Item 376G0374 - W. J. Babe, deputy vice president, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen

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W. J. Babe, deputy vice president, Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen


  • 1920-04-10 (Creation)


Photograph; glass plate negatives; 3.25 x 4.25 in

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Head and shoulders portrait of W. J. Babe, deputy vice president of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, standing outside the Imperial Hotel in Portland. He is facing to the right and is wearing a hat and suit. The photograph was taken on Saturday, April 10, 1920, when Babe was in Portland to assist in resolving a strike by railway switchmen. The Journal published a different photo of Babe, image No. 376G0375, and coverage the strike on the front page of the April 10 city edition. See additional related image No. 376G0376. Image note: The text “W. J. Babe” is written on the negative and is faintly visible on the right side of the image.

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Oregon Journal Negative Collection; Org. Lot 1368; Box 376; 376G0374

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1.2 MiB


August 15, 2018 4:39 PM

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