Baker, George L. (George Luis), 1868-1941

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Photograph of George L. Baker

Photograph of a head and shoulders portrait of George L. Baker. He is facing to the left and is wearing a suit jacket, collared shirt, and tie. The background of the original photograph has been partially masked out. The name “Geo. L. Baker” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image.

George L. Baker, dressed in coveralls and holding up card

Half-length portrait of George L. Baker facing front. He has a pipe in his mouth, is holding up a card in one hand, and has the other hand on his hip. He is wearing coveralls and a hat with the words “STARRETT TOOLS” on the front. The building in the background may be the automobile dealer John K. Leander Co. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Prince and Princess Svasti of Siam

Half-length portrait of Prince and Princess Svasti of Siam (now Thailand) at Union Station in Portland on September 5, 1931. They visited Portland with their sons on September 5-6, 1931, while touring the United States. Portland Mayor George L. Baker is standing in the background on the left. The text “Siam” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N2325 and 371N2326.

Prince and Princess Svasti of Siam with sons Prince Arjuna and Prince Nondiyavat

Portrait of Prince and Princess Svasti of Siam (now Thailand) at Union Station in Portland on September 5, 1931. With them are their son Prince Arjuna (left), a student at Yale University; Portland Mayor George L. Baker (second from left); an unidentified man (second from right); and their son Prince Nondiyavat, a student at Georgetown University. The family visited Portland on September 5-6, 1931, while touring the United States. A similar photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on September 6, 1931, with a pair of stories about the family and their visit. Image note: The text “Siam” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N2324 and 371N2326.

Members of Belgian mission and reception committee at North Bank station, Portland

Photograph showing a group of men standing in a row at the North Bank train station in Portland on Tuesday, July 10, 1917. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal that day under the headline “Members of Belgian Commission Arrive in Portland, Are Greeted by Reception Committee.” The photograph had the following caption: “Picture of Belgian commissioners and some of the reception committee, taken at the North Bank station upon arrival of the commissioners: Left to right—Col. George S. Young, U. S. A.; Lieutenant Count d'Ursel; Major General Mathieu Leclercq; Governor [James] Withycombe; Baron [Ludovic] Moncheur, head of the mission; Mayor [George L.] Baker; Hugh Gibson, representing state department; Major [Leon] Osterieth [sic], battalion commander of First regiment of guides of the Belgian army, and Captain T. C. Cook, U. S. A. The photograph accompanied a story, headlined “Oregon Gives Hands to Men From Belgium.” It also had the following subheadings: “Shower of Roses Greets the Members of Commission From That Heroic Nation Crumpled in Onslaught / Baron Moncheur Steps Smilingly From Train / Own Hope Renewed, He Says, When American Nation Entered War.” According to the story, the mission’s visit to Portland included a visit to the Eastern & Western Lumber Company, a trip on the Columbia River Highway, an appearance at the National Education Association convention, and a public reception in the south park blocks. See related image No. 376G0209. Image note: The text “Belgian mission” is written on the negative sleeve. Major Leon Osterreith's name was misspelled in the Journal caption.

Army Air Service aviators at Pearson Field before expedition to fly around the world

Photograph showing two unidentified United States Army Air Service aviators in flight suits next to a Douglas World Cruiser. Behind them, third from right, is Portland Mayor George L. Baker. The photograph was probably taken at Pearson Field in Vancouver, Washington, on March 19, 1924. That day, a group of Army Air Service aviators stopped at Pearson on their way to Seattle, where they began the first flight around the world. Several other photos and a story about the aviators’ stop in the area were published on the March 19 front page of the Oregon Journal. See related image No. 371N5991. Image note: Photograph quality is poor due to extensive deterioration of the negative.

George L. Baker giving letters to Major Frederick Martin?

Photograph showing Portland Mayor George L. Baker handing documents to a man in a flight suit, possibly United States Army Air Service pilot Major Frederick Martin. The photograph was probably taken at Pearson Field in Vancouver, Washington, on March 19, 1924. That day, a group of Army Air Service aviators stopped at Pearson on their way to Seattle, where they began the first flight around the world. In a March 19 story about the aviators’ stop in the area, the Oregon Journal reported that Baker had given Martin, the commander of the expedition, letters from the city of Portland to deliver to the leaders of China and Japan. See related image No. 371N5990. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Air race winners Charles W. “Speed” Holman and R. B. Knowles with Mayor George L. Baker

Photograph of (from left) R. B. Knowles, Portland Mayor George L. Baker, and pilot Charles W. “Speed” Holman standing in front of a biplane on Tuesday, September 27, 1927, probably at Swan Island airport in Portland. Holman won the Class A race in a Spokane-to-Portland air derby that day; Knowles was his passenger. A cropped and reversed version of this photograph, showing only Holman, was one of four photographs, including image Nos. 371N6108 and 371N6126, published on Page 21 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, September 28, 1927. The photographs were published under the headline “Adventurers of the Air Who Thrilled Portland Today.” This photograph had the following caption: “C. W. (Speed) Holman, who won the class A race yesterday from Spokane to Portland by a matter of seconds over E. E. Ballough.” The photographs accompanied a continuation of a front-page story about the air races. Also see related image Nos. 371N0595, 371N5913, 371N6106, 371N6107, and 371N6112. Image note: Handwritten on the negative is the text “Holman - Mayor - Knowles.” The writing is visible on the right side of the image.

George L. Baker and two unidentified men with airplane

Photograph showing George L. Baker (right) with two unidentified men and a two-seater biplane. Baker and one of the men are standing next to the plane, facing one another, and are holding a document. The third man is sitting on top of the plane and looking down at them. Both of the unidentified men are wearing aviator caps and goggles. Painted on the side of the plane, below the cockpit, are the words “Rolla L. Simmons / Portland’s Ambassador to His Honor the Mayor / We Invite You to the 1932 Rose Festival.”

George L. Baker presenting actress Priscilla Dean with key to the city

Half-length portrait of (from left) actress Peggy O’Dare, Portland Mayor George L. Baker, actress Priscilla Dean, actor Herbert Rawlinson, and production manager G. B. Manly. Baker and Dean are holding a large key-shaped flower arrangement. The photograph was taken at Sixth and Morrison in Portland on Monday, May 16, 1921, during a reception for Dean and others who were in town to film a movie. The Oregon Journal published a related image, No. 373G0009, and a story about the reception on Tuesday, May 17, 1921. Also see image No. 373G0008, 379G0191, and 379G0192.

George L. Baker presenting actress Priscilla Dean with key to the city

Half-length portrait of actress Priscilla Dean smiling and looking toward the right as she accepts a large key-shaped flower arrangement from Portland Mayor George L. Baker. The photograph was taken at Sixth and Morrison in Portland on Monday, May 16, 1921, during a reception for Dean and others who were in town to film a movie. The Oregon Journal published a related image, No. 373G0009, and a story about the reception on Tuesday, May 17, 1921. Also see image No. 373G0005, 379G0191, and 379G0192.

George L. Baker presenting actress Priscilla Dean with key to the city

Full-length portrait of Portland Mayor George L. Baker and actress Priscilla Dean holding a large key-shaped flower arrangement. The photograph was taken at Sixth and Morrison in Portland on Monday, May 16, 1921, during a reception for Dean and others who were in town to film a movie. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, May 17, 1921, with the headline “Screen Beauty Wins Hearty Welcome.” The photograph had the following caption: “Priscilla Dean, noted motion picture player, was officially welcomed to Portland before thousands of spectators, who, on Monday, saw Mayor Baker present to the star the city’s floral master key. In the picture are Miss Dtan [sic], Mayor Baker, and Harley James, Miss Dean’s camera-man.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Priscilla Dean is Enthusiastic Over Local Reception.” See related image Nos. 373G0005, 373G0008, 379G0191, and 379G0192.

Procession of Rose Festival court

Photograph showing the Portland Rose Festival court and members of the Royal Rosarians walking in two columns down a street near the Hoyt and Olympia hotels. The festival queen is carrying a large floral key to the city. At right, walking ahead of the procession, is Portland Mayor George L. Baker.

Portland Mayor George L. Baker presenting letter to Oregon Agricultural College debate team

Photograph showing Portland Mayor presenting a letter to Robert Kerr, a member of the Oregon Agricultural College transcontinental debate team, as five others watch. The photograph was taken outside Portland City Hall on Sunday, May 22, 1925. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 13 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, March 22, 1925, under the headline “O. A. C. Debaters Given ‘Bon Tour.’ “ The photograph had the following caption: “From left—Earl W. Wells, coach; Lindsey S. Spight, publicity agent; Mayor Baker; Frank E. Andrews, president Portland Chamber of Commerce; Robert Kerr, Frank De Spain and Blair Stewart, debaters.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Debate Team to Leave Today For 10,000-Mile Trip / Oregon Aggie Men Given Formal Farewell Saturday by Mayor Baker and Business Men.” The Oregonian newspaper, in its coverage of the send-off, reported that the letter the mayor gave to Kerr was a greeting from Baker to the mayor of Portland, Maine. The debaters were to deliver the letter at the end of their tour. Oregon Agricultural College is now Oregon State University. See related image No. 371N0132 and 371N0133.

Portland Mayor George L. Baker presenting letter to Oregon Agricultural College debate team

Photograph showing Portland Mayor presenting a letter to Robert Kerr, a member of the Oregon Agricultural College transcontinental debate team, as five others watch. The photograph was taken outside Portland City Hall on Sunday, May 22, 1925. A nearly identical photograph, image No. 371N0131, was published on Page 13 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, March 22, 1925, under the headline “O. A. C. Debaters Given ‘Bon Tour.’ “ That photograph had the following caption: “From left—Earl W. Wells, coach; Lindsey S. Spight, publicity agent; Mayor Baker; Frank E. Andrews, president Portland Chamber of Commerce; Robert Kerr, Frank De Spain and Blair Stewart, debaters.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Debate Team to Leave Today For 10,000-Mile Trip / Oregon Aggie Men Given Formal Farewell Saturday by Mayor Baker and Business Men.” The Oregonian newspaper, in its coverage of the send-off, reported that the letter the mayor gave to Kerr was a greeting from Baker to the mayor of Portland, Maine. The debaters were to deliver the letter at the end of their tour. Oregon Agricultural College is now Oregon State University. Also see related image No. 371N0133.

Portland Mayor George L. Baker presenting letter to Oregon Agricultural College debate team

Photograph showing Portland Mayor shaking hands with Robert Kerr, a member of the Oregon Agricultural College transcontinental debate team, after presenting him with a letter at a sendoff for the team. With Baker and Kerr are (from left) Earl W. Wells, debate coach; Lindsey S. Spight, publicity agent; Frank E. Andrews, president of the Portland Chamber of Commerce; and Frank De Spain and Blair Stewart, debate team members. The photograph was taken outside Portland City Hall on Sunday, May 22, 1925. A similar photograph, image No. 371N0131, and a story were published on Page 13 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, March 22, 1925. The story was headlined “Debate Team to Leave Today For 10,000-Mile Trip / Oregon Aggie Men Given Formal Farewell Saturday by Mayor Baker and Business Men.” The Oregonian newspaper, in its coverage of the sendoff, reported that the letter the mayor gave to Kerr was a greeting from Baker to the mayor of Portland, Maine. The debaters were to deliver the letter at the end of their tour. Oregon Agricultural College is now Oregon State University. Also see related image No. 371N0132.

Joseph K. Carson at George L. Baker’s bedside

Photograph showing Portland Mayor George L. Baker lying in bed and Mayor-Elect Joseph K. Carson sitting at his bedside on Friday, June 30, 1933. Baker was restricted to bed after collapsing on June 27, 1933, during the final week of his administration. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal home edition on June 30, 1933, under the headline “Portland’s ‘Own George’ Has a Caller.” The photograph had the following caption: “It was a most friendly visit that Joseph K. Carson Jr., mayor-elect, paid to ‘Hizzoner,’ Mayor George L. Baker, at the latter’s bedside in his apartment Friday morning. Joe wished George a speedy recovery from his recent attack, and George wished Joe all the success in the world, in taking over the reins of the city.” The photograph accompanied a story, headlined “New and Old Mayors Meet In Sickroom.”

Group of men posing in Portland City Council chambers

Portrait of a group of men posing in two rows on the dais in the Portland City Council chambers. In the front row are young men seated at the officials’ desk; the others are standing in a row behind them. The man at right in the second row is Portland Police Chief Leon V. Jenkins; the second man from right is Portland Mayor George L. Baker. The others in the photograph are unidentified. See related image No. 371N0095.

Group of men posing in Portland City Council chambers

Portrait of a group of men posing in two rows on the dais in the Portland City Council chambers. In the front row are young men seated at the officials’ desk; the others are standing in a row behind them. The man at right in the second row is Portland Police Chief Leon V. Jenkins; the second man from right is Portland Mayor George L. Baker. The others in the photograph are unidentified. See related image No. 371N0094.

Four mayors?, half-length portrait

Portrait of four men standing in a row and facing front. All four are wearing suits and ties. Portland Mayor George L. Baker is the second man from the right; the other three men are unidentified. The word “Mayors” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the photograph. Image note: Light leak on negative.

George L. Baker, Isaac Patterson, James Rolph, and Philip J. Fay

Portrait of (left to right) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, Oregon Governor Isaac Patterson, San Francisco Mayor James Rolph, and San Francisco Chamber of Commerce President Philip J. Fay with others on Friday, October 26, 1928. Cropped versions of this photograph and image No. 271N2158 were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Saturday, October 27, 1928, under the headline " 'Here We Are, Says Mayor James Rolph.' " This photograph had the following caption: " 'I told you we were coming,' said the genial San Francisco mayor to the equally genial Mayor Baker of Portland, when the two men embraced at Salem Friday afternoon. With Rolph were 20 prominent San Franciscans, who saw the Willamette valley from motorcars as they drove from Salem to the Rose City. Governor Patterson welcomed the visitors to Oregon at the state house. In the photograph at top are Mayor Baker (left), Governor Patterson, Mayor Rolph and Philip J. Fay, president of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce." The photographs accompanied a story about Rolph's visit to Salem and Portland, titled "Rolph Party Plays Golf, Goes Driving." The story reported that the San Francisco delegation's visit on October 26-27 included a banquet, golf, a luncheon, and a drive on the Columbia River Highway. According to the story, Rolph and his party were returning a visit by a delegation from Oregon in February 1928. The name “Rolfe” (sic) is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Portland Mayor George L. Baker and San Francisco Mayor James Rolph

Photograph of San Francisco Mayor James Rolph (right) shaking hands with Portland Mayor George L. Baker. The photograph was probably taken on Friday, October 26, 1928, after Rolph arrived in Salem by train. Rolph and a delegation of San Francisco businessmen and officials visited Salem and Portland on October 26-27, according to a story on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Saturday, October 27, 1928. The story, titled "Rolph Party Plays Golf, Goes Driving," reported that the group's visit included a stop at the statehouse, a banquet, golf, a luncheon, and a drive on the Columbia River Highway. According to the story, Rolph and his party were returning a visit by a delegation from Oregon in February 1928. Image note: The text “Rolfe + Baker” (sic) is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

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