Monday, June 24, 2019
Workers at the Match Block Factory in Bovill, plus a dog who refuses to look at the camera, pose for a photo in the 1940s. Of the 14 pictured, the names of only eight are known. They are (back row from left): Osborne Slette, unknown, unknown, May Nolan, unknown, Ray Bonner, Floyd Wunderlich, unknown; and (front row from left): unknown, Daisy Wunderlich, Maude Carlin, unknown, Eleanor Zagelow, Red Brinkman. Early matches were made from blocks of woods with cuts separating the splints but leaving their bases attached. The blocks often were shipped to markets in the East to be made into the matches.
Friday, June 21, 2019
Sisters Phyllis (Ewing) Cannon (left) and Patty (Ewing) Harding stand together in the Ewing Orchard along Appleside B…
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Lillian Groom of Grangeville entered this photo of a rainbow over the farm in the Kodak International Newspaper Snaphot Awards competition in the mid-1980s.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Roger Osborn of Lewiston was in the right place at the right time to photograph these multiple lightning strikes.
Monday, June 17, 2019
Ed Hasfurther operates a combine during the 1979 harvest on the Lorang farm in Genesee. While modern combines feature enclosed, air-conditioned cabs, this photo by Dan Lorang shows the first attempts to provide some type of shade to farm workers out in the field during the heat of summer’s harvest. This photo was submitted by Diane Conroy, curator of White Spring Ranch Museum on the Lorang homestead in Genesee.
Saturday, June 15, 2019
The graduating Craigmont High School Cougars gathered in 1949 for a class photograph. The classmates will gather for …
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Playing in the creek is usually a fun and cool summer activity for children. This group was spending time in Lawyer’s Creek between Craigmont and Ferdinand along old U.S. Highway 95 during the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Vacation Bible School picnic in 1962.
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
The streets of Winchester were packed for the town’s Fourth of July celebration in 1910. The town’s annual celebratio…
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
An automobile parade was part of the festivities in Genesee during Fourth of July 1913. This postcard is one of many collected and mailed by Lela Jain of Genesee.
Monday, June 10, 2019
Pacific Northwest Bell telephone operators, with headsets on, stand at their work stations at the office in Grangevil…
Saturday, June 08, 2019
Viola E. Aggar of Lewiston reflected on her life for an Elders story that was published along with this photo by Trib…
Friday, June 07, 2019
Vernon and Diane Adams smile behind a pile of coins and other metals in this photo by Tribune photographer Patrick Sullivan. The Lewiston couple had recently purchased Lewiston Precious Metals in the mall in Lewiston, and planned to operate it, as well as their other business at the time, Melody Mufflers, according to the story that accompanied the photo first published in the April 4, 1982, Tribune.
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Classmates who graduated from Lewiston’s St. Stanislaus Catholic School in 1950 also graduated from Lewiston High School in 1954.
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
Larry Snodderly stands in his racing jumpsuit with hands on his hips next to his car, the No. 19 Chevy, at the speedway in the Lewiston Sports Arena in 1971. Snodderly celebrates his 79th birthday this month. The track was located in north Lewiston and was a 1/4-mile paved oval that operated from the early 1960s until 1975, according to Lewiston historian Steven Branting.
Monday, June 03, 2019
Nora Abbott owned and operated a computer software instruction business in Moscow, and in 1992 she began offering one-day workshops in a variety of software programs. A story accompanying this photo by Tribune photographer Mike Venso first published in the Nov. 22, 1992, Tribune, reported Abbot would be offering instruction in Lewiston in Lotus 1-2-3, WordPerfect and MS-DOS.
Friday, May 31, 2019
With smiles on their faces, four men from Bovill Presbyterian Church prepared to leave on a mission project to Alaska in 1990. The men are (from left) Glen Wood, Stan Hobbs the Rev. Bob Wofford (church pastor) and Gary Eggers. Women who gathered to see them off on their adventure included (from left) Erma Wood, Roberta Hobbs, Mary Lee and Karen Eggers.
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Ray Abbott is shown on the job in this photo published in the April 13, 1973, Lewiston Tribune with a story about his April 1 retirement as foreman of the Tribune Commercial Printing department.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Roger Adams poses above the first-base dugout, rather than in the pressbox, at Harris Field on the campus of Lewis-Cl…
Saturday, May 25, 2019
Members of the Juliaetta baseball team assembled for a photo in 1912. They are (as numbered) Charles Talbott, Joe Ham…
Friday, May 24, 2019
At Harris Field, on the campus of Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, the left field bleachers are a good place fo…
Thursday, May 23, 2019
The staff of Bovill School gathered for a group photo during the 1998-’99 school year. They are (front row, from left): Kellie Funke, Leahann Brady, Marilyn Davis, Karen Monson, Peggy Miller, Tera Reeves; (back row, from left): Marsha Martin, Pat Eck (principal), Nancy Henderson, Angie Tweit, Liz Herrmann, Leah Swanson, Gayle Wells, Lynne Rains and Karen Eggers of Bovill, who submitted this photo.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
The Clarkston High School graduating class of 1919 gathered for a senior year photo. In the front row of the photo on the left side, dressed in matching outfits, are Pearl (Benedict) Petty (left) and her twin sister, Pansy Benedict. Pearl lived in Asotin County her entire life, and this photo was submitted by Pearl’s granddaughter, Kathy Browne of Clarkston. One hundred years later, the CHS class of 2019 will go through commencement June 1.
Ken Nuxoll, shown driving a grain truck during a Greencreek wheat harvest, is the son of Ben Nuxoll. Their relationsh…
Monday, May 20, 2019
Pat Mackey played outfield for the Lewis-Clark State College Warriors in Lewiston. In the 1987 NAIA World Series, played at LCSC’s Harris Field, Mackey set World Series records with 20 hits and a .741 batting average. This year, the 63rd annual Avista-NAIA World Series opens Friday at Harris Field.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Lewis-Clark State College President Lee Vickers (left) and William Daehling, vice president for academic affairs at LCSC, take a break from the rigors of running the college to enjoy a hot dog at the ballpark in this photo from the 1980s.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Floy Allen of Lewiston adjusts her glasses after settling a flier’s cap atop her head after her first flight in a small jet piloted by David Billow in this photo by Jeff A. Taylor first published in the Tribune of March 20, 1991.
Monday, May 13, 2019
The Lewis-Clark Chapter of Sweet Adelines is shown on stage April 17, 1971, following the group’s regional competition performance in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Driving cattle from winter to summer range was an annual adventure in Hells Canyon for Harold and Lois Heitstuman, th…
Thursday, May 09, 2019
Marty Hallberg driving his jet boat Rio Bandito was champion of the 1988 Salmon River Jet Boat Races between White Bi…
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Readers who would like to share their historical photos from throughout the region may do so by emailing them to blas…
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
Jake Altmiller of Orofino uses a guide and file to put a razor edge on the teeth of his chainsaw in this photo by Tribune photographer Roy C. Woods first published in the Sept. 18, 1976, Tribune.
Monday, May 06, 2019
Blanche Bair, a resident of the Lewiston Care Center, holds her painting titled “Homestead” in this Tribune photo first published in the Nov. 27, 1988, newspaper.
Saturday, May 04, 2019
Roy Bailey retired Dec. 31, 1973, as farm manager from Washington State University in Pullman.
Thursday, May 02, 2019
Mrs. Jay Florence of Clarkston is shown making egg noodles for a casserole in this photo published in the Lewiston Tribune of Sept. 21, 1967.
Monday, April 29, 2019
Walt Thompson, an employee at Twin City Foods in Lewiston, drives a forklift into one of four cold storage rooms at t…
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Rep. Thomas S. Foley of Spokane, a member of Congress from Washington’s Fifth District, greets, one by one, a long line of his constituents at Clarkston in this Barry Kough photo published in the Aug. 23, 1989, Lewiston Tribune.
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Marty Hallberg of Lewiston, driving the Rio Bandito No. 296, was champion of the 1988 Class B Salmon River Jet Boat Races between White Bird and Riggins.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
A large and growing thunderhead cloud darkens the western sky west of Clarkston in March 1983, seen from Lewiston and above the houses along the Snake River in Clarkston. This photo was taken by Tribune photographer Glenn Cruickshank.
Monday, April 22, 2019
Cindi Herres of Pomeroy holds her Appaloosa stallion, Royal Te, while the horse’s lookalike model poses on a nearby fence in this Barry Kough photo first published in the Tribune Oct. 8, 1997. The horse was selected to be the model for a new collectible Breyer horse, according to a story by Elaine Williams published with the photo in the Close to Home section. Herres had collected the plastic models since childhood, and was proud when her handsome horse was chosen to join the line.
Saturday, April 20, 2019
First-grade students at Grangeville Elementary School lined up for their class photo in 1960. Some of the students include: (back row) Bob Jessup (fifth from left) and Doug Litchfield (far right). Middle row (from left): Steve Altman, John Stegner, Bill Soltman, unidentified, Mrs. Hampel, Shirly Hornbeck, unidentified, Cindy vonBargen, unidentified. Front row: Judy Westberg (far left) and Connie Wright (second from right). Stegner currently serves as an associate justice on the Idaho Supreme Court. This photo was submitted by Steve Hornbeck of Gifford.
Friday, April 19, 2019
In February 1992 the drawdown test of the Snake River upstream of Lower Granite Dam also lowered the end of the Clearwater River. The temporary shallow water depth exposed the remains of what was massive Holbrook Island in the Clearwater between the Memorial Bridge and the railroad bridge. The island had been nearly scraped out of existence when the levees were built to accomodate the dam and subsequent slackwater in the mid-1970s.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Michael Maynard of Clarkston examines a white-striped, rose-red camelia Japonica called the Lady Vansittart, which was kept in a window well to protect it from the cold. The cedar planter contained a gardenia, and was easy to move indoors on a cool night. The photo accompanied a garden column by Shirley Lyons featuring the unusual plants cultivated by Mrs. H.M. Maynard (her first name is never given) and her son, Michael, at their Clarkston home. This photo was published in the Lewiston Tribune June 1, 1975.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Nora Mayton sits with her sons Brian (left) and Alex (right) in the family’s Lewiston backyard with Nora’s Hot Ham and Potato Salad on the table in front of them. The photo accompanied a Close to Home column by the late Sula Keeling, who wrote about food for the Lewiston Tribune for many years. This photo was published Aug. 11, 1993, and Keeling’s column featured seven of Mayton’s recipes including the potato salad, Hot Fudge Pudding Cake, and Skillet Chicken and Vegetables.
Monday, April 15, 2019
Summertime at Winchester Lake State Park often means dipping a fishing line into the Lewis County lake, adjacent to the town of Winchester. This Barry Kough photo, first published in the Tribune June 10, 1989, showed these two folks trying their luck on a bright and sunny summer day.
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Wade L. Mayer of Lewiston holds the colors during a graveside service for veteran Myron O. Barfty of Lewiston. Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Sourdough Post in Lewiston officiated at the service held May 24, 1985, at Lewis-Clark Memorial Gardens in Lewiston Orchards. Barfty served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War, and died May 21, 1985. This photo was first published in the Tribune May 25, 1985.
Friday, April 12, 2019
Roy Hornbeck of Grangeville hefts his McCulloch chainsaw on a snowy day in January 1951 near the Spencer Ranch. At the time of this photo, Roy was 51 years old and working in the woods as a logger. He died in 1989. This photo was submitted by his grandson, Steve Hornbeck of Grangeville.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Paul Reisenauer tips his hat at the photographer while standing next to his tractor out in the field at Colton.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
On Feb. 22, 1938, Joe and Mary Trautman drove their family to their daughter’s wedding from the family farm in Craigmont to the church in Winchester.
Tuesday, April 09, 2019
The summers have always held the risk of fires in the region. This photo, taken by Lewiston Tribune photographer Art …
Monday, April 08, 2019
In this 1951 photo, brothers Jim, John, Joe and Vern Hornbeck (from left to right) posed on the Cove Road near Grangeville. The photo was submitted by Steve Hornbeck of Grangeville, nephew of these brothers.