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George L. Baker presenting actress Priscilla Dean with key to the city

Half-length portrait of (from left) actress Peggy O’Dare, Portland Mayor George L. Baker, actress Priscilla Dean, actor Herbert Rawlinson, and production manager G. B. Manly. Baker and Dean are holding a large key-shaped flower arrangement. The photograph was taken at Sixth and Morrison in Portland on Monday, May 16, 1921, during a reception for Dean and others who were in town to film a movie. The Oregon Journal published a related image, No. 373G0009, and a story about the reception on Tuesday, May 17, 1921. Also see image No. 373G0008, 379G0191, and 379G0192.

George L. Baker presenting actress Priscilla Dean with key to the city

Half-length portrait of actress Priscilla Dean smiling and looking toward the right as she accepts a large key-shaped flower arrangement from Portland Mayor George L. Baker. The photograph was taken at Sixth and Morrison in Portland on Monday, May 16, 1921, during a reception for Dean and others who were in town to film a movie. The Oregon Journal published a related image, No. 373G0009, and a story about the reception on Tuesday, May 17, 1921. Also see image No. 373G0005, 379G0191, and 379G0192.

George L. Baker presenting actress Priscilla Dean with key to the city

Full-length portrait of Portland Mayor George L. Baker and actress Priscilla Dean holding a large key-shaped flower arrangement. The photograph was taken at Sixth and Morrison in Portland on Monday, May 16, 1921, during a reception for Dean and others who were in town to film a movie. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, May 17, 1921, with the headline “Screen Beauty Wins Hearty Welcome.” The photograph had the following caption: “Priscilla Dean, noted motion picture player, was officially welcomed to Portland before thousands of spectators, who, on Monday, saw Mayor Baker present to the star the city’s floral master key. In the picture are Miss Dtan [sic], Mayor Baker, and Harley James, Miss Dean’s camera-man.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Priscilla Dean is Enthusiastic Over Local Reception.” See related image Nos. 373G0005, 373G0008, 379G0191, and 379G0192.

Vice President Calvin Coolidge and unidentified man shaking hands

Half-length portrait of Vice President Calvin Coolidge (left) shaking hands with an unidentified man. The photograph was taken in Portland on Saturday, August 12, 1922. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 13, 1922, under the headline “Vice President Coolidge.” The photograph had the following caption: “Calvin Coolidge, vice president of the United States, photographed on his arrival in Portland for a three days’ visit. He was accompanied by Mrs. Coolidge and their two sons and Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. Stearns of Boston.” See related image Nos. 373G0031, 373G0032, 373G0034, 373G0035, 373G0036, and 373G0037, also taken during Coolidge’s visit to Portland. Image note: Smudges on negative.

Vice President Calvin Coolidge and Dr. Henry Waldo Coe at groundbreaking ceremony

Half-length portrait, taken Tuesday, August 15, 1922, of Vice President Calvin Coolidge (left) and Dr. Henry Waldo Coe at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Theodore Roosevelt statue in Portland’s south park blocks. Coe donated the statue to the city, and Coolidge performed the groundbreaking. See related image Nos. 373G0032, 373G0034, 373G0035, 373G0036, 373G0037, and 379G0023.

Vice President Calvin Coolidge at groundbreaking for Roosevelt statue, Portland

Head and shoulders portrait of Vice President Calvin Coolidge, facing front, at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Theodore Roosevelt statue in Portland’s south park blocks on August 15, 1922. Coolidge spoke at the ceremony and performed the groundbreaking. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four, including image Nos. 373G0037 and 379G0023, that were published on Page 7 of the Oregon Journal city edition on Wednesday, August 16, 1922. The photographs were published under the headline “When The First Earth Was Turned.” This photograph had the following caption: “Vice President Calvin Coolidge, who was Portland’s guest for three happy days.” See additional related image Nos. 373G0031, 373G0034, 373G0035, and 373G0036.

Vice President Calvin Coolidge speaking at groundbreaking ceremony, Portland

Photograph, taken on Tuesday, August 15, 1922, showing Vice President Calvin Coolidge speaking at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Theodore Roosevelt statue in Portland’s south park blocks. Coolidge is standing on a platform under a striped awning and is gesturing with his arms outstretched. He later performed the groundbreaking. See related image Nos. See related image Nos. 373G0031, 373G0032, 373G0035, 373G0036, 373G0037, and 379G0023.

Vice President Calvin Coolidge speaking at groundbreaking ceremony, Portland

Photograph, taken on Tuesday, August 15, 1922, showing Vice President Calvin Coolidge speaking at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Theodore Roosevelt statue in Portland’s south park blocks. Coolidge is standing on a platform under a striped awning and is gesturing with both hands. He later performed the groundbreaking. See related image Nos. 373G0031, 373G0032, 373G0035, 373G0036, 373G0037, and 379G0023.

Vice President Calvin Coolidge breaking ground for Roosevelt statue, Portland

Photograph, taken on Tuesday, August 15, 1922, showing Vice President Calvin Coolidge turning the first shovelful of earth during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Theodore Roosevelt statue in Portland’s south park blocks. A crowd is watching in the background. A similar photograph, image No. 373G0037, was published on Page 7 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, August 13, 1922. See additional related image Nos. 373G0031, 373G0032, 373G0034, 373G0035, and 379G0023.

Vice President Calvin Coolidge breaking ground for Roosevelt statue, Portland

Photograph showing Vice President Calvin Coolidge turning the first shovelful of earth during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Theodore Roosevelt statue in Portland’s south park blocks on Tuesday, August 15, 1922. A crowd is watching in the background. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four, including image Nos. 373G0032 and 379G0023, that was published on Page 7 of the Oregon Journal city edition on Wednesday, August 13, 1922. The photographs were published under the headline “When The First Earth Was Turned.” This photograph had the following caption: “The vice president caught in the act.” See additional related image Nos. 373G0031, 373G0034, 373G0035, and 373G0036.

Kenworthy, baseball player for Portland Beavers?

Full-length portrait of a baseball player holding a bat and posing as though he has just swung. He is on a field, possibly at Vaughn Street Park in Portland, and is wearing a baseball cap and uniform. The name “Kenworthy” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the right side of the image.

Dr. Mack, Milk Department, City Hall

Half-length portrait of a man sitting at a desk in an office. He is looking downward and is holding a pen over a book on the desk in front of him. He is wearing glasses, a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a tie. The name “Mack, Dr.” and the text “Milk Dept, City Hall” are written on the negative sleeve. The man is probably Dr. D. W. Mack, a veterinarian and milk inspector for the city of Portland.

Willam Gibbs McAdoo in Portland during presidential campaign trip

Head and shoulders photograph showing William Gibbs McAdoo looking to the left and smiling. The photograph was taken on Sunday, April 20, 1924, when McAdoo, who was campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination, stopped briefly in Portland on his way to speak in California. See related image No. 373G0126. Image note: The name “McAdoo” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the right side of the photograph. Light leak on negative.

William Gibbs McAdoo speaking at cornerstone ceremony in Portland

Photograph, taken on Wednesday, October 10, 1917, showing United States treasury secretary William Gibbs McAdoo speaking on a flag-draped platform in Portland during a ceremony to lay the cornerstone for a new post office at Park and Glisan (now NW Park Avenue and NW Glisan Street). A cropped and reversed version of this image was one of two photographs of McAdoo’s address that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal that day. The two photographs were published beneath the following caption: “William Gibbs McAdoo, secretary of the treasury, addressing throng in the North Park blocks this morning in celebration of laying cornerstone for new Portland postoffice. The event opened the busy day for the head of the nation’s financial affairs in urging renewed vigor for Liberty Loan. Picture at right [referring to this image] shows Secretary McAdoo “close up” in characteristic speaking pose.” The photographs accompanied three stories about McAdoo’s visit: One headlined “Says We’ll Make Kaiser Bill Look Like 30 Cents”; one headlined “Sec. M’Adoo Speaks to Crowd at Laying of the Cornerstone”; and one headlined “Secretary M’Adoo Comes Here to Urge Liberty Bond Sales.”

Willam Gibbs McAdoo in Portland during presidential campaign trip

Head and shoulders photograph showing William Gibbs McAdoo facing front and smiling. The photograph was taken on Sunday, April 20, 1924, when McAdoo, who was campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination, stopped briefly in Portland on his way to speak in California. See related image No. 373G0120. Image note: The name “McAdoo” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the right side of the image.

Sam Meyer of Hippodrome Theater

Half-length portrait of a man sitting at a desk and holding a pen in one hand and a cigar in the other. He is facing slightly right and is wearing glasses, a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a tie. The name “Meyer, Sam” and “Hippodrome Theater” are written on the negative sleeve. Image note: Spots on negative.

Sam Meyer of Hippodrome Theater

Half-length portrait of a man sitting at a desk and holding a pen in one hand and a cigar in the other. He is facing slightly right and is looking downward at something he is writing. He is wearing glasses, a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a tie. The name “Meyer, Sam” and “Hippodrome Theater” are written on the negative sleeve.

Barney Oldfield

Head and shoulders portrait of Barney Oldfield, an auto racer and president of the Oldfield Tire Company. He is facing to the right and smoking a cigar. He is wearing a hat, suit jacket, collared shirt, and tie. The name “Oldfield, Barney” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was probably taken in January 1920, when Oldfield visited Portland on business. See related image No. 373G0150.

Barney Oldfield and unidentified man holding Oldfield tire

Full-length portrait of Barney Oldfield (left), an auto racer and president of the Oldfield Tire Company, and an unidentified man standing outside the Fletcher & James tire shop in Portland. They are holding an Oldfield tire. The name “Oldfield, Barney” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was probably taken in January 1920, when Oldfield visited Portland on business and stopped at Fletcher & James, a distributor of Oldfield tires. See related image No. 373G0151.

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. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0156, 373G0160, 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.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159. Image note: Negative damage at upper right and left center.

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.

General John J. Pershing at Union Station, Portland

Head and shoulders portrait of General John J. Pershing at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. He is in uniform and looking to the right. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0160, 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: “A ‘close-up’ of John J. Pershing himself.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159.

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

Half-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, 373G0158, 373G0159, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323.

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, 373G0159, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323.

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.

General John J. Pershing waving to crowd during parade in Portland

Photograph showing General John J. Pershing standing in the back of a car and waving to the crowd at Sixth and Stark during a parade in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0156, 373G0160, 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.” The caption for this photograph described Pershing as “standing to reply to the cheers of the crowds that lined the route.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159.

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