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D35459-3
Date: 09-25-19481 of 11:
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Series: D35459   Image#: 3   Date: 09-25-1948
This is an alternate view of Supreme Cleaners, 1012 Center St., as photographed on September 25, 1948. See D35459, image 5, for close-up of drive-in side. Supreme Cleaners was affiliated with Superior Service Laundry at 2011 South Tacoma Way as both were owned/operated by the same individuals: F.J. Meyer, president and W.C. Miller, vice president. Supreme Cleaners opened in April of 1934 in this large concrete plant. A billboard on one side of the two-story structure emphasized the care Supreme Cleaners would show to fur garments including storage, restyling, cleaning and repairing. (scan of original negative, no print on file)
D9834-5
Date: 06-06-19402 of 11:
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Series: D9834   Image#: 5   Date: 06-06-1940
Scene where automobile accident occurred. South 30th Street at Pacific Avenue. Boy on bicycle opposite stop sign. Billboard on left advertising Triton Motor Oil. For Carl A. Dohberg, attorney. Photograph taken on June 6, 1940.
D47146-2
Date: 01-09-19503 of 11:
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Series: D47146   Image#: 2   Date: 01-09-1950
Exterior of property on South 4th between Stadium Way and Broadway. A view towards the business district of Tacoma along one of the residential streets in the Stadium District. Two sets of billboards are seen on the opposite side of the street. Ordered by Tacoma Harbor Lumber Co., Mr. H. Wheeler.
D47146-1
Date: 01-09-19504 of 11:
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Series: D47146   Image#: 1   Date: 01-09-1950
Exterior of property on South 4th between Stadium Way and Broadway. A view of a residential street in the Stadium District of Tacoma. A large, two-story residence sits on the corner. Further down the street are seen two sets of billboards. Ordered by Tacoma Harbor Lumber Co., Mr. H. Wheeler
D42532-1
Date: 05-10-19495 of 11:
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Series: D42532   Image#: 1   Date: 05-10-1949
Reshoot day and night exterior shots of Olympia Beer sign, Ponders Station, Electric Products. An Olympia Beer billboard sits above the Ingleside Cafe. Automobiles pass along the highway and a Maxwell Mobilgas gasoline station is seen on the other side of the highway. TPL-9433
D42527-2
Date: 05-10-19496 of 11:
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Series: D42527   Image#: 2   Date: 05-10-1949
Exterior of Maxwell Serv-Ur-Self Station, Clipper Oil Company, R.D. Jalafsky. A billboard standing at a curve along one of Tacoma's streets advertises the "Serv-Ur-Self" station around the corner. See also D32131-1.
D35459-5
Date: 09-25-19487 of 11:
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Series: D35459   Image#: 5   Date: 09-25-1948
Supreme Cleaners, Llewellyn Advertising Agency, Van Meter. Supreme Cleaners was operated by the same individuals who operated Superior Service Laundry on South Tacoma Way. F.J. Meyer was president while W.C. Miller served as vice president and M.C. Christie was the treasurer.The facility has a drive in window along one side. A tall smokestack and a chimney painted with "Laundry" can be seen over the top of the building. A billboard advertises fur storage, restyling, cleaning and repairing. A panel truck sits in the parking lot outside the cleaners.
D28362-3
Date: 06-13-19478 of 11:
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Series: D28362   Image#: 3   Date: 06-13-1947
Oldsmobile billboard on new ball park fence, City Motor Co., Anson Hart. Two other, smaller, billboards above advertise the Sportsmen's Grill and Russ Michael's Service.
D28351-3
Date: 06-13-19479 of 11:
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Series: D28351   Image#: 3   Date: 06-13-1947
Intersection of Bay Street with Portland Avenue, for Charles E. Taylor Company. Charles E. Taylor, Jr., was an insurance adjuster at this time. Billboards and telephone poles are shown. Several automobiles are on the streets. A railroad trestel is in the background.
D24700-3
Date: 11-27-194610 of 11:
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Series: D24700   Image#: 3   Date: 11-27-1946
Hotel Croft and Pacific Avenue for Electrical Products Consolidated. A view north along Pacific Avenue from the hill south of the business district. Billboards on the right advertise Meadosweet Milk and Pioneer Beer. Commencement Bay is seen above the tideflats. Union Station is the domed building on the right hand side of Pacific Avenue. TPL 5471.
A16616-1
Date: 12-00-194311 of 11:
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Series: A16616   Image#: 1   Date: 12-00-1943
Northwest Hauling, boat on trailer. A large Dodge truck pulls a mid-sized boat, "Cascadian 2nd", on a trailer. Billboards in the background.
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