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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

Mitchell Point Tour Inn - Hood River, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing the Mitchell Point Tour Inn on Highway 30 in Hood River, Oregon. The sign for the motel is attached to a Shell gas station. An automobile is parked in front of a motel building with 3 units. There is a large house in the background. Handwriting on negative reads, "Mitchell Point Tour Inn - Highway 30 - Hood River, Oregon. Christian 11-983." The bottom left of the image has been cut off.

Christian (Photographer)

Street Scene in Odell, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a street scene in Odell, Oregon. Businesses include a Chevron gas station, S&L Food Store, and more. Snow-capped Mount Hood is in the background. Handwriting on negative reads, "Odell, Oregon. Christian 11-984."

Christian (Photographer)

Mitchell Point - Columbia River above Cascades

Platinum print of a sandy beach on the shore of the Columbia River with Mitchell's Point visible in the distance. Handwritten inscription on the back of the print reads, "Mitchell Point - Columbia River above Cascades." Signed, "Lily E. White," in the lower right corner of the print.

White, Lily E.

Shepperd's Dell. Columbia River Highway.

Negative of a photographic postcard showing the Historic Columbia River Highway at Shepperd's Dell, a canyon in the Columbia River Gorge. A bridge crosses the canyon. Handwritten labels on negative read, "Shepperd's Dell. Columbia River Highway. Christian 11-677."

Christian (Photographer)

Columbia River Highway

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a portion of the Historic Columbia River Highway. Taken from above the highway, looking east up the Columbia River Gorge. There is a viewpoint on the highway. Handwriting on negative reads, "Columbia River Highway. Christian 11-748."

Christian (Photographer)

Columbia River Highway between Biggs and Arlington

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a portion of the Columbia River Highway between Biggs Junction and Arlington, Oregon. The road runs along the base of a mountain. The Columbia River is on the right. Handwriting on negative reads, "Columbia Riv. Hwy. between Biggs - Arlington. Christian 11-908."

Christian (Photographer)

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

Aerial view of Hood River, Oregon

Aerial photograph, looking east, showing the town of Hood River, Oregon. At lower right is Hood River High School (now Hood River Middle School) and the school’s athletic field. A cropped version of this photograph was one of 10 that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal Sunday magazine on June 5, 1932. The photographs accompanied a story, headlined “Looping the Loop by Air,” that recounted an airplane trip following the route of the Mount Hood Loop Highway and described the views from the air. The photographs had the following caption: “Glimpses of familiar scenery snapped by Roy Norr, Journal staff photographer, in ‘doing’ the Mont [sic] Hood Loop the air way.” This photograph had the following additional information: “Looking down on Hood River.” See image Nos. 371N5679, 371N5698, 371N5703, 371N5704, 371N5716, and 371N5717, which were published on the same page as this photograph. Also see image Nos. 371N5699, 371N5700, 371N5701, and 371N5702, which were taken during the same trip. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Norr, Roy

Rubble at site of fire in Cascade Locks, Oregon

Photograph, taken from a low angle, showing burned rubble at the site of a fire in Cascade Locks, Oregon. The fire occurred on Monday, July 2, 1934, and this photograph was taken on July 3. A story about the fire, headlined “Fireworks on Rampage Burn Locks Block,” was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal’s home edition on July 3. According to the story, the fire was started by fireworks during a July Fourth celebration and destroyed approximately a block of the downtown business district. See related image Nos. 372A0734, 375A1002, 375A1003, and 375A1004.

Burned rubble at intersection in Cascade Locks, Oregon

Photograph showing a burned utility pole and other rubble at an intersection after a fire in Cascade Locks, Oregon. The fire occurred on Monday, July 2, 1934, and this photograph was taken on July 3. A story about the fire, headlined “Fireworks on Rampage Burn Locks Block,” was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal’s home edition on July 3. According to the story, the fire was started by fireworks during a July Fourth celebration and destroyed approximately a block of the downtown business district. See related image Nos. 372A0731, 372A0734, 375A1003, and 375A1004.

Remains of buildings destroyed by fire in Cascade Locks, Oregon

Photograph showing the burned remains of buildings after a fire in Cascade Locks, Oregon. The fire occurred on Monday, July 2, 1934, and this photograph was taken on July 3. Unidentified people are standing nearby, looking at the rubble. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 375A1004 were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal’s home edition on July 3, 1934. The photographs were published under the headline “Where Fireworks Took Heavy Toll at Cascade Locks.” This photograph had the following caption: “The band played on at Cascade Locks Tuesday despite the $60,000 fire which concluded the second day of the July 4th celebration there Monday night. Above—Looking east from the new Lakeside hotel on the razed block. At the immediate lower left is the charred remnants of the fireworks stand where the fire started. Beyond (in order) are the ruins of the I. O. O. F building, the S. E. Parras meat market, the Blue Moon cafe, and at the end of the block the W. H. Clark home.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Fireworks on Rampage Burn Locks Block.” Also see image Nos. 372A0731, 372A0734, and 375A1002.

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