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Rollin Howell Photographs of Wheat Harvesting Near Albion, circa 1904-1910
Overview of the Collection
- Howell, Rollin.
- Rollin Howell Photographs of Wheat Harvesting Near Albion
- circa 1904-1910 (inclusive)19041910
- .25 Linear Feet of Shelf Space, (1 box), (26 items)
- Collection Number
- PC 16 (collection)
- The collection consists mainly of photographs of wheat harvesting on the Howell homestead near Albion, Washington.
Washington State University Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC)
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
- Access Restrictions
This collection is open and available for research use.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Rollin Howell was one of the youngest of nine children born to George and Julietta Howell. George was born in the province of Nova Scotia in April 1845. He was in the lumber business in Wisconsin but moved to Washington and homesteaded on government land three miles east of Albion in 1878. According to the Whitman county directory, he was president of the Guy Cooperative Association and an owner of interest in the Farmer’s Meat Association in 1904. One of his elder sons, George M., was proprietor of the Albion Hotel and owned an implement store in Albion ca. 1910.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The collection consists of 22 photographs of wheat harvesting on the Howell homestead near Albion, Washington, circa 1904-1910. Also included are 3 photographs of the Washington Agricultural College Band and Orchestra, and 1 photograph of George M Howell's implement business in Albion.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Rollin Howell Photographs of Wheat Harvesting Near Albion, circa 1904-1910 (PC 16)
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1||1-2||Wheat harvesting on the Howell homestead near Albion, ca. 1904-1910.
|1||3||The Washington Agricultural College Band and Orchestra, under the direction of Professor Strong, ca. 1904.
|1||4||George M. Howell’s implement business in Albion, ca. 1910.
|1||OVERSIZE||The Washington Agricultural College Band, ca. 1904.
|1||OVERSIZE||Harvest scene on George Howell farm, ca. 1905.
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Harvesting machinery -- Washington (State) -- History -- Photographs.
- Wheat -- Harvesting -- History -- Photographs.
- Howell Family -- Photographs.
- Albion (Wash.) -- Photographs.