Portland children, dressed in costume, playing in a garage. One boy is holding a pole with a small animal on it, while several others have mustaches painted on their faces. Two children are holding a cardboard sign reading “Chinese War Relief Party, Admission 10 cents” (negative 25 of 28). Original sleeve title: Kids on our block.
Performers posing for a group photograph at Earl Carroll’s vanities road show at the Mayfair Theatre in Portland. The women are wearing long skirts with flower motifs with a matching top and decorative hat. A man kneels in the center of a group, wearing a hat and holding two pistols (negative 15 of 22).
Performers backstage at the Mayfair Theatre in Portland, as part of Earl Carroll’s vanities road show. Some of the women are in decorative robes, while others are wearing sequined bikini tops (negative 2 of 22).
A group of dancers poses while holding the sheer edges of their costume dresses. The four front women kneel, while the others stand. A patterned curtain can be seen in the background, as well as a light hanging from the ceiling (negative 5 of 17).
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).
Photograph showing party-goers in costume at the Artists Ball at Alderwood Golf Club in Northeast Portland. A woman wearing a sequined top and bottom dances in front of onlookers, some seated on the ground. The floor is littered with paper streamers (negative 18 of 19).
Photograph showing party-goers in costume at the Artists Ball at Alderwood Golf Club in Northeast Portland. One man is dressed as Uncle Sam, while another person behind him is dressed as a clown (negative 4 of 19).
Photograph showing party-goers at the Mazama Lodge on Mt. Hood, during a Halloween party. A man and woman wearing Halloween costumes stand next to one another, holding hands. People are dancing in the background (negative 10 of 15).
Photograph showing party-goers at the Mazama Lodge on Mt. Hood, during a Halloween party. Couples dance in front of a large stone fireplace, and decorations can be seen on the walls and ceiling (negative 3 of 15).
Photograph showing party-goers at the Mazama Lodge on Mt. Hood, during a Halloween party. Two people sit in front of a large fireplace, one of which is dressed as a witch, holding a small broom (negative 8 of 15).
An Oregon Journal helicopter, hovering over an open field area and a group of people dressed like cavemen, in Grants Pass. Wearing furs and holding clubs, the people are facing towards the helicopter as a woman smiles down at them (negative 1 of 5).
People dressed in caveman costumes posing next to an Oregon Journal Helicopter, in Grants Pass. A woman reaches out the window and reaches towards one of the men, who is wearing furs and holding a stick (negative 2 of 5).
Jim Blue and two other members of the Jefferson High School Latin Club in Portland. Blue is kneeling down and holding the sandal of another student, who stands against a stair handrail. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, May 16, 1948 (negative 14 of 16).
Frank Mallory and Monte Herring, members of the Jefferson High School Latin Club, stage a sword fight during a club banquet. They’re wearing togas, and people are watching the pair from a long table. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, May 16, 1948 (negative 4 of 16).
Students from the Portland Art Museum School, dressed in costume for a party. The two women are seated side by side, one with a face wrapped with lace and wearing a tall pointed hat. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 18, 1951 (negative 1 of 12).
Students from the Portland Art Museum School, dressed in costume for a party. Three men, wearing dresses, dance together while others watch from the edge of the room. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 18, 1951 (negative 6 of 12).
Dancers from the Clover Club in Portland, at 923 S.W. Taylor Street. The women wear matching hooded costumes embellished with holly, and hand muffs. Photographed (in no particular order) are Nancy Dean, Sherry Spencer, Pat Dean, Madelaine (last name not included) (negative 8 of 9).
Pat O’Brien sitting on a stool and wearing a witch costume. She holds a broom between her knees and a Halloween candy bucket in another hand. She appears to be in a gift shop, seated in front of a display of greeting cards. A cropped version of this photograph was used in a composite arrangement in the Oregon Journal on Friday, October 31, 1952 (negative 2 of 10).
Two people in costume standing with a woman during the fairy tale parade in Portland. The woman is wearing a scarf and coat as she smiles towards the others, dressed in skunk and lion costumes (negative 3 of 9).
Children dressed as reindeer during a fairy tale parade in Portland. “Rudolph,” “Dasher,” and “Dancer” are written on the front of the costumes, as the children wear harnesses attached to the sleigh (negative 7 of 9).
Ice skater Florence Rae, a performer with the Ice Follies show in Portland. She wears a sequined costumes while looking to her left, as Omer Peiffer, stationed at the Portland Air Base, takes her photograph. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, May 16, 1953 (negative 1 of 10).
Ice skater Betty Schalow, a performer with the Ice Follies show in Portland. She wears a sequined costume while jumping into the air, in front of a group of fan photographers at the Portland Ice Arena. She extends both arms into the air while smiling at the camera. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, May 16, 1953 (negative 2 of 10).