Franklin D. Roosevelt, Chief Jobe Colwash, and crowd at Western Washington state fair

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Franklin D. Roosevelt, Chief Jobe Colwash, and crowd at Western Washington state fair


  • 1932-09-20 (Creation)


Photograph; cellulose nitrate film; 3.75 x 4.75 in

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Photograph showing Franklin D. Roosevelt seated atop his car at the Western Washington state fair in Puyallup on September 20, 1932, while he was in the Northwest to campaign for the presidency. A crowd of people is gathered near the car. At center right, in regalia, is Chief Jobe Colwash, also known as Jobe Charley, of the Yakama people. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 20 of the Oregon Journal on September 21, 1932, as part of a full page of photographs from Roosevelt’s trip through Oregon and Washington. The photographs were published under the headline “Great Crowds Welcome Governor Roosevelt to the Pacific Northwest.” This photograph had the following caption: “The governor speaking from his automobile at the Western Washington state fair at Puyallup Tuesday afternoon. (Photo by Ralph Vincent, Journal staff photographer).” See related image Nos. 371N2175, 371N2176, 371N2177, 371N2178, 371N2179, 371N2180, 371N2181, 371N2182, 371N2183, 371N2184, 371N2185, 371N2187, 371N2188, 371N2189, 371N2191, 371N2198, 371N2199, 371N2200, and 371N2201.

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Oregon Journal Negative Collection; Org. Lot 1368; Box 371; 0371N2196

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