Devin Busby works at the Portland City Archives as an archivist, coordinating exhibits, providing reference, managing the records center, and running the blog, Vintage Portland. She has a BA in History and a master’s in Library and Information Science.
Dorothea Marie Lensch (1907–2000)
In 1937, Dorothea Marie Lensch was named the first Director of Recreation within Portland’s Bureau of Parks and Public Recreation. She revitalized the department, transforming it from an organization focused on playgrounds and sports to one that encouraged activities that focused on the arts, dance, and sports for people …