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Crowds visit Battleship Oregon on Willamette River, Portland, Oregon

Photograph showing a U.S. Navy ship (likely Battleship Oregon) docked in front of the Broadway Bridge on the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. Crowds of people are lined up on the waterfront and on the bridge to view the ship. Stamp on the back for Arthur M. Prentiss, Commercial Photographer. Second stamp on the back reads, "Advertising Matter from General Passenger Dept., S.P.&S. Ry."

Prentiss, A. M. (Arthur M.)

Crowd at Burnside Bridge dedication ceremony

Photograph of a crowd beginning to walk over the new Burnside Bridge in Portland during dedication festivities on May 28, 1926. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 3 of the Oregon Journal on May 29, 1926, with the following caption: "A scene snapped as the draw gates were opened and the crowd was allowed to pass over the structure for the first time." The photograph was one of several published together on Page 3 under the headline "Forces of Water and Land Join in Span Dedication."

Crowded Platform at the SP&S Boat Train

Photograph of a crowded railway platform next to an SP&S boat train. The boat train ran between Portland and Flavel, near Astoria, Oregon between 1915-1917. On the right, a crowd walks toward a building marked, "Great Northern Pacific S.S. Co." Glued to the back of the print is a caption that accompanied the photograph when the Oregonian published it on September 23, 1951. It reads, "Boat Train - For two years before U.S. entered first war, SP&S operated boat train to Flavel where steamers connected to San Francisco." The Oregonian published this in 1951 under the headline, "Service to Astoria Nears End." Another piece of paper glued to the back of the print reads, "Ry. Age -- News -- 2 cuts with extended caption -- Schmidt --Jan. 25, 1952. By Train to the Beach No More... Common Caption for two cuts: The once-heavily traveled line of the..."

Crowd at Railroad Station, Astoria, Oregon

A crowd of people stand around an American flag at a railroad station. Musicians with instruments stand to the left. In the background is a railcar labeled SP&S. Likely the same event depicted in OrgLot78_B1F2_017. Embossment on lower right reads, "Woodfield Photo. Astoria, Ore."

Woodfield, Frank W., 1879-1955

Man Facing Crowd, Astoria, Oregon

A man stands alone with his arms crossed on a dirt lot at a railroad station. He faces a crowd of men on a sidewalk who look at him. The lone man is blurry while the crowd is in focus. Likely the same event depicted in OrgLot78_B1F2_018. Embossment on lower right reads, "Woodfield Photo. Astoria, Ore."

Woodfield, Frank W., 1879-1955

Baseball weather delay at Vaughn Street Park

Crowds of baseball fans seated in a stadium while heavy rain falls onto the field at Vaughn Street Park during a weather delay in the 1955 season opening game for the Portland Beavers (negative 2 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Opening night at Fox Theatre, Portland

A crowd waits outside the Fox Theatre in Portland, on the corner of S.W. Broadway and S.W. Taylor Street. A sign on the marquee reads “Hollywood Stars in Portland”. The crowd extends down the street into the distance, where an automobile can be seen driving towards the theater (negative 1 of 13).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Fire at S.W. 16th Avenue and S.W. Salmon Street

A crowd gathered at S.W. 16th Avenue and S.W. Salmon Street in Portland, watching fire fighters battle a blaze at the Blaser-Unden company. Smoke pours from the upper windows of the two-story building, as fire fighters spray water and climb upwards (negative 3 of 10).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland Rose Festival parade

A crowd gathered on S.W. Broadway in Portland, viewing the 1954 Rose Festival parade. People watch from the open windows of a multistory brick building, above others seated or standing on a sidewalk (negative 7 of 14).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Hollywood Boosters party for Ed Sullivan and other stars

People gathered outside a building to see Ed Sullivan at 1905 N.E. 41st Avenue in Portland, during his visit for the 1954 Portland Rose Festival. A large crowd can be seen at two sides of the building, under a sign that reads “Welcome to Hollywood Ed Sullivan” (negative 2 of 11).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

U.S.S. Cruiser Toledo arriving in Portland

People visiting the U.S.S. Toledo during a visit to Portland, moored at the foot of S.W. Alder Street, on the Willamette River. Families with children walk along a sidewalk and seawall, with sailors visible along the ship’s railing. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Thursday, June 10, 1954 (negative 5 of 7).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Lena Matlock murder

People stand outside the Spanish Motor Court at 7707 SE 82nd Avenue, after the murder of Lena Matlock. Matlock was killed by her son, Robert H. Matlock, who walked into a local police headquarter shortly after. Awnings can be seen over the numbered apartments at the motor court, as people stand in a gravel parking area. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, January 31, 1995 (negative 4 of 4).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Fairy Tale parade, Portland

A crowd gathered at the side of a street for a fairy tale parade in Portland. Made up mostly of women and children, they wear hats and winter coats as they stand in front of the Jaggar Srouff Company (negative 2 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland Rose Festival parade

People walk in the street on S.W. Broad in Portland, at the end of the Portland Rose Festival parade. Taken from a window and looking north, the Mayfair and Orpheum Theatres can be seen at the left side of the street (negative 11 of 29).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland Rose Festival parade

People stand on a sidewalk on S.W. Broadway at the end of the Portland Rose Festival parade. Litter can be seen strewn on the street, with some onlookers seated on wooden boxes (negative 15 of 29).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Santa Claus parade, Portland

A crowd lining a downtown Portland street during the Santa Claus parade. They wear hats and coats, with several children seated on the ground (negative 9 of 20).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Vancouver Cenaqua parade

Two men with a wheeled trash can, on Main Street in Vancouver during the Cenaqua parade. A sign affixed to the front of the can reads “Amboy St. Dept. “ The two men are wearing fake noses, and one appears to be kicking the other. A crowd lines the street in the background. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 13, 1950 (negative 9 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Vancouver Cenaqua parade

A parade float for Washington Grange #82 drives down Main Street in Vancouver during the Cenaqua parade. A military jeep is pulling a trailer, on which is built a wooden cabin. A crowd can be seen at the other side of the street. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 13, 1950 (negative 8 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Vancouver Cenaqua parade

People gathered on Main Street in Vancouver for the Cenaqua parade. On the left side of the street is a child dressed as a cowboy, standing next to other children laying on the ground and watching the parade in the distance. A similar photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 13, 1950 (negative 7 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Vancouver Cenaqua parade

People gathered on Main Street in Vancouver for the Cenaqua parade. A tractor pulls a trailer down the middle of the street, while others walk behind. The National Bank of Commerce building can be seen at the right side of the street. A similar photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 13, 1950 (negative 2 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Fire at Products Engineering Company, Portland

A crowd gathered on a street during a fire at the Products Engineering Company in Portland. Smoke can be seen rising from a burned industrial building in the distance. At the right side of the street is the “Iron Fireman Mfg” building (negative 4 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Elks convention parade, Portland

An Elks convention parade in downtown Portland, on S.W. Broadway. Three men stand with signs for the “Waukegan 702” lodge, with a sign that reads “Chicago is Our Suburb.” Behind the group is a marching band and parade float, while a crowd watches from the sidewalk (negative 17 of 23).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Elks convention parade, Portland

An Elks convention parade in downtown Portland, outside Jackson Tower at S.W. Broadway and S.W. Yamhill Streets. A person dressed as a pirate walks in front of a band for “Seattle Lodge 92,” while a crowd watched from the sidewalk (negative 15 of 23).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Elks convention parade, Portland

People sit on a curb during a parade for the Elks convention in Portland. A woman near the end of the curb looks downward while reading a newspaper on S.W. Broadway (negative 12 of 23).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

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