Diving

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  • Here are entered works on plunging into a swimming pool or other body of water, often while executing acrobatic stunts. Works on swimming underwater using equipment are entered under [Deep diving.]

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Diver in midair above pool

Photograph of an unidentified diver in midair above an outdoor swimming pool. Spectators are watching from the diving platform above and from the side of the pool. The number 16 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the photograph. Image note: Light leaks on negative.

Platform diver in midair

Photograph of an unidentified diver in midair next to the diving platform. Several spectators are watching from a lower platform below. The number 23 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Diver in midair above pool

Photograph of an unidentified diver in midair above an outdoor swimming pool. Spectators are watching from the diving platform above and from the side of the pool. The number 21 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the photograph. Image note: Light leaks on negative.

Diver upside down above pool

Photograph of an unidentified diver upside down, just above an outdoor swimming pool. Spectators are watching from the diving platform above and from the side of the pool. The number 19 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the photograph. Image note: Light leaks on negative.

Diver in midair above river or lake

Photograph of an unidentified diver upside down in midair above a river or lake. The number 12 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the photograph. Image note: Photograph is out of focus and shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Diver in river during dam construction, Columbia River?

Photograph showing a man in a diving helmet, partially submerged next to another man who is standing on a wooden board. The diving helmet is metal and has several openings. Written on the negative is "49-205. "(Image note: see likely related images PGE 49-154, PGE 49-161, PGE 49-170, PGE 49-172, PGE 49-174, PGE 49-175, PGE 49-178, PGE 49-184).

Crowd watching Ray Woods perform dive off Burnside Bridge

Photograph of a crowd watching diver Ray Moore in midair just below the Burnside Bridge on Thursday, September 6, 1934. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 21 of the Oregon Journal on Friday, September 7, 1934, under the headline “Try This One Before Breakfast.” The photograph had the following caption: “To Ray Woods of St. Louis, it’s just like eating corn flakes and cream. Here he is, just going into his back jacknife [sic] off the Burnside bridge Thursday afternoon as hundreds of curious Portlanders looked on. It was better than 80 feet down to the river’s oily surface.” The photograph accompanied a story about Moore’s successful dive, headlined “Diver Gives Thrill with Bridge Leap.” This photograph may be related to image No. 372A0629.