Multnomah County (Or.)

1350 Collections results for Multnomah County (Or.)

Boy feeding circus horses

Photograph of an unidentified boy balancing on the railing of a pen or trailer and holding out a fistful of food to the horses inside. The word “CIRCUS” is painted on the side of the enclosure. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon, which included circus performances in some years.

Girls with 4-H clothing display

Photograph of two unidentified girls next to clothing hanging on a bar. Some of the clothes have tags bearing the 4-H emblem and the words “Portland 4-H Club Work.” The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Girl holding cake and 4-H prize ribbon

Photograph of an unidentified girl holding a cake and a prize ribbon. The ribbon bears the 4-H emblem and the text “Boys’ and Girls’ 4-H Clubs / First / Premium /1940.” The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Booth promoting Townsend Plan

Photograph of three unidentified people in a booth providing information about the Townsend Plan, a pension proposal developed by Francis E. Townsend. The plan proposed a federal pension of $200 a month to Americans age 60 and older who pledged not to work and to spend the money within a month. This photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Girl holding prize-winning gladiolus

Photograph of an unidentified girl holding a vase of gladiolus flowers at the 1939 Multnomah County Fair. A prize ribbon is attached to the flower stem. The following text is visible on the ribbon: “Portland Interstate / Multnomah County Fair / Gresham Oregon / August 21-27 / 1939.”

Woman and horse

Photograph of an unidentified woman posing with a horse. She is standing next to a horse and holding the horse’s lead rope. Buildings are visible in the background. The number 4 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Also see image Nos. 374N0720, 374N0724, and 374N0731.

Boy and draft horse

Photograph of an unidentified boy standing next to a draft horse and holding the horse’s lead rope. They are on a lawn and a building is visible in the background. The number 6 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Woman and boys with horses and pony

Photograph of an unidentified woman and two unidentified boys posing with four horses and a pony standing in a row. The number 8 is written on the negative. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. The woman is also pictured in image Nos. 374N0720, 374N0721, and 374N0724.

Woman with horse

Photograph of an unidentified woman looking at a horse that she is holding by a lead rope. The horse is covered with a plaid blanket. Buildings are visible in the background. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Also see image Nos. 374N0734, 374N0735, 374N0738, 374N0739, and 374N0740.

Woman with horse

Photograph of an unidentified woman standing next to a horse and holding the horse’s lead rope. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Also see image Nos. 374N0734, 374N0735, 374N0737, 374N0738, and 374N0740.

Woman in stable with kitten and horse

Photograph of an unidentified woman holding a kitten and standing next to a horse in a stall. The horse is reaching its head toward the kitten. The number 5 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Also see image No. 374N0746.

Man with two horses

Photograph of an unidentified man standing on a lawn between two horses and holding the horses’ lead ropes. A building labeled “Boys and Girls Club Bldg” is visible in the background. A mark that may be the number 1 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Young woman with horse

Photograph of an unidentified young woman standing with a horse. One of the horse’s front legs is wrapped. A stable is visible in the background. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Also see image Nos. 374N0653 and 374N0705.

Horse, possibly at county fair

Photograph of a horse wearing a bridle and lead rope held by an unidentified person outside the frame. A barn is visible in the background. The number 9 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

First Unitarian Church, Portland

Photograph, taken from the side, showing the entrance to the First Unitarian Church at Southwest 12th Avenue and Southwest Salmon Street in Portland. The text “Unitarian Church” is written on the negative and is partially visible in the lower right corner of the image. Also see related image Nos. 372A1261 and 372A1262.

Members of civil defense organizations at Multnomah Stadium, Portland

Photograph showing members of civil defense organizations on the field at Multnomah Stadium in Portland. At bottom and left are people marching off the field; at right are groups still standing in formation. The women at center right, toward the bottom, are members of the Oregon Women’s Ambulance Corps. The other groups are unidentified. The number 2652 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image Nos. 372A0797, 372A0798 372A0799, 372A0801, and 372A0802.

Members of Oregon Women’s Ambulance Corps at Multnomah Stadium, Portland

Photograph showing members of the Oregon Women’s Ambulance Corps marching off the field at Multnomah Stadium in Portland. The number 2654 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the photograph. See related image Nos. 372A0797, 372A0798 372A0799, 372A0800, and 372A0801. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to negative damage.

George Rodgers, president of Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing George Rodgers, president of Albina Engine & Machine Works, standing outdoors near a crane in the shipyard. He is wearing suit and a hat, facing to the left, and looking at something outside the frame. The number 141 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Roger & Huson / 11/12/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Albina Engine & Machine Works vice president L. R. Hussa at desk

Photograph showing L. R. Hussa, vice president of Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland, sitting at a desk and looking to the left. He is holding a pen over a document lying in front of him. The number 140 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The unconfirmed note “Albina shipbuilding / Roger & Huson / 11/12/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Vincent, Ralph

Sid Woodbury IV with group of men at Albina Engine & Machine Works during cigarette drive

Photograph showing 7-year-old Sid Woodbury IV with six men outside the office at Albina Engine & Marine Works in Portland. The photograph was taken during a cigarette drive at the Albina shipyard for United States troops serving in World War II. Woodbury and his grandfather had offered to match up to $1,000 in cigarette contributions by Albina workers. Boxes of cigarettes are stacked behind the men. In front of them are collection barrels labeled “SOLDIERS” and “MARINES.” Woodbury is standing on a box next to one of the barrels and leaning on an open box of cigarettes on top of the barrel. He and the man at right are holding up a piece of paper money. The other men are standing in a row behind them. The men are unidentified, but the second man from right may be Albina president George Rodgers, and the second man from left may be Woodbury’s grandfather, Sid Woodbury III. Image note: The number 95 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unverified.

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