A portrait of actress and radio host Ilka Chase, seated on a floral couch. Most likely taken in Portland. A cropped version of this photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, February 9, 1950 (negative 1 of 3).
Chinese General Li Hanhun, seated with his wife (?), at Henry Thiele’s in Portland. Hanhun visited Portland in 1948 while on leave from China. A photograph from this series was published in the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, September 29, 1948 (negative 8 of 8).
Radio enthusiast "Aunt Marie" Christensen, seated at a table in her Portland home. She tunes a radio with one hand while holding a teacup with another. At the time of her death in 1959, she had collected the autographs of approximately 1000 radio and television performers (negative 1 of 3).
A portrait of Elaine Raymer, a performer at Amato’s Super Club in Portland, at S.W. Broadway and S.W. Main Street. She wears a strapless dress and fishnet tights, while holding one leg in the air (negative 2 of 6).
Portland feather work designer Nellie Hartness, holding two large feather dance fans. Behind Hartness is a glass case with other feather items. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Monday, June 8, 1953 (negative 1 of 7).
A portrait of Freda DeKnight, food editor for Ebony Magazine, taken during a visit to Portland. She sits in an arm chair next to a window, holding one leg and the edge of her dress up (negative 2 of 10).
Freda Jones, of the Maria Easterly Modeling Agency in Portland, demonstrating “how not to dress.” She wears pants and a polka-dotted short sleeve shirt, as she turns partially away from the camera (negative 1 of 5).
A portrait of Charlotte Miller, the “Miss Oregon” contestant for the “Miss Universe” contest, after returning home. She rests on a couch holding a panorama group photograph, smiling at the camera and resting her head on one arm (negative 1 of 3).
Photograph showing a group of men from the Underground Department facing the camera. Individuals in the first two rows are kneeling, while the other behind are standing. Many of the men are wearing overalls or patterned flannel shirts.
Photograph showing Caroline Flanders Couch, her daughter, Caroline (Couch) Wilson, and grand-daughter Mary Caroline (Wilson) Burns. Georgina Burns is seated on her mother's lap. Note: photograph identifies middle woman as Clementine Lewis, but notes "should have been grandma Wilson."
Round portrait of the head and shoulders of a man with a mustache and uniform. Below the man is a caption that reads “40.” Other incomplete portraits are visible on the right and bottom of the frame. The same individual is photographed in PGE134-9.
Two portraits of the same man, taken twenty years apart. On the left portrait is the caption “Twenty years ago.” On the right, the man is older with the caption “today.” At the bottom of both images is written “Charles Cooper – Entered service of C. & S.Ry. April 12th, 1892 as first assistant engineer in power plant. At present in charge of station ‘E’ power station P.Ry.L & P.Co.”
Group portrait of men in baseball uniforms, with one man in a suit. The front row of men is seated, while the back row stands. In the background is a field and trees. A round sign in front of the seated row reads “Portland Electric Power Co. baseball” with a triangle logo and “Club” written in the middle.
Two portraits of the same man, taken twenty years apart. On the left portrait is the caption “Twenty years ago.” On the right, the man is older with the caption “today.” At the bottom of both images is written “J.A. Ryan.”
Photograph showing a group of men in suits, hats, and matching costume glasses while facing towards the camera. They are standing in two rows, and at the front of the frame is a table with plates and cups. On the front of each hat is a number. Written on the negative is "50-532."
Photograph showing a group of men in suits facing towards the camera. The individual on the far left is holding a glass bottle, while the other holds their arms downward. Folding chairs and a hallway can be seen in the background.
Round portrait of the head and shoulders of a man with a mustache and uniform. He is wearing a brimmed hat with “Conductor” written across the front. Two other men in uniforms can be seen at either sides, wearing similar hats without adornment.