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Dr. Mack, Milk Department, City Hall

Half-length portrait of a man sitting at a desk in an office. He is looking downward and is holding a pen over a book on the desk in front of him. He is wearing glasses, a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a tie. The name “Mack, Dr.” and the text “Milk Dept, City Hall” are written on the negative sleeve. The man is probably Dr. D. W. Mack, a veterinarian and milk inspector for the city of Portland.

Dan Flood, Lyric Theatre

Full-length portrait of a man standing outdoors next to a sign for the Lyric Theatre in Portland. He is facing to the right and is wearing a hat, glasses, an overcoat, a collared shirt, and a tie. The sign reads: “The Lyric / Matinee 2:30 / Pictures 2:00 P.M.” The text “Flood, Dan / Lyric Theater [sic]” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 376G0277.

Dan Flood, Lyric Theatre

Full-length portrait of a man standing outdoors next to a sign for the Lyric Theatre in Portland. He is facing to the right and is wearing a hat, glasses, an overcoat, a collared shirt, and a tie. The sign reads: “The Lyric / Matinee 2:30 / Pictures 2:00 P.M.” The text “Flood, Dan / Lyric Theater [sic]” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 376G0276.

Interior of Apostolic Faith tabernacle, southeast Portland

Photograph showing the interior of the Apostolic Faith tabernacle in Woodstock, Portland, on what is now Southeast Duke Street at Southeast 52nd Avenue. The tabernacle has a domed ceiling. Rows of benches surround a tiered platform at the front of the tabernacle. On the wall above the platform are the words “BE YE RECONCILED TO GOD.”

Bishop J. P. McClosky with group in Portland

Full-length portrait of Bishop J. P. McClosky with a group of unidentified men, most of them clergy. McClosky (left) and another clergyman are sitting in chairs, and the others are standing in a row behind them. The photograph was taken in Portland on Saturday, July 21, 1917, when McClosky stopped in Portland on his way to the Philippines to assume a post as bishop. The Oregon Journal published a story and image No. 376G0211 of McClosky on Page 9 that day. According to the story, McClosky was accompanied by his secretary and a party of prominent clergy from Buffalo, New York, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who were traveling with him as far as San Francisco. The story reported that McClosky and his party were the guests of local Catholic clergy and the Knights of Columbus. Image note: The text “McClosky, Rt. Rev. and bishops” is written on the negative sleeve. Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

First Presbyterian Church, Portland, with steeple damaged by lightning

Photograph showing First Presbyterian Church at 11th and Alder streets (now Southwest 11th Avenue and Southwest Alder Street) in Portland on Saturday, July 17, 1920, after lightning damaged the steeple. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal’s July 17 city edition under the headline “Bolt Strikes.” The photograph had the following caption: “Steeple of First Presbyterian church, Eleventh and Alder streets, showing where lightning ripped slate off the roof in a jagged streak. Below, the street is roped off to prevent injury to pedestrians.” The photograph accompanied a story with the headline “Steeple Is Shattered by Electric Bolt” and the subheading “Patrolman C. C. Martin, Seeking Shelter From Storm, Knocked Senseless When Shock Hits Edifice; Rain Puts Out Fire.” See related image No. 376G0316.

George L. Baker presenting actress Priscilla Dean with key to the city

Half-length portrait of (from left) actress Peggy O’Dare, Portland Mayor George L. Baker, actress Priscilla Dean, actor Herbert Rawlinson, and production manager G. B. Manly. Baker and Dean are holding a large key-shaped flower arrangement. The photograph was taken at Sixth and Morrison in Portland on Monday, May 16, 1921, during a reception for Dean and others who were in town to film a movie. The Oregon Journal published a related image, No. 373G0009, and a story about the reception on Tuesday, May 17, 1921. Also see image No. 373G0008, 379G0191, and 379G0192.

United States Marines marching in Portland Rose Festival grand floral parade

Photograph showing a detachment of U. S. Marines marching at the head of the Portland Rose Festival’s grand floral parade on Friday, June 15, 1917. They are marching south on Sixth Street (now Southwest Sixth Avenue) near the intersection with Morrison Street (now Southwest Morrison Street). Spectators are lining the street. See related image Nos. 376G0106, 376G0153, 376G0154, 376G0155, 376G0156, 376G0157, 376G0158, and 376G0159.

Portland Rose Festival Queen Nina Kitts and King Mac Lewis

Photograph showing Rose Festival Queen Nina Kitts and King Mac Lewis riding in an open-topped car and raising their clasped hands. The photograph was taken on June 13 or 14, 1917. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Journal on Thursday, June 14, 1917. See related image Nos. 376G0105, 376G0106, 376G0154, 376G0155, 376G0156, 376G0157, 376G0158, and 376G0159.

Priscilla Dean in Portland, receiving key to the city

Photograph showing actress Priscilla Dean during a ceremony in which Portland Mayor George L. Baker presented her with a large floral key to the city. Dean is facing left, looking toward the right, and smiling. The photograph was taken at Sixth and Morrison in Portland on Monday, May 16, 1921, during a reception for Dean and others who were in town to film a movie. The Oregon Journal published a related image, No. 373G0009, and a story about the reception on Tuesday, May 17, 1921. Also see image Nos. 373G0005, 373G0008, and 379G0191.

Sigel Grutze, deputy city auditor of Portland

Half-length portrait of a man sitting at a desk and looking down at a large book open on the desk in front of him. He is wearing glasses, a suit jacket and vest, a collared shirt, and a tie. The text “Grutze, Mr. Sigel / Deputy city auditor” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 376G0061 and 376G0063.

Vice President Calvin Coolidge and unidentified man shaking hands

Half-length portrait of Vice President Calvin Coolidge (left) shaking hands with an unidentified man. The photograph was taken in Portland on Saturday, August 12, 1922. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 13, 1922, under the headline “Vice President Coolidge.” The photograph had the following caption: “Calvin Coolidge, vice president of the United States, photographed on his arrival in Portland for a three days’ visit. He was accompanied by Mrs. Coolidge and their two sons and Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. Stearns of Boston.” See related image Nos. 373G0031, 373G0032, 373G0034, 373G0035, 373G0036, and 373G0037, also taken during Coolidge’s visit to Portland. Image note: Smudges on negative.

Vice President Calvin Coolidge at groundbreaking for Roosevelt statue, Portland

Head and shoulders portrait of Vice President Calvin Coolidge, facing front, at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Theodore Roosevelt statue in Portland’s south park blocks on August 15, 1922. Coolidge spoke at the ceremony and performed the groundbreaking. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four, including image Nos. 373G0037 and 379G0023, that were published on Page 7 of the Oregon Journal city edition on Wednesday, August 16, 1922. The photographs were published under the headline “When The First Earth Was Turned.” This photograph had the following caption: “Vice President Calvin Coolidge, who was Portland’s guest for three happy days.” See additional related image Nos. 373G0031, 373G0034, 373G0035, and 373G0036.

William Howard Taft with group outside Multnomah Hotel, Portland

Full-length portrait of William Howard Taft (fifth from left) with a group of men outside the Multnomah Hotel in Portland on Sunday, August 22, 1915. Standing nearest to Taft are members of the reception committee that greeted him when he arrived in Portland. To the left of Taft, in a hat, is Charles H. Carey, president of the Oregon Bar Association. To the right of Taft are Judge George N. Davis and J. N. Teal (wearing glasses and holding coat and umbrella. The other men in the photograph are unidentified. According to two front-page stories in the Oregon Journal on Monday, August 23, 1915, Taft spoke at a Portland Press Club luncheon and the first joint convention of the Oregon and Washington bar associations. He departed on the afternoon of Monday, August 23. See related image Nos. 373G0202, and 373G0203. Image note: The numbers 538 and 16 are written on the negative and are visible at the top of the image.

William Howard Taft outside Multnomah Hotel, Portland

Head and shoulders portrait of William Howard Taft outside the Multnomah Hotel in Portland on Sunday, August 22, 1915. He is smiling and facing to the left. During his visit, Taft spoke at at a Portland Press Club luncheon and the first joint convention of the Oregon and Washington bar associations, according to two front-page stories in the Oregon Journal on Monday, August 23, 1915. Taft departed on the afternoon of August 23. See related image Nos. 373G0201 and 373G0202. Image note: The number 14 is written on the negative. The number 540 was written on the negative and crossed out. The writing is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

President Woodrow Wilson in car during procession through Portland

Photograph showing President Woodrow Wilson standing in the back of an open-topped car and doffing his hat to the crowd during a procession through Portland on Monday, September 15, 1919. The president and first lady Edith Wilson were in Portland as part of Woodrow Wilson’s national speaking tour to build support for the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations. See related image Nos. 373G0223, 373G0224, 373G0225, 373G0226, 373G0227, and 373G0228.

Oneonta Gorge

Photograph showing Oneonta Creek and the walls of Oneonta Gorge, located in the Columbia River Gorge. Several people are gathered in the distance further up the canyon. The people in this photograph may be the same ones depicted in image No. 373G0360. Also see image Nos. 373G0346 and 379G0100, which may be related. Image note: Damaged emulsion on negative.

Oregon Journal pressmen with printing press

Full-length portrait of eight unidentified Oregon Journal pressmen with the printing press at the newspaper’s offices in the Journal Building at Broadway and Yamhill streets (now Southwest Broadway and Southwest Yamhill Street) in Portland. The man standing in front of the press at lower left may be H. A. King, press room foreman. This photograph may be related to image No. 373G0460. The number 122 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The number 324 was also written on the negative and then crossed out.

Oregon Journal newsroom

Photograph showing Oregon Journal staff at desks in the newspaper’s offices at the Journal Building in Portland. The building, now known as the Jackson Tower, is located at Southwest Broadway and Southwest Yamhill Street. The windows in this photograph probably overlook Broadway.

People at counter in Multnomah Hotel lobby, Portland

Photograph showing people at a marble counter. Behind the counter are two men assisting visitors, a woman using a telephone, and a man and woman who are looking on. The people in the photograph are unidentified. The text “Multnomah Hotel lobby” is written on the negative sleeve. This photograph may be related to image No. 376G0069.

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