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Four unidentified people at formal event

Photograph of an unidentified woman and three unidentified men at a dining table during an event. They are in formal dress and are smiling. The man at left is pointing toward the camera and the woman is holding up both her hands. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 372A0674, 372A0676, 372A0677, and 372A0678.

Three unidentified men at formal event

Photograph of three unidentified men, all wearing tuxedoes, at a formal event. The two men at left and right are reaching toward each other to shake hands or exchange an object. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 372A0681, 372A0682, 372A0683, 372A0684, and 372A0685.

Three unidentified men at formal event

Photograph showing three unidentified men in tuxedoes at an event. The man in the center is facing front, and the other two men are looking at him and shaking his hands. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 372A0676, 372A0677, 372A0678, and 372A0679.

George L. Baker and Otto Lang with other diners at event

Photograph showing five men seated at a dining table during a meal. The man at left, George L. Baker, is leaning over to speak to Otto Lang, the man next to him. The other three men in the photograph are unidentified. Lang is wearing a button featuring the text “Portland / 1938” around a picture of a rose. See related image Nos. 372A0201 and 372A0340. Image note: The name “Otto Lang” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner. An “X” is written on the negative below Lang.

Men at unidentified event

Photograph showing three unidentified men standing in a row and talking during an unidentified event. In the background, the room is full of people seated at tables during a meal. The man at right is wearing a star-shaped badge with the words “THE WRLA / PRESIDENT” on it, possibly referring to the Western Retail Lumbermen’s Association. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 372A0669, 372A0670, 372A0672, and 372A0673.

Men at unidentified event

Photograph showing three unidentified men standing together at an unidentified event. The man at center is holding out his hand to the man on the left. Musicians are performing in the background. The man at right is wearing a star-shaped badge with the words “THE WRLA / PRESIDENT” on it, possibly referring to the Western Retail Lumbermen’s Association. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 372A0669, 372A0670, 372A0671, and 372A0673.

Entertainer? on man’s lap at unidentified event

Photograph showing a woman in costume, probably an entertainer, on the lap of a man sitting in the front row at an unidentified event. The men seated around them are watching and smiling. The people in the photograph are unidentified. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 372A0670, 372A0671, 372A0672, and 372A0673.

George H. Himes and group with plaque at Portland park renamed in Himes’ honor

Full-length portrait showing George H. Himes (third from right) and five others standing next to a boulder bearing a plaque in Himes’ honor on Friday, September 20, 1935, in Portland. The photograph was taken at a ceremony marking the official placement of the plaque. A story about the ceremony was published on Page 7 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, September 22, 1935, under the headline “Himes Park Plaque Put at Entrance.” The story reported: “Official viewing of a bronze plaque affixed to a 10-ton boulder at the entrance to George H. Himes park Friday afternoon marked the culmination of a long campaign by the Oregon chapter, Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America, to have the 34-acre tract renamed for a living pioneer. The organization May 18 conducted a program in the park, marking the change in name from Fulton park, but the plaque, paying tribute to Himes, was not permanently in place.” The story also reported that Himes had come to Oregon in 1853 and had long been the curator of the Oregon Historical Society. Accompanying the story was a cropped version of this photograph, which had the headline “Placing Permanent Himes Plaque.” The photograph had the following caption: “Grouped beside the new name plaque, mounted on a 10-ton boulder in George H. Himes park, are (from left) Mrs. O. J Goffin, chairman of the Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America committee which renamed the park for Himes; Mrs. J. B. Montgomery, a Portland pioneer; Mrs. C. S. Jackson, who read the inscription at a program in the park Friday; Himes; Mrs. J. Thorburn Ross, president of the daughters group, and David Stearns, another Oregon pioneer." See related image No. 372A0281. Image note: The name “Himes” is written on the negative. Negative damage at bottom left corner.

George H. Himes with plaque at Portland park renamed in his honor

Full-length portrait showing George H. Himes standing next to a boulder bearing a plaque in Himes’ honor on Friday, September 20, 1935, in Portland. The photograph was taken at a ceremony marking the official placement of the plaque. A story about the ceremony was published on Page 7 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, September 22, 1935, under the headline “Himes Park Plaque Put at Entrance.” The story reported: “Official viewing of a bronze plaque affixed to a 10-ton boulder at the entrance to George H. Himes park Friday afternoon marked the culmination of a long campaign by the Oregon chapter, Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America, to have the 34-acre tract renamed for a living pioneer. The organization May 18 conducted a program in the park, marking the change in name from Fulton park, but the plaque, paying tribute to Himes, was not permanently in place.” The story also reported that Himes had come to Oregon in 1853 and had long been the curator of the Oregon Historical Society. See related image No. 372A0282, which was published with the story. Image note: The name “Geo Himes” is written on the negative. Image shows discoloration at lower right due to negative damage.

Ross Finnegan at dining table with unidentified men

Photograph of three men, all wearing suits and ties, sitting in a row at a dining table during a meal. All three are wearing buttons featuring a picture of a rose and the text “Portland / 1938.” The name “Ross Finnegan” is written on the negative below the man on the right and is visible at the bottom of the image. See related image No. 372A0337.

Joseph K. Carson and George H. Himes? at event

Photograph, taken outdoors, of Joseph K. Carson (right) speaking with an unidentified man, possibly George H. Himes. They are facing one another and Carson has one hand on the man’s shoulder. People carrying flags are partially visible in the background. The photograph was probably taken between 1933 and 1941, when Carson was mayor of Portland. Image note: Negative damage at upper right.

Joseph K. Carson and person dressed as Santa Claus

Photograph of Joseph K. Carson with a person wearing a Santa Claus costume and fake beard. A winter-themed backdrop is partially visible behind them. The photograph was probably taken between 1933 and 1941, when Carson was mayor of Portland. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Wedding of Joseph K. Carson and Myrtle Cradick

Photograph of Myrtle Cradick, the Rev. William G. Everson, and Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson at the altar on Cradick and Carson’s wedding day, Saturday, June 19, 1937. The ceremony was held at the First Baptist Church (also known as the White Temple) in Portland. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 372A0112 were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, June 20, 1937, under the headline “The Mayor and Portland Gain First Lady.” This photograph had the following caption: “The Rev. William G. Everson, pastor of White Temple church, blesses the union of Mayor Joseph K. Carson and Miss Myrtle Cradick at the wedding rites Saturday night.” See additional related image Nos. 372A0107, 372A0108, 372A0109, 372A0110, and 372A0111.

Joseph K. Carson wearing bib at bachelor party

Photograph showing Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson taking a glass from two unidentified men as a third unidentified man watches. The photograph was taken on June 15, 1937, during a bachelor party for Carson at Waverley Country Club in Portland. Carson is sitting in a tall chair and wearing a bib. The dinner party included speeches and pranks. The Oregon Journal published a story about the party on Page 6, of the June 16, 1937 edition. The story was headlined “Gifts and Wisecracks Give Hizzoner Merry Old Time.” Carson married Myrtle Cradick on June 19, 1937. See related image No. 372A0115.

Joseph K. Carson wearing bib at bachelor party

Photograph showing Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson during a bachelor party on June 15, 1937, at Waverley Country Club in Portland. Carson is sitting in a tall chair, wearing a bib, and holding a forkful of food from a small glass in front of him. The dinner party included speeches and pranks. The Oregon Journal published a story about the party on Page 6, of the June 16, 1937 edition. The story was headlined “Gifts and Wisecracks Give Hizzoner Merry Old Time.” Carson married Myrtle Cradick on June 19, 1937. See related image No. 372A0114.

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