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Name Kiwanis Club

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Image of 2009.031 - Check, Bank

2009.031 - Check, Bank

Copy of check from the city of Anacortes to the Kiwanis club for the purchase of property on Mt. Erie, in the amount of $1.00, dated September 30, 1951. Donor says Ellsworth Olson, President of Kiwanis in 1951, asked her to keep this check safe. It was in her baby book from 1951 to 2009. Even though Kaaren Malson (donor) claims this is an original check, it appears to merely be a copy. The dollar amount stamped onto the check does not show as a relief stamp on the back of the check. The edges are not serrated even though they can be seen in the copy. The fibers on the original check would be uniform across the original check but they appear darker in places as they would with a photoco

Image of 1997.296.001-.017 - Kiwanis meeting - caricatures

1997.296.001-.017 - Kiwanis meeting - caricatures

17 photos taken during a Kiwanis Meeting. Apparently a caricaturist made caricatures during the meeting. The people are unidentified. .001-.003 and .005 - A man in a white lab coat, shirt and tie, with glasses and a full beard, stands in front of a podium behind a vase of white and yellow flowers. Next to the podium is a bell with a gold "K" symbol on top. Behind the man on his left is a Kiwanis banner/poster. In .005 a pile of paper is in the foreground. .004 - Same man and setting as above. On the left side of the photo is a full bearded man sitting down wearing a suit with a red and blue striped tie. .006 - Men stand in line holding their caricature drawings below their chest. E

Image of WF 0682 - March's Point airfield

WF 0682 - March's Point airfield

View of plane on March's Point Airfield. Next to the plane a Standard Oil fuel truck is parked and a man is pouring fuel into the plane's gas tank. The June 14, 1928, ANACORTES AMERICAN reported that Kiwanis Club had leased land from Fred March for a 2000' airstrip on March's Point. March, born in 1877, was the son of Hiram and Kate March. Hiram settled on Fidalgo in 1863, taking a claim on Sachem Point, which eventually became known by March's name. See WF 0543. The August 2, 1928, paper reported on the airfield's inauguration. 10,000 spectators attended the event and witnessed planes fly in from the Puget Sound region. An "airplane" marriage took place between Richard Fenno and Minnie Kirkm

Image of WF 1538 - 1949 Marineer Parade - Kiwanis float

WF 1538 - 1949 Marineer Parade - Kiwanis float

This Kiwanis Club float is on a side street before the 1949 Marineer Parade. It features two young women surrounded by flowers and butterflies and a sign reading, "Anacortes ' The Flower of our Heart.' " See also WF 1500. Anacortes Kiwanis Club began in May 1926. The organization was founded in Detroit, Michigan, in 1915, as a business and professional men's organization. It became a service club in 1919 with a motto of, "We Build." See the 5-20-1926 and 6-2-1926 ANACORTES AMERICAN.

Image of WF 1753 - Kiwanis Club installing a street sign

WF 1753 - Kiwanis Club installing a street sign

This image is of five men from the Anacortes Kiwanis Club putting up a street sign at 8th and N Avenue. Causland Park and St. Mary Catholic Church are visible in the background. Also see WF 1754. Anacortes Kiwanis Club began in May 1926. The organization was founded in Detroit, Michigan, in 1915, as a business and professional men's organization. It became a service club in 1919 with a motto of, "We Build." See the 5-20-1926 and 6-2-1926 ANACORTES AMERICAN.

Image of WF 1754 - Kiwanis Club installing a street sign

WF 1754 - Kiwanis Club installing a street sign

This image is of five men from the Anacortes Kiwanis Club putting up a street sign at 8th and N Avenue. Causland Park and St. Mary Catholic Church are visible in the background. Also see WF 1754. Anacortes Kiwanis Club began in May 1926. The organization was founded in Detroit, Michigan, in 1915, as a business and professional men's organization. It became a service club in 1919 with a motto of, "We Build." See the 5-20-1926 and 6-2-1926 ANACORTES AMERICAN.

Image of WF 1923 - Hagadorn grave vineyard

WF 1923 - Hagadorn grave vineyard

This vineyard was begun by George Hagadorn in 1923 when he planted 300 grape plants on two acres of his land at 34th and J. The 10-18-1928 ANACORTES AMERICAN reported, "Fine large grapes are grown on island. Grape growing as an island industry is being stressed" at a Kiwanis Club meeting. Members were each presented with a "Large bunch of Island Belle grapes" grown by Hagadorn on his land. It was considered "a potential industry" that could be widely developed on Fidalgo Island. The main speaker at the meeting, MacGregor Allan, urged the formation of a cooperative industry on Fidalgo to market the product. The 11-21-1929 paper reported Hagadorn's appearance before the Anacortes Chamber

Image of WF 1924 - Hagadorn grape vineyard

WF 1924 - Hagadorn grape vineyard

This vineyard was begun by George Hagadorn in 1923 when he planted 300 grape plants on two acres of his land at 34th and J. The 10-18-1928 ANACORTES AMERICAN reported, "Fine large grapes are grown on island. Grape growing as an island industry is being stressed" at a Kiwanis Club meeting. Members were each presented with a "Large bunch of Island Belle grapes" grown by Hagadorn on his land. It was considered "a potential industry" that could be widely developed on Fidalgo Island. The main speaker at the meeting, MacGregor Allan, urged the formation of a cooperative industry on Fidalgo to market the product. The 11-21-1929 paper reported Hagadorn's appearance before the Anacortes Chamber

Image of WF 1925 - Hagadorn grape vineyard

WF 1925 - Hagadorn grape vineyard

This vineyard was begun by George Hagadorn in 1923 when he planted 300 grape plants on two acres of his land at 34th and J. The 10-18-1928 ANACORTES AMERICAN reported, "Fine large grapes are grown on island. Grape growing as an island industry is being stressed" at a Kiwanis Club meeting. Members were each presented with a "Large bunch of Island Belle grapes" grown by Hagadorn on his land. It was considered "a potential industry" that could be widely developed on Fidalgo Island. The main speaker at the meeting, MacGregor Allan, urged the formation of a cooperative industry on Fidalgo to market the product. The 11-21-1929 paper reported Hagadorn's appearance before the Anacortes Chamber

Image of WF 1926 - Hagadorn grape vineyard

WF 1926 - Hagadorn grape vineyard

This vineyard was begun by George Hagadorn in 1923 when he planted 300 grape plants on two acres of his land at 34th and J. The 10-18-1928 ANACORTES AMERICAN reported, "Fine large grapes are grown on island. Grape growing as an island industry is being stressed" at a Kiwanis Club meeting. Members were each presented with a "Large bunch of Island Belle grapes" grown by Hagadorn on his land. It was considered "a potential industry" that could be widely developed on Fidalgo Island. The main speaker at the meeting, MacGregor Allan, urged the formation of a cooperative industry on Fidalgo to market the product. The 11-21-1929 paper reported Hagadorn's appearance before the Anacortes Chamber

Image of WF 2077 - March's Point airport opening

WF 2077 - March's Point airport opening

This picture of a "hydro aeroplane" was taken at the opening of Fidalgo Island's first airfield on the northern tip of March's Point. It is labeled: "Hydro-Aeroplane - Anacortes Airport Opening - July 28 - 1928 - BRADY". This apparently was a "Frostad Plane." It is unknown if Frostad was the owner or if it was a type of float plane. WF 2074-2099 represent more than just the history of a small airfield and the inauguration of air service to Fidalgo Island. They also signify the island's participation in the global phenomenon ignited by Charles Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight in May 1927. The first "flight" from march's Point, the first area of white settlement on Fidalgo seventy-

Image of WF 2088 - March's Point Airfield - Ford Tri-motor

WF 2088 - March's Point Airfield - Ford Tri-motor

This Ford Tri-motor airplane #9612 is viewed at March's Point airfield. "In 1927, Ford Motor Company produced the Ford Tri-motor, one of the first all-metal airplanes. It was often referred to as the TIN GOOSE or FLYING WASHBOARD. It was the first plane created to carry passengers rather than mail, with a seating capacity of 12. As the name indicates, the airplane had three engines, which allowed it to fly higher and faster than other airplanes of the same time period. The Tri-motor could reach speeds up to 130 miles per hour. A Ford 4-AT-15 Tri-motor monoplane, piloted by Berndt Balehen, was used in the first flight over the South Pole in November of 1929." This plane may have been at the

Image of WF 2074 - March's Point airport opening

WF 2074 - March's Point airport opening

This picture of a Waco biplane was taken at the opening of Fidalgo Island's first airfield on the northern tip of March's Point. It is labeled: " ' Waco' Biplane - Anacortes Airport Opening - July 28 - 1928, Brady". The plane is lettered, "Bellingham Flying Service." WF 2074-2099 represent more than just the history of a small airfield and the inauguration of air service to Fidalgo Island. They also signify the island's participation in the global phenomenon ignited by Charles Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight in May 1927. The first "flight" from march's Point, the first area of white settlement on Fidalgo seventy-five years earlier, had taken place almost forty years before.

Image of WF 2075 - March's Point airport opening

WF 2075 - March's Point airport opening

This picture of a Waco biplane was taken at the opening of Fidalgo Island's first airfield on the northern tip of March's Point. It is labeled: " First Plane To Land at Anacortes Airport - July 28 - 1928, BRADY". The plane is lettered, "Bellingham Flying Service." The WACO Aircraft Company was based in Troy, Ohio, and built airplanes from 1919-1946. WF 2074-2099 represent more than just the history of a small airfield and the inauguration of air service to Fidalgo Island. They also signify the island's participation in the global phenomenon ignited by Charles Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight in May 1927. The first "flight" from march's Point, the first area of white settlement

Image of WF 2076 - March's Point airport opening

WF 2076 - March's Point airport opening

This picture of a biplane, #6717, was taken at the opening of Fidalgo Island's first airfield on the northern tip of March's Point. It is labeled: " First Passenger Landing, Anacortes Airport - July 28 - 1928, BRADY". WF 2074-2099 represent more than just the history of a small airfield and the inauguration of air service to Fidalgo Island. They also signify the island's participation in the global phenomenon ignited by Charles Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight in May 1927. The first "flight" from march's Point, the first area of white settlement on Fidalgo seventy-five years earlier, had taken place almost forty years before. The September 14, 1889 ANACORTES PROGRESS reported

Image of WF 2078 - March's Point airport opening

WF 2078 - March's Point airport opening

This picture of a "hydro aeroplane" was taken at the opening of Fidalgo Island's first airfield on the northern tip of March's Point. It is labeled: "Frostad Plane on a Take Off - Anacortes Airport Opening - July 28 - 1928 - BRADY". It is unknown if Frostad was the owner or if it was a type of float plane. WF 2074-2099 represent more than just the history of a small airfield and the inauguration of air service to Fidalgo Island. They also signify the island's participation in the global phenomenon ignited by Charles Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight in May 1927. The first "flight" from march's Point, the first area of white settlement on Fidalgo seventy-five years earlier, had tak

Image of WF 2079 - March's Point airfield opening

WF 2079 - March's Point airfield opening

People are gathered around an airplane at the opening of Fidalgo Island's first airfield on the northern tip of March's Point. It is labeled: "Looking It Over - Anacortes Airport - July 28 - 1928 - BRADY". WF 2074-2099 represent more than just the history of a small airfield and the inauguration of air service to Fidalgo Island. They also signify the island's participation in the global phenomenon ignited by Charles Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight in May 1927. The first "flight" from march's Point, the first area of white settlement on Fidalgo seventy-five years earlier, had taken place almost forty years before. The 9-14-1889 ANACORTES PROGRESS reported, "Professor Carey gave a

Image of WF 2080 - March's Point airfield opening

WF 2080 - March's Point airfield opening

View of Waco biplane at the opening of Fidalgo Island's first airfield on the northern tip of March's Point. The picture is labeled: "Fueling up - Anacortes Airport Opening - July 28 - 1928 - BRADY". The plane is labeled " Bellingham Flying Service". The WACO Aircraft Company was based in Troy, Ohio, and built airplanes from 1919 to 1946. WF 2074-2099 represent more than just the history of a small airfield and the inauguration of air service to Fidalgo Island. They also signify the island's participation in the global phenomenon ignited by Charles Lindbergh's historic transatlantic flight in May 1927. The first "flight" from march's Point, the first area of white settlement on Fidalgo

Image of WF 2081.A,B - March's Point airfield opening

WF 2081.A,B - March's Point airfield opening

View of Ryan Brougham monoplane named "Queen of the Cowlitz" at the opening of Fidalgo Island's first airfield on the northern tip of March's Point. The name is painted near the nose of the aircraft, while at its rear is painted, "St. John Air Service, Chehalis, Wash." This plane was a sister ship to the SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS which was flown by Charles Lindbergh on his flight to Paris. It was built by Ryan-Mahoney Aircraft Company of San Diego. The plane was owned by Arthur St. John who started the first Ford dealership in the Centralia area in 1906. He was an aircraft enthusiast and saw the possibilities of air travel, "investing thousands of dollars" to make a study of it "in the northwest an

Image of WF 2083.A,B - March's Point airfield opening

WF 2083.A,B - March's Point airfield opening

View of Ryan Brougham monoplane named "Queen of the Cowlitz" at the opening of Fidalgo Island's first airfield on the northern tip of March's Point. It is preparing to take off. The name is painted near the nose of the aircraft, while at its rear is painted, "St. John Air Service, Chehalis, Wash." This plane was a sister ship to the SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS which was flown by Charles Lindbergh on his flight to Paris. It was built by Ryan-Mahoney Aircraft Company of San Diego. The plane was owned by Arthur St. John who started the first Ford dealership in the Centralia area in 1906. He was an aircraft enthusiast and saw the possibilities of air travel, "investing thousands of dollars" to make a s