Item 372A0215 - Vice President John Nance Garner at barbershop, Union Station, Portland

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Vice President John Nance Garner at barbershop, Union Station, Portland


  • 1935-10-14 (Creation)


Photograph; safety film; 3.825 x 4.825 in

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Photograph of United States Vice President John Nance Garner in a barber’s chair at Union Station in Portland during a brief stop on October 14, 1935, while he was traveling to Seattle and then the Philippines. At right is an unidentified man, possibly Senator Frederick Steiwer of Oregon. A cropped version of this photograph was one of three that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on October 15, 1935, under the headline “The Garner Whiskers Come Off.” This photograph had the following caption: Vice President John Nance Garner in the barber’s chair at the Union station Monday night. Thomas W. Beete about to wield the razor.” The photographs accompanied a story, headlined “Crowd Sees Garner Get Face Shaved.” See related image Nos. 372A0216, 372A0217, and 372A0218. Image note: The name “Garner” is written on the negative and is visible at the bottom of the image.

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Oregon Journal Negative Collection; Org. Lot 1368; Box 372; 372A215

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1.5 MiB


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