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Columbia River Gorge scenery, after logging

People using machinery to drag logs downhill towards the historic Columbia River Highway, east of Latourell Falls. A house can be seen next to the road, with the Columbia River in the distance. Photograph taken as part of a series documenting the effort of the Portland Women’s Forum, Save the Gorge committee, to curtail logging in the area. A cropped version of this photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 6, 1952 (negative 6 of 23).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Second annual Blossom Festival, Hood River

People preparing for the second annual Blossom Festival in Hood River. Wooden stalls have been built on Oak Street, one of which is being used by Wy'east High School students. A trailer is parked on the road in front of the stall (negative 8 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph showing people in a mess hall at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. A man wearing overalls is standing and holding a book, while other people are seated at picnic tables throughout the room. In the back is a line of men wearing kitchen staff hats and uniforms (negative 2 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph showing worker at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. Men are standing next a wall, being constructed from stones. A muddy road can be seen next to the group, and buildings and trees can be seen in the background (negative 4 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Library at Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph showing what appears to be a library space at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. Two men are seated at a at table, looking downwards at a book and piece of paper. Behind them is a bookshelf (negative 6 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Buildings at Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph showing buildings at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. Two shingled buildings are at the base of a forested hillside, with snow on the ground. Groups of men walk through a courtyard outside of the buildings. A sign reads “Civilian Public Service Camp No.21, Brethren Service Committee, Mennonite Central Committee” (negative 8 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

East Creek Forest Camp

A man stands next to a sign for the “East Creek Forest Camp, Mount Hood National Forest.” A “Closed For Season” tag has been attached to the front of the sign, which is mounted to a rock pillar, likely next to the Historic Columbia River Highway. Photograph taken as part of a series documenting the effort of the Portland Women’s Forum, Save the Gorge committee, to curtail logging in the area. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 6, 1952 (negative 15 of 23).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland Women’s Forum members with sign

Two members of the Portland Women’s Forum, Save the Gorge committee, stand in front of a sign near the Historic Columbia River Gorge Highway. The signs reads “Famous Scenic Route Turn Right,” and includes a visual description of the road, showing waterfall stops. The women wear hats and long coats. Photograph taken as part of a series documenting the effort of the Portland Women’s Forum, Save the Gorge committee, to curtail logging in the area. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 6, 1952 (negative 17 of 23).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Blossoms in Hood River

Blooming orchards in the Hood River area. Two Shetland ponies and a horse are in the foreground of the image. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 12, 1953 (negative 1 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Second annual Blossom Festival, Hood River

People prepare a float for the second annual Blossom Festival in Hood River. A blooming tree has been mounted onto the float, which appears to be parked in a garage. One man is leaning towards the tree. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 12, 1953 (negative 6 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Worker at Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph showing a smiling man at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. He is standing along the side of a dirt road, and is leaning downwards with a pick ax. Snow is on the ground behind the man (negative 12 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Road sign at Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph showing a carved wooden sign at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. The sign reads “Columbia River Civilian Public Service Camp No. 21.” Buildings and a forested hillside can be seen in the background (negative 14 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

People in costumes at Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph showing people in costume at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. Likely performing in a skit, the group is standing in front of a long serving window for the mess hall kitchen. One man is leaning down towards the ground while reaching towards an object (negative 18 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland Women’s Forum members with highway sign

Two members of the Portland Women’s Forum, Save the Gorge committee, stand in front of a highway sign on the Historic Columbia River Gorge Highway. The sign reads “Scenic Columbia River Highway Connects With U.S. 30.” Photograph taken as part of a series documenting the effort of the Portland Women’s Forum, Save the Gorge committee, to curtail logging in the area. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 6, 1952 (negative 16 of 23).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Blossoms in Hood River

Cows on a farm in the Hood River area. Several calves can be seen in a grassy area beneath a blooming tree, next to several wooden buildings. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 12, 1953 (negative 5 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Mess hall workers at Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph looking through a serving window, showing mess hall workers at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. A serving counter can be seen at the bottom of the window, with stacks of dishes. People wearing cook uniforms can be seen in the kitchen, while a man in a stripped shirt stands in front of the serving window, with a bowl in his hand (negative 5 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Dormitory at Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph showing people in a dormitory at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. A group of men are sitting at a picnic table with stacks of books and magazines. A man is laying on his side in a bed at the front of the frame, facing towards the table. Other beds and closets can be seen in the background (negative 9 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland Women’s Forum members with highway sign

Two members of the Portland Women’s Forum, Save the Gorge committee, stand in front of a highway sign on the Historic Columbia River Gorge Highway. The sign reads “Columbia River Highway, Scenic Route Troutdale.” Photograph taken as part of a series documenting the effort of the Portland Women’s Forum, Save the Gorge committee, to curtail logging in the area. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 6, 1952 (negative 13 of 23). Negative appears to have some discoloring and damage.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Second annual Blossom Festival, Hood River

People prepare a wooden structure for the second annual Blossom Festival in Hood River. The structure is being built on a street corner at 3rd Street and Oak Street. Looking east, several businesses can be seen on Oak Street. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 12, 1953 (negative 7 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998