Multnomah County (Or.)

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt, James Roosevelt, Governor Julius L. Meier, and Congressman Charles H. Martin at Bonneville dam construction site

Photograph of (from left) President Franklin D. Roosevelt; the president’s son James Roosevelt; Oregon Governor Julius L. Meier; and Oregon congressman Charles H. Martin on the speaker’s stand at the Bonneville dam construction site on August 3, 1934, before the president delivered an address about the dam project. A cropped version of this photograph was one of six that were published on Page 5 of the Oregon Journal on August 4, 1934. This photograph had the following caption: “President Roosevelt, his son, James; Governor Meier and General Charles H. Martin standing at attention as Seventh infantry band played the national anthem, opening the program at the Bonneville dam site Friday afternoon. In his address the president revealed the plans he has in mind for future development of the Columbia, including sea locks at dam to permit passage of ocean-going ships as far as The Dalles. The program contemplates barge service in the upper river from the great wheat-producing sections of Eastern Oregon and Washington and Northern Idaho.” The photograph was part of a two-page photo spread included in the newspaper’s coverage of President Roosevelt’s visit. See related image Nos. 371N2168, 371N21769, 371N2170, 371N2171, 371N2172, 371N2173, 371N2174, 371N2190, 371N2192, 371N2193, 371N2195, 371N2197, and 372A1257. Also see image No. 371N2186 of crowds touring the ship on which the president arrived in Portland.

President Franklin D. Roosevelt arriving to give speech at Bonneville dam construction site

Photograph of two cars driving along a muddy roadway at the Bonneville dam construction site as President Franklin D. Roosevelt arrives to deliver a speech on August 3, 1934. Crowds are visible on the left side of the image. A cropped version of this photograph was one of nine that were published on Page 4 of the Oregon Journal on August 4, 1934, under the headline “President Roosevelt Visits One of Administration’s Big Projects.” This photograph had the following caption: “The presidential party entering the area set apart for officials connected with the dam ceremony.” The images were part of a two-page photo spread included in the newspaper’s coverage of Roosevelt’s visit. See related image Nos. 371N2168, 371N21769, 371N2170, 371N2171, 371N2172, 371N2173, 371N2174, 371N2190, 371N2192, 371N2194, 371N2195, 371N2197, and 372A1257. Also see image No. 371N2186 of crowds touring the ship on which the president arrived in Portland.

President Franklin D. Roosevelt giving speech at Bonneville dam construction site

Photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt on the speaker’s stand, delivering an address to a large crowd at the Bonneville dam construction site on August 3, 1934. A cropped version of this photograph was one of nine that were published on Page 4 of the Oregon Journal on August 4, 1934, under the headline “President Roosevelt Visits One of Administration’s Big Projects.” This photograph had the following caption: “Another view of the president speaking. He was in splendid physical and speaking form to ‘put over’ his important message.” The photograph was part of a two-page photo spread included in the newspaper’s coverage of Roosevelt’s visit. See related image Nos. 371N2168, 371N21769, 371N2170, 371N2171, 371N2172, 371N2173, 371N2174, 371N2190, 371N2192, 371N2193, 371N2194, 371N2195, and 372A1257. Also see image No. 371N2186 of crowds touring the ship on which the president arrived in Portland.

Man with bull

Photograph of an unidentified man standing next to a bull. The man has one hand on his hip and is holding the bull’s lead rope in the other hand. Buildings are visible in the background. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Group of men with pigs

Photograph of a group of people and pigs in a grassy area next to a building. The number 3 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Men showing goats?

Photograph of unidentified men in a row, each one standing with an animal that could be a sheep or an Angora goat. Barns are visible in the background. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Boy with heifer or cow

Photograph of an unidentified boy standing next to a heifer or cow and holding the animal’s lead rope. Buildings are visible in the background. The number 5 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Boy standing on horse

Photograph of an unidentified boy standing on a horse lying on the ground on its side. Several unidentified men are watching from nearby. A building labeled “Horses” is visible in the background. The photograph may have been taken at the 1943 Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Also see image No. 374N0761.

Young man with cow outside barn

Photograph of an unidentified young man posing with a cow on a dirt road next to a barn, possibly the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. A name that may be “Wayne” is embroidered on the chest of the man’s jumpsuit, and the word “American” appears on the patch on the front of his hat.

Man holding rooster

Photograph of an unidentified man standing with one foot on the wooden step up to a building, looking at a rooster that he is holding on his knee. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

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.

Young woman posing with display of canned food

Photograph of an unidentified young woman next to jars of canned food displayed on shelves. She appears to be holding one of the jars, which has a prize ribbon attached to it. The text on the ribbon reads: “Boys’ & Girls’ 4-H Clubs / First / Premium / 1934.” The photograph may have been taken during the 1934 Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Woman and horse

Photograph of an unidentified woman posing with a horse. She is holding the horse’s halter with one hand. The number 8 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Jockey on horseback

Photograph of an unidentified jockey mounted on a racehorse that is standing on a dirt track, probably the racetrack at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon. The horse’s saddle cloth has the number 2 on it. The number 4 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken during the county fair, which included horse races.

Cowboys on horseback, running down track

Photograph of four unidentified men on horses running down a dirt track, probably the racetrack at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon. Each man is holding a lasso. The number 21 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken during the county fair.

Trick rider standing on horse’s back, twirling lasso

Photograph of an unidentified man standing on a horse’s back as he spins a lasso around the horse with one hand and doffshis cowboy hat with the other. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. The photograph may be related to image Nos. 374N0770, 374N0771, 374N0774, 374N0776, 374N0777, 374N0780, 374N0781, 374N0782, 374N0783, 374N0784, and 374N0785.

Trick rider performing stunt

Photograph of an unidentified person upside down, with feet in the air, on the back of a running horse. The number 2 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. May be related to image Nos. 374N0770, 374N0771, 374N0773, 374N0774, 374N0776, 374N0777, 374N0781, 374N0782, 374N0783, 374N0784, and 374N0785. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Trick rider? twirling lasso

Photograph of an unidentified young man lying on the ground, spinning a lasso with one hand and propping up his head with the other. He is probably on the racetrack at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon, possibly during the county fair. The number 2 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. May be related to image Nos. 374N0770, 374N0771, 374N0773, 374N0774, 374N0776, 374N0777, 374N0780, 374N0781, 374N0783, 374N0784, and 374N0785.

Four people on horseback outside gates at Multnomah County fairgrounds

Photograph of four unidentified people, possibly trick riders, on horseback next to the gates at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon. All four riders are doffing their hats. The number 2 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken during the county fair. The photograph may be related to image Nos. 374N0770, 374N0771, 374N0773, 374N0774, 374N0776, 374N0777, 374N0780, 374N0781, 374N0782, 374N0784, and 374N0785.

Yōsuke Matsuoka after arrival at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing Yōsuke Matsuoka outside Union Station after he arrived in Portland on Friday, April 7, 1933. Matsuoka, who had led the Japanese delegation to the League of Nations, was on his way back to Japan from Geneva following his delegation’s withdrawal from the league in February 1933. A cropped version of this photograph and a story about his arrival were published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on April 7, 1933. The story, headlined “Matsuoka Comes Back As Diplomat,” reported that in his youth, Matsuoka had lived in Portland twice; he first arrived in 1893 and later attended the University of Oregon Law School. This photograph was one of three that accompanied the story. The photographs were published under the headline “Portland’s Japanese School Boy of 1893.” This photograph had the following caption: “Yosuke Matsuoka, 37 years after he graduated from Atkinson grade school.” See related image No. 371N1642. Also see image Nos. 371N0218, 371N0219, 371N0220, 371N0221, and 371N3037, taken later in Matsuoka’s visit to Portland. Image note: The name “Matsauko [sic] is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Judge James Alger Fee swearing in James W. Maloney as collector of internal revenue

Photograph showing United States District Judge James Alger Fee (right) administering the oath of office to James W. Maloney, new collector of internal revenue, on July 17, 1933. They are in an office, facing one another, and each man is raising his right hand. The Oregon Journal published a story and a related photograph, image No. 371N1232, about Maloney’s swearing-in on Page 4 of the July 17, 1933 edition. Image note: On the negative, the name “Fee” is written beneath the man on the right and the name “Maloney” is written beneath the man on the left; the writing is visible at the bottom of the image.

Judge Robert S. Bean administering oath of office to John H. McNary

Photograph of Judge Robert S. Bean (right) and John H. McNary, each with one hand raised as Bean administers the oath of office to McNary in the courtroom of the federal building in Portland on March 7, 1927. McNary joined Bean as a member of the United States District Court for the District of Oregon. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal’s March 7 edition under the headline “New Judge Takes Bench.” The photograph had the following caption: “John H. McNary of Salem taking oath today as successor to late Federal Judge C. E. Wolverton. Judge McNary is at left in picture, with Judge Robert S. Bean administering obligation.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “M’Nary on Bench in Federal Court.” Image note: The text “Judge McNary + Bean” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Charles H. Martin, General J. P. O’Neil, and Secretary of War Patrick Hurley

Photograph showing (from left) Charles H. Martin, General J. P. O’Neil, and United States Secretary of War Patrick Hurley (left). The photograph was probably taken at the Swan Island airport in Portland. A cropped version of the photograph was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on Friday, August 7, 1931, under the headline “Army Head Visits Portland.” The photograph had the following caption: “From left—General J. P. O’Neil, Portland, who was appointed special aide to Secretary of War Patrick Jay Hurley, who stopped here Thursday while en route to the Philippines as a special envoy of President Hoover.” See related image Nos. 371N1234, 371N1235, 371N1236, and 371N1237. Image note: The following text is handwritten on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image: “Gen O’Neil + Hurley.”

Kate Rockwell

Head and shoulders portrait of a woman standing outside the Imperial Hotel, facing front, and looking toward the upper left. She is wearing a hat and a blouse or dress. A button and ribbons are pinned to her dress. The name “Kate Rockwell” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image. See related image No. 371N2146.

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