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Emil Piluso? with totem pole outside Multnomah Athletic Club

Full-length portrait of a smiling man, probably Emil Piluso, standing outside the Multnomah Amateur Athletic Club in Portland (now the Multnomah Athletic Club). He is holding a large carved wooden pole against his shoulder, with the base resting on a low wall in front of him. He is wearing a hat and overcoat. The totem pole was the trophy in a series of annual competitions between MAAC and the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle. The competitions began in the mid-1930s and continued until World War II. Image note: The name “Piluso” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Four football players for Commerce High School?

Full-length portrait, taken outdoors, of four unidentified football players, probably for Commerce High School. They are facing front, and each player is posing in a crouch. They are wearing sweatshirts, pads, football pants, and cleats. The text “Com” is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Two baseball players for Wine Barons

Portrait of two unidentified baseball players wearing caps and shirts with the words “Wine Barons” on the chest. They are standing outside a building, probably the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in Portland. Also see image No. 370A0096. Image note: Damaged negative.

Claude? O’Connell, basketball player for Albina Hellships, passing ball

Photograph showing a basketball player for the Albina Hellships, Claude “Skeets” O’Connell, facing to the right and passing the ball. The Hellships were sponsored by the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The name “O’Connell” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Basketball / 12/11/43, 1/7/44” is written on the negative. The photograph was probably taken in December 1943, but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Jack? Butterworth, basketball player for Albina Hellships, passing ball

Photograph showing a basketball player for the Albina Hellships, probably Jack Butterworth, facing to the right and passing the ball. The Hellships were sponsored by the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The name “Butterworth” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Basketball / 12/11/43, 1/7/44” is written on the negative. The photograph was probably taken in 1943 or 1944, but the exact date is unconfirmed. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Albina Hellships basketball team

Full-length portrait of the Albina Hellships basketball team posing in two rows. In the front row, from left are Lothsteich, Wintermute, Butterworth, and O’Connell. In the back row, from left, are Morrie Helser, Stremich, Oberg, and Roy Helser. Names supplied by cataloger based on player identifications from negative Nos. 375A0512, 375A0513, 375A0514, 375A0515, 375A0516, 375A0517, 375A0518, 375A0519, and 375A0521. Image note: The text “Albina shipbuilding / Basketball / 12/11/43, 1/7/44” is written on the negative. The photograph was probably taken in 1943 or 1944, but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Urgel? Wintermute, basketball player for Albina Hellships

Three-quarters portrait of a basketball player for the Albina Hellships, probably Urgel “Slim” Wintermute, sitting on a bench with his hands folded. He is facing right, smiling, and wearing an Albina uniform with the number 22 on the front. The Hellships were sponsored by the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The name “Wintermute” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Basketball / 12/11/43, 1/7/44” is written on the negative. The photograph was probably taken in 1943 or 1944, but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Claude? O’Connell, basketball player for Albina Hellships

Three-quarters portrait of a basketball player for the Albina Hellships, probably Claude “Skeets” O’Connell, sitting on a bench with his hands folded. He is facing right, smiling, and wearing an Albina uniform. The Hellships were sponsored by the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The name “O’Connell” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Basketball / 12/11/43, 1/7/44” is written on the negative. The photograph was probably taken in 1943 or 1944, but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Basketball game between Albina Hellships and Vanport Sheriffs

Photograph showing basketball players during a game between the Vanport Sheriffs and the Albina Hellships. The players are clustered at the basket and are looking up at the ball, which is in midair. An Albina player is jumping with one arm outstretched. The Hellships were sponsored by the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The note “Albina shipbuilding / Basketball / 12/11/43, 1/7/44 [sic]” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was probably taken in 1943 or 1944, but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Basketball game between Albina Hellships and Oregon State College

Photograph showing players clustered near the basket during a game between the Albina Hellships and Oregon State College (now Oregon State University). Most of the players are looking toward the left, where No. 23 for Albina, who may be Roy Helser, is holding the ball in outstretched hands, and No. 22 for Oregon State is reaching for the ball. The Hellships were sponsored by the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The note “Albina shipbuilding / Basketball / 12/11/43, 1/7/44 [sic]” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was probably taken in 1943 or 1944, but the exact date is unconfirmed. See related image Nos. 375A0533, 375A0534, and 375A0535. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to negative damage.

Tex Salkeld?

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing to the right and looking toward the front. He is wearing a hat, overcoat, suit vest, collared shirt, and tie. The photograph was taken outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in Portland. The name “Tex Salkell” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image, but it may be a misspelling. The man may be Tex Salkeld, a boxing manager, trainer, and promoter.

D. E. Spain?

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing left and looking toward the front. He has a beard and is wearing glasses, an overcoat, a collared shirt, and a tie. He is standing outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in Portland. A name that could be “D E Spain” is written on the negative, but the surname is unclear. The writing is visible at the top of the image.

Chicken, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph, taken from the side, showing a chicken standing on the ground next to a building and facing to the left. An unidentified person is partially visible at left. The text “Triangle” and two X’s are written on the negative and are visible at the bottom of the image. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Sheep showing at Pacific International Livestock Exposition?

Photograph showing three people with a sheep, possibly during judging at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. At left is a person resting both hands on the sheep’s side; at center is a person wearing a Future Farmers of America badge; and at right is a man sitting on a bucket, holding the sheep’s head, and wearing a sign bearing the letter “C” around his neck.

Boston terrier?, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph, taken from the side, showing a dog, possibly a Boston terrier, standing outdoors and facing to the right. The dog is wearing a harness and a leash held by an unidentified person outside the frame. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The exposition began to include a dog show in 1931.

Dog, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph, taken from the side, showing a dog outdoors, facing to the right and holding a pose. An unidentified person partially outside the frame is holding the dog’s chin and the tip of its tail. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The exposition began to include a dog show in 1931.

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