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Model Posing with Automobile

A female model poses next to an automobile. She is posing for photography students. The automobile is parked in a grassy area and there are trees in the background. Handwritten note on back indicates the initials "JY", likely Jerry Jiro Yasutome, and that this was taken in his PM Advanced Portrait class at the Northwest School of Photography.

Yasutome, Jerry Jiro, 1919-1994

Photography Class, Northwest School of Photography

Photograph of students as they photograph a female model posing in front of an automobile. Part of a class at the Northwest School of Photography. Handwritten note on back indicates this was taken by a student in the PM Advanced Portrait class at the Northwest School of Photography.

Portland rail yards and Front Avenue

Rows of railroad cars sit on the tracks of a railroad yard at McCormick Dock, on Front Avenue. Looking south toward the Steel Bridge. Automobiles line Front Avenue next to another railroad yard. Taken September 14, 1939.

White, Minor

Buildings on Front Avenue

A row of buildings on Front Avenue, looking south from the Burnside Bridge. Demolition of Dekum and Reed block, at right, has begun. Automobiles are parked on the street and the trolley tracks are visible. Taken March 4, 1939.

White, Minor

Building on Dekum and Reed Block

View of the Dekum and Reed Block, located on Front Avenue and Ankeny Street. Photo taken from south side of Burnside Bridge on February 12, 1939. An automobile is parked on the street and the Willamette River is visible in the background. Also visible are signs for a creamery and Golden Glow Beer & Ale.

White, Minor

Buildings on Front Avenue at Ankeny

Cast-iron buildings on Front Avenue at Ankeny, from First Avenue. Probably taken from the New Market Theater. From left to right: the Dekum & Reed block, the Johnson Building, and the Dodd Block. Automobiles line the streets. Sign advertises Gadsby’s Home Furnisher. Several storefronts are for sale or lease.

White, Minor

Buildings and automobiles on Front Avenue

Front Avenue looking south from under the Burnside Bridge, Oct. 18, 1938. The two buildings visible were, from left, the Johnson Building and Dodd’s Block, on the east side of Front Avenue facing each other across Ankeny Street. Automobiles are parked on both sides of the street.

White, Minor

Street Scene - Park Rose, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a street scene, likely in Parkrose, Oregon. Today, Parkrose is a neighborhood in Portland. Businesses line both sides of the street and there are signs for the Motor Court Motel, the Portland Trust Bank, and more. Several automobiles drive on the busy street. Taken from the right lane of the street. Handwritten note on envelope reads, "Street Scene. Park Rose, OR. 1953."

Street Scene - Gresham, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a street scene in Gresham, Oregon. In the foreground, a traffic signal hangs over an intersection with E. Powell Street. Signs point the way toward Powell Blvd., Mt. Hood, Bull Run, and Sandy. Businesses line both sides of the street and there are signs for Gresham Rexall Drugs, Arden Ice Cream, and more. Automobiles are parked along the street. Several telephone poles line the street. Handwritten note on envelope indicates this was taken in 1951.

Hollywood District - Portland, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a busy street scene in the Hollywood District of Portland, Oregon. Several automobiles drive on a busy street. Businesses include West Furniture, First National Bank, the Owl Drug Co., and more. The American Legion Hall building is visible. Taken from a second-story parking lot. Handwriting on negative reads, "Hollywood Dist. - Portland, Oreg. Christian 11-1213."

Christian (Photographer)

Portland, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a street scene in downtown Portland. Several businesses are visible, including the Congress Hotel, a Lincoln Mercury car dealership, and a battery shop. An automobile is parked in the left foreground and its license plate indicates the year 1947. There is a large tree on the sidewalk. Handwriting on negative reads, "Portland, Oregon. Christian 11-833."

Christian (Photographer)

Gresham, Oregon.

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a street scene in Gresham, Oregon. In the foreground, a traffic signal hangs over an intersection with E. Powell Street. Signs point the way toward Powell Blvd., Mt. Hood, Bull Run, and Sandy. Businesses line both sides of the street and there are signs for Gresham Rexall Drugs, Arden Ice Cream, and more. Automobiles are parked along the street. Several telephone poles line the street. Handwriting on negative reads, "Gresham, Oregon. Christian 11-578."

Christian (Photographer)

Montavilla, Portland, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a street in the Montavilla neighborhood of Portland, Oregon. Taken from the middle of the street, and looking west toward Mount Tabor. Parked automobiles line the street and there are signs for Safeway, Fred Meyer, and other businesses. Handwriting on negative reads, "Montavilla Portland, Oregon. Christian 11-201."

Christian (Photographer)

Automobiles on the Bridge at Shepperd's Dell on the Columbia River Highway

Photograph of several automobiles crossing the bridge at Shepperd's Dell on the Historic Columbia River Highway in the Columbia River Gorge. Two people stand on either side of the bridge, looking over the railing. The people in the automobiles look toward the camera. Writing on the bottom of the print indicates a 1915 copyright by the Weister Co.

Weister Company

Hawthorne Bridge ramp construction barriers

The Hawthorne bridge during construction of new access ramps on the bridge's west end. The far lane of the roadway has been removed and there is a steep drop-off to the ground below. A wooden picket barrier separates motorists driving on the remaining lanes from the edge of the construction area. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on July 2, 1958 with an article about citizens concerns about the safety of the barriers at the construction site (negative 4 of 4).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Hawthorne Bridge ramp construction barriers

The Hawthorne bridge during construction of new access ramps on the bridge's west end. The far lane of the roadway has been removed and there is a steep drop-off to the ground below. A wooden picket barrier separates motorists driving on the remaining lanes from the edge of the construction area. A photograph in this series was published in the Oregon Journal on July 2, 1958 with an article about citizens concerns about the safety of the barriers at the construction site (negative 2 of 4).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Meter maids writing parking tickets

Gerry Fox (front) and Bonnie Barber (rear) writing parking tickets for automobiles parked in front of a "No Parking at Any Time" sign near Waterfront Park (negative 1 of 1).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Car Collision at Canyon Road and Sylvan

A car collision in front of a service station at Canyon Road and Sylvan in Portland, Oregon. A car has rear-ended a truck, and the hood of the car is wrecked. Three men look at the accident. The service station has a sign that reads, "Rex Jones" and an advertisement for Coca-Cola. The caption on negative sleeve reads, "Seven car rear end collision at Canyon Road and Sylvan" (negative 1 of 4).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Oliver K. Smith vehicle after car bombing

The remnants of a vehicle in the parking lot of the Columbia-Edgewater Golf Club following the detonation of a car bomb that killed Portland attorney Oliver K. (Kermit) Smith. Deputy sheriff Henry Moore stands to the left of the damaged vehicle (negative 4 of 14).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Automobile accident

A small group of people gathered around a wrecked car at the intersection of Interstate Ave. and Portland Blvd. following an accident. A fire truck is parked behind the damaged vehicle (negative 1 of 6).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

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