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A Japanese Beauty (1904)

A Japanese Beauty (1904)

"This is an English artist's idealized type of a Japanese beauty, many of whom play with dolls and toys even after their marriage."

Artistic furniture

Artistic furniture

in 1904, HW Myers Hardware of Tacoma used this image of "Artistic Furniture" in an advertisement.

Baseball fielder doing mid-air splits (cartoon)

Baseball fielder doing mid-air splits (cartoon)

in 1904, the Tacoma Times used this image (a baseball fielder jumping as the ball goes beneath him?) to illustrate an article about a baseball game.

ATTY CLARENCE DARROW for Defense

ATTY CLARENCE DARROW for Defense

Courtroom illustrations of Clarence Darrow, advising the defense in the Moyer-Haywood case in Boise, Idaho.

Baseball Pun 1

Baseball Pun 1

In 1904, the Tacoma Times published a string of cartoons demonstrating puns that involved alternate interpretations of various phrases that were commonly used in describing baseball. This cartoon illustrates t... More

Baseball Pun 6

Baseball Pun 6

In 1904, the Tacoma Times published a string of cartoons demonstrating puns that involved alternate interpretations of various phrases that were commonly used in describing baseball. This cartoon illustrates t... More

BOARD OF LADY MANAGERS OF ST. LOUIS FAIR

BOARD OF LADY MANAGERS OF ST. LOUIS FAIR

in 1904, this group of women were involved in organizing and managing the St. Louis World's Fair. They expressly rejected a request to be photographed as a group; however, a photographer working for the Newsp... More

Breezy weather woman

Breezy weather woman

A woman whose clothing is being blown about by the wind. In May 1904, the Tacoma Times used this image to illustrate a weather forecast of "Breezy".

Belfast Mesh underwear model (1904)

Belfast Mesh underwear model (1904)

In 1904, this image of a man in long underwear, and carrying a shield with the words "BELFAST MESH", appeared in The Tacoma Times, in an advertisement for Dege and Milner Clothiers.

Child's pink jacket (1904)

Child's pink jacket (1904)

"Something exceptionally sweet in costumes for little girls has come into style. It is a pink jacket, trimmed with broad black braid around the edges and collar and on the cuffs and shoulder. To be worn with t... More

Corbett-vs-Hanlon match cartoon - CORBETT A GENERAL

Corbett-vs-Hanlon match cartoon - CORBETT A GENERAL

In 1903, Young Corbett II fought Eric Hanlon; the Tacoma Times illustrated the fight with a series of cartoons punning on various standard boxing phrases. This one shows Corbett as having "ring generalship".

Donato Sbarretti (ca. 1903)

Donato Sbarretti (ca. 1903)

Monsignor Donato Sbarretti was a Roman Catholic Bishop.

Designs for Home-Made Cottage Furniture - Sideboard

Designs for Home-Made Cottage Furniture - Sideboard

instructions and diagrams of how to built a sideboard for your cottage.

Emperor Mutsuhito of Japan, 1904

Emperor Mutsuhito of Japan, 1904

in 1904, Mutsuhito was the Emperor of Japan.

Engineer Kurita

Engineer Kurita

during the Battle of Port Arthur, engineer Kurita was stationed on the Hokoku Maru. He "drove the Hokoku Maru ashore at Port Arthur to block the channel, and then swam safely to a torpedo boat."

For Boy And Girl (1904 clothing)

For Boy And Girl (1904 clothing)

"The little boy's house suit is made of white washable flannel, trimmed with buttons and stitching. The little girl's dress is of accordion-plaited liberty silk with an applique of handsome embroidery." From p... More

Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden (1904)

Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden (1904)

Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden circa 1904

Grandchildren of Alton B. Parker (1904)

Grandchildren of Alton B. Parker (1904)

Mary MacAlister Hall and Alton Parker Hall were two of the grandchildren of Alton B. Parker, who in 1904 was a candidate to be President of the United States.

Handsome exterior of the Machinery Palace

Handsome exterior of the Machinery Palace

the exterior of the Machinery Palace at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, February 1904.

Israel Zangwill 1904

Israel Zangwill 1904

in 1904, Israel Zangwill was a playwright

James Hamilton Peabody and Sherman Bell

James Hamilton Peabody and Sherman Bell

in 1904, Governor James Hamilton Peabody and Adjutant General Sherman Bell "figure(d) prominently in the miners' troubles now disturbing Colorado".

Japanese military medics 1904

Japanese military medics 1904

the hospital corps of the army of the Empire of Japan in 1904, practicing on a patient.

John Sharp Williams, 1904

John Sharp Williams, 1904

In July 1904, John Sharp Williams was the temporary chairman of the Democratic National Convention.

Lady with Umbrella

Lady with Umbrella

in 1904, this image of a lady with an umbrella was used in the Tacoma Times to illustrate a weather forecast calling for rain.

Mechanical Palace at the Louisiana Purchase Exhibition (interior view)

Mechanical Palace at the Louisiana Purchase Exhibition (interior view)

interior view of the "Palace of Machinery" at the Louisiana Purchase Exhibition.

Nate Fenton, orchestra conductor

Nate Fenton, orchestra conductor

in 1903, Nate Fenton was an orchestra conductor in Buffalo, New York

Parsifal, as shown in a Wagnerian opera (New York City, 1903)

Parsifal, as shown in a Wagnerian opera (New York City, 1903)

Parsifal was a character in Parsifal by Richard Wagner, performed in New York City, 1903

Porch Cushion (Cowles)

Porch Cushion (Cowles)

Illustration of a porch cushion with instructions as to how to make a cover for it. The text in this image should be transcribed and included in the description on this page. See also {{Transcription}}. The O... More

Pouring kerosene onto a pile of coal

Pouring kerosene onto a pile of coal

A hand pours a can of kerosene onto a pile of coal. This image appeared in an advertisement for Tacoma Trading Company (1904).

Political cartoon about the importance of voting (Tacoma Times, March 12 1910)

Political cartoon about the importance of voting (Tacoma Times, March ...

1910 Political cartoon reminding residents of Tacoma that if they do not vote (or register to vote) in the 1910 municipal election, then they should not complain about any of the many problems faced by the city.

Richard Henry Pratt 1904

Richard Henry Pratt 1904

in 1904, Richard Henry Pratt was the superintendent of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.

Rainbow trout (1904)

Rainbow trout (1904)

in 1904, this image appeared in the Tacoma Times to illustrate a brief article about rainbow trout.

Shelby Moore Cullom (circa 1910)

Shelby Moore Cullom (circa 1910)

Shelby Moore Cullom was an American politician.

The Morning Bride (1904)

The Morning Bride (1904)

Another fashion vignette from the Tacoma Times The text in this image should be transcribed and included in the description on this page. See also {{Transcription}}. The OCR tool may be of use in transcribing... More

The Negligee (Cowles, 1904)

The Negligee (Cowles, 1904)

"Mrs. Terry's attractive negligee is of blue China silk with a blue tiny figure. The trimming consists of bands of white silk finished with an applique of dark blue figures, cut from two yards of silk and care... More

The style for little girls (March 1904)

The style for little girls (March 1904)

"The style for little girls this season is marked by the introduction of a particularly fetching basquine. The coat has revers on the sleeves, lapels and back. The basquine may be made in either black gros gra... More

Three images of Blind Tom Wiggins

Three images of Blind Tom Wiggins

in 1904, Blind Tom Wiggins was a blind former slave and likely autistic savant, with prodigious skills on the piano.

West gate of Seoul 1904

West gate of Seoul 1904

the West Gate (or Donuimun of Seoul

Well-dressed man with horse in background

Well-dressed man with horse in background

in 1904, this image of a well-dressed man (with a horse and rider in the background) appeared in the Tacoma Times, in an advertisement for Hart, Schaffner & Marx clothes, which could be purchased at Dege and M... More

Woman in rocking chair (1904 line art)

Woman in rocking chair (1904 line art)

In 1904, this image appeared in The Tacoma Times, in an ad for rocking chairs.

The Seattle Star, April 6, 1917

The Seattle Star, April 6, 1917

Front page of the April 6, 1917, issue of The Seattle Star, announcing the United States' entrance into World War I.

1905 YMCA Building at L&C Expo

1905 YMCA Building at L&C Expo

The YMCA Building on the fairgrounds of the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition in Portland, Oregon in 1905.

1905 Angelus airship L&C Expo (2)

1905 Angelus airship L&C Expo (2)

The Angelus airship making its decent at the Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition in Portland, Oregon in 1905.

1906 MAC football practice

1906 MAC football practice

A Multnomah Athletic Club football practice in 1906.

1910 Multnomah Athletic Club ruins

1910 Multnomah Athletic Club ruins

The results of a fire that destroyed several buildings in Portland, Oregonm including the Multnomah Athletic Club.

1912 Stark St at Third Ave Portland, Oregon

1912 Stark St at Third Ave Portland, Oregon

Looking west on Stark Street at Third Avenue in Portland, Oregon from the January 1, 1912 edition of the Morning Oregonian. The main building shown in this photo is no longer standing. At left, a small portio... More

1912 Vean Gregg

1912 Vean Gregg

Professional baseball player Vean Gregg

1920 Portland, Oregon dog catcher

1920 Portland, Oregon dog catcher

A dog catcher in Portland, Oregon in 1920.

1922 Astoria, Oregon fire (2)

1922 Astoria, Oregon fire (2)

An image of the aftermath of a fire that occurred on December 8, 1922 in Astoria, Oregon. On the left is the remnants of the Weinhard Hotel and on the right is what remained of the Astoria National Bank.

1922 Rube Walberg

1922 Rube Walberg

Professional baseball player Rube Walberg

James J. Jeffries 1908

James J. Jeffries 1908

Professional boxer James J. Jeffries

Joe Choynski 1910

Joe Choynski 1910

Professional boxer Joe Choynski

Kermit Roosevelt 1910

Kermit Roosevelt 1910

Kermit Roosevelt, the second son Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States.

Olaf Tveitmoe

Olaf Tveitmoe

Labor leader Olaf Tveitmoe

Walter Carlisle 1912

Walter Carlisle 1912

Professional baseball player Walter Carlisle

Lafayette Theatre, Laurens Street near Canal Street, Manhattan

Lafayette Theatre, Laurens Street near Canal Street, Manhattan

Engraving of Lafayette Theatre on Laurens Street (today called West Broadway), between Canal Street and Grand Street, in New York City. On the right is page 327 of: Colden, Cadwallader D. (1825) Memoir, ... More

General John J. Pershing, Commander In Chief of the American Expeditionary Forces (LOC)

General John J. Pershing, Commander In Chief of the American Expeditio...

Page19 from "The War of the Nations : Portfolio in Rotogravure Etchings : Compiled from the Mid-Week Pictorial" (New York : New York Times, Co., 1919) Notes: Selected from "The War of the Nations: Portfolio i... More

Broadway, East Side. 'Old London' building to 8th St. (3523575323)

Broadway, East Side. 'Old London' building to 8th St. (3523575323)

Digital ID: 1627879. 1899 Source: A Pictorial description of Broadway / by the Mail & Express. Repository: The New York Public Library. Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History an... More

A pictorial description of Broadway from The Mail and Express 62

A pictorial description of Broadway from The Mail and Express 62

Plate 62 from: A pictorial description of Broadway from The Mail and Express (New York City)

A pictorial description of Broadway from The Mail and Express Advertisement 08

A pictorial description of Broadway from The Mail and Express Advertis...

Advertisement 08 from: A pictorial description of Broadway from The Mail and Express (New York City)

A pictorial description of Broadway from The Mail and Express 43

A pictorial description of Broadway from The Mail and Express 43

Plate 43 from: A pictorial description of Broadway from The Mail and Express (New York City)

A pictorial description of Broadway from The Mail and Express Advertisement 09

A pictorial description of Broadway from The Mail and Express Advertis...

Advertisement 09 from: A pictorial description of Broadway from The Mail and Express (New York City)

Elsie Sigel (1909)

Elsie Sigel (1909)

L-R: Photograph of Elsie Sigel, taken just before her June 1909 murder.

Grace Morse 1919 headshot

Grace Morse 1919 headshot

Actress Grace Morse showing her "slick-'er-back" coiffure, at the time known as a "daring, glaring, high art freak of hair dressing".

Three shoes, tilted diagonally

Three shoes, tilted diagonally

On January 1, 1905, the Los Angeles Herald published a full-page advertisement for Broadway Department Store. This image of three shoes, tilted diagonally, appeared in that advertisement.

Any Way You Figure It (man with slates)

Any Way You Figure It (man with slates)

This image of a man surrounded by several slates appeared in the East Oregonian, in an advertisement for M. A. Rader's Furniture and Carpet Store (Pendleton, OR). It illustrated the statement that "any way you... More

Man in hat and coat (1904 advertisement)

Man in hat and coat (1904 advertisement)

This image of a man in a hat and long coat appeared in the East Oregonian, in an advertisement for Baer & Daley Clothiers, of Pendleton, OR

Pope Benedict XV

Pope Benedict XV

The Alexandria Gazette published this photograph of Pope Benedict XV the day after he died.

A Broadcloth Suit (1903)

A Broadcloth Suit (1903)

"This handsome suit is of wine-colored broadcloth. The full habit back skirt is seamed at the center front, with a wide flare below the knee. The skirts of the three-fourths length skirt are attached, ending u... More

A dainty opera gown

A dainty opera gown

This dainty ball or opera gown is of pale blue liberty silk, with wide bands of pale blue velvet applied with chiffonflowers. The bertha is outlined with narrow bands of gold braid, as is the stylish velvet girdle.

Anita Newcomb McGee, ca 1904

Anita Newcomb McGee, ca 1904

In 1904, Anita Newcomb McGee was an American physician who was arranging to lead a medical mission to treat the wounded of the Russo-Japanese War.

American medical mission for the Russo-Japanese War

American medical mission for the Russo-Japanese War

in the first few weeks of the Russo-Japanese War, an all-female group of American physicians and nurses arranged to go to Japan to treat injured Japanese personnel.

Arisugawa Takehito and Maeda Yasuko

Arisugawa Takehito and Maeda Yasuko

in 1904, Prince Arisugawa Takehito and his wife Maeda Yasuko were assigned by Emperor Meiji to visit the Louisiana Purchase Exposition.

Champ Clark, Permanent Chairman

Champ Clark, Permanent Chairman

In 1904, Champ Clark was the permanent chairman of the Democratic National Committee.

Comparison of Russian and Japanese naval strength (1903)

Comparison of Russian and Japanese naval strength (1903)

Based on an image from Review of Reviews, this image illustrates the naval strengths of Russia and Japan in 1903. The white ship is Russia, and the black ship is Japan; however, the white ship in the top image... More

Commissioner Robert Skinner (ca. 1903)

Commissioner Robert Skinner (ca. 1903)

Robert Skinner, of the State Department, was the ambassador to the Court of Menelik II of Abyssinia in 1903.

Cobbler-seat rocking chair

Cobbler-seat rocking chair

on April 2, 1904, this cobbler-seat rocking chair, finished in golden oak, was on sale at Standard House Furnishing, in Tacoma, WA.

Cossack assault on Japanese troops at Chongwu

Cossack assault on Japanese troops at Chongwu

on March 28, 1904, Cossack troops of the Imperial Russian Army attacked troops of the Imperial Japanese Army at Chongwu, as part of the Russo-Japanese War. From Tacoma Times, Vol. 1, No. 87, Wednesday, March 3... More

Crew photo alongside the USS Kearsarge (1904)

Crew photo alongside the USS Kearsarge (1904)

this photo taken next to the Kearsarge shows the shore battery and supports.

Esteban Huertas (2)

Esteban Huertas (2)

Esteban Huertas was a Panamanian general who participated in the battles surrounding the separation of Panama from Colombia.

English Quay in St Petersburg, Russia (1904)

English Quay in St Petersburg, Russia (1904)

the English Quay in St Petersburg

Every Man Has His Price (cartoon)

Every Man Has His Price (cartoon)

this 1904 cartoon depicts the phrase "every man has his price" in a more literal sense than it is usually meant

Engine for the trans-siberian railway (1904)

Engine for the trans-siberian railway (1904)

a locomotive for the Trans-Siberian Railway (1904)

Fleur-de-lis design (cross-stitch pattern)

Fleur-de-lis design (cross-stitch pattern)

"The fad for embroidered shirt waists which was prevalent last spring is increasing. Designs have changed, however, Instead of the designs of vines, grapes and leaves, the cross-stitch designs are being used. ... More

Fly's foot (1904 drawing)

Fly's foot (1904 drawing)

close-up drawing of the foot of a fly.

Fred J Cross

Fred J Cross

in 1904, Fred J. Cross was an electrician in Hawaii; he claimed to have outdone Marconi in developing a system of "wireless telegraphy".

George Collins and Bill Rudolph

George Collins and Bill Rudolph

In January 1903, George Collins and Bill "the Missouri Kid" Rudolph robbed a bank in Union, Missouri by dynamiting the safe in the middle of the night; this was the beginning of a string of related crimes whic... More

Harriet Stratton Parker

Harriet Stratton Parker

After Alton B. Parker became the Democratic candidate for President in 1904, this image of his mother, Harriet Stratton Parker, appeared in The Tacoma Times.

Harvard athletes in 1904

Harvard athletes in 1904

In July 1904, the man on the left was "Young", a Harvard athlete who had recently run a half-mile in 1:59; the man on the right was "Murphy", a Harvard high jumper. Full names were not provided.

Homes of the wives of Joseph F. Smith

Homes of the wives of Joseph F. Smith

A montage of the 5 homes of the 5 wives of Mormon leader Joseph F. Smith in 1904 (central photo: "Beehive house" - possibly the one where Smith himself resided?)

Icebreaker stuck in Lake Baikal

Icebreaker stuck in Lake Baikal

in 1904, Imperial Russia bought an icebreaker from the United Kingdom, to be assembled on site at Lake Baikal. However, some sections were lost or stolen, and the replacements were not perfect. When the icebre... More

Ice boxes and a female silhouette

Ice boxes and a female silhouette

In 1904, the Tacoma Times ran an advertisement for H.W. Myers Hardware, which was selling various models of ice box. The female silhouette is intended to symbolize that the refrigeration of food is something a... More

Jam knot (diagram)

Jam knot (diagram)

a jamming knot

J.V.P. Gridley

J.V.P. Gridley

On April 13, 1904, an explosion and fire on board the USS Missouri killed 36 crew members, including J. V. P. Gridley.

Major General Viscount Tanaka

Major General Viscount Tanaka

in 1904, Mitsuaki Tanaka was the Minister of the Imperial Household in Imperial Japan.

Lourdes 1904

Lourdes 1904

Larger photo: the road to the grotto at Lourdes. Small photo: people lined up to get in.

Man laying cement walk (1904 illustration)

Man laying cement walk (1904 illustration)

In 1904, the Tacoma Concrete and Artificial Stone Company used this image in an advertisement for cement walks.

Mary Webber and Ben Littel

Mary Webber and Ben Littel

romantic couple from 1903 with a cute little newspaper story about how she was the sweetest girl in Indianapolis

Maude Fealy, 1904

Maude Fealy, 1904

Maude Fealy was an actress.

Marie Jansen (line art)

Marie Jansen (line art)

In 1904, this image illustrated a newspaper article telling how Marie Jansen was destitute and working as a seamstress.

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