Photograph showing Williams Avenue at Russell Street (now North Williams Avenue and Northeast Russell Street) in Albina, Portland. The photograph shows vehicles and a streetcar on Williams and the buildings bordering the street. In the foreground at left is the Matthieu Drug Company; a sign for J. C. Penney Co. is also visible in the background at left. In the foreground at right is Groves Hardware; a sign for the Berg-McLaren is also visible next door to Groves. Image note: The number 2 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.
A shingle mill in the Kenton area, with a house display attached to the roof of the building. Stacks of wood can be seen around the building, and Mt. Saint Helens (?) is in the distance (negative 3 of 13). Portland communities - Kenton district.
An aerial photograph of flood waters during the Vanport flood with Mount St. Helens visible in the distance. Vanport City, once the second largest city in Oregon, was destroyed by a flood on May 30, 1948 when water breached a nearby section of the dike along the Columbia River. This photograph was part of a series of selected snapshots of "Vanport City, Ore. Destroyed by the Mighty Columbia River," sold as a set after the flood.
A view from Council Crest Park looking SW over Tualatin Valley. White cross is Raleigh Hills, intersection of Scholls Ferry Road and Beaverton Highway. The negative number for this item was provided by OHS, no known negative number was given by Minor White.
Photograph looking west from the St. John neighborhood, showing the St. Johns Bridge entrance (now North Philadelphia Avenue and North Syracuse Street). A decorative stone railing with street lights extends down the bridge towards a pointed arch. Across from the start of the bridge is a house and trees (negative 2 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.
Photograph looking west from the St. John neighborhood, showing the St. Johns Bridge entrance (North Philadelphia Avenue). To the right of the bridge entrance is the Bridge Tavern building. The St. Johns City Hall building can be seen to the left, behind several storefronts (negative 24 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.
Photograph showing a man speaking into a microphone while standing in front of a group of seated individuals. The room is wood paneled, and a roll-down screen can be screen can be seen next to the man. Written on the negative is "49-118." (Image note: see related image PGE 49-117).
Photograph showing Oneonta Creek and the walls of Oneonta Gorge, located in the Columbia River Gorge. Several people are gathered in the distance further up the canyon. The people in this photograph may be the same ones depicted in image No. 373G0360. Also see image Nos. 373G0346 and 379G0100, which may be related. Image note: Damaged emulsion on negative.
Telegrapher Fred Wegner stands on a balcony overlooking a street, most likely near SW Pine Street and SW Broadway. His right hand is touching a small mechanical device connected to a wire disappearing over the ledge of the balcony. US Tires can be seen in the background, as well as other buildings (negative 2 of 3).
Telegrapher Fred Wegner sitting at a desk in front of what is likely a telegraph machine. He is holding a piece of paper in one hand, and is wearing a visor. Other pieces of paper can be seen on the desk along with a jewelers lamp (negative 1 of 3).
Photograph showing the North Jersey Market storefront, likely on North Jersey Street in St. Johns. The front of the store of open to the street, where crates of fruits and vegetables can be seen. A mother and two children are walking by on the sidewalk (negative 9 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.
A man-made pond, featuring a miniature bridge, Statue of Liberty, lighthouse, and building. The front of the St. Johns city hall building can be seen behind the pond (negative 8 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.
A sidewalk horse trough and water fountain in the St. Johns neighborhood. The front of a car can be seen next to the trough (negative 7 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.
Photograph showing an industrial area on the Willamette River, viewed from the St. Johns neighborhood. Numerous smokestack chimneys can be seen emitting clouds of smoke, next to what appears to be a large lumberyard. More industrial buildings can be seen across the river (negative 4 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.
A photograph of the St. Johns City Hall building (now at 7214 North Philadelphia Avenue) built in 1907. Four Ionian columns support a decorative pediment. Ivy plants can be seen growing up the side of the two-story building (negative 6 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.
A man (R.G. Eichelberger?) is seated at a desk and looking downward. He is wearing glasses with attached magnifying lenses, and appears to be working on a watch. Tools and glass jars can be seen on his desk, and watches with attached cards are pinned on the board behind him (negative 5 of 24). Original sleeve title: Portland communities - St. Johns district.