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27 May 1885

United States
23 Oct 1913

United States
2 Aug 1934

Photo(s) dated 2 Aug 1934
USS New Orleans arriving in Portland, Oregon, United States passing under the St Johns Bridge on the Willamette River, 2 Aug 1934. She was escorting USS Houston which had President Franklin Roosevelt on board.USS New Orleans passing through the open Burnside Drawbridge in Portland, Oregon, United States, 2 Aug 1934. New Orleans was escorting USS Houston (left) which brought President Franklin Roosevelt to Oregon.
20 Apr 1941

Photo(s) dated 20 Apr 1941
Battleship Oregon in the Willamette River, Portland, Oregon, United States, 20 Apr 1941Battleship Oregon in the Willamette River at Portland, Oregon, United States, 20 Apr 1941
12 Mar 1942

United States
  • In the United States, The Portland Branch of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank Evacuee Property Department was established in response to President Franklin Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066. The branch was to assist Japanese-Americans in disposing property holdings and to protect against fraud, forced sales, and unscrupulous creditors. ww2dbase [Internment of Japanese-Americans and Japanese-Canadians | Portland, Oregon | CPC]
28 Mar 1942

United States
  • Minoru Yasui deliberately broke the curfew in Portland, Oregon, United States by walking around the downtown area after 2000 hours. When a policean on the street refused to arrest him, he presented himself at a police station at 2300 hours, and was prompted charged with violating the curfew. ww2dbase [Minoru Yasui | Portland, Oregon | CPC]
1 Apr 1942

United States
21 Jun 1942

United States
23 Sep 1942

United States Photo(s) dated 23 Sep 1942
President Franklin Roosevelt touring the Kaiser Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation, Portland, Oregon, United States, 23 Sep 1942. Photo 1 of 2.Splattered with champaign, Anna Boettiger (daughter of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt) has just christened Liberty-ship SS Joseph N. Teal at Oregon Shipbuilding, Portland, Oregon, United States, 23 Sep 1942.President Franklin Roosevelt touring the Kaiser Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation, Portland, Oregon, United States, 23 Sep 1942. Photo 2 of 2.
14 Mar 1945

Photo(s) dated 14 Mar 1945
Mar 1945 map showing the general arrangement of the Kaiser Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation yard, Portland, Oregon, United States.
23 Dec 1948

Photo(s) dated 23 Dec 1948
N3N-3 aircraft of US Department of Agriculture Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine at rest, Portland, Oregon, United States, 23 Dec 1948
3 Sep 1997

United States
29 Jun 2014

Photo(s) dated 29 Jun 2014
The former PT-658, a 78-foot Higgins boat, restored to factory fresh status by

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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