot.
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Postcards from Portland

Among the Library’s growing offerings via Digital Commons, you may now visit our new portal of regional postcards. The screen shot, below, also provides a link to the general page. By browsing, you may enjoy the display as a slide show or as a way to view single images. More are on the way. Stay tuned, and enjoy these colorful views of the Portland area!

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Looking at this postcard, from circa 1910-1920, we can observe the familiar and the structures of yesteryear.

Postcards also inform us about the images visitors and locals chose to send out to faraway places, representing the sights of a city such as Portland.

Observatory posted: , by Abraham
tags: Library Collections | Online Services | Adults | Seniors | Art & Culture | Portland History
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