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Buildings at Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Zigzag, Oregon

Photograph showing wooden buildings at the Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Zigzag, Oregon. This photograph, along with image No. 372A0755, was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on May 27, 1933, under the headline “Here’s Where a Forest Army Will Live.” This photograph had the following caption: “Surrounded by great mountains covered with giant trees, a detachment of recruits in the civilian conservation corps built these buildings which will house the more than 200 members of the camp at Zig Zag in the Mount Hood National forest.” See related image Nos. 371N5969, 371N5971, 371N5972, 372A0751, 372A0752, 372A0753, 372A0754, 372A0755, 372A0756, 372A0757, 372A0758, 372A0759, 372A0760, 372A0761, 372A0762, 372A0763, and 372A0764.

Mrs. Pearl Billings in jail after holdup at service station

Portrait of 18-year-old Pearl Billings sitting in a chair in her cell at the Clackamas County Jail in Oregon City on Saturday, February 21, 1931. According to a story published on the front page of the Oregon Journal that day, Billings was arrested after participating in a holdup with 22-year-old William Wheeler at the Robinwood service station near Lake Oswego on February 20, 1931. During the robbery, Wheeler was shot and killed by the service station’s proprietor, R. W. LaDue. According to the story, Billings told police Wheeler had kidnapped her and she had no knowledge of plans to hold up the service station until they were inside. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 371N1454, showing Mr. and Mrs. LaDue, accompanied the story. The photographs were published under the headline "Bandit Victim 'Gets His Man.' " This photograph had the following caption: "Mrs. Pearl Billings, companion of the dead man. She went outside and started the car's engine for the proposed escape. Mrs. Billings fled from the scene but was captured by sheriff [E. T.] Mass of Clackamas county a short while later. She is held in the county jail at Oregon City." Image note: The name “Mrs Pearl Billings” and the number 18 in a circle are written on the negative and are visible on the right side of the image.

Al Fausett's overturned canoe below Willamette Falls

Photograph of an overturned canoe floating in rough water below Willamette Falls, near Oregon City. It has the words “Al Fausett’s canoe” on the side. The photograph was taken March 31, 1928. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on April 1, 1928, under the headline “Dare-Devil Falls Jumper and His Narrow Squeak at Oregon City.” This photograph had the following caption: “ ‘Bottoms up’ at foot of falls, with Fausett underneath.’ ” According to an accompanying story, headlined “Leaps Falls; Death Close,” Fausett was attempting to shoot Willamette Falls in a specially designed canoe, but the craft went over the falls sideways and resurfaced upside down. Fausett was rescued and was uninjured. See related image Nos. 371N5708, 377N0376, and 377N0377.

Aerial view, Mount Hood Loop Highway and Government Camp, Oregon

Aerial photograph showing the Mount Hood Loop Highway and the Government Camp area southeast of Mount Hood. The landscape is mostly snow-covered. Government Camp is at center. At lower right is part of the wing of the plane from which the photograph was taken. A cropped version of this photograph was one of 10 that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal Sunday magazine on June 5, 1932. The photographs accompanied a story, headlined “Looping the Loop by Air,” that recounted an airplane trip following the route of the Mount Hood Loop Highway and described the views from the air. The photographs had the following caption: “Glimpses of familiar scenery snapped by Roy Norr, Journal staff photographer, in ‘doing’ the Mont [sic] Hood Loop the air way.” This photograph had the following additional information: “Government Camp in a white landscape.” See image Nos. 371N5679, 371N5698, 371N5704, 371N5716, 371N5717, and 371N5721, which were published on the same page as this photograph. Also see image Nos. 371N5699, 371N5700, 371N5701, and 371N5702, which were taken during the same trip.

Norr, Roy (Photographer)

Hawley Pulp and Paper mill, Oregon City, Oregon

Photograph, taken from a high angle, showing the Hawley Pulp and Paper Company mill on the Willamette River in Oregon City, Oregon. The view is toward the southeast. Willamette Falls is partially visible at upper left. At right, on the opposite side of the river, is the Crown Willamette Paper company mill in West Linn. The number 4 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. This photograph may be related to image No. 371N5709.

Al Fausett going over Willamette Falls in canoe

Photograph showing daredevil Al Fausett going over Willamette Falls sideways in a canoe on March 31, 1928. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on April 1, 1928, under the headline “Dare-Devil Falls Jumper and His Narrow Squeak at Oregon City.” This photograph had the following caption: “ ‘Canoe dropping at crest of falls.” According to an accompanying story, headlined “Leaps Falls; Death Close,” Fausett was attempting to shoot Willamette Falls in a specially designed canoe, but the craft went over the falls sideways and resurfaced upside down. Fausett was rescued and was uninjured. See related image Nos. 371N0823, 377N0376, and 377N0377. Image note: Photograph shows extensive discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

View of downtown Oregon City, Oregon

Photograph, taken from the bluff above the city, showing part of Oregon City, Oregon. At left are industrial buildings and stacks of lumber and other materials. At right are downtown Oregon City and the Oregon City Bridge over the Willamette River. The number 5 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. This photograph may be related to image No. 371N5706.

Bust of John McLoughlin

Photograph, taken from the front, showing a bust of John McLoughlin. The bust is mounted on top of a boulder. A plaque on the front of the boulder has the text “Dr. John McLoughlin / ‘Father of Oregon’ ” at the top, followed by a timeline of McLoughlin’s notable activities. The bust is located at the Willamette Falls scenic overlook on McLoughlin Boulevard in Oregon City. Image note: The number 2270 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image.

Workers in line to register at Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Zigzag, Oregon

Photograph showing men waiting in line to enter a building at the Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Zigzag, Oregon, in May 1933. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 372A0751, 372A0762, and 371N5971, was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, May 28, 1933. The photographs were published under the headline “Camp Workers Move Into Mount Hood Area.” They accompanied a story headlined “Forest Crew Starts Work In Hood Area.” This photograph had the following caption: “Men from Oregon registering at the Zig Zag camp.” See related image Nos. 371N5969, 371N5970, 371N5971, 371N5972, 372A0751, 372A0753, 372A0754, 372A0755, 372A0756, 372A0757, 372A0758, 372A0759, 372A0760, 372A0761, 372A0762, 372A0763, and 372A0764.

Workers in line at Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Zigzag, Oregon

Photograph showing men holding bowls and plates as they stand in line outside a building at the Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Zigzag, Oregon, in May 1933. See related image Nos. 371N5969, 371N5970, 371N5971, 371N5972, 372A0751, 372A0752, 372A0753, 372A0755, 372A0756, 372A0757, 372A0758, 372A0759, 372A0760, 372A0761, 372A0762, 372A0763, and 372A0764.

Civilian Conservation Corps workers getting first meal at camp in Zigzag, Oregon

Photograph showing men serving themselves food outdoors at the Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Zigzag, Oregon, in May 1933. This photograph, along with image No. 371N5970, was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on May 27, 1933, under the headline “Here’s Where a Forest Army Will Live.” This photograph had the following caption: “A group of newcomers moved to the rolling kitchen for their first meal before being assigned to barracks. In the building group are barracks, recreation hall, infirmary, administration building, kitchen, and dining rooms.” See related image Nos. 371N5969, 371N5970, 371N5971, 371N5972, 372A0751, 372A0752, 372A0753, 372A0754, 372A0756, 372A0757, 372A0758, 372A0759, 372A0760, 372A0761, 372A0762, 372A0763, and 372A0764.

Unidentified woman and girl outdoors, Oregon City, Thanksgiving 1908

Full-length portrait showing an unidentified woman and girl standing next to a dirt path or road in a rural area next to a log fence and a field. A second wooden fence borders a path in the background at right. The words “Thanksgiving / 1908 Oregon City” are etched by hand into the negative and are faintly visible in the lower left corner of the photograph. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Daffodil display

Photograph of 15 varieties of daffodils displayed in three tiers. The daffodils are in small vases, each with a label propped in front of it. The flowers may be from or at Oregon Bulb Farms near Sandy, Oregon.

Swimmer diving into outdoor pool on winter day

Photograph of an unidentified person diving into a pool on a winter day. A building is visible in the background; the building’s roof and ground around the pool are covered with snow. The photograph may have been taken at the Swim Resort near Government Camp, Oregon. The resort was also known as the Mount Hood Mineral Springs. Also see image Nos. 374N0497 and 374N0551.

Ski jumper John Elvrum in midair

Photograph of John Elvrum in midair above Multorpor jump hill during a competition at the Portland Winter Sports Carnival on January 22, 1933. Events and festivities were held at Government Camp, Oregon. This photograph was one of five, including image Nos. 374N0495 and 374N0496, published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on January 23, 1933. The photographs were published under the headline “Some Views from the Court of the Queen of Snows.” This photograph had the caption: “John Elvrum of the Cascade Ski club, jumping.” The photographs accompanied a story, headlined “Winter Sports Events Viewed by Thousands.” Image note: The number 9 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. Light leak on negative.

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