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Lester R. Armstrong Photographs

Description

The Lester R. Armstrong Photographs collection consists of photographic negatives and includes portraits, family events and scenes of rural, city, work, college and civic life. It includes images from the Walla Walla U.S.O. and McCaw Hospital of wartime activities. There are circus, fair, parade and festival scenes and landscapes and seascapes from Washington, Oregon and California. Commercial work provides a view of the businesses, agriculture and community organizations of the area. These photographs are a selection from the overall collection.

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Creator (cre): Armstrong Photos
Date
circa 1950
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Photograph of a man standing in front of a Bur-Bee delivery truck stopped outside of a car dealership. The truck has a banner over the company name on the side that reads "Confections, fountain supplies, speciality goods, cigars, tobacco." The company slogan beneath the name and banner is "At your Service." The driver's door has a logo for a brand named "White Owl," featuring an owl perched on a cigar.

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Creator (cre): Armstrong Photos
Date
circa 1945
Description

Photograph of the McCaw Hospital's main entrance, which was a hospital that served enlisted men during World War Two. A man in uniform is leaning on and talking to someone inside the guardhouse to the right. Four cars are parked in the parking lot.