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Bond presentation ceremony

Photograph showing an unidentified man and woman standing in an office, facing each other, and holding an envelope. Behind them, four unidentified women are watching. The number 4626 is written on the negative and and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The unverified note “Bond presentation” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0897.

Bond presentation ceremony

Photograph showing an unidentified man and woman standing in an office, facing each other, and holding an envelope. Behind them, four unidentified women are standing in a row and watching. The number 4625 is written on the negative and and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The unverified note “Bond presentation” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0898.

Two unidentified women with display of honor roll certificates for donations to United War Chest

Photograph showing two unidentified women crouching in front of a display of certificates for donations to the United War Chest. They are facing each other and holding up a framed certificate. The honor roll certificates were part of a “Memo for Joe” campaign to encourage donations to the United War Chest. Contributors of $10 or more received the certificate, which featured a space for the donor to write the name of the serviceman in whose honor the contribution was made. Donors could keep the certificate or mail it to the honoree. The certificate also included a stub for the donor’s information, which was used to create a community honor roll book that was displayed at the central library in Portland. Image note: The number 4613 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. See related image No. 375A0895.

Two unidentified women with display of honor roll certificates for donations to United War Chest

Photograph showing two unidentified women standing in front of a display of certificates for donations to the United War Chest. They are facing each other and holding up a framed certificate. The honor roll certificates were part of a “Memo for Joe” campaign to encourage donations to the United War Chest. Contributors of $10 or more received the certificate, which featured a space for the donor to write the name of the serviceman in whose honor the contribution was made. Donors could keep the certificate or mail it to the honoree. The certificate also included a stub for the donor’s information, which was used to create a community honor roll book that was displayed at the central library in Portland. Image note: The number 4612 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. See related image No. 375A0896.

Two U. S. Navy servicemen posing with Portland Gas & Coke Co. car

Photograph showing two unidentified United States Navy servicemen posing next to a Portland Gas & Coke Company car. They are smiling and attaching a sign to the side of the car. The sign reads: “CHOOSE NAVY NOW / WHILE YOU CAN.” An unidentified Portland Gas & Coke employee is sitting in the driver’s seat of the car. The number 2629 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 375A0842. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Two U. S. Navy servicemen posing with Portland Gas & Coke Co. car

Photograph showing two unidentified United States Navy servicemen posing next to a Portland Gas & Coke Company car. They are smiling and attaching a sign to the side of the car. The sign reads: “CHOOSE NAVY NOW / WHILE YOU CAN.” In the background, an unidentified Portland Gas & Coke employee is sitting in the driver’s seat of the car. The number 2628 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 375A0843. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Advanced first aid graduates at Portland Gas & Coke Co.

Photograph showing eight Portland Gas & Coke Company employees standing in a row, facing left, and smiling. Six of the eight men are holding first aid kits bearing their names. The names on the first three kits from left are “Pat Conner,” “J. D. Barnicoat,” and F. V. Riley.” The names on the first three kits from right are “F. R. Downing,” H. M. Meyers,” and “F. LaMear.” The two men at center are unidentified but may be John Gunst and R. L. Gear. The photograph was probably taken in June 1942, when the eight men graduated from advanced first-aid training. All eight graduates were awarded arm insignia, and the six vehicle operators in the group also received first aid kits. The number 2155 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 375A0811.

Advanced first aid graduates at Portland Gas & Coke Co. receiving first aid kits

Photograph showing an unidentified man handing a first-aid kit to Pat Conner, an employee at the Portland Gas & Coke Company. A group of men are standing behind them, watching. The photograph was probably taken in June 1942, when Conner and seven other Portland Gas employees graduated from advanced first-aid training. All eight graduates were awarded arm insignia, and the six vehicle operators in the group also received first aid kits. The number 2154 is written on the negative and is partially visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 375A0812.

Portland Gas & Coke Co. employees receiving defense bonds

Photograph showing a group of unidentified employees of the Portland Gas & Coke Company posing in a line around a table. In front are two men, one wearing a suit and the other wearing a Portland Gas & Coke uniform, who are holding a defense bond. A related photograph, image No. 375A0807, was published on Page 2, Section 2 of the Oregon Journal on March 2, 1942. A caption with that photograph reported that Lynn P. Sabin, a bond staff member, had delivered the first defense bonds to Portland Gas & Coke employees participating in a plan to purchase bonds through payroll deductions. Image note: The number 2119 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image Nos. 375A0807, 375A0808, and 375A0809.

Portland Gas & Coke Co. employees receiving defense bonds

Photograph showing a group of unidentified people employees of the Portland Gas & Coke Company, in a line around a table. In front are two men, one wearing a suit and the other wearing a Portland Gas & Coke uniform, who are facing each other and holding a defense bond. A related photograph, image No. 375A0807, was published on Page 2, Section 2 of the Oregon Journal on March 2, 1942. A caption with that photograph reported that Lynn P. Sabin, a bond staff member, had delivered the first defense bonds to Portland Gas & Coke employees participating in a plan to purchase bonds through payroll deductions. Image note: The number 2118 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image Nos. 375A0807, 375A0808, and 375A0810.

Portland Gas & Coke Co. employees posing with defense bonds and poster

Photograph showing unidentified people, possibly employees of the Portland Gas & Coke Company, posing in two groups on either side of a poster. Each person is looking toward the poster and is holding up a United States defense bond. The poster depicts a handshake superimposed over a factory. Just below the handshake is the word “BUY,” which has been crossed out. Below that is the text “We’re buying a share in America / United States defense bonds.” Below that is a sentence that originally read “Ask about our pay roll savings purchase plan.” The first two words have been crossed out and new words written above them, so the sentence reads: “It’s easy with our pay roll savings purchase plan.” A similar photograph, image No. 375A0807, was published on Page 2, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on March 2, 1942. That photograph had the following caption: “FIRST MEMBERS of the Portland Gas & Coke Co. organization to receive defense bonds under a payroll deduction plan change ‘buy’ on the bond poster to ‘we’re buying a share in America,’ after bonds were delivered to them by Lynn P. Sabin of the bond staff here.”Image note: The number 2117 is written on the negative. The text “Defense bonds / Group & poster” is written on the negative sleeve. See additional related image Nos. 375A0809 and 375A0810.

Portland Gas & Coke Co. employees posing with defense bonds and poster

Photograph showing unidentified employees of the Portland Gas & Coke Company posing in two groups on either side of a poster. Each person is looking toward the camera and is holding up a United States defense bond. The poster depicts a handshake superimposed over a factory. Just below the handshake is the word “BUY,” which has been crossed out. Below that is the text “We’re buying a share in America / United States defense bonds.” Below that is a sentence that originally read “Ask about our pay roll savings purchase plan.” The first two words have been crossed out and new words written above them, so the sentence reads: “It’s easy with our pay roll savings purchase plan.” A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 2, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on March 2, 1942. The photograph had the following caption: “FIRST MEMBERS of the Portland Gas & Coke Co. organization to receive defense bonds under a payroll deduction plan change ‘buy’ on the bond poster to ‘we’re buying a share in America,’ after bonds were delivered to them by Lynn P. Sabin of the bond staff here.” Image note: The number 2116 is written on the negative. See related image Nos. 375A0808, 375A0809, and 375A0810.

Unidentified men with Portland Gas & Coke car advertising defense bonds

Photograph showing five unidentified men standing next to a Portland Gas & Coke Co. car parked on Northwest Flanders Street in Portland. A sixth unidentified man is sitting in the driver’s seat. The fourth man from right is pointing toward the driver. On the side of the car is a sign that reads “BUY A SHARE IN AMERICA / Defense Savings Bonds and Stamps.” The number 2115 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The unverified note “Defense bond / Truck with Hilaire” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0805.

Unidentified men with Portland Gas & Coke car advertising defense bonds

Photograph showing five unidentified men standing next to a Portland Gas & Coke Co. car parked on Northwest Flanders Street in Portland. A sixth unidentified man is sitting in the driver’s seat. The fourth man from right is pointing toward the driver. On the side of the car is a sign that reads “BUY A SHARE IN AMERICA / Defense Savings Bonds and Stamps.” The number 2114 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The unverified note “Defense bond / Truck with Hilaire” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0806.

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.

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