World War, 1939-1945--Children--Oregon--Portland

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Sid Woodbury IV and grandfather with Albina Engine & Machine Works president George Rodgers

Photograph showing Sid Woodbury IV standing on a chair between his grandfather, Sid Woodbury II (right) and Albina Engine & Machine Works president George Rodgers in October 1942. Sid Woodbury IV, age 7, is looking at Rodgers, holding a box of Camel cigarettes in one hand, and raising in the index finger of his other hand. A similar photograph, image No. 375A0375, was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, October 25, 1942. That photograph had the following caption: “ASTONISHMENT was the reaction of George Rodgers, Albina Shipyards president, when seven-year-old Sid Woodbury IV told him he would match all Albina’s cigarette purchases for overseas men. He did with a check for $1,000.” The photograph accompanied a story, headlined “Boy of Seven Gives $1000 For Overseas Army Smokers.” The story reported that the cigarettes would be sent to United States troops serving in World War II in memory of Sid Woodbury IV’s father, a serviceman who was killed in a car accident in 1940. Also see related image No. 375A0363. Image note: The number 107 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The exact date is unverified.

Sid Woodbury IV and grandfather with Albina Engine & Machine Works president George Rodgers

Photograph showing Sid Woodbury IV (center) with Albina Engine & Machine Works president George Rodgers (left) and his grandfather, Sid Woodbury II, in October 1942. Sid Woodbury IV, age 7, is sitting on Rodgers lap, holding a box of Camel cigarettes, and showing a pack of cigarettes to his grandfather. The photograph was taken when the Woodburys visited the Albina shipyard in Portland and offered a $1,000 match for shipyard workers’ purchase of cigarettes for United States troops serving in World War II. On Sunday, October 25, 1942, the Oregon Journal published a story about the Woodburys’ offer, headlined “Boy of Seven Gives $1000 For Overseas Army Smokes.” Accompanying the story was a related image, No. 375A0375. The story reported that the cigarettes would be sent to the troops for Christmas in the memory of Sid Woodbury IV’s father, a serviceman who was killed in a car accident in 1940. Also see related image No. 375A0362. Image note: The number 105 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The exact date is unverified.

Sid Woodbury IV with group of men at Albina Engine & Machine Works during cigarette drive

Photograph showing 7-year-old Sid Woodbury IV with six men outside the office at Albina Engine & Marine Works in Portland. The photograph was taken during a cigarette drive at the Albina shipyard for United States troops serving in World War II. Woodbury and his grandfather had offered to match up to $1,000 in cigarette contributions by Albina workers. Boxes of cigarettes are stacked behind the men. In front of them are collection barrels labeled “SOLDIERS” and “MARINES.” Woodbury is standing on a box next to one of the barrels and leaning on an open box of cigarettes on top of the barrel. He and the man at right are holding up a piece of paper money. The other men are standing in a row behind them. The men are unidentified, but the second man from right may be Albina president George Rodgers, and the second man from left may be Woodbury’s grandfather, Sid Woodbury III. Image note: The number 95 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unverified.

Sid Woodbury IV and two unidentified men during cigarette drive at Albina Engine & Machine Works

Photograph showing 7-year-old Sid Woodbury IV with two men outside the office at the Albina Engine & Marine Works shipyard in Portland. The photograph was taken during a cigarette drive at the Albina shipyard for United States troops serving in World War II. Woodbury and his grandfather offered a $1,000 match for cigarettes contributed by workers at the shipyard. Woodbury is standing on a box next to a collection barrel labeled “SOLDIERS” and is leaning against an open box of cigarettes on top of the barrel. He is facing the two men, who are each holding cash toward him. Image note: The number 94 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Sid Woodbury IV and two unidentified workers during cigarette drive at Albina Engine & Machine Works

Photograph showing two unidentified workers at Albina Engine & Machine Works holding 7-year-old Sid Woodbury IV and boxes of Camel cigarettes over a collection barrel labeled “SOLDIERS.” The photograph was taken outside the office at the Albina shipyard in Portland during a cigarette drive for United States troops serving in World War II. Woodbury and his grandfather offered a $1,000 match for cigarettes contributed by workers at the shipyard. Image note: The number 93 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unverified.

Sid Woodbury IV showing cigarettes to Albina Engine & Machine Works president George Rodgers

Photograph showing Sid Woodbury IV showing a box of Camel cigarettes to Albina Engine & Machine Works president George Rodgers in October 1942. Rodgers is sitting in a chair and Woodbury is standing next to him and smiling. A cropped version of this photograph was published in the Oregon Journal on Sunday, October 25, 1942. It had the following caption: “ASTONISHMENT was the reaction of George Rodgers, Albina Shipyards president, when seven-year-old Sid Woodbury IV told him he would match all Albina’s cigarette purchases for overseas men. He did with a check for $1,000.” The photograph accompanied a story, headlined “Boy of Seven Gives $1000 For Overseas Army Smokers.” The story reported that the cigarettes would be sent to United States troops serving in World War II in memory of Woodbury’s father, a serviceman who was killed in a car accident in 1940. See related image Nos. 375A0362 and 375A0363. Image note: The number 106 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The exact date is unverified.

Worker handing cigarettes to Sid Woodbury IV during drive at Albina Engine & Machine Works

Photograph showing a worker handing boxes of Camel cigarettes to 7-year-old Sid Woodbury IV outside the office at the Albina Engine & Machine Works shipyard in Portland. Woodbury is sitting on a box next to a collection barrel labeled “SOLDIERS.” The worker is unidentified, but the name “Betty” is visible on the front of her overalls. The photograph was taken during a cigarette drive for United States troops serving in World War II. Woodbury and his grandfather offered a $1,000 match for cigarettes contributed by workers at the Albina shipyard. Image note: The number 90 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Sid Woodbury IV and two unidentified workers during cigarette drive at Albina Engine & Machine Works

Night photograph showing two unidentified workers, a woman and a man, holding 7-year-old Sid Woodbury IV and boxes of Camel cigarettes over a collection barrel at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland. The photograph was taken during a cigarette drive for United States troops serving in World War II. Woodbury and his grandfather offered a $1,000 match for cigarettes contributed by workers at the shipyard. Image note: The number 87 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Sid Woodbury IV with group of workers during cigarette drive at Albina Engine & Machine Works

Night photograph showing a group of unidentified workers, all women, at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland posing with 7-year-old Sid Woodbury IV during a cigarette drive for United States troops serving in World War II. Woodbury and his grandfather offered a $1,000 match for cigarettes contributed by workers at the Albina shipyard. The two women at center are carrying Woodbury, who is holding up a box of Camel cigarettes in one hand and a 5-dollar bill in the other. On either side side of them is a collection barrel heaped with boxes of cigarettes; the barrel on the left is labeled “SOLDIERS” and the barrel on the right is labeled “MARINES.” Image note: The number 85 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding / Packing cigarettes for armed forces / 10/24/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The photograph was taken in October 1942 but the exact date is unconfirmed.

Unidentified girl and boy with war savings stamps?

Photograph showing an unidentified boy and teenage girl. The girl is wearing a tray with compartments around her neck, and she is handing an object to the boy, who is facing her and holding stamps in his other hand. He may be buying war savings stamps from the girl. The number 131 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The unverified note “Albina shipbuilding / 10/30/42” is written on the negative sleeve.