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Image of 2013.077.287 - Memorandum

2013.077.287 - Memorandum

On November 1, 1990, Paul Luvera, Sr., wrote this memorandum to his wife, Mary Babarovich Luvera, and sent a copy to his daughter, Phyllis Luvera Ennes. He wanted the 14-foot totem pole donated to the Chamber of Commerce building at the corner of 9th and Commercial. "We ask for no pay, but a letter of credit, saying we donated a $1500 INDIAN TOTEM POLE, and we request a small sign in front of the building by the TOTEM POLE, saying --' CARVED BY PAST PRESIDENT (1938) OF OUR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, PAUL N. LUVERA SR. TOTEM PAINTED BY MARY LUVERA. TOTEM CARVED IN 1962.' " He also suggested that the "AMERICAN" might be interested in a photo story. Note: As of March 2015, a totem pole st

Image of 2009.023.008 - Plaque

2009.023.008 - Plaque

This green plaque was presented to the W.T. PRESTON and reads: Participant Shilshole Seafair Marine Parade 1968

Image of 2004.013.001 - Plaque

2004.013.001 - Plaque

Bronze plaque honoring Paul Luvera for the totem pole he built and displayed at Washington Park. It was removed from Washington Park 3/03/2004. Nine pictures included of rotten pole being removed from Washington P

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

Image of 2013.077.102 - Plaque, Award

2013.077.102 - Plaque, Award

According to the May 16, 1936, ANACORTES DAILY MERCURY, the Anacortes Business and Professional Women's Club began awarding a plaque annually to the high school senior girl who was outstanding in debate. 1936 - Phyllis Norman 1937 - Frances L. Adams 1938 - Marjorie Marinokos 1939 - Marge Mower 1940 - Emily Antonovich 1941 - Josephine Barcott 1942 - Ann Marinakos 1945 - Patty Martin 1946 - Phyllis Luvera 1947 - Frances Maricich 1948 - Dulcie Jefferson 1949 - Martha Lou Allan 1950 - Mary Weber 1951 - Bobette McPherson 1952 - Allene Halliday 1953 - Mona Chonzena 1954 - Ann Coffelt 1955 - Evelyn Arneson 1956 - Dorothy Johnstone 1957 - Doris Baker 1958 - Gloria Johnston

Image of 2014.008.001 - Plaque

2014.008.001 - Plaque

The Anacortes Vietnam Vetereans Memorial was dedicated at Grandview Cemetery on May 25, 1992. Three veterans who died were honored with 11.5 x 22.5 plaques set in cement around a round plaque which said "Vietnam Veterans of America." These plaques were replaced in 2013 by a memorial bench engraved, "All Gave Some -- Some Gave All." Funds for the new bench were donated by the Anacortes Elks Lodge. The plaques were set in a wood frame and given to the museum. Russell Cranston Hibler was born June 7, 1946, in Portsmith, Virginia, and moved to Anacortes as an infant. He graduated from Anacortes High School in 1964 and from Western Washington State College in Bellingham in 1968 with a d

Image of 2015.002 - Plaque, Insignia

2015.002 - Plaque, Insignia

Brass insignia plaque for "Allan Engler, 2nd Engineer, W.T. PRESTON". Mr. Engler was a member of the crew while it worked the waters clearing snags that were found there, so lanes of transportation could be smooth and large obstructions removed.

Image of 2017.029.005 - Plaque

2017.029.005 - Plaque

This plaque was given "to Miss Stapp from Senior Girls of 1971". Graduating from Anacortes High School in 1940, Mary A. Stapp 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 Wood in Fairhaven, Bellingham, and an avid fan of

Image of 1997.076 - Deception Pass historical marker

1997.076 - Deception Pass historical marker

Historical marker (inscription only) at Deception Pass on Pass Island. "Deception Pass - named by Captain George Vancouver 10 June 1792. Feeling that he had been "deceived" as to the nature of the inner waterway, Port Gardner (now Saratoga Passage) he wrote on his chart "Deception Pass." He honored Master Joseph Whidbey, who found the passaige while commanding a small - boat crew of esplorers, by naming the island "Whidbey".

Image of 1999.030.026 - crew of a snagboat

1999.030.026 - crew of a snagboat

Fritz Rydberg holding a framed award, standing on the cabin deck of the W. T. PRESTON, with the entire crew gathered around him. "First Place Sternwheeler" legible; other writing illegible. The man at left with mustache is unidentified. The man third from right is Gorden Talmage. Others identified are Dick Ramsey, Clyde Fletcher, Norm Ronning, Lt. Col. Buehler, Norm Hamburg, Captain George Murch, and Chief Chris Hanson. This photo also appears in the first scrapbook compiled by Norm Hamburg, 2009.023.001

Image of WF 5542 - HUGHES, Lowell (left) and PINSON, Raymond

WF 5542 - HUGHES, Lowell (left) and PINSON, Raymond

At the dedication of Shell Refinery in August 1955, Anacortes mayor Dr. Raymond Pinson, right, and Skagit County Commissioner Lowell Hughes unveil a plaque.

Image of 2014.008.002.002 - plaques at Vietnam Memorial, Grandview

2014.008.002.002 - plaques at Vietnam Memorial, Grandview

The Anacortes Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated at Grandview Cemetery on May 25, 1992. Three veterans who died were honored with 11.5 x 22.5 plaques set in cement around a round plaque which said "Vietnam Veterans of America." These plaques were replaced in 2013 by a memorial bench engraved, "All Gave Some -- Some Gave All." Funds for the new bench were donated by the Anacortes Elks Lodge. The plaques were set in a wood frame and given to the museum. Russell Cranston Hibler was born June 7, 1946, in Portsmouth, Virginia, and moved to Anacortes as an infant. He graduated from Anacortes High School in 1964 and from Western Washington State College in Bellingham in 1968 with a degree i

Image of 2014.008.002.001 - Vietnam Veterans Memorial

2014.008.002.001 - Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Anacortes Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated at Grandview Cemetery on May 25, 1992. Three veterans who died were honored with 11.5 x 22.5 plaques set in cement around a round plaque which said "Vietnam Veterans of America." These plaques were replaced in 2013 by a memorial bench engraved, "All Gave Some -- Some Gave All." Funds for the new bench were donated by the Anacortes Elks Lodge. The plaques were set in a wood frame and given to the museum. Russell Cranston Hibler was born June 7, 1946, in Portsmouth, Virginia, and moved to Anacortes as an infant. He graduated from Anacortes High School in 1964 and from Western Washington State College in Bellingham in 1968 with a degree i

Image of 2014.008.002.003 - Vietnam Veterans of America plaque

2014.008.002.003 - Vietnam Veterans of America plaque

The Anacortes Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated at Grandview Cemetery on May 25, 1992. Three veterans who died were honored with 11.5 x 22.5 plaques set in cement around a round plaque which read "Vietnam Veterans of America." These plaques were replaced in 2013 by a memorial bench engraved, "All Gave Some -- Some Gave All." Funds for the new bench were donated by the Anacortes Elks Lodge. The plaques were set in a wood frame and given to the museum. Russell Cranston Hibler was born June 7, 1946, in Portsmouth, Virginia, and moved to Anacortes as an infant. He graduated from Anacortes High School in 1964 and from Western Washington State College in Bellingham in 1968 with a degree i

Image of 2014.008.003 - Vietnam Veterans Of American symbol

2014.008.003 - Vietnam Veterans Of American symbol

The Anacortes Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated at Grandview Cemetery on May 25, 1992. Three veterans who died were honored with 11.5 x 22.5 plaques set in cement around a round plaque which read "Vietnam Veterans of America." These plaques were replaced in 2013 by a memorial bench engraved, "All Gave Some -- Some Gave All." This photo is of the original colors for the Vietnam Veterans of America symbol.

Image of 2014.008.004.001-.003 - airborne symbol for Cranston Hibler

2014.008.004.001-.003 - airborne symbol for Cranston Hibler

The Anacortes Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated at Grandview Cemetery on May 25, 1992. Three veterans who died were honored with 11.5 x 22.5 plaques set in cement around a round plaque which read "Vietnam Veterans of America." These plaques were replaced in 2013 by a memorial bench engraved, "All Gave Some -- Some Gave All." Each plaque had a symbol on it denoting the unit in which the man served. Russell Cranston Hibler was born June 7, 1946, in Portsmouth, Virginia, and moved to Anacortes as an infant. He graduated from Anacortes High School in 1964 and from Western Washington State College in Bellingham in 1968 with a degree in Sociology. On March 16, 1968, he married Jennifer

Image of 2015.059.049.001 - Plaque on Dewey Fire Department

2015.059.049.001 - Plaque on Dewey Fire Department

Dewey School was built in 1913 at the top of what is now (2015) Washington Street on the north side of the curve that then becomes 4th Street. Grades 1 - 8 originally shared the one room building, although by 1954 that number had reduced to grades 1 - 4. The school closed in July 1955. "The Dewey Beach fire department bought the building in 1959 and moved it to this site [Deception Road and Highway 20 intersection] to serve as a meeting place and community hall. This plaque was made in memory of John Rogers (1898 - 1995) who was a long time resident of the Dewey Beach area, and a member of the fire department."

Image of 2015.059.054.005-.006 - plaque to John Childs on museum stairs

2015.059.054.005-.006 - plaque to John Childs on museum stairs

A plaque acknowledging the work done by John Childs and Simply Yards to landscape the museum grounds in memory of Felicia Childs was placed on the face of the stair block the north side of the museum. "Our thanks to John L. Childs and Simply Yards Landscape and Design for donating this landscaping in memory of Felicia E. Childs. July 4, 2004, Anacortes Museum Foundation"

Image of 1999.030.081 - W.T. PRESTON crew with award

1999.030.081 - W.T. PRESTON crew with award

Fritz Rydberg holding a framed award, standing on the cabin deck of the W. T. PRESTON, with the entire crew gathered around him. "First Place Sternwheeler" legible; other writing illegible. The man at left with mustache is unidentified. The man third from right is Gorden Talmage. Others identified are Dick Ramsey, Clyde Fletcher, Norm Ronning, Lt. Col. Buehler, Norm Hamburg, Captain George Murch, and Chief Chris Hanson. Corps of Engineers photo, Public Relations #1969. This photo also appears in the first scrapbook compiled by Norm Hamburg, 2009.023.001

Image of 1999.030.072 - Capt. George Murch and unknown man

1999.030.072 - Capt. George Murch and unknown man

Captain George Murch receiving a plaque for the W.T. PRESTON taking first place in a Seafair race.