Tacoma Hospital

Puyallup Occupation of Tacoma Hospital

It has notes to and from the white house located in Washington DC, including the Puyallup tribe of Indians.

This image shows an illegal still during the Prohibition era taken into the country courthouse in 1924.

Tacoma Prohibition Illegal Still

construction site

Construction of the Union Pacific Railroad

This is a photo of a construction site in 1908 on Yakima ave, it was supposed to be a tunnel for the union pacific railroad but it was…

President Truman greets horseback riders from Tacoma

President Truman greets cross country horseback riders Ned Kennedy and Cecil Cary from Tacoma

I think its pretty interesting to see how people were used to traveling back then. even going as far as traveling 3,500 miles to get to their destination.

Tacoma Theatre Building

Tacoma Theatre Building from the Billy Rose Theatre Division

Wooden Bridge over Steilacoom Lake in 1908

This image of a bridge in Steilacoom Bridge interested me because it is a place that I always visited when I was younger but never knew there used…

Tacoma Theater

1908 South Tacoma Public Water Fountain

This shows a public water fountain in South Tacoma in 1908. It makes for an interesting comparison to life in 2020. A public utility such as a water…

Tacoma Women

Tacoma women were taking classes at Tacoma Vocational School to prepare for jobs in war production work. Learning to use calipers to make measurements on a blueprint.

Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapsed, Washington

This picture shows the Tacoma Narrows bridge after its collapse. This could be used in historical research about the development of bridge technology.