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Constance Smith made president of the Portland General Electric 50-50 Club

Photograph showing three women standing behind a table set with flowers. The woman in the middle is facing forward and smiling while holding a bouquet of flowers, while two other women stand to either side. Behind the group is a "Portland General Electric" decoration with paper streamers. Wrapped gifts can be seen on a high shelf behind the group.

Constance Smith made president of the Portland General Electric 50-50 Club

Photograph showing a smiling forward-facing woman holding decorative stick while pointed at a hand-made round poster board. The board is divided into sections and includes attached photographs and writing. On the right side of the frame are two small "Portland General Electric" logo decorations. Gifts can be seen on a high shelf above the woman, and a set table with flowers is in the foreground.

Civil defense organizations in formation at Multnomah Stadium, Portland

Photograph showing members of several civilian defense organizations standing in formation on the field at Multnomah Stadium in Portland. At lower right are members of the Oregon Women’s Ambulance Corps. The other groups are unidentified. The number 2648 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image Nos. 372A0798, 372A0799, 372A0800, 372A0801, and 372A0802.

Members of civil defense group on horseback at Multnomah Stadium, Portland?

Photograph showing members of a civil defense organization on horseback, possibly at Multnomah Stadium in Portland. They are in a line and the riders are saluting. The number 2650 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. This photograph is probably related to image Nos. 372A0797, 372A0799, 372A0800, 372A0801, and 372A0802.

Unidentified people posing with fire truck and sign for Fire Prevention Week

Full-length portrait showing six unidentified people posing with a fire truck. The four people at rear are standing in a row on the back of the truck. Standing in front of them are two men, one posing with a fire extinguisher and the other holding up a sign that reads: “Mr. and Mrs PORTLAND! / LET’S PREVENT / FIRE / INSPECT! / DETECT! / CORRECT! / FIRE HAZARDS / An Ounce of Prevention is worth a Ton of Water / FIRE PREVENTION WEEK / OCTOBER 8th-14th.” See related image No. 375A0744.

L. R. Hussa and two unidentified men looking at diagram at Albina Engine & Machine Works

Photograph showing three men standing in a row at a table, looking at a diagram spread in front of them. The man at left is pointing a pen at a spot on the diagram. The number 135 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The unconfirmed note “Albina shipbuilding / Roger & Huson / 11/12/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The man at center is L. R. Hussa, vice president of Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland.

Paul Carney, three-quarters portrait, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Three-quarters portrait of a man sitting on a wooden ramp outdoors, facing front, and looking to the let. He is wearing a Western-style hat, a coat, a collared shirt, and jeans. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The name “Paul Carney” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the photograph.

Union Meat Company stockyard

Photograph showing cattle in pens at the Union Meat Company stockyard in North Portland. In the background at right is the Union Meat plant. The number 148 and text that may be “2+ or “2x” is written on the negative and is visible in the image. See related image No. 376G0341 and image No. 376G0340, which may also be related.

W. J. Babe, deputy vice president, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen

Head and shoulders portrait of W. J. Babe, deputy vice president of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, standing outside the Imperial Hotel in Portland. He is facing to the right and is wearing a hat and suit. The photograph was taken on Saturday, April 10, 1920, when Babe was in Portland to assist in resolving a strike by railway switchmen. The Journal published a different photo of Babe, image No. 376G0375, and coverage the strike on the front page of the April 10 city edition. See additional related image No. 376G0376. Image note: The text “W. J. Babe” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the right side of the image.

W. J. Babe and F. D. Hobbs, railroad union officials, outside Imperial Hotel, Portland

Full-length portrait of two men, both wearing suits, hats, and ties, standing on the sidewalk outside the Imperial Hotel in Portland on Saturday, April 10, 1920. That day, a cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal city edition under the headline “Union Officials Here to Combat Strike.” The photograph had the following caption: “Two prominent officials of the trainmen’s organizations, who are in Portland doing their best to bring about a speedy settlement of the ‘rebel’ strike which has broken out among the switchmen. They are: Left, W. J. Babe, national deputy vice president of the Brotherhood of Railway [sic] Trainmen, and right, F. D. Hobbs, general chairman of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen of the O-W. R & N. [Oregon-Washington Railroad and Navigation Company] system, photographed by The Journal staff photographer today at their headquarters in the Imperial hotel.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Brotherhood Official Says Use Lever Act To Defeat Radicals.” The story was one of four front-page articles about the strike, which was occurring in cities around the United States. See related image Nos. 376G0374 and 376G0374. Image note: On the negative, the name “W. J. Babe” is written above the man at left, and the name “Hobb [sic]” is written above the man at right.

John A. Johnson, manager of Pantages Theatre, Portland

Half-length portrait of John A. Johnson, manager of the Pantages Theatre in Portland, sitting at a desk in November 1920. He is facing to the right and looking at a flier for the film “Dead Men Tell No Tales.” A story about Johnson and a cropped version of a similar related photograph, image No. 376G0390, were published on Page 3, Section 5 of the Oregon Journal city edition on Sunday, November 28, 1920.

Pearl, manager of Baker Stock Company

Half-length portrait of a man sitting at a desk and facing to the left. He is looking downward at a book on the desk in front of him and is wearing a hat, suit, and bow tie. The text “Pearl, Mr / Mgr Baker Stock Co.” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 376G0393.

Three unidentified men at Joe Weiner’s clothing store?

Full-length portrait of three unidentified men in a clothing store, probably a Joe Weiner’s store in Portland. The men at left and right are facing each other and shaking hands. The man in the center is standing between them with his arms around their shoulders. All three are wearing suits and ties. The text “Joe Weiners” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Montgomery Ward building, Portland, September 1920

Photograph showing the exterior of the nine-story Montgomery Ward warehouse in Portland in September 1920, several months before it opened. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 6 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, September 5, 1920, under the headline “Montgomery Ward Building at Guilds Lake.” The photograph had the following caption: “Pacific coast distributing headquarters of Montgomery Ward & Co., located on a 10-acre tract bounded by Twenty-Seventh, Twenty-ninth, Wilson, and Vaughn streets. The plant will begin operations with 1000 employes [sic] about January 1.” The photograph accompanied a story about the building, headlined “Montgomery Ward Plant to Open January 1.” Also see image No. 376G0168, which may be related. Image note: The text “Montgomery Ward construction” is written on the negative sleeve.

Railroad officials meeting in office at Wells Fargo Building, Portland

Photograph of ten railroad officials gathered around a desk during a meeting in Portland on Thursday, May 6, 1920. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal city edition on Friday, May 7, 1920, under the headline “Morgan, Harriman, Rockefeller, Chiefs in Notable Conference.” The photograph had the following caption: “Photograph taken Thursday evening of heads of great transcontinental lines at the close of their three-day conference in Portland. These sessions were among the most important held by railroad officials in the West in recent years and brought together the controlling geniuses of the rival Hill and Harriman systems. The meetings were held in the offices of J. P. O’Brien in the Wells Fargo building. Shown in the photograph are: Seated, left to right—J. P. O’Brien, president North Pacific Terminal Company; William Sproule, president Southern Pacific; Carl R. Gray, president Union Pacific system; L. C. Gilman, president S., P & S. [Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway]; Ralph Budd, president Great Northern; George T. Reid, assistant to president Northern Pacific. Standing, left to right—J. H. Dyer, general manager Southern Pacific; A. C. Spencer, general attorney O-W.R. & N. [Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company]; James H. O’Neill, general manager Great Northern; Ben C. Dey, legal counsel Southern Pacific.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Rival Roads Seek Closer Working Plan.” Image note: The text “Railroad president [sic] / 1920” is written on the negative sleeve.

Interior of Portland Gun Club building

Photograph showing part of the interior of the clubhouse of the Portland Gun Club, located near southwest Gresham off Southeast 174th Avenue. At left is a fireplace and at center and right are a stairway and a storage area with shelving and firearms. Animal skins are displayed from the wall of the upstairs loft. See related image Nos. 376G0166 and 376G0167.

Captain Eagle, Monte, and Lieutenant Oakley G. Kelly

Portrait of three smiling men standing in a row outside a building, two in U. S. Army uniforms. The text “Eagle – Monte + Kelly” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image. The man at left is identified on the negatives for image Nos. 371N0764 and 371N0765 as “Captain Eagle.” The man at right is Lieutenant Oakley G. Kelly. See additional related image No. 371N1396.

Station L, electrical units

Photograph showing a large electrical unit (generator?) at Station L (now Oregon Museum of Science and Industry). In the foreground of the image is a wooden crate with pipes. Written on the negative is “4-15-21.” Also on the back of the negative is written “E-301-L-3326.” (image note: see related image PGE-12-76, PGE 12-77, PGE 12-79).

Station L, electrical units

Photograph showing a large electrical unit (generator) at Station L (now Oregon Museum of Science and Industry). Two holes can be seen in the floor in front of the unit, and several pipes are visible in the background. Written on the negative is “PGE 12-76” and “5-28-21.” Also written on the image in pencil is “E-301-L-3330.” (Image note: see related image PGE 12-72, PGE 12-77, PGE 12-79).

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