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D96138-5
Date: 01-24-19561 of 17:
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Series: D96138   Image#: 5   Date: 01-24-1956
Little Piper Cheney is securely held by her proud father, Ben Cheney, on January 24, 1956. Her mother Marian is next to her. The older couple in the photograph are not identified; they may be the grandparents of the new baby. Photograph ordered by Cheney Lumber Co. (TPL 6323)
D96020-5
Date: 01-16-19562 of 17:
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Series: D96020   Image#: 5   Date: 01-16-1956
Portrait of two children. Sandra Cheney poses with her new baby sister, Piper, on January 16, 1956. Piper was born just a month prior to Marian and Ben Cheney. The baby has her little fists clenched as she stares wide-eyed into the camera. Sepia photograph ordered by Cheney Lumber Co.
D96020-13
Date: 01-16-19563 of 17:
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Series: D96020   Image#: 13   Date: 01-16-1956
Proud dad Ben Cheney cradles his new little daughter, Piper, on January 16, 1956. The baby seems intrigued by something just out of the camera's viewpoint. Piper was born to Ben and Marian Cheney in December, 1955. She joined big sister Sandra as children of the Cheneys; a few years later, a little brother Bradbury would arrive to complete the family. Sepia photograph ordered by Cheney Lumber Co.
D96020-11
Date: 01-16-19564 of 17:
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Series: D96020   Image#: 11   Date: 01-16-1956
Little Piper Cheney appears to have been caught in the middle of a big yawn when being held by her mother, Marian, on January 16, 1956. Mrs. Cheney clearly seems to be enjoying Piper's actions. Piper was born in December, 1955, to Ben and Marian Cheney. She joined big sister Sandra in the Cheney family. Sepia photograph ordered by Cheney Lumber Co.
D95569-1
Date: 12-09-19555 of 17:
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Series: D95569   Image#: 1   Date: 12-09-1955
Charlotte Cunningham, head nurse at the Tacoma General Hospital's nursery, holds the brand new daughter of Ben and Marian Cheney on December 9, 1955. Baby Piper is swaddled in a warm blanket and has her eyes closed. Sepia photograph ordered by Cheney Lumber Co.
D91001-3
Date: 05-26-19556 of 17:
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Series: D91001   Image#: 3   Date: 05-26-1955
Ben Cheney, flanked by his wife Marian, seems to pulling out cash to buy daughter Sandy a ticket to see daddy's team play in daddy's stadium. The Cheney stud logo and name are prominent in the background. Ben Cheney, millionaire lumberman and baseball enthusiast, purchased the field, Tiger Ball Park, from the San Diego Padres with the title to pass to the Metropolitan Park District. The ticket is to the series of exhibition games to be played by the Washington Cheney Studs in the summer. The Studs were an amateur team made up of the most talented collegiate and high school baseball players in the Seattle-Tacoma area. During the summer of 1955, they would play 60 games, many in Cheney Field. The tickets are being purchased from Helmer Larson, longtime attache to the park. (TNT 5/29/1955, pg. B-7) TPL-8620
D78613-A
Date: 10-22-19537 of 17:
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Series: D78613   Image#: A   Date: 10-22-1953
Sandy Cheney, daughter of Marian and Ben Cheney, perches on the wing of a small aircraft, possibly her father's, on October 22, 1953. Her parents are standing on the ground beside her. Ben Cheney was the owner of Cheney Lumber Co., and donated generously to organized youth athletics.
D78613-2
Date: 10-22-19538 of 17:
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Series: D78613   Image#: 2   Date: 10-22-1953
Ben Cheney, his wife Marian and daughter Sandra pose by their plane at the Tacoma airport. Photo ordered by Cheney Lumber Co. Ben Cheney was the owner of the Cheney Lumber Co. and a philanthropist. He loved baseball and kids, not necessarily in that order. His millions funded sports teams for kids, a baseball farm team and gifted Tacoma with Cheney Stadium. He continued to fund programs to help kids grow through sports until his death in 1971.
D73068-3
Date: 02-13-19539 of 17:
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Series: D73068   Image#: 3   Date: 02-13-1953
Ben Cheney, president of Cheney Lumber Company, at Elks Club with daughter Sandra. The young girl is wearing a crisp, striped dress with matching organdy pinafore. Her father is gently holding her gloved hand.
D72806-1
Date: 01-27-195310 of 17:
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Series: D72806   Image#: 1   Date: 01-27-1953
Ben Cheney and his family pose for an informal photograph for a News Tribune Sunday layout on gardening. The January, 1953, photograph was finished in sepia tones. Ben and wife Marian are flanking a newly planted tree while daughter Sandy, age five, holds a shovel almost as tall as she is. Photograph ordered by Barbara Dana, News Tribune. (TNT 2-1-53, D-1)
D64497-6
Date: 02-03-195211 of 17:
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Series: D64497   Image#: 6   Date: 02-03-1952
Studio portrait of Mrs. Ben B. Cheney, formerly Bettie L. Lemke. Bettie is wearing a two-piece dress with velvet trim and carnation corsage.
D129227-7
Date: 12-00-196012 of 17:
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Series: D129227   Image#: 7   Date: 12-00-1960
Ben Cheney & family. The Ben Cheney family are posed in an unusual setting, as living portraits, in this December, 1960, photograph. Ben, children Piper, Sandra, and little Bradbury, and wife Marian peer out from ornate frames. This may have been for their family Christmas card as poinsettias and a bead-and-frosted candle display are used as decorations. A modern armchair, cushions, wooden coffee table, and toy animals complete the setting.
D124271-2
Date: 12-04-195913 of 17:
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Series: D124271   Image#: 2   Date: 12-04-1959
Home portrait of the first birthday celebration of Bradbury Franklin Cheney, son of Tacoma lumberman Ben Cheney. Pictured left to right are sister Piper Cheney, 4, dad Ben Cheney, mom Marian, Bradbury and sister Sandra. The photograph was taken at the Cheney home in Browns Point. The family sits comfortably on the floor as Bradbury opens his gifts. Two stuffed animals and a new sweater lie unwrapped on the ground.
D124161-7
Date: 12-01-195914 of 17:
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Series: D124161   Image#: 7   Date: 12-01-1959
Home portrait of the Ben Cheney family for their 1959 Christmas card. Behind the Christmas banner are, left to right, Ben Cheney, Sandra, Marian and Piper. Baby Bradbury is peeking out from under the banner. Piper is approximately four years old and Bradbury is about 1 year old.
D11761-17
Date: 08-16-194115 of 17:
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Series: D11761   Image#: 17   Date: 08-16-1941
Cheney family at summer home in Oregon.
D111250-13
Date: 12-15-195716 of 17:
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Series: D111250   Image#: 13   Date: 12-15-1957
Ben and Marian Cheney with daughters Piper and Sandy are in the process of decorating the Christmas tree in their Browns Point home on December 15, 1957. Mr. Cheney and Sandy both hold up elaborate ornaments. One of the many photographs taken that day would be used for the Cheney Lumber company Christmas card. Photograph ordered by Cheney Lumber Co.
C63825-1
Date: c. 191017 of 17:
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Series: C63825   Image#: 1   Date: c. 1910
Ben Cheney looks to be five years old and his sister Lula three in this portrait almost certainly taken in Lima, Montana, by their grandfather, Benjamin Franklin Cheney. Ben was born March 24, 1905, in Lima and was nine-years-old when he and his sister Lula came from Montana after the death of their mother, Martha Kidd Cheney, in 1914. Ben and Lula began new lives in South Bend with their grandparents B.F. and Rebecca Cheney. (The Ben Cheney Story by Med Nicholson, The Sou'wester, Fall 2000) TPL 6327
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