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Name FUNK, Wallie Valentine [Jr]

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Image of WF 6016 - Wallie Funk [Jr] & son Mark

WF 6016 - Wallie Funk [Jr] & son Mark

Wallie Vallentine Funk [Jr] and son Mark at the opening of Anacortes Museum exhibit in the chambers of City Hall, January 1959. This was an epic occasion that climaxed years of work by Mr. Funk, and his assistant Madge Stafford, to gather documents, reprint and exhibit a collection of historic photos of Fidalgo and Guemes islands, gathered under the auspices of the ANACORTES AMERICAN. Funk and his son are standing in front of a photo of Funk's father, Wallie V. Funk [Sr] which was taken c.1896.

Image of WF 6020 - Funk boys at Ball house - Halloween

WF 6020 - Funk boys at Ball house - Halloween

Mark and Carl Funk pose as skeletons in their Halloween costumes looking out the 2nd story windows at the old Ball Mansion on Padilla Flats. This historic landmark was located northwest of the intersection of S.R. 20 and LaConner-Bayview Road. It was demolished in 1996.

Image of WF 6021 - Mark Funk at his baseball game 1960's

WF 6021 - Mark Funk at his baseball game 1960's

Mark Funk, eldest child of Wallie and Mary Ann Funk at a baseball game; he is in his uniform. He was born in Anacortes in 1955. Photograph taken when the family lived on Whidbey Island.

Image of WF 6022 - Mark Funk volunteer at election 1960's

WF 6022 - Mark Funk volunteer at election 1960's

Mark Funk, eldest child of Wallie and Mary Ann Funk sitting and working in an election office. The walls and desk are covered with election posters. He was born in Anacortes in 1955. Photograph taken when the family lived on Whidbey Island.

Image of WF 6023 - Carl Funk Cub Scout 1960's

WF 6023 - Carl Funk Cub Scout 1960's

Carl Funk, youngest son of Wallie and Mary Ann [Ringwall] Funk posing for a portrait photograph in his Cub Scout uniform. He belonged to Troop 59, Oak Harbor, WA. He was born in Anacortes on July 3, 1957.

Image of WF 6024 - Carl Funk 1960's

WF 6024 - Carl Funk 1960's

Carl Funk, youngest son of Wallie and Mary Ann [Ringwall] Funk posing for a portrait photograph at Christmas time. He is sitting in front of a Christmas tree and holding a sign reading "for Christmas". He was born in Anacortes on July 3, 1957.

Image of WF 6025 - Carl Funk 1960's

WF 6025 - Carl Funk 1960's

Carl Funk, youngest son of Wallie and Mary Ann [Ringwall] Funk posing for a portrait photograph with his full drum set. His drum set consists of a bass drum, snare drum and a Hi-Hat cymbal. He was born in Anacortes on July 3, 1957.

Image of WF 6017 - FUNK, Wallie with son Mark

WF 6017 - FUNK, Wallie with son Mark

Wallie V. Funk [Jr] and son Mark at the opening of Anacortes Museum exhibit in the chambers of City Hall, January 1959. This was an epic occasion that climaxed years of work by Mr. Funk, and his assistant Madge Stafford, to gather documents, reprint and exhibit a collection of historic photos of Fidalgo and Guemes islands, gathered under the auspices of the ANACORTES AMERICAN. Funk and his son are standing in front of a photo of Funk's father, Wallie V. Funk [Sr] which was taken c.1896.

Image of WF 6018 - Funk beach home - Guemes Island

WF 6018 - Funk beach home - Guemes Island

Wallie and Mary Ann Funk's beach house on the north side shore of Guemes Island, built by the Funk family. They later added an addition to the houme on its west side.

Image of WF 6019 - Funk kids at Ball House

WF 6019 - Funk kids at Ball House

Mark and Carl Funk pose as skeletons in their Halloween costumes at the old Ball Mansion on Padilla Flats. This historic landmark was located northwest of the intersection of S.R. 20 and LaConner-Bayview Road. It was demolished in 1996. The third child in this photograph (dressed as a witch) is unknown.

Image of WF 6026 - Mary Jane Reinhold @ Museum exhibit

WF 6026 - Mary Jane Reinhold @ Museum exhibit

Mary Jane Reinholt looking at Wallie V. Funk [Jr] photos in the basement of the Anacortes Museum of History and Art, the predecessor of the current (2009) Anacortes Museum. April 23, 1970 ANACORTES AMERICAN newspaper has an article: "Wallie Funk Dedicates museum building to "new use" as the Anacortes Museum of History and Art." The majority of the mounted photos from this exhibit were donated to the Island County Historical Museum.

Image of WF 6027.A,B - Mary Jane Reinhold at Museum exhibit

WF 6027.A,B - Mary Jane Reinhold at Museum exhibit

Mary Jane Reinholt looking at Wallie V. Funk [Jr] photos in the basement of the Anacortes Museum of History and Art, the predecessor of the current (2011) Anacortes Museum. April 23, 1970 ANACORTES AMERICAN newspaper has an article: "Wallie Funk Dedicates museum building to "new use" as the Anacortes Museum of History and Art." The majority of the mounted photos from this exhibit were donated to the Island County Historical Museum.

Image of WF 6028 - Carl Funk at exhibit of his father's photographs

WF 6028 - Carl Funk at exhibit of his father's photographs

Carl Funk looking at his father's photos in the Wallie V. Funk Photo Exhibit in the basement of the Anacortes Museum of History and Art, the predecessor of the current (2011 Anacortes Museum. April 23, 1970, ANACORTES AMERICAN newspaper has an article: "Wallie Funk Dedicates museum building to "new use" as the Anacortes Museum of History and Art." The majority of the mounted photos from this exhibit were donated to the Island County Historical Museum.

Image of WF 6029.A,B - Carl Funk at exhibit of his dad's photos 1976

WF 6029.A,B - Carl Funk at exhibit of his dad's photos 1976

Carl Funk looking at his father's photos in the Wallie V. Funk Photo Exhibit in the basement of the Anacortes Museum of History and Art, the predecessor of the current (2011) Anacortes Museum. April 23, 1970, ANACORTES AMERICAN newspaper has an article: "Wallie Funk Dedicates museum building to "new use" as the Anacortes Museum of History and Art." The majority of the mounted photos from this exhibit were donated to the Island County Historical Museum.

Image of WF 6030 -

WF 6030 -

Carl Funk looking at his father's photos in the Wallie V. Funk Photo Exhibit in the basement of the Anacortes Museum of History and Art, the predecessor of the current (2011) Anacortes Museum. April 23, 1970, ANACORTES AMERICAN newspaper has an article: "Wallie Funk Dedicates museum building to "new use" as the Anacortes Museum of History and Art." The majority of the mounted photos from this exhibit were donated to the Island County Historical Museum.

Image of WF 6061.003 - Gordon Woodland - 1953

WF 6061.003 - Gordon Woodland - 1953

Gordon Woodland (wearing Navy uniform) sitting in car in front of the Fronton Palace, Tiajuana, Mexico, "Jai Alai, Games - Cocktail Lounge" - in 1947 it opened for Jai Alai games (Spanish Basque game) and betting. This beautiful building has a neo-classic architectural style. Now it is open for live shows and during every time of day or season you can go in to take a look at this historical landmark and have a drink at its elegant bar. Trip to Mexico in May 1953 taken by Wallie V Funk [Jr] with Anacortes dentist, Dr. Eugene Alton "Bud" Strom (future Mayor of Anacortes), first going to Los Angeles, California. They met up with Gordon Woodland (Manager of Chamber of Commerce of Anacorte

Image of WF 6061.001 - Bud Strom & Gordon Woodland - May 1953

WF 6061.001 - Bud Strom & Gordon Woodland - May 1953

Bud Strom (left) and Gordon Woodland (right) converse on a street while on vacation. Trip to Mexico in May 1953 taken by Wallie V Funk [Jr] with Anacortes dentist, Dr. Eugene Alton "Bud" Strom (future Mayor of Anacortes), first going to Los Angeles, California. They met up with Gordon Woodland (Manager of Chamber of Commerce of Anacortes) who was a member of the U. S. Naval Reserve doing a short training in San Diego. The three went on to Tijuana, Mexico, and vicinity. Next they traveled to Arizona where Gordon Woodland's brother lived, to Death Valley Desert and back to Anacortes. The trip took two weeks.

Image of WF 6061.002 - Gordon Woodland 1953

WF 6061.002 - Gordon Woodland 1953

Gordon Woodland at the wheel of the car while on vacation. Trip to Mexico in May 1953 taken by Wallie V Funk [Jr] with Anacortes dentist, Dr. Eugene Alton "Bud" Strom (future Mayor of Anacortes), first going to Los Angeles, California. They met up with Gordon Woodland (Manager of Chamber of Commerce of Anacortes) who was a member of the U. S. Naval Reserve doing a short training in San Diego. The three went on to Tijuana, Mexico, and vicinity. Next they traveled to Arizona where Gordon Woodland's brother lived, to Death Valley Desert and back to Anacortes. The trip took two weeks.

Image of WF 6061.004 - Gordon Woodland & Norman Z. McLeod

WF 6061.004 - Gordon Woodland & Norman Z. McLeod

Norman Z. McLeod (left) and Gordon Woodland (right) in Tuloco Lake, CA. Mr. McLeod was a movie director in CA. He directed "Road to Rio". Trip to Mexico in May 1953 taken by Wallie V Funk [Jr] with Anacortes dentist, Dr. Eugene Alton "Bud" Strom (future Mayor of Anacortes), first going to Los Angeles, California. They met up with Gordon Woodland (Manager of Chamber of Commerce of Anacortes) who was a member of the U. S. Naval Reserve doing a short training in San Diego. The three went on to Tijuana, Mexico, and vicinity. Next they traveled to Arizona where Gordon Woodland's brother lived, to Death Valley Desert and back to Anacortes. The trip took two weeks.

Image of WF 6062.001-.002 - Gordon Woodland - 1953

WF 6062.001-.002 - Gordon Woodland - 1953

Bud Strom sitting in the trunk of the car, wearing a small sombrero and a blanket around his shoulders. Images are from a trip to Mexico in May 1953 by Wallie V Funk [Jr] with Anacortes dentist, Dr. Eugene Alton "Bud" Strom (future Mayor of Anacortes). They were joined by Gordon Woodland, manager of the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce, who was doing U.S. Naval Reserve training in San Diego. The three went on to Tijuana, Mexico, to Arizona where Gordon Woodland's brother lived, to Death Valley Desert and back to Anacortes.