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Image of EM.0337 - Tape, Audio Reel

EM.0337 - Tape, Audio Reel

Cassette tape labeled: "History & Origin of Northwest Indian Totem Poles: October 1971."

Image of 2013.077.080 - Tape, Audio Reel

2013.077.080 - Tape, Audio Reel

Cassette tape labeled: Babarovich family history, Mary Luvera with Barbara Jackson, 1978.

Image of 1997.019.001.037 - Newspaper

1997.019.001.037 - Newspaper

In 1955 the Douglas Fir Plywood Industry celebrated the 50th anniversary of the association's first producing mill at Saint Johns, Oregon. A special supplement was put out by the ANACORTES AMERICAN with views of Anacortes Veneer, Inc., a history of the industry, uses of plywood, bringing plywood industry to Anacortes, and ads. Anacortes Veneer began in 1937 as Anacortes Plywood, Inc., a workers cooperative built on the former site of Fidalgo Lumber and Box which had burned about two years before. In 1936, Olympia employees of Washington Veneer decided to organize their own cooperative plywood mill. Their undertaking was representative of the many "cooperative" efforts in the mid-1930s, fro

Image of 1996.032.028.001-.035 - Print, Photographic

1996.032.028.001-.035 - Print, Photographic

Packet of 35 xeroxed photos depicting the history of Lomonosov, Russia.

Image of 2005.081.001-.002 - Booklet

2005.081.001-.002 - Booklet

2005.081.001: 50 year anniversary edition of "Tesoro Corporation Anacortes Refinery A Family Affair 1955-2005 By Steve Berentson". Black and whiteand also color photographs. This tell the history of the refinery for 50 years. 2005.081.002: Business card for Steve BERENTSON

Image of Q.IV.017 - Book

Q.IV.017 - Book

ANACORTES WASHINGTON ILLUSTRATED Yellow and black cover. Paper-back book published from the "Press Allmond & Boynton, Publishers "American", Anacortes, Washington." Compiled and Published by George P. Baldwin. "Containing a general description of the State of Washington and a Review of Resources, Terminal Advantages, General Industries and Climate of Anacortes and its Tributary Country" 1891. Very good source of information to Anacortes' early days. Dated by mention of F.V. Hogan as "present Mayor of Anacortes."

Image of 2012.052.002 - Manuscript

2012.052.002 - Manuscript

'ROYAL and SELECT MASTERS OF NORTHWEST WASHINGTON", history of the Masons Fraternal Organization in the northwest area. Writing of the history of the Masons in the northwest. CD located in PHOTO, Electronic Media box .001 = CD .002 = printed format

Image of 2012.052.001 - Disk, Compact

2012.052.001 - Disk, Compact

'ROYAL and SELECT MASTERS OF NORTHWEST WASHINGTON", history of the Masons Fraternal Organization in the northwest area. Writing of the history of the Masons in the northwest. CD located in PHOTO, Electronic Media box .001 = CD .002 = printed format

Image of 2012.032.019-.020 - Notebook - news

2012.032.019-.020 - Notebook - news

Looseleaf Note Book For Looseleaf Current Topics, Issued Every School Week. Contains information for class study about items happening and historical happenings. .019) September 1927 - January 1928; .020) January - May 1928

Image of 2012.032.021-.022 - Notebook - news

2012.032.021-.022 - Notebook - news

Looseleaf English Notebook for CURRENT LITERATURE Organized Studies of Living Writers and Their Works .021) From September 1928 to January 1929 .022) From January 18, 1929 to June 4, 1929 Both belonged to Charlotte A. Marchand, Sophomore English

Image of 2012.087.023 - Program

2012.087.023 - Program

Eight page (including covers) program "In Loving Memory -Carroll Francis Stromberg, March 24, 1931 - Feb 6, 2012". Used at his funeral ceremony. The June 29, 1911 Anacortes American reported on the Great Northern Depot's opening, at 611 R Avenue: "New Great Northern Depot Opened; Is a Credit to City." In 1964, excursion trains brought visitors to the Arts and Crafts Festival (now known as the Anacortes Art Festival) from Seattle. This brick building served until regular rail traffic to Anacortes ended in 1978. The depot now serves as the Depot Arts Center. This HO scale model (3.5 mm (0.1378 in) represents 1 real foot (304.8 mm); this ratio works out to about 1:87.1) was used with de

Image of 2013.009.002 - Genealogy

2013.009.002 - Genealogy

Turners/Splains families genealogy photographs which are identified

Image of 2013.009.001 - Genealogy

2013.009.001 - Genealogy

Kilpatrick and Wood families genealogy memoirs by Eileen Hilda Wood Kilpatrick, written April - December 2008 Also includes family names as: Patton, Smith, Boyer,

Image of 2012.109.008 - Report

2012.109.008 - Report

History of the snagboats working tributaries of local rivers and the Puget Sound. They included: the SKAGIT I, built in Seattle in 1882 by the United States government Captained by E.H. Jefferson until 1896; SKAGIT II built in 1896 captained by E.H. Jefferson until 1905 and later by F.A. Siegel 1905-1914; the SWINOMMISH, built in 1914, and captained by F.A. Siegel until 1929; The W.T. Preston #1 using parts of the SWINOMISH and building a wood hull captained by F.A. Siegel until 1936. Captain George S. Murch was Master of her until 1939; The fifth and last snagboat was the W.T. PRESTON #2 built with a steel hull at lake Union Dry Dock Co. and transfer from W.T. Preston #1 included main engine

Image of 2013.038.001 - Paper, Research

2013.038.001 - Paper, Research

Written in 1955 to commemorate 65 years of the Methodist Church in Anacortes. Covering subjects such as history, a list of pastors and organists, events, and a ministerial conference in 1900, the fourteen typed pages have construction paper covers.

Image of 2012.102.018 - Biography

2012.102.018 - Biography

Personal History of Eugene Alton "Bud" Strom, including birth, parents, siblings, schools, military, professional experience, civil experience, marital history, community work, civic involvement, honors. See "People Biographies" in this database. From scrapbook by Bud Strom, for the Skagit Valley College Hall of Fame induction

Image of EM.0338 - Tape, Audio Reel

EM.0338 - Tape, Audio Reel

Cassette tape labeled: "Local history speech given to seventh graders: April 1972." This was probably given by Paul Luvera, Sr.

Image of 2013.045.020 - Tape, Audio Reel

2013.045.020 - Tape, Audio Reel

Cassette tape labeled: "History & Origin of Northwest Indian Totem Poles: October 1971."

Image of 2013.048.001-.002 - Tree, Family

2013.048.001-.002 - Tree, Family

Genealogy booklets of: .001 Baer Family .002 Baer-Christenson Family 1975 update Includes information on the Baer/Lowman/Christenson/Tietjen et al, families NOTE: see 2012.075.001-.005 for booklets on Christenson, etc. families

Image of 2014.010.001 - Brochure

2014.010.001 - Brochure

This brochure on Causland Park is a two-sided 8.5 x 11 presented in tri-fold form. It was produced by the City of Anacortes Parks and Recreation Department c. 1995. The cover is a drawing or photo of the gazebo, and the rest is history of the park.