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The South Sound Photo Album appears as a daily feature in The News Tribune. Photographs are selected by the Photography Curator of the Northwest Room from the extensive Photography Archives collection of the Tacoma Public Library. If you have comments or questions please fill out the "feedback" form using the link at the bottom of this page.
 
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1-June-2008
SERIES:   D681- 6
DATE:   06-01-1936
DESCRIPTION:   On June 1, 1936, Skipper Radner R. ("Rad") Pratsch and his daughter Carol were photographed standing near their yacht, the cutter "White Cloud," that they were entering in the annual July Santa Monica to Honolulu trans- Pacific sailboat race. The 35 foot vessel was Tacoma's only entry in the race and was one of the smallest, just over the minimum size limit. Mr. Pratsch was a veteran sailor and a Rear Commodore of the Yacht Club. He was also the owner of the Realart Theatre in South Tacoma. (T. Times 6/1/1936, pg. 1)
IMAGETYPE:   Black & White
SUBJECTS:   Sailboats; Sailboat racing; Yachts; Pratsch, Radner R.; Pratsch, Carol;
COLLECTION:   Richards Studio Collection
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