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Valley Migrant League Board Chairman receives Valley Forge Freedoms Foundation Award

Frank E. Brawner, Regional Vice-President of the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, presents an award to Reverend Kent Lawrence, Board Chairman of the Valley Migrant League. The Valley Migrant League is being recognized for the services it provides to migrant farm laborers. This image was published in the Valley Migrant League's Opportunity News on August 4, 1967. Photograph taken on July 26, 1967.

Basketball coaches pretend to fight over trophy

West Stayton basketball coaches Kenneth Breeding (left) and Juan Fernandez (center) hold onto one end of a trophy while Dayton basketball coach Phil Peters (right) holds onto the other end. They coach 2 of the Valley Migrant League's basketball teams. Each coach hopes to win the season and bring the trophy to their respective Opportunity Centers. This image was published in the Valley Migrant League's Opportunity News on December 31, 1965.

Group posing with 4-H Club trophy

Photograph showing five people facing forward and standing behind a table, on which sits a large 4-H Club trophy. On the trophy is written "Trophy Presented by Portland General Electric Company to Oregon 4-H Club Leaders Associations." The photographed individuals are wearing "4-H Club Leader" ribbons with a clover motif.

Man and woman with 4-H Club trophy

Photograph showing a man and woman standing behind a table, on which sits a large 4-H Club trophy. They are both wearing "4-H Club Leader" ribbons, and are smiling at one another. Written on the trophy is "Trophy Presented by Portland General Electric Company to Oregon 4-H Club Leaders Associations."

Woman on elephant float

Photograph of a woman on an elephant float from the 1950 Portland Rose Festival holding a ribbon award and looking at the camera. The float is made entirely from flowers. (Image note: see related images PGE 50-495, PGE 50-500, PGE 50-501, PGE 50-502.3).

Woman on elephant float

Photograph of a woman on an elephant float at the 1950 Portland Rose Festival receiving a ribbon prize from a man reaching up from the ground. The woman is wearing a bathing suit and is looking down towards the man. In the background, the seating for Multnomah Stadium can be seen. Written on the negative is "50-501." (Image note: see related images PGE 50-495, PGE 50-500).

Woman on elephant float

Photograph of a woman on an elephant float from the 1950 Portland Rose Festival holding a ribbon award and looking at the camera. The float is made entirely from flowers. (Image note: see related images PGE 50-495, PGE 50-500, PGE 50-501, PGE 50-502.2).

Man at desk with large trophy

Photograph showing a man in a suit seated at a desk on which sits a large trophy. On the trophy is written "Oregon 4-H club" and "Portland General Electric Company." The man is holding a small gavel is his hand and is looking at the camera. Written on the negative is "50-579."

Prize drawing at Portland Breakfast Club meeting

Photograph showing an an unidentified woman drawing a piece of paper from a bowl held by an unidentified man at a Portland Breakfast Club meeting. Chicken carcasses are hanging from a stand behind them. Above the stand is a partially visible sign with the text “Prizes presented thru the courtesy of Safeway stores!”

Unidentified man holding golf trophy?

Half-length portrait of an unidentified man looking down at a cup-shaped trophy he is holding. He is standing outside the Oregon Journal offices in Portland and is wearing glasses and a suit and tie. Inscribed on the trophy are words that may be “American Legion Golf Trophy.” See image No. 371N0397, in which the same trophy may be depicted. Image note: Light leak on negative.

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.”

Rabbit in front of award display, probably at Pacific International Livestock Exposition

Photograph showing a rabbit lying on a crate in front of a board decorated with prize ribbons. At the top of a board is a sign that reads: “These RIBBONS / Won by RABBITS belonging to … / La Velle CONNELL / VANCOUVER WASH. / Raised on TRIANGLE Feed.” The photograph was probably taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland.

T. E. McGraw and A. S. Butler receiving prizes from Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson

Portrait of T. E. McGraw (left front), A. S. Butler (left rear), and Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson with a 1937 Plymouth sedan in February 1937. Carson is handing the car keys to McGraw and a check to Butler. A sign on the car reads: “This car won by Mr. T. McGraw / Portland, Oregon / For submitting the best limerick in the Listerine cough drop limerick contest / Car delivered by W. W. Shipley Co.” Butler received $100 as the owner of Gloden's pharmacy in Portland, which sold the cough drops to McGraw.

Oregon Journal employee Bob Holley, with his prize chicken

Oregon Journal employee Bob Holley, kneeling next to a children which is holding a “First Prize” ribbon in its beak, from the Oregon Poultry & Pet Stock Association exhibition. Holley appears to be in a chicken coop, with other chickens visible in the background (negative 4 of 6).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Omer Bonney and horse at Portland Hunt club spring race meet

Omer Bonney stands next to his horse (Gold Dust) while holding a trophy, during the spring race meet for the Portland Hunt Club in Garden Home. He is standing on a dirt track in front of a fence, behind which is a field and more fences (negative 3 of 6).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Pilot John H. Miller with trophy and airplane at Pearson Field

Photograph of pilot John H. Miller posing next to an airplane and holding a trophy that depicts a woman riding an eagle and holding a small plane in one upraised hand. The photograph was taken at Pearson Field in Vancouver, Washington, on Monday, September 26, 1927, after Miller arrived in an all-metal Hamilton monoplane, probably the plane in the photograph. A cropped version of this photograph was one of seven images published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, September 27, 1927. The photographs, published under the headline “To Cut Air Capers at Portland’s Big Show,” were part of coverage of an air show in Portland. This photograph had the following caption: “Miller is holding Detroit News Air Transport trophy won at Spokane meet.” According to an accompanying article, the trophy had been awarded to the Hamilton airplane “for efficiency in the weight to horsepower tests” at an air show in Spokane the previous week. See related image Nos. 371N0595, 371N5913, 371N6105, 371N6106, 371N6107, 371N6108, and 371N6126. Image note: The name “John H Miller” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

Vandalism Damage to Girls Polytechnic High School

A woman stands next to a shattered glass case that was vandalized at the Girls Polytechnic High School in Portland, Oregon. Her face has a serious expression as she touches a damaged globe in the case. There are 3 trophies in the case and 1 has been knocked over. The caption on the negative sleeve reads, "Damage to Girls Polytechnic High School done by three 12-year-old boys" (negative 3 of 6).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Production award pennants and U. S. flag flying at Albina Engine & Machine Works

Photograph showing a United States flag, a Navy “E” Award pennant (left), and an Army-Navy “E” Award pennant flying on a flagpole at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The “E” awards were granted for outstanding wartime production efforts. The Navy “E” award was given until July 1942, and the combined Army-Navy “E” Award was given from July 1942 through August 1945. The Albina shipyard received the Army-Navy pennant with a star, shown in this photograph, in October 1942; a presentation ceremony was held on October 27, 1942. A star was given when award recipients maintained their performance record for six months after receiving the original award. Image note: The number 121 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner. The text “Albina shipbuilding / 10/30/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The exact date is unconfirmed. Photograph shows spots of discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Dorothy Johnson, Miss Oregon 1955

Dorothy Johnson, Miss Oregon 1955, wearing a two-piece bathing suit. She is kneeling beside trophies in the living room of her house in Beaverton, Oregon (negative 1 of 12).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

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