Oregon City (Or.)

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Willamette River distress

Manuscript that recollects when Governor Clarence D. Martin called out Portland's mayor at the time, Mayor Carson, on the pollution being dumped into the Willamette River. The document goes on to point out how this is a violation of state law. Portland was not the only area affected.

Finley, William L. (William Lovell), 1876-1953

Bust of John McLoughlin

Photograph, taken from the front, showing a bust of John McLoughlin. The bust is mounted on top of a boulder. A plaque on the front of the boulder has the text “Dr. John McLoughlin / ‘Father of Oregon’ ” at the top, followed by a timeline of McLoughlin’s notable activities. The bust is located at the Willamette Falls scenic overlook on McLoughlin Boulevard in Oregon City. Image note: The number 2270 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image.

Mrs. Pearl Billings in jail after holdup at service station

Portrait of 18-year-old Pearl Billings sitting in a chair in her cell at the Clackamas County Jail in Oregon City on Saturday, February 21, 1931. According to a story published on the front page of the Oregon Journal that day, Billings was arrested after participating in a holdup with 22-year-old William Wheeler at the Robinwood service station near Lake Oswego on February 20, 1931. During the robbery, Wheeler was shot and killed by the service station’s proprietor, R. W. LaDue. According to the story, Billings told police Wheeler had kidnapped her and she had no knowledge of plans to hold up the service station until they were inside. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 371N1454, showing Mr. and Mrs. LaDue, accompanied the story. The photographs were published under the headline "Bandit Victim 'Gets His Man.' " This photograph had the following caption: "Mrs. Pearl Billings, companion of the dead man. She went outside and started the car's engine for the proposed escape. Mrs. Billings fled from the scene but was captured by sheriff [E. T.] Mass of Clackamas county a short while later. She is held in the county jail at Oregon City." Image note: The name “Mrs Pearl Billings” and the number 18 in a circle are written on the negative and are visible on the right side of the image.

Hawley Pulp and Paper mill, Oregon City, Oregon

Photograph, taken from a high angle, showing the Hawley Pulp and Paper Company mill on the Willamette River in Oregon City, Oregon. The view is toward the southeast. Willamette Falls is partially visible at upper left. At right, on the opposite side of the river, is the Crown Willamette Paper company mill in West Linn. The number 4 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. This photograph may be related to image No. 371N5709.

View of downtown Oregon City, Oregon

Photograph, taken from the bluff above the city, showing part of Oregon City, Oregon. At left are industrial buildings and stacks of lumber and other materials. At right are downtown Oregon City and the Oregon City Bridge over the Willamette River. The number 5 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. This photograph may be related to image No. 371N5706.

Unidentified woman and girl outdoors, Oregon City, Thanksgiving 1908

Full-length portrait showing an unidentified woman and girl standing next to a dirt path or road in a rural area next to a log fence and a field. A second wooden fence borders a path in the background at right. The words “Thanksgiving / 1908 Oregon City” are etched by hand into the negative and are faintly visible in the lower left corner of the photograph. Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

Unidentified man standing outside door of John McLoughlin House, Oregon City

Full-length portrait of an unidentified man standing next to the front door of John McLoughlin’s house in Oregon City, Oregon. The man is facing ot the right and is looking upward toward a sign over the door, which reads: “Home Of Doctor John McLoughlin / Founder of Oregon City / Erected 1846.” The man has a beard and is wearing a hat, overcoat, and suit. See related image Nos. 379G0002, 379G0003, 379G0005, 379G0006, 379G0007, 379G0008, 379G0009, 379G0010, 379G0011, 379G0012, and 379G0017.

Unidentified man on bluff overlooking Oregon City, Oregon

Three-quarters portrait, taken from the side, of an unidentified man standing on a bluff overlooking Oregon City, Oregon. He is facing to the left and is wearing a hat and overcoat. A blanket is lying on a rock next to him. See related image Nos. 379G0002, 379G0003, 379G0004, 379G0005, 379G0006, 379G0007, 379G0009, 379G0010, 379G0011, 379G0012, and 379G0017.

Unidentified man on balcony overlooking Willamette Falls

Three-quarters portrait, taken from the side, of an unidentified man standing on a balcony overlooking Willamette Falls. He is facing right, looking toward the falls. He has a beard and mustache and is wearing a hat and overcoat. See related image Nos. 379G0002, 379G0003, 379G0004, 379G0005, 379G0006, 379G0008, 379G0009, 379G0010, 379G0011, 379G0012, and 379G0017.

Unidentified man on balcony overlooking Willamette Falls

Full-length portrait, taken from the side, of an unidentified man standing on a balcony overlooking Willamette Falls. The man is facing to the right. He has a beard and mustache and is wearing a hat and overcoat. See related image Nos. 379G0002, 379G0003, 379G0004, 379G0005, 379G0006, 379G0007, 379G0008, 379G0010, 379G0011, 379G0012, and 379G0017.

Oregon City Centennial scene

Two women, wearing western style dresses, walk down a set of steps in front of a home in Oregon City, during the 1948 Oregon City Centennial. A man is waving his hat at the women while stranding next to a penny-farthing bicycle (negative 2 of 7).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Oregon City barbershop

A man stands in the doorway of a barbershop in Oregon City, during the Oregon City Centennial in 1948. He smiles at a woman, who, like the barber, is wearing an older western style outfit (negative 1 of 7).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Oregon City Centennial scene

Two women wave to a man riding a penny-farthing on Main Street in Oregon City, as part of the Oregon City Centennial in 1948. The women are wearing western style dresses. The “Liberty” Theatre can be seen across the street (negative 5 of 7).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Umatilla tribal members performing at Oregon City Centennial

Performers in regalia at the Oregon City Centennial in 1948, from the Confederated Tribes of Umatilla, at Kelly field in Oregon City. An audience watches from covered bleachers. Photograph from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Friday, August 13, 1948 (negative 11 of 19).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Clown at Oregon City Centennial

A person dressed as a clown at the Oregon City Centennial in 1948, standing in a makeshift vehicle with “Cy’s Tailspin Rig” painted across the side. He’s holding a corn cob pipe in his mouth (negative 12 of 19).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Umatilla tribal members drumming at Oregon City Centennial

Drummers in feathered regalia at the Oregon City Centennial in 1948, from the Confederated Tribes of Umatilla, at Kelly field in Oregon City. The four people are standing around a flat drum, each holding a drum beater. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Friday, August 13, 1948 (negative 10 of 19).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Riders at Oregon City Centennial

Riders participating in a 100-yard dash at Kelly field, during a celebration for the Oregon City Centennial in 1948. This photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Friday, August 13, 1948 (negative 17 of 19).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Riders at Oregon City Centennial

Riders on horseback at Kelly field, during a celebration for the Oregon City Centennial. Two people can be seen on the ground next to the horses, as an audience watches from covered bleachers. Photograph from this series were published in the Oregon Journal on Friday, August 13, 1948 (negative 19 of 19).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Oregon City Centennial scene

A band of accordion players, standing in a field in Oregon City, as part of the Oregon City Centennial in 1948. Two children hold a sign that reads “Eve Prentice Accordion Band, Southern Oregon.” At the right side of the frame is a holding holding a conductors baton (negative 2 of 19).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Clown at Oregon City Centennial

A person dressed as a clown at the Oregon City Centennial in 1948, filling up a makeshift vehicle with a container that reads “Snake Oil,” Painted across the side of the vehicle in “Cy's Tailspin Rig” (negative 6 of 19).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

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