Multnomah County (Or.)

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1442 Collections results for Multnomah County (Or.)

Longfellow

Head and shoulders portrait, taken outside Union Station in Portland, of a man facing right and looking toward the front. He has a mustache and is wearing glasses, an overcoat, a collared shirt, and a tie. The name “Longfellow” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image. See related image No. 371N1549. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Unidentified man, Schause, and Charles H. Martin at Swan Island airport, Portland

Photograph showing of three men standing in a row next to an airplane at Swan Island airport in Portland. The name “Schause” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image. Schause is the man in the center. The man at left is unidentified; the man at right is Charles H. Martin. See related image No. 371N2262.

Tito Schipa

Half-length portrait of the Italian tenor Tito Schipa on a train platform, probably at Union Station in Portland. He is facing front and is wearing an overcoat, hat, and bow tie. The name “Tito Schipa” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the photograph. See related image Nos. 371N2267 and 371N2268. Image note: Speckling in image is due to deterioration of the negative.

Tito Schipa posing on Oregon Pony locomotive

Portrait of the Italian tenor Tito Schipa posing on the Oregon Pony. He is standing at the front of the locomotive and facing to the right. He is holding the control lever with one hand and shading his eyes with the other hand. The name “Tito Schipa” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N2266 and 371N2267.

Prince and Princess Svasti of Siam

Half-length portrait of Prince and Princess Svasti of Siam (now Thailand) at Union Station in Portland on September 5, 1931. They visited Portland with their sons on September 5-6, 1931, while touring the United States. Portland Mayor George L. Baker is standing in the background on the left. The text “Siam” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N2325 and 371N2326.

Prince and Princess Svasti of Siam with sons Prince Arjuna and Prince Nondiyavat

Portrait of Prince and Princess Svasti of Siam (now Thailand) at Union Station in Portland on September 5, 1931. With them are their son Prince Arjuna (left), a student at Yale University; Portland Mayor George L. Baker (second from left); an unidentified man (second from right); and their son Prince Nondiyavat, a student at Georgetown University. The family visited Portland on September 5-6, 1931, while touring the United States. A similar photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on September 6, 1931, with a pair of stories about the family and their visit. Image note: The text “Siam” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N2324 and 371N2326.

Princess Svasti of Siam with unidentified woman

Portrait of Princess Svasti (left) of Siam (now Thailand) with an unidentified woman at Union Station in Portland on September 5, 1931. The woman appears to be handing the princess a bouquet of roses. The princess visited Portland with her husband and sons on September 5-6, 1931, while touring the United States. The text “Siam” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N2324 and 371N2325.

Matthew Woll

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing slightly left and looking toward the front. He is wearing a hat, a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a tie. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four pictures published on Page 8 of the Oregon Journal on September 27, 1923, under the headline “Prominent A. F. of L. Delegates.” This photograph had the following caption: “Matthew Woll, a vice president of the Federation and head of the photo-engravers.” The photographs accompanied the continuation of a front-page story about the arrival of American Federation of Labor President Samuel Gompers in Portland for the A. F. L.’s 43rd convention, which was held from October 1-12, 1923. See related image Nos. 371N0834 and 371N1625. Image note: The name “Matthiew Wall [sic]” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the photograph. Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

W. P. Walter

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing front. He is wearing glasses, a jacket, a collared shirt, and a bow tie. He is standing outside the Journal Building (now the Jackson Tower) in Portland. The name “W. P. Walter” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Carl Werner

Half-length portrait, taken outdoors at a stadium, of a man facing front and smiling. He is wearing a hat, suit, and tie. On his lapel is a ribbon bearing the word “official” and the year “1928.” The number 8 and the name “Carl Werner” are written on the negative and are visible in the image.

Secretary of the Navy Curtis Dwight Wilbur and unidentified Navy officer

Full-length portrait of two men standing outside the Multnomah Hotel in Portland. The man on the left is Curtis Dwight Wilbur, United States secretary of the Navy; he is wearing a suit, hat, tie, and glasses. The man on the right, who is wearing a United States Navy uniform, is unidentified. The text “Wilbur + ?” is written on the negative.

Tusko the elephant, chained outside building

Photograph of Tusko the elephant chained in the yard outside a Portland waterfront building where he was housed. An unidentified man is partially visible behind Tusko. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative. Black mark in image is from scratch on negative.

Rat in trap at Admiral terminal in Portland

Photograph of a rat in a trap on a wall. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 8, section 6, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, October 24, 1926. This photograph and two others were published under the headline "War Progresses on the Front." The photograph was captioned: "But the front is the waterfront. Top--Big black rat caught in an ingeniously placed trap along a water line at the Admiral terminal." The photograph accompanied a story with the headline: "Terminal Rats Easy Prey of Expert's Trap." The story described how a man named Daniel Lake had successfully reduced the rat population at the Pacific Steamship company’s Admiral terminal on the Portland waterfront. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Rat in trap at Admiral terminal in Portland

Photograph of a rat in a trap on a wall. A similar photograph was published on Page 8, section 6, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, October 24, 1926. The version printed in the Journal was published with two others under the headline "War Progresses on the Front,” and had the following caption: “But the front is the waterfront. Top--Big black rat caught in an ingeniously placed trap along a water line at the Admiral terminal." The published photograph accompanied a story with the headline: "Terminal Rats Easy Prey of Expert's Trap." The story described how a man named Daniel Lake had successfully reduced the rat population at the Pacific Steamship company’s Admiral terminal on the Portland waterfront. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Woman and dog outside Portland Municipal Auditorium

Photograph of an unidentified woman standing with a dog and holding the dog’s leash. She is standing on Market Street outside the Municipal Auditorium (now Keller Auditorium) in Portland. More people with dogs are visible in the background. Image note: Image quality is poor due to deterioration of the negative.

Flower arrangement

Photograph of flowers in three vases attached to a tall metal stem. A tent, benches, and people are visible in the background. The photograph may have been taken at the Portland Flower and Garden Show. The garden show was put on by the Portland Garden Club and the Portland parks bureau.

Prize-winning tulips, 1931 Portland Flower and Garden Show

Photograph of tulips in a pot sitting on a lawn. A tag and prize ribbon are attached to the plant. Text is partially visible on the ribbon; it reads: “Prize / Portland Flower and Garden Show / 1931.” This photograph, along with image No. 371N3453, was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on May 3, 1931. The photographs were published under the headline “At the Garden Show in Laurelhurst.” This photograph had the following caption information: “White tulips in a royal blue porcelain vase are something to conjure with, visitors at the garden show learn.” The photographs accompanied a story about the Portland Flower and Garden Show titled: “Beauty Marks Garden Show Held by Club.” The show was put on by the Portland Garden Club and the Portland parks bureau.

Dining table arrangement at 1931 Portland Flower and Garden Show

Photograph of a table covered with a tablecloth and set with dishes, glasses, candles, and a centerpiece of flowers in a vase. This photograph, along with image No. 371N3447, was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on May 3, 1931. The photographs were published under the headline “At the Garden Show in Laurelhurst.” This photograph had the following caption information: “A dinner table arrangement by Mrs. Hamilton Corbett, with Venetian glass, gold and white china on creamy satin damask, and yellow tulips, tea roses and white lilacs for the floral tribute.” The photographs accompanied a story about the Portland Flower and Garden Show titled “Beauty Marks Garden Show Held by Club.” The show was put on by the Portland Garden Club and the Portland parks bureau.

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