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Name Marineers' Pageant

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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

Image of 2010.009.029.A - Newspaper article

2010.009.029.A - Newspaper article

"Governor Mon C. Walgren waves to the crowd during 1947 parade" is the caption below a photograph from the newspaper of the Marineers' Pageant. He is riding in a large car with the top down, sitting up on the back with another man. The 2nd man is in a dress Naval uniform. They are traveling north on Commercial Avenue at 6th (Western Auto can been seen in the Shannon Building at the corner that their car just went by...602 Commercial)

Image of 2010.009.030 - Newspaper

2010.009.030 - Newspaper

"Trulson Motors Celebrates Silver Anniversary" is the headline of this full-page ad found in the April 9, 1942, Page 8, ANACORTES AMERICAN newspaper. "25th Anniversary sale" Located at 10th and Commercial (1004 Commercial), Phone 4321

Image of 2010.032 - Scrapbook

2010.032 - Scrapbook

Scrapbook of news articles, school information, etc. Has some copies of the Sea Hawk Echo newsletter from Columbia Junior High School. There are also articles regarding the 1939 Marineers' Pageant parade. Most of the front of the album has articles "Anacortes High-Life". These articles are glued over pages of a ledger of 1911-1913 for an unknown Anacortes business.

Image of 1995.022.002.001 - Program

1995.022.002.001 - Program

"The Greatest Water Show in the West Anacortes Marineer's Pageant Eighth Annual, Juy 22-23-24-25 Souvenir Program" Signature of Ed Schwartz is on the cover. Mr. Schwartz was the Marineers' Pageant manager. Officers of the Marineers' Pageant, Inc. were: President, Tom Henwood; Vice-President, Harley Sutt; Secretary, Lee Stephenson, Manager, Ed Schwartz. Executive Committee consisted of: Tom Henwood, Ed Schwartz, Lee Stephenson, Harley Sutt, Gus N. Dahlstead. Committee chairman [sic]: Doris Packard, Knute Figenshaw, Jack Wittman, Harley Sutt, Ed Dodge, Berent Rydberg, Clyde Webb, Ralph Amsberry, Mrs. Oriville Rumsey, Charles Williams, Tom Henwood, Ed Schwartz, Art Olson, Walter Key

Image of 1995.022.002.002 - Document

1995.022.002.002 - Document

Anacortes Chamber of Commerce "Remember These..." special edition to be added inside the 1948 Marineers' Pageant program. Interesting tidbits from the news "History from the Headlines", 1937-1946 Anacortes Chamber of Commerce, officers for 1940: Kenneth B. Teeter, President, G. N. Dalstead, Vice-President, Decatur N. Lacy, Secretary-Treasurer. Board of Directors: Paul Luvera, chairman; Dr. M. B. Alden; James P. V. Fagan; Thomas F. Henwood; Walter W. Keyes; Dr. Lyle D. Packard; Paul A. Workman. Standing Committee: Industrial -- G. N. Dalstead, Chairman; H. T. Cram; Ben Driftmier; James P. V. Fagan; Dr. Roy C. McCartney; W. F. McCracken; Phil Robbins; Ed Schwartz; Paul A. W

Image of 1995.022.002.005 - Brochure

1995.022.002.005 - Brochure

Advertising brochure for Rosario Beach Resort located at Rosario Beach on south Fidalgo Island. The resort was purchased by Ed Schwartz, V. Gilbert Hull and Chester Karlson of Mount Vernon from 1945 until 1953, when it was sold to Walla Walla College for use as a Marine Biological Station. Before 1945, it was owned by Henry Graham, who had been granted the boating privilege at Rosario Beach by the State Park Board in June of 1924.

Image of 2006.030.015 - Program

2006.030.015 - Program

This souvenir program was created for the Anacortes Marineers' Pageant held July 24 - 27, 1941; it was the fifth annual pageant. The program consists of 14 pages of advertisements, programs of events and shows, explanations of flags and timing and course distance for boat races, and classifications of outboards. T. F. Henwood was the President of the organization. The Pageant began in 1937 as a festival to celebrate our marine heritage. There were many water events viewed from the Marine Stadium (amphitheater) located on Cap Sante, a salmon barbeque, parades for children and for adults, street activities such as a watermelon eating contest, fireworks, coronation and other balls, and activi

Image of 2006.030.016 - Program

2006.030.016 - Program

This souvenir program was created for the Anacortes Marineers' Pageant held July 18 - 21, 1940; it was the fourth annual pageant. The program consists of 16 pages of advertisements, programs of events and shows, explanations of flags and timing and course distance for boat races, and classifications of outboards. T. F. Henwood was the President of the organization. The Pageant began in 1937 as a festival to celebrate our marine heritage. There were many water events viewed from the Marine Stadium (amphitheater) located on Cap Sante, a salmon barbeque, parades for children and for adults, street activities such as a watermelon eating contest, fireworks, coronation and other balls, and acti

Image of 2014.023 - Poster

2014.023 - Poster

This framed newspaper poster for the 1948 Marineers' Pageant was found in the old Schwartz Iron Works building in the early 1970s. The photo on it includes 6 unidentified water skiers. Events listed include street games and stunts, dancing, a salmon barbecue on Sunday, July 25th, the Queen's Coronation, Ski-quatic Follies, jalopy races, two parades, Navy ships, Marineers' Pageant exhibit, carnival rides, fireworks, cruiser yacht races, and famous bands. The pageant ran from Thursday, July 22 through Sunday, July 25, 1948.

Image of 2014.011.062 - Poster

2014.011.062 - Poster

This framed newspaper poster for the 1948 Marineers' Pageant was found in the old Schwartz Iron Works building in the early 1970s. The photo on it includes 6 unidentified water skiers. Events listed include street games and stunts, dancing, a salmon barbecue on Sunday, July 25th, the Queen's Coronation, Ski-quatic Follies, jalopy races, two parades, Navy ships, Marineers' Pageant exhibit, carnival rides, fireworks, cruiser yacht races, and famous bands. The pageant ran from Thursday, July 22 through Sunday, July 25, 1948.

Image of 2014.011.060 - Article

2014.011.060 - Article

On Sunday, May 30, 1948, THE SEATTLE TIMES published a list of festivals and celebrations which were scheduled to take place from June through December. The featured photo was taken at the Marineers' Pageant parade in the summer of 1947. The Shannon Building at 6th and Commercial still had its second story at that time.

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 2013.044.001 - Program

2013.044.001 - Program

This souvenir program was created for the Anacortes Marineers' Pageant held July 18 - 21, 1940; it was the fourth annual pageant. The program consists of 16 pages of advertisements, programs of events and shows, explanations of flags and timing and course distance for boat races, and classifications of outboards. T. F. Henwood was the President of the organization. The Pageant began in 1937 as a festival to celebrate our marine heritage. There were many water events viewed from Marine Stadium (amphitheater) located on Cap Sante, a salmon barbeque, parades for children and for adults, street activities such as a watermelon eating contest, fireworks, coronation and other balls, and activiti

Image of 2015.052.001 - Program

2015.052.001 - Program

This souvenir program was created for the Anacortes Marineers' Pageant held July 18 - 21, 1940; it was the fourth annual pageant. The program consists of 16 pages of advertisements, programs of events and shows, explanations of flags and timing and course distance for boat races, and classifications of outboards. T. F. Henwood was the President of the organization. The Pageant began in 1937 as a festival to celebrate our marine heritage. There were many water events viewed from Marine Stadium (amphitheater) located on Cap Sante, a salmon barbeque, parades for children and for adults, street activities such as a watermelon eating contest, fireworks, coronation and other balls, and activiti

Image of 1995.022.002.003 - ribbon

1995.022.002.003 - ribbon

Personal identification yellow ribbon from 1948 Marineers' Pageant which belonged to Ed Schwartz. Ribbon reads: "Anacortes Marineers' Pageant Manager" 1.5" wide x 8" long

Image of 1995.022.002.004 - ribbon

1995.022.002.004 - ribbon

Personal identification white ribbon from 1948 Marineers' Pageant which belonged to Ed Schwartz. Ribbon reads: "Anacortes Marineers' Pageant executive Committee" 1.5" wide x 8.5" long

Image of 2013.055 - Hat

2013.055 - Hat

"Captain" style hat from Marineers Pageant, July 21-24, 1938 or 1949. Hat "top" is white fabric, stiff, shiny visor /bill and band in black. Around band is gold double-strand cording with a knot in each side and a gold metal button w/anchor on each. Signage on front reads "Marineers' Pageant, Anacortes, July 21-22-23-24" and is stapled to the rim.

Image of 2016.032.054 - Whistle, Steam

2016.032.054 - Whistle, Steam

This steam air whistle is from the Morrison Mill chipper shed which was built in 1930. Morriston Mill began c.1891 as the McCann Mill. It became the Rodgers Mill in 1896 (see WF 0504), then became the Old Oregon Mill in 1911 (see WF 0499). In 1918, Old Oregon was purchased by the Morrison Mill Company. (See WF 0490 for more information about another mill acquired by the Morrison brothers, Fidalgo Lumber and Box.) The ANACORTES AMERICAN reported on 2-21-1918 that the new mill would employ "about 175 men once it is in operation. It is one of the few mills on Puget Sound that can handle timber up to 90' in length." The mill suffered major damage from a fire in December 1923 (See 12-6-1923 ANAC

Image of 1992.005.008 - Jean Faith Perry

1992.005.008 - Jean Faith Perry

Jean Faith Perry. Jean on the running board of an old Model T Ford, Eugene Lowman on the seat, Nina Lowman on the wall.