Multnomah County (Or.)

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419 Collections results for Multnomah County (Or.)

Richard J. White of Travelers’ Protective Association

Full-length portrait of a man, Richard J. White of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, standing on the sidewalk outside a building and looking to the right. He is wearing a hat, suit, and tie, and is standing with his hands in his jacket pockets. The photograph was taken in June 1920 during the Travelers’ Protective Association convention in Portland. According to a front-page story in the Oregon Journal, which was accompanied by image No. 376G0011, White was elected president of the organization. See additional related image No. 376G0010. Image note: The name “White, Richard J.” is written on the negative sleeve.

Richard J. White of Travelers’ Protective Association

Head and shoulders portrait of a man, Richard J. White of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, facing front. He is wearing a suit and tie. The photograph was taken in June 1920 during the Travelers’ Protective Association convention in Portland. A cropped version of this photograph was one of two images that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on June 18, 1920, under the headline “Men to Head Kiwanis and T. P. A. Hosts.” This photograph had the following caption: “Travelers select Richard J. White of Milwaukee (at right) as president of the national association for the coming year at lively final session late this morning.” See related image Nos. 376G0009 and 376G0010. Image note: The name “White, Richard J.” is written on the negative sleeve.

W. E. Longfellow demonstrating rescue technique

Photograph showing W. E. Longfellow observing as an unidentified man carries a person on his back demonstration of life-saving techniques in February 1920. At right, a group of people are watching. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 22, 1920, under the headline “Illustrates Rescue Holds.” The photographs collectively had the single caption: “Novel ‘holds’ demonstrated Saturday by W. E. Longfellow, first aid expert for the American Red Cross, who is here to instruct Portland folk in life saving methods.” A story accompanying the photographs reported that Longfellow would remain in Portland until Saturday, February 28, “instructing school children, Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. members, firemen and others the art of lifesaving by old, new and thoroughly approved methods.” See related image Nos. 373G0368, 373G0369, 373G0370, and 373G0371. Image note: Negative damage at top center.

W. E. Longfellow demonstrating rescue technique

Photograph showing W. E. Longfellow carrying an unidentified man on his back during a demonstration of life-saving techniques in February 1920. The two men are back to back, with a coat serving as a makeshift sling. Longfellow is wearing the top of the coat backward over his head like a hood, and the man being carried has his arms through the coat’s sleeves. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 22, 1920, under the headline “Illustrates Rescue Holds.” The photographs collectively had the single caption: “Novel ‘holds’ demonstrated Saturday by W. E. Longfellow, first aid expert for the American Red Cross, who is here to instruct Portland folk in life saving methods.” A story accompanying the photographs reported that Longfellow would remain in Portland until Saturday, February 28, “instructing school children, Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. members, firemen and others the art of lifesaving by old, new and thoroughly approved methods.” See related image Nos. 373G0368, 373G0369, 373G0371, and 373G0372.

W. E. Longfellow demonstrating rescue technique

Photograph showing W. E. Longfellow carrying an unidentified man down a ladder on his back during a demonstration of life-saving techniques in February 1920. The two men are back to back, with a blanket serving as a makeshift sling. The blanket is wrapped around the person being carried and is tied under his arms. A group of people in uniform are standing next to the ladder, watching. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 22, 1920, under the headline “Illustrates Rescue Holds.” The photographs collectively had the single caption: “Novel ‘holds’ demonstrated Saturday by W. E. Longfellow, first aid expert for the American Red Cross, who is here to instruct Portland folk in life saving methods.” A story accompanying the photographs reported that Longfellow would remain in Portland until Saturday, February 28, “instructing school children, Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. members, firemen and others the art of lifesaving by old, new and thoroughly approved methods.” See related image Nos. 373G0368, 373G0369, 373G0370, and 373G0372.

W. E. Longfellow demonstrating rescue technique

Photograph showing W. E. Longfellow crouched over an unidentified lying on the sidewalk during a demonstration of life-saving techniques in February 1920. Longfellow is pressing on the prone man’s back with both hands. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 22, 1920, under the headline “Illustrates Rescue Holds.” The photographs collectively had the single caption: “Novel ‘holds’ demonstrated Saturday by W. E. Longfellow, first aid expert for the American Red Cross, who is here to instruct Portland folk in life saving methods.” A story accompanying the photographs reported that Longfellow would remain in Portland until Saturday, February 28, “instructing school children, Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. members, firemen and others the art of lifesaving by old, new and thoroughly approved methods.” See related image Nos. 373G0368, 373G0370, 373G0371, and 373G0372.

W. E. Longfellow demonstrating rescue technique

Photograph showing W. E. Longfellow carrying an unidentified person down a ladder on his back during a demonstration of life-saving techniques in February 1920. A group of people are watching at right. On Page 12 of the Sunday, February 22, 1922 edition, the Oregon Journal published a story and four related photographs about a series of lecture demonstrations given by Longfellow in Portland. The story reported that Longfellow was a first-aid expert for the American Red Cross. He would remain in Portland until Saturday, February 28, the story reported, “instructing school children, Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. members, firemen and others the art of lifesaving by old, new and thoroughly approved methods.” See related image Nos. 373G0369, 373G0370, 373G0371, and 373G0372.

Oregon Journal Knights of Kollodion on parade

Photograph showing nine people marching in single file in the street outside the Hippodrome Theater in Portland. The man at the front of the line is carrying a bass drum. Most of the others are wearing funnels on their heads and are playing small instruments. See related image Nos. 373G0337, 373G0338, 373G0339, and 373G0340.

Potentate of Afifi Shriners at Union Station, Portland

Head and shoulders portrait of a man at Union Station in Portland. He is smiling, facing front, and wearing an Afifi Shriners fez, glasses, and a suit jacket and tie. The date 1920 is visible on a medal pinned to his jacket. The text “ ‘Grand Imperial Potentate of the Shrine, Tacoma WA’ “ is written on the negative sleeve. Image note: The number 28 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the photograph.

Oregon Journal Knights of Kollodion on parade

Photograph showing nine people standing in a row on a Portland street near the Journal Building (not shown) in downtown Portland. The person in the center is costumed in a wig, mask, and flowered dress, and is holding up a sign with the text “Merry Christmas from the Oregon Journal Knights of Kollodion.” The man at far right is carrying a bass drum. Most of the others are wearing funnels on their heads and are carrying small instruments. See related image Nos. 373G0337, 373G0339, 373G0340, and 373G0341.

Oregon Journal Knights of Kollodion on parade

Photograph showing eight people marching in single file on the sidewalk outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in downtown Portland. The man in front is carrying a bass drum. The fourth person from rear is costumed in a wig, mask, and flowered dress, and is holding up a sign with the text “Merry Christmas from the Oregon Journal Knights of Kollodion.” The others are wearing funnels on their heads and carrying small instruments. See related image Nos. 373G0337, 373G0338, 373G0340, and 373G0341.

Oregon Journal Knights of Kollodion on parade

Photograph showing ten people standing in a row on a Portland street outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in downtown Portland. The person in the center is costumed in a wig, mask, and flowered dress, and is holding up a sign with the text “Merry Christmas from the Oregon Journal Knights of Kollodion.” The man at far right is carrying a bass drum. Most of the others are wearing funnels on their heads and are carrying small instruments. See related image Nos. 373G0337, 373G0338, 373G0339, and 373G0341.

Oregon Journal Knights of Kollodion on parade

Photograph showing three people outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in downtown Portland. The man at right is carrying a bass drum and raising a mallet in one hand. The person in the center is costumed in a wig, mask, and flowered dress. The person is holding up a sign with the text “Merry Christmas from the Oregon Journal Knights of Kollodion,” and wearing a second sign with the text “S. Claus Esq.” The man at left is wearing a funnel on his head and holding a small horn. See related image Nos. 373G0338, 373G0339, 373G0340, and 373G0341.

Oneonta Gorge

Photograph showing Oneonta Creek and the walls of Oneonta Gorge, located in the Columbia River Gorge. Several people are gathered in the distance further up the canyon. The people in this photograph may be the same ones depicted in image No. 373G0360. Also see image Nos. 373G0346 and 379G0100, which may be related. Image note: Damaged emulsion on negative.

People at counter in Multnomah Hotel lobby, Portland

Photograph showing people at a marble counter. Behind the counter are two men assisting visitors, a woman using a telephone, and a man and woman who are looking on. The people in the photograph are unidentified. The text “Multnomah Hotel lobby” is written on the negative sleeve. This photograph may be related to image No. 376G0069.

Montgomery Ward building, Portland, September 1920

Photograph showing the exterior of the nine-story Montgomery Ward warehouse in Portland in September 1920, several months before it opened. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 6 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, September 5, 1920, under the headline “Montgomery Ward Building at Guilds Lake.” The photograph had the following caption: “Pacific coast distributing headquarters of Montgomery Ward & Co., located on a 10-acre tract bounded by Twenty-Seventh, Twenty-ninth, Wilson, and Vaughn streets. The plant will begin operations with 1000 employes [sic] about January 1.” The photograph accompanied a story about the building, headlined “Montgomery Ward Plant to Open January 1.” Also see image No. 376G0168, which may be related. Image note: The text “Montgomery Ward construction” is written on the negative sleeve.

Railroad officials meeting in office at Wells Fargo Building, Portland

Photograph of ten railroad officials gathered around a desk during a meeting in Portland on Thursday, May 6, 1920. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal city edition on Friday, May 7, 1920, under the headline “Morgan, Harriman, Rockefeller, Chiefs in Notable Conference.” The photograph had the following caption: “Photograph taken Thursday evening of heads of great transcontinental lines at the close of their three-day conference in Portland. These sessions were among the most important held by railroad officials in the West in recent years and brought together the controlling geniuses of the rival Hill and Harriman systems. The meetings were held in the offices of J. P. O’Brien in the Wells Fargo building. Shown in the photograph are: Seated, left to right—J. P. O’Brien, president North Pacific Terminal Company; William Sproule, president Southern Pacific; Carl R. Gray, president Union Pacific system; L. C. Gilman, president S., P & S. [Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway]; Ralph Budd, president Great Northern; George T. Reid, assistant to president Northern Pacific. Standing, left to right—J. H. Dyer, general manager Southern Pacific; A. C. Spencer, general attorney O-W.R. & N. [Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company]; James H. O’Neill, general manager Great Northern; Ben C. Dey, legal counsel Southern Pacific.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Rival Roads Seek Closer Working Plan.” Image note: The text “Railroad president [sic] / 1920” is written on the negative sleeve.

Oregon Journal newsroom

Photograph showing Oregon Journal staff at desks in the newspaper’s offices at the Journal Building in Portland. The building, now known as the Jackson Tower, is located at Southwest Broadway and Southwest Yamhill Street. The windows in this photograph probably overlook Broadway.

Oregon Journal pressmen with printing press

Full-length portrait of eight unidentified Oregon Journal pressmen with the printing press at the newspaper’s offices in the Journal Building at Broadway and Yamhill streets (now Southwest Broadway and Southwest Yamhill Street) in Portland. The man standing in front of the press at lower left may be H. A. King, press room foreman. This photograph may be related to image No. 373G0460. The number 122 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The number 324 was also written on the negative and then crossed out.

T. J. James, Hyman H. Cohen, and H. A. King with new Oregon Journal printing press

Photograph showing (from left) T. J. James, Hyman H. Cohen, and H. A. King with the Oregon Journal’s new press at the Journal Building (now the Jackson Tower) at Broadway and Yamhill in Portland. A cropped version of this photograph was one of two published on Page 18 of the Oregon Journal on Friday, February 3, 1922. The photographs were published under the headline “Journal’s Newest Press in Service Today.” The photographs had the following caption: “Two views of The Journal’s new high speed octuple press which was operated today for the first time. Its inclusion gives The Journal a battery of four presses having a combined capacity of 208 pages. Below are shown Hyman H. Cohen, market editor (center), starting the press and T. J. James, foreman of the composing room (left), removing the first paper from it. Cohen and James have been with The Journal since its establishment March 10, 1902. At the right is H. A. King, veteran press room foreman.” The photographs accompanied the continuation of a front-page story about the new press.

Customers at Peoples Bank, Portland, on opening day

Photograph showing a crowd of customers inside Peoples Bank in Portland on the bank’s opening day, Tuesday, April 20, 1920. The bank was located in the new Gordon Building at Fourth and Stark (now Southwest Fourth Avenue and Southwest Stark Street). A cropped version of this photograph was one of two, along with image No. 373G0442, that was published on Page 1, Section 3, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 25, 1920, under the headline “Bank Has Long Lease on Gordon Building.” The photograph had the following caption: “Opening of Peoples bank Tuesday morning.” See additional related image No. 373G0443.

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