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Vice President John Nance Garner at barbershop, Union Station, Portland

Photograph of United States Vice President John Nance Garner in a barber’s chair at Union Station in Portland during a brief stop on October 14, 1935, while he was traveling to Seattle and then the Philippines. At right is an unidentified man, possibly Senator Frederick Steiwer of Oregon. A cropped version of this photograph was one of three that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on October 15, 1935, under the headline “The Garner Whiskers Come Off.” This photograph had the following caption: Vice President John Nance Garner in the barber’s chair at the Union station Monday night. Thomas W. Beete about to wield the razor.” The photographs accompanied a story, headlined “Crowd Sees Garner Get Face Shaved.” See related image Nos. 372A0216, 372A0217, and 372A0218. Image note: The name “Garner” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Army-Navy “E” Award presentation ceremony and reception

Photograph showing a military band performing during a ceremony to present an Army-Navy “E” Award to an unidentified company. A crowd is watching at upper right. The joint Army-Navy awards were given from 1942 to 1945 in recognition of wartime production efforts. Image note: The number 27 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image.

Man speaking to group

Photograph showing a man speaking into a microphone while standing in front of a group of seated individuals. The room is wood paneled, and a roll-down screen can be screen can be seen next to the man. Written on the negative is "49-118." (Image note: see related image PGE 49-117).

Angler fishing from rocks on the beach at Oceanlake, Oregon

Photograph, taken from behind, showing an unidentified man standing on a large rock on the beach at Oceanlake, Oregon, as he fishes in the surf. A cropped version of this photograph was part of a full page of photographs published in the Oregon Journal on August 11, 1935, under the headline “With The News Photographers.” This photograph had the following caption: “The lone fisherman on the rocks off Ocean Lake on the Oregon coast tries his luck in the surf as the sun drops toward the rim of the sea. Such scenes are familiar ones to the thousands of Oregonians and the visitors within their gates who annually spend vacation days or weeks ‘at the beach.’ (Photo by Ralph Vincent, Journal staff photographer.)”

Vincent, Ralph

Young man running alongside horse

Photograph of an unidentified young man running alongside a horse, possibly a racehorse, that he is holding on a lead rope. The photograph was probably taken at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds racetrack in Gresham, Oregon, possibly during the county fair. The number 2 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at a fair. Also see image No. 374N0744.

Man running alongside horse

Photograph of an unidentified man running next to a horse, possibly a racehorse, that he is holding on a lead rope. The photograph was probably taken at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds racetrack in Gresham, Oregon, possibly during the county fair. The number 4 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Horse race at Gresham track

Photograph of horses racing on the Multnomah County Fairgrounds track in Gresham, Oregon, as a crowd watches. The number 7 is written on the negative. The photograph could have been taken during the Multnomah County Fair, which included horse racing. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Horse race at Gresham track

Photograph of horses racing on the track at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon. Horses listed on the scoreboard include Green Jade, Sierra Snow, Tonopah Queen, Beau Remount, Prior Right, and Tule Booter. The photograph could have been taken during the Multnomah County Fair, which included horse racing.

Horse race at Gresham track

Photograph of nine horses racing on the track at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon. Horses listed on the scoreboard include Cleo’s Boy, Noyo, Brilliant Gold, Flying Zac, Fiddledeedee, and Tea Flight. The photograph could have been taken during the Multnomah County Fair, which included horse racing.

Horse race at Gresham track

Photograph of three horses racing down the stretch on the track at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon. A crowd is visible in the background on the left side of the image. The number 3 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The photograph could have been taken during the Multnomah County Fair, which included horse racing.

Crowd watching horse race at Gresham track

Photograph of spectators watching the beginning of a horse race at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds racetrack in Gresham, Oregon. The scoreboard lists the race as Race 5; among the horses listed on the board are Sir Duora, Little Boy, Flor De Amor, and Green Jade. The photograph could have been taken during the Multnomah County Fair, which included horse racing. The number 6 is written on the negative. Image note: Light leak on negative.

1964 Christmas Flood, spillway

Photograph showing a spillway structure during the 1964 Christmas flood (taken December of 1964). Water can be seen rapidly spilling down the structure, with a small building visible at the far side of the river. High water levels can be seen upriver, in addition to forested hillsides and trees.

Damage from 1964 Christmas Flood, canal

Photograph showing damage to a fenced area due to the 1964 Christmas Flood (likely in the Clackamas River area). An man-made canal can be seen on the right side of the frame, with damaged fencing running along the river to the left. Much of the fencing appears to have fallen downhill towards the rapidly moving river. In the foreground, two men in long jackets face away from the camera. (Image note: see related image PGE 64-606-8.2).

Scenic view of Willamette Falls

Photograph showing water cascading down Willamette Falls in Oregon City. Industrial buildings can be seen just above the falls, with a rocky cliff and houses visible in the background. Above the waterfall is a spillway. Written one of the of large industrial buildings is "Publishers Paper Co."

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