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Poster related to Polk consumer information study conducted for Oregon Journal?

Photograph of a poster titled “74.06% of Portland Families Own Radios.” The poster includes tables of additional data about aspects of radio ownership in Portland, including a comparison of “All Families” and “Journal Families.” The poster is probably related to a Polk Consumer Study of Portland that was likely conducted for the Oregon Journal. See related image Nos. 371N3224, 371N3227, 371N3228, 371N3230, 371N3231, 371N3232, 371N3233, 371N3234, 371N3235, 371N3236, 371N3238, 371N3239, 371N3240, 371N3241, 371N3242, 371N3243, 371N3244, 371N3245, 371N3246, 371N3247, 371N3248, 371N3249, 371N3250, 371N3251, 371N3252, 371N3253, 371N3254, 371N3255, 371N3256, 371N3257, 371N3258, 371N3259, 371N3260, 371N3261, 371N3264, 371N3265, and 371N3270.

Poster related to Polk consumer information study conducted for Oregon Journal?

Photograph of a poster titled “14.53% of Portland Families Own Electric Refrigerators.” The poster contains additional statistics about refrigerator ownership and two tables comparing data for “all families” and “Journal families.” The poster is probably related to a Polk Consumer Study of Portland that was likely conducted for the Oregon Journal. See related image Nos. 371N3224, 371N3227, 371N3228, 371N3230, 371N3231, 371N3232, 371N3233, 371N3234, 371N3235, 371N3236, 371N3237, 371N3238, 371N3240, 371N3241, 371N3242, 371N3243, 371N3244, 371N3245, 371N3246, 371N3247, 371N3248, 371N3249, 371N3250, 371N3251, 371N3252, 371N3253, 371N3254, 371N3255, 371N3256, 371N3257, 371N3258, 371N3259, 371N3260, 371N3261, 371N3264, 371N3265, and 371N3270.

Poster related to Polk consumer information study conducted for Oregon Journal?

Photograph of a poster titled “52.21% of Portland Families Own Vacuum Cleaners.” The poster displays charts of additional data about vacuum cleaner ownership. The poster is probably related to a Polk Consumer Study of Portland that was likely conducted for the Oregon Journal. See related image Nos. 371N3224, 371N3227, 371N3228, 371N3230, 371N3231, 371N3232, 371N3233, 371N3234, 371N3235, 371N3236, 371N3237, 371N3238, 371N3239, 371N3241, 371N3242, 371N3243, 371N3244, 371N3245, 371N3246, 371N3247, 371N3248, 371N3249, 371N3250, 371N3251, 371N3252, 371N3253, 371N3254, 371N3255, 371N3256, 371N3257, 371N3258, 371N3259, 371N3260, 371N3261, 371N3264, 371N3265, and 371N3270.

Poster related to Polk consumer information study conducted for Oregon Journal?

Photograph of a poster titled “9.20% of Portland Families Own Oil Burners.” The poster shows additional statistics about oil-burner ownership and two tables comparing data for “all families” and “Journal families.” The poster is probably related to a Polk Consumer Study of Portland that was likely conducted for the Oregon Journal. See related image Nos. 371N3224, 371N3227, 371N3228, 371N3230, 371N3231, 371N3232, 371N3233, 371N3234, 371N3235, 371N3236, 371N3237, 371N3239, 371N3240, 371N3241, 371N3242, 371N3243, 371N3244, 371N3245, 371N3246, 371N3247, 371N3248, 371N3249, 371N3250, 371N3251, 371N3252, 371N3253, 371N3254, 371N3255, 371N3256, 371N3257, 371N3258, 371N3259, 371N3260, 371N3261, 371N3264, 371N3265, and 371N3270.

Poster related to Polk consumer information study conducted for Oregon Journal?

Photograph of a poster titled “Division of Portland Families According to Age and Sex.” Underneath the title is an illustrated pie chart of data about men, women, and children in Portland. Below the pie chart is the following text, all in uppercase letters: “Pointing out maximum market potentials in a variety of commodities.” The poster is probably related to a Polk Consumer Study of Portland that was likely conducted for the Oregon Journal. See related image Nos. 371N3224, 371N3227, 371N3228, 371N3230, 371N3231, 371N3232, 371N3233, 371N3234, 371N3236, 371N3237, 371N3238, 371N3239, 371N3240, 371N3241, 371N3242, 371N3243, 371N3244, 371N3245, 371N3246, 371N3247, 371N3248, 371N3249, 371N3250, 371N3251, 371N3252, 371N3253, 371N3254, 371N3255, 371N3256, 371N3257, 371N3258, 371N3259, 371N3260, 371N3261, 371N3264, 371N3265, and 371N3270.

Poster related to Polk consumer information study conducted for Oregon Journal?

Photograph of a poster titled “58.61% of Portland’s Families Own Their Homes.” The poster features illustrations of buildings and shows statistics about homes and home ownership in Portland and among families that subscribe to the Oregon Journal. The poster is probably related to a Polk Consumer Study of Portland that was likely conducted for the Oregon Journal. See related image Nos. 371N3224, 371N3227, 371N3228, 371N3230, 371N3231, 371N3233, 371N3234, 371N3235, 371N3236, 371N3237, 371N3238, 371N3239, 371N3240, 371N3241, 371N3242, 371N3243, 371N3244, 371N3245, 371N3246, 371N3247, 371N3248, 371N3249, 371N3250, 371N3251, 371N3252, 371N3253, 371N3254, 371N3255, 371N3256, 371N3257, 371N3258, 371N3259, 371N3260, 371N3261, 371N3264, 371N3265, and 371N3270.

Poster related to Polk consumer information study conducted for Oregon Journal?

Photograph of a poster titled “Division of Families Into High, Middle and Low Buying Power Groups.” The poster features two tables, one for “all families” and one for “Journal families.” Each table consists of a list of occupations and the percentage of families in that occupation. The occupations are divided into Class A, Class B, and Class C. Families in Class A occupations have the highest buying power and and families in Class C occupations have the lowest buying power. The poster is probably related to a Polk Consumer Study of Portland that was likely conducted for the Oregon Journal. See related image Nos. 371N3224, 371N3227, 371N3228, 371N3230, 371N3231, 371N3232, 371N3234, 371N3235, 371N3236, 371N3237, 371N3238, 371N3239, 371N3240, 371N3241, 371N3242, 371N3243, 371N3244, 371N3245, 371N3246, 371N3247, 371N3248, 371N3249, 371N3250, 371N3251, 371N3252, 371N3253, 371N3254, 371N3255, 371N3256, 371N3257, 371N3258, 371N3259, 371N3260, 371N3261, 371N3264, 371N3265, and 371N3270.

Poster related to Polk consumer information study conducted for Oregon Journal?

Photograph of a poster titled “Newspaper Reading Habit.” The poster includes illustrations of people reading newspapers and the following additional text: “the Strong Mass Habit in American Life .. / Divides the Market into Distinct Groups of Consumers convenient for merchandising purposes / The publisher has exactly the same job as the merchant — to build a habit for his product in the minds of as many consumers as possible / Newspaper reading habit is built by appealing to basic human instincts and desires / sports ….. food / music … drama / entertainment / health .. society / humor . Education / ‘today’s news today’ / Features appealing to all types of readers.” The poster is probably related to a Polk Consumer Study of Portland that was likely conducted for the Oregon Journal. See related image Nos. 371N3224, 371N3227, 371N3228, 371N3230, 371N3231, 371N3232, 371N3233, 371N3235, 371N3236, 371N3237, 371N3238, 371N3239, 371N3240, 371N3241, 371N3242, 371N3243, 371N3244, 371N3245, 371N3246, 371N3247, 371N3248, 371N3249, 371N3250, 371N3251, 371N3252, 371N3253, 371N3254, 371N3255, 371N3256, 371N3257, 371N3258, 371N3259, 371N3260, 371N3261, 371N3264, 371N3265, and 371N3270.

Poster related to Polk consumer information study conducted for Oregon Journal?

Photograph of a poster describing the Polk Consumer Study of the Portland market. The poster has the following text: “Polk Consumer Study reveals: / 1. Buying Power / 2. Buying Habits … and / 3. General Economic Standing of Portland Families / The facts are obtained by personal interviews with responsible women heads of families ….. / The purchasing agents who influence directly or indirectly .. the destination of 85% of all money spent in retail stores.” The study was probably conducted for the Oregon Journal. See related image Nos. 371N3224, 371N3227, 371N3228, 371N3230, 371N3231, 371N3232, 371N3233, 371N3234, 371N3235, 371N3237, 371N3238, 371N3239, 371N3240, 371N3241, 371N3242, 371N3243, 371N3244, 371N3245, 371N3246, 371N3247, 371N3248, 371N3249, 371N3250, 371N3251, 371N3252, 371N3253, 371N3254, 371N3255, 371N3256, 371N3257, 371N3258, 371N3259, 371N3260, 371N3261, 371N3264, 371N3265, and 371N3270.

Poster related to Polk consumer information study conducted for Oregon Journal?

Photograph of a poster titled “Home equipment compared.” The poster features a chart comparing data for families in Portland, Oregon; Seattle, Washington; and Spokane, Washington. The poster is probably related to a Polk Consumer Study of Portland that was likely conducted for the Oregon Journal. See related image Nos. 371N3224, 371N3227, 371N3230, 371N3231, 371N3232, 371N3233, 371N3234, 371N3235, 371N3236, 371N3237, 371N3238, 371N3239, 371N3240, 371N3241, 371N3242, 371N3243, 371N3244, 371N3245, 371N3246, 371N3247, 371N3248, 371N3249, 371N3250, 371N3251, 371N3252, 371N3253, 371N3254, 371N3255, 371N3256, 371N3257, 371N3258, 371N3259, 371N3260, 371N3261, 371N3264, 371N3265, and 371N3270.

Poster related to Polk consumer information study conducted for Oregon Journal?

Photograph of a poster with the following text: “The Polk Study Divides Portland into 10 Districts / and shows complete detail covering the families living in each one / Actual count of families living in greater Portland / 90,440.” In the center of the poster is a map showing an area split into 10 parts, each one marked with a letter from A through J. The poster is probably related to a Polk Consumer Study of Portland that was likely conducted for the Oregon Journal. See related image Nos. 371N3224, 371N3227, 371N3228, 371N3231, 371N3232, 371N3233, 371N3234, 371N3235, 371N3236, 371N3237, 371N3238, 371N3239, 371N3240, 371N3241, 371N3242, 371N3243, 371N3244, 371N3245, 371N3246, 371N3247, 371N3248, 371N3249, 371N3250, 371N3251, 371N3252, 371N3253, 371N3254, 371N3255, 371N3256, 371N3257, 371N3258, 371N3259, 371N3260, 371N3261, 371N3264, 371N3265, and 371N3270.

Poster related to Polk consumer information study conducted for Oregon Journal?

Photograph of a poster depicting a house, the city of Portland, and Mount Hood. In the upper left corner are the words “A Study of the Portland Market.” The poster is probably related to a Polk Consumer Study of Portland that was likely conducted for the Oregon Journal. See related image Nos. 371N3224, 371N3227, 371N3228, 371N3230, 371N3232, 371N3233, 371N3234, 371N3235, 371N3236, 371N3237, 371N3238, 371N3239, 371N3240, 371N3241, 371N3242, 371N3243, 371N3244, 371N3245, 371N3246, 371N3247, 371N3248, 371N3249, 371N3250, 371N3251, 371N3252, 371N3253, 371N3254, 371N3255, 371N3256, 371N3257, 371N3258, 371N3259, 371N3260, 371N3261, 371N3264, 371N3265, and 371N3270.

Map marked with route through downtown Portland

Photograph showing a portion of a map of downtown Portland. A route with arrows is marked on the map. The word “FORM” is handwritten at the beginning of the route, and the word “DISBAND” is handwritten at the end. Text that may be “2 cols / News” is also written on the map, probably referring to the size and section where the map would be published in the Oregon Journal.

Poster related to Polk consumer information study conducted for Oregon Journal?

Photograph of a poster with the following text: “100 trained men / called on all homes - covering every block - in every district in greater Portland. / 1 out of every 5 interviews was rechecked for accuracy … / All tabulations were made by precision machinery … “ The poster is probably describing a Polk Consumer Study of Portland that was likely conducted for the Oregon Journal. See related image Nos. 371N3227, 371N3228, 371N3230, 371N3231, 371N3232, 371N3233, 371N3234, 371N3235, 371N3236, 371N3237, 371N3238, 371N3239, 371N3240, 371N3241, 371N3242, 371N3243, 371N3244, 371N3245, 371N3246, 371N3247, 371N3248, 371N3249, 371N3250, 371N3251, 371N3252, 371N3253, 371N3254, 371N3255, 371N3256, 371N3257, 371N3258, 371N3259, 371N3260, 371N3261, 371N3264, 371N3265, and 371N3270.

Poster related to Polk consumer information study conducted for Oregon Journal?

Photograph of a poster titled “Home equipment compared.” The poster features a chart comparing data for families in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Indianapolis, Indiana; and Fresno, California. The poster is probably related to a Polk Consumer Study of Portland that was likely conducted for the Oregon Journal. See related image Nos. 371N3224, 371N3228, 371N3230, 371N3231, 371N3232, 371N3233, 371N3234, 371N3235, 371N3236, 371N3237, 371N3238, 371N3239, 371N3240, 371N3241, 371N3242, 371N3243, 371N3244, 371N3245, 371N3246, 371N3247, 371N3248, 371N3249, 371N3250, 371N3251, 371N3252, 371N3253, 371N3254, 371N3255, 371N3256, 371N3257, 371N3258, 371N3259, 371N3260, 371N3261, 371N3264, 371N3265, and 371N3270.

Poster titled ‘Bonecrushers who have wrestled in Portland’

Photograph of a poster titled “Bonecrushers who have wrestled in Portland,” featuring pictures of animals, each one with the name of a wrestler written underneath. Written in the lower right corner of the poster is the text “Photographic studies by Norr and Vincent — The Oregon Journal,” probably referring to photographers Roy Norr and Ralph Vincent.

Christmas card from Mr. and Mrs. Roy Norr, showing child

Photograph of a Christmas card showing a young boy who is holding a card with the word “Greetings” on it in one hand and reaching into his pocket with the other hand. To the left of the boy is the following text, all in uppercase letters: “If I had another penny (here’s one, a stamp costs two) I’d send my earnest greetings of Christmas-time to you. / (Other penny - provided by Bobbie’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Norr).” Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Christmas card from Mr. and Mrs. Roy Norr, showing child

Photograph of a Christmas card showing a young boy who is holding a card with the word “Greetings” on it in one hand and reaching into his pocket with the other hand. To the left of the boy is the following text, all in uppercase letters: “If I had another penny (here’s one, a stamp costs two) I’d send my earnest greetings of Christmas-time to you. / (Other penny - provided by Bobbie’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Norr).”

B. L. Stone’s invitation to 1873 Oregon State Capitol cornerstone ceremony

Photograph of an invitation to B. L. Stone to attend the cornerstone laying for the new Oregon State Capitol in October 1873. The following text is printed on the invitation: “Ceremony of Laying the Corner Stone / OF THE / NEW STATE CAPITOL. / The Committee of Arrangements respectfully solicit the honor of your presence, at the Ceremony of Laying the Corner Stone of the New State Capitol, / In Salem, Oregon. Wednesday, the Eighth day of October, Eighteen Hundred and Seventy-Three. / L. F. Grover / GOVERNOR. / Committee of Invitations. / John F. Miller, Henry Klippel, Samuel Allen.” Below that is the emblem of the Committee of Arrangements between two columns of names. The names in the left column are: “Joseph Holman. / George W. Gray. / Warner Breyman. / B. F. Brown. / John H. Moores. / A. J. Monroe. / R. C. Kinney.” The names in the right column are: “J. J. Murphy. / S. Durbin. / John W. Gilbert. / John Wright. / J. W. Weatherford. / B. F. Bonham. / Wm. S. Ladd.” Below the emblem and columns of names is the text “S. F. Chadwick, Secretary of State.” At the bottom of the invitation, next to the word “To,” is the following handwritten text: “B. L. Stone, Esq. / per W. G. Gilbert. Archts.”

1930 Christmas card featuring drawing of gate and photograph of house

Photograph of a Christmas card featuring the text “To Wish You a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year / 1930.” In the upper right corner of the card is a photograph of a house and yard. In the lower left corner of the card is a drawing of a wooden arbor with a gate that opens onto a stone footpath leading to the photograph of the house. Hanging from the arbor is a sign that says “Vincent.” See related image No. 371N2942. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Heppner Sheepskin Scrip, front side

Photograph showing the front side of a piece of scrip. On it is the following text: “ONE DOLLAR / HEPPNER SHEEPSKIN SCRIP / $1 / This Scrip is secured by Morrow County municipal warrants, and will be redeemed only on or before December 31st, 1934 / ONE DOLLAR.” Behind the text is an illustration of a sheep. This photograph and image No. 371N3185, showing the back side of the scrip, were published on Page 16 of the Oregon Journal on March 5, 1933, under the headline “Sheepskin Currency.” The photographs had the following caption: “This is a reproduction of Heppner scrip now in circulation, not to take the place of real money but to aid business conditions, especially teachers in cashing their warrants without a discount. It has met with approval of merchants and citizens. The trustees are Dean T. Goodman, chairman; Charles Thomson, David Wilson, L. E. Bisbee, Spencer Crawford, and J. J. Nys, legal advisor.” No story was published with the photographs. Almost a decade later, in an article on July 11, 1942, about improvement in school finances in Heppner, the Journal reported the following about the scrip: “The city backed this almost to a man and this unique scrip, made from real sheepskin and stamped with a sheep, gained world-wide sale and the name of Heppner was spread over the globe by souvenir hunters.”

B. L. Stone’s invitation to 1873 Oregon State Capitol cornerstone ceremony

Photograph of an invitation to B. L. Stone to attend the cornerstone laying for the new Oregon State Capitol in October 1873. The following text is printed on the invitation: “Ceremony of Laying the Corner Stone / OF THE / NEW STATE CAPITOL. / The Committee of Arrangements respectfully solicit the honor of your presence, at the Ceremony of Laying the Corner Stone of the New State Capitol, / In Salem, Oregon. Wednesday, the Eighth day of October, Eighteen Hundred and Seventy-Three. / L. F. Grover / GOVERNOR. / Committee of Invitations. / John F. Miller, Henry Klippel, Samuel Allen.” Below that is the emblem of the Committee of Arrangements between two columns of names. The names in the left column are: “Joseph Holman. / George W. Gray. / Warner Breyman. / B. F. Brown. / John H. Moores. / A. J. Monroe. / R. C. Kinney.” The names in the right column are: “J. J. Murphy. / S. Durbin. / John W. Gilbert. / John Wright. / J. W. Weatherford. / B. F. Bonham. / Wm. S. Ladd.” Below the emblem and columns of names is the text “S. F. Chadwick, Secretary of State.” At the bottom of the invitation, next to the word “To,” is the following handwritten text: “B. L. Stone, Esq. / per W. G. Gilbert. Archts.”

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