Shirley Johnson, a registered nurse at Holladay Park Hospital, stands wearing a nursing uniform. She is holding up a copy of "This Week Magazine" which features a photograph of her taken for her part-time modeling job (negative 4 of 8).
Negative of a photographic postcard showing the Bonneville power plant at the Bonneville Dam. The road leading to the plant is lined with flowers and a body of water is to the right. There are several power lines in the sky, transmitting electricity from the plant. Handwriting on negative reads, "Bonneville Power Plant. Columbia River Highway, Oregon. Christian 507."
Negative of a photographic postcard showing the Bonneville Dam. Water rushes through several spillway gates, also known as floodgates or stop gates. Handwriting on negative reads, "Spillway Gates Bonneville Dam, Oregon. Christian 11-509."
Negative of a photographic postcard showing a street scene in Gresham, Oregon. In the foreground, a traffic signal hangs over an intersection with E. Powell Street. Signs point the way toward Powell Blvd., Mt. Hood, Bull Run, and Sandy. Businesses line both sides of the street and there are signs for Gresham Rexall Drugs, Arden Ice Cream, and more. Automobiles are parked along the street. Several telephone poles line the street. Handwriting on negative reads, "Gresham, Oregon. Christian 11-578."
Negative of a photographic postcard showing the Vista House at Crown Point in the Columbia River Gorge. Looking north, with the Washington Cascades visible in the background. There is a large tree in the left foreground.
Negative of a photographic postcard showing the Portland Waterfront on the Willamette River. Taken from the east side of the river and looking west at downtown Portland. A large ship is docked in the river. Handwriting on negative reads, "Harbor Portland, Oregon. Christian 600." Top of negative is damaged.
Negative of a photographic postcard showing the USS Topeka docked in the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. An aircraft carrier with planes on deck is docked behind it. A thick plume of black smoke rises in the background. The Steel Bridge is visible in the distance. Handwriting on negative reads, "Harbor - Portland, Oregon."
Negative of a photographic postcard showing an aerial view of the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. Water rushes out of the spillway gates, also known as floodgates, of the dam. View looks east past the dam and up the river. Handwriting on negative reads, "Bonneville Dam - Oregon - Washington. Christian 11-625." Number printed in bottom right corner: 112189
Negative of a photographic postcard showing the Historic Columbia River Highway at Shepperd's Dell, a canyon in the Columbia River Gorge. A bridge crosses the canyon. Handwritten labels on negative read, "Shepperd's Dell. Columbia River Highway. Christian 11-677."
Negative of a photographic postcard showing a street scene in downtown Portland. Several businesses are visible, including the Congress Hotel, a Lincoln Mercury car dealership, and a battery shop. An automobile is parked in the left foreground and its license plate indicates the year 1947. There is a large tree on the sidewalk. Handwriting on negative reads, "Portland, Oregon. Christian 11-833."
Negative of a photographic postcard showing an aerial view of the Portland-Columbia Airport, known today as the Portland International Airport. Two Northwest Airlines planes sit on the tarmac next to a building. Handwriting on negative reads, "N.W. Airlines - Columbia Airport - Portland, Oregon. Christian 11-856."
Negative of a photographic postcard showing a busy street scene in the Hollywood District of Portland, Oregon. Several automobiles drive on a busy street. Businesses include West Furniture, First National Bank, the Owl Drug Co., and more. The American Legion Hall building is visible. Taken from a second-story parking lot. Handwriting on negative reads, "Hollywood Dist. - Portland, Oreg. Christian 11-1213."
Negative of a photographic postcard showing Lambert Gardens in Portland, Oregon. A walkway is lined with flower beds on both sides. Handwriting on negative reads, "Lambert Gardens - Portland, Oregon. Christian 11-204."
Negative of a photographic postcard showing a white marble sculpture at the National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother at the Grotto in Portland, Oregon. The statue depicts Saint Joseph and the baby Jesus. Handwriting on negative reads, "Sanctuary of our Sorrowful Mother. Portland, Oregon. Christian 11-402."
Negative of a photographic postcard showing a waterfall in a narrow gorge. Taken from the top of the waterfall, looking down at the gorge. Handwriting on negative reads, "Eagle Creek - Columbia River Highway. Christian 11-661."
Kate Aiken Minto on her 90th birthday receiving bouquet of roses from President Milton Rice of Rose Festival Association for her part in starting Portland's Rose Festival. She is seated in a wicker chair beside a bookshelf with a large bouquet of roses in her lap (negative 2 of 4).
Three students at the Hosford School for the Hard of Hearing holding a white rabbit. The students are seated at a desk and two of them are wearing large headphones. A note on a bulletin board reads, "April 8, Thumper will go away to the farm today. Good-by [sic] Thumper." (negative 1 of 10).
Nancy Wyly, the 1955 Rose Festival Queen, seated atop a crown-shaped float during the Rose Parade. She wears a crown, tulle dress, and long robe and is holding a scepter in her hand as she waves at spectators in open windows of a building in downtown Portland, Oregon (negative 7 of 11).
Rosie, an elephant at the Portland Zoo (later the Oregon Zoo) reaching her trunk through a fence to accept a treat being offered by a group of children from the Fruit and Flower Day Nursery (negative 4 of 6).
Dorothy Johnson standing in the center of a group of Marines during her homecoming celebration. Johnson, 1955 Miss Oregon, holds a large bouquet of roses presented to her after stepping off an airplane shortly after returning from the Miss America competition where she was first runner-up (negative 1 of 7).
Thelma Niece rally queen for the Portland State College Rally Squad during the Portland State Homecoming game at Lincoln Field. She is preparing to jump and holds a pom pom in each hand (negative 6 of 6).
View of the New Market Theater building in downtown Portland, Oregon. The photograph is taken from across the street and several automobiles and a Mayflower Transit truck are parked in front of the building (negative 2 of 5).