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Image of 2014.011.046 - Article

2014.011.046 - Article

On June 16, 1949, the ANACORTES AMERICAN published the photos of 11 girls running for Marineers' Pageant Queen, plus a picture of the Pageant president. Top row, l to r: Alice Harvey, Norine Chiabai, Norma Archer, Florence Middle row: Beverly Rosenblatt, Anna Kager, Beverly Leake, Lyla Keltz Bottom row: Ardell Rock, Roberta Sullivan, Rita Bargewell, Harley Sutt

Image of 2014.011.050 - Pamphlet

2014.011.050 - Pamphlet

This Republican candidates flyer was mailed to Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Lunsford in the fall of 1948. The slate included: Thomas E. Dewey - President Earl Warren - Vice President Arthur B. Langlie - Governor Herbert M. Hamblen - Lieutenant Governor Agnes M. Gehrman - Secretary of State Charles R. Maybury - Treasurer E. B. Riley - Auditor Owen Clarke - Attorney General Fred C. Becker - Insurance Commissioner Otto A. Case - Commissioner of Public Lands

Image of 2014.011.056 - Ad, Newspaper

2014.011.056 - Ad, Newspaper

Initiative 13 was presented to the voters in the November 2, 1948, general election. It would have prevented selling alcohol by the drink. According to the advertisement, "it would mean a return to the speakeasy, the bootlegger, the gangster -- and, finally, state-wide PROHIBITION!" The initiative did not pass. On the reverse side of the advertisement are political ads for Payson Peterson for Congressman and Arthur Langlie for Governor. Langlie won his race, and Peterson was defeated.

Image of 2008.063.031 - Candidate forum - 2012

2008.063.031 - Candidate forum - 2012

Skagit County League of Women Voters Candidate Forum on October 3, 2012. No information given as to who the candidates were. EM.0422