Multnomah County (Or.)

223 Collections results for Multnomah County (Or.)

Employee using telephone at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified employee in an office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. He is sitting at a desk, facing to the left, and is holding a telephone receiver in one hand and a pencil in the other. He is wearing a stocking cap, suit, and galoshes. The number 188 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 shipbuilding.”

Workers using equipment at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified workers, a man and a woman, using a piece of equipment at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are holding a rectangular object, possibly a small sheet of metal. The man is looking downward, and the woman is looking toward the front and smiling. The number 189 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 shipbuilding.”

Man with war bond subscription form, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified man sitting a desk, facing left, and looking toward the front. He is holding a pen over a form with the words “Albina Engine & Machine Works Inc. / War Bond Subscription.” The number 71 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Employee using telephone at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified employee sitting at a desk in an office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is facing slightly left, looking toward the front, and holding a telephone receiver to her ear. She is wearing an Albina identification button with the number 3131 on it. The number 57 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Employee using telephone at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified employee sitting at a desk in an office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. He facing left, leaning back in his chair, and holding a telephone receiver to his ear. He is wearing an Albina identification button with the number 1798 on it. The number 56 Is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Ship-launching ceremony at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a group of people at a ceremony to launch PC-867, a submarine chaser known as the Hell Hound, at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland on December 3, 1942. At center right, Lillian Pearson, the sister of Albina Engine president George Rodgers, is holding a bottle and preparing to christen the ship. Rodgers is immediately to the right of Pearson. To the left of Pearson, holding a bouquet, is Mae Magill, a niece of Rodgers. The other people in the photograph are unidentified. A story about the launching ceremony, headlined “’Hellship’ Launched; Another Keel Laid,” was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal’s final edition on December 3, 1942. Image note: The number 74 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0413, 375A0414, and 375A0415.

Vessel under construction at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph, taken from one end, showing the keel of a vessel under construction at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Unidentified workers are standing on and next to the vessel. The number 73 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 shipbuilding.”

Three workers in office, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing three unidentified workers in an office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The three men are standing in a row. The worker at center is holding a lit cigarette and is wearing an Albina identification button with the number 1843 on it. The number 58 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Workers shaking hands, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified workers in an office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The men are facing each other and smiling. They are shaking hands and exchanging a pair of cigars. The man at left is smoking a cigarette. The number 61 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 shipbuilding.”

Worker eating meal, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified worker sitting at a table during a meal at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. He looking toward the front, smiling, and holding a fork. Two cups, a plate full of food, and what appears to be a dessert are on the table in front of him. The number 65 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 shipbuilding.”

George Rodgers in office, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing Albina Engine & Machine Works president George Rodgers in an office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. He is sitting at a desk and facing front. On the desk are glasses and bottles of champagne and other alcoholic beverages. The number 64 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Employee using telephone at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified employee in an office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. He is sitting at a desk, facing to the right, and is holding a telephone receiver in one hand and a carton of cigarettes in the other. He is wearing an Albina identification button with the number 1416 on it. The number 59 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Worker holding brooms, 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 stool, facing front, and smiling. He has a pipe in his mouth an dis holding a pair of brooms. The number 60 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 shipbuilding.”

Workers in cafeteria or restaurant, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing unidentified workers sitting at the counter in a cafeteria or restaurant at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The number 63 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 shipbuilding.”

Workers playing instruments, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a group of seven unidentified workers, all men, in a restaurant or cafeteria at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The four men in front are sitting on a table and playing instruments. The man at left is playing a clarinet; the second man from left is playing a trumpet; the third man from left is playing a saxophone, and the man at right is playing an accordion. The three other three men are kneeling on the table behind the musicians, facing front, and smiling. The number 115 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 shipbuilding.”

Clinton English? holding playing card with cigarette in the center, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified worker at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. He is facing front and smoking a cigarette. With his right hand, he appears to be gesturing toward his left hand, in which he is holding a playing card with a cigarette protruding through a hole in the center of the card. An Albina company button is pinned to his overalls. The worker is unidentified, but he may be Clinton English, who was a magician as well as an Albina employee. The number 112 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Employee in restaurant or cafeteria, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified employee sitting at a counter in a restaurant or cafeteria at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. He is facing front, smiling, and dipping a piece of bread into a mug. The number 114 is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Workers cutting pipe, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified workers at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The man at left is holding a measuring tape to a piece of pipe held in a clamp, and the man at right is using a hacksaw to cut the pipe. The number 108 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 shipbuilding.” Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Workers with sign at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified workers at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are standing on either side of a door with a sign on the front that reads “SNUG HARBOR RIGGER’S HAVEN.” They are looking toward the front and smiling. The man at left is holding the left corners of the sign, and the man at right is holding what appears to be a pry bar at the bottom right edge of the sign. The number 109 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 shipbuilding.”

Three workers looking at equipment, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing three unidentified employees at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They standing in a row at a table, smiling, and looking at pieces of equipment, possibly shrinking equipment (see image Nos. 375A0401, 375A0402, and 375A0403). The worker at left has an Albina company button pinned to his hat; on the button are the words “SHIPFITTER / LEADMAN.” The number 110 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Welder at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a welder at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is facing slightly left, smiling, and wearing a welder’s mask and protective clothing. The welder is unidentified but may be Pat Mulligan; see image No. 375A0624. The number 113 is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Jack Schmidt and Bert Lowry of Albina Engine & Machine Works posing with Nancy Vincent and pledge to reduce absenteeism

Photograph showing two workers holding a smiling girl as they stand in front of a sign at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland. The sign reads: “To MY COUNTRY, and to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as its leader: We the undersigned employees of Albina Engine and Machine Works and Shipyard, hereby pledge that we Will refrain from taking even one unnecessary hour off work until this war is won. May God give our country and our President strenth [sic] to achieve a glorious victory.” The photograph was taken as Albina workers began signing a pledge against absenteeism. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 9 of the Oregon Journal on February 7, 1943. It had the following caption: “ ‘WHAT WE’RE FIGHTING FOR,’ say Jack Schmidt, left, and Bert Lowry of Albina, who hold Nancy Vincent in front of their pledge ‘that we will refrain from taking even one unnecessary hour off work until this war is won.’ “ The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Albina Workers Sign Pledge / Absenteeism ‘Voted Out.’” Also see image Nos. 375A0623, 375A0678, 375A0679, and 375A0681. Image note: The number 201 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works posing with pledge to reduce absenteeism

Photograph showing a group of unidentified workers posing with a pair of signs and doffing their hats at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The photograph was taken as Albina workers began signing a pledge against absenteeism in February 1943. At left, a girl, Nancy Vincent, is holding a large notebook for one of the workers to sign. Behind the workers are two signs. The larger sign has the words “ALBINA AT BAT” at top, and it shows a baseball player preparing to swing at three caricatures depicting the heads of Hideki Tōjō, Adolf Hitler, and Benito Mussolini. The second sign reads: “To MY COUNTRY, and to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as its leader: We the undersigned employees of Albina Engine and Machine Works and Shipyard, hereby pledge that we Will refrain from taking even one unnecessary hour off work until this war is won. May God give our country and our President strenth [sic] to achieve a glorious victory.” Also see image Nos. 375A0623, 375A0677, 375A0679, and 375A0681. Image note: The number 202 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works posing with pledge to reduce absenteeism

Photograph showing a group of unidentified workers, all men, posing with a pair of signs at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The photograph was taken as Albina workers began signing a pledge against absenteeism in February 1943. The fourth worker from left is holding a large notebook and a pen. Behind the workers are two signs. The larger sign has the words “ALBINA AT BAT” at top, and it shows a baseball player preparing to swing at caricatures depicting the heads of Hideki Tōjō, Adolf Hitler, and Benito Mussolini. The second sign reads: “To MY COUNTRY, and to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as its leader: We the undersigned employees of Albina Engine and Machine Works and Shipyard, hereby pledge that we Will refrain from taking even one unnecessary hour off work until this war is won. May God give our country and our President strenth [sic] to achieve a glorious victory.” Also see image Nos. 375A0623, 375A0677, 375A0678, and 375A0681. Image note: The number 203 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Crowd of workers listening to address, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a crowd of workers gathered for an address at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The workers in the front rows are seated; the others are standing. The number 205 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve. Also see image Nos. 375A0682 and 375A0683.

Worker at Albina Engine & Machine works pledging to reduce absenteeism

Photograph showing an unidentified worker at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland signing a large notebook as he pledges to reduce absenteeism in February 1943. Behind him are a pair of signs. The larger sign has the words “ALBINA AT BAT” at top, and it shows a baseball player preparing to swing at caricatures depicting the heads of Hideki Tōjō, Adolf Hitler, and Benito Mussolini. The second sign reads: “To MY COUNTRY, and to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as its leader: We the undersigned employees of Albina Engine and Machine Works and Shipyard, hereby pledge that we Will refrain from taking even one unnecessary hour off work until this war is won. May God give our country and our President strenth [sic] to achieve a glorious victory.” The worker has an Albina identification button on his hat; on the button is the number 838. Also see image Nos. 375A0623, 375A0677, 375A0678, and 375A0679. Image note: The number 204 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Crowd of workers listening to address, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified man standing on a platform and addressing a crowd of workers, probably about absenteeism, at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Propped against the microphone stand is a partially visible poster that depicts a U.S. Marine with one fist raised and bears the words: “And if our lines should form and break, / Because of things you failed to make — The extra tank or ship or plane / For which we waited all in vain, / And the supplies that never came / Will you then come and take the blame? / For we, not you, will pay the cost / Of battles you, not we, have lost.” The poster is shown in full in image No. 375A0635. Also see image Nos. 375A0680 and 375A0683. Image note: The number 206 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Crowd of workers listening to address, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified man standing on a platform and addressing a crowd of workers, probably about absenteeism, at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Propped against the microphone stand is a partially visible poster that depicts a U.S. Marine with one fist raised and bears the words: “And if our lines should form and break, / Because of things you failed to make — The extra tank or ship or plane / For which we waited all in vain, / And the supplies that never came / Will you then come and take the blame? / For we, not you, will pay the cost / Of battles you, not we, have lost.” The poster is shown in full in image No. 375A0635. Also see image Nos. 375A0680 and 375A0682. Image note: The number 208 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

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