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Station L, electrical units and pipes

Photograph showing a large electrical unit (generator?) at Station L (now Oregon Museum of Science and Industry). On the left side of the frame is a wooden crate and wooden boards. Written on the negative is “4-19-21.” (Image note: see related image PGE-12-72, PGE 12-76, PGE 12-77).

Station L, exterior view

Photograph showing the exterior of Station L taken from across the water (now the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry) with several buildings visible. The hog fuel pile can be seen on the right, and several loaded barges can be seen next to the docks on the left side of the image. The Willamette River is in the foreground. Part of the image is masked with paper.

Car #1359

Photograph of train car #1359, Standard Gauge Paye Motor Car, partway under a building facade. Multiple electric lines pass overhead. “Sellwood” is displayed at front of train.

Portland Electric Power Company, baseball team

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.

Silver thaw, Grand Avenue

Photograph showing a Grand Avenue with a layer of snow and ice. Damaged utility poles and electric lines can be seen on the ground near the center of the frame. A truck and a group of people are gathered around the damaged pole, with other people visible further down the street. Above, numerous overlapping electric lines can be seen.

Yōsuke Matsuoka after arrival at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing Yōsuke Matsuoka outside Union Station after he arrived in Portland on Friday, April 7, 1933. Matsuoka, who had led the Japanese delegation to the League of Nations, was on his way back to Japan from Geneva following his delegation’s withdrawal from the league in February 1933. A cropped version of this photograph and a story about his arrival were published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on April 7, 1933. The story, headlined “Matsuoka Comes Back As Diplomat,” reported that in his youth, Matsuoka had lived in Portland twice; he first arrived in 1893 and later attended the University of Oregon Law School. This photograph was one of three that accompanied the story. The photographs were published under the headline “Portland’s Japanese School Boy of 1893.” This photograph had the following caption: “Yosuke Matsuoka, 37 years after he graduated from Atkinson grade school.” See related image No. 371N1642. Also see image Nos. 371N0218, 371N0219, 371N0220, 371N0221, and 371N3037, taken later in Matsuoka’s visit to Portland. Image note: The name “Matsauko [sic] is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Judge James Alger Fee swearing in James W. Maloney as collector of internal revenue

Photograph showing United States District Judge James Alger Fee (right) administering the oath of office to James W. Maloney, new collector of internal revenue, on July 17, 1933. They are in an office, facing one another, and each man is raising his right hand. The Oregon Journal published a story and a related photograph, image No. 371N1232, about Maloney’s swearing-in on Page 4 of the July 17, 1933 edition. Image note: On the negative, the name “Fee” is written beneath the man on the right and the name “Maloney” is written beneath the man on the left; the writing is visible at the bottom of the image.

Judge Robert S. Bean administering oath of office to John H. McNary

Photograph of Judge Robert S. Bean (right) and John H. McNary, each with one hand raised as Bean administers the oath of office to McNary in the courtroom of the federal building in Portland on March 7, 1927. McNary joined Bean as a member of the United States District Court for the District of Oregon. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal’s March 7 edition under the headline “New Judge Takes Bench.” The photograph had the following caption: “John H. McNary of Salem taking oath today as successor to late Federal Judge C. E. Wolverton. Judge McNary is at left in picture, with Judge Robert S. Bean administering obligation.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “M’Nary on Bench in Federal Court.” Image note: The text “Judge McNary + Bean” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Charles H. Martin, General J. P. O’Neil, and Secretary of War Patrick Hurley

Photograph showing (from left) Charles H. Martin, General J. P. O’Neil, and United States Secretary of War Patrick Hurley (left). The photograph was probably taken at the Swan Island airport in Portland. A cropped version of the photograph was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on Friday, August 7, 1931, under the headline “Army Head Visits Portland.” The photograph had the following caption: “From left—General J. P. O’Neil, Portland, who was appointed special aide to Secretary of War Patrick Jay Hurley, who stopped here Thursday while en route to the Philippines as a special envoy of President Hoover.” See related image Nos. 371N1234, 371N1235, 371N1236, and 371N1237. Image note: The following text is handwritten on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image: “Gen O’Neil + Hurley.”

Actress Edwina Booth and Dorothy Ford

Portrait of two women standing next to each other. Both are wearing hats and holding handbags. The woman on the left, actress Edwina Booth, is wearing a fur coat. The woman on the right, Dorothy Ford of Portland, is wearing a coat and a fur stole and muffs. The photograph was taken in Portland on April 8, 1932, after Booth’s arrival in Portland. According to a story in the April 8 edition of the Oregon Journal, headlined “Movieland Trio Of Pretty Girls to Take Part in Ball,” Booth and two other actresses came to Portland to participate in the Eagles’ “Movie Ball,” a charity event. Dorothy Ford had been selected as queen of the ball. See related image No. 371N1406. Image note: The text “Edwina Booth + Ford” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the photograph. Faint discoloration in the center of the image is due to deterioration of the negative.

P. J. Hanley, Knights of Columbus

Head and shoulders portrait, taken in August 1927, of a man facing front. He is wearing a suit jacket, collared shirt, and tie. On his lapel are a name tag and medal. The name tag reads: “P. J. Hanley / Past state deputy / Oregon.” Inscribed on the medal are the words “Portland, Ore.,” and, below that, “Knights of Columbus / 45th annual convention / August 2-4, 1927.”

Lou Henry Hoover speaking with Mrs. Thornton Ladd during visit to meet Girl Scouts in Portland

Photograph showing Mrs. Thornton Ladd (left) speaking with Lou Henry Hoover after her arrival in Portland on Thursday, October 19, 1933. That day, a cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal under the headline “Mrs. Hoover Here for Day.” The photograph had the caption: “Arriving from Seattle, Thursday morning, Mrs. Herbert Hoover, national director of the Girl Scouts, was met at the train by Mrs. Thornton Ladd, Girl Scout commissioner for Portland. Mrs. Hoover, in uniform, is shown talking things over with Mrs. Ladd.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Mrs. Hoover Here to Meet Girl Scouts.” Image note: The text “Mrs Hoover + Ladd” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Oregon Journal editor B. F. Irvine receiving honorary life membership in Portland Lions Club

Photograph showing Benjamin Franklin Irvine, editor of the Oregon Journal, sitting at a dining table as Carl Greve, president of the Portland Lions Club, presents him with an honorary life membership in the club. Greve and an unidentified woman sitting next to Irvine are holding a frame or plaque in front of him. A similar photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on April 5, 1935, under the headline “Lions Honor B. F. Irvine.” That photograph had the following caption: “At an impressive ceremony Friday noon Portland Lions club presented B. F. Irvine, editor of The Journal, with an honorary life membership for his efforts in behalf of the blind. Aiding the sightless is the Lions’ major creed. Left—Carl Greve, club president, making the presentation to Irvine.” Image note: The name “Irvine” is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower left corner of the image.

P. W. Horn

Head and shoulders portrait of a man standing outside the Journal Building (now the Jackson Tower) in Portland and facing front. He is wearing an overcoat, collared shirt, and tie. The name “P. W. Horn” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image.

J. P. Howe and unidentified woman

Half-length portrait of a man and woman standing side by side and looking to the right. The man is wearing a suit, hat, and tie. The woman is wearing a blouse or dress, a hat, and a necklace. They may be standing in the courtyard of the Portland Hotel in Portland. The name “J. P. Howe” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Rita Johnston

Head and shoulders portrait of a smiling young woman or teenage girl. She is standing outside the Journal Building (now the Jackson Tower) in Portland, facing right and looking slightly left. She is wearing a coat and scarf and carrying a violin case. The name “Rita Lorrain [sic] Johnston” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image. See related image No. 371N1353.

Kate Rockwell

Head and shoulders portrait of a woman standing outside the Imperial Hotel, facing front, and looking toward the upper left. She is wearing a hat and a blouse or dress. A button and ribbons are pinned to her dress. The name “Kate Rockwell” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image. See related image No. 371N2146.

Tito Schipa posing on Oregon Pony locomotive

Portrait of the Italian tenor Tito Schipa posing on the Oregon Pony. He is standing at the front of the locomotive and facing to the right. He is holding the control lever with one hand and shading his eyes with the other hand. The name “Tito Schipa” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N2266 and 371N2267.

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