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Employee at door of safety engineers office, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified employee standing in the door of a building at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. He is facing front and smiling. Signs above the door read “FIRE HOUSE” and “SAFETY ENGINEERS OFFICE.” In the background, an unidentified woman is watching. The text “15X” 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.”

Employee at desk, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified employee sitting at a desk in an office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is facing right, looking over her shoulder toward the front, and smiling. The text “14X” 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.”

Worker with metal cylinders, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified worker balancing on a sawhorse next to a pair of large metal cylinders at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Wrapped around the top of each cylinder is a belt that appears to consist of strips of wood affixed to fabric. The worker is facing to the left and holding a pair of pliers in one hand. With the other hand, he appears to be adjusting a piece of wire holding the belt on the cylinder. The text “13X” 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.”

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.

Employees at desk, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified employees sitting a desk in an office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are looking toward the front and smiling. A ledger is open on the desk in front of them, and the woman at right is holding a pen over the ledger. The text “9X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. Information based on the following note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Sub chaser / 11/25/44.” A calendar in the background of this photograph is turned to November 1944; the other information is unverified.

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.”

Employees in office at Albina Engine & Machine Works

Photograph showing a group of eight unidentified employees, all women, posing in a office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The woman at center is sitting at a desk, facing front, and the others are gathered behind her. The text “6X” 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. Every seat in the dining room appears to be filled. The text “5X” 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.”

Restaurant staff, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Group portrait showing the staff of a restaurant at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are posing in three rows in the dining room. The people in the front row are sitting at one of the tables, and the others are standing behind them. They are wearing matching uniforms. The text “2X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the photograph. The people in the image are unidentified. Image note: Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Sub chaser / 11/25/44.”

Group of workers, possibly welders, at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a group of unidentified workers gathered in a room with a blackboard at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Most of the workers are sitting on benches and are facing a man who is standing in front of the blackboard and holding up a rectangular object. Some of the workers are wearing welders’ masks on their heads. The text “3X” 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.”

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.

Officials and workers at keel laying for Dutch cargo ship, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing officials and workers gathered to watch the 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 this photograph, the officials are gathered on a platform draped with bunting, and workers are gathered on a pier or other wooden structure in the background. In front of the platform at right is 9-year-old Jean de Graaf, daughter of Oregon tulip grower Jan de Graaf, wearing traditional clothing of the Netherlands and carrying a Dutch flag. Image note: The text “Albina shipbuilding / Keel laying / Dutch ship / 3/16/45” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0598, 375A0600, 375A0601, 375A0602, 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. 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 this photograph, the official is standing at a microphone. He is standing with others on a bunting-draped platform. Workers are watching from a pier or other elevated wooden structure in the background. 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, 375A0601, 375A0602, 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. 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, 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.

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

Photograph showing cranes lowering pieces of metal onto a wooden framework during the 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, 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, 375A0605, 375A0606, and 375A0607.

G. H. van der Stoop watching workers lay keel for Dutch cargo ship, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing G. H. van der Stoop (left), technical representative of the Netherlands purchasing commission, watching an unidentified Albina Engine & Machine Works employee working on the keel of a cargo ship. The photograph was taken during the keel laying at the Albina 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. 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, 375A0606, and 375A0607.

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.

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 at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified workers, a woman and a man, at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are facing front and looking downward. The man is using a hammer. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.” Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Shipfitter using tool at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified shipfitter working at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. He is standing on top of what may be a sheet of metal and is using a metal implement with a long handle to spread a liquid on the sheet. On his overalls is a pin with the text “SHIPFITTER LEADMAN” and “Albina Engine And Machine Works” on it. The number 48 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the photograph. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Workers marking specifications on strips of wood, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified workers, a man and a woman, at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The are standing at a table strewn with strips of wood, each with specifications written on it. The man is pointing at one of the strips, and the woman is holding a small paintbrush. She is wearing an Albina Engine identification button with the number 2701 on it. The number 54 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: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Worker at 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 stool or chair, leaning against a table, and facing to the front. He has one hand in his pocket and is holding a lit cigarette in the other hand. The number 53 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.”

Employee eating doughnuts, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Portrait showing an unidentified employee of the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is sitting at a dining table, smiling, and facing front. On the table in front of her are plates of doughnuts and a mug, and she is holding a piece of a doughnut. On her sweater is a pin that reads “ALBINA ENGINE & MACHINE WORKS / U. S. N. / 73.” The number 51 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.

Four workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Half-length portrait of four unidentified workers, all women, standing at a table at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are facing front and smiling. On the table in front of them are rectangular sheets, possibly metal, marked with specifications. Three of the workers are wearing Albina Engine identification buttons. The worker at right is wearing a button with the number 2311 on it; the second from right is wearing a button with 1419 on it; and the third from right is wearing a button with 2449 on it. Image note: The number 50 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.

Employee in office at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified employee at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is in an office, sitting at a desk and facing to the right. She is writing on the bottom of a typewritten letter on the desk in front of her. Photographs are tacked to the wall behind her; among them are prints of image Nos. 375A0358 and 375A0367. The number 47 is written on the negative and is visible in the bottom right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve. Image note: Damaged negative emulsion.

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