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  • Collection: Spokane Miscellany

SpokaneCounty_elections001.tif
U. B. Lunch counter at what appears to be a booth at the Spokane County Fair. Clarence Long was elected sheriff in 1921.

Spokane_WesternUnion002.tif
"Bookkeeping room at Western Union, Spokane"

Spokane_WesternUnion001.tif
Front office of the Western Union Office in Spokane, 1911.

Spokane_WaterWagon001.tif
"Carl Waldemar Nielsen (aka Nelson) with his water wagon. He came to the United States from Denmark in 1905. In 1907 he is shown living at E. 725 Sprague Avenue and in 1908 he is at 118 Division."

Spokane_WWP003.tif
"WWP put an appliance store on wheels to take the most up-to-date modern electric conveniences to housesholds around the Inland Northwest. WWP would be among the leaders in promoting and selling electric ranges and water heating."

Spokane_Telephone001.tif
"Long distance room in Spokane. I am first girl in white blouse at end of room (Beatrice Birmingham)"

Spokane_Street_Division001.tif
City of Spokane Street Division truck from 1934.

Spokane_Storms001.tif
"Remarkable electric display at Spokane, Washington, July 13th about 2:30 A. M., 1914."

Spokane_Stores_Grocery001.tif
Manito Grocery at 30th and Grand.

Spokane_Stores_and_Shops014.tif
"Manito drugstore at 313 E. 18th Avenue. Ruth, Anna and Rita."

Spokane_Stores_and_Shops009.tif
Clark's Dry Goods store, located at 815 Garland Avenue.

Spokane_Stores_and_Shops008.tif
"George Castle put in this window for Bob Winston's shoe store on Post between Main and Riverside and won a prize."

Spokane_Stores_and_Shops007.tif
"Company store on the southwest corner of First and Monroe, August 1892. L to R: Mr. Jones, O. E. Hailey and Elmer Gibbs"

Spokane_Stores_and_Shops005.tif
James Castino operated a shoe shop at 308 S. Sherman.

Spokane_Stores_and_Shops002.tif
Heritage Village, store in Spokane.

Spokane_Service_Stations005.tif
Rogers Body and Fender Shop located on East Sprague.

Spokane_Service_Stations004.tif
Monroe Service Station owned by H. L. Sorenson at 917 N. Monroe. "Little girl with her hat in hand is Helen."

Spokane_Service_Stations003.tif
Likely the Northtown Service Station located at 4302 N. Division.

Spokane_Service_Stations001.tif
Riverside Service Station owned by Bech and Nelson. Located at 44 W. Riverside.

Spokane_Roosevelt_Visit003.tif
Theodore Roosevelt on his Spokane visit in 1911. Secretary Cortelyou seated with him.

Spokane_Restaurants018.jpg
Interior of Dempsey's Restaurant in 1896 or 1897.

Spokane_Restaurants011.tif
"This picture of the Bixler Restaurant in Yardley, owned and operated by brothers William and Charlie Bixler, was taken about 1914. William Bixler is on the right."

Spokane_Restaurants010.tif
Employees and owners of Dempsey's Restaurant and Gem Barber Shop, 1891.

Spokane_Restaurants007.tif
Dempsey's Restaurant at 523 W. Main, Spokane.

Spokane_Restaurants006.tif
Interior of Obde's Restaurant at 336 W. Riverside

Spokane_Restaurants005.tif
Interior of Obde's Restaurant at 336 W. Riverside

Spokane_Restaurants004.tif
Obde's Restaurant at 336 W. Riverside

Spokane_Red_Cross001.tif
"Spokane women volunteered for Red Cross overseas service but were not sent. Photographed at McMillan Hall, Whitworth College. Whitworth was closed and leased for war effort during World War I.

Spokane_Police_and_Fire_Depts004.tif
Spokane Police Department in front of city hall, ca. 1912.

Spokane_Police_and_Fire_Depts003.tif
1904/1905 Spokane Police Department roster.

Spokane_Police_and_Fire_Depts002.tif
Station No. 5 was originally located in the City Hall Annex on the
northeast corner of Howard and Front then moved to the new City
Hall at the southwest corner of Wall and Trent about 1912.

Spokane_Police_and_Fire_Depts001.tif
"Spokane's first chief of police, left at table, Peter Mertz, was once conductor on Francis Cook's street car."

Spokane_Parades022.tif
Parade showing wagons, streetcars and buses. The city celebrated the end of the streetcars in Spokane and the buses taking over. They burned a streetcar in celebration.

Spokane_Parades021.tif
First Decoration Day Parade on 2nd Avenue. Joe Warren, Chief of Police with entire force mounted. Sedgwick Post no. 8 G. A. R. with band before they had uniforms. On Second Avenue through Cannons Addition.

Spokane_Parades009.tif
Parade showing wagons, streetcars and buses. The city celebrated the end of the streetcars in Spokane and the buses taking over. They burned a streetcar in celebration.

Spokane_Parades007.tif
Procession of Masonic Blue Lodges to new Temple on Riverside Avenue at dedication.

Spokane_Parades006.tif
Parade showing wagons, streetcars and buses. The city celebrated the end of the streetcars in Spokane and the buses taking over. They burned a streetcar in celebration.

Spokane_Parades004.tif
Parade showing wagons, streetcars and buses. The city celebrated the end of the streetcars in Spokane and the buses taking over. They burned a streetcar in celebration.

Spokane_Parades002.tif
World War I soldiers on Riverside, East of Washington St.

Spokane_Parades001.tif
"An early day Elks Parade passing the Auditorium Theater"
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