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Portland, OR: Oregon Historical Society Press, 1987. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. 9" x 9" Softcover; 151pp; Covers clean & bright, text unmarked, binding is tight, as new, Fine condition. Signed by Author. History of the city of Vanport, Oregon, situated on a flood plain between Vancouver, Washington and Portland, Oregon, and which was conceived in 1942 as a temporary housing project for families of war-time shipyard workers. The temporary city was destroyed by flood on Memorial Day, 1948. Illustrated with photos.
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