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Swimmer Nancy Merki

A portrait of Multnomah Athletic Club swimmer Nancy Merki, wearing a bathing suit (negative 1 of 9).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Swimmer Suzanne Zimmerman

Multnomah Athletic Club swimmer Suzanne Zimmerman, seated on the side of an outdoor pool. She’s wearing a winged “M” bathing suit (negative 1 of 1).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Kitten on table with playing cards

A kitten, with mustache-like markings on its face, on a table with playing cards. Most likely taken in Portland (negative 1 of 3). Original sleeve title: “Kitten Like Hitler”

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland telephone operators handling rush of Christmas long distance calls

Telephone switchboard operators in Portland, during a Christmas rush for long distance calls. Three women are seated and holding headsets, while a fourth sits next to a desk and points. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, December 24, 1947 (negative 3 of 3).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Window at Sunnyside Methodist Church, Portland

A stained glass window at Sunnyside Methodist Church in Portland, showing people praying and an angel. Along the bottom of the window, written in glass, is “He Is Not Here, For He Has Risen” (negative 1 of 1).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Emanuel Hospital nurses singing carols to patients on Christmas Eve

Mrs. Bruce M. Stevenson lays in bed, holding a newborn Ann, while several nurses sing Christmas carols at Emanuel Hospital in Portland. The nurses are holding candles, from left to right: Lois Glenn, Lorraine Maynard, Mildred Roseman, Sharleen Bell, and Jane Roardarmel. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Thursday, December 25, 1947 (negative 1 of 2).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland telephone operator handling rush of Christmas long distance calls

A telephone operator seated in front of a switchboard in Portland, during a Christmas rush of long distance calls. She’s wearing a headset and reaching up while holding a cord. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, December 24, 1947 (negative 2 of 3).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Christmas rush at Portland main office sorting room

A sorting room at the main Portland Post Office during a Christmas rush. Standing people from left to right: T.A. Hutchins, superintendent of mails; R.L. Russell, assistant postmaster, and Zella Z. Schlottman, supervisor. Containers of mail can be seen on a central table, with people on both sides sorting. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, December 20, 1947 (negative 1 of 4).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Mrs. Jeanne Peek of Astoria, flying by West Coast Airlines to do her Christmas shopping in Portland

Mrs. Jeanne Peek, of Astoria, standing on the steps of a West Coast Airlines plane, after doing her holiday shopping in Portland. She’s wearing a fur coat and holding several boxes. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, December 24, 1947 (negative 1 of 2).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Truck muffler invented by foreman of Silver Eagle Company

Sam Hays, shop superintendent at Silver Eagle Company in Portland, points at an exhaust pipe on the side of a truck, newly invented to reduce truck noise. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Friday, December 5, 1947 (negative 1 of 1).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Aerial view of General Motors "Train of Tomorrow" between Salem and Gervais

An aerial view of the “Train of Tomorrow,” on a track between Salem and Gervais in Oregon. Each car features a top glass observation area. The passenger train was built by General Motors and Pullman-Standard. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, December 3, 1947 (negative 2 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Aerial view of General Motors "Train of Tomorrow" between Salem and Gervais

An aerial view of the “Train of Tomorrow,” on a track between Salem and Gervais in Oregon, showing a glass observation area. The passenger train was built by General Motors and Pullman-Standard. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, December 3, 1947 (negative 3 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Grandma's Kitchen, Portland

Two men prepare chickens in a kitchen area at Grandma’s Kitchen, a food and housing facility for homeless individuals in Portland, at 1857 S.W. Front Avenue in Portland. The pair are wearing aprons while standing next to a counter top area laden with roasted chickens. Grandma’s Kitchen was founded in 1919 by Ida Maus (negative 2 of 2).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Lady Slipper Clinic flower show

Sharon Gay Nugent (7425 S.E. Market Street) looks at a cardboard cutout of a woman in a dress a Lady Slipper Clinic show in Portland. The cutout is adorned with flower corsages. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, November 30, 1947 (negative 1 of 3).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

School for disabled children, Portland

Children playing on a metal jungle gym at an unidentified school for disabled children in Portland. Several of the children are standing on the play structure and smiling at the camera (negative 7 of 7).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Football game, Oregon State College vs. UCLA

People on the field at a football game between Oregon State College and UCLA, at Multnomah Stadium in Portland. A marching band can be seen performing, while several referees watch from the sidelines. At the far side of the field is the clubhouse for the Multnomah Athletic Club (negative 2 of 14).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Football game, Oregon State College vs. UCLA

Seated fans at a football game between Oregon State College and UCLA, at Multnomah Stadium in Portland. A related story was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, November 9, 1947 (negative 1 of 14).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

School for disabled children, Portland

Children making paper-mache hand puppets at an unidentified school for disabled children in Portland. A teacher leans downward to help one student, who is seated around a table with others (negative 4 of 7).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

School for disabled children, Portland

A child stands between two women at an unidentified school for disabled children in Portland. One woman has both arms towards the child, while the other is touching her hair (negative 2 of 7).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

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