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Mrs. Pearl Billings in jail after holdup at service station

Portrait of 18-year-old Pearl Billings sitting in a chair in her cell at the Clackamas County Jail in Oregon City on Saturday, February 21, 1931. According to a story published on the front page of the Oregon Journal that day, Billings was arrested after participating in a holdup with 22-year-old William Wheeler at the Robinwood service station near Lake Oswego on February 20, 1931. During the robbery, Wheeler was shot and killed by the service station’s proprietor, R. W. LaDue. According to the story, Billings told police Wheeler had kidnapped her and she had no knowledge of plans to hold up the service station until they were inside. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 371N1454, showing Mr. and Mrs. LaDue, accompanied the story. The photographs were published under the headline "Bandit Victim 'Gets His Man.' " This photograph had the following caption: "Mrs. Pearl Billings, companion of the dead man. She went outside and started the car's engine for the proposed escape. Mrs. Billings fled from the scene but was captured by sheriff [E. T.] Mass of Clackamas county a short while later. She is held in the county jail at Oregon City." Image note: The name “Mrs Pearl Billings” and the number 18 in a circle are written on the negative and are visible on the right side of the image.

Bister

Portrait of a man at Union Station in Portland. He is standing next a train car with the number 4 on the side. He is wearing a hat, glasses, overcoat, collared shirt and tie. The Union Station clock tower is visible in the background. Written on the negative are the name “Bister” and the text “NY Central,” possibly referring to the New York Central Railroad Company.

Actress Edwina Booth and Dorothy Ford

Portrait of two women standing next to each other. Both are wearing hats and holding handbags. The woman on the left, actress Edwina Booth, is wearing a fur coat. The woman on the right, Dorothy Ford of Portland, is wearing a coat and a fur stole and muffs. The photograph was taken in Portland on April 8, 1932, after Booth’s arrival in Portland. According to a story in the April 8 edition of the Oregon Journal, headlined “Movieland Trio Of Pretty Girls to Take Part in Ball,” Booth and two other actresses came to Portland to participate in the Eagles’ “Movie Ball,” a charity event. Dorothy Ford had been selected as queen of the ball. See related image No. 371N1406. Image note: The text “Edwina Booth + Ford” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the photograph. Faint discoloration in the center of the image is due to deterioration of the negative.

Bruce Bairnsfather

Portrait of a man wearing a hat, overcoat, collared shirt, and tie. He is looking slightly left and is holding a cigarette. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, April 6, 1932, under the headline “Ol’ Bill’s Pap.” The photograph had the following caption: “Captain Bruce Bairnsfather, noted British cartoonist and creator of Ol’ Bill, lovable war character, who lectures at the Town club tonight.” The photograph accompanied a story about Bairnsfather and Ol’ Bill, headlined “Ol’ Bill, Famed Warrior, Here With Creator.” Image note: The name “Bruce Bairnsfather” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image.

Bruce Bairnsfather

Portrait of a man, British cartoonist Bruce Bairnsfather, wearing a hat, overcoat, collared shirt, and tie. He is holding a cigarette. A similar photograph, image No. 371N0328, was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, April 6, 1932. The photograph accompanied a story with the headline “Ol’ Bill, Famed Warrior, Here With Creator.” Image note: The name “Bruce Brainsfather [sic]” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image.

Paul F. Burris and W. Fred Drager outside Oregon State Capitol

Half-length portrait of Paul F. Burris (left) and W. Fred Drager standing side by side outside the Oregon State Capitol in Salem and facing front. This photograph was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on January 14, 1929. It was cropped into two separate pictures, one of each man. The photographs, along with image Nos. 371N1676 and 371N1970, were published under the headline "At the Opening of the Oregon Legislature." The four photographs had the following caption: “Staff Photographer Ralph Vincent of The Journal was on hand at the state capitol this morning and brought back for you some of the interesting personages there.” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “Paul G. [sic] Burris and Fred Draper [sic], rival candidates for clerkship of the house.” The photographs accompanied a story, titled "Legislature Organizes For Session.” Image note: The names “W. Fred Drager” and “Paul F. Burris” are written on the negative. The number 6 is also written on the negative. The writing is visible in the image.

Vincent, Ralph

H. E. Byram? and group

Portrait of ten men in suits, standing on railroad tracks in front of a train car at Union Station in Portland. The fifth man from right is probably H. E. Byram, president of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company. The other men are unidentified. The text “Byram + Mil Group” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image. See related image No. 371N0386.

Charles Wakefield Cadman on trip to Portland to plan Rose Festival music

Head and shoulders portrait of a smiling man, composer Charles Wakefield Cadman, facing front. He is outdoors at Union Station in Portland and is wearing an overcoat and scarf. The photograph was taken on January 20, 1927, when Cadman arrived in Portland on a trip to plan that year’s Rose Festival pageant, of which he served as director general. The Oregon Journal published a similar photograph, image No. 371N0394, on Page 18 that day, along with a story headlined “Composer Here to Work on Rose Festival Music.” See additional related image Nos. 371N0135 and 371N0136. Image note: The name “Cadman” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Charles Wakefield Cadman on trip to Portland to plan Rose Festival music

Head and shoulders portrait of composer Charles Wakefield Cadman facing right. He is outdoors at Union Station in Portland and is wearing a hat, scarf, and overcoat. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image No. 371N0135, was published on Page 18 of the Oregon Journal on January 20, 1927, the day Cadman arrived in Portland on a trip to plan that year’s Rose Festival pageant, of which he served as director general. The photographs were published under the headline “Getting Ready for June’s Roses.” See additional related image Nos. 371N0396 and 371N0393. Image note: The name “Cadman” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Elmer Carlson, Washington High School football player

Portrait, taken from the side, of a football player posing near the former Washington High School in Portland. The player is facing to the right and is wearing a helmet, striped jersey, football pants, and cleats. The name “Elmer Carlson” and a number that may be either 24 or 29 are written on the negative and are visible on the right side of the image.

Dr. Joseph Caronia

Head and shoulders portrait of a man with a mustache. He looking to the right and is seated in front of a brick wall. The man is wearing glasses, a suit jacket, a collared tie, and glasses. On his lapel is a name tag with a ribbon and medal attached to it. On the medal is the text “AMA / Portland Oregon / 1929.” On the ribbon is the text “INVITED GUEST.” Image note: The name “Dr Joseph Caronia” and the number 4 are written on the negative and are visible on the right side of the image.

Peggy Carper, Queen of the May at Grant High School

Three-quarters portrait of a teenage girl sitting next to a sculpture outside Ulysses S. Grant High School in Portland. She is smiling and is wearing a blouse, sweater vest, and skirt. A cropped version of this photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on May 7, 1932, with the following caption: “Miss Peggy Carper, with curly red hair, will be Queen of the May at the Grant high annual May fete, May 20. Peggy was elected by popular vote from girls of the seventh term class. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Carper, 560 East 38th street north.” The name “Peggy Carper” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the right side of the image.

Harry Carson

Head and shoulders portrait of a young man facing slightly left and looking toward the front. He is wearing a suit jacket, collared shirt, and tie. He is standing outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in Portland. The name “Harry Carson” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image.

Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson presenting police chief’s star to Burton K. Lawson

Photograph showing new Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson pinning the police chief’s badge on Burton K. Lawson’s lapel as an unidentified man watches. The photograph was taken in the city council chambers on Saturday, July 1, 1933, when Carson and Lawson were sworn in. A cropped version of this photograph was one of two that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on July 1, 1933, under the headline “Joseph K. Carson Jr. Becomes Mayor.” The photograph had the following caption: “Carson pins chief’s star on on Lawson.” See related image Nos. 371N0453, 371N0459, 371N0467, and 371N0469.

K. Miyako, Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson, and H. I. Satoh with cake replica of Japanese garden

Photograph showing K. Miyako, Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson, and H. I. Satoh with a cake replica of a Japanese garden. The photograph was taken in the Portland city council chambers at Carson’s inauguration on Saturday, July 1, 1933. A cropped version of this photograph was one of three that were published on page 3 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, July 2, 1933, under the headline “Highlights of a Mayor’s First Day in Office.” This photograph had the following caption: “Saturday was a red-letter day at Portland’s city hall and a hey-day in the life of Joseph K. Carson Jr., who at 9 a.m. became Mayor Carson. Many and varied were the important and colorful events of the day. Above, a cake replica of a Japanese garden, presented to the mayor by Portland Japanese. From left, K. Miyako, secretary of the Japanese association of Portland; the mayor and H. I. Satoh of M. Furuya company. The garden scene was the gift of the Nippon Yusan Kaisa Steamship company.” See related image Nos. 371N0452, 371N0459, 371N0467, and 371N0469.

Mayor-elect Joseph K. Carson and unidentified boy on ocean liner General Sherman

Photograph showing Portland Mayor-elect Joseph K. Carson and an unidentified boy standing at the rail of the ocean liner General Sherman on March 17, 1933, as the steamship arrived in Portland from Asia. Carson had traveled to Japan, China, and the Philippines aboard the vessel. The Oregon Journal published a front-page story about Carson’s return on March 18, 1933, along with two photographs, related image Nos. 371N0458 and 371N0482. See additional related image No. 371N0481.

Mayor-elect Joseph K. Carson kissing sister after return from trip to Asia

Photograph of Portland Mayor-elect Joseph K. Carson kissing his sister, Alice Carson, on the ocean liner General Sherman on Friday, March 17, 1933, after his return to Portland from a trip to Asia aboard the steamship. The trip included stops in Japan, China, and the Philippines. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 371N0482 were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Saturday, March 18, 1933, under the headline “Hizzoner-Elect Returns in Glory.” This photograph had the following caption: “Not a Mayor Baker act, for it’s his sister Alice who is welcoming him.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Carson Home; Gets Welcome Upon Arrival.” Also see additional related image Nos. 371N0455 and 371N0481.

Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson taking oath of office

Photograph showing (from left) George R. Funk, Burton K. Lawson, O. R. Bean, Joseph K. Carson, and J. E. Bennett standing in a row in the council chambers at Portland City Hall on Saturday, July 1, 1933. A cropped version of this photograph was one of two that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on July 1, 1933, under the headline “Joseph K. Carson Jr. Becomes Mayor.” The photograph had the following caption: “Scene in the council chambers today as the choice of the Portland voters last November succeeded Mayor [George L.] Baker. From left—City Auditor Funk reading Carson’s oath of office; Burton K. Lawson, newly appointed chief of police; O. R. Bean, new city commissioner; Mayor Carson taking his oath, and Commissioner Bennett, who began his four-year term today.” See related image Nos. 371N0452, 371N0453, 371N0467, and 371N0469.

Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson and Father Dominic of Cork

Photograph of Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson and a clergyman sitting at a dining table during a farewell dinner for Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier at Hill Military Academy in Portland on Thursday, August 16, 1934. The cardinal had traveled to Portland from Rome for the Marian Congress, held at the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother (The Grotto) from August 12-15, 1934. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image No. 371N4243, was published on Page 9 of the Oregon Journal on Friday, August 17, 1934. The photographs were published under the headline “Prelate Honored with Farewell Dinner.” This photograph had the following caption: “Father Dominic of Cork, vice president of the first American Marian congress, who gained prominence by telling Mayor MacSweeney what to do, is here pictured giving a few hints to Mayor Carson at the farewell dinner Thursday night honoring Alexis Henry [sic] M. Cardinal Lepicier, O. S. M., of Rome.” Image note: The number 11 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson delivering radio address after his inauguration

Portrait of Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson seated at a radio microphone and looking down at a sheaf of papers he is holding. The photograph was taken on Saturday, July 1, 1933, after Carson’s inauguration. A cropped version of this photograph was one of three that were published on Page 3 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, July 2, 1933, under the headline “Highlights of a Mayor’s First Day in Office.” This photograph had the following caption: “The mayor delivering an address from KOIN-The Journal studios.” See related image Nos. 371N0452, 371N0453, 371N0459, and 371N0469.

Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson signing document at his inauguration

Photograph showing Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson signing a document in the city council chambers at his swearing-in ceremony on Saturday, July 1, 1933. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, July 2, 1933, under the headline “Signing on the Dotted Line.” The photograph had the following caption: “Thereby completing the official routine of becoming mayor of Portland. Thus Mayor Carson took full grip of the reins and began his four-year term Saturday as mayor of the City of Roses, succeeding George L. Baker. An assemblage that overflowed the council chambers witnessed the ceremony midst [sic] a profusion of flowers.” The photograph accompanied two stories about the new mayor and the inauguration events, headlined “Mayor Carson Pledges Economy” and “Mayor Busy Opening Day.” See related image Nos. 371N0452, 371N0453, 371N0459, and 371N0467.

Congressman Charles H. Martin and Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson at Democratic picnic

Photograph of Oregon Congressman Charles H. Martin (left) and Joseph K. Carson at a Democratic picnic on July 16, 1933. They are standing at a table, smiling at one another, and Carson is carving meat. The picnic was held at Viking Park on the Sandy River. The Oregon Journal published a front-page story about the picnic and a related photograph, image No. 371N1250, on Monday, July 17, 1933.

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