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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.

Charles Wakefield Cadman on trip to Portland to plan Rose Festival music

Head and shoulders portrait of composer Charles Wakefield Cadman facing right. He is outdoors at Union Station in Portland and is wearing a hat, scarf, and overcoat. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image No. 371N0135, was published on Page 18 of the Oregon Journal on January 20, 1927, the day Cadman arrived in Portland on a trip to plan that year’s Rose Festival pageant, of which he served as director general. The photographs were published under the headline “Getting Ready for June’s Roses.” See additional related image Nos. 371N0396 and 371N0393. Image note: The name “Cadman” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Sir Austen Chamberlain at Union Station, Portland

Head and shoulders portrait of British statesman Sir Austen Chamberlain at Union Station in Portland. He is wearing a monocle, a suit, and a tie. This photograph was probably taken during a brief visit that Chamberlain and his family made to Portland on October 28, 1928. The name “Sir Austen Chamberlain” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N0512 and 371N0513.

Mary Pickford and unidentified woman at Union Station, Portland

Three-quarters portrait of the actress and producer Mary Pickford (right) and an unidentified woman on a train platform at Union Station in Portland on Friday, May 17, 1935. Pickford is holding a bouquet of roses that were presented to her by Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson. The Oregon Journal published a story, headlined “Sweetheart of America Visits Here,” on the May 17 front page, along with image Nos. 372A0459 and 371A6086. According to the story, Pickford stopped briefly in Portland while traveling from Hollywood, California, to Seattle, Washington, to perform on the stage in “Coquette.” Image note: The name “Pickford” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image.

Portland Joseph K. Carson presenting roses to Mary Pickford at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson and the actress and producer Mary Pickford on a train platform at Union Station in Portland on Friday, May 17, 1935. Carson is holding a bouquet of roses and Pickford is looking at one of the blossoms. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 371A6086 were published on the May 17 front page of the Oregon Journal under the headline “ ’America’s Sweetheart’ Visits.” This photograph had the following caption: “Mary Pickford, with Mayor Carson and the armful of roses ‘His Honor’ presented to her as she paused between trains at the Union station Friday morning, en route from Hollywood to Seattle, where she opens Monday night in ‘Coquette.’ “ The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Sweetheart Of America Visits Here.” See additional related image No. 372A0458. Image note: The name “Pickford” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

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.

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.)

Charles Wakefield Cadman on trip to Portland to plan Rose Festival music

Head and shoulders portrait of a smiling man, composer Charles Wakefield Cadman, facing front. He is outdoors at Union Station in Portland and is wearing an overcoat and scarf. The photograph was taken on January 20, 1927, when Cadman arrived in Portland on a trip to plan that year’s Rose Festival pageant, of which he served as director general. The Oregon Journal published a similar photograph, image No. 371N0394, on Page 18 that day, along with a story headlined “Composer Here to Work on Rose Festival Music.” See additional related image Nos. 371N0135 and 371N0136. Image note: The name “Cadman” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

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.

Vice President John Nance Garner at barbershop, Union Station, Portland

Photograph of United States Vice President John Nance Garner in a barber’s chair at Union Station in Portland during a brief stop on October 14, 1935, while he was traveling to Seattle and then the Philippines. At right is an unidentified man, possibly Senator Frederick Steiwer of Oregon. A cropped version of this photograph was one of three that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on October 15, 1935, under the headline “The Garner Whiskers Come Off.” This photograph had the following caption: Vice President John Nance Garner in the barber’s chair at the Union station Monday night. Thomas W. Beete about to wield the razor.” The photographs accompanied a story, headlined “Crowd Sees Garner Get Face Shaved.” See related image Nos. 372A0216, 372A0217, and 372A0218. Image note: The name “Garner” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Vice President John Nance Garner at Union Station, Portland

Photograph of United States Vice President John Nance Garner at Union Station in Portland during a brief stop on October 14, 1935. Garner was on his way to Seattle and then the Philippines. He is looking toward a person outside the frame at left. The person in the foreground at right is unidentified. See related image Nos. 372A0215, 372A0217, and 372A0218. Image note: The name “Garner” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Vice President John Nance Garner, Laura McDonald, Ettie Garner, and Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson

Photograph of (from left) United States Vice President John Nance Garner; Laura McDonald of the Women’s Advertising Club; Ettie Garner, wife of the vice president; and Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson. McDonald is presenting Ettie Garner with a bouquet of roses. The photograph was taken at Union Station on October 14, 1935, when the Garners made a brief stop in Portland on their way to Seattle and then the Philippines. See related image Nos. 372A0215, 372A0216, and 372A0217. Image note: The text “Mrs Garner” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Mary Pickford holding bouquet of roses at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing actress and producer Mary Pickford holding a bouquet of roses at Union Station in Portland on Friday, May 17, 1935. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 372A0459 were published on the May 17 front page of the Oregon Journal. The photographs had the headline “ ‘America’s Sweetheart’ Visits.” This photograph had the following caption information: “ ‘Our Mary’ as she looks in a ‘close-up.’ “ The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Sweetheart of America Visits Here.” According to the story, Pickford stopped briefly in Portland on her way from Hollywood, California, to Seattle, Washington, where she was to perform on the stage in “Coquette.” See additional related image No. 372A0458. Image note: The text “Pickford” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Trains at Union Station, Portland

Photograph, taken from track level, showing the depot, railroad tracks, and trains at Union Station in Portland. The Broadway Bridge is partially visible at right. The number 1998 is written on the negative and is partially visible at upper right. See related image No. 372A1195.

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

Portrait, taken August 11, 1934, of Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier (front row, second from right) 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). A cropped version of this photograph, along with image No. 371N4213, 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: “Opening of the Marian Congress here Sunday brought to the city today many distinguished Catholic clergymen, including Alexis Henry [sic] M. Cardinal Lepicier, O. S. M., of Rome. Top picture, those in the first two rows, reading from left—The Very Rev. D. M. Brosnahan of Chicago, provincial of the Servite order; the Rev. A. M. Brasa, secretary to the cardinal; Prior General Raphael Baldini, O. S. M., of Rome; the Most Rev. Edward D. Howard, D. D., archbishop of Portland in Oregon; Colonel W. G. Scott, O. N. G.; Cardinal Lepicier; the Rev. A. M. Mayer, rector of the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother and president of the congress; [Portland] Mayor [Joseph K.] Carson and the Rev. P. M. Condon, Chicago provincial treasurer.” The photographs accompanied a story about the cardinal’s arrival, headlined “Cardinal in City; Guest of Congress.” Image note: The number 33 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Brigadier General W. A. White, British army, speaking to unidentified man at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing Brigadier General W. A. White of the British army (right) speaking to an unidentified man at Union Station in Portland on Wednesday, August 15, 1917. 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. 376G0220. 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 standing next to a train car on Friday, April 7, 1933, probably at Union Station after his arrival in Portland. 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 related image, No. 371N1641, 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. Also see image Nos. 371N0218, 371N0219, 371N0220, 371N0221, and 371N3037, taken later in Matsuoka’s visit to Portland. Image note: The name “Matsuoka” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Aimee Semple McPherson? with unidentified woman and man

Photograph showing two women and a man standing in a row next to a car at Union Station in Portland. The woman on the left, who is probably evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson, is wearing a coat and hat; the woman in the center is wearing a dress, scarf, and hat; and the man is wearing a suit and tie. The text “Aimee + Local” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N1714, 371N1715, and 377N0584.

Aimee Semple McPherson?

Head and shoulders portrait of a smiling woman facing front. She is wearing a hat and coat. The name “Aimee” is written on the negative and is visible on the upper right side of the image. The woman is probably evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson. See related image Nos. 371N1712, 371N1715, and 377N0584.

Earl C. Mills with Mrs. C. C. Hall and two unidentified men

Photograph showing four people, three men and a woman, standing in a row in front of a wall at Union Station in Portland. The second man from right is Earl C. Mills, leader of the Shriners; the woman is Mrs. Charles C. Hall. The other two men are unidentified, but they may be Charles C. Hall, potentate of the Al Kader Shriners in Portland, and Hugh Caldwell of Seattle, imperial high priest of the Shrine. The Oregon Journal published a front-page story about Mills’ visit to Portland, headlined “High Leader of Shrinedom City Visitor,” on Thursday, May 11, 1933, the day Mills arrived. According to the story, the Halls and Caldwell accompanied Mills on the train from Spokane, Washington, to Portland. Published with the story was a cropped version of this photograph, showing only Mills and Mrs. Hall. The photograph was published under the headline “Big Arab Chief Calls” and had the following caption: “Earl C. Mills, imperial potentate of the Shrine, is greeted at the Union station by Mrs. C. C. Hall, wife of the potentate of Al Kader temple.” Image note: The name “Mills” is written on the negative below the second man from the right, and the name “C C Hall” is written below the woman. The writing is visible at the bottom of the image. See related image No. 371N1765.

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