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Image of 2003.091.001 - Program

2003.091.001 - Program

Program of Marineers' Pageant, 07/21-24/1949. Front cover is a color photograph of 4 ladies in bathing suits on float. Stamped on front is "Northwest Collection, Property of Skagit Valley College Library", handwriten is "Cities & Towns - Anacortes 09407" "The Greatest Water Show in the West, Souvenir Booklet 15 cents, Ninth Annual Marineers' Pageant, Anacortes, Washington, July 21, 22, 23, 24, 1949" [NOTE: this is the 9th Annual pageant in the last 14 years...] Inside is information on the parade, the pageant, the royalty, the town, the Port, pageant personalities (Gus N. Dalstead, Harley Sutt, Berent Rydberg, Ed Schwartz, and T. F. "Tom" Henwood) and the official program. The program l

2002.072.001.009 - Newspaper

Old ANACORTES AMERICAN papers in bindings (very fragile) 1900 = 2002.72.001 1901 = .002 1902 = .003 1903 = .004 1904 = .005 1905 = .006 (1906 not included ) 1907 = .007 (1908 thru 1913 not included) 1914 & 15 = .008 1928 = .009

Image of 2006.090 - Newspaper

2006.090 - Newspaper

1909 "bound" volume of ANACORTES AMERICAN newspapers. Belonged to donor's father, Wm V Wells, Sr., who was Mayor of Anacortes in 1909.

Image of 2011.037.013 - Newspaper

2011.037.013 - Newspaper

Anacortes American dated June 15, 1950. See bound copy for reference in Research Library. Original copy given to educator for research library files.

Image of 2011.037.014 - Newspaper

2011.037.014 - Newspaper

Anacortes American dated June 22, 1950. See bound copy for reference in Research Library. Original copy given to educator for research library files.

Image of 2012.010.011-.024 - Newspaper article

2012.010.011-.024 - Newspaper article

copies of newspaper articles regarding Paul and Mollie Satko and their children. .011) BELLINGHAM HERALD, May 20, 1940 "anacortes Greets Satko's Ark; .012) ANACORTES DAILY MERCURY, May 20, 1940 "Satko Tells Story of Ark" .013) THE DAILY MERCURY, "Satko Hits Early tidal Trail to Alaska today, Makes Secret Departure During Night" and "Satko Puts in at Nanaimo with his Ark"; .014) ANACORTES DAILY MERCURY, May 28, 1940, "Stork is Racing Ark of Juneau"; .015) Anacortes paper, July 4, 1940, "'Ark of Juneau' Arrives at Ketchikan"; .016) Anacortes Newspaper, July 4, 1940, "Satkos At Ketchikan"; .017) ANACORTES AMERICAN, May 30, 1940, "Ark in Straits of Georgia Now"; .018) Copy of Western Union

Image of 2012.010.025-.054 - Newspaper article

2012.010.025-.054 - Newspaper article

Copies of newspaper articles regarding Paul and Mollie Satko and their children from the SEATTLE TIMES, 1940-1943. Paul Satko, Jr. family on the boat they built, ARK OF JUNEAU, attracted many curious onlookers prior to its launch on November 6, 1939, into the Tacoma city waterway heading for Alaska. Two men in a rowboat, men balancing on floating logs, and others on a small tug all survey the 15 ton vessel. 4,000 - 5,000 rainsoaked Tacomans were cheering as the much talked about ARK completed a successful launching. The fact that the boat got stuck half way down the ways and had to be pulled out by the Foss tug DIAMOND B, did not dampen the spirits of either the Satko family or spectators

Image of 2012.010.060 - Newspaper article

2012.010.060 - Newspaper article

Copies of newspaper articles regarding Paul and Mollie Satko and their children from THE MORNING HERALD, Gloversville and Johnstown, NY, December 23, 1940. Article heading: "News From the Ark" Paul Satko, Jr. family on the boat they built, ARK OF JUNEAU, attracted many curious onlookers prior to its launch on November 6, 1939, into the Tacoma city waterway heading for Alaska. Two men in a rowboat, men balancing on floating logs, and others on a small tug all survey the 15 ton vessel. 4,000 - 5,000 rainsoaked Tacomans were cheering as the much talked about ARK completed a successful launching. The fact that the boat got stuck half way down the ways and had to be pulled out by the Foss tug

Image of 2012.010.062-.066 - Newspaper article

2012.010.062-.066 - Newspaper article

.062) Article by John Dapcevich as told by Joe Satko "Satko's Ark, Family journeys to Juneau in 1940 on an ark" (2 pages) .063) Proposal for THE SATKO JOURNEY( WT), prepared by Michael Dominic Black (5 pages) .064) copy of article in .062 (page 1 and 2) plus another writing with photo of Ark. Writing titled "Fabulous Man" (page 3 & 4); Information on Williamn "Bill" Thomas Satko (page 5) .065) one page writing entitled, "The Saga of Satko's Ark" .066) page on the history of Amos Burg (1901-1986) Paul Satko, Jr. family on the boat they built, ARK OF JUNEAU, attracted many curious onlookers prior to its launch on November 6, 1939, into the Tacoma city waterway heading for Alask

Image of 2012.102.028.001-.006 - Newspaper

2012.102.028.001-.006 - Newspaper

Copies of newspaper clippings, telegram and letter all in reference to Anacortes being named an All-America City in 1962. .001) ANACORTES AMERICAN clipping: "Anacortes, All-America City, Community Winner of National Award" March 14, 1962 .002) ANACORTES AMERICAN clipping: "Milestones on the Road To 1961 All-America City Award", March 14, 1962 .003) ANACORTES AMERICAN clipping: "City Receives Best Wishes", March 14, 1962 .004) copy of telegram from President John F. Kennedy to Mayor Eugene A. Strom, "...The White house Washington DC Mar 14 1204P EST 1962, Honorable Eugene A. Strom, City Hall Anacortes Wash, Warmest congratulations to Anacortes, Washington, as recipient of an All-Merica [

Image of 2012.102.038 - Envelope

2012.102.038 - Envelope

Photocopy of All America City, letter size envelope. Left front of envelope is "All America City, 1962..." has the corporate seal of the city of Anacortes. Bottom of design has "Anacortes, Wash. ...Cascade" Envelope has post mark "Anacortes, Wash, May 11, 6:30 P.M. 1962, Anacortes, Wash. All America City" Postage stamp is 4cents. Envelope sent to "Hon. Eugene Strom, Mayor -- City of Anacortes, Head Table, All-America City Award Banquet, Anacortes, Washington". Also see: Photographs All-America City: 2012.102.028.029-.039 From scrapbook by Bud Strom, for the Skagit Valley College Hall of Fame induction

Image of 2012.102.053 - Newspaper

2012.102.053 - Newspaper

Photocopy of newspaper article from the ANACORTES AMERICAN, Thursday, November 6, 1969, "Election Results". School Board - Nick J. Petrish, and E. A. Henke (position #1); Port Commissioners - Eugene "Bud" A. Strom (position #3), and Eugene "Gene" A. Andrews (position #2); Hospital Commissioner - Arnell Johnson; City Councilman, (Ward 2), Eldon Baker; (Ward 1) Dr. L. R. Nicholson; and Robert Perry From scrapbook by Bud Strom, for the Skagit Valley College Hall of Fame induction

Image of 2013.047.002 - Article

2013.047.002 - Article

1879-1979, Anacortes Centennial Coloring Book. "a 24-page set of line drawings depicting the history of Fidalgo Island from 1879 to the present". The coloring book project was suggested by Terry Slotemaker, then the teacher for his eighth grade class for extra credit. The eighth grade artists with pictures in the book are: Nanette Garrison, William Hillis, Nancy Lawrence, Sherri Mouw, Tony Norg, Rich Papritz, Leanne Phipps, Leigh Slotemaker and Tima Stam. For more information see coloring book at 2013.047.001; also 2001.020.001

Image of 2013.076.001.001-.003 - Article

2013.076.001.001-.003 - Article

Newspaper article from the October 7, 1925, ANACORTES AMERICAN about the dedication of Pilgrim Congregational Church. Pictures include, top to bottom, Rev. Ralph Kirk (R. K.) Anderson, pastor, Rev. Horace J. Taylor, founder, Rev. J. D. Hudson, pastor 1910-1918, Rev. A. I Ferch, pastor 1918-12/31/1924, and L. O. Baird, State Superintendent of Congregational Churches. On the right side of the article is an invitation extended to all to the dedication, and a copy of the dedication program.

Image of 2013.076.010 - Article

2013.076.010 - Article

Article in the October 13, 1932, ANACORTES AMERICAN, p. 6, recounts the Golden Anniversary celebration for Rev. H. H. and Alta Abrams on Tuesday, October 11, 1932, at the home of their daughter and son-in-law Rev. R. K. and Louvae Anderson. There were remarks, entertainment, and refreshments. They received from the 35 guests present a nest of bowls, one of which contained "two bright five dollar gold pieces."

Image of 2013.066 - Book

2013.066 - Book

This condensed version of "The Book of Boardman" is printable farewell thoughts from the staff of the SEATTLE TIMES to Executive Editor Dave Boardman as he departed for Temple University on August 5, 2013 to become dean of the School of Media and Communication. His first full-time journalism job after graduating from Northwestern was at the ANACORTES AMERICAN where he worked from Octoberr 1979 to May 1980. NOTE: Per Mr Kossen, this is for the information of the museum only and not for the public

Image of 2014.011.059 - Article

2014.011.059 - Article

On July 29, 1948, the ANACORTES AMERICAN published three photos from the Marineers' Pageant, plus an article about the Pageant. The top picture was a float sponsored by Anacortes Veneer Company which was awarded first prize in the commercial division of the parade The middle picture was of the Queen's float. Sally Amerman was Queen, and she had seven princesses in her court. The bottom picture showed the crowds in attendance at the water show which was held at theMarine Stadium (amphitheater) located on Cap Sante. Page two had an article headlined, "Marineer's (sic) Pageant Acclaimed As Greatest Celebration in City History." In two columns it summarized the activities of the 8th a

Image of 2014.011.045 - Article

2014.011.045 - Article

On September 9, 1948, the ANACORTES AMERICAN announced in a bold headline, "$3,500,000 Mill Set for Anacortes." "Alwyn Wilde, president of the American Chrome and Magnesium Industries Incorporated and Lloyd Foster, manager of the Port of Anacortes jointly announced this afternoon (Wednesday) the signing of a long term lease on the Anacortes Ship Harbor Industrial site, lying in west Anacortes." The chrome plant would run $3,500,000 and would be supplied by Skagit P.U.D. with power. The first ship with chrome ore from South Africa was expected in November 1948. After more plants were built, up to several thousand people would be employed. Great plans, but the plant was never built.

Image of 2014.011.028 - Article

2014.011.028 - Article

Sometime during the Korean Conflict (June 1950 - July 1953) the ANACORTES AMERICAN ran an article sampling local opinion about the conflict. The headline read, "American Policy in Korea Favored by Anacortesans." Those interviewed included Bob Gilson, Steve Chicoratich, Elaine Avery, Rudy Malland, Duke Welch, Rev. Father Theodore Sullivan, Albert Boulton, Frances Abbott, and Ed Brown.

Image of 2014.011.029 - Article

2014.011.029 - Article

The June 1, 1950, ANACORTES AMERICAN announced the sale of the paper to Wallie Funk and John Webber. Cornelius Root had run the paper since 1939. The paper was established in 1890 by Douglass Allmond and F. H. Boynton. Later owners were: James Post Vernon MacKenzie Walter Griffith Phil Garber George Astel and Joe Foreman Cornelius Root and Roy Gent Cornelius Root and Frank Bernik