Twenty-nine page magazine** / newspaper published by Leopold Samuel in Portland, Oregon in June 1883. A year's subscription was $2.00, and a single copy was 25 cts. This edition highlights Astoria and surrounding areas, but also details agriculture and industry in Oregon. The lithographs inside are of many of the buildings in Astoria at the time. There are also informational pages about Idaho, Montana, and Washington. Many of the numerous advertisements are from Portland, but there are some for Astoria businesses as well. The magazine is in poor condition, with many tears and wearing along all the edges. It has been two-hole punched on the left side. There is also a stamp from "Grush News Stand, Registered News Agents, 879 Astor Street, Astoria, Ore," operated by Berton A. Grush. Size: 9.25" x 11.75"
**The West Shore was a literary magazine published in Portland, Oregon from 1875 to 1891.It was founded by Leopold Samuel to promote a positive image
of the Pacific Northwest and to encourage economic growth in the
The magazine was known for publishing excellent articles by well known authors and for its many high-quality illustrations. As a result, The West Shore became one of the most successful publications in the Pacific Northwest.
Its finely executed illustrations showed the scenery, architecture, and
commerce of Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho, Montana, British
Columbia, and Alaska. Today, The West Shore illustrations provide a detailed record of the Pacific Northwest as it existed in the second half of the nineteenth century.
Location: Heritage Museum Archive Vault A
Accession #: 91.045.001