Cascade Locks

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Cascade Locks


  • 1934-02-12 (Creation)


black-and-white prints (photographs); 8 x 10 inches

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Harold M. Brown was born in Minnewaukan, North Dakota, on June 2, 1887. During the first half of the 20th century, he worked as a commercial photographer, primarily focusing on the lumber and shipping industries in northwestern Oregon and southwestern Washington. During World War II, Brown also served as an Army photographer. He died on August 17, 1956.

Source: Harold M. Brown obituary, Oregonian, August 24, 1956, Page 21.

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A view of part of the town of Cascade Locks, including the canal and locks on the Columbia River. Houses and a road can be seen along the banks of the river. Handwriting on the negative reads, "Cascade Locks / Feb. 12 1934 11:30 AM / Harold M. Brown Photo / Portland, Ore."

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  • English

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Harold M. Brown photographs, circa 1909-1956, Org. Lot 197, Box 1, Folder 23, 003

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