Item 371N1885 - Governor A. W. Norblad with wife Edna Lyle Norblad, daughter Eleanor Lyle Norblad, and son Albin Walter Norblad Jr.

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Governor A. W. Norblad with wife Edna Lyle Norblad, daughter Eleanor Lyle Norblad, and son Albin Walter Norblad Jr.


  • 1929-12-22 (Creation)


Photograph; cellulose nitrate film; 4.75 x 6.75 in

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Portrait of the Norblad family on the front steps of the home of A. W. Norblad’s mother, sister, and brother-in-law at 67 Shaver Street in Portland. The photograph was taken on Sunday, December 22, 1929, when Norblad was sworn in as Oregon governor at the Shaver Street home following the death of Isaac L. Patterson. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 15 of the Oregon Journal on Monday, December 23, 1929, under the headline “New Governor’s Family.” The photograph had the following caption: “Albin W. Norblad, new governor of Oregon, and his family, photographed on the steps of the governor’s mother’s house in Portland Sunday. In the rear are Mrs. Norblad and Miss Eleanor Lyle Norbland; in front are Governor Albin Norblad and Albin W. Norblad Jr. The daughter is a student in Astoria high school, the son a student at the University of Oregon.” Image note: The name “Al Norblad” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image. Also see related image Nos. 371N1884 and 371N4176.

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Oregon Journal Negative Collection; Org. Lot 1368; Box 371; 0371N1885

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Updated with additional reference on January 10, 2019.

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