Biery (Galen) Papers and Photographs
- photographs (3509) + -
- black-and-white photographs (3251) + -
- negatives (photographs) (218) + -
- black-and-white negatives (114) + -
- glass plate negatives (92) + -
- Caption on reverse in ink: "William Cox..." A balding man with wire-rimmed glasses, a bushy mustache, wearing a three piece suit, a white shirt with a trached collar and a striped tie. Cox came to Bellingham Bay in 1889 and bought the Bellingham Bay Gurney and Transfer Company on Cornwall Ave. in 1895. He was an architect who designed the Roeder home Elmheim, the Elks Club, part of the Leopold Hotel, and the Nelson Bank Building in Fairhaven.
- Back caption: "1892 - Wm La (sic ) Hue, right, printer; WH Dobbs, left, owner; taken 1892 on floating gallery at landing, anchored on foot of Water Street." Also included is Seattle, Washington, newspaper clipping from November 1938 showing same photo with headline "Lynden Newspaper Born 50 Years Ago" describing photograph of Dobbs and Le Hue, on 50th anniversary of Lynden's first newspaper "The Pioneer Press."
- Caption: "Light in front of the orchard. For navigation." Back caption: "Mr. Walter took care of this light & I presume Jimmie did too as he grew up. The figure can e cut off." Typed on an envelope with photograph: "10 pictures pertaining to Jimmie Pickett." General George Pickett left Jimmie, his half Indian son with Catherine and William Collins when he went to Virginia to fight in the Civil War. Jimmie's mother, Morning Mist, died shortly after his birth in December 1857. Catherine Collins later became Catherine Walters. The homesteads were in the Olympia, Washington area. Jimmie Pickett, an artist, died in August 1889.