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President Franklin D. Roosevelt on speaker’s stand at Bonneville dam construction site

Photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt on the speaker’s stand at the Bonneville dam construction site on August 3, 1934. A cropped version of this photograph was one of six that were published on Page 5 of the Oregon Journal on August 4, 1934. This photograph had the following caption: “President Roosevelt, on the speaker’s stand at Bonneville, responds in happy mood to a pleasantry from the crowd he faced.” The photograph was part of a two-page photo spread included in the newspaper’s coverage of Roosevelt’s visit. See related image Nos. 371N2168, 371N21769, 371N2170, 371N2171, 371N2172, 371N2173, 371N2174, 371N2190, 371N2193, 371N2194, 371N2195, 371N2197, and 372A1257. Also see image No. 371N2186 of crowds touring the ship on which the president arrived in Portland.

President Franklin D. Roosevelt giving speech at Bonneville dam construction site

Photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt on the speaker’s stand, delivering an address to a large crowd at the Bonneville dam construction site on August 3, 1934. A cropped version of this photograph was one of nine that were published on Page 4 of the Oregon Journal on August 4, 1934, under the headline “President Roosevelt Visits One of Administration’s Big Projects.” This photograph had the following caption: “Another view of the president speaking. He was in splendid physical and speaking form to ‘put over’ his important message.” The photograph was part of a two-page photo spread included in the newspaper’s coverage of Roosevelt’s visit. See related image Nos. 371N2168, 371N21769, 371N2170, 371N2171, 371N2172, 371N2173, 371N2174, 371N2190, 371N2192, 371N2193, 371N2194, 371N2195, and 372A1257. Also see image No. 371N2186 of crowds touring the ship on which the president arrived in Portland.

Franklin D. Roosevelt speaking at Portland Civic Auditorium during campaign visit

Photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt speaking at Portland Civic Auditorium (now Keller Auditorium) on September 21, 1932, during his campaign for the presidency. A crowd of people is seated behind him on the stage. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on September 22, 1932, under the headline “Governor Roosevelt Delivering his Auditorium Address.” The photograph accompanied a story about the address; the story had the headline “F. R. Pleads for Power Regulation” and the subheading “Nominee Tells Packed Auditorium His Doctrine on Hydro-Electric Question; Waves of Enthusiasm Interrupt Talk.” See related image Nos. 371N2175, 371N2176, 371N2177, 371N2178, 371N2179, 371N2180, 371N2181, 371N2182, 371N2183, 371N2184, 371N2185, 371N2187, 371N2188, 371N2189, 371N2191, 371N2196, 371N2199, 371N2200, and 371N2201.

Joseph A. Hill speaking at Hill Military Academy groundbreaking ceremony

Photograph showing principal Joseph A. Hill speaking during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Hill Military Academy’s new campus on Rocky Butte in Portland. The ceremony was held on June 5, 1929. That day, the Oregon Journal published three photographs and a story about the ceremony, headlined “Hill Academy Dedicates Site of New School,” on Page 26. Also see related image Nos. 371N3018, 371N3019, and 371N3020.

Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier giving radio address at The Grotto

Photograph of Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier surrounded by people as he stands at a radio microphone at the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother (The Grotto) in Portland on Monday, August 13, 1934. His radio address was part of the Marian Congress, held at The Grotto from August 12-15, 1934. The number 12 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier giving radio address at The Grotto

Photograph of Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier standing at a radio microphone, surrounded by kneeling people, at the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother (The Grotto) in Portland on Monday, August 13, 1934. His radio address was part of the Marian Congress, held at The Grotto from August 12-15, 1934. A cropped version of this photograph was one of two from the Marian Congress that were published on Page 9 of the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, August 14, 1934. The photographs were published under the headline “Pilgrims by the Hundreds at Sanctuary.” This photograph had the following caption: “Crowds press always about His Eminence Alexis Henry [sic] M. Cardinal Lepicier of Rome to receive his blessing, which he is shown here bestowing.” The photographs accompanied the continuation of a front-page story about the Marian Congress. Image note: The number 24 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier giving radio address at The Grotto

Photograph of Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier surrounded by people as he stands at a radio microphone at the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother (The Grotto) in Portland on Monday, August 13, 1934. His radio address was part of the Marian Congress, held at The Grotto from August 12-15, 1934. The number 6 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier giving radio address at The Grotto

Photograph of Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier speaking at the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother (The Grotto) in Portland on Monday, August 13, 1934. His address was part of the Marian Congress held at The Grotto from August 12 to August 15, 1934. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 371N4251 were published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on Monday, August 13, 1934. The photographs were published under the headline “Local Sanctuary Grounds Mecca for Catholics.” This photograph had the following caption information: “His Eminence Alexis Henry [sic] M. Cardinal Lepicier, O.S.M. of Rome, making an international radio address today at the Grotto through the microphone of KOIN-The Journal. The program was given to the world by the Columbia Broadcasting system, being transmitted to Europe by short wave.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Clean Film War Lauded By Cardinal.” Image note: The number 26 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Herbert Hoover speaking at Lincoln Day banquet, Multnomah Hotel, Portland

Photograph of Herbert Hoover standing at a microphone and delivering an address during a Lincoln Day banquet at the Multnomah Hotel in Portland on February 12, 1936. The banquet was held by the central committee of the Multnomah County Republican Party. In the background at right is Lou Henry Hoover. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four that were published on Page 6 of the Oregon Journal on Thursday, February 13, 1936, under the headline “Herbert Hoover Tells What He Thinks of New Deal in Lincoln Day Address in Portland, Heard Over Nation.” This photograph had the following caption: “Hoover stops as applause greets his repeated attacks on the policies of President Roosevelt in the nearly three years of Democratic rule in Washington.” The photographs accompanied the text of Hoover’s remarks, headlined “Hoover Talks of Confusion In Lincoln Day Address.” See related image Nos. 372A0293, 372A0294, 372A0295, and 372A0296.

Vice President Calvin Coolidge speaking at groundbreaking ceremony, Portland

Photograph, taken on Tuesday, August 15, 1922, showing Vice President Calvin Coolidge speaking at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Theodore Roosevelt statue in Portland’s south park blocks. Coolidge is standing on a platform under a striped awning and is gesturing with his arms outstretched. He later performed the groundbreaking. See related image Nos. See related image Nos. 373G0031, 373G0032, 373G0035, 373G0036, 373G0037, and 379G0023.

Vice President Calvin Coolidge speaking at groundbreaking ceremony, Portland

Photograph, taken on Tuesday, August 15, 1922, showing Vice President Calvin Coolidge speaking at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Theodore Roosevelt statue in Portland’s south park blocks. Coolidge is standing on a platform under a striped awning and is gesturing with both hands. He later performed the groundbreaking. See related image Nos. 373G0031, 373G0032, 373G0035, 373G0036, 373G0037, and 379G0023.

President Warren G. Harding addressing crowd in Meacham, Oregon

Photograph showing President Warren G. Harding on a reviewing stand, delivering an address to a crowd in Meacham, Oregon, on July 3, 1923. Harding spoke in Meacham during a trip across the nation. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 8 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, July 4, 1923. It was one of eight photographs published under the headline “Scenes at Meacham Where Early West Lived Again for President Harding and Party.” The photograph had the following caption: “President Harding addressing the crowd of 20,000 persons who gathered from Oregon, Washington and Idaho points to see the president and to take part in the dedication of the Oregon Trail at the Top o’ the Blue Mountains.” See related image Nos. 371N1048, 371N1049, 371N1052, 371N1053, 371N1054, 371N1055, 371N1056, 371N1058, 371N1059, and 371N1060. Also see image Nos. 371N0140, 371N1047, 371N1050, 371N1051, 371N1057, and 371N1172 from Harding’s subsequent stop in Portland.

William Gibbs McAdoo speaking at cornerstone ceremony in Portland

Photograph, taken on Wednesday, October 10, 1917, showing United States treasury secretary William Gibbs McAdoo speaking on a flag-draped platform in Portland during a ceremony to lay the cornerstone for a new post office at Park and Glisan (now NW Park Avenue and NW Glisan Street). A cropped and reversed version of this image was one of two photographs of McAdoo’s address that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal that day. The two photographs were published beneath the following caption: “William Gibbs McAdoo, secretary of the treasury, addressing throng in the North Park blocks this morning in celebration of laying cornerstone for new Portland postoffice. The event opened the busy day for the head of the nation’s financial affairs in urging renewed vigor for Liberty Loan. Picture at right [referring to this image] shows Secretary McAdoo “close up” in characteristic speaking pose.” The photographs accompanied three stories about McAdoo’s visit: One headlined “Says We’ll Make Kaiser Bill Look Like 30 Cents”; one headlined “Sec. M’Adoo Speaks to Crowd at Laying of the Cornerstone”; and one headlined “Secretary M’Adoo Comes Here to Urge Liberty Bond Sales.”

George Buckle addressing workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph, taken from behind, showing George Buckle speaking to assembled workers at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on Wednesday, July 26, 1944. Members of the Albina Hellcats band are sitting behind him. They are in a second-story room open to the outdoors on one side, and the crowd is gathered below. A cropped version of this photograph was published in on Page 1, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, July 30, 1944. It had the following caption: “TO TACKLE THE PROBLEMS that war workers in the area face, the Working-Stiffs’ Forum is inaugurated at Albina. George Buckle, rigging superintendent, outlines the plan whereby shipbuilders at lunch hour meetings can discuss working and living problems in the area, and methods of improvement. In the foreground is the Hellcats band.” The photograph accompanied a story by Jean Muir headlined “Albina Workers Establish Forum.” Muir reported that the forum would meet three times a week at the lunch hour, with one meeting to focus on shipyard issues and the other two on general problems. Muir wrote: “Everything vital to the business of living during the war or in the postwar world will be open for discussion — from suggested improvements in working conditions to better food for the children and plans for worker security when the war is over.” See related image Nos. 375A0564 and 375A0565.

George Buckle addressing workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing rigging superintendent George Buckle speaking to assembled workers at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on Wednesday, July 26, 1944. Members of the Albina Hellcats band are sitting behind him. They are in a second-story room open to the outdoors on one side, and the crowd is gathered below. Buckle was outlining a plan for shipyard meetings, called the Working-Stiffs’ Forum, to discuss problems faced by employees. A story about the meetings, headlined “Albina Workers Establish Forum,” was published on Page 1, Section 2 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, July 30, 1944. The story, by Jean Muir, reported that the forum would meet three times a week at the lunch hour, with one meeting to focus on shipyard issues and the other two on general problems. Muir wrote: “Everything vital to the business of living during the war or in the postwar world will be open for discussion — from suggested improvements in working conditions to better food for the children and plans for worker security when the war is over.” See related image Nos. 375A0560 and 375A0565.

George Buckle addressing workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph, taken from the side, showing rigging superintendent George Buckle standing on a balcony and addressing assembled workers at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Buckle was outlining a plan for shipyard meetings, called the Working-Stiffs’ Forum, to discuss problems faced by employees. A story about the meetings, headlined “Albina Workers Establish Forum,” was published on Page 1, Section 2 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, July 30, 1944. The story, by Jean Muir, reported that the forum would meet three times a week at the lunch hour, with one meeting to focus on shipyard issues and the other two on general problems. Muir wrote: “Everything vital to the business of living during the war or in the postwar world will be open for discussion — from suggested improvements in working conditions to better food for the children and plans for worker security when the war is over.” See related image Nos. 375A0560 and 375A0564.

Unidentified official speaking at keel laying for Dutch cargo ship, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified official speaking during the keel laying for a cargo ship at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on March 16, 1945. According to two stories in the Oregon Journal on March 16, the cargo ship was to be the first of 20 that the Netherlands had ordered from the Albina shipyard for use in the Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia. In this photograph, the official is standing at a microphone. He is standing with others on a bunting-draped platform. Workers are watching from a pier or other elevated wooden structure in the background. Image note: The text “Albina shipbuilding / Keel laying / Dutch ship / 3/16/45” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0598, 375A0599, 375A0601, 375A0602, 375A0603, 375A0604, 375A0605, 375A0606, and 375A0607.

Unidentified official speaking at keel laying for Dutch cargo ship, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified official speaking during the keel laying for a cargo ship at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on March 16, 1945. He is standing on a bunting-draped platform and speaking into a microphone. Workers are watching from a pier or other elevated wooden structure in the background. According to two stories in the Oregon Journal on March 16, the cargo ship was to be the first of 20 that the Netherlands had ordered from the Albina shipyard for use in the Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia. Image note: The text “Albina shipbuilding / Keel laying / Dutch ship / 3/16/45” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0598, 375A0599, 375A0600, 375A0602, 375A0603, 375A0604, 375A0605, 375A0606, and 375A0607.

L. R. Hussa? speaking at keel laying for Dutch cargo ship, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an official speaking during the keel laying for a cargo ship at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on March 16, 1945. The official may be L. R. Hussa, executive vice president of the Albina shipyard. He is is standing on a bunting-draped platform and speaking into a microphone. Workers are watching from a pier or other elevated wooden structure in the background. According to two stories in the Oregon Journal on March 16, the cargo ship was to be the first of 20 that the Netherlands had ordered from the Albina shipyard for use in the Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia. Image note: The text “Albina shipbuilding / Keel laying / Dutch ship / 3/16/45” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0598, 375A0599, 375A0600, 375A0601, 375A0603, 375A0604, 375A0605, 375A0606, and 375A0607.

Unidentified official speaking at keel laying for Dutch cargo ship, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified official speaking during the keel laying for a cargo ship at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on March 16, 1945. He is standing on a bunting-draped platform and speaking into a microphone. Next to him at center is 9-year-old Jean de Graaf, daughter of Oregon tulip grower Jan de Graaf. Workers are watching from a pier or other elevated wooden structure in the background. According to two stories in the Oregon Journal on March 16, 1945, the cargo ship was to be the first of 20 that the Netherlands had ordered from the Albina shipyard for use in the Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia. Image note: The text “Albina shipbuilding / Keel laying / Dutch ship / 3/16/45” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0598, 375A0599, 375A0600, 375A0601, 375A0602, 375A0604, 375A0605, 375A0606, and 375A0607.

Portland Mayor Earl Riley? speaking at keel laying for Dutch cargo ship, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an official, possibly Portland Mayor Earl Riley, speaking during the keel laying for a cargo ship at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on March 16, 1945. He is is standing on a bunting-draped platform and is speaking into a microphone. Workers are watching from a pier or other elevated wooden structure in the background. According to two stories in the Oregon Journal on March 16, the cargo ship was to be the first of 20 that the Netherlands had ordered from the Albina shipyard for use in the Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia. Image note: The text “Albina shipbuilding / Keel laying / Dutch ship / 3/16/45” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0598, 375A0599, 375A0600, 375A0601, 375A0602, 375A0603, 375A0604, 375A0605, and 375A0606.

L. R. Hussa? holding sign and addressing workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a man, possibly Albina Engine & Machine Works vice president L. R. Hussa, standing at a microphone and holding a sign as he addresses workers at the shipyard. The sign depicts a U.S. Marine with one fist raised and bears the words “And if our lines should form and break, / Because of things you failed to make — The extra tank or ship or plane / For which we waited all in vain, / And the supplies that never came / Will you then come and take the blame? / For we, not you, will pay the cost / Of battles you, not we, have lost.” The number 173 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.” This photograph may be related to image Nos. 375A0625 and 375A0626.

Crowd of workers listening to address, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified man standing on a platform and addressing a crowd of workers, probably about absenteeism, at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Propped against the microphone stand is a partially visible poster that depicts a U.S. Marine with one fist raised and bears the words: “And if our lines should form and break, / Because of things you failed to make — The extra tank or ship or plane / For which we waited all in vain, / And the supplies that never came / Will you then come and take the blame? / For we, not you, will pay the cost / Of battles you, not we, have lost.” The poster is shown in full in image No. 375A0635. Also see image Nos. 375A0680 and 375A0683. Image note: The number 206 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Crowd of workers listening to address, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified man standing on a platform and addressing a crowd of workers, probably about absenteeism, at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Propped against the microphone stand is a partially visible poster that depicts a U.S. Marine with one fist raised and bears the words: “And if our lines should form and break, / Because of things you failed to make — The extra tank or ship or plane / For which we waited all in vain, / And the supplies that never came / Will you then come and take the blame? / For we, not you, will pay the cost / Of battles you, not we, have lost.” The poster is shown in full in image No. 375A0635. Also see image Nos. 375A0680 and 375A0682. Image note: The number 208 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Crowd of workers listening to address, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified man standing on a platform and addressing a crowd of workers at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The number 192 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0685, 375A0687, 375A0688, 375A0689, and 375A0692.

Crowd of workers listening to address, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified man standing on a platform and addressing a crowd of workers at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The number 194 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0685, 375A0686, 375A0688, 375A0689, and 375A0692.

Man reading from poster during address to workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph, taken from the side, showing an unidentified man facing to the left , holding a poster, and reading the text on the poster aloud during an address to workers at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The poster depicts a U.S. Marine with one fist raised and bears the words: “And if our lines should form and break, / Because of things you failed to make — The extra tank or ship or plane / For which we waited all in vain, / And the supplies that never came / Will you then come and take the blame? / For we, not you, will pay the cost / Of battles you, not we, have lost.” The poster is shown in full in image No. 375A0635. Image note: The number 197 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The number 199 was written on the negative, then crossed out. The note “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0685, 375A0686, 375A0687, 375A0689, and 375A0692.

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