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David Campbell memorial, Southwest Portland

Photograph showing the memorial to Portland Fire Chief David Campbell and the surrounding buildings, occupied by automotive businesses. The monument features a bronze bas-relief of Campbell set into a limestone base above a fountain. The memorial is between Southwest Alder Street and Southwest 18th and 19th avenues. Campbell was killed on June 26, 1911, while fighting a fire at the Union Oil distribution plant. A cropped version of this photograph was one of 13 that were published on Page 1, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, March 10, 1929. The photographs were part of a “motorlog” describing a car trip around Portland to view public art. The spread included photographs of the statues and the car driven on the trip; a map of the route; and a story, headlined “Memorials Grace City / Notable Works of Art Adorn Parks and Plazas of Portland, as Motorlog Shows.” The photographs were published under their own headline and subheading: “Portland’s Statues Viewed Via Motor / Delightful Drive in Reo Flying Cloud over Route that Includes Locations of Twelve of Portland’s Art Treasures.” The tour began and ended at the Journal Building at Southwest Broadway and Yamhill in downtown Portland. The Campbell memorial was stop number 8 on the trip. See related image Nos. 371N5421, 371N5461, 371N2898, 371N2899, 371N2900, and 371N2901, which were also part of the spread.

Edward Grenfell, Portland Fire Bureau

Head and shoulders portrait, taken in December 1927, of Portland fire marshal Edward Grenfell. He is in uniform and is facing front. Grenfell became chief of the Portland Fire Bureau on January 1, 1928. The name “Grenfell” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image. See related image No. 371N0994.

Portland Fire Chief Lee G. Holden shaking hands with fire marshal Edward Grenfell

Half-length portrait of two smiling men in uniform. They are facing each other and shaking hands. The man on the left is Lee G. Holden, chief of the Portland Fire Bureau, and the man on the right is fire marshal Edward Grenfell. This photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on December 30, 1927, with the following caption: “Fire Chief Holden, left, veteran of the Portland department, who leaves the service January 1, shaking hands with Edward Grenfell, present fire marshal, who will succeed him.” The photograph accompanied a story about Holden’s retirement and Grenfell’s promotion. Grenfell took over as fire chief on January 1, 1928. The text “Holden + Grenfell” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the right side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N0993 and 371N0994.

Unveiling of David Campbell memorial, Portland

Photograph showing a crowd of seated people at the memorial to Portland Fire Chief David Campbell during the monument’s unveiling on Thursday, June 28, 1928. The memorial is between Southwest Alder Street and Southwest 18th and 19th avenues. Campbell was killed on June 26, 1911, while fighting a fire at the Union Oil distribution plant. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on Friday, June 29, 1928, under the headline “Statue Unveiled to City’s Firemen Dead.” The photograph had the following caption: “Cenotaph’s formal presentation to the city marks exact hour of 17 years ago when Fire Chief David Campbell was buried. This memorial at 19th and Washington streets [sic], is a tribute to him and all firemen who have died in line of duty.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Myrtyred [sic] Chief Honored; Statue to Him Unveiled.”

Unidentified group at fire chiefs’ convention?

Photograph showing a group of unidentified people standing in two rows outside Portland City Hall, possibly at a fire chiefs’ convention. Most of the people in the photograph are wearing suits and ties; some are in uniform. On the building behind them is a banner with an emblem and the words “FIRE CHIEFS WELCOME” on it. See related image No. 371N3058. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Portland Fire Chief Lee G. Holden and fire marshal Edward Grenfell shaking hands

Half-length portrait of two smiling men in uniform. They are facing each other and shaking hands. The man on the left is Lee G. Holden, fire chief of the Portland Fire Bureau, and the man on the right is fire marshal Edward Grenfell. A similar photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on December 30, 1927, with the following caption: “Fire Chief Holden, left, veteran of the Portland department, who leaves the service January 1, shaking hands with Edward Grenfell, present fire marshal, who will succeed him.” The photograph accompanied a story about Holden’s retirement and Grenfell's promotion. Grenfell became fire chief on January 1, 1928. The text “Holden + Grenfell” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the right side of the image.

Six unidentified people at fire chiefs’ convention?

Full-length portrait of six unidentified people, four women and two men, standing in a row next to a building. The man on the left is wearing a uniform, probably a firefighter’s uniform.. Each person has a medal pinned to his or her clothing. The photograph may have been taken at a fire chiefs’ convention. See related image No. 371N3060.

Firefighter? on ladder above crowd

Photograph showing an unidentified man, possibly a firefighter, on a ladder extending horizontally over a crowd of people standing in the street, probably in downtown Portland. A brass band is in the background on the right. A sign for a Charles F. Berg store is visible on a building in the background on the left.

Firefighters with H-H Inhalator

Photograph showing two unidentified men, possibly firefighters, handling an H-H Inhalator device. They are kneeling next to the device and a group of unidentified men partially outside the frame are gathered around them. The man at right is carrying protective breathing equipment on his back. See related image Nos. 371N4066, 371N4067, 371N5570, 371N5571, 371N5572, and 371N5573.

Firefighters with H-H Inhalator

Photograph showing a group of unidentified men, possibly firefighters, with an H-H Inhalator device. The two men kneeling at center are handling the device, and the others are gathered around them, watching. Three of the men at left are wearing uniforms. Several others are carrying protective breathing equipment. See related image Nos. 371N4065, 371N4067, 371N5570, 371N5571, 371N5572, and 371N5573.

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