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Ski jumper John Elvrum in midair

Photograph of John Elvrum in midair above Multorpor jump hill during a competition at the Portland Winter Sports Carnival on January 22, 1933. Events and festivities were held at Government Camp, Oregon. This photograph was one of five, including image Nos. 374N0495 and 374N0496, published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on January 23, 1933. The photographs were published under the headline “Some Views from the Court of the Queen of Snows.” This photograph had the caption: “John Elvrum of the Cascade Ski club, jumping.” The photographs accompanied a story, headlined “Winter Sports Events Viewed by Thousands.” Image note: The number 9 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. Light leak on negative.

Ski jumper in midair at Multorpor hill

Photograph of an unidentified ski jumper in midair at the Multorpor jump hill near Government Camp, Oregon. The number 7 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner. The angle of the photograph, the number in the corner, and the light leak at the side of the negative suggest this photograph may have been taken during a competition at the Portland Winter Sports Carnival on January 22, 1933; see image No. 374N0490.

Al Fausett's overturned canoe below Willamette Falls

Photograph of an overturned canoe floating in rough water below Willamette Falls, near Oregon City. It has the words “Al Fausett’s canoe” on the side. The photograph was taken March 31, 1928. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on April 1, 1928, under the headline “Dare-Devil Falls Jumper and His Narrow Squeak at Oregon City.” This photograph had the following caption: “ ‘Bottoms up’ at foot of falls, with Fausett underneath.’ ” According to an accompanying story, headlined “Leaps Falls; Death Close,” Fausett was attempting to shoot Willamette Falls in a specially designed canoe, but the craft went over the falls sideways and resurfaced upside down. Fausett was rescued and was uninjured. See related image Nos. 371N5708, 377N0376, and 377N0377.

Al Fausett going over Willamette Falls in canoe

Photograph showing daredevil Al Fausett going over Willamette Falls sideways in a canoe on March 31, 1928. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on April 1, 1928, under the headline “Dare-Devil Falls Jumper and His Narrow Squeak at Oregon City.” This photograph had the following caption: “ ‘Canoe dropping at crest of falls.” According to an accompanying story, headlined “Leaps Falls; Death Close,” Fausett was attempting to shoot Willamette Falls in a specially designed canoe, but the craft went over the falls sideways and resurfaced upside down. Fausett was rescued and was uninjured. See related image Nos. 371N0823, 377N0376, and 377N0377. Image note: Photograph shows extensive discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Unidentified man on balcony overlooking Willamette Falls

Three-quarters portrait, taken from the side, of an unidentified man standing on a balcony overlooking Willamette Falls. He is facing right, looking toward the falls. He has a beard and mustache and is wearing a hat and overcoat. See related image Nos. 379G0002, 379G0003, 379G0004, 379G0005, 379G0006, 379G0008, 379G0009, 379G0010, 379G0011, 379G0012, and 379G0017.

Buildings at Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Zigzag, Oregon

Photograph showing wooden buildings at the Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Zigzag, Oregon. This photograph, along with image No. 372A0755, was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on May 27, 1933, under the headline “Here’s Where a Forest Army Will Live.” This photograph had the following caption: “Surrounded by great mountains covered with giant trees, a detachment of recruits in the civilian conservation corps built these buildings which will house the more than 200 members of the camp at Zig Zag in the Mount Hood National forest.” See related image Nos. 371N5969, 371N5971, 371N5972, 372A0751, 372A0752, 372A0753, 372A0754, 372A0755, 372A0756, 372A0757, 372A0758, 372A0759, 372A0760, 372A0761, 372A0762, 372A0763, and 372A0764.

Civilian Conservation Corps workers getting first meal at camp in Zigzag, Oregon

Photograph showing men serving themselves food outdoors at the Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Zigzag, Oregon, in May 1933. This photograph, along with image No. 371N5970, was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on May 27, 1933, under the headline “Here’s Where a Forest Army Will Live.” This photograph had the following caption: “A group of newcomers moved to the rolling kitchen for their first meal before being assigned to barracks. In the building group are barracks, recreation hall, infirmary, administration building, kitchen, and dining rooms.” See related image Nos. 371N5969, 371N5970, 371N5971, 371N5972, 372A0751, 372A0752, 372A0753, 372A0754, 372A0756, 372A0757, 372A0758, 372A0759, 372A0760, 372A0761, 372A0762, 372A0763, and 372A0764.

Daffodil display

Photograph of 15 varieties of daffodils displayed in three tiers. The daffodils are in small vases, each with a label propped in front of it. The flowers may be from or at Oregon Bulb Farms near Sandy, Oregon.

Skiers in Government Camp

Photograph, taken from behind, of three unidentified skiers in the snow in Government Camp, Oregon. The Battle Axe Inn is partially visible in the background. The number 2 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Person splashing into outdoor pool on winter day

Photograph of an unidentified person splashing into an outdoor pool from a trail. The ground and trees are covered with snow. A second unidentified person is standing on the trail, watching. The photograph may have been taken at the Swim Resort near Government Camp, Oregon. The resort was also known as the Mount Hood Mineral Springs. Also see image Nos. 374N0489 and 374N0551.

Unidentified man standing outside door of John McLoughlin House, Oregon City

Full-length portrait of an unidentified man standing next to the front door of John McLoughlin’s house in Oregon City, Oregon. The man is facing ot the right and is looking upward toward a sign over the door, which reads: “Home Of Doctor John McLoughlin / Founder of Oregon City / Erected 1846.” The man has a beard and is wearing a hat, overcoat, and suit. See related image Nos. 379G0002, 379G0003, 379G0005, 379G0006, 379G0007, 379G0008, 379G0009, 379G0010, 379G0011, 379G0012, and 379G0017.

Unidentified man on balcony overlooking Willamette Falls

Full-length portrait, taken from the side, of an unidentified man standing on a balcony overlooking Willamette Falls. The man is facing to the right. He has a beard and mustache and is wearing a hat and overcoat. See related image Nos. 379G0002, 379G0003, 379G0004, 379G0005, 379G0006, 379G0007, 379G0008, 379G0010, 379G0011, 379G0012, and 379G0017.

Hawley Pulp and Paper mill, Oregon City, Oregon

Photograph, taken from a high angle, showing the Hawley Pulp and Paper Company mill on the Willamette River in Oregon City, Oregon. The view is toward the southeast. Willamette Falls is partially visible at upper left. At right, on the opposite side of the river, is the Crown Willamette Paper company mill in West Linn. The number 4 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. This photograph may be related to image No. 371N5709.

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