|Title||Nelson family home, exterior, viewed from across the street, Kent, 1901-1905 |
|Date||ca. 1903 |
|Caption||On the northwest corner of Meeker and Kennebec; the house was still standing in 1985.|
John's son-in-law Marcus Nelsen lived here until his death.
From White River Journal:
February 23, 1901: '...John Nelson of Pialchie is contemplating the erection of a fine residence in Kent.'
June 8, 1901: '...John Nelson...negotiating for the Merrifield property on Meeker Ave.'
June 15, 1901: 'John Nelson has begun ground for his new residence.'
November 9, 1901: 'John had "opening" of his new home last Saturday evening when The Band was present and played a number of selections. Refreshments were served and all passed a pleasant evening.'
|Notes||Date supplied by White River Valley Museum staff.|
Source of caption: White River Valley Museum staff, information filed with photograph and the research of Clifford and Patricia Sipe.
Wooden sidewalks--Washington (State)--Kent
Bicycles & tricycles--Washington (State)--Kent
|Classification||Kent, WA/Homes |
|Personal Names||Unidentified |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Kent |
|Digital Collection||White River Valley Museum Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1248 |
|Ordering Information||To order a reproduction or inquire about permissions contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please cite the Image Number. |
|Repository||White River Valley Museum (Auburn) |
|Physical Description||1 photographic print: b&w; 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||A photographic print was scanned as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color or 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 or 600 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |