An aerial view of Lownsdale Square in Portland, with a dusting of snow. Looking west, the Multnomah County Courthouse can be seen at the top of the square, with the Spanish-American War Soldier’s Monument at the center (negative 4 of 10).
An elk fountain in downtown Portland, on S.W. Main Street between Lownsdale and Chapman Squares. Freshly fallen snow can be seen throughout the scene, with the Hotel Lenox in the background. The statue was donated to the city of Portland in 1900, and was sculpted by Roland Hinton Perry (negative 6 of 7).
Photograph showing two children on a seesaw at an unidentified Portland city park. One child is sitting in front of the other, and the seesaw end is in the air. In the background is a sidewalk and trees (negative 10 of 26). See negative 330-22.
Photograph showing two young people wearing period costumes, and clasping hands. One is wearing a dress with loose sleeves and a waist tie, while the other is wearing a long jacket and knee-length pants (negative 2 of 2).
Adolescents at a doll show at a clubhouse in Laurelhurst Park. Three girls stand in front of a table laden with dolls, as one points downward at a doll. Other girl can be seen looking at tables in the background (negative 1 of 4).
An unpaved road winds through Hoyt Arboretum in Washington Park in Portland, Oregon. Trees both large and small grow on either side of the road. There is a large tree trunk in the foreground, in front of the road. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on September 15, 1957 on the cover of the Northwest Living section (negative 4 of 13).
An ambulance at the scene of a mass food poisoning at a picnic for the Boilermakers Union, at Viking Park in Portland. Automobiles are parked on either side of the road at the park, while several people watch from the side. Over 600 patients were treated in Portland area hospitals. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, July 13, 1952 (negative 4 of 4).
A man, wearing a long jacket, stands in Lownsdale Square in Portland. He stands with a group of pigeons and seagulls, with his arms holding several pigeons. At the far side of the park is Hotel Hamilton (negative 1 of 5).
Adolescents at a doll show at a clubhouse in Laurelhurst Park. Several girls stand outside a window, peering in towards a table laden with dolls. A sign above the table reads “Please do not handle the dolls” (negative 2 of 4).
A woman stands next to a building model during an art fair in the Portland Park Blocks. The model sits on a table, with balloons and a sign reading “Wishing Well Keep me Going.” Another sign nestles at the base of a statue, is partially obscured, reading “New Home of the Oregon Society” (negative 4 of 5).
Photograph showing a baby at an unidentified city park pool in Portland. The baby is wearing a bathing suit and is in shallow water. Children can be seen splashing in the water in the background (negative 12 of 26).
Photograph showing a group of teenagers, sitting in the grass, at an unidentified Portland city park. The young men and women are looking towards the right of the frame, and another person can be seen standing in the background (negative 16 of 26).
Photograph, taken from a hillside, looking downward at a swimming pool in Creston Park in Portland. People can be seen in and around the pool, and a pool house is on the right side of the frame. A hillside and trees can be seen on the other side of the pool, with a lamp post (negative 18 of 26).
Photograph showing children playing on a seesaw at an unidentified city park in Portland. The children closest to the camera are sitting near the ground. Trees can be seen in the background (negative 22 of 26). See negative 330-10.
Photograph showing children using playground equipment at an unidentified Portland city park. A child with wearing a hat slides down two poles, while another child can be seen behind him at the top of a ladder (negative 5 of 26).
Photograph showing a group of children at an unidentified city park in Portland. They are walking in a field towards the camera, while two boys ride on the same bicycle at the left side of the frame. A sprinkler can be seen in the background (negative 9 of 26).
The mast of the Battleship Oregon being dedicated at Waterfront Park in Portland. Men in suits stand next to a microphone at the base of the mast, facing towards an audience. A photograph from this series was published on the last page of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, July 5, 1944 (negative 3 of 5).
A snail race at Mill Ends Park in Portland. Dick Fagan (left), Laverne Matz, and George Bertz kneel next to the tiny fenced park, looking downward at a plate of snails. Matz holds a starting gun in the air. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, March 17, 1954 (negative 1 of 4).
Lutheran minister H.C. Coovert and his wife standing in front of a cross on Rocky Butte in Portland. It’s attached to a low stone wall, looking over east Portland towards Mount Hood. Mrs. Coovert has one hand at the base of the cross (negative 1 of 2).
A child watches an unidentified sculptor work with clay during an artist fair in the downtown Portland South Park blocks. The man wears a hat and artist smock, while another clay bust can be seen on a table at the right side of the frame. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on July 22, 1951 (negative 9 of 14).
A woman in a bathing suit leans downward towards the edge of a swimming pool in Sellwood Park, where a group of children are gathered. Several children are splashing in the water. In the background is a brick building (negative 2 of 4).