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Spruce Production Division lantern slides

  • Org. Lot 1062
  • Collection
  • 1917-1919

Lantern slides depicting activities of the Spruce Production Division in Oregon and Washington State during World War I.

United States. War Department. Spruce Production Division

Congress of Industrial Organizations convention, Portland

Philip Murray, president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), at the national CIO convention in Portland. Murray is seated in a chair, holding a child wearing cowboy boots. Several men in suits are standing around the chair clapping. A similar photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, November 27, 1948 (negative 1 of 14).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Congress of Industrial Organizations convention, Portland

People gathered in Portland for the national Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) convention. A woman smoking a cigarette stands next to another woman and several men in suits, who are around a table for the “American Newspaper Guild.” People appear to be clapping. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, November 27, 1948 (negative 12 of 14).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Congress of Industrial Organizations convention, Portland

People gathered in Portland for the national Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) convention. The room is filled with men in suits, some of whom are clapping or throwing confetti into the air. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, November 27, 1948 (negative 3 of 14).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Volunteers Erect Brick Walls for New Building of Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

A group of people stand amid piles of bricks at a construction site. They watch as someone uses a long stick to adjust the hands of a clock. In the background, men are laying brick at the construction site. These are volunteer workers from labor unions working to build the brick walls of the new building for the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (negative 2 of 6).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Replacement Morrison Bridge alongside the old Morrison Bridge

A side-by-side view of the replacement Morrison Bridge under construction and the 1905 Morrison Bridge. A line of automobiles drives across the older bridge which is still in use. The draw spans on the new bridge are locked in their open position by members of the labor union during a strike over working conditions (negative 1 of 4).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998