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Image of 2006.037.001 - Menu

2006.037.001 - Menu

Menu from the Empire Cafe. Food is listed with a price range of 15 cents to $1.25

Image of 2006.013.003 - Yearbook

2006.013.003 - Yearbook

Navy blue cover, "1944 Rhodododendron". Inside front cover is stamped "High School Library". Outside cover has a knight w/lance on a horse w/castle in background. Random photos include Alice Strom, Valedictorian; Tom Brooks, Salutatorian; Sr Class Pres, Themo Demopolis; Jr Class Pres, David Stroebel; Soph Class Pres, Bob Fithian; Freshman Class Pres (Junior High Student Body Officers) Don Graham; Sports; Clubs, etc. NOTE: page 8 has a 5x7 photo of mountain taped to page.

2004.062 - Oral History

60-Minute tape recording by Ed Schwabe about his World War II (WWII) experiences June 1944-May 1946.

Image of 2013.001.012 - Program

2013.001.012 - Program

This program is from the 20th Annual District Basketball Tournament on March 8-11, 1944. It was held in Everett, WA. Teams taking part were Everett, Nooksack Valley, Sedro-Woolley, Arlington, Snohomish, Mt. Baker , Anacortes, and Bellingham. The publication includes advertisements and a page for each team which includes a photo, names, and season record. The center fold includes a schedule of games with the results carefully recorded in ink. Anacortes beat Mt. Baker, lost to Bellingham, and beat Snohomish and Mt. Baker to take third place in the district tournament.

Image of 2014.011.020 - Program

2014.011.020 - Program

The senior class of 1944 graduated on May 25 in the High School Gymnasium-Auditorium (which was demolished c. 1975). Those participating in the program included: Glen R. Waldorf - director of High School Band Capt. Jack F. Hallford - Invocation Shirley Raeder - singing "Ave Maria" Doreen Young - playing the flute Tom Brooks - Salutatory address Cameron Schulz - Freedom of Worship Alice Strom - Valedictory address Bill Murray - Freedom from Want Dorren Young and Jimmie Iverson - musical number Mrs. W.V. Wells - director of High School choir Lee Stephenson - Principal of Anacortes High School A. L. Derby - Chairman of Board of Education

Image of 2013.077.084 - Yearbook

2013.077.084 - Yearbook

1944 yearbook, The Columbian, Columbian Junior High School. This is the 2nd year for the Columbian annual/yearbook. It was owned by Miss Dorothy Barnard who taught English, physical education, and Latin I.

Image of 2015.070.094 - Pamphlet, Instruction

2015.070.094 - Pamphlet, Instruction

The items in 2015.070 were found in an old home which at one point belonged to the Graham family near Cap Sante. Instructions for filing 1944 Income Tax Return

Image of 2002.024 - Newspaper-Anacortes American

2002.024 - Newspaper-Anacortes American

Anacortes American, American Bulletin and Anacortes Reporter newspapers from 1911 through 1999 received from Anacortes Public Library. Missing Anacortes Americans for 1934-1938, 1945, 1962 and 1974; only partial collection of 1951 and 1955. Anacortes American and American Bulletin 1911 one box 1912 one box 1913 one box 1914 one box and one bound volume 1915 one bound volume 1916 one bound volume 1917 one box and one bound volume 1918 one box and one bound volume 1919 one box and one bound volume 1920 two bound volumes 1921 two

Image of 2012.015.001-.003 - Pencil

2012.015.001-.003 - Pencil

three AHS (Anacortes High School) Sea Hawks wooden writing pencils with the sports schedule printed on them. .001) 1944 - Football .002) 1948-1949 - Basketball .003) 1958-1959 - Football

Image of 1997.236 - Anacortes City officials

1997.236 - Anacortes City officials

The 1944 Anacortes City Council and the Mayor, Charles Peters (sitting in front of table at right) are posed for this photo. Sitting behind the table, left to right are Councilmen: Tony Mustacich, the next two gentlemen are Mr. Foss and Walter Hammonds but have not been identified as to which is which, Al Derby, then Ferd Brady, Stamley Hatton and Dr. Ed Dodge, Optometrist, is sitting at far right on side of table. Chief of Police Harold Hinshaw is standing in rear row at far left, then Tom McQuarry theWater Superindendant, city Attorney William V. Wells, Sr, Treasurer JSadie Argues and Fire Chief Les Snider. The July 10, 1939 ANACORTES AMERICAN reported that Brady, a "former city counci

Image of WF 2973 - 1944 Anacortes High School baseball team

WF 2973 - 1944 Anacortes High School baseball team

1944 Anacortes High School (AHS) baseball team. Coach Chester Rhodes. Back row: My Myron Weitz, Coach Chester Roades, Bruce Symonds, Johnny Whitney, Gordon Rydberg, Vladimer Seman, Jack Morelock, Walter Spencer, David Whitney, Eugene Larson, Tilman Morgan, Bill Springer, Vernon Woens. Middle row: Orville McCary, manager; Nolan Marshall, Don Sullivan, Duane Welk, Milton Larson, Gene Lundgaard, J.T. Owens, Tommy Lian, Llewellyn Bargewell. Front row: Duane Berentson, John Jurkovich, Harold Noggle, LeRoy Asseln, Bill Erickson, Kenneth Schneider.

Image of WF 3116 - 1943 Robert "Bob" Olson

WF 3116 - 1943 Robert "Bob" Olson

Robert "Bob" Olson was an Anacortes High School (AHS) basketball player on the 1943 and 1944 teams. As a senior he was captain of the team. "Good scorer under basket. Good passerl Played hard all the time." (RHODODENDRON, p. 46, 1944) The 1943 team won the Skagit County championship.

Image of WF 3117 - 1943 Robert "Bob" Olson

WF 3117 - 1943 Robert "Bob" Olson

Robert "Bob" Olson was an Anacortes High School (AHS) basketball player on the 1943 and 1944 teams. As a senior he was captain of the team. "Good scorer under basket. Good passerl Played hard all the time." (RHODODENDRON, p. 46, 1944) The 1943 team won the Skagit County championship.

Image of WF 3119 - 1944 Robert "Bob" Olson

WF 3119 - 1944 Robert "Bob" Olson

Robert "Bob" Olson was an Anacortes High School (AHS) basketball player on the 1943 and 1944 teams. As a senior he was captain of the team. "Good scorer under basket. Good passerl Played hard all the time." (RHODODENDRON, p. 46, 1944) The 1943 team won the Skagit County championship.

Image of WF 3120 - 1944 Robert "Bob" Olson

WF 3120 - 1944 Robert "Bob" Olson

Robert "Bob" Olson was an Anacortes High School (AHS) basketball player on the 1943 and 1944 teams. As a senior he was captain of the team. "Good scorer under basket. Good passerl Played hard all the time." (RHODODENDRON, p. 46, 1944) The 1943 team won the Skagit County championship.

Image of WF 3118 - 1944 Ray Polley

WF 3118 - 1944 Ray Polley

Ray Polley was a member of the 1944 Anacortes High School basketball team. (See p. 47 of the RHODODENDRON)

Image of 2006.063.043 - Sinfonia Music Group 1944

2006.063.043 - Sinfonia Music Group 1944

Photocopy of Sinfonia Music Group at Whitney School in 1944. Members of the Symphonet class of 1944 are listed below the photo. They include: Virginia Boynton, Rita Hazelton, Mary Lee Monroe, Mary Malsh, Emily Haugland, Mavis Anderson, Howard Kruger, Donald Lobdell, Elaine Christiansen, Mildred Rydberg, Lois Snider, Mabel Langdon, Tommy Wilderson, Neil Williams, Phyllis Wagner, Binju Salvan, Vernon Lewis, Wendell Trafton, Beverly Leake, and Peggy Jo Murry.

Image of 2009.006.015 - Betty A. Lowman before husbands return from Southwest Pacific

2009.006.015 - Betty A. Lowman before husbands return from Southwest Pacific

Sepia photocopy of Betty A. Lowman Carey and family pet, Laddie, before her husband, Ensign Neil G. Carey, USN, returned to the Southwest Pacific.

Image of WF 1832 - 1944 City Council, Mayor, and Police Chief

WF 1832 - 1944 City Council, Mayor, and Police Chief

The 1944 Anacortes City Council and the Mayor, Charles Peters (sitting in front of table at right) are posed for this photo. Sitting behind the table, left to right are Councilmen: Tony Mustacich, the next two gentlemen are Mr. Foss and Walter Hammonds but have not been identified as to which is which, Al Derby, then Ferd Brady, Stanley Hatton and Dr. Ed Dodge, Optometrist, is sitting at far right on side of table. Chief of Police Harold Hinshaw is standing in rear row at far left, then Tom McQuarry the Water Superintendent, city Attorney William V. Wells, Sr, Treasurer Sadie Argues and Fire Chief Les Snider. The July 10, 1939 ANACORTES AMERICAN reported that Brady, a "former city council

Image of WF 2736 - Junior High safety patrol

WF 2736 - Junior High safety patrol

The Columbian Junior High School safety patrol, 1944-45.