Glass plate images, primarily negatives, from Aberdeen, WA, and surrounding areas circa the early 20th century. They portray shipping and lumber industries as well as photographs of people and numerous aspects of daily life.
Glass negatives, lantern slides, and photographic prints record all facets of woodswork, milling and shipping, as well as fishing, sealing and other maritime activities of Grays Harbor, Washington (State). The cities of Aberdeen and Hoquiam are pictured from their earliest times of sawdust and wooden streets. Also included in the collection are 64 portraits which record the Quinault Indians during the 1880s and 1890s, with many wearing treaty and trade adornments.