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Mrs. T. Emerson Murphy of Buffalo

Head and shoulders portrait of a smiling woman facing front. She is wearing a hat, a fur-trimmed coat, and a necklace. A name tag is attached to her coat. The name tag reads: “Mrs. T. Emerson Murphy / Buffalo.” The name tag also has a logo at the top, which appears to read “AJLA.” Above the logo are the words “Portland Ore.,” and below it is the date “1927.”

Tom McArthur

Photograph showing a man sitting at a desk, facing to the left, and writing in the front of a book. He is wearing glasses and a suit. The photograph may have been taken in November 1943; the copy of the Sunday Oregonian newspaper at lower left is an edition published on November 14, 1943. The number 4640 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The name “McArthur, Tom” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0910 and 375A0912.

Barney Oldfield

Head and shoulders portrait of Barney Oldfield, an auto racer and president of the Oldfield Tire Company. He is facing to the right and smoking a cigar. He is wearing a hat, suit jacket, collared shirt, and tie. The name “Oldfield, Barney” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was probably taken in January 1920, when Oldfield visited Portland on business. See related image No. 373G0150.

Mr. and Mrs. Ramin

Half-length portrait of a man and woman outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in Portland. The man is facing slightly right and is wearing a fur-trimmed overcoat, a collared shirt, and a tie. The woman is facing front, wearing a hat and fur coat, and holding a rose. The text “Mr. + Mrs. Ramin” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the photograph. Image note: Marks and scratches on negative.

Tex Salkeld?

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing to the right and looking toward the front. He is wearing an overcoat, suit vest, collared shirt, and tie. The photograph was taken outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in Portland. The name “Tex Salkell” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image, but it may be a misspelling. The man may be Tex Salkeld, a boxing manager, trainer, and promoter.

Scott, of Elks

Head and shoulders portrait of a smiling man facing front. He is wearing a hat, suit jacket and vest, collared shirt, and tie. On his lapel is a button with the text “B. P. O. Elks State Convention” around the top and “Vancouver, Wash. Aug. 19-20-21, 1920” around the bottom. The number 5 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The name “Scott, Mr.” is written on the negative sleeve.

Unidentified man, Schause, and Charles H. Martin at Swan Island airport, Portland

Photograph showing of three men standing in a row next to an airplane at Swan Island airport in Portland. The name “Schause” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image. Schause is the man in the center. The man at left is unidentified; the man at right is Charles H. Martin. See related image No. 371N2262.

Princess Svasti of Siam with unidentified woman

Portrait of Princess Svasti (left) of Siam (now Thailand) with an unidentified woman at Union Station in Portland on September 5, 1931. The woman appears to be handing the princess a bouquet of roses. The princess visited Portland with her husband and sons on September 5-6, 1931, while touring the United States. The text “Siam” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N2324 and 371N2325.

Thomas K. Kelly of Kelly Service Works, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Photograph, taken outdoors, of a smiling man facing right. He is wearing a suit and tie. A name tag, ribbon, and button are attached to his lapel. The following text is printed on the name tag: “Thos. K. Kelly / Minneapolis, Minn.” The words “guest” and “August 6-11, 1928” are printed on the ribbon. The button shows a small map with an arrow and the word “Portland” pointing at Oregon. Below the map is the following text: “The focal point of merchants service in the Pacific Northwest.” Handwritten on the negative are the words “Kelly – of Kelly Service Wks.” The writing is visible on the left side of the image.

Edward O. Lessard

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing slightly left and wearing a hat and coat. A cropped version of this photograph and related image No. 371N1507, depicting Lessard’s son Joseph, were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, October 25, 1931. The photographs were published under the headline “Whalers.” This photograph had the following caption: “Edward O. Lessard, arrested for harpooning whale in Oregon slough. The deep sea denizen had been a rare novelty to 150,000 more more Oregon and Washington folk.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Slough Whale Slayers Held; Body Unfound.” Image note: The text “Lessard (Senior)” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Sam Meyer of Hippodrome Theater

Half-length portrait of a man sitting at a desk and holding a pen in one hand and a cigar in the other. He is facing slightly right and is wearing glasses, a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a tie. The name “Meyer, Sam” and “Hippodrome Theater” are written on the negative sleeve. Image note: Spots on negative.

Yōsuke Matsuoka laying flowers at grave of Isabelle Dunbar Beveridge

Photograph showing Japanese diplomat Yōsuke Matsuoka laying flowers at the grave of Isabelle Dunbar Beveridge at Lone Fir Cemetery in Portland on Sunday, April 9, 1933. The grave marker reads: “Isabelle Dunbar Beveridge / Born 1843 / Died Oct. 5, 1906 / Born in Scotland.” Matsuoka, who had lived with Beveridge in Portland during his youth, provided the granite marker shown in this photograph and placed it at Beveridge's grave site during a brief visit in April 1933. Matsuoka, leader of the Japanese delegation to the League of Nations, stopped in Portland on his way back to Japan after his delegation’s withdrawal from the league in February 1933. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 16 of the Oregon Journal on Monday, April 10, 1933, under the headline “Honors Friend’s Memory.” The photograph had the following caption: “Yosuke Matsuoka, chief of the Japanese delegation to the League of Nations and Portland visitor, places wreath on the grave of Mrs. Isabelle Dunbar Beveridge, his benefactress when he came to Portland as a poor boy of 13. He previously had unveiled a grave marker.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Nippon Leader Pays Honor to Benefactress.” The story reported that Matsuoka first arrived in Portland in 1893, at age 13, and was living in a Methodist Church dormitory when he met Beveridge, who took him into her home. See related image Nos. 371N0219, 371N0220, 371N0221, and 371N3037. Also see image Nos. 371N1641 and 371N1642, taken earlier in Matsuoka's visit.

Jean Dunbar McIntyre, Yōsuke Matsuoka, and James S. Dunbar at grave of Isabelle Dunbar Beveridge

Photograph showing Japanese diplomat Yōsuke Matsuoka (center) standing at the grave of Isabelle Dunbar Beveridge with Jean Dunbar McIntyre and James S. Dunbar, relatives of Beveridge, at Lone Fir Cemetery in Portland on Sunday, April 9, 1933. Matsuoka, who had lived with Beveridge in Portland during his youth, provided the granite marker shown in this photograph and placed it at Beveridge’s gravesite during a brief visit in April 1933. Matsuoka, leader of the Japanese delegation to the League of Nations, stopped in Portland on his way back to Japan after his delegation’s withdrawal from the league in February 1933. A related photograph, image No. 371N0218, and a story about Matsuoka’s tribute to Beveridge were published on Page 16 of the Oregon Journal on Monday, April 10, 1933. The story, headlined “Nippon Leader Pays Honor to Benefactress,” reported that Matsuoka first arrived in Portland in 1893, at age 13, and was living in a Methodist Church dormitory when he met Beveridge, who took him into her home. See related image Nos. 371N0220, 371N0221, and 371N3037. Also see image Nos. 371N1641 and 371N1642, taken earlier in Matsuoka’s visit.

Yōsuke Matsuoka with group at grave of Isabelle Dunbar Beveridge

Photograph showing Japanese diplomat Yōsuke Matsuoka (second from right) standing in a row with four other people at the grave of Isabelle Dunbar Beveridge at Lone Fir Cemetery in Portland on Sunday, April 9, 1933. Standing on either side of Matsuoka are two of Beveridge’s relatives, Jean Dunbar McIntyre (center) and James S. Dunbar (right). The man and woman at left are unidentified. Matsuoka, who had lived with Beveridge in Portland during his youth, provided the granite marker shown in this photograph and placed it at Beveridge’s gravesite during a brief visit in April 1933. Matsuoka, leader of the Japanese delegation to the League of Nations, stopped in Portland on his way back to Japan after his delegation’s withdrawal from the league in February 1933. A related photograph, image No. 371N0218, and a story about Matsuoka’s tribute to Beveridge were published on Page 16 of the Oregon Journal on Monday, April 10, 1933. The story, headlined “Nippon Leader Pays Honor to Benefactress,” reported that Matsuoka first arrived in Portland in 1893, at age 13, and was living in a Methodist Church dormitory when he met Beveridge, who took him into her home. See related image Nos. 371N0219, 371N0221, and 371N3037. Also see image Nos. 371N1641 and 371N1642, taken earlier in Matsuoka’s visit.

Teddy McDaniel and friends during birthday party at Cotton Club, Portland

Portrait of smiling children posing next to a table during a birthday party for Teddy McDaniel (center) at the Cotton Club in Portland on May 23, 1934. A birthday cake is on the table in front of McDaniel. According to a story about the party on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on May 25, 1934, McDaniel was a performer in stage shows led by entertainer Ted Lewis, and the party celebrated McDaniel’s eighth birthday. See related image No. 371N1518.

Yōsuke Matsuoka after arrival at Union Station, Portland?

Photograph showing Yōsuke Matsuoka standing next to a train car on Friday, April 7, 1933, probably at Union Station after his arrival in Portland. Matsuoka, who had led the Japanese delegation to the League of Nations, was on his way back to Japan from Geneva following his delegation’s withdrawal from the league in February 1933. A related image, No. 371N1641, and a story about his arrival were published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on April 7, 1933. The story, headlined “Matsuoka Comes Back As Diplomat,” reported that in his youth, Matsuoka had lived in Portland twice; he first arrived in 1893 and later attended the University of Oregon Law School. Also see image Nos. 371N0218, 371N0219, 371N0220, 371N0221, and 371N3037, taken later in Matsuoka’s visit to Portland. Image note: The name “Matsuoka” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Unidentified man standing outside door of John McLoughlin House, Oregon City

Full-length portrait of an unidentified man standing next to the front door of John McLoughlin’s house in Oregon City, Oregon. The man is facing ot the right and is looking upward toward a sign over the door, which reads: “Home Of Doctor John McLoughlin / Founder of Oregon City / Erected 1846.” The man has a beard and is wearing a hat, overcoat, and suit. See related image Nos. 379G0002, 379G0003, 379G0005, 379G0006, 379G0007, 379G0008, 379G0009, 379G0010, 379G0011, 379G0012, and 379G0017.

Unidentified man on balcony overlooking Willamette Falls

Full-length portrait, taken from the side, of an unidentified man standing on a balcony overlooking Willamette Falls. The man is facing to the right. He has a beard and mustache and is wearing a hat and overcoat. See related image Nos. 379G0002, 379G0003, 379G0004, 379G0005, 379G0006, 379G0007, 379G0008, 379G0010, 379G0011, 379G0012, and 379G0017.

Irene filling out suggestion form?

Photograph showing a woman sitting at a desk and writing on a document. On the wall next to her is a board with a box holding forms that are labeled “Suggestions Committee / 1509 Public Service Building.” Next to the box is a sheet labeled “Suggestion Awards” that appears to have the date November 18, 1941 at the bottom. The number 1826 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The unverified note “Suggestion box and Irene” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0800.

Irene filling out suggestion form?

Photograph showing a woman sitting at a desk and holding a pencil over a document on the desk in front of her. She is looking toward the front and smiling. On the wall next to her is a board with a box holding forms that are labeled “Suggestions Committee / 1509 Public Service Building.” Next to the box is a sheet labeled “Suggestion Awards” that appears to have the date November 18, 1941 at the bottom. The number 1827 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The unverified note “Suggestion box and Irene” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0799.

Group at summit of Barlow Pass

Group portrait of unidentified people in the snow next to a road, probably Oregon Highway 35. They are posing with a sign marking the summit of Barlow Pass on Mount Hood. The sign reads: “State Highway / Summit / Barlow Pass / Elev. 4158.”

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