1st Avenue (21st Avenue) looking east


1st Avenue (21st Avenue) looking east


Picture taken from center 1st Ave (21st Avenue) close to Main Street intersection and looking east towards Pacific University. On the left is a wood building with a sign on the side ICE CREAM In front of the store are two men and a boy. One man is leaning on a 4-wheeled cart on the sidewalk. There is a barber pole just behind these two men. Just a few feet down from these men is a right-hand steering open car with a man at the wheel. A building just beyond the car has a sign OREGON LAND COMPANY and next to it is THE BAZAAR then MILLINERY, BOOK STORE and CITY LIBRARY There is another man close to the Millinery sign. There is a two horse buggy parked at the end of the block by College Way. The street is packed dirt and the sidewalk and curb appear to be concrete. On the right is the wooden Congregational Church
[front] 02 1st Ave. N. Looking Toward College Forest Grove, Ore. [back] [ink] Mr. L. M. Bentley Hood River Oregon Post marked Forest Grove Jun 27 1917 with a one cent stamp (partial) Stamped in red ink Jun 28 1917 Tuesday morning Dear Lee & Leni We arrived OK. Nice little place but it is going to be hot. I called up ?? Harbison and she says I must come and stay one night with her so I guess I will have to. Lots of love Hanna

Date Created

circa 1905


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Forest Grove, Oregon


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