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San Francisco?

Photograph showing houses in the hills around an unidentified city, possibly San Francisco prior to the 1906 earthquake. Also see image Nos. 373G0473, 373G0531, and 373G0535, which may be related. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

San Francisco?

Photograph, taken from a high vantage, showing a wide view of a city, possibly San Francisco prior to the 1906 earthquake. A road with streetcar tracks runs through the center. Very faintly visible in the background toward the right is the dome of what may be the old San Francisco City Hall building. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 373G0531, 373G0532, and 373G0535. Image note: Damaged negative.

San Francisco?

Photograph, taken from a high vantage, showing a wide view of a city, possibly San Francisco prior to the 1906 earthquake. A road is visible at the center of the image. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 373G0473, 373G0531, and 373G0532. Image note: Damaged negative.

San Francisco?

Photograph showing a street, houses, and a hill in an unidentified city or town. The words “Geo. Holl Mission & 26th sells shoes on their merit” are painted on a wooden railing along the street. The photograph may have been taken in San Francisco prior to the 1906 earthquake. It may be related to image Nos. 373G0473, 373G0532, and 373G0535. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration. Negative damage at upper left.

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.

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.

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.

Scott, of Elks

Head and shoulders portrait of a smiling man facing front. He is wearing a hat, suit jacket and vest, collared shirt, and tie. On his lapel is a button with the text “B. P. O. Elks State Convention” around the top and “Vancouver, Wash. Aug. 19-20-21, 1920” around the bottom. The number 5 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The name “Scott, Mr.” is written on the negative sleeve.

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.

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.

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.

Statue of Thomas Jefferson

Portrait of a statue of Thomas Jefferson outdoors on a lawn. The figure of Jefferson is seated in a chair with one arm resting against the back. On the front of the base is the inscription: “All will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful, must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect and to violate would be oppression / Thomas Jefferson.” Written on the negative sleeve is the text: “By Karl Bitter. / Original at Univ. of Va. / Placed at Jefferson HS 1916.”

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.

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