Four children dressed in costumes stand next to a lamb at a luncheon hosted by the Women's Auxiliary of the National Wool Growers Association in Portland, Oregon. A boy pets the lamb while a girl holds the animal by a leash. Pictured are Dave Ecklund (dressed as Boy Blue and petting the lamb), Jamie Kohlhoff, Libby Bishop and Jan Ecklund (dressed as Bo Peep on the right). This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on January 29, 1959 (negative 1 of 7).
Nancy Gilbertson is dressed in a Frosty the Snowman costume as she marches in the Fairy Tale Parade in downtown Portland, Oregon. She twirls a baton in her right hand and leads a group of young baton twirlers who march behind her. She has a pipe in her mouth. She represents the Woodmen of World Rosebud camp. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on November 28, 1958 (negative 7 of 9).
A man dressed in a Santa Claus costume shakes the hands of children watching the Fairy Tale Parade in downtown Portland, Oregon. He shakes hands with a girl on the sidewalk while reaching down to shake hands with another child seated on the street. They are part of a large crowd watching the parade (negative 6 of 9).
Five children stand on different steps of a staircase, each holding up a sign with one word written on it. Beginning at the top of the staircase, the signs read, "Thank you for helping us." The children smile and look up at the camera. The photograph is taken at an angle, looking down at the children. They are kindergartners who attend the Volunteers of America day nursery for working mothers. This is part of a fundraiser for the United Way. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "United Fund Thank You stunt with children - Diane Hart, Wayne Michigami, Debra Cote, Bruce McKay, Debra Mayer." This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on October 30, 1958 (negative 1 of 2).
A girl marches in the Pendleton Round-Up parade in Pendleton, Oregon. She spins a lasso over her head and it spins around her body. She has a whistle in her mouth. The sidewalks on both sides of the parade are filled with spectators and flags hang above the street (negative 1 of 8).
A little boy wearing a cowboy hat holds a horse by the reigns at the Pendleton Round-Up. He looks at the horse and smiles. Writing across the top of the negative reads, "Monte Freel, trick rider." (negative 2 of 11).
Four children stand side-by-side and smile behind a table in the social room of the Holy Rosary Church in Portland, Oregon. There are cakes, flowers, and a bowl of fruit punch on the table. They are the Tigner quadruplets, and they are celebrating their 12th birthday. Pictured left to right are Dee Jerry Tigner, Carole Tigner, Beatrice Tigner and August Tigner. Dee Jerry and August wear matching suits and Carole and Beatrice wear matching dresses. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on August 23, 1958 (negative 1 of 2).
Two boys stand under a pumpkin vine in the garden of a home in Portland, Oregon. The boy on the right reaches above his head and holds a pumpkin growing on a vine above him. The vine grows on a trellis that extends across the garden. Both boys look at the camera. They are surrounded by flowers and plants. The caption on the negative reads, "Pat and Mike Fagan with pat's large pumpkin vine - 2850 S.W. Fern" (negative 3 of 3).
A group of children watch a dog playing tetherball at Grant Park in Portland, Oregon. The dog is in the foreground, standing on his hind legs below the ball and turned away from the camera. The group of children are in the background, facing the camera. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "Dog playing tether ball (sic) at Grant Park - Royal J. Clare, Judy Clare, "Tinker" (negative 1 of 6).
Muggs, a boxer guard dog who was blinded by a shotgun blast during a robbery at Cy's Tavern in Southeast Portland receiving a plaque recognizing his valor from the Oregon Boxer Club. Muggs is being held on a leash by his owner, Mrs. John Plaisted. An unidentified man supports a young boy holding a plaque. The boy is the Plaisted's blind son who is now the dog's companion (negative 4 of 6).
Sister Mary Dana, wearing a religious habit, stands beside an easel helping children paint at the Blessed Martin Interracial Day Nursery in Northeast Portland, Oregon. The children in the photograph are Black, Asian, and white. The day nursery was part of a program for interracial integration and cooperation (negative 1 of 9).
Two boys and a woman hold a bear. The 2 boys kneel on either side of the bear. They appear to be either holding him down or petting him. The woman stands above the bear, leans over and holds its head. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "Bear, 5-months-old, and pet of Margaret, which escaped and frightened neighbors" (negative 3 of 10).
Three boys sit on top of a pile of watermelons at Frankie's Fruit Stand, located at 750 NE Columbia Boulevard in Portland, Oregon. A 4th boy looks over the pile of watermelons on the left. All the boys hold large pieces of sliced watermelon in their hands (negative 1 of 5).
Three teenage boys carry a large taxidermied animal out of the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry's former location at 908 NE Hassalo Street. They stand on the front porch of the building and above them is a sign for the museum. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "Moving the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry" (negative 3 of 4).
Two boys hold taxidermied animals wrapped in plastic in front of the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. The boy on the left holds a swan while the boy on the right holds another animal, possibly an owl. There are moving boxes at their feet, and they are helping to move the museum out of this location at 908 NE Hassalo Street. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "Moving the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry" (negative 2 of 4).
Two girls put their arms around a young donkey. To the right, a full grown donkey, the mother of the young colt, eats grass. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "Bambi, burrow (sic) at Southwood Park - with her 6-day-old colt" (negative 2 of 2).
Three children decorate a bicycle for the Junior Rose Festival Parade in Portland, Oregon. They decorate the wheels and handlebars. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "Junior Rose Festival parade preparation at home of Mr. and Mrs. Ross Woodward, 1733 N.E. 53rd - with Mark (7), Leigh (13), and Jon (5)" (negative 1 of 2).
Three children and an adult build a parade float for the Junior Rose Festival Parade on the front porch of a house in Portland, Oregon. The float consists of a small sailboat mounted on a wagon. The boat has the word "Burradak" written on the side. The children attach flowers to the boat. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "Building float for Junior Rose Festival parade, Mrs. J.B. Grodard and children, 2114 N.E. 55th - Don (10), Joanne (6), and Janet (8)" (negative 1 of 2).
Two-year-old Larry Mills sits on the ground next to his black dog named Mutt. They sit on a rug in front of a sofa. A doll lies on the ground near Mills. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "Larry Mills, age 2, and dog, Mutt, who went along when Larry wandered from home at 1223 N.E. Killingsworth at 5am - dog's license tag provided clue to boys identity" (negative 2 of 3).
A 2-year-old boy sits in a church pew with a book of hymns open in his lap. He looks up to the left and smiles. He is Daniel L. Eilers, son of Mrs. Clifford L. Eilers. This photograph was taken on Easter at the Kern Park Christian Church at 6828 SE Holgate in Portland, Oregon (negative 6 of 7).
A woman and child walk amongst tables in a banquet hall. They are likely models in the Lipman Wolfe style show. This negative has a double exposure and much of the left side is obscured. The caption on negative sleeve reads, "Lipman Wolfe style show" (negative 6 of 6).
A woman in a dress stands next to a table in a banquet hall. She looks down at a child sitting on her mother's lap. The child looks back at her. The woman is likely a model in the Lipman Wolfe style show. In the background are additional guests seated at tables. The caption on negative sleeve reads, "Lipman Wolfe style show" (negative 5 of 6).
A baby lion cub sits in the lap of a boy who holds a bottle up to its mouth. The boy is Gary Scott, the 10-year-old son of William R. Scott, zoo keeper. The lion cub is 3-days-old and its eyes are closed. This photograph was taken at 207 NE 191st Avenue (negative 2 of 5).