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Mayor George L. Baker and unidentified men with car at Portland City Hall

Photograph of George L. Baker (second from left) and two unidentified men with a car parked outside Portland City Hall. Baker and the man at right are each standing with one foot on the car’s front bumper and looking at the man on the left. That man, who may be Oscar F. Willing, is facing them and looking downward. The photograph was probably taken during Baker’s tenure as mayor of Portland.

Mayor George L. Baker and unidentified men with car at Portland City Hall

Photograph of George L. Baker (left) and three unidentified men with a car outside Portland City Hall. Baker is shaking hands with the second man from left, who may be Oscar F. Willing. The other men are watching, one sitting in the driver’s seat and one standing at right. The photograph was probably taken during Baker’s tenure as mayor of Portland. Image note: Photograph is out of focus.

Crowd and Ford car outside Oregon Journal building

Photograph showing an unidentified man sitting in the passenger seat of a Ford car in the street outside the Oregon Journal building (now the Jackson Tower) on Southwest Broadway in Portland. Standing to the left of the car are George L. Baker and two unidentified men. A crowd of people are watching in the background. A variety of text is painted on the car. On the side are the words: “Open challenge / Ford / Endurance & economy run / 10 days - 10 nights / without stopping motor.” To the right of those words is the text “A FOUR that Out-Performs the SIX.” Above the front wheel are the words; “Morris Tavlinsky & his driving ac [letter obscured] / Alternating at the wheel.”

Beauty contestants posing with car at Jantzen Beach

Portrait of a group of women posing with a car at Jantzen Beach in Portland on August 15, 1929. They are wearing sashes and swimming suits. The women, each representing a business or organization, participated in a beauty contest held as part of a picnic sponsored by the East Side Commercial Club. The woman at front center, sitting on the bumper of the car and wearing an “Oriental Theatre” sash, is Jerry Chenoweth, who won the contest. Standing next to her is Mary Benoit, representing Sears Roebuck Co., who took second place. A brief story about the contest and picnic was published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on August 16, 1929, under the headline “Bathing Girls Not Afraid to Get Hair Damp.”

Beauty contestants posing with car at Jantzen Beach

Portrait of a group of women posing with a car at Jantzen Beach in Portland on August 15, 1929. They are wearing sashes and swimming suits. The women, each representing a business or organization, participated in a beauty contest held as part of a picnic sponsored by the East Side Commercial Club. The woman at front center, sitting on the bumper of the car and wearing an “Oriental Theatre” sash, is Jerry Chenoweth, who won the contest. Standing next to her is Mary Benoit, representing Sears Roebuck Co., who took second place. A brief story about the contest and picnic was published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on August 16, 1929, under the headline “Bathing Girls Not Afraid to Get Hair Damp.”

Car on lift at Fred Meyer Hollywood Market Oil Station, Portland?

Photograph showing a car on a raised lift, probably at the Fred Meyer Hollywood Market Oil Station, located behind the Fred Meyer store at East 41st Street North and Sandy Boulevard (now Northeast 41st Avenue and Northeast Sandy Boulevard) in Portland. An unidentified person is standing below the lift and working on the vehicle. This photograph is probably related to image No. 371N5600.

Women in decorated car

Photograph of four unidentified women in a car decorated with streamers and wings. The car is on Madison Street in Portland’s South Park Blocks. The photograph is probably related to a parade. Also see image No. 371N4880.

Two unidentified men with Buckeye Malt car

Full-length portrait of two unidentified men standing in the street next to a parked car. They are facing front and wearing hats, suits, and ties. On the side of the car are the words “Buckeye Malt / Choice of the Nation / Duo-malted / Vacuum packed” and “’It’s Wonderful Stuff.’” On the door is a logo that may depict a camel with a can of Buckeye malt syrup on its back. The photograph may have been taken on Southwest Broadway in Portland.

Unidentified man and woman posing with promotional car, 18th and Couch, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified man and woman posing with a promotional car on the street outside St. Mary’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at Northwest 18th Avenue and Northwest Couch Street in Portland. The man is wearing a jacket, tie, and kilt; the woman is wearing a jacket, blouse, and skirt. On top of the car is a large sign consisting of the General Gasoline name and pegasus emblem. On the side of the car are the words “Ask the driver / Test your skill and win a prize / Pontiac / Economy / Straight Eight.” On the back of the car is the name of the Braley & Graham dealership. See related image No. 371N5491.

Unidentified man and woman posing with promotional car, 18th and Couch, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified man and woman posing with a promotional car on the street outside St. Mary’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at Northwest 18th Avenue and Northwest Couch Street in Portland. The man is wearing a jacket, tie, and kilt. The woman is wearing a jacket, blouse, and skirt, and is standing next to the open passenger door with one foot inside the car. On top of the car is a large sign consisting of the General Gasoline name and pegasus emblem. On the side of the car are the words “Ask the driver / Test your skill and win a prize.” See related image No. 371N5489.

Two vehicles parked outside Holman and Lutz mortuary, 14th and Sandy, Portland

Photograph showing two vehicles parked outside the Holman and Lutz mortuary at Northeast Sandy Boulevard and Northeast 14th Avenue in Portland. On the driver’s-side door of the vehicle at right, a hearse, is a plate that reads “HOLMAN AND LUTZ.” See related image Nos. 371N5634 and 371N5635. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Two vehicles parked outside Holman and Lutz mortuary, 14th and Sandy, Portland

Photograph, taken from the side, showing two vehicles parked outside the Holman and Lutz mortuary at Northeast Sandy Boulevard and Northeast 14th Avenue in Portland. A plate attached to the passenger door of the vehicle at right, a hearse, reads “HOLMAN AND LUTZ.” A second plate attached to the window reads “FUNERAL COACH.” See related image Nos. 371N5629 and 371N5635. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Funeral coach parked outside Holman and Lutz mortuary, 14th and Sandy, Portland

Photograph, taken from the side, showing a hearse parked outside the Holman and Lutz mortuary at Northeast Sandy Boulevard and Northeast 14th Avenue in Portland. A plate attached to the passenger door reads “HOLMAN AND LUTZ.” A second plate attached to the window reads “FUNERAL COACH.” See related image Nos. 371N5629 and 371N5634. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

T. E. McGraw and A. S. Butler receiving prizes from Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson

Portrait of T. E. McGraw (left front), A. S. Butler (left rear), and Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson with a 1937 Plymouth sedan in February 1937. Carson is handing the car keys to McGraw and a check to Butler. A sign on the car reads: “This car won by Mr. T. McGraw / Portland, Oregon / For submitting the best limerick in the Listerine cough drop limerick contest / Car delivered by W. W. Shipley Co.” Butler received $100 as the owner of Gloden's pharmacy in Portland, which sold the cough drops to McGraw.

Unidentified man greeting Elks goodwill ambassadors in Portland

Full-length portrait of an unidentified man greeting Al Rasmussen (center) and Richard T. Flood Jr. of Sacramento after their arrival in Portland on June 4, 1935. Rasmussen is sitting in the passenger seat of the ambassadors’ car and is shaking hands with the unidentified man. Flood is leaning against the car next to them. Rasmussen and Flood’s visit was part of an Elks goodwill tour in which fleets of ambassadors stopped in a variety of cities around the United States on their way to the national Elks convention in Columbus, Ohio, in July 1935. The text “Elks” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 372A0834, 372A0835, and 372A0836.

Elks ambassadors and group posing with tour cars in Portland

Full-length portrait of Al Rasmussen (third from right) and Richard T. Flood Jr. (second from left) with a group of unidentified men after Rasmussen and Flood’s arrival in Portland on June 4, 1935. They are gathered in front of two tour cars parked outside the Elks lodge at 1532 Southwest Morrison Street. Rasmussen and Flood’s visit was part of an Elks goodwill tour in which fleets of ambassadors stopped in a variety of cities around the United States on their way to the national Elks convention in Columbus, Ohio, in July 1935. The text “Elks” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 372A0833, 372A0835, and 372A0836. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Unidentified man greeting Elks goodwill ambassadors in Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified man greeting Al Rasmussen (center) and Richard T. Flood Jr. of Sacramento after their arrival in Portland on June 4, 1935. Rasmussen is sitting in the passenger seat of the ambassadors’ car and is shaking hands with the unidentified man. Flood is leaning against the car next to them. Rasmussen and Flood’s visit was part of an Elks goodwill tour in which fleets of ambassadors stopped in a variety of cities around the United States on their way to the national Elks convention in Columbus, Ohio, in July 1935. The text “Elks” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 372A0833, 372A0834, and 372A0836.

Unidentified man posing with car and travel trailer, Southeast 6th and Alder, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified man posing in the street next to a car with a travel trailer. The vehicle is parked outside a building at Southeast 6th Avenue and Southeast Alder streets in Portland, which housed the East Side Commercial Club and Roosevelt Masonic lodge No. 187. The car has a California license plate. See related image Nos. 372A0851 and 372A0852.

Unidentified people posing with cars and travel trailers, Southeast 6th and Alder, Portland

Photograph showing a group of people standing in the street next to a row of parked cars with travel trailers. The vehicles are outside a building at Southeast 6th Avenue and Southeast Alder streets in Portland, which housed the East Side Commercial Club and Roosevelt Masonic lodge No. 187. See related image Nos. 372A0850 and 372A0852.

Two men with car under “Win this Buick” sign at Piggly Wiggly store

Photograph showing two men at a Piggly Wiggly store posing with a Buick being given away as part of an Ivory Soap promotion. They are standing in the store doorway under a sign that reads “WIN this BUICK. Ask Us.” The men are unidentified; the man at right is a Piggly Wiggly employee. The photograph was probably taken at the Piggly Wiggly at 2030 Northeast Broadway in Portland.

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