• Two unknown children, ca. 1880

    Two unknown children, ca. 1880

    Identifier: spl_lj_028

    Date: 1880?

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  • Native American baskets in home of Mabel Thompson, ca. 1900

    Native American baskets in home of Mabel Thompson, ca. 1900

    Denny, Orion O., 1853-1916

    Transcribed from back of photograph: "Part of Mabel's collection of Indian baskets. A corner in her room - photo by O.O.W. Denny. Mabel Thompson in Seattle." In the 1900 census, H.G. and Mabel Thompson are listed at 1108 Seneca St. (later 1204 Boren), the same address as Orion Denny. Mabel was the daughter of Orion Denny and Eva Flowers Coulter (who he married in 1874 and divorced a few years later). Mabel married Howard G. Thompson in 1894.

    Identifier: spl_lj_060

    Date: 1890?

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  • Narcissa Latimer letter to Alexander Latimer, September 19, 1869

    Narcissa Latimer letter to Alexander Latimer, September 19, 1869

    Denny, Narcissa Latimer, 1851-1900

    Narcissa Leonora (Nora) Latimer Denny was the daughter of Alexander and Sarah Latimer. She had four sisters: Eliza Alice Latimer Fowler (1856-1934), Harriet Ellen Latimer Stephens (1859-1938), Clara Latimer Bickford (1861-1934), and Emma Chesney Latimer Reynolds (1864-1946). Narcissa married Orion Denny on April 1, 1889. The letter is addressed to her father, Alexander, and discusses her schooling, desire to take vocal classes and other family matters. The letter is written from Macomb, Illinois.

    Identifier: spl_lj_007

    Date: 1869-09-19

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  • Unknown girl, ca. 1865

    Unknown girl, ca. 1865

    Tintype portrait of unidentified young girl.

    Identifier: spl_lj_016

    Date: 1865?

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  • "Monterey" gunboat in Port Orchard dry dock, ca. 1896

    "Monterey" gunboat in Port Orchard dry dock, ca. 1896

    Transcribed from back of photograph: "A near view of the gunboat Monterey in the dry dock at Port Orchard, 10 miles from Seattle on opposite side of Puget Sound. This is taken looking toward the stern of the boat." The Port Orchard Dry Dock mentioned in the caption is likely the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.

    Identifier: spl_lj_061

    Date: 1896?

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  • Unknown man in Abington, Illinois, 1879

    Unknown man in Abington, Illinois, 1879

    Smith, C.H.

    Photograph taken by C.H. Smith in Abingdon, Illinois.

    Identifier: spl_lj_033

    Date: 1879

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  • Emma Chesney Latimer Reynolds, ca. 1880

    Emma Chesney Latimer Reynolds, ca. 1880

    Emma Chesney Latimer Reynolds was the daughter of Alexander and Sarah Latimer and sister to Narcissa Latimer. Emma married Charles Reynolds in 1886 in Minnesota.

    Identifier: spl_lj_020

    Date: 1880?

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  • Florence Wiltsie, Alice Fowler and Anita at Money Creek Park, 1920

    Florence Wiltsie, Alice Fowler and Anita at Money Creek Park, 1920

    Transcribed from photograph: "1920. Florence Wiltsie, Alice Fowler and Anita at Money Creek Park on Miller River, near Seattle." Eliza Alice Latimer Fowler was the sister of Narcissa Latimer Denny. Her daughter, Alice Anita Fowler, was born in 1890. The identity of the child in the photograph is unknown.

    Identifier: spl_lj_066

    Date: 1920

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  • Narcissa, Alice, Hattie, Clara and Emma Latimer, ca. 1880

    Narcissa, Alice, Hattie, Clara and Emma Latimer, ca. 1880

    Narcissa Latimer Denny was the daughter of Alexander and Sarah Latimer. She had four sisters: Eliza Alice Latimer Fowler (1856-1934), Harriet Ellen Latimer Stephens (1859-1938), Clara Latimer Bickford (1861-1934), and Emma Chesney Latimer Reynolds (1864-1946). The three women standing in the back are Emma, Narcissa and Clara. The two women sitting are Alice and Hattie.

    Identifier: spl_lj_044

    Date: 1880?

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  • Unknown woman in Galesburg, Illinois, ca. 1880

    Unknown woman in Galesburg, Illinois, ca. 1880

    Harrison, Thomas

    Photograph taken by Thomas Harrison in Galesburg, Illinois.

    Identifier: spl_lj_034

    Date: 1880?

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