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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.

John? Boscovich, Portland police, seated on car bumper

Portrait of a smiling man seated on the front bumper of a car parked next to a building. The man is wearing a Portland police uniform and visor cap. The name “Boscovich” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the right side of the image. The man may be John Boscovich, a traffic investigator with the Portland police.

Cary and Reed, golfers

Portrait of two women posing next to a car. The woman on the left, who could be Mrs. Kenneth Reed, is seated on the back bumper of the car and is wearing a hat, blouse, sweater, and skirt. The woman on the right, Mrs. C. C. Cary, is standing and holding a golf club; she is wearing a hat, collared sweater, tie, skirt, and golfing shoes. The text “Cary + Reed” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the photograph. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

President Franklin D. Roosevelt arriving to give speech at Bonneville dam construction site

Photograph of two cars driving along a muddy roadway at the Bonneville dam construction site as President Franklin D. Roosevelt arrives to deliver a speech on August 3, 1934. Crowds are visible on the left side of the image. A cropped version of this photograph was one of nine that were published on Page 4 of the Oregon Journal on August 4, 1934, under the headline “President Roosevelt Visits One of Administration’s Big Projects.” This photograph had the following caption: “The presidential party entering the area set apart for officials connected with the dam ceremony.” The images were part of a two-page photo spread included in the newspaper’s coverage of Roosevelt’s visit. See related image Nos. 371N2168, 371N21769, 371N2170, 371N2171, 371N2172, 371N2173, 371N2174, 371N2190, 371N2192, 371N2194, 371N2195, 371N2197, and 372A1257. Also see image No. 371N2186 of crowds touring the ship on which the president arrived in Portland.

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.”

Wrecked car next to railroad tracks

Photograph of two unidentified men in uniforms looking at the wreckage of a vehicle lying next to a set of railroad tracks. On the left side of the image is a railroad crossing sign. The photograph was taken at night. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Photograph of car being pulled from water

Photograph of a picture of a submerged car being lifted out of water by its nose. The vehicle has a partially obscured Oregon license plate. The visible portion of the number on the plate is “78-18.” Several unidentified men are standing nearby on what appears to be a dock.

Wreckage of Peter Iredale

Photograph of an automobile parked next to the remains of the Peter Iredale, a four-masted ship that ran aground on Clatsop Spit in October 1906. The wreck, located in what is now Fort Stevens State Park, subsequently became a tourist attraction.

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.

Unidentified men fueling vehicle at General Petroleum station

Photograph showing a car parked at General Petroleum service station. Three unidentified men are standing are standing at the rear of the car and holding the hose as they fuel the vehicle. The man standing at left is wearing a General Petroleum hat and is probably a station attendant. The two men at right, both wearing suits and ties, are each standing with one foot on the car’s rear bumper and one hand on the fuel hose. See related image Nos. 371N4127 and 371N4128.

Four golfers posing next to car

Portrait of four male golfers sitting on the running board of a car and posing with two bags of golf clubs. All four are wearing suits and ties. The golfers are unidentified, but the man on the left may be Dr. Oscar F. Willing; the second man from left may be Frank Dolp; and the third from left may be Don Moe. Image note: Light leaks on negative.

Four golfers posing next to car

Portrait of four male golfers sitting on the running board of a car and posing with two bags of golf clubs. All four are wearing suits and ties. The golfers are unidentified, but the man on the left may be Dr. Oscar F. Willing; the second man from left may be Frank Dolp; and the third from left may be Don Moe.

Golfers posing with car

Portrait of five unidentified men standing on a city street next to a car. The man at left and the two men at right are holding golf clubs. The man at center is holding a metal vessel that may be a trophy.

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