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Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Japanese Scenes - Africa Maru (ship) - Shots of Portland & Steele Bridge - 1928 Logging Camp"

Tsuboi family home movie, featuring footage of a trip to Japan, the Africa Maru cargo ship, Portland, Oregon, and the Columbia River Gorge. Footage is in black-and-white.
00:00 - Scenes from a trip to Japan, including temples, buildings, streets, and the Kanaya Hotel.
03:27 - Scenes of the cargo ship Africa Maru, which transported many Japanese immigrants to the Pacific Northwest. Japanese civilians bid farewell to the ship. Footage of the ocean voyage, possibly from Japan to Seattle.

06:24 - Scenes of Mount Hood and driving through the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon
07:22 - Scenes of Downtown Portland. Shots of the Tsuboi family.
08:00 - Scenes of the Columbia River Gorge.

08:38 - Iceskating on a frozen lake. Sign reads: Kahlotus.
09:11 - Steel Bridge in Portland, Oregon
09:20 - Scenes of the Columbia River Gorge. Various waterfalls, including Multnomah Falls

Tsuboi family

Latourell Falls, after logging

Latourell Falls viewed from the Columbia River Highway, after logging operations removed trees in the area. A truck is parked in a dirt lot in front of the walls, which can be seen behind a hillside. Photograph taken as part of a series documenting the effort of the Portland Women’s Forum, Save the Gorge committee, to curtail logging in the area. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 6, 1952 (negative 3 of 23).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Latourell Falls

People on a trail in front of Latourell Falls in the Columbia River Gorge. Water cascades down the basalt rock face, in front of a wooden bridge, seen at the right side of the frame. Members of the Portland Women’s Forum, Save the Gorge committee, wearings jackets and hats, walk with a group of men. Photograph taken as part of a series documenting the effort of the Portland Women’s Forum, Save the Gorge committee, to curtail logging in the area. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, April 6, 1952 (negative 9 of 23).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland General Electric Photograph Collection

  • Org. Lot 151
  • Collection
  • 1880 - 1965

Negatives documenting company activities, including electrical infrastructure, employees, power generation and distribution throughout Portland, the Willamette Valley and the Oregon Cascade Range. Additional general images include streetcars and trains, street lighting, power line installation, Rose Festival floats, office buildings, car barns and bridges. Of particular note are dam building projects at Bull Run and along the Clackamas River (1910-1930), and early electric stations in Oregon City at Willamette Falls.

Portland General Electric Company

Sternwheeler Bailey Gatzert passes Multnomah Falls on the Columbia River

Photograph showing the sternwheeler Bailey Gatzert on the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. Multnomah Falls is in the background on the Oregon side of the Gorge. Handwritten note on the back reads, "S.S. Bailey Gatzert passing Multnomah Falls." Second handwritten note reads, "Return to Traffic Dept., SP&S." Stamp on the back for Beaver Engraving Co.

Kiser Photo Co. (Portland, Or.)

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