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Mayor George L. Baker and unidentified men with car at Portland City Hall

Photograph of George L. Baker (second from left) and two unidentified men with a car parked outside Portland City Hall. Baker and the man at right are each standing with one foot on the car’s front bumper and looking at the man on the left. That man, who may be Oscar F. Willing, is facing them and looking downward. The photograph was probably taken during Baker’s tenure as mayor of Portland.

Mayor George L. Baker and unidentified men with car at Portland City Hall

Photograph of George L. Baker (left) and three unidentified men with a car outside Portland City Hall. Baker is shaking hands with the second man from left, who may be Oscar F. Willing. The other men are watching, one sitting in the driver’s seat and one standing at right. The photograph was probably taken during Baker’s tenure as mayor of Portland. Image note: Photograph is out of focus.

President Franklin D. Roosevelt arriving to give speech at Bonneville dam construction site

Photograph of two cars driving along a muddy roadway at the Bonneville dam construction site as President Franklin D. Roosevelt arrives to deliver a speech on August 3, 1934. Crowds are visible on the left side of the image. A cropped version of this photograph was one of nine that were published on Page 4 of the Oregon Journal on August 4, 1934, under the headline “President Roosevelt Visits One of Administration’s Big Projects.” This photograph had the following caption: “The presidential party entering the area set apart for officials connected with the dam ceremony.” The images were part of a two-page photo spread included in the newspaper’s coverage of Roosevelt’s visit. See related image Nos. 371N2168, 371N21769, 371N2170, 371N2171, 371N2172, 371N2173, 371N2174, 371N2190, 371N2192, 371N2194, 371N2195, 371N2197, and 372A1257. Also see image No. 371N2186 of crowds touring the ship on which the president arrived in Portland.

Crowd and Ford car outside Oregon Journal building

Photograph showing an unidentified man sitting in the passenger seat of a Ford car in the street outside the Oregon Journal building (now the Jackson Tower) on Southwest Broadway in Portland. Standing to the left of the car are George L. Baker and two unidentified men. A crowd of people are watching in the background. A variety of text is painted on the car. On the side are the words: “Open challenge / Ford / Endurance & economy run / 10 days - 10 nights / without stopping motor.” To the right of those words is the text “A FOUR that Out-Performs the SIX.” Above the front wheel are the words; “Morris Tavlinsky & his driving ac [letter obscured] / Alternating at the wheel.”

Beauty contestants posing with car at Jantzen Beach

Portrait of a group of women posing with a car at Jantzen Beach in Portland on August 15, 1929. They are wearing sashes and swimming suits. The women, each representing a business or organization, participated in a beauty contest held as part of a picnic sponsored by the East Side Commercial Club. The woman at front center, sitting on the bumper of the car and wearing an “Oriental Theatre” sash, is Jerry Chenoweth, who won the contest. Standing next to her is Mary Benoit, representing Sears Roebuck Co., who took second place. A brief story about the contest and picnic was published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on August 16, 1929, under the headline “Bathing Girls Not Afraid to Get Hair Damp.”

Beauty contestants posing with car at Jantzen Beach

Portrait of a group of women posing with a car at Jantzen Beach in Portland on August 15, 1929. They are wearing sashes and swimming suits. The women, each representing a business or organization, participated in a beauty contest held as part of a picnic sponsored by the East Side Commercial Club. The woman at front center, sitting on the bumper of the car and wearing an “Oriental Theatre” sash, is Jerry Chenoweth, who won the contest. Standing next to her is Mary Benoit, representing Sears Roebuck Co., who took second place. A brief story about the contest and picnic was published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on August 16, 1929, under the headline “Bathing Girls Not Afraid to Get Hair Damp.”

Car on lift at Fred Meyer Hollywood Market Oil Station, Portland?

Photograph showing a car on a raised lift, probably at the Fred Meyer Hollywood Market Oil Station, located behind the Fred Meyer store at East 41st Street North and Sandy Boulevard (now Northeast 41st Avenue and Northeast Sandy Boulevard) in Portland. An unidentified person is standing below the lift and working on the vehicle. This photograph is probably related to image No. 371N5600.

Car in parade, possibly in Astoria

Photograph of four unidentified people in a car, probably during a parade. The car is decorated with flowers and United States flags, and the two men in the front seats are wearing uniforms. Spectators are watching from the sidewalk. The photograph may have been taken in Astoria, Oregon.

Women in decorated car

Photograph of four unidentified women in a car decorated with streamers and wings. The car is on Madison Street in Portland’s South Park Blocks. The photograph is probably related to a parade. Also see image No. 371N4880.

Car on dirt road south of Mount Hood

Photograph of a car on a rocky dirt road through forest south of Mount Hood; the peak is faintly visible in the background. Three unidentified men are standing nearby. An “X is marked on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image.

Car on dirt road

Photograph, taken from the front, of a car traveling downhill on a steep, rocky dirt road through forest. An “X” is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image.

Car on dirt road south of Mount Hood

Photograph of a car on a rocky dirt road through forest south of Mount Hood, which is faintly visible in the background. An “X” is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the photograph. Image note: Light leak on negative.

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