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Expectant father with coworkers

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."

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 50-502.2).

Man on stage facing crowd at outdoor company event

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."

Men standing on top of utility truck in front of train

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).

Women looking at shrub

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).

Men shaking hands at an office party

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).

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."

Line Department, linemen working on utility pole

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."

Mr. Lloyd Janz, weaving

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."

Group with 2000th Portland streetlight, before placement at Northeast 43rd Avenue and Northeast Glisan Street

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."

Pole auger truck

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.

Oaks Park ticket office

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.

Twenty year men

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.

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