Baker, George Luis, 1868-1941

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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.

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.

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.

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.

President Woodrow Wilson and Mayor George L. Baker at Union Station

Photograph showing President Woodrow Wilson and Portland Mayor George L. Baker (next to Wilson at left) outside Union Station in Portland after Wilson’s arrival on Monday, September 15, 1919. Wilson was in Portland as part of a national speaking tour to build support for the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations. A cropped version of this photograph was one of three, including image No. 373G0224, that were published on Page 5 of the Oregon Journal on September 15, 1919, under the headline “Triumphal Procession Brings President Into Close View.” This photograph had the following caption information: “President Wilson and Mayor Baker at the Union station.” Image note: Negative damage at edges. Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration. See additional related image Nos. 373G0223, 373G0225, 373G0226, 373G0227, and 373G0538.

Portland Mayor George L. Baker, First Lady Florence Harding, and Governor Walter M. Pierce in Portland

Photograph, taken outdoors, showing (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, First Lady Florence Harding, and Oregon Governor Walter M. Pierce in Portland on July 4, 1923. Baker and Harding are looking upward, and Pierce is laughing. The photograph was taken while the first lady and President Warren G. Harding were in Portland as part of a trip across the nation. Their visit to Portland followed a stop in Meacham, Oregon, on July 3. Events in Portland included an address by Warren G. Harding at Multnomah field, a visit to veterans at Hahnemann hospital, and a tribute to Oregon soldiers killed in World War I. See related image Nos. 371N1047, 371N1050, 371N1051, 371N1057, and 371N1172. Also see image Nos. 371N1048, 371N1049, 371N1052, 371N1053, 371N1054, 371N1055, 371N1056, 371N1058, 371N1059, 371N1060, and 373G0073 from Harding’s visit to Meacham.

Helen Hawkins christening new bus at ceremony in Portland

Photograph showing Helen Hawkins smashing a bottle on the front of a new Southern Pacific company bus during a ceremony outside Portland City Hall on September 19, 1927. Watching at right is Portland Mayor George L. Baker; at left is Mrs. Herbert Malarkey. The ceremony celebrated the new Southern Pacific bus service to the Willamette Valley. The Oregon Journal published a short story, headlined “New Bus Line is Christened in Portland,” on Page 2 of its September 19, 1927 city edition. See related image Nos. 371N0115, 371N0116, 371N0117, 371N5110, 371N5111, and 371N5112.

Mrs. Herbert Malarkey, Helen Hawkins, and Mayor George L. Baker at bus-christening ceremony in Portland

Photograph showing (from left) Mrs. Herbert Malarkey, Helen Hawkins, and Portland Mayor George L. Baker front of a new Southern Pacific company bus during a ceremony outside Portland City Hall on September 19, 1927. Hawkins, who christened the bus, is holding a large bouquet of flowers and the neck of a bottle wrapped in ribbon. Baker is holding one end of the ribbon. The ceremony celebrated the new Southern Pacific bus service to the Willamette Valley. The Oregon Journal published a short story, headlined “New Bus Line is Christened in Portland,” on Page 2 of its September 19, 1927, city edition. See related image Nos. 371N0114, 371N0116, 371N0117, 371N5110, 371N5111, and 371N5112.

Mrs. Herbert Malarkey, Helen Hawkins, and Mayor George L. Baker at bus-christening ceremony in Portland

Photograph showing (from left) Mrs. Herbert Malarkey, Helen Hawkins, and Portland Mayor George L. Baker during a ceremony to christen a new Southern Pacific company bus. The ceremony was held outside Portland City Hall on September 19, 1927. Hawkins is holding a large bouquet of flowers, and Baker is dangling a bottle wrapped in ribbon. The ceremony celebrated the new Southern Pacific bus service to the Willamette Valley. The Oregon Journal published a short story, headlined “New Bus Line is Christened in Portland,” on Page 2 of its September 19, 1927, city edition. See related image Nos. 371N0114, 371N0115, 371N0117, 371N5110, 371N5111, and 371N5112.

Group posing at bus-christening ceremony in Portland

Photograph showing a group of people posing in front of a new Southern Pacific company bus during a christening ceremony held outside Portland City Hall on September 19, 1927. At the center of the group are (from left) Mrs. Herbert Malarkey, Portland Mayor George L. Baker, and Helen Hawkins, who christened the bus. The others in the group are unidentified. The ceremony celebrated the new Southern Pacific bus service to the Willamette Valley. The Oregon Journal published a short story, headlined “New Bus Line is Christened in Portland,” on Page 2 of its September 19, 1927, city edition. See related image Nos. 371N0114, 371N0115, 371N0116, 371N5110, 371N5111, and 371N5112.

Crowd and Ford car outside Oregon Journal building

Photograph showing an unidentified man sitting in the passenger seat of a Ford car in the street outside the Oregon Journal building (now the Jackson Tower) on Southwest Broadway in Portland. Standing to the left of the car are George L. Baker and two unidentified men. A crowd of people are watching in the background. A variety of text is painted on the car. On the side are the words: “Open challenge / Ford / Endurance & economy run / 10 days - 10 nights / without stopping motor.” To the right of those words is the text “A FOUR that Out-Performs the SIX.” Above the front wheel are the words; “Morris Tavlinsky & his driving ac [letter obscured] / Alternating at the wheel.”

E. E. Spafford in airplane, shaking hands with Mayor George L. Baker

Photograph showing E. E. Spafford sitting in an airplane at Pearson Field in Vancouver, Washington, and shaking hands with Portland Mayor George L. Baker, who is standing next to the plane. The photograph was taken on Monday, April 9, 1928, after Spafford, national commander of the American Legion, arrived to speak in Portland. An article and other photographs about Spafford's visit, including image No. 371N2400, were published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on Monday, April 9, 1928. See related image Nos. 371N2398, 371N2399, and 371N2400. Image note: The name “Spafford” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Mayor George L. Baker and Dr. Archie C. Van Cleve greeting E. E. Spafford

Photograph showing Portland Mayor George L. Baker (left) and Dr. Archie C. Van Cleve (right) standing next to an airplane and greeting E. E. Spafford, who is sitting in the plane’s rear seat. Spafford, national commander of the American Legion, and Van Cleve, commander of Portland Legion post No. 1, are shaking hands as Baker watches. The photograph was taken on Monday, April 9, 1928, at Pearson Field in Vancouver, Washington, after Spafford arrived to speak in Portland. An article and other photographs about Spafford’s visit, including image No. 371N2400, were published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on Monday, April 9, 1928. See related image Nos. 371N2397, 371N2398, and 371N2400. Image note: The name “Spafford” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

General John J. Pershing at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing General John J. Pershing (second from right) walking at the front of a group of men as he leaves Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. At right is Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott. At far left, in a dark suit, is Portland Mayor George L. Baker. Olcott and Baker greeted Pershing upon his arrival at Union Station. See related image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0156, 373G0157, 373G0158, 373G0159, 373G0160, 373G0161 and 373G0323.

General John J. Pershing with Mayor George L. Baker and Governor Ben W. Olcott

Full-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, General John J. Pershing, and Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott standing in a row at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. Baker and Olcott greeted Pershing on his arrival at Union Station. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0156, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323, was one of seven published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on January 19, 1920, under the headline “A ‘Moving Picture’ of General Pershing’s Day in Portland From His Welcome at Train to His Farewell.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159. Image note: Negative damage at upper right and left center.

General John J. Pershing with Mayor George L. Baker and Governor Ben W. Olcott

Full-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, General John J. Pershing, and Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott standing in a row at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. Baker and Olcott greeted Pershing on his arrival at Union Station. See related image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0155, 373G0156, 373G0157, 373G0158, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323.

General John J. Pershing with Mayor George L. Baker and Governor Ben W. Olcott

Half-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, General John J. Pershing, and Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott standing in a row at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. Baker and Olcott greeted Pershing on his arrival at Union Station. See related image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0155, 373G0156, 373G0158, 373G0159, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323.

General John J. Pershing with Mayor George L. Baker and Governor Ben W. Olcott

Full-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, General John J. Pershing, and Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott standing in a row at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. Baker and Olcott greeted Pershing on his arrival at Union Station. See related image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0155, 373G0156, 373G0157, 373G0159, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323.

General John J. Pershing at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing General John J. Pershing (front center) walking at the front of a group of men as he leaves Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. At left is Portland Mayor George L. Baker. At right is Colonel G. W. S. Stevens, recruiting commander in Oregon, whom the Journal described as a classmate of Pershing’s at West Point. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0156, 373G0161, and 373G0323, was one of seven published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on January 19, 1920, under the headline “A ‘Moving Picture’ of General Pershing’s Day in Portland From His Welcome at Train to His Farewell.” This photograph had the caption: “General Pershing and Colonel Stevens are shown starting out at the brisk gait which has made the general the bane of fat fellow officers.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159.

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