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Flood waters at Union Station during the Vanport flood

A postcard of rising flood water around Union Station during the Vanport flood. Several unidentified people working to fill sandbags are visible at the front of the building. A crowd of onlookers observe the flood waters from the railing of the Steel Bridge. The image caption reads, "Flood Waters Union Station " Portland, Ore. Christian V-12."

Flood waters at Union Station during the Vanport flood

A postcard depicting the flood water around Union Station during the Vanport flood. The photograph is taken from a high vantage point and shows the water surrounding union station, the railroad yards, and nearby buildings. The Steel Bridge is also visible in the distance. The image caption reads, "Flood waters " Portland, Ore. Christian V 15."

Sandbags around Union Station during the Vanport flood

A photograph of a line of sandbags holding back flood waters in downtown Portland, Oregon. Union Station and the railroad yards are visible submerged in floodwater in the background. Several unidentified men are working to help reinforce the sandbag wall at various point. The back of the image is stamped with, "Camera Art Studio 4706 N. E. Glisan VE, 3866 Portland, 13, Oregon. 3810 23."

Camera Art Studio (Portland, Or.)

Sandbags around Union Station during the Vanport flood

A photograph of a line of sandbags holding back flood waters in downtown Portland, Oregon. Union Station and the railroad yards are visible submerged in floodwater in the background. Several unidentified men are working to help reinforce the sandbag wall at various point. The back of the image is stamped with, "Camera Art Studio 4706 N. E. Glisan VE, 3866 Portland, 13, Oregon. 3810 25."

Camera Art Studio (Portland, Or.)

Tito Schipa

Half-length portrait of the Italian tenor Tito Schipa on a train platform, probably at Union Station in Portland. He is facing front and is wearing an overcoat, hat, and bow tie. The name “Tito Schipa” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the photograph. See related image Nos. 371N2267 and 371N2268. Image note: Speckling in image is due to deterioration of the negative.

Tito Schipa posing on Oregon Pony locomotive

Portrait of the Italian tenor Tito Schipa posing on the Oregon Pony. He is standing at the front of the locomotive and facing to the right. He is holding the control lever with one hand and shading his eyes with the other hand. The name “Tito Schipa” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N2266 and 371N2267.

Prince and Princess Svasti of Siam

Half-length portrait of Prince and Princess Svasti of Siam (now Thailand) at Union Station in Portland on September 5, 1931. They visited Portland with their sons on September 5-6, 1931, while touring the United States. Portland Mayor George L. Baker is standing in the background on the left. The text “Siam” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N2325 and 371N2326.

Prince and Princess Svasti of Siam with sons Prince Arjuna and Prince Nondiyavat

Portrait of Prince and Princess Svasti of Siam (now Thailand) at Union Station in Portland on September 5, 1931. With them are their son Prince Arjuna (left), a student at Yale University; Portland Mayor George L. Baker (second from left); an unidentified man (second from right); and their son Prince Nondiyavat, a student at Georgetown University. The family visited Portland on September 5-6, 1931, while touring the United States. A similar photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on September 6, 1931, with a pair of stories about the family and their visit. Image note: The text “Siam” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N2324 and 371N2326.

Princess Svasti of Siam with unidentified woman

Portrait of Princess Svasti (left) of Siam (now Thailand) with an unidentified woman at Union Station in Portland on September 5, 1931. The woman appears to be handing the princess a bouquet of roses. The princess visited Portland with her husband and sons on September 5-6, 1931, while touring the United States. The text “Siam” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N2324 and 371N2325.

George L. Baker with unidentified man holding floral wreath at Union Station, Portland?

Photograph showing George L. Baker (left) and an unidentified man standing next to one another outdoors, possibly at Union Station in Portland. Baker is looking at the unidentified man, who is holding a floral wreath. A sign on the wreath reads: “For you a Rose in Portland grows / Junior Chamber of Commerce / Portland.” Both men are wearing suits, ties, and overcoats. See related image Nos. 371N0100, 371N0101, 371N0102, 371N0103, 371N0104, 371N3000, 377N0148, and 377N0149.

George L. Baker and unidentified man holding floral wreath at Union Station, Portland?

Photograph of George L. Baker (left) and an unidentified man standing outdoors, possibly at Union Station in Portland, and holding a floral wreath. They are smiling and looking to the right. A sign on the wreath reads: “For you a Rose in Portland grows / Junior Chamber of Commerce / Portland.” Both men are wearing suits, ties, and overcoats. See related image Nos. 371N0097, 371N0100, 371N0101, 371N0103, 371N0104, 371N3000, 377N0148, and 377N0149.

George L. Baker and three unidentified men at Union Station, Portland?

Photograph of George L. Baker (second from left) and three unidentified men standing in a row outdoors, possibly at Union Station in Portland. Baker and the second man from right are holding a floral wreath. A sign on the wreath reads: “For you a Rose in Portland grows / Junior Chamber of Commerce / Portland.” See related image Nos. 371N0097, 371N0100, 371N0101, 371N0102, 371N0104, 371N3000, 377N0148, and 377N0149.

George L. Baker, Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Frank C. Riggs in snow at Union Station, Portland

Photograph of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, composer Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Rose Festival association president Frank C. Riggs standing in ankle-deep snow outside Union Station in Portland on January 20, 1927. That day, a cropped version of this photograph, along with image No. 371N0394, was published on Page 18 of the Oregon Journal. The photographs were published under the headline “Getting Ready for June’s Roses.” This photograph had the following caption: “Charles Wakefield Cadman, composer of ‘Rosaria,’ arrives to confer with Rose Festival board on coming pageant. Above—F. C. Riggs, president of festival association, Wakefield and Mayor Baker revel in snow in front of Union station.” The photograph accompanied a story, headlined “Composer Here to Work on Rose Festival Music,” which reported that Cadman was serving as director general of the 1927 festival pageant. See additional related image Nos. 371N0136 and 371N0393.

George L. Baker, Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Frank C. Riggs at Union Station, Portland

Full-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, composer Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Rose Festival association president Frank C. Riggs standing outside Union Station in Portland on January 20, 1927. The photograph was taken after Cadman’s arrival in Portland on a trip to plan that year’s Rose Festival pageant, of which he served as director general. Baker and Riggs greeted him at the station. That day, the Oregon Journal published a story about Cadman’s arrival, headlined “Composer Here to Work on Rose Festival Music,” along with two photos, on Page 18. See related image Nos. 371N0135, 371N0393, and 371N0394.

Group of people posing at Union Station, Portland

Full-length portrait of a group of people, most of them men, standing in a row outside Union Station in Portland. The fourth man from left (in front of pillar) is George L. Baker; the others are unidentified. See related image No. 371N0141. Image note: The photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

H. E. Byram? and group

Portrait of ten men in suits, standing on railroad tracks in front of a train car at Union Station in Portland. The fifth man from right is probably H. E. Byram, president of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company. The other men are unidentified. The text “Byram + Mil Group” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image. See related image No. 371N0386.

Unidentified men at Union Station, Portland?

Photograph showing four men standing outdoors near a building, possibly Union Station in Portland. All four are wearing overcoats, and the man in the center is holding a wreath of flowers with a sign that reads “For you a Rose in Portland grows / Junior Chamber of Commerce / Portland.” Three of the men are unidentified; the second man from the left, who is obscured by the man in front of him, is George L. Baker. See related image Nos. 371N0097, 371N0100, 371N0101, 371N0102, 371N0103, 371N0104, 377N0148, and 377N0149.

Five unidentified people posing with food in Pullman Company office, Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing five unidentified people, four men and a woman, posing with foodstuffs in the Pullman Company office at Union Station in Portland. They are standing in a row behind two desks. The desks are covered with stacks of canned food. On the floor in front of the desks are sacks of flour, boxes of noodles, bags and boxes of produce, and other foods.

Bister

Portrait of a man at Union Station in Portland. He is standing next a train car with the number 4 on the side. He is wearing a hat, glasses, overcoat, collared shirt and tie. The Union Station clock tower is visible in the background. Written on the negative are the name “Bister” and the text “NY Central,” possibly referring to the New York Central Railroad Company.

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