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Image of 2011.037.016 - Newspaper

2011.037.016 - Newspaper

Front page of the Anacortes Daily Mercury, Monday October 22, 1945. Also see: ARCH: Three copies of this particular newspaper are in file boxes of the 1945 Anacortes Mercury.

Image of 2012.094 - Brochure

2012.094 - Brochure

Four-fold pamphlet "The Port of Anacortes, Skagit County, Washington, ...Gateway to the San Juan Islands". The brochure tells of things available to do in Anacortes, i.e. Fishing, Boating, Bathing, Golfing, Scenic, Pulp & Paper, Harbor, Commercial Fishing, Fish Packing, and Lumber. Also included on the brochure is statistical information regarding Anacortes. Population: 7,500 2,200 families 2,100 of families own homes Cap Sante Park Washington Park Schools Churches Fraternal Organizations Climate Map of area

Image of 2013.077.268 - Article

2013.077.268 - Article

The ANACORTES AMERICAN January 2, 1991, edition reported on the winter storm of Friday, December 28, 1990. With winds reported at up to 100 miles per hour and temperatures at minus 30 degrees, severe damage was done to trees and power lines in the city. The totem pole carved by Paul Luvera and donated to the city was among the casualties at Washington Park; the park was closed until damage could be cleared and losses assessed. [Later information determined the totem pole actually fell on December 18, 1990.]

Image of 2001.025.001 - Foghorn

2001.025.001 - Foghorn

Hand-operated foghorn used on "AZALEA" according to donor. Formerly owned by Wm. Robinson, owner of Salina Cannery in Anacortes. Red, wooden box with metal "pump" handle on side (to operate, raise handle straight up and pump back and forth next to box), leather carrying handle.