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    Collection Item 55559
    Creation Date: 1994
    Catalog ID: 2003.75.14
    Call Number: 2003.75.14
    Portrait of Sam Chandler of the Tacoma School district.
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    Stadium 1995
    Creation Date: 1995
    Catalog ID: 2003.75.28
    Call Number: 2003.75.28
    Goup of studtents stand in a semi-circle in front of Stadium High School surrounding the large tile "S" .
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    Homer T. Bone, Democrat
    Creation Date: 1935
    Catalog ID: 2003.128.25
    Call Number: 2003.128.25
    Portrait of Homer T. Bone, Tacoma attorney
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    Danner Family Portrait
    Creation Date: ca. 1908
    Catalog ID: 2013.72.15
    Call Number: 2013.72.15
    Black and white photographic image, a studio portrait of the Danner family, showing ther heads and upper torsos,probably taken in Puyallup, Pierce County, WA, ca. 1908. Parents Elizabeth and John Danner are in the foreground. Children standing behind them, from left to right: Naomi Danner, Russell Danner, Pearl Danner.
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    [Uncle George's Fourth Grade Class, Central School, Tacoma]
    Creation Date: 1933
    Catalog ID: 2009.20.103
    Call Number: 2009.20.103
    Black and white close, photographic image of the boy and girl students in the 4A class at Central School, Tacoma, Pierce County, WA, taught by Mrs. Webb, who is in the back row, 1933. The students, including 12 Japanese American children, are posing on the exterior school steps. Yamane Family Collection
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    New Wheat Warehouses [Tacoma]
    Creation Date: ca. 1890
    Catalog ID: 1981.94.356
    Call Number: 1981.94.356
    Black and white photographic image of a wheat warehouse at the water's edge in Tacoma, Pierce County, WA, at image right edge, ca. 1890. A loading pier on pilings extends towards image center. Two sailing ships are partially visible at center and image left.
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    Carlton Hotel & Staff - May - 1913, Property Ernest O. Jensen
    Creation Date: May, 1913
    Catalog ID: 2004.0.108
    Call Number: 2004.0.108
    The 20 member staff of the Carlton Hotel, Tacoma, WA, owned by Ernest O. Jensen, is posed in a single row in front of the Carlton Hotel. The staff includes 5 women wearing different styles of aprons, presumably maids and waitresses, men presumably chefs and waitors, several men in suits, and 2 boys, wearing knickers, holding possibly packages under their arms. An automobile is partially visible behind the boys. The name of the Carlton Hotel is on the building and window behind the staff. Also the name Carlton Cafe is on the window.
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    "Asylum for the Insane Stilacoom Wash"
    Creation Date: ca. 1897
    Catalog ID: 1994.91.1.2
    Call Number: 1994.91.1.2
    View of buildings and grounds at Western State Hospital.
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    "C St looking S. from 9th"
    Creation Date: ca. 1897
    Catalog ID: 1994.91.1.25
    Call Number: 1994.91.1.25
    View of street includes buildings, pedestrians, delivery wagon with horse, and trolley tracks.
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    Collection Item 23957
    Creation Date: 1906-1910
    Catalog ID: 2006.0.526
    Call Number: 2006.0.526
    View of a rustic bridge in Pt. Defiance Park, Tacoma, WA.