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Chapin Bowen’s photo, “Breakfast outside the Tacoma Commons Mission,” taken in 1930, captures men using a wheelbarrow as a makeshift stove. This image is one of many examples of ingenuity in “Hope in Hard Times,” an exhibit to be featured at Kirkman House Museum from Jan. 17-early April.

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A half-dozen men, idle, hands in their pockets. Some hold plates as they watch pancakes cooking on a sidewalk griddle outside a Tacoma rooming house.


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