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Name Guemes Island

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Image of 2006.027.002.A,B - Card, Greeting

2006.027.002.A,B - Card, Greeting

Two (a & b) homemade Christmas cards featuring historic photos with caption "Warm Season's Greetings...1993" in green ink on front cover. The photos are black and white. Front cover has the photo of the Anacortes Firemen and a pump engine in front of the fire station. Page 2 (inside cover) has 2 black and white photos-- "The Vendome hotel cupola rising..." and "The Nobar hotel, lacking a vital amenity...". Page 3 has a photo of two girls sitting on the street curb; one is playing a flute and a dog is "singing" along. Printed out of the dog's mouth is "Fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la" (Christmas song...) under the photo is "Mary Ann and Wallie Funk". Back cover has a photo of "then" and "now"

Image of 2006.027.004 - Newspaper

2006.027.004 - Newspaper

Anacortes AMERICAN BULLETIN "Extra", Vol 7, Saturday, November 23, 1957 No. 18 covers the Farwest Cannery fire. This is 4-page paper with photos and articles of the fire.

Image of 2002.134 - map

2002.134 - map

This color map of Guemes Island was copyrighted in 2002 by Hinterland Design Cartography. It is not to be used for navigation. The top oval is a photo of Mt. Baker; the bottom oval is of the Guemes ferry. The legend includes types of roads, ferry route, and land types. At the bottom are pictorial directions to Anacortes from I-5, and of Anacortes to Guemes Island ferry.

Image of E.IV.010 - Map

E.IV.010 - Map

Soundings in fathoms at mean lower low water for waters surrounding north Fidalgo Island. This map was created by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey and updated for lights, beacons, buoys, and dangers as of November 1920. This copy is marked February 21, 1921.

E.IV.057 - Map

This early hand drawn map is of Fidalgo Island and the surrounding waters and islands. It extends from just east of "Swinimish Slough" through Allan Island and Burrows Island on the west. The southern border includes just a tip of Whidbey Island; the southern part of Guemes Island creates the northern border. Both the railway bridge and the wagon bridge are shown across Fidalgo Bay. Some parcels have numbers in them, but there is no guide as to their purpose.

Image of 2001.093.014-.015 - Map

2001.093.014-.015 - Map

1913 nautical map of the United States - West Coast, Washington, Anacortes Harbor. Scale 1/40,000, soundings in fathoms at mean lower low water. Encompasses Fidalgo Island, Burrows, Allan, Hat, Dot, Saddlebag and Huckleberr Islands. Other places places are March's Point, Fidalgo Island, a southern portion of Guemes and Cypress Island. Map is stamped with the name of Douglass Allmond.

Image of 2001.093.016-.017 - Map

2001.093.016-.017 - Map

1902 nautical map of the Anacortes Harbor. Scale 1/40,000, soundings in fathoms at mean lower low water. Encompasses Fidalgo Island, Burrows, Allan, Hat, Dot, Saddlebag and Huckleberr Islands. Other places places are March's Point, Fidalgo Island, a southern portion of Guemes and Cypress Island. Map is stamped with the name of Douglass Allmond.

Image of 2010.026.001 - Newspaper

2010.026.001 - Newspaper

GUEMES BEACHCOMBER, newspaper written by Charley L. Gant, at Guemes Island. This paper appears to be a compilation of "front pages" of different dates. Front page of this issue is: Vol. 2, No. 9, Anacortes, Washington, June 14, 1917, main headline reads, "Shipyard Work is Now Under Way; Seeley Scores Signal success With Inter-National Packing Company, other column headlines are Men, Tool and Money, A Letter to the Folks, Cannery to Operate other small tid-bits are, "Mrs. J. M. Bunch and daughter, Miss Elenora Pitula, were shopping in Anacortes the first of the week" also, "Mrs. C. C. Keesling, children and son E. R. Andrews, one of Washington's soldier boys, were pleasant callers at the Be

Image of 2011.035.001 - Telegram

2011.035.001 - Telegram

Photocopy of two1918 partial telegrams found in wall of Tower Cottage, 5185 South Shore Dr. (home of Stella Spring) Guemes Island. The first cablegram being sent to General John J. Pershing from the Shipping Board Chairman. The second is in answer from General Pershing to the Shipping Board Chairman, Edward N. Hurley #2011.035.001: Sent to General John J. Pershing WESTERN UNION CABLEGRAM June 26, 1918 General John J. Pershing, Address deleted by censor Not delaying a single ship but by speeding to the utmost, the American Shipyards will launch nearly one hundred ships on July 4. On this day, celebrating nation's independence and backing up boys in the trenc

Image of 2011.035.002 - Telegram

2011.035.002 - Telegram

Photocopy of two1918 partial telegrams found in wall of Tower Cottage, 5185 South Shore Dr. (home of Stella Spring) Guemes Island. The first cablegram being sent to General John J. Pershing from the Shipping Board Chairman. The second is in answer from General Pershing to the Shipping Board Chairman, Edward N. Hurley #2011.035.001: Sent to General John J. Pershing WESTERN UNION CABLEGRAM June 26, 1918 General John J. Pershing, Address deleted by censor Not delaying a single ship but by speeding to the utmost, the American Shipyards will launch nearly one hundred ships on July 4. On this day, celebrating nation's independence and backing up boys in the trenc

Image of 2011.037.030 - Journal

2011.037.030 - Journal

Seven typed pages regarding life and growing up on Guemes Island in journal form by Hattie Lopp Adams. Last page is informational page with notes that Betty Lowman Carey recorded this journal probably in the early 1940s and signed by Neil Carey. Envelope (2011.037.030. pg 10) is included and labeled: Mrs. Lopp of Guemes Island. By Betty Lowman Carey. People mentioned in the writing: Harriet "Hattie" Marie Lopp [Adams]; Mrs. Ann Wilson; Mrs. Will McCracken; Wooten; Jim Morrow; James Frank "Frank" Lopp; Leona Victoria Gibbons Lopp; Norman Eugene Lopp; Macgregor "Mack" Sylvester Lopp; George Kingston; Tom Gibbons; Charles Gibbons; Levy Stone; Gould; Jack Kidd; Blackington; Wood; Matthew

Image of 2011.037.032 - Records

2011.037.032 - Records

Eighteen pages of typed (carbon copies) notes pertaining to Anacortes or Guemes Island with dates ranging from August 19, 1910 to June 8, 1952, and 1953. Looks to be items for the local newspaper. Pg 1) Christian Endeavor Society: Mrs. P. E. Nelson, Miss Ella and Raymond Lowman, C. L. Judd; Clara Voitus; Rucker funeral: Will A. Lowman; Ships TORDANSKJOLD and BELFAST and S. S. UARDA; Gas explosion Deer Harbor, Orcas Island--Henry Cayou; Keesling Shipyard - CERES, SHEKAN, ALASKA CHIEF; Captain Ray Robinson - launch ECHO; Fidalgo State Quarry at Deception Pass (Convict Quarry) - Supt.. M. H. Gilliam; W.C.T.U. - Beatrice Lowman, The Rev. E. M. Calvin Pg 2) Pacific Fisherman - Will A. Lowma

Image of 2012.106.031 - Newspaper article

2012.106.031 - Newspaper article

Obituary for Alice Martha Kellogg Denny (1857-1940), wife of Rolland H. Denny of the Seattle fame. Alice Martha Kellogg Denny was the great-Aunt of Earl Cahail. The Cahail family lived on Guemes Island before moving to Seattle. The Seattle Times December 24, 1940 Page 15 Column 6

Image of 2012.106.032 - Newspaper article

2012.106.032 - Newspaper article

Obituary for Alice Martha Kellogg Denny (1857-1940), wife of Rolland H. Denny of the Seattle fame. Alice Martha Kellogg Denny was the great-Aunt of Earl Cahail. The Cahail family lived on Guemes Island before moving to Seattle. Decembrt 24, 1940 THE SEATTLE TIMES Page 15, column 6

Image of 2012.104 - Map

2012.104 - Map

"Map showing trap location in territorial waters of the State of Washington 1930" Salmon trap locations in 1930 which includes some around Fidalgo, Guemes and Cypress Islands. Also has the Columbia River, Grays Harbor (1933) and Willipa trap sites 1933. This map has to do with a blockade come back

Image of 2012.054.001 - Chart, Navigational

2012.054.001 - Chart, Navigational

Navigational Chart: United States -- West Coast -- Washington; Anacortes to Skagit Bay; Scale 1/25,000; Soundings in fathoms at mean lower low water Includes all of Fidalgo Island, southern Guemes Island, northern Whidbey Island Published at Washington, D. C. May 1945 (1st edition) U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, R. F. A. Studds, Director; is date stamped Oct 4, 1954; Chart #6376

Image of 2012.054.002 - Chart, Navigational

2012.054.002 - Chart, Navigational

Navigational Chart: United States -- West Coast; Washington; Bellingham Bay; Polyconic Projection; Scale 1:40,000; Soundings in fathoms, (fathoms and feet to eleven fathoms) at mean lower low water. 1st edition, June 1893. c-1922-224; Nautical chart catalog no. 2, panel G; Chart 6378; tabulated from surveys by the Corps of Engineers -- report of June 1970 and surveys of May 1970 Includes Bellingham Bay south; around Sinclair Island, Vendovi Island, Cypress Island, northern Guemes Island, Samish Island. Bellingham Channel, Padilla Bay, Samish Bay

Image of 2012.054.003 - Chart, Navigational

2012.054.003 - Chart, Navigational

Navigational Chart: United States -- West Coast; Washington; Strait of Georgia and Strait of Juan de Fuca. Mercator Projection; Scale 1:200,000 at Lat. 48 degrees 12'; Soundings in fathoms at mean lower low water. Chart #6300 Includes Vancouver Island; Strait of Juan De Fuca; Olympic Peninnsula; Strait of Georgia; San Juan Islands; west coast of British Columbia; Bellingham Bay; Rosario Strait; Guemes Channel; Similk and Skagit and Padilla Bays, Saratoga Passage between Whidbey Island and Camano Island as well as around Cypress, Sinclair, Guemes, Vendovi Islands.

Image of 2012.054.004 - Chart, Navigational

2012.054.004 - Chart, Navigational

Navigational Chart - Strait of Juan de Fuca to Strait of Georgia. United States -- West Coast; Washington; 0. Mercator Projection; Scale 1:80,000 at Lat. 48 degrees 36'; Soundings in fathoms at mean lower low water. Chart #6380 Includes Canadian islands; San Juan islands; Strait of Juan De Fuca; Strait of Georgia; San Juan Islands; west coast of British Columbia; Bellingham Bay; Rosario Strait; Guemes Channel; Similk and Skagit, Fidalgo and Padilla Bays, as well as around Cypress, Sinclair, Guemes, Vendovi Islands. also Fidalgo Island and northern Whidbey Island.

Image of 2012.106.034 - Diary

2012.106.034 - Diary

Scanned copies of a journal, 1923-1927, "A Line a Day" kept by Ira Earl Cahail - a carpenter on Guemes, who worked and later lived in Anacortes. Mr. Cahail was born 8 Sep 1881 in Iowa and died 13 Dec 1962 in Anacortes, Wa. His parents were Albert Lemuel Cahail and Elizabeth L. "Lizzie" Saunders Cahail. On 11 July 1917 he married Alice K. Miller in Mt. Vernon, Wa