Seems Like Yesterday

  • Thursday, March 18, 2010 10:40pm
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50 YEARS AGO (1960)

Harold W. Hall, AIA, announced the addition of a new associate architect to the firm of Hall and Dykeman in the person of Charles B. Ogden, who was engaged in an architectural practice in Seattle. Ogden was a graduate of the University of Oregon with a degree in architecture.

Mount Pilchuck PTA was to meet in the school multipurpose room. The highlight of the evening would be the appearance of the South County Barber Shop Quartet. The singers were Herb Palmer, bass; Richard Hawk, baritone; Carl Olson, lead tenor, and Ralph De Bruler, first tenor.

25 YEARS AGO (1985)

Coffee cups and mugs were making statements up and down Colby Avenue as shop owners and employees sipped coffee from them and gave them away as gifts. Among them were Janeen Butler, Squeek Hisgrove, Lola Stickney, Joyce McRoberts, Tricia Little, Kimberly Houser, Kristen Cappell, Nancy Trindle and Robert Wells.

Renee Greenleaf was the visual arts coordinator of the Snohomish County Visual Arts Center. Her job inclulded writing press releases, hanging art shows and creating window displays. Her home-grown skills were helping to alter Everett’s milltown image.

By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at Everett Public Library

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