Ladies Who Knit

Two ladies share knitting tips as their busy hands turn out fine handicrafts on November 4, 1968. Mrs. Frank Robinson and Mrs. J.A. Cooper were some of the 1200 seniors who regularly visited the Senior Center, 923 No. 13th St., located in Old Engine House No. 3. See more featured images and posts…
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Fishing for More Slips

In November of 1934, part of the fishing fleet moored at the Port Commission Docks. Tacoma at this time was home to about 45 fishing vessels. Among the fleet were the "Sima", the "Argo", and the "Sapho". A motorboat, the "Hazel", was tied to the Port walkway. The November 20th Tacoma Times published an editorial…
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Jane Bare and Ballerinas

In October of 1951, three little ballerinas, (l to r) Betty Lou Lagerquist, Frances Finnigan and Marybeth Bare, practiced their curtseys under the knowing instruction of Nancy Jane Bare. As dance instructor and choreographer, Nancy Jane Bare worked with hundreds of students over the years at Annie Wright Seminary, the University of Puget Sound, and…
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So Many Puppies

In this photograph from October 25, 1940, Dale Merry Wosnuk, 220 East 96th, is hand feeding a newborn cocker spaniel pup while its brothers and sisters sleep in a simple wooden crib. Dale was caring for the pups born to Geraldine, a cocker spaniel owned by Mr. & Mrs. Myron Beidler. See more featured images…
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