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George L. Baker and unidentified man at Portland City Hall

Portrait, taken from the side, of George L. Baker (right) and an unidentified man standing outside Portland City Hall. They are facing each other and holding a document or envelope. The unidentified man has a beard and is holding a valise similar to a doctor’s bag. The photograph was probably taken during Baker’s tenure as mayor of Portland. See related image Nos. 371N0107, 371N0108, and 371N0109.

George L. Baker and unidentified man at Portland City Hall

Portrait, taken from the side, of George L. Baker (right) and an unidentified man standing outside Portland City Hall. They are facing each other and holding a document or envelope. The unidentified man has a beard and is holding a valise similar to a doctor’s bag. The photograph was probably taken during Baker’s tenure as mayor of Portland. See related image Nos. 371N0106, 371N0108, and 371N0109. Image note: Light leak on negative.

George L. Baker and unidentified man shaking hands at Portland City Hall

Photograph, taken from the side, showing George L. Baker (right) shaking hands with an unidentified man. They are standing outside Portland City Hall. Baker is holding a document or envelope and resting his free hand on the man’s shoulder. The photograph was probably taken during Baker’s tenure as mayor of Portland. See related image Nos. 371N0106, 371N0107, and 371N0108.

George L. Baker and group of men posing with large rock outside Portland City Hall

Full-length portrait of George L. Baker (front row, third from right) and a group of unidentified men posing with a boulder outside Portland City Hall. Several of the men are sitting on the boulder. Most of the men in front are wearing jackets, shorts, and knee-high socks. At right, partially outside the frame, is a large rock on a wooden sled. The photograph was probably taken during Baker’s tenure as mayor of Portland.

Mayor George L. Baker and unidentified men with car at Portland City Hall

Photograph of George L. Baker (second from left) and two unidentified men with a car parked outside Portland City Hall. Baker and the man at right are each standing with one foot on the car’s front bumper and looking at the man on the left. That man, who may be Oscar F. Willing, is facing them and looking downward. The photograph was probably taken during Baker’s tenure as mayor of Portland.

Mayor George L. Baker and unidentified men with car at Portland City Hall

Photograph of George L. Baker (left) and three unidentified men with a car outside Portland City Hall. Baker is shaking hands with the second man from left, who may be Oscar F. Willing. The other men are watching, one sitting in the driver’s seat and one standing at right. The photograph was probably taken during Baker’s tenure as mayor of Portland. Image note: Photograph is out of focus.

Group of men posing in Portland City Council chambers

Portrait of a group of men posing in two rows on the dais in the Portland City Council chambers. In the front row are young men seated at the officials’ desk; the others are standing in a row behind them. The man at right in the second row is Portland Police Chief Leon V. Jenkins; the second man from right is Portland Mayor George L. Baker. The others in the photograph are unidentified. See related image No. 371N0095.

Group of men posing in Portland City Council chambers

Portrait of a group of men posing in two rows on the dais in the Portland City Council chambers. In the front row are young men seated at the officials’ desk; the others are standing in a row behind them. The man at right in the second row is Portland Police Chief Leon V. Jenkins; the second man from right is Portland Mayor George L. Baker. The others in the photograph are unidentified. See related image No. 371N0094.

Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson presenting police chief’s star to Burton K. Lawson

Photograph showing new Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson pinning the police chief’s badge on Burton K. Lawson’s lapel as an unidentified man watches. The photograph was taken in the city council chambers on Saturday, July 1, 1933, when Carson and Lawson were sworn in. A cropped version of this photograph was one of two that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on July 1, 1933, under the headline “Joseph K. Carson Jr. Becomes Mayor.” The photograph had the following caption: “Carson pins chief’s star on on Lawson.” See related image Nos. 371N0453, 371N0459, 371N0467, and 371N0469.

K. Miyako, Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson, and H. I. Satoh with cake replica of Japanese garden

Photograph showing K. Miyako, Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson, and H. I. Satoh with a cake replica of a Japanese garden. The photograph was taken in the Portland city council chambers at Carson’s inauguration on Saturday, July 1, 1933. A cropped version of this photograph was one of three that were published on page 3 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, July 2, 1933, under the headline “Highlights of a Mayor’s First Day in Office.” This photograph had the following caption: “Saturday was a red-letter day at Portland’s city hall and a hey-day in the life of Joseph K. Carson Jr., who at 9 a.m. became Mayor Carson. Many and varied were the important and colorful events of the day. Above, a cake replica of a Japanese garden, presented to the mayor by Portland Japanese. From left, K. Miyako, secretary of the Japanese association of Portland; the mayor and H. I. Satoh of M. Furuya company. The garden scene was the gift of the Nippon Yusan Kaisa Steamship company.” See related image Nos. 371N0452, 371N0459, 371N0467, and 371N0469.

Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson taking oath of office

Photograph showing (from left) George R. Funk, Burton K. Lawson, O. R. Bean, Joseph K. Carson, and J. E. Bennett standing in a row in the council chambers at Portland City Hall on Saturday, July 1, 1933. A cropped version of this photograph was one of two that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on July 1, 1933, under the headline “Joseph K. Carson Jr. Becomes Mayor.” The photograph had the following caption: “Scene in the council chambers today as the choice of the Portland voters last November succeeded Mayor [George L.] Baker. From left—City Auditor Funk reading Carson’s oath of office; Burton K. Lawson, newly appointed chief of police; O. R. Bean, new city commissioner; Mayor Carson taking his oath, and Commissioner Bennett, who began his four-year term today.” See related image Nos. 371N0452, 371N0453, 371N0467, and 371N0469.

Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson signing document at his inauguration

Photograph showing Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson signing a document in the city council chambers at his swearing-in ceremony on Saturday, July 1, 1933. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, July 2, 1933, under the headline “Signing on the Dotted Line.” The photograph had the following caption: “Thereby completing the official routine of becoming mayor of Portland. Thus Mayor Carson took full grip of the reins and began his four-year term Saturday as mayor of the City of Roses, succeeding George L. Baker. An assemblage that overflowed the council chambers witnessed the ceremony midst [sic] a profusion of flowers.” The photograph accompanied two stories about the new mayor and the inauguration events, headlined “Mayor Carson Pledges Economy” and “Mayor Busy Opening Day.” See related image Nos. 371N0452, 371N0453, 371N0459, and 371N0467.

Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson presenting plaque to Junior Chamber of Commerce representatives?

Photograph of Portland Joseph K. Carson (right) and two unidentified men in the mayor’s office at Portland City Hall. Carson is presenting a plaque to the man on the left as the man at center watches. At the top of the plaque are the words “An appreciation / Presented to the Portland Junior Chamber of Commerce.” The rest of the text on the plaque is blurred, but the fourth and fifth lines appear to refer to the chamber’s role in conducting “Pay Your Taxes Week.”

Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson and commander of American Legion Post No. 35?

Photograph of Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson (right) and an unidentified man in the mayor’s office at Portland City Hall. Carson (right) is holding a booklet and looking toward the other man, who may be the commander of Rose City Post No. 35 of the American Legion. He is wearing a garrison cap with the word “commander” on the side and the number 35 on the front.

Joseph K. Carson and unidentified man with bricks and concrete cylinders on steps at city hall

Photograph showing Joseph K. Carson on the steps at Portland City Hall, leaning against two stacks of what appear to be concrete cylinders and rounds of various sizes. Carson is looking at an unidentified man standing on the other side of the cylinders and holding up a brick. Both men are smiling. The word “Brookfield” is visible on two of the cylinders. The photograph was probably taken while Carson was mayor of Portland.

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