River steamer Barry K. and a barge after they collided with another river steamer, Pennsylvanian. The Western Transportation Co. barge is partially submerged in the Willamette River. The Broadway Bridge can be seen in the distance (negative 4 of 12).
Damage aboard the S.S. Coast miller freighter after it collided with the Burnside Bridge, due to a failed attempt by the bridge operator to raise the draw. A piece of a broken mast can be seen (negative 8 of 11).
Crew members of the S.S. Coast Miller gather on the deck of the freighter, observing damage to a mast. The ship collided with the Burnside Bridge after a failed attempt by the bridge operator to raise the draw (negative 5 of 11).
Photograph showing the damaged S.S. Coast Miller freighter and the Burnside Bridge. Several broken masts and a smokestack can be seen on the ship, which is directly under the bridge at night (negative 11 of 11).
Photograph showing damage to the S.S. Coast Miller after it collided with the Burnside Bridge. The freighter collided with the bridge after a failed attempt by the bridge operator to raise the draw (negative 1 of 11).
An unidentified Ground Observer Corps observation post, likely in the greater Portland area. A woman and two adolescents stand outside the doorway of a small wooden raised building, while two men can be seen at ground level. A small wooden building is next to the first building, with a stovepipe and saw on the outside. This photograph was later reprinted in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 12, 1950 (negative 9 of 12). Original sleeve title: Interceptor Center. See negative 635-3.
Photograph showing a woman standing in a receiving window, mostly likely at a post office, near the St. Helens and Columbia City area. She is holding a stack of letters, and a letter drop slot can be seen under the window (negative 6 of 14).
A sorting room at the main Portland Post Office during a Christmas rush. Standing people from left to right: T.A. Hutchins, superintendent of mails; R.L. Russell, assistant postmaster, and Zella Z. Schlottman, supervisor. Containers of mail can be seen on a central table, with people on both sides sorting. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, December 20, 1947 (negative 1 of 4).
Transcript. This oral history interview with Cecil L. Edwards was conducted by Linda S. Dodds at the Oregon Historical Society in Portland, Oregon, on May 14, 1982. At the time of the interview, Dodds' name was Linda S. Brody. In this interview, Edwards discusses his duties regarding the selection of horses as a civilian agent for the Remount Service during World War II. He talks about the history of the American Remount Service and how the horses were used during both war and peacetime. He also discusses his duties selecting dogs for military use. He then talks about serving on the Oregon Racing Commission under Governor Douglas O. McKay after the war. He briefly describes lobbying for the Oregon State Cattlemen's Association and working as chief clerk of the Oregon House of Representatives. He then speaks at length about his experiences as secretary of the Senate. He talks about the changes in the Legislature during the 20th century, including salaries, staff sizes, and session length. He tells the story of discovering that the federal government owed a debt to Oregon dating back to the Civil War. Edwards talks about the fire that destroyed the Capitol building in 1935, the places where the Legislature convened afterwards, and the construction of the new Capitol. He closes the interview by talking a little about some of the governors he served under.
Transcript. This oral history interview with Don H. Marmaduke was conducted by Brian G. Booth in the offices of the Tonkon Torp law firm in Portland, Oregon, on December 6, 2002. In this interview, Marmaduke discusses his family background and early life in Portland. He talks about his college experiences at Yale University and Harvard Law School in the 1940s, and describes his social life, as well as some of his professors and fellow students. He talks about his marriage to Mary Ellen Dandy and about working as a law clerk in Boston, Massachusetts. He discusses his 1952 move back to Portland, and practicing law with the firm now known as Stoel Rives. He discusses some of the lawyers he worked with, clients he represented, and some of his pro bono work, including in Mississippi as a civil rights lawyer in the 1960s. He discusses leaving Stoel Rives in 1971 to form his own law firm, and joining Tonkon Torp in 1974. He talks about cases he handled, including cases regarding antitrust and intellectual property law. He closes the interview by talking about awards he's won and his plans for the future.
An aerial view, looking south, showing the Willamette River and the Ross Island Bridge in Portland. Ross Island can be seen just south of the bridge, with numerous timber rafts floating on the water. A timber mill can be seen on the east side of the river, next to a set of train tracks. Photographed with a K-25 camera (negative 7 of 14).
An aerial view, looking southeast, showing Mt. Tabor in Portland, and the surrounding neighborhoods. A rounded reservoir is on a hillside, with a large rectangle one visible below. Tree-covered Kelly Butte can be seen in the distance. Photographed with a K-25 camera (negative 9 of 14).
An aerial view, looking north, showing Multnomah Stadium in Portland, and the surrounding neighborhood. Two sides of the field are surrounded by covered stadium seating, with the Multnomah Athletic Club building at the far end. Photographed with a K-25 camera (negative 13 of 14).
An aerial view showing the Willamette River in Oregon City, looking south. The Oregon City Arch Bridge crosses the Willamette River, to the west of Main Street. Willamette Falls, and a Portland General Electric dam and hydroelectric power plant can be seen on the river to the south of the bridge. Streets and houses in a grid pattern are on the east side of the river. Photographed with a K-25 camera (negative 3 of 14).
An aerial view showing the Willamette River in Oregon City, looking south. A dam can be seen at Willamette Falls, with a Portland General Electric hydroelectric power plant visible on the right side of the river. Roads are on either side of the river. Photographed with a K-25 camera (negative 2 of 14).
An aerial view of the Willamette River and Goat Island, looking west. A riverboat is hauling a barge next to the island. At the left side of the frame is the John McLoughlin Bridge at the mouth of the Clackamas River. Photographed with a K-25 camera (negative 6 of 14).
An aerial view, looking north, showing Southeast Portland and the Willamette River. Bridges can be seen crossing the river, including the Ross Island Bridge, Hawthorne Bridge, and Steel Bridge. At the center of the frame is large train yard. Photographed with a K-25 camera (negative 10 of 14).
An aerial view, looking south, showing the Willamette River, Elk Rock Island, and Milwaukie. The Lake Oswego Railroad Bridge can be seen in the distance. Photographed with a K-25 camera (negative 11 of 14).
A statue of Saint Joseph holding an infant Jesus at the National Sanctuary of our Sorrowful Mother (The Grotto) in Portland. The statue has been places on top of rocks, with a bench and stairs in front. Two relief carvings have been placed into the rocks at either side of the statue (negative 2 of 8).
A priest and another man, wearing a painters smock and holding a palette, stand in front of a “First Sorrow” display at the National Sanctuary of our Sorrowful Mother (The Grotto) in Portland. A statue display is inside a cabinet with wooden doors, which is behind a railing (negative 1 of 8).
An aerial view of building at the Veterans Hospital and the University of Oregon Medical School (later Oregon Health & Science University) in Portland. Looking to the west, the schools are at the top of the west hills, with Terwilliger Boulevard visible below (negative 1 of 14).
A stone church building at the National Sanctuary of our Sorrowful Mother (The Grotto) in Portland. A priest is standing in front of the building, next to several trimmed hedges and a fountain (negative 5 of 8).