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    Collection Item 76871
    Creation Date: ca. 1898
    Catalog ID: 1950.43.1
    Call Number: 1950.43.1
    Family scene on the beach at Redondo - at the time was called Stone's Landing, King County, Wa., with two boats in the background, ca. 1898.
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    [Canoe paddle]
    Creation Date: 2004
    Catalog ID: 2015.105.40
    Carved wood canoe paddle. The shaft is flat near the handle and transitions to round near the blade. The blade is flat with flat sides and a pointed tip. The round handle is a separate handle that is pegged to the shaft. Puget Sound Salish
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    [canoe paddle]
    Creation Date: 1900-1950?
    Catalog ID: C1963.50.7.2
    Canoe paddle, Northwest Coast culture area, 1900-1950? Handmade and carved of wood. The paddle has a crosspiece that is oval shaped in cross section. At the center is an oval shaped hole through which the top of the handle fits and is nailed in place. The handle is oval shaped in cross section at the top and becomes more round closer to the blade. It flattens out to the flat blade. There is a slight notch at juncture of top of blade and handle shaft. The blade expands and then tapers to point. Above point there are notches to make the point triangular. Paddle area and grip with upper shaft area is painted red. There are swirl designs on both sides of the blade. The remainder of the shaft is painted blue.
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    Pacific Northwest
    Creation Date: [ca. 1973]
    Catalog ID: 2006.170.1
    Call Number: EPH-D/979.7/N819p/1973
    travel poster, Pacific Northwest, Northwest Orient Airlines, ca. 1973. Color photograph of Mount St. Helens and man and woman canoeing in Spirit Lake.
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    Collection Item 59878
    Creation Date: 2006-2007
    Catalog ID: 2007.84.22
    Rectangular bumper sticker published by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, ca. 2006-2007. Sticker advertising outdoor recreation. 11 human figures engaged in various outdoor activities: swimming, canoeing, hiking, backpacking, hunting, fishing, repelling, horseback riding, archery. Image of boat, top right; tent, top center; campfire, right of tent; picnick table, bottom right; camper, left of picnick table. Background fades from green at top, to dark green at bottom. Images light green with white lettering.
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    A Trip up the Columbia
    Creation Date: 2003
    Catalog ID: 2005.22.30
    Painting on board in watercolor, ink, and pencil, a scene from the Lewis and Clark Expedition, October 17, 1805. Three corpsmen in a dugout canoe are viewed from overhead. Fish swim and leap around the canoe and there are rock outcrops in the river. All three men are wearing buckskin clothing, two are paddling.
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    [canoe paddle]
    Creation Date: 1870-1900
    Catalog ID: 1919.46.5
    Canoe paddle, Makah / Southern Northwest Coast culture area, 1870-1900. Carved of wood (maple?); red brown in color. Flat, somewhat diamond-shaped blade is pointed. Handle expands perpendicular to flatness of blade. The upper portion of the shaft is flattened to be parallel with the blade. Upper section of the shaft is notched.
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    Collection Item 76192
    Creation Date: ca. 1898
    Catalog ID: 1950.43.2
    Call Number: 1950.43.2
    Family scene on the beach at Redondo - at the time was called Stone's Landing, with two boats in the background
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    Collection Item 66007
    Creation Date: 2006-2007
    Catalog ID: 2007.84.21
    Rectangular bumper sticker published by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, ca. 2006-2007. Sticker advertising outdoor recreation. 11 human figures engaged in various outdoor activities: swimming, canoeing, hiking, backpacking, hunting, fishing, repelling, horseback riding, archery. Image of boat, top right; tent, top center; campfire, right of tent; picnick table, bottom right; camper, left of picnick table. Background fades from green at top, to dark green at bottom. Images light green with white lettering.
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    [Spirit Lake, Skamania County]
    Creation Date: ca. 1950
    Catalog ID: 2006.0.305
    photographic print, Scene of dock, canoe, and four people at Spirit Lake, Skamania County, ca. 1950. Two women stand next to an automobile holding a picnic basket and gaze at a man and woman preparing to leave the dock in a canoe. The woman in the canoe waves to the two women with the basket.