Washington History Museum, Tacoma Photos

The Washington History Museum, Tacoma, traces the history of the state's native Americans, settlers who came via the Oregon Trail, various natural resource industries, labor movements, WW II & other milestones. It is housed in an arcaded building (1996) by Charles Moore & Arthur Andersson on the renewed Pacific Avenue near the restored Tacoma Union Station & Tacoma's Glass Museum.

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Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Washington State History Museum with arches against hills of Tacoma. Tacoma, WA.Entrance arch of Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Arches of Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.
Washington State History Museum (1996) (1911 Pacific Ave.). Tacoma, WA. Architect: Charles Moore & Arthur Andersson.Washington State History Museum with arches against hills of Tacoma. Tacoma, WA.Entrance arch of Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Arches of Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.
SoundTransit streetcar passes Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Interior structure of Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Nisqually/Yakima Indian coiled cooking basket by Mrs. Henry Marrin at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Salish tribal Indian coiled cooking baskets at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.
SoundTransit streetcar passes Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Interior structure of Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Nisqually/Yakima Indian coiled cooking basket (c1900) by Mrs. Henry Marrin at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Salish tribal Indian coiled cooking baskets at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.
Stoneware crock by Inland Empire Pottery Company of Spokane at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Diorama of early frontier store at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Yakima fruit shipping labels & souvenir plates at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Evaporated apples shipping label from pioneer Yakima at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.
Stoneware crock (c1920) by Inland Empire Pottery Company of Spokane at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Diorama of early frontier store at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Yakima fruit shipping labels & souvenir plates (early 20th C) at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Evaporated apples shipping label from pioneer Yakima at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.
Historic salmon canning labels at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Historic salmon canning labels at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Fish butchering machine for salmon cannery at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Wood products exhibit at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.
Historic salmon canning labels (1900-30) at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Historic salmon canning labels (1900-30) at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Fish butchering machine for salmon cannery at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Wood products exhibit at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.
Northern Pacific exhibit at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Carbide lamp & miner's cap at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.I.W.W. union stickers at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.I.W.W. union membership booklet at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.
Northern Pacific exhibit at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Carbide lamp (c1915) & miner's cap (c1895) at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.I.W.W. (Wobbly) union stickers (1915-40) at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.I.W.W. (Industrial Workers of the World) union membership booklet at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.
Government run Loyal Legion of Loggers & Lumbermen union buttons at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Various union buttons at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Graphic of union violence during factional fights of AFL & CIO by R.D. Gunther at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Representation of WW II aircraft factory at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.
Government run Loyal Legion of Loggers & Lumbermen (LLLL) union buttons (WW II) at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Various union buttons (1904-43) at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Graphic of union violence during factional fights of AFL & CIO (1930s) by R.D. Gunther at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Representation of WW II aircraft factory at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.
Victory Gardens pamphlet by State College of Washington at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Model railway with Washington scenery at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.

Victory Gardens pamphlet (1943) by State College of Washington at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.Model railway with Washington scenery at Washington State History Museum. Tacoma, WA.


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