Item 371N0482 - Mayor-elect Joseph K. Carson posing with family members after return from trip to Asia

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Mayor-elect Joseph K. Carson posing with family members after return from trip to Asia


  • 1933-03-17 (Creation)


Photograph; cellulose nitrate film; 3.75 x 4.75 in

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Photograph of Joseph K. Carson (second from left) posing with family members on Friday, March 17, 1933, after he returned from a trip to Asia aboard the steamship General Sherman. The trip included stops in Japan, China, and the Philippines. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 371N0458 were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Saturday, March 18, 1933, under the headline “Hizzoner-Elect Returns in Glory.” This photograph had the following caption: “Joseph K. Carson Jr., next mayor of Portland, returned home Friday afternoon on the States liner General Sherman from the Orient. Top, from left—Charles Carson, brother of the mayor-elect; ‘Joe’ himself; Miss Alice Carson, sister, and Joseph K. Carson Sr. In front is Billy Carson, the future chief executive’s nephew.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Carson Home; Gets Welcome Upon Arrival.” Also see additional related image Nos. 371N0455 and 371N0481.

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Oregon Journal Negative Collection; Org. Lot 1368; Box 371; 0371N482

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1.3 MiB


June 11, 2018 2:49 PM

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