World War, 1939-1945--Civil defense--Oregon--Portland

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People signing up for civilian defense?

Photograph showing an unidentified woman sitting at a table and filling out a document. Three unidentified men are standing in a line behind her, and two men are watching from the other side of the table. The second man from left is unidentified but may be Portland Mayor Earl Riley. A map of Portland is hanging on the wall in the background. The number 1703 is written on the negative an dis visible in the upper right corner of the image. The unverified note “Civilian defense” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0784.

People signing up for civilian defense?

Photograph showing an unidentified woman standing at a table and filling out a document. Three unidentified men are standing in a line behind her, and two men are watching from the other side of the table. The second man from left is unidentified but may be Portland Mayor Earl Riley. A map of Portland is hanging on the wall in the background. The number 1704 is written on the negative an dis visible in the upper right corner of the image. The unverified note “Civilian defense” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0783..

Civilian defense aircraft spotters?

Photograph showing seven unidentified people, six women and a man, standing in a row on the rooftop or balcony of a building and looking upward. Several of the women are using binoculars, and the man is using a handheld telescope. The number 1705 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The unverified note “Civilian defense” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0786.

Civilian defense aircraft spotters?

Photograph showing seven unidentified people, six women and a man, standing in a row on the rooftop or balcony of a building. They are facing right and looking upward. Several of the women are using binoculars, and the man is using a handheld telescope. The number 1706 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The unverified note “Civilian defense” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0785.

Advanced first aid graduates at Portland Gas & Coke Co. receiving first aid kits

Photograph showing an unidentified man handing a first-aid kit to Pat Conner, an employee at the Portland Gas & Coke Company. A group of men are standing behind them, watching. The photograph was probably taken in June 1942, when Conner and seven other Portland Gas employees graduated from advanced first-aid training. All eight graduates were awarded arm insignia, and the six vehicle operators in the group also received first aid kits. The number 2154 is written on the negative and is partially visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 375A0812.

Advanced first aid graduates at Portland Gas & Coke Co.

Photograph showing eight Portland Gas & Coke Company employees standing in a row, facing left, and smiling. Six of the eight men are holding first aid kits bearing their names. The names on the first three kits from left are “Pat Conner,” “J. D. Barnicoat,” and F. V. Riley.” The names on the first three kits from right are “F. R. Downing,” H. M. Meyers,” and “F. LaMear.” The two men at center are unidentified but may be John Gunst and R. L. Gear. The photograph was probably taken in June 1942, when the eight men graduated from advanced first-aid training. All eight graduates were awarded arm insignia, and the six vehicle operators in the group also received first aid kits. The number 2155 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. See related image No. 375A0811.

Unidentified man marking Portland Gas & Coke Co. car with civilian defense insignia

Photograph showing an unidentified man crouching next to a Portland Gas & Coke Company vehicle. He is facing to the left and is placing a sign bearing the civilian defense insignia for utility repair on the side of the car. He is also wearing an armband with the same insignia and a pouch for carrying a gas mask. The number 2317 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The text “Repair car insignia” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0820.

Unidentified man marking Portland Gas & Coke Co. car with civilian defense insignia

Photograph showing an unidentified man crouching next to a Portland Gas & Coke Company vehicle. He is facing to the left and is placing a sign bearing the civilian defense insignia for utility repair on the side of the car. He is also wearing an armband with the same insignia and a pouch for carrying a gas mask. The number 2318 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The text “Repair car insignia” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 375A0819. Image note: Light leak on negative.

Air raid wardens looking at speaker during drill at Public Service Building, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified air raid wardens standing in a hallway of the Public Service Building in Portland. They are facing to the left and looking up at a speaker on the wall. The man at left is pointing to the speaker. The two wardens are wearing are wearing helmets and armbands bearing civilian defense insignia. Each is carrying a gas mask in a pouch. The number 2319 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The text “Air raid practice” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0822, 375A0823, 375A0824, 375A0825, 375A0826, and 375A0827.

Air raid wardens in hallway during drill at Public Service Building, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified air raid wardens walking or running down a hallway during a drill at the Public Service Building in Portland. They are wearing helmets and gas masks, and the man at right is carrying a noisemaker. The number 2320 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The text “Air raid practice” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0821, 375A0823, 375A0824, 375A0825, 375A0826, and 375A0827.

Air raid wardens in hallway during drill at Public Service Building, Portland

Photograph showing two unidentified air raid wardens walking or running down a hallway during a drill at the Public Service Building in Portland. They are wearing helmets and gas masks, and the man at right is carrying a noisemaker. The number 2321 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The text “Air raid practice” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0821, 375A0822, 375A0824, 375A0825, 375A0826, and 375A0827.

Fire wardens working during air raid drill at Public Service Building, Portland

Photograph showing six unidentified fire wardens working on the roof of the Public Service Building in Portland during an air raid drill. The warden at right is holding a hose and directing a stream of water pumped from a bucket by crew members next to him. The number 2322 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The text “Air raid practice” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0821, 375A0822, 375A0823, 375A0825, 375A0826, and 375A0827.

Fire wardens working during air raid drill at Public Service Building, Portland

Photograph showing six unidentified fire wardens working on the roof of the Public Service Building in Portland during an air raid drill. The warden at right is holding a hose and directing a stream of water pumped from a bucket by crew members next to him. Two other crew members are waiting with buckets. The number 2323 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image. The text “Air raid practice” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0821, 375A0822, 375A0823, 375A0824, 375A0826, and 375A0827.

Civilian defense workers in office during air raid drill at Public Service Building, Portland

Photograph showing nine unidentified people gathered around a desk and table in an office during an air raid drill at the Public Service Building in Portland. All but the man at left in the back row are wearing armbands bearing civilian defense insignia. The number 2325 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corer of the image. The text “Air raid practice” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0821, 375A0822, 375A0823, 375A0824, 375A0825, and 375A0827.

Civilian defense workers in office during air raid drill at Public Service Building, Portland

Photograph showing nine unidentified people gathered around a desk and table in an office during an air raid drill at the Public Service Building in Portland. All but the man at left in the back row are wearing armbands bearing civilian defense insignia, and several are wearing helmets. The number 2324 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corer of the image. The text “Air raid practice” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image Nos. 375A0821, 375A0822, 375A0823, 375A0824, 375A0825, and 375A0826.

Parkrose air raid precautions, Mrs. Russell Ellsworth

Photograph showing Mrs. Russell Ellsworth (likely), demonstrating the use of a stirrup pump, used in the event of an air raid. She is holding a rolled hose in one hand, and the handle of a pump in the other. The end of the pump is in a bucket on the floor (negative 5 of 5).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Victory Center crowds in Portland

Photograph showing a crowd gathered outside the Portland Victory Center, at S.W. 6th Avenue, at Pioneer Courthouse Square. The American Bank Building (621 S.W. Morrison Street) can be seen at the far side of the square. The crowd is looking towards the right of the frame, likely to the Victory Center, built in front of the Pioneer Courthouse (negative 1 of 4).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland policemen receiving gas masks

Photograph showing two men from the Portland Police with gas masks. One man, in a Portland Police uniform, is wearing a mask and standing next to another man, who is holding a mask in both hands. Stacks of wooden crates can be seen behind the pair (negative 1 of 1).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Ground Observer Corps (?) member receiving pin

A man, wearing a military uniform, places a pin on a woman’s lapel. The woman is likely a member of the Ground Observer Corps in Portland, a civil defense program under the United States Air Force. A map is on the wall in the background (negative 1 of 12). Original sleeve title: Interceptor Center.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland Air Defense Filter Center?

A woman, likely a member of the Ground Observer Corps, at the Portland Air Defense Filter Center. She is holding a stand with letters and numbers, and looking downward at a tray holding other pieces. Next to the stray are other stands, also holding letters and numbers (negative 10 of 12). Original sleeve title: Interceptor Center. See negative 635-8.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland Air Defense Filter Center kitchen?

A group of people standing in an industrial kitchen, likely at the Portland Air Defense Filter Center, part of the Ground Observer Corps, a civil defense program under the United States Air Force. The people are standing behind a long metal counter, with hanging pots behind (negative 4 of 12). Original sleeve title: Interceptor Center.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland Air Defense Filter Center?

Four women, likely members of the Ground Observer Corps, at the Portland Air Defense Filter Center. They are standing around a table with numbers (a map), with other small number markers sitting on various stands. Two of the woman are wearing what appear to be microphone communication devices (negative 7 of 12). Original sleeve title: Interceptor Center.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Portland Air Defense Filter Center?

Five women, likely members of the Ground Observer Corps, at the Portland Air Defense Filter Center. They’re sitting on a raised platform, which appears to be over a doorway, and an area with posters. A clock can be seen over the door. The women appear to be using microphone communication devices (negative 8 of 12). Original sleeve title: Interceptor Center. See negative 635-10.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Ground Observer Corps observation post

An unidentified Ground Observer Corps observation post, likely in the greater Portland area. A woman and two adolescents stand outside the doorway of a small wooden raised building, while two men can be seen at ground level. A small wooden building is next to the first building, with a stovepipe and saw on the outside (negative 9 of 12). Original sleeve title: Interceptor Center. See negative 635-3.

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998

Ground Observer Corps volunteers at Portland Air Defense Filter Center

Members of the Ground Observer Corps at the Portland Air Defense Filter Center. The group consists mostly of women, who are wearing microphones around their next and looking downward at a map table. Small metal stands, holding letters and numbers, are on the table. On the far wall is a sign that reads “West” (negative 4 of 14).

Monner, Al (Alfred Anthony), 1909-1998