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Jane Brewster

Portrait of a young woman wearing a collared dress or blouse. The name “Jane Brewster” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on September 26, 1929, next to a photo of a boy. The two photos were published under the headline "Here's Healthy Pair," and had the following caption: “Jane Brewster, 13, and Kenneth Cliff Jr., 11, both of Irvington school here, who took first honors in the health contest at Salem state fair. Jane scored 999 and Kenneth scored 1000, so they are pretty well, thank you. The photographs accompanied a story about Brewster and Cliff, headlined “2 Portland Youngsters Healthiest.”

Troops marching on 6th Street, Portland, during War Activities parade

Photograph showing troops marching in formation past crowds of spectators on Sixth Street (now Southwest 6th Avenue) in Portland. The photograph was taken during the War Activities parade on Saturday, April 6, 1918. The parade was among events marking the issuance of the third Liberty Loan bond to finance the war effort during World War I. The Oregon Journal published a related photo, image No. 376G0309, and a story about the parade on the front page of the city edition on Sunday, April 7, 1918. See additional related image No. 376G0310.

Multnomah Guard marching on 6th Street, Portland, during War Activities parade

Photograph showing troops marching in formation past crowds of spectators on Sixth Street (now Southwest 6th Avenue) in Portland. The photograph was taken during the War Activities parade on Saturday, April 6, 1918. The parade was among events marking the issuance of the third Liberty Loan bond to finance the war effort during World War I. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal city edition on Sunday, April 7, 1918. The photograph had the following caption: “The Multnomah Guard, Lieutenant Colonel John B. Hibbard commanding, made its first public appearance in War Activities parade Saturday.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Big Pageant Wins Cheers Of Throngs.” See related image Nos. 376G0308 and 376G0310.

Troops marching on 6th Street, Portland, during War Activities parade

Photograph showing troops marching in formation past crowds of spectators on Sixth Street (now Southwest 6th Avenue) in Portland. The photograph was taken during the War Activities parade on Saturday, April 6, 1918. The parade was among events marking the issuance of the third Liberty Loan bond to finance the war effort during World War I. The Oregon Journal published a related photo, image No. 376G0309, and a story about the parade on the front page of the city edition on Sunday, April 7, 1918. See additional related image No. 376G0308.

Lola Knutson walks across stage during beauty contest at Jantzen Beach

Photograph of Lola Knutson, representing the Bagdad Theatre, waving as she walks across an outdoor stage during a beauty contest at Jantzen Beach in Portland on August 15, 1929. She is wearing heels, a sash with the words “Miss Bagdad Theatre” printed on it, and a swimming suit. Musicians are playing on the stage behind her. Knutson was one of 23 women to participate in the beauty contest at a picnic sponsored by the East Side Commercial Club. She took second prize in the contest. A brief story about the contest and picnic was published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on August 16, 1929, under the headline “Bathing Girls Not Afraid to Get Hair Damp.”

Beauty contestant Lola Knutson at Jantzen Beach

Photograph of Lola Knutson, representing the Bagdad Theatre, smiling and posing with one hand on her hip as others look on in the background. She is wearing heels, a sash with the words “Miss Bagdad Theatre” printed on it, and a swimming suit. Knutson took second place in a beauty contest held at Jantzen Beach in Portland on August 15, 1929, as part of a picnic sponsored by the East Side Commercial Club. The contest had 23 participants, each representing a business or organization. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on August 16, 1929, alongside pictures of Jerry Chenoweth (image No. 371N3050), who won the contest, and Mary Benoit (image No. 371N3052), who took third place. The photographs were published under the headline "East Side's Winning Maids," and accompanied a short article about the contest, titled "Bathing Girls Not Afraid to Get Hair Damp."

Beauty contestant Jerry Chenoweth at Jantzen Beach

Photograph of Jerry Chenoweth, representing the Oriental Theatre, smiling and posing with one hand on her hip as others look on in the background. She is wearing heels, a swimming suit, and a sash with the words “Miss Oriental Theatre” printed on it. Chenoweth won a beauty contest held at Jantzen Beach in Portland on August 15, 1929, as part of a picnic sponsored by the East Side Commercial Club. The contest had 23 participants, each representing a business or organization. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on August 16, 1929, alongside pictures of Lola Knutson (image No. 371N3047), who took second place, and Mary Benoit (image No. 371N3052), who was third. The photographs were published under the headline "East Side's Winning Maids," and accompanied a short article about the contest, titled "Bathing Girls Not Afraid to Get Hair Damp."

Beauty contestant Mary Benoit at Jantzen Beach

Photograph of Mary Benoit, representing Sears Roebuck Co., smiling and posing with one hand on her hip as others look on in the background. She is wearing heels, a swimming suit, and a sash with the words “Miss Sears Roebuck Co.” printed on it. Benoit took third place in a beauty contest held at Jantzen Beach in Portland on August 15, 1929, as part of a picnic sponsored by the East Side Commercial Club. The contest had 23 participants, each representing a business or organization. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on August 16, 1929, alongside pictures of Jerry Chenoweth (image No. 371N3050), who won the contest, and Lola Knutson (image No. 371N3047), who took second place. The photographs were published under the headline "East Side's Winning Maids," and accompanied a short article about the contest, titled "Bathing Girls Not Afraid to Get Hair Damp."

Jerry Chenoweth walks across stage during beauty contest at Jantzen Beach

Photograph of Jerry Chenoweth, representing the Oriental Theatre, walking across an outdoor stage during a beauty contest at Jantzen Beach in Portland on August 15, 1929. She is wearing heels and a swimming suit. Musicians are playing on the stage behind her. Chenoweth won the contest, which had 23 participants and was part of a picnic sponsored by the East Side Commercial Club. A brief story about the contest and picnic was published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on August 16, 1929, under the headline “Bathing Girls Not Afraid to Get Hair Damp.”

Beauty contestants parade at Jantzen Beach

Photograph showing a group of women, all wearing swimming suits and sashes, walking in a line during a beauty contest at Jantzen Beach in Portland on August 15, 1929. The woman on the far left is Mary Benoit; the other women are unidentified. Twenty-three women participated in the beauty contest, which was part of a picnic sponsored by the East Side Commercial Club. A brief story about the contest and picnic was published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on August 16, 1929, under the headline “Bathing Girls Not Afraid to Get Hair Damp.”

Beauty contestants parade at Jantzen Beach

Photograph showing a group of unidentified women walking in a line during a beauty contest at Jantzen Beach in Portland on August 15, 1929. Twenty-three women participated in the beauty contest, which was part of a picnic sponsored by the East Side Commercial Club. A brief story about the contest and picnic was published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on August 16, 1929, under the headline “Bathing Girls Not Afraid to Get Hair Damp.”

Beauty contestants posing with car at Jantzen Beach

Portrait of a group of women posing with a car at Jantzen Beach in Portland on August 15, 1929. They are wearing sashes and swimming suits. The women, each representing a business or organization, participated in a beauty contest held as part of a picnic sponsored by the East Side Commercial Club. The woman at front center, sitting on the bumper of the car and wearing an “Oriental Theatre” sash, is Jerry Chenoweth, who won the contest. Standing next to her is Mary Benoit, representing Sears Roebuck Co., who took second place. A brief story about the contest and picnic was published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on August 16, 1929, under the headline “Bathing Girls Not Afraid to Get Hair Damp.”

Beauty contestants posing with car at Jantzen Beach

Portrait of a group of women posing with a car at Jantzen Beach in Portland on August 15, 1929. They are wearing sashes and swimming suits. The women, each representing a business or organization, participated in a beauty contest held as part of a picnic sponsored by the East Side Commercial Club. The woman at front center, sitting on the bumper of the car and wearing an “Oriental Theatre” sash, is Jerry Chenoweth, who won the contest. Standing next to her is Mary Benoit, representing Sears Roebuck Co., who took second place. A brief story about the contest and picnic was published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on August 16, 1929, under the headline “Bathing Girls Not Afraid to Get Hair Damp.”

Car in parade, possibly in Astoria

Photograph of four unidentified people in a car, probably during a parade. The car is decorated with flowers and United States flags, and the two men in the front seats are wearing uniforms. Spectators are watching from the sidewalk. The photograph may have been taken in Astoria, Oregon.

Fife and drum corps marching in parade

Portrait of two unidentified men and two unidentified boys in front of a fife and drum corps marching in a Portland parade. At left is the Pacific Building, located in downtown Portland between SW 5th and 6th avenues and SW Yamhill and Taylor streets.

Medford Voiture 165 truck in Salem parade

Photograph of unidentified men from Medford Voiture 165 of the Forty and Eight riding on a truck and trailer in a parade in Salem, Oregon. They are on North Liberty Street at the intersection with Court Street (now the intersection of Liberty Street NE and Court Street NE). Also see image Nos. 371N4858, 371N4920, 371N4921, and 371N4922.

Military color guard marching in parade

Photograph of six uniformed men marching in a Portland parade. The four men at center are carrying flags. They are walking past the Pacific Building (at left), located in downtown Portland between SW 5th and 6th avenues and SW Yamhill and Taylor streets. The men are unidentified.

Parade on Portland? street

Photograph of people in a parade traveling down a city street, possibly on SW Broadway at Yamhill Street in Portland. At left is a group of women with a banner that reads: “Silver Oak Circle / No. 203 / Neighbors of Woodcraft / Chico, Cal.” Image note: Light leak on negative.

State flax industry parade float

Photograph of an Oregon flax industry float in a parade in Salem, Oregon. The float is decorated as a linen mill and is covered with stalks of flax. The float is on North Liberty Street at the intersection with Court Street (now the intersection of Liberty Street NE and Court Street NE). Also see image Nos. 371N4849, 371N4920, 371N4921, and 371N4922. Image note: Negative damage in upper left corner.

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