Amateur theatrics were and are a popular source of local entertainment in Olympia, even after the advent of moving pictures. In this photo from about 1925, a young Thelma Freitag poses in an exotic costume as publicity for an upcoming production. Her father, Louis, was a musician. Photograph selected and captioned by Deborah Ross on behalf of the Olympia Historical Society and Bigelow House Museum, State Capital Museum collection photograph, about 1925, courtesy Washington State Historical Society