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George L. Baker and unidentified man holding floral wreath at Union Station, Portland?

Photograph of George L. Baker (left) and an unidentified man standing outdoors, possibly at Union Station in Portland, and holding a floral wreath. They are smiling and looking to the right. A sign on the wreath reads: “For you a Rose in Portland grows / Junior Chamber of Commerce / Portland.” Both men are wearing suits, ties, and overcoats. See related image Nos. 371N0097, 371N0100, 371N0101, 371N0103, 371N0104, 371N3000, 377N0148, and 377N0149.

George L. Baker and three unidentified men at Union Station, Portland?

Photograph of George L. Baker (second from left) and three unidentified men standing in a row outdoors, possibly at Union Station in Portland. Baker and the second man from right are holding a floral wreath. A sign on the wreath reads: “For you a Rose in Portland grows / Junior Chamber of Commerce / Portland.” See related image Nos. 371N0097, 371N0100, 371N0101, 371N0102, 371N0104, 371N3000, 377N0148, and 377N0149.

George L. Baker and unidentified man at Portland City Hall

Portrait, taken from the side, of George L. Baker (right) and an unidentified man standing outside Portland City Hall. They are facing each other and holding a document or envelope. The unidentified man has a beard and is holding a valise similar to a doctor’s bag. The photograph was probably taken during Baker’s tenure as mayor of Portland. See related image Nos. 371N0107, 371N0108, and 371N0109.

George L. Baker and unidentified man at Portland City Hall

Portrait, taken from the side, of George L. Baker (right) and an unidentified man standing outside Portland City Hall. They are facing each other and holding a document or envelope. The unidentified man has a beard and is holding a valise similar to a doctor’s bag. The photograph was probably taken during Baker’s tenure as mayor of Portland. See related image Nos. 371N0106, 371N0108, and 371N0109. Image note: Light leak on negative.

George L. Baker and unidentified man shaking hands at Portland City Hall

Photograph, taken from the side, showing George L. Baker (right) shaking hands with an unidentified man. They are standing outside Portland City Hall. Baker is holding a document or envelope and resting his free hand on the man’s shoulder. The photograph was probably taken during Baker’s tenure as mayor of Portland. See related image Nos. 371N0106, 371N0107, and 371N0108.

Procession of Rose Festival court

Photograph showing the Portland Rose Festival court and members of the Royal Rosarians walking in two columns down a street near the Hoyt and Olympia hotels. The festival queen is carrying a large floral key to the city. At right, walking ahead of the procession, is Portland Mayor George L. Baker.

Helen Hawkins christening new bus at ceremony in Portland

Photograph showing Helen Hawkins smashing a bottle on the front of a new Southern Pacific company bus during a ceremony outside Portland City Hall on September 19, 1927. Watching at right is Portland Mayor George L. Baker; at left is Mrs. Herbert Malarkey. The ceremony celebrated the new Southern Pacific bus service to the Willamette Valley. The Oregon Journal published a short story, headlined “New Bus Line is Christened in Portland,” on Page 2 of its September 19, 1927 city edition. See related image Nos. 371N0115, 371N0116, 371N0117, 371N5110, 371N5111, and 371N5112.

Mrs. Herbert Malarkey, Helen Hawkins, and Mayor George L. Baker at bus-christening ceremony in Portland

Photograph showing (from left) Mrs. Herbert Malarkey, Helen Hawkins, and Portland Mayor George L. Baker front of a new Southern Pacific company bus during a ceremony outside Portland City Hall on September 19, 1927. Hawkins, who christened the bus, is holding a large bouquet of flowers and the neck of a bottle wrapped in ribbon. Baker is holding one end of the ribbon. The ceremony celebrated the new Southern Pacific bus service to the Willamette Valley. The Oregon Journal published a short story, headlined “New Bus Line is Christened in Portland,” on Page 2 of its September 19, 1927, city edition. See related image Nos. 371N0114, 371N0116, 371N0117, 371N5110, 371N5111, and 371N5112.

Mrs. Herbert Malarkey, Helen Hawkins, and Mayor George L. Baker at bus-christening ceremony in Portland

Photograph showing (from left) Mrs. Herbert Malarkey, Helen Hawkins, and Portland Mayor George L. Baker during a ceremony to christen a new Southern Pacific company bus. The ceremony was held outside Portland City Hall on September 19, 1927. Hawkins is holding a large bouquet of flowers, and Baker is dangling a bottle wrapped in ribbon. The ceremony celebrated the new Southern Pacific bus service to the Willamette Valley. The Oregon Journal published a short story, headlined “New Bus Line is Christened in Portland,” on Page 2 of its September 19, 1927, city edition. See related image Nos. 371N0114, 371N0115, 371N0117, 371N5110, 371N5111, and 371N5112.

Group posing at bus-christening ceremony in Portland

Photograph showing a group of people posing in front of a new Southern Pacific company bus during a christening ceremony held outside Portland City Hall on September 19, 1927. At the center of the group are (from left) Mrs. Herbert Malarkey, Portland Mayor George L. Baker, and Helen Hawkins, who christened the bus. The others in the group are unidentified. The ceremony celebrated the new Southern Pacific bus service to the Willamette Valley. The Oregon Journal published a short story, headlined “New Bus Line is Christened in Portland,” on Page 2 of its September 19, 1927, city edition. See related image Nos. 371N0114, 371N0115, 371N0116, 371N5110, 371N5111, and 371N5112.

Portland Police Chief Leon V. Jenkins, Mayor George L. Baker, and three unidentified men at Multnomah Stadium

Photograph of five men standing in a row on the field at Multnomah Civic Stadium during an event. In front of them is an unidentified Portland police officer. The man at left is Portland Police Chief Leon V. Jenkins, and the second man from left is Portland Mayor George L. Baker. The other three men are unidentified.

George L. Baker and group of men posing with large rock outside Portland City Hall

Full-length portrait of George L. Baker (front row, third from right) and a group of unidentified men posing with a boulder outside Portland City Hall. Several of the men are sitting on the boulder. Most of the men in front are wearing jackets, shorts, and knee-high socks. At right, partially outside the frame, is a large rock on a wooden sled. The photograph was probably taken during Baker’s tenure as mayor of Portland.

George L. Baker and Joseph K. Carson with two unidentified people holding sign for earthquake benefit

Photograph, taken in March 1933, of Portland Mayor George L. Baker (left) and Mayor-Elect Joseph K. Carson (right) standing on either side of an unidentified woman and man holding a sign advertising a benefit for victims of an earthquake in Long Beach, California. They are standing at the bottom of steps outside a building, probably the Portland Municipal Auditorium (now the Keller Auditorium). The sign reads: “Auditorium Tues. March 28 / 10 Slashing Amateur Bouts / Northwest’s Leading Amateurs / Big League Vaudeville / Special Features / Monster California Earthquake Benefit / All Proceeds Go to the Red Cross for California Sufferers / Portland-Put This Over Big! / Sponsored by the “40-8” of the American Legion / Geo. L. Baker, Announcer / Joe Carson, Jr., Referee / Chief Leon Jenkins, Bouncer / Admission 25¢ to $1 / Starts 8 P.M.”

Portland Mayor George L. Baker presenting letter to Oregon Agricultural College debate team

Photograph showing Portland Mayor presenting a letter to Robert Kerr, a member of the Oregon Agricultural College transcontinental debate team, as five others watch. The photograph was taken outside Portland City Hall on Sunday, May 22, 1925. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 13 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, March 22, 1925, under the headline “O. A. C. Debaters Given ‘Bon Tour.’ “ The photograph had the following caption: “From left—Earl W. Wells, coach; Lindsey S. Spight, publicity agent; Mayor Baker; Frank E. Andrews, president Portland Chamber of Commerce; Robert Kerr, Frank De Spain and Blair Stewart, debaters.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Debate Team to Leave Today For 10,000-Mile Trip / Oregon Aggie Men Given Formal Farewell Saturday by Mayor Baker and Business Men.” The Oregonian newspaper, in its coverage of the send-off, reported that the letter the mayor gave to Kerr was a greeting from Baker to the mayor of Portland, Maine. The debaters were to deliver the letter at the end of their tour. Oregon Agricultural College is now Oregon State University. See related image No. 371N0132 and 371N0133.

Portland Mayor George L. Baker presenting letter to Oregon Agricultural College debate team

Photograph showing Portland Mayor presenting a letter to Robert Kerr, a member of the Oregon Agricultural College transcontinental debate team, as five others watch. The photograph was taken outside Portland City Hall on Sunday, May 22, 1925. A nearly identical photograph, image No. 371N0131, was published on Page 13 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, March 22, 1925, under the headline “O. A. C. Debaters Given ‘Bon Tour.’ “ That photograph had the following caption: “From left—Earl W. Wells, coach; Lindsey S. Spight, publicity agent; Mayor Baker; Frank E. Andrews, president Portland Chamber of Commerce; Robert Kerr, Frank De Spain and Blair Stewart, debaters.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Debate Team to Leave Today For 10,000-Mile Trip / Oregon Aggie Men Given Formal Farewell Saturday by Mayor Baker and Business Men.” The Oregonian newspaper, in its coverage of the send-off, reported that the letter the mayor gave to Kerr was a greeting from Baker to the mayor of Portland, Maine. The debaters were to deliver the letter at the end of their tour. Oregon Agricultural College is now Oregon State University. Also see related image No. 371N0133.

Portland Mayor George L. Baker presenting letter to Oregon Agricultural College debate team

Photograph showing Portland Mayor shaking hands with Robert Kerr, a member of the Oregon Agricultural College transcontinental debate team, after presenting him with a letter at a sendoff for the team. With Baker and Kerr are (from left) Earl W. Wells, debate coach; Lindsey S. Spight, publicity agent; Frank E. Andrews, president of the Portland Chamber of Commerce; and Frank De Spain and Blair Stewart, debate team members. The photograph was taken outside Portland City Hall on Sunday, May 22, 1925. A similar photograph, image No. 371N0131, and a story were published on Page 13 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, March 22, 1925. The story was headlined “Debate Team to Leave Today For 10,000-Mile Trip / Oregon Aggie Men Given Formal Farewell Saturday by Mayor Baker and Business Men.” The Oregonian newspaper, in its coverage of the sendoff, reported that the letter the mayor gave to Kerr was a greeting from Baker to the mayor of Portland, Maine. The debaters were to deliver the letter at the end of their tour. Oregon Agricultural College is now Oregon State University. Also see related image No. 371N0132.

George L. Baker, Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Frank C. Riggs in snow at Union Station, Portland

Photograph of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, composer Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Rose Festival association president Frank C. Riggs standing in ankle-deep snow outside Union Station in Portland on January 20, 1927. That day, a cropped version of this photograph, along with image No. 371N0394, was published on Page 18 of the Oregon Journal. The photographs were published under the headline “Getting Ready for June’s Roses.” This photograph had the following caption: “Charles Wakefield Cadman, composer of ‘Rosaria,’ arrives to confer with Rose Festival board on coming pageant. Above—F. C. Riggs, president of festival association, Wakefield and Mayor Baker revel in snow in front of Union station.” The photograph accompanied a story, headlined “Composer Here to Work on Rose Festival Music,” which reported that Cadman was serving as director general of the 1927 festival pageant. See additional related image Nos. 371N0136 and 371N0393.

George L. Baker, Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Frank C. Riggs at Union Station, Portland

Full-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, composer Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Rose Festival association president Frank C. Riggs standing outside Union Station in Portland on January 20, 1927. The photograph was taken after Cadman’s arrival in Portland on a trip to plan that year’s Rose Festival pageant, of which he served as director general. Baker and Riggs greeted him at the station. That day, the Oregon Journal published a story about Cadman’s arrival, headlined “Composer Here to Work on Rose Festival Music,” along with two photos, on Page 18. See related image Nos. 371N0135, 371N0393, and 371N0394.

Portland Mayor George L. Baker, First Lady Florence Harding, and Governor Walter M. Pierce in Portland

Photograph, taken outdoors, showing (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, First Lady Florence Harding, and Oregon Governor Walter M. Pierce in Portland on July 4, 1923. Baker and Harding are looking upward, and Pierce is laughing. The photograph was taken while the first lady and President Warren G. Harding were in Portland as part of a trip across the nation. Their visit to Portland followed a stop in Meacham, Oregon, on July 3. Events in Portland included an address by Warren G. Harding at Multnomah field, a visit to veterans at Hahnemann hospital, and a tribute to Oregon soldiers killed in World War I. See related image Nos. 371N1047, 371N1050, 371N1051, 371N1057, and 371N1172. Also see image Nos. 371N1048, 371N1049, 371N1052, 371N1053, 371N1054, 371N1055, 371N1056, 371N1058, 371N1059, 371N1060, and 373G0073 from Harding’s visit to Meacham.

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