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  • Carter, Alice Armeda Parker; Parker, Armeda Jane (UNKNOWN, 1878-04-28)
    2 - Belvidier. Stopping over here our mule was so lame. It rained some and blew our tent almost over today. We had to abandon it and all got a bath. There are two families who just drove into town and intended to go to ...
  • MacMurray, J. W., Major (UNKNOWN, 1886-01-19)
    "Many of the Yakimas, who are a congeries of tribes or people nearly allied in language, and quite so in customs and habits (and in religious fancies, as a rule), are quite civilzed, and are professed Christians. Many live ...
  • Huggins, E. L. (UNKNOWN, 1891)
    "An Indian named Smohalla, living on the Columbia, and revered by his people as a seer and prophet, has for at least ten years been quietly preaching doctrines similar to those that have caused so much excitement among the ...
  • Bailey, H. C.; Latta, Frank F. (UNKNOWN, 1902-08-12)
    "Never has such quantities of gold been acquired with so little knowledge and exertion. While a true statement of the yield of the mines was almost marvelous enough, fiction was added to complete the job. The whole world ...
  • Bailey, H. C.; Latta, Frank F. (UNKNOWN, 1902-09-20)
    "The presidential election of 1860 found three tickets in the field and politics in a general muddle. For years there had been two wings in the democratic party. The northern under the leadership of Broderic, a brave able ...
  • Cameron, Frank (UNPUBLISHED, 1905)
    A summary of the history and contributions of OMI missionaries during the territorial period of Washington State history.
  • Bailey, H. C.; Latta, Frank F. (UNKNOWN, 1910-01-26)
    "In writing along this line, I use the pronoun we to induce two. If ever two souls struggled toward one common point disregarding all else allowing nothing to intervene or for a moment from that point toward which all the ...
  • Mann, Louis (UNKNOWN, 1912-01)
    "I will tell you my story of the Yakima war; which started in the Selah. ( ) Selah is an Indian name and applies to the spot along the rail road crossing above the Selah Cap. I do not know its meaning. At this time, I, ...
  • Parker, Alice Armeda Parker; Parker, Armeda Jane (UNKNOWN, 1918)
    "26 - On our road at 6 this morning. Very warm too. Some mules are behind and the man has not caught us yet. Nine wagons are waiting; that cuts our train down. Noon. The teams came up with others, making forty wagons. No ...
  • Parker, Armeda Jane; Parker, Alice Armeda Parker (UNKNOWN, 1918)
    "16 - Waiting over for those folks who have the sick boy. Nearly all of the wagons went on early this morning, eager to reach Kelton to cross with a train there which is waiting for more wagons. We may be left to go alone ...
  • Brown, Arthur W. (unpublished, 1921)
    "Friday 8 Made stone fence on the hill. Went over the river in the boat. Quite cool. Saturday 9 Left for camplife about noon. When we arrived made arrangements for the night. It is my first night in camp. It is not home. ...
  • Brown, Robert W. (unpublished typescript, 1921)
    "Thursday 3 Gathered without trouble, found an stray which I drove back. We traveled about 14 miles and camped in Kitatache valley. I shod a horse in the vening. During last night we had a heavy thunder storm and it has ...
  • Brown, Arthur W. (UNKNOWN, 1921)
    "Monday 16 During the night the wind blew and the rain fell but this morning all is right again. After choreing around the barn I hitched up the oxen and went to hauling rocks for the fence which business I followed all ...
  • Brown, Arthur W. (UNKNOWN, 1921)
    "Monday 16 Went up the river to the mouth of the Atanum (Ahtanum). Crossed and went down to Parkers and crossed back. Bought some berries of an Indian. Tuesday 17 Helped raise a house for Battees Harris. Took dinner with ...
  • Bailey, H. C.; Latta, Frank F. (UNKNOWN, 1930)
    "Moffit & Co. got a permit from the government to coin gold. Their coinage was confined to 10 and 20 cents and were stamped 'Moffit & Co.' We had all kinds of dublooms and smaller South and Central American coins. Of the ...
  • Lerwill, Leonard (UNKNOWN, 1930)
    "Charles Green, a resident of London, did for balloons what Ford did for automobiles. He made them cheap. It was in 1814 that he discovered coal gas would do equally as well as the more expensive hydrogen. An artist with ...
  • Lerwill, Leonard (UNKNOWN, 1930)
    "'I wish I could float up like the smoke,' she said as she placed her hand on his arm. 'I would rather fly like the eagle,' he replied without taking his eyes off the bird. That was the beginning of two schools of aeronautics. ...
  • Bailey, H. C.; Latta, Frank F. (UNKNOWN, 1931)
    "There were two prime factors in the settlement of California that n a large measure were lacking east of the Rockies. First, the experience of two or three years in the mines and a fair amount of cash, and ample opportunities ...
  • Bailey, H. C.; Latta, Frank F. (UNKNOWN, 1931)
    "The law adopted by mining districts were made legal by the legislature and court decisions. A mining district was first advertised with certain boundaries, an election called, and if a majority voted yea, a committee was ...
  • Bailey, H. C.; Latta, Frank F. (UNKNOWN, 1931)
    "The squatter wars of California like all other California products was peculiar and differed in many respects from eastern squatterism. In California it had no individuality, but was a community of settlers or squatters ...

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