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Marvin D. Boland Photographs
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    • [Fisher's Flouring Mills Company]

    • [Fisher's Flouring Mills Company]

    • Tacoma, WA; Pierce County; Fisher Flouring Mills Company; Chicago, Milwaukee and Puget Sound Railway; Milwaukee Road; truck, delivery; woman; worker, mill

    • Exterior view of the Fisher Flouring Mills Company in Tacoma, Washington. Delivery trucks are lined up in front of the building. Workers including women are grouped on the right side near a flatbed truck loaded with sacks of flour. One of the...
    • [Griffin Wheel Company workers]

    • [Griffin Wheel Company workers]

    • Tacoma, WA; Pierce County; Griffin Wheel Company; Chinese in Washington; ironworker

    • A group of workers identified as "safety men" for the Griffin Wheel Company in Tacoma, Washington. They wear rough work clothing, boots, and jackets. The man in the front row at the far right is Asian American, perhaps Chinese.
    • [Marion Shovel - Model 21]

    • [Marion Shovel - Model 21]

    • Marion Steam Shovel Company; West Fork Logging Company; Lewis County, steam shovel

    • A Marion Shovel Model 21 at work clearing a road at West Fork Logging Company. The shovel is at the far end of a wide ditch and the operator is visible at the controls. Steam pours from the stack
    • [Marion Shovel - Model 21]

    • [Marion Shovel - Model 21]

    • Marion Steam Shovel Company; West Fork Logging Company; Lewis County, steam shovel

    • A Marion Shovel Model 21 at work in a logged over area at the West Fork Logging Company. Dirt sifts from the shovel as the operator works the machine. The door to the steam shovel is open and the interior is partially visible.
    • [Marion Shovel - Model 21]

    • [Marion Shovel - Model 21]

    • Marion Steam Shovel Company; West Fork Logging Company; Lewis County, steam shovel

    • A Marion Shovel Model 21 at work in a logged over area at the West Fork Logging Company. The operator of the shovel can be seen in front and another man with a shovel can be seen inside. Smoke comes out of the stack.
    • [Milwaukee Road - tea shipment]

    • [Milwaukee Road - tea shipment]

    • Tacoma, WA; Milwaukee Road; Chicago, Milwaukee and Puget Sound Railway; tea; longshoreman; international trade; interstate commerce

    • Workers prepare to load crates of Musume brand Japanese tea onto Milwaukee Road freight cars for shipment to the midwest and east coast. The tea came by ship from Japan.
    • [Northern Pacific]

    • [Northern Pacific]

    • Northern Pacific Railway; Tacoma, WA; car, observation; porter; maid; African American; flower arrangement

    • A porter and maid for the Northern Pacific Railway stand on the rear platform of an observation car in Tacoma, Washington
    • [Olympic Flour truck]

    • [Olympic Flour truck]

    • Tacoma, WA; Pierce County; Puget Sound Flouring Mills Co.; truck, delivery; flour

    • A delivery truck for the Puget Sound Flouring Mills Company in Tacoma, Washington. A sign on the side of the truck shows a farmer holding sheaves of wheat and the words, "Olympic Flour" in large letters.
    • [Shipping wheat]

    • [Shipping wheat]

    • Puget Sound Flouring Mills Co.; Tacoma, WA; dock; flour; longshoreman; steamship

    • Puget Sound Flouring Mills Company workers loading sacks of flour onto a ship at dock. Three workers with handcarts stacked with flour approach the conveyor belt that will carry the sacks to the deck of the ship. Wood frame warehouse buildings...
    • [Tacoma All Star Baseball Team]

    • [Tacoma All Star Baseball Team]

    • Pierce County; Tacoma, WA; player, baseball; baseball team; uniform, baseball; Babe Ruth; Bob Meusel; New York Yankees; boy

    • Group portrait of the Tacoma All Star baseball team with Babe Ruth and Bob Meusel in front of a grandstand filled with men and boys. The players in the front row sit on the ground with arms crossed over knees. Babe Ruth stands in the second row,...
    • [Titlow Beach Bus]

    • [Titlow Beach Bus]

    • Pierce County; Tacoma, WA; bus travel; Titlow Beach-Day Island Stage; woman; child; girl; boy;

    • A woman, four small children and a man pose for the photographer in front of the Titlow Beach-Day Island auto stage in Tacoma. Another man and automobile are behind the stage.
    • [Woman gets a permanent wave]

    • [Woman gets a permanent wave]

    • Pierce County; Tacoma, WA; woman; machine, permanent wave; beauty parlor; permanent wave; hair; Carson's Beauty College; child

    • A woman gets a permanent wave using a permanent wave machine at the Carson's Beauty College in Tacoma. Two women and a man stand behind her. Two small children sit at her feet. Her hair is in rollers that are attached to wires which dangle from...
    • Annie Wright Gym

    • Annie Wright Gym

    • Pierce County; Tacoma, WA; Annie Wright Seminary; girl; exercise; physical education; gymnasium; bloomers

    • View of female students in the Annie Wright Seminary gymnasium, Tacoma, WA wearing gym uniforms, in rows, doing coordinated exercises.
    • Babe Ruth and Bob Meusel

    • Babe Ruth and Bob Meusel

    • Pierce County; Tacoma, WA; Stadium Bowl; boy; Babe Ruth; Bob Meusel; New York Yankees; baseball; crowd

    • Babe Ruth and Bob Meusel, both in New York Yankees uniforms, stand posing for the camera at the edge of the Stadium Bowl field, Tacoma, WA. A megaphone sits on the ground at the feet of a man near the left edge of the photograph. A crowd of men,...
    • Babies at Western Washington State Fair

    • Babies at Western Washington State Fair

    • Pierce County; Puyallup, WA; Western Washington State Fair; woman; child; boy; girl; doctor; examination; medical; stethoscope; pediatrician; pediactrics

    • Eight small naked boys and girls sit in a row on a long table in a room at the Western Washington State Fair, Puyallup, WA, possibly for a well child examination. Women stand close behind them. Three other small children are held upright in the...
    • Berryfield

    • Berryfield

    • Pierce County; Mount Rainier; woman; child; boy; berry industry; berrypicking; farm; berry picking

    • An elevated view of three women, a man and a boy picking what appear to be blueberries, among rows of berry bushes in Pierce County. Three berry picking flats with leg supports are visible. Mount Rainier is in the background.
    • Broadway from McCormack Bridge

    • Broadway from McCormack Bridge

    • Pierce County; Tacoma, WA; Tacoma street; Broadway; McCormack Bros. Co.; Blue Mouse Theatre; Tacoma business; Hotel Warburton; Tacoma Business College; streetcar; automobile

    • Elevated view looking north on Broadway, Tacoma, WA, taken from the offices of the McCormack Bros. Co.. Four streetcars and several automobiles are on the street. Among the businesses are signs for the Blue Mouse Theatre, the Tacoma Business...
    • Browns Point Fire Department

    • Browns Point Fire Department

    • Pierce County; Tacoma, WA; Brown's Point; fire department; megaphone; firefighter; uniform; girl; boy; flag; apparatus

    • Brown's Point Fire Department firefighters stand posing for the camera behind two pieces of equipment, each with two large wheels, in front of an open garage door in the Brown's Point neighborhood, Tacoma, WA. One wears a uniform, and most of the...

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