These men were having a gay old time at a party in the early 1900s

Private Party in Portland, 1900s

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It would be another 70 years before Flossie’s — now the Silverado — would open in Portland, and if you wanted to find the community, you had to look in the neighborhood parlors and living rooms.

This is the early 1900s, and a private party in Portland, Oregon.

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