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Americanization class, Boys Club, Portland

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Various organizations, especially after World War I, sought to teach established civic values and English to newcomers. This photograph shows children of many ethnic backgrounds in an Americanization class at the Portland Boys Club in 1923. Old Glory dominates the room.

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