Multcolib Picks: Unique and Quirky Portland
Annotation:Chuck Palahniuk takes you on a tour of his Portland. It's a adventurous journey of the past, present, and future of our unique city.
Annotation:"In 1968, Newsweek reported an imminent threat of twenty thousand hippies descending on Portland, Oregon." -- Back Cover
Annotation:Portland, Oregon's Local Museum Lady, Carye Bye takes you on a tour of the overlooked and rarely seen museums and collections.
Annotation: in the summer of 1970, Oregon Governor Tom McCall and a few area hippies came up with a plan to avoid a violent clash with anti-war protestors: they would have a free rock festival at a state park, without police intervention. "--cover (p. )
Annotation:"The 1970 Vortex I festival transformed a rural state park into a clothing-optional 'hippie zoo'. But this was no ordinary rock fest. The Portland business community paid for it." - - Container
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Take a glimpse into the unique and quirky side of a city where "keeping Portland weird" is more than words on a bumper sticker. It's everywhere! If you know where to look...