Riley, R. E. (Robert Earl), 1890-1965

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Portland Mayor Earl Riley? speaking at keel laying for Dutch cargo ship, Albina Engine & Machine Works, Portland

Photograph showing an official, possibly Portland Mayor Earl Riley, speaking during the keel laying for a cargo ship at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland on March 16, 1945. He is is standing on a bunting-draped platform and is speaking into a microphone. Workers are watching from a pier or other elevated wooden structure in the background. According to two stories in the Oregon Journal on March 16, the cargo ship was to be the first of 20 that the Netherlands had ordered from the Albina shipyard for use in the Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia. Image note: The text “Albina shipbuilding / Keel laying / Dutch ship / 3/16/45” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0598, 375A0599, 375A0600, 375A0601, 375A0602, 375A0603, 375A0604, 375A0605, and 375A0606.

Portland Mayor Earl Riley presenting Brazilian Consul Adolpho de Camargo Neves with key to the city

Photograph showing Portland Mayor Earl Riley presenting a key to the city to Adolpho de Camargo Neves, head of the new Brazilian consulate in Portland, at city hall in September or October, 1942. The Oregon Journal published a story about the consul on Sunday, October 4, 1942. The story, headlined “New Brazilian Consul Takes Practical View,” reported that the consul had arrived in Portland the previous week, on Tuesday, September 29, 1942. The number 2617 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 375A0834.

Portland Mayor Earl Riley presenting Brazilian Consul Adolpho de Camargo Neves with key to the city

Photograph showing Portland Mayor Earl Riley presenting a key to the city to Adolpho de Camargo Neves, head of the new Brazilian consulate in Portland, at city hall in September or October, 1942. The Oregon Journal published a story about the consul on Sunday, October 4, 1942. The story, headlined “New Brazilian Consul Takes Practical View,” reported that the consul had arrived in Portland the previous week, on Tuesday, September 29, 1942. The number 2618 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 375A0833.

Earl Riley

Head and shoulders portrait of a man facing left and looking toward the front. He is wearing glasses, a suit jacket, a collared shirt, and a tie. The name “Earl Riley” is written on the negative and is visible at the top of the image.

Mayor Joseph K. Carson presenting plaque to Lieutenant Commander Henry Hartley aboard USS Constitution

Photograph showing three unidentified men watching as Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson presents a bronze plaque to Lieutenant Commander Henry Hartley aboard the frigate USS Constitution on Thursday, August 10, 1933, during the Constitution’s three-week visit as part of a national tour. That day, the Oregon Journal published a story about the presentation and a related photograph, image No. 371N3729. According to the story, the plaque commemorated the ship’s visit to Portland, and Carson was accompanied by “City Commissioners Riley, Bean, and Bennett,” who may be the three unidentified men shown in this photograph. Also see related image No. 371N3739.

Mayor Joseph K. Carson presenting plaque to Lieutenant Commander Henry Hartley aboard USS Constitution

Photograph showing Portland Mayor Joseph K. Carson holding a bronze plaque commemorating the visit of the frigate USS Constitution to Portland. The photograph was taken during a ceremony aboard the frigate on Thursday, August 10, 1933, in which Carson presented the plaque to the ship’s executive officer, Lieutenant Commander Henry Hartley (second from right). Several unidentified men are watching Carson; the man at left may be City Commissioner Earl Riley. A story about the presentation, headlined “City Presents Bronze Plaque to ‘Ironsides,’ ” was published in the Oregon Journal the day of the ceremony. See related image Nos. 371N3728 and 371N3729.

Earl Riley, Grace Meier, L. E. Kern, and Rufus C. Holman at dedication of Waverly Baby Home, Portland

Photograph showing (from left) Earl Riley, Oregon first lady Grace Meier, L. E. Kern, and Rufus C. Holman at the dedication of the new Waverly Baby Home building in Portland on November 28, 1931. They are standing in front of the building’s cornerstone, which has not yet been placed, and Meier is holding a bouquet of flowers. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 371N3021 were published on Page 4 of the Oregon Journal on November 29, 1931, under the headline “New Home for Babies Dedicated.” This photograph had the following caption: “From left, Earl Riley, city commissioner; Mrs. Julius L. Meier receiving bouquet from L. E. Kern, president of the board of trustees of the Waverly Baby home, and State Treasurer Rufus C. Holman, at the dedication of the new $115,000 home for parentless waifs Saturday. Riley represented the city and Holmes for the state.” The photographs accompanied the continuation of a front-page story about the opening of the new building.