Multnomah County (Or.)

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Melva Lillian Cole and group at ship-launching ceremony, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a group of people standing in a row in front of a ship during a launching ceremony at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on January 8, 1943. At left is Albina Engine president George Rodgers; second from right is U. S. Navy Commander Leland D. Whitford, supervisor of naval shipbuilding in the Portland area; and fourth from right is Melva Lillian Cole, who christened the ship, a submarine chaser known as Hell Hornet. The other people in the photograph are unidentified. The Oregon Journal published a story about the launching and a related photograph, image No. 375A0441, on Page 10 of its final edition on January 9, 1943. The story, headlined “Wife of Hero Launches Subchaser,” reported that Cole was the widow of a U. S. Navy serviceman, Wilson Burnett Cole, who had been killed in an attack by a German submarine off Cape Hatteras in June 1942. Image note: The number 29 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Launching / 1/8/43” is written on the negative sleeve. Also see image Nos. 375A0434, 375A0435, 375A0436, 375A0437, 375A0438, 375A0439, 375A0440, 375A0441, 375A0442, 375A0443, 375A0444, 375A0445, 375A0446, 375A0447, 375A0448, 375A0450, and 375A0451.

Workers aboard the submarine chaser Hell Hornet at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph, looking upward, showing seven unidentified people, probably workers at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard, gathered at the bow of PC 816, a submarine chaser known as the Hell Hornet. The bow is draped with bunting. The ship was constructed Albina shipyard, and a launching ceremony was held on January 8, 1943. The number 30 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Launching / Hell Hornet / 1/8/43” is written on the negative sleeve. Also see image Nos. 375A0434, 375A0435, 375A0436, 375A0437, 375A0438, 375A0439, 375A0440, 375A0441, 375A0442, 375A0443, 375A0444, 375A0445, 375A0446, 375A0447, 375A0448, 375A0449, and 375A0451.

Melva Lillian Cole and group at ship-launching ceremony, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing four people standing in a row in front of a ship during a launching ceremony at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. At left is George Rodgers, president of Albina Engine; second from left is Melva Lillian Cole, who christened the ship, a submarine chaser known as Hell Hornet; and at far right is U. S. Navy Commander Leland D. Whitford, supervisor of naval shipbuilding in the Portland area. The second man from right is unidentified. The Oregon Journal published a story about the launching and a related photograph, image No. 375A0441, on Page 10 of its final edition on January 9, 1943. The story, headlined “Wife of Hero Launches Subchaser,” reported that Cole was the widow of a U. S. Navy serviceman, Wilson Burnett Cole, who had been killed in an attack by a German submarine off Cape Hatteras in June 1942. Image note: The number 31 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Launching / 1/8/43” is written on the negative sleeve. Also see image Nos. 375A0434, 375A0435, 375A0436, 375A0437, 375A0438, 375A0439, 375A0440, 375A0441, 375A0442, 375A0443, 375A0444, 375A0445, 375A0446, 375A0447, 375A0448, 375A0449, and 375A0450.

Albina Engine & Machine Works women’s bowling team

Portrait showing a bowling team from the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard. The team members, five unidentified women, are posing around a desk in an office. They are wearing matching button-up short-sleeved shirts. The text “V3” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Bowling team.”

Welder Jeannine Christensen holding blowtorch, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing Jeannine Christensen, a welder at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is standing at a slatted work table and looking down at two pieces of metal on the table. She is holding the bottom of her raised welder’s mask with one hand and is holding a lit blowtorch in the other. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Jeanine [sic] / 9/30/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Welder Jeannine Christensen using blowtorch, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing welder Jeannine Christensen using a blowtorch on a round piece of metal at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is standing at a slatted work table and wearing a welder’s mask. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Jeanine [sic] / 9/30/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Jeannine Christensen, welder at Albina Engine & Machine Works, walking with unidentified woman

Photograph, taken from the front, showing two women walking down a sidewalk and smiling at one another. The woman at left, carrying a welder’s mask, is Jeannine Christensen, a welder at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland. The woman at right is unidentified. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Jeanine [sic] / 9/30/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Welder Jeannine Christensen speaking to unidentified man at booth, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing welder Jeannine Christensen standing at the window of a booth at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is speaking to an unidentified man on the other side of the window. She is holding a small circular object in one hand, carrying a welder’s mask in the other hand, and holding a lunch box under one arm. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Jeanine [sic] / 9/30/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Welder Jeannine Christensen in restaurant or cafeteria, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing welder Jeannine Christensen sitting at the counter in a restaurant or cafeteria at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is drinking milk from a bottle, and a slice of pie is on a plate in front of her. Two unidentified workers, both women, are sitting next to her at right. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Jeanine [sic] / 9/30/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Workers joining No Work, No Woo at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing four unidentified workers, three women and a man, standing in line at a desk to sign up for “No Work, No Woo” at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. A woman who may be Jeannine Christensen, a welder and president of No Work, No Woo, is sitting in a chair at the desk and is either taking or giving a small card to the last woman in line. No Work, No Woo was an effort started by female employees at the Albina shipyard to reduce absenteeism. Workers pledged not to date anyone who hadn’t put in a full week’s work. Image note: The text “Albina shipbuilding / 9/3/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Jeannine Christensen? talking with unidentified man at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two workers, a man and a woman, talking outdoors at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The woman is sitting on a wooden scaffold above the man and is holding a sandwich in one hand. The man is leaning against the scaffold and facing her. Both are smiling. The workers are unidentified, but the woman may be Jeannine Christensen, a welder at Albina Engine. The text “Albina shipbuilding / 9/3/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Jeannine Christensen? instructing workers about No Work, No Woo at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a group of workers gathered around a blackboard outdoors at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. At center, a woman is standing at the blackboard and holding a pointer. On the blackboard is a sign that reads “NO WORK - NO WOO / ‘Sign up here.’” The text “Chapter 5” is written above the sign, and below it are written the words of a pledge, which are partially obscured by people in front of the blackboard. The woman at the blackboard may be Jeannine Christensen, a welder at Albina Engine and the president of No Work, No Woo, an effort started by female employees at the Albina shipyard to reduce absenteeism. Workers pledged not to date anyone who hadn’t put in a full week’s work. Image note: The text “Albina shipbuilding / 9/3/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Workers joining No Work, No Woo at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing four unidentified workers standing in line at a desk to sign up for “No Work, No Woo” at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. A woman who may be Jeannine Christensen, president of No Work, No Woo, is sitting in a chair at the desk and is either taking or giving a small card to the last woman in line. No Work, No Woo was an effort started by female employees at the Albina shipyard to reduce absenteeism. Workers pledged not to date anyone who hadn’t put in a full week’s work. Image note: The text “Albina shipbuilding / 9/3/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Jeannine Christensen? talking with unidentified man at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two workers, a man and a woman, talking outdoors at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The woman is sitting on a wooden scaffold above the man and is holding a sandwich in one hand. The man is leaning against the scaffold and facing her. Both are smiling. The workers are unidentified, but the woman may be Jeannine Christensen, a welder at Albina Engine. The text “Albina shipbuilding / 9/3/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Jeannine Christensen? talking with unidentified man at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two workers, a man and a woman, talking outdoors at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The woman is sitting on a wooden scaffold above the man, facing him, and is raising both hands with her palms turned toward him. The man is leaning against the scaffold, facing her, and gesturing with one hand. Both are smiling. The workers are unidentified, but the woman may be Jeannine Christensen, a welder at Albina Engine. The text “Albina shipbuilding / 9/3/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Four workers seated at table during swing shift, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Half-length portrait of four unidentified workers, three women and a man, sitting in a row at a dining table at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The text “45X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina ship / Swing shift / 12/7/44.”

Workers with food and gifts during swing shift, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Portrait of a group of unidentified employees in a work area at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are standing behind a table laid with food, and some of the workers appear to be holding Christmas gifts. The text “30X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina ship / Swing shift / 12/7/44.”

Workers cleaning windows? during swing shift, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified workers in overalls, both women, using cloths to wipe a window at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are facing to the right and smiling. The text “44X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina ship / Swing shift / 12/7/44.”

Workers on swing shift, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Portrait of a group of unidentified employees posing in three rows in a work area at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The text “31X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina ship / Swing shift / 12/7/44.”

Restaurant or cafeteria workers on swing shift, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Portrait of a group of unidentified employees in a restaurant or cafeteria at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are posing in two rows with a table between them; the people in the front row are sitting on the table’s bench seat, and the people in the back row are standing behind them. The text “39X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina ship / Swing shift / 12/7/44.”

Employees in office during swing shift, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Portrait of five unidentified people, four men and a woman, posing in an office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are facing front and smiling. The text “43X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina ship / Swing shift / 12/7/44.”

Welder or pipefitter on swing shift, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Three-quarters portrait of an unidentified worker at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is standing at a table, holding a lit blowtorch in one hand, and using pliers to hold a piece of pipe with the other hand. She is wearing protective eyewear on her head, facing front, and smiling. The text “42X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina ship / Swing shift / 12/7/44.”

Worker on swing shift, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Three-quarters portrait of an unidentified worker at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. He is sitting on a wooden shelf or box with one hand in his pants pocket. He is smiling, looking slightly left, and holding a cigarette. The text “41X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina ship / Swing shift / 12/7/44.”

Worker using telephone during swing shift, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified man sitting at a desk, facing to the right, talking on a telephone at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The text “40X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina ship / Swing shift / 12/7/44.”

Restaurant or cafeteria worker on swing shift, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified restaurant or cafeteria employee standing at the open drawer of a cash register at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is facing front and looking to the right. She is wearing what appears to be a bullet on a chain around her neck. The text “38X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina ship / Swing shift / 12/7/44.”

Cook with knife and tray of meat during swing shift at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified cook in a kitchen at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is standing next to a tray of meat and holding a large knife. She is facing to the left, looking toward the front, and smiling. The text “37X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina ship / Swing shift / 12/7/44.”

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