Multnomah County (Or.)

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419 Collections results for Multnomah County (Or.)

Major General George W. Goethals in Portland

Half-length portrait of Major General George W. Goethals after his arrival in Portland on Monday, August 30, 1915. He is facing to the right and may be sitting in a vehicle. Goethals was chief engineer of the Panama Canal construction project and subsequently governor of the Panama Canal Zone. In a front-page story on August 30, the Journal reported that Goethals and his family were visiting Portland for three days on their way to the Panama-Pacific exposition. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 4 of the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, August 31, 1915, under the headline “Photograph of Major General G. W. Goethals.” It accompanied the continuation of a front-page story headlined “General Goethals Is Too Modest To Talk About Canal Work” and a Page 4 story headlined “Goethals Urges New System of Cargo Measuring.” Image note; The name “Goethals” and the number 125 are written on the negative. The number 525 was also written on the negative, then crossed out. On the negative is a tape frame around Goethals.

Dan Flood, Lyric Theatre

Full-length portrait of a man standing outdoors next to a sign for the Lyric Theatre in Portland. He is facing to the right and is wearing a hat, glasses, an overcoat, a collared shirt, and a tie. The sign reads: “The Lyric / Matinee 2:30 / Pictures 2:00 P.M.” The text “Flood, Dan / Lyric Theater [sic]” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 376G0277.

Dan Flood, Lyric Theatre

Full-length portrait of a man standing outdoors next to a sign for the Lyric Theatre in Portland. He is facing to the right and is wearing a hat, glasses, an overcoat, a collared shirt, and a tie. The sign reads: “The Lyric / Matinee 2:30 / Pictures 2:00 P.M.” The text “Flood, Dan / Lyric Theater [sic]” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 376G0276.

Joe Harty, news vendor, at Washington and Broadway, Portland

Full-length portrait of newsboy Joe Harty holding an armful of newspapers and looking at a flock of pigeons in the street in front of him. Harty, whose legs were amputated in a train accident when he was a child, is sitting on a board mounted on a roller skate. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 14 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, October 22, 1919. The photograph had the following caption: “Joe Harty, Portland’s favorite newsboy, whose happy disposition at his stand at Washington and Broadway makes it a ‘sunshine corner.’ “ Accompanying the photograph was a brief column, “The Stroller Notices,” devoted to Harty’s good cheer. In an earlier story on April 13, 1920, Harty described how he had lost his legs and devised the board and roller skate that he used to get around.

John A. Johnson, manager of Pantages Theatre, Portland

Half-length portrait of John A. Johnson, manager of the Pantages Theatre in Portland, sitting at a desk in November 1920. He is facing to the right and looking toward the front. He is holding a flier for the film “Dead Men Tell No Tales.” A story about Johnson and a cropped version of this photograph were published on Page 3, Section 5 of the Oregon Journal city edition on Sunday, November 28, 1920. The photograph was published under the headline “Who’s Who On Broadway--And Off.” It had the following caption: “ ‘Jack’ Johnson is right bower in Pantages organization after 16 years as manager of local theatre. Has spent 31 years in the game and acquired an ample girth while working 16 to 18 hours a day, more or less.” See related image No. 376G0391.

John A. Johnson, manager of Pantages Theatre, Portland

Half-length portrait of John A. Johnson, manager of the Pantages Theatre in Portland, sitting at a desk in November 1920. He is facing to the right and looking at a flier for the film “Dead Men Tell No Tales.” A story about Johnson and a cropped version of a similar related photograph, image No. 376G0390, were published on Page 3, Section 5 of the Oregon Journal city edition on Sunday, November 28, 1920.

Dr. Mack, Milk Department, City Hall

Half-length portrait of a man sitting at a desk in an office. He is looking downward and is holding a pen over a book on the desk in front of him. He is wearing glasses, a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a tie. The name “Mack, Dr.” and the text “Milk Dept, City Hall” are written on the negative sleeve. The man is probably Dr. D. W. Mack, a veterinarian and milk inspector for the city of Portland.

Sam Meyer of Hippodrome Theater

Half-length portrait of a man sitting at a desk and holding a pen in one hand and a cigar in the other. He is facing slightly right and is wearing glasses, a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a tie. The name “Meyer, Sam” and “Hippodrome Theater” are written on the negative sleeve. Image note: Spots on negative.

Sam Meyer of Hippodrome Theater

Half-length portrait of a man sitting at a desk and holding a pen in one hand and a cigar in the other. He is facing slightly right and is looking downward at something he is writing. He is wearing glasses, a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a tie. The name “Meyer, Sam” and “Hippodrome Theater” are written on the negative sleeve.

1894 Burnside Bridge

Photograph showing the 1894 Burnside Bridge in Portland. The photograph was probably taken from the east side of the Willamette River, facing west and showing the north side of the bridge.

Broadway Bridge, Portland, with bascule raised during construction

Photograph showing the Broadway Bridge in Portland with one bascule raised in March 1913, while the bridge was under construction. A cropped version of this photograph and a short story were published on Page 17 of the Oregon Journal on Thursday, Mary 6, 1913, under the headline “Move 2000 Tons Easily In Bridge Test.” The photograph had the following caption: “West leaf of the Broadway bridge bascule in place.” The story reported that the leaf had worked almost perfectly in tests, that the east leaf would be tested within a week, and the bridge was expected to be completed April 1. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Man driving speedboat under Morrison Bridge, Portland, as crowd watches

Photograph showing an unidentified man driving a speedboat under the Morrison Bridge in Portland. The bridge is crowded with spectators. The view is to the northwest. The text “N30” is etched on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The boat and driver may be the same ones pictured in image No. 373G0422.

Ferry Lionel R. Webster

Photograph, taken from the front, showing the ferry boat Lionel R. Webster, probably on the Willamette River in Portland. An unidentified man is standing behind a railing and chain across the front of the boat. Image note: Photograph shows discolored spots due to negative damage.

Three-masted ship on Willamette River, Portland

Photograph, taken from the side, showing a three-masted ship on the Willamette River in Portland. Logs are floating in the river in the foreground. A bridge, probably the 1894 Burnside Bridge, is partially visible in the background. The view is probably to the north. The ship in this photograph may also be pictured in image No. 373G0434, 373G0435, and 373G0436. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Boats and ships on Willamette River, Portland

Photograph showing boats and ships on the Willamette River in Portland. In the background is a bridge, probably the 1894 Burnside Bridge. The view is probably to the north. The three-masted ship at left may be the same ship depicted in image Nos. 373G0433, 373G0434, and 373G0436. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to negative damage.

Three-masted ship on Willamette River, Portland

Photograph, taken from the side, showing a three-masted ship moored on the Willamette River in Portland. In the background is a bridge, possibly the 1894 Burnside Bridge. The view is probably toward the north. The ship may also be depicted in image Nos. 373G0433, 373G0434, and 373G0435. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to negative damage.

Ocean liner Anyo Maru moored at Municipal Terminal No. 4, Portland

Photograph showing the ocean liner Anyo Maru moored at Municipal Terminal No. 4 in Portland. Next to the ship is a barge loaded with lumber. A cropped and reversed version of this photograph was one of three that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal’s city edition on Monday, January 17, 1921, under the headline “Anyo Maru, 18,500 Tons, Biggest Ship Ever In Portland Harbor.” This photograph had the following caption: “When the great Toyo Kaisen Kaisha Japanese liner Anyo Maru made fast to her pier at municipal Terminal No. 4 today, another shipping record for Portland was made. The big ship is 470 long and has a beam of 60 feet, will drawn more than 30 feet when she leaves down this week with freight, passengers, and mail for Japan. The top picture shows the Anyo Maru at Terminal No. 4, where she is loading cargo both from her pier and from barges.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Anyo Maru, Huge Mail Ship, In Port.” The text “Anyo Maru and Capt. J. Yawata” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 376G0117 and 376G0119.

Crown of Seville moored in Portland

Photograph showing a ship, the Crown of Seville, moored at a pier on the Willamette River in Portland. The text “S. S. Crown of Seville” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 376G0128. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

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