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Booth promoting Townsend Plan

Photograph of three unidentified people in a booth providing information about the Townsend Plan, a pension proposal developed by Francis E. Townsend. The plan proposed a federal pension of $200 a month to Americans age 60 and older who pledged not to work and to spend the money within a month. This photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Boston terrier?, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph, taken from the side, showing a dog, possibly a Boston terrier, standing outdoors and facing to the right. The dog is wearing a harness and a leash held by an unidentified person outside the frame. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The exposition began to include a dog show in 1931.

Boxers Barney Ross and Baby Joe Gans during match at Multnomah Stadium, Portland

Photograph of two boxers in the ring during a bout at Multnomah Civic Stadium in Portland on September 6, 1935. The boxer at left is Barney Ross; the boxer at right is Baby Joe Gans (also known as Gerald Slaughter). Ross won the match by knockout. Image note: The name “Barney Ross” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Boxers Barney Ross and Baby Joe Gans with others in ring at Multnomah Stadium, Portland

Photograph of two boxers standing in the ring, facing one another, at Multnomah Civic Stadium in Portland on September 6, 1935. They are surrounded by a small group of unidentified men. The boxer at left is Barney Ross; the boxer at right is Baby Joe Gans (also known as Gerald Slaughter). Ross won the match with Gans by knockout. Image note: The name “Barney Ross” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image.

Boy and draft horse

Photograph of an unidentified boy standing next to a draft horse and holding the horse’s lead rope. They are on a lawn and a building is visible in the background. The number 6 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Boy and horse in stall

Photograph of an unidentified boy standing in a stall with a horse at the Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The boy is holding the horse’s reins and an exposition prize ribbon.

Boy feeding circus horses

Photograph of an unidentified boy balancing on the railing of a pen or trailer and holding out a fistful of food to the horses inside. The word “CIRCUS” is painted on the side of the enclosure. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon, which included circus performances in some years.

Boy feeding cow

Photograph of an unidentified boy kneeling in the straw next to a cow eating from a bucket. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Boy holding turkey

Photograph of an unidentified boy sitting on a box and holding a turkey in his lap. The photograph was likely taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Boy with champion sheep

Photograph of an unidentified boy kneeling in the grass next to a sheep at the 1941 Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Draped over the sheep’s back is a prize ribbon with the text: “Multnomah County Fair / Showman Sheep / Champion / Gresham, OR / 1941.” Image note: Light leak on negative.

Boy with cow

Photograph of an unidentified boy posing outdoors with a cow, possibly at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. A building with the word “FLORAL” on the roof is visible in the background. Image note: One corner of the negative is damaged.

Boy with horse

Photograph of an unidentified boy standing next to a horse. The boy is looking upward at the horse and holding it by the reins. Buildings are visible in the background. The text “This time” is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower right corner of the image. Also written on the negative is the number 2, which appears to have been written over the number 3. The numbers are visible in the upper left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Boy with horse

Photograph of an unidentified boy standing next to a horse that is sitting on its haunches. The boy has one hand on the horse’s neck. In the background, several unidentified people are watching. The photograph may have been taken at the 1943 Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Also see image No. 374N0625.

Boy with prize-winning cow

Photograph of an unidentified boy posing with a cow, possibly at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. The boy is holding up a prize ribbon with the words “Boys’ and Girls 4-H Clubs / FIRST / Premium / 1938” on it. Buildings are visible in the background.

Boy with rabbit

Photograph of an unidentified boy standing next to the back of a truck. The boy has one hand on a rabbit that is sitting on top of a box in the truck bed. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

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.

Boy with sheep

Photograph of an unidentified boy kneeling next to a sheep on a wooden walkway. Parked vehicles are visible in the background. The photograph was likely taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Boy with steer

Photograph of an unidentified boy standing next to a steer and holding the steer’s lead rope. The boy and steer are standing on a wooden walkway, and parked vehicles are visible in the background. The photograph was likely taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Boys petting horse

Photograph of a group of unidentified boys gathered next to an indoor pen with a horse inside. Two boys are sitting on the pen’s railing and petting the horse. The photograph may have been taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Buck Lucas, three-quarters portrait, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Three-quarters portrait of a man sitting on a wooden ramp outdoors and facing front. He is smiling and is wearing a Western-style hat, a jacket, a plaid collared shirt, a tie, and trousers. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The name “Buck Lucas” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the photograph. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

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