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Silver thaw, Grand Avenue

Photograph showing a Grand Avenue with a layer of snow and ice. Damaged utility poles and electric lines can be seen in the center of the street, as well as the right side of the frame next to a decorative railing. Buildings with advertisements can be seen to either side of the street.

Silver thaw, East Glisan near East 39th Avenue

Photograph showing a group of people with a street car after a snow fall. The people are using tools and shovels to clear snow around the street car train, which is attached to an electric line above. On the side of the train is “P.R.L & P. Co.” Ice laden electric lines can be seen above and around the train, with buildings visible in the background.

Children playing in snow storm, southwest Portland

Children in southwest Portland, near Council Crest, playing the in snow. Wearing jackets and hats, several of the children are holding snowballs while playing next to a sign reading “Council Crest” and “S.W. Fairmount Blvd” (negative 4 of 7).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Aerial view of Journal Building, Portland

An aerial view of the Oregon Journal building, Willamette River, and Hawthorne Bridge in the snow. Looking east, the central east side industrial district can be seen at the other side of the river (negative 2 of 10).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Snow Scene - Clover Terrace

Footprints in the snow on a garden path. Likely taken at the house of Charles Elliott Ladd and Sarah Hall Ladd. Caption from negative sleeve reads, "Snow Scene - Clover Terrace - Tree & Walk, S3, LW3-3."

White, Lily E.

Peter Lerner playing in Portland snow

Two-year-old Peter Lerner, son of Dr. Aaron Lerner, building a snowman at his home at S.W. Fairview Boulevard. He wears a winter hat and jacket as he leans against a snowman, bashfully smiling at the camera (negative 1 of 7).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Children playing in snow

Seven children playing in the snow. Four are seated on a sled while two pull it along a road or sidewalk in front of a house, while one pushes behind (negative 3 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Portland Winter Scenes"

Tsuboi family home movie featuring footage of the Tsuboi family and the Portland area in the 1930s. Footage is in black-and-white.
00:00 - Trip to the River. Scenes of family fishing, cooking, and playing on the bank of a river. Also scenes of family in a rowboat.
03:01 - Scenes from a car race and air show. Cars race on a dirt track. Air show in which a person hangs beneath a flying plane and later stands on the wings. Airplane crashes into a wood building.
04:50 - Driving around Portland. Taken from the front seat of moving car.
05:16 - Parade with children in traditional clothing
05:26 - Snow Scenes. Geese, swans, and dog in snow. Driving through Downtown Portland in the snow. Broadway Bridge is lowered. Great Light Way is visible. Snow in the countryside.
08:32 - Blurry footage taken from the back of a moving train as the train travels through a snowy mountain pass.

10:32 - Scenes from a big parade in Portland. The parade has floats celebrating countries from around the world and one for Felix the Cat.

Tsuboi family

George L. Baker, Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Frank C. Riggs in snow at Union Station, Portland

Photograph of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, composer Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Rose Festival association president Frank C. Riggs standing in ankle-deep snow outside Union Station in Portland on January 20, 1927. That day, a cropped version of this photograph, along with image No. 371N0394, was published on Page 18 of the Oregon Journal. The photographs were published under the headline “Getting Ready for June’s Roses.” This photograph had the following caption: “Charles Wakefield Cadman, composer of ‘Rosaria,’ arrives to confer with Rose Festival board on coming pageant. Above—F. C. Riggs, president of festival association, Wakefield and Mayor Baker revel in snow in front of Union station.” The photograph accompanied a story, headlined “Composer Here to Work on Rose Festival Music,” which reported that Cadman was serving as director general of the 1927 festival pageant. See additional related image Nos. 371N0136 and 371N0393.

Silver thaw on East 60th between East Stark and East Glisan Streets

Photograph taken from ground level showing damaged utility poles with snow and ice. In the background, on the left side of the frame, is a wooden building with “Drugs and Stationary” and “Tom Graham – Pharmacist” written on the side (now at 6031 Southeast Stark Street). Also visible is the Brubaker, Normandin, and Co. Mt. Tabor Store.

Silver thaw, East 80th Avenue and Foster

Photograph showing houses, utility poles, and electric lines with snow and ice. A tall wooden building with a windmill can be seen on the right side of the frame, with “Powers Furniture” painted on the side. A woman walks away from the camera in the street, and ice laden damaged electric lines are visible at either side.

Aerial view of Willamette River and bridges, Portland

An aerial view of the Steel and Broadway Bridges over the Willamette River in Portland, with a recent dusting of snow. Looking northwest, Union station and a train yard can be seen on the west side of the river (negative 6 of 10).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Snow on Skyline Road, Portland

Freshly fallen snow near the George Hidoff farm, at N.W. Skyline Boulevard and N.W. Springville Road in Portland. Two mailboxes are next to the road, including a box for the “Journal.” Two automobiles can be seen on the road in the distance (negative 2 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Snow in southwest Portland

Leafless tree branches covered in freshly fallen snow, most likely taken on S.W. Fairview Boulevard in Portland (negative 6 of 7).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Children playing in snow

A group of people gather in the snow at the corner of N.E. 60th Ave and N.E. Sacramento St. in Portland. A number of children are sledding down the street. (negative 2 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Snow and Traffic at East End of Ross Island Bridge

A snowy scene of the Ross Island Bridge in Portland, Oregon. Taken from the east side of the Willamette River from an area above Grand Avenue, looking west across the bridge at the west hills. Grand Avenue is in the foreground. Two rows of automobiles travel east on the bridge in heavy traffic. Two automobiles take the westbound exit off the bridge. The caption on negative sleeve reads, "Snow and traffic scenes at east end of Ross Island Bridge" (negative 3 of 5).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Snow Scene - Terrace and Maple Tree

A garden terrace with a maple tree covered in heavy snow. Likely taken at the house of Charles Elliott Ladd and Sarah Hall Ladd. Caption from negative sleeve reads, "Snow Scene - Terrace and Maple Tree, 1901, S2, LW3-2."

White, Lily E.

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