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    Lewis and Clark on the trail of discovery: the journey that shaped America
    Creation Date: c2003
    Catalog ID: 2004.50.19
    Call Number: Oversize/979.512/G759L/2003
    48 p.; ill., maps; ''A museum in a book''--Cover; Includes bibliographical references; Includes facsimiles of journal entries, maps, and letters inserted in folders and under flaps.
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    [Exhibit of Native American Artifacts]
    Creation Date: 1942
    Catalog ID: 2009.0.465.8.6.1
    Call Number: WSHS Photo Collection Box 4
    photographic print, Display of Native American Artifacts on the 4th floor of the Washington State Historical Society, Tacoma, Washington, in 1956. Artifacts include Duwamish Indian Spirit Boards, masks, clothing and other artifacts. The label on the double sided print reads: "No. 6 Historical Building, Oriental Corner 4th floor" The photographic print is mounted onto a textured mat and is part of a larger photograph album documenting exhibits at the Washington State Historical Society, 1942-1956. Two different photographic prints are mounted (double sided) onto a single album page.
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    Collection Item 38965
    Creation Date: ca. 1905
    Catalog ID: 1990.0.71
    Ink & watercolor architect's drawing of the WASHINGTON STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY Building
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    Washington Art Consortium records
    Creation Date: 1973 - 2017
    Catalog ID: 2017.45.1
    Call Number: Ms 160
    The Washington Art Consortium records is a collection of minutes, reports, correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, legal documents, and other publications created by the Washington Art Consortium, a non-profit cooperative of seven Washington State art museums. The collection is mainly comprised of correspondence (letters and e-mails), board meeting minutes, legal forms and documents, various types of reports (including annual and monthly reports), by-laws, drafts, manuals, news clippings, press releases, and other publications (including brochures and collection catalogs).
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    Ralph M. Snider papers
    Creation Date: 1879-1940
    Catalog ID: 1979.105.1
    Call Number: MsSC 55
    Ralph M. Snider came to Okanogan County in 1908. His father learned to speak Chinook to work with the Colville Indians. In 1950 Ralph began collecting articles on Native Americans. Subjects covered in this collection include: Native Americans, Spalding Log Cabin Museum, Idaho museums, Samuel Lott, Peo-Peo-Tal-likth, Okanogan County.
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    [Exhibit of Japanese Artifacts]
    Creation Date: 1942
    Catalog ID: 2009.0.465.8.6.2
    Call Number: WSHS Photo Collection Box 4
    photographic print, Display of artifacts from Japan located on the fourth floor at the Washington State Historical Society, Tacoma, Washington, in 1942. Four display cases containing Japanese clothing and armor, weapons, Elaborately carved prayer screen (1898.82.1), and other art work are visible. Some of the artifacts in the cases may be from China or other Asian countries. The label on the double sided print reads: "No. 6 Historical Building, Oriental Corner 4th floor" The photographic print is mounted onto a textured mat and is part of a larger photograph album documenting exhibits at the Washington State Historical Society, 1942-1956. Two different photographic prints are mounted (double sided) onto a single album page.
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    Museum - Gingka [sic] Petrified Forest - Wash
    Creation Date: ca. 1945
    Catalog ID: 2014.10.36
    Call Number: 2014.10.36
    Black and white image of a small stone building at the Ginkgo Petrified Forest near Vantage, Kittitas County, WA. The building is identified on the postcard as the museum.
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    Museum Bldg. Ginkgo Petrified Forest near Vantage Wn
    Creation Date: ca. 1955
    Catalog ID: 2014.10.38
    Call Number: 2014.10.38
    Black and white image of a state park building at Ginkgo Petrified Forest near Vantage, Kittitas County, WA. The museum is stone and brick with a flat roof. The area in front of the building has a number of pieces of petrified wood.
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    75th anniversary: 1916-1991
    Creation Date: 1991
    Catalog ID: 1994.70.308
    Call Number: EPH-C/979.7371/Ea77se/1991
    1 poster; col. ill.; 61 cm. Advertising the 75th anniversary of the Eastern Washington State Historical Society/Cheney Cowles Museum.
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    Visit the Yakima Frontier Museum & Gift Shop
    Creation Date: 1969
    Catalog ID: 1972.29.28
    Call Number: EPH-B/979.7551/Y115v/1969
    1 poster; col. ill.; 35.5 cm.; Images of various exhibits; ''Plenty of Free Parking'' The Frontier Museum was a private antique and gift shop with exhibits for viewing. Ephemera