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Name Anacortes Daily Mercury, The

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Image of 2006.037.002 - Newspaper

2006.037.002 - Newspaper

Anacortes Daily Mercury, Vol. IX No. 237. It has two sections. Headline reads: "Deception Pass Bridge Opening Number"

Image of 2006.078 - Newspaper

2006.078 - Newspaper

Section of the March 29, 1941 Daily Mercury newspaper that features the Anacortes High School "Ghost Sheet,"a full newspaper page compiled by Wallie Funk in his high school days. (Volume5, No.122)

Image of 2008.033 - Newspaper

2008.033 - Newspaper

Fourteen volumes (about half are bound in tact) of the Anacortes Daily Mercury Newspapers (1930's). Stored in 9 boxes including: Nov. 12, 1929 to June 30, 1930 Jul - Dec. 1930 Jul - Dec. 1932 Jan - Dec. 1933 Jan - Jun. 1935 Jul - Dec. 1935 Jan - Dec. 1937 Jan - Jun. 1938 Jul - Dec. 1938 Jan - Jun 1939 July - Dec. 1939 Jan - Jun 1940 Jul - Dec. 1940 Jan - Jun 1941

Image of 2011.037.016 - Newspaper

2011.037.016 - Newspaper

Front page of the Anacortes Daily Mercury, Monday October 22, 1945. Also see: ARCH: Three copies of this particular newspaper are in file boxes of the 1945 Anacortes Mercury.

Image of 2012.044 - Drawing

2012.044 - Drawing

U. S. S. CONSTITUTION (aka Old Ironsides), drawn in chalk on an original issue of the Anacortes Daily Mercury dated July 21, 1933. This was the day the CONSTITUTION was in Anacortes. Drawn by Donald J. Brunson, Sr. Newspaper: 14.55 x 20.25 Framed in wooden frame: 16 x 19.75

Image of 2013.076.003.A,B - Article

2013.076.003.A,B - Article

Article in the October 10, 1932, THE ANACORTES DAILY MERCURY tells of the 50th Anniversary of Rev. H. H. and Alta Abrams on October 11, 1932. The Abrams were married in Leavenworth, Kansas. The article lists some of the original wedding gifts.

Image of D.II.170 -

D.II.170 -

Faith Taylor Paddock. Society editor at Anacortes Daily Mercury and similar position at ANACORTES AMERICAN, 1951-1965, then to Whidbey News Times, 1966-77. She is wearing a hat and a fur coat.

Image of WF 0048.A,B -

WF 0048.A,B -

ANACORTES AMERICAN Building located at 10th Street and M Avenue. On 5-15-1890, the ANACORTES AMERICAN reported the AMERICAN Building was in process of being built. The paper was started by Fred H. Boynton and Douglass Allmond; the first issue appeared on 5-15-1890. At the time of this accession, the business is the longest continually running operation in Anacortes history. See also WF 0049. This building burned down sometime before 1897. ANACORTES AMERICAN 1890 [5-15] first issue of ANACORTES AMERICAN; published by Douglass Allmond and F. H. Boynton. AMERICAN Building built at SE corner of 10th and M [back of photo]. 1897 [11-25] AMERICAN offices have moved to room 1 and 2, P

Image of WF 0049 -

WF 0049 -

ANACORTES AMERICAN Building located at 10th Street and M Avenue. On 5-15-1890 The ANACORTES AMERICAN reported the AMERICAN Building was in process of being built. This views shows presses and tools of newspaper business. Note large handbill on far wall advertising July 4, 1890. The paper was started by Fred H. Boynton and Douglass Allmond; the first issue appeared on 5-15-1890. At the time of this accession, the business is the longest continually running operation in Anacortes history. See also WF 0048. This building burned down sometime before 1897. ANACORTES AMERICAN 1890 [5-15] first issue of ANACORTES AMERICAN; published by Douglass Allmond and F. H. Boynton. AMERICAN Building bui

Image of D.IV.011 - Anacortes American, 1890

D.IV.011 - Anacortes American, 1890

ANACORTES AMERICAN Building located at 10th Street and M Avenue. On 5-15-1890 The ANACORTES AMERICAN reported the American Building was in process of being built. The paper was started by Fred H. Boynton and Douglass Allmond; the first issue appeared on 5-15-1890. At the time of this accession, the business is the longest continually running operation in Anacortes history. See also WF 0049. This building burned down sometime before 1897. ANACORTES AMERICAN 1890 [5-15] first issue of ANACORTES AMERICAN; published by Douglass Allmond and F. H. Boynton. American Building built at SE corner of 10th and M [back of photo]. 1897 [11-25] American offices have moved to room 1 and 2,

Image of D.V.084 - Anacortes American interior

D.V.084 - Anacortes American interior

ANACORTES AMERICAN Building located at 10th Street and M Avenue. On 5-15-1890 The ANACORTES AMERICAN reported the American Building was in process of being built. This views shows presses and tools of newspaper business. Note large handbill on far wall advertising July 4, 1890. The paper was started by Fred H. Boynton and Douglass Allmond; the first issue appeared on 5-15-1890. At the time of this accession, the business is the longest continually running operation in Anacortes history. See also WF 0048. This building burned down sometime before 1897. ANACORTES AMERICAN 1890 [5-15] first issue of ANACORTES AMERICAN; published by Douglass Allmond and F. H. Boynton. American

Image of WF 1252.A,B,C,D - 6th Street - Commercial to Q

WF 1252.A,B,C,D - 6th Street - Commercial to Q

This view is of the north side of 6th Street between Commercial and Q avenues. Left to right: ANACORTES CITIZEN (newspaper), Elks Building. The ANACORTES CITIZEN began c. 1907. The newspaper was listed in the 1912 city directory as being on "6th Street between Commercial and Q." The address was 913 6th. Joseph O. McNary was the proprietor and editor. On 3-26-1927, the CITIZEN merged with the ANACORTES MERCURY as the DAILY MERCURY-CITIZEN. The Elks Building was built in 1915. In 1920, due to increased membership the Elks purchased the three lots that were occupied by the ANACORTES CITIZEN building. On 3-25-1922, work began on an addition to the Elks Building, adding a third floor and an additi