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Image of 2007.066 - Chair, Desk

2007.066 - Chair, Desk

This chair came from the Matheson Codfish Plant located at the Guemes Channel and K Avenue. The white building at the foot of K, between the residences and Trident, is still standing as of January 2008. Capt. John Matheson was born in Nova Scotia and his family moved to Massachusetts when he was 14. At age 19, he owned the "Lizzie Colby" which he sent to Anacortes around the horn while he traveled cross country. The Matheson Codfish Plant was the first codfish processing plant in the Puget Sound area. The donor, Virginia Perkins (411 - U Avenue, Anacortes) remembers going to the cannery as a young child while her father talked to his friend, Capt Matheson. She and her sibling(s) playe

Image of 2012.088.005-.007 - Button

2012.088.005-.007 - Button

Button forms tops and bottoms, to cover for the chairs on the Tommy Thompson train (Anacortes Railway). Buttons to be covered with material of seats and used in tufting the fabric. Many "tops" and "bottoms". Five buttons being covered or begun to be covered. The 18" gauge railway ran 840 feet from 1st Street to 4th Street on Commercial Avenue. 2400 passengers were carried on 173 round trips during August 4 and 5, 1979. The passenger car and coal burning steam locomotive were built by Thomas G. Thompson, Jr., from 1965 to 1979. The train ran until his death in 1999. Tommy Thompson (owner and engineer of the train) told riders "the engine was originally a Porter compressed air, two

Image of 2012.088.008 - Needle, Sewing

2012.088.008 - Needle, Sewing

Half-circle needle for sewing buttons on tufting of upholstery on chairs of Anacortes Railway/Tommy Thompson Train. Buttons #2012.088.005-.007 The 18" gauge railway ran 840 feet from 1st Street to 4th Street on Commercial Avenue. 2400 passengers were carried on 173 round trips during August 4 and 5, 1979. The passenger car and coal burning steam locomotive were built by Thomas G. Thompson, Jr., from 1965 to 1979. The train ran until his death in 1999. Tommy Thompson (owner and engineer of the train) told riders "the engine was originally a Porter compressed air, two cylinder compound engine that was used in a mining operation. Mr. Thompson removed the large compressed air tank, rep

Image of 2012.088.009-.012 - Fastener, Button

2012.088.009-.012 - Fastener, Button

4-part tools to fasten covered buttons together for the seats on the Tommy Thompson Train / Anacortes Railway (Buttons: 2012.088.005-.007) The 18" gauge railway ran 840 feet from 1st Street to 4th Street on Commercial Avenue. 2400 passengers were carried on 173 round trips during August 4 and 5, 1979. The passenger car and coal burning steam locomotive were built by Thomas G. Thompson, Jr., from 1965 to 1979. The train ran until his death in 1999. Tommy Thompson (owner and engineer of the train) told riders "the engine was originally a Porter compressed air, two cylinder compound engine that was used in a mining operation. Mr. Thompson removed the large compressed air tank, replaci

Image of 2012.088.013 - Cloth Fragment

2012.088.013 - Cloth Fragment

Fabric remnant used to cover buttons and upholstery for the seats on the Tommy Thompson Train / Anacortes Railway (Buttons: 2012.088.005-.007) The 18" gauge railway ran 840 feet from 1st Street to 4th Street on Commercial Avenue. 2400 passengers were carried on 173 round trips during August 4 and 5, 1979. The passenger car and coal burning steam locomotive were built by Thomas G. Thompson, Jr., from 1965 to 1979. The train ran until his death in 1999. Tommy Thompson (owner and engineer of the train) told riders "the engine was originally a Porter compressed air, two cylinder compound engine that was used in a mining operation. Mr. Thompson removed the large compressed air tank, rep

Image of 1997.153 - Bob and his family

1997.153 - Bob and his family

Woman sitting in armchair holding a newborn. Man sitting to the left of her on the arm of the chair and a little girl is sitting on a hassek (stool) in front of Dad (man). Back of photographs is written, "Bob and his family".

Image of 1997.363 - After deck lounge space

1997.363 - After deck lounge space

After deck lounge space on the CITY OF ANACORTES. Anacortes Lumber and Box is visible in the background.

Image of 1997.519 - ROWLANDSON, Pam, ?, Kathy, Bob

1997.519 - ROWLANDSON, Pam, ?, Kathy, Bob

Bob Rowland and his family; Pam is 6 years old and Kathy is 3 years old. (Allmond/Rowland)

Image of WF 2562.A,B - desk, chair, Regina metal disc phonograph

WF 2562.A,B - desk, chair, Regina metal disc phonograph

This photo of old furniture was possibly taken for insurance purposes. Shown are a desk, chair, and Regina disc phonograph. Regina Company began in the late-1800s. Regina's business of making metal disc music players was short-lived due to Edison's invention of the phonograph in 1900. Regina then diversified and began making vacuum cleaners.

Image of WF 3432 - young girl in chair

WF 3432 - young girl in chair

This young girl in a chair was taken around 1900. A copy print was made by Ferd Brady for Barbara Amerman. Amerman worked with the Anacortes chapter of the American Red Cross for thirty years, retiring in 1975.

Image of 2005.031.025 - Unidentified woman .025

2005.031.025 - Unidentified woman .025

Unidentified lady in a large hat standing by a chair. Owner of house found these paper photos in walls of house at 509 5th street. They may have been clipped from newspaper.

Image of WF 5110 - unknown young girl

WF 5110 - unknown young girl

A young girl is standing on one of Brady's "props" -- a wire-backed chair. This is a copy negative/print by Brady.

Image of WF 6349.001-.034 - Majestic Inn - room 201 door

WF 6349.001-.034 - Majestic Inn - room 201 door

These views document the opening of the new Majestic Hotel in the McNaught Building in June, 1990. During extensive renovations in the late 1980s, the building was jacked up and a new ground floor was added. When the hotel was about to open in June 1990, Wallie Funk called the hotel to place a reservation for opening night. He told Theresa Trebon in April, 2003: "Because of my family's relationship to historic Anacortes hotels (my father was born in the Vendome Hotel and my grandparents and father owned the Wilson Building from 1901 on), I wanted to be the first to stay in the Majestic. So, Mary Ann and I made reservations, and were the first to sign the guest register. They gave us the delu

Image of 2012.043.025-.026 - Unknown woman sitting in a chair outside under the trees

2012.043.025-.026 - Unknown woman sitting in a chair outside under the trees

Unknown woman sitting in a chair outside under the trees. She is near a picnic table and other chairs.

Image of 2014.030.066 - Sid Hewson

2014.030.066 - Sid Hewson

A collection of photographs of the Gilden family was given to the museum by Tami Gilden. The family had a farm at Summit Park near Sharpe's Corner. This is a picture of Sid Hewson in May 1964 sitting in an easy chair with a newspaper in his hand. The photo was in an envelope marked "Hewsons".

Image of 2012.098.073.A,B,C - Olga Amala

2012.098.073.A,B,C - Olga Amala

Olga Amala is sitting in a canvas lawn chair on July 17, 1938, in an unknown place. Came in with photographs of Ole A. Foss family.

Image of 2012.098.113 - Liza Jane Cook Ledlie

2012.098.113 - Liza Jane Cook Ledlie

Liza Jane Cook Ledlie in a wicker chair. The photo was taken at an unknown time and place. It was developed in September 1961. Came in with photographs of Ole A. Foss family.

Image of 2012.098.172 - unknown girl in dark dress on wicker chair

2012.098.172 - unknown girl in dark dress on wicker chair

Taken at an unknown time in Souris, North Dakota, this portrait is of a young girl in a dark dress seated on a wicker chair. Came in with photographs of Ole A. Foss family.

Image of 2012.098.183 - bride and groom

2012.098.183 - bride and groom

Taken at an unknown time in Morris, Minnesota, this portrait is of a bride seated in a wicker chair with her groom standing to the left. Came in with photographs of Ole A. Foss family.

Image of 2012.098.237 - woman in a chair holding a baby

2012.098.237 - woman in a chair holding a baby

Taken at an unknown time and place, an elderly woman is sitting in a chair on the lawn holding a young baby. Came in with photographs of Ole A. Foss family.