Multnomah County (Or.)



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Burnside Bridge decorated with flags for dedication ceremony, May 1926

Photograph, taken from the west side of the Willamette River, showing the Burnside Bridge decorated with flags for a dedication ceremony celebrating the bridge’s opening. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on Friday, May 28, 1926, the day of the ceremony. The photograph had the following caption: “Much Water Should Run Under This Great Bridge Before It Falls.” The photograph had the following caption: “City celebrates today in honor of opening of Burnside street structure, which, with its approaches, will cost $4,500,000. Regular traffic will be permitted after 7 o’clock tonight, and the afternoon in the meantime is given over to parades, speeches, and loud cheers for the grater elbow room permitted trans-Willamette traffic and the opportunity for commercial development produced by this facility for rapid connection between East and West Sides.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “County and State Unite With City in Bridge Dedication.” Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

U. S. Navy ship passing Burnside Bridge, Portland

Photograph showing a United States Navy vessel, hull number 142, passing the Burnside Bridge in Portland. The bridge’s leaves are raised. The ship is also shown in Nos. 372A0810 and 372A0811. Also see image Nos. 372A0807, 372A0809, 372A0812, 372A0813, 372A0814, and 372A0816, which may be related.

Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church collection, 1940-2015

  • Coll 189
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  • 1940 - 2015

The collection covers various aspects of the history of the church and of its leader, Rev. O.B. Williams, and his wife Willa Jackson Williams. It includes a variety of photographs, with a large percentage of the images relating to the various church groups, including choirs, youth groups, and ushers. A large collection of members’ memorial cards, the pastoral anniversaries of Rev. Williams, some bibles and hymnals (many annotated by Rev. Williams, including two dated 1867 and 1890), church financial records and meeting minutes, and a collection of materials from Dr. Martin Luther King’s 1961 visit are included. A small collection of the Williams’ personal photographs and ephemera can also be found in collection.

Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church (Portland, Or.)

Skidmore Fountain

Photograph showing a decorative fountain in front of a brick building. A draped figure with raised arms holds a dish with cascading water. A wagon and ladder can be seen in the background (negative 4 of 8).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Agricultural workers in celery field

Photograph showing 5 agricultural workers hunched over in a field as they harvest and pack celery. The worker on the right packs celery into a box labeled, "Troutdale Celery." A vehicle to the left of the workers holds a stack of empty crates on a flatbed. Stamp on the back of the print for Arthur M. Prentiss, Commercial Photographer.

Prentiss, A. M. (Arthur M.)

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