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Sir Austen Chamberlain and family at Union Station, Portland

Full-length portrait of British statesman Sir Austen Chamberlain; his wife, Ivy Muriel (center); his daughter, Diane (right); and his son Lawrence on a platform at Union Station in Portland. This photograph was probably taken during a brief visit the Chamberlains made to Portland on October 28, 1928. The text “Sir Austen Chamberlain + family” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

George L. Baker, Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Frank C. Riggs in snow at Union Station, Portland

Photograph of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, composer Charles Wakefield Cadman, and Rose Festival association president Frank C. Riggs standing in ankle-deep snow outside Union Station in Portland on January 20, 1927. That day, a cropped version of this photograph, along with image No. 371N0394, was published on Page 18 of the Oregon Journal. The photographs were published under the headline “Getting Ready for June’s Roses.” This photograph had the following caption: “Charles Wakefield Cadman, composer of ‘Rosaria,’ arrives to confer with Rose Festival board on coming pageant. Above—F. C. Riggs, president of festival association, Wakefield and Mayor Baker revel in snow in front of Union station.” The photograph accompanied a story, headlined “Composer Here to Work on Rose Festival Music,” which reported that Cadman was serving as director general of the 1927 festival pageant. See additional related image Nos. 371N0136 and 371N0393.

H. E. Byram? and group

Portrait of ten men in suits, standing on railroad tracks in front of a train car at Union Station in Portland. The fifth man from right is probably H. E. Byram, president of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company. The other men are unidentified. The text “Byram + Mil Group” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image. See related image No. 371N0386.

Flood waters at Union Station during the Vanport flood

A postcard depicting the flood water around Union Station during the Vanport flood. The photograph is taken from a high vantage point and shows the water surrounding union station, the railroad yards, and nearby buildings. The Steel Bridge is also visible in the distance. The image caption reads, "Flood waters " Portland, Ore. Christian V 15."

Franklin D. Roosevelt and crowd at Union Station in Portland

Photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt doffing his hat as he sits in an open-topped car at Union Station in Portland on September 21, 1932. With Roosevelt in the back seat of the car are Oregon Congressman Charles H. Martin (center) and Carl Donaugh (left), chairman of the Oregon Democratic central committee. A crowd of people is gathered behind the car. Roosevelt was in Portland to campaign for the presidency. A similar photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, September 21, 1932, under the headline “Oregon Greets Democracy’s Choice.” See related image Nos. 371N2175, 371N2176, 371N2177, 371N2178, 371N2179, 371N2180, 371N2181, 371N2182, 371N2183, 371N2184, 371N2185, 371N2187, 371N2188, 371N2189, 371N2196, 371N2198, 371N2199, 371N2200, and 371N2201.

Crowd surrounding Franklin D. Roosevelt’s car at Union Station in Portland

Photograph showing a crowd surrounding Franklin D. Roosevelt’s car after his arrival at Union Station in Portland on September 21, 1932. Roosevelt, then governor of New York visited Portland on his campaign for the presidency. See related image Nos. 371N2175, 371N2176, 371N2177, 371N2178, 371N2179, 371N2180, 371N2181, 371N2182, 371N2184, 371N2185, 371N2187, 371N2188, 371N2189, 371N2191, 371N2196, 371N2198, 371N2199, 371N2200, and 371N2201.

Franklin D. Roosevelt in car at Union Station during campaign visit to Portland

Photograph showing Franklin D. Roosevelt in an open-topped car after arriving at Union Station in Portland on September 21, 1932, during his campaign for the presidency. A crowd of people is near the car at left. Roosevelt, then governor of New York, is in the back seat of the car, on the left. In the center is Oregon Congressman Charles H. Martin. On the right is Carl Donaugh, chairman of the Oregon Democratic central committee. Seated in front of Donaugh is James Roosevelt, son of Franklin D. Roosevelt. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 20 of the Oregon Journal on September 21, 1932, as part of a full page of photographs from Roosevelt’s trip through Oregon and Washington. The photographs were published under the headline “Great Crowds Welcome Governor Roosevelt to the Pacific Northwest.” This photograph had the following caption: “The governor greets cheering throngs as his car moves through a mass of people lining 6th street.” See related image Nos. 371N2175, 371N2176, 371N2177, 371N2178, 371N2179, 371N2180, 371N2181, 371N2182, 371N2183, 371N2185, 371N2187, 371N2188, 371N2189, 371N2191, 371N2196, 371N2198, 371N2199, 371N2200, and 371N2201.

Franklin D. Roosevelt greeting crowd at Union Station during campaign visit to Portland

Photograph showing Franklin D. Roosevelt shaking hands with people surrounding his car after his arrival at Union Station in Portland on September 21, 1932, during his campaign for the presidency. Roosevelt was then the governor of New York. He is in the back seat of the car, on the left. In the center is Oregon Congressman Charles H. Martin. On the right is Carl Donaugh, chairman of the Oregon Democratic central committee. Seated in front of Donaugh is James Roosevelt, son of Franklin D. Roosevelt. See related image Nos. 371N2175, 371N2176, 371N2177, 371N2178, 371N2179, 371N2180, 371N2181, 371N2182, 371N2183, 371N2184, 371N2187, 371N2188, 371N2189, 371N2191, 371N2196, 371N2198, 371N2199, 371N2200, and 371N2201.

Mayor Joseph K. Carson and Vice President John Nance Garner at Union Station, Portland

Photograph of Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson (left) and United States Vice President John Nance Garner at Union Station in Portland on October 14, 1935. Garner stopped briefly in Portland while traveling to Seattle and then the Philippines. A cropped version of this photograph was one of three that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on October 15, 1935, under the headline “The Garner Whiskers Come Off.” The photographs accompanied a story about Garner’s stop, headlined “Crowd Sees Garner Get Face Shaved.” This photograph had the following caption: “Mayor Carson chats with the vice president.” See related image Nos. 372A0215, 372A0216, and 372A0218. Image note: The name “Garner” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover arriving in Portland?

Photograph of Herbert Hoover (left) and Lou Henry Hoover on a train platform. The photograph may have been taken after the Hoovers arrived at Union Station in Portland on February 12, 1936. On the evening of February 12, Herbert Hoover delivered an address at a Lincoln Day banquet held by the central committee of the Multnomah County Republican Party. The Hoovers are with an unidentified man and woman who may be O. L. Price, manager of The Oregonian newspaper, and his wife.

President Woodrow Wilson and Mayor George L. Baker at Union Station

Photograph showing President Woodrow Wilson and Portland Mayor George L. Baker (next to Wilson at left) outside Union Station in Portland after Wilson’s arrival on Monday, September 15, 1919. Wilson was in Portland as part of a national speaking tour to build support for the Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations. A cropped version of this photograph was one of three, including image No. 373G0224, that were published on Page 5 of the Oregon Journal on September 15, 1919, under the headline “Triumphal Procession Brings President Into Close View.” This photograph had the following caption information: “President Wilson and Mayor Baker at the Union station.” Image note: Negative damage at edges. Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration. See additional related image Nos. 373G0223, 373G0225, 373G0226, 373G0227, and 373G0538.

Forty and Eight members at Union Station, Portland, to greet arrivals for initiation ceremony

Photograph showing members of the Forty and Eight with a car at Union Station in Portland on Saturday, February 22, 1936. They were at the station to greet members arriving for an initiation ceremony (known as a “wreck”). A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 23, 1936, under the headline “In Wreck Headed for 40 and 8 ‘Wreck.’ “ The photograph had the following caption: “The famous old French war-time taxi was at the depot Saturday to greet the special bringing Washington 40 and 8 members to the annual interstate ‘wreck’ here. From left— Mayor [Joseph K.] Carson, B. F. Beattie, Portland; Chef de Chemin de Fer Fred Fuecker of Seattle, national head; Chef de Gare D. Elwood Caples, Vancouver, Washington state leader; Chef de Gare Laban A. Steeves of Salem, Oregon state leader, and in foreground Steve Chadwich, Seattle, former national officer.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “40 & 8 Vets Have Gay Time.”

Train at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing railroad tracks, the depot, and an oncoming train at Union Station in Portland. The Broadway Bridge is partially visible at right. The view is toward the northwest. The number 1999 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 372A1196.

Longfellow

Head and shoulders portrait, taken outside Union Station in Portland, of a man facing right and looking toward the front. He has a mustache and is wearing glasses, an overcoat, a collared shirt, and a tie. The name “Longfellow” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image. See related image No. 371N1549. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Aimee Semple McPherson?

Head and shoulders portrait a woman facing toward the left. She is wearing a hat and coat. The name “Aimee” is written on the negative and is visible on the lower left side of the image. The woman is probably evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson. See related image Nos. 371N1712, 371N1714, and 377N0584.

Prince and Princess Svasti of Siam

Half-length portrait of Prince and Princess Svasti of Siam (now Thailand) at Union Station in Portland on September 5, 1931. They visited Portland with their sons on September 5-6, 1931, while touring the United States. Portland Mayor George L. Baker is standing in the background on the left. The text “Siam” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N2325 and 371N2326.

Prince and Princess Svasti of Siam with sons Prince Arjuna and Prince Nondiyavat

Portrait of Prince and Princess Svasti of Siam (now Thailand) at Union Station in Portland on September 5, 1931. With them are their son Prince Arjuna (left), a student at Yale University; Portland Mayor George L. Baker (second from left); an unidentified man (second from right); and their son Prince Nondiyavat, a student at Georgetown University. The family visited Portland on September 5-6, 1931, while touring the United States. A similar photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on September 6, 1931, with a pair of stories about the family and their visit. Image note: The text “Siam” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N2324 and 371N2326.

General John J. Pershing with Mayor George L. Baker and Governor Ben W. Olcott

Full-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, General John J. Pershing, and Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott standing in a row at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. Baker and Olcott greeted Pershing on his arrival at Union Station. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0156, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323, was one of seven published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on January 19, 1920, under the headline “A ‘Moving Picture’ of General Pershing’s Day in Portland From His Welcome at Train to His Farewell.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159. Image note: Negative damage at upper right and left center.

General John J. Pershing at Union Station, Portland

Head and shoulders portrait of General John J. Pershing at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. He is in uniform and looking to the right. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323, was one of seven published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on January 19, 1920, under the headline “A ‘Moving Picture’ of General Pershing’s Day in Portland From His Welcome at Train to His Farewell.” This photograph had the caption: “A ‘close-up’ of John J. Pershing himself.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159.

General John J. Pershing with Mayor George L. Baker and Governor Ben W. Olcott

Half-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, General John J. Pershing, and Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott standing in a row at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. Baker and Olcott greeted Pershing on his arrival at Union Station. See related image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0155, 373G0156, 373G0158, 373G0159, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323.

General John J. Pershing with Mayor George L. Baker and Governor Ben W. Olcott

Full-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, General John J. Pershing, and Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott standing in a row at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. Baker and Olcott greeted Pershing on his arrival at Union Station. See related image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0155, 373G0156, 373G0157, 373G0159, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323.

General John J. Pershing saluting at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing General John J. Pershing facing to the left and saluting. Behind him, at right, is a group of men in military dress. The photograph was taken at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0156, 373G0160, and 373G0161, was one of seven published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on January 19, 1920, under the headline “A ‘Moving Picture’ of General Pershing’s Day in Portland From His Welcome at Train to His Farewell.” This photograph had the caption: “An excellent photograph of Pershing standing at a military salute.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159.

Five unidentified people posing with food in Pullman Company office, Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing five unidentified people, four men and a woman, posing with foodstuffs in the Pullman Company office at Union Station in Portland. They are standing in a row behind two desks. The desks are covered with stacks of canned food. On the floor in front of the desks are sacks of flour, boxes of noodles, bags and boxes of produce, and other foods.

Commander Louis J. Gulliver and son looking at cannon aboard USS Constitution in Portland

Photograph showing Commander Louis J. Gulliver (right) and his son, Louis J. Gulliver Jr., a midshipman third class, looking at a cannon aboard the frigate USS Constitution. The photograph was taken in Portland on August 11, 1933, after Commander Gulliver returned from a 30-day leave and resumed command of the frigate. The ship and crew were in Portland on a three-week visit as part of a national tour. Gulliver’s wife, son, and three daughters accompanied him to Portland. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 371N3719 were published on Page 4 of the August 11, 1933, under the headline “Piping the Skipper Over The Side.” This photograph had the following caption: “Commander Gulliver showing a 1933 model midshipman, his son, Louis J. Jr., what a midshipman of 1812 should know about ordnance.” See additional related image No. 371N3718. Image No. 371N3735 may also depict part of the brief ceremonies marking Gulliver’s return.

USS Constitution officers Lieutenant. H. St Johns Butler, Commander Louis J. Gulliver, and Lieutenant Commander Henry Hartley

Three-quarters portrait of three U. S. Navy officers standing in a row and facing front. The photograph was taken in Portland in May 1933. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on May 12, 1933, under the headline “Getting Ready for ‘Old Ironsides.’ ” The photograph had the following caption: “Commander Louis J. Gulliver, center, commanding officer of the gallant old frigate Constitution, inspecting the Swan Island moorage to be occupied by the ship on her arrival here August 2. With the commander are Lieutenant H. St. Johns Butler, navigating officer, left, and Lieutenant Commander Henry Hartley, executive officer. The photograph accompanied a story headlined “ ‘Old Ironsides’ Chief Praises Moorage Here.” See related image No. 371N3720.

Officers aboard USS Constitution during visit to Portland

Full-length portrait of seven officers standing in row and facing front aboard the frigate USS Constitution in August 1933 during a three-week visit by the ship and crew as part of a national tour. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four that were published on Page 4 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, August 20, 1933, under the headline “No Dull Moments on Deck of Old Frigate Constitution.” This photograph had the following caption: “Officers of the ship (reading from left), Lieutenant David W. Tolson, Lieutenant W. J. Dean (supply corps), Lieutenant Commander Henry Hartley, executive officer; Commander Louis J. Gulliver, captain; Lieutenant Joseph C. Van Cleve, Lieutenant J. Y. Dannenberg and Lieutenant D. W. Lyon (medical corps).” Also see image Nos. 371N3724, 371N3730, and 371N3736, which were published with this photograph.

Mayor Joseph K. Carson presenting plaque to Lieutenant Commander Henry Hartley aboard USS Constitution

Photograph showing three unidentified men watching as Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson presents a bronze plaque to Lieutenant Commander Henry Hartley aboard the frigate USS Constitution on Thursday, August 10, 1933, during the Constitution’s three-week visit as part of a national tour. That day, the Oregon Journal published a story about the presentation and a related photograph, image No. 371N3729. According to the story, the plaque commemorated the ship’s visit to Portland, and Carson was accompanied by “City Commissioners Riley, Bean, and Bennett,” who may be the three unidentified men shown in this photograph. Also see related image No. 371N3739.

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