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Catalog Number WF 1180
Caption 1501 12th Street
Description WF 1174-1181 is a series of 8 photos of this house at 1501 12th Street. It is on the southwest corner and is still standing as of December 2008. This view shows the kitchen. The house was owned by Fred Fulton who was manager of Porter Fish Company c.1914-1929, worked at Northwestern Fisheries Company, and was possibly mayor of Anacortes. See his photo and the story of the orca whale jaws that he buried in the yard of his home - WF 0282, 0401. Later the house was owned by the Douglass and Hume families. The Humes lived in the home in 1934 and were well-known for their son Don's participation in the 1936 Berlin Olympics where he won a gold medal with the University of Washington rowing crew.
Date 1930s c.
Photographer from the BRADY, Ferd collection
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Place - Anacortes, WA
Structure - Residence
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms Porter Fish Company
Northwestern Fisheries Company
mayor
orca whale jaws
1936 Berlin Olympics
medal in rowing
Object Name Negative