Adolescents at a doll show at a clubhouse in Laurelhurst Park. Several girls stand outside a window, peering in towards a table laden with dolls. A sign above the table reads “Please do not handle the dolls” (negative 2 of 4).
A child sits in a wheelchair while watching the 1954 Portland Rose Festival from an open window. A woman stands behind the wheelchair, with one hand on each handle. Two balloons are tied to the chair (negative 10 of 14).
Portland Beaver catcher Joe Rossi and “Miss Oswego” Karen Kruse, standing with 3-year-old Jeffrey Patterson (holding bat) and Kent Huth (kneeling with mitt). Rossi holds an umbrella over the children as the group stands on a baseball field, most likely at Vaughn Street Park. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Thursday, July 1, 1954 (negative 3 of 4).
7-year-old Joan Rose Papasadero with a gibbon, “Cheetie,” at her home at 27 S.E. 53rd Avenue in Portland. Cheetie hangs from the mantle of a fireplace as Papasadero holds one of his arms. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Friday, July 9, 1954 (negative 2 of 5).
Children stand outside a bakery during the Washington County Fair Centennial, most likely in Hillsboro. A large multi-tiered cake is displayed in a window, with frosting that reads “100th anniversary, Washington County Fair, ‘Pioneers on Parade’” (negative 8 of 11).
A child stands in front of chain enclosure at the Pacific International Livestock Exposition show in Portland. She points towards a sculpted duck, which is wearing an apron and bonnet. Other adults and children stand behind the chain fence (negative 1 of 12).
A person dressed as a mouse interacts with children during the Fairy Tale parade in Portland. The woman has her arm extended towards children seated on the curb, who are smiling. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Friday, November 25, 1949 (negative 1 of 21).
Three-year-old Donald Swanson, suffering from nephritis, with his mother Mrs. George Swanson and a man dressed as Santa Claus. Mrs. Swanson is holding a cake in front of Donald, for a belated birthday, who sits in a chair next to a tree. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, December 24, 1949 (negative 3 of 4).
An unidentified boy and Paula Kenworthy (right) seated on the ground with rabbits. The children are on a fur rug, each holding a rabbit toy, while the boy, dressed as a cowboy, reaches toward a live rabbit. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 12, 1950 (negative 1 of 8).
Children gathered for a movie at Woodstock Methodist Church in Portland. Chairs have been arranged facing one side of the room, which are filled with children wearing jackets, while two others stand at the front using yo-yos (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. A man in a suit, holding a flower, sits on a low wall with two children while another watches from the side of the frame. Plants can be seen behind them. 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 11 of 11).
A play yard at Holt Memorial Chinese Presbyterian Church in Portland, at N.W. 3rd Avenue and N.W. Couch Street. Lee Hing holds 5-year-old Jan Louie in front of magnolia blossoms growing in the converted yard, previously strewn with trash. A similar photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 15, 1951 (negative 5 of 11).
A child stands next to dog looking downhill towards Linnton and the Willamette River. Looking east, a large industrial facility can be seen on the other side of the river (negative 11 of 31). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - Linnton.
A woman and a child walk down a sidewalk on N Denver Avenue in Kenton. A sign for Kenton Hardware can be seen above the sidewalk, and Hanson’s Radio can be seen in the distance (negative 10 of 13). Portland communities - Kenton district.
Photograph, taken from a hillside, looking downward at a swimming pool in Creston Park in Portland. People can be seen in and around the pool, and a pool house is on the right side of the frame. A hillside and trees can be seen on the other side of the pool, with a lamp post (negative 18 of 26).
Photograph showing children playing on a seesaw at an unidentified city park in Portland. The children closest to the camera are sitting near the ground. Trees can be seen in the background (negative 22 of 26). See negative 330-10.
Photograph showing children using playground equipment at an unidentified Portland city park. A child with wearing a hat slides down two poles, while another child can be seen behind him at the top of a ladder (negative 5 of 26).
Photograph showing a group of children at an unidentified city park in Portland. They are walking in a field towards the camera, while two boys ride on the same bicycle at the left side of the frame. A sprinkler can be seen in the background (negative 9 of 26).
A teacher kneels next to a table of small children at a newly opened nursery school at the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation in Portland. Several children are at the table, which is front of a low counter (negative 4 of 12).