Multnomah County (Or.)

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419 Collections results for Multnomah County (Or.)

Gresham Station and Substation

Exterior photograph of the wooden Gresham train station and brick substation. Two railroad tracks pass in front of the buildings. A signed with “American Express Co” is mounted on the wooden building, in addition to painted distances to Portland and Cazadero. On the left, a doorway leads to a signed “waiting room” area.

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.

Brigadier General W. A. White, British army, at Union Station, Portland

Half-length portrait of Brigadier General W. A. White of the British army at Union Station in Portland on Wednesday, August 15, 1917. He is facing slightly left, looking toward the front, and smiling. The photograph was taken after White and his party arrived in Portland as part of an effort, led by White, to recruit British citizens in the United States for military service in World War I. A story about White and image No. 376G0222, depicting the general and his party, were published on Page 16 of the Oregon Journal on Thursday, August 16, 1917. Also see additional related image No. 376G0221. Image note: The text “White, General and staff” is written on the negative sleeve.

Troops marching on 6th Street, Portland, during War Activities parade

Photograph showing troops marching in formation past crowds of spectators on Sixth Street (now Southwest 6th Avenue) in Portland. The photograph was taken during the War Activities parade on Saturday, April 6, 1918. The parade was among events marking the issuance of the third Liberty Loan bond to finance the war effort during World War I. The Oregon Journal published a related photo, image No. 376G0309, and a story about the parade on the front page of the city edition on Sunday, April 7, 1918. See additional related image No. 376G0308.

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.

Warford

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing front and looking to the right. He is smiling and is wearing a hat, a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a tie. He may be standing outside Portland City Hall. The name “Warford, Mr” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 373G0213.

Vice President Calvin Coolidge and unidentified man shaking hands

Half-length portrait of Vice President Calvin Coolidge (left) shaking hands with an unidentified man. The photograph was taken in Portland on Saturday, August 12, 1922. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 13, 1922, under the headline “Vice President Coolidge.” The photograph had the following caption: “Calvin Coolidge, vice president of the United States, photographed on his arrival in Portland for a three days’ visit. He was accompanied by Mrs. Coolidge and their two sons and Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. Stearns of Boston.” See related image Nos. 373G0031, 373G0032, 373G0034, 373G0035, 373G0036, and 373G0037, also taken during Coolidge’s visit to Portland. Image note: Smudges on negative.

Vice President Calvin Coolidge at groundbreaking for Roosevelt statue, Portland

Head and shoulders portrait of Vice President Calvin Coolidge, facing front, at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Theodore Roosevelt statue in Portland’s south park blocks on August 15, 1922. Coolidge spoke at the ceremony and performed the groundbreaking. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four, including image Nos. 373G0037 and 379G0023, that were published on Page 7 of the Oregon Journal city edition on Wednesday, August 16, 1922. The photographs were published under the headline “When The First Earth Was Turned.” This photograph had the following caption: “Vice President Calvin Coolidge, who was Portland’s guest for three happy days.” See additional related image Nos. 373G0031, 373G0034, 373G0035, and 373G0036.

William Howard Taft with group outside Multnomah Hotel, Portland

Full-length portrait of William Howard Taft (fifth from left) with a group of men outside the Multnomah Hotel in Portland on Sunday, August 22, 1915. Standing nearest to Taft are members of the reception committee that greeted him when he arrived in Portland. To the left of Taft, in a hat, is Charles H. Carey, president of the Oregon Bar Association. To the right of Taft are Judge George N. Davis and J. N. Teal (wearing glasses and holding coat and umbrella. The other men in the photograph are unidentified. According to two front-page stories in the Oregon Journal on Monday, August 23, 1915, Taft spoke at a Portland Press Club luncheon and the first joint convention of the Oregon and Washington bar associations. He departed on the afternoon of Monday, August 23. See related image Nos. 373G0202, and 373G0203. Image note: The numbers 538 and 16 are written on the negative and are visible at the top of the image.

William Howard Taft outside Multnomah Hotel, Portland

Head and shoulders portrait of William Howard Taft outside the Multnomah Hotel in Portland on Sunday, August 22, 1915. He is smiling and facing to the left. During his visit, Taft spoke at at a Portland Press Club luncheon and the first joint convention of the Oregon and Washington bar associations, according to two front-page stories in the Oregon Journal on Monday, August 23, 1915. Taft departed on the afternoon of August 23. See related image Nos. 373G0201 and 373G0202. Image note: The number 14 is written on the negative. The number 540 was written on the negative and crossed out. The writing is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

President Woodrow Wilson in car during procession through Portland

Photograph showing President Woodrow Wilson standing in the back of an open-topped car and doffing his hat to the crowd during a procession through Portland on Monday, September 15, 1919. The president and first lady Edith Wilson were in Portland as part of Woodrow Wilson’s national speaking tour to build support for the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations. See related image Nos. 373G0223, 373G0224, 373G0225, 373G0226, 373G0227, and 373G0228.

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.

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.

Photograph of 5th Street?, downtown Portland

Photograph of a picture of a city street, possibly 5th Street (now Southwest Fifth Avenue) in Portland. The picture, taken from a high vantage, shows buildings and streetcars. The building at left may be the Meier & Frank building at 5th and Morrison. At bottom center is a sign for Moore’s Cafeteria.

Laurelhurst Club, East Ankeny Street, Portland

Photograph, taken from across the street, showing the front of the Laurelhurst Club at 1125 East Ankeny Street (now 3721 East Ankeny Street) in Portland. A car with an unidentified person in the driver’s seat is parked on the street outside the clubhouse. The view is to the north.

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.

Captain J. Yawata of ocean liner Anyo Maru

Head and shoulders portrait of Captain J. Yawata of the ocean liner Anyo Maru. He is facing to the right and is wearing a visor cap and overcoat. The photograph was probably taken on January 17, 1921, when the Anyo Maru was in Portland. The text “Anyo Maru and Capt. J. Yawata” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 376G0118 and 376G0119.

Ida Tarbell during visit to Portland

Full-length portrait of Ida Tarbell sitting in a chair, facing front, and looking toward the left. The photograph was taken while Tarbell was in Portland as part of a lecture tour in February 1917. A cropped version of this photograph and a story about Tarbell’s visit were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Saturday, February 24, 1917, under the headline “Ida Tarbell Portland’s Guest / Big Luncheon Is Tendered Her / Talks on War, Peace, Industry.” The photograph had the following caption: “Ida M. Tarbell, noted economist and writer, who was recipient today of greatest luncheon ever tendered a woman in Oregon. This photograph was taken in Portland this morning.” The name “Mrs Ida Tarbal [sic]” and the number 162 are written on the negative and are visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Bishop J. P. McClosky with group in Portland

Full-length portrait of Bishop J. P. McClosky with a group of unidentified men, most of them clergy. McClosky (left) and another clergyman are sitting in chairs, and the others are standing in a row behind them. The photograph was taken in Portland on Saturday, July 21, 1917, when McClosky stopped in Portland on his way to the Philippines to assume a post as bishop. The Oregon Journal published a story and image No. 376G0211 of McClosky on Page 9 that day. According to the story, McClosky was accompanied by his secretary and a party of prominent clergy from Buffalo, New York, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who were traveling with him as far as San Francisco. The story reported that McClosky and his party were the guests of local Catholic clergy and the Knights of Columbus. Image note: The text “McClosky, Rt. Rev. and bishops” is written on the negative sleeve. Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

First Presbyterian Church, Portland, with steeple damaged by lightning

Photograph showing First Presbyterian Church at 11th and Alder streets (now Southwest 11th Avenue and Southwest Alder Street) in Portland on Saturday, July 17, 1920, after lightning damaged the steeple. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal’s July 17 city edition under the headline “Bolt Strikes.” The photograph had the following caption: “Steeple of First Presbyterian church, Eleventh and Alder streets, showing where lightning ripped slate off the roof in a jagged streak. Below, the street is roped off to prevent injury to pedestrians.” The photograph accompanied a story with the headline “Steeple Is Shattered by Electric Bolt” and the subheading “Patrolman C. C. Martin, Seeking Shelter From Storm, Knocked Senseless When Shock Hits Edifice; Rain Puts Out Fire.” See related image No. 376G0316.

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