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Winnefred Conneal?

Three-quarters portrait of a woman sitting on the arm of a couch and holding a violin. A name that may be “Winnefred Conneal” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the photograph. The surname is unclear.

Violinist Harry Cykman and teacher Sigmund Rader

Portrait of violinist Harry Cykman and his teacher, Sigmund Rader. Rader is sitting in an armchair, and Cykman is sitting on the arm of the chair, holding a violin. They are looking at a booklet that Rader is holding. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 9 of the Oregon Journal home edition on Monday, May 8, 1933, under the headline “Both Are Masters.” The photograph had the following caption: “Harry Cykman, 10, boy virtuoso, and his teacher, Sigmund Rader, here today from San Francisco.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Boy Violinist Here; Leaves Dog on Farm.” The story reported that Cykman was to perform in Portland with the Junior Symphony on Saturday, May 13, 1933. Image note: The name “Dykman [sic]” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the right side of the image.

Marie Ewing playing banjo and leading group of veterans?

Photograph of a woman, Marie Ewing, walking at the head of a small group of men, possibly at Union Station in Portland. Ewing is playing a banjo and harmonica. On the neck of the banjo is the word “BONUS.” A crowd of people is gathered nearby. This photograph may be related to the Bonus March by World War I veterans in 1932. See related image Nos. 371N0810 and 371N0811.

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.

Rita Johnston

Head and shoulders portrait of a smiling young woman or teenage girl. She is standing outside the Journal Building (now the Jackson Tower) in Portland, facing right and looking slightly left. She is wearing a coat and scarf and carrying a violin case. The name “Rita Lorrain [sic] Johnston” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image. See related image No. 371N1353.

Rita Johnston

Full-length portrait of a young woman or teenage girl standing outside the Journal Building (now the Jackson Tower) in Portland. She is facing right, looking toward the front, and carrying a violin case. She is wearing a coat and scarf. The name “Rita Lorraine Johnston” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image. See related image No. 371N1352.

Violinist Benno Rabinof playing at rehearsal with Portland Symphony Orchestra

Photograph showing violinist Benno Rabinof playing with the Portland Symphony Orchestra (now the Oregon Symphony) during a rehearsal. A cropped version of this photograph was published in on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal’s home edition on Monday, November 19, 1934. The photograph had the headline “His Guadanini Sings Sibelius” and the following caption: “Benno Rabinof, American violinist, photographed at rehearsal Monday morning with the Portland Symphony orchestra for night concert at The Auditorium. Rabinof will play Finland’s famous composer’s stupendous concerto, which Rabinof says is most intriguing—and tricky. Willem van Hoogstraten, conductor, was reading the opening phrases when Ralph Vincent, Journal staff photographer, caught the picture of Rabinof in action.” Image note: The name “Benno Rabinoff [sic]” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. The Portland Symphony Orchestra is now the Oregon Symphony. See related image No. 371N2064.

Vincent, Ralph (Photographer)

Violinist Benno Rabinof and conductor Willem van Hoogstraten during Portland Symphony Orchestra rehearsal

Photograph showing Benno Rabinof (left), holding his violin at his chin and looking toward Portland Symphony Orchestra conductor Willem van Hoogstraten (right). The photograph was taken during a rehearsal on the morning of Monday, November 19, 1934, before Rabinof performed with the symphony that evening. The names “Rabbinoff [sic]” and “Von Hoogstratten [sic]” are written on the negative and are visible in the image. The Portland Symphony Orchestra is now the Oregon Symphony. See related image No. 371N2063.

Vincent, Ralph (Photographer)

Ricci

Three-quarters portrait of a young man standing on the sidewalk next to a brick building. He is holding an instrument case in each hand and is wearing an overcoat, hat, and scarf. The name “Ricci” is written on the negative and is visible in the bottom right corner of the image.

Albert Spalding playing violin

Half-length portrait of violinist Albert Spalding facing front and looking to the right as he plays his instrument. He is standing outside a building and is wearing a suit and tie. The name “Spaulding [sic]” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image No. 371N2393.

Albert Spalding showing violin to unidentified man

Photograph showing of two men standing next to a building. Violinist Albert Spalding is holding his instrument and showing it to the man on the left, who is unidentified. The name “Spaulding [sic]” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the photograph. See related image No. 371N2392. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Group portrait of musicians

Portrait of a group of unidentified musicians holding instruments, including a pianist, violinists, a drummer, saxophonists, clarinetists, a trumpet player, a trombonist, and a baritone player. On the front of a drum at right is an illustration of two hands clasping, with a bird above the hands and stars below them. Above the illustration is the text “U.F.-K.B.&S.” and below it is the text “W.-S.A.T.R.”

Performers at microphone

Photograph showing a group of unidentified people, many of them children and teenagers, crowded together near a microphone. Several are playing instruments, including a piano, banjo, violin, clarinet, and xylophone.

Beaumont School band

Group portrait of unidentified children, some holding instruments, outdoors on a field. In the background are stands filled with spectators. The words “Beaumont School” are visible on a drum resting on the ground at center, and three girls in the front row are holding a Beaumont pennant.

Nine-man band

Portrait of nine unidentified men in tuxedoes with their instruments. The band includes a pianist, violinist, saxophonist, trombonist, bassist, and drummer.

Youth orchestra

Group portrait of unidentified children wearing light-colored clothing and holding violins. A woman holding a conductor’s baton is standing at the far left end of the top row.

Troupe of performers, some holding instruments

Portrait of an unidentified group of performers on a stage. The group includes women and girls in matching dresses and several men wearing dark shirts and trousers. One man is holding an accordion and three others are holding stringed instruments. See related images No. 371N2822 and No. 371N2843.

Drummer at his kit

Portrait of an unidentified drummer in a suit and tie, seated behind his drums. He is smiling and holding one drumstick in the air. Text that appears to be “A 2655” is written on the negative and is visible on the upper right side of the image.

Two men at organ

Portrait of two unidentified men, one seated at an organ in the corner of a room and the other standing next to him. Both are wearing suits and ties. The note “theater organist” is written on the envelope housing the negative.

Two young girls holding violins

Portrait of two unidentified young girls, each holding a violin and a bow. They are standing outside a building and are wearing matching dresses and tights. Also see image No. 377N0553. Image note: Photograph is out of focus.

Violinist

Portrait of an unidentified man holding a violin, possibly while performing. He is wearing a tuxedo and is standing in front of a curtain. The number 8 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Musicians performing at Marian Congress?

Photograph of a group of singers and instrumentalists performing outdoors, possibly at an open-air Catholic service during the Marian Congress. The congress was held from August 12-15, 1934, at the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother (The Grotto) in Portland. The number 23 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

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