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Three unidentified men next to train car, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Half-length portrait of three unidentified men standing in a row outdoors next to a train car. The two men at right are looking at the man on the left and smiling. In the background, a cow is partially visible inside the train car. The photograph was probably taken at the Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. See related image No. 375A0143.

Five unidentified men next to train car, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Full-length portrait of five unidentified men standing next to a train car. The four men at right are standing in a row, facing the man at left. The man at center has one foot on the step up tot he train car and is holding a bar on the side of the car. A bale of hay is visible inside the car. The photograph was probably taken at the Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. See related image No. 375A0142.

Unidentified man holding beaver, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph showing an unidentified man standing next to a fence or railing and holding a beaver. The beaver’s feet are resting on top of the railing. The man is facing front and is wearing a collared shirt, tie, trousers, and possibly waders. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Easter portrait of Joan Adele Ringo holding rabbit

Half-length portrait of a smiling girl sitting in a wicker chair surrounded by Easter lilies. She is holding a rabbit on her lap. A similar photograph, image No. 377N0038, was one of two published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 8, 1928, under the headline “Mother Nature Joins Conspiracy to Make Easter Gladsome for Time for Children.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Fine Weather Forecast For Milady’s New Bonnet And Easter Day Services.” Also see image No. 377N0037.

Easter portrait of Joan Adele Ringo holding rabbit

Full-length portrait of a girl sitting in a wicker chair surrounded by Easter lilies. She is holding a rabbit on her lap and is looking to the right. A cropped version of photograph was one of two published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 8, 1928, under the headline “Mother Nature Joins Conspiracy to Make Easter Gladsome for Time for Children.” This photograph had the following caption: “Little Miss Joan Adele Ringo, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ringo, No. 112 Brainard street, sits demurely surrounded by lilies, and yet it is easy to tell she is considerably more interested in the squirming rabbit she holds so tightly.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Fine Weather Forecast For Milady’s New Bonnet And Easter Day Services.” Also see image Nos. 377N0034 and 377N0037. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Kate Rockwell

Head and shoulders portrait of a woman outside the Imperial Hotel. She is facing right, looking toward the front, and smiling. She is wearing a hat, necklace, and blouse or dress. The name “Kate Rockwell” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image. See related image No. 371N2145.

Carlo Sposito

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing front and wearing a sweater, collared shirt, and tie. He is probably standing outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in Portland. The name “Carlo Sposito” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image.

Milton Swartwood?

Head and shoulders portrait of a man looking to the right. He has a mustache and is wearing an overcoat, collared shirt, and tie. He is standing outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in Portland. A name that could be either “Milton Swartwood” or “Milton Swaitwood” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image.

Tito Schipa

Half-length portrait of the Italian tenor Tito Schipa on a train platform, probably at Union Station in Portland. He is facing front and is wearing an overcoat, hat, and bow tie. The name “Tito Schipa” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the photograph. See related image Nos. 371N2267 and 371N2268. Image note: Speckling in image is due to deterioration of the negative.

Captain J. Yawata of ocean liner Anyo Maru

Full-length portrait of Captain J. Yawata of the ocean liner Anyo Maru. He is facing to the right and is wearing an overcoat and visor cap. The photograph was probably taken on January 17, 1921, when the Anyo Maru was in Portland. The text “Anyo Maru and Capt. J. Yawata” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 376G0117 and 376G0118.

Longfellow, holding luggage

Three-quarters portrait of a man standing outside Union Station in Portland, facing front, and holding luggage. He has a mustache and is wearing a hat, glasses, overcoat, collared shirt, and tie. The name “Longfellow” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the right side of the image. See related image No. 371N1550.

Teddy McDaniel posing with birthday cake at Cotton Club, Portland

Portrait of a boy, Teddy McDaniel, sitting at a table and posing with his birthday cake during a party at the Cotton Club in Portland on May 23, 1934. McDaniel is smiling and holding a knife as though about to cut the cake. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on May 25, 1934. It had the following caption: “Teddy McDaniel, pal of Ted Lewis and hit of the latter’s show at the Oriental, cutting the cake that made his eighth birthday anniversary, Wednesday, the best ever.” According to a short story accompanying the photograph, McDaniel was a performer in stage shows led by entertainer Ted Lewis, and Lewis was among those to attend the party. See related image No. 371N1517. Image note: Photograph is out of focus.

Unidentified group planting tree at grave of Isabelle Dunbar Beveridge during tribute by Yōsuke Matsuoka

Photograph showing a group of unidentified people planting a Japanese cherry tree near the grave of Isabelle Dunbar Beveridge at Lone Fir Cemetery in Portland on Sunday, April 9, 1933. The tree was planted at Beveridge’s grave during a tribute by Japanese diplomat Yōsuke Matsuoka, who had lived with Beveridge in Portland during his youth. He also placed a granite marker at the gravesite. Matsuoka, leader of the Japanese delegation to the League of Nations, visited Portland briefly in April 1933 on his way back to Japan following 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, 371N0220, and 371N0221. Also see image Nos. 371N1641 and 371N1642, taken earlier in Matsuoka’s visit.

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, and is holding a pipe. 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 4641 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. 375A0911 and 375A0912.

Barney Oldfield and unidentified man holding Oldfield tire

Full-length portrait of Barney Oldfield (left), an auto racer and president of the Oldfield Tire Company, and an unidentified man standing outside the Fletcher & James tire shop in Portland. They are holding an Oldfield tire. The name “Oldfield, Barney” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was probably taken in January 1920, when Oldfield visited Portland on business and stopped at Fletcher & James, a distributor of Oldfield tires. See related image No. 373G0151.

Ramin

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing front. He is wearing a fur-trimmed overcoat, a collared shirt, and a tie. He is outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in Portland. The name “Ramin” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the photograph. Image note: Marks and scratches on negative.

Major General George W. Goethals in Portland

Half-length portrait of Major General George W. Goethals after his arrival in Portland on Monday, August 30, 1915. He is facing to the right and may be sitting in a vehicle. Goethals was chief engineer of the Panama Canal construction project and subsequently governor of the Panama Canal Zone. In a front-page story on August 30, the Journal reported that Goethals and his family were visiting Portland for three days on their way to the Panama-Pacific exposition. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 4 of the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, August 31, 1915, under the headline “Photograph of Major General G. W. Goethals.” It accompanied the continuation of a front-page story headlined “General Goethals Is Too Modest To Talk About Canal Work” and a Page 4 story headlined “Goethals Urges New System of Cargo Measuring.” Image note; The name “Goethals” and the number 125 are written on the negative. The number 525 was also written on the negative, then crossed out. On the negative is a tape frame around Goethals.

Joe Harty, news vendor, at Washington and Broadway, Portland

Full-length portrait of newsboy Joe Harty holding an armful of newspapers and looking at a flock of pigeons in the street in front of him. Harty, whose legs were amputated in a train accident when he was a child, is sitting on a board mounted on a roller skate. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 14 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, October 22, 1919. The photograph had the following caption: “Joe Harty, Portland’s favorite newsboy, whose happy disposition at his stand at Washington and Broadway makes it a ‘sunshine corner.’ “ Accompanying the photograph was a brief column, “The Stroller Notices,” devoted to Harty’s good cheer. In an earlier story on April 13, 1920, Harty described how he had lost his legs and devised the board and roller skate that he used to get around.

John A. Johnson, manager of Pantages Theatre, Portland

Half-length portrait of John A. Johnson, manager of the Pantages Theatre in Portland, sitting at a desk in November 1920. He is facing to the right and looking toward the front. He is holding a flier for the film “Dead Men Tell No Tales.” A story about Johnson and a cropped version of this photograph were published on Page 3, Section 5 of the Oregon Journal city edition on Sunday, November 28, 1920. The photograph was published under the headline “Who’s Who On Broadway--And Off.” It had the following caption: “ ‘Jack’ Johnson is right bower in Pantages organization after 16 years as manager of local theatre. Has spent 31 years in the game and acquired an ample girth while working 16 to 18 hours a day, more or less.” See related image No. 376G0391.

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