Biery (Galen) Papers and Photographs

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Wall-mounted tall aparatus in corner of photography studio, used to enlarge images
Wall-mounted tall aparatus in corner of photography studio, used to enlarge images
Caption on reverse: "You'll probably recognize this. It's the automatic-focus cindenseer enlarger I built for the studio. It's still working, but Jordan uses a different lense of different focal length so the focussing has to be done by hand now." Presumably written by Galen Biery.
Warehouse and loading dock of Washington Egg & Poultry Association Co-operative in Lynden, Washington, under construction
Warehouse and loading dock of Washington Egg & Poultry Association Co-operative in Lynden, Washington, under construction
The Cooperative was organized in about 1917. The office in Lynden opened on March 10, 1920.
Warehouse-style exhibition hall with large commemorative structure in conical form from thatch and wood, surrounded by tables displaying goods and products, with large sign of "State of Washington" partially visible at right
Warehouse-style exhibition hall with large commemorative structure in conical form from thatch and wood, surrounded by tables displaying goods and products, with large sign of "State of Washington" partially visible at right
At the base of the central structure is a feed or produce bag that reads "Wenatchee Chief." Display tables are labeled according to county, such as Yakima, Wenatchee, Walla Walla, Clark, Snohomish. Various plants and trees line the displays. This is probably the Alaska - Yukon - Pacific Exposition at Seattle World's Fair in 1909. See also GB2193-2195, GB2311.
Warehouses and smokestack of industrial waterfront, Bellingham, WA, with Great Northern Rail Road tracks in foreground
Warehouses and smokestack of industrial waterfront, Bellingham, WA, with Great Northern Rail Road tracks in foreground
Warehouse on the left is Bellingham Marine Ways, Ship and Boat Builders. In the center is the offices of the T.J. Larsen Steel Co., under construction.
Warehouses on docks with tugboat at Excursion Inlet
Warehouses on docks with tugboat at Excursion Inlet
Caption: "Excursion Inlet. 1914."
Washington Capitol Building, Olympia (Wash.)
Washington Capitol Building, Olympia (Wash.)
Constructed in 1892, this downtown Olympia, WA, building served as the Capitol from 1901 until 1928.
Washington Club - Visiting Galbraith Logging Camp
Washington Club - Visiting Galbraith Logging Camp
Caption on reverse in pencil: "Washington Club - Visiting Galbraith Logging Camp - So. Side" and on front in ink: "Corbett" A large group of men wearing suits and many wearing or holding hats, stand several deep with seventeen kneeling in front of the rest (including four young boys). They stand in front of two wooden, one story buildings and a Model T or Model A automobile. A dirt road is in the foreground. The Washington Club was a men's club that existed from the late 1920's until the 1960's; weekly meetings were at the Bellingham Hotel, 119 N. Commercial.
Washington State Band of Bellingham
Washington State Band of Bellingham
Twenty five men in band uniforms with their instruments standing and sitting in four rows on the steps of a house that has a small sign on it saying "Doctor Cook" A large drum sits on the ground next to the bottom row of band members; "Washington State Band of Bellingham" is written on the drum. Embossed on the front of the photo mat: "Rembrandt Studio" Dr. Cook was an early Bellingham physician; his office was in the Fischer Block and later the Bellingham National Bank Building. This photo was probably taken at his residence, possibly when he lived at 829 High Street.
Water scene of very narrow passage through rocky, forested coastlines with modest wooden dock on righ
Water scene of very narrow passage through rocky, forested coastlines with modest wooden dock on righ
Photograph is in an album with GB2386 and GB2388. GB2380-GB2392 are all in the same album.
Water scene with rocky, forested shorelines on either side, small boathouse on right
Water scene with rocky, forested shorelines on either side, small boathouse on right
Photograph is in an album with GB2387 and GB2388. GB2380-GB2392 are all in the same album.
Watercolor of cemetery scene showing gravestone of James (Jimmy) Tilton Picket
Watercolor of cemetery scene showing gravestone of James (Jimmy) Tilton Picket
An envelope from Clyde Banks Camera & Art Shop in Bellingham accompanies the two photos; it is addressed to Mrs. Edward Edson, Lynden, WA. Photographic negative.
Watercolor of cemetery scene showing gravestone of James (a.k.a. Jimmy) Tilton Picket, among tall trees
Watercolor of cemetery scene showing gravestone of James (a.k.a. Jimmy) Tilton Picket, among tall trees
James Tilton Pickett was born December 31, 1857, and died August 28, 1889. Stamped on reverse: "Clyde Banks Photo Service, Bellingham Washington." James Tilton Pickett was the son of General George Pickett and his second wife, a Native American, who died when James was young. He was raised by Isaac and Catherine Collins who were chosen by General Pickett because they were childless. James is buried at River View Cemetery in Portland, Oregon. He was an artist who worked for the Seattle P-I and the Oregonian newspapers.
Waterfront view of Petersburg, Alaska
Waterfront view of Petersburg, Alaska
Pacific American Fisheries cannery tender fleet in right foreground, public dock/cold storage facility in the mid-ground

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