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Children looking at chickens

Photograph of a group of children standing in an aisle between rows of chicken cages. Two of the boys in the group are holding chickens, and the other children are gathered around, watching. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Man holding rooster

Photograph of an unidentified man standing with one foot on the wooden step up to a building, looking at a rooster that he is holding on his knee. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Young woman holding chicken

Photograph of an unidentified young woman holding a chicken that is perched on the edge of what may be a wagon. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration from damage to the negative.

Men examining chickens

Photograph of two unidentified men, each one holding a chicken. Both men are looking down at the chicken held by the man on the right, who is extending one of the bird’s wings. The man on the right is wearing a jacket with the name “Harry” on the chest and a patch with the text “The World’s Poultry Congress” on the front pocket. The number 3 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Boy with rooster

Photograph of an unidentified boy kneeling in the grass next to a rooster he is holding. Buildings are visible in the background. The number 12 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Image note: Photograph shows blue discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Man and chicken

Photograph of an unidentified man kneeling in the grass and looking down at a chicken he is holding. Buildings are visible in the background. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Costumed young woman posing with chicken

Photograph of an unidentified young woman standing in front of a cage and posing with a chicken perched on top of the cage. The young woman is wearing a costume consisting of a capelet, a short dress with a cross on the chest, and a matching cap. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Also see image No. 374N0586.

Man holding rooster

Photograph of an unidentified man sitting on a bench and holding a rooster under one arm. The number 6 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Young woman with rooster

Photograph of an unidentified young woman seated on a wooden ramp or walkway with a rooster in her lap. The woman is sitting on a copy of the Oregon Journal; the top headline on the front page is “City Vice Reign Suspected.” The rooster is standing on more pages from the newspaper spread across the woman’s lap. The photograph may have been taken at the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon.

Agriculture and animals

Photographs related to agriculture, horticulture, and animals from approximately 1920 - 1945. The bulk of the photographs depict people, animals, and scenes at fairs and livestock shows, probably the Multnomah County Fair in Gresham, Oregon, and the Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland, Oregon. Other images depict topics such as cats, dogs, wild birds, poultry, and Tusko the elephant; farms and farmland; flowers, flower shows, and gardens.

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