Multnomah County (Or.)

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45.54687, -122.41534 Map of Multnomah County (Or.)

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Multnomah County (Or.)

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Multnomah County (Or.)

49 Collections results for Multnomah County (Or.)

Agriculture and animals

Photographs related to agriculture, horticulture, and animals from approximately 1920 - 1945. The bulk of the photographs depict people, animals, and scenes at fairs and livestock shows, probably the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon, and the Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland, Oregon. Other images depict topics such as cats, dogs, wild birds, poultry, and Tusko the elephant; farms and farmland; flowers, flower shows, and gardens.

Oregon Journal (Firm)

Boy looking at chicken

Photograph, taken from the side, of an unidentified boy looking upward at a chicken standing on top of a cage in front of him. The boy and chicken are in a large room, likely a barn or exhibition hall. The photograph may have been taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Boy with rooster

Photograph of an unidentified boy kneeling in the grass next to a rooster he is holding. Buildings are visible in the background. The number 12 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Image note: Photograph shows blue discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Boys looking at rooster

Photograph of an unidentified young man holding a rooster. Several young boys, also unidentified, are gathered around him. They are in a barn or exhibition hall next to animal cages. The photograph may have been taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Chicken perched behind vehicle

Photograph of a chicken, possibly a rooster, standing on a small wooden platform tied to the back of a vehicle. A building is partially visible in the background. The photograph may have been taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Chicken perched on woman’s arm

Photograph, taken from the side, of an unidentified woman looking at a chicken perched on her raised arm and reaching toward the bird with one finger. The photograph may have been taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Chicken, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph, taken from the side, showing a chicken standing on the ground next to a building and facing to the left. An unidentified person is partially visible at left. The text “Triangle” and two X’s are written on the negative and are visible at the bottom of the image. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Chicks on display, probably at livestock show

Photograph of chicks on display in a small enclosure with an electric brooder. A small sign on top of the brooder reads: “750 new electric brooders placed in use in Oregon spring of 1936.” A sign for “Long’s Hatchery” is hanging behind the display. The photograph may have been taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland, possibly in 1936.

Children looking at chicken held by unidentified man, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph showing a group of children gathered around a man sitting on a bench or box. The children are looking at a chicken the man is holding. The fourth boy from right has a Future Farmers of America badge attached to his sweater. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The people in the photograph are unidentified.

Children looking at chickens

Photograph of a group of children standing in an aisle between rows of chicken cages. Two of the boys in the group are holding chickens, and the other children are gathered around, watching. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Costumed young woman posing with chicken

Photograph of an unidentified young woman standing in front of a cage and posing with a chicken perched on top of the cage. The young woman is wearing a costume consisting of a capelet, a short dress with a cross on the chest, and a matching cap. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Also see image No. 374N0586.

Judge holding chicken

Photograph of an unidentified man sitting with a chicken on his lap. The man is wearing a ribbon with the word “JUDGE” on it. The photograph was likely taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Man and chicken

Photograph of an unidentified man kneeling in the grass and looking down at a chicken he is holding. Buildings are visible in the background. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

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