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Young man next to foliage

Portrait from the knees up of a man in a suit. He stands in front of a backdrop, with grassy foliage to his right. Under the photograph is a caption reading “Guess who it is?” The man individual is likely seen in PGE136-3 at an older age (O.B. Coldwell). Also written on the photograph is “Watson, 225 First Street, Portland Ore.”

Wrecking building and cars

Photograph showing a wrecked building with street cars in the debris. Several men stand on top of one of the cars while looking at the camera. A large pile of building debris surrounds the cars, and other buildings can be seen in the background. The photograph is a reproduction of a printed image.

Wrecked car overturned on sidewalk

Photograph showing a wrecked car overturned on the sidewalk near a house. The roof of the car is crushed. At left, partially outside the frame, are two unidentified men. The wreck depicted in this photo may be the same one show in image No. 373G0260.

Wreckage of building, possibly after fire

Photograph showing the wreckage of a destroyed brick building, possibly after a fire. At right left and in the background at center are the remains of walls and foundations. Bricks are strewn on the ground at the site. The letter “B” and a letter that may be “Z” or “N” are written on the negative and are visible in the image.

Wreckage at scene of fire

Photograph showing piles of corrugated metal and other smoking rubble at the scene of a fire. The number 10 and a mark that may be a “Z” or an “N” are written on the negative and are visible in the upper left corner of the image.

Work train #927

Photograph showing work train #927 in front of a two-story wooden building. On the left side of the image, a brick drugstore can be seen. What appears to be a rope and pulley system are visible on the train car.

Woodlawn, at Circle Theatre, Portland

Half-length portrait of a man sitting at a table and looking at a booklet or magazine. He is facing slightly right and is wearing a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a bow tie. The text “Woodlawn, Mr / At Circle Theater [sic]” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 376G0072.

Woodlawn, at Circle Theatre, Portland

Half-length portrait of a man sitting at a table, facing slightly right, and looking toward the front. He is resting one hand on a booklet or magazine on the table in front of him. He is wearing a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a bow tie. The text “Woodlawn, Mr / At Circle Theater [sic]” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 376G0071.

Woman getting on twin train

Photograph showing a women getting on a twin car train. The woman is wearing a hat with a veil and a striped dress. To either side of the woman, two other attached cars are separated by safety gates. (Image note: top left corner of glass negative is broken).

Wolgast, boxer

Three-quarters portrait of a seated young man facing to the left. He is wearing a long-sleeved turtleneck shirt and trousers. The text “Wolgast, Mr / (Boxer)” is written on the negative sleeve. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration and other negative damage.

William T. Pangle sitting in chair and reading

Full-length portrait of a man sitting in a wicker rocking chair and facing to the left. He is reading a booklet that appears to be a magazine or catalog. He is wearing a suit and tie. The name “Pangle, Mr. William T.” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 376G0258.

William T. Pangle sitting in chair and reading

Full-length portrait of a man sitting in a wicker rocking chair and facing to the right. He is reading a booklet that appears to be a magazine or catalog. He is wearing a suit and tie. The name “Pangle, Mr. W. T.” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 376G0257.

William Jennings Bryan and unidentified man

Head and shoulders portrait of William Jennings Bryan (left) and an unidentified man. Both are facing front and are wearing hats, suits, and bow ties. The number 8 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The name “Bryan, William Jennings” is written on the negative sleeve.

William Jennings Bryan

Full-length portrait of William Jennings Bryan standing next to a chair on the balcony outside the open windows of an office. He is wearing a suit and bow tie. Two unidentified men are standing at the right and left edges of the image. The name “Bryan” and the number 19 are written on the negative and are visible in the upper left corner of the image. The number 26 and an unclear mark are also written on the negative and are visible at upper right. See related image No. 373G0022.

William Jennings Bryan

Head and shoulders portrait of William Jennings Bryan. He is looking to the right and is wearing a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a bow tie. The numbers 18 and 536 are written on the negative and are visible in the top left and right corners of the image. The name “Bryan, William Jennings” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 373G0020. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

William Howard Taft with group outside Multnomah Hotel, Portland

Full-length portrait of William Howard Taft (fifth from left) with a group of men outside the Multnomah Hotel in Portland on Sunday, August 22, 1915. Standing nearest to Taft are members of the reception committee that greeted him when he arrived in Portland. To the left of Taft, in a hat, is Charles H. Carey, president of the Oregon Bar Association. To the right of Taft are Judge George N. Davis and J. N. Teal (wearing glasses and holding coat and umbrella. The other men in the photograph are unidentified. According to two front-page stories in the Oregon Journal on Monday, August 23, 1915, Taft spoke at a Portland Press Club luncheon and the first joint convention of the Oregon and Washington bar associations. He departed on the afternoon of Monday, August 23. See related image Nos. 373G0202, and 373G0203. Image note: The numbers 538 and 16 are written on the negative and are visible at the top of the image.

William Howard Taft walking with reception committee after arriving in Portland

Photograph showing William Howard Taft (front right) walking with members of the reception committee that greeted him upon his arrival in Portland on Sunday, August 22, 1915. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Monday, August 23, 1915. The photograph had the following caption: “Ex-President Taft, on his arrival in Portland yesterday, and reception committee representing Oregon Bar Association. From the depot the ex-president was conducted to the Multnomah hotel, where a committee from the Portland Press Club was waiting to bear him and the Bar Association committee off to a newspaper men’s luncheon. In the picture, from left to right, are: Charles H. Carey, president Oregon Bar Association; J. N. Teal, Judge George N. Davis, and Mr. Taft.” During his visit, Taft spoke at the press club luncheon and the first joint convention of the Oregon and Washington bar associations, according to two front-page stories that accompanied the photograph. Taft departed on the afternoon of Monday, August 23. See related image Nos. 373G0201 and 373G0203. Image note: The number 15 is written on the negative and circled; it is visible in the upper left corner of the photograph. The number 539 was written on the negative and crossed out. Light leak on negative.

William Howard Taft outside Multnomah Hotel, Portland

Head and shoulders portrait of William Howard Taft outside the Multnomah Hotel in Portland on Sunday, August 22, 1915. He is smiling and facing to the left. During his visit, Taft spoke at at a Portland Press Club luncheon and the first joint convention of the Oregon and Washington bar associations, according to two front-page stories in the Oregon Journal on Monday, August 23, 1915. Taft departed on the afternoon of August 23. See related image Nos. 373G0201 and 373G0202. Image note: The number 14 is written on the negative. The number 540 was written on the negative and crossed out. The writing is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

William Hessian

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing front and looking to the left. He is wearing a United States military uniform and visor cap. The name “Hessian, William” is written on the negative sleeve. Image note: Negative damage at top.

William Gibbs McAdoo with group of unidentified men on train platform

Full-length portrait of a group of men standing on a train platform. The third man from right is wearing a United States military uniform and the others are wearing suits and ties. The name “McAdoo, William Gibbs” is written on the negative sleeve. McAdoo is the fourth man from the right; the other men in the photograph are unidentified.

William Gibbs McAdoo speaking at cornerstone ceremony in Portland

Photograph, taken on Wednesday, October 10, 1917, showing United States treasury secretary William Gibbs McAdoo speaking on a flag-draped platform in Portland during a ceremony to lay the cornerstone for a new post office at Park and Glisan (now NW Park Avenue and NW Glisan Street). A cropped and reversed version of this image was one of two photographs of McAdoo’s address that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal that day. The two photographs were published beneath the following caption: “William Gibbs McAdoo, secretary of the treasury, addressing throng in the North Park blocks this morning in celebration of laying cornerstone for new Portland postoffice. The event opened the busy day for the head of the nation’s financial affairs in urging renewed vigor for Liberty Loan. Picture at right [referring to this image] shows Secretary McAdoo “close up” in characteristic speaking pose.” The photographs accompanied three stories about McAdoo’s visit: One headlined “Says We’ll Make Kaiser Bill Look Like 30 Cents”; one headlined “Sec. M’Adoo Speaks to Crowd at Laying of the Cornerstone”; and one headlined “Secretary M’Adoo Comes Here to Urge Liberty Bond Sales.”

William Gibbs McAdoo leaving train car

Photograph showing William Gibbs McAdoo walking down the steps from a train car and speaking to an unidentified man standing at the bottom. The name “McAdoo, William Gibbs” is written on the negative sleeve. This photograph may be related to image No. 373G0121. Image note: Negative damage at right.

William Edward Hickman in jail in Pendleton, Oregon

Full-length portrait of William Edward Hickman sitting in a jail cell in Pendleton, Oregon, probably on December 23 or December 24, 1927. Hickman, who was wanted in the mid-December murder of 12-year-old Marion Parker in Los Angeles, was captured by Pendleton Police Chief Tom Gurdane and State Traffic Officer Buck Lieuallen near Echo, Oregon, on December 22, 1927. Hickman was subsequently extradited to California, where he was tried and convicted in early 1928 and was executed that October. A cropped and reversed version of this photograph was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on Saturday, December 24, 1927, under the headline “The Trapped ‘Fox.’ ” The photograph had the following caption: “William Edward Hickman speculates upon his fate within the narrow confines of his jail cell in Pendleton.” Also see image Nos. 371N1116, 371N3566, 371N3569, 371N3579, 371N3580, 371N3580A, and 371N3581.

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William C. Crawford, pilot, and unidentified aviator

Half-length portrait of two men standing next to an airplane, both wearing aviator goggles and flight jackets. The name “Crawford, William C.” is written on the negative sleeve. Crawford is the man at left; the man at right is unidentified. See related image Nos. 376G0236, 376G0237, 376G0239, and 376G0240.

William C. Crawford, pilot

Half-length portrait of a smiling man standing next to an airplane and facing front. He is wearing aviator goggles and a flight jacket. The name “Crawford, William C.” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 376G0237, 376G0238, 376G0239, and 376G0240. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

William C. Crawford, pilot

Half-length portrait of a man leaning against an airplane and facing to the right. He is wearing aviator goggles and a flight jacket. The name “Crawford, William C.” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 376G0236, 376G0238, 376G0239, and 376G0240.

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