Sanders family photograph album, 1940-1941  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Sanders family
Title
Sanders family photograph album
Dates
1940-1941 (inclusive)
Quantity
81 photographic prints (1 box) ; sizes vary
Collection Number
PH1103
Summary
A family album depicting the Seattle area and UW campus as well as family trips to Vancouver, B.C., picnics, trips to Mt. Rainier and the Olympic Peninsula
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Entire collection can be viewed on the Libraries’ Digital Collections website. Permission of Visual Materials Curator required to view originals. Contact Special Collections for more information.

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Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Vernon T. Sanders, his wife, Mary, and children, Bobby and Mary Elizabeth, lived on 15th Ave NE in the University District. Sanders was a teacher at the John Muir School. This album was likely made by Mary Sanders.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The album documents the Sanders family from 1940-1941, including their home and other locations around Seattle, holiday events with friends, and trips to the Olympic Peninsula, Vancouver B.C., and Mt. Rainier.

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Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation, or publication. Contact Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries for details.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Container(s) Description Dates
Box item
1 1a  View of Seattle Art Museum from water tower in Volunteer Park
Written on album page: Seattle, Wash 1940-1941. View from water tower in Volunteer Park looking toward U. Dist.
April 19, 1941
1 1b  View of fountain on the UW campus facing Mt. Rainier
Written on album page: Campus view in direction of Mt. Ranier [sic] - Univ. of Washington.
circa 1940-1941
1 2a  Red Square on the UW campus looking toward Suzzallo Library and Gerberding Hall
Written on album page: Library - Univ. of Wash. - Right
circa 1940-1941
1 2b  View from UW campus toward Mt. Rainier
Written on album page: Another unsuccessful effort to get Mt. Ranier [sic] from Univ. campus.
circa 1940-1941
1 3  Methodist Temple building on 15th Ave NE near UW campus
Written on album page: University Temple & Wesley House. 15th Ave. N.E. at 42nd St.
circa 1940-1941
1 4a  Fishing boats docked at Lake Union, Seattle, Washington
Written on album page: Salmon & Halibut fleet tied up in Lake Union - Seattle - near Govt. Docks
March 20, 1941
1 4b  Log booms and lumber mill on Lake Union, Seattle, Washington
Written on album page: Log booms & lumber mill - Lake UnionWritten on verso: Log booms and lumber mills on Lake Union Canal near U.S. Locks. Seattle, Washington. 3/20/41
March 20, 1941
1 5 Fruit trees in backyard of home at 5023 15th Ave NE, Seattle
Written on album page: View from our back porch. Apple - pear- plum trees in bloom. Hotel Meany in distanceWritten on verso: Plum tree off back porch. 5023 - 15th Ave. N.E. - Seattle, WA. Spring 1941
1941
1 6a  Bobby and Mary Elizabeth Sanders and Jimmy Waddell sitting on back porch at 5023 15th Ave NE, Seattle
Written on album page: Bobby - Mary Elizabeth and Jimmy on the porch - pear & apple trees in bloom
March 25, 1941
1 6b  Bobby Sanders sitting on porch railing at 5023 15th Ave NE, Seattle
Written on album page: Bobby on back porch with pear tree in backWritten on verso: Superman sweater and plum blossoms, back porch at 5023 - 15th Ave N.E., Seattle, WA. 3/25/41
March 25, 1941
1 7a  Mary Elizabeth Sanders sitting on blanket on lawn at 5023 15th Ave NE, Seattle
Written on album page: Mary Elizabeth in the front yard
circa 1940-1941
1 7b Mary Elizabeth Sanders standing in front of tree
Written on verso: Mary Elizabeth Sanders, 2 years & one day old, Seattle, Washington, September 21, 1940
September 21, 1940
1 8a  Bobby Sanders standing in yard near trees at 5023 15th Ave NE, Seattle
Written on album page: Bobby - back from Sunday School
circa 1940-1941
1 8b  Mary and Mary Elizabeth Sanders in yard near trees at 5023 15th Ave NE, Seattle
Written on album page: Mother & Sister by the snowball bush
circa 1940-1941
1 9  Vernon and Mary Sanders in yard near trees at 5023 15th Ave NE, Seattle
Written on album page: Ready for a tea - Please noteallthe shrubbery
circa 1940-1941
1 10  Mary Elizabeth Sanders making doll bed
Written on album page: Mary Beth keeps house. Not only are the babies going to bed on schedule but we have the big broom the big sweeper & the big mop too. Teddy always gets most of the blankets.Written on verso: Mary Beth covers up her babies and her teddy. April 19, 1941. 5023 - 15th Ave NE, Seattle
April 19, 1941
1 11a  Bobby Sanders on a horse at Woodland Park, Seattle
Written on album page: Woodland Park. Bobby on a pony
February 1941
1 11b  Several small children, including Mary Elizabeth Sanders, on horses in a line, woman looking on at Woodland Park
Written on album page: Sister tooWritten on verso: Sister takes a ride, Woodland Park, February 1941, Seattle
February 1941
1 12a  Bobby Sanders with two boys, standing on street holding kite
Written on album page: Jimmy, Douglas, Bobby - back of the alley
February 1941
1 12b  Bobby and Mary Elizabeth Sanders in Woodland Park
Written on album page: Bobby & Mary Eliz. in Woodland Park. The kite was too high for the pictureWritten on verso: Bobby, Sister, Teddy fly a kite. Woodland Park, February 1941
February 1941
1 13  John Muir School
Written on album page: Bobby's picture of John Muir School
circa 1940-1941
1 14a  Vernon, Mary, Bobby, and Mary Elizabeth Sanders, two young girls, and a woman around a table
Written on album page : Mary Lou's second birthday party - Feb. 1[?] 1941. Bobby - Daddy- Mary Lou - Mrs. U. - Mother - Bunny - Mary Elizabeth
February 1941
1 14b-c  Bobby Sanders and three young girls seated around table at birthday party
Written on album page beneath photograph 14b: First the ice cream -Written on album page beneath photograph 14c: And now the cake
February 1941
1 15  The Underhill family sitting on front porch of house
Written on album page: The Underhills on the front steps. Mr. U. was the exchange teacher from Schnectady [sic]. This and four preceding prints and enlargements made with Bobby's 15¢ camera
February 1941
1 16a  Bobby Sanders, holding doll, with Bunny Underhill in front of fireplace at Underhill residence
Written on album page: Bobby and Bunny. The doll was not his own idea but the photographers. [sic]Written on verso: Bobby Sanders, Bunny Underhill, Christmas Day, 1940, Seattle, WA. At Underhill's.
December 25, 1940
1 16b  Bobby Sanders, Bunny Underhill. Mary Lou Underhill, and Mary Elizabeth Sanders next to Christmas tree at Underhill residence
Written on album page: A Christmas party at The Underhills. Dec. 25th 1940Written on verso: Christmas Day in Seattle - 1940- at the Underhill's - Bobby Sanders, Bunny Underhill, Mary Lou Underhill, Mary Elizabeth Sanders
December 25, 1940
1 17 View of snow-topped ridge and tree line near Mt. Rainier
Written on album page: View from Naches Pass near Mt. Ranier [sic] - March 1941 - Ski-landWritten on verso: In Skiland - Chinook Pass. - Near Mt. Rainier. March 1941
March 1941
1 18  Group of adults and children on snowy hilltop with sleds, Naches Pass
Written on album page: A day in the snow with The Campbells & Their friends - March 1941, Naches Pass - There were many skiers also the children had many sleds
March 1941
1 19a  Mary Elizabeth Sanders standing next to road closure sign with mountain in background, Chinook Pass, Washington
Written on album page: End of open road - Chinook pass closed
March 1941
1 19b  Mary Elizabeth, Mary, and Bobby Sanders standing on edge of road, snow and trees in background, Chinook Pass, Washington
Written on album page: Another view - same day
March 1941
1 20  Bobby, Mary Elizabeth, and Mary Sanders standing at base of tall bell tower stone monument, Steilacoom, Washington
Written on album page: A trip to or around The Olympic Peninsula. Spring Vacation - April 4th. Our first stop. The site of the first Prot. church in Western Wash. north of The Columbia River - Steilacoom. Wash.
April 6, 1941
1 21a Mary Sanders standing on edge of lawn, Steilacoom, WA
Written on album page: Another view of the sight of DeVore's church. Fruit trees in bloomWritten on verso: M.L.S. at Steilacoom, WA., the oldest town on Puget Sound.
April 1941
1 21b  View across Puget Sound at remains of Tacoma Narrows Bridge
Written on album page: Looking up Puget Sound from Steilacoom. The checks mark the remainder of the Narrows Bridge which snapped in the fall
April 1941
1 22a  Wooden historical marker at side of U.S. 101 near Port Angeles, WA
Written on album page: The strait of Juan de Fuca - near Port Angeles Wash. Only the marker shows in picture but we could easily see outline of Vancouver Island from here. Saw a nice sunset here too. The Olympics back of Port Ang. a magnificent backdrop - Also visible from Victoria
April 7, 1941
1 22b  Several large ships at dock, capitol building in distance, Victoria, B.C.
Written on album page: Entering Victoria from the water. Ferry from Port Angeles - Wash. Victoria on Vancouver Is. is capitol British Columbia
April 7, 1941
1 23a  Totem poles and longhouse in Thunderbird Park, Victoria, B.C.
Written on album page: Thunderbird Park. Victoria B.C.Written on verso: Thunderbird Park, Victoria, B.C. One of finest totem displays in existence. (Find Bobby S.) 4/8/41
April 8, 1941
1 23b Bobby Sanders on bench at water's edge viewing sea with binoculars in heavy fog, Mary Elizabeth Sanders standing near facing camera, Beacon Hill Park, Victoria, B.C.
Written on album page: Bobby and Sister in Beacon Hill Park, Victoria, B.C. - Looking towards The Olympic Peninsula. Olympics do not show in picture but are beautiful from here.
April 8, 1941
1 24a  View of Parliament buildings, Victoria, B.C.
Written on album page: Parliament Building - Victoria, B.C.Written on verso: Parliament Buildings, Victoria, British Columbia. 4/8/41. At night these were outlined by lights.
April 8, 1941
1 24b  Mary Elizabeth, Bobby, and Mary Sanders seated against rail on theS. S. Iriquois
Written on album page: Leaving Victoria - And did the flag look good!Written on verso: Leaving Victoria, B. C. on the S.S. Iriquois. April 9, 1941
April 9, 1941
1 25a  Car parked at side of road with ocean shore visible in the background, Discovery Bay, WA
Written on album page: Dics covery [sic] Bay - Olympic Peninsula. April 9thWritten on verso: Discovery Bay, North side of Olympic Peninsula- April 9, 1941
April 9, 1941
1 25b Water and shore line at the Hood Canal
Written on album page: Hood Canal - April 9th
April 9, 1941
1 26  Charred trees from forest fire along U.S. 101, Olympic Peninsula
Written on album page: Scene of a recent fire, U. S. 101 - Olympic Peninsula
April 7, 1941
1 27a  Lake Crescent and Olympic Range
Written on album page: Lake Crescent, Olympic Peninsula
April 7, 1941
1 27b View of Olympic Range across Lake Crescent
Written on album page: Another view, Lake Crescent
April 7, 1941
1 28a Car parked along shore, Olympic Peninsula
Written on album page: A few miles away - this - Wind blown pines on U. S. 101 at Ocean Park - Olympic PeninsulaWritten on verso: Wind-blown pines on U.S. 101 at Ocean Park, Olympic Peninsula, Washington, 4/7/41
April 7, 1941
1 28b  Bobby and Mary Sanders climbing on driftwood on ocean shore near Destruction Island, Washington
Written on album page: Driftwood on Pacific near Destruction Island - Olympic Peninsula -
April 7, 1941
1 29a Loading a log on a truck seen through dense brush, along Highway 101
Written on album page: Loading a log on truck near forks - Olympic Peninsula. S marks spar treeWritten on verso: Loading a log on a truck. Spar tree used for loading as well as snaking logs from woods. U.S. 101 near Forks, Olympic Peninsula, Washington. 4/7/41
April 7, 1941
1 29b  Stripped trees in foreground with debris on ground from logging and fire, along U.S. 101
Written on album page: What the lumbermen & fire leave. U.S. 101
April 7, 1941
1 30a  Bobby and Mary Elizabeth Sanders standing among several tall, moss-covered trees near Lake Quinault
Written on album page: Lake Quinault Forest Park. "This is the forest primaeval"Written on verso: In the eerie forest of the Lake Quinault region. Olympic Peninsula, Washington. 4/7/41
April 7, 1941
1 30b Stream at Lake Quinault
Written on album page: Another viewWritten on verso: Stream at Lake Quinault tumbling out of Olympic Mtns. 4/7/41
April 7, 1941
1 30c  Mary Sanders looking toward thick growth of trees and plants at Lake Quinault
Written on album page: Interlacing evergreens - spruce, hemlock arbor vitae (looks like a fern) - fir in back does not show in pictureWritten on verso: Forest Tracery - Lake Quinault, Olympic Peninsula. 4/7/41. White cedar, hemlock, spruce, fir.
April 7, 1941
1 31a  Washington State Capitol building and grounds, Olympia, WA
Written on album page: Olympia, Wash. The cherry trees bloom here too
April 6, 1941
1 31b  View of the Puget Sound from the Capitol grounds, Olympia, WA
Written on album page: View of Olympia waterfront from The Capitol grounds. April 1941
April 6, 1941
1 32a  Bobby and Mary Elizabeth Sanders standing at railing looking towards ocean, Pacific Beach, WA
Written on album page: The Pacific Ocean
April 7, 1941
1 32b  Mary and Mary Elizabeth Sanders stand against railing with ocean behind them, near automobile, Pacific Beach, WA
Written on album page: Where Pacific breezes blow. And can they blow? Bobby has gone for Mother's hat. Pacific Beach, Wash.Written on verso: Hats blow off at Pacific Beach, Olympic Peninsula, Washington. 4/7/41
April 7, 1941
1 33a  Several children and adults seated at long picnic table for Bunny Underhill's birthday picnic, Woodland Park, Seattle
Written on album page: Bunny's 5th Birthday Party. April 12 '41 - Woodland ParkWritten on verso: Bunny Underhill has a birthday picnic. Woodland Park, Seattle. April 12, 1941
April 12, 1941
1 33b  Bunny Underhill's birthday picnic, Woodland Park
Written on album page: Another view - Same
April 12, 1941
1 34a  Bobby and Mary Elizabeth Sanders next to car along railing overlooking Deception Pass, Whidbey Island
Written on album page: Deception Pass - Whidbey Is.
circa 1940-1941
1 34b-35a  Peace Arch, Blaine, Washington
Written on album page beneath 34b: Peace Arch, Blaine, Wash.Written on album page beneath 35a: Another view - same - May 29th 1941
May 29, 1941
1 35b Bobby, Mary Elizabeth, and Mary Sanders in silhouette near water at Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C.
Written on album page: Vancouver, B.C. From Stanley Park
circa 1940-1941
1 36a  Mary Elizabeth and Mary Sanders sitting on fountain at the rose garden in Woodland Park, Seattle
Written on album page: Rose Garden Woodland Park. June 9th
circa 1940-1941
1 36b  Mary and Mary Elizabeth Sanders sit on bench in back yard at 5023 15th Ave NE, Seattle
Written on album page: Mother & Sister. Back from Sunday School - May 1941
May 1941
1 37a  Bobby and Mary Elizabeth Sanders and two children standing next to post topped with carved wooden bison head, Everett, Washington
Written on album page: Mary Beth, Bobby - Wallace & Dotty Campbell inspect some dangerous (by reputation only) animals in park in Everett, Wash.
circa 1940-1941
1 37b  Bobby Sanders standing in daffodil field holding bouquet of daffodils near Puyallup, Washington
Written on album page: Bobby in a daffodil field - The Puyallup valley
March 17, 1941
1 38a  Japanese garden in Seward Park, Seattle
Written on album page: A Japanese garden in Seward Park. Lantern given to Seattle by city of Yokohama. Camellias & Japanese cherry both in bloom
March 1941
1 38b View of a row of houses behind fence, Enumclaw, WA
Written on album page: Another attempt to get Mt. Ranier [sic]. Both these pictures taken the same day as those on next three pages but at different elevations.
March 1941
1 39a  Group of four children and three adults standing in front of Mt. Rainier at Longmire Springs
Written on album page: A Trip to Mt. Ranier [sic] with The Panzicas. Longmire Springs
circa 1940-1941
1 39b  Bobby Sanders and two girls in meadow with mountains in background
Written on album page: Eleanor - Marilou P. and Bobby
circa 1940-1941
1 40a  Boy on rock ledge with mountain valley in background
Written on album page: All sorts of weather - This -wind-
circa 1940-1941
1 40b  Three children and man standing at side of road near Canyon Rim sign with Mt. Rainier in background
Written on album page: Canyon Rim - The summit is 10000 ft. above this.
circa 1940-1941
1 41a  Paradise Lodge near peak of Mt. Rainier
Written on album page: Paradise Lodge - 5557 ft. high
circa 1940-1941
1 41b  Sanders family in front of automobile near side of road
Written on album page: Lunch a mile high. June 8th. See the snow
circa 1940-1941
1 41c  Girl, Merilou, feeding chipmunk, Mt. Rainier
Written on album page: Merilou feeding the chipmunk. The western jays were here too.
circa 1940-1941
1 42a  John Muir School and playground, Seattle, WA
Written on album page: John Muir School - June 10th
circa 1940-1941
1 42b  Group at picnic tables, Seward Park, Seattle
Written on album page: Visiting before supper - J. M. picnic - June 10th. Seward Park
circa 1940-1941
1 43a  Several adults playing catch in Seward Park, Seattle
Written on album page: Playing Ball in the park
circa 1940-1941
1 43b  Long row of people seated at picnic table, Seward Park, Seattle
Written on album page: Supper - Seward Park
circa 1940-1941
1 44a  Miss Irwin and Miss Matheson sitting on bench at table, Seward Park
Written on album page: Miss Irwin & Miss Matheson. Looking towards Lake Washington thro the fir trees. Seward Park
circa 1940-1941
1 44b  The Sanders family sitting at picnic table, Seward Park
Written on album page: The Sanders after supper. J. M. picnic. Seward Park
circa 1940-1941

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  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)
  • Family Names :
  • Sanders family--Photographs