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Agnes Skovgaard after the Vanport Flood

Agnes Skovgaard sorting through personal items after residents were allowed back into Vanport, Oregon following the Vanport flood. Caption on the image reads, “My mother sorting through personal items after the flood to see if anything was worth saving. Very little.”

Skovgaard, Dale

Agnes and Delores Skovgaard

Agnes and Delores Skovgaard standing behind a picket fence in front of their apartment in Vanport, Oregon. They are sorting through personal items after residents were allowed back into Vanport following the Vanport flood. The caption on the photograph reads, “My Mother, Netta and Sister, Delores, trying to sort out any savable items from apartment.”

Skovgaard, Dale

Agriculture and animals

Photographs related to agriculture, horticulture, and animals from approximately 1920 - 1945. The bulk of the photographs depict people, animals, and scenes at fairs and livestock shows, probably the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon, and the Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland, Oregon. Other images depict topics such as cats, dogs, wild birds, poultry, and Tusko the elephant; farms and farmland; flowers, flower shows, and gardens.

Oregon Journal (Firm)

Aimee Semple McPherson?

Head and shoulders portrait of a smiling woman facing front. She is wearing a hat and coat. The name “Aimee” is written on the negative and is visible on the upper right side of the image. The woman is probably evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson. See related image Nos. 371N1712, 371N1715, and 377N0584.

Aimee Semple McPherson?

Head and shoulders portrait of a smiling woman facing front and wearing a hat and fur stole. The name “Aimee” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. The woman is probably evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson.

Aimee Semple McPherson?

Head and shoulders portrait a woman facing toward the left. She is wearing a hat and coat. The name “Aimee” is written on the negative and is visible on the lower left side of the image. The woman is probably evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson. See related image Nos. 371N1712, 371N1714, and 377N0584.

Aimee Semple McPherson? with unidentified woman and man

Photograph showing two women and a man standing in a row next to a car at Union Station in Portland. The woman on the left, who is probably evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson, is wearing a coat and hat; the woman in the center is wearing a dress, scarf, and hat; and the man is wearing a suit and tie. The text “Aimee + Local” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N1714, 371N1715, and 377N0584.

Ainsworth and Bartholomew

Portrait of two men in overcoats standing next to a wall. On the negative, the name “Ainsworth” is written next to the man on the right, and the name “Bartholomew” is written next to the man on the left. The writing is visible in the image.

Air race winners Charles W. “Speed” Holman and R. B. Knowles with Mayor George L. Baker

Photograph of (from left) R. B. Knowles, Portland Mayor George L. Baker, and pilot Charles W. “Speed” Holman standing in front of a biplane on Tuesday, September 27, 1927, probably at Swan Island airport in Portland. Holman won the Class A race in a Spokane-to-Portland air derby that day; Knowles was his passenger. A cropped and reversed version of this photograph, showing only Holman, was one of four photographs, including image Nos. 371N6108 and 371N6126, published on Page 21 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, September 28, 1927. The photographs were published under the headline “Adventurers of the Air Who Thrilled Portland Today.” This photograph had the following caption: “C. W. (Speed) Holman, who won the class A race yesterday from Spokane to Portland by a matter of seconds over E. E. Ballough.” The photographs accompanied a continuation of a front-page story about the air races. Also see related image Nos. 371N0595, 371N5913, 371N6106, 371N6107, and 371N6112. Image note: Handwritten on the negative is the text “Holman - Mayor - Knowles.” The writing is visible on the right side of the image.

Air raid wardens in hallway during drill at Public Service Building, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified air raid wardens walking or running down a hallway during a drill at the Public Service Building in Portland. They are wearing helmets and gas masks, and the man at right is carrying a noisemaker. The number 2320 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The text “Air raid practice” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0821, 375A0823, 375A0824, 375A0825, 375A0826, and 375A0827.

Air raid wardens in hallway during drill at Public Service Building, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified air raid wardens walking or running down a hallway during a drill at the Public Service Building in Portland. They are wearing helmets and gas masks, and the man at right is carrying a noisemaker. The number 2321 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The text “Air raid practice” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0821, 375A0822, 375A0824, 375A0825, 375A0826, and 375A0827.

Air raid wardens looking at speaker during drill at Public Service Building, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified air raid wardens standing in a hallway of the Public Service Building in Portland. They are facing to the left and looking up at a speaker on the wall. The man at left is pointing to the speaker. The two wardens are wearing are wearing helmets and armbands bearing civilian defense insignia. Each is carrying a gas mask in a pouch. The number 2319 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The text “Air raid practice” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0822, 375A0823, 375A0824, 375A0825, 375A0826, and 375A0827.

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