[Libs-Or] Merchants, money & power, book to be given away
efuller at pps.k12.or.us
Fri Mar 21 07:55:28 PST 2008
To be given away, 20 copies with dust jacket, 20 copies without dust jacket. Send me your mailing address if you want a copy or two (or three or...)
Cheers. Edith Fuller
Librarian, PPS Professional Library
501 N Dixon
Portland OR 97227
503 916 3406
Merchants, money, and power : the Portland establishment, 1843-1913 / by E Kimbark MacColl with Harry H Stein
[Portland, Ore.] : Georgian Press, 1988
xvi, 516 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN: 0960340831 : 096034084X (pbk.) :
Includes bibliographical references and index.
>From the dust jacket: "the story of how wealth was created, managed, and used in Portland Oregon, from its 1843 settlement to the inception of commission government in 1913. It recounts the history of individuals and institutions, of close family, business and political networks, and of the evolution of a Portland Establishment whose power was based largely on its private wealth."
Community leadership -- Oregon -- Portland -- History.
Merchants -- Oregon -- Portland -- History.
Bankers -- Oregon -- Portland -- History.
Politicians -- Oregon -- Portland -- History.
Wealth -- Oregon -- Portland -- History.
Portland (Or.) -- Economic conditions.
Portland (Or.) -- Politics and government.
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