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Army-Navy “E” Award presentation ceremony and reception

Photograph showing a crowd of people, possibly workers and their families, at a ceremony to present an Army-Navy “E” award to an unidentified company. The joint Army-Navy awards were given from 1942 to 1945 in recognition of wartime production efforts. Image note: The number 10 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image.

President Warren G. Harding addressing crowd in Meacham, Oregon

Photograph showing President Warren G. Harding on a reviewing stand, delivering an address to a crowd in Meacham, Oregon, on July 3, 1923. Harding spoke in Meacham during a trip across the nation. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 8 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, July 4, 1923. It was one of eight photographs published under the headline “Scenes at Meacham Where Early West Lived Again for President Harding and Party.” The photograph had the following caption: “President Harding addressing the crowd of 20,000 persons who gathered from Oregon, Washington and Idaho points to see the president and to take part in the dedication of the Oregon Trail at the Top o’ the Blue Mountains.” See related image Nos. 371N1048, 371N1049, 371N1052, 371N1053, 371N1054, 371N1055, 371N1056, 371N1058, 371N1059, and 371N1060. Also see image Nos. 371N0140, 371N1047, 371N1050, 371N1051, 371N1057, and 371N1172 from Harding’s subsequent stop in Portland.

Franklin D. Roosevelt and crowd at Union Station in Portland

Photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt doffing his hat as he sits in an open-topped car at Union Station in Portland on September 21, 1932. With Roosevelt in the back seat of the car are Oregon Congressman Charles H. Martin (center) and Carl Donaugh (left), chairman of the Oregon Democratic central committee. A crowd of people is gathered behind the car. Roosevelt was in Portland to campaign for the presidency. A similar photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, September 21, 1932, under the headline “Oregon Greets Democracy’s Choice.” See related image Nos. 371N2175, 371N2176, 371N2177, 371N2178, 371N2179, 371N2180, 371N2181, 371N2182, 371N2183, 371N2184, 371N2185, 371N2187, 371N2188, 371N2189, 371N2196, 371N2198, 371N2199, 371N2200, and 371N2201.

Crowd surrounding Franklin D. Roosevelt’s car at Union Station in Portland

Photograph showing a crowd surrounding Franklin D. Roosevelt’s car after his arrival at Union Station in Portland on September 21, 1932. Roosevelt, then governor of New York visited Portland on his campaign for the presidency. See related image Nos. 371N2175, 371N2176, 371N2177, 371N2178, 371N2179, 371N2180, 371N2181, 371N2182, 371N2184, 371N2185, 371N2187, 371N2188, 371N2189, 371N2191, 371N2196, 371N2198, 371N2199, 371N2200, and 371N2201.

Man driving speedboat under Morrison Bridge, Portland, as crowd watches

Photograph showing an unidentified man driving a speedboat under the Morrison Bridge in Portland. The bridge is crowded with spectators. The view is to the northwest. The text “N30” is etched on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The boat and driver may be the same ones pictured in image No. 373G0422.

Group of people watching as seaplane is loaded for Oregon Journal delivery

Photograph showing a group of people standing on a dock next to an Oregon Journal truck. The photograph was probably taken as the group watched as copies of the Journal are loaded onto a Curtiss seaplane in June 1920. The plane was being loaded for a trial run to Astoria and Seaside, where the Journal planned to deliver papers by seaplane throughout the summer of 1920. The Journal published a story about the new delivery service, headlined “Journal Arranges Airplane Delivery,” on the front page of its Sunday, June 13, 1920, edition. See related image Nos. 373G0540 and 373G0541.

Russian airplane at Pearson Field, Vancouver, Washington

Photograph showing a crowd gathered around a Russian airplane, Land of the Soviets, at Pearson Field in Vancouver, Washington, on October 18 or October 19, 1928. On the side of the plane is the number URSS-300. The plane developed mechanical trouble shortly after reaching Portland on Friday, October 18, 1928, during a trip from Moscow to New York. The crew landed it at Pearson Field for repairs and resumed the trip the next morning. In a story about the plane and crew published in the October 19 edition, the Oregon Journal listed the people aboard the plane as: pilot Commander S. A. Shestakov; pilot Philip E. Bolotov; navigator Boris E. Sterligov; mechanic Dmitry A. Fufaev; and Andrew W. Petroff, vice president of the Amtorg Trading corporation, which sponsored the flight. See related image Nos. 371N5537, 371N6030, 371N6031, and 371N6031A.

People gathered around Rankin brothers’ airplane On-to-Oregon

Photograph showing people gathered around a Stinson Detroiter monoplane named On-to-Oregon, possibly at Rankin airfield in Portland. On the side of the plane are its name and artwork by A. G. Weber depicting oxen and a covered wagon. The photograph was probably taken in August 1930, when pilot Tex Rankin and his brothers, Dick Rankin and Dud Rankin, flew the plane in four unsuccessful attempts to set a record for endurance flying. Also see image Nos. 371N6017, 371N6022, 371N6023, 371N6024, 371N6025, 371N6060, 371N6064, 371N6103, 371N6120, 371N6121, 371N6128, 371N6130, 371N6132, 371N6133, 371N6134, 371N6138, 371N6199, 371N6206, 371N6207, 371N6221, 371N6227, 371N6228, 371N6233, and 371N6234.

Crowd around Rankin brothers’ airplane On-to-Oregon

Photograph showing a crowd gathered around a Stinson Detroiter monoplane named On-to-Oregon, possibly at Rankin airfield in Portland. The photograph was probably taken in August 1930, when pilot Tex Rankin and his brothers, Dick Rankin and Dud Rankin, flew the plane in four unsuccessful attempts to set a record for endurance flying. Also see image Nos. 371N6017, 371N6022, 371N6023, 371N6024, 371N6025, 371N6060, 371N6064, 371N6103, 371N6121, 371N6128, 371N6129, 371N6130, 371N6132, 371N6133, 371N6134, 371N6138, 371N6199, 371N6206, 371N6207, 371N6221, 371N6227, 371N6228, 371N6233, and 371N6234.

Crowd and mail plane at Swan Island?

Photograph of a crowd gathered around a Pacific Air Transport biplane near a hangar, possibly at Swan Island airport in Portland. An unidentified person is climbing onto the plane’s wing. The words “U. S. Mail” and the number “C 5390” are visible on the plane’s tail. In the background is a second airplane. A mark that may be the number 1 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. This photograph may be related to image No. 371N5954.

Spectators at Pearson Field?

Photograph of a crowd of people lining the side of a field where two airplanes are parked. A band is performing in the lower right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at Pearson Field in Vancouver, Washington; the bridge in the background may be the Interstate Bridge across the Columbia River.

Spectators at air show?

Photograph of a large crowd outdoors, possibly on Swan Island in Portland. The photograph may have been taken at an air show. The number 2 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the upper left corner of the image.

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