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    Olympia, Wash. [Gowey Home]
    Creation Date: ca. 1891
    Catalog ID: C1950.3.47
    Photograph, sepia, shows the side of a large 2 1/2 story clapboard home, taken from the hillside above it, and its surroundings. Inscription identifies it as the Gowey Home in Olympia, Thurston County, WA (later residence of Gov. Rogers). The home is painted in two shades, with darker trim. Two stained glass windows are visible on the side. A large covered porch is at the front of the home. Three slender brick chimneys. The yard is bare and fenced. A man with a wheelbarrow is seen in the front yard. The street or alley to the side of the house is unpaved. In the foreground we see a shed and the back of another home, with two wheeled carts in the yard. Behind the home are several buildings and businesses, and in the distance, to the north is Budd Bay. The bridge, with its shops and structures, can be seen, along with the long wharf to deeper water. A steamship is pulling into shore. The right side of the Bay (along East Bay Drive) is forested. John Gowey was a prominent Olympia citizen who died while serving as ambassador to Japan.
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    Corner Washington & Calistoga Ave. S., Orting, Wash
    Creation Date: 1910
    Catalog ID: 2017.2.108
    Call Number: 2017.2.108
    Black and white photographic postcard taken in Orting, Pierce County, WA circa 1910. The photograph shows several businesses on the corner of Washington and Calistoga Ave. S. The businesses are, from left to right, Thompson & Callendar Bankers, Boot & Shoes Gents Furnishings and Thompson & Callendar Groceries, Crockery and Glasssware. A wooden sidewalk runs in front of the businesses. The street is unpaved. The bank has two large windows. "Bank" and "Notary Public" are painted on the window to the left and the shade is drawn. A bureau, wooden chair and wicker chair are in the window to the right. An awning extends out over the window of the men's clothing store. Near the ground is an advertisement for Milwaukee Custom Made Shoes. An awning extends over the windows of the grocery store as well. To the left of the door are several crates on a stand. To the right there is another stand with various pieces of crockery and a basket. There are several lanterns visible in the window behind. Next to the grocery, on the right, are a set of stairs and a partially visible business, perhaps a wagon shop. Edward Nolan collection
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    Pan of Port Angeles, plate 2
    Creation Date: Feb. 13-14, 1914
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.28937
    Call Number: 1943.42.29837
    Second plate of a panorama view of Port Angeles, Clallam County, WA taken February 13-14, 1914. The bird's eye view was taken from the city showing the industrial area and looking toward the waterfront. In the foreground, a dirt road and wooden sidewalk runs from left to right. At the far left there is a partially legible sign reading "Flour" painted on the sign of a building. To the right is a blacksmith and wagon shop. A sign extending out over the door reads "A. Swanson, Blacksmithing & Horseshoeing. An additional sign on the upper part of the side of the shop reads: A. Swanson, Wagons & Buggies. On the rest of the side wall is a large advertisement for Owl Cigars. The adjoining buildings are painted with a sign advertising Bull Durham Smoking Tobacco. There are several buggies parked on the street in front of the blacksmith shop as well as in the vacant lot next door. In the center of the image is a building with a sign reading "Gutenberg Brothers" on two sides. A pier extends into the water toward the upper right of the image. A ship is visible in the distance. Asahel Curtis
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    [Willard Hotel - Bettman Block, 4th St, Olympia Washington 1910]
    Creation Date: 1910
    Catalog ID: C1980.22.10
    Photograph, sepia, of the Willard Hotel, located in the Bettman Block, Olympia, WA, Thurston County. The foreground is a wide intersection with a torn-up surface in the lower left corner. The building is a large two story brick building with a superstructure on which is engraved Bettman Block. On the side of the building are two large signs reading Olympia Grocery Co Fancy Groceries, and High Flight. Three utility poles are visible. There are 12 second story windows on the front of the hotel and 8 on the side. At the ground level are four thin columns supporting awnings, flanking glass-paned door fronts. To either side of each set of columns are floor to ceiling glass display windows. A small sign jutting out vertically from the building reads "The Willard Hotel". At ground level on the side of the building are three small windows and a side entrance. To the rear of the hotel is a smaller, two story structure. Sidewalks extend on both sides of the hotel and are also visible at the opposite side of the street.
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    [souvenir spoon]
    Creation Date: 1902-1919
    Catalog ID: 2018.73.9
    Teaspoon size souvenir spoon, made by Watson & Newell Co., Attleboro, MA, 1902-1919. The three-dimensional, figural spoon is made of sterling silver. Engraved on the bowl is an illustration of a battleship from front. The steam comes from one side. Engraved around top of illustration: U.S. Navy Yard Bremerton, WN. The stem is slightly curved and has a US shield at top surmounted by eagle with outstretched wings. The stem is decorated with leaf/vine design over stippled surface. The back has the same design, but without the stars and stripes design in the shield. Stamped on lower stem is maker's mark of flag with "W" at center and "Sterling". The donor's family said the silver souvenir spoons were given to seamen as mementos at the end of a voyage. The men then traded them to the donor's grandather for drinks at the bar, the Oxford Bar, located on the southwestern corner of Fourth Avenue and Pike Street in Seattle, WA. The bar was managed by William Deitchler and Otto Tietjens, beginning in about 1897.
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    [Loggers, White Logging Company]
    Creation Date: ca. 1908
    Catalog ID: C2016.0.18
    Call Number: Photo A
    Photograph of a group of men and women posing near a very large felled tree. The men are identified as members of the White Logging Co, owned by Allen White of Olympia, WA, Thurston County (This company was later merged with another to become the Springer & White Company). Seventeen men and three women are pictured in the photograph. Most men are wearing street clothes, not work clothes, consisting of trousers, white shirt, jackets and hats. Three of the younger men are wearing work clothes. The women are dressed in skirts, jackets and hats. Two of the men are identified as the co-owners of the company, Allen White and his brother Albert E. White. Other workers are identified as Dale Craft, Perry Baker, Emmett Callaway, and Bert Kretchfield. The group is posing in front of and atop a very large Douglas fir that has been cut into three segments. The largest of the segments is about ten feet tall. To the left of the group and the tree is a donkey engine in its housing. Cables run from an unseen spar down to the logs.
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    [urn or vase; pokal]
    Creation Date: ca. 1850
    Catalog ID: 2008.65.2
    Large vase/urn (pokal) made by J. & L. Lobmeyr, and decorated by Anton Ambrosius Egermann, ca. 1850-1880. Consists of: a) urn/vase; b) lid. Made of light green, transparent blown glass. Vase has round foot, cylindrical center on top of narrowed stem from foot, straight round edge. Ring at bottom of cylinder has added round decorations with pointed tips at center. Lid is four tiered with knob at top. Two lower rings have added decorations with pointed tips. Enameled painted decoration on lid and vase in Persian style. Main decoration on urn shows scene of entry of Ludwig of Bavaria entering Munich through Isar Gate following the battle of Ampfing, 1322. Scene taken from a fresco on the gate by Bernard von Neher, 1835. Scene is of king wearing brown robe and on brown horse. he is riding next to a man who may be an official of the Catholic church. In front of them is another man in ornate robe, wearing a crown and riding a white horse. Soldiers on foot lead them. Scene taken from center to slight right of fresco by Neher. Above and below are fleur de lis, floral designs and small geometric shapes in many colors. Base is decorated with floral design; white beading around edge, top of lower ring, rim edge, and rings of lid. Printed in white lettering around inner base is statement about illustration. At center interior of vase are white anchor marks with three X forms to indicate mark of Anton A. Egermann and blue geometric line mark of J. & L. Lobmeyr.
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    [Aerial photograph of the Aurora Drive-in, Ingraham High School, Pioneer Builders Supply Company Seattle, WA., in 1961]
    Creation Date: 1961
    Catalog ID: 1996.122.25.12
    Call Number: Photo B 1996.122.25.12
    oversized black and white photograph mounted onto mat board, aerial photograph of the Aurora Drive-In and surrounding area, Seattle, King County, Washington, location at Aurora Ave and North 137th Street, dated1961. Aurora Avenue, Ingraham High School, Pioneer Builders Supply, Company, and many surrounding residential homes are visible. The Aurora Drive-in was located at 1300 Aurora Ave. North. The view includes some forested areas to the right of the theater. There is a Sams club at that location at present. The photograph may have been used as an exhibit in a court case. Embossed on lower right front corner: " C Jessie Ebert Seattle." On the back of photograph in the upper corner are the words: Aurora Traffic 32000 Accident Rate 9.7, written on the back in the lower right corner are the words: Defendant Exhibit No......Jay # 142871 Jessie Ebert Photographers 3225 Calif. Ave WE 7-3500 Seattle 16, Wash. For Information Or Additional Photographs Refer To This Number 11745 Nov 22 1961
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    [Price Family by their Winton 6 automobile in front of Home]
    Creation Date: 1895
    Catalog ID: C1951.284.4
    Photograph of three members of the Benjamin Price family with their automobile, a Winton 6, in front of their home. The automobile has a canvas top, spoked wheels, a steering wheel on the right side, and a lever brake. Standing in front of the automobile is Mr. Price holding his daughter Helen, who is standing on the running board. She is dressed in a white dress with wide white bonnet. He is wearing a suit with a bowler hat. His other daughter, Agnes, is at the steering wheel. The home, a 2 1/2 story clapboard home, identified as Benjamin M. Price's home at 8th & Adams Street, Olympia, WA, Thurston County. The home is elevated from the sidewalk with a set of stairs leading to the columned front porch. There is a bentwood rocker on the porch. A white fence runs along the sidewalk. Another low building, identified in a similar photo as the "old lobby" can be seen to the left of the house. (The lobby was originally the Alexander Farquhar store, and the first meeting place of the Washington State Legislature.) Very similar to a portion of image C1951.284.10.