Burnside: A Community. A Photographic History of Portland's Skid Row [Old Town/Downtown] 1979 by Kathleen Ryan & Mark Beach


Title: Burnside: A Community. A Photographic History of Portland's Skid Row

Author: Kathleen Ryan / text by Mark Beach

Description: Staple-bound in printed card covers. Covers rubbed; rear cover has a little soiling and sticker damage. Interior is clean and unmarked. 88 pages. 11 x 8.5 inches.

A pictorial history of Burnside, Old Town and skidrow Portland (Oregon), showing its people, communities, businesses, and physical environment, mostly covering the years from about 1910 to 1979. Includes scenes from Erickson's Saloon, Darcelle XV, Jazz de Opus, the Star Theater, the Salvation Army and Apostolic Faith missions, the Naito brothers, Chinatown, gypsies, Native Americans, residential hotels, the unhoused, restaurants, Saturday Market and the funky shops of the 1970s.

Binding: Staple bound soft cover
Condition: Very Good–

Publisher: Coast to Coast Books
Place: Portland, Oregon
Year: 1979

Keywords: Portland, Oregon, history, downtown, Burnside Street, Old Town, Chinatown,

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