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Herbert Hoover receiving applause at Lincoln Day banquet, Multnomah Hotel, Portland

Photograph of Herbert Hoover standing at a microphone during a Lincoln Day banquet at the Multnomah Hotel in Portland on February 12, 1936. Nearby, others are standing and applauding. Hoover delivered an address at the banquet, which was held by the central committee of the Multnomah County Republican Party. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four that were published on Page 6 of the Oregon Journal on Thursday, February 13, 1936, under the headline “Herbert Hoover Tells What He Thinks of New Deal in Lincoln Day Address in Portland, Heard Over Nation.” This photograph had the following caption: “The former president smilingly receives ovation from guests at dinner under auspices of the Multnomah county central committee. One thousand persons heard his speech in the Multnomah hotel Supper Club.” The photographs accompanied the text of Hoover’s remarks, headlined “Hoover Talks of Confusion In Lincoln Day Address.” See related image Nos. 372A0292, 372A0294, 372A0295, and 372A0296.

Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover arriving in Portland?

Photograph of Herbert Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover leaving a train car. In the foreground are two unidentified men. The photograph was probably taken when 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 dinner held by the central committee of the Multnomah County Republican Party.

Secretary of War George Henry Dern and Canadian veteran placing wreath at cenotaph, Multnomah Stadium, Portland

Photograph showing U. S. Secretary of War George Henry Dern and an unidentified Canadian veteran placing a wreath at the cenotaph at Multnomah Stadium in Portland on August 3, 1934. The photograph was taken during a ceremony in memory of Canadian soldiers killed in World War I. The cenotaph had been dedicated by the Canadian Legion in June. The Oregon Journal published an alternate photograph from the ceremony, image No. 372A0317, on Page 4 of the August 3, 1934 edition. The Journal reported that the ceremony was among the official events related to a visit by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who arrived in Portland later the same day.

Vice President Calvin Coolidge breaking ground for Roosevelt statue, Portland

Photograph, taken on Tuesday, August 15, 1922, showing Vice President Calvin Coolidge turning the first shovelful of earth during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Theodore Roosevelt statue in Portland’s south park blocks. A crowd is watching in the background. A similar photograph, image No. 373G0037, was published on Page 7 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, August 13, 1922. See additional related image Nos. 373G0031, 373G0032, 373G0034, 373G0035, and 379G0023.

William Gibbs McAdoo speaking at cornerstone ceremony in Portland

Photograph, taken on Wednesday, October 10, 1917, showing United States treasury secretary William Gibbs McAdoo speaking on a flag-draped platform in Portland during a ceremony to lay the cornerstone for a new post office at Park and Glisan (now NW Park Avenue and NW Glisan Street). A cropped and reversed version of this image was one of two photographs of McAdoo’s address that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal that day. The two photographs were published beneath the following caption: “William Gibbs McAdoo, secretary of the treasury, addressing throng in the North Park blocks this morning in celebration of laying cornerstone for new Portland postoffice. The event opened the busy day for the head of the nation’s financial affairs in urging renewed vigor for Liberty Loan. Picture at right [referring to this image] shows Secretary McAdoo “close up” in characteristic speaking pose.” The photographs accompanied three stories about McAdoo’s visit: One headlined “Says We’ll Make Kaiser Bill Look Like 30 Cents”; one headlined “Sec. M’Adoo Speaks to Crowd at Laying of the Cornerstone”; and one headlined “Secretary M’Adoo Comes Here to Urge Liberty Bond Sales.”

President Woodrow Wilson in car during procession through Portland

Photograph showing President Woodrow Wilson standing in the back of his car and doffing his hat during a procession through Portland on Monday, September 15, 1919. Seated next to him at right is Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott; seated next to him at left is C. S. Jackson, the owner, editor, and publisher of the Oregon Journal. Wilson was in Portland as part of a national speaking tour to build support for the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations. See related image Nos. 373G0223, 373G0224, 373G0226, 373G0227, 373G0228, and 373G0538. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

President Woodrow Wilson in car during procession through Portland

Photograph showing President Woodrow Wilson and First Lady Edith Wilson riding in a car during a procession through 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. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal that day under the headline “President and Mrs. Wilson in Portland.” See related image Nos. 373G0223, 373G0224, 373G0225, 373G0227, 373G0228, and 373G0538.

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.

Mayor-elect Joseph K. Carson kissing sister after return from trip to Asia

Photograph of Portland Mayor-elect Joseph K. Carson kissing his sister, Alice Carson, on the ocean liner General Sherman on Friday, March 17, 1933, after his return to Portland from a trip to Asia aboard the steamship. The trip included stops in Japan, China, and the Philippines. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 371N0482 were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Saturday, March 18, 1933, under the headline “Hizzoner-Elect Returns in Glory.” This photograph had the following caption: “Not a Mayor Baker act, for it’s his sister Alice who is welcoming him.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Carson Home; Gets Welcome Upon Arrival.” Also see additional related image Nos. 371N0455 and 371N0481.

Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson and commander of American Legion Post No. 35?

Photograph of Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson (right) and an unidentified man in the mayor’s office at Portland City Hall. Carson (right) is holding a booklet and looking toward the other man, who may be the commander of Rose City Post No. 35 of the American Legion. He is wearing a garrison cap with the word “commander” on the side and the number 35 on the front.

Mayor-elect Joseph K. Carson posing with family members after return from trip to Asia

Photograph of Joseph K. Carson (second from left) posing with family members on Friday, March 17, 1933, after he returned from a trip to Asia aboard the steamship General Sherman. The trip included stops in Japan, China, and the Philippines. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 371N0458 were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Saturday, March 18, 1933, under the headline “Hizzoner-Elect Returns in Glory.” This photograph had the following caption: “Joseph K. Carson Jr., next mayor of Portland, returned home Friday afternoon on the States liner General Sherman from the Orient. Top, from left—Charles Carson, brother of the mayor-elect; ‘Joe’ himself; Miss Alice Carson, sister, and Joseph K. Carson Sr. In front is Billy Carson, the future chief executive’s nephew.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Carson Home; Gets Welcome Upon Arrival.” Also see additional related image Nos. 371N0455 and 371N0481.

Masonic Temple, West Park Street, Portland

Photograph of the Masonic Temple on West Park Street (now Southwest Park Avenue) in Portland. The photograph was taken at the intersection of Park and Madison Street. The streets next to the building are lined with parked cars. The temple is now part of the Portland Art Museum and is known as the Mark Building.

Rooftop view of downtown Portland and Hawthorne Bridge

Photograph, taken from a high angle and looking toward the southeast, showing buildings in downtown Portland and the Hawthorne Bridge in the distance. In the foreground is the building occupied by the Jenning's furniture store at 5th and Washington streets (now Southwest 5th Avenue and Southwest Washington street). In the distance at center, just to the right of the bridge, is the Yeon Building.

Demolition of Portland High School building

Photograph showing demolition of the tower of the Portland High School building on August 11, 1928. Heavy trucks pulled down the tower with lines attached to the building. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 9 of the Oregon Journal on August 12, 1928, under the headline “School Tower Razed.” The photograph had the following caption: “Saturday the ornate tower that has thrust upward from the old Portland high school at 14th and Morrison streets was pulled down by workmen wrecking the building. It has become endeared to thousands since its erection in 1883.” Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

View of Broadway, downtown Portland

Photograph showing buildings along Broadway (now Southwest Broadway) in Portland, including the New Heathman Hotel, the Broadway Theatre, and the Journal Building (at center right, with clock at top, now known as the Jackson Tower). The view is to the north. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to negative damage.

P. J. MacAuley of Meier & Frank with successor Hugo Sonnenschein

Half-length portrait of P. J. MacAuley seated at a desk and Hugo Sonnenschein standing next to him. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 4 of the Oregon Journal on April 30, 1935, under the headline “Admen, New and Retiring.” The photograph had the following caption: “P. J. MacAuley (seated), retiring sales promotion and advertising director of Meier & Frank company, explains duties of the position to his successor, Hugo Sonnenschein of New York.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Sonnenschein Assumed High Post in Store.” See related image Nos. 371A1661 and 372A0543. Image note: The names “Sonnenschein” and “McCawley [sic]” are written on the negative and are visible at the bottom of the image. Photograph shows speckling and discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Reporters for Oregon Journal national department?

Photograph showing five unidentified men, possibly Oregon Journal reporters, gathered around a desk. They are looking at a copy of Oregon Journal held by the man in the center; he is pointing at the paper. The text “National Dept” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Two people loading RCA Victor radio into Vern L. Wenger Radio Service truck

Photograph showing two young men in white jackets loading a large box into the back of a Vern L. Wenger Radio Service truck. A third man is standing next to the truck, watching. On the side of the box are the words “Another RCA Victor Radio / Model 9-K / RCA Manufacturing Co. Inc. / Camden, New Jersey.” The number 2 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. Vern L. Wenger was located in Portland.

Delivery trucks parked outside Western Packing Company, Portland

Photograph showing two delivery trucks parked outside the Western Packing Company in Portland. An unidentified man is standing next to the truck on the right. A sign at over the open doors of the loading area reads “Western Packing Co. / Fresh and cured meats.” A sign on the right side of the doors reads “Manufacturers of … High Grade Sausage / Luncheon Meats.”

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