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Title: "Seattle - Tacoma Street and Vicinity Maps"
Catalog Id: 2012.0.32
Call Number: MAPC/WW/PS/1949
Creation Date: ca. 1949
Description: Road and Street map, Puget Sound Region, Western Washington, with focus on Seattle and Tacoma, published by the H. M. Gousha Company and prepared for the Standard Oil of California and Chevron service stations, undated, ca. 1949 (1947-1950, published prior to the opening of the second Tacoma Narrows Bridge in 1950). Includes detailed street maps of Seattle, Tacoma, and the south Puget Sound Region (between Seattle and Tacoma and Bremerton, Fox, McNeil, and Vashon and Maury Island, King and Pierce Counties and eastern portion of Kitsap County. Additional insert map titled: "Seeing Seattle" shows recommended scenic automobile trips for tourists and includes information pertaining to basic traffic rules. Street names, parks, lakes, rivers, golf courses, colleges, hospitals, ferry routes, airports, military bases and forts are identified on the map. Front of folded map features color image of sailboats and advertisements for Chevron Supreme Gasoline and RPM Motor Oil.

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Title: [Advertising Billboard and Posters, Boylston Avenue and Madison Street, Seattle]
Catalog Id: 1943.42.12816
Call Number: 1943.42.12816
Creator: Asahel Curtis
Creation Date: Mar. 15, 1909
Description: Black and white, close glass plate negative image of theater and advertising posters on a fence at street level at Boylston Avenue and Madison Street, Seattle, King County, WA, and a Ghirardelli's Cocoa billboard, by Foster & Kleiser, Inc. above the posters, March 15, 1909. The posters are advertisements for Towle's Circus and the Royal Standard Typewriter. The film and vaudeville posters, all text legible, are advertisements for: Orpheum Theatre; Seattle Theatre; Moore Theatre; Grand Opera House; Lois Theatre; Pantages Theatre; Lyceum Theatre; Star Theatre.

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Title: [Alaska Building, 1908]
Catalog Id: 1943.42.11747
Call Number: Curtis 11747
Creator: Asahel Curtis
Creation Date: Dec. 28, 1908
Description: photographic print, exterior view of the Alaska Building, located at the southeast corner of Second and Cherry Streets, Seattle, WA, Asahel Curtis photographer, Dec. 28, 1908. Automobiles and pedestrians are visible.

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Title: [Alaska Building, 1911]
Catalog Id: 1943.42.20507
Call Number: Curtis 20507
Creator: Asahel Curtis
Creation Date: Apr. 8, 1911
Description: photographic print, exterior view of the Alaska Building, located at the southeast corner of Second and Cherry Streets, Seattle, WA, Asahel Curtis photographer, dated April 8, 1911. Street cars, automobiles and people are visible.

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Title: [Aurora Avenue (Highway 99) Looking South, Seattle]
Catalog Id: 1970.62.7
Call Number: 1970.62.7
Creation Date:
Description: Black and white, slightly elevated, undated photographic image looking south on Aurora Avenue (Highway 99) towards Queen Anne Hill and the Aurora Avenue Bridge (George Washington Memorial Bridge.) Several automobiles and the rear of a small bus or delivery van are visible on the road. Houses and a billboard are along the road in image left, and a billboard with houses beyond it are in image right.

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Title: [Ballard storefronts]
Catalog Id: C1958.183x.4
Creation Date: 1890-1910
Description: Photographic postcard of a series of storefronts in Ballard, Seattle, King County. The stores are in a long building, in Spanish Mission style, with five storefront openings. Surmounting each of the openings are arched clerestories. The roofs are tiled, and broken by vertical dividers that extend above the rooftop. The first two store fronts have a sign over them reading Knosher's/Market Street at 24th Ave. NW. Painted on the leftmost clerestory is the number 2422. Retractable awnings are over the Knosher's storefronts. To the right of these two openings is another store, with the words Sanitary Grocery painted on the plate glass window. To its right is the Gross 5-10-15 cent store. The final storefront may be vacant. Beyond this building is a taller building with the words Gen Offices of [ ] Real Estate [ ] Loan. A concrete sidewalk runs the length of the building, and a man or boy on a bicycle is at the curbside, with one foot on the sidewalk. A vehicle can partly be seen at the far right of the image.

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Title: [Ballard-Howe Residence, 22 West Highland Drive, Seattle]
Catalog Id: 1943.42.2461
Call Number: 1943.42.2461
Creator: Asahel Curtis
Creation Date:
Description: Black and white undated, oblique angle glass plate negative image of the Ballard-Howe residence in Neo-Classical style, 22 West Highland Drive, Seattle, King County, WA, possibly taken soon after construction. A dirt road is in the foreground. The house was designed by Emil DeNeuf, and built in 1901 for Martin D. Ballard. James B. Howe was a later owner. Two very young trees are planted in the parking strip in front of the house. A circular structure, possibly brick or stone, is on elevated ground in right background.

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Title: [Between Columbia and Marion Streets after Seattle Fire of June 6, 1889
Catalog Id: 2018.58.9
Call Number: 2018.58.9
Creator: D. T. Smith
Creation Date: 1889
Description: black and white photograph taken in Seattle, Washington Territory after the Great Fire of June 6, 1889. Image shows the view between Columbia and Marion Streets looking west towards Elliott Bay. Homes and businesses have been reduced to pikles of rubble. A chimney and partial wall remain standing on the left. A white tent is visible on the right. There are two signs on right of the lower edge of the image. One reads "Dr. McIntosh, Veterinary Surgeon, Removed to Main and 9th St.". The other reads "To Lease, Crawford & Conover". Baker Famnily Collection

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Title: [Billboards at Northeast Corner of Sixth Avenue and Jackson Street, Seattle]
Catalog Id: 1943.42.31185
Call Number: 1943.42.31185
Creator: Asahel Curtis
Creation Date: Sep. 24, 1914
Description: Black and white glass plate negative image of several street level billboards by Foster & Kleiser, Inc. on both sides of the northeast corner of Sixth Avenue and Jackson Street, Seattle, King County, WA, Sept. 24, 1914. Among the advertisers are: Grand Opera House for presentations of Lola, and The Lure, with dates visible; Alhambra Theatre for two presentations, with dates visible; Marcus Loew's Empress, vaudeville presentations. The Hotel N-P is in left background. A sign for The Bon Marche is on the side of the building in image center. Signs on side of building im image right background: Comfort Hotel; Italian Importing Co.

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Title: [Billboards at Second Avenue and Marion Street, Next to Epler Block, Seattle]
Catalog Id: 1943.42.18229
Call Number: 1943.42.18229
Creator: Asahel Curtis
Creation Date: Jun. 1910
Description: Black and white, elevated glass plate negative image looking across the street at 2 billboards by Foster & Kleiser, Inc. above one storey businesses at the corner of Second Avenue and Marion Street, Seattle, King County, WA, June. 1910. One billboard advertises the Oregon & Washington R.R. Shasta Limited train, and also has small logos for the Union Pacific and Southern Pacific. The other billboard advertises Clarke's Pure Rye, Bottled by the Government, 100 proof, Clinton A. Hill & Co. Distributors. The Gunst Cigar Co. is the corner business, and has signs painted on the side of the building for: Olympia Beer; Lichenstein ____. The 4 or 5 storey Epler Block is in image left, with business signs for a cafeteria and Cascade Laundry. Sign on top of building for Seattle Trunk Factory. Sign painted on side of building for Walk-Over Shoes. Two streetcars are on Second Avenue. One of 3 men crossing the street by the streetcar may be using crutches. Some pedestrians, including a woman are on the sidewalk.

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