You might be wondering what these two pieces are and why the Museum would collect them?
These are two pieces of slag found by a local homeowner on his property that borders the original location of the Puget Sound and Alaska Powder Company Mill which exploded on September 17, 1930. For more information take a look at Margaret Riddle’s excellent essay here.
Leather account book, The First National Bank of Everett, Washington
Pair of metal ice skates, ca. 1900.
Worked maroon leather women’s glove case, ca. 1890.
This unique and rare collapsible, metal, lidded cup was produced by the Great Northern Railway. Running from St. Paul, Minnesota to Seattle, Washington, it was the northernmost transcontinental route in the United States. It was also the only privately funded, by James J. Hill, transcontinental railway in the United States.
Beautiful embroidered detail on ca. 1925 black silk gloves in the Museum’s collection.
Press Release. 28th July 2017. Aileen M. Langhans:
Random Facts from the Founding Days of Everett, Washington by Aileen M. Langhans, long-time resident of the Historic Bayside Neighborhood, is a collection of historical facts from the early days. It is a glimpse into Everett’s past and includes: biographies of Everett’s personalities; historic sites, events, and groups; poetry and photography; and Everett’s history as recorded by the original history makers.
This book is being published as a joint fundraiser with the Everett Public Library. Revenues will be used to create a formal display, celebrating their collection of historic panoramic photos, which have been in storage for years. The framed images will be placed outside of the Northwest Room for all visitors to enjoy. Let’s show our support!