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Barnhill Tappers outside Portland Municipal Auditorium

Group portrait of children, most of them wearing matching outfits. They are standing on the steps outside the Portland Municipal Auditorium (now the Keller Auditorium). An unidentified woman is standing behind the group on the right. The group is identified as the Barnhill Tappers on the negative for image No. 371N2796.

Josef Schnitt and Vienna Boys’ Choir

Full-length portrait of Josef Schnitt (second from right), eleven members of the Vienna Boys’ Choir, and an unidentified woman. They are standing on the sidewalk outside the New Heathman Hotel in Portland. The boys are wearing matching hats and coats. Schnitt was dean of the choir. Image note: The name “Josef Schnit [sic]” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Kathryn York and Frank Tarsia, 1947 Junior Rose Festival royalty

Three-quarters portrait of Kathryn York and Frank Tarsia, both age 10, who were selected as the Junior Rose Festival princess and prince from district 10 on April 28, 1947. York attended Guilds Lake school, and Tarsia attended Failing school. The number 6 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the photograph. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

1942 Portland Rose Festival princess visiting patient at Shriners Hospital?

Photograph showing one of the 1942 Portland Rose Festival princesses with a young girl sitting on a bed. The photograph may have been taken on Thursday, June 11, 1942, when the Rose Festival court visited patients at Shriners Hospital in Portland. The princess and the girl are both unidentified. The number 3 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The Oregon Journal published two other photos of the Rose Festival court’s visit to the hospital on Friday, June 12, 1942.

Girls marching in children’s parade on opening day of 1917 Rose Festival

Photograph showing a group of girls marching in the children’s parade on the opening day of the Portland Rose Festival on Wednesday, June 13, 1917. They are wearing matching striped dresses and caps with star-patterned sashes. Each girl is holding up a megaphone. Leading them is a member of the Royal Rosarians who is carrying a flag and matching megaphone. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the June 13 Oregon Journal under the headline “Beautiful Human Rosebud Parade Is Great Event of Festival’s Opening Day.” The photograph accompanied a story with the headline “Big Crowds Take Part In Opening Day’s Events of Portland’s Rose Festival” and the subheading “Principal Amusement of the Morning Is Wonderfully Beautiful Human Rosebud Parade Which Attracts Thousands to East Side of River Where It Winded Its Way Along Grand Avenue.” See related image Nos. 376G0105, 376G0153, 376G0154, 376G0155, 376G0156, 376G0157, 376G0158, and 376G0159.

Portland Rose Festival Queen Nina Kitts and King Mac Lewis

Photograph showing Rose Festival Queen Nina Kitts and King Mac Lewis riding in an open-topped car and raising their clasped hands. The photograph was taken on June 13 or 14, 1917. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Journal on Thursday, June 14, 1917. See related image Nos. 376G0105, 376G0106, 376G0154, 376G0155, 376G0156, 376G0157, 376G0158, and 376G0159.

Portland Rose Festival Queen Nina Kitts and King Mac Lewis

Photograph showing Portland Rose Festival Queen Nina Kitts and King Mac Lewis, probably while riding in a car. The photograph was taken on June 13 or 14, 1917. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 8, Section 3 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, June 17, 1917, under the headline “Little Folks Rule Portland’s Eleventh Annual Rose Festival With Regal Splendor.” This photograph had the following caption: “Their majesties Mac Lewis (king) and Nina Kitts (queen) in their royal robes.” See related image Nos. 376G0105, 376G0106, 376G0153, 376G0155, 376G0156, 376G0157, 376G0158, and 376G0159.

Girls marching in children’s parade on opening day of 1917 Rose Festival

Photograph showing a group of girls marching in the children’s parade on the opening day of the Portland Rose Festival on Wednesday, June 13, 1917. They are wearing matching striped dresses and caps with star-patterned sashes. A cropped version of this photograph was one of two that were published on Page 6, Section 3 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, June 17, 1917, under the headline “Annual Children’s Parade on Grand Avenue is Surpassing Pageant of Youth, Beauty.” The photograph had the following caption: “Garbed in fanciful costume, Portland’s children passed in grand review Wednesday morning to the unrestrained cheers of thousands.” See related image Nos. 376G0105, 376G0106, 376G0153, 376G0154, 376G0156, 376G0157, 376G0158, and 376G0159. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Portland Rose Festival royalty with key to the city at coronation

Photograph showing Portland Rose Festival King Mac Lewis, Queen Nina Kitts, Grand Prince Arthur Markewitz, and Grand Princess Doris Phillips on a platform at Multnomah Field during the coronation ceremony on Wednesday, June 13, 1917. The king and queen are holding up a large ornamental key to the city. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 8, Section 3, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, June 17, 1917, under the headline “Sunshine Smiles Upon Youthful Rulers and Festival Center That Is Their Kingdom.” This photograph had the following caption: “King Mac, Queen Nina, Prince Arthur, Princess Doris and emblem of power.” See related image Nos. 376G0105, 376G0106, 376G0153, 376G0154, 376G0155, 376G0157, 376G0158, and 376G0159.

Maypole dancers performing at Multnomah Field during Portland Rose Festival

Photograph showing girls performing a maypole dance at Multnomah Field during the Portland Rose Festival on Wednesday, June 13, 1917. The dances followed the coronation of festival Queen Nina Kitts and King Mac Lewis. See related image Nos. 376G0105, 376G0106, 376G0153, 376G0154, 376G0155, 376G0156, 376G0158, and 376G0159. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Mayor-elect Joseph K. Carson and unidentified boy on ocean liner General Sherman

Photograph showing Portland Mayor-elect Joseph K. Carson and an unidentified boy standing at the rail of the ocean liner General Sherman on March 17, 1933, as the steamship arrived in Portland from Asia. Carson had traveled to Japan, China, and the Philippines aboard the vessel. The Oregon Journal published a front-page story about Carson’s return on March 18, 1933, along with two photographs, related image Nos. 371N0458 and 371N0482. See additional related image No. 371N0481.

Crossing guard? and children at East 7th and Clackamas Street, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified boy, possibly a crossing guard, standing in the intersection at East Seventh Street and Clackamas Street (now Northeast 7th Avenue and Northeast Clackamas Street) in Portland. The boy is wearing a belt with a shoulder strap and is raising one hand, palm outward. A group of people are walking in the crosswalk behind him, and another group, primarily children, is standing along the side of the road at right. See related image No. 371N5594.

Crossing guards? and children at East 7th and Clackamas Street, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified boys, possibly crossing guards, standing in the intersection at East Seventh Street and Clackamas Street (now Northeast 7th Avenue and Northeast Clackamas Street) in Portland. The boys are standing on opposite sides of the crosswalk, and each is raising one hand, palm outward. Each boy is wearing a belt with a shoulder strap. At right, a group of people are walking in the crosswalk between the two boys. See related image No. 371N5593.

Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson holding child at Portland Breakfast Club Christmas party for orphans

Photograph of Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson holding a child whose arms are full of gifts. A “Merry Christmas” sign is hanging behind them. A cropped version of this photograph was published with two others on the front page of the Oregon Journal on December 18, 1934, under the headline “Breakfast Clubbers Prove Santa Real.” This picture had the following caption: “Mayor Carson holds Nina F. Holderman from Volunteers of America home, who fared generously at Christmas party staged Tuesday by Portland Breakfast club.” The photographs accompanied a story about the party, titled “Santa Claus Hails Orphans at Breakfast.” According to the Journal story, the party was held at Hotel Portland, and more than 100 children attended. The party included music and clowns, and the children were given gifts and gray tin helmets. See image No. 371N2938, which was published with this image, and image No. 371N0962, which may also have been taken at the party.

Dan E. Gould and two unidentified children with stag statue at Portland Breakfast Club party

Photograph of a man crouching next to two unidentified children and a statue of a stag. He has one arm around the shoulders of one of the children, and he is looking left, toward the other child. She is standing on the other side of the stag statue and has one hand on its head. The man is wearing a round button with the name “Dan E. Gould” on it. This photograph may have been taken on December 18, 1934, at a Christmas party for orphans. The party was put on by the Portland Breakfast Club, of which Gould was president, and the children received gifts and gray tin helmets. A story about the party was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on December 18, 1934, with the headline “Santa Claus Hails Orphans at Breakfast.” See related image Nos. 371N0477 and No. 371N2938, which were published with the story.

Tommy Luke playing Santa at Christmas party for orphans

Photograph of children gathered around a man dressed as Santa Claus, crouching in front of a stack of wrapped gifts. The man is Tommy Luke; the children are unidentified. This photograph and two others were published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on December 18, 1934, under the headline “Breakfast Clubbers Prove Santa Real.” The photographs accompanied a story about the party, titled “Santa Claus Hails Orphans at Breakfast.” The party was held at Hotel Portland, and more than 100 children attended. The party included music and clowns, and the children were given gifts and gray tin helmets. See image No. 371N0477, which was published with this image, and image No. 371N0962, which was not published with the story but may also have been taken at the party.

Jane V. Doyle of Portland Red Cross, grandniece Pamela Ann Parrish, and Commander Louis J. Gulliver

Photograph showing Jane V. Doyle, executive secretary of the Red Cross in Portland; her grandniece, Pamela Ann Parrish, and Commander Louis J. Gulliver, commanding officer of the frigate USS Constitution, outside the Sovereign Hotel in Portland in early September, 1933. Doyle and Gulliver are holding up a United States flag and a Red Cross flag, respectively, and Parrish is standing between them. Gulliver joined the Portland Red Cross as part of its membership drive, which officially began at the end of September 1933. Gulliver had recently visited Portland aboard the Constitution in August 1933, during the ship’s national tour. See related image No. 371N3733.

Jean de Graaf posing at keel laying for Dutch cargo ship, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing 9-year-old Jean de Graaf standing on a board atop the keel of a cargo ship at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland. The photograph was taken during the keel laying for the ship on March 16, 1945. Jean de Graaf, the daughter of Oregon tulip grower Jan de Graaf, is facing front, wearing traditional Netherlands clothing, and holding a Dutch flag. Several unidentified Albina employees are crouched around her, working on the ship’s keel. According to two stories in the Oregon Journal on March 16, 1945, the cargo ship was to be the first of 20 that the Netherlands had ordered from the Albina shipyard for use in the Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia. Image note: The text “Albina shipbuilding / Keel laying / Dutch ship / 3/16/45” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0598, 375A0599, 375A0600, 375A0601, 375A0602, 375A0603, 375A0604, 375A0605, and 375A0607.

Jack Schmidt and Bert Lowry of Albina Engine & Machine Works posing with Nancy Vincent and pledge to reduce absenteeism

Photograph showing two workers holding a smiling girl as they stand in front of a sign at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland. The sign reads: “To MY COUNTRY, and to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as its leader: We the undersigned employees of Albina Engine and Machine Works and Shipyard, hereby pledge that we Will refrain from taking even one unnecessary hour off work until this war is won. May God give our country and our President strenth [sic] to achieve a glorious victory.” The photograph was taken as Albina workers began signing a pledge against absenteeism. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 9 of the Oregon Journal on February 7, 1943. It had the following caption: “ ‘WHAT WE’RE FIGHTING FOR,’ say Jack Schmidt, left, and Bert Lowry of Albina, who hold Nancy Vincent in front of their pledge ‘that we will refrain from taking even one unnecessary hour off work until this war is won.’ “ The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Albina Workers Sign Pledge / Absenteeism ‘Voted Out.’” Also see image Nos. 375A0623, 375A0678, 375A0679, and 375A0681. Image note: The number 201 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

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