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Rita Johnston

Head and shoulders portrait of a smiling young woman or teenage girl. She is standing outside the Journal Building (now the Jackson Tower) in Portland, facing right and looking slightly left. She is wearing a coat and scarf and carrying a violin case. The name “Rita Lorrain [sic] Johnston” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image. See related image No. 371N1353.

Rita Johnston

Full-length portrait of a young woman or teenage girl standing outside the Journal Building (now the Jackson Tower) in Portland. She is facing right, looking toward the front, and carrying a violin case. She is wearing a coat and scarf. The name “Rita Lorraine Johnston” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image. See related image No. 371N1352.

Musicians performing at Marian Congress?

Photograph of a group of singers and instrumentalists performing outdoors, possibly at an open-air Catholic service during the Marian Congress. The congress was held from August 12-15, 1934, at the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother (The Grotto) in Portland. The number 23 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Bugler outside central library, Portland

Full-length portrait of an unidentified young woman playing a bugle. She is in profile, facing left, outside the central library in downtown Portland. She is wearing a long-sleeved blouse and breeches, and has one kerchief over her hair and another around her neck.

Marylhurst College students performing at recital, 1943

Photograph showing unidentified Marylhurst College students on stage, performing during a recital in 1943. One performer is playing a piano, and the others are standing in a row behind the piano and singing. The text “Marylhurst College recital 12/14/43” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0256 and 375A0257. Marylhurst College, located in Marylhurst, Oregon, became Marylhurst University in 1998.

Marylhurst College students and conductor on stage at recital, 1943

Full-length portrait of Marylhurst College string musicians and their conductor seated on stage at a recital in December 1943. They are looking toward the front and smiling. The text “Marylhurst College recital 12/14/43” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0255 and 375A0257. Marylhurst College, located in Marylhurst, Oregon, became Marylhurst University in 1998.

Marylhurst College students and conductor on stage at recital, 1943

Full-length portrait of Marylhurst College string musicians and their conductor seated on stage at a recital in December 1943. They are looking toward the front. The text “Marylhurst College recital 12/14/43” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0255 and 375A0256. Marylhurst College, located in Marylhurst, Oregon, became Marylhurst University in 1998. Image note: Negative damage at upper left.

1942 Portland Rose Festival Princess Margaret Grasle, sitting at piano

Half-length portrait of Margaret Grasle, the 1942 Portland Rose Festival princess from Lincoln High School. She is sitting at a piano with one hand on the keys. She is facing right, looking toward the front, and smiling. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal “News & Views” section on Sunday, May 24, 1942. The page featured photographs of each Rose Festival princess and a brief story headlined “Princesses Off Duty.” This photograph had the following caption: “PRACTICED WOMAN — That’s Margaret (‘Peggy’) Grasle, Lincoln high school princess and piano student for the last five years, taking time off from Rose Festival preparations to work on arrangements for the boys’ glee club, for which she is accompanist.” See related image Nos. 375A0281, 375A0282, 375A0283, 375A0284, 375A0285, 375A0286, 375A0287, and 375A0292, which were published on the same page. Image note: The unconfirmed date “5/19/42” is written on the negative sleeve.

Vincent, Ralph (Photographer)

Workers playing instruments, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a group of seven unidentified workers, all men, in a restaurant or cafeteria at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The four men in front are sitting on a table and playing instruments. The man at left is playing a clarinet; the second man from left is playing a trumpet; the third man from left is playing a saxophone, and the man at right is playing an accordion. The three other three men are kneeling on the table behind the musicians, facing front, and smiling. The number 115 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Suey Sing members with instruments and lion-dance costume

Full-length portrait showing members of the Suey Sing Chamber of Labor and Commerce posing with instruments and a lion-dance costume. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 7 of the Oregon Journal on Friday, December 8, 1933, under the headline “Prepare ‘Hot Time’ in Chinatown.” The photograph had the following caption: “Leaders and regalia which will head a parade Sunday through Chinatown by Suey Sing tongmen celebrating their establishment in new headquarters at 510 Southwest 2d avenue. The man-footed lion, which will dance through the streets, is pictured in the foreground and is surrounded by the banners and other paraphernalia which will flank it during the parade.” The photograph accompanied a story about the upcoming celebration, headlined “Local Chinese to Celebrate in Big Parade.”