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Oregon Military Department Records Guide

Image Slide Show - "Ball of the Bourgeoisie" Flyer

Delta On to Brig. Gen. Raymond Olson


A flyer pokes fun at public figures while announcing a 1934 Portland gathering called the 'Ball of the Bourgeoisie.'

A flyer pokes fun at public figures while announcing a 1934 Portland gathering called the "Ball of the Bourgeoisie." The Military Department monitored communist and radical socialist and labor groups in the 1930s. Portland was considered a hotbed of radicalism. (Oregon Military Department Records, Communist Activity Intelligence Reports, Brochures, Pamphlets, Publications, 1932-1936, Box 57, Folder 25)

Delta On to Brig. Gen. Raymond Olson

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