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Name LOWMAN, Raymond Baer "Ray"

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2009. - Book

Envelope addressed to Ray Lowman, containing 4 Minority Reports on the fishing industry and 1 Majority Report.

Image of 2006.068.004 - Ledger

2006.068.004 - Ledger

This ledger book was used for information on Puget Fisheries. In it are pasted original documents, including: 1) Articles of Incorporation, July 8, 1933; 2) receipt for $40.00 to pay for filing these Articles of Incorporation. 3) type-written on parchment paper and glued onto page of book are the By-Laws of the Puget Fisheries--10 pages. 4) State of Washington-Department of State--Corporation License issued to Puget Fisheries, Thos. Smith, Mt. Vernon, Wash. [NOTE: Mr. Smith was the Notary Public for all this transaction]. 5) Stock Subscription List, dated the first day of July, 1933. Signed by L. L. Brotherton (76 shares), J. M. Seaman (25 shares), Mrs. L L. Brotherton (one share), Will

Image of 2006.068.005 - Ledger

2006.068.005 - Ledger

This ledger holds hand-written and typed (glued into book) pages regarding the Coast Fish Company; this includes their Articles of Incorporation, By Laws, minutes of meetings including Stockholder meetings and Director meetings. Book has a black cover with red spine and outside corners.

Image of 2006.068.006 - Ledger

2006.068.006 - Ledger

Hardbound ledger book written in pencil, is the record of the time that workers worked during each day of the month at Coast Fish Co.. from June 1916, through April 1919. There are approximately 72 double pages filled in. Contains the name of the worker, whether or not they worked, the amount of pay they received for the job they were at and the total pay for the month.

Image of 2005.006.001 - Calendar

2005.006.001 - Calendar

"Bobo (the Gorilla) Calendar" made by Claudia Lowman. Front cover has a photograph of Ray Lowman and Bobo in 1952. January=Bobo in a basinette in 1951 and a poem by Una G. Reeves; February=Bobo and Bill Lowman @ 4 months in 1951; March=3 photos of BoBo-2 of him playing dangerously with an electrical chord and one of him messing with the knobs of the TV. April=Grandpa Ray Lowman removing a splinter from Bobo's foot and one of Jean Lowman (Grandma) with Bobo; May=Bobo teasing the dog "Rusty" at the doorway and a cartoon; June=a photograph of Bobo standing on the keys of a piano; July=Bobo dressed in a Mobilgas uniform--ready to go to work and one of Bobo and Bill Lowman riding to the gas stat

Image of 2009.002.036 - Records

2009.002.036 - Records

Envelope addressed to Ray Lowman, containing 4 Minority Reports on the fishing industry and 1 Majority Report.

Image of 2013.088.040 - Clipping, Newspaper

2013.088.040 - Clipping, Newspaper

Photocopy of newspaper article dated January 23, 1963, from the Anacortes Reporter, page 1, columns 7-9. "Artisans at rest: Solly Latchman and Ray Lowman [right] take a moment of respite upon completion of the wood sculpture and rock work done at the entrance to Holiday Hideaway, the new development on Guemes Island. Latchman is responsible for the wood sculptured totems and Lowman placed the rocks with tender loving care to achieve this setting. William Wilbur, vice president of Holiday Hideaway commissioned Latchman to execute the wood sulpture [sic] to fit into the feeling of the northwest and to keep the integrity of the natural form. The totem poles are only treated with a wood

Image of 2000.017.011 -

2000.017.011 -

Lowman Cannery, Pile Driver, Capping Scow And Tug R.E.F. Ray Lowman at extreme right in picture. Booth Fisheries Cannery (then Fish Packing). Crowd of men on dock in front of cannery

Image of 2003.090.008 -

2003.090.008 -

Lowman family: Center: Wm. H. Perry and grandson, Jimmy Lowman (7). Circled around Mr. Perry and Jimmy are (l to r) Bob (11), Betty (17), Bill (almost 16), Jean (Perry) Lowman (41), Jack (almost 14) and Ray Lowman (41).

Image of 2003.090.026 -

2003.090.026 -

Orca whale caught in fish trap, hanging by overhead cable. Standing on fin is Raymond B. Lowman @ Coast Fisheries dock, Anacortes. Can see Guemes Island in background. Photo by George W. Bower, commercial photographer, Anacortes, WA

Image of D.III.046.A,B -

D.III.046.A,B -

Anacortes High School football team on the steps of Columbian School (c.1906). The man standing at upper left, wearing a bowler hat, is Fred Cartwright, school superintendent; he may have been the same man who became the president of Bank of Anacortes (see WF 3637 for more information on the Cartwright family). Players in the top row, left to right: Hi Amsberry, Harry Bell, Vivian Davis. Middle row: Wendell Whitney, unknown, Les Pollis. Bottom Row: Ray Lowman, Howard Stewart, Harry "Doggie" Gillis, Edna Flynn (who was a "girl basketball star"), Paddy Davis, Earl "Deacon" Brown, Harry McLean and Claude "Warhorse" Robinson.

Image of D.VIII.038 - pile driver, capping scow, tug  R.E.F.

D.VIII.038 - pile driver, capping scow, tug R.E.F.

Group in front of Coast Fish Company dock. Ray Lowman, company manager, is at extreme right. Lincoln Williams, the Hammer man, is sitting next to the anchor. Booth Fisheries is behind the dock. This photo was taken in 1924, with the pile driver, capping scow, and tugboat R.E.F. in the foreground.

Image of WF 0967.A,B - AHS football team

WF 0967.A,B - AHS football team

Anacortes High School football team on the steps of Columbian School. The man standing at upper left, wearing a bowler hat, is Fred Cartwright, school superintendent; he may have been the same man who became the president of Bank of Anacortes (see WF 3637 for more information on the Cartwright family). Players in the top row, left to right: Hi Amsberry, Harry Bell, Vivian Davis. Middle row: Wendell Whitney, unknown, Les Pollis. Bottom Row: Ray Lowman, Howard Stewart, Harry "Doggie" Gillis, Edna Flynn (who was a "girl basketball star"), Paddy Davis, Earl "Deacon" Brown, Harry McLean and Claude "Warhorse" Robinson.

Image of 2008.038.004 - 1890s Anacortes Band

2008.038.004 - 1890s Anacortes Band

BW photograph of band, c. 1890s. Band members identified as: (back row) Ed Knapp, Ed McTaggart, Herb Trafton, H. B. Brown (band leader), Henry Waechter, Caleb May, Robert Deutsch; (front row) Johnson, Harvey Nelson, Bill Trafton, Henry Schmidt, Ivan Alexander, Fred Werner. Back of mat further identifies photo as "property of Raymond B. Lowman, 110 8th St. Anacortes, Wash."

Image of 2008.038.005 - 25 lb. silver salmon

2008.038.005 - 25 lb. silver salmon

BW photograph of a 25-pound silver salmon brought to Coast Fish Co. Attached note points out the Coast Fish Co. was owned and operated by "the W. A. Lowman interests," and that photo is "to Willis, from Madge D. Stafford." That last is repeated on back of mat, along with "Return to Mrs. R. B. Lowman, 1510 8th Street, Anacortes, Wash."

Image of 2008.038.006 - Driver pile at Coast Fish Co.; Matheson Codfish behind to the right

2008.038.006 - Driver pile at Coast Fish Co.; Matheson Codfish behind to the right

Pile driver at the Coast Fish Co (foreground), with Matheson Codfish Plant behind and to the right. Notes on back of mat include "To Willis from Madge D. Stafford" and "Please return to Mrs. R. B. Lowman."

Image of 2009.008.012 -

2009.008.012 -

Ray Lowman and sons working on foundation of the Ray Lowman house at 1510 8th Street. From left to right: Ray, Bob, Jack (back), Bill (kneeling).

Image of 2009.006.005 - Ray and Betty Lowman

2009.006.005 - Ray and Betty Lowman

B/W photocopy of Betty A. Lowman and her father, Ray B. Lowman. Betty defied him by making her remarkable 66 day dugout canoe trip from Anacortes to Ketchikan during the summer of 1937. A month later, they returned to Anacortes on the UNA MAE.

Image of WF 2591 - 1936 School Board

WF 2591 - 1936 School Board

The 1936 Anacortes School Board members are, left to right, Ray Lowman, J. L. Rumsey, Maxine Davis Cornell, and Harry O. DeRemer.

Image of WF 2587 - Anacortes School Board

WF 2587 - Anacortes School Board

The Anacortes School Board is pictured with Superintendent Defore Cramblitt, who served from 1933-1945. Left to right: Charles Pinson, Cramblitt, Frank Taylor (see WF 4792), and Ray Lowman. Charles Pinson was the father of Anacortes mayor and dentist Raymond Pinson. Charles Pinson , an insurance agent, came to Anacortes in 1919, shortly after serving in World War I. He was a "long-time member of the Anacortes School Board" and an elder in Anacortes Christian Church. He was married and widowed three times, and died at age 98 in 1995. See "Charles Pinson lived by the Golden Rule" in the 5-24-1995 ANACORTES AMERICAN. See also WF 4463, 2588, 2589, 2617-2621.