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Earl C. Mills

Photograph showing Earl C. Mills, imperial potentate of the Shriners, standing next to a wall at Union Station in Portland and facing front. The Oregon Journal published front-page story, headlined “High Leader of Shrinedom City Visitor” and a related photograph, image No. 371N1764, on Thursday, May 11, 1933, the day Mills arrived. Image note: The name “Earl C Mills” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

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

Photograph of Franklin D. Roosevelt (seated, left, with arm resting on side of car) in an open-topped car at Union Station in Portland on September 21, 1932, during a stop on his campaign for the presidency. Sitting the car with Roosevelt are: Oregon Congressman Charles H. Martin (second from left); Carl Donaugh, chairman of the Oregon Democratic central committee (third from left); and James Roosevelt, son of Franklin Roosevelt (fourth from left). See related image Nos. 371N2175, 371N2176, 371N2177, 371N2178, 371N2179, 371N2180, 371N2181, 371N2183, 371N2184, 371N2185, 371N2187, 371N2188, 371N2189, 371N2191, 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.

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.

Tito Schipa

Half-length portrait of the Italian tenor Tito Schipa on a train platform, probably at Union Station in Portland. He is facing front and is wearing an overcoat, hat, and bow tie. The name “Tito Schipa” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the photograph. See related image Nos. 371N2267 and 371N2268. Image note: Speckling in image is due to deterioration of the negative.

Tito Schipa posing on Oregon Pony locomotive

Portrait of the Italian tenor Tito Schipa posing on the Oregon Pony. He is standing at the front of the locomotive and facing to the right. He is holding the control lever with one hand and shading his eyes with the other hand. The name “Tito Schipa” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N2266 and 371N2267.

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.

Princess Svasti of Siam with unidentified woman

Portrait of Princess Svasti (left) of Siam (now Thailand) with an unidentified woman at Union Station in Portland on September 5, 1931. The woman appears to be handing the princess a bouquet of roses. The princess visited Portland with her husband and sons on September 5-6, 1931, while touring the United States. The text “Siam” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. See related image Nos. 371N2324 and 371N2325.

Unidentified men at Union Station, Portland?

Photograph showing four men standing outdoors near a building, possibly Union Station in Portland. All four are wearing overcoats, and the man in the center is holding a wreath of flowers with a sign that reads “For you a Rose in Portland grows / Junior Chamber of Commerce / Portland.” Three of the men are unidentified; the second man from the left, who is obscured by the man in front of him, is George L. Baker. See related image Nos. 371N0097, 371N0100, 371N0101, 371N0102, 371N0103, 371N0104, 377N0148, and 377N0149.

Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier’s arrival in Portland for Marian Congress

Portrait, taken August 11, 1934, of Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier (front, center) and members of his party at Union Station with some of the people who welcomed them to Portland. Lépicier and other clergy traveled to Portland to attend the Marian Congress from August 12-15, 1934, at the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother (The Grotto). At left is the Most Rev. Edward D. Howard, archbishop of Portland; second from left is Colonel W. G. Scott; at center is Cardinal Lépicier; second from right, speaking to the cardinal, is Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson; and at right is the Rev. A. M. Mayer, rector of the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image No. 371N4215, was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on August 11, 1934. The photographs were published under the headline “Distinguished Catholic Prelate Welcomed to City.” This photograph had the caption: “Cardinal Lepicier listening intently to the mayor’s words of welcome.” Image note: The number 32 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier’s arrival in Portland for Marian Congress

Portrait, taken August 11, 1934, of Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier (front row, center) and members of his party at Union Station with some of the people who welcomed them to Portland. Lépicier and other clergy traveled to Portland to attend the Marian Congress from August 12-15, 1934, at the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother (The Grotto). A similar photograph (image No. 371N4215) was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on August 11, 1934. The photographs accompanied a story about the Cardinal’s arrival, headlined “Cardinal in City; Guest of Congress.” In the front two rows, from left, are: the Rev. A. M. Brasa; the Very Rev. D. M. Brosnahan; the Most Rev. Edward D. Howard, archbishop of Portland; Colonel W. G. Scott; Cardinal Lépicier; the Rev. P. M. Condon; Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson; the Rev. A. M. Mayer, rector of the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother; and Prior General Raphael Baldini. Image note: The number 31 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier’s arrival in Portland for Marian Congress

Portrait, taken August 11, 1934, of Cardinal Alexis Henri Marie Lépicier (front row, second from right) and members of his party at Union Station with some of the people who welcomed them to Portland. Lépicier and other clergy traveled to Portland to attend the Marian Congress from August 12-15, 1934, at the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother (The Grotto). A cropped version of this photograph, along with image No. 371N4213, was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on August 11, 1934. The photographs were published under the headline “Distinguished Catholic Prelate Welcomed to City.” This photograph had the caption: “Opening of the Marian Congress here Sunday brought to the city today many distinguished Catholic clergymen, including Alexis Henry [sic] M. Cardinal Lepicier, O. S. M., of Rome. Top picture, those in the first two rows, reading from left—The Very Rev. D. M. Brosnahan of Chicago, provincial of the Servite order; the Rev. A. M. Brasa, secretary to the cardinal; Prior General Raphael Baldini, O. S. M., of Rome; the Most Rev. Edward D. Howard, D. D., archbishop of Portland in Oregon; Colonel W. G. Scott, O. N. G.; Cardinal Lepicier; the Rev. A. M. Mayer, rector of the Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother and president of the congress; [Portland] Mayor [Joseph K.] Carson and the Rev. P. M. Condon, Chicago provincial treasurer.” The photographs accompanied a story about the cardinal’s arrival, headlined “Cardinal in City; Guest of Congress.” Image note: The number 33 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

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.

Union Station and 6th Street, Portland

Photograph, looking north on Sixth Street (now NW 6th Avenue), showing Union Station at center. At left and right are buildings and parked cars along Sixth. On the buildings at left are signs for the Boyd Hotel and the Newport Restaurant. On the building in the foreground at right are signs for William Volker & Co. and the Washington Cycle & Supply Co. An unidentified man in uniform, possibly a Portland police uniform is standing on the corner at right. A mark that could be the letter “p” or “d” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image.

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.”

Vice President John Nance Garner at barbershop, Union Station, Portland

Photograph of United States Vice President John Nance Garner in a barber’s chair at Union Station in Portland during a brief stop on October 14, 1935, while he was traveling to Seattle and then the Philippines. At right is an unidentified man, possibly Senator Frederick Steiwer of Oregon. 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.” This photograph had the following caption: Vice President John Nance Garner in the barber’s chair at the Union station Monday night. Thomas W. Beete about to wield the razor.” The photographs accompanied a story, headlined “Crowd Sees Garner Get Face Shaved.” See related image Nos. 372A0216, 372A0217, and 372A0218. Image note: The name “Garner” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

Vice President John Nance Garner at Union Station, Portland

Photograph of United States Vice President John Nance Garner at Union Station in Portland during a brief stop on October 14, 1935. Garner was on his way to Seattle and then the Philippines. He is looking toward a person outside the frame at left. The person in the foreground at right is unidentified. See related image Nos. 372A0215, 372A0217, and 372A0218. Image note: The name “Garner” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

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.

Vice President John Nance Garner, Laura McDonald, Ettie Garner, and Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson

Photograph of (from left) United States Vice President John Nance Garner; Laura McDonald of the Women’s Advertising Club; Ettie Garner, wife of the vice president; and Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson. McDonald is presenting Ettie Garner with a bouquet of roses. The photograph was taken at Union Station on October 14, 1935, when the Garners made a brief stop in Portland on their way to Seattle and then the Philippines. See related image Nos. 372A0215, 372A0216, and 372A0217. Image note: The text “Mrs 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 and Lou Henry Hoover leaving a train car. In the foreground are two unidentified men. The photograph was probably taken when 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 dinner held by the central committee of the Multnomah County Republican Party.

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.

Mary Pickford and unidentified woman at Union Station, Portland

Three-quarters portrait of the actress and producer Mary Pickford (right) and an unidentified woman on a train platform at Union Station in Portland on Friday, May 17, 1935. Pickford is holding a bouquet of roses that were presented to her by Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson. The Oregon Journal published a story, headlined “Sweetheart of America Visits Here,” on the May 17 front page, along with image Nos. 372A0459 and 371A6086. According to the story, Pickford stopped briefly in Portland while traveling from Hollywood, California, to Seattle, Washington, to perform on the stage in “Coquette.” Image note: The name “Pickford” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the left side of the image.

Portland Joseph K. Carson presenting roses to Mary Pickford at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson and the actress and producer Mary Pickford on a train platform at Union Station in Portland on Friday, May 17, 1935. Carson is holding a bouquet of roses and Pickford is looking at one of the blossoms. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 371A6086 were published on the May 17 front page of the Oregon Journal under the headline “ ’America’s Sweetheart’ Visits.” This photograph had the following caption: “Mary Pickford, with Mayor Carson and the armful of roses ‘His Honor’ presented to her as she paused between trains at the Union station Friday morning, en route from Hollywood to Seattle, where she opens Monday night in ‘Coquette.’ “ The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Sweetheart Of America Visits Here.” See additional related image No. 372A0458. Image note: The name “Pickford” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image.

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