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Cyril G. Manning breaking ground for veterans hospital on Marquam Hill, Portland

Photograph, taken on Tuesday, February 7, 1928, showing veteran Cyril G. Manning digging a shovelful of earth during a groundbreaking ceremony for a new veterans hospital on Marquam Hill in Portland. A band is playing in the background. A cropped version of this photograph was one of three that were published on Page 6 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, February 8, 1928, under the headline “Break Ground for Veterans’ Hospital.” This photograph had the following caption: “Cyril G. Manning, disabled World war veteran, digs first shovelful of earth.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Disabled Veteran Turns First Earth on Site of Jackson Park Hospital.” The story reported that Manning’s hip had been shattered by gunfire during World War I, and that his older brother had been killed in the war. The story also reported that the land for the hospital “was donated to the state of Oregon for the University of Oregon medical school by Mrs. C. S. Jackson and Philip L. Jackson as a memorial to the late publisher of The Journal. From the area, 25 acres were donated to the government by the regents of the medical school.” See related image Nos. 371N3012, 371N3013, 371N3014, 371N3015, and 371N3016.

Cyril G. Manning breaking ground for veterans hospital on Marquam Hill, Portland

Photograph, taken on Tuesday, February 7, 1928, showing veteran Cyril G. Manning digging a shovelful of earth during a groundbreaking ceremony for a new veterans hospital on Marquam Hill in Portland. A story about the ceremony was published on Page 6 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, February 8, 1928, under the headline “Disabled Veteran Turns First Earth on Site of Jackson Park Hospital.” The story reported that Manning’s hip had been shattered by gunfire during World War I, and that his older brother had been killed in the war. The story also reported that the land for the hospital “was donated to the state of Oregon for the University of Oregon medical school by Mrs. C. S. Jackson and Philip L. Jackson as a memorial to the late publisher of The Journal. From the area, 25 acres were donated to the government by the regents of the medical school.” See related image Nos. 371N3011, 371N3012, 371N3014, 371N3015, and 371N3016.

Groundbreaking ceremony for veterans hospital on Marquam Hill, Portland

Photograph, taken on Tuesday, February 7, 1928, showing the crowd at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new veterans hospital on Marquam Hill in Portland. At center right is veteran Cyril G. Manning, who performed the groundbreaking. At center left is an unidentified man holding a shovel. A story about the ceremony was published on Page 6 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, February 8, 1928, under the headline “Disabled Veteran Turns First Earth on Site of Jackson Park Hospital.” The story reported that Manning’s hip had been shattered by gunfire during World War I, and that his older brother had been killed in the war. The story also reported that the land for the hospital “was donated to the state of Oregon for the University of Oregon medical school by Mrs. C. S. Jackson and Philip L. Jackson as a memorial to the late publisher of The Journal. From the area, 25 acres were donated to the government by the regents of the medical school.” See related image Nos. 371N3011, 371N3012, 371N3013, 371N3015, and 371N3016.

Mrs. V. A. Manning and son Cyril G. Manning at groundbreaking ceremony for veterans hospital on Marquam Hill, Portland

Photograph, taken on Tuesday, February 7, 1928, showing Mrs. V. A. Manning and her son, veteran Cyril G. Manning, at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new veterans hospital on Marquam Hill in Portland. Cyril Manning, who performed the groundbreaking, has one arm around his mother’s shoulders and is holding the handle of the shovel in his other hand. A cropped version of this photograph was one of three that were published on Page 6 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, February 8, 1928, under the headline “Break Ground for Veterans’ Hospital.” This photograph had the following caption: “Manning and his mother, Mrs. V. A. Manning, watching ceremonies incident to ground breaking.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Disabled Veteran Turns First Earth on Site of Jackson Park Hospital.” The story reported that Manning’s hip had been shattered by gunfire during World War I, and that his older brother had been killed in the war. The story also reported that the land for the hospital “was donated to the state of Oregon for the University of Oregon medical school by Mrs. C. S. Jackson and Philip L. Jackson as a memorial to the late publisher of The Journal. From the area, 25 acres were donated to the government by the regents of the medical school.” See related image Nos. 371N3011, 371N3012, 371N3013, 371N3014, and 371N3015.

Seaman G. B. Howe of USS Constitution and Lieutenant Commander J. C. Ghormley looking at coins from China

Photograph, taken aboard the frigate USS Constitution on August 18, 1933, showing Seaman G. B. Howe and retired Lieutenant Commander J. C. Ghormley looking at coins from China. The photograph was taken during a three-week visit to Portland by the Constitution and crew as part of a national tour. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on the day the picture was taken. The photograph accompanied a story that provided the following information: “Among the several interesting events on board the beloved veteran of the navy [the USS Constitution] at her Swan island berth today was identification of the member of the crew promised a ‘real party’ in Portland by Lieutenant Commander J. Carlos Ghormley, U. S. N. R., when he visited the ship at Washington navy yard December 8, 1932. At that time Dr. Ghormley had two Chinese coins, exactly alike. He gave one to a sailor with instructions to match it with the other on arrival in Portland, and that the sailor would be royally entertained. Boarding the ship this morning Dr. Ghormley matched coins with G. B. Howe, seaman, second class, and royal yardman of the ship. Howe is from Lowell, Mass., and enlisted on board the Constitution. Immediately after identification of the coins permission was granted by Lieutenant Commander Henry Hartley, executive officer, for Howe to go on liberty with Dr. Ghormley.”

Veterans of Foreign Wars ceremony on Armistice Day, 1920

Photograph showing veterans gathered in the Multnomah County Courthouse in Portland for a remembrance ceremony on November 11, 1920, Armistice Day. At center are two men standing behind a small table draped with a cloth. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 6 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, November 14, 1920, under the headline “Veterans Give Remembrance Pledge.” The photograph had the following caption: “Unique ceremony of Over the Top Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, at G. A. R. [Grand Army of the Republic] hall, court house, on Armistice day. A[t] altar (left), Chaplain W. H. Butler; (right) Acting Chaplain Dr. C. W. Huett, pastor of Rose City Park Methodist Episcopal church. On the rostrum, in charge of ritualistic service, Comrade Commander M. C. Watson. The pledge of remembrance, repeated by all the men in unison: ‘Remember our men of the world war and all who gave their lives for our nation’s honor on foreign soils or hostile seas.’ ”

Oral history interviews with Charles Lewis Hayward, by Jim Strassmaier

  • SR 2035
  • Collection
  • 1994-04-13/1994-05-04

A sequel to SR 9580, Hayward discusses his family background, early life and schooling, religion, sports, going to college with dreams of becoming a chemical engineer, experiences during World War I, his participation in the American Legion, life as a veteran, and a near encounter with Charles Lindbergh.

Hayward, Charles Lewis

Oral history interviews with Charles Lewis Hayward, by Jim Strassmaier [Sound recording 01]

Tape 1, Side 1. A sequel to SR 9580, Hayward discusses his family background, early life and schooling, religion, sports, going to college with dreams of becoming a chemical engineer, experiences during World War I, his participation in the American Legion, life as a veteran, and a near encounter with Charles Lindbergh.

Hayward, Charles Lewis

Oral history interviews with Charles Lewis Hayward, by Jim Strassmaier [Sound recording 02]

Tape 1, Side 2. A sequel to SR 9580, Hayward discusses his family background, early life and schooling, religion, sports, going to college with dreams of becoming a chemical engineer, experiences during World War I, his participation in the American Legion, life as a veteran, and a near encounter with Charles Lindbergh.

Hayward, Charles Lewis

Oral history interviews with Charles Lewis Hayward, by Jim Strassmaier [Sound recording 03]

Tape 2, Side 1. A sequel to SR 9580, Hayward discusses his family background, early life and schooling, religion, sports, going to college with dreams of becoming a chemical engineer, experiences during World War I, his participation in the American Legion, life as a veteran, and a near encounter with Charles Lindbergh.

Hayward, Charles Lewis

Oral history interviews with Charles Lewis Hayward, by Jim Strassmaier [Sound recording 04]

Tape 2, Side 2. A sequel to SR 9580, Hayward discusses his family background, early life and schooling, religion, sports, going to college with dreams of becoming a chemical engineer, experiences during World War I, his participation in the American Legion, life as a veteran, and a near encounter with Charles Lindbergh.

Hayward, Charles Lewis

Oral history interviews with Charles Lewis Hayward, by Jim Strassmaier [Sound recording 05]

Tape 3, Side 1. A sequel to SR 9580, Hayward discusses his family background, early life and schooling, religion, sports, going to college with dreams of becoming a chemical engineer, experiences during World War I, his participation in the American Legion, life as a veteran, and a near encounter with Charles Lindbergh.

Hayward, Charles Lewis

Oral history interviews with Charles Lewis Hayward, by Jim Strassmaier [Sound recording 06]

Tape 3, Side 2. A sequel to SR 9580, Hayward discusses his family background, early life and schooling, religion, sports, going to college with dreams of becoming a chemical engineer, experiences during World War I, his participation in the American Legion, life as a veteran, and a near encounter with Charles Lindbergh.

Hayward, Charles Lewis

Oral history interviews with Charles Lewis Hayward, by Jim Strassmaier [Sound recording 07]

Tape 4, Side 1. A sequel to SR 9580, Hayward discusses his family background, early life and schooling, religion, sports, going to college with dreams of becoming a chemical engineer, experiences during World War I, his participation in the American Legion, life as a veteran, and a near encounter with Charles Lindbergh.

Hayward, Charles Lewis

Oral history interviews with Charles Lewis Hayward, by Jim Strassmaier [Transcript]

Transcript. A sequel to SR 9580, Hayward discusses his family background, early life and schooling, religion, sports, going to college with dreams of becoming a chemical engineer, experiences during World War I, his participation in the American Legion, life as a veteran, and a near encounter with Charles Lindbergh.

Hayward, Charles Lewis