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Unidentified woman and girl outdoors, Oregon City, Thanksgiving 1908

Full-length portrait showing an unidentified woman and girl standing next to a dirt path or road in a rural area next to a log fence and a field. A second wooden fence borders a path in the background at right. The words “Thanksgiving / 1908 Oregon City” are etched by hand into the negative and are faintly visible in the lower left corner of the photograph. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Ida Tarbell during visit to Portland

Full-length portrait of Ida Tarbell sitting in a chair, facing front, and looking toward the left. The photograph was taken while Tarbell was in Portland as part of a lecture tour in February 1917. A cropped version of this photograph and a story about Tarbell’s visit were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Saturday, February 24, 1917, under the headline “Ida Tarbell Portland’s Guest / Big Luncheon Is Tendered Her / Talks on War, Peace, Industry.” The photograph had the following caption: “Ida M. Tarbell, noted economist and writer, who was recipient today of greatest luncheon ever tendered a woman in Oregon. This photograph was taken in Portland this morning.” The name “Mrs Ida Tarbal [sic]” and the number 162 are written on the negative and are visible in the upper right corner of the image.

University of Oregon Medical School, 23rd and Lovejoy, Portland

Photograph showing the exterior of the Victorian-style University of Oregon Medical Department building at 23rd and Lovejoy (now Northwest Twenty-Third Avenue and Northwest Lovejoy Street) in Portland. The number 181 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the photograph. Image note: Light leak and negative damage at upper left.

1888 Oregon City suspension bridge?

Photograph, taken from one end, showing a wooden suspension bridge, probably the 1888 bridge over the Willamette River between West Linn and Oregon City. That bridge was replaced with the current arch bridge in 1922. The text “Bridges - Clackamas County” is written on the negative sleeve. Image note: Light leak on negative.

1888 Oregon City suspension bridge?

Photograph, taken from one end, showing a wooden suspension bridge, probably the 1888 bridge over the Willamette River between West Linn and Oregon City. That bridge was replaced with the current arch bridge in 1922. The text “Bridges - Clackamas County” is written on the negative sleeve. Image note: Light leak on negative.

First Presbyterian Church, Portland

Photograph, possibly from a copy negative, showing First Presbyterian Church at 3rd and Washington in Portland. At the front of a church is a three-story square tower. Visible in the upper left corner is the handwritten text “First Presbyterian Church. / N. W. cor. 3rd & Washington sts.” Below that is a date that could be either “July, 1881” or “July, 1887.” Image note: Light leak on negative.

Dr. Mack, Milk Department, City Hall

Half-length portrait of a man sitting at a desk in an office. He is looking downward and is holding a pen over a book on the desk in front of him. He is wearing glasses, a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a tie. The name “Mack, Dr.” and the text “Milk Dept, City Hall” are written on the negative sleeve. The man is probably Dr. D. W. Mack, a veterinarian and milk inspector for the city of Portland.

Warford

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing front and looking to the right. He is smiling and is wearing a hat, a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a tie. He may be standing outside Portland City Hall. The name “Warford, Mr” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 373G0213.

Sam Meyer of Hippodrome Theater

Half-length portrait of a man sitting at a desk and holding a pen in one hand and a cigar in the other. He is facing slightly right and is wearing glasses, a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a tie. The name “Meyer, Sam” and “Hippodrome Theater” are written on the negative sleeve. Image note: Spots on negative.

Kenworthy, baseball player for Portland Beavers?

Full-length portrait of a baseball player holding a bat and posing as though he has just swung. He is on a field, possibly at Vaughn Street Park in Portland, and is wearing a baseball cap and uniform. The name “Kenworthy” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the right side of the image.

Sam Meyer of Hippodrome Theater

Half-length portrait of a man sitting at a desk and holding a pen in one hand and a cigar in the other. He is facing slightly right and is looking downward at something he is writing. He is wearing glasses, a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a tie. The name “Meyer, Sam” and “Hippodrome Theater” are written on the negative sleeve.

Oregon Journal Knights of Kollodion on parade

Photograph showing nine people standing in a row on a Portland street near the Journal Building (not shown) in downtown Portland. The person in the center is costumed in a wig, mask, and flowered dress, and is holding up a sign with the text “Merry Christmas from the Oregon Journal Knights of Kollodion.” The man at far right is carrying a bass drum. Most of the others are wearing funnels on their heads and are carrying small instruments. See related image Nos. 373G0337, 373G0339, 373G0340, and 373G0341.

Dan Flood, Lyric Theatre

Full-length portrait of a man standing outdoors next to a sign for the Lyric Theatre in Portland. He is facing to the right and is wearing a hat, glasses, an overcoat, a collared shirt, and a tie. The sign reads: “The Lyric / Matinee 2:30 / Pictures 2:00 P.M.” The text “Flood, Dan / Lyric Theater [sic]” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 376G0277.

Dan Flood, Lyric Theatre

Full-length portrait of a man standing outdoors next to a sign for the Lyric Theatre in Portland. He is facing to the right and is wearing a hat, glasses, an overcoat, a collared shirt, and a tie. The sign reads: “The Lyric / Matinee 2:30 / Pictures 2:00 P.M.” The text “Flood, Dan / Lyric Theater [sic]” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 376G0276.

Laurelhurst Club, East Ankeny Street, Portland

Photograph, taken from across the street, showing the front of the Laurelhurst Club at 1125 East Ankeny Street (now 3721 East Ankeny Street) in Portland. A car with an unidentified person in the driver’s seat is parked on the street outside the clubhouse. The view is to the north.

Oneonta Gorge

Photograph showing Oneonta Creek and the walls of Oneonta Gorge, located in the Columbia River Gorge. Several people are gathered in the distance further up the canyon. The people in this photograph may be the same ones depicted in image No. 373G0360. Also see image Nos. 373G0346 and 379G0100, which may be related. Image note: Damaged emulsion on negative.

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