Collection Timeline

1880 to 1959

1880

E. S. Burgan Family camping.  Tent next to covered wagon. E. S. Burgan Family camping.  Close view. Green homestead. Soldier Creek [flows into Priest Lake]. Idaho

1890

Albert, Helen, and Clarence Hagman posing in front of houses. Buildings on the Albert Hagman homestead. Fred Chant family on Warren beach. Coolin, Idaho Northern Hotel. Coolin, Idaho

1892

People posing at the Winslow homestead. Mr. And Mrs. Fish in front of cabin Women on the porch of the Leonard Paul home in winter. Coolin, Idaho

1896

Sailboat "Lita". Portrait of Walter W. Slee, Harry Bear, and "Windy Bill" aboard a boat.

1899

Priest Lake Stage in front of the St. Elmo Hotel. Priest River, Idaho. Man and dog in a canoe. Priest Lake. Idaho Northern Hotel on the left. Saloon on the right. Coolin, Idaho

1900

Northern Hotel. Coolin, Idaho Steamboat "W.W. Slee" on Priest Lake. Idaho People standing on the porch of the Idaho Inn. Coolin, Idaho. One days catch of fish Thirteen children and teacher posing in front of school building. Two men, two women in rowboat near beach. Steamboat "W.W. Slee" near beach. Steamboat "W.W. Slee" near beach.  Lookout Mountain in background.

1902

Sailboat "Lita" with three men and a dog aboard.

1904

Bill Brawley, Leonard Paul, and Bob Gumaer at Mitchells Mining Claim.

1906

Indian Creek [flows into Priest Lake]. Idaho

1907

Log boom

1909

Woodrat Mine. Priest Lake. Idaho

1910

Group in front of the Coolin Grocery and Hardware Store, Coolin Idaho. Bert Winslow plowing out at Dalkenia Camp. L Engine #1. Idaho Engine at Dalkenia Camp 1. Dickensheet [Ford?]. Idaho Steamboats W.W. Slee and Kaniksu at Lion Head, Priest Lake, Idaho. Jimmy Fallis next to W.W. Slee [steamboat] Log drive on river Steamboat "Banshee". Fish family on wooden walk in front of cabins Albert Hagman family. Two men, one woman, three children. Construction on the Leonard Paul Store, Coolin, Idaho. Moore Restaurant Walter W. Slee in a buggy Cabin on lake (Charles Schrimpf?) Two women on logs Pack string at stables Bleecher and Peagram with two boats on the beach at Hunt Creek. Ranch log dug-out.

1911

Pack train heading out of Coolin, Idaho Beardmore river crew on west branch of the Priest River. Idaho Log jam on the west branch of the Priest River. Idaho Beardmore river crew on log jam on Priest River. Idaho Men working on log jam. Priest River, Idaho. Logs on west branch of the Priest River. Idaho Team pulling log in snow Logs loaded on sleigh Brush rack

1912

Six people Spill dam at Torelle Falls on Priest River. Idaho W.W. Slee [steamboat]. Harriet and Ned Klein on gang plank. Priest Lake. Idaho

1913

Tepees at Soldier Creek [flows into Priest Lake]. Idaho Leonard Paul's general store. Paul shown at far left, Fred Chant standing center. Coolin, Idaho Leonard Paul on the porch of his first store. Coolin, Idaho Dad Moulton on Thorofare River [joins Priest Lake and Upper Priest Lake]. Idaho

1914

Looking down on Coolin, Idaho Kitchen with folks around the table Four people on dock with fish

1915

Fishing at Two Mouth Creek [flows into Priest Lake]. Idaho Frosty and Scotty with swimmers behind May Pole at Northern Hotel. Far left-Vera Paul, holding train on left-Jack Moore, Lotta Handy-Mother Handy's granddaughter in back. Coolin, Idaho Boat in front of cabins flying flag. Priest Lake, Idaho John Fulton posing with two work horses. Ed Geugler and Frank Lilya posed in front of cabin. Ed Geugler and Frank Lilya pheasant hunting with dog. Art Marsten running sawmill as three other men look on.  Coolin Bay, Idaho. Pack train with teepee in background. Five hunters and a dog in front of the Edward "Dad" Moulton cabin.

1916

Kitchen slightly out of focus Steamboat "W.W. Slee" tied up at dock. Coolin, Idaho. Schaffer float house. Coolin, Idaho Paul Mears, Leonard Paul, Marjorie Paul in front of the Leonard Paul store. Coolin, Idaho Eight Mile Island. Priest Lake. Idaho

1917

Coolin waterfront showing store and marina. Coolin, Idaho Coolin waterfront showing barn and Northern Hotel. Coolin, Idaho Idaho Inn. Coolin, Idaho Nordman school. Nordman, Idaho

1920

People on the dock at the Coolin Marina.  Coolin, Idaho. Man walking up dock at the Coolin Marina, Coolin, Idaho. Coolin Marina and dock, Coolin, Idaho. Sacajawea [boat] Priest Lake swimmers Dressing deer Log flume. Small girl standing on a stack of lumber at unidentified logging camp. Three men standing in the middle of a snow-covered road in the forest. Six children in horse-drawn sled. Pete Chase at cabin Woman in sailboat. Priest Lake. Idaho Man in sailboat. Priest Lake. Idaho Skinning a cougar Steamboat "W.W. Slee" alongside barge. Boat [Kaniksu?] wheelhouse Coolin waterfront. Coolin, Idaho Cabin on Four Mile Island. Priest Lake. Idaho

1921

Side view of the steamboat "W.W. Slee." District ranger on mule Nell Shipman's cabin Nell Shipman's bears in cages Man behind the wheel of the Beardmore Auto Stage. Priest River, Idaho. Birdseye view of the Idaho Inn. Coolin, Idaho.

1922

Steamboat "Kaniksu". Steamboat "Kaniksu" at dock. Mr. Seabury's sailboat. Shows: Mr. Seabury, Thora Jackson and Harriet Klein Graydon and Dorothy Winslow Tyee [steamboat] at Marina Boat tied to pilings showing the island Nell Shipman and others with horse-drawn sled in front of the Leonard Paul Store. Coolin, Idaho. Load of logs on sled. Six children posing with horse and dog in front of school. W.W. Slee [steamboat] from a side view. Priest Lake. Idaho Passengers in front of boat on the way to Nell Shipman camp Byar's barge at dock, loaded with Nell Shipman's animals. Nell Shipman on barge with animals Bear in front of log flumes Nell Shipman and son Barry with dog sled. Nell Shipman feeding a bear. Pack train filing past boat along the shore of Priest Lake. Idaho Nell Shipman's sled dogs in stockade Building the W.W. Slee [steamboat]. The Kaniksu tied up to the dock Idaho Hotel. Coolin, Idaho Camp WarKlein tents on beach near Soldier Creek. Priest Lake. Idaho Two men, two women, and a dog in a rowboat. Two men on top of a load of hay. Logging tractor pulling three piles of logs Quartz Creek Ranch barn

1923

Aerial photo. Cavanaugh Bay, Fenton's Ranch. Priest Lake. Idaho

1925

Graydon Winslow hunting Cavanaugh Bay. Priest Lake. Idaho Dirt road with cars in distance.  Jack Pine Flats, Coolin, Idaho. Teams digging out hill for new Leonard Paul store. Coolin, Idaho Pete Chase and two others at his moonshine still. Lewis "Pete" Chase standing on a dock shaking hands with an unidentified man in a boat. Lewis "Pete" Chase and unidentified man. Trapper building fire in front of lean-to. Lewis "Pete" Chase hoeing his garden. Seven people sitting on a log.  Lewis "Pete" Chase, Bob White, Frank Algren, Frank Brown, Gustav Johnson, Maude Whitacre, Dick Collier. Gustav "Cougar Gus" Johnson and Ruth Scott. Lewis "Pete" Chase and unidentified photographer. Automobile approaching Dickensheet Bridge. Near Priest Lake, Idaho Blister Rust Control (BRC) dining hall Blister rust control (BRC)camp kitchen.  Interior. Prater Ranch or "Half-way House."

1926

Sailboat rigged by Ivan Painter and Frank Johnson Nordman school. Twelve students and teacher. Nordman, Idaho Nordman school. Thirteen students.  Nordman, Idaho Teams pulling sand down to marina area from Leonard Paul store. Coolin, Idaho Workmen with framing for new Leonard Paul store. Coolin, Idaho Framing of the new Leonard Paul store. Coolin, Idaho Workman mixing cement for the new Leonard Paul store. Coolin, Idaho Taken from hill behind, shows new Leonard Paul store under construction.  Also shows Priest Lake. Coolin, Idaho [Construction of new Leonard Paul store. Unidentified man.]. Coolin, Idaho Beardmore team pulling logs on wagon Sawmill Loading logs on railroad car at Beardmore camp Scenery shot of Priest Lake. Idaho Spar pole Spring team Three men in front of the Slee cabin. Coolin Bay, Idaho. Three men and loaded gun rack inside tent.

1927

Donaldson (bull cook) cutting wood. Zero Creek Planting Camp Jim Evans on lookout at Kaniksu Mountain. Near Priest Lake. Idaho Coolin school. Eight students and teacher. Coolin, Idaho Leonard Paul on porch of his store. Coolin, Idaho Paul Martin cutting wood in snow. Zero Creek Planting Camp

1928

Frosty and Scotty in front of Winslow homestead on Reeder Creek [flows into Priest Lake]. Idaho Pack train heading toward the Northern Hotel. Coolin, Idaho Firefly [launch] pushing barge Three Beardmore teams pulling logs Jumping out of boat at Priest Lake. Idaho Blister Rust Control (BRC) camp along river [Priest River?]

1929

Kaniksu at Beaver Creek Ranger Station (shows station sign). [Beaver Creek flows into Priest Lake]. Idaho Five men standing on a load of logs being drawn through the snow by two horses.

1930

Walter W. Slee seated in camp chair Three cougar carcasses hung by their necks.  American flag in background. Beaver Creek dispatchers desk. Beaver Creek Ranger Station. Priest Lake. Idaho Beaver Creek Ranger Station. Priest Lake. Idaho Lookout Mountain lookout.  Rex Stuart of Newport Donald Winslow with animals Boat "Seneacqouteen." Frank Brown in front of Dad Moulton's cabin. Duffill cabin on Thorofare River [joins Priest Lake and Upper Priest Lake]. Idaho Side view of woman and dog in canoe. Boat "BRC 1" towing barge loaded with pack mules. Pelts and traps hanging from porch of trapper's cabin.  Man and two dogs in front. Crude wooden structure at a hunter's camp Schneider's ranch and summer cottages. Priest Lake. Idaho Warren family on beach. Priest Lake. Idaho Lela B and Fred Scheider Cabin on Indian Creek Bay. Priest Lake. Idaho George and Bill Warren in water Kaniksu [boat] Sailboat with small motor near dock. Priest Lake. Idaho Inside of Huot's camp home. Lost Creek [flows into Chase Lake]. Idaho

1931

Leonard Paul in front of car with deer. Dolly (boat) with passengers. Priest Lake. Idaho

1932

Dredging the Thorofare River [connects Priest Lake and Upper Priest Lake]. Idaho Cat on barge Daddy Duffill house with Stanley Jones standing Government dock. Coolin, Idaho CCC Camp at Granite Creek [flows into Priest Lake]. Idaho Steamboat "Tyee" at dock. Coolin, Idaho. Dad Moulton and Doc Setters at "Dad's Roost".  At the head of Little Priest Lake Plowboy Lookout on Plowboy Mountain. Ten miles north of Nordman, Idaho. Blasting creek in Hughes Meadow Fox Creek PLTPA Filling jeep can Mixing solution. Bear Creek [Flows into Priest Lake]. Idaho White Pine tree with blister rust Man and woman in swim suits on the steamboat "E.W. Harris." Fish, net, and pole at bow of beached boat. Building Warren home. Coolin, Idaho Building Warren home. Coolin, Idaho Huot's camp home. Lost Creek [flows into Chase Lake]. Idaho

1933

Celebration at Beaver Creek Ranger Station after repeal of prohibition. Priest Lake, Idaho CCC camps Warren garden with the Northern Hotel in upper left. Coolin, Idaho Warren homestead cabin with six people in front. Coolin, Idaho Warren homestead on Priest Lake. Coolin, Idaho Dewey Huot's mama

1934

Government dock. Coolin, Idaho

1935

Steamboat "W.W. Slee" under construction. Aerial photo. Coolin, Idaho Canoe-laden automobile passing beneath Paul Jones Beach sign.  Priest Lake, Idaho. Leonard Paul standing in front of store holding fish. Coolin, Idaho Automobile at the Paul Jones Beach Cabins. Priest Lake, Idaho. Marsten Sawmill. Coolin Bay, Idaho CCC camp F-142, Camp Kalispell Bay, Company 1894.  Priest River, Idaho. Constructing washroom [CCC program] Tarp roof on [CCC program] Putting tarp roof on [CCC program] Getting ready to put tarp roof on [CCC program] Frames without tent walls [CCC program] Sections of siding [CCC program] Putting sections together [CCC program] Breaking up a log jam. Priest River. Idaho Logs on the Priest River. Idaho Log jams with boat Warren and Burch store on beach. Coolin, Idaho Dewey Huot posing with Priest Lake Stage automobile.

1936

Deer fed by Idaho State Game Commission.  Near Priest Lake. Idaho Tony Lemley on homestead at Outlet Bay. Priest Lake. Idaho Mary Lemley Kaniksu going up the Thorofare River [joins Priest Lake and Upper Priest Lake]. Idaho Nordman Bar Handy homestead at Soldier Creek [flows into Priest Lake]. Idaho Grandview Lodge. Priest Lake, Idaho Going down the Thorofare River [joins Priest Lake and Upper Priest Lake] Logging camp housing Snow on logging camp buildings Loaded logs at camp #9 Diamond Match Company locomotive "Lakeshore Limited."  Crossing at Kalispell Creek. Deer fed by Idaho State Game Commission.  Near Priest Lake. Idaho Creek blasted in Hughes Meadow Chicken house under construction Brooder house [for chickens]

1937

Lady of the Lake [boat]. Owned by Carl Warren Cabin at Grandview Lodge. Priest Lake, Idaho Three Native American girls in front of the Idaho Hotel. Coolin, Idaho. Snowshoes with camp buildings in background Haying in Squaw Valley Flooding the ice in front of Paul Jones Beach. Leonard Paul in the center. Coolin, Idaho WPA (Works Projects Administration) snag camp at North Baldy

1938

Rolling up telephone lines from Kaniksu Mountain. #9 wire. Near Priest Lake. Idaho People on the Grandview Resort dock. Priest Lake, Idaho. Loaded logging truck Man in front of large log Slaughtering pigs Camp with railroad tracks Tents and rowboat near shore. Priest Lake, Idaho. Aerial view. Upper [Little] Priest Lake and Thorofare River. Idaho Aerial view. Lee Lake with Sundance Mountain in background. Lee Calfee at woodpile Pack train watering at Beaver Creek Ranger Station. Priest Lake, Idaho Portrait of Dewey Huot at Whitetail Butte lookout.

1939

Unidentified CCC tent camp near Priest River, Idaho. Looking west from Hughes Lookout Side view of steamboat "Tyee" on Priest Lake. Idaho Margaret Calfee Randall with doll buggy Ranch home

1940

Clear Jo built by Mel Markham.  Also known as the BRC 2 Boat "BRC 1" at Kalispell Point. Priest Lake. Idaho Copy of autographed postcard portrait of Walter W. Slee. Mules on a barge with the Firefly [launch] Close-up of Fordson tractor engine on board the launch "Firefly." Boats "Kaniksu" and "Pend O'Reille" tied up at the Beaver Creek dock. Priest Lake. Idaho. Men with peavies working logs into Priest River. Idaho Grandview Lodge. Taken from the dock. Priest Lake, Idaho Continental Mine at Blue Joe Creek. Coolin Ranger Station, Coolin, Idaho. Pack train at Upper Priest Lake. Idaho From Coolin Mountain looking north up Priest Lake. Idaho S.S. Rustler on Lake Pend Oreille. Idaho Byars boat house. Coolin, Idaho Soldier Creek [flows into Priest Lake]. Idaho CCC camp in winter Fish with pole, flies and net Diamond Match camp Lela B. Scheider in water Side view of Warren homestead on Priest Lake. Coolin, Idaho Klein launch at Four Mile Point. Priest Lake. Idaho View from forest ranger station in Coolin, Idaho

1941

Girl and dog in boat docked at Grandview Lodge. Priest Lake, Idaho Looking across the front of Grandview Lodge. Priest Lake, Idaho Diamond Match Camp 9 Buildings at logging camp Barge transporting pack mules. Logging truck over Corduroy Bridge

1942

Coolin Post Office in log cabin. Coolin, Idaho Crew of men working on a log jam on Priest River. Idaho Part of the Diamond Match log hauling fleet Restaurant in background. After the Idaho Inn fire. Coolin, Idaho Aftermath of the Diamond Creek slash burn. Side view of the Leonard Paul store during WWII. CCC truck parked in front. Coolin, Idaho Ridley with Elliott on the dock at marina. Coolin, Idaho Diamond Match matches Splitting shingles at CCC headquarters

1943

Northern Hotel during WWII. Coolin, Idaho Leonard Paul and patron at the Post Office in Coolin, Idaho. Leonard Paul at counter inside his store. Coolin, Idaho Italian internees roofing [POWs?] German internees [POWs?] German internees with axes [POWs?] Cooks for the German internees [POWs?] Italian internees [POWs?] Italian internees building cabin [POWs?]

1944

Leonard Paul and Vera in front of home. Coolin, Idaho Group of hunters in a boat near the Thorofare River [joins Priest Lake and Upper Priest Lake]. Idaho Steamboat "Tyee II" under construction. Albert Hagman and Ed Hampshire working sawmill. Leonard Paul inside store with customer looking at glassware. Coolin, Idaho Blister Rust Control (BRC) crew Astor and Wirt Calfee with Lewis Astor and Wirt Calfee Astor Calfee with cooking sign

1945

Diamond Match jammer S-H Company Steelcraft boat at Kalispell Bay. Priest Lake. Idaho Captain R.E. Boombs and E.J. Elliott on the deck of the steamboat "Tyee". Head shot of Melvin C. Markham. Steamboat "Tyee" pulling log boom on Priest Lake. Idaho Priest Lake with canoe on beach

1946

Boat "Kaniksu" traveling up the Thorofare River [joins Priest Lake and Upper Priest Lake]. Idaho Confluence of Priest River and Pend Oreille River.  Aerial view. Logging truck loaded with five logs Plowing snow on Coolin main street. Coolin, Idaho Snow-covered cabins. Nordman, Idaho. Nordman store and Buckhorn Inn. Nordman, Idaho Oldest cabin in Nordman. Temp Kerr and Scotty Winslow lived in it. Nordman, Idaho

1947

Temp Kerr, Scotty Winslow, Leo Bruno and Staton Finch. Nordman, Idaho Buckhorn Inn. Nordman, Idaho Five Mackinaw trout Booms in Kalispell Bay, Priest Lake.  Lakeview Mountain in background. Idaho Camp Baldy Amusement Center. Priest Lake. Idaho

1948

Coolin Cook House across from the Idaho Hotel (torn down in 1950). Coolin, Idaho Elmer Stone, Swan Johnson, June Paul, and Chase Lake(?) setting traps for beaver control

1949

Slide at Paul Jones Beach. Coolin, Idaho Kalispell Bay loading dock. Truck #6 loaded with poles. Priest Lake. Idaho Exterior of Nordman Cash Store. Nordman, Idaho. Nordman Club. Nordman, Idaho Nordman Club. Nordman, Idaho

1950

Edith Phelan and Harriet Kline in the water at Coolin, Idaho. Edith Phelan, Harriet Kline, and Mrs. Fussy swimming.  Coolin, Idaho. Three men on barge pushed by the launch "Firefly." Wheelhouse on Tyee [steamboat] Priest Lake Highway near the Outlet. Idaho Tyee II at dock Steamboat "Tyee II" tied up at dock. Russ Bishop and Leonard Paul in front of store. Coolin, Idaho Ralph Miller with bottles

1954

Landing at Beaver Creek [flows into Priest Lake]. Idaho

1959

Kalispell Bay Blister Rust Control (BRC). Priest Lake. Idaho Tents at Kalispell Bay Blister Rust Control (BRC) camp. Priest Lake. Idaho Kitchen for Kalispell Bay Blister Rust Control (BRC) camp. Priest Lake. Idaho Mary Hodge