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George L. Baker, Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Frank C. Riggs in snow at Union Station, Portland

Photograph of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, composer Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Rose Festival association president Frank C. Riggs standing in ankle-deep snow outside Union Station in Portland on January 20, 1927. That day, a cropped version of this photograph, along with image No. 371N0394, was published on Page 18 of the Oregon Journal. The photographs were published under the headline “Getting Ready for June’s Roses.” This photograph had the following caption: “Charles Wakefield Cadman, composer of ‘Rosaria,’ arrives to confer with Rose Festival board on coming pageant. Above—F. C. Riggs, president of festival association, Wakefield and Mayor Baker revel in snow in front of Union station.” The photograph accompanied a story, headlined “Composer Here to Work on Rose Festival Music,” which reported that Cadman was serving as director general of the 1927 festival pageant. See additional related image Nos. 371N0136 and 371N0393.

Two unidentified children hanging food on tree in snowy forest

Photograph of two unidentified children in a snowy forest. The child on the left is holding a sled and watching the child on the right, who is hanging what may be an apple on a small tree between them. What appears to be bread and other items are hanging from other branches on the tree. The children are both wearing hats, coats, mittens, and heavy pants. See related image No. 371N2936.

Children sledding on street

Photograph of unidentified children sledding down a residential street. In the background, a crowd of people is watching. Image note: Negative is damaged and shows discoloration due to deterioration. Light leak on negative.

Group of men on snow-covered Columbia River Highway

Photograph showing a group of unidentified men, most wearing overcoats, hats, and ties, standing on the Columbia River Highway. The road is covered with snow, and an unidentified man with a shovel is standing on a high snowbank piled at left. On the road in the background is a snowplow. At right are railroad tracks. A mark that may be the number 2 or 4 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image.

Snow-covered street and hillside

Photograph showing an unidentified snow-covered street and hillside in a residential area. In the foreground are the street and plantings bordering the roadway. In the background is the hillside; on the hill are trees and two staircases. Houses are partially visible at left and at upper right. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 371N5867 and 371N5868. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Snow-covered street

Photograph showing an unidentified snow-covered street in a residential area. The street makes a U-shaped curve going uphill. Utility poles, trees, and other plantings border the street in the center of the U. Houses are partially visible in the background. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 371N5866 and 371N5868. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Snow-covered street and trees

Photograph showing an unidentified snow-covered street in a residential area. The street curves to the left. In the background are snow-covered trees and a partially visible house. This photograph may be related to image Nos. 371N5866 and 371N5867. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Snow-covered street and yard in front of mortuary

Photograph showing a snow-covered street, lawn, and trees outside a mortuary. Next to the walkway leading to the building’s entrance are two signs reading “OFFICE” and “CREMATORIUM.” The mortuary and location are unidentified. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Crews and mules clearing snow on Columbia River Highway?

Photograph showing unidentified men with a pair of mules on a road, probably the old Columbia River Highway. Snow is piled high on either side of the road. In the background are men using axes and other tools to clear the road and the railroad at left. The photograph may have been taken in February 1922. Image note: Photograph shows speckling due to deterioration of the negative. See related image Nos. 373G0519, 373G0520, 373G0521, 373G0522, 373G0523, 373G0524, 373G0525, 373G0526, 373G0527, 373G0528, and 373G0529.

Crews clearing snow on Columbia River Highway?

Photograph showing unidentified men using picks and shovels to clear deep snow from a road next to a river, probably the Columbia River Highway. The photograph may have been taken in February 1922. See related image Nos. 373G0518, 373G0520, 373G0521, 373G0522, 373G0523, 373G0524, 373G0525, 373G0526, 373G0527, 373G0528, and 373G0529. Image note: Photograph shows speckling due to deterioration of the negative.

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