THE HISTORY MUSEUM HAS RE-OPENED! Tues-Sun, 10 AM-5 PM. The Research Center remains temporarily closed. Close
  • + Add to your list
    Collection Item 60083
    Creation Date: 1926
    Catalog ID: 2001.7.2
    Call Number: 2001.7.2
    Several hundred men, women, and children are seated on the floor and balcony of what appears to be a gymnasium for the A.C. Carr evangelistic campaign in Yakima, WA. A basketball hoop is in the background. Photo is taken from the back of the stage, showing several woman and a man seated on the stage. Near the front of the stage, one woman stands looking at the camera. A.C. Carr (who is bald on the top of his head) stands with his back to the camera, looking at the audience. Two baskets of flowers stand on the stage. A table at front center stage has a trombone on it, and several stacked bread pans to be used for money collection.
  • + Add to your list
    Tacoma, Aug. 15th 1916, Compliments S.A. Perkins
    Creation Date: Aug. 15, 1916
    Catalog ID: 2004.0.104
    Call Number: 2004.0.104
    A distant view of a large group of men and women who fill a portion of the Stadium Bowl in Tacoma, WA. A speaker's platform, with several people seated on it, is on the bowl floor. Bunting is draped on the sides of the platform. A musical band is seated in front of the platform, and another large group of people is seated on the bowl floor behind them. Two U.S. flags, flanking a portrait of a barely discernible bearded man, hang on a a wall of the bowl. Stadium High School is in the background. Above the stadium seats is a small building with the sign: Comfort Station.
  • + Add to your list
    Collection Item 60988
    Creation Date: ca. 1928
    Catalog ID: 1968.3.11
    Call Number: 1968.3.11
    Photo of the commemorative plaque for the Fanny C. Paddock Memorial Hospital, attached to a rock on which lies what appears to be a U.S. flag. The plaque sits on the grass. On top of the plaque is a building, with 3 crosses on the roof. The plaque reads: "Tacoma's First Hospital Site, Fanny C. Paddock Memorial, 'She Who First Thought to Build this House of Mercy in Tacoma,' Dedicated Apr. 29, 1882, Marker Presented by Pierce County Medical Assn., Tacoma General Hospital Staff, ' Fanny C. Paddock Memorial, ' Tacoma Womans Club."
  • + Add to your list
    ''Shall we be more tender with our dollars than with the lives of our sons'': buy a United States government bond of the 2nd Liberty Loan
    Creation Date: 1917
    Catalog ID: 1960.9.50
    Call Number: EPH-C/940.3/Poster/1917/No. 21
    1 poster; col. ill.; 76 cm.; Rawes, p. 204; Ill. of Uncle Sam extending hand, with flag, soldiers, & Statue of Liberty in background
  • + Add to your list
    Preparedness Parade, WW I, Whiton Hardware Co., 110 First Avenue South, Seattle
    Creation Date: Jun. 1916
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.34334
    Call Number: 1943.42.34334
    Black and white close glass plate negative image of about 50 men, and 1 boy near image right edge, all wearing suits and hats, standing and posing on the sidewalk and curb in front of the Whiton Hardware Co., 110 First Avenue South, Seattle, King County, WA, with each one holding a U.S. flag, June 1916. Two signs: Whiton Hardware Co., are held erect by members of the group. They are participating in a preparedness parade during World War I.
  • + Add to your list
    Collection Item 63516
    Creation Date: 1976
    Catalog ID: 2000.3.113
    Metal pin commemorating the American Legion and America's bicentennial celebration. Pin is mounted on a small piece of thick white paper with blue print. Pin has U.S. flag printed on left side, and the American Legion's flag on right. Between the two flags is a blue diamond with "76" written on it. The images on the pin are enameled. Post/clasp fastener on pin.
  • + Add to your list
    Collection Item 27291
    Creation Date: 1900-1994
    Catalog ID: 1994.1.1205
    Round clothing button. On surface is a portion of U.S. flag; four white stars on blue background, five red stripes, four white stripes.
  • + Add to your list
    Collection Item 78493
    Creation Date: 1890-1920
    Catalog ID: S1992.2.44
    Object includes nameplate, ribbon, and round button. Nameplate has black lettering on white background with gold colored, decorative, metal border. Ribbon has gold lettering on purple background. It is backed by a black ribbon with silver colored lettering. Button has yellow pentagon in center which contains red crucifix and a black and white crown. Around outside of pentagon are five multi-colored 'petals', each containing a single, black letter.
  • + Add to your list
    Collection Item 85024
    Creation Date: 1916
    Catalog ID: 2003.0.1283
    Off-white ribbon commemorating the 34th annual department encampment of the GAR. At top is U.S. flag with blue lettering below.
  • + Add to your list
    Collection Item 14122
    Creation Date: 1940-1970
    Catalog ID: 1994.1.722
    Small die cut metal tab back button with lithographed image of United States flag with 50 stars.