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    • Battle Ground High School Marching Band 1956

    • 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
    When the history of the Grange movement in Washington comes up, the name of David L. Russell leads all the rest.
  • April 24th
    Vancouver area's history was the favorite subject of Glenn Ranck, public official, editor and Spanish-American War veteran.
  • April 24th
    George Propstra, who made a small fortune as the founder of the Burgerville chain and spent the final 15 years of his life giving millions back to the community, died early Sunday. He was 90.
  • April 24th
    German brothers named Proebstel, their wives and offspring made up one of the largest families settling in Clark County in the early days.
  • April 24th
    When Padden's clothing store closed in 1981, a noted Vancouver business name was eliminated.
  • April 24th
    Of the many Scandinavians who settled in central Clark County, Peter Onsdorff was one of the most prominent, as a merchant and a founder of Battle Ground.
  • April 24th
    Ole Petersoon, the Cougar area's most noted resident of pioneer times, was known as a rugged individualist and eccentric character with a ready wit.
  • April 24th
    Among the early settlers of the Minnehaha community were Mr. and Mrs. John Nolan, who came here from Iowa Hill, California in 1868.
  • April 24th
    Motorists headed north on Andresen Road from Mill Plain Boulevard often gasp with amazement as they break over the hill into the valley of Burnt Bridge Creek.
  • April 24th
    Melvin J. "Jack" Murdock was the man nobody here knew before he died in an airplane accident in 19
  • April 24th
    Clyde Jerome Moss, Vancouver's best-known weatherman, enjoyed a long career in several fields here.
  • April 24th
    As Mother Joseph lay dying in January 1902, she is said to have whispered to the nuns clustered about her, "Sisters, what ever concerns the poor is our affair."
  • April 24th
    The longest term of service by any public utility district commissioner in state history came to an end in August 1961, when Heye Meyer suffered a fatal heart attack while on a salmon fishing trip to Ilwaco.
  • April 24th
    John McLoughlin was born in the province of Quebec in 1784 of an Irish Catholic father and a Scotch Presbyterian mother.
  • April 24th
    One of Clark County's most popular sheriffs once boasted he had never been forced to fire a shot in anger.
  • April 24th
    Although hit by a crippling attack of polio in childhood, Austin McCoy came back to build a career as a Vancouver business and civic leader.
  • April 14th
    Vancouver Barracks was the home of the Seventh Infantry Regiment, and war seemed a long way off when Gen. George C. Marshall arrived in 1936 as commanding officer of the fifth Brigade.
  • April 14th
    When general stores were in vogue, MacMaster was a leading name in the paper mill town of Camas.
  • April 14th
    Growing flowers came naturally to the Luepke family. The grandfather of Vancouver Mayor Rudy Luepke was a florist in Berlin, and members of the family still operate an 80-year-old florist shop here.
  • April 14th
    After arriving in the United States, Kong Loy carried water to other immigrants constructing a railroad.
  • April 14th
    Few families have had more impact on Clark County than Louis and Eliza Lieser and their descendants.
  • April 14th
    Anna Leverich's major contribution to her city was donation of a park that still carries her name.
  • April 14th
    Frederick W. Leadbetter was a leading Clark County figure in the wood and paper industry who founded what is now the Boise Cascade Corp. plant on west Sixth Street.
  • April 14th
    Jesse Morrison Langsdorf established his reputation as a banker, but his descendants are known mostly for their legal endeavors.
  • April 14th
    Most of Carl Landerholm's career was in education, but he is best known for his historical work.