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Item"The $1.80 is the total...I assume you will be called upon to pay...in any lump sum accounting.... I do not know all the workings of the government."(UNPUBLISHED, 1960-01-05) Relander, ClickRelander is paying Helen Lennie her wages. He says how sorry he is to have lost her as his employee but wishes her success in her new job. Item1949 in Yakima Valley (part 2).(UNPUBLISHED, 1955) Relander, Click"March 21: Whether the 75 outdoor electrical workers of the Benton and Franklin county public utility districts will carry out their strike threat today or defer action until Thursday is being considered todah by the union at Prosser." Item1949 in Yakima Valley (part 3).(UNPUBLISHED, 1955) Relander, Click"Congressional okay for 30,000 additional irrigated acres on the Yakima Indian reservation asked in bill introduced by Rep. Hal Holmes. One lone voter registered disapproval of two new contracts approved by water users of Prosser Irrigation district at election last Saturday. 37 affirmative votes." Item1949 in Yakima Valley (part 4).(UNPUBLISHED, 1955) Relander, C"September 2: Toll charges on telephone falls either way between Yakima and Selah will become effective at 12:01 next Tuesday under order issued by state public service commission. Conquering heroes will come home tomorrow morning, early. Yakima clinched the WI league pennant last night when Bill Bradford tossed a three-hitter at the Indians, the 5-0 decision erased last hope of runner up Vancouver's catching the Bears who hold 7 1-2 game bulge with six to go. Yakima swelters in September heat wave, 95." Item1949 in Yakima Valley.(UNPUBLISHED, 1955) Relander, Click"A numbing cold wave a year ago today could not stall the pageant of life and Yakima and the valley quickly warmed to the tempo of community enterprise. It was tempered only by tragedy or death as 1949 paraded by. Slides formed by a 144-inch smowpack nearly closed Snoqualmie pass. The extended storm pelted down snow faster than it could be moved and provoked a debate among Yakima city officials on snow clearance responsibility--January 6--cut heavily into Northwest electric generating capacity, January 4, as the mercury sagged and brought appeals for conservation of electricity." Item1949-1950 in Yakima Valley (part 5).(UNPUBLISHED, 1955) Relander, Click"Even 50 years ago Yakima county was regarded as one of the largest and most important divisions in the state and irrigation was the reason. Private initiative and enterprise of the hard-working old-timers started the development by putting through canals which brought water to the sage-brush lands and converted them into rich acreages." Item1955 Membership of the Washington State Reclamation Association.(UNPUBLISHED, 1955) Relander, ClickNot uploaded due to personal information contained within. Available in person, by appointment. Item1960 Pacific Northwest International Writers Conference.(UNPUBLISHED, 1960) Hardy, Warren; LeFever, Bonnie"Dear Writer: Everybody has a story! That's the theme of the 1960 Writers Conference. The program has been shaped to help YOU write YOURS." The enclosure has a list of different genres, for the recipient to mark their interest in and return, for program planning. Item"1st graph, 'authorized' by the Yakima Indian Nation would mean a vote by the entire tribe, a plebicite."(UNPUBLISHED, 1963-02-18) Relander, ClickRelander clarifies two points after receiving a letter from Charles E. Minton, executive director of the Commission on Indian Affairs, regarding Yakima Indian Nation affairs. Item3 letters from Ross R. Cotroneo.(UNPUBLISHED, 1962-03-20) Cotroneo, Ross R."The work which I have completed at this point deals basically with the early history of the road in a broad scope, the growth of government regulation of railroads to the year 1940, and the involvement of the N. P. with Federal regulation during the period 1920 to 1940." Item50th anniversary celebration of the explosives department of E. I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co., Inc.(UNPUBLISHED, 1959-08-17) Du Pont, E. I.; Collins, G. W.Includes a news release. "The booming economic growth and development of the Pacific Northwest area over the past 50 years has drawn its strength from many sources including a small but highly productive commercial explosives plant at Du Pont, Washington, 15 miles south of Tacoma on the shore of Puget Sound." Item6 folders of documents to and by Virginia (Derby) Relander.(1968) Relander, VirginiaNot digitized, due to date (1960's) and content. Contains a folder of correspondence to and from the Hattie M. Strong Foundation regarding her college loan, a folder of correspondence with the IRS, a folder of balances of her Hattie M. Strong Foundation loan, a folder of receipts for college supplies, a folder with a copy of her application to the Hattie M. Strong foundation, and a folder with reports written by her on the Yakima people. Documents are viewable in person, by appointment. Item60 people attended the Local Historical Society Conference.(UNPUBLISHED, 1967-10-03) Le Roy, BruceIncludes an enclosed copy of the program of the conference, held at Shelbanks., but the referred to enclosed newspaper report is not in the collection. Item64th annual meeting of the Washington State Historical Society.(UNPUBLISHED, 1955-04-30) Unknown"Annual meeting theme: 1805 - Lewis and Clark Sesqui-Centennial - 1955." Information given about the Lewis and Clark Expedition and the program of events. Item8 boxes of research notebooks.(UNPUBLISHED, 1960) Relander, Click8 document boxes of handwritten research notes. This material is not digitized, but is available for onsite examination (by appointment.) Relander's note-taking style and handwriting falls somewhere between illegible and cryptic. Topics include: (Box 32) Address books, aeronautics, art, authorship (outlines, syllabi, etc.) (Box 33) authorship (phrasebooks, spelling and word check manuals) (Box 34) diaries, gardening, Grant Co., P. U. D., Hill, Samuel, historiography (Box 35) Indians of North America (government, legends, names, pacific northwest, social life and customs), microfilm (Box 36) museums, geographical names, Pacific Northwest (biography) (Box 37) Pacific Northwest (history, military) (Box 38) Pencil drawing, Shahaptian languages, Nipo Strongheart collection U. S. history (Civil war sources, general sources) Wanapum Indians, pacific northwest water resources development, the west (history) (Box 39) Yakima Indians (history and tribal government), and miscellany. Item"...'The 9th Infantry is scheduled for Gyroscope to Alaska in July 1956 and consequently will not be physically present to take part in the ceremony...."(UNPUBLISHED, 1956-01-22) Relander, ClickAfter receiving a response back from the 9th Infantry at Fort Lewis, Relander lets George M. Martin, secretary for the Fort Simcoe at Mool Mool Restoration Society, know that they are going to be gone to Alaska, but a recommendation has been made to make an officer to the 9th available to represent them. Item"...The 9th Infantry will be in Alaska for maneuvers and if represented, will be by token representation only."(UNPUBLISHED, 1956-01-23) Relander, ClickRelander updates Albert Culverwell, with the State Parks and Recreation Commission, on how plans are proceeding for a Fort Simcoe centennial celebration, before asking for cost estimates for buildings like are used on state parks, but made for living in.