Photo Archives
"Hoff Collection"
Hoff001
Notes
File No. 

The following are photos from the collection of Queenie L. Hoff, regional teacher and Steilacoom resident in the early 1900s.  Very few photos were marked with identificant of subjects.  Several photos include identifiable local scenes and structures.  Queenie was born on 14 Jun 1893 in Morton, North Dakota and died in Steilacoom in August 1981.  Queenie was the daughter of John M and Eleathea S Hoff.  In 1919 she was teaching school in Yelm with a monthly salary of $105.  On June 30, 1920, she married George C. Wintersteen, also of Steilacoom.   Few of the Hoff Collection photos have description, year, or notes.  
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Description
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Year
Women of neighborhood group?  Queenie Hoff is at extreme left in lower row.  From Queenie's apparent age, photo was probably taken in Steilacoom.
Postcard of Steilacoom water front and Masonic Temple.
ca. 1910?
Postcard of Tacoma rail line coming down what is now Lafayette Street. Temple.
ca. 1910
Message on back of postcard above.  From a Steilacoom resident to Queenie Hoff who was either living in or visiting Ellensburg.  Postcard date stamped 1910.
ca. 1910
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McNeil Island from Steilacoom waterfront.
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Queeie Hoff (left)
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Queeie Hoff and (probably) her husband
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Unknown person at the wheel of a 1925 or 1926 Ford Model T Touring
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Unknown person at the wheel of a 1925 or 1926 Ford Model T Touring
Unknown person at the wheel of a 1925 or 1926 Ford Model T Touring
Unknown person standing beside a 1925 or 1926 Ford Model T Touring
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Queenie Hoff and, judging from facial features, probably her brother, Edwin
Magnification of this photos shows it to be Queenie Hoff swimming with some kind of wooden structure, possibly at a local lake such as American Lake
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Queenie Hoff and dog at Steilacoom waterfront
Queenie Hoff, third from bottom
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Several ladies on the beach at Saltar's Point.  Queenie Hoff does not appear to be in the photo...perhaps she was the photographter for this shot
Queenie Hoff swimming with wooden structure (see Hoff050 above)
Queenie Hoff at left.  
Queenie Hoff at right 
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Queenie Hoff
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Queenie Hoff
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Queenie Hoff
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Queenie Hoff (second from right) and others at a boathouse, perhaps at American Lake
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