Negative of a photographic postcard showing a mother bear and 2 cubs leaning on an automobile. The mother bear and 1 of the cubs look inside the passenger side window of the automobile. Handwriting on negative reads, "Inspection. Christian 11-571."
Portland Zoo (later the Oregon Zoo) trainer Al Knowles, feeding bear cubs using a bottle. The cubs are on newspaper on a desk, as Knowles feed ones. He holds a cigarette in his mouth. Photographs from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, March 17, 1954 (negative 6 of 6).
A woman washes a bear cub in a washtub outside. The tub is positioned under a water spigot. The bear is wearing chains. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "Bear, 5-months-old, and pet of Margaret, which escaped and frightened neighbors" (negative 1 of 10).
Two boys and a woman hold a bear. The 2 boys kneel on either side of the bear. They appear to be either holding him down or petting him. The woman stands above the bear, leans over and holds its head. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "Bear, 5-months-old, and pet of Margaret, which escaped and frightened neighbors" (negative 3 of 10).
Half-length portrait of an unidentified woman holding two bear cubs. She is seated on a log bench, facing front, and is smiling. The woman is wearing a hat, scarf, dress, and gloves. Image note: Negative damage at center right.