Photograph showing a barge and small boat on the Willamette River in Portland. In the distance, the Hawthorne bridge can be seen. Written on the back of the barge is "Portland General Electric Co. Barge no. 14, Portland Ore." To the right of the barge is wooden dock structure. Written on the negative is "49-298."
Photograph showing a man with a cigar and baby bib seated in front of three female coworkers, all of which are looking towards the camera. Hanging over the group is a paper sign with a stork and "Congratulations Pop" message. Written on the negative is "50-460."
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).
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).
Photograph showing two men, facing towards one another and looking downwards, next to a microphone. Behind them is a table of wrapped gifts, and a group of standing and seated children. Written on the negative is "50-601."
Photograph taken from a side angle, showing a man on a raised stage area handing another smiling man, standing at ground level, a wrapped gift. A standing and seated audience can be seen in the background, with several children visible on the edge of the stage. Written on the negative is "50-603."
Photograph showing a crowd gathered in front of an outdoor stage. On the left side of the frame is a man standing in front of a microphone and facing towards the crowd. An electric speaker can be seen on the right side of the frame, hung on the stage structure, and trees and an open field area are in the background. Written on the negative is "50-616."
Photograph showing a woman standing facing forward in front of a desk and two windows. With her left hand she"s holding up a gift, with wrapping paper on her right. Two men to suits stand to either side smiling at the woman. A large clock is visible on the wall. Written on the negative is "50-657."
Photograph showing three men standing on the top of a "PGE" utility truck, with a "Southern Pacific Lines" train in the background. One of the men is wearing a suit, and they are gathered around the basket of an industrial monkey. Another "PGE" truck is parked next to the first vehicle, and other automobiles can be seen throughout the dirt lot. Written on the negative is "50-673." (Image note: location is at 1362 NW Naito Pkwy).
Photograph showing a group of men in jackets and hats standing in front of electrical substation infrastructure, including ceramic insulators and metal framing. The group of facing forward and looking at the camera. Written on the negative is "50-681."
Photograph showing three women in jackets and hats looking at a shrub. The woman at the left side of the frame is holding a branch and smiling. In the background is a building and chain link fence. (Image note: see related image PGE 51-767).
Photograph taken from a front angle showing two women on a sidewalk, next to which can be seen dirt, plants, and a chain link fence. On the far right is a substation, with insulators and electric lines. On the left is a street with utility poles and buildings. (Image note: see related image PGE 51-759).
Photograph taken from a side angle, showing two men shaking hands in front of a table. The individual on the right is holding an envelope, while a group of people looks on in the background. A cake can be seen on the right side of the frame. (Image note: see related images PGE 51-770, PGE 51-763).
Photograph showing a man and woman looking towards the camera while standing to either side of a decorative utility line cake. Also on the cake is a small "PGE" vehicle, and the figurine of a man. Written on the negative is "51-785."
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."
Photograph showing two men at the top of a wooden utility pole with hard hats, harnesses and tools. They are both facing towards the pole, with trees and buildings visible in the background. Written on the negative is "53-116."
Photograph looking upward, showing a man on a wooden utility pole. He is facing towards the pole with both hands visible, and is looking downwards towards the camera. Electric lines, insulators, and other utility equipment is visible on the poles. Written on the negative is "53-116."
Photograph showing two linemen working on a wooden utility pole, with harnesses, buckets and tools. The man closest to the camera is facing towards the pole and looking down towards the ground. Another lineman is visible in the background, also on a wooden utility pole. Electric lines and utility poles are visible throughout the image, with houses and trees in the background. Written on the negative is "53-116."
Photograph showing a man seated in front of a loom. He is looking downward at his hands, with one foot on the loom pedal. A small curly haired dog is seated in front of the man and facing to the side. In the background is a lamp and hallway. Written on the negative is "56-141."
Photograph showing a group of people standing with a streetlight, which has been placed on top of a cardboard box. The top of the light is open, with the reflective inner coating visible, while two individuals in the group hold the unit with their hands. Other boxes can be seen stacked in the background. Written on the box is "Ovalite Mercury Vapor Luminaire" and "Line Material Co. Milwaukee, Wis, USA."
Photograph taken from a side angle showing a man seated on the back of a pole auger truck. He is looking down towards his left while using a series of levers to control the auger attached to the back of the vehicle.
Photograph showing two men smashing stove ranges using sledgehammers, taken outside the Portland Service Center for Portland General Electric. Broken pieces of stove can be seen on the ground next to the stoves, which are piled in an open cement area.
Photograph of the Oaks Park ticket office, a long wooden building with a slatted fence at the front. Tow ticket windows are visible, with “pay car fare here” written on signs. A large wooden promenade is at the front of the building, extending towards the photographer. Three decorative tree-shape electric lights are visible.
Photograph showing a group of men in an auditorium. Several men are seated on the stage, while one stands at the front. Other suited men sit in the audience facing the stage. Two American flags are hung at either side of the stage.