To educate, give understanding to and recognize the contribution of the Wilson family, (relatives, descendants and those closely linked with Wilson family businesses,) in relationship to the geographic regions enhanced by their presence and activities (not limited to, but including: Sweden, California, Oregon and Washington), maritime and lumber logging/manufacturing businesses developed and the culture that was therefore impacted due to their contributions.
The fund will do the following:
Donations received will go towards/but not limited to, the preservation of historical and photographic material related to the family history, the publishing of books related to the history of the family and its businesses (i.e. From Boats to Board Feet: The Wilson Family of the Pacific Coast,) sponsoring public presentations, supporting libraries, museums, societies/organizations whose focus is related to history, genealogy, or maritime/logging/lumber related subjects and general education of the public at large.
To Make a Donation:
Donations of any size can be made and received by the Association. Mail your checks (made to: Wilson Bros. Family Association) or use the on-line donation site.
Please contact Emily M. Wilson directly if you have mementos you wish to donate to the Association: firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 523 8382
Items of Wilson family or historical significance may also be archived within the Wilson Bros Family collection located at:
Washington State History Museum
1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
Contact: Ed Nolan