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Serviceman and USO member looking at railroad schedules, Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified men standing in front of a signboard listing railroad schedules at Union Station in Portland. They are facing each other. The man at right, who is wearing a patch that reads “I SERVE WITH U. S. O.,” is pointing to the board and speaking to the man at left, a serviceman holding a bag. The number 5665 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower right corner of the image. The unverified note “G. I. guide at Union Depot” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0949.

Serviceman and USO member looking at railroad schedules, Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified men standing in front of a signboard listing railroad schedules at Union Station in Portland. They are facing each other. The man at right, who is wearing a patch that reads “I SERVE WITH U. S. O.,” is pointing to the board and speaking to the man at left, a serviceman holding a bag. The number 5664 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower right corner of the image. The unverified note “G. I. guide at Union Depot” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0950.

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.

Train at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing railroad tracks, the depot, and an oncoming train at Union Station in Portland. The Broadway Bridge is partially visible at right. The view is toward the northwest. The number 1999 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 372A1196.

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.

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.

Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover arriving in Portland?

Photograph of Herbert Hoover (left) and Lou Henry Hoover on a train platform. The photograph may have been taken after 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 banquet held by the central committee of the Multnomah County Republican Party. The Hoovers are with an unidentified man and woman who may be O. L. Price, manager of The Oregonian newspaper, and his wife.

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.

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.

Mayor Joseph K. Carson and Vice President John Nance Garner at Union Station, Portland

Photograph of Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson (left) and United States Vice President John Nance Garner at Union Station in Portland on October 14, 1935. Garner stopped briefly in Portland while traveling to Seattle and then the Philippines. 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.” The photographs accompanied a story about Garner’s stop, headlined “Crowd Sees Garner Get Face Shaved.” This photograph had the following caption: “Mayor Carson chats with the vice president.” See related image Nos. 372A0215, 372A0216, 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 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.

Forty and Eight members at Union Station, Portland, to greet arrivals for initiation ceremony

Photograph showing members of the Forty and Eight with a car at Union Station in Portland on Saturday, February 22, 1936. They were at the station to greet members arriving for an initiation ceremony (known as a “wreck”). A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 23, 1936, under the headline “In Wreck Headed for 40 and 8 ‘Wreck.’ “ The photograph had the following caption: “The famous old French war-time taxi was at the depot Saturday to greet the special bringing Washington 40 and 8 members to the annual interstate ‘wreck’ here. From left— Mayor [Joseph K.] Carson, B. F. Beattie, Portland; Chef de Chemin de Fer Fred Fuecker of Seattle, national head; Chef de Gare D. Elwood Caples, Vancouver, Washington state leader; Chef de Gare Laban A. Steeves of Salem, Oregon state leader, and in foreground Steve Chadwich, Seattle, former national officer.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “40 & 8 Vets Have Gay Time.”

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.