Multnomah County (Or.)

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1945 Portland Rose Festival Princess Sylvia Sundberg, Commerce High School

Half-length portrait of Sylvia Sundberg, the 1945 Portland Rose Festival princess from Commerce High School. She is facing front and is wearing a dress, necklace, and corsage. The text “Sylvia – Comm – 45” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image. The text “Rose Festival / Princess Sylvia / Commerce HS? / 1945” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0345, 375A0347, and 375A0348.

1945 Portland Rose Festival Princess Sylvia Sundberg, Commerce High School

Half-length portrait of Sylvia Sundberg, the 1945 Portland Rose Festival princess from Commerce High School. She is leaning over, facing front, and smiling. She is wearing a dress, necklace, and corsage. The text “Sylvia – Comm 45” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image. The text “Rose Festival / Princess Sylvia / Commerce HS? / 1945” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0345, 375A0346, and 375A0348.

1945 Portland Rose Festival Princess Virginia Walker, Grant High School

Half-length portrait of Virginia Walker, the 1945 Portland Rose Festival princess from Grant High School. She is seated, facing slightly right, and looking to the left. She is smiling and is wearing a dress and corsage. The text “Virginia – Grant 45” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image. The text “Rose Festival / Princess Virginia / Grant HS / 1945” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0327, 375A0328, and 375A0330.

1945 Portland Rose Festival Princess Virginia Walker, Grant High School

Half-length portrait of Virginia Walker, the 1945 Portland Rose Festival princess from Grant High School. She is seated, facing front, and looking to the left. She is smiling and is wearing a dress and corsage. The text “Virginia – Grant 45” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image. The text “Rose Festival / Princess Virginia / Grant HS / 1945” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0327, 375A0328, and 375A0329.

1945 Portland Rose Festival Princess Virginia Walker, Grant High School

Half-length portrait of Virginia Walker, the 1945 Portland Rose Festival princess from Grant High School. She is facing to the right and smiling. She is wearing a dress and corsage. The text “Virginia – Grant – 45” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image. The text “Rose Festival / Princess Virginia / Grant HS / 1945” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0328, 375A0329, and 375A0330.

1945 Portland Rose Festival Princess Virginia Walker, Grant High School

Half-length portrait of Virginia Walker, the 1945 Portland Rose Festival princess from Grant High School. She is facing front, looking to the right, and smiling. She is wearing a dress and corsage. The text “Virginia – Grant – 45” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image. The text “Rose Festival / Princess Virginia / Grant HS / 1945” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0327, 375A0329, and 375A0330.

3rd and Burnside, Portland

Photograph, taken from the center of the street, looking west on Burnside Street in Portland. The photograph was taken from approximately Third and Burnside (now Northwest Third Avenue and West Burnside Street). The photograph shows the buildings along Burnside and vehicles in motion. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

6th and Caruthers, Portland, looking north

Photograph, taken from the middle of the street, looking northward on Southwest Sixth Avenue in Portland. The intersection at the center is 6th and Southwest Caruthers. The photograph shows houses along 6th Avenue and an Oregon Journal car at right. A grocery store is located on the northwest corner of the intersection with Caruthers, and a Red Crown gas station is located on the northeast corner. The number 2 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

A. J. Hobin? and Seely

Half-length portrait of two men standing side by side outside the Oregon Journal building (now the Jackson Tower) and facing front. Both are wearing suits, hats, and ties. A name that could be either “A J Hobin” or “A J Hoben” is written on the negative above the man on the left. The name “Seely” is written on the negative above the man on the right.

A. L. Kates, editor of Claremore Daily Progress, Oklahoma

Head and shoulders portrait, taken outdoors, of A. L. Kates, editor of the Claremore Daily Progress in Claremore, Oklahoma. He is facing front and wearing a suit jacket, collared shirt, tie, and glasses. He has a flower and a ribbon attached to his lapel. On the ribbon is the text: The following text is visible on the ribbon: “47th Annual Convention and Tour / National Editorial Association / through Redwood Empire to San Francisco and Los Angeles.” The photograph was taken in July 1932, when NEA members stopped in Portland on their way to the convention in San Francisco. Image note: The text “A. L. Kates of Claremore, Okl.” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image. Another name was also written on the negative, then crossed out.

Abe Lefton, three-quarters portrait, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Three-quarters portrait of Abe Lefton, a horse show and rodeo announcer, sitting on a wooden ramp outdoors and facing front. He has one foot on the ramp and is resting his elbow on his raised knee. He is smiling and is wearing a Western-style hat, collared shirt, trousers, and boots. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The name “Abe Lefton” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the photograph. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Actress Edwina Booth and Dorothy Ford

Portrait of two women standing next to each other. Both are wearing hats and holding handbags. The woman on the left, actress Edwina Booth, is wearing a fur coat. The woman on the right, Dorothy Ford of Portland, is wearing a coat and a fur stole and muffs. The photograph was taken in Portland on April 8, 1932, after Booth’s arrival in Portland. According to a story in the April 8 edition of the Oregon Journal, headlined “Movieland Trio Of Pretty Girls to Take Part in Ball,” Booth and two other actresses came to Portland to participate in the Eagles’ “Movie Ball,” a charity event. Dorothy Ford had been selected as queen of the ball. See related image No. 371N1406. Image note: The text “Edwina Booth + Ford” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the photograph. Faint discoloration in the center of the image is due to deterioration of the negative.

Addition under construction at Montgomery Ward, Portland

Photograph showing an addition under construction at the Montgomery Ward warehouse in Portland in March 1936. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 5, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, March 29, 1936, under the headline “Pouring Third Floor Block at Ward’s.” The photograph had the following caption: “Building activity is at high gear on this $750,000 project at Montgomery Ward & Co. mail order and retail center at N. W. 27th avenue and Vaughn Street, as 150 men push the nine-story addition into the air.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Montgomery Ward Project On Schedule.” Image note: The text “Mont - Ward 3/26/36” is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Address to Meier and Frank employees (Transcript)

Aaron Frank urges assembled employees to resist union organizing effort. He enumerates the benefits provided to employees by Meier & Frank, gives examples of management/employee loyalty, lists responsibilities as director, and makes a plea for an employee vote of confidence.

Frank, Aaron

Advanced first aid graduates at Portland Gas & Coke Co.

Photograph showing eight Portland Gas & Coke Company employees standing in a row, facing left, and smiling. Six of the eight men are holding first aid kits bearing their names. The names on the first three kits from left are “Pat Conner,” “J. D. Barnicoat,” and F. V. Riley.” The names on the first three kits from right are “F. R. Downing,” H. M. Meyers,” and “F. LaMear.” The two men at center are unidentified but may be John Gunst and R. L. Gear. The photograph was probably taken in June 1942, when the eight men graduated from advanced first-aid training. All eight graduates were awarded arm insignia, and the six vehicle operators in the group also received first aid kits. The number 2155 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 375A0811.

Advanced first aid graduates at Portland Gas & Coke Co. receiving first aid kits

Photograph showing an unidentified man handing a first-aid kit to Pat Conner, an employee at the Portland Gas & Coke Company. A group of men are standing behind them, watching. The photograph was probably taken in June 1942, when Conner and seven other Portland Gas employees graduated from advanced first-aid training. All eight graduates were awarded arm insignia, and the six vehicle operators in the group also received first aid kits. The number 2154 is written on the negative and is partially visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 375A0812.

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