Photograph showing the exterior of the Curry County Courthouse in Gold Beach, Oregon. The text “Gold Beach / Curry County Courthouse” and the unverified date “Sept. 13, 1932” are written on the negative sleeve. Also see image No. 371N5689. Image note: Photograph is out of focus.
Photograph showing buildings along an unidentified street. The unverified text “Gold Beach / Sept 13, 1932” is written on the negative sleeve. Also see image No. 371N5688. Image note: Photograph is out of focus.
War industry workers at a school for ship cooks at Willamette Iron and Steel Corporation in Portland. Three men are standing next to a butcher block breaking down a piece of meat. A young man is holding a saw and wearing a shirt with “Kaiser Vocational School” on the front (negative 3 of 11).
Photograph showing the Broadway Bridge in Portland with one bascule raised in March 1913, while the bridge was under construction. A cropped version of this photograph and a short story were published on Page 17 of the Oregon Journal on Thursday, Mary 6, 1913, under the headline “Move 2000 Tons Easily In Bridge Test.” The photograph had the following caption: “West leaf of the Broadway bridge bascule in place.” The story reported that the leaf had worked almost perfectly in tests, that the east leaf would be tested within a week, and the bridge was expected to be completed April 1. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.
Photograph of a watercolor by Paul Keller. The painting depicts a four-masted steamship and part of the Portland skyline. The tower at right is the Public Market building; the tower at far left is probably the Public Service Building. Keller was a staff artist for the Oregon Journal.
Navy recruits, standing in a line, take oaths of allegiance during half-time at a University of Oregon versus St. Mary’s Navy football game, in Portland. Occurring at Multnomah Stadium, a crowd can be seen seated at the far end of the field under a large overhang. Two Navy soldiers in uniform stand in front of the line of new recruits (negative 2 of 4).
Children in a grassy area with model airplanes. A paper schematic is spread out in front of the group, which also consists of a dog and small child in a dress (negative 6 of 28). Original sleeve title: Kids on our block.
Portland children, dressed in costume, playing in a garage. One boy is holding a pole with a small animal on it, while several others have mustaches painted on their faces. Two children are holding a cardboard sign reading “Chinese War Relief Party, Admission 10 cents” (negative 25 of 28). Original sleeve title: Kids on our block.
Children playing next to a sidewalk in Portland. A small box, set up a table, is holding a tea set, with several children sitting next to it. A boy is standing on a scooter (negative 2 of 28). Original sleeve title: Kids on our block.
Children and adolescents standing next to a dirt hole in a Portland neighborhood. They’re holding rakes and shovel, and one child is holding a small dog. A house can be seen behind the group (negative 16 of 28). Original sleeve title: Kids on our block.
A group of children with bicycles in an unidentified Portland neighborhood. A man stands at the left side of the frame, holding pen and a piece of paper, while the children smile towards the camera (negative 17 of 28). Original sleeve title: Kids on our block.
Children dressed in costume in a backyard in Portland. One girl is leaning against a table, which holds a crystal ball, while a boy holds a sign that reads “China Looks to Us” (negative 10 of 28). Original sleeve title: Kids on our block.
Children in a mock parade on a Portland sidewalk. A girl at the front of the line is carrying a baton and a whistle, while others on bikes and in a wagon line up behind her (negative 1 of 28). Original sleeve title: Kids on our block.
Women gathered around at table at Kaiser Swan Island, in Portland. Several metal cans are on the table, along with tools and several screws and nuts. Some of the women appear to be using brushes to clean the metal parts (negative 1 of 5). Original sleeve title: Kids on our block.
Men with a sign at Willamette Iron & Steel Corporation (Works?) in Portland. One man is holding a hammer up to the sign, which reads “Our Schedule is 7 Engines Per Mo., Let’s Make it Eight “We Can Do It.” Months are painted on the sign, with numbers (negative 1 of 1).
Security guards Sam, Lem Rewdon, and Charles Walters with June Hatfield at Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation in Portland. The group is standing under mistletoe, which has been attached to a sign that reads “Pedestrians, No Exit Without Proper Identification” (negative 1 of 1).
People seated at long tables at Columbia Aircraft Industries in Portland. They’re looking towards the camera and have plates of food. More people can be seen standing against the far wall (negative 6 of 7).
Two women sit on top of a piano at an employee club at Columbia Aircraft Industries in Portland. A man is seated at on a bench while playing the piano, while two others stand next to him. The women are leaning towards a microphone, which is on top of the piano (negative 1 of 7).
Women holding objects to place into a American Red Cross ditty bag, being held by another seated woman. One of the women is dressed in a Red Cross nurses uniform. At the bottom of the frame is a table laden with objects (negative 3 of 3).
A stairway at the Hotel Philip Annex in Portland. A sign reading “No Girls” is attached to the front of the steps, leading to a wooden door. Over the door is “110” (negative 2 of 3). Original sleeve title: Hotels with "No Girls" signs.