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Story Behind the Picture: Digitize Our Community History

You're about to hear the story behind photographs that are part of Digitize Our Community History. The photo preservation project is produced by Sno-Isle Libraries in partnership with historical organizations in Snohomish and Island Counties, and the Everett Herald.

The Story Behind the Picture: Darrington's Ski Hill

Hear the story behind archived digital photos of Darrington's Ski Hill in the 1930s from Scott Morris of the Darrington Historical Society. View the photo collection at http://www.sno-isle.org/catalog/darrington/photos. Digitize Our Community History is a preservation project produced by Sno-Isle Libraries in partnership with historical organizations in Snohomish and Island counties, and the Everett Herald. http://www.sno-isle.org/catalog/photos

The Story Behind the Picture: Edmonds' Frances Anderson

Katie Kelly from the Edmonds Historical Museum tells the story behind archived digital photos of Frances Anderson, an Edmonds teacher and athlete from the early 1900s. The historical photos from the Edmonds Historical Society collection can be viewed online at http://sno-isle.org/catalog/edmonds/photos. Digitize Our Community History is a preservation project produced by Sno-Isle Libraries in partnership with historical organizations in Snohomish and Island counties, and the Everett Herald. http://www.sno-isle.org/catalog/photos

The Story Behind the Picture: The First Photograph of Snohomish

Kathleen Lince and Warner Blake, from the Snohomish Historical Society, tell the story behind the first known photograph of Snohomish from 1866. Historical digital photos can be viewed online at http://www.sno-isle.org/catalog/snohomish/photos Digitize Our Community History is a preservation project produced by Sno-Isle Libraries in partnership with historical organizations in Snohomish and Island counties, and the Everett Herald. http://www.sno-isle.org/catalog/photos


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