Multnomah County (Or.)

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45.54687, -122.41534 Map of Multnomah County (Or.)

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1350 Collections results for Multnomah County (Or.)

D. E. Spain?

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing left and looking toward the front. He has a beard and is wearing glasses, an overcoat, a collared shirt, and a tie. He is standing outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in Portland. A name that could be “D E Spain” is written on the negative, but the surname is unclear. The writing is visible at the top of the image.

Josef Schnitt

Head and shoulders portrait of a man turned slightly left. He is wearing a clerical collar and a dark shirt, vest, and jacket. The name “Josef Schnitt” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image. Schnitt was a rector and dean of the Vienna Boys’ Choir.

Emil Piluso? with totem pole outside Multnomah Athletic Club

Full-length portrait of a smiling man, probably Emil Piluso, standing outside the Multnomah Amateur Athletic Club in Portland (now the Multnomah Athletic Club). He is holding a large carved wooden pole against his shoulder, with the base resting on a low wall in front of him. He is wearing a hat and overcoat. The totem pole was the trophy in a series of annual competitions between MAAC and the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle. The competitions began in the mid-1930s and continued until World War II. Image note: The name “Piluso” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Four football players for Grant High School

Full-length portrait, taken outdoors, of four unidentified Grant High School players. They are in a row, facing front, and each player is posing in a crouch. They are wearing sweatshirts, pads, football pants, and cleats. The text “Grant” is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Four football players for Commerce High School?

Full-length portrait, taken outdoors, of four unidentified football players, probably for Commerce High School. They are facing front, and each player is posing in a crouch. They are wearing sweatshirts, pads, football pants, and cleats. The text “Com” is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Mary Pickford and unidentified woman at Union Station, Portland

Three-quarters portrait of the actress and producer Mary Pickford (right) and an unidentified woman on a train platform at Union Station in Portland on Friday, May 17, 1935. Pickford is holding a bouquet of roses that were presented to her by Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson. The Oregon Journal published a story, headlined “Sweetheart of America Visits Here,” on the May 17 front page, along with image Nos. 372A0459 and 371A6086. According to the story, Pickford stopped briefly in Portland while traveling from Hollywood, California, to Seattle, Washington, to perform on the stage in “Coquette.” Image note: The name “Pickford” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image.

Portland Joseph K. Carson presenting roses to Mary Pickford at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson and the actress and producer Mary Pickford on a train platform at Union Station in Portland on Friday, May 17, 1935. Carson is holding a bouquet of roses and Pickford is looking at one of the blossoms. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 371A6086 were published on the May 17 front page of the Oregon Journal under the headline “ ’America’s Sweetheart’ Visits.” This photograph had the following caption: “Mary Pickford, with Mayor Carson and the armful of roses ‘His Honor’ presented to her as she paused between trains at the Union station Friday morning, en route from Hollywood to Seattle, where she opens Monday night in ‘Coquette.’ “ The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Sweetheart Of America Visits Here.” See additional related image No. 372A0458. Image note: The name “Pickford” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Hugo Sonnenschein of Meier & Frank, using telephone

Half-length portrait of a smiling man, Hugo Sonnenschein, seated at a desk and holding a telephone receiver. In a story headlined “Sonnenschein Assumed High Post in Store,” published on Page 4 of the April 30, 1935 edition, the Oregon Journal reported that Sonnenschein would succeed P. J. MacAuley as sales promotion and advertising manager of the Meier & Frank Co. See related image No. 371A1661, of MacAuley, and No. 372A0544, which was published with the Journal’s story. Image note: The name “Sonnenschein” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Fred Meyer employee with display of diced vegetables

Portrait of an unidentified Fred Meyer employee standing at a table with a display of chopped vegetables in bags. She is facing front and smiling. A sign with the display reads “Featuring Fresh, Diced Vegetables for Soups, Salads, Stews, etc.” The photograph was probably taken at a Portland Fred Meyer store.

Two men in gift department at Blumauer-Frank Drug Company, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified men at the Blumauer-Frank Drug Company store in Portland, probably during the Christmas season. They are facing each other and the man on the left appears to be showing merchandise to the man on the right. Lamps are displayed on the wall behind them and the shelves are lined with tinsel. A partially visible sign at the top of the image reads “Blumauer-Frank's Gift-Department” and features illustrations of holly.

Hickman Products Company warehouse, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified men and a parked vehicle outside the Hickman Products Ltd. Company warehouse at at 1310 Southeast Union Avenue (now Southeast Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard) in Portland. This building is also shown in image No. 372A1200, when it was the Frank Fink Company warehouse.

Building on Southeast Washington Street and Southeast Union Avenue, Portland

Photograph showing the exterior a two-story building on the corner of Southeast Washington Street and Southeast Union Avenue in Portland. Union Avenue is now Southeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. A carpenter’s shop is on the ground floor, and the street number 380 is visible in the shop’s front window. On the side of the building is a sign reading “Take Bromo-Seltzer for headaches.” Image note: Light leak on negative.

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