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Image of 2010.006.002 - Scrapbook

2010.006.002 - Scrapbook

Rotary Club of Anacortes scrapbook documenting the efforts to raise money for the Fidalgo Pool by having a White Elephant Auction. Proceeds were in the amount of $470.28 for the auction plus another $ 777.70 for a truck that was donated . The club was supportive of the community needing a place for youth to learn to swim. Photos were taken by Paul Luvera.

Image of 2013.077.325 - Scrapbook

2013.077.325 - Scrapbook

Paul Luvera, Sr., worked for many years to get a public swimming pool built in Anacortes. This notebook contains letters, newspaper articles, and minutes from the Fidalgo Park and Recreation Commission he collected in 1973.

Image of 2013.077.326 - Scrapbook

2013.077.326 - Scrapbook

Paul Luvera, Sr., worked for many years to get a public swimming pool built in Anacortes. This notebook contains letters, newspaper articles, and minutes from the Fidalgo Park and Recreation Commission he collected in 1975. The pool was dedicated on Saturday, December 13, 1975, and Luvera was a guest speaker. The $73,000 maintenance and operation levy failed in June and passed in September 1975.

Image of WF 0186.A,B,C - The Skagit Saloon

WF 0186.A,B,C - The Skagit Saloon

The Skagit Saloon was located on the ground floor of the Olson Building (built 1891) at the NW corner of 3rd Ave and Commercial. The saloon is listed in the 1900 City Directory. Coleman Queen is listed as manager in 1913 (later a mayor of Anacortes); his name is seen in the windows at right under "Olympia Beer," but this appears to be a different man. The onset of statewide Prohibition in 1916 apparently led to the demise of the saloon. On 1-6-1916, the ANACORTES AMERICAN reported, "The old Skagit Bar will blossom forth in a few days as a soft drink dispensary, card room, and fruit and candy store. Later on, pool and billiard tables will be added. The place will be known as The Skagit Ho

Image of WF 6076.033.010 - Arts & Crafts Festival, 1964

WF 6076.033.010 - Arts & Crafts Festival, 1964

Your girl at the Arts & Crafts Festival looking at coins in the pool, 1964

Image of D.XXV.199.A,B - Coast Guard model boat

D.XXV.199.A,B - Coast Guard model boat

The children's boat area at the 1990 Arts and Crafts Festival. A model of a Coast Guard boat is in the water. Cap Sante Marina with boats are seen in the background.

Image of D.XXV.190.A,B - Children at boat pool, 1990

D.XXV.190.A,B - Children at boat pool, 1990

People are standing around the pool for children with boats at the 1990 Arts and Crafts Festival.

Image of D.XXV.180.001.A,B-.002.A, - Children's boat pool, 1990

D.XXV.180.001.A,B-.002.A, - Children's boat pool, 1990

People are standing around the pool for children with boats at the 1990 Arts and Crafts Festival.

Image of D.XXV.181.A,B - Children's boat pool, 1990

D.XXV.181.A,B - Children's boat pool, 1990

People are standing around the pool for children with boats at the 1990 Arts and Crafts Festival.

Image of D.XXV.193.A,B - sign at children's boat pool

D.XXV.193.A,B - sign at children's boat pool

Sign beside the children's boat pool during the 1990 Arts and Crafts Festival. It notes that the materials for the pool were donated by Flounder Bay Boat LMBR, Ace Hardware, General Specialties, and Frontier Industries.

Image of D.XXV.194.A,B - W.T. PRESTON in children's boat pool

D.XXV.194.A,B - W.T. PRESTON in children's boat pool

Overview of the children's boat area at the 1990 Arts and Crafts Festival. The model of the W.T. PRESTON is in the water.

Image of D.XXV.195.A,B - Coast Guard model boat in pool

D.XXV.195.A,B - Coast Guard model boat in pool

Overview of the children's boat area at the 1990 Arts and Crafts Festival. A model of a Coast Guard boat is in the water.

Image of D.XXV.198.A,B - W.T. PRESTON on table beside pool

D.XXV.198.A,B - W.T. PRESTON on table beside pool

The W.T. PRESTON model is on a table beside the children's pool in this photo taken during the 1990 Arts and Crafts Festival.

Image of D.XXV.200.A,B - model boats at children's pool

D.XXV.200.A,B - model boats at children's pool

The children's boat area at the 1990 Arts and Crafts Festival. A model of a Coast Guard boat is in the water. Other models, including the W.T. PRESTON, are on a table in the foreground.

Image of D.XXV.201.001.A,B - model boats at children's pool

D.XXV.201.001.A,B - model boats at children's pool

The children's boat area at the 1990 Arts and Crafts Festival. Models, including the W.T. PRESTON, are on a table in the foreground.

Image of D.XXV.201.002.A,B - models at children's pool

D.XXV.201.002.A,B - models at children's pool

The children's boat area at the 1990 Arts and Crafts Festival. Models, including the W.T. PRESTON, are on a table in the foreground.