5 Items Categorized "Tacoma Public Library"

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

Tacoma Prohibition Illegal Still

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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…

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…

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.