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Mayor-elect Joseph K. Carson and unidentified boy on ocean liner General Sherman

Photograph showing Portland Mayor-elect Joseph K. Carson and an unidentified boy standing at the rail of the ocean liner General Sherman on March 17, 1933, as the steamship arrived in Portland from Asia. Carson had traveled to Japan, China, and the Philippines aboard the vessel. The Oregon Journal published a front-page story about Carson’s return on March 18, 1933, along with two photographs, related image Nos. 371N0458 and 371N0482. See additional related image No. 371N0481.

Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson holding child at Portland Breakfast Club Christmas party for orphans

Photograph of Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson holding a child whose arms are full of gifts. A “Merry Christmas” sign is hanging behind them. A cropped version of this photograph was published with two others on the front page of the Oregon Journal on December 18, 1934, under the headline “Breakfast Clubbers Prove Santa Real.” This picture had the following caption: “Mayor Carson holds Nina F. Holderman from Volunteers of America home, who fared generously at Christmas party staged Tuesday by Portland Breakfast club.” The photographs accompanied a story about the party, titled “Santa Claus Hails Orphans at Breakfast.” According to the Journal story, the party was held at Hotel Portland, and more than 100 children attended. The party included music and clowns, and the children were given gifts and gray tin helmets. See image No. 371N2938, which was published with this image, and image No. 371N0962, which may also have been taken at the party.

Dan E. Gould and two unidentified children with stag statue at Portland Breakfast Club party

Photograph of a man crouching next to two unidentified children and a statue of a stag. He has one arm around the shoulders of one of the children, and he is looking left, toward the other child. She is standing on the other side of the stag statue and has one hand on its head. The man is wearing a round button with the name “Dan E. Gould” on it. This photograph may have been taken on December 18, 1934, at a Christmas party for orphans. The party was put on by the Portland Breakfast Club, of which Gould was president, and the children received gifts and gray tin helmets. A story about the party was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on December 18, 1934, with the headline “Santa Claus Hails Orphans at Breakfast.” See related image Nos. 371N0477 and No. 371N2938, which were published with the story.

Teddy McDaniel and friends during birthday party at Cotton Club, Portland

Portrait of smiling children posing next to a table during a birthday party for Teddy McDaniel (center) at the Cotton Club in Portland on May 23, 1934. A birthday cake is on the table in front of McDaniel. According to a story about the party on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on May 25, 1934, McDaniel was a performer in stage shows led by entertainer Ted Lewis, and the party celebrated McDaniel’s eighth birthday. See related image No. 371N1518.

Teddy McDaniel posing with birthday cake at Cotton Club, Portland

Portrait of a boy, Teddy McDaniel, sitting at a table and posing with his birthday cake during a party at the Cotton Club in Portland on May 23, 1934. McDaniel is smiling and holding a knife as though about to cut the cake. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on May 25, 1934. It had the following caption: “Teddy McDaniel, pal of Ted Lewis and hit of the latter’s show at the Oriental, cutting the cake that made his eighth birthday anniversary, Wednesday, the best ever.” According to a short story accompanying the photograph, McDaniel was a performer in stage shows led by entertainer Ted Lewis, and Lewis was among those to attend the party. See related image No. 371N1517. Image note: Photograph is out of focus.

Barnhill Tappers outside Portland Municipal Auditorium

Group portrait of children, most of them wearing matching outfits. They are standing on the steps outside the Portland Municipal Auditorium (now the Keller Auditorium). An unidentified woman is standing behind the group on the right. The text “Barnhill Tappers — 4/20/31” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Barnhill Tappers outside Portland Municipal Auditorium

Group portrait of children, most of them wearing matching outfits. They are standing on the steps outside the Portland Municipal Auditorium (now the Keller Auditorium). An unidentified woman is standing behind the group on the right. The group is identified as the Barnhill Tappers on the negative for image No. 371N2796.

Tommy Luke playing Santa at Christmas party for orphans

Photograph of children gathered around a man dressed as Santa Claus, crouching in front of a stack of wrapped gifts. The man is Tommy Luke; the children are unidentified. This photograph and two others were published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on December 18, 1934, under the headline “Breakfast Clubbers Prove Santa Real.” The photographs accompanied a story about the party, titled “Santa Claus Hails Orphans at Breakfast.” The party was held at Hotel Portland, and more than 100 children attended. The party included music and clowns, and the children were given gifts and gray tin helmets. See image No. 371N0477, which was published with this image, and image No. 371N0962, which was not published with the story but may also have been taken at the party.

Jane V. Doyle of Portland Red Cross, grandniece Pamela Ann Parrish, and Commander Louis J. Gulliver

Photograph showing Jane V. Doyle, executive secretary of the Red Cross in Portland; her grandniece, Pamela Ann Parrish, and Commander Louis J. Gulliver, commanding officer of the frigate USS Constitution, outside the Sovereign Hotel in Portland in early September, 1933. Doyle and Gulliver are holding up a United States flag and a Red Cross flag, respectively, and Parrish is standing between them. Gulliver joined the Portland Red Cross as part of its membership drive, which officially began at the end of September 1933. Gulliver had recently visited Portland aboard the Constitution in August 1933, during the ship’s national tour. See related image No. 371N3733.

Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier? and child

Photograph of a clergyman, probably Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier, looking downward at an unidentified boy in front of him and holding out his hands. Three unidentified clergy are standing nearby. The photograph was probably taken during the Marian Congress, held at the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother (The Grotto) in Portland from August 12-15, 1934. Cardinal Lépicier traveled to Portland from Rome to attend the congress. Image note: The number 38 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier and girl holding flowers

Photograph of an unidentified girl holding out a bouquet of flowers to Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier, who is facing her with one hand raised. The photograph was probably taken on August 11, 1934, in the rectory garden at the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother (The Grotto) in Portland. Cardinal Lépicier arrived in Portland on August 11 after traveling from Rome to attend the Marian Congress, held at The Grotto from August 12-15, 1934. Also see image Nos. 371N4217 and 371N4234. Image note: The number 14 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Crossing guard? and children at East 7th and Clackamas Street, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified boy, possibly a crossing guard, standing in the intersection at East Seventh Street and Clackamas Street (now Northeast 7th Avenue and Northeast Clackamas Street) in Portland. The boy is wearing a belt with a shoulder strap and is raising one hand, palm outward. A group of people are walking in the crosswalk behind him, and another group, primarily children, is standing along the side of the road at right. See related image No. 371N5594.

Crossing guards? and children at East 7th and Clackamas Street, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified boys, possibly crossing guards, standing in the intersection at East Seventh Street and Clackamas Street (now Northeast 7th Avenue and Northeast Clackamas Street) in Portland. The boys are standing on opposite sides of the crosswalk, and each is raising one hand, palm outward. Each boy is wearing a belt with a shoulder strap. At right, a group of people are walking in the crosswalk between the two boys. See related image No. 371N5593.

Carol Mangold loaning pilot Tex Rankin her black cat for air race

Photograph, taken August 24, 1928, of a Portland girl, Carol Mangold, handing pilot Tex Rankin her pet cat to take with him on a national air race from New York to Los Angeles. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on August 24, 1928, under the headline “Tex is a Modern Ajax.” The photograph had the following caption: “Tex Rankin, about to set sail for the East to enter the national air races, decides to put an end for all time to hoodoos. Not content with entering his bus under the number 13, he takes along a black cat, borrowed for the occasion from little Carol Mangold, No. 1429 Mississippi avenue. The cat’s name is Alba Barba, which is Latin for something-er-another. But anyway, ‘Alba’ doesn’t mean black, even if the cat is. Ajax, of Greek mythology, who defied the lightning, has nothing on the Portland flier.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Rankin and His Jinxes Go East to Start Derby.” See related image Nos. 371N2073, 371N5920, 371N6220, and 371N6222. Also see the following images related to Rankin's return from the race: 371N5921, 371N5922, 371N5923, 371N6141, 371N6150, and 377N0032. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Tex Rankin returning black cat to Carol Mangold after air race

Photograph, taken on September 22, 1928, of pilot Tex Rankin standing in the back seat of his plane, holding a black cat named Alba Barba. Next to the plane, reaching up to pet the cat, is Carol Mangold of Portland, the cat’s owner. The photograph was taken upon Rankin’s return to Portland after a national air race from New York to Los Angeles. Mangold had loaned Alba Barba to Rankin to take with him. The black cat was one of two “jinxes” Rankin deliberately adopted for the race; the other was to enter his plane under the number 13. On September 23, 1928, the Oregon Journal published a Page 3 story about the return of Rankin and the cat. The story was headlined “Rankin and Jinx Cat Back Home; Everybody Glad.” The story reported that Rankin had placed fifth. See related image Nos. 371N5922, 371N5923, 371N6141, 371N6150, and 377N0032. Also see the following images related to Rankin's departure for the race: Nos. 371N2073, 371N5919, 371N5920, 371N6220, and 371N6222. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Boy posing with biplane, Rose O’Portland, as Tex Rankin watches from cockpit

Portrait of an unidentified boy standing in front of a biplane, the Rose O’Portland, as pilot Tex Rankin looks over his shoulder from the cockpit. The boy may be one of Rankin’s sons. Rankin flew the Rose O’Portland in an air race from New York to Los Angeles in September 1928. This photo may have been taken on August 24, 1928, before his departure. See image Nos. 371N2073, 371N5919, 371N5920, 371N6220, and 371N6222. Image note: The number 3 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image.

Josef Schnitt and Vienna Boys’ Choir

Full-length portrait of Josef Schnitt (second from right), eleven members of the Vienna Boys’ Choir, and an unidentified woman. They are standing on the sidewalk outside the New Heathman Hotel in Portland. The boys are wearing matching hats and coats. Schnitt was dean of the choir. Image note: The name “Josef Schnit [sic]” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Kathryn York and Frank Tarsia, 1947 Junior Rose Festival royalty

Three-quarters portrait of Kathryn York and Frank Tarsia, both age 10, who were selected as the Junior Rose Festival princess and prince from district 10 on April 28, 1947. York attended Guilds Lake school, and Tarsia attended Failing school. The number 6 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the photograph. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Unidentified girl in gondola of Explorer II high-altitude balloon

Photograph showing an unidentified girl looking out of the hatch of the Explorer II gondola. Army Air Corps Captains Albert Stevens and Orvil Anderson flew the Explorer II, a high-altitude balloon, to a record altitude over South Dakota on November 11, 1935. This photograph was probably taken in while the gondola was on display at the Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland in October 1936.

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