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Actress Blanche Sweet and Ella Tenney Jackson at Jacksons’ home

Photograph showing actress Blanche Sweet and Ella Tenney Jackson, wife of Oregon Journal publisher Philip L. Jackson, sitting in the garden at Jackson’s home in Riverwood, outside Portland. A similar photograph was published on Page 19 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, August 17, 1932. It had the following caption: “Miss Blanche Sweet (left) and Mrs. P. L. Jackson in the garden of the Jackson home in Riverwood, where Miss Sweet is a house guest during her Portland visit. She will open her engagement at the Paramount theatre Thursday.” The Journal also published an accompanying story, headlined “Favorite of Past Plans New Films.” See related image No. 371N6088. Image note: Written on the negative are the names “Blanch [sic] Sweet,” faintly visible on the left side of the image, and “Mrs. P. L. Jackson,” faintly visible on the right side. Negative damage in upper right corner.

Actress Blanche Sweet at home of Ella Tenney Jackson

Three-quarters portrait of actress Blanche Sweet, seated on a bench in the garden at the Riverwood home of Ella Tenney Jackson, wife of Oregon Journal publisher Philip L. Jackson. Sweet is facing front, resting one elbow on the back of the bench, and wearing a hat and dress. The photograph was taken in August 1932, when Sweet stayed with the Jacksons while she was in Portland to perform in “Sweet and Lovely” at the Paramount Theatre. A different photograph of Sweet and a story about her visit, headlined “Favorite of Past Plans New Films,” were published on Page 19 of the Oregon Journal on August 17, 1932. See related image No. 371N6089. Image note: The text “Blanche Sweet” is written on the negative.

Actress Edwina Booth and Dorothy Ford

Portrait of two women standing next to each other. Both are wearing hats and holding handbags. The woman on the left, actress Edwina Booth, is wearing a fur coat. The woman on the right, Dorothy Ford of Portland, is wearing a coat and a fur stole and muffs. The photograph was taken in Portland on April 8, 1932, after Booth’s arrival in Portland. According to a story in the April 8 edition of the Oregon Journal, headlined “Movieland Trio Of Pretty Girls to Take Part in Ball,” Booth and two other actresses came to Portland to participate in the Eagles’ “Movie Ball,” a charity event. Dorothy Ford had been selected as queen of the ball. See related image No. 371N1406. Image note: The text “Edwina Booth + Ford” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the photograph. Faint discoloration in the center of the image is due to deterioration of the negative.

Actress Mayo Methot at Portland Breakfast Club meeting

Photograph showing actress Mayo Methot (second from right) sitting with several men at a dining table during a Portland Breakfast Club meeting on Tuesday, March 17, 1931. That day, a cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 8 of the Oregon Journal. It was published under the headline “Portland’s Own Star Here to Shine” and had the following caption: “Mayo Methot, who left the Rose City a child actress and who has returned to offer ‘The Torch Song,’ play which made her one of Broadway's reigning favorites last fall, as she sat at the Breakfast club this morning, between Police Captain Harry Niles (left), past exalted ruler of the Portland Elks, and Ralph Remley of the Dufwin players, with whom she is to appear as guest star next week.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Mayo Methot Happy to be Home.” Image note: The name “Mayo Methot” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Actress in costume

Portrait of an unidentified actress in costume, standing in front of a prop wall. She is holding a book and is wearing a hat, glasses, shoulder cape, and floor-length dress. Also see image Nos. 371N5936 and 371N5937.

Ad Club members posing outside Union Station, Portland

Full-length portrait of a group of people, nearly all men, posing in three rows outside Union Station in Portland and facing to the left. The people in the front row are seated, and those in the back rows are standing. The text “Ad Club” is written on negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image. This photograph may be related to image No. 374N0099.

Adams

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing to the left and looking toward the front. He is wearing a suit jacket, collared shirt, and tie. The name “Adams” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Adams

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing to the left and looking toward the front. He is wearing a suit jacket, collared shirt, and tie. The name “Adams” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Adams

Portrait of a man in a suit seated in a chair in front of a curtain. The name “Adams” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Addison P. Monroe and unidentified person walking down steps

Photograph showing a man and woman walking down the steps of the walkway in front of a house. The man is wearing a suit, hat, tie, and glasses. The woman is wearing a sweater, skirt, hat, and necklace. A full name is written on the negative, but the middle name is partially illegible. The first name, middle initial, and surname are “Addison P. Monroe.” The writing is visible on the left side of the image.

Addition under construction at Montgomery Ward, Portland

Photograph showing an addition under construction at the Montgomery Ward warehouse in Portland in March 1936. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 5, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, March 29, 1936, under the headline “Pouring Third Floor Block at Ward’s.” The photograph had the following caption: “Building activity is at high gear on this $750,000 project at Montgomery Ward & Co. mail order and retail center at N. W. 27th avenue and Vaughn Street, as 150 men push the nine-story addition into the air.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Montgomery Ward Project On Schedule.” Image note: The text “Mont - Ward 3/26/36” is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower right corner of the image.

Administration building, Fairview Training Center, Salem.

Photograph showing the front of the administration building at the Fairview Training Center in Salem, Oregon. The institution was founded as the State Institution for the Feeble-Minded in 1907. Its name was changed to the Oregon Fairview Home in 1933; to the Fairview Hospital and Training Center in the mid-1960s; and to the Fairview Training Center in 1979. The institution closed in 2000. See related image Nos. 371N5756, 371N5757, 371N5759, and 371N5760. Image note: Text that may be “Matrons” is written on the negative, but the handwriting is ambiguous.

Admiral Bostwick

Portrait of a man with a mustache. He is looking to the left and is wearing a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a tie. The text “Adm Bostwick” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the photograph. Image note: Photograph quality is poor due to extensive deterioration of the negative.

Admiral Frank B. Upham, chief of U. S. Navy Bureau of Navigation

Head and shoulders portrait of Admiral Frank B. Upham, chief of the U. S. Navy’s Bureau of Navigation. He is facing front and has a pipe in his mouth. He is wearing an overcoat, hat, tie, and glasses. A cropped version of this photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on August 20, 1931. The text “Adm. Upham” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Admiral Robert E. Coontz with Charles H. Martin and five unidentified men

Portrait of seven men standing in a row next to the wall of a building and facing front. The third man from the right, in a U. S. Navy uniform, is Admiral Robert E. Coontz; the fourth man from right is Charles H. Martin. The text “Adm Coontz + Party” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image No. 371N1784.

Adolph Gerwin

Half-length portrait of a seated man facing partially to the left. He is smiling and is wearing a suit jacket, collared shirt, and tie. The text “Adolph Gerwin 35” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Adolph Gerwin

Half-length portrait of a seated man. He is wearing a suit jacket, collared shirt, and tie. The text “Adolph Gerwin 35” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Adolph Gerwin

Head and shoulders portrait of a seated man. He is wearing a suit jacket, collared shirt, and tie. The text “Adolph Gerwin - 35” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Adolph Gerwin

Head and shoulders portrait of a seated man. He is smiling and is wearing a suit jacket, collared shirt, and tie. The text “Adolph Gerwin - 35” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Adolph Haas, golfer

Portrait of a man on a golf course, posing with a golf club. He is wearing a hat,collared shirt, bow tie, sweater, and knickers. The name “Adolp Haas” (sic) is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Adrien Voisin, working on sculpture of Two Guns White Calf

Portrait of an artist in a smock and beret, sitting at sculptor’s table and working on a sculpture of a Blackfoot man. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 371N2894 and 371N2895, was published on Page 3 of the Oregon Journal’s Sunday magazine on August 13, 1933. The photographs accompanied an article about Voisin, titled “Adventures of a Sculptor Among the Blackfeet Indians of Montana.” This photograph had the following caption: “Adrien Voisin, Portland sculptor, with a figure of Two-Guns-White Calf, the model of the Indian head on the buffalo nickel.” Also see image Nos. 371N2896, 371N2897, 371N2902, and 371N2903.

Adults and children picnicking next to car at auto races in Tillamook, June 1955

Photograph showing three adults and two children sitting next to a parked car and eating a picnic lunch. The photograph was taken at automobile races held at the former Tillamook Naval Air Station site in Tillamook, Oregon. Two people and a dog are sitting in the car. The people in the photograph are unidentified. Written on the negative sleeve is the text “Tillamook / Sports cars / June 1955.” See related image Nos. 372A1233, 372A1234, 372A1235, 372A1236, 372A1237, 372A1238, 372A1239, 372A1240, 372A1241, 372A1242, 372A1243, 372A1244, 372A1245, 372A1246, 372A1248, 372A1249, 372A1250, 372A1251, 372A1252, 372A1253, 372A1254, 372A1255, and 372A1256.

Advanced first aid graduates at Portland Gas & Coke Co.

Photograph showing eight Portland Gas & Coke Company employees standing in a row, facing left, and smiling. Six of the eight men are holding first aid kits bearing their names. The names on the first three kits from left are “Pat Conner,” “J. D. Barnicoat,” and F. V. Riley.” The names on the first three kits from right are “F. R. Downing,” H. M. Meyers,” and “F. LaMear.” The two men at center are unidentified but may be John Gunst and R. L. Gear. The photograph was probably taken in June 1942, when the eight men graduated from advanced first-aid training. All eight graduates were awarded arm insignia, and the six vehicle operators in the group also received first aid kits. The number 2155 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 375A0811.

Advanced first aid graduates at Portland Gas & Coke Co. receiving first aid kits

Photograph showing an unidentified man handing a first-aid kit to Pat Conner, an employee at the Portland Gas & Coke Company. A group of men are standing behind them, watching. The photograph was probably taken in June 1942, when Conner and seven other Portland Gas employees graduated from advanced first-aid training. All eight graduates were awarded arm insignia, and the six vehicle operators in the group also received first aid kits. The number 2154 is written on the negative and is partially visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 375A0812.

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