Photograph showing two players from the San Diego Padres baseball team (Pacific Coast League, minor league), during a game against the Portland Beavers at Vaughn Street Park in Portland. The players are wearing uniforms with “San Diego” on the front, and leaning against a dugout railing (negative 2 of 6).
Photograph showing two nurses holding triplets at Wilcox Memorial Hospital in Portland. Named Leo Jr., Lamont, and Lana, their father was Leo Turner, northwest middleweight boxing champion (negative 2 of 2).
Photograph showing Mrs. William Bowes breaking a bottle on the S.S. John McLoughlin, upon the event of it’s launch at Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation. Glass and spray are coming from the broken bottle, which Bowes has hit against the ship. In the background are people and wooden scaffolding (negative 1 of 7).
Photograph showing people seated on the deck of a ship, on the occasion of its launching at Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation in Portland. Two women are seated at the front of the group, holding bouquets of flowers, and a smaller child in a dress is standing next to one of the women. Wooden scaffolding and shipyard buildings can be seen in the distance (negative 3 of 7).
A woman at a trailer camp for war workers in the Portland area, using a broom and bucket to clean a rug. She is standing on a wooden deck, with a trailer visible at the right side of the frame. Laundry is hanging the background, and a body of water can be seen through the trees (negative 3 of 7).
Two children seated outside a trailer at a temporary camp for war workers in the Portland area. One is holding a newspaper while the other has a small dog on her lap. Another trailer with an awning can be seen in the background (negative 4 of 7).
A family at their home in a temporary trailer camp for war workers in the Portland area. The child is seated in a highchair next to a table, next to a man and a woman who smile down at her. A box of cereal and milk bottles are on the table (negative 5 of 7).
Three women outside a trailer at a temporary camp for war workers in the Portland area. One of the women is holding a mallet and hitting a large triangle, while another sits in the doorway of small trailer petting a dog. Outside the trailer is a small garden lined with shells (negative 6 of 7).
Four people walk arm-in-arm down a street in Portland, including Susanne Burce (later known as Jane Powell), second from the right. Burce is wearing a skirt uniform and has her arm linked with a uniformed man. Next to Burce is singer Carol Worth, also linking arms with a man in uniform (negative 1 of 18).
A group of people standing behind a savings bond flag, including Suzanne Burce (center), wearing her Oregon Victory Girl Uniform. Second from the right is singer Carol Worth, also wearing a military style hat. Two men are holding the edges of the flag while the group stands in front of a board with numbers and signs (negative 11 of 18).
Three women seated on a bench and smiling downward at a magazine. On the right is Susanne Burce (later known as Jane Powell) in her Oregon Victory girl uniform, sitting next to an unidentified woman in the middle. To the left is singer Carol Worth (negative 2 of 18).
A young woman is seated in front of a drill press, at Marine Electric Company or Willamette Iron and Steel Corporation in Portland. She is holding something under the drill and smiling towards the camera (negative 1 of 11). Original sleeve title: War industry workers - Marine Electric Company, Willamette Iron and Steel Corporation.
A worker at Marine Electric Company in Portland holds the handle of a drill-press. He is wearing a “Marine Electric Co” pin on his shirt (negative 8 of 11). Original sleeve title: War industry workers - Marine Electric Company, Willamette Iron and Steel Corporation.
Workers watch the launching of the S.S. Eugene Skinner at the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation in Portland. Wooden scaffolding can be seen at either side of the ship, which is rolling down a ramp towards the water (negative 2 of 4).
Mrs. Guy R. Evans smashes a bottle on the hull of the S.S. Eugene Skinner at Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation. Caught mid-swing, liquid and glass is flying off the bottle. Workers and wooden scaffolding can be seen in the background (negative 3 of 4).
A man, wearing a beret and striped shirt, does a handstand on top of a wooden table in Portland. A small dog seated on his back and head. A house and yard can be seen in the background. He’s most likely a war worker at Albina Engine and Machine Works, Kaiser Swan Island, or Columbia Aircraft Corporation (negative 4 of 8). Original sleeve title: War workers - Albina Engine and Machine Works, Kaiser Swan Island, Columbia Aircraft Corp.
A band, made up of war workers wearing work wear and hard hats, performs at the Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation. The musicians are seated behind podiums painted with “TH” and a hardhat, while a man in a suit and holding a conducting baton stands in front (negative 1 of 17). See negative 598-3.
People playing instruments in a band at Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation. A man wearing a hardhat is playing the stand-up base while another plays the drums. At the left side of the frame is a woman seated at a piano (negative 3 of 17). See negative 598-1.
Women working with scrap metal, at an unidentified industrial facility in the Portland area (see note at end). A pile of metal lays on the floor, while a woman wearing overalls uses a large metal cutter to sever a piece of steel cable (negative 4 of 9). Original sleeve title: War industry workers - blind workers; Doernbecher furniture; Kaiser, Swan Island; Willamette Iron and Steel Corp.
A war worker, wearing a hat and overalls, is seated on a large pipe at Willamette Iron and Steel Corporation (negative 8 of 9). Original sleeve title: War industry workers - blind workers; Doernbecher furniture; Kaiser, Swan Island; Willamette Iron and Steel Corp.
People at Albina Engine and Machine Works, holding handfuls of silverware and smiling at one another. The woman is seated and looking towards a man, who is holding a hat with silverware (negative 1 of 9). Original sleeve title: War industry workers - Studying at Reed College, Columbia Aircraft Industries, Albina Engine and Machine Works.
A man, wearing overalls, stands on a ladder hammering a sign onto a wall at Willamette Iron and Steel Corporation in Portland. It reads “This yard will carry on work as usual on Labor Day September 7, all employees are requested to report for work.” Another man is holding the ladder and looking upward at the sign (negative 1 of 11).
War industry workers at a school for ship cooks at Willamette Iron and Steel Corporation in Portland. Three men are standing next to a butcher block breaking down a piece of meat. A young man is holding a saw and wearing a shirt with “Kaiser Vocational School” on the front (negative 3 of 11).
People attending Springer Spaniel field trials at Big Meadow near Deer Island, Oregon. Standing in a line, a leashed Springer Spaniel is next to each person, with other onlookers visible in the background (negative 8 of 11).