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Image of 2010.056.001 - Poster

2010.056.001 - Poster

Poster: "Armistice Day, November 11, Lest We Forget, 11th hour, 11th day, 11th month, Year 1918, sold only by a disabled war veteran". Center of poster is a flying U. S. flag with 48 stars. 11 x 14

Image of 2012.030.019 - Music, Sheet

2012.030.019 - Music, Sheet

2 pages (one double sided) of songs/hymns to sing. These are type written by hand. Songs are: #1 Sons of God; #2 Blowing in the Wind; #3 They'll Know we are Christians by our Love; #4 Of My Hands; #7 Amen; #5 Shout from the Highest Mountain; #6 Here We Are; #8 Come Away; #9 Let it Shine; #10 Witness Song; #11 Rock my Soul; #12 Take our Bread; #13 If I had a Hammer Used by Father Melvin Ray Brown during WWII and the Viet Nam conflict and at the Anacortes Episcopal Church

Image of 2012.113 - Program

2012.113 - Program

A program by Nesei Veterans Committee commemorating the Medal of Honor presentation to James Okubo (born in Anacortes, 1920) and William Nakamura. The program is titled: A Celebration of Hope and Healing; Saluting Washington Medal of Honor Recipients.

Image of 2012.102.019 - Nametag

2012.102.019 - Nametag

Photocopy of a copy of a photograph of the US Navy identification name plate for Eugene A. Strom, #413875, A-V (s) USNR 1. From scrapbook by Bud Strom, for the Skagit Valley College Hall of Fame induction

Image of 2015.065.001 - Acknowledgment

2015.065.001 - Acknowledgment

The front of this paper is a tribute to the life of Philip Douglas Burton, March 12, 1886 - 1959, written by his son, Douglas Philip Burton. The back side has pictures of Philip and Doug in their military uniforms, a horse and buggy, a 1925 Essex automobile, Philip's wife Margaret E. Loan, and Philip at an Anacortes Garden Club event.

Image of 1997.019.001.061 - Article

1997.019.001.061 - Article

On November 7, 1940, the ANACORTES AMERICAN published the complete Anacortes draft list in call order. This was over a year before the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the beginning of U.S. involvement in World War II.

Image of 1997.019.001.058 - Article

1997.019.001.058 - Article

On March 19, 1942, the ANACORTES AMERICAN published the Anacortes third draft list in call order.

Image of 2012.030.001 - Case

2012.030.001 - Case

Black metal case used to hold items for Holy Communion used by Father Melvin Ray Brown during the Viet Nam conflict and used in the Anacortes Episcopal Church. Outside is stincilled: Chap (Major) Melvin R. Brown, 0957586, United States Army. Inside are items 2012.030.002-.037

Image of 2012.030.013.A-AAAAAX - wafer

2012.030.013.A-AAAAAX - wafer

77 small wafers used in ciborium (cup 2012.030.012) used by Father/Chaplain Melvin Ray Brown during field duty in the Korean and Viet Nam conflicts. Father Brown also was at the Anacortes Episcopal Church. Additional 79 small wafers in small field case 2012.030 A ciborium is used to hold communion wafers (see 2012.030.010 for similar item)

Image of 2012.030.002 - Paten

2012.030.002 - Paten

Cruet tray or paten (found under the chalice (cup) from Holy Communion field case for Father Melvin Ray Brown, Episcopal Church and Chaplain in the U. S. Army in Korea and Vietnam. In many Western liturgical denominations, the paten is typically either a simple saucer-like plate or a low bowl. A smaller style paten will often have a depression that allows it to securely sit on top of the chalice. The General Instruction of the Roman Missal lays down rules for patens: "Sacred vessels should be made from precious metal. If they are made from metal that rusts or from a metal less precious than gold, they should generally be gilded on the inside." However, provisions for vessels mad

Image of 2012.030.003 - Statue, Religious

2012.030.003 - Statue, Religious

Cruifix used in Holy Communion by Father/Chaplain Melvin Ray Brown during field duty in the Korean and Viet Nam conflicts. Father Brown also was at the Anacortes Episcopal Church.

Image of 2012.030.004 - Bottle

2012.030.004 - Bottle

Plastic bottle with lid used in Holy Communion by Father/Chaplain Melvin Ray Brown during field duty in the Korean and Viet Nam conflicts. Father Brown also was at the Anacortes Episcopal Church.

Image of 2012.030.005.A,B - Candle Holder

2012.030.005.A,B - Candle Holder

Candle holders (2) (stainless steel) used in Holy Communion by Father/Chaplain Melvin Ray Brown during field duty in the Korean and Viet Nam conflicts. Father Brown also was at the Anacortes Episcopal Church.

Image of 2012.030.006 - Candle Holder Burner

2012.030.006 - Candle Holder Burner

Candle holder burner (2) (stainless steel) used in Holy Communion on top of the candles in the candle holders to protect the surrounding area used by Father/Chaplain Melvin Ray Brown during field duty in the Korean and Viet Nam conflicts. Father Brown also was at the Anacortes Episcopal Church.

Image of 2012.030.007.001-.004 - Candle

2012.030.007.001-.004 - Candle

Candles (four) used in Holy Communion used by Father/Chaplain Melvin Ray Brown during field duty in the Korean and Viet Nam conflicts. Father Brown also was at the Anacortes Episcopal Church.

Image of 2012.030.008.001-.002 - Chalice

2012.030.008.001-.002 - Chalice

Chalice (cup) used in Holy Communion to drink the wine was used by Father/Chaplain Melvin Ray Brown during field duty in the Korean and Viet Nam conflicts. Father Brown also was at the Anacortes Episcopal Church.

Image of 2012.030.009.001-.002 - Bell, Altar

2012.030.009.001-.002 - Bell, Altar

Bell used in Holy Communion (breaks down to 2 parts: base and handle; handle is attached to clapper) used by Father/Chaplain Melvin Ray Brown during field duty in the Korean and Viet Nam conflicts. Father Brown also was at the Anacortes Episcopal Church.

Image of 2012.030.010.001-002 - Ciborium

2012.030.010.001-002 - Ciborium

Ciborium (cup with handle to hold communion wafers) with lid used by Father/Chaplain Melvin Ray Brown during field duty in the Korean and Viet Nam conflicts. Father Brown also was at the Anacortes Episcopal Church. Inside cup is brasstone (?)

Image of 2012.030.011.001-004 - wafer

2012.030.011.001-004 - wafer

Large communion wafers used by Father/Chaplain Melvin Ray Brown during field duty in the Korean and Viet Nam conflicts. Father Brown also was at the Anacortes Episcopal Church. 2 wafers have a cross on them with the initials: OC, XC, NI, KA around the cross 5 wafers have an "X" on them with the initials A, P, W 11 wafers have a cross on them with the initials IHS

Image of 2012.030.012.001-.002 - Ciborium

2012.030.012.001-.002 - Ciborium

Ciborium cup with lid used by Father/Chaplain Melvin Ray Brown during field duty in the Korean and Viet Nam conflicts. Father Brown also was at the Anacortes Episcopal Church. A ciborium is used to hold communion wafers (see 2012.030.010 for similar item)