J. A. Juleen 1914 photograph of Tulalip Indian women.  Photograph from the Everett Public Library Glass Plate Negative J-184

J. A. Juleen 1914 photograph of Tulalip Indian women. Photograph from the Everett Public Library Glass Plate Negative J-184

The Stanwood Area Historical Society H & H program for Nov 9 features the photographs of

Edson, Brady & Juleen – Three Photographers Active at Tulalip Early in the 20th Century.”
A slide presentation by David Dilgard, Everett Public Library Historian
Sunday November 9th, 2014 4:00 p.m.
Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center
27130 102nd Ave NW
Stanwood WA
The program presents photographs taken on the Tulalip Reservation by Norman S. Edson (1876-1968), Ferdinand Brady (1880-1967) and J. A. Juleen (1874-1935).
Edson was the son of a well-known Canadian landscape painter. An accomplished violinist and avid ornithologist, he learned photography from Bert Brush of Everett and often used his photos as the basis for his drawings and paintings.
Ferd Brady was based initially in Marysville and later moved to Anacortes after producing an impressive array of postcard views of Tulalip residents and buildings.
Everett photographer J. A. Juleen’s remarkable 1914 photos of tribal leader William Shelton and the Treaty Day observance at Tulalip survive as glass negatives in the collection of the Everett Public Library.  Many of our organizations have other photographs taken by Juleen throughout the County.
Take advantage of this great opportunity to learn more about Snohomish County history through the eyes of the local photographers of the day.

It is the Waltz building in Snohomish for our next meeting Monday September 29, at 10:00 AM.

Historic Snohomish, WA

New members interested in local history or genealogy are always welcome.

Waltz Building Gazebo

Libraries and museums have been creating new digital collections to provide access to their wonderful collections.  Here in the State of Washington there are several new or updated ways of viewing and sharing images, audio and video on the ever changing range of new mobile devices and in new formats.

Below are some of the new collections we should all check out again and consider how the League may provide similar services!

Past Perfect Online & databases:

Everett Public Library Digital Collections

Washington State Historical Society

Museum of History and Industry which is one of University of Washington Digital Collections

Washington Rural Heritage – Digital collections of Washington State communities including Sedro Woolley, Clear Lake in Skagit County.

Sno-Isle Libraries
To search – Click the catalog search link, switch to the Advanced search option and limit your search by Digital Collections.
To browse – See the “Ebooks and more” tab for the Historical Photo Archive.
So far, the collection features Snohomish Historical Society, Everett Herald photos, Darrington, Edmonds and Langley.

Digital Public Library of America

Library of Congress Digital Collections: Photographs, newspapers, and oral histories

Digital Archives of Washington State : This collection keeps growing as more and more content is digitized from State Archive records.

Hub History, Burlington Washington


Mission of the League of Snohomish County Heritage OrganizationsThe League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations quarterly meeting
will be held
Friday morning June 13th at 10 am til about noon

The location is the Hibulb Cultural Center Library. (From I-5 take exit 199
Marine Drive NE in Marysville.
Go west approximately 0.5 miles, then turn left on 23rd Avenue NE

We will be deciding a date for the Malstrom Award Luncheon
and whether the Heritage Day should be held next year.

If you have items for the agenda let me know.

(I realize this happens to be right after the Everett Museum annual
meeting event and Margaret’s program. But please come if you can anyway.)

Thanks to Lita Sheldon and Meg Engelter for arranging this. Thank to the
Hibulb Cultural Center for allowing us to meet in their wonderful library.

Karen Prasse
Vice President, League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations

There were two categories of the Malstrom Award this year.

The Book category award was received by the posthumously published Tulalip from my heart Harriet Dover SheltonTulalip: From My Heart, An Autobiographical Account of a Reservation Community by Harriette Shelton Dover, edited by Darleen Fitzpatrick, foreword by Wayne Williams.
The award was accepted for Harriette by the editor and friend, Darleen Fitzpatrick.

Dover lived from 1904 to 1991, her life spanning nearly all of the 20th century. What Harriette has written about in this book is a story much larger than her own life, bringing together her knowledge from published histories and the teachings and memories of her tribal elders. She also tells her own experiences attending the cruel and punitive Tulalip Indian Boarding School, raising a family on the reservation, work and tribal politics, fishing rights and establishing a solid economy for Tulalips. She also reached back in time, through stories told by her elders, to the 1855 Point Elliott Treaty signing, then moves forward to modern-day Tulalip. Teacher, anthropologist, author, collaborator and friend Darleen Fitzpatrick served as editor of the book which was published by the University of Washington Press in 2013.

buffalo_bill_logo_malstrom2013In the Projects category, the award was received by Cameron Johnson of the Everett Public Library for Buffalo Bill in the City of Smokestacks: The Wild West’s 1908 Everett appearance (a podcast audio drama with accompanying text and photos). Everett Public Library: Producer, Audio Engineer and Narrator Cameron Johnson; Voice Actors Van Ramsey, Eileen Simmons, Andrea Wallis, Ronald Averill, Lisa Labovitch, David Dilgard and Zac Matthews; Consultants David Dilgard (historical research) and Laura McCarty (audio engineer). The Buffalo Bill podcast was posted on the library website Sept. 22, 2013, the 105th anniversary of Buffalo Bill’s appearance in Everett.

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