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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)

B. C. Tremaine? posing with Sky Crown

Photograph of a man standing with a horse and holding a prize ribbon at the 1938 Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on Saturday, October 8, 1938, under the headline “Won $1000 Journal Stake.” The caption for the photograph was: “Sky Crown, handsome animal owned by B. C. Tremaine of Los Angeles, which won The Journal’s $1000 stake Friday night when judged best hunter. Hank Foley put the horse through its paces.” Also see image Nos. 374N1167 and 375A0010.

B. C. Tremaine? with Sky Crown

Photograph, taken indoors, showing a man standing next to a horse and holding the horse’s reins. The man may be B. C. Tremaine of Los Angeles and the horse is Sky Crown. The photograph was probably taken at the 1938 Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. A photograph of the same man and horse, image No. 374N1184, probably taken on a different day than this image, was published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, October 8, 1938. Also see related image No. 375A0010, which was probably taken at the same time as this photograph.

B. C. Tremaine? with Sky Crown and dog, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph, taken indoors, showing a man standing next to a horse, holding the horse’s reins in one hand, and carrying a dog with his other arm. The man may be B. C. Tremaine of Los Angeles and the horse is Sky Crown. The photograph was probably taken at the 1938 Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. A photograph of the same man and horse, image No. 374N1184, probably taken on a different day than this image, was published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, October 8, 1938. Also see related image No. 374N1167, which was probably taken at the same time as this photograph.

Belgian horse, Minnie, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph, taken from the front, showing a Belgian horse outside the open door of a stable. An unidentified man partially outside the frame is holding the horse’s halter. The photograph was probably taken in October 1935 at the Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The text “Minnie - Belgian” is written on the negative and is partially visible at the bottom of the negative. Also see image Nos. 375A0013, 375A0022, 375A0023, and 375A0025.

Belgian horse, Minnie, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph, taken outdoors, showing a horse from the neck up, facing to the right. The text “Minnie - Belgian” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image. Minnie was owned by Mrs. and Mrs. E. F. Peffer of Stockton, California. This photograph was probably taken in October 1935 at the Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. Also see image Nos. 375A0013, 375A0023, 375A0025, and 375A0026.

Belgian stallion, Jupiter Harrel's Independence, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph, taken from the side, showing a Belgian stallion facing to the left. The stallion is wearing a halter and lead rope. The photograph was probably taken at the 1935 Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The text “Jupiter Herrel Independent [sic] - Belgian Stallion” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. The horse was owned by Luther Harrel.

Boy and draft horse

Photograph of an unidentified boy standing next to a draft horse and holding the horse’s lead rope. They are on a lawn and a building is visible in the background. The number 6 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Boy and horse in stall

Photograph of an unidentified boy standing in a stall with a horse at the Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The boy is holding the horse’s reins and an exposition prize ribbon.

Boy feeding circus horses

Photograph of an unidentified boy balancing on the railing of a pen or trailer and holding out a fistful of food to the horses inside. The word “CIRCUS” is painted on the side of the enclosure. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon, which included circus performances in some years.

Boy standing on horse

Photograph of an unidentified boy standing on a horse lying on the ground on its side. Several unidentified men are watching from nearby. A building labeled “Horses” is visible in the background. The photograph may have been taken at the 1943 Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Also see image No. 374N0761.

Boy with horse

Photograph of an unidentified boy standing next to a horse. The boy is looking upward at the horse and holding it by the reins. Buildings are visible in the background. The text “This time” is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower right corner of the image. Also written on the negative is the number 2, which appears to have been written over the number 3. The numbers are visible in the upper left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Boy with horse

Photograph of an unidentified boy standing next to a horse that is sitting on its haunches. The boy has one hand on the horse’s neck. In the background, several unidentified people are watching. The photograph may have been taken at the 1943 Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Also see image No. 374N0625.

Boys petting horse

Photograph of a group of unidentified boys gathered next to an indoor pen with a horse inside. Two boys are sitting on the pen’s railing and petting the horse. The photograph may have been taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Captain W. W. Crawford on horseback

Photograph of Captain W. W. Crawford mounted on a horse at the 1928 Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. Crawford’s unit from Fort Lewis, Washington, performed drills at the exposition. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 374N836 and 374N848, was published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on November 2, 1928. The photographs were published under the headline “Some of the Champions Here for Week.” This photograph had the following caption information: “Captain W. W. Crawford on ‘Bess,’ the officer and horse who command 60 horses and 60 men in the famous Black Horse Brigade, battery D, third field artillery of Fort Lewis, one of the chief exhibits of the horse show.” Also see image No. 374N0847.

Cowboys on horseback, running down track

Photograph of four unidentified men on horses running down a dirt track, probably the racetrack at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon. Each man is holding a lasso. The number 21 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken during the county fair.

Draft horse, possibly at county fair

Photograph of a draft horse on the lawn near a barn labeled “CATTLE.” The horse is wearing a bridle and lead rope held by an unidentified person outside the frame. The number 10 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Draft horses, possibly at livestock show

Photograph of six draft horses standing in a row, each one held by an unidentified handler. Buildings are visible in the background. A word that may be “Raliesh” or “Raleigh” is written on the negative; the handwriting is unclear. The writing is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Four children on draft horse

Photograph of four unidentified children sitting on the back of a draft horse. An unidentified man is standing in front of the horse and holding the horse’s lead rope. The photograph was likely taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Four men with horse, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph, taken from the side, showing four unidentified men standing in a row in front of a horse. The man at left is holding the horse’s halter. He may be the same man shown in image No. 375A0018. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The name “Evans” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Four men, possibly police, on horseback

Photograph of four unidentified men mounted on horses and waving their hats in the air. Each man is wearing a badge and may be a law enforcement officer. Spectators are seated in stands in the background. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

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