Multnomah County (Or.)

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

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Multnomah County (Or.)

1357 Collections results for Multnomah County (Or.)

Woman on elephant float

Photograph taken at Multnomah Stadium (now Providence Park) showing a young woman in a bathing suit posing on the raised trunk of an elephant parade float during the 1950 Portland Rose Festival. The float is made up of flowers and includes a sign with the number "33." In the background is another float in the shape of a horse and chariot, with "Sears Roebuck and Co." written in flowers. Written on the negative is "50-500." (Image note: see related images PGE 50-495, PGE 50-501).

Woman on elephant float

Photograph of a woman on an elephant float at the 1950 Portland Rose Festival receiving a ribbon prize from a man reaching up from the ground. The woman is wearing a bathing suit and is looking down towards the man. In the background, the seating for Multnomah Stadium can be seen. Written on the negative is "50-501." (Image note: see related images PGE 50-495, PGE 50-500).

Man and woman with 4-H Club trophy

Photograph showing a man and woman standing behind a table, on which sits a large 4-H Club trophy. They are both wearing "4-H Club Leader" ribbons, and are smiling at one another. Written on the trophy is "Trophy Presented by Portland General Electric Company to Oregon 4-H Club Leaders Associations."

Portland Rose Festival float with women in flower dresses

Photograph showing a float at the Portland Rose Festival with four women in large skirts made up of flowers. In the background is a large clown float, and the stands at Multnomah Stadium (now known as Providence Park). Written on the side of the first float is "First P" (second word cut off by the frame). Written on the negative is "51-873."

Portland Rose Festival Float with large ski jump structure

Photograph showing a flower adorned float at the 1951 Portland Rose Festival at Multnomah Stadium, with the large wooden ski jump structure in the background (at 155 feet high, the structure was built to celebrate the upcoming 1952 Oslo Winter Olympic Games). Two women in large flower skirts and a man in a tuxedo can be seen on the float in the center, while another float with a 4-H logo can be seen to the right. Extensive scaffolding can be seen under the ski jump.

Line Department, linemen working on utility pole

Photograph showing two linemen working on a wooden utility pole, with harnesses, buckets and tools. The man closest to the camera is facing towards the pole and looking down towards the ground. Another lineman is visible in the background, also on a wooden utility pole. Electric lines and utility poles are visible throughout the image, with houses and trees in the background. Written on the negative is "53-116."

Line Department, lineman on utility pole

Photograph taken from a side angle, showing a lineman at the top of a utility pole with a hard hat, harness, and tools. He is facing towards the pole, has a cigarette in his mouth, and is using a screwdriver in his right hand. Trees and a building can be seen in the background. Written on the negative is "53-116."

Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Janz, weaving

Photograph showing a man seated in front of a loom. A woman stands behind him and is also looking at loom, with her hand on the back of the chair in which the man is sitting. In front of the pair is a curly haired dog looking away from the camera. In the background is a lamp and hallway. Written on the negative is "56-141."

Mr. Lloyd Janz, weaving

Photograph showing a man seated in front of a loom. He is looking downward at his hands, with one foot on the loom pedal. A small curly haired dog is seated in front of the man and facing to the side. In the background is a lamp and hallway. Written on the negative is "56-141."

Portland General Electric employees working on soap box derby

Photograph showing four men in suits leaning down towards a soap box derby vehicle. On the side of the vehicle is "Portland Oregonian" and a flag is hung on the wall behind the group with "All American Soap Box Derby, Portland, Ore." Another man in a suit can be seen to the left with a large news camera, with "KLOR Channel 12" written on the side. On the right edge of the frame is a flag with a soap box derby logo and "Vancouver, Wash." Written on the negative is "56-142."

Leslie Dunlap

Half-length portrait of a young man standing outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in Portland. He is wearing glasses and a suit and tie. The name “Leslie Dunlap” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the photograph. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

S. Fischelis?

Half-length portrait of a man standing outside the Multnomah Hotel in Portland. He is wearing a suit, tie, and glasses. A name that is either “S. Fischeli” or “S. Fischelis” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Clifford Fisher

Head and shoulders portrait of a man looking slightly to the left. He is wearing a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a tie. He is probably standing outside the Journal Building, now known as the Jackson Tower. The name “Clifford Fisher” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image.

Goldstein?

Head and shoulders portrait of a man wearing a suit jacket, collared shirt, and tie. He is probably standing outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in Portland. A name that may be “Goldstein” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image.

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