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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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T. B. Wilcox Jr. Hall

Photograph of T. B. Wilcox Jr. Hall, a building used to house poultry and pets at the Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The building was dedicated and used for the first time during the 1930 exposition.

Two unidentified men with Percherons, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Full-length portrait of two unidentified men outside a building, each holding the halter or lead rope of a Percheron. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The text “Rubys [sic] Percherons” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image. See related image No. 375A0011.

Chicken, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph, taken from the side, showing a chicken standing on the ground next to a building and facing to the left. An unidentified person is partially visible at left. The text “Triangle” and two X’s are written on the negative and are visible at the bottom of the image. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Sheep showing at Pacific International Livestock Exposition?

Photograph showing three people with a sheep, possibly during judging at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. At left is a person resting both hands on the sheep’s side; at center is a person wearing a Future Farmers of America badge; and at right is a man sitting on a bucket, holding the sheep’s head, and wearing a sign bearing the letter “C” around his neck.

Dog, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph, taken from the side, showing a dog outdoors, facing to the right and holding a pose. An unidentified person partially outside the frame is holding the dog’s chin and the tip of its tail. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The exposition began to include a dog show in 1931.

Log windmill exhibit, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph showing wooden windmill on display indoors. The windmill has a log base and stands next to a pool lined with rocks. Water is pouring from a spout at the base of the windmill into the pool. In the background are log cabins, and at right are tanks of water. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Triangle Milling Company booth, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph showing a booth displaying jars of of grains and packages of rolled wheat. A sign at the top of the booth reads “TRIANGLE MILLING COMPANY.” A sign at the bottom of the booth reads “TRIANGLE POULTRY and DAIRY FEEDS / FOR better RESULTS.” The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

Elliott, three-quarters portrait, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Three-quarters portrait of a man sitting on a wooden ramp outdoors and facing to the left. He is smiling and is wearing a Western-style hat, a coat, and trousers. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The name “Elliott” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image. The name “McCarty” was written on the negative, then crossed out. Image note: Residue from rubber band on negative.

Whitey Hoffman, three-quarters portrait, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Three-quarters portrait of a man sitting on a wooden ramp outdoors and facing front. He is smiling and is wearing jeans and a Western-style hat and shirt. The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The name “Whitey Hoffman” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

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