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U. S. Navy dirigible Akron over Portland

Aerial photograph of the United States Navy dirigible Akron in flight above Portland on May 24, 1932. On that day, the Oregon Journal published a front-page story about the Akron’s visit and published image No. 371N5036, a similar photograph to this one, on Page 4. The caption with that image included the following information about the dirigible: “The Akron is 785 feet long, weighs 403,000 pounds, and has 6,300,000 cubic feet gas volume. The ship has eight motors, totaling 4480 horsepower, and can make 83.8 miles an hour at top speed.” Image note: The number 1 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the photograph.

Wreckage of plane on golf course after fatal crash

Photograph of an unidentified man looking at the wreckage of a small Pargon Flying Service airplane after the plane crashed on the West Hills Golf Course in Portland on Tuesday, May 26, 1931. The pilot, Roy H. Scheffel, was killed. A cropped version of this photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, May 27, 1931, under the headline “To Death on West Hills Golf Course.” The photograph had the following caption: “Battered wreckage of the light plane in which Roy H. Sheffel [sic], operator of the Rendezvous eating place, made a fatal plunge to the seventh fairway of the West Hills golf course Tuesday afternoon. The picture was taken after the ship had been righted.” The photograph accompanied a story about Scheffel’s death, headlined “Cafe Man Killed in Air Crash.”

Eddie Cooper, L. F. Schoenhair, and Ray Acre, team of Plane 23, Ford National Reliability Air Tour

Portrait of three men, Eddie Cooper, L. F. Schoenhair, and Ray Acre, in front of an airplane. They were the team of Plane 23, a Lockheed monoplane, on the 1928 Ford National Reliability Air Tour. The tour reached Portland on July 16, 1928, and the Plane 23 team was the first to arrive at the Swan Island airport. Schoenhair was the pilot and Cooper was the mechanic. The text “Cooper — Shoenhair [sic] — Ray Acre” and the number 8 are written on the negative and are visible on the right side of the image.

George O. Noville at air circus on Swan Island, Portland

Portrait of a smiling man, aviator and explorer George O. Noville, wearing a suit, tie, and pince-nez. The photograph was taken on Saturday, June 9 or Sunday, June 10, 1928, at Swan Island airport in Portland. According to stories in the Oregon Journal on June 8 and June 10, 1928, Noville planned to attend the Portland’s second annual air carnival at Swan Island on June 10 and stay the week to see the Rose Festival. He arrived on June 9. See related image Nos. 371N2516, 371N2520, and 371N5952. Image note: The name “O. G. Noville [sic]” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

John P. Wood and F. H. Clewers

Portrait of two men wearing jackets and bow ties. The man on the right has a cigarette in his mouth. The text “John P. Woods [sic] - F. H. Clewers” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image. The photograph may have been taken in mid-July 1928, when pilot John P. Wood and mechanic Frank Clewers arrived in Portland as part of the Ford national reliability air tour. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Easter portrait of Joan Adele Ringo holding rabbit

Full-length portrait of a girl sitting in a wicker chair surrounded by Easter lilies. She is looking right, toward a rabbit she is holding on the arm of the chair. A similar photograph, image No. 377N0038, was one of two published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 8, 1928, under the headline “Mother Nature Joins Conspiracy to Make Easter Gladsome for Time for Children.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Fine Weather Forecast For Milady’s New Bonnet And Easter Day Services.” Also see image No. 377N0034.

Tom McArthur and unidentified man

Photograph showing two men sitting behind a desk and facing one another. Each man is wearing a suit and holding a pipe. The photograph may have been taken in November 1943; a copy of the Sunday Oregonian newspaper on the desk is an edition published on November 14, 1943. The number 4642 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The name “McArthur, Tom” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0910 and 375A0911.

Pearl, manager of Baker Stock Company

Half-length portrait of a man sitting at a desk and facing to the left. He is looking downward at a book on the desk in front of him and is wearing a hat, suit, and bow tie. The text “Pearl, Mr / Mgr Baker Stock Co.” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 376G0393.

John A. Johnson, manager of Pantages Theatre, Portland

Half-length portrait of John A. Johnson, manager of the Pantages Theatre in Portland, sitting at a desk in November 1920. He is facing to the right and looking at a flier for the film “Dead Men Tell No Tales.” A story about Johnson and a cropped version of a similar related photograph, image No. 376G0390, were published on Page 3, Section 5 of the Oregon Journal city edition on Sunday, November 28, 1920.

Oral history interview with William Francis Lambert [Transcript]

Transcript. In the interview, he discusses his family history, childhood in Portland, YMCA Spirit Lake Boy's Camp (1913 - 1916) working in timber and railroad industries etc. William Francis Lambert's family came to the Oregon in 1844. He was born to W.T. and Adele H. Lambert in Jan. 2, 1902. He attended Northwestern College of Law. In his adult life, he acted as Multnomah County Treasurer, 1936-48 and vice-president of First National Bank, 1948-50.

Lambert, William Francis

Oral history interview with William Francis Lambert [Sound Recording 1]

Tape 1, Side 1. In the interview, he discusses his family history, childhood in Portland, YMCA Spirit Lake Boy's Camp (1913 - 1916) working in timber and railroad industries etc. William Francis Lambert's family came to the Oregon in 1844. He was born to W.T. and Adele H. Lambert in Jan. 2, 1902. He attended Northwestern College of Law. In his adult life, he acted as Multnomah County Treasurer, 1936-48 and vice-president of First National Bank, 1948-50.

Lambert, William Francis

Oral history interview with William Francis Lambert [Sound Recording 2]

Tape 1, Side 2. In the interview, he discusses his family history, childhood in Portland, YMCA Spirit Lake Boy's Camp (1913 - 1916) working in timber and railroad industries etc. William Francis Lambert's family came to the Oregon in 1844. He was born to W.T. and Adele H. Lambert in Jan. 2, 1902. He attended Northwestern College of Law. In his adult life, he acted as Multnomah County Treasurer, 1936-48 and vice-president of First National Bank, 1948-50.

Lambert, William Francis

Oral history interview with Sam and Minerva Teeny, by Robert Gassner [Sound Recording 02]

Tape 1, Side 2. Sam Teeny discusses his family history, his childhood in Lebanon and Portland, Oregon, the Syrian and Lebanese community in Portland, using English as a second language, Lebanese/Syrian softball league, the Syrian Orthodox Church, the Syrian Lebanese American Club, how the Lebanese independence affected the Syrian Lebanese community, and Syrian and Lebanese businesses in Southeast Portland. Minerva also describes a traditional Lebanese wedding and Sam describes the various businesses he's owned and his Youth Ministry work.

Teeny, Samuel

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