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Albina Engine & Machine Works women’s bowling team

Portrait showing a bowling team from the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard. The team members, five unidentified women, are in an office, posing in a row. The two women at each end are sitting on a desk, and the other three are standing between them. They are wearing matching short-sleeved button-up shirts. The text “V2” is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Bowling team.”

Workers walking at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified workers, both women, walking in arm in arm at the Albina Engine & Machine works shipyard in Portland. They are facing front and smiling. The number 168 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Employees in office at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified employees, a woman and a man, sitting in an office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The woman is sitting at a typewriter, facing left, and smiling. The man is holding a pen in one hand and a cigarette in the other. The number 175 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Workers using equipment at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified workers, a man and a woman, using a piece of equipment at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are holding a rectangular object, possibly a small sheet of metal. The man is looking downward, and the woman is looking toward the front and smiling. The number 189 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Cooks? posing at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a group of unidentified people, possibly cooks, posing in two rows outdoors at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The three people in the front row are crouching, and the people in the back are standing behind them. The man at center is wearing a chef’s hat, and several of the women are wearing aprons. The number 166 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Employees at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Three-quarters portrait of six unidentified workers, three women and three men, at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Diagrams are hanging on the wall behind them. The man at right is wearing an Albina identification button with the number 323 on it, and the man second from right is wearing an ID button with the number 307 on it. The number 242 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Cook holding knife and egg, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified woman in a kitchen at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is facing front, smiling, and holding an egg in one hand and a large knife in the other. A plate of eggs and bacon is on the table in front of her. She is wearing a chef’s hat, glasses, a dress, and an apron. The number 62 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.” Also see image No. 375A0390.

Woman taking notes during address to workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified woman sitting in a chair with her back to a crowd of workers during an address at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is facing front, looking downward, and writing in a notebook. Her right foot is bandaged. The number 193 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0685, 375A0686, 375A0687, 375A0688, and 375A0692.

Employee on bicycle, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Full-length portrait showing an unidentified woman sitting on a bicycle at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is facing to the right and smiling. The number 224 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.” Also see image No. 375A0737.

Twins with casserole?, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified women, twins, posing with what appears to be a casserole at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The women are standing at a table, facing front, and smiling. On the table in front of them is a large pan of food. They are holding a plate, and each woman is holding a serving spoon full of food over the plate. They are wearing matching dresses. The number 250 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.” See related image No. 375A0734.

Composite photograph of two workers boxing at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph of a photograph. The picture is a composite created from a print of image No. 375A0745. That image shows two unidentified workers, a man and a woman, boxing at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. In the composite shown here, the background has been removed and the man’s face has been replaced with the head of a different man, Albina Engine treasurer H. W. Erren, from another photograph. Erren’s face may have been cut from a reversed print of image No. 375A0748. Image note: The number 251 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The unverified note “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Two workers boxing at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified workers, a man and a woman, boxing at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are facing each other, and both are wearing boxing gloves. The number 238 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.” Also see image Nos. 375A0735, 375A0749, and 375A0755.

Employee using office equipment at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a smiling woman in an office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is sitting at a desk and facing to the left. A piece of office equipment and a stack of narrow documents are on the desk in front of her. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Employee at bank of lockers, Albina Engine & Machine Works Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified employee standing at a bank of lockers at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard, Portland. She is facing right, looking toward the front, and smiling. She is holding a set of keys and appears to be either locking or unlocking a padlock. The number 190 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Employees in office at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing six unidentified employees, five men and a woman, posing in an office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are smiling and looking toward the front. The number 176 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Employees in office at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing nine unidentified employees, seven men and two women, in an office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are standing in a row behind a long counter, and a set of diagrams is spread on the counter in front of them. The number 177 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Office workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing three unidentified employees, all women, working in an office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Each employee is sitting at a desk. The woman at left is flipping through rectangular objects from a long drawer lying on the desk in front of her. The woman at right is using a piece of office equipment. The number 187 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Welder at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a welder at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is facing slightly left, smiling, and wearing a welder’s mask and protective clothing. The welder is unidentified but may be Pat Mulligan; see image No. 375A0624. The number 113 is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Albina Engine & Machine Works employee and unidentified woman

Three-quarters portrait of two unidentified women leaning against a piano, facing front, and smiling. The woman at left, an worker from the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard, is wearing a hat, jacket, and overalls. She is holding a welder’s mask with the number 1864 and the word “ALBINA” on the front, and a skull and crossbones on the side. The woman at right is wearing a matching blouse and skirt and is holding a purse and gloves. The photograph may have been taken at the Victory Center outside the Pioneer Courthouse in downtown Portland. The building partially visible in the background is probably the Meier & Frank building. The note “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Worker, visitor?, and George Rodgers? at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph, taken outdoors, showing three unidentified people, a woman and two men, standing on a pile of parts at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard, Portland. The woman, a worker, is crouching, holding a tool, and looking at the man standing at right, who may be Albina Engine president George Rodgers. The man at center, possibly a visitor to the shipyard, is crouching and looking downward. The number 213 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0713, 375A0714, 375A0715, and 375A0719.

Worker, George Rodgers? and group of visitors? at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a group of unidentified people outdoors at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. At left, a female worker is crouching on a stack of parts and holding a tool. The others are standing in a row facing her. The fourth person from left may be Albina Engine president George Rodgers; the others may be visitors. The number 209 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0713, 375A0714, 375A0715, and 375A0718.

Workers examining equipment at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing eight unidentified employees gathered around a piece of equipment on wheels at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The three people in front are crouching next to the machine, and the two at left and looking inside it. The other five workers are standing in a row behind them, looking downward and smiling. The number 154 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Employee visiting victory garden advice booth at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified woman standing outside a booth labeled “VICTORY GARDEN ADVISOR” at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The woman, probably an Albina employee, is holding packets of seeds in one hand, resting one elbow on the sill of the booth window, and smiling at an unidentified man inside the booth. He is smiling back at her and is holding packets of pea seeds. A poster hanging on the inside of the booth door reads “Plant VICTORY GARDENS now!” The number 258 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Employee at typewriter, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified employee in an office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is sitting at a typewriter, facing to the right, and looking toward the front. On the wall above the desk is a photograph that appears to be either a cropped print of image No. 375A0692 or a nearly identical picture. Image note: The number 255 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Two workers boxing at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified workers, a man and a woman, boxing at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are facing each other, and both are wearing boxing gloves. The woman is striking the man in the face, and both are smiling. The number 237 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.” Also see image Nos. 375A0745 and 375A0749.

Workers using tools and machinery, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph, taken from a high angle, showing five unidentified workers using tools and machinery at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The workers, three women and two men, are standing in a row at a long table and are looking toward the camera. The number 241 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.” Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Restaurant or cafeteria worker, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified worker behind the counter at a cafeteria or restaurant at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is standing behind a display case filled with desserts, facing front, and smiling. The number 111 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.” The woman in this photograph is also shown in image No. 375A0423.

Crowd of workers listening to address, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a crowd of workers gathered for an address at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The workers in the front rows are seated; the others are standing. The number 205 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve. Also see image Nos. 375A0682 and 375A0683.

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