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    [Swiss Float in July 4, 1913 Parade, Tacoma]
    Creation Date: Jul. 4, 1913
    Catalog ID: 2012.0.340
    Call Number: 2012.0.340
    Black and white photographic image of the Swiss float in the July 4, 1913 on a Tacoma, Pierce County, WA street. The float, pulled by 3 teams of decorated horses, has 3 levels. Eight girls wearing sashes across their chests with light colored, Swiss style crosses and illegible writing, are visible on the lowest level. Seven girls wearing sashes with state names on them sit on the next level. Two women with long robes, and one probably dressed as Lady Liberty, sit on the highest level at the back of the float under a canopy with the word Liberty on top. Flowers and bunting arranged in designs decorate the sides of the float. Two liberty bells are partially visible on the float. Three riders sit on the team horses, and a costumed rider is mounted on a horse at the side of teams. A Swiss style cross is on the side of one of the team horses. Billboards are behind the float. Advertisements include: Auto Races; Wrigley's Spearmint; Pastor Russell, Free Bible Lecture, Tacoma Theatre; Seattle the Convention City, National Conference Charites and ___; Koveralls.
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    Schwing-Fest - Tacoma
    Creation Date: 1936
    Catalog ID: 1957.19.09.735.2
    Call Number: 1957.19.09.735.2
    A group of Swiss-American men, some in undershirts, others wearing traditional embroidered jackets, sit in rows on bleachers in an outdoor setting. Five musicians with traditional jackets are at rear, where another man holds a Swiss flag. Two boys are at photo left, one eating an ice cream cone. The popular folk wrestling tournaments, Schwing-fest, are considered a national sport in Switzerland. Chapin Bowen Photographs Collection
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    Swiss Society of Tacoma, Wash. 1889-1897
    Creation Date: ca. 1897
    Catalog ID: 1964.134.1
    Call Number: 1964.134.1
    Oval portraits of members of the Swiss Society of Tacoma, Wash. from 1889-1897 are arranged in rows on a light background. Names are printed below each oval. In center is a small photo of a picture with an allegorical landscape scene, 2 human figures, and several crests.
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    The souvenir book: early history of the State of Washington, Tacoma, and the Swiss societies
    Creation Date: 1939
    Catalog ID: 1998.1.243
    Call Number: EPH/949.4/B123so/1939
    Booklet, The souvenir book: early history of the State of Washington, Tacoma, and the Swiss societies, by Albert P. and Mrs. Bacher, 1939. 56 p.; ill., ports.; 23.5 cm.; ''Dedicated / to the / Tacoma Swiss Society / for their / Fiftieth anniversary,'' 1889-1939; Contains ports. & info. on important Swiss individuals and organizations; Contains ads for various Tacoma businesses
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    [ribbon for the Swiss Society of Tacoma, Washington]
    Creation Date: ca. 1900
    Catalog ID: 2014.152.6
    Fraternal ribbon for the Swiss Society of Tacoma, Washington, ca. 1900. Manufacturer unknown, probably the Whitehead & Hoag Company, Newark, NJ. One side has wide green/white/red ribbon with silver print. Gold metallic fringe attached to lower eribbon divided vertically into red, white and blue sections. Edges are trimmed with gold metallic lace. Edges between colors also trimmed with gold metallic lace and gold metallic fringe. Tassels hang on either side of top and at center bottom. Printed in gold lettering on front (and back): Swiss Society / of / Tacoma, Washington; Organized / Oct. 6th 1889. At top on red section is silver cross with gold rays extending from it. Hanging bar made of metal with raised curving gold rim edge. At center under celluloid is color illustration of pair of fists touching each other at knuckles. Opposite side has an attached black ribbon with gold metallic fringe hanging from it. Printed on this ribbon is the same as that on the front, with an illustration of the silver cross at center. Silver metallic fringte hangs at bottom.
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    Creation Date: 1900
    Catalog ID: 2014.73.1
    Call Number: EPH/979.77806/N134p/1900
    Advertising card (6.5x11 cm.) for Swiss-German saloon in Seattle, operated by Jos. Nager and L.A. Kaufmann. Includes emblem reminiscent of Swiss flag. Dated 1900. Ephemera.
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    Swiss Dairy Farm at Edgewood - Corner of Switzerland - Owner - Albert Aufdermauer
    Creation Date: Jul. 19, 1932
    Catalog ID: 1957.64.E2633
    Call Number: 1957.64.E2633
    Panoramic photo of the Swiss Dairy Farm of Albert Aufdermauer in Edgewood, WA. From left to right, a man stands beside a horse in front of a barn. A truck with milk cans in the back is parked in front of the barn. To the right is the farm house. A woman stands beside a large vegetable garden in front of the house. To the right is a large grassy area with 11 Holstein cows grazing. Behind this yard are small farm out buildings. In the distance is a single building, perhaps a house. Marvin D. Boland Jul. 19, 1932.
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    [Draft horse (Percheron?), Kittitas County, WA]
    Creation Date: ca. 1908
    Catalog ID: 2021.4.8
    Call Number: 2021.4.8
    A draft horse, a Percheron, in the Denmark district east of Ellensburg, KIttitas County, WA, ca. 1908. A man identified as Tom Donald, holds the bridle in front of a home identified as " Chris Indermuhle home." Indermuhle was an immigrant from Switzerland. Signed "Pautzke, Ellensburg, Wash." Otto W. Pautzke, photographer. Eric S. Swanson Collection