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WPA at work in Elks Temple Building

Women sit at tables in the Elks Temple Building (at 11th and Alder streets) as part of the WPA (Works Progress Administration) project. They are each looking downward at a stack of papers. Behind the group is a carved wood object with decorative columns and a pediment, with “Charity” carved into the top (negative 2 of 11).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Woman painting as part of WPA project

A seated woman paints at the Elks Temple Building (at 11th and Alder streets) as part of the WPA (Works Progress Administration) project. She is holding a brush and leaning towards a framed painting, which is resting on a carved wooden stand (negative 7 of 11).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Italian ship Feltre at dock in Portland

Ships moored at a dock in Portland, next to a building at Pier No. 2. “Feltre” is painted on the larger ship, which is next to a smaller tug boat. Wooded hills can be seen in the background, behind the building (negative 8 of 10).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Spanish War veterans parade

Photograph taken from above, showing people walking in a parade. Wearing suits and hats, the men walk in rows down a paved street. People are lined up and watching behind a rope fence (negative 5 of 17).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Spanish War veterans parade

Photograph taken from above, showing cars in a parade. At the bottom of the frame, a car is flanked on two sides by police motorcycles. Next to the street is a “Shell” station, with people standing on the sidewalk (negative 9 of 17).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Skidmore Fountain engraving

Engraving and dedication on the Skidmore Fountain, at S.W. 1st and Ankeny in Portland. Two decorative lion heads move water into a smaller lower pool, which can be seen in front of a larger pool of water. Buildings and a laundry vehicle can be seen in the background (negative 7 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Skidmore Fountain and buildings

Photograph showing Skidmore Fountain, at S.W. 1st and Ankeny in Portland. Two robed figures with raised arms hold a bowl from which water cascades into a lower pool. In the background are several brick buildings. One of the buildings has a sign reading “Pacific Tent & Awning Co.” while another says “Janitor Supplies” (negative 8 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Japanese adolescents tying hachimaki headwraps

A group of adolescents kneel in rows while tying their hachimaki headwraps. Several are wearing Kendo armor and bamboo swords can be seen on the ground (negative 11 of 18). Original sleeve title: “Japanese training classes”

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Japanese adolescents kneeling

A group of Japanese adolescents kneel around the perimeter of a mat (negative 12 of 18). Original sleeve title: “Japanese training classes”

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

People with Kendo armor and swords

Two lines of people hold crossed swords towards one another, while wearing Kendo armor and masks (negative 18 of 18). Original sleeve title: “Japanese training classes”

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Japanese women holding fans

A group of Japanese women holding fans and cloth banners stand in two rows. The women in the back hold open fans over their heads, while younger children stand in front with banners showing Japanese writing. An older woman kneels in the front (negative 5 of 18). Original sleeve title: “Japanese training classes”

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Children with Kendo swords

Children stand in a line holding bamboo shinai swords. They are each wearing a hachimaki headwrap and long robes (negative 7 of 18). Original sleeve title: “Japanese training classes”

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

People sewing at Elks Temple Building for WPA project

Women sewing at the Elks Temple Building (at 11th and Alder streets) as part of the WPA (Works Progress Administration) project. A large room is filled with long tables, which hold sewing machines and cloth (negative 4 of 11).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Man with artificial legs

A man facing towards the camera while wearing artificial legs, fitted with shoes. A series of straps connects the limbs to a waste belt. He is wearing shorts and a tank top (negative 6 of 13).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Man demonstrating artificial leg

A man leans downward and holds an artificial leg next to his body. A workshop can be seen in the background, with another man seated at a Singer sewing machine (negative 10 of 13).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Skidmore Fountain

Photograph showing a decorative fountain in front of a brick building. A draped figure with raised arms holds a dish with cascading water. A wagon and ladder can be seen in the background (negative 4 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Two people hand-to-hand fighting

Two men spar on a mat, with one upside down and being held by the other. Japanese writing, a Japanese flag, and an American flag can be seen in the background (negative 13 of 18). Original sleeve title: “Japanese training classes”

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

People hand-to-hand fighting

Groups of men hand-to-hand fight on a mat. In the front, one man falls to the ground while holding the robe of his partner. Adolescents sit around the perimeter of the mat (negative 15 of 18). Original sleeve title: “Japanese training classes”

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Kendo partners fighting

Groups of people wearing Kendo armor and using shinai bamboo swords spar in a class. Seated people can be seen in the background (negative 16 of 18). Original sleeve title: “Japanese training classes”

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Japanese women wearing kimonos

A group of Japanese women are seated while holding fans or instruments. Most appear to be children, while an older women holds an open fan (negative 4 of 18). Original sleeve title: “Japanese training classes”

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Children with Kendo armor and swords

Two adolescents wear kendo armor and masks, while holding shinai bamboo swords. They are wearing long robes under the armor (negative 6 of 18). Original sleeve title: “Japanese training classes”

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

People weaving at Elks Temple Building for WPA project

Seated women weaving at the Elks Temple Building (at 11th and Alder streets) as part of the WPA (Works Progress Administration) project. The women look downward and hold tools, with piles of rag strips next to them. Decorative hangings (rugs?) can be seen on the walls (negative 5 of 11).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

WPA at work in Elks Temple Building

People stand in a decorative room at the Elks Temple Building (at 11th and Alder streets) as part of the WPA (Works Progress Administration) project. Folding cases appear to be at the back of the room, along with a shelf of plates. One man is wearing a long cloak and hat, while another what appears to be a military uniform (part of a play?). Crystal Chandeliers hang from the ceiling (negative 6 of 11).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Women sewing for WPA project

Women sewing at the Elks Temple Building (at 11th and Alder streets) as part of the WPA (Works Progress Administration) project. Each women is seated in front of a sewing machine, which they are using to sew cloth (negative 8 of 11).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Nurses for WPA project

Two nurses sit in a room at the Elks Temple Building (at 11th and Alder streets) as part of the WPA (Works Progress Administration) project. The photograph looks through an open doorway, where the two nurses sit around a table. They are wearing uniforms with hats (negative 11 of 11).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Artificial limb shop

A seated man uses a tool to carve out a wooden foot piece for an artificial limb. Other wooden limb pieces can be seen on the table, with additional tools. Another man can be seen in the background (negative 2 of 13).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Man with artificial limb

A man looks downward while demonstrating the use and fit of an artificial arm. He is pointing towards the arm, and another hand can be seen holding the limb from behind. In the background, another man looks downward at a table (negative 4 of 13).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Italian ship Feltre at dock in Portland

Men work on a ship while docked in Portland. A crane is lifting a platform packed with bagged goods, while several men look downward into the hold. A river and other docks can be seen in the background (negative 7 of 10).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

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