Item 373G0156 - General John J. Pershing at Union Station, Portland

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General John J. Pershing at Union Station, Portland


  • 1920-01-18 (Creation)


Photograph; glass plate negatives; 3.25 x 4.25 in

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Head and shoulders portrait of General John J. Pershing at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. He is in uniform and looking to the right. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0154, 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.” This photograph had the caption: “A ‘close-up’ of John J. Pershing himself.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159.

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Oregon Journal Negative Collection; Org. Lot 1368; Box 373; 0373G156

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1.2 MiB


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