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Immigration and Emigration - 3

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Jlona, left, and her husband Willfried Schorno relaxed back home in their Matterhorn Restaurant in University Place now that they have been granted permanent resident status in the United States. Much paperwork, and support from local friends, helped the couple win their five year fight against deportation.
Bruce Kellman

Johnson Candy Co. Tacoma - 1

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90 year old Russell and his son Ron Johnson of the Johnson Candy Company at 924 South K. Street in Tacoma, WA. They are standing in their front display room of their store.
The father retired 5 years ago but still comes in on Saturday mornings to make Peanut Clusters when the demand is there, otherwise you can find him on the golf course.
Photo by Russ Carmack

Last Chance Shelter - 3

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Last Chance Shelter--Downtown Tacoma, Mike Snider, center, and Ed Quarrles, on right, talk with an unidentified man at the overnight shelter Monday night. Many of the other guests were already asleep.
Bruce Kellman - Photo

Oil Slicks and Spills--Washington State - 3

A cooperative of 14 oil pipeline and marine companies placed a 58-foot oil recovery vessel called the Clean Sounder into service. They claim it is the largest and most advanced skimmer in the country. The Clean Sounder cost $720,000 and was built by the Marine Construction and Design Co. of Seattle. The vessel should be able to pick up 600 gallons of oil per minute. The boat's purpose is to increase the capacity of the Clean Sound Cooperative to handle accidental oil spills in the Sound. It joined four other skimming vessels in Seattle, Tacoma, Bellingham, and Anacortes. The skimmer has twin hulls and is powered by water jet propulsion units. The skimmer used two oil attracting belts to pick up oil from the surface, and that oil is squeezed from the belts and stored aboard. The vessel was designed specifically for Puget Sound.

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Clean Sounder

Demonstrations 1975 thru 1980 - 4

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Two protestors stand in front of the Playtime Rex Theater in Tacoma's Eastside neighborhood. The original Rex Theater opened in 1919, and closed its doors in 1958. In 1980, adult theater corporation Playtime Cinemas reopened the location as the Playtime Rex Theater for live performances and adult movie showings. In the photograph, the theater sign reads, "Playtime Rex: Annete Haven In Person Tonight." The protestors pose underneath the marquee, holding picket signs that read, "Citizens Against Porn" on the left, and "Get Filth Out of Our Neighborhood," "Unless Ye Repent So Ye Also Shall Perish," held by the person on the right.

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