Both scenes I easily recall. Later in the diary I have taped in the ticket, 27th row, for the Bob Dylan concert at the Western Washington Fair.
The microfilm was referenced through the set of research books, German Passenger Ships Arrivals Lists which were at the Tacoma Public Library. My grandparents came from Prussian Occupied Denmark, on my father’s side. I had gotten the slicker when I was going to go to Scandinavia, in 1990. My grandmother’s name was Andrea Baago. I will include her name from the Steerage Passengers Listings.
The U.S. Archives are a part of the Northwest. I hope they remain there, although the government may move them, I find this difficult.