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Joseph K. Carson and unidentified man with bricks and concrete cylinders on steps at city hall

Photograph showing Joseph K. Carson on the steps at Portland City Hall, leaning against two stacks of what appear to be concrete cylinders and rounds of various sizes. Carson is looking at an unidentified man standing on the other side of the cylinders and holding up a brick. Both men are smiling. The word “Brookfield” is visible on two of the cylinders. The photograph was probably taken while Carson was mayor of Portland.

Sir Austen Chamberlain at Union Station, Portland

Head and shoulders portrait of British statesman Sir Austen Chamberlain at Union Station in Portland. He is wearing a monocle, a suit, and a tie. This photograph was probably taken during a brief visit that Chamberlain and his family made to Portland on October 28, 1928. The name “Sir Austen Chamberlain” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N0512 and 371N0513.

Sir Austen Chamberlain and family at Union Station, Portland

Full-length portrait of British statesman Sir Austen Chamberlain; his wife, Ivy Muriel (left); his daughter, Diane (center); and his son Lawrence on a platform at Union Station in Portland. This photograph was likely taken during a brief visit the Chamberlain family made to Portland on October 28, 1928. The text “Chamberlain + family” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Sir Austen Chamberlain and family at Union Station, Portland

Full-length portrait of British statesman Sir Austen Chamberlain; his wife, Ivy Muriel (center); his daughter, Diane (right); and his son Lawrence on a platform at Union Station in Portland. This photograph was probably taken during a brief visit the Chamberlains made to Portland on October 28, 1928. The text “Sir Austen Chamberlain + family” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

G. K. Chesterson

Half-length portrait of the English writer G. K. Chesterson. He is facing front and looking toward the right. He is wearing a hat, pince-nez, overcoat, suit jacket and vest, collared shirt, and tie. This photograph may have been taken in March 1931, when Chesterton gave a lecture in Portland. The text “Sir Gilbert Chesterton” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

G. K. Chesterson

Half-length portrait of the English writer G. K. Chesterson facing slightly right and looking toward the front. He is wearing a hat, pince-nez, overcoat, suit jacket and vest, collared shirt, and tie. This photograph may have been taken in March 1931, when Chesterton gave a lecture in Portland. The text “Sir Gilbert Chesterton” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Neil Christian?, golfer

Portrait of a man on a green, holding a golf club and poised to hit the ball. He is facing to the left and is wearing a collared shirt, a tie, a sweater, and knickers. A building that may be the clubhouse at the Waverley Country Club in Portland is partially visible in the background. The name “Christian” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Thomas Colby, Charles W. Meyers, Bill Baldwin, and unidentified man next to plane

Photograph of four men in front of an airplane. The three men on the left, Thomas Colby, Charles W. Meyers, and Bill Baldwin, were the team of Plane 19, a Waco, on the 1928 Ford National Reliability Air Tour; the man on the right is unidentified. The tour reached the Swan Island airport in Portland on July 16, 1928. Meyers was the pilot. The name Meyers is painted on the plane and the number 6528 appears on its tail. The text “T. B. Colby — Charles Myers [sic] — Bill Baldwin” and number 2 are written on the negative. The the writing is visible on the right side of the image.

Russ Conroy, golfer

Portrait of a man on a green, posing with a golf club. He is wearing a hat, a sweater, a collared shirt, a tie, and knickers. A building that may be the clubhouse at the Waverley Country Club in Portland is visible in the background. The name “Russ Conroy” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

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.

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 — Schoenhair — Acre” and the number 9 are written on the negative and are visible on the right side of the image.

Secretary of War George Henry Dern and Major General Malin Craig

Half-length portrait of Secretary of War George Henry Dern (left) and Major General Malin Craig facing one another other. This photograph was taken in Portland on August 2, 1934, and published on Page 4 of the Oregon Journal on Friday, August 3, 1934, with the following caption: “George Henry Dern, left, secretary of war in President Roosevelt’s cabinet, and Major General Malin Craig, commanding the army’s Ninth corps area, with headquarters at San Francisco, who arrived Thursday afternoon to meet their commander-in-chief upon his arrival aboard the U. S. S. Houston.” The name “Dern” is written on the negative below the man on the left, and the name “Craig” is written below the man on the right. The writing is visible at the bottom of the image. See related image Nos. 371N0610, 371N0611, and 371N0684.

Secretary of War George Henry Dern, Brigadier General James Kelly Parsons, and Major General Malin Craig

Half-length portrait of (from left) Secretary of War George Henry Dern, Brigadier General James Kelly Parsons, and Major General Malin Craig in Portland on August 2, 1934. Dern and Craig are facing each other, and Kelly is facing front. Dern and Craig were in Portland for a visit by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. On the negative, the name “Dern” is written below the man on the left, the name “Parsons” is written below the man in the center, and the name “Craig” is written below the man on the right. The writing is visible at the bottom of the photograph. See related image Nos. 371N0609, 371N0611, and 371N0684.

Secretary of War George Henry Dern, Brigadier General James Kelly Parsons, Major General Malin Craig, and Robbins

Three-quarters portrait of four men standing in a row. From left are Secretary of War George Henry Dern, Major General Malin Craig, Brigadier General James Kelly Parsons, and a man identified on the negative as “Robbins.” The photograph was taken in Portland on August 2, 1934. Dern and Craig were in Portland for a visit by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The surname of each man in the photograph is written at the bottom of the negative and is visible in the image. See related image Nos. 371N0609, 371N0610, and 371N0684.

Clarence Darrow

Head and shoulders portrait of lawyer Clarence Darrow facing front and looking to the left. He is wearing a jacket, collared shirt, and tie. The photograph may have been taken on October 16, 1930, when Darrow participated in a debate about Prohibition with Dr. Clarence T. Wilson in Portland. The name “Clarence Darrow” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Clarence Darrow

Head and shoulders portrait of lawyer Clarence Darrow facing front. He is wearing a jacket, collared shirt, and tie. The photograph may have been taken on October 16, 1930, when Darrow participated in a debate about Prohibition with Dr. Clarence T. Wilson in Portland. The name “Clarence Darrow” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Ollie Davis

Half-length portrait of a man facing front and wearing a suit, hat, and tie. The name “Ollie Davis” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image. Davis, the Indiana state adjutant of the American Legion, arrived in Portland on April 22, 1932, to make arrangements for members of the Indiana American Legion to attend an upcoming convention.

Ollie Davis

Half-length portrait of a man facing front and wearing a suit and tie. The name “Ollie Davis” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image. Davis, the Indiana state adjutant of the American Legion, arrived in Portland on April 22, 1932, to make arrangements for members of the Indiana American Legion to attend an upcoming convention.

Katsuji Debuchi

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing front. He has a mustache and is wearing an overcoat, collared shirt, and tie. The name “Katsuji Debuchi” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. Katsuji Debuchi was Japanese ambassador to the United States. The photograph was likely taken in May 1930, when he visited Portland.

Secretary of War George Henry Dern

Photograph of Secretary of War George Henry Dern facing front. At right, partly outside the frame, is Brigadier General James Kelly Parsons. This photograph was taken on August 2, 1934, when Dern was in Portland for a visit by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The name “Dern” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the photograph. See related image Nos. 371N0609, 371N0610, and 371N0684. Image note: Photograph is out of focus.

Brigadier General Paul A. Wolf presents Distinguished Service Cross to Helmuth B. Dewitz

Photograph of Brigadier General Paul A. Wolf (left) and Helmuth B. Dewitz after Wolf presented Dewitz with the Distinguished Service Cross, visible on Dewitz’s lapel. Dewitz received the medal in recognition of valor in France in 1918, during World War I; Wolf was his commander. The photograph was taken on March 29, 1932, at the National Guard armory in Portland. Image note: “Helmuth B. De Witz + Wolfe” (sic) is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Howard E. Dixon at Knights of Pythias convention, Portland

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing front. He is wearing glasses, a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a tie. Pinned to his lapel are a name tag, ribbon, and Knights of Pythias medal. The name tag reads “Howard E. Dixon.” Printed on the ribbon is the text “48TH ANNUAL CONVENTION / PORTLAND, OREGON” and a year that may be 1929. The name “Dixon” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image. See related image No. 371N0700.

Howard E. Dixon and Ira Carl at Knights of Pythias convention, Portland

Head and shoulders portrait of two men facing front. Both are wearing suit jackets and vests, collared shirts, and ties. Pinned to their lapels are name tags attached to a ribbon and Knights of Pythias medal. The name tags identify the men as “Ira F. Carl” (left) and “Howard E. Dixon” (right). Printed on their ribbons is the text “48TH ANNUAL CONVENTION / PORTLAND, OREGON” and a year that may be 1929. On the negative, the name “Carl” is written above the man on the left, and the name “Dixon” is written above the man on the right. The writing is visible at the top of the image. See related image Nos. 371N0699 and 371N0769.

Captain C. C. Dobson?

Head and shoulders portrait of a smiling man facing front. He is wearing a uniform and a visor cap. The name “Capt Dobson” is written on the negative and is partially visible on the left side of the image. The man is likely C. C. Dobson, captain of a British light cruiser, the H. M. S. Colombo, which visited Portland in August 1929, arriving on August 15.

Captain Eagle

Head and shoulders portrait of a United States Army officer in uniform. He is standing outside a building and facing to the right. The text “Capt Eagle” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N0765, 371N0766, and 371N1396.

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