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Richard J. White of Travelers’ Protective Association

Head and shoulders portrait of a man, Richard J. White of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, facing front and looking to the left. He is wearing a hat, suit, and tie. The photograph was taken in June 1920 during the Travelers’ Protective Association convention in Portland. According to a front-page story in the Oregon Journal, which was accompanied by image No. 376G0011, White was elected president of the organization. See additional related image No. 376G0009. Image note: The name “White, Richard J.” is written on the negative sleeve. The name “White, Richard J.” is written on the negative sleeve.

Richard J. White of Travelers’ Protective Association

Full-length portrait of a man, Richard J. White of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, standing on the sidewalk outside a building and looking to the right. He is wearing a hat, suit, and tie, and is standing with his hands in his jacket pockets. The photograph was taken in June 1920 during the Travelers’ Protective Association convention in Portland. According to a front-page story in the Oregon Journal, which was accompanied by image No. 376G0011, White was elected president of the organization. See additional related image No. 376G0010. Image note: The name “White, Richard J.” is written on the negative sleeve.

Esten A. Fletcher, wearing Shriners fez

Half-length portrait of a man looking to the left. He is wearing a suit and a Shriners fez. On his lapel are Shriners medals with the text “Past Potentate” and “Imperial Outer Guard.” The name “Esten A Fletcher” and the number 3 are written on the negative and are visible in the image.

James McCandless, wearing Shriners fez

Half-length portrait of a man facing front. He has a mustache and is wearing a suit and Shriners fez. A Shriners medal is pinned to his jacket. The name “James McCandless” and the number 5 are written on the negative and are visible in the image.

W. E. Longfellow demonstrating rescue technique

Photograph showing W. E. Longfellow observing as an unidentified man carries a person on his back demonstration of life-saving techniques in February 1920. At right, a group of people are watching. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 22, 1920, under the headline “Illustrates Rescue Holds.” The photographs collectively had the single caption: “Novel ‘holds’ demonstrated Saturday by W. E. Longfellow, first aid expert for the American Red Cross, who is here to instruct Portland folk in life saving methods.” A story accompanying the photographs reported that Longfellow would remain in Portland until Saturday, February 28, “instructing school children, Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. members, firemen and others the art of lifesaving by old, new and thoroughly approved methods.” See related image Nos. 373G0368, 373G0369, 373G0370, and 373G0371. Image note: Negative damage at top center.

W. E. Longfellow demonstrating rescue technique

Photograph showing W. E. Longfellow carrying an unidentified man down a ladder on his back during a demonstration of life-saving techniques in February 1920. The two men are back to back, with a blanket serving as a makeshift sling. The blanket is wrapped around the person being carried and is tied under his arms. A group of people in uniform are standing next to the ladder, watching. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 22, 1920, under the headline “Illustrates Rescue Holds.” The photographs collectively had the single caption: “Novel ‘holds’ demonstrated Saturday by W. E. Longfellow, first aid expert for the American Red Cross, who is here to instruct Portland folk in life saving methods.” A story accompanying the photographs reported that Longfellow would remain in Portland until Saturday, February 28, “instructing school children, Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. members, firemen and others the art of lifesaving by old, new and thoroughly approved methods.” See related image Nos. 373G0368, 373G0369, 373G0370, and 373G0372.

W. E. Longfellow demonstrating rescue technique

Photograph showing W. E. Longfellow carrying an unidentified man on his back during a demonstration of life-saving techniques in February 1920. The two men are back to back, with a coat serving as a makeshift sling. Longfellow is wearing the top of the coat backward over his head like a hood, and the man being carried has his arms through the coat’s sleeves. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 22, 1920, under the headline “Illustrates Rescue Holds.” The photographs collectively had the single caption: “Novel ‘holds’ demonstrated Saturday by W. E. Longfellow, first aid expert for the American Red Cross, who is here to instruct Portland folk in life saving methods.” A story accompanying the photographs reported that Longfellow would remain in Portland until Saturday, February 28, “instructing school children, Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. members, firemen and others the art of lifesaving by old, new and thoroughly approved methods.” See related image Nos. 373G0368, 373G0369, 373G0371, and 373G0372.

W. E. Longfellow demonstrating rescue technique

Photograph showing W. E. Longfellow crouched over an unidentified lying on the sidewalk during a demonstration of life-saving techniques in February 1920. Longfellow is pressing on the prone man’s back with both hands. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 22, 1920, under the headline “Illustrates Rescue Holds.” The photographs collectively had the single caption: “Novel ‘holds’ demonstrated Saturday by W. E. Longfellow, first aid expert for the American Red Cross, who is here to instruct Portland folk in life saving methods.” A story accompanying the photographs reported that Longfellow would remain in Portland until Saturday, February 28, “instructing school children, Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. members, firemen and others the art of lifesaving by old, new and thoroughly approved methods.” See related image Nos. 373G0368, 373G0370, 373G0371, and 373G0372.

W. E. Longfellow demonstrating rescue technique

Photograph showing W. E. Longfellow carrying an unidentified person down a ladder on his back during a demonstration of life-saving techniques in February 1920. A group of people are watching at right. On Page 12 of the Sunday, February 22, 1922 edition, the Oregon Journal published a story and four related photographs about a series of lecture demonstrations given by Longfellow in Portland. The story reported that Longfellow was a first-aid expert for the American Red Cross. He would remain in Portland until Saturday, February 28, the story reported, “instructing school children, Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A. members, firemen and others the art of lifesaving by old, new and thoroughly approved methods.” See related image Nos. 373G0369, 373G0370, 373G0371, and 373G0372.

Potentate of Afifi Shriners at Union Station, Portland

Head and shoulders portrait of a man at Union Station in Portland. He is smiling, facing front, and wearing an Afifi Shriners fez, glasses, and a suit jacket and tie. The date 1920 is visible on a medal pinned to his jacket. The text “ ‘Grand Imperial Potentate of the Shrine, Tacoma WA’ “ is written on the negative sleeve. Image note: The number 28 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the photograph.

Oregon Journal Knights of Kollodion on parade

Photograph showing nine people marching in single file in the street outside the Hippodrome Theater in Portland. The man at the front of the line is carrying a bass drum. Most of the others are wearing funnels on their heads and are playing small instruments. See related image Nos. 373G0337, 373G0338, 373G0339, and 373G0340.

Oregon Journal Knights of Kollodion on parade

Photograph showing ten people standing in a row on a Portland street outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in downtown Portland. The person in the center is costumed in a wig, mask, and flowered dress, and is holding up a sign with the text “Merry Christmas from the Oregon Journal Knights of Kollodion.” The man at far right is carrying a bass drum. Most of the others are wearing funnels on their heads and are carrying small instruments. See related image Nos. 373G0337, 373G0338, 373G0339, and 373G0341.

Oregon Journal Knights of Kollodion on parade

Photograph showing eight people marching in single file on the sidewalk outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in downtown Portland. The man in front is carrying a bass drum. The fourth person from rear is costumed in a wig, mask, and flowered dress, and is holding up a sign with the text “Merry Christmas from the Oregon Journal Knights of Kollodion.” The others are wearing funnels on their heads and carrying small instruments. See related image Nos. 373G0337, 373G0338, 373G0340, and 373G0341.

Oregon Journal Knights of Kollodion on parade

Photograph showing nine people standing in a row on a Portland street near the Journal Building (not shown) in downtown Portland. The person in the center is costumed in a wig, mask, and flowered dress, and is holding up a sign with the text “Merry Christmas from the Oregon Journal Knights of Kollodion.” The man at far right is carrying a bass drum. Most of the others are wearing funnels on their heads and are carrying small instruments. See related image Nos. 373G0337, 373G0339, 373G0340, and 373G0341.

Oregon Journal Knights of Kollodion on parade

Photograph showing three people outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in downtown Portland. The man at right is carrying a bass drum and raising a mallet in one hand. The person in the center is costumed in a wig, mask, and flowered dress. The person is holding up a sign with the text “Merry Christmas from the Oregon Journal Knights of Kollodion,” and wearing a second sign with the text “S. Claus Esq.” The man at left is wearing a funnel on his head and holding a small horn. See related image Nos. 373G0338, 373G0339, 373G0340, and 373G0341.

Camp Fire Girls at camp near Carver, Oregon

Photograph showing a group of Camp Fire Girls gathered in a clearing lined with tents at their campsite on the Clackamas River near Carver, Oregon, in August 1921. A cropped version of this photograph was one of five, including image No. 373G0334, that were published on Page 6, Section 4, of the Oregon Journal on August 14, 1921, under the headline “Portland Camp Fire Girls Enjoying Camp Life on the Banks of the Clackamas.” This photograph had the following caption: “General view of the camp.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Camp Fire Girls Obey Seven Laws to Brighten Life.” See additional related image No. 373G0333.

Camp Fire Girls weaving baskets at camp near Carver, Oregon

Photograph showing a group of unidentified Camp Fire Girls sitting on the ground and weaving baskets at camp on the Clackamas River near Carver, Oregon, in August 1921. A cropped version of this photograph was one of five, including image No. 373G0335, that were published on Page 6, Section 4, of the Oregon Journal on August 14, 1921, under the headline “Portland Camp Fire Girls Enjoying Camp Life on the Banks of the Clackamas.” This photograph had the following caption: “A lesson in basketry.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Camp Fire Girls Obey Seven Laws to Brighten Life.” See additional related image No. 373G0333.

Camp Fire Girls weaving baskets at camp near Carver, Oregon

Photograph showing a group of unidentified Camp Fire Girls sitting on the ground and weaving baskets at camp on the Clackamas River near Carver, Oregon, in August 1921. A similar photograph, image No. 373G0334, was published on Page 6, Section 4, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 14, 1921, along with a story headlined “Camp Fire Girls Obey Seven Laws to Brighten Life.” See additional related image No. 373G0335.

Officers of Oregon Federation of Women’s Clubs

Group portrait of the seven officers of the Oregon Federation of Women’s Clubs. The photograph was taken during the organization’s twelfth annual convention, held in Portland from November 13-15, 1912. On November 14, 1912, the Oregon Journal published a similar photograph on Page 13 under the headline “Officers of State Federation of Women’s Clubs Here.” The Journal identified the women as (from left): “1— Mrs. C. W. Rankin, Portland, treasurer; 2— Mrs. W. J. Boynton, Eugene, auditor; 3—Mrs. Lee Moorhouse, Portland, first vice president; 4—Mrs. C. H. Wade [in back, blurred], Los Angeles, first president of the Oregon federation and now honorary president; 5—Mrs. Sarah Evans [in front, with hands folded], Portland, president; 6—Mrs. Chester Le Noir [in back, wearing hat], Portland, recording secretary of the Portland Women’s club and secretary pro tem of the convention; 7—Mrs. H. F. Davidson, Hood River, recording secretary.”

Rowboats on lake or river

Photograph showing a lake or river. An empty rowboat is beached in the foreground, and several people are in a second rowboat on the water at left. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

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