Guide to the Photograph album of the 10th Field Artillery Regiment hike from Fort Lewis, Tacoma, to Fort George Wright, Spokane 1936
PC 175

Summary Information

Repository
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections
Creator
Boland, M. D. (Marvin Dement)
Title
Photograph album of the 10th Field Artillery Regiment hike from Fort Lewis, Tacoma, to Fort George Wright, Spokane
ID
PC 175
Date [inclusive]
1936
Extent
0.25 linear feet of shelf space, 1 box
Language
Collection materials are in English.
Abstract
Photograph album created by photographer Marvin Derment Boland. Photographs primarily feature images of a cross-state hike undertaken by the newly motorized 10th Field Artillery Regiment from Fort Lewis, Tacoma, to Fort George Wright, Spokane, in 1936. Approximately one third of the photographs document the Spalding Centennial celebration parade that took place on May 8, 1936 in Lewiston, Idaho, and in which the 10th Field Artillery Regiment marched.

Preferred Citation

[Item description]

Photograph album of the 10th Field Artillery Regiment hike from Fort Lewis, Tacoma, to Fort George Wright, Spokane, 1936 (CPC 175)

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biography/History

Marvin Dement Boland (1873-1950) was a photographer based in Tacoma, Washington. Boland was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and moved to Washington in 1912 to teach manual arts, i.e. vocational education, in various Tacoma schools. In a career spanning forty years, Boland owned several photographic studios in Tacoma between 1915 and 1949. A prolific photographer, Boland's subjects were diverse and included architecture, landscapes, and industry.

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Scope and Content

Photographs primarily feature images of a cross-state hike undertaken by the newly motorized 10th Field Artillery Regiment from Fort Lewis, Tacoma, to Fort George Wright, Spokane, in 1936. Approximately one third of the photographs document the Spalding Centennial celebration parade that took place on May 8, 1936 in Lewiston, Idaho, and in which the 10th Field Artillery Regiment marched. Other photographs feature sites near and in Cle Elum, Ellensburg, Grand Coulee Dam, Dry Falls, Steam Boat Rock, Mason City, Colfax, Lewiston Hill, Walla Walla, Fort George Wright, and the Columbia Gorge. Most photos feature hand-lettered note in bottom left corner: "10 F.A. Hike / 1936." Each photo is signed by Boland in the bottom right corner along with a catalog number belonging to a sequence: A2186-A2336. Title on case: "Boland Panoramas" on 3 x 12 cm printed label with double border on parchment paper.

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Arrangement

Sixty 13 x 21 cm sheets housed in 13 x 22 cm tri-fold linen case. Each page features two black and white 6 x 17 cm original panoramic photographs.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Washington State University Libraries Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections  © 2019

https://libraries.wsu.edu/masc/

Terrell Library

P.O. Box 645610

Pullman, WA, 99164-5610 USA

509-335-6691

mascref@wsu.edu

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Restrictions on Use

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Information

Purchased in Spring 2019.

Processing Information

All materials were retained complete, in their original housing and order.

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Names and Subjects

Geographic Name(s)

  • Washington (State) -- 20th century -- Photographs.
  • Idaho -- 20th century -- Photographs.

Subject(s)

  • Military convoys -- 20th century -- Photographs.
  • Washington (State)
  • Idaho
  • Military
  • Photographs

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