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"Yakima, a post-village of Yakima co., Washington, is on the Yakima River, about 90 miles N.N.E. of The Dalles, Oregon, and 4 miles S.E. of North Yakima. It has 2 churches, a college, and a newspaper office."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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Washington Potato Field, 25 tons per acre, Yakima Valley, Washington

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Congdon Residence, Yakima, Wash.

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The Donnelly, Yakima's Largest Hotel, Yakima, Wash.
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  • 1906
    Yakima, a post-town of Yakima co., Wash., on the Yakima River, about 90 miles NNE. of the Dalles, Oregon, on the Northern Pacific R. Pop. in 1900,... Read MORE...

  • News  1912 - SUCCESSFUL AERONAUT OF THE SEATTLE MEET MAKES A FAILURE OF FLIGHT AT NORTH YAKIMA.
    PARMALEE DIES UNDER BIPLANE IN WASHINGTON.
    BIPLANE TURNED TURTLE HIGH UP.
    WHILE CIRCLING ABOUT THE FAIR GROUNDS AT GREAT HEIGHT, MACHINE WENT WRONG ... Read MORE...

  • 1929 - March 22 - KIT-AM in Yakima WA begins radio transmissions
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  • News  1935 - ACCIDENT MARS YAKIMA PARADE; BOY IS KILLED
    Yakima, Wash., May 19.- AP - A youth was fatally injured and at least 37 other persons injured here today when a crumbling cornice plunged about 40... Read MORE...

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