Multnomah County (Or.)

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

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1357 Collections results for Multnomah County (Or.)

Father A. M. Griffin, superior of The Grotto

Three-quarters portrait of a man, the Rev. A. M. Griffin, superior of the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother (The Grotto) in Portland. He is seated on a bench and is wearing glasses and a cassock. The text “Father AM Griffin” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Vice President John Nance Garner at barbershop, Union Station, Portland

Photograph of United States Vice President John Nance Garner in a barber’s chair at Union Station in Portland during a brief stop on October 14, 1935, while he was traveling to Seattle and then the Philippines. At right is an unidentified man, possibly Senator Frederick Steiwer of Oregon. A cropped version of this photograph was one of three that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on October 15, 1935, under the headline “The Garner Whiskers Come Off.” This photograph had the following caption: Vice President John Nance Garner in the barber’s chair at the Union station Monday night. Thomas W. Beete about to wield the razor.” The photographs accompanied a story, headlined “Crowd Sees Garner Get Face Shaved.” See related image Nos. 372A0216, 372A0217, and 372A0218. Image note: The name “Garner” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Man speaking to group

Photograph showing a man speaking into a microphone while standing in front of a group of seated individuals. The room is wood paneled, and a roll-down screen can be screen can be seen next to the man. Written on the negative is "49-118." (Image note: see related image PGE 49-117).

Young man running alongside horse

Photograph of an unidentified young man running alongside a horse, possibly a racehorse, that he is holding on a lead rope. The photograph was probably taken at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds racetrack in Gresham, Oregon, possibly during the county fair. The number 2 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at a fair. Also see image No. 374N0744.

Man running alongside horse

Photograph of an unidentified man running next to a horse, possibly a racehorse, that he is holding on a lead rope. The photograph was probably taken at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds racetrack in Gresham, Oregon, possibly during the county fair. The number 4 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Horse race at Gresham track

Photograph of horses racing on the Multnomah County Fairgrounds track in Gresham, Oregon, as a crowd watches. The number 7 is written on the negative. The photograph could have been taken during the Multnomah County Fair, which included horse racing. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Horse race at Gresham track

Photograph of horses racing on the track at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon. Horses listed on the scoreboard include Green Jade, Sierra Snow, Tonopah Queen, Beau Remount, Prior Right, and Tule Booter. The photograph could have been taken during the Multnomah County Fair, which included horse racing.

Horse race at Gresham track

Photograph of nine horses racing on the track at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon. Horses listed on the scoreboard include Cleo’s Boy, Noyo, Brilliant Gold, Flying Zac, Fiddledeedee, and Tea Flight. The photograph could have been taken during the Multnomah County Fair, which included horse racing.

Horse race at Gresham track

Photograph of three horses racing down the stretch on the track at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon. A crowd is visible in the background on the left side of the image. The number 3 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The photograph could have been taken during the Multnomah County Fair, which included horse racing.

Crowd watching horse race at Gresham track

Photograph of spectators watching the beginning of a horse race at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds racetrack in Gresham, Oregon. The scoreboard lists the race as Race 5; among the horses listed on the board are Sir Duora, Little Boy, Flor De Amor, and Green Jade. The photograph could have been taken during the Multnomah County Fair, which included horse racing. The number 6 is written on the negative. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Underground derrick truck on street

Photograph showing a man standing on top of an pole derrick truck used for underground work. He is facing forward and looking at the camera with both hands on levers. Next to him is a metal arm attached to the truck, with a hook and pulley at the end. In the background is SW 5th Avenue, looking south towards SW Stark Street. The J.K. Gill Building can be seen on the left (corner of SW 5th Avenue and SW Stark Street), as well as the Yeon Building (522 SW 5th Avenue).

Pole auger truck

Photograph taken from a side angle showing a man seated on the back of a pole auger truck. He is looking down towards his left while using a series of levers to control the auger attached to the back of the vehicle.

Pole auger truck

Photograph taken from a side angle showing a man standing on the back of a pole auger truck, with another man standing in dense foliage behind the vehicle. The man on the bed of the vehicle is leaning down towards a set of levers, which is next to a upright pole structure.

Group watching workers installing 2000th Portland streetlight, at Northeast 43rd Avenue and Northeast Glisan Street

Photograph showing a group of people standing on a sidewalk while watching utility workers install a street light at the top of a utility pole. Several individuals in the group are looking upward, while others look towards an adolescent walking a bike on the sidewalk. Houses can be seen in the background (north side of Northeast Glisan Street looking towards Northeast 41st Avenue).

Utility workers installing 2000th Portland streetlight, at Northeast 43rd Avenue and Northeast Glisan Street

Photograph showing the north side of Northeast Glisan Street looking towards Northeast 43rd Avenue. Two utility workers install a light at the top of a wooden utility pole, while a group of people watch from the ground. Houses, automobiles and other utility poles and electric lies can be seen in the frame.

Group with 2000th Portland streetlight, before placement at Northeast 43rd Avenue and Northeast Glisan Street

Photograph showing a group of people standing with a streetlight, which has been placed on top of a cardboard box. The top of the light is open, with the reflective inner coating visible, while two individuals in the group hold the unit with their hands. Other boxes can be seen stacked in the background. Written on the box is "Ovalite Mercury Vapor Luminaire" and "Line Material Co. Milwaukee, Wis, USA."

Men with boxes of streetlights, before placement of 2000th streetlight at Northeast 43rd Avenue and Northeast Glisan Street

Photograph showing two men standing in a doorway with two boxes of streetlights. The man on the left faces towards the camera, while the other looks toward the left side of the frame. Behind them are other boxes at the top of a ramp. "Line Material Co. Milwaukee, Wis. USA" is written on the boxes.

Constance Smith made president of the Portland General Electric 50-50 Club

Photograph showing a smiling forward-facing woman holding decorative stick while pointed at a hand-made round poster board. The board is divided into sections and includes attached photographs and writing. On the right side of the frame are two small "Portland General Electric" logo decorations. Gifts can be seen on a high shelf above the woman, and a set table with flowers is in the foreground.

Constance Smith made president of the Portland General Electric 50-50 Club

Photograph showing three women standing behind a table set with flowers. The woman in the middle is facing forward and smiling while holding a bouquet of flowers, while two other women stand to either side. Behind the group is a "Portland General Electric" decoration with paper streamers. Wrapped gifts can be seen on a high shelf behind the group.

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