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    Scrap Pile, three women with iron
    Creation Date: Oct. 14, 1943
    Catalog ID: BOWEN/02-268.1
    Call Number: BOWEN/02-268.1
    Three women with load of scrap iron in wheelbarrow.
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    The story of 2 home sugar bowls
    Creation Date: [ca. 1950]
    Catalog ID: 2001.150.1.17
    Call Number: EPH-B/979.732/U1st/1950
    1 sheet, folded; ill.; 2001.150.1.17; Item describes factories at Toppenish and Moses Lake
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    Riding down the last frontier: a graphic description of a trip down the great Grand Coulee
    Creation Date: 1957
    Catalog ID: 1997.49.1
    Call Number: PAM/979.732/F679/1957
    30p.; ill.; 16cm.; col. wraps
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    One minute washer: it's on the line at nine
    Creation Date: [ca. 1905]
    Catalog ID: 2004.46.2.186
    Call Number: EPH/683.88/On2o/1905
    1 piece; ill.; ''Make washday a play day.'' With illustrations of women, children, and washing machines.
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    Vacations for all: Glacier National Park, Waterton Lakes Park
    Creation Date: [ca. 1928]
    Catalog ID: 2007.19.1.2
    Call Number: EPH-C/385.063/V131g/1928
    1 sheet, folded; ill. (some col.), maps; 2007.19.1.2; Verso features cartoon-style ''Recreation Map,'' drawn by J. Scheuerle
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    Pull down your shades! save up to 10% on fuel!
    Creation Date: 1942
    Catalog ID: 2005.0.375
    Call Number: EPH-C/940.53/P966p/1942
    Colored illustrated poster (72 cm.) in red, white and blue, with black and white photograph of woman pulling down window shade. Re. conservation of fuel consumption during World War II.
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    [Johnson-Donaldson family group at home on the Queets]
    Creation Date: ca. 1900
    Catalog ID: 2007.26.25
    Call Number: 2007.26.25
    Glass plate negative showing the Johnson-Donaldson family at their cabin on the Queets around 1900. From left to right: Hester Johnson, Annie Jane Donaldson, Belle Donaldson, Maggie Donaldson and Clement Johnson. The family sits around a wood stove. The walls and floors are made of rough-hewn planks of wood. The older woman, Hester Johnson, is wearing a dark dress and dark patterned apron. Next to her, Annie Jane Donaldson is wearing a dark colored dress. Her left hand is folded over the right and she wears a wedding band. The girl, Bella Donaldson, sits on a chair in front of the stove. She is wearing a dark dress and stockings and laced up boots. Maggie Donaldson wears a dark colored dress and patterned apron. She has a plaid scarf tied around her neck and interesting buckle at her waist. Clement Johnson is wearing a dark jacket, vest and pants. On his feet are a pair of well-worn slippers.
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    Family Correspondence
    Creation Date: May 7, 1918
    Catalog ID: 1962.151.2
    Call Number: T-123 Box 1 Folder 13
    Letter from Leona Helm ( nurse, American Expeditionary Forces, France) to Mrs. Charles Willhite (sister, Sheldon, Mo.), 3 pages, envelope, dated May 7, 1918.
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    [Olympia Collegiate Institute]
    Creation Date: 1889-1892
    Catalog ID: C1960.298X.3
    Photograph of the Olympia Collegiate Institute, Olympia, Thurston County, WA. A group of young women and men stand in front of, or on the steps to, a large white two story structure with a steeple. An older man stands slightly to the side, on the lawn. A bicycle is leaning at another side entryway. To the right of the building is a one-horse open cart with two men sitting in it. Another two story structure with balconies on both levels, and a gable, is to the right of the Institute. A wooden walkway leads across the lawn to a wooden sidewalk. Behind the buildings are fields and one house.
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    Columbia River Power: a summary of the program of the Bonneville Power Administration
    Creation Date: 1940
    Catalog ID: 1998.1.342
    Call Number: EPH-B/979.7086/C723c/1940
    1 sheet, folded (4 p.); ill.; 42 cm.; Photographic montage of various ''power'' images, including woman cooking in kitchen with electrical appliances. Ephemera