Vashon-Maury Island: Images of America Index

 

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affordable housing, 114, 115, 118. see also houses & housing

Agren, Harold, 84

agriculture. see farming

AHOPE for Children, 120

Air Defense Battery C, 93

Al's Service, 78

American Legion, 68

Anderson, Ruth, 109

Anway, Loren, 27

Aquarium, 41

archeological digs, 50, 124

arsenic, 102

Art Studio Tour, 96

arts & literature

Carey, Roland, 97

community role, 85, 107

Edson, Norman, 35, 58, 70

Garner, Clarence, 96

Hill, Abby Williams, 13

MacDonald, Betty, 9, 47, 97

newspapers, 30, 53, 81, 87, 97, 101

 

 

Shotridge, Israel, 124

Silverwood Gallery, 68

studio tours, 96

Tabor, Jac, 105

Tillicum Village, 106

Van Olinda, Oliver Scott, 14, 28, 51, 53, 97

Vashon Allied Arts, 68, 120

Vashon town, 105

ASARCO smelter, 102

Assembly Point, 12

Audubon, 116

Austrian-Americans, 30

authors. see arts & literature, and by name

automobiles. see also roads

Cove, 62

dealerships, 63, 64

gas stations, 78

McMurray, Frederick, 63

Model T, 42

ownership rates, 104

roads, 29, 76

Rural Free Delivery (mail), 41, 49

 

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 B

Bacchus, Augustus, 78

Bacchus, Donald, 83, 84

Bacchus, Douglas ("Ladd"), 83

Bacchus, Sidney, 83

Bacchus, Thomas, 83, 84

Bacchus Lumber, 78

Bailey, Roy, 82

Bain, Dick, 109

Baker, James, 15

ballet, 120

banks, 29, 104, 105

Baptist churches, 46, 64

Barden, Paul, 109

barreling plant, 34

baseball, 104

bathhouse, 66

Baunsgard, Anton, 48

Baunsgard, Margaret, 48

Baunsgard, Maurice, 48

Beach Tavern, 78

Beachcomber newspaper, 101

Beall, Ferguson (Fergie), 55

Beall, Tom, 55

Beall, Tom Jr., 123

Beall greenhouses, 55, 86, 106, 123

berries. see farming

Berry, Frank, 20

Beymer, Bill, 93

Bibbins, Frank, 21

Bicycle Tree, 107, 117

Billingsley, Paul, 80, 91

Biloxi Road, 33

birds, 96

Black Ball Line, 59, 91. see also ferries & mosquito fleet

Blackburn, Carrie, 25

Blackburn, Hattie, 25

Blackburn, Jerusha, 25

Blackburn, John T., 25

 

 

Blackburn, Lester, 25

Blake Island, 106

Bleeker Brickyard, 19

Blockhouse Museum, 106

boats. see ferries & mosquito fleet

Boldt Decision (1974), 106

The Bone Factory, 122

boosterism, 29

Breathed, Berkeley, 117

brickyards, 19, 21, 32, 45, 123

bridges, 60, 85, 92, 113

Bridges, Matthew, 18

British Columbia First People, 79

Bud's Garage, 78

bumper stickers, 119

Burton. see also Quartermaster Harbor

Bleeker Brickyard, 19

Blockhouse Museum, 106

Burton Hill, 40

Burton Peninsula, 93, 124

Burton Trading Co., 48

Camp Burton, 72

churches, 46, 70

festivals & fairs, 43

fires, 77

Hands Across Time excavation project, 50, 124

post offices, 41

roads, 42, 62

schools, 23, 39, 61, 85, 94, 111

S'Homamish, 12, 13

skate park, 94

stores, 48, 51

Vashon Island Report (1952), 102

Vashon Island Report (1954), 104

Vashon Island Women's Club, 68

Vashon-Maury Health Services Center, 121

as water-based community, 17

Whitfield, Ethel, 60

Burton, 36

buses, 64, 103, 113

 

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C

cabins. see resorts

Camp Burton, 72

Camp Sealth, 41, 71, 72

Campfire Girls, 71

Camulos Club, 68

canning plants, 35

canoes, 12, 28

Canwell, Albert, 93

Carey, Roland, 97

Catholic churches, 111

Cedarhurst, 41, 88

cemeteries, 66, 79

Center

jail, 66

roads, 42, 62

schools, 23, 27, 38, 61, 85

stores, 27, 51

Van Olinda, Oliver Scott, 53

Vashon Island Report (1952), 102

Vashon Island Report (1954), 104

Zarth's Willys-Knight and Whippet garage, 64

Chamber of Commerce, 99

Charter House, 118

Chautauqua, 23, 41. see also Ellisport

Chautauqua assemblies, 17, 26, 44, 71

Chautauqua Elementary School, 95, 111

Chetzmoka, 60

Chinese-Americans, 17

chorale, 120

Christensen, Margaret Baunsgard, 48

Christensen, Nels, 36, 48

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon), 46

Churches

Baptist, 46, 64

Burton, 70

Catholic, 111

Center, 27

community, 17, 30

Cove, 46

Episcopal, 49

Lutheran, 125

Methodist church, 25, 46, 47

Presbyterian church, 47, 68

Vashon Island Ministerial Association, 98

Civic Assembly, 102

Civil Defense, 80

Clark, William, 48

climate, 9, 11

clubs. see social life & organizations

Coast Salish S'Homamish. see S'Homamish

Cold War, 85, 93

Columbia School, 23, 66

 

 

Colvos, 30, 41, 46

Colvos Passage, 16

Community Council, 51, 102, 114

Community identity. see also churches; schools

agriculture, 34, 51

and Bicycle Tree, 117

changes, 7, 51, 62, 64, 107

Croatian-Americans, 30, 111

cultural & ethnic diversity, 7, 30, 31, 118

development vs. preservation, 115

as islanders, 7, 51, 85, 107, 119

Japanese-Americans, 73, 81, 87

McCormick Round the Island hike, 52

politics, 7, 65

post World War II, 85

roads, 62

social activism, 7, 118–120

and unified school district, 111

Van Olinda, Oliver Scott, 53

water-based, 7, 17, 29, 30–31, 51, 62, 64, 107

World War II, 84

Community Plan, 114

community theatre, 120

commuters, 7, 85, 104, 107, 112, 113

comprehensive plans, 102

Concordia, 60

Conservation, environmental

development vs. preservation, 7, 107

Land Trust, 116

laws & legislation, 102, 109, 114, 115

Operation Jigsaw, 102

Preserve Our Islands, 110

Constantine, Dow, 116

Corbin Beach, 33

counter-culture. see hippies

Country Store, 122

Cove

Bridges, Matthew, 18

churches, 46

Columbia School, 23, 66

commuters, 104

post office, 41

Renouf farm, 62

Rindal store, 30

as water-based community, 17

Cove Motel, 72

Cove Road, 32

Covey, George, 34

Covey, Verne, 34

Creed of the Japanese-American, 73

Critical Areas Ordinance (1994; 2004), 114, 115

Croatian-Americans, 30, 111

Cummings, Amos, 41

 

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D

Daily, 30

Dairy Queen, 105

Daughters of the American Revolution, 68

David, Hyacinth, 106

David, Winnefred, 106

Dawes Act (1887), 28

Defiance, 22, 36

Democratic Club, 68

deportation. see internments

depression, agricultural, 20, 51, 54, 65, 72, 75

DeVries, Tom, 116

Dilworth, Richard, 27

Dilworth Point, 26

discrimination, ethnic, 7, 17, 29, 51. see also internments

disease, and S'Homamish, 14

 

 

District 19 water, 74, 76

Dockton. see also Quartermaster Harbor

churches, 46

commuters, 104

Croatian-Americans, 30, 111

fishing, 35, 45, 89

Hake, Harley, 54

Plancich, Lucas, 57

post office, 41

roads, 42, 62

shipyards & drydocks, 29, 45, 56

Umatilla, 57

Vashon-Maury Park, 66

as water-based community, 17, 29

Docton Hotel, 77

doctors, 63, 95

Drama Dock, 120

 

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E

Eagles Aerie, 98

earthquakes, 10

Edson, Norman, 35, 58, 70

Eernisse Apartments, 118

elected officials, 25

elections, 7, 65, 76, 77, 80

electricity, 29, 74

Ellisport. see also Chautauqua

Chautauqua assemblies, 17, 26, 44, 71

commuters, 104

dock, 55

Fuller, George, 27

KVI radio, 75

Madrone Inn, 72

Newcom, Charles, 34

 

 

 

post office, 41

S'Homamish, 12

Steen Mill, 32, 56

water supply, 74

as water-based community, 17, 30–31

Elwha, 59, 60

England & Petersen, 75

environment. see conservation, environmental; farmland preservation

Episcopal church, 49

Erickson, Peter, 54

European-Americans, early settlements, 17

Evangelical Lutheran Church, 125

excavation project, Burton Peninsula, 50, 124

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F

Falcon's Nest, 72

fares, ferry, 7, 51, 91, 112. see also ferries & mosquito fleet

farmers market, 105, 108

Farming

berries, 2, 20, 22, 54, 79, 86

British Columbia First People, 79

England & Petersen, 75

Erickson, Peter, 54

Goodwill Farm, 65

greenhouses, 34, 55, 86, 108, 123

Greider family, 54

harvest workers, 50, 79, 87

historic role, 7, 17, 20, 29, 51, 103, 116

Japanese-Americans, 73

Melita farm, 67

poultry, 54, 88

Renouf farm, 62

Sherman, Salmon & Eliza, 18

subscription & specialized, 107, 108

Thompson farm, 20

Vashon Heights, 2

Vashon Island Cooperative Hatchery, 88

Vashon Island Growers Association, 108

Wax Orchards, 86, 106

wineries, 54

farmland preservation, 102, 107

Ferries & mosquito fleet

Black Ball Line, 59, 91

Burton, 36

buses, 64, 113

Chetzmoka, 60

Concordia, 60

Daily, 30

Defiance, 22, 36

Dockton, 45

Elwha, 59, 60

fares, 7, 91, 112

ferry wars, 7, 36, 91

Fox Island, 60

historic role, 7, 29, 36–37, 43, 51, 64, 107

Hiyu, 112

Illahee, 91

Iola, 21, 36

Janet G., 56, 57

King County Ferry District, 91

Olivebank, 45

passenger-only, 7, 107, 112

Sophia, 21

 

 

 

Point Defiance, 37, 60

Portage, 36, 42, 49, 58, 59

Rhododendron, 112

and roads, 51

San Mateo, 60

Sentinel, 36

superferries, 112

Swan, 21

Tahlequah, 36, 37, 58, 60, 112

Tyrus, 36

Vashon, 35, 60

Vashon Heights, 36, 37, 58

Vashon Island , 37

Vashona, 56, 60

Virginia II, 48, 58

Virginia IV, 36

Virginia V, 60

Washington, 60

Washington State Ferry System, 7, 85, 91, 92, 112

West Seattle, 58

festivals & fairs, 34, 43, 44, 87, 99

films, 71, 104

Fire Department, volunteer, 77

Fire Protection District, 77

fires, 19, 29, 40, 56, 71, 77, 88

Fishing

Berry, Frank, 20

Boldt Decision (1974), 106

Dockton, 35, 45, 89

Green family, 57

historic role, 7, 17, 20, 51, 58

Janet G., 57

Kimmel, Jackie, 109

McCormick, George, 109

Plancich, Lucas, 57

Quartermaster Harbor, 20, 35, 45, 58, 89

S'Homamish, 12, 20, 28, 35

Sportsman's Club, 109

Umatilla, 57

flowers, cut, 55

food bank, 121

Forest Stewards, 116

forests, 7, 11, 53, 56, 88. see also logging & lumber

Fort Necessity farm, 18

Fox Island, 60

Free & Accepted Masons, 68

Fuller, George, 27, 32

Fuller, Hiram, 34

 

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G

Garden Club, 92, 93

Garner, Clarence, 96

gas stations, 63, 64, 78

George, Max, 106

George, Nellie, 106

Gerand, Lucy, 50, 79

Gerand, Tom, 35, 50

Glacier Mine, 33, 89, 90, 107, 110. see also Preserve Our Islands

glaciers & glaciation, 9, 11

Glen Acres, 29, 30, 41, 43, 72

Glide, 36

Gold Beach, 33, 89, 90, 103

golf course, 67

Goodwill Farm, 65

Gordon, Bob, 74

Gordon, Warren, 34

 

 

Gorsuch, Frank, 27

Grand Army of the Republic posts, 24

Grand Templars, Independent Order of, 24

Grange, 98

Granny's Attic, 121

gravel mining, 33, 89, 90, 107, 110, 119

Great Depression, 51, 65, 66, 72, 78

Green, Joe (Jr.), 57

Green, Joe (Sr.), 57

Green, Skip, 57

greenhouses, 34, 55, 86, 108, 123

Greider, Hal (Jr.), 54

Greider, Hallack, 54

Greider, Pauline, 54

Ground Observer Posts, 93

growth management, 114

Growth Management Act (1990), 114, 115

 

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H

Hake, Harley, 54

Hake Winery, 108

Halsan, Lauritz, 57

Hammersmark Landing, 48

Hands Across Time, 50, 124

Hansen, Art, 96

Hansen, Terkel, 42

Harbor Heights, 29, 43

Harbor Mercantile building, 48

Harbor School, 23, 39, 94

Hardware Store restaurant, 49

Harmeling, Elmer, 59

Harrington, Clinton, 34

Harrington, Hilen, 34

Hatch, Miles, 67

Hatch building, 48

Hermansen, Hans, 84

Hewitt, Bill, 106

High School, 39, 61

High School Hill, 33

Hill, Abby Williams, 13

hippies, 85, 99, 100

historical societies, 53, 68

 

 

History of Vashon-Maury Islands (Van Olinda), 51, 53, 97

Hiyu, 112

Hoflin, Russell, 84

Hofmeister oxen team, 19

Holtz, Jay, 116

Holtz, Rayna, 116

Horticulture Society, 34

hotels, 43, 45, 49

Houses & housing. see also Vashon HouseHold

affordable housing, 114, 115, 118

Community Plan, 114

Dilworth, Richard, 27

European-Americans, early settlements, 17

Gold Beach, 90, 103

McMansions, 72, 115

Patten's Palisades, 103

Sandy Shores, 103

S'Homamish, 12, 13

Vashon town, 105

Hubbell, Frank, 43

Hunt, Augusta, 41

 

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I

identities, ethnic, 7, 30, 31

identity, community. see community identity

Idle Hour cabin, 43

Illahee, 91

Indians. see Native Americans; S'Homamish

Ingraham, John, 84

Inland Boatman's Union, 92

Inspiration Point, 93

internments, of ethnic minorities, 17, 51, 73, 81, 124

Iola, 21, 36

Irvine, Ron, 108

Island Center Forest, 116

Island Civil Defense, 80

 

 

Island Club, 38, 69, 71, 73

Island Fair, 34

Island Home magazine, 53

Island Manor Nursing Home, 117. see also Vashon Community Care

Island Mutual Water, 74

Island Roll of Honor, 84

Island Spring, 122

Island Transit, 103

Islander News-Record newspaper, 81, 101

Isle of the Sea Breezes (Carey), 97

Islewilde, 120

 

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J

jail, 66

Janet G., 56, 57

Japanese-Americans

discrimination & internment, 29, 51, 81, 85, 87

farming, 34, 73, 81, 87

population, 7, 85, 87

Roll of Honor, 84

 

 

Jensen Point, 12, 50, 124

Jesus barn, 100

J.G. Commons, 118

jitneys, 64

Joslin, William, 90

Judd, Julia A., 23

Judd Creek, 12, 39, 94

 

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K

K2 Corporation, 101, 123

Kimmel, Jackie, 109

Kimmel's Shop-Rite Shopping Center, 105

Ki-Mo-Vi-Ro Radio Engineers & Wives Club, 75

King County, 36, 42, 102, 103, 104, 109, 114

King County Ferry District, 91

KING radio, 75

Kingsbury, Frank, 41

Kingsbury, Fred, 41

Kingsbury Beach, 12

 

 

 

KIRO radio, 75

Kirschner, Bill, 101

Kirschner Manufacturing Co., 101

Kiwanis Club, 98

Knights Templar, 68

KOMO radio, 75

Kuperberg, Joel, 116

Kuperberg, Yvonne, 116

KVI radio, 75

 

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L

Land Trust, 116

landfills, 103

Langill Landing, 53

Law, Charles, 91

Laws & legislation

Boldt Decision (1974), 106

conservation, environmental, 109

Critical Areas Ordinance (1994; 2004), 114, 115

Dawes Act (1887), 28

Growth Management Act (1990), 114, 115

limiting Japanese land ownership, 29

minimum wage, 87

no-strike, 92

Open Space Initiative (1979), 102

Washington-Japanese Land Act (1921), 73

levies, school, 94, 95

library, 38, 68, 97

lighthouse, Point Robinson, 22

Lisabeula, 17, 41, 48, 61

Lisabeula Park, 109

 

 

Lisabeula resort, 72

Lisabeula school, 61

literature. see arts & literature

Little League baseball, 104

Logging & lumber

Bacchus Lumber, 78

Cedarhurst, 88

England & Petersen, 75

forest fires, 77

historic role, 7, 17, 29, 51, 96, 123

Hofmeister oxen team, 19

Quartermaster Harbor, 45

Steen, Hilmar, 32

Steen Mill, 32, 56

Lost Lake, 10

Luana Beach, 43

Luana Beach Resort, 72

lumber. see logging & lumber

Luseata Beach, 41

Lutheran churches, 125

 

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M

MacDonald, Betty, 9, 47, 97

Madrone Inn, 72

magazine exchange, 68

Magnolia Beach, 30, 41, 42, 43, 72, 74

mail. see post offices

Manzanita, 12, 72

maps, 2, 10–12

marine highways, 37. see also ferries

Marjesira Inn, 72

Marshall, Robert, 84

Martinolich shipyard, 56

Masonic Hall, 49

Matsuda, Yoneichi, 87

Maury, William, 16, 41

Maury Island Aquatic Reserve, 33, 110

Maury Regional Marine Park, 89

McCormick, George, 51, 52, 78, 91, 109

McCormick Round the Island hike, 51, 52

McKinstry, John, 84

McLean, John, 27

McMansions, 72, 115

McMurray, Frederick, 63, 95

 

 

McMurray Middle School, 63, 94, 95, 111, 124

McQuade, Robert, 84

Melita farm, 67

Methodist church, 25, 46, 47

Metro bus service, 113

Miles Hatch building, 48

Mileta, 23

Miller, John, 84

mills, lumber. see logging & lumber

mining, 7, 17, 32, 51, 89, 90, 107, 110

Moe, Einar, 84

Monument Road, 68

Morgan Hill, 38

mosquito fleet. see ferries & mosquito fleet

Mount Rainier, 70, 93

Mrs. Piggle Wiggle (MacDonald), 97

Mukai, Denichiro (D.B.), 34

Mukai, Kuni, 73

Mukai, Milton, 87

Mukai Commons, 118

Mukai Gardens, 73

museums, 84, 106, 125

Mutual Water, 74

 

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Native Americans, 50, 79, 106, 124. see also S'Homamish

Neill Point, 16

Nelson, Carl, 101

Nelson, Oscar, 84

Newcom, Charles, 34

Newport, 12

 

 

newspapers, 30, 53, 81, 97, 101

News-Record newspaper, 101

Niece Pumping Service, 115

Nike Missile Base, 85, 93

nonprofit organizations, 118, 120, 121

Nutcracker ballet, 120

Nye, Paris, 34

 

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O

Ober, John, 84

Ober Park, 23, 38, 68, 73, 105

Odd Fellows Hall, 68

Old Winery Blueberry Farm, 54

Olivebank, 45

Olson, Hank, 88

Olympic Berry Company, 54

 

 

Olympic Instruments, 122

Onions in the Stew (MacDonald), 97

Open Space Initiative (1979), 102

Operation Jigsaw (1964) comprehensive plan, 102

orca whales, 110

Otsuka, Tsuto, 81

Otsuka farm, 87

oxen team, Hofmeister, 19

 

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P

Pacific Research Laboratories, 122

Palouse Winery, 54

parades, 30, 87, 99

Paradise Park, 93

Paradise Valley, 56, 100

Parks

Lisabeula Park, 109

Maury Regional Marine Park, 89

Ober Park, 23, 38, 68, 73, 105

Paradise Park, 93

skate park, Burton, 94

Vashon Park District, 98, 109

Vashon-Maury Park, 66

passenger-only ferry, 7, 112

Patten's Palisades, 103

Pembroke Bluff, 90

Pembroke Investment Co., 90

People's Bank, 104, 105

Peter Point, 12

Petersen Brothers meat market, 48

photographers, 35, 58, 70

Piano Row, 45

picnics, 24, 68

Pierce County, 37. see also Point Defiance; Tacoma

Piner Point, 16

Plancich, Lucas, 57

Pohl Road, 33

Point Beals, 16

Point Dalco, 16

Point Defiance, 37, 60

Point Heyer, 16

Point Robinson, 16, 22, 33, 66

politics, 7, 65. see also laws & legislation

Population

overview, 2, 7, 107

diversity, 118

European-Americans, 9

Great Depression, 51

growth, 29, 112, 113, 114

Japanese-Americans, 29, 85, 87

S'Homamish, 9, 124

 

Portage

church, 46

ferries & mosquito fleet, 36, 42, 49, 59

and Maury Island, 16, 29

Portage House hotel, 49, 58, 72

post office, 41

school, 23

Post offices

Blackburn, John T., 25

Burton, 17, 41

closing, of local, 51, 63

Cove, 17, 41

Dockton, 17, 41

Ellisport, 17, 41

Glen Acres, 30, 43

Harbor Heights, 43

Lisabeula, 17, 48

Magnolia Beach, 43

Portage, 17, 41

Spring Beach, 43

Vashon Heights, 43

Vashon Landing, 22

Potters' Tour, 96

Presbyterian church, 47, 68

Preserve Our Islands, 110, 116. see also Glacier Mine

Profile (1978; 1981; 1986), 114

Prohibition, 78

Public Works Administration, 66

Puget, Peter, 15

Puget Sound, 2

Puget Sound Chautauqua Assembly, 26, 44

Puget Sound Power & Light, 74

Pugetopolis, 107

Putnam, Keith, 93

Puyallup Tribe, 9, 12

 

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Q

Quartermaster Harbor. see also Burton; Dockton

Burton, 36

Defiance, 36

Dockton, 35

early European settlement, 17

Edson, Norman, 70

fishing, 20, 35, 45, 58, 89

Gerand, Lucy & Tom, 50

Inspiration Point, 93

 

 

map, 10, 12

post office, 41

schools, 23, 38, 39, 61, 85, 94, 111

S'Homamish, 13, 17, 35, 50

Sophia, 21

U.S. Exploring Expedition, 16

Vashon, 36

Quartermaster School, 38

Quartermaster Yacht Club, 98

 

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R

radio, 70, 75

Raeco/Racoma Beach, 41

railroads, 17, 32

Rand, Joe, 104

realtors, 104

Red Ranger Came Calling (Breathed), 117

Redding, Thomas, 21, 36

religion. see Chautauqua assemblies; churches

Renouf farm, 62

reservations, Indian, 28. see also S'Homamish

residences. see houses

resorts, 26, 29, 30, 43, 44, 71, 72. see also tourism

restauants, 49, 100, 118

Rhododendron, 112

Rindal store, 30

Roads

Biloxi Road, 33

Burton, 42, 62

Center, 42, 64

Chautauqua Beach, 44

Cove, 32, 62

Dockton, 62

 

 

early, 29–31, 42

Gold Beach, 90

Good Roads Tour, 42

Hake Road, 54

Monument Road, 68

names, 103

paving & construction, 28, 42, 51, 62, 64, 66

Pohl Road, 33

Point Robinson, 66

Shawnee, 62

Soper Road, 22

Vashon Highway, 62, 94, 103

Vashon town, 76–77

Westside Highway, 62

Robinswood Beach, 33

Roll of Honor, 84

Roseballen, 118

Rosford, Harlan, 103

Rotary Club, 121

Round the Island hike, 51, 52

Rural Free Delivery (mail), 41, 49. see also post offices

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S

San Mateo, 60

Sandford Point, 16

Sandy Shores, 103

Saturday market, 105, 108

Sawbones, 122

Sawyer, Edmund, 96

Scandinavian-Americans, 30

Schoen, Lucy, 50

Schools

Burton High School, 39, 61

Center, 23, 27, 38, 61, 85

Chautauqua Elementary, 95, 111

Columbia School, 23, 66

earliest, 23

elementary schools, 85, 94, 95, 111. see also specific schools

first, 17

Hands Across Time excavation project, 50, 124

Harbor School, 23, 39, 94

levies, 94, 95

Lisabeula School, 61

McMurray Middle School, 63, 95, 111, 124

Quartermaster School, 38

Union High School, 51, 61, 73, 95

Vashon College, 29, 40

Vashon High School, 23, 39, 61, 85, 94, 111

Vashon School, 23, 38, 68, 94, 111

Vermontville School, 23

Seattle, 7, 17, 19, 32, 34, 37, 45, 112

seawall, 66

Sentinel, 36

septic tanks, 115

Sestrap, Betsy, 86

Sestrap, Bob, 86

sewer district, 105

shakes, cedar, 32

Shattuck, Finn, 52

Shawnee, 12, 42, 62

sheriff, 100

Sherman, Salmon & Eliza, 18

Sherman house, 100

Sherman's Portage House hotel, 49

ships. see ferries & mosquito fleet

shipwrecks, 57

shipyards & drydocks, 17, 29, 45, 56, 111, 123

S'Homamish

agriculture, 77, 79

canoes, 12, 28

daily life, 9, 13, 14, 28

Dawes Act (1887), 28

and European diseases, 14

fishing, 12, 20, 28, 35, 106

gathering places, 12

Hands Across Time excavation project, 50, 124

internment, 17, 51, 124

and Matthew Bridges, 17

role in island life, 7, 9, 17, 50, 79

Tillicum Village, 106

villages, 12, 13, 14

Shop-Rite Shopping Center, 105

Shotridge, Israel, 124

Shumway, Robert, 84

Sickles, H.G., 24

sidewalks, 66

Silver, Nancy, 113

Silverwood Gallery, 68

 

 

Sims, Ron, 116

skate park, 94

ski factory, 101

Smith, Bob, 63, 88

Smith, Harlan, 50

Smith Poultry, 88

Social life & organizations, 24. see also festivals & fairs; individual club names

Chautauqua assemblies, 17, 26, 44, 71

Golf & Country Club, 67

Island Club, 38, 69, 71, 73

Ki-Mo-Vi-Ro Radio Engineers & Wives Club, 75

Little League baseball, 104

Pioneer Historical Society, 68

Progressive Citizens League, 73

resorts, 72

role in island life, 30, 98

Soroptimist Club, 98, 121

Strawberry Festival, 99

Vashon town, 49

Women's Club, 68

Sons of the Profits (Spiedel), 97

Sophia, 21

Soroptimist Club, 98, 121

Sound Food, 100

Southern Heights, 23

Spano, Dom, 90

Speidel, Bill, 97

spending patterns, 104

sports, 104

Sportsman's Club, 67, 109

Spring Beach, 41, 43

Spring Beach resort, 72

St. John Vianney Catholic church, 111

St. Patrick's Catholic church, 111

Stanley, Marjorie, 97

steamships. see ferries & mosquito fleet

Steen, Hilmar, 32

Steen Mill, 32, 56

Stores

Burton, 48

Center, 27

community, 17, 30, 43, 51, 63–64, 76, 78

Country Store, 122

Dockton, 45

Granny's Attic, 121

Lisabeula, 48

Rindal store, 30

Shop-Rite Shopping Center, 105

Thriftway Shopping Center, 105

Vashon Landing, 22

Vashon town, 27, 49, 76, 105

Strawberry Festival, 43, 87, 99. see also fairs & festivals

street names & numbering, 103

strikes, 59, 91, 92

suburban development, 103, 107

summer homes & visitors, 71, 72

Sunflower Community, 118

Sunrise Ridge, 85, 93, 121

"Sun's Last Glow" photo, 70

superferries, 112

Sustainable Tourism on Vashon, 116

Swan, 21

Swastika Lodge, 43, 72

 

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Tabor, Jac, 101, 105

Tacoma, 7, 17, 19, 30, 32, 34, 35, 45, 60, 72

Tacoma Narrows Bridge, 60

Tahlequah, 12, 18, 36, 37, 42, 52, 58, 60, 62, 112

Takatsuka, Augie, 82

taxis, 64

teachers, 23, 53, 65, 124. see also schools

telephones, 29, 74, 104

Thayer, Roxanne, 124

 

 

The Egg and I (MacDonald), 97

theaters, 71, 105

Thompson farm, 20

thrift stores, 121

Thriftway Shopping Cart Drill Team, 99

Thriftway Shopping Center, 105

Tillicum Village, 106

tourism, 2, 17, 26, 29, 43, 44, 71, 72

Tramp Harbor, 42

Tyrus, 36

 

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Umatilla, 57

Unified J School District, 39, 94, 111

Union High School, 51, 61, 73, 95

 

 

unions, 92

Urosac, John, 57

U.S. Exploring Expedition, 9, 16

utilities, 74, 76

 

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Van Olinda, Charles, 42, 49

Van Olinda, Oliver Scott, 14, 28, 51, 53, 97

Vancouver, George, 9, 15

Vanderhoef, John, 21, 36

VanDevTopanter, John, 101

Vashimba Marimba Band, 99

Vashon, 35, 60

Vashon, James, 9, 15

Vashon Allied Arts, 68, 120

Vashon Auto Freight, 75

Vashon Be Prepared, 121

Vashon Cemetery, 66, 79

Vashon Co-Housing, 118

Vashon College, 19, 29, 40, 53

Vashon Community Care, 117

Vashon Community Club, 68

Vashon Community Plan, 114. see also Operation Jigsaw; Vashon Island Report

Vashon Fire & Rescue, 77

Vashon Golf & Country Club, 67

Vashon Hardware Co., 78

Vashon Heights, 2, 29, 36, 37, 43, 58

Vashon Heights Community Club, 98

Vashon High School, 23, 39, 61, 85, 94, 111

Vashon HouseHold, 118

Vashon Island Chorale, 120

Vashon Island Cooperative Hatchery, 88

Vashon Island ferry, 37

Vashon Island Growers Association, 105, 108

Vashon Island Ministerial Association, 98

Vashon Island News-Record newspaper, 81, 87

Vashon Island Packing Co., 87

Vashon Island Pet Protectors, 121

Vashon Island Press newspaper, 53

Vashon Island Progressive Citizens League, 73

Vashon Island Report (1952), 102

Vashon Island Report (1954), 104

Vashon Island Women's Club, 68

Vashon Landing, 22, 33, 35, 76

Vashon Park District, 98, 109. see also parks

 

 

Vashon Pioneer and Historical Society, 53, 68

Vashon Rod & Gun Club, 67

Vashon School, 23, 38, 68, 94, 111

Vashon State Bank, 29, 49, 104

Vashon Theater, 71

Vashon town

aerial view (1946), 103

churches, 25, 46, 47

community development study, 102

fire, 77

post office, 25, 41, 51

roads, 30, 76, 103

schools, 38, 39, 94

Steen Mill, 32

stores, 27, 49, 78

Vashon Island Report (1952), 102

Vashon Island Report (1954), 104

water supply, 76

Works Progress Administration, 66

Vashon Town Plan, 102, 114. see also Vashon Island Report

Vashon Winery, 54, 108

Vashon Youth Ballet, 120

Vashona, 56, 60

Vashon-Maury Community Food Bank, 121

Vashon-Maury Health Services Center, 121

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber newspaper, 101

Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Association, 7, 84, 125

Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust, 116

Vashon-Maury Park, 66

Vashon-Maury Pioneer Society, 53, 68

Vermontville, 23, 30

Vermontville School, 23

veterans, Civil War, 24

Veterans of Foreign Wars hall, 84

vigilantes, 91

Virginia II, 48, 58

Virginia IV, 36

Virginia V, 60

 

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Walls, George, 91

wars, ferry, 36, 91. see also ferries & mosquito fleet

Washington, 60

Washington State Ferry System, 7, 85, 91, 92, 112. see also ferries & mosquito fleet

Washington-Japanese Land Act (1921), 73

Water District 19, 74, 76

water link transportation. see ferries; mosquito fleet

water supply, 74, 76, 105, 114, 115

water tower, 105

Waterman, Thomas, 50

Wax Orchards, 86, 106

Waynick, Lynne, 50, 106

Weiss, Henry, 42

Weiss Brothers general store, 49

West Pass, 36

 

West Seattle, 58

Westside Highway, 62

Westside Water, 74

Whispering Firs Bog, 116

Whitfield, Ethel, 60

Wilkes, Charles, 9, 16

Will, Andrew, 54

Williamson, Joe, 58

Wilson, Benjamin, 93

wineries, 54, 108

Wolf Town, 116, 120

Women's Christian Temperance Union, 24

Woodmen of the World, 68

Work Projects Administration, 66

World War II, 51, 53, 80, 81, 82, 83, 91

Wylie, James, 48

 

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YMCA, 71

Yorioka, Kengo, 73

You Can't Eat Mount Rainier (Spiedel), 97

 

 

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Zarth's Willys-Knight and Whippet garage, 64

 

 

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