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3rd Ave from University St, looking north, Seattle, Washington, 1890 (BOYD+BRAAS 41)

3rd Ave from University St, looking north, Seattle, Washington, 1890 (...

Denny Hotel in distance, Plymouth Congregational Church to the right, Seattle. Caption on image: Third St. Seattle. Copied by Asahel Curtis 26370. PH Coll 277.BBS3 Subjects (LCTGM): Churches--Washington (State... More

Columbia St from 1st Ave, looking east, Seattle, Washington, ca 1891 (BOYD+BRAAS 31)

Columbia St from 1st Ave, looking east, Seattle, Washington, ca 1891 (...

Caption on image: Columbia St., Seattle Shows Kenny Block (northwest corner of Columbia and 1st Ave) at left; White's Building (southeast corner 1st Ave. and Columbia St.) at right; horse drawn wagons on C... More

Bonney Watson Funeral Home, ca. 1915 -  d64b0051d51422a89d003fbe8fe69181

Bonney Watson Funeral Home, ca. 1915 - d64b0051d51422a89d003fbe8fe691...

The funeral home was designed by Saunders & Lawton and constructed in 1912. The building was demolished in 1972 to allow for the expansion of Seattle Central Community College.

Collins Building, ca. 1905 -  4c8e91b9a894fea100d3dae97015928e

Collins Building, ca. 1905 - 4c8e91b9a894fea100d3dae97015928e

Transcribed from photograph: "Public Library. 1894-1894. Second home of Seattle Public Library. Collins Building. Second Ave. and James St." Seattle Public Library dated this ca. 1894, probably on the mistake ... More

Cooke and Lake Shipyard, 1908 -  f04a0495b9534f4728061eb40ee21511

Cooke and Lake Shipyard, 1908 - f04a0495b9534f4728061eb40ee21511

Transcribed from photograph: "Cooke & Lake Shipyard. Ballard." The 1910 City Directory lists the location of the shipyard at the foot of 30th Ave. NW.

Dignitaries aboard the Oregon, September 12, 1919 -  b5c82c500ceeb5944d12fdc3b40e140e

Dignitaries aboard the Oregon, September 12, 1919 - b5c82c500ceeb5944...

Transcribed from photograph: "Pacific Fleet. Review, Sept. 12-14, 1919. Dignitaries aboard the Oregon. 1. J.W. Spangler [an officer of the Seattle Chamber of Commerce]. 2. [Seattle] Mayor C.B. Fitzgerald. 3. [W... More

Felker House, ca. 1880 -  dc97914c2db8c02e39b5cb22c2a7bf8c

Felker House, ca. 1880 - dc97914c2db8c02e39b5cb22c2a7bf8c

Constructed in 1853 by Captain Leonard Felker, the Felker House acted as served as Seattle's first hotel, the first brothel and at times a meeting space for the territorial government. It was run by Mary Ann Co... More

Founders of Seattle, November 13, 1905 -  4685b58e62fed3d0e7aee3e254592216

Founders of Seattle, November 13, 1905 - 4685b58e62fed3d0e7aee3e25459...

Transcribed from photograph: "Portraits. Group. Founders of Seattle at the dedication of the Founders' monument at Alki Point, Nov. 13, 1905. 1. Margaret Lenora Denny; 2. C.D. Boren; 3. Mrs. A.A. Denny; 4. R.H.... More

Grand Foyer of the Orpheum Theatre, ca. 1912, postcard ca. 1914, postcard - 07b4a28f23e4d9b4d17999b99db9d0f6 (page 1)

Grand Foyer of the Orpheum Theatre, ca. 1912, postcard ca. 1914, postc...

Interior view of the Grand Foyer in the Orpheum Theatre. It's unclear which Orpheum location this photo depicts. Based on the undivided back of the postcard, which appeared between 1901 and 1907, it's likely th... More

Horse and carriage in Volunteer Park, ca. 1910 -  59e099a32a0684a2370ba9be73ed0298 (page 1)

Horse and carriage in Volunteer Park, ca. 1910 - 59e099a32a0684a2370b...

The city purchased the land for Volunteer Park from James Colman in 1876 and development of the land began into a park began in the 1890s. The water reservoir was constructed in 1901, followed by the Water Towe... More

Leary Building at 2nd Ave. and Madison St., ca. 1910 -  8220bf29d6b9bc17669c858aec637617
Madison Park, ca. 1897 -  476fe8f19cb5eec655622d86e2024011

Madison Park, ca. 1897 - 476fe8f19cb5eec655622d86e2024011

Transcribed from front of photograph: "Parks. Madison park. About 1897." Transcribed from back of photograph: "Seattle Wash. 13 July 1963 Give to Miss Eugenia Raymond. Art Department, Seattle Public Library: Th... More

Minor School, June 6, 1906 -  96c965a66747cc681b53406de15eb852

Minor School, June 6, 1906 - 96c965a66747cc681b53406de15eb852

Transcribed from photograph: "Seattle Schools. Minor School. 17th & E. Union. Built 1890; additions 1891; demolished 1940. Exterior. Frame. Three quarter view of front from left side. Students in foreground. Ju... More

Mrs. Bailey, ca. 1910 -  5eb5cec2322676365c70dec6ab2cee0a

Mrs. Bailey, ca. 1910 - 5eb5cec2322676365c70dec6ab2cee0a

Numerous Baileys listed in City Directory. Exact identity unknown. Copy neg of older woman "Mrs. Bailey," ca. 1910

Piers No. 4 and 5, 1912 -  46e463b0ab92a079152ce9f517338b03

Piers No. 4 and 5, 1912 - 46e463b0ab92a079152ce9f517338b03

Transcribed from photograph: "Seattle Wharves. Piers no. 4 and no. 5 (looking west) 1912." Piers 4 & 5 are still extant 2022, known since 1944 as Piers 55 & 56.

Piper home at 1504 18th Ave., ca. 1909 -  f4f454664c3c402fd6d9fd6c405efc9f

Piper home at 1504 18th Ave., ca. 1909 - f4f454664c3c402fd6d9fd6c405e...

The address for this home is 1504 18th Ave. The 1910 Seattle City Directory lists Walter F. Piper, vice president of Piper & [William B.] Taft Inc., as the resident at this address. Also living at this address ... More

Quarterdeck of the Battleship "New Mexico," September 12, 1919 -  f084507b181f2c5d6f219ae99ac84a6b

Quarterdeck of the Battleship "New Mexico," September 12, 1919 - f084...

Transcribed from photograph: "Pacific Fleet. Review, Sept. 12-14, 1919. Battleship New Mexico. Quarterdeck. Flagship of Admiral Rocman [i.e. Rodman]."

Ross Playground Station, Seattle Public Library, ca. 1912 -  eeb108fffa46a79c366d7e2a3d5da659

Ross Playground Station, Seattle Public Library, ca. 1912 - eeb108fff...

Transcribed from photograph: "Public Library. Playgrounds. Ross playground station. About 1912."

Seattle Central Library entrance, ca. 1910 -  232d9ae3ae0339cb3a2fb15043312520 (page 1)

Seattle Central Library entrance, ca. 1910 - 232d9ae3ae0339cb3a2fb150...

front back Entrance of the old Carnegie Library in Downtown Seattle. The building was demolished in 1957.

Seattle City Light Substation at Yesler Way and 7th Ave., ca. 1910 -  480ee3f7a033d9878d38e2d511c1a5d7

Seattle City Light Substation at Yesler Way and 7th Ave., ca. 1910 - ...

Located at 7th Ave. and Yesler Way, this was the city's first substation delivering power to Seattleites. It was constructed in 1910. Copy neg. of City Light Plant.

Seattle waterfront at Pier 4, ca. 1902. -  885aa5020b31023925ce94b55e801b8d
Seattle waterfront from near S. Jackson St., ca. 1907, postcard - 029336cd985acd33ea69d0bf7ed5ae7a (page 1)

Seattle waterfront from near S. Jackson St., ca. 1907, postcard - 0293...

The Washington Hotel can be seen at the far left of the postcard at the top of the hill. The hotel was demolished in 1907 to make way for the Denny Regrade. Transcribed from postcard: "23d International Convent... More

St. James Cathedral, 1907 -  2a8314c12759d56d98a8abe2e5a1f4fc

St. James Cathedral, 1907 - 2a8314c12759d56d98a8abe2e5a1f4fc

Transcribed from photograph: "Churches. St. James cathedral. Interior. 1907. Renovated 1950; Harold Rambush (New York) was in charge of redecoration. Mass for graduating seniors of Seattle University. Heins & L... More

South Park Fieldhouse Station, Seattle Public Library, ca. 1912 -  837af18d84b2a2a0b99bb7ed4138ecb1

South Park Fieldhouse Station, Seattle Public Library, ca. 1912 - 837...

Transcribed from photograph: "Public Library. Playgrounds. South Park fieldhouse station. About 1912."

2nd Ave after the Atlantic Fleet parade, May 26, 1908, Seattle (CURTIS 272)

2nd Ave after the Atlantic Fleet parade, May 26, 1908, Seattle (CURTIS...

"Three hundred thousand people thronged the streets for the parade of the sailors and marines of the Atlantic Fleet, May 26, 1908. The Army, National Guard, and fraternal orders joined in the greatest parade i... More

2nd Ave looking north from Yesler Way, Seattle, Washington, 1901 (CURTIS 2053)

2nd Ave looking north from Yesler Way, Seattle, Washington, 1901 (CURT...

*Subjects (LCTGM): Streets--Washington (State)--Seattle; Business districts--Washington (State)--Seattle; Street railroads--Washington (State)--Seattle Subjects (LCSH): Second Avenue (Seattle, Wash.)

4th Ave, showing regrade work, Seattle (CURTIS 1596)

4th Ave, showing regrade work, Seattle (CURTIS 1596)

Looking north from Madison St., shows McNaught residence, 1104 4th Ave., at right; First Presbyterian Church, 4th Ave. at the northeast corner of Spring St., at left. Photographed Nov. 20, 1908. Subjects (LCT... More

Ballard from lower Queen Anne Hill (CURTIS 1379)

Ballard from lower Queen Anne Hill (CURTIS 1379)

Salmon Bay is on the left, the Ballard Bridge on the right. Subjects (LCTGM): Bays (Bodies of water)--Washington (State)--Seattle; Bridges--Washington (State)--Seattle; Railroad bridges--Washington (State)--Se... More

Ballard, looking northwest from Queen Anne Hill (CURTIS 1503)

Ballard, looking northwest from Queen Anne Hill (CURTIS 1503)

Shows the Ballard Bridge and Salmon Bay to left. Subjects (LCTGM): Cities & towns--Washington (State)--Seattle; Bays (Bodies of water)--Washington (State)--Seattle; Bridges--Washington (State)--Seattle; Railro... More

Bolcom Mills, Ballard district, Seattle (CURTIS 1739)

Bolcom Mills, Ballard district, Seattle (CURTIS 1739)

Section of 2-part panorama: Curtis 18012-1, Curtis 18012-2. Subjects (LCTGM): Mills--Washington (State)--Seattle; Lumber industry--Washington (State)--Seattle; Industrial facilities--Washington (State)--Seattl... More

Chief Seattle fountain, for horses and dogs, Pioneer Square, Seattle (CURTIS 1672)

Chief Seattle fountain, for horses and dogs, Pioneer Square, Seattle (...

Bust by sculptor James Wehn, used with a fountain during the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition. The fountain lasted until World War II. Compare with Wehn's statue of Chief Seattle at 5th Ave. and Denny Way. Sub... More

Chin Gee Hee (CURTIS 1435)

Chin Gee Hee (CURTIS 1435)

Owner of the Quong Tuck Co., 208-210 Washington St. Subjects (LCTGM): Offices--Washington (State)--Seattle Subjects (LCSH): Quong Tuck Company (Seattle, Wash.); Chin, Gee Hee

Colman Dock at foot of Columbia Street, Seattle (CURTIS 1454)

Colman Dock at foot of Columbia Street, Seattle (CURTIS 1454)

Also shows Frank H. Folsom office (electrical contractor, telegraph poles, piles, spars and lumber). Subjects (LCTGM): Marine terminals--Washington (State)--Seattle; Carts & wagons--Washington (State)--Seattle... More

Construction of Seattle Electric Co.'s steam power plant between Columbia St. and Yesler Way, Post Ave. and Western Ave., Seattle, April 24, 1900 (CURTIS 733)

Construction of Seattle Electric Co.'s steam power plant between Colum...

Looking northeast. Postal-Telegraph Building, 717-725 1st Ave. at corner of Columbia St., in background. Inscription on front of photograph reads "Apr. 24." Subjects (LCTGM): Construction--Washington (Stat... More

Crowd assembled in Occidental Square in front the Occidental Hotel for 1878 visit by President Hayes (misidentified as memorial for Garfield)

Crowd assembled in Occidental Square in front the Occidental Hotel for...

Original photograph by Peterson Bros. [9]; copied by Theodore Peiser [81]. See also A. Curtis 22879. Subjects (LCTGM): Crowds--Washington (State)--Seattle; Memorial rites & ceremonies--Washington (State)--Seat... More

Driving the first piling for the Seattle & Walla Walla Railroad, Seattle, May 4, 1874 (CURTIS 356)

Driving the first piling for the Seattle & Walla Walla Railroad, Seatt...

Original photograph by George Moore. Notation on Moore photograph says "May 4, 1874." Location was near later site of S. Weller St. and 1st Ave. S .See PH Coll 281 for original stereoview. Subjects (LCTGM): P... More

Elliott Bay and the waterfront, Seattle, ca 1876 (CURTIS 132)

Elliott Bay and the waterfront, Seattle, ca 1876 (CURTIS 132)

Taken near back porch of Peterson Bros. photo studio at the foot of Cherry St .Original photograph by Peterson Bros., copied by Theodore Peiser. Coal bunkers of the Seattle Coal and Transportation Co. in backg... More

First Methodist Episcopal Church, 3rd Ave and Marion St, Seattle (CURTIS 1415)

First Methodist Episcopal Church, 3rd Ave and Marion St, Seattle (CURT...

Showing regrade work in progress. Subjects (LCTGM): Churches--Washington (State)--Seattle Subjects (LCSH): First Methodist Episcopal Church (Seattle, Wash.); Grading (Earthwork)--Washington (State)--Seattle

Green Lake and the Greenlake neighborhood, looking west, Seattle (CURTIS 1502)

Green Lake and the Greenlake neighborhood, looking west, Seattle (CURT...

Woodland Park shown in background at right. Section of a 3-part panorama: Curtis 03151, Curtis 03152, Curtis 03153. Subjects (LCTGM): Cities & towns--Washington (State); Panoramic photographs--Washington (St... More

Maritime Building, Western Ave between Madison St and Marion St, Seattle (CURTIS 1023)

Maritime Building, Western Ave between Madison St and Marion St, Seatt...

Shows offices of Kennedy Co. and McKenzie-Hunt Paper Co. Subjects (LCTGM): Buildings--Washington (State)--Seattle Subjects (LCSH): Maritime Building (Seattle, Wash.); Kennedy Company (Seattle, Wash.); Mensing-... More

Port of Seattle, Bell Street Wharf, foot of Bell St, Seattle (CURTIS 138)

Port of Seattle, Bell Street Wharf, foot of Bell St, Seattle (CURTIS 1...

*Subjects (LCTGM): Piers & wharves--Washington (State)--Seattle Subjects (LCSH): Port of Seattle; Bell Street Wharf (Seattle, Wash.)

Queen Anne School, Seattle (CURTIS 1413)

Queen Anne School, Seattle (CURTIS 1413)

Located between 5th Ave. W. and 6th Ave. W., and W. Lee St. and W. Galer St. Subjects (LCTGM): Schools--Washington (State)--Seattle Subjects (LCSH): Queen Anne School (Seattle, Wash.)

Residence at Smith's Cove, Seattle (CURTIS 759)

Residence at Smith's Cove, Seattle (CURTIS 759)

Caption on image: Residence of Dr. Henry A. Smith Subjects (LCTGM): Dwellings--Washington (State)--Seattle

Seattle Brewing and Malting Co, Seattle (CURTIS 109)

Seattle Brewing and Malting Co, Seattle (CURTIS 109)

6004 Duwamish Avenue (Airport Way South)Interior view showing ice machine. Subjects (LCTGM): Brewing industry--Washington (State)--Seattle; Machinery Subjects (LCSH): Seattle Brewing and Malting Company (Seattle, Wash.)

Seattle Brewing and Malting Co, Seattle (CURTIS 113)

Seattle Brewing and Malting Co, Seattle (CURTIS 113)

6004 Duwamish Avenue (Airport Way SouthInterior view showing malt room. Subjects (LCTGM): Brewing industry--Washington (State)--Seattle; Malt Subjects (LCSH): Seattle Brewing and Malting Company (Seattle, Wash.)

Seattle waterfront from Elliott Bay (CURTIS 95)

Seattle waterfront from Elliott Bay (CURTIS 95)

Grand trunk Pacific Dock, Colman Dock, L. C. Smith Building, and Alaska Steamship Co. at Pier 2, foot of Yesler Way. Subjects (LCTGM): Bays (Bodies of water)--Washington (State)--Seattle; Waterfronts--Washingt... More

Seattle, Feb 23, 1913 (CURTIS 12)

Seattle, Feb 23, 1913 (CURTIS 12)

Seattle from the Post St. power house. Section of 5-part panorama: Curtis 26395-1, 26395-2, 26395-3, 26395-4, 26395-5. Looking northwest showing Western Ave. and Post St. Subjects (LCTGM): Cities & towns--Wash... More

Starr-Boyd Building, 1st Ave and Cherry St, Seattle, 1906 (CURTIS 2037)

Starr-Boyd Building, 1st Ave and Cherry St, Seattle, 1906 (CURTIS 2037...

Depicts several businesses: Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co., The Hub Clothing Store, J.G. Leslie & Co. (real estate), Morrison Billiard Parlor, Fireman's Fund Insurance Co., and Hotel Wray. K&R Building at t... More

The presidential salute from the battleship TEXAS, honoring visiting President Woodrow Wilson, Seattle, Sept 12, 1919 (CURTIS 714)

The presidential salute from the battleship TEXAS, honoring visiting P...

TEXAS and tugboat in Seattle harbor. Subjects (LCTGM): Battleships--Washington (State)--Seattle; Tugboats--Washington (State)--Seattle; Saluting--Washington (State)--Seattle; Harbors--Washington (State)--Seatt... More

Tourist Hotel, Lebanon Building, at the northeast corner of S Main St and Occidental Ave S, Seattle, ca 1905 (CURTIS 2102)

Tourist Hotel, Lebanon Building, at the northeast corner of S Main St ...

Previously the Palmer House and the Fremont Hotel. Subjects (LCTGM): Hotels--Washington (State)--Seattle; Buildings--Washington (State)--Seattle Subjects (LCSH): Tourist Hotel (Seattle, Wash.) ; Lebanon Buildi... More

Asahel Curtis panorama of Bolcom Mills, Ballard district, Seattle (1910)

Asahel Curtis panorama of Bolcom Mills, Ballard district, Seattle (191...

Panorama of Bolcom Mills, Ballard, Seattle, Washington, U.S. stitched by Joe Mabel from two 1910 Asahel Curtis photographs.  This JPEG graphic was created with GIMP.

Military corral in Seattle showing soldiers resting with their equipment, August 1900 (PEISER 51)

Military corral in Seattle showing soldiers resting with their equipme...

Part of a series depicting troops assembling at Fort Lawton and Seattle before embarking to China for the Boxer Rebellion . Peiser 10129 Subjects (LCTGM): Military camps--Washington (State)--Seattle; Soldiers... More

South Lake Union looking north across the lake, Seattle, ca 1885 (PEISER 132)

South Lake Union looking north across the lake, Seattle, ca 1885 (PEIS...

Printed on mount: Peiser, Photographer, Cor. Second and Marion Streets, Seattle, W.T . Handwritten on verso: South Lake Union circa 1885 . Peiser 10000

Stockade Hotel exterior at Alki Point on the day the pioneer's monument was dedicated, West Seattle neighborhood, Seattle (PEISER 83)

Stockade Hotel exterior at Alki Point on the day the pioneer's monumen...

Caption on image: Stockade Hotel Alki Point. Site of the first settlers landing. 11/13/05 . Peiser 351 Subjects (LCTGM): Stockade Hotel (Seattle, Wash.); Hotels--Washington (State)--Seattle; West Seattle (Sea... More

Denny regrade showing hydraulic work in a residential area, Seattle, ca 1898 (WARNER 385)

Denny regrade showing hydraulic work in a residential area, Seattle, c...

Caption on image: 1st Regrade .Warner 68a Subjects (LCSH): Denny Regrade (Seattle, Wash.); Grading (Earthwork)--Washington (State)--Seattle; Water use--Washington (State)--Seattle; Dwellings--Washington (State)--Seattle

Elks Carnival Welcoming Arch, looking north on 1st Ave, August 1902 (SEATTLE 903)

Elks Carnival Welcoming Arch, looking north on 1st Ave, August 1902 (S...

Constructed at 1st Ave. and Columbia St. Caption on image: C&R 2137 On verso of image: Carnival. First Ave. arch illuminated. Subjects (LCTGM): Arches--Washington (State)--Seattle; Cobblestone streets--Washin... More

Excavating the foundation for the new Washington Hotel at 2nd Ave and Stewart St, November 26, 1906 (SEATTLE 1273)

Excavating the foundation for the new Washington Hotel at 2nd Ave and ...

On verso of image: Excavating for new Hotel Washington 11-26-06 Subjects (LCTGM): Foundations--Washington (State)--Seattle; Building construction--Washington (State)--Seattle; Horse teams--Washington (State)--... More

Lake Union waterfront house and view east over the lake, Seattle, ca 1897 (WARNER 30)

Lake Union waterfront house and view east over the lake, Seattle, ca 1...

Caption on image: 539. Seattle. A glimpse of Lake Union from the west .Stamped on verso: Warner & Randolph .Warner 3097 Subjects (LCTGM): Dwellings--Washington (State)--Seattle; Lakes--Washington (State)--Sea... More

Leschi Park on Lake Washington, ca 1901-1903 (SEATTLE 3955) (cropped to just the image itself)

Leschi Park on Lake Washington, ca 1901-1903 (SEATTLE 3955) (cropped t...

Caption on image: "The Lake Front at Leschi Park" Between 1888 and 1940, a cable car line ran from Pioneer Square to Leschi Park. The Anderson Steamboat Co. boats are visible in this photo. PH Coll 481.77

Madison Park Pavilion exterior, on the Lake Washington waterfront, Seattle, ca 1895 (WARNER 84)

Madison Park Pavilion exterior, on the Lake Washington waterfront, Sea...

Madison Park was developed on 24 acres of land on the Laurelshade estate owned by Judge John J. McGilvra .Caption on image: Seattle Pavilion at Laurelshade. Lake Washington. 555. Warner and Randolph .Warner 30... More

Seattle, looking east on Pike St from 5th Ave showing street railroad cars after the big snow of 1916, Seattle (WARNER 184)

Seattle, looking east on Pike St from 5th Ave showing street railroad ...

Original photograph by John D. Cress .Caption on image: 2/3/16. #1640 .Handwritten on verso: John D. Cress Photo. East on Pike. From 5th Ave. 1916 .Warner 16x Subjects (LCTGM): Streets--Washington (State)--Sea... More

Shoreline of Lake Washington, probably Seattle vicinity, Washington, ca 1891 (LAROCHE 73)

Shoreline of Lake Washington, probably Seattle vicinity, Washington, c...

Caption on image: "Reflections" Lake Washington" Subjects (LCTGM): Lakes--Washington (State)--Seattle; Rowboats--Washington (State)--Seattle Subjects (LCSH): Washington, Lake (Wash.)

Timber for the construction of the Mechanics Pavilion at the Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, Seattle, Washington, ca 1893 (LAROCHE 166)

Timber for the construction of the Mechanics Pavilion at the Chicago W...

Caption on image: "Timber for Mechanics Pavilion World's Fair Length 125 ft." Compare with Boyd and Braas 162. Timber is loaded on railroad trucks depicted on Western Ave. corner of Marion St. Subjects (LCTGM... More

Bryant Lumber and Shingle Mill Company at 3201 Fremont Ave, Seattle, Washington, ca 1910 (LEE 130)

Bryant Lumber and Shingle Mill Company at 3201 Fremont Ave, Seattle, W...

Fremont neighborhood .On verso of image: "Bryant Lumber and Shingle Office." Subjects (LCTGM): Utility poles--Washington (State)--Seattle Subjects (LCSH): Bryant Lumber and Shingle Mill Company; Fremont (Seatt... More

Grocery store near Denny Way, Howell St and Eastlake Ave, Seattle, Washington, September 27, 1911 (LEE 195)

Grocery store near Denny Way, Howell St and Eastlake Ave, Seattle, Was...

On verso of image: "Denny Way, Howell and Eastlake. 9-27-11" Subjects (LCTGM): Grocery stores--Washington (State)--Seattle; Street railroad tracks--Washington (State)--Seattle Subjects (LCSH): Apartment houses... More

Grocery store, southeast corner 5th Ave and James St, Seattle, Washington, 1909 (LEE 210)

Grocery store, southeast corner 5th Ave and James St, Seattle, Washing...

Shows horsedrawn milk wagon and advertisements for Hudson Bay Fur Co., Eilers Music House, Guckenheimer Rye, chewing gum .On verso of image: "S.E. corner, 5th and James. 1909" Subjects (LCTGM): Grocery stores-... More

Houses at 319-325 8th Ave N, Seattle, Washington, April 12, 1911 (LEE 239)

Houses at 319-325 8th Ave N, Seattle, Washington, April 12, 1911 (LEE ...

Denny Regrade neighborhood . On verso of image: "319-325 8th Ave. N. 4-12-11" Subjects (LCSH): Dwellings--Washington (State)--Seattle; Eighth Avenue (Seattle, Wash.); Denny Regrade (Seattle, Wash.)

Looking south on Western Ave from Virginia St, Seattle, Washington, May 19, 1909 (LEE 139)

Looking south on Western Ave from Virginia St, Seattle, Washington, Ma...

Denny Regrade Neighborhood.Pike Place Market is to the left . On verso of image: "5-19-09. Western from Stewart." Subjects (LCTGM): Utility poles--Washington (State)--Seattle Subjects (LCSH): Western Avenue ... More

Residence in the block bounded by E Union St and E Pike St, 11th Ave and 12th Ave, Seattle, Washington, October 16, 1909 (LEE 100)

Residence in the block bounded by E Union St and E Pike St, 11th Ave a...

First Hill neighborhood . On verso of image: "Union to Pike 11th or 12th. 10-16-1909" Subjects (LCSH): Dwellings--Washington (State)--Seattle; Men--Washington (State)--Seattle; First Hill (Seattle, Wash.)

Residences at northwest corner 7th Ave and Columbia St, Seattle, Washington, April 22, 1911 (LEE 254)

Residences at northwest corner 7th Ave and Columbia St, Seattle, Washi...

On verso of image: "N.W. corner 7th and Columbia. 4-22-11. Subjects (LCTGM): Architectural decorations & ornaments--Washington (State)--Seattle; Wooden sidewalks--Washington (State)--Seattle; Utility poles--Wa... More

Edward C Cheasty (PORTRAITS 2034)

Edward C Cheasty (PORTRAITS 2034)

PH Coll 484.B18 Edward C. Cheasty (1864-1914), founded Cheasty's Haberdashery in 1888. He was also a Park Board member. He and his sister were the children of early pioneers to Seattle, their family arriving i... More

A Scott Bullitt, Seattle, ca 1925 (MOHAI 3505)

A Scott Bullitt, Seattle, ca 1925 (MOHAI 3505)

A. Scott Bullitt was a member of a prominent Kentucky family, a Princeton graduate and a lawyer who transplanted to Seattle. In 1918 he married Dorothy Stimson, a young woman from a wealthy Seattle family. He ... More

Box office at the new Fifth Avenue Theatre, September 24, 1926 (MOHAI 5793)

Box office at the new Fifth Avenue Theatre, September 24, 1926 (MOHAI ...

The Fifth Avenue Theatre first opened to an exclusive group of guests on September 23, 1924. All of the detail in its elaborate decor, from the box office to the auditorium ceiling, had a Chinese theme. The Se... More

First Methodist Church, Seattle, ca 1926 (MOHAI 1012)

First Methodist Church, Seattle, ca 1926 (MOHAI 1012)

Constructed in 1907, this building on the southwest corner of Fifth Avenue and Marion Street was the second home to First United Methodist Church. The congregation sold this property in 2007 and purchased a n... More

Librarian and child at Seattle Public Library's University Branch , ca 1925 (MOHAI 6014)

Librarian and child at Seattle Public Library's University Branch , ca...

In 1910, the Seattle Public Library opened the first of its branch libraries. These were built with money donated by Andrew Carnegie, the Philadelphia industrialist. One was the University Branch, on Roosevelt... More

Musical group from Frederick & Nelson, ca 1926 (MOHAI 5139)

Musical group from Frederick & Nelson, ca 1926 (MOHAI 5139)

Seattle's Frederick & Nelson department store had a long history of supporting the arts. Starting before 1920, the employees of the store had a chorus and other musical groups which performed in the store and ... More

Pacific Stone Co buildings and yard, Seattle, circa 1926 (MOHAI 8891)

Pacific Stone Co buildings and yard, Seattle, circa 1926 (MOHAI 8891)

Pacific Stone Company was founded by the Swartz brothers in Seattle around 1920. The company produced architectural cast stone for use in construction and trim of buildings. As Seattle grew, the company prospe... More

Seaplane at Standard Oil Co, Seattle, ca 1925 (MOHAI 2391)

Seaplane at Standard Oil Co, Seattle, ca 1925 (MOHAI 2391)

The best clue for locating the site of this photo is the shadowy building in the background, unmistakably the Sears Roebuck store. The seaplane is probably coming to the dock for fuel; its crew is poised on t... More

View east from Smith Tower, Seattle, 1913 (MOHAI 2191)

View east from Smith Tower, Seattle, 1913 (MOHAI 2191)

View east from Smith Tower, Seattle, ca. 1914

West Seattle businesses, Seattle, ca 1925 (MOHAI 1816)

West Seattle businesses, Seattle, ca 1925 (MOHAI 1816)

Signs in image: W.T. Campbell - Real Estate, Loans, Insurance. Portola - A Double Show - Fred Thompson - Bandit's Baby - Not One to Spare. Garage. Handwritten on sleeve: West Seattle Business Sec. Subjects (L... More

Traffic tower at Fourth Avenue and Pike Street, 1925 (MOHAI 5887)

Traffic tower at Fourth Avenue and Pike Street, 1925 (MOHAI 5887)

Between 1922 and 1937, the number of automobiles on Seattle's streets more than tripled. In 1925, the city had a traffic tower at the busy area where Fourth Avenue, Pike Street, and Westlake Avenue met. It wou... More

Battleship USS OREGON, probably off of West Seattle, 1895 (TRANSPORT 537)

Battleship USS OREGON, probably off of West Seattle, 1895 (TRANSPORT 5...

On verso of image: U.S.S. Battleship Oregon, Mon. Sept. 7 (1895). The U.S. battleship OREGON was a noted Spanish American War fighting ship. It was idle from 1906 to 1911, when it was recommissioned at the Br... More

Alaska Steamship Company steamer LATOUCHE at dock, probably in Seattle, ca 1912 (TRANSPORT 902)

Alaska Steamship Company steamer LATOUCHE at dock, probably in Seattle...

PH Coll 794.61 In 1910 the Moran Co. of Seattle built the steel freight and passenger steamer LATOUCHE for the Alaska Steamship Co. She was practically a duplicate of the STANLEY DOLLAR, also a Moran vessel. T... More

Launching of the steamship NIELS NIELSEN, 1916 (TRANSPORT 589) (cropped)

Launching of the steamship NIELS NIELSEN, 1916 (TRANSPORT 589) (croppe...

Caption on image: Sept. 19[illeg.]On verso of image: Niels Nielsen. Built by Todd Shipyards Corp. for the Norwegian shipping firm of B. Stolt-Nielsen, she was the first merchant steamship ever built there for ... More

2nd Ave, looking north from Lenora St, 1921 (SEATTLE 42)

2nd Ave, looking north from Lenora St, 1921 (SEATTLE 42)

On verso of image: Second and Lenora, 1921. PH Coll 266.180 Subjects (LCTGM): Street railroad tracks--Washington (State)--Seattle; Street lights--Washington (State)--Seattle Subjects (LCSH): Second Avenue (Sea... More

3rd Ave from Cherry St at night, ca 1914 (SEATTLE 1170)

3rd Ave from Cherry St at night, ca 1914 (SEATTLE 1170)

On verso of image: ca. 1914, Paxton Hotel, 3rd and Cherry Subjects (LCTGM): Night photographs; Street lights--Washington (State)--Seattle Subjects (LCSH): Third Avenue (Seattle, Wash.); Neon signs--Washington ... More

3rd Ave from James St after a snowstorm, January 1916 (SEATTLE 141)

3rd Ave from James St after a snowstorm, January 1916 (SEATTLE 141)

On verso of image: The big snow. January 1916. 3rd Ave looking north from James St. PH Coll 1404.9 Subjects (LCTGM): Snow--Washington (State)--Seattle Subjects (LCSH): Third Avenue (Seattle, Wash.); Snow--Wash... More

3rd Ave, ca 1914 (SEATTLE 1646)

3rd Ave, ca 1914 (SEATTLE 1646)

On verso of image: Probably Seattle, ca. 1914. Possibly 3rd Ave. Subjects (LCTGM): Street lights--Washington (State)--Seattle; Utility poles--Washington (State)--Seattle; Cobblestone streets--Washington (Stat... More

Aerial view of Denny Field on the University of Washington campus looking toward the water, prior to 1920 (SEATTLE 3760)

Aerial view of Denny Field on the University of Washington campus look...

PH Coll 537.1.10 Subjects (LCSH): University of Washington; Denny Field (Seattle, Wash.)

Alaska Building construction, September 5, 1904 (SEATTLE 3072)

Alaska Building construction, September 5, 1904 (SEATTLE 3072)

Located at 2nd Ave. southeast corner of Cherry St. Caption on image: No. 22. Sept. 5, 04. Romans, Seattle. On verso of image: Alaska Building construction PH Coll 592.13 Subjects (LCTGM): Building constructio... More

1st Ave and Columbia St after a snowstorm, February 1916 (SEATTLE 259)

1st Ave and Columbia St after a snowstorm, February 1916 (SEATTLE 259)

Caption on image: #13. 1st and Columbia On verso of image: 1916 PH Coll 1404.3 Subjects (LCTGM): Snow--Washington (State)--Seattle Subjects (LCSH): Central business districts--Washington (State)--Seattle; Fir... More

Biplane called the Curtiss airship belonging to Charles K Hamilton, March 18, 1910 (SEATTLE 4581)

Biplane called the Curtiss airship belonging to Charles K Hamilton, Ma...

PH Coll 124.2-15b Public domain photograph - aircraft, aviation, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Cable car passing the Hotel Mansfield on James St. between 4th and 5th Avenues looking south during regrade, Seattle, probably between 1906 and 1907 (SEATTLE 46)

Cable car passing the Hotel Mansfield on James St. between 4th and 5th...

On verso of image, presumably written in 1957: 'Mch 1909. James St. between 4th and 5th taken from 4th Ave. looking south. City Hall on extreme right. Court House (Profanity Hill) tower on left. ""The Mansfiel... More

Carkeek Park picnic grounds (4476957964)

Carkeek Park picnic grounds (4476957964)

Carkeek Park picnic grounds, 1922. This would not be Seattle's present-day Carkeek Park: it would be on the site of what is known today as Magnuson Park. The Carkeek Park depicted here (1918–1926) was displaced... More

Charles Prosch (PORTRAITS 92) (cropped)

Charles Prosch (PORTRAITS 92) (cropped)

Handwritten on mount: Charles Prosch, August 20, 1909. Born June 25, 1820. Caption on mount: James & Bushnell, Seattle Filed in Portraits--Prosch, Charles Charles Prosch (1822-1913) was a pioneer newspaper p... More

Crew coiling cable on deck of US Cableship Dellwood, Seattle, Washington, May 11, 1924 (INDOCC 660)

Crew coiling cable on deck of US Cableship Dellwood, Seattle, Washingt...

The crewman shown second from the left, is Guillermo Palmos Paguntalan who was born in the Philippines. He was employed on the cableship from February 1923 to February 1932. Printed on verso: 53. Seattle, Wash... More

Exhibit Theatre, ca 1910 (SEATTLE 857)

Exhibit Theatre, ca 1910 (SEATTLE 857)

Located at 906 2nd Ave. Featuring the motion picture of the heavyweight boxing match between Jack Johnson and Jim Jeffries in Reno, Nevada, July 4, 1910 Subjects (LCTGM): Cobblestone streets--Washington (State... More

Elliott bay - rotated - A black and white photo of a harbor with boats

Elliott bay - rotated - A black and white photo of a harbor with boats

Elliott Bay and the Seattle waterfront, looking north from the Pacific Coast Co. dock, no later than 1906. In the background is the Washington Hotel atop Denny Hill. Shortly after this photo was taken, the hote... More

Eugene Semple's South Canal project showing hydraulic sluicing work, 1901 (SEATTLE 346)

Eugene Semple's South Canal project showing hydraulic sluicing work, 1...

Caption on image: Romans Photographic Co., Seattle, Wash. On verso of image: South Canal Dearborn PH Coll 1177.3 (Part 4 of panorama) Subjects (LCTGM): Canal construction--Washington (State)--Seattle Subjects... More

Ferry LESCHI propped up on poles before the launch, Rainier Beach, Seattle, December 6, 1913 (SEATTLE 2102)

Ferry LESCHI propped up on poles before the launch, Rainier Beach, Sea...

PH Coll 606.6a Subjects (LCTGM): Launchings--Washington (State)--Seattle Subjects (LCSH): Leschi (Ship); Ferries--Washington (State)--Seattle; Rainier Beach (Seattle, Wash.); Dwellings--Washington (State)--Sea... More

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