Pictorial Past | Dancers gather at The Barn

The Barn in East Wenatchee, shown during June of 1963, was a popular venue for square dancing over the years.
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News From Our Past

From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press 100 years ago — 1919 Sgt. Jack Hensel of Waterville passed through Wenatchee today on his way back to Camp Custer, Mich. Jesse Stauffer, a fifth grade teacher at Waterville School, has received an offer to teach at Ellensburg Normal. She is planning on taking it as the position is a good one, paying $125 a...
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Our Past | 1985: Gymnastics program flourishes in Mansfield

The following excerpts come from an article published in the Feb. 7, 1985 edition of the Waterville Empire Press.
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Pictorial Past | New funeral home planned

Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Letts of Waterville look over plans for their new funeral home being built on Rock Island Road in East Wenatchee in May of 1960.
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Our Past | 1978: Princess crowned amid fanfare and lots of fun

The following excerpts are from an article about the Waterville royalty pageant published in the Feb. 2, 1978 edition of the Waterville Empire Press. A lot of effort was put into this local showcase of feminine beauty and accomplishment.
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News From Our Past

From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1919 Dr. H. Baer, one of the pioneer physicians of Mansfield, has moved to Wenatchee and opened an office in the Central Building. He has been practicing at Mansfield for the last nine years. Thirty-nine billion cigarettes were produced in the U.S. last year, four times as many as were...
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Our Past | 1990: Around Mansfield

This Mansfield news comes from the Jan. 25, 1990 edition of the Douglas County Empire Press.
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News From Our Past

From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1919 Edward Thrapp left Camp Lewis to return home to his family in Brewster.  50 years ago — 1969 More than 200 friends and relatives attended a reception for Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Smith, longtime Mansfield residents, in honor of the couple’s 50th wedding anniversary. Helping to serve...
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Pictorial Past | Self-service cannery in East Wenatchee

Mrs. Neil Gellatly of Wenatchee hauls a pulley-load of freshly canned fruit out of the cooling vat at the self-service cannery on Rock Island Road in East Wenatchee during the fall of 1960. She canned over 300 quarts of fruit that season. Many local women preferred going to the cannery to eliminate the muss in their own kitchens. The steaming and lidding process also insured safe keeping and a...
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Our Past | 1903: ‘News of the Week’ from the plateau

This is an early-day article, coming from the Jan. 15, 1903 edition of the Big Bend Empire.
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