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Girls posing with prize-winning food

Photograph of two unidentified girls standing behind a table, possibly at a fair. On the table are jars of canned food, a loaf of bread, and a cake. Each of the food items has a 4-H prize ribbon with the year “1940” on it. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Horse, possibly at county fair

Photograph of a horse wearing a halter and lead rope held by an unidentified person outside the frame. The number 3 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Woman with horse and pony

Photograph of an unidentified woman posing with a horse and a pony. She is standing in front of the horse and pony and holding each one by its bridle. A building is visible in the background. The number 7 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Also see image Nos. 374N0720, 374N0721, and 374N0731.

Horse standing in stall

Photograph of a horse in a stall, looking over the chain barring the door. The number 12 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Woman with horse

Photograph of an unidentified woman standing next to a horse and holding its lead rope. Stables are visible in the background. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Also see image Nos. 374N0734, 374N0737, 374N0738, 374N0739, and 374N0740.

Young man running alongside horse

Photograph of an unidentified young man running alongside a horse, possibly a racehorse, that he is holding on a lead rope. The photograph was probably taken at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds racetrack in Gresham, Oregon, possibly during the county fair. The number 2 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at a fair. Also see image No. 374N0744.

Woman with horse

Photograph of an unidentified woman posing with a horse. She is standing next to the horse and is holding the horse’s bridle with one hand and its lead rope with the other. A building is visible in the background. The number 4 is written on the negative. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Also see image No. 374N0747.

Woman with horse

Photograph of an unidentified woman looking up at a horse that she is holding on a lead rope. The number 8 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Man and boy with horses

Photograph of an unidentified man and boy with two horses. The man and boy are each holding a horse’s lead rope. They are standing on the lawn outside a building with the word “OFFICE” on the roof, probably at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon. A mark that may be the number 1 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken during the county fair. Also see image No. 374N0756.

Jockey on horseback

Photograph, taken at night, of a jockey mounted on a horse. The horse’s saddle cloth has the number 4 on it. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Boy with horse

Photograph of an unidentified boy standing next to a horse that is sitting on its haunches. The boy has one hand on the horse’s neck. In the background, several unidentified people are watching. The photograph may have been taken at the 1943 Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Also see image No. 374N0625.

Man with two horses

Photograph of an unidentified man standing between two horses, possibly racehorses, and holding the horses’ lead ropes. The photograph was probably taken on the Multnomah County Fairgrounds racetrack in Gresham, Oregon, possibly during the county fair.

Trick rider? with horse

Photograph of an unidentified woman posing with a horse. She is holding the horse’s bridle with one hand and has her other arm wrapped around the horse’s neck. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. May be related to image Nos. 374N0770, 3740N773, 374N0774, 374N0776, 374N0777 374N0780, 374N0781, 374N0782, 374N0783, 374N0784, and 374N0785. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Cowboy riding bull

Photograph of an unidentified man on the back of a bucking bull. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Trick rider on running horse

Photograph of an unidentified woman performing a stunt on a running horse. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. The photograph may be related to image Nos. 374N0770, 374N0771, 374N0773, 374N0774, 374N0776, 374N0777, 374N0780, 374N0781, 374N0782, 374N0783, and 374N0785. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Trick rider performing stunt

Photograph of an unidentified woman hanging upside down from the side of a running horse. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. The photograph may be related to image Nos. 374N0770, 374N0771, 374N0773, 374N0774, 374N0776, 374N0777, 374N0780, 374N0781, 374N0782, 374N0783, and 374N0784.

Gresham Depot

Photograph of Gresham railroad depot with shuttered windows. A dirt road passes in front of the depot, and other wooden building structures can be seen to the left and right. Electric lines are visible throughout the frame.

Flocking of the swallows

Manuscript on the spotting of a large group of swallows near a roadside. The author goes on to discuss how the birds are joined by other flocks to travel in large groups in order to hide their true numbers from predators.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Young woman with rooster

Photograph of an unidentified young woman seated on a wooden ramp or walkway with a rooster in her lap. The woman is sitting on a copy of the Oregon Journal; the top headline on the front page is “City Vice Reign Suspected.” The rooster is standing on more pages from the newspaper spread across the woman’s lap. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Man with pig

Photograph of an unidentified man standing outdoors with a pig in an open area near buildings. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Woman with prize-winning garden model

Photograph of an unidentified woman sitting next to a miniature garden at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham. The model garden has a small sign with the words “Green Finger Gardeners” on it, and consists of plants, a stone patio, and a tiny barbecue, chairs, and picnic table. A first-place prize ribbon is draped over the miniature picnic table. The number 14 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image.

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