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Two people and row of cars at auto races in Tillamook, June 1955

Photograph showing two unidentified people standing among a row of cars outdoors at automobile races in Tillamook, Oregon. The photograph was taken at the former Tillamook Naval Air Station site. Written on the negative sleeve is the text “Tillamook / Sports cars / June 1955.” See related image Nos. 372A1233, 372A1235, 372A1236, 372A1237, 372A1238, 372A1239, 372A1240, 372A1241, 372A1242, 372A1243, 372A1244, 372A1245, 372A1246, 372A1247, 372A1248, 372A1249, 372A1250, 372A1251, 372A1252, 372A1253, 372A1254, 372A1255, and 372A1256.

Group of people with car at auto races in Tillamook, June 1955

Photograph showing a group of unidentified people gathered next to a car in a field at automobile races in Tillamook, Oregon. The photograph was taken at the former Tillamook Naval Air Station site. An unidentified man and woman are sitting in the car, and a woman standing on the passenger side is looking and pointing toward the left. Written on the negative sleeve is the text “Tillamook / Sports cars / June 1955.” See related image Nos. 372A1233, 372A1234, 372A1235, 372A1236, 372A1237, 372A1238, 372A1240, 372A1241, 372A1242, 372A1243, 372A1244, 372A1245, 372A1246, 372A1247, 372A1248, 372A1249, 372A1250, 372A1251, 372A1252, 372A1253, 372A1254, 372A1255, and 372A1256.

Two people and row of cars at auto races in Tillamook, June 1955

Photograph showing two unidentified people standing among a row of cars outdoors at automobile races in Tillamook, Oregon. They may be fastening a cover on the car in the foreground. The photograph was taken at the former Tillamook Naval Air Station site. Written on the negative sleeve is the text “Tillamook / Sports cars / June 1955.” See related image Nos. 372A1233, 372A1234, 372A1235, 372A1236, 372A1237, 372A1238, 372A1239, 372A1241, 372A1242, 372A1243, 372A1244, 372A1245, 372A1246, 372A1247, 372A1248, 372A1249, 372A1250, 372A1251, 372A1252, 372A1253, 372A1254, 372A1255, and 372A1256.

Group of men with sports car at auto races in Tillamook, June 1955

Photograph showing six unidentified men next to a sports car parked alongside a road or track at automobile races in Tillamook, Oregon. On the side of the car is the number 21. The photograph was taken at the former Tillamook Naval Air Station site. Written on the negative sleeve is the text “Tillamook / Sports cars / June 1955.” See related image Nos. 372A1233, 372A1234, 372A1235, 372A1236, 372A1237, 372A1238, 372A1239, 372A1240, 372A1242, 372A1243, 372A1244, 372A1245, 372A1246, 372A1247, 372A1248, 372A1249, 372A1250, 372A1251, 372A1252, 372A1253, 372A1254, 372A1255, and 372A1256.

Unidentified man marking Portland Gas & Coke Co. car with civilian defense insignia

Photograph showing an unidentified man crouching next to a Portland Gas & Coke Company vehicle. He is facing to the left and is placing a sign bearing the civilian defense insignia for utility repair on the side of the car. He is also wearing an armband with the same insignia and a pouch for carrying a gas mask. The number 2318 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The text “Repair car insignia” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0819. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Two U. S. Navy servicemen posing with Portland Gas & Coke Co. car

Photograph showing two unidentified United States Navy servicemen posing next to a Portland Gas & Coke Company car. They are smiling and attaching a sign to the side of the car. The sign reads: “CHOOSE NAVY NOW / WHILE YOU CAN.” An unidentified Portland Gas & Coke employee is sitting in the driver’s seat of the car. The number 2629 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 375A0842. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Cars outside The Dorchester House, Oceanlake, Oregon

Photograph showing cars parked outside The Dorchester House, a hotel, restaurant, and gas station off Highway 101 in Oceanlake, Oregon, now part of Lincoln City. The view is of the side of the hotel visible from the highway and shows a three-story building with a gabled roof, dormer windows, and two gasoline pumps outside. The Dorchester opened in July 1935. See related image Nos. 372A0878, 372A0880, 372A0883, 372A0884, 372A0885, and 372A0886. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

View of temporary medical center in Bandon three months after fire

Photograph showing a car and buildings along the main street in Bandon, Oregon, in December 1936, three months after a forest fire destroyed the town. A sign on the building at center reads: “Temporary Medical Center / Fuhrman & Shindler Inc. / Rexall Drug Store.” To the left of that text are the words: “Dr. Arthur Gale / Dr. E. F. Lucas / Physicians & Surgeons.” To the right are the words: “Dr. F. W. Dodds / Dr. F. W. Gould / Dentists.” At far right is a sign for Carr’s Variety Store. See related image Nos. 372A1212, 372A1213, 372A1229, 372A1230, and 372A1231. Image note: The number 4 is written on the negative and is partially visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Hickman Products Company warehouse, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified men and a parked vehicle outside the Hickman Products Ltd. Company warehouse at at 1310 Southeast Union Avenue (now Southeast Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard) in Portland. This building is also shown in image No. 372A1200, when it was the Frank Fink Company warehouse.

T. E. McGraw and A. S. Butler receiving prizes from Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson

Portrait of T. E. McGraw (left front), A. S. Butler (left rear), and Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson with a 1937 Plymouth sedan in February 1937. Carson is handing the car keys to McGraw and a check to Butler. A sign on the car reads: “This car won by Mr. T. McGraw / Portland, Oregon / For submitting the best limerick in the Listerine cough drop limerick contest / Car delivered by W. W. Shipley Co.” Butler received $100 as the owner of Gloden's pharmacy in Portland, which sold the cough drops to McGraw.

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.”

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.

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.

Oregon Journal car on Cloud Cap Road with view of Mount Hood

Photograph showing the view of Mount Hood from a segment of the newly completed Cloud Cap Road in October 1926. An Oregon Journal car is stopped on the road at left. On October 6, 1926, the Oregon Journal published three related photographs and a front-page story about the completion of the road, headlined “Cloud Cap Road Finished; Fine View Unfolded.” The story reported that the 10-mile-long road, ending at the Cloud Cap Inn, would officially be known as the Cooper spur of the Mount Hood Loop Highway. Construction of the road had begun in 1925. Two years after this photograph was taken, a cropped version was part of of a photo essay published on Page 1, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on May 27, 1928. The photographs accompanied a story, headlined “Wild Forest Scenery at City’s Door,” about the views along the Mount Hood Loop Highway. Note: See related image Nos. 374N0470, 374N0471, 374N0502, 374N0519, 374N0521, 374N0522, 374N0523, 374N0524, 374N0526, and 374N0527, also taken on the Cloud Cap Road in October 1926.

Oregon Journal car on Cloud Cap Road, Mount Hood

Photograph, taken from the rear, showing an Oregon Journal car on the newly completed gravel Cloud Cap Road on the north side of Mount Hood in October 1926. The road is surrounded by forest. The words “Staff Cameraman” are visible on the cover of the car’s spare tire. On October 6, 1926, the Oregon Journal published three related photographs and a front-page story about the completion of the road, headlined “Cloud Cap Road Finished; Fine View Unfolded.” The story reported that the 10-mile-long road, ending at the Cloud Cap Inn, would officially be known as the Cooper spur of the Mount Hood Loop Highway. Construction of the road had begun in 1925. See related image Nos. 374N0470, 374N0471, 374N0472, 374N0502, 374N0519, 374N0521, 374N0523, 374N0524, 374N0526, and 374N0527.

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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