Women sit at tables in the Elks Temple Building (at 11th and Alder streets) as part of the WPA (Works Progress Administration) project. They are each looking downward at a stack of papers. Behind the group is a carved wood object with decorative columns and a pediment, with “Charity” carved into the top (negative 2 of 11).
Two nurses sit in a room at the Elks Temple Building (at 11th and Alder streets) as part of the WPA (Works Progress Administration) project. The photograph looks through an open doorway, where the two nurses sit around a table. They are wearing uniforms with hats (negative 11 of 11).
A man sits at a desk at the Elks Temple Building (at 11th and Alder streets) as part of the WPA (Works Progress Administration) project. He is looking downward towards a typewriter, with papers visible on the desk. Other people can be seen sitting in the background, including a woman in front of a sink (negative 1 of 11).
Photograph showing a group of young women on a beach near Camp Westwind, as part of the YMCA’s Girl Reserve program. All of the women have their arms raised, one of which is facing away from the camera and towards the group. Their arm positioning appears to be flag semaphore spelling out, "Hello U." Cascade Head can be seen in the distance, across the water (negative 18 of 22).
Two men wearing hats and long coats look downward at an engraved decorative stone, which is leaning against a stone wall. Three decorative metal cups and a trowel sit in front of the engraved stone. The names “Henry Morgenthau Jr.,” James Farley,” “Louis A. Simon,” “Neal A. Melisk,” and “[Gil]bert Stanley Underwood” are written on the stone, with the year 1936 (negative 1 of 11).
Photograph showing Eleanor Roosevelt with Mayor Earl Riley, standing in front of a train in Portland. Roosevelt is wearing a hat with a pearl necklace, and is carrying a purse and flowers. Porters can be seen in the background (negative 3 of 4).
Photograph showing Eleanor Roosevelt with Portland Mayor Earl Riley, and another man (David Hazen?). She is walking next to Mayor Riley and carrying a purse and flowers. A train car can be seen behind them (negative 2 of 4).
Jack Cody walks arm-in-arm with five swimmers from the Multnomah Amateur Athletic Club, including swimmers Mary Anne Hansen, Nancy Merki, Suzanne Zimmerman, Brenda Helser, and Bernice Lindsay. The women are wearing matching uniforms with a flying “M” logo (negative 1 of 4).
A man stands at the edge of a dock, holding a rope attached to another man partially submerged in the water, wearing a diving suit. A hose is attached to the back of the diving helmet (negative 10 of 37).
Photograph looking west from the St. John neighborhood, showing the St. Johns Bridge entrance (North Philadelphia Avenue). To the right of the bridge entrance is the Bridge Tavern building. The St. Johns City Hall building can be seen to the left, behind several storefronts (negative 24 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.
War industry workers at a school for ship cooks at Willamette Iron and Steel Corporation in Portland. Three men are standing next to a butcher block breaking down a piece of meat. A young man is holding a saw and wearing a shirt with “Kaiser Vocational School” on the front (negative 3 of 11).
Navy recruits, standing in a line, take oaths of allegiance during half-time at a University of Oregon versus St. Mary’s Navy football game, in Portland. Occurring at Multnomah Stadium, a crowd can be seen seated at the far end of the field under a large overhang. Two Navy soldiers in uniform stand in front of the line of new recruits (negative 2 of 4).
Children in a grassy area with model airplanes. A paper schematic is spread out in front of the group, which also consists of a dog and small child in a dress (negative 6 of 28). Original sleeve title: Kids on our block.
Portland children, dressed in costume, playing in a garage. One boy is holding a pole with a small animal on it, while several others have mustaches painted on their faces. Two children are holding a cardboard sign reading “Chinese War Relief Party, Admission 10 cents” (negative 25 of 28). Original sleeve title: Kids on our block.
Children playing next to a sidewalk in Portland. A small box, set up a table, is holding a tea set, with several children sitting next to it. A boy is standing on a scooter (negative 2 of 28). Original sleeve title: Kids on our block.
Children and adolescents standing next to a dirt hole in a Portland neighborhood. They’re holding rakes and shovel, and one child is holding a small dog. A house can be seen behind the group (negative 16 of 28). Original sleeve title: Kids on our block.
A group of children with bicycles in an unidentified Portland neighborhood. A man stands at the left side of the frame, holding pen and a piece of paper, while the children smile towards the camera (negative 17 of 28). Original sleeve title: Kids on our block.
Children dressed in costume in a backyard in Portland. One girl is leaning against a table, which holds a crystal ball, while a boy holds a sign that reads “China Looks to Us” (negative 10 of 28). Original sleeve title: Kids on our block.
Children in a mock parade on a Portland sidewalk. A girl at the front of the line is carrying a baton and a whistle, while others on bikes and in a wagon line up behind her (negative 1 of 28). Original sleeve title: Kids on our block.
Women gathered around at table at Kaiser Swan Island, in Portland. Several metal cans are on the table, along with tools and several screws and nuts. Some of the women appear to be using brushes to clean the metal parts (negative 1 of 5). Original sleeve title: Kids on our block.