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Name LUVERA, Paul

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Image of 2010.006.002 - Scrapbook

2010.006.002 - Scrapbook

Rotary Club of Anacortes scrapbook documenting the efforts to raise money for the Fidalgo Pool by having a White Elephant Auction. Proceeds were in the amount of $470.28 for the auction plus another $ 777.70 for a truck that was donated . The club was supportive of the community needing a place for youth to learn to swim. Photos were taken by Paul Luvera.

Image of 1995.022.002.002 - Document

1995.022.002.002 - Document

Anacortes Chamber of Commerce "Remember These..." special edition to be added inside the 1948 Marineers' Pageant program. Interesting tidbits from the news "History from the Headlines", 1937-1946 Anacortes Chamber of Commerce, officers for 1940: Kenneth B. Teeter, President, G. N. Dalstead, Vice-President, Decatur N. Lacy, Secretary-Treasurer. Board of Directors: Paul Luvera, chairman; Dr. M. B. Alden; James P. V. Fagan; Thomas F. Henwood; Walter W. Keyes; Dr. Lyle D. Packard; Paul A. Workman. Standing Committee: Industrial -- G. N. Dalstead, Chairman; H. T. Cram; Ben Driftmier; James P. V. Fagan; Dr. Roy C. McCartney; W. F. McCracken; Phil Robbins; Ed Schwartz; Paul A. W

Image of 2011.037.015 - Newspaper

2011.037.015 - Newspaper

Special Anacortes Section of the Skagit Valley Herald. Highlighted are: Shell Refinery, Paul Luvera, Port of Anacortes involvement in shipping logs for income, and Scott Paper. 1967 Special Edition. See:2009.054.015; ARCH: 19F Box 5. This copy given to the educator for Research Library files.

Image of 2010.066.002 - Scrapbook

2010.066.002 - Scrapbook

Ivory Scrapbook compiled by the Rotary Club regarding their effort to have a fundraising "White Elephant Auction" to help with building a swimming pool in Anacortes. The scrapbook includes pertinent newspaper clippings, copies of letters and photographs, documenting the efforts to build a community pool. The Fidalgo Pool and Fitness Center is located at 1603 - 22nd Avenue. The pool was built in 1971-1972 NOTE: There are 17 photographs in this scrapbook and 12 negatives which have been numbered from 2010.066.002 img01 through 2010.066.002 img21and can be found entered into this database under their own numbers following this entry. the negatives include photos #1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 10,

Image of 2006.086.001 - Totem carving

2006.086.001 - Totem carving

Wood totem carving made by Paul Luvera for donor's father-in-law, Paul Mahoney (Anacortes American Editor); Carved salmon at the base of the bird figure. The bird figure has eyes carved in its spread wings which are screwed on at the back of the carving.

Image of 2006.086.002 - Rattle

2006.086.002 - Rattle

Wooden rattle, with button like eyes on both sides of the carved creature by Paul Luvera, Sr. "Luvera 1971" is inscribed on one side of the rattle halfway between the top and the leather wrapped handle.

Image of 2006.086.003 - Rattle

2006.086.003 - Rattle

Wooden rattle, with mother of pearl button eyes on one side of rattle resembling a face. Buttons are also positioned above the eyebrow line and on both sides of rattle. The reverse side has one button. "Luvera 1973" is inscribed on the right side of the rattle half way between the top and the leather wrapped handle. Carving done by Paul Luvera, Sr. who carved totem poles, etc.

Image of 2004.013.001 - Plaque

2004.013.001 - Plaque

Bronze plaque honoring Paul Luvera for the totem pole he built and displayed at Washington Park. It was removed from Washington Park 3/03/2004. Nine pictures included of rotten pole being removed from Washington P

Image of 2010.049 - Totem carving

2010.049 - Totem carving

Hand carved totem by Paul Luvera, September 1987.

Image of 1997.082 - Ground Breaking ceremony

1997.082 - Ground Breaking ceremony

Eight (8) suit-clad men in a line in front of a large sign reading "John Storvik Municipal Playground". The occasion of this photo was the groundbreaking at Storvik Park on 32nd Street just west of Commercial Avenue on Monday, April 3, 1972. The men are (left to right): Harold Wyman (City Manager; James Rice (Mayor); Robert L. Harr (Park Superintendent); Arnell Johnson (President of Chamber of Commerce); Paul Luvera (former State Senator); Raymond A. Separovich (Chairman of Park Board); Ben Driftmier, Jr. (Attorney); Walter J. Deierlein, Jr. (Skagit County Superior Court judge).

Image of 1997.092 -

1997.092 -

Three gentlemen standing on dock with purse seiners, the one to the far right is Paul Luvera (suit, bow tie, glasses and bald). A few of the boat names can be partially read, such as: L(?)ARK, VERIBU... The men are all dressed in suits and ties. One is wearing a hat and glasses, and is pointing at perhaps a boat. A newpaper article (ANACORTES AMERICAN) dated November, 1953, has a photograph of these same 3 men on the dock. the caption reads: "Anacortes is in for a gusty political Friday as Congressman Jack Westland (pictured above) and Senator Warren G. Magnuson appear here tomorrow. Both are scheduled to speak at the Empire cafe, Magnuson will be heard at noon

Image of D.I.135 - Paul Luvera

D.I.135 - Paul Luvera

Photo taken of Paul Luvera; at that time he was president of the Chamber of Commerce. He operated a fresh vegetable store in town. Later he became an authortiy on carving authentic totem poles and has written a book on the subject. His hand-carved totem

Image of D.II.124 -

D.II.124 -

Wedding ceremony at Marineers' Pageant 1938, last wedding of the day. (refer to D-II-127, 128, &129) This was the last ceremony in which Mr. & Mrs. Erwin Spencer were married by Rev. William Goodrow. Paul Luvers ( standing on left) was the acting best man & also the President of the Chamber of Commerce.

Image of D.II.129 - Mass Wedding Marineers Pageant

D.II.129 - Mass Wedding Marineers Pageant

The audience for the mass wedding at Causland Park, during the Marineers' Pageant, August 1938. Seven couples were married during these ceremonies. Paul Luvera can be seen at the far right in front of the stone arch. Old St. Mary Catholic Church can be in the center background.

Image of D.II.225 - P Luvera-Cat Put-Er Out-Er

D.II.225 - P Luvera-Cat Put-Er Out-Er

Mariner's Pageant; Paul Luvera chasing cats, during the Cat Putter Outer contest.

Image of 2008.009.004 - Luvera House, 2102 9th St., 1938

2008.009.004 - Luvera House, 2102 9th St., 1938

BW photocopy of historic "Luvera House", 2102 9th Street, is taken from a passing boat looking south from Guemes Channel to home on bluff, 1938.

Image of 2008.009.001 - 2008.009

2008.009.001 - 2008.009

Exterior shot of home with playhouse. Donor, Phyllis Ennes, as child on swing. House was later moved to 1908 9th. Originally located at 2102 9th Street. Paul and Mary (Babarvoich) Luvera were the original owners. House is a one bedroom house built by contractor Earl Cahail, in 1908. Complete cost of labor and material was $ 1,255.75. The playhouse was built by Paul Sr. NOTE: Year of photo identified by Phyllis Luvera Ennes; "The house was built during 1927. I was born in January 1928, at the family duplex on 7th Street, so this photo was probably taken c.1930."

Image of 2008.009.002 -

2008.009.002 -

BW, exterior of home 2102 9th Street, looking north from 9th street, with Chinese moon gate built by Paul Luvera to west. Construction of house began in 1936. Art Lovell was the contractor. John B. Kelly was the architect. He also designed Ben Driftmier House at 10th & D.

Image of 2008.009.003 - 2008.009.003

2008.009.003 - 2008.009.003

BW of Luvera home looking north and facing 9th Street with Paul Luvera, Jr. standing in front.

Image of 2008.009.005 - 2008.009.005

2008.009.005 - 2008.009.005

Historic "Luvera House" looking north from 9th toward roof and Italianate windows. Mary Luvera was responsible for the landscaping. Location: 2102 9th Street.