October 16, 2014, "The Artifacts of Mining History" by Bob Weldin.
Bob Weldin is a published author and speaker on such subjects as mining history, mineral deposits, wilderness areas and humor.
A graduate of University of Idaho, College of Mines he did post graduate work in geology at Easter Washington University. He is past chairman of the Columbia Section of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers. He is past vice president of the Washington State Chapter of the American Institute of Professional Geologist and a Certified Professional Geologist in the state of Idaho. He is the author of The Dry Diggin’s Club.
Please join us at the Airport Holiday Inn, 1616 S. Windsor Drive Spokane, Washington 99224. Contact Pat Holien by
October 13th, for reservations. Pat's email is firstname.lastname@example.org and phone number is 509-466-2439.
History of Hats
John Caskey will be speaking about the history of hats. Each month he has a new hat to show us. In this picture he is wearing the Top Hat and his wife, Catherine is wearing the American Lady's Bonnet. http://www.twodogcitytours.com
Tony and Suzanne Bamonte have a new book out. It was written for the Spokane Association of Realtor's Centennial Spokane Our Early History; Under All Is The Land, it is available at Auntie's bookstore or order through:
Tornado Creek Publications
P.O. Box 8625
Spokane, Washington 99203
(Thanks to Suzanne and Tony Bamonte, for editing and finishing this important book about Spokane's history, it is a must read)
Upper images are courtesy of the Northwest Room of the Spokane Public Library. The image in upper left hand side is courtesy of Bob Weldin. The fourth image is courtesy of John Caskey. The image to the lower left is courtesy of Tony and Suzanne Bamonte.