Multnomah County (Or.)

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Chinese New Year celebration

People standing on a sidewalk watching a man holding a large lion head with attached fabric. Shop windows can be seen in the background (negative 2 of 18).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Chinese New Year street fireworks

People stand on a smoke-filled street during Chinese New Year. A stand of fireworks extends from the top of the frame, and a person holding a large dragon or lion can be seen mid-stride. A sign attached to a building reads “Hong Kong Cafe Chop Suey” (negative 1 of 18).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Chinese New Year celebration

Photograph taken from above, showing people standing on a street watching a lion dance during Chinese New Year. A group of men hold cymbals and drums next to a cart (negative 11 of 18).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Construction of the Bonneville Dam

Photograph of a construction area located between the spillway of the Bonneville Dam and several railroad tracks. The Columbia River flows around the construction site and through the open spillways of the dam. There are 2 stamps on the back of the print. One is for Photo-Art Commercial Studios and the other for West Coast Engraving Co.

Photo-Art Commercial Studios (Portland, Or.)

Aerial View from 5,000 Foot Elevation - Bonneville Power and Navigation Project

Aerial photograph and survey of Bradford Island and the construction of the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River. Written labels on the print indicate the locations of the fish hatchery, ship locks, power house, and more. Writing on the top right of the print reads, "Aerial view from 5,000 ft. elev. Bonneville Power and Navigation Project. Cost 32,200,000. Construction period - Nov. 1933 - Dec. 1937." Other writings on the print indicate this was taken on March 27, 1935 by Brubaker Aerial Surveys. Stamp on the back of the print requests that Brubaker be given credit for the photograph.

Brubaker Aerial Surveys (Portland, Or.)

Model of the Bonneville Dam

Photograph of a model of the Bonneville Dam. The model was built by U.S. Engineers, and labels mark the main dam, spillway, fish elevators, power house, and more. A railroad in the foreground of the model is labeled "Spokane, Portland & Seattle Ry." Additional writing on the print indicates the quantities and costs involved in building the dam. Copyright on bottom of print for Photo-Art Commercial Studios in Portland.

Photo-Art Commercial Studios (Portland, Or.)

Bonneville Dam

View of the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. Taken from the shore of the Columbia River and looking east at water rushing out of the dam's spillways, also known as floodgates. Handwriting on the print reads, "Bonneville Dam - Columbia River Highway. D-107 Cross & Dimmitt." Stamp on the back of the print for Angelus Commercial Studios.

Cross & Dimmitt (Portland, Or.)

Aerial View of Bonneville Dam

Aerial photograph of the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. Looking east, up the river. Stamp on the back of the print reads, "Taken by the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, Oregon. Please credit." Second stamp reads, "H.W.S. Apr 1, 1948." Third stamp reads, "Beaver Engraving Co." of Portland, Oregon.

United States. Bonneville Power Administration

Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother - Portland, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a white marble sculpture at the National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother at the Grotto in Portland, Oregon. The statue depicts Saint Joseph and the baby Jesus. Handwriting on negative reads, "Sanctuary of our Sorrowful Mother. Portland, Oregon. Christian 11-402."

Christian (Photographer)

Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother - Portland, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a garden at the National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother at the Grotto in Portland, Oregon. The letters "OSM" are spelled out with plants in the middle of the garden. Handwriting on negative reads, "Sanctuary of our Sorrowful Mother - Portland, Ore. Christian 11-404."

Christian (Photographer)

Willamette River - St. Johns Bridge - Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing the St. Johns Bridge in Portland, Oregon. Taken from the west side of the Willamette River, and looking east across the river to the St. Johns neighborhood. Black smoke rises into the air from an area in St. Johns behind the bridge. The Portland Tug and Barge Co. is visible in the foreground. The image is framed by tree leaves on the left and right. Handwriting on negative reads, "Willamette River - St. John's (sic) Bridge - Oregon. Christian 586."

Christian (Photographer)

Brad Reynolds, KGW

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a posed photograph of a man sitting at a microphone labeled KGW / NBC. He smiles and looks off to the left. Handwritten note on envelope reads, "Brad Reynolds, KGW."

Street Scene, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a street scene, likely in Parkrose, Oregon. Today, Parkrose is a neighborhood in Portland. Blanchard & Berger's Furniture and Appliance store stands on a corner in the right foreground. Other businesses line the street and there are automobiles on the road. Handwritten note on envelope reads, "Street Scene. Park Row, OR. 1953."

Street Scene - Park Rose, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a street scene, likely in Parkrose, Oregon. Today, Parkrose is a neighborhood in Portland. Businesses line both sides of the street and there are signs for the Motor Court Motel, the Portland Trust Bank, and more. Several automobiles drive on the busy street. Taken from the right lane of the street. Handwritten note on envelope reads, "Street Scene. Park Rose, OR. 1953."

Street Scene - Gresham, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a street scene in Gresham, Oregon. In the foreground, a traffic signal hangs over an intersection with E. Powell Street. Signs point the way toward Powell Blvd., Mt. Hood, Bull Run, and Sandy. Businesses line both sides of the street and there are signs for Gresham Rexall Drugs, Arden Ice Cream, and more. Automobiles are parked along the street. Several telephone poles line the street. Handwritten note on envelope indicates this was taken in 1951.

Street Scene - Gresham, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing a street in Gresham, Oregon. Businesses line both sides of the street and there are signs for the Cornet 5-10-25 Cent Store, Payless Drugs, First International Bank, a Shell gas station, and more. Automobiles are parked along the street. There is a hill in the background with snow on it. Handwriting on negative reads, "Street Scene - Gresham, Ore. Ellis 2240." Handwritten note on the envelope indicates this was taken in 1953.

Ellis (Photographer)

Broadway Street - Portland, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing Broadway Street in downtown Portland, Oregon. The Paramount Theater is on the left. Its marquee advertises Walt Disney's "Cinderella" in Technicolor. The Broadway Theater is on the right. Its marquee advertises Mickey Rooney in "The Big Wheel." The sign for the Orpheum is further down the street.

Christian (Photographer)

SE Hawthorne Street - Portland, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing SE Hawthorne Street in Portland, Oregon. Taken from the middle of the street at SE 36th and Hawthorne, the view looks east up Hawthorne Street toward Mount Tabor in the background. Businesses line both sides of the street and there are signs for the Bagdad Theater, Marigold Chop Suey, the Bagdad Tavern, and more. Automobiles are parked along the street and a few drive in the road. Handwriting on negative reads, "S.E. 36th and Hawthorne - Portland, Oreg. Christian 11-1215."

Christian (Photographer)

N. Jersey Street - St. Johns, Oregon

Negative of a photographic postcard showing North Jersey Street in the St. Johns neighborhood of Portland, Oregon. Businesses and parked automobiles line both sides of the street. Businesses include a gas station, the St. Johns movie theater, St. Johns Cleaners, and more. Handwritten label on the negative reads, "N. Jersey St. - St. Johns, Oreg. Christian 11-1217."

Christian (Photographer)

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