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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 Joseph K. Carson with two unidentified people holding sign for earthquake benefit

Photograph, taken in March 1933, of Portland Mayor George L. Baker (left) and Mayor-Elect Joseph K. Carson (right) standing on either side of an unidentified woman and man holding a sign advertising a benefit for victims of an earthquake in Long Beach, California. They are standing at the bottom of steps outside a building, probably the Portland Municipal Auditorium (now the Keller Auditorium). The sign reads: “Auditorium Tues. March 28 / 10 Slashing Amateur Bouts / Northwest’s Leading Amateurs / Big League Vaudeville / Special Features / Monster California Earthquake Benefit / All Proceeds Go to the Red Cross for California Sufferers / Portland-Put This Over Big! / Sponsored by the “40-8” of the American Legion / Geo. L. Baker, Announcer / Joe Carson, Jr., Referee / Chief Leon Jenkins, Bouncer / Admission 25¢ to $1 / Starts 8 P.M.”

Group of unidentified boys posing in street

Full-length portrait of a group of unidentified boys, most wearing sailor hats, posing in the street, probably downtown Portland. The boys in the back may be standing on the hood of a bus or other vehicle. See related image No. 377N0627. Image note: Photograph is out of focus.

Clarence Darrow

Head and shoulders portrait of lawyer Clarence Darrow facing front. He is wearing a jacket, collared shirt, and tie. The photograph may have been taken on October 16, 1930, when Darrow participated in a debate about Prohibition with Dr. Clarence T. Wilson in Portland. The name “Clarence Darrow” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Katsuji Debuchi

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing front. He has a mustache and is wearing an overcoat, collared shirt, and tie. The name “Katsuji Debuchi” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. Katsuji Debuchi was Japanese ambassador to the United States. The photograph was likely taken in May 1930, when he visited Portland.

Mr. and Mrs. Frip

Head and shoulders portrait of a man and woman standing next to each other outside the Oregon Journal building (now the Jackson Tower) in Portland. The man is wearing a suit, hat, and tie. The woman is wearing a hat, necklace, and blouse or dress. The text “Mr + Mrs Frip” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image.

Pricilla Galue?

Head and shoulders portrait of a woman facing to the right. She is standing outside the Oregon Journal building (now known as the Jackson Tower) and is wearing a hat and a blouse or dress. A name that appears to be “Pricilla Galue” is written on the negative, but the surname is unclear. The writing is visible at the top of the image.

Dr. Wilson Johnston

Head and shoulders portrait, taken outdoors of a man facing front. He is wearing a jacket, collared shirt, tie, and glasses. A name tag and ribbon are pinned to his lapel. The text “Wilson Johnston” is handwritten on the name tag. The following text is visible on the ribbon: “A. M. A. / July 8-13, 1929 / RECEPTION.” The text probably refers to the annual convention of the American Medical Association, which was held in Portland in 1929. Image note: The name “Dr Wilson Johnston” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Teddy McDaniel posing with birthday cake at Cotton Club, Portland

Portrait of a boy, Teddy McDaniel, sitting at a table and posing with his birthday cake during a party at the Cotton Club in Portland on May 23, 1934. McDaniel is smiling and holding a knife as though about to cut the cake. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on May 25, 1934. It had the following caption: “Teddy McDaniel, pal of Ted Lewis and hit of the latter’s show at the Oriental, cutting the cake that made his eighth birthday anniversary, Wednesday, the best ever.” According to a short story accompanying the photograph, McDaniel was a performer in stage shows led by entertainer Ted Lewis, and Lewis was among those to attend the party. See related image No. 371N1517. Image note: Photograph is out of focus.

Dr. Joseph Caronia

Head and shoulders portrait of a man with a mustache. He looking to the right and is seated in front of a brick wall. The man is wearing glasses, a suit jacket, a collared tie, and glasses. On his lapel is a name tag with a ribbon and medal attached to it. On the medal is the text “AMA / Portland Oregon / 1929.” On the ribbon is the text “INVITED GUEST.” Image note: The name “Dr Joseph Caronia” and the number 4 are written on the negative and are visible on the right side of the image.

Football player for Washington High School?

Portrait, taken from the side, of an unidentified football player posing with a ball. The player, a teenage boy, is facing to the left and is crouched as though about to snap the ball. He is wearing a striped jersey, football pants, and cleats. A building that may be the former Washington High School in Portland is visible in the background.

Football player for Lincoln High School?

Portrait of an unidentified football player standing on one toe, with both arms and his other leg in the air, as though he has just kicked the ball. The player, a young man or teenage boy, is facing to the left and is wearing a helmet, sweatshirt, football pants, and cleats. The building partially visible in the background at left may be the former Lincoln High School in Portland. Also see image Nos. 371N4487 and 371N4488.

Football player for Lincoln High School?

Portrait of an unidentified football player standing on one toe, with both arms and his other leg in the air, as though he has just kicked the ball. The player, a young man or teenage boy, is facing to the right and is wearing a helmet, sweatshirt, football pants, and cleats. The photograph may have been taken near the former Lincoln High School in Portland. Also see image Nos. 371N4487 and 371N4488.

Football player for Roosevelt High School?

Portrait, taken from the side, of an unidentified football player posing in a crouch on a field. The player, a teenage boy, is facing to the right and is wearing a sweatshirt, football pants, and cleats. The letters “VELT” are visible on the back of his sweatshirt. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Kate Rockwell

Head and shoulders portrait of a woman outside the Imperial Hotel. She is facing right, looking toward the front, and smiling. She is wearing a hat, necklace, and blouse or dress. The name “Kate Rockwell” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image. See related image No. 371N2145.

Beech Street Swedish Methodist Episcopal Church, Portland

Photograph showing the Beech Street Swedish Methodist Episcopal Church in Portland. Outside the church are two boys playing on a tricycle. The church was located at the corner of Beech and Borthwick streets, now North Beech Street and North Borthwick Avenue. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Outdoor service at The Grotto, Portland

Photograph showing an outdoor service at the National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother (The Grotto) in Portland. The photograph was taken from the aisle near the back of the seating for the congregation. In the foreground are the congregants, seated on benches. In the distance at center is the grotto, a cave carved from the surrounding cliff face. Clergy are conducting the service at the altar at the base of the grotto. The number 35 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. This photograph is probably related to image No. 371N5610.

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