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Captain Warner

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing to the left. He is wearing a United States military uniform and visor cap. The name “Warner, Captain” is written on the negative sleeve.

Don Walker

Full-length portrait of a man standing in front of a brick wall on a balcony. He is facing front and is wearing a United States military uniform. The name “Walker, Don” is written on the negative sleeve.

Secretary of the Navy Curtis Dwight Wilbur and unidentified Navy officer

Full-length portrait of two men standing outside the Multnomah Hotel in Portland. The man on the left is Curtis Dwight Wilbur, United States secretary of the Navy; he is wearing a suit, hat, tie, and glasses. The man on the right, who is wearing a United States Navy uniform, is unidentified. The text “Wilbur + ?” is written on the negative.

Worker posing with servicemen during cigarette drive at Albina Engine & Machine Works

Photograph showing an Albina Engine & Machine Works employee posing with two U. S. Navy servicemen at the Portland shipyard during a drive to collect cigarettes to send to United States troops serving in World War II. They are standing in a row behind a sign that reads “LET’S GET OUR RECORD BACK.” The employee and one of the servicemen are each holding a box of Camel cigarettes, and more boxes are piled on a table in front of them. The employee and servicemen are unidentified. Image note: The number 102 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unverified.

Melva Lillian Cole with Navy servicemen K. A. Johnson and W. N. Edwards after her arrival in Portland

Three-quarters portrait of, from left, Navy serviceman K. A. Johnson, Melva Lillian Cole, and Navy serviceman W. N. Edwards. They are standing in a row and facing front. The photograph was taken in Portland on December 30, 1942, after Cole arrived in Portland from Fargo, North Dakota. Cole had been invited to the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland to christen PC 816, a submarine chaser known as Hell Hornet. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 1, Section 2, of the Oregon Journal’s December 30 final edition. It had the following caption: “HERO’S WIDOW—Mrs. Melva Lillian Cole, whose husband was killed in a submarine attack on a subchaser last June, is here to christen another subchaser at Albina next week. Meeting her were K. A. Johnson, motor machinist, second class (left), and W. N. Edwards, fireman, first class, who are waiting to ship out on an Albina subchaser.” The Journal also published a front-page story about Cole’s arrival, headlined “City Greets Widow of Sub Hero, Who is Thrilled Over Launching.” Image note: The number 39 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, 375A0439, 375A0440, 375A0441, 375A0442, 375A0443, 375A0444, 375A0445, 375A0447, 375A0448, 375A0449, 375A0450, and 375A0451.

Three Navy servicemen and electrician Ed Mabie holding pennant during award ceremony at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing (from left) U. S. Navy servicemen Russell H. Jones Jr., William D. Langston and Edward F. Fox, all machinist mates second class, with Albina Engine & Machine Works electrician Ed Mabie. They are holding up an Army-Navy “E” Award pennant with two stars. The photograph was taken during a ceremony on Saturday, February 20, 1943, to present Albina Engine with the two-star pennant, which denoted that the shipbuilder had maintained a record of outstanding war production for a year after first receiving the E award. Mabie accepted the pennant as the representative of the Albina workers. A related image, No. 375A0722, and a story about the ceremony were published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 21, 1943. See additional related image Nos. 375A0693, 375A0694, 375A0697, 375A0702, 375A0703, 375A0721, 375A0723, 375A0724, and 375A0725. Image note: The number 219 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

U.S. Navy serviceman Russell H. Jones Jr. speaking during award ceremony at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing Russell H. Jones, a machinist mate second class in the U. S. Navy, speaking during an award ceremony at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on Saturday, February 20, 1943. The event was held to present Albina with its second Star Award. Recipients of the Army-Navy “E” Award, which honored outstanding war production, were given stars at regular intervals if they maintained their record after receiving the E award. A related image, No. 375A0722, and a story about the ceremony were published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 21, 1943. See additional related image Nos. 375A0693, 375A0694, 375A0697, 375A0700, 375A0703, 375A0721, 375A0723, 375A0724, and 375A0725. Image note: The number 230 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

U.S. Navy serviceman William D. Langston speaking during award ceremony at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing William D. Langston, a machinist mate second class in the U. S. Navy, speaking during an award ceremony at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on Saturday, February 20, 1943. The event was held to present Albina with its second Star Award. Recipients of the Army-Navy “E” Award, which honored outstanding war production, were given stars at regular intervals if they maintained their record after receiving the E award. A related image, No. 375A0722, and a story about the ceremony were published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 21, 1943. See additional related image Nos. 375A0693, 375A0694, 375A0697, 375A0700, 375A0702, 375A0721, 375A0723, 375A0724, and 375A0725. Image note: The number 231 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Navy Commander Leland D. Whitgrove speaking during award ceremony at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing U. S. Navy Commander Leland D. Whitgrove speaking during an award ceremony at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on Saturday, February 20, 1943. The event was held to present Albina with its second Star Award. Recipients of the Army-Navy “E” Award, which honored outstanding war production, were granted stars at regular intervals if they maintained their record after receiving the E award. A related image, No. 375A0722, and a story about the ceremony were published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 21, 1943. See additional related image Nos. 375A0693, 375A0694, 375A0697, 375A0700, 375A0702, 375A0703, 375A0723, 375A0724, and 375A0725. Image note: The number 232 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Four Navy servicemen and electrician Ed Mabie holding pennant during award ceremony at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing four U. S. Navy servicemen with Albina Engine & Machine Works electrician Ed Mabie (right) during an award ceremony on Saturday, February 20, 1943. Mabie and three of the servicemen are holding up an Army-Navy “E” Award pennant with two stars. The event was held to present Albina Engine with the two-star pennant, which denoted that the shipbuilder had maintained a record of outstanding war production for a year after first receiving the E award. Mabie accepted the pennant as the representative of the Albina workers. A cropped version of this photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 21, 1943. It had the following caption: “TWO-STAR E PENNANT for Albina Engine & Machine works was presented Saturday to yard workers by battle veterans of the navy. From left, [Commander Leland D. Whitgrove], Machinist Mates Russell H. Jones Jr., William D. Langston and Edward F. Fox, and Ed Mabie, yard electrician.” Whitgrove was cropped out of the published photograph. See related image Nos. 375A0693, 375A0694, 375A0697, 375A0700, 375A0702, 375A0703, 375A0721, 375A0723, 375A0724, and 375A0725. Image note: The number 218 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

U.S. Navy serviceman Edward F. Fox speaking during award ceremony at Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing showing Edward F. Fox, a machinist mate second class in the U. S. Navy, speaking during an award ceremony at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on Saturday, February 20, 1943. The event was held to present Albina with its second Star Award. Recipients of the Army-Navy “E” Award, which honored outstanding war production, were given stars at regular intervals if they maintained their record after receiving the E award. A related image, No. 375A0722, and a story about the ceremony were published on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, February 21, 1943. See additional related image Nos. 375A0693, 375A0694, 375A0697, 375A0700, 375A0702, 375A0703, 375A0721, 375A0724, and 375A0725. Image note: The number 229 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Six men aboard ship with “Portland Rose” painted on pilot house

Photograph showing a group of six unidentified men, three in military uniforms, atop the pilot house of a ship. An illustration of a rose and the words “Portland Rose” are painted on the front of the pilot house. The ship may be a U. S. Navy landing craft, LCS(L)66, built by the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. The number 48 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.”

Army-Navy “E” Award presentation ceremony and reception

Photograph showing an unidentified soldier at a lectern during a ceremony to present an Army-Navy “E” Award to an unidentified company. The joint Army-Navy awards were given from 1942 to 1945 in recognition of wartime production efforts. Image note: The number 7 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image.

Army-Navy “E” Award presentation ceremony and reception

Photograph showing a soldier raising an Army-Navy “E” Award flag as a second soldier watches. The photograph was taken during a ceremony to present an “E” Award to an unidentified company. The two soldiers are also unidentified. The joint Army-Navy awards were given from 1942 to 1945 in recognition of wartime production efforts. Image note: The number 18 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image.

Army-Navy “E” Award presentation ceremony and reception

Photograph showing an unidentified United States Army officer speaking at a lectern during a ceremony to present an Army-Navy “E” Award to an unidentified company. The joint Army-Navy awards were given from 1942 to 1945 in recognition of wartime production efforts. Image note: The number 20 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image.

Army-Navy “E” Award presentation ceremony and reception

Photograph showing an unidentified United States Navy officer at the lectern during a ceremony to present an Army-Navy “E” Award to an unidentified company. The joint Army-Navy awards were given from 1942 to 1945 in recognition of wartime production efforts. Image note: The number 21 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image.

Army-Navy “E” Award presentation ceremony and reception

Photograph showing an unidentified United States Army officer speaking at a lectern during a ceremony to present an Army-Navy “E” Award to an unidentified company. The joint Army-Navy awards were given from 1942 to 1945 in recognition of wartime production efforts. Image note: The number 22 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image.

Army-Navy “E” Award presentation ceremony and reception

Photograph showing an unidentified United States Navy officer speaking at the lectern during a ceremony to present an Army-Navy “E” Award to an unidentified company. The joint Army-Navy awards were given from 1942 to 1945 in recognition of wartime production efforts. Image note: The number 33 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the lower left corner of the image.

Two U. S. Navy servicemen posing with Portland Gas & Coke Co. car

Photograph showing two unidentified United States Navy servicemen posing next to a Portland Gas & Coke Company car. They are smiling and attaching a sign to the side of the car. The sign reads: “CHOOSE NAVY NOW / WHILE YOU CAN.” In the background, an unidentified Portland Gas & Coke employee is sitting in the driver’s seat of the car. The number 2628 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 375A0843. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Two U. S. Navy servicemen posing with Portland Gas & Coke Co. car

Photograph showing two unidentified United States Navy servicemen posing next to a Portland Gas & Coke Company car. They are smiling and attaching a sign to the side of the car. The sign reads: “CHOOSE NAVY NOW / WHILE YOU CAN.” An unidentified Portland Gas & Coke employee is sitting in the driver’s seat of the car. The number 2629 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 375A0842. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Commander Richard E. Byrd and unidentified man

Photograph of two men standing outside a building and looking at one another. The man on the left, the aviator, explorer, and United States naval officer Richard E. Byrd, is wearing an overcoat and visor cap. The man on the right is wearing a hat, overcoat, and tie. The text “Com. Byrd” is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. See related image Nos. 371N0390 and 371N3646.

Commander Richard E. Byrd

Portrait of a man, the aviator, explorer, and United States naval officer Richard E. Byrd, wearing an overcoat and a visor cap. The text “Comander Byrd [sic]” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image. See related image Nos. 371N0389 and 371N3646.

Captain W. W. Crawford on horseback

Photograph of Captain W. W. Crawford mounted on a horse at the 1928 Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland. Crawford’s unit from Fort Lewis, Washington, performed drills at the exposition. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 374N836 and 374N848, was published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on November 2, 1928. The photographs were published under the headline “Some of the Champions Here for Week.” This photograph had the following caption information: “Captain W. W. Crawford on ‘Bess,’ the officer and horse who command 60 horses and 60 men in the famous Black Horse Brigade, battery D, third field artillery of Fort Lewis, one of the chief exhibits of the horse show.” Also see image No. 374N0847.

Horse artillery unit from Fort Lewis, Washington

Photograph of unidentified United States Army soldiers from Fort Lewis, Washington, taken at the Pacific International Livestock Exposition in Portland in November 1928. Several of the soldiers are on horseback, while three others are riding on a horse-drawn artillery wagon. The number 6 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The soldiers’ unit, Battery D of the Third Field Artillery, performed drills at the livestock exposition. Also see image No. 374N0845.

Lieutenant W. L. Cornelius, pilot, at air show

Portrait of a man sitting in the cockpit of an airplane, probably at either Swan Island airport in Portland or Pearson Field in Vancouver, Washington. He is looking back over his shoulder and is wearing an aviator’s cap and goggles. A cropped and reversed version of this photograph was one of five, including image No. 371N5913, published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, September 28, 1927, as part of coverage of an air show. The photographs were published under the headline “Z-O-O-M! These Are Lads Who Skim Towers!” With the photographs was the caption: “Some of the famous fliers whose stunts have thrilled thousands in Portland Tuesday and today.” The caption went on to identify the man in this photograph as Lieutenant W. L. Cornelius from Selfridge Field in Michigan. Also see related image Nos. 371N6105, 371N6106, 371N6107, 371N6108, 371N6112, and 371N6126. Image note: The text “Lut [sic] W. L. Cornelius” is written on the negative and is partially visible on the left side of the image.

Lieutenant Oakley G. Kelly and Captain John M. Stanley in plane after return to Pearson Field

Photograph of two aviators in a plane outside a hangar at Pearson Field in Vancouver, Washington, on Friday, January 7, 1927. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 3 of the Oregon Journal on Saturday, January 8, 1927, under the headline “Here’s Kelly — If Anyone Asks.” The photograph had the following caption: “After losing and finding themselves again while looking for Leslie Brownlee, lost on Mount Hood, Lieutenant Oakley Kelly and Captain John Stanley returned Friday to Vancouver barracks. They were greeted by Motorcycle Patrolmen Regan and Tauscher, who joined in the search for them. Kelly is shown in the front seat of the plane, Stanley behind.” According to an accompanying story, headlined “Kelly Tells of Harrowing Trip; Never Such Fog,” Stanley and Kelly had left on Wednesday, January 5, to conduct an aerial search of Mount Hood for Brownlee, but were caught in a storm and dense fog. They were forced to fly east and land in a field about five miles from Long Creek, in Grant County. According to the story, they spent the night in the field with the plane and walked to get help and fuel the next morning. On their return flight, they were delayed by another storm and spent the night of Thursday, January 6, in Pendleton before continuing to Vancouver on January 7. See related image No. 371N5908. Image note: The text “Kelly + Stanley” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

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