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Tsuboi Family Home Movie - "Model T"

Tsuboi family home movie, featuring footage of the Tsuboi family, the Rose Festival parade, a school event, and a family vacation to Vancouver B.C. Footage is in black-and-white.
00:00 - Members of the Tsuboi family exiting a Ford Model T
00:18 - Members of the Japanese American community in traditional clothing, preparing for a parade
01:31 - Japanese American children laugh and play. Boy plays with dog.
02:46 - Military troops march in a parade
03:12 - Scenes of a Japanese American league playing baseball
03:56 - Scenes of the Rose Festival parade in Downtown Portland
07:10 - Ceremony at Union Station in Downtown Portland
07:47 - Scenes of the Rose Festival parade in Downtown Portland, including footage of young Japanese American women in traditional clothing, on a Japan-themed float
09:25 - Japanese American girls perform and play at a school event
09:58 - Scenes from the Rose Festival parade
10:50 - Large crowds attend the opening of the St. Johns Bridge. Floats and automobiles from the Rose Festival parade cross the bridge.
12:37 - Scenes from Tsuboi family vacation. Family crosses the Capilano Suspension Bridge in Vancouver, British Columbia. Scenes from a boat, possibly in Puget Sound.
14:57 - Children perform and play games at a school event

Tsuboi family

S.S. George Vancouver traveling under the Interstate Bridge after launch from Vancouver Shipyard

Photograph showing the S.S. George Vancouver traveling on the Columbia River, under than open Interstate Bridge, after being launched from the Vancouver Shipyard. A river boat can be seen next to the larger ship, and people watch from the short along the bottom of the frame (negative 9 of 10).

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

Unidentified bridge

Photograph of an unidentified trestle bridge crossing a body of shallow water. A train track runs over the bridge. Possibly same bridge as PGE 132-2, identified as running over the Oregon Slough via the Vancouver line.

Vancouvery Ferry at Hayden Island

Photograph showing a ferry at Hayden Island, with a dirt road leading to a loading dock for automobiles and horse-drawn carts. On the ferry is a sign with “City of Vancouver” written on it. The Columbia River can be seen behind the ferry, as well as a metal bridge spanning the water (likely the Burlington Northern Santa Fe bridge 9.6).

Vancouvery Ferry at Hayden Island

Photograph taken from a side angle showing a ferry at Hayden Island on the Columbia River, which appears to be behind a wooden dock. On the ferry is a sign with “City of Vancouver” written on it. Wooden pillars can be seen in the water in front of the ferry, and a bridge is in the distant background ((likely the Burlington Northern Santa Fe bridge 5.1).

Automobiles on the Bridge at Shepperd's Dell on the Columbia River Highway

Photograph of several automobiles crossing the bridge at Shepperd's Dell on the Historic Columbia River Highway in the Columbia River Gorge. Two people stand on either side of the bridge, looking over the railing. The people in the automobiles look toward the camera. Writing on the bottom of the print indicates a 1915 copyright by the Weister Co.

Weister Company

SP&S Limited crossing Willamette River Bridge

Photograph of an SP&S locomotive #157 pulling a train across the Willamette River Railroad Bridge, also known as the Burlington Northern Railroad Bridge. Taken from the railroad tracks, the locomotive travels toward the camera. Handwriting on the back of the print reads, "Caption: S.P.&S. Limited Crossing Willamette River Bridge. Bottom of pages 45-46. Aug. 85-A." Stamp on the back for Angelus Photo Co.

Angelus Commercial Studio (Portland, Or.)

Tooth Bridge (Mammoth 446)

View of the Tooth Bridge, located west of Eagle Creek in the Columbia River Gorge and part of the Oregon Steam Navigation Co.’s Oregon Portage Railroad. Two people pose with a mule and a cart on the tracks. No title on matted plate. OHS Collection includes 1 duplicate of this mammoth plate, on a different mount, with the alternate title, "Columbia River Near the Cascades."

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916

"O.9. Tooth Bridge and Eagle Creek Crossing, Cascades."

View of the Tooth Bridge, part of the Oregon Steam Navigation Co.'s Oregon Portage Railroad in the Columbia River Gorge. The bridge crosses Eagle Creek in the distance. The calm waters of the Columbia River Channel reflect surrounding trees. Loose duplicate plate in 5/2. This plate is part of Carlton Watkin's "Sun Sketches of Columbia River Scenery" album.

Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916