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Portland General Electric Photograph Collection

  • Org. Lot 151
  • Collection
  • 1880 - 1965

Negatives documenting company activities, including electrical infrastructure, employees, power generation and distribution throughout Portland, the Willamette Valley and the Oregon Cascade Range. Additional general images include streetcars and trains, street lighting, power line installation, Rose Festival floats, office buildings, car barns and bridges. Of particular note are dam building projects at Bull Run and along the Clackamas River (1910-1930), and early electric stations in Oregon City at Willamette Falls.

Portland General Electric Company

Elephant parade float

Photograph taken from a side angle, showing a parade float in the shape of an elephant with a raised trunk. It is completely made of flowers, and includes a smaller elephant on the left side of the frame. In front of the flat, a man in a suit is faced away from the camera. Written on the negative is "50-495." (Image note: see related images PGE 50-500, PGE 50-501).

Woman on elephant float

Photograph taken at Multnomah Stadium (now Providence Park) showing a young woman in a bathing suit posing on the raised trunk of an elephant parade float during the 1950 Portland Rose Festival. The float is made up of flowers and includes a sign with the number "33." In the background is another float in the shape of a horse and chariot, with "Sears Roebuck and Co." written in flowers. Written on the negative is "50-500." (Image note: see related images PGE 50-495, PGE 50-501).

Woman on elephant float

Photograph of a woman on an elephant float at the 1950 Portland Rose Festival receiving a ribbon prize from a man reaching up from the ground. The woman is wearing a bathing suit and is looking down towards the man. In the background, the seating for Multnomah Stadium can be seen. Written on the negative is "50-501." (Image note: see related images PGE 50-495, PGE 50-500).

Woman on elephant float

Photograph of a woman on an elephant float from the 1950 Portland Rose Festival holding a ribbon award and looking at the camera. The float is made entirely from flowers. (Image note: see related images PGE 50-495, PGE 50-500, PGE 50-501, PGE 50-502.3).

Woman on elephant float

Photograph of a woman on an elephant float from the 1950 Portland Rose Festival holding a ribbon award and looking at the camera. The float is made entirely from flowers. (Image note: see related images PGE 50-495, PGE 50-500, PGE 50-501, PGE 50-502.2).

Portland Rose Festival float with women in flower dresses

Photograph showing a float at the Portland Rose Festival with four women in large skirts made up of flowers. In the background is a large clown float, and the stands at Multnomah Stadium (now known as Providence Park). Written on the side of the first float is "First P" (second word cut off by the frame). Written on the negative is "51-873."

Portland Rose Festival Float with large ski jump structure

Photograph showing a flower adorned float at the 1951 Portland Rose Festival at Multnomah Stadium, with the large wooden ski jump structure in the background (at 155 feet high, the structure was built to celebrate the upcoming 1952 Oslo Winter Olympic Games). Two women in large flower skirts and a man in a tuxedo can be seen on the float in the center, while another float with a 4-H logo can be seen to the right. Extensive scaffolding can be seen under the ski jump.

Queen of Multnomah Athletic Club’s May Festival with escort?

Photograph showing an unidentified young woman and man standing side by side on a balcony, probably at the Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland. They may be the queen of the club’s annual May Festival and her escort. They are facing front and smiling. The young woman is wearing a dress and tiara and is holding a large bouquet. The young man is wearing a suit and tie. A building that is likely Multnomah Stadium is partially visible in the background. See related image Nos. 374N0096 and 374N0098.

Princesses of Multnomah Athletic Club May Festival?

Photograph showing five young women and a young girl, all unidentified, standing on a rooftop or balcony, possibly at the Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland. The young women may be princesses of the club’s annual May Festival. They are standing a row, facing front, and wearing floor-length gowns. The girl is standing in front of them and holding a pillow; she may be a pillow or crown bearer. See related image No. 374N0097.

Crowning of Multnomah Athletic Club’s May Festival queen?

Photograph of an unidentified young woman wearing a floor-length gown and sitting in an ornate chair on a rooftop or balcony, possibly at the Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland. An unidentified young man is placing a tiara on her head, and an unidentified girl holding a pillow is standing next to the chair. The young woman may be the queen of the club’s annual May Festival. See related image No. 374N0095.

Queen of Multnomah Athletic Club’s May Festival and pillow bearers?

Full-length portrait of an unidentified young woman, boy, and girl standing on a balcony, probably at the Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland. The young woman may be the queen of the club’s annual May Festival, and the children may be pillow bearers. The young woman is facing front, smiling, wearing a floor-length dress and a tiara, and holding a large bouquet. The boy is wearing a jacket and shorts, and the girl is wearing a dress and a headband of flowers. Each child is holding a pillow trimmed with lace. A building that is likely Multnomah Stadium is partially visible in the background. See related image Nos. 374N0094 and 374N0096.

Queen of Multnomah Athletic Club’s May Festival and pillow bearers?

Half-length portrait of an unidentified young woman standing on a balcony, probably at the Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland. She may be the queen of the club’s annual May Festival. She is facing front, smiling, wearing a dress and tiara, and holding a large bouquet. A building that is likely Multnomah Stadium is partially visible in the background. See related image Nos. 374N0094 and 374N0098.

Princesses of Multnomah Amateur Athletic Club May Festival?

Half-length portrait, taken outdoors, of three unidentified young women standing in a row, facing front, and smiling. They are wearing formal dresses and may be the princesses of the Multnomah Amateur Athletic Club’s May Festival (the club is now the Multnomah Athletic Club). The text “Maac queen – 32” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image. See related image No. 374N0110.

Queen of Multnomah Athletic Club’s May Festival?

Half-length portrait, taken outdoors, of an unidentified young woman facing front and smiling. She is wearing a formal dress and may be the queen of the Multnomah Amateur Athletic Club’s May Festival (the club is now the Multnomah Athletic Club). The text “Maac queen – 32” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the right side of the image. See related image No. 374N0109.