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Albina Engine & Machine Works president George Rodgers at desk

Photograph showing George Rodgers, president of Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland, sitting at a desk, looking down at a document, and holding a pen. The number 145 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner. The note “Albina shipbuilding / Roger & Huson / 11/12/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Albina Engine & Machine Works president George Rodgers in crane operator’s seat

Photograph, taken from the side, showing George Rodgers, president of Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland, sitting at the controls of a crane. He is in profile, facing left, and is wearing a hat and suit. The number 142 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding / Roger & Huson / 11/12/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Albina Engine & Machine Works vice president L. R. Hussa at desk

Photograph showing L. R. Hussa, vice president of Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland, sitting at a desk with a document in front of him and holding a pen. He is facing front and is wearing a suit and tie. The number 136 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding / Roger & Huson / 11/12/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Vincent, Ralph (Photographer)

Albina Engine & Machine Works vice president L. R. Hussa holding tool

Photograph showing L. R. Hussa, vice president of Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland, standing a table and holding a metal object, probably part of a tool that is lying on the table in front of him. He is facing slightly left and is wearing a suit and tie. The number 138 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding / Roger & Huson / 11/12/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Vincent, Ralph (Photographer)

Albina Engine & Machine Works vice president L. R. Hussa at desk

Photograph showing L. R. Hussa, vice president of Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland, sitting at a desk and looking at a booklet open in front of him. He is facing slightly left and is wearing a suit and tie. The number 139 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding / Roger & Huson / 11/12/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Vincent, Ralph (Photographer)

Sid Woodbury IV and grandfather with Albina Engine & Machine Works president George Rodgers

Photograph showing Sid Woodbury IV standing on a chair between his grandfather, Sid Woodbury II (right) and Albina Engine & Machine Works president George Rodgers in October 1942. Sid Woodbury IV, age 7, is looking at Rodgers, holding a box of Camel cigarettes in one hand, and raising in the index finger of his other hand. A similar photograph, image No. 375A0375, was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, October 25, 1942. That photograph had the following caption: “ASTONISHMENT was the reaction of George Rodgers, Albina Shipyards president, when seven-year-old Sid Woodbury IV told him he would match all Albina’s cigarette purchases for overseas men. He did with a check for $1,000.” The photograph accompanied a story, headlined “Boy of Seven Gives $1000 For Overseas Army Smokers.” The story reported that the cigarettes would be sent to United States troops serving in World War II in memory of Sid Woodbury IV’s father, a serviceman who was killed in a car accident in 1940. Also see related image No. 375A0363. Image note: The number 107 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The exact date is unverified.

Sid Woodbury IV and grandfather with Albina Engine & Machine Works president George Rodgers

Photograph showing Sid Woodbury IV (center) with Albina Engine & Machine Works president George Rodgers (left) and his grandfather, Sid Woodbury II, in October 1942. Sid Woodbury IV, age 7, is sitting on Rodgers lap, holding a box of Camel cigarettes, and showing a pack of cigarettes to his grandfather. The photograph was taken when the Woodburys visited the Albina shipyard in Portland and offered a $1,000 match for shipyard workers’ purchase of cigarettes for United States troops serving in World War II. On Sunday, October 25, 1942, the Oregon Journal published a story about the Woodburys’ offer, headlined “Boy of Seven Gives $1000 For Overseas Army Smokes.” Accompanying the story was a related image, No. 375A0375. The story reported that the cigarettes would be sent to the troops for Christmas in the memory of Sid Woodbury IV’s father, a serviceman who was killed in a car accident in 1940. Also see related image No. 375A0362. Image note: The number 105 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The exact date is unverified.

Albina Engine & Machine Works employees contributing cigarettes for U. S. troops

Photograph showing shipyard workers outside the office at the Albina Engine & Marine Works in Portland, waiting to contribute to a cigarette drive for United States troops serving in World War II. Boxes of Camel cigarettes are stacked next to the office. Hanging on a post is a sign about the drive, which features a photograph of Albina Engine & Marine president George Rodgers with Sid Woodbury IV. The sign reads: “In memory of his Father, Lieut. Sid Woodbury III, killed in 1940 / His seven-year-old Son, Sid Woodbury IV / Will match Albina carton for carton in the Christmas cigarette sale. / The Kid is wiling to shoot the works. Are we? / And How!” Image note: The number 91 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Albina Engine & Machine Works employees holding boxes of cigarettes for U. S. troops

Photograph, taken in October 1942, showing a group of unidentified employees at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland during a cigarette drive for United States troops serving in World War II. The workers are facing front and holding boxes of Camel cigarettes. The number 97 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unverified.

Sid Woodbury IV and two unidentified men during cigarette drive at Albina Engine & Machine Works

Photograph showing 7-year-old Sid Woodbury IV with two men outside the office at the Albina Engine & Marine Works shipyard in Portland. The photograph was taken during a cigarette drive at the Albina shipyard for United States troops serving in World War II. Woodbury and his grandfather offered a $1,000 match for cigarettes contributed by workers at the shipyard. Woodbury is standing on a box next to a collection barrel labeled “SOLDIERS” and is leaning against an open box of cigarettes on top of the barrel. He is facing the two men, who are each holding cash toward him. Image note: The number 94 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Sid Woodbury IV and two unidentified workers during cigarette drive at Albina Engine & Machine Works

Photograph showing two unidentified workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works holding 7-year-old Sid Woodbury IV and boxes of Camel cigarettes over a collection barrel labeled “SOLDIERS.” The photograph was taken outside the office at the Albina shipyard in Portland during a cigarette drive for United States troops serving in World War II. Woodbury and his grandfather offered a $1,000 match for cigarettes contributed by workers at the shipyard. Image note: The number 93 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unverified.

Workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works donating cigarettes for United States troops

Photograph showing unidentified workers at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in line to donate boxes of cigarettes for United States troops serving in World War II. The number 92 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces/ 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unverified. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works donating cigarettes for United States troops

Night photograph showing a group of workers, two women and four men, during a cigarette drive at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Two of the men are handing boxes of Camel cigarettes to the women, who are standing near a collection barrel labeled “SAILORS.” The cigarettes were being collected for United States troops serving in World War II. Image note: The number 88 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Unidentified cook slicing meat at Albina Engine & Machine Works

Photograph showing an unidentified man standing at a table and slicing meat in a kitchen at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. He is facing front and is wearing a chef’s hat, a collared shirt, and an apron. In front of him on the table is a tray of sliced meat. The number 124 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / 10/30/42.”

Cook making pancakes and bacon at Albina Engine & Machine Works

Photograph showing an unidentified woman cooking pancakes and bacon in a kitchen at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is standing at a stove and is holding a can of pancake batter. She is wearing a chef’s hat, a dress, and an apron. The number 132 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / 10/30/42.” Also see image Nos. 375A0667 and 375A0736.

Albina Engine & Machine Works employees? performing at Playhouse Theatre

Photograph showing a woman on a stage, standing at a microphone. The number 128 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The unverified note “Albina shipbuilding / 10/30/42 / Playhouse Theatre” is written on the negative sleeve. The woman is unidentified but may be Pat Mulligan, a singer and a welder at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. See related image Nos. 375A0391, 375A0396, 375A0397 and 375A0399.

Albina Engine & Machine Works employees? performing at Playhouse Theatre

Photograph showing a woman and a man standing on a stage at a microphone. The woman is looking to the left and laughing, and she and the man are holding a twenty-dollar bill. The number 129 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The unverified note “Albina shipbuilding / 10/30/42 / Playhouse Theatre” is written on the negative sleeve. The people in this photograph are unidentified, but one or both may be employees of the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. See related image Nos. 375A0391, 375A0396, 375A0397 and 375A0399.

Shrinking equipment in use on galvanized metal plate at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a piece of shrinking equipment, which appears to simultaneously heat a surface and spray it with water, in use on a galvanized metal plate at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The number 117 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Shrinking process / 11/24/42.”

Galvanized metal plate at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a galvanized metal plate with marks from shrinking equipment at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The number 119 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Shrinking process / 11/24/42.”

Worker using shrinking equipment on galvanized metal plate at Albina Engine & Metal Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified worker using shrinking equipment on a galvanized metal plate at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The number 118 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Shrinking process / 11/24/42.”

Cook with large bowl of food at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified woman standing at a table at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland. She is facing front, smiling, and holding a spoon or serving utensil over a large bowl of food. She is wearing a chef’s hat, dress, and apron. The number 79 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The unverified note “Albina shipbuilding / Welding / 10/20/42” is written on the negative sleeve.

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