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Swing-shift workers performing at Playhouse Theatre, Portland

Photograph showing a group of unidentified people on a stage. At left, one man is standing in front of the rest of the group. All of the performers appear to be singing. The number 23 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The unverified note “Albina shipbuilding / Swing shift / Playhouse Theatre / 1/16/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was probably taken at a vaudeville show performed by workers from Albina Engine & Machine Works and Commercial Iron Works in Portland. A short preview of the show was published on Page 4, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on Friday, January 15, 1943: “SHIPYARD SHOW–Even the national War Labor board has set its seal of approval on the Albina-Commercial swing shift show slated for 1:30 a.m. Saturday at the Playhouse. Besides a sneak preview and ‘This is Blitz,’ or what Hitler does to conquered countries, the workers will give their own 10-act vaudeville, featuring Clinton English, Albina magician, and Helene Landsvert, Commercial dancer.” See related image Nos. 375A0462, 375A0463, 375A0464, 375A0465, 375A0466, 375A0467, 375A0469, 375A0470, 375A0471, 375A0472, 375A0473, and 375A0474.

Swing-shift workers performing at Playhouse Theatre, Portland

Photograph showing a group of unidentified men on a stage. They are gathered at a microphone and appear to be singing. The number 21 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The unverified note “Albina shipbuilding / Swing shift / Playhouse Theatre / 1/16/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was probably taken at a vaudeville show performed by workers from Albina Engine & Machine Works and Commercial Iron Works in Portland. A short preview of the show was published on Page 4, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on Friday, January 15, 1943: “SHIPYARD SHOW–Even the national War Labor board has set its seal of approval on the Albina-Commercial swing shift show slated for 1:30 a.m. Saturday at the Playhouse. Besides a sneak preview and ‘This is Blitz,’ or what Hitler does to conquered countries, the workers will give their own 10-act vaudeville, featuring Clinton English, Albina magician, and Helene Landsvert, Commercial dancer.” See related image Nos. 375A0462, 375A0463, 375A0464, 375A0465, 375A0466, 375A0467, 375A0468, 375A0470, 375A0471, 375A0472, 375A0473, and 375A0474.

Welder Jeannine Christensen speaking to unidentified man at booth, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing welder Jeannine Christensen standing at the window of a booth at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is speaking to an unidentified man on the other side of the window. She is holding a small circular object in one hand, carrying a welder’s mask in the other hand, and holding a lunch box under one arm. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Jeanine [sic] / 9/30/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Workers with food and gifts during swing shift, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Portrait of a group of unidentified employees in a work area at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are standing behind a table laid with food, and some of the workers appear to be holding Christmas gifts. The text “30X” 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 ship / Swing shift / 12/7/44.”

Welder or pipefitter on swing shift, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Three-quarters portrait of an unidentified worker at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is standing at a table, holding a lit blowtorch in one hand, and using pliers to hold a piece of pipe with the other hand. She is wearing protective eyewear on her head, facing front, and smiling. The text “42X” 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 ship / Swing shift / 12/7/44.”

Worker on swing shift, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Three-quarters portrait of an unidentified worker at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. He is sitting on a wooden shelf or box with one hand in his pants pocket. He is smiling, looking slightly left, and holding a cigarette. The text “41X” 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 ship / Swing shift / 12/7/44.”

Worker using telephone during swing shift, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified man sitting at a desk, facing to the right, talking on a telephone at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The text “40X” 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 ship / Swing shift / 12/7/44.”

Restaurant or cafeteria worker on swing shift, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified restaurant or cafeteria employee standing at the open drawer of a cash register at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is facing front and looking to the right. She is wearing what appears to be a bullet on a chain around her neck. The text “38X” 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 ship / Swing shift / 12/7/44.”

Cook with knife and tray of meat during swing shift at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified cook in a kitchen at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is standing next to a tray of meat and holding a large knife. She is facing to the left, looking toward the front, and smiling. The text “37X” 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 ship / Swing shift / 12/7/44.”

Employee at desk, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified employee sitting at a desk at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. He is holding a pair of glasses in one hand and a document in the other. He is facing front and wearing a suit and tie. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina ship / Swing shift / 12/7/44.”

Workers with truck-mounted crane during swing shift, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified workers and a truck-mounted crane at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. One worker is in the driver’s seat of the crane, and the other is leaning against a crate hanging from the crane’s boom. Inside the crate are barrels labeled “National Carbide.” The text “29X” 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 ship / Swing shift / 12/7/44.” See related image Nos. 375A0555 and 375A0556.

Worker in room filled with machinery, swing shift, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified worker standing in a room full of large machinery at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. He is in the back of the room, facing front. The text “26X” 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 ship / Swing shift / 12/7/44.”

L. R. Hussa? and unidentified man looking at ship plans, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two men looking at ship plans hanging on a wall at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The man at right is pointing to one of the diagrams. A partially readable label at the bottom of the diagram reads “310-FOOT COASTAL FREIGHTER.” The men in the photograph are unidentified, but the man at right may be L. R. Hussa, Albina Engine’s vice president. The unconfirmed note “Albina shipbuilding / Forum - Husson / 9/24/44” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0561.

Employee using office equipment at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a smiling woman in an office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is sitting at a desk and facing to the left. A piece of office equipment and a stack of narrow documents are on the desk in front of her. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Cleanup crew at Christmas party, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Portrait showing a group of unidentified employees posing outdoors in several rows at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The text “19X” is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Cleanup gang / Xmas Party 12/23/44.” See related image Nos. 375A0566, 375A0567, 375A0568, 375A0569, 375A0570, and 375A0571.

Medical personnel treating worker at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a nurse or doctor treating a worker at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The worker is sitting in a chair with one hand extended toward the nurse or doctor; she Is looking down at his palm and appears to be using a pair of tweezers. A second nurse or doctor is standing next to them, watching. The text “10X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. Information based on the following unconfirmed note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Sub chaser / 11/25/44.”

Employees eating meal, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified employees, both women, sitting at a dining table during a meal at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are facing left, looking toward the front, and smiling. The text “1X” 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 / Sub chaser / 11/25/44.”

Worker receiving pin from Albina Engine & Machine Works president George Rodgers

Photograph showing George Rodgers, president of the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland, attaching a pin to a worker’s jacket. They are facing each other and smiling. The text “12X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The unverified note “Albina shipbuilding / Sub chaser / 11/25/44” is written on the negative sleeve.

Workers eating meal at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing five unidentified employees, all women, at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Three of the workers are sitting on stools at a table and holding food. The other two are standing next to them, at the end of the table. The text “7X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the photograph. Image note: Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Sub chaser / 11/25/44.”

Workers eating at restaurant, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a crowd of workers eating in a restaurant at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The text “4X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the photograph. Also see image No. 375A0587. Image note: Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Sub chaser / 11/25/44.”

Albina Engine & Machine Works women’s bowling team

Portrait showing a bowling team from the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard. The members, five unidentified women, are sitting in two rows on a staircase and are wearing matching collared shirts. Three bowling pins are arranged on the step next to the women in front, and the bowler at front right is holding a bowling ball. The number 5 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the photograph. Image note: Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Girl bowling teams / 1/9/45.”

Keel laying for Dutch cargo ship, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a keel laying for a cargo ship at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on March 16, 1945. According to two stories in the Oregon Journal on March 16, 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. In the foreground at front is the wooden framework to hold the keel; at left is the beginning of the keel. In the background, officials are gathered on a bunting-draped platform next the framework, and workers are watching from a pier or other elevated wooden structure behind them. Image note: The text “Albina shipbuilding / Keel laying / Dutch ship / 3/16/45” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0599, 375A0600, 375A0601, 375A0602, 375A0603, 375A0604, 375A0605, 375A0606, and 375A0607.

L. R. Hussa? speaking at keel laying for Dutch cargo ship, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an official speaking during the keel laying for a cargo ship at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on March 16, 1945. The official may be L. R. Hussa, executive vice president of the Albina shipyard. He is is standing on a bunting-draped platform and speaking into a microphone. Workers are watching from a pier or other elevated wooden structure in the background. According to two stories in the Oregon Journal on March 16, 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, 375A0603, 375A0604, 375A0605, 375A0606, and 375A0607.

Unidentified official speaking at keel laying for Dutch cargo ship, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified official speaking during the keel laying for a cargo ship at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on March 16, 1945. He is standing on a bunting-draped platform and speaking into a microphone. Next to him at center is 9-year-old Jean de Graaf, daughter of Oregon tulip grower Jan de Graaf. Workers are watching from a pier or other elevated wooden structure in the background. 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, 375A0604, 375A0605, 375A0606, and 375A0607.

Portland Mayor Earl Riley? speaking at keel laying for Dutch cargo ship, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an official, possibly Portland Mayor Earl Riley, speaking during the keel laying for a cargo ship at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on March 16, 1945. He is is standing on a bunting-draped platform and is speaking into a microphone. Workers are watching from a pier or other elevated wooden structure in the background. According to two stories in the Oregon Journal on March 16, 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 375A0606.

Workers posing with ship propeller, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Full-length portrait of eight unidentified workers, all men, posing with a ship propeller in an indoor work area at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland. The number 42 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. Image note: Damaged negative emulsion.

Workers posing with ship propeller, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Full-length portrait of a group of workers, all men, posing with a ship propeller in an indoor work area at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland. The number 49 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. Image note: Damaged negative emulsion.

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