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Group of veterans? and Marie Ewing gathered outside building

Photograph of a group of unidentified men, many with suitcases or other baggage, gathered outside a building, possibly Union Station in Portland. On the far right is Marie Ewing, holding a banjo with the word “BONUS” painted on the neck. This photograph may be related to the Bonus March by World War I veterans in 1932. See related image Nos. 371N0809 and 371N0810.

Lieutenant R. M. Montague

Head and shoulders portrait of a man wearing a United States Army uniform. He is facing left and looking toward the front. The text “Lut [sic] R. M. Montague” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image.

General Kuhn

Head and shoulders portrait, taken outdoors, of a man wearing a United States Army uniform, facing front, and looking slightly left. The name “General Kuhn” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Lieutenant W. F. Browder and General Reeves shaking hands

Photograph showing of two smiling men facing each other and shaking hands. The man on the left is wearing a United States military uniform. The man on the right is holding an envelope and is wearing a suit, hat, glasses, and bow tie. The text “Gen Reeves Lut. [sic] W. F. Browder” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the photograph. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

P. V. H. Weems, looking into sextant

Half-length portrait of a man in profile. He is facing to the left and is looking into a sextant. He is wearing a United States Navy uniform. The name “P. V. H. Weems” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image. See related image No. 371N2621.

Commander Louis J. Gulliver waving farewell from USS Constitution

Photograph showing Commander Louis J. Gulliver, commanding officer of the frigate USS Constitution, waving from the top of the gangplank before the ship’s departure from Portland on August 22, 1933, after a three-week visit as part of a national tour. That day, a cropped version of this photograph and image No. 371N3705 were published on Page 9 of the Oregon Journal under the headline “Ending Triumphant Call of Grand Old Frigate.” This photograph had the following caption: “Commander Louis J. Gulliver of the frigate waves farewell to an appreciative and grateful city.” Image note: Light leak on negative.

Commander Louis J. Gulliver returning to USS Constitution after leave

Photograph showing Commander Louis J. Gulliver (second from left), Lieutenant Commander Henry Hartley (right) and unidentified sailors saluting as Gulliver resumes command of the frigate USS Constitution after returning from a 30-day leave. The photograph was taken aboard the Constitution on August 11, 1933, while the ship and crew were in Portland for a three-week visit as part of a national tour. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 371N3713 were published on Page 4 of the August 11, 1933, under the headline “Piping the Skipper Over The Side.” This photograph had the following caption: “Commander Louis J. Gulliver, left, stepping onto the decks of ‘Old Ironsides,’ with side-boys at salute, and welcomed by Lieutenant-Commander Henry Hartley, who had command of the frigate during Gulliver’s absence on leave. Hartley relinquished command and resumed his duties as executive officer.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Gulliver Back As Boss Over Old Ironsides.” The story described the honors for Gulliver as follows: “The side honors accorded the captain consisted of mustering the marine guard, which presented arms as he came across the gangway between the line of four side-boys, who stood at salute while the chief boatswain’s mate blew a rail on his pipe. Lieutenant David W. Tolson, officer of the deck, gave the formal salute as the captain stepped on the deck.” See additional related image No. 371N3718. Image No. 371N3735 may also depict part of the honors marking Gulliver’s return.

Commander Louis J. Gulliver, commanding officer of USS Constitution

Half-length portrait of Commander Louis J. Gulliver facing front. The photograph was taken in Portland in May 1933, when Gulliver, commanding officer of the frigate USS Constitution, inspected the moorage at Swan Island prior to a visit by the frigate and crew in August as part of a national tour. With Gulliver were Lieutenant. H. St Johns Butler (background, left), the ship’s navigating officer, and Lieutenant Commander Henry Hartley, executive officer. A story, headlined “ ‘Old Ironsides’ Chief Praises Moorage Here,” and related image No. 371N3715 were published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on May 12, 1933.

Group at tea during visit of USS Constitution to Portland

Portrait of the commanding officer of the frigate USS Constitution, members of his family, and others at a tea on Friday, August 18, 1933. The tea was held during a three-week visit to Portland by the ship and its crew. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four that were published on Page 4 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 20, 1933, under the headline “No Dull Moments on Deck of Old Frigate Constitution.” This photograph had the following caption: “Group at Friday tea, in front row from left are Phylis Drake and Grace Gulliver and in rear row Marion Bass, Commander [Louis J.] Gulliver, Mrs. Gulliver and Marjorie Bass.” Also see image Nos. 371N3717, 371N3730, and 371N3736, which were published with this photograph.

Descendants of Revolutionary War captain William Van Cleve aboard USS Constitution in Portland

Full-length portrait showing six descendants of William Van Cleve posing aboard the frigate USS Constitution. The photograph was taken in August 1933, during a three-week visit to Portland by the ship and crew as part of a national tour. A cropped version of this photograph and a short story were published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on August 10, 1933, under the headline “Ship Visit Unites Family.” The photograph had the following caption: “Lieutenant Joseph Collins Van Cleve of U. S. S. Constitution brings definite proof to Circuit Judge Clarence H. Gilbert and Dr. Archie Van Cleve of Portland that they are descendants of William Van Cleve, a captain in the Revolutionary war. From left, aboard Old Ironsides, are Judge Gilbert, Dr. Van Cleve, Bertelle Van Cleve, 5; Katherine Gilbert, 20; Joanne Van Cleve, 12; Lieutenant Van Cleve.” According to the accompanying story, Bertelle and Joanne Van Cleve are the daughters of Archie Van Cleve, and Katharine Gilbert (spelled differently in the caption than in the story) is the daughter of Judge Gilbert.

Mayor Joseph K. Carson presenting plaque to Lieutenant Commander Henry Hartley aboard USS Constitution

Photograph showing Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson holding a bronze plaque commemorating the visit of the frigate USS Constitution to Portland. The photograph was taken during a ceremony aboard the frigate on Thursday, August 10, 1933, in which Carson presented the plaque to the ship’s executive officer, Lieutenant Commander Henry Hartley (second from right). Several unidentified men are watching Carson; the man at left may be City Commissioner Earl Riley. A story about the presentation, headlined “City Presents Bronze Plaque to ‘Ironsides,’ ” was published in the Oregon Journal the day of the ceremony. See related image Nos. 371N3728 and 371N3729.

Veterans in Bonus Army?

Photograph of two unidentified men, possibly World War I veterans participating in the Bonus Expeditionary Forces, also known as the Bonus Army. The man on the left is wearing a ribbon and tie on which the word “BONUS” is visible. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 371N0809, 371N0810, and 371N0811.

Crew of Point Adams Coast Guard station near Hammond, Oregon

Full-length portrait of six men standing in a row, facing front, next to the station house at the Point Adams Coast Guard station near Hammond, Oregon. The text “Point Adams CoastGuard Station Crew / (Lars Bjelland in center)” and the unverified date “10/22/1934” are written on the negative sleeve. Also see image Nos. 371N0241, 371N5711, 371N5713, 371N5714, and 371N5715.

George L. Baker, two boys with flag, and crowd at unidentified ceremony

Photograph of two unidentified boys in uniforms holding a United States flag during a ceremony. They are standing in front of a sculpture or pedestal on the sidewalk outside a building. A crowd of people, mostly women, is gathered behind the sculpture. To the left of the sculpture are two men; the man closest to the sculpture is George L Baker, who was probably mayor of Portland when this photograph was taken. See related image No. 371N0143.

Charles H. Martin and Johnson, seated at outdoor event

Photograph of two men sitting in chairs outdoors at an unidentified event and leaning toward each other. The name “Martin” is written on the negative below the man on the left; he is Charles H. Martin. The name “Johnson” is written on the negative below the man on the right. The writing is visible at the bottom of the photograph. See related image Nos. 371N0877, 371N1324, 371N1325, 371N1326, and 371N1650. Image note: Photograph is out of focus.

Group of people dining at event

Photograph of a group of unidentified people sitting at a dining table. Female musicians are performing in the background; their drum has the words “Elma Novaks Band” on it. The musicians may be Elma Novak and a band she led called Novak’s Vaudettes or Novak’s Vaudette Orchestra. The number 10 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. See related image No. 371N2824.

Diners at formal event

Photograph showing a group of unidentified people sitting at a long dining table during an event. The men are wearing tuxedoes and the women are wearing formal dresses. The number 5 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image.

Unidentified men at formal event

Photograph showing a group of men, most wearing tuxedoes, seated at a dining table. The number 8 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the photograph. Image note: Image shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

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