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Aerial view of Cascade Locks, Oregon; Columbia River; and Bridge of the Gods

Aerial photograph, looking roughly southwest, showing the Columbia River and the Bridge of the Gods. At upper left is the town of Cascade Locks, Oregon. 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: “Cascade Locks and the Bridge of the Gods.” See image Nos. 371N5679, 371N5698, 371N5703, 371N5716, 371N5717, and 371N5721, 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

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 similar photograph, image No. 375A1003, was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal’s home edition on July 3, 1934. That photograph was published under the headline “Where Fireworks Took Heavy Toll at Cascade Locks.” It 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 photograph accompanied a story headlined “Fireworks on Rampage Burn Locks Block.” Also see image Nos. 372A0731, 375A1002, and 375A1004. Image note: Negative damage at lower right.

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

Buildings at Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph showing buildings at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. Two shingled buildings are at the base of a forested hillside, with snow on the ground. Groups of men walk through a courtyard outside of the buildings. A sign reads “Civilian Public Service Camp No.21, Brethren Service Committee, Mennonite Central Committee” (negative 8 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Charles Hill after fighting fire in Cascade Locks

Head and shoulders portrait, taken outdoors, of Charles Hill, 17, facing front. The photograph was taken on July 3, 1934, after Hill helped to fight a fire in Cascade Locks, Oregon. The fire, started by fireworks on Monday, July 2, 1934, during a July Fourth celebration, destroyed approximately a block of the downtown business district, according to a story published on the front page of in the Oregon Journal’s July 3 home edition. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 375A1003 accompanied the story. The photographs were published under the headline “Where Fireworks Took Heavy Toll at Cascade Locks.” This photograph had the following caption: “Charles Hill, 17, recovering after being overcome by smoke while fighting the fire.” Also see image Nos. 372A0731, 372A0734, and 375A1002.

Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph showing people in a mess hall at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. A man wearing overalls is standing and holding a book, while other people are seated at picnic tables throughout the room. In the back is a line of men wearing kitchen staff hats and uniforms (negative 2 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph showing worker at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. Men are standing next a wall, being constructed from stones. A muddy road can be seen next to the group, and buildings and trees can be seen in the background (negative 4 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Library at Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph showing what appears to be a library space at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. Two men are seated at a at table, looking downwards at a book and piece of paper. Behind them is a bookshelf (negative 6 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

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.

Mess hall workers at Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph looking through a serving window, showing mess hall workers at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. A serving counter can be seen at the bottom of the window, with stacks of dishes. People wearing cook uniforms can be seen in the kitchen, while a man in a stripped shirt stands in front of the serving window, with a bowl in his hand (negative 5 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Dormitory at Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth

Photograph showing people in a dormitory at the Civilian Public Service Camp #21 at Wyeth, in Cascade Locks. A group of men are sitting at a picnic table with stacks of books and magazines. A man is laying on his side in a bed at the front of the frame, facing towards the table. Other beds and closets can be seen in the background (negative 9 of 22).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998