Arnold Studio photographs, 1925-1944  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Arnold Studio (Walla Walla, Wash.)
Title
Arnold Studio photographs
Dates
1925-1944 (inclusive)
Quantity
4.8 linear feet, (9 boxes)
Collection Number
WCMss.068
Summary
This collection contains images created by the Arnold Studio showing buildings and street, harvest, and snow scenes in Walla Walla, Washington, as well as scenes on the Whitman College campus.
Repository
Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Whitman College and Northwest Archives
Penrose Library, Room 130
345 Boyer Avenue
Walla Walla, WA
99362
Telephone: 509-527-5922
Fax: 509-526-4785
archives@whitman.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

John J. Arnold was born in 1879 in Michigan. He was married to Florence B. Chase. They operated the Arnold Studio which first opened in the late 1910s. Arnold died in 1942 and Florence continued to run the studio until it was purchased in 1944 by Boyd DeBunce.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection consists of images showing street, harvest, and snow scenes and buildings in Walla Walla, Washington, as well as scenes on the Whitman College campus. Photographs of the Whitman Centennial and Pendleton Round-up are included. The collection also contains a photograph album that was sent to Washington, D.C. to document need for the Mill Creek Project following the 1931 Walla Walla flood.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

The provenance is unknown for the majority of the collection, but known contributors included Boyd DeBunce, Judge Ralph Phipps Edgerton, and the Walla Walla Public Library. The accession numbers associated with those contributors are retro-0256, retro-0270, and 2017-08.

Processing Note

In 2019, the folders were put in alphabetical order and rehoused for stabilization.


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1 Abraham Lincoln
1 2 Advertisement, composite of children
object
1 Advertisement, oversize composite of children
Box
11 Arnold 1936 Album: Whitman Centennial, Pendleton Round-up and Parade
Folder
1 3 Arnold Studio: Advertisement
1 4 Arnold Studio: Reception room 1925
1 5 Atlalia, gas tanks on the banks of the Colorado river
1 6 Baby buggy
1 7 Baker Building, Northeast side view from East side of Second
1 8 Billings Hall, old gym in background
1 9-27 Bingham Springs photos
1 28 Blue Mountains
1 29 Blue Mountains, taken from Milton highway near Bradeu School 1937
1 30 Blue Mountains, Walla Walla Valley
1 31 Braden Bell Building, Walla Walla
1 32 Carnagie Public Library, West and South side 1940
1 33 Carnagie Public Library, West and South sides
1 34 Christian Church, corner of Alder and Palouse
1 35 Christian Church, South side
1 36 College Place: Public school
1 37 College Place: Seventh-day Adventist church
1 38-49 Columbia River gorge scenes
1 50 Columbia River, vista house at Crown Point
1 51 Columbia River Wallula Gap
1 52 Conregational Church 1940
1 53 Conregational Church exterior
1 54 Conregational Church exterior
1 55 Conregational Church interior
1 56 Conregational Church interior
2 1 Dacres Hotel, Fourth and Main
2 2 Downtown Walla Walla scenes circa 1920
2 3 Drumheller harvest scene, Five Holt machines, five 33-animal teams
2 4 Dry Falls, Washington
2 5 Dry Grand Coulee Dam
2 6-9 Ezra Meeker
2 10 Fire Station #3 North Roosevelt and University
2 11 First Christian Church, Milton Oregon 1944 October 1
2 12 Fort Nez Perce, J.M. Stanley sketch
2 13 Fort Walla Walla military encampment, Main Street
2 14 Fort Walla Walla, Gen. Wainwright Avenue, historic sign
2 15 Fort Walla Walla, Military post
2 16 Grand Hotel
2 17 Hartle, J.F. Livery Stable
2 18 Harvest scene: Cookshack, teams
2 19-21 Harvest scene: Pea harvesting near Walla Walla
2 22-23 Harvest scene: Pea harvesting scenes
2 24 Harvest scene: Planting beans near Walla Walla
2 25 Harvest scene: Stationary
2 26 Harvesting scene: With 33 mules
2 27 Hobo jungle in Walla Walla during depression
2 28 How the West Was Won Spirit of the Mountain top
2 29 How the West Was Won, Mrs Roscoe Smith - Voice of the Valley
2 30 Indian Ester Motanic
2 31 Indian girl Ester Motanic
2 32 Langdon Lake
2 33 Langdon Lake
2 34 Langdon Lake
2 35 Langdon Lake 1938
2 36 Langdon Lake, buildings, vehicles, people
2 37 Langdon Lake, One boat
2 38 Langdon Lake, road to
2 39 Langdon Lake, Sunset, boat
2 40 Langdon Lake, Two boats on lake
2 41 Langdon Lake, View from boat to shore
2 42 Langdon Lake: Celebration, unveiling plaque, SBL Penrose 1938 August 1
2 43 Lapuai Indian encampment 1941 December
2 44 Levi Ankeny
2 45 Madame Dorion Bridge, near Mouth of Walla Walla river
2 46 Marcus Whitman Hotel: Corner of Rose and Second
2 47 Marcus Whitman Hotel: View from above intersection of Second and Rose
2 48 Marcus Whitman Hotel: View of East and South side
2 49 Marcus Whitman statue
2 50 McCaw Hospital, Walla Walla Enlisted Men's Day room
2 51 McInyre Point Blue Mountains, fog in valley
2 52 McIntyre Point near Weston, Oregon, Blue Mountains
2 53 McInure Point Our Flag
2 54 Mill Creek, The Intake
2 55 Palouse Falls
2 56 Palouse Falls, Washington
2 57 Pioneer Park
2 58 Pioneer Park
2 59 Postcards
3 1 Postcards: College Place, Walla Walla College, Walla Walla buildings, Whitman College, Tollgate, Langdon Lake
3 2 Postcards: Walla Walla city, Tollgate, Veterans Hospital
3 3 Postcards: Walla Walla city, Wallula Gap, Pea and wheat harvesting
3 4 Poster: Overland Mail route to California, H.W. Corbett and Co.
3 5 Public Library, Alder and Poplar
3 6 Rabbit Drive- finish of near Columbia River gap
3 7 Robert Wolf statue
3 8-9 Rural and city houses and people
3 10 Sager Sisters: Matilda, Catherine and Elizabeth
3 11 Seven Indian women (Moorhouse photo)
3 12 Sheep shearing, Rock Creek Corrals 1896 June
3 13 Sheep, near Langdon Lake
3 14-17 Slides [Copies made from originals]
4 1-8 Slides [Copies made from originals]
5 1 Small's Opera House
5 2 St Patrick School
5 3 St. Patrick Church 1940 May
5 4 St. Patrick Church and School, view looking Southwest
5 5 St. Pauls Church and School
5 6 St. Vincent Academy
5 7 Stadium boosters, crowd gathered at First and Main Streets 1926 May 20
5 8 Stamps with Walla Walla scenes
5 9 Suvivors Whitman Massacre
5 10 Symphony concert at Whitman College Amphitheater
5 11 Telephone building, Alder and First, Southeast corner
5 12 Tollgate: Deer
5 13 Tollgate: Deer and bear
5 14 Tollgate: Hunters Inn
5 15 Tollgate: Hunters Inn and Post Office
5 16 Tollgate: Hunters Inn and Post Office building
5 17 Tollgate: Langdon Lake road scene, buildings on left
5 18 Tollgate: Langdon Lake snow scene
5 19 Tollgate: Langdon Lake, girl sitting on rock cairn
5 20 Tollgate: Langdon Lake, girl, tree and lake
5 21 Tollgate: Near Tollgate. Oregon, Blue Mountains
5 22 Tollgate: Ski Bowl
5 23 Tollgate: Skiers at Tollgate, Oregon
5 24 Tollgate: Skiing
5 25 Tollgate: Sking
5 26 Tollgate: Sking at Tollgate, Oregon
5 27 Tollgate: Snow plow blowing snow off highway
5 28 Tollgate: Snow scene
5 29 Tollgate: Snow scene
5 30 Tollgate: Snow scene
5 31 Tollgate: Snow scene
5 32 Tollgate: Snow scene, cars, highway sign
5 33 Tollgate: Snow scene, high snow banks along highway
5 34 Tollgate: Snow scene, highway and buildings on left
5 35 Tollgate: Snow scene, highway, cars and Hunters Inn
5 36 Tollgate: Snow scene, Moonlight Trail
5 37 Tollgate: Snow scene, Near Tollgate Oregon
5 38 Tollgate: Snow scene, Pete
5 39 Tollgate: Snow scene, rear view of snow plow in action
5 40 Tollgate: Snow scene, Ski Bowl
5 41 Tollgate: Snow scene, There's A Long Trail Awinding
6 1 Tollgate: Snow scene, Tollgate Oregon
6 2 Tollgate: Snow scene, Tollgate Oregon
6 3 Tollgate: Snow scene, Tollgate Oregon
6 4 Tollgate: Snow scene, Tollgate Oregon
6 5 Tollgate: Snow scene, Tollgate Oregon
6 6 Tollgate: Snow scenes
6 7 Tollgate: The lookout near Tollgate
6 8 Tollgate: Umatilla River near Tollgate, Oregon
6 9 Twin Sisters, Wallula Gap
6 10 U.H. Berney residence and family
6 11-12 Unidentified
6 13 Unidentified: Miscelaneous prints, structures, street scenes, people
9 30 Unidentified slides
6 14 Veterans Administration Hospital
6 15 Veterans Administration Hospital: Administration buildings and recreation buildings
6 16 Veterans Administration Hospital: Aerial view
6 17 Veterans Administration Hospital: Entrance
6 18-20 Veterans Administration Hospital: Infirmary
6 21 Veterans Administration Hospital: Parade ground, looking South
6 22 Veterans Administration Hospital: Parade grounds, view looking North
6 23 Veterans Administration Hospital: Recreation building
6 24 Veterans Administration Hospital: Recreation building (also shows buildings on lower level)
6 25 Veterans Administration Hospital: Recreation buildings, view from tower
6 26 Veterans Administration Hospital: Semi-ambulant
6 27 Veterans Administration Hospital: Sustenance building
6 28 Veterans Administration Hospital: Twilight on the Parade Grounds
6 29 Veterans Administration Hospital: Two views of wards
6 30 Veterans Administration Hospital: Veterans Hospital Grounds
6 31 Veterans Administration Hospital: View from water tower
6 32 Veterans Administration Hospital: Ward 4, two views
6 33 Walla Walla Armory
6 34 Walla Walla City-County Airport: Inland Airways hanger and DC-3
6 35 Walla Walla City-County Airport: terminal building front
6 36 Walla Walla City-County Airport: terminal desk, Inland Airways
6 37 Walla Walla College
6 38 Walla Walla College: Conard Hall
6 39 Walla Walla College: Davis Auditorium
6 40 Walla Walla College: Music conservatory
6 41 Walla Walla County baseball league champions 1930 July 13
6 42 Walla Walla Court House cira 1883
6 43 Walla Walla Court House North side
6 44-45 Walla Walla flood 1931
6 46 Walla Walla flood scenes 1931
7 1-2 Walla Walla flood scenes 1931
11 Walla Walla flood, photograph album [Mailed to Washington, D.C. to document the need for the Mill Creek project.] 1931
Folder
7 3-4 Walla Walla flood, photograph album, negatives and positives
7 5 Walla Walla General Hospital
7 6 Walla Walla General Hospital
7 7 Walla Walla Harness Shop: Interior and exterior
7 8 Walla Walla High School and gymnasium
7 9-12 Walla Walla High School graduating classes 1895, 1898-1900
7 13 Walla Walla Main Street 1st and Main, North side
7 14 Walla Walla Main Street, First and Main, looking West After 1910
7 15 Walla Walla snow scene: Alder and Second Street, looking East, tractor moving snow 1936 Feburary
7 16 Walla Walla snow scene: Alder at Second looking East 1936 Feburary
7 17 Walla Walla snow scene: Alder Street, Denny Building front view tractor removing snow
7 18 Walla Walla snow scene: Alder, between First and Second, five views of snow removal
7 19 Walla Walla snow scene: Alder, between First and Second, view Northwest, tractor pulling grader 1936 Feburary
7 20 Walla Walla snow scene: Catherine Street
7 21 Walla Walla snow scene: First Street, view from Main looking South
7 22 Walla Walla snow scene: Main corner, First and Main looking West
7 23 Walla Walla snow scene: Marcus Whitman Hotel, car, pile of snow
7 24 Walla Walla snow scene: Night, Main Street, First Street looking West
7 25 Walla Walla snow scene: Telephone building, Alder and Colville
7 26 Walla Walla snow scene: Walla Walla the school, view of North side
7 27 Walla Walla snow scene: Whitman Hotel, Federal Building, view looking West
7 28 Walla Walla St. Mary's Hospital
7 29 Walla Walla St. Mary's Hospital: Drawing of early building
7 30 Walla Walla St. Mary's Hospital: Fifth Street
7 31 Walla Walla St. Mary's Hospital: Straight on view
7 32 Walla Walla street crew
7 33 Walla Walla street scene: Alder, looking East
7 34 Walla Walla street scene: Alder between Second and Third looking West 1937
7 35 Walla Walla street scene: Birch
7 36 Walla Walla street scene: Buildings on south side Main St, between First and Second Avenue 1925
7 37 Walla Walla street scene: Buildings, South side Main street between Second and Third
7 38 Walla Walla street scene: East on Main from BB National Bank
7 39 Walla Walla street scene: East side of Second Street from Drumheller Building
7 40 Walla Walla street scene: First and Main loking West circa 1885
7 41 Walla Walla street scene: First and Main looking West 1938 August 3
7 42 Walla Walla street scene: First and Main, Book Nook
7 43 Walla Walla street scene: First and Main, looking West, Christmas decorations
7 44 Walla Walla street scene: Intersection of Alder and Second looking North
8 1 Walla Walla street scene: Main intersection of Colville looking West
8 2 Walla Walla street scene: Main Street between First and Second looking East
8 3 Walla Walla street scene: Main Street near First Street, looking East
8 4 Walla Walla street scene: Main Street Walla Walla looking West
8 5 Walla Walla street scene: Main Street, bet First and Second, looking West
8 6 Walla Walla street scene: Main Street, between Second and Third, looking East
8 7 Walla Walla street scene: Main, between Second and Third looking West
8 8 Walla Walla street scene: Main, between Second and Third, looking East
8 9 Walla Walla street scene: Main, Fourth Street looking East
8 10 Walla Walla street scene: North Second Avenue looking South from Second and Cherry
8 11 Walla Walla street scene: Residential
8 12 Walla Walla street scene: Second and Alder looking North (from roof Denny Building.)
8 13 Walla Walla street scene: Second Avenue and Alder, looking North
8 14 Walla Walla street scene: Second South from top of BB National Bank
8 15 Walla Walla street scene: Second Street looking North from BB National Bank
8 16 Walla Walla street scene: Second Street, looking across main North
8 17 Walla Walla street scene: University
8 18 Walla Walla street scene: View from corner of Second and Main
8 19 Walla Walla street scene: View North from intersection of Second and Alder
8 20 Walla Walla street scene: View Southeast from roof of BB National Bank Building
8 21 Walla Walla street scene: View Southeast from top of BB National Bank
8 22 Walla Walla street scene: View Southwest from BB National Bank
8 23 Walla Walla street scene: Washington
8 24 Walla Walla White barber shop
8 25 Walla Walla, Marcus Whitman Hotel
8 26 Walla Walla: Ankeny Home
8 27 Walla Walla: Bridge over Mill Creek
8 28 Walla Walla: City-County Airport Inland Airways DC-3 (C-47)
8 29 Walla Walla: County Jail
8 30 Walla Walla: Federal Building and Marcus Whitman Hotel, view looking South
8 31 Walla Walla: Hotel Marcus Whitman
8 32 Walla Walla: Hotel Marcus Whitman Rose Street in foreground, looking West
8 33 Walla Walla: I.O.O.F. Home
8 34 Walla Walla: Images taken from roof of Baker-Boyer building
8 35 Walla Walla: Main Street buildings with James Schwabacher annd O'Donnell
8 36 Walla Walla: Marcus Whitman Hotel, looking North
8 37 Walla Walla: Marcus Whitman Hotel, view looking West
8 38 Walla Walla: Pioneer Park, bridge and lake
8 39 Walla Walla: Pioneer Park, canon
8 40 Walla Walla: Pioneer Park, lake
8 41 Walla Walla: Pioneer Park, lake and bench
8 42 Walla Walla: The Garden City
8 43 Walla Walla: The school (North side) and gym (East and South side)
8 44 Walla Walla: The school and gym from corner of Park and Birch
8 45 Walla Walla: The school and gym, East and South side
8 46 Walla Walla: The school, North and East side, Park Street
8 47 Walla Walla: View from Baker Building looking Southeast
8 48 Walla Walla: View looking East from roof of Baker-Boyer Bank, Main Street
8 49 Walla Walla: Wahington State Penetentiary
8 50 Walla Walla: White Temple Baptist Church, Boyer and Park
8 51 Wallowa Lake
8 52 Wallowa Lake
8 53 Washington State Penitentiary
8 54 Washington State Penitentiary game farm
8 55 Whitman Centennial: 36 separate scenes 1936 August
8 56 Whitman Centennial: Dress rehearsal
8 57 Whitman Centennial: Dress rehearsal, group around engine
8 58 Whitman Centennial: Dress rehearsal, marriage scene
8 59 Whitman Centennial: Dress rehearsal, night marriage
8 60-63 Whitman Centennial: Dress rehearsal, stage scene with mountain scenery
8 64 Whitman Centennial: Evening shots
8 65 Whitman Centennial: Indians parade
8 66 Whitman Centennial: Monument
8 67-68 Whitman Centennial: Parade 1936 August 14
9 1 Whitman Centennial: Parade shots 1936 August 15
9 2 Whitman Centennial: Pet parade
9 3 Whitman Centennial: Pioneer Mother on float
9 4 Whitman Centennial: Saturday Parade shots
9 5 Whitman College: Amphitheater
9 6 Whitman College: Billing Hall
9 7 Whitman College: Billings Hall, view across creek
9 8 Whitman College: Buildings
9 9 Whitman College: Campus scene
9 10 Whitman College: Campus scenes
9 11 Whitman College: Campus views
9 12 Whitman College: College building, old seminary building
9 13 Whitman College: Conservatory
9 14 Whitman College: Freshman-sophomore scrap
9 15 Whitman College: Lyman House
9 16 Whitman College: Lakum Duckam, Memoiral in background
9 17 Whitman College: Memorial Building
9 18 Whitman College: Memorial Building, view of West and South side of clocktower
9 19-20 Whitman College: Prentiss Hall
9 21 Whitman College: Prentiss Hall and bridge
9 22 Whitman College: President's house
9 23 Whitman grave, shaft hill and monument in background
9 24 Whitman Marcus South pass 1836 July 4
9 25 Whitman Memorial building
9 26 Whitman Mission Monument
9 27 Whitman Mission, Waiilatpu drawing
9 28 Whitman Monument
9 29 Whitman, Narcissa painting in Prentiss Hall

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Photographers--Washington (State)--20th century

Personal Names

  • Arnold, John J.

Corporate Names

  • Whitman College

Geographical Names

  • Walla Walla (Wash.)