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Vanport

Maben, Manly (Book - 1987 )
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The story of Vanport City, which was conceived in 1942 as temporary housing for shipyard workers and disappeared in a flood on Memorial Day 1948.
Authors: Maben, Manly
Title: Vanport
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Oregon Historical Society Press, c1987
Characteristics: xiv, 151 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Manly Maben
Notes: Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral--Portland State University)
Contents: The need, the idea, the realization
Life in Vanport
Landlord and Big Brother
School
Crime and delinquency
Race
The image
Oblivion
In retrospect
ISBN: 087595118X
9780875951188
Branch Call Number: 979.549 M112v
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-146) and index
Subject Headings: Vanport (Or.) History
LCCN: 86005184
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The story of Vanport City, which was conceived in 1942 as temporary housing for shipyard workers and disappeared in a flood on Memorial Day 1948.

The story of Vanport City, which was conceived in 1942 as temporary housing for shipyard workers and disappeared in a flood on Memorial Day 1948.


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