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June 28, 2011 in Features
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This photo of Francis N. LaVell and unidentified friends or family members was taken Sept. 9, 1923 at Newman Lake. The photo was found in a collection of family photos kept by Keo King LaVell. Photo from the King collection, Spokesman-Review archives.

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This photo of Francis N. LaVell was taken at Liberty Lake in September 1923. The photo was found in a collection of family photos kept by Keo King LaVell. Photo from the King collection, Spokesman-Review archives.

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This photo was taken at Liberty Lake on June 14, 1923 and found in a collection of family photos kept by Keo King LaVell. The caption under a similar photo taken the same day read: “Shivering at Liberty Lake.” The women are identified, from the right, as Mrs. Davidson, Miss Anna Orr and Keo. Photo from the King collection, Spokesman-Review archives.

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This photo of Francis N. LaVell and Keo King LaVell (standing in the boat) was taken at Loon Lake in July 1914. The photo was found in a collection of family photos kept by Keo King LaVell. Photo from the King collection, Spokesman-Review archives.

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This photo of Francis N. LaVell with his wife, Keo, and unidentified family and friends, was taken June 14, 1923 on Liberty Lake. The photo was found in a collection of family photos kept by Keo King LaVell. Photo from the King collection, Spokesman-Review archives.

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This photo of Francis N. LaVell was taken July 8, 1924 in Liberty Lake and placed in a photo album compiled by his wife, Keo King LaVell. The woman with Francis, a family friend, is identified as “Pauline.” Photo from the King collection, Spokesman-Review archives.

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Francis N. LaVell, standing on the left next to his wife Keo King LaVell, gathers with friends and family members at Liberty Lake Sept. 30, 1923. Photo from the King collection, Spokesman-Review archives.

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This is Keo King LaVell’s husband, Francis N. LaVell, in a photo taken Sept. 15, 1918 at Loon Lake and compiled into a photo album by Keo. The notation in the photo album says “How is this for a catch? The big Mackinaw trout weighs 23.5 pounds,” and “No that is not Keo.” Photo from the King collection, Spokesman-Review archives.