Women sit at tables in the Elks Temple Building (at 11th and Alder streets) as part of the WPA (Works Progress Administration) project. They are each looking downward at a stack of papers. Behind the group is a carved wood object with decorative columns and a pediment, with “Charity” carved into the top (negative 2 of 11).
A seated woman paints at the Elks Temple Building (at 11th and Alder streets) as part of the WPA (Works Progress Administration) project. She is holding a brush and leaning towards a framed painting, which is resting on a carved wooden stand (negative 7 of 11).
People stand around a train laying on its side. Behind the engine, several other train cars can be seen. One man stands on top of the train, while several others can be seen in front (negative 1 of 18).
People stand along tracks, next to the wreckage of a train. Another train can be seen on the tracks. Smoke is drifting throughout the frame, with trees and hills visible in the distance (negative 4 of 18).
Ships moored at a dock in Portland, next to a building at Pier No. 2. “Feltre” is painted on the larger ship, which is next to a smaller tug boat. Wooded hills can be seen in the background, behind the building (negative 8 of 10).
Photograph taken from above, showing people walking in a parade. Wearing suits and hats, the men walk in rows down a paved street. People are lined up and watching behind a rope fence (negative 5 of 17).
Photograph taken from above, showing cars in a parade. At the bottom of the frame, a car is flanked on two sides by police motorcycles. Next to the street is a “Shell” station, with people standing on the sidewalk (negative 9 of 17).
People lined up in front of a microphone at the Winter Sports Carnival on Mount Hood. Several women are wearing matching wool suits and boots. “Standard Oil” logos can be seen throughout the frame (negative 4 of 18).
A smiling man and woman hold an award topped by a ski jumper. Next to them is another smiling man and other onlookers. In the background is a wood paneled wall topped by other awards (negative 6 of 18).
Engraving and dedication on the Skidmore Fountain, at S.W. 1st and Ankeny in Portland. Two decorative lion heads move water into a smaller lower pool, which can be seen in front of a larger pool of water. Buildings and a laundry vehicle can be seen in the background (negative 7 of 8).
Photograph showing Skidmore Fountain, at S.W. 1st and Ankeny in Portland. Two robed figures with raised arms hold a bowl from which water cascades into a lower pool. In the background are several brick buildings. One of the buildings has a sign reading “Pacific Tent & Awning Co.” while another says “Janitor Supplies” (negative 8 of 8).
A group of adolescents kneel in rows while tying their hachimaki headwraps. Several are wearing Kendo armor and bamboo swords can be seen on the ground (negative 11 of 18). Original sleeve title: “Japanese training classes”
A group of Japanese women holding fans and cloth banners stand in two rows. The women in the back hold open fans over their heads, while younger children stand in front with banners showing Japanese writing. An older woman kneels in the front (negative 5 of 18). Original sleeve title: “Japanese training classes”
A group of Japanese women are seated while holding fans or instruments. Most appear to be children, while an older women holds an open fan (negative 4 of 18). Original sleeve title: “Japanese training classes”
Women sewing at the Elks Temple Building (at 11th and Alder streets) as part of the WPA (Works Progress Administration) project. A large room is filled with long tables, which hold sewing machines and cloth (negative 4 of 11).
A group of people carry something covered in a tarp. Behind them, a train engine and other debris can be seen strewn across the ground. In the background, another group stands next to a crane and more debris (negative 18 of 18).