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Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover arriving in Portland?

Photograph of Herbert Hoover (left) and Lou Henry Hoover on a train platform. The photograph may have been taken after the Hoovers arrived at Union Station in Portland on February 12, 1936. On the evening of February 12, Herbert Hoover delivered an address at a Lincoln Day banquet held by the central committee of the Multnomah County Republican Party. The Hoovers are with an unidentified man and woman who may be O. L. Price, manager of The Oregonian newspaper, and his wife.

President Woodrow Wilson and First Lady Edith Wilson in car leaving Union Station

Photograph showing President Woodrow Wilson and First Lady Edith Wilson seated in a car as they leave Union Station in Portland on Monday, September 15, 1919. The president and first lady were in Portland as part of Woodrow Wilson’s national speaking tour to build support for the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative. See related image Nos. 373G0223, 373G0224, 373G0225, 373G0226, and 373G0228.

President Woodrow Wilson and Mayor George L. Baker at Union Station

Photograph showing President Woodrow Wilson and Portland Mayor George L. Baker (next to Wilson at left) outside Union Station in Portland after Wilson’s arrival on Monday, September 15, 1919. Wilson was in Portland as part of a national speaking tour to build support for the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations. A cropped version of this photograph was one of three, including image No. 373G0224, that were published on Page 5 of the Oregon Journal on September 15, 1919, under the headline “Triumphal Procession Brings President Into Close View.” This photograph had the following caption information: “President Wilson and Mayor Baker at the Union station.” Image note: Negative damage at edges. Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration. See additional related image Nos. 373G0223, 373G0225, 373G0226, 373G0227, and 373G0538.

Union Station and 6th Street, Portland

Photograph, looking north on Sixth Street (now NW 6th Avenue), showing Union Station at center. At left and right are buildings and parked cars along Sixth. On the buildings at left are signs for the Boyd Hotel and the Newport Restaurant. On the building in the foreground at right are signs for William Volker & Co. and the Washington Cycle & Supply Co. An unidentified man in uniform, possibly a Portland police uniform is standing on the corner at right. A mark that could be the letter “p” or “d” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Train at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing railroad tracks, the depot, and an oncoming train at Union Station in Portland. The Broadway Bridge is partially visible at right. The view is toward the northwest. The number 1999 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 372A1196.

Trains at Union Station, Portland

Photograph, taken from track level, showing the depot, railroad tracks, and trains at Union Station in Portland. The Broadway Bridge is partially visible at right. The number 1998 is written on the negative and is partially visible at upper right. See related image No. 372A1195.

Earl C. Mills with Mrs. C. C. Hall and two unidentified men

Photograph showing four people, three men and a woman, standing in a row in front of a wall at Union Station in Portland. The second man from right is Earl C. Mills, leader of the Shriners; the woman is Mrs. Charles C. Hall. The other two men are unidentified, but they may be Charles C. Hall, potentate of the Al Kader Shriners in Portland, and Hugh Caldwell of Seattle, imperial high priest of the Shrine. The Oregon Journal published a front-page story about Mills’ visit to Portland, headlined “High Leader of Shrinedom City Visitor,” on Thursday, May 11, 1933, the day Mills arrived. According to the story, the Halls and Caldwell accompanied Mills on the train from Spokane, Washington, to Portland. Published with the story was a cropped version of this photograph, showing only Mills and Mrs. Hall. The photograph was published under the headline “Big Arab Chief Calls” and had the following caption: “Earl C. Mills, imperial potentate of the Shrine, is greeted at the Union station by Mrs. C. C. Hall, wife of the potentate of Al Kader temple.” Image note: The name “Mills” is written on the negative below the second man from the right, and the name “C C Hall” is written below the woman. The writing is visible at the bottom of the image. See related image No. 371N1765.

Earl C. Mills

Photograph showing Earl C. Mills, imperial potentate of the Shriners, standing next to a wall at Union Station in Portland and facing front. The Oregon Journal published front-page story, headlined “High Leader of Shrinedom City Visitor” and a related photograph, image No. 371N1764, on Thursday, May 11, 1933, the day Mills arrived. Image note: The name “Earl C Mills” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Forty and Eight members at Union Station, Portland, to greet arrivals for initiation ceremony

Photograph showing members of the Forty and Eight with a car at Union Station in Portland on Saturday, February 22, 1936. They were at the station to greet members arriving for an initiation ceremony (known as a “wreck”). A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 23, 1936, under the headline “In Wreck Headed for 40 and 8 ‘Wreck.’ “ The photograph had the following caption: “The famous old French war-time taxi was at the depot Saturday to greet the special bringing Washington 40 and 8 members to the annual interstate ‘wreck’ here. From left— Mayor [Joseph K.] Carson, B. F. Beattie, Portland; Chef de Chemin de Fer Fred Fuecker of Seattle, national head; Chef de Gare D. Elwood Caples, Vancouver, Washington state leader; Chef de Gare Laban A. Steeves of Salem, Oregon state leader, and in foreground Steve Chadwich, Seattle, former national officer.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “40 & 8 Vets Have Gay Time.”

Potentate of Afifi Shriners at Union Station, Portland

Head and shoulders portrait of a man at Union Station in Portland. He is smiling, facing front, and wearing an Afifi Shriners fez, glasses, and a suit jacket and tie. The date 1920 is visible on a medal pinned to his jacket. The text “ ‘Grand Imperial Potentate of the Shrine, Tacoma WA’ “ is written on the negative sleeve. Image note: The number 28 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the photograph.

Serviceman and USO member looking at railroad schedules, Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified men standing in front of a signboard listing railroad schedules at Union Station in Portland. They are facing each other. The man at right, who is wearing a patch that reads “I SERVE WITH U. S. O.,” is pointing to the board and speaking to the man at left, a serviceman holding a bag. The number 5664 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower right corner of the image. The unverified note “G. I. guide at Union Depot” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0950.

Serviceman and USO member looking at railroad schedules, Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified men standing in front of a signboard listing railroad schedules at Union Station in Portland. They are facing each other. The man at right, who is wearing a patch that reads “I SERVE WITH U. S. O.,” is pointing to the board and speaking to the man at left, a serviceman holding a bag. The number 5665 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower right corner of the image. The unverified note “G. I. guide at Union Depot” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0949.

Brigadier General W. A. White, British army, at Union Station, Portland

Half-length portrait of Brigadier General W. A. White of the British army at Union Station in Portland on Wednesday, August 15, 1917. He is facing slightly left, looking toward the front, and smiling. The photograph was taken after White and his party arrived in Portland as part of an effort, led by White, to recruit British citizens in the United States for military service in World War I. A story about White and image No. 376G0222, depicting the general and his party, were published on Page 16 of the Oregon Journal on Thursday, August 16, 1917. Also see additional related image No. 376G0221. Image note: The text “White, General and staff” is written on the negative sleeve.

Brigadier General W. A. White, British army, speaking to unidentified man at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing Brigadier General W. A. White of the British army (right) speaking to an unidentified man at Union Station in Portland on Wednesday, August 15, 1917. The photograph was taken after White and his party arrived in Portland as part of an effort, led by White, to recruit British citizens in the United States for military service in World War I. A story about White and image No. 376G0222, depicting the general and his party, were published on Page 16 of the Oregon Journal on Thursday, August 16, 1917. Also see additional related image No. 376G0220. Image note: The text “White, General and staff” is written on the negative sleeve.

Lt. C. J. White, Lt. Col. C. D. Murray, Brigadier General W. A. White, and Col. Duff Stewart at Union Station, Portland

Full-length portrait of four men, all in military dress, standing in a row on a train platform at Union Station in Portland on Wednesday, August 15, 1917. Second from right is British army Brigadier General W. A. White; he and his party were in Portland as part of an effort, led by White, to recruit British citizens in the United States for military service in World War I. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 16 of the Oregon Journal on Thursday, August 16, 1917, under the headline “Welcome Given General White Of British Recruiting Mission.” The photograph had the following caption: “Left to right—Lieutenant C. J. White, son of General White; Lieutenant Colonel C. D. Murray, Briagdier General W. A. White and Colonel Duff Stewart of Canadian Army.” The photograph accompanied a story with the headline “Britain Wants Her Sons In This State To Rally To Colors” and the subheading “Brig. Gen. W. A. White Paints Black Future for Slackers After the War.” See related image Nos. 376G0220 and 376G0221. Image note: The text “White, General and staff” is written on the negative sleeve.

General John J. Pershing with Mayor George L. Baker and Governor Ben W. Olcott

Full-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, General John J. Pershing, and Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott standing in a row at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. Baker and Olcott greeted Pershing on his arrival at Union Station. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0156, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323, was one of seven published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on January 19, 1920, under the headline “A ‘Moving Picture’ of General Pershing’s Day in Portland From His Welcome at Train to His Farewell.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159. Image note: Negative damage at upper right and left center.

General John J. Pershing at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing General John J. Pershing (second from right) walking at the front of a group of men as he leaves Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. At right is Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott. At far left, in a dark suit, is Portland Mayor George L. Baker. Olcott and Baker greeted Pershing upon his arrival at Union Station. See related image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0156, 373G0157, 373G0158, 373G0159, 373G0160, 373G0161 and 373G0323.

General John J. Pershing at Union Station, Portland

Head and shoulders portrait of General John J. Pershing at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. He is in uniform and looking to the right. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323, was one of seven published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on January 19, 1920, under the headline “A ‘Moving Picture’ of General Pershing’s Day in Portland From His Welcome at Train to His Farewell.” This photograph had the caption: “A ‘close-up’ of John J. Pershing himself.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159.

General John J. Pershing with Mayor George L. Baker and Governor Ben W. Olcott

Half-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, General John J. Pershing, and Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott standing in a row at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. Baker and Olcott greeted Pershing on his arrival at Union Station. See related image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0155, 373G0156, 373G0158, 373G0159, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323.

General John J. Pershing with Mayor George L. Baker and Governor Ben W. Olcott

Full-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, General John J. Pershing, and Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott standing in a row at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. Baker and Olcott greeted Pershing on his arrival at Union Station. See related image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0155, 373G0156, 373G0157, 373G0159, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323.

General John J. Pershing with Mayor George L. Baker and Governor Ben W. Olcott

Full-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, General John J. Pershing, and Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott standing in a row at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. Baker and Olcott greeted Pershing on his arrival at Union Station. See related image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0155, 373G0156, 373G0157, 373G0158, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323.

General John J. Pershing at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing General John J. Pershing (front center) walking at the front of a group of men as he leaves Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. At left is Portland Mayor George L. Baker. At right is Colonel G. W. S. Stevens, recruiting commander in Oregon, whom the Journal described as a classmate of Pershing’s at West Point. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0156, 373G0161, and 373G0323, was one of seven published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on January 19, 1920, under the headline “A ‘Moving Picture’ of General Pershing’s Day in Portland From His Welcome at Train to His Farewell.” This photograph had the caption: “General Pershing and Colonel Stevens are shown starting out at the brisk gait which has made the general the bane of fat fellow officers.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159.

General John J. Pershing saluting at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing General John J. Pershing facing to the left and saluting. Behind him, at right, is a group of men in military dress. The photograph was taken at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0156, 373G0160, and 373G0161, was one of seven published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on January 19, 1920, under the headline “A ‘Moving Picture’ of General Pershing’s Day in Portland From His Welcome at Train to His Farewell.” This photograph had the caption: “An excellent photograph of Pershing standing at a military salute.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159.

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