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Workers using tools and machinery, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph, taken from a high angle, showing five unidentified workers using tools and machinery at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The workers, three women and two men, are standing in a row at a long table and are looking toward the camera. The number 241 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.” Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

George Rodgers? and unidentified worker holding produce during market at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified man and woman holding produce during a market at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on Wednesday, September 8, 1943, when farmers brought goods to the shipyard and sold directly to workers. The man in this photograph, who is probably Albina Engine president George Rodgers, is showing a box of peaches to a shipyard worker. She is holding a bunch of carrots and a piece of fruit. In the background, an unidentified boy is watching from the back of a truck. The Oregon Journal published a story about the market on the front page of Section 2 in its final edition on Thursday, September 9, 1943. Image note: The text “Albina public market / 9/9/43” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0350, 375A0760, 375A0761, 375A0762, 375A0763, 375A0764, and 375A0765.

Workers buying produce during market at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing workers gathered around flatbed trucks loaded with produce during a market at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on Wednesday, September 8, 1943. A cropped version of this photograph was published in the Oregon Journal’s final edition on Thursday, September 9, 1943, on the front page of Section 2. The photograph had the following caption: “WHO SAID THERE’S A SHORTAGE?—War workers at Albina Engine & Machine works crowded around loaded farmers’ trucks Wednesday and purchased corn, carrots and peaches as Oregon growers attempted to end profiteering.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Farmers Sell Produce on ‘Hellship Market.’ “ Image note: The text “Albina public market / 9/9/43” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0350, 375A0759, 375A0761, 375A0762, 375A0763, 375A0764, and 375A0765.

Workers carrying produce during market at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two workers carrying produce during a market at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on Wednesday, September 8, 1943. Farmers brought produce to the shipyard and sold directly to workers. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 375A0765 may have been published together in the Oregon Journal on Thursday, September 9, 1943. The photographs had the following caption: “WAR WORKERS HAD A FIELD DAY between shifts Wednesday at Albina Engine & Machine works when they carried off armloads of fresh produce from their ‘Hellship Market.’” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “Couple carrying a sack of corn and a lug of peaches.” Image note: The text “Albina public market / 9/9/43” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0350, 375A0759, 375A0760, 375A0762, 375A0763, 375A0764, and 375A0765. Caption information and publication date from print in related collection, Org. Lot 512, Albina Engine & Machine Works photographs, folder 1/7.

Workers buying produce during market at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing workers gathered around a flatbed truck to buy produce during a market at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on Wednesday, September 8, 1943. Farmers brought their produce to the shipyard and sold directly to workers. The Oregon Journal published a story about the market on the front page of Section 2 in its final edition on Thursday, September 9, 1943. Image note: The text “Albina public market / 9/9/43” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0350, 375A0759, 375A0760, 375A0761, 375A0763, 375A0764, and 375A0765.

George Rodgers? eating peach during market at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a man eating a peach during a market at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on Wednesday, September 8, 1943, when farmers brought their produce to the shipyard and sold directly to workers. The man is unidentified but is probably George Rodgers, president of the shipbuilder. He is standing next to a flatbed truck loaded with carrots and boxes of peaches. The Oregon Journal published a story about the market on the front page of Section 2 in its final edition on Thursday, September 9, 1943. Image note: The text “Albina public market 9/9/43” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0350, 375A0759, 375A0760, 375A0761, 375A0762, 375A0764, and 375A0765.

Workers buying produce during market at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing workers walking toward a pair of trucks loaded with produce during a market at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on Wednesday, September 8, 1943. Farmers brought their produce to the shipyard and sold directly to workers. The Oregon Journal published a story about the market on the front page of Section 2 in its final edition on Thursday, September 9, 1943. Image note: The text “Albina public market 9/9/43” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0350, 375A0759, 375A0760, 375A0761, 375A0762, 375A0763, and 375A0765.

Tess Wilson holding sack of corn during market at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing worker Tess Wilson holding a sack of corn she purchased during a market at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on Wednesday, September 8, 1943, when farmers came to the shipbuilder and sold directly to workers. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 375A0761 may have been published together in the Oregon Journal on Thursday, September 9, 1943. The photographs had the following caption: “WAR WORKERS HAD A FIELD DAY between shifts Wednesday at Albina Engine & Machine works when they carried off armloads of fresh produce from their ‘Hellship Market.’” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “Tess Wilson probably is thinking of ‘roastin’ ears’ as she starts for the war plant gate with a sack of corn.” Image note: The text “Albina public market / 9/9/43” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0350, 375A0759, 375A0760, 375A0761, 375A0762, 375A0763, and 375A0764. Caption information and publication date from print in related collection, Org. Lot 512, Albina Engine & Machine Works photographs, folder 1/7.

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