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    • Ferry boat, “City of Vancouver”

    • Lewisville Family 1888

    • Historic Downtown Vancouver

    • "Orchards Freedom Tree," 1981, at Orchards United Methodist Church

    • Vancouver Waterfront 1905

    • Union Grade School in 1909

    • Lee Erickson home on Evergreen Highway.

    • Bud Anderson and Frank DuPuis squared off in Gus Purvis' poolroom.

    • Central High School 1904

    • Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce 1963

    • 1902 Yacolt Burn

    • Vancouver Police Department 1955

    • Arthur W. Calder dressed in a prune bag during Prune Festival.

    • 1923 Prune Festival Queen Mary Pierce

    • Battle Ground Lake 1949

    • Vancouver waterfront park 1968

    • Baptist Church in Battle Ground 1907

      Baptisms take place in creek behind Battle Ground Baptist Church 1907.

    • Welcome to Vancouver 1974

      Welcome to Vancouver 1974

    • Interstate 5 Bridge Ribbon Cutting 1917

    • Cedar Creek School 1899

    • James J. Hill and John P. Kiggins

    • Battle Ground, Washington

    • I-205 Bridge ready

    • Hidden Brick Company

    • Pearson Air Field

    • Lewis and Clark

  • April 24th
    Wiswall served three terms in the Washington House of Representatives. He first was elected from Vancouver in 1932 on the Democratic ticket and was re-elected in 1934 and 1936.
  • April 24th
    To those who knew her, the name Ella Wintler conjures up a picture of a fiesty little lady of pioneer stock who enjoyed a good fight with her Democratic opponents in Olympia.
  • April 24th
    It was the most celebrated murder case in Clark County history. Before Turman and Utah Wilson went to their deaths on the gallows at Walla Walla a few minutes after midnight Jan. 3, 1953, the two brothers from Camas had their executions post-poned more than any other condemned men in state history.
  • April 24th
    When any definitive history of Clark County is written, the story of Gearshum and Sarah Van Atta is certain to take up several pages.
  • April 24th
    Capt. William H. Troup, born in London in 1828, worked on the Pacific Mail Co. route between Panama and San Fransico in 1850, when gold miners were swarming to California.
  • April 24th
    He was called "Mr. Aluminum" and he played a major role in transforming Vancouver from a sleepy village to a modern industrial city.
  • April 24th
    Thirty-seven years after his death, the name Wilmer Swank remains widely recognized in Camas, the city he helped build.
  • April 24th
    Promotion of communities that are known today as Camas and Orchards earned Doran H. (Don) Stearns a niche in the listing of prominent Clark County people.
  • April 24th
    Spurgeon was a prominent name in agriculture west of Vancouver from pioneer times until the decline of the prune and nut industry.
  • April 24th
    When Marshall Rowe Sparks died in 1946, he was called the dean of Vancouver's businessmen and the last of the pioneer merchants.
  • April 24th
    Although Louis Sohns was just one of many soldiers settling in Vancouver after serving at the barracks here, few enjoyed as notable a career as a civic leader.
  • April 24th
    The story of Sherman smith was "a Horatio Alger tale with no other equal in Vancouver," an interviewer reported in a 1963 story.
  • April 24th
    Among the numerous businesses once occupying the area south of Fifth Street now covered by the freeway, Charles W. Slocum's general merchandise store was one of the most prosperous.
  • April 24th
    Shumway was born in Iowa in 1861 and received a degree at Cornell College in Iowa in 1888. He was principal of Miles, Iowa, schools before coming to Vancouver.
  • April 24th
    Frederick Shobert tried his luck at gold mining in California for a couple of years, starting about 1849, but finally chose the Ridgefield area for a home.
  • April 24th
    Col. B.F. Shaw, credited with winning the decisive battle in one of the Northwest's Indian wars, was one of Vancouver's earliest residents and went on to become a prominent politician here.
  • April 24th
    Overheated partisan politics of the late 19th century can be thanked for the presence of one of the first legislators elected in Clark County after Washington achieved statehood in 1889.
  • April 24th
    Law enforcement held a big attraction for a Lake Shore father and son in earlier years. They were Seth N. Secrist and John Secrist.
  • April 24th
    Two Mary Schofields played important roles in Vancouver business, but they were related only through marriage.
  • April 24th
    W.D. Sappington was a man for all seasons. He was a lawman, engineer, pioneer businessman, banker butcher, farmer and woolen mill entrepreneur.
  • April 24th
    Books and libraries were the life's work of Eva Santee, who died in California in 1979 at the age of 83.
  • April 24th
    When the history of the Grange movement in Washington comes up, the name of David L. Russell leads all the rest.