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[Carlson Hotel, Bar, and Barbershop, Wilkeson, WA]

Black and white glass plate negative taken circa 1918 in Wilkeson, Pierce County, WA. Image shows a group of men standing and seated outside the Carlson Hotel and Bar and Barbershop. The hotel, located at 531 Church Street, was built in 1910 by Gus Carlson. There are two single doors on the far left and far right and double doors in the center. Lettering on the transom window above the door on the far left reads "Carlson Hotel". Lettering on the glass in door reads "Entrance Attorney". Lettering in the window next to the door reads "Rooms Apply At The Bar". Lettering reading "The Carlson Bar" is painted on the windows on either side of the double doors. One of the doors is open. An advertisement for Star Tobacco hangs to the left of the double doors. The door to the barber shop on the far right also stands open. Lettering on the window next to the door reads "Barber Shop". A barber pole and American flag hang to the left of the door. There is a striped awning over the front of the building with lettering reading "Carlson Bar". Michael Sullivan Collection


Creation Date: ca. 1918

Catalog ID: 2018.26.6

Call Number: 2018.26.6

Object Types: negative, glass plate

Dimensions: Height 5 in . Width 7 in

Related Subjects: Wilkeson, WA Pierce County Carlson Bar barber shop pole, barber flag, United States Carlson Hotel men