100th birthday, 1959
Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Rustan. Date: 1959-02-22. Reporter: MacMillin. Assignment: 100th birthday. 95-96: Joseph I. Messenger, 100, sweeps patio (as he does every morning) at So. San Gabriel rest home where he lives. 5-6: Joseph Messenger (center) cuts 100th birthday party cake as nephew Wylie Messenger and niece Mrs. Edna Guptill, of Portland, look on."