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Image of Ventures and Adventures of Ezra Meeker - 1909

Ventures and Adventures of Ezra Meeker - 1909

Ventures and Adventures of Ezra Meeker. Fifty-six years of pioneer life in the old Oregon country; an account of the author's trip across the plains with an ox team in 1852, and his return trip in 1906; his cruise on Puget sound in 1853, and his trip through the Natchess pass in 1854; over the Chilcoot pass and flat-boating on the Yukon in 1898. The Oregon trail, by Ezra Meeker. Inscribed on the first page: "Mrs Ella Swan, Cal. Piedmont 1919" (i ...

Record Type: Library

Image of 60 Years of Radio: KGY 1240 - 1982

60 Years of Radio: KGY 1240 - 1982

The 60 Year history of KGY 1240 radio from its early beginnings as 7YS, to the KGY log cabin at St. Martin's campus to the current location on the Olympia Waterfront. This booklet by Shanna Steveson includes chapters on The Early Years, The Move to Olympia, The Olsen Years, The 1940s and 1950s, The 1960s and 1970s and The Next 60 Years. A preface on Father Sebastian Ruth, OSB was written by Dr. Mike Contris and an afterword, Historical Background ...

Record Type: Library

Image of Our Islands and Their People  - 1899

Our Islands and Their People - 1899

Titled "Our Islands and Their People Volume II", this dark green hard-cover book offers photographic and descriptive representations of the people and the islands which had lately been acquired from Spain by the United States, this volume concerns Hawaii and the Philippines. It discusses material resources and productions, homes of the people, their customs and general appearance,illustrated with more than twelve hundred photographs, colortypes, a ...

Record Type: Library

Image of Our Islands and Their People  - 1899

Our Islands and Their People - 1899

Titled "Our Islands and Their People Volume I", this dark green hard-cover book offers photographic and descriptive representations of the people and the islands which had lately been acquired from Spain by the United States, this volume concerns Cuba and Puerto Rico. It discusses material resources and productions, homes of the people, their customs and general appearance,illustrated with more than twelve hundred photographs, colortypes, and colo ...

Record Type: Library

Image of Hammond's Modern Atlas of the World - 1908

Hammond's Modern Atlas of the World - 1908

Atlas containing 107 pages of color maps with a 44 page Index-Gazetteer of the Principal Towns of the World. Also includes a 7 page history and description of Panama and the Isthmian Canal.

Record Type: Library

Image of The Monarch Standard Atlas of the Commercial, Geographical and Historical World - 1906

The Monarch Standard Atlas of the Commercial, Geographical and Historical World - 1906

This version of the Monarch Standard Atlas was revised for the year 1906. It boasts descriptions of every known land ancient and modern. It has complete maps of the then present development of all the countries and empires of the world. There are detailed ethnographies that expound on people, religion, military, industry, art, and ecology.

Record Type: Library

Image of An American Dictionary of the English Language - 1841

An American Dictionary of the English Language - 1841

An English dictionary written and published by Noah Webster it contains etymologies, orthography, pronunciation and definitions with illustrations if they are doubtful or obscure of thousands of words. With an introductory dissertation on the origin, history and connection of the languages of western Asia and Europe, with an explanation of the principles on which languages are formed. Covering A-IVY in 938 pages there is a picture of Noah Webster ...

Record Type: Library

Image of An American Dictionary of the English Language - 1841

An American Dictionary of the English Language - 1841

An English dictionary written and published by Noah Webster it contains etymologies, orthography, pronunciation, and definitions with illustrations if they are doubtful or obscure of thousands of words. Covering JAC-ZOO in 1020 pages. On the first, blank page in black ink is a handwritten note: "Paul M. Wood from his father David Wood" then below that "Detroit Apr. 2nd 1848".

Record Type: Library

Image of White House Cook Book - 1887

White House Cook Book - 1887

Compiled by Mrs. F. L. Gillette who spent 40 years as a practical housekeeper. Created at the urging of friends and family. Gillette chose recipes that were "invariably a success, and also one of the best of its kind." In addition to recipes it also includes sections on preparing food for the sick, table etiquette, and "Toilet Recipes and Items." Also includes an index.

Record Type: Library

Image of Studies in Reading - 1917

Studies in Reading - 1917

A compilation of nursery rhymes, folk tales, songs, and Mother Goose stories. Intended to "interpret to the child the life he is to live." A preface written by all three authors, 176 pages of reading material, pages 177-186 are instructions for teachers and a word list. On the blank page opposite the front cover is a handwritten note in pencil, "Harry Augney Dec 25 - 1917 From Grandma." In the top right corner of the same page is a stamp in blu ...

Record Type: Library

Image of The Kansas Primer - 1916

The Kansas Primer - 1916

Compiled to be the first book in reading for rural schools, while meeting the needs of city schools as well. This book contains songs, nursery rhymes, child verse, child lore, and cumulative stories accompanied by color illustrations by Ruth Mary Hallock. There are 130 pages of reading material. Pages 131 to 144 include sample cursive letters, suggestions to teachers, consonant sounds and phonographs, phonetic words arranged in groups, sight words ...

Record Type: Library

Image of The Primer - 1910

The Primer - 1910

A compilation of simple folk tales to "utilize the child's love for stories and make an easy road to reading." This book contains 9 stories on 112 pages with color illustrations by Frederick Richardson. Pages 114 to 120 include the alphabet, a word list, and suggestions. On the first blank page, opposite the front cover handwritten in pencil is "9/3 - 1917 Harry Augney", then below that in darker pencil "Harry" is written again.

Record Type: Library

Image of The Real Santa Claus - 1903

The Real Santa Claus - 1903

This is a short play featuring nine chorus parts, Santa Claus, a girl, and an elf. There are several songs built into the script with direction to sing them to the tune of other songs. The front cover has been removed, though on the inside of the back cover is a list of other materials in the series by the same publisher.

Record Type: Library

Image of The Second Reader - 1912

The Second Reader - 1912

The third book in the Reading-Literature series. It contains folk tales and simple poems like its predecessors, and introduces fables and fairy stories. The reading content has been organized by material type so that the student may learn to associate related literature. The reading material and color illustrations are on pages 11 to 191. On the blank pages just inside the covers are pencil doodles reminiscent in shape to some of the illustrations ...

Record Type: Library

Image of Missale Romanum - 1920

Missale Romanum - 1920

TIN-0008.1 is a liturgical book outlining instructions and prayers for Catholic mass throughout the year. This missal is in traditional Latin. It includes a frontispieces and On the page opposite the front cover is a name inscribed in pencil. Due to the pattern on the page the name is obscured and we cannot make out the full name. Found inside the missal were two pages of notes and a letter. The first note, TIN-0008.2, and the letter, TIN-0008.3 ...

Record Type: Library

Image of Thurston County Educational Directory 1948 - 1949 - 1948-1949

Thurston County Educational Directory 1948 - 1949 - 1948-1949

List of personnel and teachers in Thurston County for the 1948-1949 school year. Includes County Reorganization, County Board of Education, Budget Review Board, Thurston County Teachers in #3 Hays, #12 Collins, #35 Nisqually, #302 Boston Harbor, #304 South Bay, #307 Rainier, #317 Lacey, #320 Olympia, #324 Griffin, #327 East Olympia, #328 Mc Lane, #332 Littlerock, #333 Tumwater, #400 Yelm, #401 Rochester, #402 Tenino, and #100 State School for Girl ...

Record Type: Library

Image of Child Culture - 1902

Child Culture - 1902

A non-fiction book on the subject of child psychology. 129 pages long the book contains a Prefatory Note, an Introduction, 5 sections based on subject titled "Incidental Observations", "Character Building by Suggestion", "Miscellaneous Suggestions", "The Intellect", and "Important Lessons", and an Appendix. At the end of the book are an additional 6 pages of other books to buy from the publisher and author.

Record Type: Library

Image of Heidi - 1925

Heidi - 1925

This is an English version of the most popular Swiss novel worldwide, "Heidi" written by Johanna Spyri. While this title has been published many times this one was produced and copyrighted by Harper and Brothers in 1925. This version is 333 pages long with several illustrations by Louis Rhead. Inside the front cover in black ink is a stamp "Lacey Elementary School Library North Thurston School Dist. #3 Lacey, Washington" although "Lacey" is not f ...

Record Type: Library

Image of The Last of the Mohicans - 1947

The Last of the Mohicans - 1947

Written by James Fenimore Cooper, "The Last of the Mohicans" is a historical fiction set in the New York wilds during the French-Indian War (aka The Seven Years War). This publication is 372 pages and includes several color illustrations by N.C. Wyeth. On the inside of the front cover is stamped in black ink, "Lacey Elementary School Library Lacey, Washington". On the title page in the space between the illustrator's name and the publishers is s ...

Record Type: Library

Image of By the Shores of Silver Lake - 1939

By the Shores of Silver Lake - 1939

"By the Shores of Silver Lake" is the fifth book in the "Little House on the Prairie" series written by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Published in 1939 the book was awarded the Newbery Honor award for exceptional children's literature. 260 pages long, the book is broken down into 32 chapters with several black and white illustrations by Helen Sewell and Mildred Boyle. Inside the front cover stamped in black ink is "Lacey Elementary School Library" with ...

Record Type: Library