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SAVE CAMERON’S BOOKS & MAGAZINES, EST. 1938  

Rare Book & HistoricArchive: Preservation Initiative

Portland, Oregon’s Oldest Bookstore is 81 Years-Young and in danger of closing, with it our irreplaceable collection will be dismantled. New owner’s of the building our bookstore is housed in have sent a, “Vacate Before Christmas Letter”- forcing us to close our doors unless we find a way to Save a Piece of Old Portland and preserve our collection before: 

December 1st, 2019.

Our Periodical Archive- spans the the mid 19th century to the present; , outside of the Library of Congress, it is considered one of the largest collections in the nation.

DENIZENS OF PORTLAND: We Need a Legion of Angels

You Can Support Us:

1. Contribute to Our Worthy Cause by Backing Our Kickstarter Campaign: Preserving Our Collection of Historic Literature & Saving a Piece of Old Portland

2. Visit Our Bookstore, Open 7 Days a Week: Offering a 20% Off Our Inventory Through October- In Effort to Downsize Our Collection Preparing for Relocation: 

336 SW 3rd Ave. Portland, OR 97214 | 503.228.2391

3. Looking for Options to Relocate: Please Reach Out To Us If You Have or Know of the Perfect Place in Portland’s Landscape: ~2.5Ksqfit-5K+sqft 

Contact: printpushers@cameronsbooks.com | 503.228.2391

"Cameron's Books" Documentary

Directors: Jin Ryu + Yi-Fan Lu
Director of Photography: Robert Woodwards
Editor: Robert Woodwards

Risks and challenges

We are losing our lease effective December 1st, 2019 and need to move our inventory to a new location- rewards from our archives and otherwise will be pulled as soon as backers request these. Allow 3-6 weeks to receive rewards- our team will do everything in its ability to send rewards in time for Christmas 2019. We have a lot of supporters and volunteers on our Team Save Cameron's Books Initiative-- we all care too much to watch this Bookstore, our Collection & Archive, and all its history-- Disappear: We will do everything we can to fulfill rewards before Christmas. Additional rewards created to extend our goals set will be delivered through the first few months of the New Year, if not before then. All Our Gratitude!

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    1938 Inception Date-PDF Cover Periodical

    1938 | Cameron's Books & Magazines, Inception Date.
    Digital PDF | Receive a High Resolution PDF Over Email.
    Cover Art of a Periodical Chosen from our birth year, 1938.

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    DOB| Receive a Piece Of History | PDF

    Receive a Piece of History from Your Birthdate

    |--> Send Us Your Date of Birth
    |---> Receive an Image Found in Our Archives:
    From the Day/Week/Month of Your Birth Year

    Cover Art from a Periodical Chosen from the Year of your Birth
    Digital PDF | High Resolution PDF Sent via Email

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    DOB| Piece of History | Original

    Receive a Piece of History from Your Birthdate
    1937-Present Date
    LIFE Magazine - Our 1st Choice Pulled - Receive a Surprise Title if Unavailable

    |--> Send Us Your Date of Birth
    |---> Receive an Original Periodical Chosen from the Year of your Birth
    Found in Our Archives:
    From the Day/Week/Month of Your Birth Year

    Pick up in person at the bookstore for free and say "Hello, Oldest Bookstore in Portland, Oregon!"
    336 SW 3rd Ave.
    Portland, OR 97204
    - OR -
    Have her shipped to you!
    ---We will do our best to send as many of these out in time for Christmas!---

    Reserving the last copy of each periodical for our archives, per our new promise to maintain a record of these historic documents. For each ocassion where a solo copy is found- a print will be made from its cover and delivered to you in its stead, sponsored under your name.

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    • 1938 Inception Date-PDF Cover Periodical
    • Thank You Credit on Cameron's Website
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    Patron of Literature: Claim a Shelf

    Appoint a Name, or Honor a Writer/Title of a Book
    Dedicating your chosen shelf of literature in Portland's oldest bookstore, to last generations to come.
    Attend your Reserved Shelf's, Unveiling.

    In Bronze.

    GENRE | CLASSIC LITERATURE

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    • 1938 Inception Date-PDF Cover Periodical
    • Thank You Credit on Cameron's Website
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    Patron Astounding & Fantastic Literature

    Appoint a Name, or Honor a Writer/Title of a Book
    Dedicating your chosen shelf of literature in Portland's oldest bookstore, to last generations to come.
    Attend your Reserved Shelf's, Unveiling.

    In Bronze.

    GENRE | Science Fiction & Fantasy

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    • Thank You Credit on Cameron's Website
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    Patron of Historic Film Documents

    Claim a Shelf | Appoint a Name, or Honor a Filmmaker/Title of a Film
    Dedicating your chosen shelf of literature in Portland's oldest bookstore, to last generations to come.
    Attend your Reserved Shelf's, Unveiling.

    In Bronze.

    GENRE | Historic Film Literature, Periodicals, and Documents

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    • Thank You Credit on Cameron's Website
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    Supper on Al Capone's Yacht Ernest Adams

    Hosted Supper for Two on Al Capone's Yacht, "Denali" 1926 with Ol' Eddie Haskins of Baskets with Actor Ernest Adams

    Cowboy Hats + The mystery of what he did to that horse,
    MAY/MAY NOT be illuminated.

    SPONSOR |
    Courtesy,
    CANELOGALLERY.COM
    Canelo Gallery, Inc.

    TIMETABLE | DECEMBER 2019 - APRIL 2020
    LOCATION | MARINA MOORED IN PORTLAND, OR

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    Gift Certificate

    • $50 gift certificate to Cameron's Books & Magazines supporting the new location.
    • A high resolution Digital PDF cover periodical from 1938 over email Inception Date - the year Cameron's Books & Magazines was established.

    Includes:
    • $50 gift certificate to Cameron's Books & Magazines
    • 1938 Inception Date-PDF Cover Periodical
    • Thank You Credit on Cameron's Website
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