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Sam Meyer of Hippodrome Theater

Half-length portrait of a man sitting at a desk and holding a pen in one hand and a cigar in the other. He is facing slightly right and is wearing glasses, a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a tie. The name “Meyer, Sam” and “Hippodrome Theater” are written on the negative sleeve. Image note: Spots on negative.

Sam Meyer of Hippodrome Theater

Half-length portrait of a man sitting at a desk and holding a pen in one hand and a cigar in the other. He is facing slightly right and is looking downward at something he is writing. He is wearing glasses, a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a tie. The name “Meyer, Sam” and “Hippodrome Theater” are written on the negative sleeve.

Pearl, manager of Baker Stock Company

Half-length portrait of a man sitting at a desk and facing to the left. He is looking downward at a book on the desk in front of him and is wearing a hat, suit, and bow tie. The text “Pearl, Mr / Mgr Baker Stock Co.” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 376G0393.

H. E. Byram? and group

Portrait of ten men in suits, standing on railroad tracks in front of a train car at Union Station in Portland. The fifth man from right is probably H. E. Byram, president of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company. The other men are unidentified. The text “Byram + Mil Group” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image. See related image No. 371N0386.

Four men with truck and boxes of beer at Columbia Beverage Company, Portland

Full-length portrait of four unidentified men standing on the sidewalk next to a delivery truck and stacked boxes of Horluck's Vienna-Style Beer. The photograph was taken outside the Columbia Beverage Company at Southeast 13th Avenue and Southeast Division Street in Portland.. The man at left is holding a box and is wearing an apron and a hat with the words “Columbia Beverage Co.” on the front. The other three men, wearing overcoats and suits, are standing in a row behind him. On the side of the truck are the words “Star Vaggi's Mixers” and “Columbia Beverage Co.”

Three men with Churn Maid Products Co. trucks on Southeast Union Avenue?, Portland

Photograph showing three Churn Maid Products Co. delivery trucks parked on the street. An unidentified man is standing next to each truck. On the buildings in the background are signs for Churn Maid; Dairy’s Supply Co. Inc., and Portland Stove & Furnace Repair Works. This photograph was probably taken in Portland in the 300 block of Southeast Union Avenue (now Southeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard). Image note: Light leak on negative.

Three men with barrel at Columbia Distributing Co., Portland

Photograph showing three unidentified men posing with a barrel at the Columbia Distributing Company in Portland. The barrel is lying on its side, and the man at center is filling it with a hose attached to a processing tank. The man at right is pointing to the end of the barrel, where the following text is stamped: “Columbia Distributing Co. / Rectifier / Portland, Ore. / Loganberry / Ser. No. 1 / W. G. 4S. 20 / PR. 22 / P. G. 10. 60 / Filled S 24 37.”

The Home Plate restaurant, Southeast 49th and Hawthorne, Portland

Photograph showing the exterior of The Home Plate restaurant at Southeast 49th Avenue and Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard in Portland. An unidentified man in an apron is standing in front of the building. The view is to the north. Across the top of the building are the words “ICES / ALES / CANDY / TOBACCO.” Below that are the words “THE HOME PLATE / ‘HAMBURGERS AND OTHERS.’ “ Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Hugo Sonnenschein of Meier & Frank, using telephone

Half-length portrait of a smiling man, Hugo Sonnenschein, seated at a desk and holding a telephone receiver. In a story headlined “Sonnenschein Assumed High Post in Store,” published on Page 4 of the April 30, 1935 edition, the Oregon Journal reported that Sonnenschein would succeed P. J. MacAuley as sales promotion and advertising manager of the Meier & Frank Co. See related image No. 371A1661, of MacAuley, and No. 372A0544, which was published with the Journal’s story. Image note: The name “Sonnenschein” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

P. J. MacAuley of Meier & Frank with successor Hugo Sonnenschein

Half-length portrait of P. J. MacAuley seated at a desk and Hugo Sonnenschein standing next to him. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 4 of the Oregon Journal on April 30, 1935, under the headline “Admen, New and Retiring.” The photograph had the following caption: “P. J. MacAuley (seated), retiring sales promotion and advertising director of Meier & Frank company, explains duties of the position to his successor, Hugo Sonnenschein of New York.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Sonnenschein Assumed High Post in Store.” See related image Nos. 371A1661 and 372A0543. Image note: The names “Sonnenschein” and “McCawley [sic]” are written on the negative and are visible at the bottom of the image. Photograph shows speckling and discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

John A. Johnson, manager of Pantages Theatre, Portland

Half-length portrait of John A. Johnson, manager of the Pantages Theatre in Portland, sitting at a desk in November 1920. He is facing to the right and looking toward the front. He is holding a flier for the film “Dead Men Tell No Tales.” A story about Johnson and a cropped version of this photograph were published on Page 3, Section 5 of the Oregon Journal city edition on Sunday, November 28, 1920. The photograph was published under the headline “Who’s Who On Broadway--And Off.” It had the following caption: “ ‘Jack’ Johnson is right bower in Pantages organization after 16 years as manager of local theatre. Has spent 31 years in the game and acquired an ample girth while working 16 to 18 hours a day, more or less.” See related image No. 376G0391.

Ed Wobber

Half-length portrait of a man facing front. He is seated and is wearing glasses, a suit, and a tie. The photograph was taken during the 1935 Pacific Northwest Stationers Association convention. A convention button and ribbon are pinned to the man’s lapel. On the button is the name “Ed Wobber.” On the ribbon is the text “Stationers Association / Twenty-Sixth Annual Convention / Portland / August 16th-17th / 1935.” The name “Wobber” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Samuel M. Mears looking at rope aboard frigate USS Constitution

Photograph showing Samuel M. Mears holding a loop of thick rope aboard the frigate USS Constitution in August 1933, when the ship and crew visited Portland from August 2 to August 22 as part of a national tour. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four that were published on Page 4 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 20, 1933, under the headline “No Dull Moments on Deck of Old Frigate Constitution.” This photograph had the following caption: “Samuel M. Mears, president of Portland Cordage company and midshipman on the Constitution in 1871, is an honored visitor. He gave $600 worth of cordage for rerigging the ship.” The photograph of Mears was probably taken earlier, on Friday, August 18, 1933; his visit to the ship is mentioned in a story published on Page 2 of that day’s Oregon Journal. The story, describing activities on the ship on August 18, reported that Mears had lived on the Constitution for nine months as a midshipman in the naval academy. Image note: Also see image Nos. 371N3717, 371N3724, and 371N3736, which were published with the photograph of Mears.

Railroad officials meeting in office at Wells Fargo Building, Portland

Photograph of ten railroad officials gathered around a desk during a meeting in Portland on Thursday, May 6, 1920. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal city edition on Friday, May 7, 1920, under the headline “Morgan, Harriman, Rockefeller, Chiefs in Notable Conference.” The photograph had the following caption: “Photograph taken Thursday evening of heads of great transcontinental lines at the close of their three-day conference in Portland. These sessions were among the most important held by railroad officials in the West in recent years and brought together the controlling geniuses of the rival Hill and Harriman systems. The meetings were held in the offices of J. P. O’Brien in the Wells Fargo building. Shown in the photograph are: Seated, left to right—J. P. O’Brien, president North Pacific Terminal Company; William Sproule, president Southern Pacific; Carl R. Gray, president Union Pacific system; L. C. Gilman, president S., P & S. [Spokane, Portland and Seattle Railway]; Ralph Budd, president Great Northern; George T. Reid, assistant to president Northern Pacific. Standing, left to right—J. H. Dyer, general manager Southern Pacific; A. C. Spencer, general attorney O-W.R. & N. [Oregon Railroad and Navigation Company]; James H. O’Neill, general manager Great Northern; Ben C. Dey, legal counsel Southern Pacific.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Rival Roads Seek Closer Working Plan.” Image note: The text “Railroad president [sic] / 1920” is written on the negative sleeve.

John A. Johnson, manager of Pantages Theatre, Portland

Half-length portrait of John A. Johnson, manager of the Pantages Theatre in Portland, sitting at a desk in November 1920. He is facing to the right and looking at a flier for the film “Dead Men Tell No Tales.” A story about Johnson and a cropped version of a similar related photograph, image No. 376G0390, were published on Page 3, Section 5 of the Oregon Journal city edition on Sunday, November 28, 1920.