Photographic postcard showing 5 men standing on a dirt road, displaying a line holding dozens of fish. A dog sits on the right. Behind them, a group of people stand on a wooden walkway attached to a building. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard reads, "A record catch from Central Oregon lakes."
Photograph of a 2-story house. A woman sits on the steps of the front porch while a second person sits in a hammock on the porch. There are trees on either side of the house and a fence in front of the house. Typed label on the back of the print reads, "A Seaside Cottage Among the Spruce Trees, Seaside, Ore." Stamp on the back reads, "From Passenger Department, The North Bank Road, Portland, Ore."
Aerial photograph and survey of Bradford Island and the construction of the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River. Written labels on the print indicate the locations of the fish hatchery, ship locks, power house, and more. Writing on the top right of the print reads, "Aerial view from 5,000 ft. elev. Bonneville Power and Navigation Project. Cost 32,200,000. Construction period - Nov. 1933 - Dec. 1937." Other writings on the print indicate this was taken on March 27, 1935 by Brubaker Aerial Surveys. Stamp on the back of the print requests that Brubaker be given credit for the photograph.
Aerial photograph of the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. Looking east, up the river. Stamp on the back of the print reads, "Taken by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, Oregon. Please credit." Second stamp reads, "H.W.S. Apr 1, 1948." Third stamp reads, "Beaver Engraving Co." of Portland, Oregon.
Photograph showing 5 agricultural workers hunched over in a field as they harvest and pack celery. The worker on the right packs celery into a box labeled, "Troutdale Celery." A vehicle to the left of the workers holds a stack of empty crates on a flatbed. Stamp on the back of the print for Arthur M. Prentiss, Commercial Photographer.
Photograph showing a strawberry field planted on a sloped hillside. The rows of strawberries wind around the hillside. Scattered agricultural workers work in the field. Stamp on the back for Arthur M. Prentiss, Commercial Photographer.
Photograph of a man talking to a group of people. He is likely giving a presentation to farmers about growing alfalfa. As he talks, he points to a chart behind him titled, "Alfalfa in United States," which shows the amount of acreage dedicated to growing alfalfa in various states. There are several children in the front row.
Photograph of the Imperial Hotel building in downtown Portland decorated with American flags and bunting. The Owl Drug Company is located on the ground floor. American flags hang over the street where there are several pedestrians. Handwriting on the back of the print reads, "White building on L. Imperial Hotel. SW Broadway and Washington, NE corner."
Photographic postcard showing 3 men on an American railroad ditcher belonging to SP&S Railway. The ditcher is on a flat railway car as it moves dirt from the train onto the side of the railroad track. Likely taken in Oregon or Washington. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard reads, "McRyan(?) Collection."
Photographic postcard of a man driving an automobile on a dirt road. He drives toward the camera. There are large trees on both sides of the road. Writing on the bottom of the postcard reads, "Crater Lake Nat'l Park. 833. Among the Pines." Typed writing on the back reads, "A glimpse of our standing timber. We have 20,000 feet of this class of timber in Klamath County." Postcard made by Miller Photo Co., Klamath Falls, Oregon.
Photograph of a group of people on the beach in Seaside, Oregon. Their backs are to the camera, and they look up at an airplane flying in the sky. Three children on donkeys face the camera to the right of the photograph. Stamp on the back of the print for Arthur M. Prentiss, Commercial Photographer.
A view of downtown Astoria, Oregon and the Columbia River. There are signs for Montgomery Ward, the Bank of Astoria, and other businesses. Washington state is visible on the other side of the Columbia. Handwritten note on the back of the print indicates this was taken in 1935. Stamp on the back of the print for Beaver Engraving Co. in Portland, Oregon.
A view of downtown Astoria, Oregon and the Columbia River. Several ships are in the river, and Washington state is visible across the river. Handwritten note on the back of the print indicates this was taken in 1935.
Photograph of Automatic Block Signals on the Oregon Electric Railway. The photograph is taken looking down the railroad tracks. There is a wooden platform and fence on the left side of the tracks and electrical power lines run above the tracks on the right side of the photograph. A typed caption on the bottom of the photograph reads, "14479 - Automatic Block Signals A. C. - Model 2A, Oregon Electric Railway, General Railway Signal Co."
Photograph of several automobiles crossing the bridge at Shepperd's Dell on the Historic Columbia River Highway in the Columbia River Gorge. Two people stand on either side of the bridge, looking over the railing. The people in the automobiles look toward the camera. Writing on the bottom of the print indicates a 1915 copyright by the Weister Co.
Photograph showing several farm workers using a machine to bale hay in an agricultural field. A pile of loose hay sits to the right of a machine, while stacks of baled hay are piled behind it. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Baling hay, Willamette Valley." White lines drawn on photograph outline area for publication.
Photograph showing a man standing in front of a barn and holding a horse by the reins in Central Oregon. The man looks at the horse while the horse looks at the camera. Beyond the barn is a desert landscape. Two dogs are on the left. This photograph is attributed to Benjamin Gifford.
Photograph of a baseball game in progress near Bend, Oregon. Several players in baseball uniforms stand on a dirt baseball diamond in the middle of an open sagebrush flat. A large crowd of spectators is gathered at the edge of the playing area. There is a large tent erected behind the crowd. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "vicinity Bend - La Pine."
Photograph of people on the beach in Seaside, Oregon. Men wear suits while women wear long dresses or skirts. The Hotel Moore is visible on the right. In the background, people walk on a long wooden pier that crosses the beach and goes out toward the ocean. Handwriting on the back of the print reads, "Beach, pier, and Hotel Moore, Seaside."
View of several large rocks in the ocean at Cannon Beach, Oregon. Typed label on the back of the print reads, "Bird Rocks, Cannon Beach." Stamp on back indicates this photograph was copyrighted by Fred H. Kiser. A second stamp is for Angelus Commercial Studio.
View of Prineville, Oregon, taken from near what is now Ochoco Viewpoint. Writing on the bottom of the print reads, "Birdseye view of Prineville. Lafler, Prineville." Handwriting on the back reads, "Photog = Lafler."