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Portland rail yards and Steel Bridge

Rows of railroad cars sit on the tracks at a railroad yard at McCormick Dock. Looking south toward the Steel Bridge. Several trucks are parked at a neighboring steamship company.

White, Minor

Sternwheeler passing through the Steel Bridge

A sternwheeler tugboat pushes cargo through an opening in the Steel Bridge on the Willamette River. The drawbridge is up. Piles of lumber sit on a dock in the foreground. The Burnside Bridge is visible in the background.

White, Minor

University of Oregon Campus

View of the University of Oregon campus in Eugene, Oregon showing the Art Museum, Susan Campbell Hall, and Hendricks Hall.

White, Minor

Portland Waterfront, 1938

Looking west at the Portland waterfront from the east side of the Willamette River. Several industrial buildings, with the west hills rising in the background. Wooden pilings in the Willamette River in the foreground.

White, Minor

Thelma Johnson Streat

Portrait of Thelma Johnson Streat, dancer and artist. A photograph from this set was published in the January 5, 1957 issue of the Oregon Journal (negative 2 of 2).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Republican "Truth Squad" arriving at Portland Airport

A photograph of two men shaking hands on the tarmac of Portland Airport. Behind them is a airplane with the words "GOP TRUTH SQUAD Special" printed on the side, a third man is exiting the airplane. This airplane followed Democratic presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson during the 1956 presidential campaign (negative 4 of 4).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Solange Kowert Weaving

Solange Kowert leans over a loom as she weaves a rug at 1976 SW 4th Avenue in Portland, Oregon. She looks at the camera and smiles. Spools of yarn are displayed vertically on a rack to the left (negative 1 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Vincent Van Gogh Paintings Arrive at Portland Art Museum

A group of men stand on the loading dock of the Portland Art Museum as they transport wrapped paintings by Vincent Van Gogh into the museum. One man places a painting on a cart while another wheels the cart into the museum. A uniformed man wearing a deputy sheriff patch stands on the right. Two other uniformed men watch the loading process (negative 3 of 11).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Children in Costume at the Wool Growers Auxiliary Luncheon and Style Show

Four children dressed in costumes stand next to a lamb at a luncheon hosted by the Women's Auxiliary of the National Wool Growers Association in Portland, Oregon. A boy pets the lamb while a girl holds the animal by a leash. Pictured are Dave Ecklund (dressed as Boy Blue and petting the lamb), Jamie Kohlhoff, Libby Bishop and Jan Ecklund (dressed as Bo Peep on the right). This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on January 29, 1959 (negative 1 of 7).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland Amateur Telescope-Makers Class for Beginners

Students attend a class at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry taught by members of the Portland Amateur Telescope Makers and Observers. A girl carefully holds a telescope mirror in her hands as an adult instructor points at the mirror, instructing how to polish it. Two other children and an adult look on. Pictured left to right are Claudia James, Charles Freeland, Robert McCarl, Maureca McCarl and Frank Godfrey. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on February 15, 1959 (negative 2 of 4).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Women of the Oregon Legislature

Four women smile at a desk in the Oregon State Legislature in Salem, Oregon. The desk displays a sign which reads, "Grace Olivier Peck." Behind the women is a large blackboard listing various committee meetings. Pictured from left to right are Beulah Hand (D-Clackamas), Shirley Field (R-Multnomah), Grace Olivier Peck (D-Multnomah) and Katherine Musa (D-Wasco). This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on January 14, 1959 (negative 5 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Vincent Van Gogh Paintings Arrive at Portland Art Museum

Three men hold up and observe 2 paintings by Vincent Van Gogh at the Portland Art Museum in Portland, Oregon. Both paintings depict flowers in vases. Pictured left to right are Francis J. Newton (Curator), Dr. Max W. Sullivan (Director of the Art Museum) and H.J. Siliakus of the Amsterdam municipal museum (negative 1 of 11).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Inauguration of Governor Mark Hatfield in Salem, Oregon

Mark Hatfield is sworn in as governor in the Oregon State Capitol in Salem. Hatfield (on the left) and Chief Justice William M. McAllister (on the right) both raise their right hands as McAllister administers the oath of office. Other officials stand behind them (negative 12 of 16).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Inauguration of Governor Mark Hatfield in Salem, Oregon

Outgoing Governor Robert Denison Holmes speaks at the Oregon State Capitol at the inauguration of incoming Governor Mark Hatfield. Holmes stands at a podium on a dais flanked by members of the legislature. Members of the press sit in the front row (negative 8 of 16).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Polar Bear at the Portland Zoo

A polar bear stands up straight on its hind legs at the Oregon Zoo in Portland on January 2, 1959. The bear stands in an outdoor enclosure equipped with stairs and a pool. In 1959, this was the zoo's new location.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland Water Ski Club Members Skiing on New Year's Day

Five young women, all members of the Portland Water Ski Club, practice their water skiing routine on the Willamette River on January 1, 1959. They wear long-sleeved jackets and shorts as they lift their arms over their heads. Pictured from left to right are Betty Davis, Darlene Kasner, Verna Williams, Eleanor Stoddard and Ellen Haynes. They ski past a ramp with a sign that reads, "Property of Portland Water Ski Club, For Members Only." This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on January 2, 1959 (negative 3 of 5).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Punchbowl Falls, Columbia River Gorge

Photograph looking down at Punchbowl Falls, located on the Eagle Creek Trail on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge. Taken from a nearby hillside during recovery efforts for the body of Francis E. Foss (negative 6 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Wreckage of Plane Crash

A group of men investigate the wreckage of a plane crash in the field of the Doty & Doerner tree nursery about 15 miles south of Portland. The plane is wrecked and completely destroyed. There is an orchard in the background. This plane was stolen from the Beaverton Airport by 2 young men, Jerald Wayne Hallett and Richard Monroe, Jr. Both died in the crash (negative 2 of 10).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Recovery Effort at Punchbowl Falls, Columbia River Gorge

A group of men huddle around a rescue sled on the Eagle Creek Trail on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge. A body bag lies on the ground next to them. Taken near Punchbowl Falls during recovery efforts for the body of Francis E. Foss (negative 9 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Vulture at Oregon Zoo

A vulture is perched on a wooden beam in an enclosure at the Oregon Zoo in Portland, Oregon. The bird looks down at the camera below it (negative 1 of 2).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Burning of Mazama Lodge

Smoke rises from the remnants of a fire at the Mazama Lodge. A stone wall, likely part of the chimney, still stands on the right. On the left, logs make up a wooden structure that has been badly damaged but still stands (negative 4 of 14).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Emily Wood with her Erasure Machine

Emily Wood sits at a typewriter and smiles at the camera. On a desk to her right is a cylindrical machine with hoses or wires that come out of it. These form an arc in the air and she holds the other end to her typewriter. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "Emily Wood - with eraser machine she invented" (negative 1 of 2).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

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