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Tess Wilson holding sack of corn during market at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing worker Tess Wilson holding a sack of corn she purchased during a market at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on Wednesday, September 8, 1943, when farmers came to the shipbuilder and sold directly to workers. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 375A0761 may have been published together in the Oregon Journal on Thursday, September 9, 1943. The photographs had the following caption: “WAR WORKERS HAD A FIELD DAY between shifts Wednesday at Albina Engine & Machine works when they carried off armloads of fresh produce from their ‘Hellship Market.’” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “Tess Wilson probably is thinking of ‘roastin’ ears’ as she starts for the war plant gate with a sack of corn.” Image note: The text “Albina public market / 9/9/43” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0350, 375A0759, 375A0760, 375A0761, 375A0762, 375A0763, and 375A0764. Caption information and publication date from print in related collection, Org. Lot 512, Albina Engine & Machine Works photographs, folder 1/7.

Workers buying produce during market at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing workers walking toward a pair of trucks loaded with produce during a market at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on Wednesday, September 8, 1943. Farmers brought their produce to the shipyard and sold directly to workers. The Oregon Journal published a story about the market on the front page of Section 2 in its final edition on Thursday, September 9, 1943. Image note: The text “Albina public market 9/9/43” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0350, 375A0759, 375A0760, 375A0761, 375A0762, 375A0763, and 375A0765.

George Rodgers? eating peach during market at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a man eating a peach during a market at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on Wednesday, September 8, 1943, when farmers brought their produce to the shipyard and sold directly to workers. The man is unidentified but is probably George Rodgers, president of the shipbuilder. He is standing next to a flatbed truck loaded with carrots and boxes of peaches. The Oregon Journal published a story about the market on the front page of Section 2 in its final edition on Thursday, September 9, 1943. Image note: The text “Albina public market 9/9/43” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0350, 375A0759, 375A0760, 375A0761, 375A0762, 375A0764, and 375A0765.

Workers buying produce during market at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing workers gathered around a flatbed truck to buy produce during a market at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on Wednesday, September 8, 1943. Farmers brought their produce to the shipyard and sold directly to workers. The Oregon Journal published a story about the market on the front page of Section 2 in its final edition on Thursday, September 9, 1943. Image note: The text “Albina public market / 9/9/43” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0350, 375A0759, 375A0760, 375A0761, 375A0763, 375A0764, and 375A0765.

Workers carrying produce during market at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two workers carrying produce during a market at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on Wednesday, September 8, 1943. Farmers brought produce to the shipyard and sold directly to workers. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 375A0765 may have been published together in the Oregon Journal on Thursday, September 9, 1943. The photographs had the following caption: “WAR WORKERS HAD A FIELD DAY between shifts Wednesday at Albina Engine & Machine works when they carried off armloads of fresh produce from their ‘Hellship Market.’” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “Couple carrying a sack of corn and a lug of peaches.” Image note: The text “Albina public market / 9/9/43” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0350, 375A0759, 375A0760, 375A0762, 375A0763, 375A0764, and 375A0765. Caption information and publication date from print in related collection, Org. Lot 512, Albina Engine & Machine Works photographs, folder 1/7.

Workers buying produce during market at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing workers gathered around flatbed trucks loaded with produce during a market at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on Wednesday, September 8, 1943. A cropped version of this photograph was published in the Oregon Journal’s final edition on Thursday, September 9, 1943, on the front page of Section 2. The photograph had the following caption: “WHO SAID THERE’S A SHORTAGE?—War workers at Albina Engine & Machine works crowded around loaded farmers’ trucks Wednesday and purchased corn, carrots and peaches as Oregon growers attempted to end profiteering.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Farmers Sell Produce on ‘Hellship Market.’ “ Image note: The text “Albina public market / 9/9/43” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0350, 375A0759, 375A0761, 375A0762, 375A0763, 375A0764, and 375A0765.

George Rodgers? and unidentified worker holding produce during market at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified man and woman holding produce during a market at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on Wednesday, September 8, 1943, when farmers brought goods to the shipyard and sold directly to workers. The man in this photograph, who is probably Albina Engine president George Rodgers, is showing a box of peaches to a shipyard worker. She is holding a bunch of carrots and a piece of fruit. In the background, an unidentified boy is watching from the back of a truck. The Oregon Journal published a story about the market on the front page of Section 2 in its final edition on Thursday, September 9, 1943. Image note: The text “Albina public market / 9/9/43” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0350, 375A0760, 375A0761, 375A0762, 375A0763, 375A0764, and 375A0765.

Workers using tools and machinery, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph, taken from a high angle, showing five unidentified workers using tools and machinery at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The workers, three women and two men, are standing in a row at a long table and are looking toward the camera. The number 241 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.” Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Workers posing outside building, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a group of unidentified workers posing in two rows outside a building at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The men in the back row are standing on a platform, and the men in the front row are standing on the ground in front of the platform. They are facing front, and most are raising one hand. The number 247 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.” See related image No. 375A0738. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Employees eating lunch in office, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing three unidentified employees sitting at a desk or table in an office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Two of the women are eating sandwiches. The number 236 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Two workers boxing at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified workers, a man and a woman, boxing at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are facing each other, and both are wearing boxing gloves. The woman is striking the man in the face, and both are smiling. The number 237 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.” Also see image Nos. 375A0745 and 375A0749.

Worker using machinery, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified worker using machinery at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. He is sitting on a stool next to the machine, facing to the left, and holding an object in place with pliers. The number 240 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Unidentified group at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Full-length portrait of six unidentified people, five men and a woman, standing in a row outdoors at the Albina Engine Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The two men at center are wearing buttons that may be visitor badges. The number 243 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Worker in vehicle, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified worker sitting in the cab of a vehicle, probably a piece of heavy equipment, at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. He is looking toward the camera and leaning against the side of the cab with one elbow over the side. The number 244 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.” Image note: Light leak on negative.

Employees at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Three-quarters portrait of six unidentified workers, three women and three men, at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Diagrams are hanging on the wall behind them. The man at right is wearing an Albina identification button with the number 323 on it, and the man second from right is wearing an ID button with the number 307 on it. The number 242 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Berkeley Snow of Red Cross receiving funds from H. W. Erren and Ruth Sanders of Albina Engine & Machine Works

Photograph showing (from left) Ruth Sanders and H. W. Erren of Albina Engine & Machine Works with Berkeley Snow of the Red Cross on March 17, 1943, when Sanders and Erren gave Snow a $10,125 donation from the Portland shipyard to the Red Cross war fund campaign. Sanders, an electrician’s helper, is holding a bag with the Red Cross emblem on the front. Erren, Albina Engine’s treasurer, is sitting at a desk and showing the list of contributors to Snow, the vice chairman of the fundraising drive, who is standing next to him. A similar photograph, image No. 375A0748, and a story about contributions to the drive were published on Page 11 of the Oregon Journal’s final edition on Wednesday, March 17, 1943. Image note: The number 235 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Vincent, Ralph (Photographer)

Two workers boxing at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified workers, a man and a woman, boxing at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Both are wearing boxing gloves, and the woman is striking the man in the face. The number 239 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.” See related image Nos. 375A0745 and 375A0755.

Berkeley Snow of Red Cross receiving funds from H. W. Erren and Ruth Sanders of Albina Engine & Machine Works

Photograph showing Berkeley Snow (left) receiving a donation from H. W. Erren, treasurer of Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland, as Albina worker Ruth Sanders holds up the Red Cross emblem. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 11 of the Oregon Journal’s final edition on Wednesday, March 17, 1943. It had the following caption: “RESULTS OF BLITZ drive at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Hang Hitler campaign to raise funds for the Red Cross 1943 war fund campaign is shown with Berkeley Snow (left), vice chairman of drive, receiving $10,125 from H. W. Erren, treasurer of the sub-chaser plant, while Ruth Sanders, pretty electrician’s helper, holds up the Red Cross signifying that Albina was first shipyard to go over the top 100 percent.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Lumber Workers Help Drive / Labor Backing Red Cross.” See related image No. 375A0750. Image note: The number 234 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Vincent, Ralph (Photographer)

Welding superintendent at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Three-quarters portrait of an unidentified worker outdoors at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. He is facing right, standing with one hand in his pocket, and looking toward the front. He is wearing a button with the text “Albina Engine And Machine Works” and “Welding superintendent” on it. The number 246 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Two workers boxing at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified workers, a man and a woman, boxing at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are facing each other, and both are wearing boxing gloves. The number 238 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.” Also see image Nos. 375A0735, 375A0749, and 375A0755.

Worker at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Three-quarters portrait of an unidentified worker outdoors at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. He is leaning against a metal plate, holding a cigarette, and smiling. The number 245 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works participating in Fire Prevention Week event

Photograph showing four unidentified workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works participating in an event during Fire Prevention Week. They are holding cloths over a barrel on a platform as a woman standing on the platform watches. She is wearing a formal floor-length dress and a hat with feathers. A sign propped against one of the barrels reads: “Mr. and Mrs PORTLAND! / LET’S PREVENT / FIRE / INSPECT! / DETECT! / CORRECT! / FIRE HAZARDS / An Ounce of Prevention is worth a Ton of Water / FIRE PREVENTION WEEK / OCTOBER 8th-14th.” See related image No. 375A0279. Image note: The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Unidentified man taking oath

Photograph showing two unidentified men facing each other, each raising his right hand, as the man at right takes an oath. A third man, wearing a U. S. military uniform, is watching. The man administering the oath also may be a U. S. serviceman. The men may be standing on a stage, and a microphone is next to them at right. The number 260 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The unverified note “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0707.

Workers Mel Knotts and Jeannine Christensen posing at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two workers, Mel Knotts and Jeannine Christensen posing at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are facing each other and smiling, and Christensen is holding up both hands. A cropped version of this photograph and image Nos. 375A0406 and 375A0742 were publishd on Page 1, Section 3 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, July 4, 1943. This photograph had the following caption: “NO WORK, NO WOO is the battle cry of girls at Albina Hellshipyard, who have sworn to date only those boys who put in a full week’s work. Here, Jeanine [sic] Christensen, Albina burner and president of N. W. N. W., remains adamant to the entreaties of Plate Shop Foreman Mel Knotts.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “No Work, No Woo / Albina Girls Won’t Date Absentees.” Image note: The number 262 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Thelma Leonard inspects Gene Peterson’s time card at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing Gene Peterson showing his time card to Thelma Leonard at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Leonard had taken a “No Work, No Woo” pledge, a campaign by Albina workers to reduce absenteeism. Participants pledged not to date workers who hadn’t put in a full week’s time. A cropped version of this photograph and image Nos. 375A0406 and 375A0742 were publishd on Page 1, Section 3 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, July 4, 1943. This photograph had the following caption: “SWORN TO TURN A DEAF EAR to masculine blandishments, unless accompanied by a full time card, Thelma Leonard, shipfitter’s helper and vice president of No Work No Woo, looks appraisingly at the time card of Gene Peterson of the plate shop.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “No Work, No Woo / Albina Girls Won’t Date Absentees.” The number 261 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Composite photograph of person posing with mop and brooms, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph of a photograph. The picture is a composite showing an unidentified worker at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland. The person is posing with one foot on the rim of a trash can and is holding two brooms and a mop. The face of the person in the original photograph has been replaced on the print with the head of a man from a different photograph. The number 254 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Employee at typewriter, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified employee in an office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is sitting at a typewriter, facing to the right, and looking toward the front. On the wall above the desk is a photograph that appears to be either a cropped print of image No. 375A0692 or a nearly identical picture. Image note: The number 255 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

Workers posing outside building, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a group of unidentified workers posing in two rows outside a building at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The men in the back row are standing on a platform, and the men in the front row are standing on the ground in front of the platform. They are facing front. The number 248 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.” See related image No. 375A0757.

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