Two men wearing hats and long coats look downward at an engraved decorative stone, which is leaning against a stone wall. Three decorative metal cups and a trowel sit in front of the engraved stone. The names “Henry Morgenthau Jr.,” James Farley,” “Louis A. Simon,” “Neal A. Melisk,” and “[Gil]bert Stanley Underwood” are written on the stone, with the year 1936 (negative 1 of 11).
Photograph showing a man standing on top of an pole derrick truck used for underground work. He is facing forward and looking at the camera with both hands on levers. Next to him is a metal arm attached to the truck, with a hook and pulley at the end. In the background is SW 5th Avenue, looking south towards SW Stark Street. The J.K. Gill Building can be seen on the left (corner of SW 5th Avenue and SW Stark Street), as well as the Yeon Building (522 SW 5th Avenue).
Photograph taken from a side angle showing a man seated on the back of a pole auger truck. He is looking down towards his left while using a series of levers to control the auger attached to the back of the vehicle.
Photograph taken from a side angle showing a man standing on the back of a pole auger truck, with another man standing in dense foliage behind the vehicle. The man on the bed of the vehicle is leaning down towards a set of levers, which is next to a upright pole structure.
Photograph showing a group of men from the Underground Department facing the camera. Individuals in the first two rows are kneeling, while the other behind are standing. Many of the men are wearing overalls or patterned flannel shirts.
Photograph showing a crouching man writing "#2000" on a metal streetlight. A man in overalls is standing in front of him and facing towards the camera while holding the light with his left hand. Cement block walls and a ceiling light can be seen in the background.
Photograph showing a group of people standing on a sidewalk while watching utility workers install a street light at the top of a utility pole. Several individuals in the group are looking upward, while others look towards an adolescent walking a bike on the sidewalk. Houses can be seen in the background (north side of Northeast Glisan Street looking towards Northeast 41st Avenue).
Photograph showing the north side of Northeast Glisan Street looking towards Northeast 43rd Avenue. Two utility workers install a light at the top of a wooden utility pole, while a group of people watch from the ground. Houses, automobiles and other utility poles and electric lies can be seen in the frame.
Photograph showing a group of people standing with a streetlight, which has been placed on top of a cardboard box. The top of the light is open, with the reflective inner coating visible, while two individuals in the group hold the unit with their hands. Other boxes can be seen stacked in the background. Written on the box is "Ovalite Mercury Vapor Luminaire" and "Line Material Co. Milwaukee, Wis, USA."
Photograph showing two men standing in a doorway with two boxes of streetlights. The man on the left faces towards the camera, while the other looks toward the left side of the frame. Behind them are other boxes at the top of a ramp. "Line Material Co. Milwaukee, Wis. USA" is written on the boxes.
Photograph showing a smiling forward-facing woman holding decorative stick while pointed at a hand-made round poster board. The board is divided into sections and includes attached photographs and writing. On the right side of the frame are two small "Portland General Electric" logo decorations. Gifts can be seen on a high shelf above the woman, and a set table with flowers is in the foreground.
Photograph showing three women standing behind a table set with flowers. The woman in the middle is facing forward and smiling while holding a bouquet of flowers, while two other women stand to either side. Behind the group is a "Portland General Electric" decoration with paper streamers. Wrapped gifts can be seen on a high shelf behind the group.
Photograph showing a man and woman looking towards the camera while standing to either side of a decorative utility line cake. Also on the cake is a small "PGE" vehicle, and the figurine of a man. Written on the negative is "51-785."
Photograph showing a man in a suit standing next to a microphone and table, while another man and woman are seated to his left. On the table is a punch bowl with glasses. Written on the negative is "51-784." (Image note: see related image PGE 51-779).
Photograph showing a man in a suit standing next to a microphone with his hands in his pockets. To his left, a woman is seated in a chair with folded hands. At the left side of the frame is a table with a punch bowl and glasses. Written on the negative is "51-779." (Image note: see related image PGE 51-784).
Photograph showing a man in a suit speaking into a microphone, behind which stands a group of people with chairs. The standing individuals are each holding a piece of paper (awards?), and a seated audience can be seen in the foreground of the image.
Photograph taken from a side angle, showing two men shaking hands in front of a table. The individual on the right is holding an envelope, while a group of people looks on in the background. A cake can be seen on the right side of the frame. (Image note: see related images PGE 51-770, PGE 51-763).
Photograph taken from a side angle, showing a smiling man looking down towards a table lined with plates and slices of cake. People can be seen in the background. (Image note: see related image PGE 51-763, PGE 51-771).
Photograph taken from a front angle showing two women on a sidewalk, next to which can be seen dirt, plants, and a chain link fence. On the far right is a substation, with insulators and electric lines. On the left is a street with utility poles and buildings. (Image note: see related image PGE 51-759).
Photograph showing five men in suits next to a table with cups, a punch bowl, and flowers. The man on the left is standing behind a microphone, with the others look towards the first man while seated or standing.
Photograph showing a group of people in an office setting standing around a table with a cake and plates. There is one man wearing a suit at the center of the group. (Image note: see related image PGE 51-770, PGE 51-771).
Photograph showing three women in jackets and hats looking at a shrub. The woman at the left side of the frame is holding a branch and smiling. In the background is a building and chain link fence. (Image note: see related image PGE 51-767).
Photograph showing a man in a suit standing behind a microphone and table, while facing towards the camera. In the background is a piano and decorative curtain (Image note: see related image PGE 51-736).
Photograph showing five people facing forward and standing behind a table, on which sits a large 4-H Club trophy. On the trophy is written "Trophy Presented by Portland General Electric Company to Oregon 4-H Club Leaders Associations." The photographed individuals are wearing "4-H Club Leader" ribbons with a clover motif.
Photograph showing a group of men in suits facing towards the camera. The individual on the far left is holding a glass bottle, while the other holds their arms downward. Folding chairs and a hallway can be seen in the background.