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Allen Ervin Flowers with his grandson

A photograph of Allen Ervin Flowers standing on a sidewalk in a residential neighborhood. He is holding the hand of a young child standing beside him who is identified as his grandson. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "E. A. [sic.] Flowers & grandson."

Flowers family portrait

A formal portrait of the Flowers family. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "1st row / Allen Ervin Flowers - Father / Louisa M. (Thacker) Flowers - Mother / Lloyd Flowers - Son / Ralph P. Flowers - Son / Elmer A. Flowers - Son / Ervin M. Flowers - Son."

Evans, David Perry, 1880-1966

Portrait of Ervin Flowers as a child

A full length portrait of Ervin Milton Flowers at two years of age. He is standing with one arm resting on the seat of a chair. He wears a dark playdress with a white, ruffled undershirt. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Ervin Milton Flowers, 2 years old."

Burns, Owen Spencer

Portrait of Elmer Allen Flowers as an infant

A full length portrait of Elmer Allen Flowers as an infant. He is wearing a long white gown and is laying on a chair covered in a striped blanket. A handwritten caption on the back of the photograph reads, "Elmer Allen Flowers, 4 months & three weeks old."

Yocum, Oliver Cooper, 1842-1928

Allen Ervin Flowers portrait

A head and shoulders portrait of Allen Ervin Flowers. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Father, Allen Ervin Flowers."

Buchtel & Stolte

Roscoe Dixon portrait

A head and shoulders portrait of Roscoe Dixon. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Roscoe Dixon, About 1880, Operated Roscoe's Oyster House in Astoria, Ore."

Buchtel, Joseph, 1830-1916

Portrait of Grandad Booth

A head and shoulders portrait of Grandad Booth. A handwritten caption on the back of the photograph reads, "Grandad Booth on mother side (Flowers family)."

New York Gallery (Portland, Or.)

Ruth Flowers and Rose Scott at the Flowers farm in Lents

A photograph of Ruth Flowers and Rose Scott on the Flowers family farm near Mt. Scott in Southeast Portland. Ruth Flowers stands beside a dairy cow holding a lead rope. Rose Scott is kneeling by the cow's udder. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Ruth Flowers on the farm in Lents. Ruth Flowers & Rose Scott."

Flowers family farm

A photograph of a group of people standing in front of a tent on the Flowers family farm in the Lents neighborhood of Southeast Portland. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Allen Elmer [sic.] Flowers Farm on north slope of Mt. Scott. about 1895. Across from Lincoln Park Cemetery."

Ruth Flowers, Ralph Flowers, and Clifford Flowers with an automobile

A photograph of Ruth Flowers and Ralph Flowers with their son, Clifford Flowers. They are standing in front of an automobile in a residential neighborhood. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Ralph and Ruth Flowers and son in front of family residences, nos. 381, 383, 385, 387 NE 1st Ave, Portland."

Flowers brothers with hunting rifles

A photograph of the Flowers brothers with friends. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph identifies the people in the photographs from left to right as: Ervin Flowers. Elmer Flowers, Vassie Cash, Lee Hankins, and Ralph Flowers. Ervin Flowers and Ralph Flowers each hold a hunting rifle. A dog and a stuffed pheasant lay on the ground in front of the group.

Flowers family jitney bus full of passengers

A photograph of the jitney bus operated by the Flowers family filled with passengers. Several people are seated in the bus and a small group stands in front of the bus. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Flowers family jitney. Back row standing: Jan Minor, Almas Morrow, Lloyd Flowers. Seated far left of jitney, the Paynes. Woman standing in jitney, Mrs. Allen."

Flowers family on a horse-drawn wagon

A photograph of seven people seated in or standing beside a horse-drawn wagon on the Flowers family farm near Mt. Scott in Southeast Portland. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "On the farm. Leaving for picnic on the Clackamas River. Flowers Farm, Lents."

Oceanlake Beach Cottages

A photograph of the Flowers family at beach cottages in Oceanlake. Four automobiles are parked in front of small cottages. People are standing on the porches of several of the cottages. A handwritten transcription from the back of the photograph reads, "Year of 1930. Ocean Lake Beach Cottages of Ralph Flowers."

Flowers Auto Repair garage

Ralph Flowers, Ruth Flowers, and an unidentified man stand in front of the Flowers Auto Repair garage. There is a black car parked in front of the open service door. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "2125 N. Vancouver Ave. Portland. Ralph & Ruth Flowers."

Flowers family automotive sales lot

A view of a commercial car lot operated by the Flowers Company from approximately 1939-1955. There are several cars parked in two lines on a gravel lot. The automotive repair garage also operated by the Flowers family is visible in the background of the photograph. A handwritten caption on the back of the photograph reads, "Flowers family car lot at garage. 2125 N. Vancouver."