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Children and nurses at unidentified event

Photograph showing seven children outdoors with two women in nurses’ uniforms. The nurses are sitting on a bench and holding several of the children on their laps; the other children are sitting on the bench next to the nurses. One of the children is holding a box, and another is holding a basket. Behind the bench is a crowd of people, also primarily children. The people in the photograph are unidentified.

Large group at Christmas party

Photograph showing a large group of people posing in front of a Christmas tree decorated with tinsel. Many of the people in the photograph are children or teenagers, some of whom appear to be holding toys or games. The text “Shipley” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image.

Man drawing on chalkboard at meeting or hearing?

Photograph showing an unidentified man facing away from the camera and drawing on a chalkboard, possibly at a meeting or hearing. At right, two other unidentified men sitting in chairs on a platform are looking toward the chalkboard. See related image Nos. 374N0288, 374N0289, 374N02890, and 374N0291.

Unidentified man speaking at meeting or hearing?

Photograph showing an unidentified man sitting in a chair, looking to the right, and speaking, possibly at a meeting or hearing. At right is a desk; at left are two other unidentified men, also seated and looking toward the right side of the image. See related image Nos. 374N0286, 374N0288, 374N02890, and 374N0291. Image note: Negative damage at center.

Edward Grenfell, Portland Fire Bureau

Head and shoulders portrait, taken in December 1927, of Portland fire marshal Edward Grenfell. He is in uniform and is facing front. Grenfell became chief of the Portland Fire Bureau on January 1, 1928. The name “Grenfell” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image. See related image No. 371N0994.

Portland Fire Chief Lee G. Holden shaking hands with fire marshal Edward Grenfell

Half-length portrait of two smiling men in uniform. They are facing each other and shaking hands. The man on the left is Lee G. Holden, chief of the Portland Fire Bureau, and the man on the right is fire marshal Edward Grenfell. This photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on December 30, 1927, with the following caption: “Fire Chief Holden, left, veteran of the Portland department, who leaves the service January 1, shaking hands with Edward Grenfell, present fire marshal, who will succeed him.” The photograph accompanied a story about Holden’s retirement and Grenfell’s promotion. Grenfell took over as fire chief on January 1, 1928. The text “Holden + Grenfell” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the right side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N0993 and 371N0994.

Unveiling of David Campbell memorial, Portland

Photograph showing a crowd of seated people at the memorial to Portland Fire Chief David Campbell during the monument’s unveiling on Thursday, June 28, 1928. The memorial is between Southwest Alder Street and Southwest 18th and 19th avenues. Campbell was killed on June 26, 1911, while fighting a fire at the Union Oil distribution plant. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on Friday, June 29, 1928, under the headline “Statue Unveiled to City’s Firemen Dead.” The photograph had the following caption: “Cenotaph’s formal presentation to the city marks exact hour of 17 years ago when Fire Chief David Campbell was buried. This memorial at 19th and Washington streets [sic], is a tribute to him and all firemen who have died in line of duty.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Myrtyred [sic] Chief Honored; Statue to Him Unveiled.”

Unidentified group at fire chiefs’ convention?

Photograph showing a group of unidentified people standing in two rows outside Portland City Hall, possibly at a fire chiefs’ convention. Most of the people in the photograph are wearing suits and ties; some are in uniform. On the building behind them is a banner with an emblem and the words “FIRE CHIEFS WELCOME” on it. See related image No. 371N3058. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Portland Fire Chief Lee G. Holden and fire marshal Edward Grenfell shaking hands

Half-length portrait of two smiling men in uniform. They are facing each other and shaking hands. The man on the left is Lee G. Holden, fire chief of the Portland Fire Bureau, and the man on the right is fire marshal Edward Grenfell. A similar photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on December 30, 1927, with the following caption: “Fire Chief Holden, left, veteran of the Portland department, who leaves the service January 1, shaking hands with Edward Grenfell, present fire marshal, who will succeed him.” The photograph accompanied a story about Holden’s retirement and Grenfell's promotion. Grenfell became fire chief on January 1, 1928. The text “Holden + Grenfell” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the right side of the image.

Six unidentified people at fire chiefs’ convention?

Full-length portrait of six unidentified people, four women and two men, standing in a row next to a building. The man on the left is wearing a uniform, probably a firefighter’s uniform.. Each person has a medal pinned to his or her clothing. The photograph may have been taken at a fire chiefs’ convention. See related image No. 371N3060.

Fire at Pacific Stationery and Printing Company, Portland

Photograph of smoke pouring out of the the upper windows of the Pacific Stationery and Printing Co. building in Portland on July 29, 1926. Firefighters are gathered on the ground in front of the building and are climbing ladders to the upper windows. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Thursday, July 29, 1926, under the headline "Down-Town Fire Endangers Employes' Lives" (sic). The photograph had the following caption: "Photograph taken during the height of the fire at the Pacific Stationery & Printing Co.'s plant, No. 107 Second street, this afternoon. Loss in paper stock, office furniture and damage to the building was heavy. Some employes [sic], cut off by burning stairways, escaped by dropping to the roof of an adjoining building. Huge noon-hour crowds were attracted to the fire which was spectacular." The photograph accompanied a story titled "Fire Hits Printing Company." According to the story, one firefighter was injured and the financial loss from the fire was estimated at $185,000. The stationery company was located in downtown Portland on what is now Southwest 2nd Avenue between Southwest Washington and Southwest Harvey Milk streets.

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