Hillsboro (Or.)

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45.52289, -122.98983 Map of Hillsboro (Or.)

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24 Collections results for Hillsboro (Or.)

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Person with farm dogs

A man wearing overalls stands next to a border collie, Labrador, and terrier. Likely C.G. Bechen in Hillsboro, with (L or R) Queenie, Pooch, and Zip. Next to him is a plow, and a wire fence and car can be seen in the background (negative 2 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Person with core samples at Alcoa Mining Company laboratory, Hillsboro

A man bends downward while pointing towards a box holding a core sample, at the Alcoa Mining Company laboratory in Hillsboro. Other boxes of can be seen stacks on top of one another next to the man. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 24, 1946 (negative 2 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Ervin Lindsey testing ore at Alcoa Mining Company laboratory, Hillsboro

Ervin Lindsey uses a photo cell color test to test ore at the Alcoa Mining Company laboratory in Hillsboro. Standing in front of a table, Lindsey makes adjustments on a machine, which can be seen next to a line of test tubes. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 24, 1946 (negative 5 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

People with core samples at Alcoa Mining Company laboratory, Hillsboro

Two people look at a core same at the Alcoa Mining Company laboratory in Hillsboro. Other core sample boxes can be seen on both sides of the aisle, extending away from the camera. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 24, 1946 (negative 6 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

People extracting silica samples at Alcoa Mining Company laboratory, Hillsboro

Miss E.W. Martin (left), Vivian Lindsey, and Marcelline Mitchell stand in front of a long table at Alcoa Mining Company laboratory, Hillsboro. Laboratory equipment, used to extract silica, can be seen on table. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 24, 1946 (negative 8 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Hillsboro Argus editor, Emma C. McKinney

A portrait of Emma C. McKinney, editor of the Hillsboro Argus. She stands behind a table of printing plates, holding a piece of paper in her left hand (negative 2 of 3).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Washington County Fair Centennial, Hillsboro

Two women prepare for the Washington County Fair Centennial, most likely in the Hillsboro area. One appears to be adjusting a gramophone while the other holds two a phonograph cylinder in each hand. The walls of the room have been rough cut from logs (negative 1 of 7).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Washington County Fair Centennial, Hillsboro

Two young women stand outside a small log building, with an attached sign that reads “Historical Society”. They peer through a rough window in the wooden door of the building, with another log structure visible at the right side of the frame (negative 7 of 7).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Washington County Fair Centennial parade, Hillsboro

Two children carry a banner during a parade for the Washington County Fair Centennial, reading “Washington County Fair Now Open, ‘Til Sunday Aug. 19”. Behind the boys are a group of marching bagpipe players, walking down a commercial street, most likely in Hillsboro (Main Street?) (negative 5 of 11).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Washington County Fair Centennial cake, Hillsboro

Children stand outside a bakery during the Washington County Fair Centennial, most likely in Hillsboro. A large multi-tiered cake is displayed in a window, with frosting that reads “100th anniversary, Washington County Fair, ‘Pioneers on Parade’” (negative 8 of 11).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Washington County Fair Centennial parade, Hillsboro

Two children watch a parade during the Washington County Fair Centennial, most likely in Hillsboro. They stand next to a parking meter, as a man in a kilt can be seen walking down a commercial street (Main Street?) (negative 6 of 11).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Hillsboro office

Photograph showing the interior of the Hillsboro office for the Portland Electric Power Company (PEPCO). Several large appliances are displayed in the middle of the room, with a smaller display at the back. A counter and desk area can be seen in the background.

Hillsboro office

Photograph showing the interior of the Hillsboro office for the Portland Electric Power Company (PEPCO). A large two-sided counter faces the front of the office, with several smaller desks in the center of the photograph.

Hillsboro office

Photograph of the exterior of the Hillsboro office for the Portland Electric Power Company (PEPCO). A window display shows various housewares and appliances, and two automobiles are parked on the street outside. An electrified sign says “Pep Co Light Power.”

Children at Train Station - Hillsboro, Oregon

Photographic postcard of a large group of children waiting beside the railroad tracks at a train station. One child stands in the foreground and looks at the camera. A sign on the side of a building reads, "Spokane, Portland & Seattle 3073." Handwriting on back of postcard reads, "Hillsboro school children @ Hills. Taking train, OE Ry, to Forest Grove for county fair, 1913."

Portland General Electric Photograph Collection

  • Org. Lot 151
  • Collection
  • 1880 - 1965

Negatives documenting company activities, including electrical infrastructure, employees, power generation and distribution throughout Portland, the Willamette Valley and the Oregon Cascade Range. Additional general images include streetcars and trains, street lighting, power line installation, Rose Festival floats, office buildings, car barns and bridges. Of particular note are dam building projects at Bull Run and along the Clackamas River (1910-1930), and early electric stations in Oregon City at Willamette Falls.

Portland General Electric Company

Farm fields near Hillsboro, Oregon

Photograph showing crops growing in an agricultural field on a farm. There is a patch of bare dirt in the left foreground. In the background, stacks of crops sit in a second field. A farmhouse and barn are visible in the distance. Handwritten note on the back of the print reads, "Near Hillsboro."

Fork Branch Farm, Hillsboro, Oregon

Photographic postcard showing 2 men using a horse-drawn machine to harvest crops in a field near Hillsboro, Oregon. On the right, one man sits on the machine. The other stands in the middle of the field and points toward the machine. Handwritten label on the bottom of the print reads, "Fork Branch Farm, Hillsboro, Or."