AIHS VIDEOS

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FEATURES


"The Anderson Island Story"
Rick Stockstad hosts this 80-minute video that presents the history of Anderson Island, from 20,000 years ago to today. The story is told through historic photos a;nd on-location interviews with island residents.

"The Johnson Farm Story"
This 80-minute video presents the story of the Johnson Farm, which was founded in 1896 by John Johnson and his wife Alma Marie Bowman.

PRESENTATIONS


"2022 Annual Meeting"
Our 2022 Annual Meeting. The AIHS board reviews their 2022 accomplishments and discusses goals for 2023. Recorded 11/12/22.

"The Birds of Johnson Farm"
Belen Schneider's October 2022 presentation on the birds at the Johnson Farm. This excellent presentation is highlighted by Belen's own photographs taken at the farm. Recorded 10/24/2022 at the Archival Building.

"Peter Puget Visits Anderson Island in 1792"
A 70-minute video of our March 26, 2022 program. Arild Barrett, Danny Marshall, and Rick Anderson present the visit of Peter Puget to Anderson Island in 1792.

"The Antique Apple Project, part 1"
Part 1 of David Benscoter's March 27, 2022 presentation on 'Lost Apples of the Inland Empire'. Apple varities that were very popular in the 1800s but were lost to history, and are only now being rediscovered. (1 hour)

"The Antique Apple Project Part 2"
Part 2 of David Benscoter's March 27, 2022 presentation on 'Lost Apples of the Inland Empire'. (1 hour)

"John Horton talks about Captain George Vancouver's Voyage in 1792"
John Horton, artist and historian, talks about Captain George Vancouver's voyage to the Pacific Northwest in 1792. The talk is illustrated by Mr. Horton's own paintings. Presented to the Anderson Island Historical Society on 10/28/2017. This voyage lasted over four years, and included the discovery of Anderson Island by Lieutenant Peter Puget, for whom Puget Sound is named.

CONCERTS and EVENTS


"Juneteenth Celebration on June, 2022"
A 10 minute overview of the AIHS Juneteenth Celebration on 6/19/22

"Oro Bay Band, Act 1 of the 2022 AIA Spring Concert"
Six songs from the Oro Bay band spring concert recorded 5/28/22.

"Rick Stockstad Band, Act 2 of the 2022 AIA Spring Concert"
Five songs from the Rick Stockstad Band, recorded 5/28/22

"Brian Alcid and Friends, Act 3 of the 2022 AIA Spring Concert"
Three songs from Brian Alcid, Walt Johnson, and friends, recorded 5/28/22

"The Andersons, Act 4 of the 2022 AIA Spring Concert"
Five songs from the Andersons, recorded 5/28/22.

---2021---

"Oro Bay Band, Act 1 of 'Dylanfest' the 2021 Spring Concert"
Eight Bob Dylan songs recorded by the Oro Bay Band at the AIA spring concert, 5/1/21 and 5/2/21.

"Rick Stockstad Band, Act 2 of 'Dylanfest' the 2021 Spring Concert"
Six Bob Dylan songs recorded by Rick Stockstad, Brian Alcid, John Larson and friends, at the AIA spring concert, 5/1/21 and 5/2/21.

"The Andersons, Act 3 of 'Dylanfest' the 2021 Spring Concert"
Nine Bob Dylan songs recorded by the Andersons and Friends, at the AIA spring concert, 5/1/21 and 5/2/21.

AIHS HISTORY SHORTS


"Peter Puget Dedication"
A 30 minute video of the reenactment of the Peter Puget discovery of Anderson Island, and the dedication of the Peter Puget signs at Jacobs Point Park in May, 2022.

"The Archival Building Story"
The story behind the AIHS Archival Building, starting as an idea in 2002 and finally reaching fruition in 2017.

AIHS FARM SHORTS

---2002---

"Jean Gordon Shows the Johnson Farmhouse, Part 1"
This wonderful video, made by Jean Gordon in 2002, walks visitors through the historic Johnson Farm farmhouse, built in 1912. Part 1 covers the background and downstairs.

"Jean Gordon Shows the Johnson Farmhouse, Part 2"
Part 2 covers the the farmhouse upstairs sewing room, bedrooms, and the downstairs kitchen

"Jean Gordon Shows the Water Tower and Ram Pump"
This video, featuring Jean Gordon in 2002, describes the historic Johnson Farm water tower and ram pump from 1920, used to pump water from the creek to the farm to cool the milk. It also describes the tool shed.

"Jean Gordon Shows the Historic Barn"
This video, made by Jean Gordon in 2002, describes the historic 1917 barn on the Johnson Farm. There is also a brief discussion of the Tahoma wheel house, and the model A car.

"Jean Gordon Shows the Farm Egg Operation"
This excellent 2002 video, featuring Jean Gordon, describes the details of the historic Johnson Farm Egg Operation in the 1940's. Includes a walk-through of the 'Egg Room' (with a demo of the Mechanical Egg Cleaner) and the 'Chicken Brooder House'.

"Jean Gordon Shows the Farm Coop Museums"
This video, featuring Jean Gordon in 2002, walks through the chicken coop 2 museum and describes many of the items in the museum.

---1977---

"Those Good Old Days 1 - Introductions"
Recorded Jan 1977 by Rick Anderson: Seven Anderson Island old timers reminiscence about life on the islands in the early 1900's. In this episode they introduce themselves. Audio with Stills. (4 minutes)

"Those Good Old Days 2 - Gardens and Making a Living"
Recorded Jan 1977: Seven Anderson Island old timers reminiscence about life on the islands in the early 1900's. In this episode they talk about growing vegetables, gardens, and making a living. (7 minutes)

"Those Good Old Days 3 - Huckleberries and Fishing"
Recorded Jan 1977: Seven Anderson Island old-timers (all since deceased) reminisce about living on Anderson Island in the early 1900's. In this video they discuss huckleberries and fishing. (15 minutes)

"Those Good Old Days 4 - Apples, Church, Boats"
Recorded January 1977: Seven Anderson Island old timers reminiscence about life on the islands in the early 1900's. In this episode they talk about apples, rowing to church, and boats. (15 minutes)

"Those Good Old Days 5 - Cows, Cars, Roads, Ferries"
Recorded Jan 1977: Seven Anderson Island old timers reminiscence about life on the islands in the early 1900's. In this episode they talk about cows, the first island cars, early island roads, and the first ferries. (17 minutes)

AI HISTORY VIDEOS FROM THE ARCHIVAL BUILDING MUSEUM

Click here to see our Anderson Island History videos from the Archival Building Museum



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