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General John J. Pershing at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing General John J. Pershing (second from right) walking at the front of a group of men as he leaves Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. At right is Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott. At far left, in a dark suit, is Portland Mayor George L. Baker. Olcott and Baker greeted Pershing upon his arrival at Union Station. See related image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0156, 373G0157, 373G0158, 373G0159, 373G0160, 373G0161 and 373G0323.

George L. Baker and unidentified man holding floral wreath at Union Station, Portland?

Photograph of George L. Baker (left) and an unidentified man standing outdoors, possibly at Union Station in Portland, and holding a floral wreath. They are smiling and looking to the right. A sign on the wreath reads: “For you a Rose in Portland grows / Junior Chamber of Commerce / Portland.” Both men are wearing suits, ties, and overcoats. See related image Nos. 371N0097, 371N0100, 371N0101, 371N0103, 371N0104, 371N3000, 377N0148, and 377N0149.

Group of people posing at Union Station, Portland

Full-length portrait of a group of people, most of them men, standing in a row outside Union Station in Portland. The fourth man from left (in front of pillar) is George L. Baker; the others are unidentified. See related image No. 371N0141. Image note: The photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

George L. Baker, Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Frank C. Riggs at Union Station, Portland

Full-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, composer Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Rose Festival association president Frank C. Riggs standing outside Union Station in Portland on January 20, 1927. The photograph was taken after Cadman’s arrival in Portland on a trip to plan that year’s Rose Festival pageant, of which he served as director general. Baker and Riggs greeted him at the station. That day, the Oregon Journal published a story about Cadman’s arrival, headlined “Composer Here to Work on Rose Festival Music,” along with two photos, on Page 18. See related image Nos. 371N0135, 371N0393, and 371N0394.

General John J. Pershing with Mayor George L. Baker and Governor Ben W. Olcott

Full-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, General John J. Pershing, and Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott standing in a row at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. Baker and Olcott greeted Pershing on his arrival at Union Station. See related image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0155, 373G0156, 373G0157, 373G0158, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323.

General John J. Pershing at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing General John J. Pershing (front center) walking at the front of a group of men as he leaves Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. At left is Portland Mayor George L. Baker. At right is Colonel G. W. S. Stevens, recruiting commander in Oregon, whom the Journal described as a classmate of Pershing’s at West Point. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0156, 373G0161, and 373G0323, was one of seven published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on January 19, 1920, under the headline “A ‘Moving Picture’ of General Pershing’s Day in Portland From His Welcome at Train to His Farewell.” This photograph had the caption: “General Pershing and Colonel Stevens are shown starting out at the brisk gait which has made the general the bane of fat fellow officers.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159.

George L. Baker with unidentified man holding floral wreath at Union Station, Portland?

Photograph showing George L. Baker (left) and an unidentified man standing next to one another outdoors, possibly at Union Station in Portland. Baker is looking at the unidentified man, who is holding a floral wreath. A sign on the wreath reads: “For you a Rose in Portland grows / Junior Chamber of Commerce / Portland.” Both men are wearing suits, ties, and overcoats. See related image Nos. 371N0100, 371N0101, 371N0102, 371N0103, 371N0104, 371N3000, 377N0148, and 377N0149.

George L. Baker and three unidentified men at Union Station, Portland?

Photograph of George L. Baker (second from left) and three unidentified men standing in a row outdoors, possibly at Union Station in Portland. Baker and the second man from right are holding a floral wreath. A sign on the wreath reads: “For you a Rose in Portland grows / Junior Chamber of Commerce / Portland.” See related image Nos. 371N0097, 371N0100, 371N0101, 371N0102, 371N0104, 371N3000, 377N0148, and 377N0149.

President Woodrow Wilson and Mayor George L. Baker at Union Station

Photograph showing President Woodrow Wilson and Portland Mayor George L. Baker (next to Wilson at left) outside Union Station in Portland after Wilson’s arrival on Monday, September 15, 1919. Wilson was in Portland as part of a national speaking tour to build support for the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations. A cropped version of this photograph was one of three, including image No. 373G0224, that were published on Page 5 of the Oregon Journal on September 15, 1919, under the headline “Triumphal Procession Brings President Into Close View.” This photograph had the following caption information: “President Wilson and Mayor Baker at the Union station.” Image note: Negative damage at edges. Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration. See additional related image Nos. 373G0223, 373G0225, 373G0226, 373G0227, and 373G0538.

George L. Baker, Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Frank C. Riggs in snow at Union Station, Portland

Photograph of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, composer Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Rose Festival association president Frank C. Riggs standing in ankle-deep snow outside Union Station in Portland on January 20, 1927. That day, a cropped version of this photograph, along with image No. 371N0394, was published on Page 18 of the Oregon Journal. The photographs were published under the headline “Getting Ready for June’s Roses.” This photograph had the following caption: “Charles Wakefield Cadman, composer of ‘Rosaria,’ arrives to confer with Rose Festival board on coming pageant. Above—F. C. Riggs, president of festival association, Wakefield and Mayor Baker revel in snow in front of Union station.” The photograph accompanied a story, headlined “Composer Here to Work on Rose Festival Music,” which reported that Cadman was serving as director general of the 1927 festival pageant. See additional related image Nos. 371N0136 and 371N0393.

General John J. Pershing with Mayor George L. Baker and Governor Ben W. Olcott

Full-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, General John J. Pershing, and Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott standing in a row at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. Baker and Olcott greeted Pershing on his arrival at Union Station. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0156, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323, was one of seven published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on January 19, 1920, under the headline “A ‘Moving Picture’ of General Pershing’s Day in Portland From His Welcome at Train to His Farewell.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159. Image note: Negative damage at upper right and left center.

General John J. Pershing with Mayor George L. Baker and Governor Ben W. Olcott

Half-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, General John J. Pershing, and Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott standing in a row at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. Baker and Olcott greeted Pershing on his arrival at Union Station. See related image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0155, 373G0156, 373G0158, 373G0159, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323.

General John J. Pershing with Mayor George L. Baker and Governor Ben W. Olcott

Full-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, General John J. Pershing, and Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott standing in a row at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. Baker and Olcott greeted Pershing on his arrival at Union Station. See related image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0155, 373G0156, 373G0157, 373G0159, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323.

Prince and Princess Svasti of Siam

Half-length portrait of Prince and Princess Svasti of Siam (now Thailand) at Union Station in Portland on September 5, 1931. They visited Portland with their sons on September 5-6, 1931, while touring the United States. Portland Mayor George L. Baker is standing in the background on the left. The text “Siam” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N2325 and 371N2326.

Prince and Princess Svasti of Siam with sons Prince Arjuna and Prince Nondiyavat

Portrait of Prince and Princess Svasti of Siam (now Thailand) at Union Station in Portland on September 5, 1931. With them are their son Prince Arjuna (left), a student at Yale University; Portland Mayor George L. Baker (second from left); an unidentified man (second from right); and their son Prince Nondiyavat, a student at Georgetown University. The family visited Portland on September 5-6, 1931, while touring the United States. A similar photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on September 6, 1931, with a pair of stories about the family and their visit. Image note: The text “Siam” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N2324 and 371N2326.