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Three people with food at Sealy-Dresser Company store, Portland

Photograph showing three unidentified people at the Sealy-Dresser Co. grocery store in Portland. In front are a woman and man sitting at folding table. On the table are a dish of unidentified food and what appears to be a cake. The man and woman are looking at a woman standing behind them at center. She is holding a small plate of food in one hand and a utensil in the other. The text “Sealy-Dresser Co.” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the photograph. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Mr and Mrs. B. F. Boynton with 20-foot-long birthday cake at East Side Commercial Club meeting

Photograph showing Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Boynton sitting at a dining table during a meeting of the East Side Commercial Club in Portland on Wednesday, November 13, 1935. At the front of the table, a huge birthday cake with lit candles is visible. On Thursday, November 14, 1935, a similar photograph, image No. 372A0066, was published on Page 14 of the Oregon Journal. In the caption for that photograph, the Journal reported: “This huge birthday cake, 20 feet long by 8 inches wide, was served Wednesday at the East Side Commercial club in honor of B. F. Boynton, prominent member. The 100-pound cake bore 80 anniversary candles and was presented by Dr. Paul E. Dutton, club president.” Image note: The name “Benny Boynton” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

B. F. Boynton with 20-foot-long birthday cake at East Side Commercial Club, Portland

Photograph showing people sitting at a long dining table during a meeting of the East Side Commercial Club in Portland on Wednesday, November 13, 1935. At the front edge of the table is a 20-foot-long birthday cake with lit candles in honor of B. F. Boynton, the third person from left. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 14 of the Oregon Journal on Thursday, November 14, 1935, under the headline “Not for Goliath, But for Boynton.” The photograph had the following caption: “This huge birthday cake, 20 feet long by 8 inches wide, was served Wednesday at the East Side Commercial club in honor of B. F. Boynton, prominent member. The 100-pound cake bore 80 anniversary candles and was presented by Dr. Paul E. Dutton, club president. From left are Jess L. Colby, manager of Alert Transfer company; Dr. Dutton, Mr. and Mrs. Boynton, Art Lee and William Jossey, East Side Auto terminal directors.” See related image No. 372A0065. Image note: The name “Benny Boynton” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Civilian Conservation Corps workers getting first meal at camp in Zigzag, Oregon

Photograph showing men serving themselves food outdoors at the Civilian Conservation Corps camp in Zigzag, Oregon, in May 1933. This photograph, along with image No. 371N5970, was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on May 27, 1933, under the headline “Here’s Where a Forest Army Will Live.” This photograph had the following caption: “A group of newcomers moved to the rolling kitchen for their first meal before being assigned to barracks. In the building group are barracks, recreation hall, infirmary, administration building, kitchen, and dining rooms.” See related image Nos. 371N5969, 371N5970, 371N5971, 371N5972, 372A0751, 372A0752, 372A0753, 372A0754, 372A0756, 372A0757, 372A0758, 372A0759, 372A0760, 372A0761, 372A0762, 372A0763, and 372A0764.

Cafe at Dorchester House in Oceanlake, Oregon?

Photograph showing the interior of a cafe, with several customers seated at a U-shaped counter in the center of the room. The photograph may have been taken at The Dorchester House in Oceanlake, Oregon, now part of Lincoln City; the floor appears identical to that shown in image Nos. 372A0883, 372A0884, 372A0885, and 372A0886.

Adults and children picnicking next to car at auto races in Tillamook, June 1955

Photograph showing three adults and two children sitting next to a parked car and eating a picnic lunch. The photograph was taken at automobile races held at the former Tillamook Naval Air Station site in Tillamook, Oregon. Two people and a dog are sitting in the car. The people in the photograph are unidentified. Written on the negative sleeve is the text “Tillamook / Sports cars / June 1955.” See related image Nos. 372A1233, 372A1234, 372A1235, 372A1236, 372A1237, 372A1238, 372A1239, 372A1240, 372A1241, 372A1242, 372A1243, 372A1244, 372A1245, 372A1246, 372A1248, 372A1249, 372A1250, 372A1251, 372A1252, 372A1253, 372A1254, 372A1255, and 372A1256.

Man serving food to two girls

Photograph of a man in a chef’s jacket and hat serving a sandwich to two waiting girls. The photograph may have been taken at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The people in the photograph are unidentified.

Children in line for concessions

Photograph of unidentified men serving a crowd of children at a concession stand, possibly at the annual Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. The men are wearing jackets, aprons, and caps; the caps have the text “Crown Flour” printed on them.

Marylhurst College students at table, drinking soda, 1943?

Photograph showing seven unidentified Marylhurst College students seated around a square table. Each young woman is drinking from a bottle of soda except the student at far left, who is drinking from a teacup. The students also have plates of food, including cupcakes and hot dogs. The unconfirmed note “Marylhurst College student groups / 10/28/43” is written on the negative sleeve. Marylhurst College, located in Marylhurst, Oregon, became Marylhurst University in 1998.

Marylhurst College students at formal meal, 1944?

Photograph showing unidentified Marylhurst College students sitting in groups at dining tables. They are wearing formal dresses. The unconfirmed note “Marylhurst College students 10/1944” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0234. Marylhurst College, located in Marylhurst, Oregon, became Marylhurst University in 1998.

Marylhurst College students at formal meal, 1944?

Photograph showing Marylhurst College students sitting in groups at dining tables. They are wearing formal dresses. The unconfirmed note “Marylhurst College students 10/1944” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0233. Marylhurst College, located in Marylhurst, Oregon, became Marylhurst University in 1998.

Students and their dates at Marylhurst College dance, 1944?

Photograph showing two Marylhurst College students sitting with their dates and holding bottles of soda at a formal dance. In the center, between the two pairs, is a barrel with empty soda bottles on the top and around the base. The people in the photograph are unidentified. The unconfirmed note “Marylhurst College dance 11/20/44” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0235, 375A0236, and 375A0238. Marylhurst College, located in Marylhurst, Oregon, became Marylhurst University in 1998.

Students and their dates at Marylhurst College dance, 1944?

Photograph showing Marylhurst College students sitting with their dates at a formal dance. The three young women at left are holding bottles of soda. The people in the photograph are unidentified. The unconfirmed note “Marylhurst College dance 11/20/44” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0235, 375A0236, and 375A0237. Marylhurst College, located in Marylhurst, Oregon, became Marylhurst University in 1998.

Marylhurst College students eating meal, 1944?

Photograph showing unidentified Marylhurst College students sitting in groups at dining tables and eating a meal. On each table is a centerpiece in the shape of ra small harp. The unconfirmed note “Marylhurst College students 3/17/44” is written on the negative sleeve. Marylhurst College, located in Marylhurst, Oregon, became Marylhurst University in 1998.

Three unidentified workers eating meal at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing three unidentified workers in overalls sitting at a dining table during a meal at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The three women are sitting in a row and smiling. The number 125 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / 10/30/42.”

Melva Lillian Cole with unidentified woman pouring tea or coffee

Photograph showing Melva Lillian Cole (left) and an unidentified woman at a dining table. The woman at left is sitting at the table, looking at Cole, and holding a pot of tea or coffee in one hand and a cup and plate in the other. Cole is standing next to her. Cole, of Fargo, North Dakota, visited Portland from December 12, 1942 to January 8, 1943. She came to Portland to christen a ship, PC 816, a submarine chaser known as Hell Hornet, at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland. Her husband, Navy serviceman Wilson Burnett Cole, was killed in a German submarine attack off Cape Hatteras in 1942. This photograph may have been taken on December 30, 1942; Melva Cole is wearing the same clothing as in image Nos. 375A0446 and 375A0447, taken just after her arrival. A story about her arrival, published on the front page of the Oregon Journal’s December 30 final edition, reported that Cole had been a breakfast guest of the Portland Federation of Women’s Clubs that day. A story on Page 5, Section 2 of the same edition reported that Cole would also attend the federation’s silver tea on New Year’s Day. Image note: The number 37 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Launching / Hell Hornet / 1/8/43” is written on the negative sleeve. Also see image Nos. 375A0434, 375A0435, 375A0436, 375A0437, 375A0438, 375A0440, 375A0441, 375A0442, 375A0443, 375A0444, 375A0445, 375A0448, 375A0449, 375A0450, and 375A0451.

Welder Jeannine Christensen in restaurant or cafeteria, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing welder Jeannine Christensen sitting at the counter in a restaurant or cafeteria at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is drinking milk from a bottle, and a slice of pie is on a plate in front of her. Two unidentified workers, both women, are sitting next to her at right. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Jeanine [sic] / 9/30/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Jeannine Christensen? talking with unidentified man at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two workers, a man and a woman, talking outdoors at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The woman is sitting on a wooden scaffold above the man and is holding a sandwich in one hand. The man is leaning against the scaffold and facing her. Both are smiling. The workers are unidentified, but the woman may be Jeannine Christensen, a welder at Albina Engine. The text “Albina shipbuilding / 9/3/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Jeannine Christensen? talking with unidentified man at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two workers, a man and a woman, talking outdoors at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The woman is sitting on a wooden scaffold above the man and is holding a sandwich in one hand. The man is leaning against the scaffold and facing her. Both are smiling. The workers are unidentified, but the woman may be Jeannine Christensen, a welder at Albina Engine. The text “Albina shipbuilding / 9/3/43” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

Two employees having coffee or tea, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified employees sitting at a table at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are smiling and facing front. The woman at left is holding a pot of coffee or tea, and the woman at right is holding a mug. The text “11X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Sub chaser / 11/25/44.”

Employees eating meal, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified employees, both women, sitting at a dining table during a meal at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. They are facing left, looking toward the front, and smiling. The text “1X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Sub chaser / 11/25/44.”

Workers eating meal at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing five unidentified employees, all women, at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Three of the workers are sitting on stools at a table and holding food. The other two are standing next to them, at the end of the table. The text “7X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the photograph. Image note: Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Sub chaser / 11/25/44.”

Workers eating at restaurant, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a crowd of workers eating in a restaurant at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Every seat in the dining room appears to be filled. The text “5X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the photograph. Image note: Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Sub chaser / 11/25/44.”

Workers eating at restaurant, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing a crowd of workers eating in a restaurant at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The text “4X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the photograph. Also see image No. 375A0587. Image note: Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding / Sub chaser / 11/25/44.”

Employee eating doughnuts, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Portrait showing an unidentified employee of the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. She is sitting at a dining table, smiling, and facing front. On the table in front of her are plates of doughnuts and a mug, and she is holding a piece of a doughnut. On her sweater is a pin that reads “ALBINA ENGINE & MACHINE WORKS / U. S. N. / 73.” The number 51 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Worker eating meal, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an unidentified worker sitting at a table during a meal at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. He looking toward the front, smiling, and holding a fork. Two cups, a plate full of food, and what appears to be a dessert are on the table in front of him. The number 65 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. Information based on the following unverified note written on the negative sleeve: “Albina shipbuilding.”

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