Funeral procession of Governor Isaac L. Patterson, Salem, Oregon

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Funeral procession of Governor Isaac L. Patterson, Salem, Oregon


  • 1929-12-23 (Creation)


Photograph; cellulose nitrate film; 3.75 x 4.75 in

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Photograph showing the funeral procession of Governor Isaac L. Patterson on State Street in Salem after a funeral service at the Oregon State Capitol on Monday, December 23, 1929. Patterson died of pneumonia on December 21, 1929. A cropped version of this photograph was one of three that were published on Page 3 of the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, December 24, 1929, under the headline “Scenes at State Funeral for Late Governor Patterson.” The photographs had the following caption: “For a brief span Monday, the mortal remains of Isaac L. Patterson reposed in state under the roof where the greatest triumph of his public life was enacted.” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “The funeral cortege proceeding from the capitol, with honorary bearers flanking the hearse.” A story about the funeral, headlined “Last Rites for Oregon Chief Held,” was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on the day of the service. See related image Nos. 371N4173, 371N4174, 371N4175, 371N4178, 371N4179, 371N4180, and 371N4181. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

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Oregon Journal Negative Collection; Org. Lot 1368; Box 371; 0371N4177

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