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Group outside Home of Truth

Group portrait of three unidentified men and three unidentified women on the sidewalk outside a building. The words “Home of Truth” are painted on one window and written on a display board hanging in the other window.

First Unitarian Church, Portland

Photograph, taken from the side, showing the entrance to the First Unitarian Church at Southwest 12th Avenue and Southwest Salmon Street in Portland. The text “Unitarian Church” is written on the negative and is partially visible in the lower right corner of the image. Also see related image Nos. 372A1261 and 372A1262.

Interior of Apostolic Faith tabernacle, southeast Portland

Photograph showing the interior of the Apostolic Faith tabernacle in Woodstock, Portland, on what is now Southeast Duke Street at Southeast 52nd Avenue. The tabernacle has a domed ceiling. Rows of benches surround a tiered platform at the front of the tabernacle. On the wall above the platform are the words “BE YE RECONCILED TO GOD.”

Bishop J. P. McClosky with group in Portland

Full-length portrait of Bishop J. P. McClosky with a group of unidentified men, most of them clergy. McClosky (left) and another clergyman are sitting in chairs, and the others are standing in a row behind them. The photograph was taken in Portland on Saturday, July 21, 1917, when McClosky stopped in Portland on his way to the Philippines to assume a post as bishop. The Oregon Journal published a story and image No. 376G0211 of McClosky on Page 9 that day. According to the story, McClosky was accompanied by his secretary and a party of prominent clergy from Buffalo, New York, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who were traveling with him as far as San Francisco. The story reported that McClosky and his party were the guests of local Catholic clergy and the Knights of Columbus. Image note: The text “McClosky, Rt. Rev. and bishops” is written on the negative sleeve. Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

First Presbyterian Church, Portland, with steeple damaged by lightning

Photograph showing First Presbyterian Church at 11th and Alder streets (now Southwest 11th Avenue and Southwest Alder Street) in Portland on Saturday, July 17, 1920, after lightning damaged the steeple. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal’s July 17 city edition under the headline “Bolt Strikes.” The photograph had the following caption: “Steeple of First Presbyterian church, Eleventh and Alder streets, showing where lightning ripped slate off the roof in a jagged streak. Below, the street is roped off to prevent injury to pedestrians.” The photograph accompanied a story with the headline “Steeple Is Shattered by Electric Bolt” and the subheading “Patrolman C. C. Martin, Seeking Shelter From Storm, Knocked Senseless When Shock Hits Edifice; Rain Puts Out Fire.” See related image No. 376G0316.

Pallbearers carrying casket of Archbishop Alexander Christie into St. Mary’s Cathedral, Portland

Photograph showing pallbearers carrying the casket of Archbishop Alexander Christie into St. Mary’s Cathedral at Northwest 15th and Davis in Portland on April 15, 1925, as people watch from either side of the doorway. That day, a front-page story about Christie’s funeral was published in the Oregon Journal city edition. The story had the headline “Throngs at Funeral of Archbishop” and the subheading “Impressive Last Rites Held for Most Rev. Alexander Christie in St. Marys [sic] Cathedral; Mt. Calvary is Resting Place.” See related image Nos. 371N4171, 371N4172, 371N4182, 371N4183, 371N4184, and 371N4185. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Procession from St. Mary’s Cathedral, Portland, after funeral of Archbishop Alexander Christie

Photograph, taken April 15, 1925, showing a crowd outside St. Mary’s Cathedral, Northwest 15th and Davis in Portland, watching clergy leaving the cathedral after the funeral of Archbishop Alexander Christie. That day, a front-page story about Christie’s funeral was published in the Oregon Journal city edition. The story had the headline “Throngs at Funeral of Archbishop” and the subheading “Impressive Last Rites Held for Most Rev. Alexander Christie in St. Marys [sic] Cathedral; Mt. Calvary is Resting Place.” See related image Nos. 371N4170, 371N4171, 371N4172, 371N4182, 371N4184, and 371N4185.

Temple Beth Israel and grounds, Portland

Photograph showing the west side of the Temple Beth Israel synagogue in Portland and the surrounding grounds, bounded by Glisan Street to the north; 19th Street North to the east; and Flanders Street to the south (now Northwest Glisan Street, Northwest 19th Avenue, and Northwest Flanders Street, respectively). The view of the temple is partially obstructed by trees in the foreground.

Nuns at The Grotto, Portland

Full-length portrait of six unidentified nuns at the National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother (The Grotto) in Portland. They are standing in a row in front of the grotto, a cave carved from the surrounding cliff face.

Temple Beth Israel, Portland

Photograph showing the exterior of the Temple Beth Israel synagogue, located in Portland at Northwest 19th Avenue between Northwest Glisan and Northwest Flanders streets. The photograph, taken at an angle from left of the entrance, shows the west side of the building. The doors are open and a barricade stands in front of them at the top of the steps. See related image Nos. 371N5751 and 371N5753.

Temple Beth Israel, Portland

Photograph showing the exterior of the Temple Beth Israel synagogue, located in Portland at Northwest 19th Avenue between Northwest Glisan and Northwest Flanders streets. The photograph, taken from the southwest corner of the building, shows the west side of the synagogue. The doors at the entrance are open and a barricade stands in front of them at the top of the steps. See related image Nos. 371N5750 and 371N5753. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Temple Beth Israel, Portland

Photograph, taken from the west side of the building, showing the exterior of the Temple Beth Israel synagogue, located in Portland at Northwest 19th Avenue between Northwest Glisan and Northwest Flanders streets. The doors at the entrance are open and a barricade stands in front of them at the top of the steps. See related image Nos. 371N5750 and 371N5751.

Barnhill Tappers outside Portland Municipal Auditorium

Group portrait of children, most of them wearing matching outfits. They are standing on the steps outside the Portland Municipal Auditorium (now the Keller Auditorium). An unidentified woman is standing behind the group on the right. The text “Barnhill Tappers — 4/20/31” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Thomas Jefferson statue, Jefferson High School, Portland

Photograph of a bronze statue of Thomas Jefferson on the campus of Jefferson High School in Portland. The figure of Jefferson is sitting in a chair with one arm resting on the chair back. On the side of the base is the following text, all in uppercase letters: “ ‘Bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will, to be rightful, must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal laws must protect, and to violate would be oppression.’ / Thomas Jefferson.” A cropped version of this photograph was one of 13 that were published on Page 1, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, March 10, 1929. The photographs were part of a “motorlog” describing a car trip around Portland to view public art. The spread included photographs of the statues and the car driven on the trip; a map of the route; and a story, headlined “Memorials Grace City / Notable Works of Art Adorn Parks and Plazas of Portland, as Motorlog Shows.” The photographs were published under their own headline and subheading: “Portland’s Statues Viewed Via Motor / Delightful Drive in Reo Flying Cloud over Route that Includes Locations of Twelve of Portland’s Art Treasures.” The tour began and ended at the Journal Building at Southwest Broadway and Yamhill in downtown Portland. The Jefferson statue was stop number 12 on the trip. See related image Nos. 371N5421, 371N5422, 371N5461, 371N2898, 371N2900, and 371N2901, which were also part of the spread.

Spanish-American War memorial in Portland

Photograph of a bronze statue of a man holding a rifle. The figure stands atop a pillar that bears the following words in uppercase letters: “Erected by the citizens of Oregon to the dead of the Second Oregon United States Volunteer Infantry / Anno Domini MDCCCCIV.” On the round base below the pillar are the words “First in Guam / First in Philippines.” The sculpture was made by Douglas Tilden and placed in Lownsdale Square in Portland, on Southwest 4th Avenue between Southwest Main Street and Southwest Salmon Street. The statue was dedicated on May 30, 1906. A cropped version of this photograph was one of 13 that were published on Page 1, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, March 10, 1929. The photographs were part of a “motorlog” describing a car trip around Portland to view public art. The spread included photographs of the statues and the car driven on the trip; a map of the route; and a story, headlined “Memorials Grace City / Notable Works of Art Adorn Parks and Plazas of Portland, as Motorlog Shows.” The photographs were published under their own headline and subheading: “Portland’s Statues Viewed Via Motor / Delightful Drive in Reo Flying Cloud over Route that Includes Locations of Twelve of Portland’s Art Treasures.” The tour began and ended at the Journal Building at Southwest Broadway and Yamhill in downtown Portland. The Spanish-American War memorial was stop number 1 on the trip. See related image Nos. 371N5421, 371N5422, 371N5461, 371N2898, 371N2899, and 371N2900, which were also part of the spread. Image note: Light leak on negative.

1932 Portland Rose Festival Queen Frances Kanzler with court

Portrait of the 1932 Rose Festival queen and princesses, all wearing matching dresses. The queen, Frances Kanzler, is sitting on a throne and is holding a bouquet of roses. The princesses are sitting on the dais around and below her. A similar photograph, image No. 371N2994, was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on June 5, 1932, under the headline “New Festival Queen and Her Royal Princesses.” That photograph had the following caption: “Queen Frances Kanzler, Washington high school senior, and her seven high school princes [sic] who will rule over Portland’s annual fiesta of the rose, June 16-17-18, in their royal robes. Front row, from left: Hazel May Bennett, Lincoln; Leone Hale Baker, Franklin; Florence Marie Kelly, Grant. Back row, from left: Miriam Alice Parsons, Roosevelt; Jeanne Van Dersal, High School of Commerce; Queen Frances; Garlyn Genevieve Morgan, Girls’ Polytechnic, and Ferol Helen Richardson, Jefferson.” Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

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Lola Knutson walks across stage during beauty contest at Jantzen Beach

Photograph of Lola Knutson, representing the Bagdad Theatre, waving as she walks across an outdoor stage during a beauty contest at Jantzen Beach in Portland on August 15, 1929. She is wearing heels, a sash with the words “Miss Bagdad Theatre” printed on it, and a swimming suit. Musicians are playing on the stage behind her. Knutson was one of 23 women to participate in the beauty contest at a picnic sponsored by the East Side Commercial Club. She took second prize in the contest. A brief story about the contest and picnic was published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on August 16, 1929, under the headline “Bathing Girls Not Afraid to Get Hair Damp.”

Three beauty contestants

Photograph of three unidentified women posing outdoors. They are wearing heels and what appear to be swimsuits. The woman on the left is wearing a sash with the words “Miss Portland” on it and the woman in the center is wearing a sash bearing the words “Miss Medford.” See related image of Miss Portland, No. 371N3051.

Jerry Chenoweth walks across stage during beauty contest at Jantzen Beach

Photograph of Jerry Chenoweth, representing the Oriental Theatre, walking across an outdoor stage during a beauty contest at Jantzen Beach in Portland on August 15, 1929. She is wearing heels and a swimming suit. Musicians are playing on the stage behind her. Chenoweth won the contest, which had 23 participants and was part of a picnic sponsored by the East Side Commercial Club. A brief story about the contest and picnic was published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on August 16, 1929, under the headline “Bathing Girls Not Afraid to Get Hair Damp.”

Beauty contestants parade at Jantzen Beach

Photograph showing a group of women, all wearing swimming suits and sashes, walking in a line during a beauty contest at Jantzen Beach in Portland on August 15, 1929. The woman on the far left is Mary Benoit; the other women are unidentified. Twenty-three women participated in the beauty contest, which was part of a picnic sponsored by the East Side Commercial Club. A brief story about the contest and picnic was published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on August 16, 1929, under the headline “Bathing Girls Not Afraid to Get Hair Damp.”

Beauty contestants posing with car at Jantzen Beach

Portrait of a group of women posing with a car at Jantzen Beach in Portland on August 15, 1929. They are wearing sashes and swimming suits. The women, each representing a business or organization, participated in a beauty contest held as part of a picnic sponsored by the East Side Commercial Club. The woman at front center, sitting on the bumper of the car and wearing an “Oriental Theatre” sash, is Jerry Chenoweth, who won the contest. Standing next to her is Mary Benoit, representing Sears Roebuck Co., who took second place. A brief story about the contest and picnic was published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on August 16, 1929, under the headline “Bathing Girls Not Afraid to Get Hair Damp.”

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