Monthly Archives: April 2017

The Earliest Photo I have of the Original G.I. Joe’s

Customers parked in front of that first G.I. hospital tent store on Vancouver Avenue in North Portland.  This was the original G.I. Joe’s that opened in 1948 and was owned by a number of partners, including my dad. Part of the slogan is visible … Continue reading

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Here come the posts again!

I am recommitted to posting at!  I took some time off for a while and only posted on the Facebook page, Growing up With G.I. Joe’s.  I enjoyed reaching out through Facebook but am realizing that does not get … Continue reading

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“The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” and Charley Daniels Went to G.I. Joe’s Rockwood!

Charley Daniels stopped by G.I. Joe’s Rockwood’s store in southeast Multnomah County to meet fans before his concert that the Box Office was selling tickets for.  As Box Office manager, I went out to the store to welcome him and … Continue reading

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