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Fritz Kreisler

Head and shoulders portrait of violinist and composer Fritz Kreisler. He is wearing an overcoat, collared shirt, and tie. The name “Fritz Kreisler” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the photograph. Image note: Light leak at upper left.

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.

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.

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.

Musicians and others on stage at event

Photograph showing a group of unidentified men in front of a backdrop, some holding instruments. At far right is a man standing at a microphone and raising one hand. The third man from right in the second row (seated, with saxophone) may be Joseph K. Carson.

1942 Portland Rose Festival Princess Margaret Grasle, sitting at piano

Half-length portrait of Margaret Grasle, the 1942 Portland Rose Festival princess from Lincoln High School. She is sitting at a piano with one hand on the keys. She is facing right, looking toward the front, and smiling. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal “News & Views” section on Sunday, May 24, 1942. The page featured photographs of each Rose Festival princess and a brief story headlined “Princesses Off Duty.” This photograph had the following caption: “PRACTICED WOMAN — That’s Margaret (‘Peggy’) Grasle, Lincoln high school princess and piano student for the last five years, taking time off from Rose Festival preparations to work on arrangements for the boys’ glee club, for which she is accompanist.” See related image Nos. 375A0281, 375A0282, 375A0283, 375A0284, 375A0285, 375A0286, 375A0287, and 375A0292, which were published on the same page. Image note: The unconfirmed date “5/19/42” is written on the negative sleeve.

Vincent, Ralph

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

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.

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.

Nine-man band

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

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.

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.

Marylhurst College students and conductor on stage at recital, 1943

Full-length portrait of Marylhurst College string musicians and their conductor seated on stage at a recital in December 1943. They are looking toward the front. The text “Marylhurst College recital 12/14/43” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0255 and 375A0256. Marylhurst College, located in Marylhurst, Oregon, became Marylhurst University in 1998. Image note: Negative damage at upper left.

Fritz Kreisler

Head and shoulders portrait of violinist and composer Fritz Kreisler. He is wearing a hat, overcoat, collared shirt, and tie. The name “Fritz Kreisler” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image.

Fritz Kreisler

Head and shoulders portrait of violinist and composer Fritz Kreisler. He is wearing a hat, overcoat, collared shirt, and tie. The name “Fritz Kreisler” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image.

Marcel Dupré

Head and shoulders portrait of a man wearing a hat and overcoat. The name “Marcel Dupre” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image. Dupré was a French organist. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Vladimir Bakaleinikoff

Portrait of a man,the violist, conductor, and composer Vladimir Bakaleinikoff, standing outdoors. He is wearing an overcoat, collared shirt, and bow tie. The name “Vladimir Bakaleinikoff” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the right side of the photograph.

Salvation Army band

Full-length portrait of a Salvation Army band. At center is a man holding a book and standing at a microphone. He is standing between a woman sitting at a piano and a woman sitting at an organ. Behind them are seven people standing in a row and facing front.

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