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"Aunt Marie" Christensen, friend of disc jockeys

Radio enthusiast "Aunt Marie" Christensen, seated at a table in her Portland home. She tunes a radio with one hand while holding a teacup with another. At the time of her death in 1959, she had collected the autographs of approximately 1000 radio and television performers (negative 1 of 3).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

"Cindy" and football, Scrimmage Time Pal

A Boston terrier named “Cindy”, owned by Garry Grunseth (3420 S.E. 33rd Avenue). She poses with both front paws on a football. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, September 7, 1952 (negative 1 of 2).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

"Curly" Jossal's puppy

A puppy owned by “Curly” Jossal, photographed on top of a desk with a telephone. It sits next to the telephone, with its head turned towards the camera (negative 1 of 1).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

"Miss Flame" of 1954 winner, Marilyn Craghead

Marilyn Craghead being crowned “Miss Flame” of 1954 during a luncheon for the Junior Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Multnomah Hotel in Portland. She stands on a chair as a man sprays her with a fire extinguisher. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, September 29, 1954 (negative 3 of 3).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

"Miss Flame" of 1955 contest

Contestants for “Miss Flame” of 1954 at a Junior Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Multnomah Hotel in Portland. The contestants are wearing bathing suits while standing on chair, each holding a sign with a number and name. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, September 29, 1954 (negative 1 of 3).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

"Miss Portland" Marilyn Craghead leaving for Seaside

"Miss Portland" Marilyn Craghead leaving Portland for the “Miss Oregon” competition in Seaside. She sits on the hood of an automobile waving, as a smiling man stands next to her holding a suitcase. Several multi-story buildings in downtown Portland can be seen in the background (negative 2 of 3).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

"Pole cats" crew at Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation, Portland

The “pole cats” crew of welders at Oregon Shipbuilding Corporation in Portland. Several people are kneeling in the front of the group while facing away from the camera, showing off “Pole Cats” painted across their backs. Some of the men and women are wearing safety helmets or face shields. A similar photograph was published on page D1 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 13, 1943 (negative 2 of 2).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

'Coming of the White Man' statue, Washington Park, Portland

Photograph showing a bronze statue, “Coming of the White Man,” depicting Chief Multnomah and a younger man looking toward the Columbia River gap. The figure of Chief Multnomah stands with his arms crossed, while the younger man holds a branch aloft, gesturing toward the river and approaching white men. The statue is located in Portland’s Washington Park. The family of former Portland Mayor David Thompson gave the money for the statue, which was sculpted by Hermon Atkins MacNeil and completed in 1904. A cropped version of this photograph was one of 13 that were published on Page 1, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, March 10, 1929. The photographs were part of a “motorlog” describing a car trip around Portland to view public art. The spread included photographs of the statues and the car driven on the trip; a map of the route; and a story, headlined “Memorials Grace City / Notable Works of Art Adorn Parks and Plazas of Portland, as Motorlog Shows.” The photographs were published under their own headline and subheading: “Portland’s Statues Viewed Via Motor / Delightful Drive in Reo Flying Cloud over Route that Includes Locations of Twelve of Portland’s Art Treasures.” The tour began and ended at the Journal Building at Southwest Broadway and Yamhill in downtown Portland. “Coming of the White Man” was stop number 6 on the trip. See related image Nos. 371N5421, 371N5422, 371N5461, 371N2899, 371N2900, and 371N2901, which were also part of the spread.

10th and Washington streets, downtown Portland

Photograph, taken from a high angle, showing cars and buildings along Washington Street (now Southwest Washington Street) in Portland. The photograph was taken at the intersection of Washington and 10th Street (now Southwest 10th Avenue) and the view is to the southeast. On the left side of the image is a sign for the Northwestern Electric Co., located in the Pittock Block. A sign for The Hazelwood restaurant is visible on the building in the foreground at right.

1894 Burnside Bridge

Photograph showing the 1894 Burnside Bridge in Portland. The photograph was probably taken from the east side of the Willamette River, facing west and showing the north side of the bridge.

1931 Jefferson High School football team

Group portrait of the Jefferson High School football team posing in uniform on the steps outside the school. The text “Jeff 1931” is written on the negative and is visible on the upper right side of the image. The players are unidentified. The man standing in the second row at far right, wearing a “Jefferson” sweatshirt, is coach Eric Waldorf. He is also pictured in image No. 371N2575.

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