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Hippies gather at McIver State Park in August 1970 for Vortex I, the country’s first-ever state-sponsored rock festival.

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A protest against the Vietnam War packs downtown.

Image: Dana Burt
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A poster for Sometimes a Great Notion.

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Forecourt (now Keller) Fountain opening day.

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The Fremont Bridge being lifted into place.

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TriMet marks the beginning of a centralized regional mass-transit system in Portland.

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Governor Tom McCall sponsored Vortex I, the country’s first state-supported rock festival.

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30-year-old Neil Goldschmidt is elected to Portland City Council.

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A poster for Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.

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