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    [Potholder for Sherwood Forest PTA, Federal Way, WA]
    Creation Date: 2000-2013
    Catalog ID: 2014.6.4
    Apple shaped potholder representing Sherwood Forest PTA in Federal Way, WA, 1990-2013. White dotted swiss background with machine-embroidered quilting in a diagonal cross hatch design. Outlined with raw edge machine embroidery in green thread. Lettered: 1992/Sherwood/Forest/PTA/Federal Way, WA. Inked in green and centered on potholder is an illustration of 3 fir trees .
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    [Miniature livestock building for a Moravian Christmas putz]
    Creation Date: ca. 1915-1930
    Catalog ID: 2013.167.19
    Miniature livestock building from a Moravian Christmas putz , ca. 1915-1930; made by Roland Borhek and Bud Borhek. Made of thin pieces of wood (apple crate wood). Building has slanted roof and window and tall door at one side below higher portion of roof. Attached to front of building is a rectangular wood corral. Shed is unpainted; corral appears to be a red brown.
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    Wenatchee, ''The Apple Capital'': general information and guidepost for Wenatchee visitors
    Creation Date: [1930]
    Catalog ID: 2003.27.1
    Call Number: EPH/979.7591/W48c/1930
    [4] p.; map; 20 cm.; Includes map of business district
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    "Pres. Roosevelt"
    Creation Date: 1904
    Catalog ID: 1977.
    Call Number: Photo Album #197, p. 17
    photographic print in album, informal group portrait, President Theodore Roosevelt (dressed formally in a top hat and suit) stands outside near a rural road with a group of men, women and children, the location is not specified, ca. 1904. Album 197 p.17. Photograph mounted onto the same album page with a print showing a women standing next to a apple tree and reaching for fruit.
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    [potholder for Hidden Creek PTA]
    Creation Date: 2000-2013
    Catalog ID: 2014.6.1
    Potholder in shape of an apple and advertising the Hidden Creek PTA, South Kitsap School District, Pt. Orchard, WA, 2000-2013. Made of maroon and white fabric with overall "v" design. Bound in white fabric. Binding sewn to include loop at top of shape. Hand embroidered in white: Hidden/Creek/Hawks/1992. Hand embroidered in white, to left of center: Port Orchard.
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    Mischief Washington Apples
    Creation Date: 1958
    Catalog ID: 2017.88.6
    Call Number: EPH/634.11/N819m/1958
    One label, 22 x 26 cm., for Mischief Washington apples distributed by Northwest Wholesale, Inc., Wenatchee, WA, 1958. The dark red label has an illustration of a North American Indian woman wearing a very short Plains style white dress that accentuates her body. She holds a red apple in her left hand below the title, "Mischief". "Product of U.S.A. Contents one volume bushel". Ephemera
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    [Hauling apples near Brewster, WA]
    Creation Date: 1911
    Catalog ID: 2017.2.148
    Call Number: PHOTO-A/ 2017.2.148
    Oversize black and white photograph taken 1911 near Brewster, Okanogan County, WA. The image shows a man sitting on a wagon pulled by four horses. The man wears a hat, dark coat and pants and holds a riding whip in his right hand. The wagon appears to be loaded with crates which are covered with a tarp. Behind the man and horses is an apple orchard. A dirt road runs between the man and orchard. Edward Nolan collection
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    [Potholder for Sherwood in Edmonds, WA]
    Creation Date: 2000-2013
    Catalog ID: 2014.6.8
    Apple shaped potholder for Sherwood Parent Staff Organization, Edmonds, WA, 2000-2013 On front is white cross stitch fabric embroidered in blue thread. At center is an illustration of a bird, wings extended, standing in front to two children, a boy and a girl. Printed above: Sherwood. Printed below: Edmonds, WA. Back made of red fabric. At top of potholder are pair of green felt leaves and loop made of green rick rack.
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    Plen Tee Color Yakima Valley Apples
    Creation Date: 1954
    Catalog ID: 2017.88.11
    Call Number: EPH/634.11/In5p/1954
    One label (22 x 26 cm.) for Plen Tee Color brand Yakima Valley apples, shipped by Inland Fruit Company, Wapato, WA, 1954. The red label has a color illustration of a smiling young North American Indian woman with braids, headband, and feather on the right side and a photograph of a large red delicious apple under the yellow lettering on the left. "Contents one bushel. Produce of U.S.A." Ephemera
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    Cement Coated Nails
    Creation Date: ca. 1905
    Catalog ID: 1998.31.1.217
    Call Number: EPH/634/C719c/1905
    Illustrated advertisement (15.5x16cm unfolded) for cement coated nails produced by The Colorado Fuel & Iron Company. Includes price list. For sale by (stamped) "Failing-McCalman Co....Portland, Oregon." Pictured on the front cover are two line drawings of slatted wood apple crates containing apples. One crate is nailed shut and the other is partially open. Published in Denver, Colorado, in 1905. Espy Collection. ephemera.