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Basketball game between Albina Hellships and Vanport Sheriffs

Photograph showing basketball players during a game between the Vanport Sheriffs and the Albina Hellships. The players are clustered at the basket and are looking up at the ball, which is in midair. An Albina player is jumping with one arm outstretched. The Hellships were sponsored by the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The note “Albina shipbuilding / Basketball / 12/11/43, 1/7/44 [sic]” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was probably taken in 1943 or 1944, but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Basketball game between Albina Hellships and Oregon State College

Photograph showing players clustered near the basket during a game between the Albina Hellships and Oregon State College (now Oregon State University). Most of the players are looking toward the left, where No. 23 for Albina, who may be Roy Helser, is holding the ball in outstretched hands, and No. 22 for Oregon State is reaching for the ball. The Hellships were sponsored by the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The note “Albina shipbuilding / Basketball / 12/11/43, 1/7/44 [sic]” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was probably taken in 1943 or 1944, but the exact date is unconfirmed. See related image Nos. 375A0533, 375A0534, and 375A0535. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to negative damage.

Yōsuke Matsuoka after arrival at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing Yōsuke Matsuoka outside Union Station after he arrived in Portland on Friday, April 7, 1933. Matsuoka, who had led the Japanese delegation to the League of Nations, was on his way back to Japan from Geneva following his delegation’s withdrawal from the league in February 1933. A cropped version of this photograph and a story about his arrival were published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on April 7, 1933. The story, headlined “Matsuoka Comes Back As Diplomat,” reported that in his youth, Matsuoka had lived in Portland twice; he first arrived in 1893 and later attended the University of Oregon Law School. This photograph was one of three that accompanied the story. The photographs were published under the headline “Portland’s Japanese School Boy of 1893.” This photograph had the following caption: “Yosuke Matsuoka, 37 years after he graduated from Atkinson grade school.” See related image No. 371N1642. Also see image Nos. 371N0218, 371N0219, 371N0220, 371N0221, and 371N3037, taken later in Matsuoka’s visit to Portland. Image note: The name “Matsauko [sic] is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Judge James Alger Fee swearing in James W. Maloney as collector of internal revenue

Photograph showing United States District Judge James Alger Fee (right) administering the oath of office to James W. Maloney, new collector of internal revenue, on July 17, 1933. They are in an office, facing one another, and each man is raising his right hand. The Oregon Journal published a story and a related photograph, image No. 371N1232, about Maloney’s swearing-in on Page 4 of the July 17, 1933 edition. Image note: On the negative, the name “Fee” is written beneath the man on the right and the name “Maloney” is written beneath the man on the left; the writing is visible at the bottom of the image.

Judge Robert S. Bean administering oath of office to John H. McNary

Photograph of Judge Robert S. Bean (right) and John H. McNary, each with one hand raised as Bean administers the oath of office to McNary in the courtroom of the federal building in Portland on March 7, 1927. McNary joined Bean as a member of the United States District Court for the District of Oregon. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal’s March 7 edition under the headline “New Judge Takes Bench.” The photograph had the following caption: “John H. McNary of Salem taking oath today as successor to late Federal Judge C. E. Wolverton. Judge McNary is at left in picture, with Judge Robert S. Bean administering obligation.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “M’Nary on Bench in Federal Court.” Image note: The text “Judge McNary + Bean” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Charles H. Martin, General J. P. O’Neil, and Secretary of War Patrick Hurley

Photograph showing (from left) Charles H. Martin, General J. P. O’Neil, and United States Secretary of War Patrick Hurley (left). The photograph was probably taken at the Swan Island airport in Portland. A cropped version of the photograph was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on Friday, August 7, 1931, under the headline “Army Head Visits Portland.” The photograph had the following caption: “From left—General J. P. O’Neil, Portland, who was appointed special aide to Secretary of War Patrick Jay Hurley, who stopped here Thursday while en route to the Philippines as a special envoy of President Hoover.” See related image Nos. 371N1234, 371N1235, 371N1236, and 371N1237. Image note: The following text is handwritten on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image: “Gen O’Neil + Hurley.”

Actress Edwina Booth and Dorothy Ford

Portrait of two women standing next to each other. Both are wearing hats and holding handbags. The woman on the left, actress Edwina Booth, is wearing a fur coat. The woman on the right, Dorothy Ford of Portland, is wearing a coat and a fur stole and muffs. The photograph was taken in Portland on April 8, 1932, after Booth’s arrival in Portland. According to a story in the April 8 edition of the Oregon Journal, headlined “Movieland Trio Of Pretty Girls to Take Part in Ball,” Booth and two other actresses came to Portland to participate in the Eagles’ “Movie Ball,” a charity event. Dorothy Ford had been selected as queen of the ball. See related image No. 371N1406. Image note: The text “Edwina Booth + Ford” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the photograph. Faint discoloration in the center of the image is due to deterioration of the negative.

P. J. Hanley, Knights of Columbus

Head and shoulders portrait, taken in August 1927, of a man facing front. He is wearing a suit jacket, collared shirt, and tie. On his lapel are a name tag and medal. The name tag reads: “P. J. Hanley / Past state deputy / Oregon.” Inscribed on the medal are the words “Portland, Ore.,” and, below that, “Knights of Columbus / 45th annual convention / August 2-4, 1927.”

Lou Henry Hoover speaking with Mrs. Thornton Ladd during visit to meet Girl Scouts in Portland

Photograph showing Mrs. Thornton Ladd (left) speaking with Lou Henry Hoover after her arrival in Portland on Thursday, October 19, 1933. That day, a cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal under the headline “Mrs. Hoover Here for Day.” The photograph had the caption: “Arriving from Seattle, Thursday morning, Mrs. Herbert Hoover, national director of the Girl Scouts, was met at the train by Mrs. Thornton Ladd, Girl Scout commissioner for Portland. Mrs. Hoover, in uniform, is shown talking things over with Mrs. Ladd.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Mrs. Hoover Here to Meet Girl Scouts.” Image note: The text “Mrs Hoover + Ladd” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Oregon Journal editor B. F. Irvine receiving honorary life membership in Portland Lions Club

Photograph showing Benjamin Franklin Irvine, editor of the Oregon Journal, sitting at a dining table as Carl Greve, president of the Portland Lions Club, presents him with an honorary life membership in the club. Greve and an unidentified woman sitting next to Irvine are holding a frame or plaque in front of him. A similar photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on April 5, 1935, under the headline “Lions Honor B. F. Irvine.” That photograph had the following caption: “At an impressive ceremony Friday noon Portland Lions club presented B. F. Irvine, editor of The Journal, with an honorary life membership for his efforts in behalf of the blind. Aiding the sightless is the Lions’ major creed. Left—Carl Greve, club president, making the presentation to Irvine.” Image note: The name “Irvine” is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower left corner of the image.

Members of civil defense organizations at Multnomah Stadium, Portland

Photograph showing members of civil defense organizations on the field at Multnomah Stadium in Portland. At bottom and left are people marching off the field; at right are groups still standing in formation. The women at center right, toward the bottom, are members of the Oregon Women’s Ambulance Corps. The other groups are unidentified. The number 2652 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image Nos. 372A0797, 372A0798 372A0799, 372A0801, and 372A0802.

Members of Oregon Women’s Ambulance Corps at Multnomah Stadium, Portland

Photograph showing members of the Oregon Women’s Ambulance Corps marching off the field at Multnomah Stadium in Portland. The number 2654 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the photograph. See related image Nos. 372A0797, 372A0798 372A0799, 372A0800, and 372A0801. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to negative damage.

George Rodgers, president of Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing George Rodgers, president of Albina Engine & Machine Works, standing outdoors near a crane in the shipyard. He is wearing suit and a hat, facing to the left, and looking at something outside the frame. The number 141 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Roger & Huson / 11/12/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Albina Engine & Machine Works vice president L. R. Hussa at desk

Photograph showing L. R. Hussa, vice president of Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland, sitting at a desk and looking to the left. He is holding a pen over a document lying in front of him. The number 140 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The unconfirmed note “Albina shipbuilding / Roger & Huson / 11/12/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Vincent, Ralph (Photographer)

Sid Woodbury IV with group of men at Albina Engine & Machine Works during cigarette drive

Photograph showing 7-year-old Sid Woodbury IV with six men outside the office at Albina Engine & Marine Works in Portland. The photograph was taken during a cigarette drive at the Albina shipyard for United States troops serving in World War II. Woodbury and his grandfather had offered to match up to $1,000 in cigarette contributions by Albina workers. Boxes of cigarettes are stacked behind the men. In front of them are collection barrels labeled “SOLDIERS” and “MARINES.” Woodbury is standing on a box next to one of the barrels and leaning on an open box of cigarettes on top of the barrel. He and the man at right are holding up a piece of paper money. The other men are standing in a row behind them. The men are unidentified, but the second man from right may be Albina president George Rodgers, and the second man from left may be Woodbury’s grandfather, Sid Woodbury III. Image note: The number 95 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unverified.

Worker at Albina Engine & Machine works donating cigarettes for United States troops

Photograph showing an employee at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland holding boxes of Camel cigarettes over a collection barrel labeled “MARINES.” He is smiling and facing front. The photograph was taken during a cigarette drive for United States troops serving in World War II. The number 104 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Worker at Albina Engine & Machine works donating cigarettes for United States troops

Photograph showing a worker at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland smiling as she holds boxes of Camel cigarettes over a collection barrel labeled “SAILORS.” The photograph was taken during a cigarette drive for United States troops serving in World War II. The number 100 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942, but the exact date is unverified.

Workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works during cigarette drive for United States troops

Night photograph showing a male worker at Albina Engine & Machine Works handing cash to a female worker for a box of Camels during a cigarette drive at the Portland shipyard for United States troops serving in World War II. The number 87 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Sid Woodbury IV with group of workers during cigarette drive at Albina Engine & Machine Works

Night photograph showing a group of unidentified workers, all women, at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland posing with 7-year-old Sid Woodbury IV during a cigarette drive for United States troops serving in World War II. Woodbury and his grandfather offered a $1,000 match for cigarettes contributed by workers at the Albina shipyard. The two women at center are carrying Woodbury, who is holding up a box of Camel cigarettes in one hand and a 5-dollar bill in the other. On either side side of them is a collection barrel heaped with boxes of cigarettes; the barrel on the left is labeled “SOLDIERS” and the barrel on the right is labeled “MARINES.” Image note: The number 85 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works donating cigarettes for United States troops

Night photograph showing a group of five unidentified workers at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland donating cigarettes during a drive for United States troops serving in World War II. The workers, all women, are smiling and holding boxes of cigarettes over a collection barrel labeled “SAILORS.” Image note: The number 84 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Magician Clinton English, Albina Engine & Machine Works employee, performing at Playhouse Theatre?

Photograph showing magician Clinton English, an employee at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland, performing at the Playhouse Theatre. He is standing on the stage behind a microphone in front of a piano. He is holding a hat in one hand, and a length of ribbon or rope appears to be flying out of the hat. The number 127 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / 10/30/42 / Playhouse Theatre” is written on the negative sleeve. The date and location are unverified. A cropped version of this photograph was later published on Page 4, Section 2 of the Oregon Journal on January 15, 1943. A caption that accompanied the photograph identified English and announced a vaudeville show on January 16, 1943, with performances by swing-shift workers from the Albina shipyard and Commercial Iron Works. See related image Nos. 375A0391, 375A0396, 375A0398, and 375A0399.

Unidentified girl and boy with war savings stamps?

Photograph showing an unidentified boy and teenage girl. The girl is wearing a tray with compartments around her neck, and she is handing an object to the boy, who is facing her and holding stamps in his other hand. He may be buying war savings stamps from the girl. The number 131 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The unverified note “Albina shipbuilding / 10/30/42” is written on the negative sleeve.

Worker pointing to galvanized metal plate at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified man crouching next to a galvanized metal plate bearing two sets of circular marks from shrinking equipment on it. The man is pointing to the set of marks on the left, which is smaller and lighter than the set on the right. The number 120 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Shrinking process / 11/24/42.”

Workers looking at diagrams, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified workers at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are leaning on a table and looking at diagrams spread in front of them. Tools are hanging in the background. The number 81 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The unverified note “Albina shipbuilding / Welding / 10/20/42” is written on the negative sleeve.

Worker welding at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified person welding a piece of a triangular metal frame at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Several other people, also wearing welding masks, are gathered nearby, watching. The number 82 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Welding / 10/24/42.” See related image No. 375A0411.

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