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10 Rare Photos Taken In Portland During The Great Depression

The last 20 years have been witness to great growth in Portland. But back during the Great Depression, things in Portland looked like a different world altogether. While much of downtown was standing, the surrounding areas were anything but the same. Farmland made up a great deal of the landscape, and shanty towns sprung up all around to house many desperate people who called Portland home.

Did you hear any stories from relatives about what life was like during the Great Depression? Feel free to share below.