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Washington State Historical Society: We can warm the world with coalWashington State Historical Society

Thanks to reader Bill Broadhead for digging this gem out of the Washington State Historical Society’s excellent digital collections. Here’s the full description: “A rectangular piece of coal in a wagon is on display in the middle of Pacific Avenue in Tacoma before the arrival of President Harrison in May, 1891. A sign behind the wagon reads, We Can Warm the World on Coal. A group of men stand on either side of the wagon in front of S.J. Holland’s and Murray’s Drug Store.”

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