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Sir Austen Chamberlain and family at Union Station, Portland

Full-length portrait of British statesman Sir Austen Chamberlain; his wife, Ivy Muriel (left); his daughter, Diane (center); and his son Lawrence on a platform at Union Station in Portland. This photograph was likely taken during a brief visit the Chamberlain family made to Portland on October 28, 1928. The text “Chamberlain + family” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Franklin D. Roosevelt in car at Union Station during campaign visit to Portland

Photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt (seated, left, with arm resting on side of car) in an open-topped car at Union Station in Portland on September 21, 1932, during a stop on his campaign for the presidency. Sitting the car with Roosevelt are: Oregon Congressman Charles H. Martin (second from left); Carl Donaugh, chairman of the Oregon Democratic central committee (third from left); and James Roosevelt, son of Franklin Roosevelt (fourth from left). See related image Nos. 371N2175, 371N2176, 371N2177, 371N2178, 371N2179, 371N2180, 371N2181, 371N2183, 371N2184, 371N2185, 371N2187, 371N2188, 371N2189, 371N2191, 371N2196, 371N2198, 371N2199, 371N2200, and 371N2201.

Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover arriving in Portland?

Photograph of Herbert Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover leaving a train car. In the foreground are two unidentified men. The photograph was probably taken when the Hoovers arrived at Union Station in Portland on February 12, 1936. On the evening of February 12, Herbert Hoover delivered an address at a Lincoln Day dinner held by the central committee of the Multnomah County Republican Party.

President Woodrow Wilson and First Lady Edith Wilson in car leaving Union Station

Photograph showing President Woodrow Wilson and First Lady Edith Wilson seated in a car as they leave Union Station in Portland on Monday, September 15, 1919. The president and first lady were in Portland as part of Woodrow Wilson’s national speaking tour to build support for the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative. See related image Nos. 373G0223, 373G0224, 373G0225, 373G0226, and 373G0228.

Lt. C. J. White, Lt. Col. C. D. Murray, Brigadier General W. A. White, and Col. Duff Stewart at Union Station, Portland

Full-length portrait of four men, all in military dress, standing in a row on a train platform at Union Station in Portland on Wednesday, August 15, 1917. Second from right is British army Brigadier General W. A. White; he and his party were in Portland as part of an effort, led by White, to recruit British citizens in the United States for military service in World War I. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 16 of the Oregon Journal on Thursday, August 16, 1917, under the headline “Welcome Given General White Of British Recruiting Mission.” The photograph had the following caption: “Left to right—Lieutenant C. J. White, son of General White; Lieutenant Colonel C. D. Murray, Briagdier General W. A. White and Colonel Duff Stewart of Canadian Army.” The photograph accompanied a story with the headline “Britain Wants Her Sons In This State To Rally To Colors” and the subheading “Brig. Gen. W. A. White Paints Black Future for Slackers After the War.” See related image Nos. 376G0220 and 376G0221. Image note: The text “White, General and staff” is written on the negative sleeve.

Longfellow, holding luggage

Three-quarters portrait of a man standing outside Union Station in Portland, facing front, and holding luggage. He has a mustache and is wearing a hat, glasses, overcoat, collared shirt, and tie. The name “Longfellow” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the right side of the image. See related image No. 371N1550.

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.

Potentate of Afifi Shriners at Union Station, Portland

Head and shoulders portrait of a man at Union Station in Portland. He is smiling, facing front, and wearing an Afifi Shriners fez, glasses, and a suit jacket and tie. The date 1920 is visible on a medal pinned to his jacket. The text “ ‘Grand Imperial Potentate of the Shrine, Tacoma WA’ “ is written on the negative sleeve. Image note: The number 28 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the photograph.

General John J. Pershing with Mayor George L. Baker and Governor Ben W. Olcott

Full-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, General John J. Pershing, and Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott standing in a row at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. Baker and Olcott greeted Pershing on his arrival at Union Station. See related image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0155, 373G0156, 373G0157, 373G0158, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323.

General John J. Pershing at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing General John J. Pershing (front center) walking at the front of a group of men as he leaves Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. At left is Portland Mayor George L. Baker. At right is Colonel G. W. S. Stevens, recruiting commander in Oregon, whom the Journal described as a classmate of Pershing’s at West Point. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0156, 373G0161, and 373G0323, was one of seven published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on January 19, 1920, under the headline “A ‘Moving Picture’ of General Pershing’s Day in Portland From His Welcome at Train to His Farewell.” This photograph had the caption: “General Pershing and Colonel Stevens are shown starting out at the brisk gait which has made the general the bane of fat fellow officers.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159.

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 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.

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.

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."

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Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier and Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson

Photograph of Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier and Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson at Union Station in Portland after the cardinal’s arrival on August 11, 1934. Cardinal Lépicier had traveled from Rome to attend the Marian Congress, held August 12-15, 1934, at the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother (The Grotto). A similar photograph, image No. 371N4213, was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on August 11, 1934. Image note: The number 3 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier’s arrival in Portland for Marian Congress

Portrait, taken August 11, 1934, of Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier (front, center) and members of his party at Union Station with some of the people who welcomed them to Portland. Lépicier and other clergy traveled to Portland to attend the Marian Congress from August 12-15, 1934, at the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother (The Grotto). At left is the Most Rev. Edward D. Howard, archbishop of Portland; second from left is Colonel W. G. Scott; at center is Cardinal Lépicier; second from right, speaking to the cardinal, is Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson; and at right is the Rev. A. M. Mayer, rector of the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image No. 371N4215, was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on August 11, 1934. The photographs were published under the headline “Distinguished Catholic Prelate Welcomed to City.” This photograph had the caption: “Cardinal Lepicier listening intently to the mayor’s words of welcome.” Image note: The number 32 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

General John J. Pershing at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing General John J. Pershing (second from right) walking at the front of a group of men as he leaves Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. At right is Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott. At far left, in a dark suit, is Portland Mayor George L. Baker. Olcott and Baker greeted Pershing upon his arrival at Union Station. See related image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0156, 373G0157, 373G0158, 373G0159, 373G0160, 373G0161 and 373G0323.

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.

Union Station and 6th Street, Portland

Photograph, looking north on Sixth Street (now NW 6th Avenue), showing Union Station at center. At left and right are buildings and parked cars along Sixth. On the buildings at left are signs for the Boyd Hotel and the Newport Restaurant. On the building in the foreground at right are signs for William Volker & Co. and the Washington Cycle & Supply Co. An unidentified man in uniform, possibly a Portland police uniform is standing on the corner at right. A mark that could be the letter “p” or “d” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Brigadier General W. A. White, British army, at Union Station, Portland

Half-length portrait of Brigadier General W. A. White of the British army at Union Station in Portland on Wednesday, August 15, 1917. He is facing slightly left, looking toward the front, and smiling. The photograph was taken after White and his party arrived in Portland as part of an effort, led by White, to recruit British citizens in the United States for military service in World War I. A story about White and image No. 376G0222, depicting the general and his party, were published on Page 16 of the Oregon Journal on Thursday, August 16, 1917. Also see additional related image No. 376G0221. Image note: The text “White, General and staff” is written on the negative sleeve.

Yōsuke Matsuoka after arrival at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing Yōsuke Matsuoka outside Union Station after he arrived in Portland on Friday, April 7, 1933. Matsuoka, who had led the Japanese delegation to the League of Nations, was on his way back to Japan from Geneva following his delegation’s withdrawal from the league in February 1933. A cropped version of this photograph and a story about his arrival were published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on April 7, 1933. The story, headlined “Matsuoka Comes Back As Diplomat,” reported that in his youth, Matsuoka had lived in Portland twice; he first arrived in 1893 and later attended the University of Oregon Law School. This photograph was one of three that accompanied the story. The photographs were published under the headline “Portland’s Japanese School Boy of 1893.” This photograph had the following caption: “Yosuke Matsuoka, 37 years after he graduated from Atkinson grade school.” See related image No. 371N1642. Also see image Nos. 371N0218, 371N0219, 371N0220, 371N0221, and 371N3037, taken later in Matsuoka’s visit to Portland. Image note: The name “Matsauko [sic] is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

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.

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