An authentic replica of the Nonsuch, 17th century sailing ship bearing both English and American flags, arrived in Tacoma on September 15, 1972, for a four-day public display. The 53-foot ketch was primarily built of solid English oak although her 37-foot keel was English elm. She had 6-foot anchors with wooden stocks and 2000 square…
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James Ray Jones

Jim Jones - Husky Star - ex-Lincoln High star leads at UW in rushing. The 6'1", 195-pounder was an all-state fullback from Tacoma's Lincoln High School. At the time of this September 27, 1955 photograph, he led the Huskies in rushing with 133 yards in two games. James Ray Jones played both offense and defense…
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Ready, Set, Read-Tacoma

Ready, Set, Read-Tacoma Tacoma Public Library is proud to partner with Communities In Schools to help support the Ready-Set-Read,Tacoma program. Preschool-aged children who participate in this program receive fun prizes from Communities in Schools for reading books. Take a look at the booklists below to easily place holds on the program’s featured titles, or read…
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