Two indigenous American children sit on top of a fence, looking downwards toward an older woman, who holds a bouquet of flowers. The children are wearing dancing regalia, as another young woman, in western wear, smiles (negative 7 of 18).
Rosie, an elephant at the Portland Zoo (later the Oregon Zoo) reaching her trunk through a fence to accept a treat being offered by a group of children from the Fruit and Flower Day Nursery (negative 4 of 6).
Two of the surviving apple trees from the original Luelling orchard planted in 1847. In 1955 only 26 of the original 500 trees still produced fruit. Three toddler-aged grandchildren of current property owner, Louise Lavaghetto, stand at the base of the trees (negative 2 of 8).
Two boys stand in a kitchen at Chemawa Indian School. They are wearing white shirts and aprons and eating muffins. Some photographs from this series were printed in the February 12, 1956 issue of the Oregon Journal under the headline "Training Navajo Youngsters for Northwest Living is Main Project at Chemawa" (negative 1 of 14).
Children gathered for a movie at Woodstock Methodist Church in Portland. Chairs have been arranged facing towards one side of the room, which is filled with children dressed in warm clothing and family members (negative 1 of 11).
Children and young adults during a swimming class at Blue Lake, outside Portland. A teacher stands on a wooden dock with her arms extended, demonstrating to the students. Several lifeguard chairs have been attached to the dock (negative 2 of 11).
Children and young adults during a swimming class at Blue Lake, outside Portland. The shore and a wooden building can be seen at the edge of the water. Water is splashing through the air (negative 5 of 11).
Craig, son of Oregon Journal artist Bob Fassett, standing in front of Fassett’s fishing locker. He smiles while holding a fishing pole. A boat motor, oil cans, rifles, and jackets can also be seen in the locker (negative 1 of 3)
Two children standing in a field in Happy Valley. One holds a rake and points into the air, while the other skeptically looks at the camera. Both wear jackets and hats or scarves. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, March 25, 1951 (negative 9 of 13).
A play yard at Holt Memorial Chinese Presbyterian Church in Portland, at N.W. 3rd Avenue and N.W. Couch Street. Lee Hing smiles at children playing on a merry go round, several of which are turned towards the camera. The play yard was built on a lot previously strewn with trash. Photographs from this story were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 15, 1951 (negative 4 of 11).
A play yard at Holt Memorial Chinese Presbyterian Church in Portland, at N.W. 3rd Avenue and N.W. Couch Street. Children play on a jungle gym while smiling towards the camera, many standing at the top. The play yard was built on a lot previously strewn with trash. Photographs from this story were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 15, 1951 (negative 8 of 11).
Children preparing for a parade on N. Morris Street in Portland. Several are wearing paper clown masks and pulling smaller children in wagons. A group of mothers is gathered on the sidewalk in front of an open garage door (negative 1 of 9).
Children preparing for a parade on N. Morris Street in Portland. Parents put a small child into a wooden wagon, with an attached compartment for a stuffed toy horse. Two other children stand in an open garage door in the background (negative 6 of 9).
Robert Nelle, 7, who was struck by interurban streetcar on the Johnson Creek, severing two fingers and incurring other lesser injuries. An image in this set was published on the front page of the July 3, 1956 issue of the Oregon Journal under the headline "Trolley Hit Boy Saves Own Life" (negative 1 of 2).
A baby lion cub sits in the lap of a boy who holds a bottle up to its mouth. The boy is Gary Scott, the 10-year-old son of William R. Scott, zoo keeper. The lion cub is 3-days-old and its eyes are closed. This photograph was taken at 207 NE 191st Avenue (negative 2 of 5).
A woman in a dress stands next to a table in a banquet hall. She looks down at a child sitting on her mother's lap. The child looks back at her. The woman is likely a model in the Lipman Wolfe style show. In the background are additional guests seated at tables. The caption on negative sleeve reads, "Lipman Wolfe style show" (negative 5 of 6).
Three children and an adult build a parade float for the Junior Rose Festival Parade on the front porch of a house in Portland, Oregon. The float consists of a small sailboat mounted on a wagon. The boat has the word "Burradak" written on the side. The children attach flowers to the boat. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "Building float for Junior Rose Festival parade, Mrs. J.B. Grodard and children, 2114 N.E. 55th - Don (10), Joanne (6), and Janet (8)" (negative 1 of 2).
Four children stand side-by-side and smile behind a table in the social room of the Holy Rosary Church in Portland, Oregon. There are cakes, flowers, and a bowl of fruit punch on the table. They are the Tigner quadruplets, and they are celebrating their 12th birthday. Pictured left to right are Dee Jerry Tigner, Carole Tigner, Beatrice Tigner and August Tigner. Dee Jerry and August wear matching suits and Carole and Beatrice wear matching dresses. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on August 23, 1958 (negative 1 of 2).
Four children dressed in costumes stand next to a lamb at a luncheon hosted by the Women's Auxiliary of the National Wool Growers Association in Portland, Oregon. A boy pets the lamb while a girl holds the animal by a leash. Pictured are Dave Ecklund (dressed as Boy Blue and petting the lamb), Jamie Kohlhoff, Libby Bishop and Jan Ecklund (dressed as Bo Peep on the right). This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on January 29, 1959 (negative 1 of 7).