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    [Victory Loan Flying Circus]
    Creation Date: Apr. 23, 1919
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.37926
    Call Number: Curtis 37926 Nitrate Room
    Nitrate negative, image of the Victory Loan Flying Circus airplane being checked by mechanics in preparation for an air show performance in Seattle, Wa., Asahel Curtis, photographer, April 23, 1919. A man dressed in a military uniform stands in the foreground next to the airplane wing.
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    [spiking rails at the front]
    Creation Date: Oct. 31, 1918
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.36913
    Call Number: Curtis 36913 Album 164 p. 27
    photographic print in album, view of logging railroad track, Spiking rails at the front. Lake Crescent Road, Clallam County, Wa. Asahel Curtis, photographer, October 31, 1918. The railroad was constructed by the U.S. Army Spruce Production Division to transport spruce logs to Fort Vancouver and other sites.
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    Two Women Packing Cherries.
    Creation Date: Jun. 22, 1928
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.54089
    Call Number: Curtis 54089
    photographic print, detailed view inside a packing plant showing two young women packing and sorting cherries into crates, Kennewick, Wa., Asahel Curtis, photographer, June 22, 1928.
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    Men Loading Crates of Cherries into Railroad Car.
    Creation Date: Jun. 22, 1928
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.54090
    Call Number: Curtis 54090
    photographic print, four men load crates of cherries using handcarts onto Northern Pacific Railroad car, Kennewick, Wa., Asahel Curtis, photographer, June 22, 1928. Sign visible in background reads: "The Produce Company, Wholesale and Retail."
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    [Puget Sound Electric Railway, Edgewood]
    Creation Date: Sep. 1, 1920
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.36437
    Call Number: Curtis 36437
    nitrate and safety negatives, view of the Puget Sound Electric Railway interurban train track, Pierce County, Edgewood, Washington, Asahel Curtis, photographer, Sept. 1, 1920. Railroad crossing sign, and three men are visible in the distrance standing on the track The train is not visible.
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    [Streater farm]
    Creation Date: ca. 1924
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.47475
    Call Number: Curtis 47475 Album 60 p.99
    photographic print in album, showing the abandoned farm of Fred Streater on the Olympic Peninsula, Queets Valley, Jefferson County, Washington, undated. Asahel Curtis, photographer, undated, ca. 1924.
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    [University of Washington Stadium Construction]
    Creation Date: Sep. 1, 1920
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.36501
    Call Number: Curtis 36501
    photographic print, nitrate and copy negatives, construction of the University of Washington Stadium, Seattle, Washington, looking northerly from outer edge of stadium field, Asahel Curtis, photographer, Sept. 1, 1920, one of a series of stadium construction photographs (36423-36432) taken by Curtis for the Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company. Water excavation flume and construction workers are shown and buildings (possibly houses) are visible in the distance.
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    [Asahel Curtis Constructing Storage Boxes]
    Creation Date: ca. 1897-1899
    Catalog ID: 2012.0.17
    Call Number: PORT/CUR13
    photographic print, Asahel Curtis is shown outdoors next to a shed constructing wooden storage boxes or shipping crates to house and transport glass plate photographic negatives, undated ca. 1897-1899. Asahel poses holding a a hammer and wears a cap and one piece work overalls. The location is not indicated, but most likely Alaska during the Klondike Gold Rush.
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    Rocky Mountain Educatonal Vacation for Girls, An educational vacation in the American Rockies and Yellowstone Park
    Creation Date: ca. 1925
    Catalog ID: 2009.114.1
    Call Number: EPH/385.061/R598ed/1925
    12-page illustrated booklet describing 14-day round-trip excursion from Chicago for "girls of academy school age." Includes itinerary, information about resorts and points of interest, portraits and biographical sketches of leaders. Includes some photographs by Asahel Curtis. Colored, illus. wraps.
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    [Chicago, Milwaukee and Puget Sound Railway Barber Shop]
    Creation Date: Mar. 28, 1925
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.48230
    Call Number: Curtis 48230
    Interior of a Chicago, Milwaukee and Puget Sound Railway Barber Shop. African American porter (barber) stands next to barber shop chair and table. Razors and bottles of cologne, and containers of shaving cream or wax are visible on top of the table. Asahel Curtis, photographer, March 28, 1925.