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GREATER COWLITZ
COUNTY MEMORIES III
A PICTORIAL HISTORY

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After the overwhelming popularity of Cowlitz
County Memories Volumes I and II, The Daily
News is proud to present this final volume in
our “Memories” series: Greater Cowlitz County
Memories III: More Than 125 Years of History in
Photographs. This heirloom-quality coffee-table
book will offer a final glimpse of historic Greater
Cowlitz County from the early years to current day
through stunning historic photos from the archives
of the Longview Public Library and the Cowlitz
County Historical Museum. In addition, as one last
invitation, we are thrilled to include photographic
memories of years gone by from our readers. This
beautiful book will truly capture the rich heritage
of our area. Remaining books are selling quickly,
so get your copy at $24.95 plus tax/walk in
purchases. Discount expires 11/30/18.

ABOVE: Members of the military police getting ready for the
Flag Day parade in Longview during World War II, 1943.
COURTESY COWLITZ COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM / #2016.0066.0007

RIGHT: Staff Sergeant Alton O. Hanson, age 25, between twin 50–caliber
machine guns in the lower ball turret of his Army Air Force B-17 Flying
Fortress while serving in Italy. The son of Mrs. Minnie Hanson, of 446
Twenty-Fourth Avenue in Longview, he flew 50 combat missions over
Europe during World War II. COURTESY COWLITZ COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM / #1964.0085.0026
OPPOSITE: Employees gathered for the “E for Excellence” award presenta-

tion ceremony at the Longview branch of the Weyerhaeuser Timber
Company, September 18, 1943. The Longview Weyerhaeuser plant was
the first logging and lumber manufacturing organization to earn the
award, which celebrated plants and organizations showing excellence in
producing war materials. COURTESY COWLITZ COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM / #2014.0025.0001

40 | THE 1940s AND ’50s

THE 1940s AND ’50s | 41

CHAPTER TWO

THE 1940s AND ’50s

OPPOSITE: Women, American Legion Members, and Kelso Police Officers boxing smelt on the Cowlitz River, February 28, 1948. The smelt were

sent to President Harry Truman. Included in the photo are Nancy Hoover, Billie Haverman, G. H. Haussler, George Bee, and Russell Louden.

COURTESY COWLITZ COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM / #2013.0052.0019

34 | THE 1940s AND ’50s

THE 1940s AND ’50s | 35

ABOVE: Howard Hartzog working with his Landis K. stitcher machine in his
shoe repair shop, 2007. It was the oldest continuously running business in
Longview at the time. COURTESY COWLITZ COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM / #2007.0051.0001
ABOVE RIGHT: Southwest Washington Canoe Club members after cleaning

up Lake Sacajawea in Longview, 2008. Multiple bags of trash and even a
bicycle were gathered. COURTESY JIM ZONICH

RIGHT: A father and son talking to a Civil War re-enactor at the Cowlitz

County Fairgrounds during the stagecoach event, September 2007.
COURTESY COWLITZ COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM / #2017.0007.0056

OPPOSITE: Mike Seely and his family turn out gallons of clear, top-quality

mint oil from acres of fragrant green mint plants in the Clatskanie area.
Seely is pictured on his farm on August 30, 2008. COURTESY THE DAILY NEWS

THE NEW MILLENNIUM | 127

126 | THE NEW MILLENNIUM

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