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Catalog Number 1997.019.001.055
Object Name Article
Scope & Content A Seattle paper published this photo of Wally and Valentine Funk, probably in June 1953 after Shell Oil announced plans to build a refinery on March's Point. The headline reads, "75 Million Refinery Fulfills Dreams Of Anacortes Founders." Wally Funk was the publisher of the ANACORTES AMERICAN which first announced the news. His grandfather, Valentine, was a pioneer who arrived in Anacortes in 1889,
Title Wally and Valentine Funk
Caption Wally and Valentine Funk read announcement
Date 1953/06/
People FUNK, Wallie Valentine [Jr.]
FUNK, Valentine
Search Terms Seattle
Shell Oil Refinery
Shell Refinery
Subjects Place - Anacortes, WA
Communication - Newspaper