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Catalog Number WF 0320
Caption N.W. Power & Light
Description First convention of the Northwest Power and Light Association in Seattle. This group was pivotal in forming power policies in the region in the early 1900s. Douglass Allmond, Anacortes businessman, promoter, and co-founder of the ANACORTES AMERICAN in 1890, is second from right in third row from the top. He is wearing glasses and a bow tie; a pin is visible on his left lapel. Allmond, 1863-1932, sold the ANACORTES AMERICAN in 1902 and thereafter began working for the Anacortes Water Company and became its president in 1905. By 1917 that business was known as Washington Power, Light and Water Company. He retired from that business in 1925. He served a term as president of the Northwest Water Association, as well as on its board of trustees. See 03-04-1926 ANACORTES AMERICAN for a biography on Allmond.
Photographer E.L. Meyer photo, Seattle
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Place - Seattle, WA
Structure - Business
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
People ALLMOND, Douglass
Place Seattle, WA
Search Terms Northwest Power and Light Association
Anacortes Water Company
Washington Power, Light and Water Company
Northwest Water Association
Object Name Print, Photographic