Museum logo
Museum logo

Photo Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Catalog Number WF 2433
Caption Voitus Furniture - "Fair" display
Description Voitus Furniture had a "Fair" display at an unknown event, but the decoration of corn stalks suggest a harvest-type festival in the autumn of 1937; it may have been the Summit Park Harvest Festival. The man sitting in front of the display may be Charles Voitus, owner of the business. Voitus Furniture was located at 1012 5th between O and Commercial, the 2009 site of Anacortes Cinema. Voitus began c. 1907 and had advertisements in the April 1907 ANACORTES AMERICAN. By 1948 Charles had died and his widow Anna was listed at 701 K Avenue, with the furniture store being run by Clare Hansen. The building was demolished in 1992. See Wallie Funk's photos of the demolition of the building. See also WF 2434.
Date 1937
Photographer BRADY, Ferd
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Place - Anacortes, WA
Structure - Business

Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
People VOITUS, Charles
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms Voitus Furniture
Anacortes Cinema
Object Name Negative