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Image of 2006.061.008 - Letter

2006.061.008 - Letter

Copy of letter from Art Carlson, President, Anacortes Rotary Club to Karl Krueger, editor of The Rotarian, Evanston, Illinois. Dated June 26, 1962. Describes roadside park that would welcome visitors to Anacortes, "Our All-America City." Park was established by Rotary.

Image of 2006.058.001,001-.003 - Certificate, Achievement

2006.058.001,001-.003 - Certificate, Achievement

WMA (Washington Museum Association) Award of Publication Excellence presented to The Anacortes Museum by Erin Black recognizing the book, Fidalgo Fishing, as a valuable source of cultural history. 1) Page 1 of award 2) Page 2 of award 3) portfolio cover award presented in

Image of 2012.110.003 - Certificate, Commemorative

2012.110.003 - Certificate, Commemorative

Award of fourth place to the Anacortes Democratic Women's Club for a report on Evergreen State. This 8 x 10 certificate was awarded during a meeting for the 50th Anniversary of Women Suffrage in March, 1960.

Image of 2012.110.004 - Certificate, Commemorative

2012.110.004 - Certificate, Commemorative

Award of third place to the Anacortes Democratic Women's Club for a skit on Evergreen State. This 8 x 10 certificate was awarded during a meeting for the 50th Anniversary of Women Suffrage in March, 1960.

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 2012.102.042.001 - Newspaper

2012.102.042.001 - Newspaper

Photocopy of SKAGIT VALLEY HERALD dated May 2, 2001, "Lawyers Honor "Mr. Anacortes" For former Mayor Bud Strom, civic involvement is a way of life" Bud Strom was honored as being named recipient of the Liberty Bell Award at the Skagit County Bar Association Law Day Luncheon. "The Liberty Bell Award is given each year by the Skagit County Bar Association to recognize a community member who exemplifies the ideals of community service and promotes the concepts of the U. S. Constitution in the community." From scrapbook by Bud Strom, for the Skagit Valley College Hall of Fame induction

Image of 2012.102.047 - Newspaper

2012.102.047 - Newspaper

Photocopy of SKAGIT VALLEY HERALD, 2002: "Former Anacortes Mayor Bud Strom (left) congratulates Wallie Funk, a retired newspaper publisher and recipient of this year's Liberty Bell Award from the Skagit County Bar Association. Strom received the award last year. The Liberty Bell rings for Wallie Funk..." From scrapbook by Bud Strom, for the Skagit Valley College Hall of Fame induction

Image of 2012.102.059 - Program

2012.102.059 - Program

Photocopy of "National Municipal League and LOOK Magazine All-America City award banquet and presentation" (2 pages 2-sided) From scrapbook by Bud Strom, for the Skagit Valley College Hall of Fame induction.

Image of EM.0339 - Tape, Audio Reel

EM.0339 - Tape, Audio Reel

Cassette tape labeled: "Anacortes Chamber of Commerce Presentation of award to Paul Luvera: 10/21/1974."

Image of 2004.041.007 - Clipping, Newspaper

2004.041.007 - Clipping, Newspaper

Newspaper clipping of "Anacortes Flying Its New 'All-America' Flag" with attached photo of Mrs. David B. Smith (left) and Mrs. Harvard (Betty) Hicks decorating for the Award Banquet.

Image of 2013.045.022 - Tape, Audio Reel

2013.045.022 - Tape, Audio Reel

Cassette tape labeled: "Anacortes Chamber of Commerce Presentation of award to Paul Luvera: 10/21/1974."

Image of 2012.117.133 - Article

2012.117.133 - Article

The March 30, 2008, SKAGIT VALLEY HERALD ran an article on Patsy Good, skipper of the La Conner Sea Scouts ship REJOICE. She won the 2008 Making A Difference Award for the Soroptimist International of La Conner.

Image of 2013.077.296 - Correspondence

2013.077.296 - Correspondence

On January 14, 1992, "at risk of nepotism", Phyllis Luvera Ennes nominated her sister Anita Luvera Mayer for a "Zeta with Zest" award. Ennes pointed out Mayer's accomplishments as a mother, wife, author of two books, numerous monographs and articles, internationally known teacher of fibre arts, weaving, work with school children and community in fibre arts workshops.

Image of 2009.023.002.023 - Article

2009.023.002.023 - Article

Fritz Rydberg, cook on the W.T. PRESTON, retired April 7, 1952, after 40 years in the galley of four snagboats. He was presented the Exceptional Civilian Service Award by Co. N.A. Matthias, district engineer. The Army estimated Rydberg saved the government about $25,000 of cost of supplies in his 40 years of duty. Photo is D.XXV.032 No. 2 of six scrapbooks titled: Snagboat History. Scrapbooks include photographs and newspaper clippings pertaining to the W.T. Preston. They belonged to Dennis Hamburg, son of Norm Hamburg. Norm Hamburg had a 42 year career on the W.T. Preston.

Image of 2012.028 - Pin, Fraternal

2012.028 - Pin, Fraternal

I.O.O.F. (Independent Order of Odd Fellows) service jewel for 45 years. Back reads: "Edward Ames, P.G., Delta Lodge No. 32, January 29, 1870, Washington, 953" (P. G. stands for Past Grand (i.e. President)). Edward Ames (b. 18 March 1837, New York, d. 23 July 1913, Anacortes, WA) buried in Grandview Cemetery (Section B. Block 48, Lot 3). IOOF in 1870 was part of Whatcom County; the first lodge in Anacortes was started by W. H. Burdon in 1891. IOOF first started in the U. S. in Baltimore in 1819. Skagit broke off of Whatcom county November 28, 1883. Story about Ed Ames told to Bonnie Bowers by her mother-in-law: Ed Ames was given a parcel of land (homestead possibly) by the U. S. g

Image of 2013.077.407 - Chevron

2013.077.407 - Chevron

This purple and white chevron appears to have been awarded by Anacortes High School for a sports or music accomplishment. It is unknown when it was awarded.

Image of 2016.016.007.001-.002 - Award

2016.016.007.001-.002 - Award

Fabric "GAC" letter with tennis rackets and a four-chevron patch were probably awarded during the 1940s by Anacortes High School. GAC stands for Girls Athletic Club.

Image of 2016.016.009 - Award

2016.016.009 - Award

Purple and white eighth note award from Anacortes High School.

Image of 2015.031.002 - Banner

2015.031.002 - Banner

Hartford Fire Insurance Company presented this Junior Fire Marshal 1961 Fire Prevention Achievement Award. The recipient is unknown. In 1961 William G. McCallum Real Estate and Insurance at 514 Commercial handled Hartford Insurance.

Image of 2013.075.001 - Award

2013.075.001 - Award

This plaque was awarded to Mary A. Stapp in 1940 for her extracurricular activities at Anacortes High School in Girls Athletic Club, Girls Club President, Choir, and Drama. She went on to graduate from the University of Washington and received her Master of Education from New York University. She taught at Florida State University and in Pasadena, California, before returning to Guemes Island. She was the physical education teacher for girls at Anacortes High School from 1955 to 1978 and spent her summers operating a summer camp for girls on Lake Sixteen. In retirement Miss Stapp volunteered at Skagit Valley Hospital and was a leader in the Audubon Society. She was a charter member of Art Woo