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Mayor William Baarsma Papers

  • 1.2.3
  • 1953-1964, 1991-2009

Includes speeches, thank you notes, schedules, and event information related to Baarsma's two terms as Mayor of Tacoma. Also included are two boxes predating Baarsma's mayoral career containing research materials as well as correspondence, campaign materials, and newsletters related to Pierce County and national democratic politicians.

Bill Baarsma

Perry Keithley Papers

  • 4.3.1

Includes correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other materials related to Keithley's career as an educator in and around Pierce County.

Perry Keithley

Helen Stafford Papers

  • 3.4.2

Inlcudes membership handbooks, programs, agendas, and other information related to several organizations with which Stafford was involved including Alpha Kappa Alpha, the Matron's Club, the Washington Association of Colored Women, the Allen AME Church, and others. Also included are speeches and writings by Stafford and honors and awards she received.

Helen Stafford

Tacoma Daily News

  • 5.2.1
  • 1883 - 1885

Early Tacoma newspaper with local and regional news, editorials, and advertisements.

Women's Study Clubs Records

  • 3.7.1
  • c. 1910-1970

Includes event programs and schedules from local women's study clubs. The study clubs organized guest lectures and reading groups on a wide variety of topics including art, culture, language, and politics.

Alpha Study Club

Joseph Seto Papers

  • 3.3.2

Contains research files on Japanese American history compiled by Seto. These include notes, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and other information related to Japanese communities in the Pacific Northwest.

Joseph Seto

Children's Industrial Home Records

  • 4.3.2
  • 1900 - 2007

Includes a Register of Admitted and Dismissed Children, 1900-1944; Minutes of the Children's Industrial Home, 1927-1932; the official bylaws of the Woman's League; two scrapbooks and a small assortment of slides, 1952-2007.

Children's Industrial Home

Ernest Norling Drawings

  • 3.5.7
  • 1933 - 1934

9 pencil drawings by Ernest Norling depicting work on Civilian Conservation Corps projects in 1933 and 1934. The drawings were created as part of the Public Work of Art (PWAP) Project during the Great Depression.

Ernest Norling

University of Puget Sound Publications

  • 4.2.2

Includes yearbooks produced by University of Puget Sound showing portraits of students and staff as well as news, events, and athletics information from the preceding academic year.

Clover Park High School Publications

  • 4.1.7

Includes yearbooks produced by Clover Park High School (Lakewood) showing portraits of students and staff as well as news, events, and athletics information from the preceding academic year.

Northwest Guardian

  • 5.3.2
  • 1990 - 2018

Weekly newspaper based out of Fort Lewis, Washington, focusing on mostly local and some regional and national military news, life and sports, and also contains a local arts and entertainment guide. Holdings begin May 3, 1990 through end of production on June 15, 2018.

Sixth Avenue Shopper

  • 5.2.6
  • c. 1930, 1932, 1941-1942

Weekly four-page local newspaper based out of Tacoma, Washington, with advertisements of Sixth Avenue businesses and some community news content. c. 1930 (Vol. 1, No. 1); Oct. 11, 1932; Jan. 02, 1941 - Sept. 24, 1942.

Dear Tacoma Project Collection

  • CAC0001
  • 2020 - 2021

Dear Tacoma was a cooperative project undertaken by the Tacoma Public Library's Northwest Room and Grit City Magazine to collect local stories about living during the COVID-19 pandemic. Launched in May 2020, the collection consists of documents such as audio recordings, emails, photographs, and other content submitted by the general public to the library.

Tacoma Public Library

Bellarmine Preparatory School Publications

  • 4.1.11

Includes yearbooks produced by Bellarmine Preparatory School showing portraits of students and staff as well as news, events, and athletics information from the preceding year.

Fife High School Publications

  • 4.1.12

Includes yearbooks produced by Fife High School showing portraits of students and staff as well as news, events, and athletics information from the preceding year.

Curtis Junior High School Publications

  • 4.1.15

Includes yearbooks produced by Curtis Junior High School (University Place) showing portraits of students and staff as well as news, events, and athletics information from the preceding year.

Midland Junior High School Publications

  • 4.1.22

Includes yearbooks produced by Midland Junior High School showing portraits of students and staff as well as news, events, and athletics information from the preceding year.

Mount Tahoma High School Publications

  • 4.1.23

Includes yearbooks produced by Mount Tahoma High School showing portraits of students and staff as well as news, events, and athletics information from the preceding academic year.

Peninsula High School Publications

  • 4.1.24

Includes yearbooks produced by Peninsula High School (Gig Harbor) showing portraits of students and staff as well as news, events, and athletics information from the preceding academic year.

Puyallup Tribal School System Publications

  • 4.1.25

Includes a yearbook produced by the Puyallup Tribal school system showing portraits of students and staff as well as news, events, and athletics information from the preceding academic year.

Roy High School Publications

  • 4.1.26

Includes yearbooks produced by Roy High School showing portraits of students and staff as well as news, events, and athletics information from the preceding academic year.

Tacoma Police Department Records

  • 1.3.1
  • 1885 - 1985

Includes scrapbooks, notices, city council documents related to police misconduct, and a departmental manual from 1891. Also included are annual and monthly reports and crime scene reporters notebooks.

Tacoma Police Department

Royal Gove Papers

  • 6.1.2
  • 1888 - 1920

Includes pamphlets collected by Royal Gove during his public service career, with information about the activities of various clubs, businesses, city departments, and other organizations in Tacoma between 1890 and 1920. Also included are photos of family and friends, including a photo album showing prominent Tacoma residents William B. and Alice Blackwell, with interior views of the Blackwell House at 401 Broadway.

Royal Gove

Woodbrook Junior High School Publications

  • 4.1.40

Includes yearbooks produced by Woodbrook Junior High School (Lakewood) showing portraits of students and staff as well as news, events, and athletics information from the preceding academic year.

Stadium High School Publications

  • 4.1.31

Includes publications produced by Stadium High School. The early years of The Tahoma contain essays, editorials, and creative writing. Later years serve as yearbooks showing portraits of students and staff as well as news, events, and athletics information from the preceding academic year.

Silas High School Publications

  • 4.1.41

Includes yearbooks produced by Silas High School (formerly Woodrow Wilson High School) showing portraits of students and staff as well as news, events, and athletics information from the preceding academic year.

Christopher Petrich Photographs

  • 2.1.5

Includes photographs taken by Christopher Petrich of a range of locations and events in Tacoma including the Hawthorne Neighborhood, the Tacoma Dome, and a visit to Tacoma by Jacques Cousteau. Also included are photographs of various buildings and aerials.

Christopher Petrich

Hutdloff Junior High School Publications

  • 4.1.45

Includes yearbooks produced by Hutdloff Junior High School (Lakewood) showing portraits of students and staff as well as news, events, and athletics information from the preceding academic year.

Gault Junior High School Publications

  • 4.1.51

Includes yearbooks produced by Gault Middle School showing portraits of students and staff as well as news, events, and athletics information from the preceding academic year.

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