Back caption: "...Berthusen Homestead May 1909." Hans Berthusen was born in Norway in 1860 and settled in Whatcom County in 1883, eventually owning 263 acres west of Lynden where he first ran a dairy, then cultivated the land. He married Leda Hawley in 1889. At his death in 1944 his property was bequeathed to the city of Lynden and became Berthusen Park. See also GB2766.
Back caption: "Pompey Pietertje Princess II. At 7 yrs., won 1st prize Aged Cow, Senior Champion ribbon, Grand Champion ribbon at Whatcom County Lynden Fair last year, 1921. Has official record of 661 lbs milk in 7 days. 25.9 butter in 7 days, and over 100 lbs of milk in one day." Photo processed on June 18, 1925.
Front caption: "Depot at Lynden Wash. 2545." Attached typewritten note: "Train at the Lynden Depot in the early 1900's. Joe Kibble; Mail Carrier, A.G. McSorley and George Craige at left. Walt Summers right." The note has been altered with pencil to read: "Lynden Depot in 1909."
August, 1890. Lynden Normal School building would become the I.O.O.F. building in the 1930s. Front row, third from right: Prof. J.M. Hitt, Supt. Of Sehome School. Seventh from right: Prof. Bradley of the Normal School. Potato patch is seen at their feet in the foreground.
Back caption: "this photograph was taken by Jack Gale, village banker, who has nine kids and the dirtiest house in the town." The building is the Wood Building, built in 1915, home of the Lynden Tribune and the office of "Dr. Wood, Physician."