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W. E. Longfellow demonstrating rescue technique

Photograph showing W. E. Longfellow carrying an unidentified person down a ladder on his back during a demonstration of life-saving techniques in February 1920. A group of people are watching at right. On Page 12 of the Sunday, February 22, 1922 edition, the Oregon Journal published a story and four related photographs about a series of lecture demonstrations given by Longfellow in Portland. The story reported that Longfellow was a first-aid expert for the American Red Cross. He would remain in Portland until Saturday, February 28, the story reported, “instructing school children, Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. members, firemen and others the art of lifesaving by old, new and thoroughly approved methods.” See related image Nos. 373G0369, 373G0370, 373G0371, and 373G0372.

W. E. Longfellow demonstrating rescue technique

Photograph showing W. E. Longfellow crouched over an unidentified lying on the sidewalk during a demonstration of life-saving techniques in February 1920. Longfellow is pressing on the prone man’s back with both hands. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 22, 1920, under the headline “Illustrates Rescue Holds.” The photographs collectively had the single caption: “Novel ‘holds’ demonstrated Saturday by W. E. Longfellow, first aid expert for the American Red Cross, who is here to instruct Portland folk in life saving methods.” A story accompanying the photographs reported that Longfellow would remain in Portland until Saturday, February 28, “instructing school children, Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. members, firemen and others the art of lifesaving by old, new and thoroughly approved methods.” See related image Nos. 373G0368, 373G0370, 373G0371, and 373G0372.

W. E. Longfellow demonstrating rescue technique

Photograph showing W. E. Longfellow carrying an unidentified man on his back during a demonstration of life-saving techniques in February 1920. The two men are back to back, with a coat serving as a makeshift sling. Longfellow is wearing the top of the coat backward over his head like a hood, and the man being carried has his arms through the coat’s sleeves. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 22, 1920, under the headline “Illustrates Rescue Holds.” The photographs collectively had the single caption: “Novel ‘holds’ demonstrated Saturday by W. E. Longfellow, first aid expert for the American Red Cross, who is here to instruct Portland folk in life saving methods.” A story accompanying the photographs reported that Longfellow would remain in Portland until Saturday, February 28, “instructing school children, Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. members, firemen and others the art of lifesaving by old, new and thoroughly approved methods.” See related image Nos. 373G0368, 373G0369, 373G0371, and 373G0372.

W. E. Longfellow demonstrating rescue technique

Photograph showing W. E. Longfellow carrying an unidentified man down a ladder on his back during a demonstration of life-saving techniques in February 1920. The two men are back to back, with a blanket serving as a makeshift sling. The blanket is wrapped around the person being carried and is tied under his arms. A group of people in uniform are standing next to the ladder, watching. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 22, 1920, under the headline “Illustrates Rescue Holds.” The photographs collectively had the single caption: “Novel ‘holds’ demonstrated Saturday by W. E. Longfellow, first aid expert for the American Red Cross, who is here to instruct Portland folk in life saving methods.” A story accompanying the photographs reported that Longfellow would remain in Portland until Saturday, February 28, “instructing school children, Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. members, firemen and others the art of lifesaving by old, new and thoroughly approved methods.” See related image Nos. 373G0368, 373G0369, 373G0370, and 373G0372.

W. E. Longfellow demonstrating rescue technique

Photograph showing W. E. Longfellow observing as an unidentified man carries a person on his back demonstration of life-saving techniques in February 1920. At right, a group of people are watching. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 22, 1920, under the headline “Illustrates Rescue Holds.” The photographs collectively had the single caption: “Novel ‘holds’ demonstrated Saturday by W. E. Longfellow, first aid expert for the American Red Cross, who is here to instruct Portland folk in life saving methods.” A story accompanying the photographs reported that Longfellow would remain in Portland until Saturday, February 28, “instructing school children, Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. members, firemen and others the art of lifesaving by old, new and thoroughly approved methods.” See related image Nos. 373G0368, 373G0369, 373G0370, and 373G0371. Image note: Negative damage at top center.

Hazel Pearce and Isabelle McKeen demonstrate life-saving holds

Photograph showing Hazel Pearce and Isabelle McKeen of the Red Cross Women’s Life Saving Corps demonstrating a fireman’s carry on the roof of a building. One of the young women is carrying the other across her shoulders. They are wearing swimming suits and caps. The number 2 is written on the negative. A cropped version of this photograph and image Nos. 376G0149, 376G0150, 376G0151, and 376G0152 were published on Page 2, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 15, 1920. The photographs were published under the headline “Red Cross Girls Show Life Saving Holds.” The caption identified the technique in this photograph as “firemen’s carry.” The caption information also included the following text: “Poses by the Misses Hazel Pearce and Isabelle McKeen, under direction of Miss Lillian Hansen.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Red Cross Has Many Girls in Life Saving Corps.” Image note: The text “Red Cross bathing” is written on the negative sleeve. Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Hazel Pearce and Isabelle McKeen demonstrate life-saving holds

Photograph showing Hazel Pearce and Isabelle McKeen of the Red Cross Women’s Life Saving Corps demonstrating a life-saving technique on the roof of a building. One young woman is standing behind the other with her arms clasped around the shoulders of the young woman in front. Both are wearing swimming suits and caps. The number 1 is written on the negative. A cropped version of this photograph and image Nos. 376G0148, 376G0150, 376G0151, and 376G0152 were published on Page 2, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 15, 1920. The photographs were published under the headline “Red Cross Girls Show Life Saving Holds.” The caption identified the technique in this photograph as “back strangle hold.” The caption information also included the following text: “Poses by the Misses Hazel Pearce and Isabelle McKeen, under direction of Miss Lillian Hansen.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Red Cross Has Many Girls in Life Saving Corps.” Image note: The text “Red Cross bathing” is written on the negative sleeve.

Hazel Pearce and Isabelle McKeen demonstrate life-saving holds

Photograph showing Hazel Pearce and Isabelle McKeen of the Red Cross Women’s Life Saving Corps demonstrating a life-saving technique on the roof of a building. They are facing each other, and the young woman at left is holding the wrists of the woman at right. Both young women are wearing swimming suits and caps. The number 4 is written on the negative. A cropped version of this photograph and image Nos. 376G0148, 376G0149, 376G0151, and 376G0152 were published on Page 2, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 15, 1920. The photographs were published under the headline “Red Cross Girls Show Life Saving Holds.” The caption identified the technique in this photograph as “breaking wrist hold.” The caption information also included the following text: “Poses by the Misses Hazel Pearce and Isabelle McKeen, under direction of Miss Lillian Hansen.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Red Cross Has Many Girls in Life Saving Corps.” Image note: The text “Red Cross bathing” is written on the negative sleeve.

Hazel Pearce and Isabelle McKeen demonstrate life-saving holds

Photograph showing Hazel Pearce and Isabelle McKeen of the Red Cross Women’s Life Saving Corps demonstrating a life-saving technique on the roof of a building. One of the young women is carrying the other on her back and bending forward at the waist. Both young women are wearing swimming suits and caps. The number 5 is written on the negative. A cropped version of this photograph and image Nos. 376G0148, 376G0149, 376G0150, and 376G0152 were published on Page 2, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 15, 1920. The photographs were published under the headline “Red Cross Girls Show Life Saving Holds.” The caption identified the technique in this photograph as “Army hold.” The caption information also included the following text: “Poses by the Misses Hazel Pearce and Isabelle McKeen, under direction of Miss Lillian Hansen.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Red Cross Has Many Girls in Life Saving Corps.” Image note: The text “Red Cross bathing” is written on the negative sleeve.

Hazel Pearce and Isabelle McKeen demonstrate life-saving holds

Photograph showing Hazel Pearce and Isabelle McKeen of the Red Cross Women’s Life Saving Corps demonstrating a life-saving technique on the roof of a building. One of the young women is lying on the ground, and the other is crouching over her and pressing on her back with both hands. Both young women are wearing swimming suits and caps. The number 3 is written on the negative. A cropped version of this photograph and image Nos. 376G0148, 376G0149, 376G0150, and 376G0151 were published on Page 2, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 15, 1920. The photographs were published under the headline “Red Cross Girls Show Life Saving Holds.” The caption identified the technique in this photograph as “resuscitation.” The caption information also included the following text: “Poses by the Misses Hazel Pearce and Isabelle McKeen, under direction of Miss Lillian Hansen.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Red Cross Has Many Girls in Life Saving Corps.” Image note: The text “Red Cross bathing” is written on the negative sleeve. Photograph shows speckling due to deterioration of the negative.