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Horse race at Gresham track

Photograph of horses racing on the track at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon. Horses listed on the scoreboard include Green Jade, Sierra Snow, Tonopah Queen, Beau Remount, Prior Right, and Tule Booter. The photograph could have been taken during the Multnomah County Fair, which included horse racing.

Horse race at Gresham track

Photograph of nine horses racing on the track at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon. Horses listed on the scoreboard include Cleo’s Boy, Noyo, Brilliant Gold, Flying Zac, Fiddledeedee, and Tea Flight. The photograph could have been taken during the Multnomah County Fair, which included horse racing.

Horse race at Gresham track

Photograph of three horses racing down the stretch on the track at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon. A crowd is visible in the background on the left side of the image. The number 3 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The photograph could have been taken during the Multnomah County Fair, which included horse racing.

Crowd watching horse race at Gresham track

Photograph of spectators watching the beginning of a horse race at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds racetrack in Gresham, Oregon. The scoreboard lists the race as Race 5; among the horses listed on the board are Sir Duora, Little Boy, Flor De Amor, and Green Jade. The photograph could have been taken during the Multnomah County Fair, which included horse racing. The number 6 is written on the negative. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Horse and foal

Photograph of a mare and foal standing in a field. A fence is visible in the background. The number 18 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the upper left corner of the image. The photograph may be related to the 1943 Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Woman and horse

Photograph of a woman standing next to a horse and holding the horse’s lead rope. A building is visible in the background. The number 4 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The photograph may be related to the 1943 Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Also see image Nos. 374N0645 and 374N0685. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Woman and two horses

Photograph of a woman standing between two horses and holding the horses’ lead ropes. The woman and horses may be standing on a racetrack. The number 10 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the 1943 Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Man and horse

Photograph of an unidentified man standing in front of a horse and holding the horse’s halter. The number 14 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the 1943 Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Woman and racehorse

Photograph of an unidentified woman standing next to a horse and holding the horse’s lead rope. The number 12 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 374N618 and 374N620, was published on Page 2, Section B (Sports) of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 29, 1943. The caption with the three photos begins: “Go TO POST THIS WEEK—Trio of race horses, which raced at Gresham during the Multnomah county fair, are slated to perform in this week’s meeting.” The caption goes on to identify the horse in this photograph as “Exnofelia, owned and trained by Mrs. Lela White.” The name “Exnofelia” in this caption may be a misspelling of “Xenofelia.” The photograph may have been taken during the county fair.

Man with horse and foal

Photograph of an unidentified man standing with a mare and nursing foal. They are standing on the lawn near a building. The number 3 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the 1943 Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Boy standing on horse

Photograph of an unidentified boy standing on a horse lying on the ground on its side. Several unidentified men are watching from nearby. A building labeled “Horses” is visible in the background. The photograph may have been taken at the 1943 Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Also see image No. 374N0761.

Babe Steel with two racehorses

Photograph of a woman, Babe Steel of Gresham, standing between two racehorses. The horse on the left is Michaelmas, owned by Mrs. Ace Hoyle of Gresham. The horse on the right is Lanirap, owned by Steel. The photograph was taken before the opening of the 1943 Multnomah County Fair, probably at the fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Woman and horse

Photograph of an unidentified woman standing next to a horse and holding the horse’s lead rope. The number 3 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Woman feeding horse

Photograph of an unidentified woman standing next to a horse in the doorway of a stall. The horse is eating from a large bucket the woman is holding. The number 6 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Woman with horse

Photograph of a woman looking upward at a horse she is holding by its lead rope and bridle. The number 5 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Racehorse Legend Call and rider

Photograph, taken from the side, of an unidentified man mounted on a horse standing on a racetrack, probably at the Multnomah County fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon. The number 8 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the photograph. A cropped version of this photo, along with image Nos. 374N0618 and 374N0627, was published on Page 2, Section B (Sports) of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 29, 1943. The caption with the three photos begins: “Go TO POST THIS WEEK—Trio of race horses, which raced at Gresham during the Multnomah county fair, are slated to perform in this week’s meeting.” The caption goes on to identify the horse in this photograph as “Legend Call, 5-year-old, owned by E. S. Phillips of San Mateo, Calif.” The photograph may have been taken during the county fair. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Man, horse, and jockey on racetrack

Photograph of an unidentified jockey on horseback on a racetrack. An unidentified man is standing next to the horse and jockey and is holding the horse’s bridle. The horse’s saddlecloth has the number 5 on it. The number 7 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Man with racehorse named Sterling King

Photograph of an unidentified man standing next to a horse and holding the horse’s lead rope. The number 9 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 374N620 and 374N0627, was published on Page 2, Section B (Sports) of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 29, 1943. The caption with the three photos begins: “Go TO POST THIS WEEK—Trio of race horses, which raced at Gresham during the Multnomah county fair, are slated to perform in this week’s meeting.” The caption goes on to identify the horse in this photograph as “Sterling King, full brother of the stake horse, Ionland.” The photograph may have been taken during the fair. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Woman and horse

Photograph of an unidentified woman standing next to a horse. She is looking upward at the horse and holding the animal’s lead rope. The woman and horse may be standing on a racetrack. The number 13 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Woman and horse

Photograph of an unidentified woman standing next to a horse. She is looking at the horse and holding its lead rope. The woman and horse may be standing on a racetrack. The number 11 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Men examining chickens

Photograph of two unidentified men, each one holding a chicken. Both men are looking down at the chicken held by the man on the right, who is extending one of the bird’s wings. The man on the right is wearing a jacket with the name “Harry” on the chest and a patch with the text “The World’s Poultry Congress” on the front pocket. The number 3 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Children looking at caged rabbits

Photograph of a group of unidentified children and teenagers looking at rabbits in cages, possibly the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Some of the children appear to be writing on small pads of paper. The number 1 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Boy with rooster

Photograph of an unidentified boy kneeling in the grass next to a rooster he is holding. Buildings are visible in the background. The number 12 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Image note: Photograph shows blue discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Three costumed young women with cattle

Photograph of three unidentified young women posing with cattle. The women are wearing matching costumes consisting of a neckerchief and fringed vests, skirts, and armguards. They are standing on a lawn, and onlookers and buildings are visible in the background. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Also see image Nos. 374N0575 and 374N0586. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Two men with bull or steer

Photograph of two unidentified men standing outside a barn with a bull or steer. The man on the left is holding the animal by a lead rope. The number 11 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Girls and calves in stall

Photograph of two unidentified girls in a stall, each one standing next to a calf and hugging it around the neck. The number 6 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

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