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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.

Sid Woodbury IV with group of men at Albina Engine & Machine Works during cigarette drive

Photograph showing 7-year-old Sid Woodbury IV with six men outside the office at Albina Engine & Marine Works in Portland. The photograph was taken during a cigarette drive at the Albina shipyard for United States troops serving in World War II. Woodbury and his grandfather had offered to match up to $1,000 in cigarette contributions by Albina workers. Boxes of cigarettes are stacked behind the men. In front of them are collection barrels labeled “SOLDIERS” and “MARINES.” Woodbury is standing on a box next to one of the barrels and leaning on an open box of cigarettes on top of the barrel. He and the man at right are holding up a piece of paper money. The other men are standing in a row behind them. The men are unidentified, but the second man from right may be Albina president George Rodgers, and the second man from left may be Woodbury’s grandfather, Sid Woodbury III. Image note: The number 95 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unverified.

Worker at Albina Engine & Machine works donating cigarettes for United States troops

Photograph showing an employee at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland holding boxes of Camel cigarettes over a collection barrel labeled “MARINES.” He is smiling and facing front. The photograph was taken during a cigarette drive for United States troops serving in World War II. The number 104 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Worker at Albina Engine & Machine works donating cigarettes for United States troops

Photograph showing a worker at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland smiling as she holds boxes of Camel cigarettes over a collection barrel labeled “SAILORS.” The photograph was taken during a cigarette drive for United States troops serving in World War II. The number 100 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942, but the exact date is unverified.

Workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works during cigarette drive for United States troops

Night photograph showing a male worker at Albina Engine & Machine Works handing cash to a female worker for a box of Camels during a cigarette drive at the Portland shipyard for United States troops serving in World War II. The number 87 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Sid Woodbury IV with group of workers during cigarette drive at Albina Engine & Machine Works

Night photograph showing a group of unidentified workers, all women, at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland posing with 7-year-old Sid Woodbury IV during a cigarette drive for United States troops serving in World War II. Woodbury and his grandfather offered a $1,000 match for cigarettes contributed by workers at the Albina shipyard. The two women at center are carrying Woodbury, who is holding up a box of Camel cigarettes in one hand and a 5-dollar bill in the other. On either side side of them is a collection barrel heaped with boxes of cigarettes; the barrel on the left is labeled “SOLDIERS” and the barrel on the right is labeled “MARINES.” Image note: The number 85 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works donating cigarettes for United States troops

Night photograph showing a group of five unidentified workers at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland donating cigarettes during a drive for United States troops serving in World War II. The workers, all women, are smiling and holding boxes of cigarettes over a collection barrel labeled “SAILORS.” Image note: The number 84 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Albina Engine & Machine Works men’s bowling team

Portrait showing a bowling team from the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard. The team members, six unidentified men, are at a bowling alley, posing in two rows next to a rack of bowling balls. They are wearing matching collared shirts. Each man’s first name is embroidered on his shirt. The men in the front row are Jim, Ray, George, and Ernie. The man at back left is also Jim; the name on the sixth man’s shirt is not visible. The text “V8” 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 / Bowling team.”

Albina Engine & Machine Works women’s bowling team

Portrait showing a bowling team from the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard. The team members, five unidentified women, are in an office, posing in a row. The two women at each end are sitting on a desk, and the other three are standing between them. They are wearing matching short-sleeved button-up shirts. The text “V2” is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Bowling team.”

Albina Engine & Machine Works men’s bowling team

Portrait showing a bowling team from the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard. The team members, five unidentified men, are posing in two rows next to a rack of bowling balls. All but the second man from left are wearing matching shirts with a name embroidered on the pocket. The name “Jack” is visible on the shirt of the man at center, and the name “Blackie” is visible on the shirt of the man at right. The other names are partially obscured. The text “V5” 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 / Bowling team.”

Albina Engine & Machine Works men’s bowling team

Portrait showing a bowling team from the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard. The team members, five unidentified men, are posing between a table and a bulletin board labeled “The Albina Paddock.” The four men in front are wearing matching collared shirts. The text “V10” is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Bowling team.”

Swing-shift workers on stage at Playhouse Theatre, Portland

Photograph showing a group of people on a stage. At front is a man standing at a microphone. The rest of the group is standing behind him; in the background at left is a man sitting at a piano. The number 22 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The unverified note “Albina shipbuilding / Swing shift / Playhouse Theatre / 1/16/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was probably taken at a vaudeville show performed by workers from Albina Engine & Machine Works and Commercial Iron Works in Portland. A short preview of the show was published on Page 4, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on Friday, January 15, 1943: “SHIPYARD SHOW–Even the national War Labor board has set its seal of approval on the Albina-Commercial swing shift show slated for 1:30 a.m. Saturday at the Playhouse. Besides a sneak preview and ‘This is Blitz,’ or what Hitler does to conquered countries, the workers will give their own 10-act vaudeville, featuring Clinton English, Albina magician, and Helene Landsvert, Commercial dancer.” See related image Nos. 375A0462, 375A0463, 375A0464, 375A0465, 375A0467, 375A0468, 375A0469, 375A0470, 375A0471, 375A0472, 375A0473, and 375A0474.

Swing-shift worker performing at Playhouse Theatre, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified man on a stage. He appears to be singing or speaking. A second unidentified man is sitting at a piano behind him. The number 16 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The unverified note “Albina shipbuilding / Swing shift / Playhouse Theatre / 1/16/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was probably taken at a vaudeville show performed by workers from Albina Engine & Machine Works and Commercial Iron Works in Portland. A short preview of the show was published on Page 4, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on Friday, January 15, 1943: “SHIPYARD SHOW–Even the national War Labor board has set its seal of approval on the Albina-Commercial swing shift show slated for 1:30 a.m. Saturday at the Playhouse. Besides a sneak preview and ‘This is Blitz,’ or what Hitler does to conquered countries, the workers will give their own 10-act vaudeville, featuring Clinton English, Albina magician, and Helene Landsvert, Commercial dancer.” See related image Nos. 375A0462, 375A0463, 375A0464, 375A0465, 375A0466, 375A0467, 375A0468, 375A0469, 375A0470, 375A0471, 375A0473, and 375A0474.

Albina Engine & Machine Works women’s bowling team

Portrait showing a bowling team from the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard. The members, four unidentified women, are posing in a row on a staircase, each woman standing on a different step. They are wearing matching collared shirts. A bowling pin is arranged next to each woman’s feet, and the women at right and at second from left are holding bowling balls. The number 1 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the photograph. Image note: Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Girl bowling teams / 1/9/45.”

Albina Engine & Machine Works women’s bowling team

Portrait showing a bowling team from the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard. The members, four unidentified women, are sitting on a staircase and are holding bowling balls. Three bowling pins are arranged on the step next to the women in front. The bowler at front left is wearing a shirt with the name “Julia” embroidered on it. The number 4 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the photograph. Image note: Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Girl bowling teams / 1/9/45.”

Albina Subchasers and unidentified soccer team

Photograph showing two soccer teams posing on an athletic field. In the back row, except for the player at far right, are the members of the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard soccer team, the Subchasers. They are wearing matching uniforms with a letter “A” on their jerseys. From left to right, the Subchasers players are: B. Carlson, S. Bergman, W. Carlson, B. Swank, K. Hunger, T. Doig, E. Philipp, R. Anderson, L. Ottman, T. DeWitt, and K. Anderson. In the front row, all kneeling, are the members of an unidentified soccer team. They players wearing matching jerseys with an “S” logo on the chest. The unidentified team is probably a group of visiting British sailors. This photograph was probably taken in December 1942. A related photograph, image No. 375A0652, was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal sports section on January 3, 1943, along with a story about a soccer game to be played that day between the Albina team and the British sailors. It was to be the second game between the two teams. The number 68 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. See related image Nos. 375A0650, and 375A0658.

Three unidentified people posing with newspapers and sign at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing three unidentified people, two women and a man, standing in a row outside the office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The woman at left is holding a copy of the Sunday Oregon Journal; the man is holding what appears to be a comics page; and the woman at right is holding a sign that reads “See ALBINA in PICTURES / FEATURES / STORIES / SUNDAY JOURNAL / Wrapped … Ready for Mailing. / Send at least 3 copies to our fighters!” Behind the three people are stacks of rolled newspapers on top of boxes of Camel cigarettes. The photograph was taken during a cigarette drive for United States forces serving in World War II. Image note: The number 99 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The exact date is unverified. The Oregon Journal published three and a half pages of photographs depicting activities at the Albina shipyards in the Picture Parade section on Sunday, October 25, 1942.

Sid Woodbury IV showing cigarettes to Albina Engine & Machine Works president George Rodgers

Photograph showing Sid Woodbury IV showing a box of Camel cigarettes to Albina Engine & Machine Works president George Rodgers in October 1942. Rodgers is sitting in a chair and Woodbury is standing next to him and smiling. A cropped version of this photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, October 25, 1942. It had the following caption: “ASTONISHMENT was the reaction of George Rodgers, Albina Shipyards president, when seven-year-old Sid Woodbury IV told him he would match all Albina’s cigarette purchases for overseas men. He did with a check for $1,000.” The photograph accompanied a story, headlined “Boy of Seven Gives $1000 For Overseas Army Smokers.” The story reported that the cigarettes would be sent to United States troops serving in World War II in memory of Woodbury’s father, a serviceman who was killed in a car accident in 1940. See related image Nos. 375A0362 and 375A0363. Image note: The number 106 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The exact date is unverified.

Worker handing cigarettes to Sid Woodbury IV during drive at Albina Engine & Machine Works

Photograph showing a worker handing boxes of Camel cigarettes to 7-year-old Sid Woodbury IV outside the office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Woodbury is sitting on a box next to a collection barrel labeled “SOLDIERS.” The worker is unidentified, but the name “Betty” is visible on the front of her overalls. The photograph was taken during a cigarette drive for United States troops serving in World War II. Woodbury and his grandfather offered a $1,000 match for cigarettes contributed by workers at the Albina shipyard. Image note: The number 90 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Worker at Albina Engine & Machine works donating cigarettes for United States troops

Photograph showing an employee at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland holding boxes of Camel cigarettes over a collection barrel labeled “SOLDIERS.” She is smiling and placing one of the boxes in the barrel. The photograph was taken during a cigarette drive for United States troops serving in World War II. The number 89 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942, but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works during cigarette drive for United States troops

Night photograph showing a group of seven unidentified workers at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland posing with boxes of Camel cigarettes during a collection drive for United States troops serving in World War II. The workers, four women and three men, are standing in a row, facing slightly right, and smiling. The number 101 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works donating cigarettes during drive for United States troops

Night photograph showing five unidentified workers, three men and two women, holding boxes of Camel cigarettes over a collection barrel labeled “SOLDIERS” at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland. The photograph was taken during a cigarette drive at the Albina shipyard for United States troops serving in World War II. The number 96 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works during cigarette drive for United States troops

Photograph showing 10 unidentified workers, three women and seven men, holding up boxes of Camel cigarettes during a collection drive at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland for United States troops serving in World War II. The number 98 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Albina Engine & Machine Works men’s bowling team

Three-quarters portrait of a bowling team from the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard. The team members, five unidentified men, are standing a row and facing front. They are standing next to a rack of bowling balls. The man at center has the name “Harold” embroidered above his shirt pocket. The text “V4” is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower left corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Bowling team.”

Albina Engine & Machine Works men’s bowling team

Portrait showing a bowling team from the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard. The team members, five unidentified men, are sitting in a row on a bowling-ball rack and facing right. They are looking toward the front and are wearing matching shirts with “Albina” embroidered on the front. The text “V6” 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 / Bowling team.”

Albina Engine & Machine Works men’s bowling team

Portrait showing a bowling team from the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard. The team members, five unidentified men, are posing in two rows. The two men in front are sitting on a rack of bowling balls and the other three are standing next to them. The team members are wearing matching collared shirts and ties. The text “V9” 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 / Bowling team.”

Swing-shift worker performing at Playhouse Theatre, Portland

Photograph showing a woman on a stage, standing at a microphone and smiling. She is unidentified but may be Pat Mulligan, a singer and an Albina Engine & Machine Works welder. The number 12 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The unverified note “Albina shipbuilding / Swing shift / Playhouse Theatre / 1/16/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was probably taken at a vaudeville show performed by workers from Albina Engine & Machine Works and Commercial Iron Works in Portland. A short preview of the show was published on Page 4, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on Friday, January 15, 1943: “SHIPYARD SHOW–Even the national War Labor board has set its seal of approval on the Albina-Commercial swing shift show slated for 1:30 a.m. Saturday at the Playhouse. Besides a sneak preview and ‘This is Blitz,’ or what Hitler does to conquered countries, the workers will give their own 10-act vaudeville, featuring Clinton English, Albina magician, and Helene Landsvert, Commercial dancer.” See related image Nos. 375A0462, 375A0464, 375A0465, 375A0466, 375A0467, 375A0468, 375A0469, 375A0470, 375A0471, 375A0472, 375A0473, and 375A0474.

Swing-shift workers performing at Playhouse Theatre, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified women on a stage, standing at a microphone and smiling. The number 13 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The unverified note “Albina shipbuilding / Swing shift / Playhouse Theatre / 1/16/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was probably taken at a vaudeville show performed by workers from Albina Engine & Machine Works and Commercial Iron Works in Portland. A short preview of the show was published on Page 4, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal on Friday, January 15, 1943: “SHIPYARD SHOW–Even the national War Labor board has set its seal of approval on the Albina-Commercial swing shift show slated for 1:30 a.m. Saturday at the Playhouse. Besides a sneak preview and ‘This is Blitz,’ or what Hitler does to conquered countries, the workers will give their own 10-act vaudeville, featuring Clinton English, Albina magician, and Helene Landsvert, Commercial dancer.” See related image Nos. 375A0462, 375A0463, 375A0465, 375A0466, 375A0467, 375A0468, 375A0469, 375A0470, 375A0471, 375A0472, 375A0473, and 375A0474.

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