Artifact: Button urging people not to purchase non-union grapes, 1994.1.734
Catalog ID Number: 1994.1.734
Object Type: pin, political
Round, white button urging people to not buy non-union grapes. In center is purple eagle with purple lettering above and below which shows support for the United Farm Workers.
Creation Date: 1970-1990
Related Subjects: United Farm Workers of America, Labor Union, Agriculture, grape, labor, migrant, boycott
Artifact: Fanning Mill, C1953.393.1
Catalog ID Number: C1953.393.1
Object Type: mill, fanning
Large wooden "box" with screens, wheel, lever and gear to process wheat and other grains, rough-hewn, unfinished wood. Used by George Washington Bush, 1850-1880, in Olympia, WT.
Creation Date: 1850-1880
Related Subjects: agriculture, Olympia, OT, pioneer, wheat, agricultural T&E, George Washington Bush
Artifact: Ribbon, 1998.1.111
Catalog ID Number: 1998.1.111
Object Type: ribbon, commemorative
Red ribbon with pin on back to allow it to be pinned to clothing. Gold writing on front and a square cardboard patch on back with information about the manufacturer.
Creation Date: 1897
Related Subjects: agriculture, fruit industry, Spokane, WA, Washington State Fair
Artifact: Potholder for Camas Prairie PTA, 2014.6.11
Catalog ID Number:2014.6.11
Object Type: potholder
Full Description: Apple shaped potholder advertises Camas Prairie PTA, Bethel School District, 2000-2013. Front made with white cross stitch fabric. A horizontal band of embroidery, at center of shape illustrates apples and flowers. Above illustration, in red embroidery: Camas Prairie/PTA. Embroidered below illustration in red thread: Celebrate the / Children. Back made of red fabric with white dots. Paper label pinned to back states: If you have me, Please Let/ my mommy know where I am/Doris C. DeWitt/19305 Aurora Dr. E./Spanaway WA. 98387. A green ribbon affixed to top of shape represents apple stem.
Creator: Doris C. DeWitt Creation Date: 2000-2013
Related Subjects: Camas Prairie PTA, Food Preparation Equipment, Bethel School District, apple blossom, floral motif
Ephemera: Official Premium List, 1997.1.258
Catalog ID Number: 1997.1.258
Object Type: list
32 p.; ill., tables; 24 cm.; Col. ill. wraps. Allegorical figure of Agriculture hold a cornucopia from which a variety of fruits are spilling forth.
Creator: Pacific Northwest Fruit Exposition
Creation Date: 1921
Call Number: EPH/582/P119of/1921
Related Subjects: fruit, fruit industry, Pacific Northwest Fruit Exposition, Seattle event, contest, cornucopia
Ephemera: "Seattle" poster, 2002.113.1
Catalog ID Number: 2002.113.1
Object Type: poster, travel
Full Description: Airline travel poster, "Seattle" Alaska Airlines, ca. 1985, Col. illus. depicting iconic Washington symbols and scenes in and around the Puget Sound Area and Seattle, including: Space Needle, Monorail, Mount. Rainier, King Dome, salmon, large apple, and various sports (basketball, football etc).
Creation Date: [ca. 1985] Call Number: EPH-D/387.75/AL12se/1985
Related Subjects: poster, travel, Seattle, WA, air travel, tourism, Mount Rainier, monorail, Kingdome, salmon, apple
Ephemera: Big Auction Sale, 2015.79.19
Catalog ID Number: 2015.79.19
Object Type: handbill
Handbill (44.5x30.5 cm.) announcing auction sale June 24, 1905, of stock and farm property owned by S.F. Green near Mohler, WA. O. O'Reilly, auctioneer. Black print on bright pink paper. Printed by the Harrington Citizen Print. Ephemera.
Creator: S. F. Green
Creation Date: 1905
Call Number: EPH-B/979.735/G826b/1905
Related Subjects: Mohler, WA, Lincoln County, S.F. Green, O. O'Reilly, agriculture, farming, auction
Ephemera: Seed catalog & planting guide for 1918, 2013.154.1.58
Catalog ID Number: 2013.154.1.58
Object Type: catalog, trade
96 page illustrated seed catalog (25x18 cm.) from the Aabling-Boyce Seed Co. of Seattle. "A comprehensive collection of flower and vegetable seeds, cut flowers and floral designs, plants, roots, grass, clover and field seeds, fertilizers, spraying materials and appliances, poultry and stock supplies bee supplies, garden tools, valuable tables and information for the agriculturist. Published in 1918. Color illustrated covers. Ephemera.
Creator: Aabling Boyce Seed Company Creation Date: 1918 Call Number: EPH/635.9/Aa12se/1918
Related Subjects: Aabling Boyce Seed Company, seed industry, catalog, trade, agriculture, poultry, fertilizer, bee culture, gardening
Image: Agriculture processing plant, Bruce, WA, 2005.24.37
Catalog ID Number: 2005.24.37
Object Type: print, photographic
Many bags of onions are stacked on the floor of a processing plant, in Bruce, WA, where onions and potatoes are being graded and sacked. In the right background, women stand at a long table doing the grading and sorting. In left background, men and women are near stacks of bags. An electric fan is in the foreground, at the edge of the onion bag stacks.
Creator: E.E. Hertzog Creation Date: Sep. 1, 1960
Related Subjects: Adams County, Bruce, WA, Columbia Basin Reclamation Project, woman, potato, potato industry, sorter, potato, bag, food-storage, onion, vegetable industry, fan, electric, packing plant, sorter, vegetable
Image: Okamoto and His Cauli [flower], S1991.37.26
Catalog ID Number: S1991.37.26 Object Type: print, photographic
Full Description: Black and white photographic print, showing Japanese American farmer "Okamoto" standing in work clothes with his hands on his hips, facing the photographer, in his cauliflower field located in the White River Valley area, King County, Washington, Floyd Oles, photographer, 1938. Associated with the Floyd Oles Manuscript Collection, Ms 18.
Creator: Lt. Col. Floyd H. Oles Creation Date: 1938
Related Subjects: King County, White River Valley, Japanese Americans in Washington, farmer, cauliflower, vegetable farming, agriculture
Other: Wenatchee, 1997.86.68
Catalog ID Number: 1997.86.68 Object Type: booklet
Full Description: 32-page booklet, with illustrations and map, describing Wenatchee and its environs (23x15 cm.); "an informative summary for the homeseeker and investor." Cover consists of polychromatic bird's-eye view of the area. Published by the Wenatchee Commercial Club in 1910.
Creation Date: 1910 Call Number: EPH/979.759/W48w/1910
Related Subjects: Wenatchee Valley, WA, Wenatchee, WA, illustration, real estate development, Wenatchee Commercial Club, apple industry, north central Washington
Map: Washington Resources, 2005.0.102
Catalog ID Number: 2005.0.102
Object Type: map
Full Description: Simple outline map of Washington State with colorful visual images depicting the major natural resources and tourist attractions, issued by the Washington State Apple Commission, 1946. Apples are prominently featured on the map. Richland is indicated by an 'atomic bomb' image. Brief descriptive information relating to the major resources is located at the right map margin. Large images of different apple varieties are located at the bottom of the map. The reverse side of the map provides apple recipes, harvest calendar, nutrition, and storage information.
Creator: Wenatchee, WA Creation Date: 1946 Call Number: MPAB/WA/1946
Related Subjects: Washington State, natural resource, mineral resource, wheat, agriculture, apple, lumber industry, tourist industry, recipe, Grand Coulee Dam, outdoor recreation, map, souvenir, bomb, atomic, Richland, Wa
A big red apple is one of the most popular symbolic icons representing Washington State. This post world war two era, colorful resource map of Washington State promotes apples as the dominant resource. It is significant in that it dramatically illustrates the type of economic boosterism of the time period. The verso of the map includes apple recipes, harvest calendar, nutrition and storage information. The Washington State Apple Commission was established in 1937, for the purpose of supporting Washington apple growers through improved marketing and public education. The map and accompanying information was originally designed to be folded for ease of mailing. - Joy Werlink, Manuscript Specialist, WSHS for the Curator's Choice Exhibition