Portland Breakfast Club (Portland, Or.)

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B. L. Metzger and two unidentified children at Portland Breakfast Club event?

Portrait of a smiling man and two children, possibly at a Portland Breakfast Club Christmas event. The man and girl are sitting on a windowsill, and the man is holding a young boy on his lap. Both the children are holding wrapped gifts. The man is wearing a name tag featuring a horseshoe-shaped logo, the text “Breakfast Club / MNX / Portland, Oregon” at the top, and the number 13 at the bottom. At the center is the name “B. L. Metzger.” This photograph may be related to image Nos. 372A0122 and 372A0248.

Children watching performer with ponies at Portland Breakfast Club Christmas party?

Photograph showing a crowd of people, many of them children, watching a costumed performer direct a pony wearing a decorative harness. A Christmas tree and a “Merry Christmas” sign are visible in the background. The photograph may have been taken during a Portland Breakfast Club Christmas event. Also see images that may be from the same or a similar event: Nos. 372A0122, 372A0248, 372A0394, 372A0700, 372A0701, 372A0702, 372A0703, 372A0705, and 372A0706.

Children with Santa Claus at Portland Breakfast Club Christmas party?

Photograph showing a person dressed in a Santa Claus costume distributing gifts to unidentified children, possibly at a Portland Breakfast Club Christmas event. The man in the background at left is wearing a name tag that appears the same as those in photographs depicting similar events. See image Nos. 372A0122, 372A0248, 372A0394, 372A0701, 372A0702, 372A0703, 372A0704, 372A0705, and 372A0706.

Children with Santa Claus at Portland Breakfast Club Christmas party?

Photograph showing a group of children with a person wearing a Santa Claus wig and beard, possibly at a Portland Breakfast Club Christmas event. The Breakfast Club’s “ham horse” is partially visible on the left side of the image. Also see images that may be from the same or a similar event: Nos. 372A0122, 372A0248, 372A0394, 372A0700, 372A0701, 372A0702, 372A0704, 372A0705, and 372A0706.

Crowd of children at Portland Breakfast Club Christmas party?

Photograph showing a crowd of children facing right. Many of them smiling or laughing at something outside the frame, possibly the performance in image No. 372A0704. Christmas trees are visible in the background. The photograph may have been taken at a Portland Breakfast Club Christmas event. Also see additional images that may be from the same or a similar event: Nos. 372A0122, 372A0248, 372A0394, 372A0700, 372A0701, 372A0702, 372A0703, and 372A0706.

Dan E. Gould and two unidentified children with stag statue at Portland Breakfast Club party

Photograph of a man crouching next to two unidentified children and a statue of a stag. He has one arm around the shoulders of one of the children, and he is looking left, toward the other child. She is standing on the other side of the stag statue and has one hand on its head. The man is wearing a round button with the name “Dan E. Gould” on it. This photograph may have been taken on December 18, 1934, at a Christmas party for orphans. The party was put on by the Portland Breakfast Club, of which Gould was president, and the children received gifts and gray tin helmets. A story about the party was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on December 18, 1934, with the headline “Santa Claus Hails Orphans at Breakfast.” See related image Nos. 371N0477 and No. 371N2938, which were published with the story.

Fred L. Peterson and unidentified man at Portland Breakfast Club event

Photograph of two men facing each other and laughing during a Portland Breakfast Club event. A Swift’s Premium Ham and a miniature frying pan are hanging behind them. Both men are wearing suits and ties. The man on the left is unidentified. The man on the right is Fred L. Peterson, 1936 president of the Portland Breakfast Club. Pinned to his suit is a Breakfast Club pin bearing Peterson’s name and the word “President.”

Group of men and children at Portland Breakfast Club Christmas party?

Photograph showing three unidentified men and two unidentified children gathered at a table during a party. The boy at right is standing on the table. Christmas trees are visible in the background. The photograph may have been taken during a Portland Breakfast Club Christmas event; the man at left is wearing a name tag visible in photographs depicting similar events. See image Nos. 372A0122, 372A0248, 372A0394, 372A0700, 372A0701, 372A0703, 372A0704, 372A0705, and 372A0706.

Group of men at Portland Breakfast Club Christmas party?

Photograph showing a group of men standing in front of a row of Christmas trees, possibly at a Portland Breakfast Club Christmas party. Several of the men are wearing name tags similar to those in other photographs depicting similar events. See image Nos. 372A0122, 372A0248, 372A0394, 372A0700, 372A0701, 372A0702, 372A0703, 372A0704, and 372A0705.

Initiation ritual in swimming pool at Portland Breakfast Club midsummer party

Photograph showing an unidentified man splashing into a swimming pool from the back of an inflatable toy during the initiation of new members at the Portland Breakfast Club’s midsummer party on Tuesday, August 21, 1934. An unidentified man behind the initiate falling into the pool is speaking into a microphone. At right are initiates in diapers waiting for their turn. A crowd of club members is watching from around the edge of the pool. See related image Nos. 372A0698 and 372A0699.

Joseph K. Carson with unidentified man and boy at Portland Breakfast Club Christmas party?

Photograph of Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson crouching next to an unidentified boy, possibly at a Portland Breakfast Club Christmas party. An unidentified man is sitting on a bench next to the boy. The men are wearing name tags featuring a horseshoe-shaped logo, the text “Breakfast Club / MNX / Portland, Oregon” at the top, and the number 13 at the bottom. Also see additional images that may be from the same or a similar event: Nos. 372A0248, 372A0394, 372A0700, 372A0701, 372A0702, 372A0703, 372A0704, 372A0705, and 372A0706. Image note: An “X” is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image.

Julius? Zell, floating in pool at Portland Breakfast Club midsummer party?

Photograph of a fully clothed man floating on his back in a pool. The name “Zell” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image. The man may be Portland Breakfast Club member Julius Zell, and the photograph may have been taken at the club’s annual midsummer party at the farm of Aaron M. Frank on August 27, 1935. An Oregon Journal story about the party reported that R. R. Adams, a new initiate to the club, had pulled Zell, fully clothed, into the pool with him during the initiation ritual. See image No. 372A0899.

Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson holding child at Portland Breakfast Club Christmas party for orphans

Photograph of Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson holding a child whose arms are full of gifts. A “Merry Christmas” sign is hanging behind them. A cropped version of this photograph was published with two others on the front page of the Oregon Journal on December 18, 1934, under the headline “Breakfast Clubbers Prove Santa Real.” This picture had the following caption: “Mayor Carson holds Nina F. Holderman from Volunteers of America home, who fared generously at Christmas party staged Tuesday by Portland Breakfast club.” The photographs accompanied a story about the party, titled “Santa Claus Hails Orphans at Breakfast.” According to the Journal story, the party was held at Hotel Portland, and more than 100 children attended. The party included music and clowns, and the children were given gifts and gray tin helmets. See image No. 371N2938, which was published with this image, and image No. 371N0962, which may also have been taken at the party.

R. R. Adams performing initiation ritual at Portland Breakfast Club mid-summer party

Photograph showing (from left) Larry Allen, Larry Mann, R. R. Adams, and Barnett Goldstein at the Portland Breakfast Club’s midsummer party on Tuesday, August 27, 1935. The four men are standing at a microphone and reading from the member initiation script. Adams, who was being initiated, is wearing swimming trunks. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on Wednesday, August 28, 1935, under the headline “Ham ‘n Eggers Have Big Day.” This photograph had the following caption: “Initiation of R. R. Adams, superintendent of Meier & Frank company, at the Breakfast club’s mid-summer ‘low jinks’ at the Aaron M. Frank farm Tuesday. From left—Larry Allen, Larry Mann, Adams and Barnett Goldstein, the degree team and initiate just before Adams was tossed in the Frank pool. Also see image No. 372A0635, which may be related.

T. Howard Groves with children at Portland Breakfast Club Christmas event?

Photograph of a man wearing a suit and tie posing with a group of children holding gifts, possibly at a Portland Breakfast Club Christmas party. A Christmas tree is visible in the background at left. The man is wearing a name tag featuring a horseshoe-shaped logo, the text “Breakfast Club / MNX / Portland, Oregon” at the top, and the number 13 at the bottom. Handwritten at the center of the tag is the text “T. Howard Groves / Equitable Life Insurance.” Also see additional images that may be from the same or a similar event: Nos. 372A0122, 372A0394, 372A0700, 372A0701, 372A0702, 372A0703, 372A0704, 372A0705, and 372A0706.

Tommy Luke playing Santa at Christmas party for orphans

Photograph of children gathered around a man dressed as Santa Claus, crouching in front of a stack of wrapped gifts. The man is Tommy Luke; the children are unidentified. This photograph and two others were published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on December 18, 1934, under the headline “Breakfast Clubbers Prove Santa Real.” The photographs accompanied a story about the party, titled “Santa Claus Hails Orphans at Breakfast.” The party was held at Hotel Portland, and more than 100 children attended. The party included music and clowns, and the children were given gifts and gray tin helmets. See image No. 371N0477, which was published with this image, and image No. 371N0962, which was not published with the story but may also have been taken at the party.