Item 372A0899 - R. R. Adams performing initiation ritual at Portland Breakfast Club mid-summer party

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


  • 1935-08-27 (Creation)


Photograph; safety film; 3.825 x 4.825 in

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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.

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Oregon Journal Negative Collection; Org. Lot 1368; Box 372; 372A899

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