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Oral history interview with Al Monner [Transcript]

Transcript. This oral history interview with Al Monner was conducted by Donald J. Sterling at Monner's home in Portland, Oregon, from February 25 to March 4, 1993. The interview was conducted in two sessions. In the first interview session, conducted on February 25, 1993, Monner discusses his family background and early life on a farm in Kaskela, Oregon, including his education, his sister, and his recreational activities. He then talks about moving to Portland in 1923, his high school education, and his early interest in photography. He speaks about working for a public library, attending Linfield College, and working as a developer and photographer for Brubaker Aerial Surveys. He discusses working for Photo Art Studio, his friendship with Ray Atkeson, and his involvement with the Wy'east Climbers. In the second interview session, conducted on March 4, 1993, Monner revisits the topics of his family background, and working as a developer and photographer for Brubaker Aerial Surveys. He speaks about his early career as a photographer for the Oregonian newspaper and describes his photography equipment. He then discusses his career as a photographer for the Oregon Journal newspaper, his photography equipment, and some of his assignments. He also talks about his freelance work, as well as photography he did for himself; photographers he worked with, including Minor White; and his involvement with the Mazamas and mountain climbing. He speaks about his marriage to Catherine Elizabeth Gnadinger, and about his children, their careers, and their families. He speaks at length about photographing Portland's Romani community and Native Americans. He then talks about Catherine Elizabeth Monner's death in 1961 and his retirement activities. He closes the interview by discussing famous people and events that he photographed.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Oral history interview with Al Monner [Sound Recording 06]

Tape 3, Side 2. This oral history interview with Al Monner was conducted by Donald J. Sterling at Monner’s home in Portland, Oregon, from February 25 to March 4, 1993. The interview was conducted in two sessions. In the second interview session, conducted on March 4, 1993, Monner revisits the topics of his family background, and working as a developer and photographer for Brubaker Aerial Surveys. He speaks about his early career as a photographer for the Oregonian newspaper and describes his photography equipment. He then discusses his career as a photographer for the Oregon Journal newspaper, his photography equipment, and some of his assignments. He also talks about his freelance work, as well as photography he did for himself; photographers he worked with, including Minor White; and his involvement with the Mazamas and mountain climbing. He speaks about his marriage to Catherine Elizabeth Gnadinger, and about his children, their careers, and their families. He speaks at length about photographing Portland’s Romani community and Native Americans. He then talks about Catherine Elizabeth Monner’s death in 1961 and his retirement activities. He closes the interview by discussing famous people and events that he photographed.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Oral history interview with Al Monner [Sound Recording 05]

Tape 3, Side 1. This oral history interview with Al Monner was conducted by Donald J. Sterling at Monner’s home in Portland, Oregon, from February 25 to March 4, 1993. The interview was conducted in two sessions. In the second interview session, conducted on March 4, 1993, Monner revisits the topics of his family background, and working as a developer and photographer for Brubaker Aerial Surveys. He speaks about his early career as a photographer for the Oregonian newspaper and describes his photography equipment. He then discusses his career as a photographer for the Oregon Journal newspaper, his photography equipment, and some of his assignments. He also talks about his freelance work, as well as photography he did for himself; photographers he worked with, including Minor White; and his involvement with the Mazamas and mountain climbing. He speaks about his marriage to Catherine Elizabeth Gnadinger, and about his children, their careers, and their families. He speaks at length about photographing Portland’s Romani community and Native Americans. He then talks about Catherine Elizabeth Monner’s death in 1961 and his retirement activities. He closes the interview by discussing famous people and events that he photographed.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Oral history interview with Al Monner [Sound Recording 04]

Tape 2, Side 2. This oral history interview with Al Monner was conducted by Donald J. Sterling at Monner’s home in Portland, Oregon, from February 25 to March 4, 1993. The interview was conducted in two sessions. In the second interview session, conducted on March 4, 1993, Monner revisits the topics of his family background, and working as a developer and photographer for Brubaker Aerial Surveys. He speaks about his early career as a photographer for the Oregonian newspaper and describes his photography equipment. He then discusses his career as a photographer for the Oregon Journal newspaper, his photography equipment, and some of his assignments. He also talks about his freelance work, as well as photography he did for himself; photographers he worked with, including Minor White; and his involvement with the Mazamas and mountain climbing. He speaks about his marriage to Catherine Elizabeth Gnadinger, and about his children, their careers, and their families. He speaks at length about photographing Portland’s Romani community and Native Americans. He then talks about Catherine Elizabeth Monner’s death in 1961 and his retirement activities. He closes the interview by discussing famous people and events that he photographed.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Oral history interview with Al Monner [Sound Recording 03]

Tape 2, Side 1. This oral history interview with Al Monner was conducted by Donald J. Sterling at Monner’s home in Portland, Oregon, from February 25 to March 4, 1993. The interview was conducted in two sessions. In the second interview session, conducted on March 4, 1993, Monner revisits the topics of his family background, and working as a developer and photographer for Brubaker Aerial Surveys. He speaks about his early career as a photographer for the Oregonian newspaper and describes his photography equipment. He then discusses his career as a photographer for the Oregon Journal newspaper, his photography equipment, and some of his assignments. He also talks about his freelance work, as well as photography he did for himself; photographers he worked with, including Minor White; and his involvement with the Mazamas and mountain climbing. He speaks about his marriage to Catherine Elizabeth Gnadinger, and about his children, their careers, and their families. He speaks at length about photographing Portland’s Romani community and Native Americans. He then talks about Catherine Elizabeth Monner’s death in 1961 and his retirement activities. He closes the interview by discussing famous people and events that he photographed.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Oral history interview with Al Monner [Sound Recording 02]

Tape 1, Side 2. This oral history interview with Al Monner was conducted by Donald J. Sterling at Monner’s home in Portland, Oregon, from February 25 to March 4, 1993. The interview was conducted in two sessions. In the first interview session, conducted on February 25, 1993, Monner discusses his family background and early life on a farm in Kaskela, Oregon, including his education, his sister, and his recreational activities. He then talks about moving to Portland in 1923, his high school education, and his early interest in photography. He speaks about working for a public library, attending Linfield College, and working as a developer and photographer for Brubaker Aerial Surveys. He discusses working for Photo Art Studio, his friendship with Ray Atkeson, and his involvement with the Wy’east Climbers.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Oral history interview with Al Monner [Sound Recording 01]

Tape 1, Side 1. This oral history interview with Al Monner was conducted by Donald J. Sterling at Monner’s home in Portland, Oregon, from February 25 to March 4, 1993. The interview was conducted in two sessions. In the first interview session, conducted on February 25, 1993, Monner discusses his family background and early life on a farm in Kaskela, Oregon, including his education, his sister, and his recreational activities. He then talks about moving to Portland in 1923, his high school education, and his early interest in photography. He speaks about working for a public library, attending Linfield College, and working as a developer and photographer for Brubaker Aerial Surveys. He discusses working for Photo Art Studio, his friendship with Ray Atkeson, and his involvement with the Wy’east Climbers.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Chinese American Citizen Alliance meeting, Portland

Members of the Chinese American Citizen Alliance in Portland, during a meeting at an unidentified location in Portland. The men are seated at several long tables, each other papers and a pencil. Another man sits at a desk at the far side of the room. Banners hang on a wall at the right side of the frame, one for the San Francisco Lodge (negative 1 of 1).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Crèche at Carr Motors, Beaverton

Live chickens in a Crèche at Carr Motors in Beaverton. The chickens can be seen sitting on a wooden manger, in front of a praying angel figurine (negative 6 of 6).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Al Knowles with Lion Cubs, Portland Zoo

Portland Zoo (later the Oregon Zoo) trainer Al Knowles, kneeling in an area of straw and holding two small lion cubs. He holds the cubs to his chest and he looks downward (negative 2 of 4).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Lion Cubs, Portland Zoo

Two lion clubs at the Portland Zoo (later the Oregon Zoo). The two cubs are laying in an area of stray, with one turned towards the camera (negative 1 of 4).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Golden Years Club at Neighborhood House, Portland

A woman plays the piano during an event for the Golden Years Club in Portland, at Neighborhood House (3030 S.W. 2nd Avenue?). The woman holds her hands to the piano keys while turning towards the camera. Next to her is a man playing a set of drums, with people dancing in the background in front of the stage (negative 6 of 11).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Auguste Rodin show preparation at Portland Art Museum

An unidentified man points at the arm of a Rodin sculpture at the Portland Art Museum, in preparation for a new exhibit. The sculpture appears to be resting on a wooden cart, as a woman, wearing a smock, intently gazes at its arm (negative 7 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Auguste Rodin show preparation at Portland Art Museum

An unidentified woman rests her hand on a Rodin sculpture at the Portland Art Museum, in preparation for a new exhibit. A man stands next to her, looking upward at the metal sculpture. The woman wears a work smock and holds a paint brush in one hand (negative 6 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Explosion of fat rendering boiler at Pacific Meat Company, Portland

People inspect damage after an explosion at the Pacific Meat Company fat rendering boiler, at N. Columbia Boulevard and N. Burrage Avenue in Portland. The ceiling and windows of the building have been severely damaged, with barrels of fat visible on the floor (negative 1 of 5).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland fire fighters doing practice drill

A group of unidentified fire fighters in Portland, doing a practice drill. One man us laying in a blanket-covered litter while another holds an oxygen mask in front of his face. Four other members of the group are kneeling down and observing the demonstration (negative 8 of 10).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland fire fighters doing practice drill

An unidentified Portland fire fighter jumping from a building and onto a life net. The net is being held on all sides by other fire fighters, during a drill session for new members (negative 10 of 10).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

"Miss Flame" of 1954 winner, Marilyn Craghead

Marilyn Craghead being crowned “Miss Flame” of 1954 during a luncheon for the Junior Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Multnomah Hotel in Portland. She stands on a chair as a man sprays her with a fire extinguisher. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, September 29, 1954 (negative 3 of 3).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

"Miss Flame" of 1955 contest

Contestants for “Miss Flame” of 1954 at a Junior Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Multnomah Hotel in Portland. The contestants are wearing bathing suits while standing on chair, each holding a sign with a number and name. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, September 29, 1954 (negative 1 of 3).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Pendleton Round-Up

Two men hold a decorative saddle between them during the 1954 Pendleton Round-Up. A horse stands between the pair, as they smile at one another (negative 3 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Pendleton Round-Up

Two indigenous American children sit on top of a fence, looking downwards toward an older woman, who holds a bouquet of flowers. The children are wearing dancing regalia, as another young woman, in western wear, smiles (negative 7 of 18).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Ike Rude roping at the Pendleton Round-Up

Ike Rude roping a steer during the 1954 Pendleton Round-Up. A lasso can be seen around the steer’s head, as it runs in front of Rude's horse. An audience watches from the side of the arena (negative 5 of 18).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Oregon Journal Pendleton Round-Up train

A group of unidentified people wave from the back of the Oregon Journal train for the Pendleton Round-Up. A sign attached to the back of the train reads “Let'er Buck Special To The Round-Up”. They raise their hats into the air as they smile towards the camera (negative 16 of 18).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Marilyn Sohappy at the Pendleton Round-Up

Marilyn Sohappy, on horseback with her young daughter. She wears a beaded outfit as she holds the reins of the horse, smiling towards the camera (negative 10 of 18).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Pendleton Round-Up parade

“Indian princesses” ride in a parade in downtown Pendleton during the 1954 Pendleton Round-Up. The young women are wearing regalia and riding decorative horses, as spectators watch from the sides of the street. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Friday, September 17, 1954 (negative 1 of 18).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Women at the Pendleton Round-Up

A group of young women, all in western wear, leaning on a railing during the 1954 Pendleton Round-Up. A seated audience can be seen behind the group, watching an event in an arena (negative 6 of 15).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

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