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ItemNews release: Yakima Chamber of Commerce.(UNPUBLISHED, 1944-02-04) Baer, Geo. C."Recognizing your interest in the production record of the Yakima Valley for 1943, you will be interested to know that the value of the production for that year totaled $84,337,714 establishing an all time record. The area comprises Yakima, Kittitas and Benton Counties and the estimate, much of which is from private sources, is considered conservative in every respect." Third sheet is missing. Fourth sheet has the annotation at bottom, "page 3 lifted." ItemRequest for information concerning the status of the Klickitat Project.(UNPUBLISHED, 12/14/1944) Baer, Geo. C."It was our understanding that the Klickitat Project was on the postwar construction list, but we are anxious to determine just what position it holds in that respect." ItemSelection of J. J. Bartholet's book on Fort Simcoe.(1943-06-21) Baer, Geo. C.; Bartholet, Suzanne"Fort Simcoe, situated in the central part of Washington State, on the Yakima Indian Reservation, was established by Major Robert Selden Garnett of Virginia in 1856, as a protection for the white settlers against Indian depredations. The Fort was named for Maj. Gen. John Graves Simcoe, British officer, and Lieut. Governor of Ontario. Why Fort Simcoe was named for the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario is not clear."