Winifred Reynolds and Maude Eva Best, wearing work wear, stand in a hallway at Kaiser Company, Vancouver. Two cropped photographs were published on page D1 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, May 28, 1944 (negative 7 of 7).
Photograph showing Mrs. J.L. Stromme holding a wrapped bottle before breaking it on the S.S. George Vancouver, at Vancouver Shipyard. She is leaning against a wooden fence at the front of the ship, which can be seen on the right side of the frame (negative 4 of 10).
Men in suits are seated at a long table at the Vancouver Kaiser Shipyard, celebrating the pledging of war bonds by shipyard employees. In front of the seated people are trays and plates, possibly holding crow. A sign behind the group reads “George Olsen” (dance band) (negative 4 of 16).
People sit outside the Hudson House dormitory building at Kaiser Vancouver Shipyard. A sign above a covered area reads “Men’s Dormitory”, under which several men are sitting on couches or chairs. A car is parked in front of the building (negative 2 of 6).
A table with lunch boxes at the Hudson House dormitory at Kaiser Vancouver shipyards. A woman is leaning over the counter while a man holds a small piece of paper and looks downward at the boxes. A “Hudson House Rates” sign can be seen on the wall (negative 5 of 6).
Three workers at Kaiser Vancouver shipyard, kneeling next to a cement block. Written on the block is “Here Lies Hitler” with an arrow pointing downward. Metal scaffolding can be seen in the background (negative 3 of 3).
A group of women volunteering for rationing board work at Kaiser Company Vancouver, posing for a group photograph with four men in suits. They’re in front of a building with a signs reading “Kaiser Company” and “General Office” (negative 3 of 5).
Photograph showing Mrs. J.L. Stromme breaking a bottle on the S.S. George Vancouver, upon the event of it’s launch from the Vancouver Shipyard. Spray and glass is coming from the broken bottle, with Mrs. Stromme in mid-swing. Onlookers are standing behind her (negative 3 of 10).
Photograph showing the S.S. George Vancouver, the first ship built at Vancouver Shipyard, before being launched. A raised platform has been set up at the front of the ship, and people can be seen standing along the top. Two United States flags also hang from the ship (negative 5 of 10).
Photograph showing the S.S. George Vancouver traveling on the Columbia River, under than open Interstate Bridge, after being launched from the Vancouver Shipyard. A river boat can be seen next to the larger ship, and people watch from the short along the bottom of the frame (negative 9 of 10).
Two people stand in a crowd while holding a chicken, at a crow eating party at the Vancouver Kaiser Shipyards. Part of an event celebrating war bonds at Kaiser Vancouver, live chickens were thrown into the audience, some carrying numbers entitling the catcher to a $25 war bond (negative 1 of 16).
Six women in costume ride on a flatbed truck next to a large paper pie, decorated with crows. On the side of the truck is a sign that reads “Sing a song of Blackbirds.” Men in hard hats and work wear are seated behind a fence, and a building with a sign reading “Compressor House” is behind the truck. The event was held to celebrate the pledging of war bonds by the Vancouver Shipyard employees (negative 16 of 16).
A general store at the Hudson House dormitory at Kaiser Vancouver shipyards. People are standing in line in front of a counter, and numerous goods can be seen on the walls and shelves of the store (negative 6 of 6).
People and cars in a parking lot at Kaiser Vancouver shipyard, with a visible fire at the Hudson House dormitory for workers. Smoke is rising from the fire, and people are gathered in groups watching (negative 1 of 10).
People spraying water on a fire at the Hudson House dormitories at Kaiser Vancouver shipyard. They’re holding a hose and spraying upward towards an electrical line. A brick chimney can be seen in the flames (negative 7 of 10).
Four people gathered in front of a desk, as part of a plate production shop competition at Kaiser Vancouver. Two people are seated, holding pencils and paper, while two other stand behind and look downward. Paper litters the top of the desk (negative 1 of 1).
Marcella Hays and Wilma Burrows work next to a wall lined with cans at a warehouse at Kaiser Company, Vancouver. One woman is standing on the edge of a shelf, holding a can with one arm with another stands below holding the same can. A cart with cans of enamel and industrial finishes is next to the shelf. This photograph was published in page 1C of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, November 7, 1943 (negative 1 of 1).
Babette Johnson breaks a bottle on the hull of the S.S. Ernie Pyle, on the occasion of its launch from Kaiser Company shipyard, Vancouver. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, June 26, 1945 (negative 11 of 16).
A train driver, in stripped overalls and hat, leans out the window of a train at Kaiser Shipyard in Vancouver (negative 6 of 14). Original sleeve title: War industry workers - University war worker apartments; trailer camp; Kaiser Co., Vancouver.
Two men in a room at the Hudson House dormitory at the Kaiser Vancouver shipyard. One man is sitting on the edge of a small bed and looking towards the other, who is seated on a chair (negative 3 of 6).
People working in a kitchen at the Northern Permanente Foundation hospital at the Kaiser Vancouver shipyard. Stacks of dishes and trays can be seen on the counter surfaces, while the men stand next to a stove with several large pots (negative 6 of 7).