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DeCeen and North, holding elk heads

Three-quarters portrait of two men holding elk heads. They are wearing overcoats and are standing next to the railing outside the Multnomah County central library in downtown Portland. The text “DeCeen + North” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

Carlo Sposito

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing front and wearing a sweater, collared shirt, and tie. He is probably standing outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in Portland. The name “Carlo Sposito” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image.

Milton Swartwood?

Head and shoulders portrait of a man looking to the right. He has a mustache and is wearing an overcoat, collared shirt, and tie. He is standing outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in Portland. A name that could be either “Milton Swartwood” or “Milton Swaitwood” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image.

First Unitarian Church, Portland

Photograph, taken from the side, showing the entrance to the First Unitarian Church at Southwest 12th Avenue and Southwest Salmon Street in Portland. The text “Unitarian Church” is written on the negative and is partially visible in the lower right corner of the image. Also see related image Nos. 372A1260 and 372A1261.

Herbert Hoover speaking at Lincoln Day banquet, Multnomah Hotel, Portland

Photograph of Herbert Hoover standing at a microphone and delivering an address during a Lincoln Day banquet at the Multnomah Hotel in Portland on February 12, 1936. The banquet was held by the central committee of the Multnomah County Republican Party. In the background at right is Lou Henry Hoover. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four that were published on Page 6 of the Oregon Journal on Thursday, February 13, 1936, under the headline “Herbert Hoover Tells What He Thinks of New Deal in Lincoln Day Address in Portland, Heard Over Nation.” This photograph had the following caption: “Hoover stops as applause greets his repeated attacks on the policies of President Roosevelt in the nearly three years of Democratic rule in Washington.” The photographs accompanied the text of Hoover’s remarks, headlined “Hoover Talks of Confusion In Lincoln Day Address.” See related image Nos. 372A0293, 372A0294, 372A0295, and 372A0296.

Herbert Hoover receiving applause at Lincoln Day banquet, Multnomah Hotel, Portland

Photograph of Herbert Hoover standing at a microphone during a Lincoln Day banquet at the Multnomah Hotel in Portland on February 12, 1936. Nearby, others are standing and applauding. Hoover delivered an address at the banquet, which was held by the central committee of the Multnomah County Republican Party. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four that were published on Page 6 of the Oregon Journal on Thursday, February 13, 1936, under the headline “Herbert Hoover Tells What He Thinks of New Deal in Lincoln Day Address in Portland, Heard Over Nation.” This photograph had the following caption: “The former president smilingly receives ovation from guests at dinner under auspices of the Multnomah county central committee. One thousand persons heard his speech in the Multnomah hotel Supper Club.” The photographs accompanied the text of Hoover’s remarks, headlined “Hoover Talks of Confusion In Lincoln Day Address.” See related image Nos. 372A0292, 372A0294, 372A0295, and 372A0296.

Secretary of War George Henry Dern and Canadian veteran placing wreath at cenotaph, Multnomah Stadium, Portland

Photograph showing U. S. Secretary of War George Henry Dern and an unidentified Canadian veteran placing a wreath at the cenotaph at Multnomah Stadium in Portland on August 3, 1934. The photograph was taken during a ceremony in memory of Canadian soldiers killed in World War I. The cenotaph had been dedicated by the Canadian Legion in June. The Oregon Journal published an alternate photograph from the ceremony, image No. 372A0317, on Page 4 of the August 3, 1934 edition. The Journal reported that the ceremony was among the official events related to a visit by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who arrived in Portland later the same day.

P. J. MacAuley of Meier & Frank with successor Hugo Sonnenschein

Half-length portrait of P. J. MacAuley seated at a desk and Hugo Sonnenschein standing next to him. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 4 of the Oregon Journal on April 30, 1935, under the headline “Admen, New and Retiring.” The photograph had the following caption: “P. J. MacAuley (seated), retiring sales promotion and advertising director of Meier & Frank company, explains duties of the position to his successor, Hugo Sonnenschein of New York.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Sonnenschein Assumed High Post in Store.” See related image Nos. 371A1661 and 372A0543. Image note: The names “Sonnenschein” and “McCawley [sic]” are written on the negative and are visible at the bottom of the image. Photograph shows speckling and discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Unidentified man greeting Elks goodwill ambassadors in Portland

Full-length portrait of an unidentified man greeting Al Rasmussen (center) and Richard T. Flood Jr. of Sacramento after their arrival in Portland on June 4, 1935. Rasmussen is sitting in the passenger seat of the ambassadors’ car and is shaking hands with the unidentified man. Flood is leaning against the car next to them. Rasmussen and Flood’s visit was part of an Elks goodwill tour in which fleets of ambassadors stopped in a variety of cities around the United States on their way to the national Elks convention in Columbus, Ohio, in July 1935. The text “Elks” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 372A0834, 372A0835, and 372A0836.

Elks ambassadors with group outside building in Portland

Full-length portrait showing Al Rasmussen (third from right) and Richard T. Flood Jr. (far left) with a group of unidentified people after Rasmussen and Flood’s arrival in Portland on June 4, 1935. They are standing outside the doors of the Elks lodge at 1532 Southwest Morrison Street, and Rasmussen is shaking hands with the man next to him. Rasmussen and Flood’s visit was part of an Elks goodwill tour in which fleets of ambassadors stopped in a variety of cities around the United States on their way to the national Elks convention in Columbus, Ohio, in July 1935. The text “Elks” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 372A0833, 372A0834, and 372A0835.

Attendees at National Alcoholic Beverage Control Association convention in Portland

Half-length portrait of two men at the National Alcoholic Beverage Control Association convention in Portland, held August 23 to August 26, 1938. They are facing front and smiling. Both men are wearing name tags. The text on the left man’s tag may be “A. L. Fouty,” and the name on the right man’s tag is W. J. Levin. The text “Liquor Men” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 372A0843 and 372A0844.

Men performing at Portland Breakfast Club meeting

Photograph showing three unidentified men performing at a Portland Breakfast Club meeting. The man at center is lying on his back with his legs in the air and is wearing a sheet or tablecloth like a diaper. The man at left is standing between the prone man’s feet, the man at right is standing at his head and holding one of his hands. This photograph may have been taken at the same meeting as image Nos. 372A0900 and 372A0901.

Three men performing for radio broadcast at Portland Breakfast club meeting

Photograph showing three unidentified men gathered around a pair of microphones, one with “NBC” on the stand, while performing at a Portland Breakfast Club meeting. The man at center is sitting on the club’s wooden horse, the “ham horse.” The man at right, who may be the 1935 club president Zina A. Wise, is looking down at a piece of paper he is holding, probably a script.

Men performing for radio broadcast at Portland Breakfast Club meeting

Photograph showing a group of men gathered around a pair of microphones, one with “NBC” on the stand, during a performance at a Portland Breakfast Club meeting. The man in the center is sitting on the club’s wooden horse, the “ham horse.” He has a cloth tied around his neck and is wearing what appears to be a bonnet. The man next to him is reading from a piece of paper, probably a script.

Tom McArthur

Photograph showing a man sitting at a desk, facing to the left, and writing in the front of a book. He is wearing glasses and a suit, and is holding a pipe. The photograph may have been taken in November 1943; the copy of the Sunday Oregonian newspaper at lower left is an edition published on November 14, 1943. The number 4641 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The name “McArthur, Tom” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0911 and 375A0912.

Ramin

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing front. He is wearing a fur-trimmed overcoat, a collared shirt, and a tie. He is outside the Journal Building (now known as the Jackson Tower) in Portland. The name “Ramin” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the photograph. Image note: Marks and scratches on negative.

Two people loading RCA Victor radio into Vern L. Wenger Radio Service truck

Photograph showing two young men in white jackets loading a large box into the back of a Vern L. Wenger Radio Service truck. A third man is standing next to the truck, watching. On the side of the box are the words “Another RCA Victor Radio / Model 9-K / RCA Manufacturing Co. Inc. / Camden, New Jersey.” The number 2 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. Vern L. Wenger was located in Portland.

Delivery trucks parked outside Western Packing Company, Portland

Photograph showing two delivery trucks parked outside the Western Packing Company in Portland. An unidentified man is standing next to the truck on the right. A sign at over the open doors of the loading area reads “Western Packing Co. / Fresh and cured meats.” A sign on the right side of the doors reads “Manufacturers of … High Grade Sausage / Luncheon Meats.”

Kellogg’s employees with boxes of Pep Bran Flakes samples

Photograph showing Kellogg’s employees standing in a row outdoors, each holding a box of cereal samples. Each box is labeled “Case No. 210-S / 144-1 ¼ oz. Packages / Kellogg’s Pep Bran Flakes Samples / Kellogg Company / Battle Creek, Michigan, U. S. A.” The photograph was taken in Portland’s South Park Blocks. In the background is the Masonic Temple (now the Mark Building at the Portland Art Museum). See related image No. 372A1159.

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