Yakima Memory

Yakima Valley Libraries

Yakima Valley Libraries


Sub-communities within this community

Collections in this community

Recent Submissions

  • Anonymous (unknown, 1950)
    Southwest corner of 4th Street and A, Yakima Washington.
  • Black, Elizabeth (previously unpublished, 1950)
    A view of the interior of the Carnegie Library, circa 1950. "Carol's Library" inscribed on back in ink.
  • author unknown (Yakima Herald, 1961)
    The mezzanine floor of the Central Washington Fair's agriculture building is to be remodeled for 4-H displays. Grange displays will still be arranged around the perimeter of the main floor.
  • author unknown (Yakima Republic, 1967)
    A photo of the 1904 fair from the Frank Lanterman collection of old photographs.
  • author unknown (Yakima Republic, 1967)
    A photo of the 1904 fair from the Frank Lanterman collection of old photographs.
  • Martin, Molly (Yakima Herald-Republic, 1970)
    Unlikely competitors win blue ribbons"baking and home arts at the fair.
  • Watson, Halsey R. (Yakima Herald-Republic, 2003)
    A retrospective of the 1913 Washington State Fair that was held"North Yakima, Washington.
  • Churchill, Sam (Yakima Republic, 1967)
    Dedicated people, planning and plenty of work have made the Central Washington Fair one of only two fairs"Washington State that are both solvent and successful.
  • author unknown (Central Washington Fair Association, 1950)
    1950 Schedule of events and displays at the fairgrounds. This 96 page booklet"cludes advertisments that feature local sponsors and service providers.
  • Hinman, Hap (Yakima Herald-Republic, 1973)
    A picture of the grandstand at Central Washington Fair as it appeared"1883.
  • author unknown (Yakima Herald-Republic, 1972)
    Retiring fair manager J. Hugh King is remembered as a dynamic leader and showman.
  • author unknown (Yakima Sunday Herald, 1955)
    A series of photos illustrating the work done by division superintendents, identifying Mrs. Frank Shields, Mrs. Loyd J Sherry, Mrs. Edgar Asbury, Mrs. Ruth Lamson, Mr. Frank Riches, and Mr. Harold Adams.
  • author unknown (Yakima Herald, 1961)
    A 3-foot model of the N.S. Savannah, the nation's first nuclear-propelled merchant ship, will be but one of several displays of Atoms"Action.
  • author unknown (Yakima Herald-Republic,, 4/21/1973)
    New fair manager Greg Stewart announced changes made at the Central Washington Fairgrounds.
  • author unknown (Yakima Herald-Republic, 1973)
    The Central Washington Fair Association is pressing for tax relief.
  • author unknown (Yakima Sunday Herald, 1955)
    A full page PSA praising the fair with all the optimisim and style of the 1950's.
  • Smith, A. M. (U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, 1937)
    Map of Lands opened for entry subject to public notice No. 10.
  • Rosendorn, P. A. (United States, Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, 1940)
    PDF of a map of Sunnyside, Prosser, Grandview, and Outlook Irrigation Districts.
  • US Bureau of Reclamation (Department of the Interior, GPO, 1943)
    Map of the areas irrigated by the Columbia Basin Project. System equipment and waterways are identified.
  • U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (United States Dept. of Interior, 1939)
    This 30 page booklet of the development of irrigation districts in the Yakima Basin includes maps and illustrations.

View more