[1904 Tacoma, Washington Viewbook, Compliments of the Knights, Templar of Tacoma, Washington].
Unrecorded? Souvenir viewbook of Tacoma, Washington issued by the Ivanhoe Commandery No. 4, Knights Templar (Freemasons) as souvenir of their 1904 visit to San Francisco. The Tacoma Knights Templars’ visit was part of the 29th “Triennial” or Grand Encampment of the United States. Tacoma buildings and places depicted in the viewbook include the Masonic Temple (cornerstone laid by President Theodore Roosevelt), Mount Tacoma [Mount Rainier], Pierce County Court House, City Hall, various scenes in Defiance Park, “Loading Lumber at Tacoma for Foreign Ports,” and a scene depicting “Washington Loggers at Lunch” at long tables set among old growth trees.
Description: [1904 Tacoma, Washington Viewbook, Compliments of the Knights, Templar of Tacoma, Washington].
[Tacoma, Washington?: np, 1904]. ff. Oblong Viewbook. 5¾ x 7 inches. Illustrated wrappers, stapled; printed on rectos only. 12 half tone illustrations after photographs by various photographers. Faint toning and mild creasing at edges of wrappers; very good.