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Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998 Kenton (Portland, Or.) With digital objects
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North Denver Avenue and North Schofield Street in Kenton

Photograph showing shops at the intersection at N Denver Avenue and N Schofield Street in the Kenton Neighborhood. The Kenton (theater) can be seen on the right side of the street, next to the Denver Cafe and Kenton Realty Co. On the left is Blue Ribbon Market, Hanson’s Radio, and Kenton Hardware. On the street is a bus with “Interstate” on the front (negative 1 of 13). Portland communities - Kenton district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

North Denver Avenue near North Schofield Street in Kenton

A woman and a child walk down a sidewalk on N Denver Avenue in Kenton. A sign for Kenton Hardware can be seen above the sidewalk, and Hanson’s Radio can be seen in the distance (negative 10 of 13). Portland communities - Kenton district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

North Denver Avenue near North Schofield Street in Kenton

Two women and a child peer into a window for Susan’s Variety and Dry Goods on N Denver Street in the Kenton neighborhood. Other signs can be seen with Dairy Products Bakery, Kenton Hardware, and Smoke Fountain-Candy” (negative 13 of 13). Portland communities - Kenton district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Shingle mill in Kenton

A shingle mill in the Kenton area, with a house display attached to the roof of the building. Stacks of wood can be seen around the building, and Mt. Saint Helens (?) is in the distance (negative 3 of 13). Portland communities - Kenton district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Shingle mill in Kenton

Photograph of a shingle mill in the Kenton area, seen across a body of water. Logs and a small boat float on the water, which is just downhill from an industrial building. A track leads from the water upward into the building (negative 6 of 13). Portland communities - Kenton district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

North Denver Avenue in Kenton

Two women stand outside a storefront at 8124 N Denver Avenue, looking at seed displays. One of the women is wearing a coat with a fur collar, and is facing away from the camera (negative 8 of 13). Portland communities - Kenton district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Kenton store

A store in the Kenton neighborhood, likely on N Denver Avenue. A woman is facing away from the camera and holding a loaf of bread at a store counter. On the other side of the counter is a shop clerk in a jacket. Behind him is an array of shop goods, and a glass display on the counter appears to hold cuts of meat (negative 9 of 13). Portland communities - Kenton district.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Temporary Japanese American detention center being built in Pacific International Livestock Exposition building

Photograph taken from a high angle, looking downward at an arena at the Pacific International Livestock Exposition building. After Executive Order 9066, the building served as a temporary detention center for Japanese Americans, From May through September of 1942, awaiting eventual transfer to more permanent incarceration centers. A man stands in the center of the empty arena, which is surrounded by tiered wooden bleacher seats (negative 1 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Temporary Japanese American detention center being built in Pacific International Livestock Exposition building

Photograph showing workers converting the interior of the Pacific International Livestock Exposition building, to a temporary detention center for Japanese Americans in the Portland area. Pieces of wood are lined up on dirt flooring, and wooden timber framing can be seen throughout the image (negative 6 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Temporary Japanese American detention center being built in Pacific International Livestock Exposition building

Photograph showing the exterior of the Pacific International Livestock Exposition building, while being converted to a temporary detention center for Japanese Americans in the Portland area. A man stands next to the wooden framing for a long fence, and wire mesh can be seen on the ground extending into the distance. Two small (ticket booth?) buildings can be seen inside the fenced area, next to the Exposition building (negative 8 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Flood damage to Union Stockyards, Portland

Submerged vehicles at near the Union Stockyards in the Kenton area of Portland, during a flooding event. A multi-story brick building can be seen in the distance, reflected in the water (negative 2 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Flood damage to Union Stockyards, Portland

A multi-story brick building at the Union Stockyards in the Kenton area of Portland, surrounded by water during a flood. The building is reflected on the still water. The “Swift & Company” building can be seen in the distance (negative 4 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Flood damage to Union Stockyards, Portland

A man sits on a set of stairs at the Union Stockyards, in the Kenton area of Portland, surrounded by water during a flood. “Davis Moorage” has been written on the stairs, with a boat floating on the water next to the building. A flooded Columbia River and a railroad bridge towards Hayden Island can be seen in the distance (negative 7 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Denver Avenue fill repairs at point of flood break

People repairing Denver Avenue at the point of a break, during a flooding event in 1948. Several work trucks can be seen on a raised roadway, with water visible at the left side of the frame (negative 1 of 2).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Denver Avenue fill repairs at point of flood break

People repairing Denver Avenue at the point of a break, during a flooding event in 1948. Workers walk along the road next to a truck, being used to dump materials on top of the road. Flooded buildings and a water tower, likely at Vanport City, can be seen in the distance (negative 2 of 2).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998