Item 371N1293 - Portland Mayor George L. Baker congratulating police Captain John T. Moore on retirement

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Portland Mayor George L. Baker congratulating police Captain John T. Moore on retirement


  • 1932-10-26 (Creation)


Photograph; cellulose nitrate film; 3.75 x 4.75 in

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Photograph showing Portland Mayor George L. Baker shaking hands with Portland police Captain John T. Moore in the council chambers at City Hall on October 26, 1932. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal home edition that day under the headline “39 Long Years of It.” The photograph had the following caption: “Mayor George L. Baker (standing at left) congratulating Captain John T. Moore, veteran police officer, on completion of his 39 years of service. Moore will retire November 1. At the right is Chief of Police [Leon V.] Jenkins. In front of the group are Sigel Grutze, deputy city auditor, who has had 42 years’ service with the city, and Mrs. George Houck, assistant clerk of the city council.” Image note: The text “Insp Moore” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the photograph.

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Oregon Journal Negative Collection; Org. Lot 1368; Box 371; 0371N1293

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