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Group of unidentified boys posing in street

Full-length portrait of a group of unidentified boys, most wearing sailor hats, posing in the street, probably downtown Portland. The boys in the back may be standing on the hood of a bus or other vehicle. See related image No. 377N0627. Image note: Photograph is out of focus.

Teddy McDaniel posing with birthday cake at Cotton Club, Portland

Portrait of a boy, Teddy McDaniel, sitting at a table and posing with his birthday cake during a party at the Cotton Club in Portland on May 23, 1934. McDaniel is smiling and holding a knife as though about to cut the cake. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on May 25, 1934. It had the following caption: “Teddy McDaniel, pal of Ted Lewis and hit of the latter’s show at the Oriental, cutting the cake that made his eighth birthday anniversary, Wednesday, the best ever.” According to a short story accompanying the photograph, McDaniel was a performer in stage shows led by entertainer Ted Lewis, and Lewis was among those to attend the party. See related image No. 371N1517. Image note: Photograph is out of focus.

Dan E. Gould and two unidentified children with stag statue at Portland Breakfast Club party

Photograph of a man crouching next to two unidentified children and a statue of a stag. He has one arm around the shoulders of one of the children, and he is looking left, toward the other child. She is standing on the other side of the stag statue and has one hand on its head. The man is wearing a round button with the name “Dan E. Gould” on it. This photograph may have been taken on December 18, 1934, at a Christmas party for orphans. The party was put on by the Portland Breakfast Club, of which Gould was president, and the children received gifts and gray tin helmets. A story about the party was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on December 18, 1934, with the headline “Santa Claus Hails Orphans at Breakfast.” See related image Nos. 371N0477 and No. 371N2938, which were published with the story.

Easter portrait of Joan Adele Ringo holding rabbit

Half-length portrait of a smiling girl sitting in a wicker chair surrounded by Easter lilies. She is holding a rabbit on her lap. A similar photograph, image No. 377N0038, was one of two published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 8, 1928, under the headline “Mother Nature Joins Conspiracy to Make Easter Gladsome for Time for Children.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Fine Weather Forecast For Milady’s New Bonnet And Easter Day Services.” Also see image No. 377N0037.

Easter portrait of Joan Adele Ringo holding rabbit

Full-length portrait of a girl sitting in a wicker chair surrounded by Easter lilies. She is holding a rabbit on her lap and is looking to the right. A cropped version of photograph was one of two published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 8, 1928, under the headline “Mother Nature Joins Conspiracy to Make Easter Gladsome for Time for Children.” This photograph had the following caption: “Little Miss Joan Adele Ringo, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ringo, No. 112 Brainard street, sits demurely surrounded by lilies, and yet it is easy to tell she is considerably more interested in the squirming rabbit she holds so tightly.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Fine Weather Forecast For Milady’s New Bonnet And Easter Day Services.” Also see image Nos. 377N0034 and 377N0037. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Carol Mangold loaning pilot Tex Rankin her black cat for air race

Photograph, taken August 24, 1928, of a Portland girl, Carol Mangold, handing pilot Tex Rankin her pet cat to take with him on a national air race from New York to Los Angeles. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on August 24, 1928, under the headline “Tex is a Modern Ajax.” The photograph had the following caption: “Tex Rankin, about to set sail for the East to enter the national air races, decides to put an end for all time to hoodoos. Not content with entering his bus under the number 13, he takes along a black cat, borrowed for the occasion from little Carol Mangold, No. 1429 Mississippi avenue. The cat’s name is Alba Barba, which is Latin for something-er-another. But anyway, ‘Alba’ doesn’t mean black, even if the cat is. Ajax, of Greek mythology, who defied the lightning, has nothing on the Portland flier.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Rankin and His Jinxes Go East to Start Derby.” See related image Nos. 371N2073, 371N5920, 371N6220, and 371N6222. Also see the following images related to Rankin's return from the race: 371N5921, 371N5922, 371N5923, 371N6141, 371N6150, and 377N0032. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Three boys with sheep

Photograph of three unidentified boys kneeling next to a sheep as a crowd watches in the background.The photograph was likely taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Boys crouching to grab wrapped objects

Photograph of unidentified boys kneeling on the ground and reaching for objects that appear to be apples wrapped in paper. On the left side of the image, an unidentified man is walking away from the boys carrying an open box. The photograph may have been taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Young girl and calf

Photograph of an unidentified young girl making a face as a calf pushes its nose into her jacket. The girl and calf are standing next to an animal pen. The photograph may have been taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. Also see image No. 374N0943.

Boy with steer

Photograph of an unidentified boy standing next to a steer. The photograph was likely taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The steer may be the same animal pictured in image No. 374N948.

Girl holding huge cabbage

Photograph of an unidentified girl sitting in a chair and holding a giant cabbage in her lap. She is wearing a button with the 4-H emblem on it. The photograph may have been taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

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.

Children in line for concessions

Photograph of unidentified men serving a crowd of children at a concession stand, possibly at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The men are wearing jackets, aprons, and caps; the caps have the text “Crown Flour” printed on them.

Boy and girl with steer or heifer

Photograph of an unidentified boy and girl posing with a steer or heifer. The girl is wearing a button with what appears to be the 4-H emblem on it. A building and vehicles are visible in the background. The photograph was likely taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Boys with rabbit

Photograph of two unidentified boys standing next to a building and looking at a rabbit in the arms of the boy on the right. The boy on the left has what appears to be food in one hand, and may be holding it toward the rabbit. In the background, several other boys are watching through a window. The photograph may have been taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

People looking at exhibit?

Photograph of a small crowd of people looking through a fence around what may be an exhibit (possibly the duck exhibit in image No. 374N1079) The photograph may have been taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Girl posing with produce

Photograph of an unidentified girl sitting on a pumpkin and holding a large bunch of rhubarb in one arm and a large bunch of carrots in the other. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Boy playing horseshoes?

Photograph of an unidentified boy who may be playing horseshoes or a similar game. He is standing on a square of dirt with edges marked by a wooden frame, and has one arm and one leg extended as though he has just thrown an object. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Girl with begonia display

Photograph of an unidentified girl kneeling amid a display of potted begonias. A sign tacked to the front of the display reads: “Tuberous Begonias / Grown By Leslie Hartley / Sandy Boulevard at Rockwood / Mailing Address Rt. 7, Box 1497, Portland, Ore.” The number 13 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Children looking at caged rabbits

Photograph of a group of unidentified children and teenagers looking at rabbits in cages, possibly the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Some of the children appear to be writing on small pads of paper. The number 1 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Boy with cow

Photograph of an unidentified boy posing outdoors with a cow, possibly at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. A building with the word “FLORAL” on the roof is visible in the background. Image note: One corner of the negative is damaged.

Girl with sheep

Photograph of an unidentified girl posing outdoors with a sheep. She is kneeling next to the sheep and has one arm around the sheep’s neck. The gates at the Multnomah County Fairgrounds in Gresham, Oregon, are visible in the background; the photograph may have been taken at the county fair. The number 16 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

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