Item 373G0161 - General John J. Pershing waving to crowd during parade in Portland

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General John J. Pershing waving to crowd during parade in Portland


  • 1920-01-18 (Creation)


Photograph; glass plate negatives; 3.25 x 4.25 in

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Photograph showing General John J. Pershing standing in the back of a car and waving to the crowd at Sixth and Stark during a parade in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. 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, 373G0156, 373G0160, 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.” The caption for this photograph described Pershing as “standing to reply to the cheers of the crowds that lined the route.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159.

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Oregon Journal Negative Collection; Org. Lot 1368; Box 373; 0373G161

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1.4 MiB


December 14, 2018 1:11 PM

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