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Demonstrations 1975 thru 1980 - 1

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Demonstrations


Two protestors in warm clothing stand in the center of the photograph, holding signs that read "Chunksa Yuha Is Not Our Messanger," and "Hell No Hanta Yo Is Not Our "Roots."


Native American protesters confront author Ruth Beebe Hill over claims her book Hanta Yo is filled with misinformation about Indigenous history, specifically Hill’s saga about two Sioux families.

Freeway--Tacoma Area (Tacoma--Freeway) 1967 and Prior - 1

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Freeway Dedication Site
Road-opening ceremonies, featuring a military review of America's latest Field Artillery rocketry, will be conducted on Wednesday, October 13 for the new 13.5 mile, $15 million Tacoma-Midway Freeway. Site of the ceremonies is the Auburn Interchange shown in the attached photograph. The Field Artillery units, part of the 4th Infantry Division Artillery from Fort Lewis, will assemble in the northbound lanes (marked "D" in the picture) beginning at 10:00 a.m. Visitors and spectators wishing to view the ceremonies will be permitted to park on the roadway in the areas designated "B" (southbound from Seattle) and "C" (northbound from Tacoma). Route of the military parade is shown as a series of arrows, starting at the assembly area and passing through the cloverleaf interchange from the northbound lanes onto the southbound lanes and past the reviewing stand.


TNT 10/07/1962 A1

Last Chance Shelter - 1

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Scores of men and a couple of women line up, with bags and packs, to gain admission to the Last Chance Shelter on Commerce St. The line often starts forming at 4 o'clock, with the door opening at 6:30.
Photo by Peter Haley

Oil Slicks and Spills--Washington State - 1

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Oil Skimmer for Commencement Bay
Belt in Middle Scoops Up Oil and Debris


Commencement Bay received an oil skimmer rig to fight oil spills. The skimmer can hold up to 880 gallons of oil and uses the belt in the middle of the rig to pick up oil and debris. The skimmer can hold the oil for about 98 percent of the oil spills that occur in Puget Sound, and it is run by the Marine Oil Pickup Service (MOPS) of Seattle.

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