A South Sound history through words and pictures
100 YEARS AGO TODAY: JULY 6, 1912
Enough profit will be derived from the events of the Montamara Festo to make possible a permanent carnival organization, according to Secretary George Dunn today. The members of the committee are well-pleased with the results, considering the weather early in the week.
75 YEARS AGO TODAY: JULY 6, 1937
Hopes for the rescue of Amelia Earhart skyrocketed early today, then suddenly fizzled out when the coast guard cutter Itasca reported it has apparently mistaken a meteor for flares from the round-the-world flier’s plane.
50 YEARS AGO TODAY: JULY 6, 1962
Adequate lead-ins from the freeway to downtown Tacoma should be the first consideration in planning the development of the city’s core, leaders of the Central Association of Tacoma were told today. Richard Nelson of Chicago, president of Real Estate Research Corp., tabbed the lead-in from the freeway a progress report meeting of the Central Association in the Winthrop Hotel.