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    Newspaper Reporters in the Newsroom, Seattle Daily Times
    Creation Date: 1905
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.5849
    Call Number: 1943.42.5849
    Black and white, close glass plate negative image of 6 Seattle Daily Times newspaper reporters sitting, facing each other at a large table in the newsroom of the Seattle Daily Times, Denny Building, 1408 Second Avenue, Seattle, King County, WA, 1905. A wooden panel separates the 2 men sitting across from each other at the center of the table. Two wire baskets sit atop the panel. The men all wear visors. They are reading, writing, or pasting. Two have jars of paste in their work areas. Two low lamps are suspended from the ceiling over the work area. A world map is mounted on the back wall. Two vertical metal tubes suspended from the ceiling, ending below mid-wall height, near the wall at image left edge may be part of a pneumatic tube system. An open-top wooden box is mounted on the wall below the tubes. Newspaper and paper scraps litter the floor. Asahel Curtis
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    Billboard Signs at Second Avenue and Madison Street, Seattle
    Creation Date: 1909
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.18818
    Call Number: 1943.42.18818
    Black and white slightly elevated glass plate negative image of Second Avenue and Madison Street, Seattle, King County, WA, 1909. Several pedestrians are on the Second Avenue. Several automobiles and 2 horse drawn vehicles are parked on both sides of the street, and a McGraw Street streetcar is left of image center. A sign suspended over the street: A.Y.P. Exposition Cars 1 Block East. Billboard signs by Foster & Kleiser, Inc. are above storefronts in image right. Signs include: The Newport; _____ Independent Special Brew Beer; The Hub Clothing Co.; Lennon's Umbrella. At the streetcorner in image right is L.W. Gross, a women's clothing business. Signs on top and side of the business advertise: By far the best - our $25.00 strictly tailored suit for women; Fluffy Ruffles is a girl of the past, the strictly tailored miss takes her place this season. Business at right image edge: C. Ito & Bros., 119 Madison Street, selling Japanese goods, owned by Chiusaburo Ito and Torataro Ito. A sign painted on side of building at image center includes a vertical single flower design and the text: Always in Bloom for You!, Your Credit is Good, Second at Pine. Photo by Asahel Curtis.
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    Second Avenue Regrade, Seattle
    Creation Date: Apr. 1905
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.5901.2
    Call Number: 1943.42.5901.2
    Black and white, elevated fairly distant image of a partially demolished area during the Second Avenue Regrade, Seattle, King County, WA, April 1905. A wide street with 3 streetcars visible, and 2 horse drawn delivery wagons in foreground, goes from image lower left corner, makes a partially turn, and continues into image left background. A 3 story building at image left edge center has a sign on the side for Seattle Candy. A few pedestrians, including a woman and child are on the sidewalks. The hill, which is rising above the plank sidewalk, in image center and right foreground has been excavated to street level. An empty wagon bed is in the dirt fairly close to the sidewalk. The hillside beyond, in image center, has not been excavated yet. Three steep stairways are visible on the hillside, and the debris from demolished buildings is on top of the hill. Buildings are visible in image right center background and near upper right edge. Image is plate 2 of a panorama. Asahel Curtis
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    Street Scene, 2nd Ave. looking north from Madison [Seattle]
    Creation Date: Aug. 1909
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.16050
    Call Number: 1943.42.16050
    Black and white, fairly close glass plate negative image looking north on Second Avenue, which is running diagonally in image foreground towards background in image far right, from Madison Street, in Seattle, King County, WA, Aug. 1909. Two streetcars are in the foreground on Second Avenue, and more are in the background. Many pedestrians, including women, are on the sidewalk, and some are crossing the street. Horse drawn delivery wagons are partially visible. Construction is happening on the street in lower right foreground. Several barrels and a wheel barrow are by the site. Partially visible sign in building window in image upper left: Seligmann & D____, Wholesale Jewelry and Novelties. Most other signs are only partially visible, including: Londons, in image center. Asahel Curtis
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    Second Avenue looking north [from Pike St.]
    Creation Date: Mar. 10, 1909
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.12752
    Call Number: 1943.42.12752
    Second Avenue, looking north from Pike Street, Seattle, WA, March 10, 1909. The Standard Furniture Company "Your Credit is Good" is visible in the distance. The Moore Hotel is in center distance. There are many pedestrians and a streetcar procedes down the center of the street. Asahel Curtis
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    [Billboards at Second Avenue and Marion Street, Next to Epler Block, Seattle]
    Creation Date: Jun. 1910
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.18229
    Call Number: 1943.42.18229
    Black and white, elevated glass plate negative image looking across the street at 2 billboards by Foster & Kleiser, Inc. above one story 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 story 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. Asahel Curtis
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    View of Second Avenue from Hotel Seattle, Seattle
    Creation Date: Jul. 23, 1910
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.18380
    Call Number: 1943.42.18380
    Black and white, elevated glass plate negative image looking down Second Avenue from Hotel Seattle, in Seattle, King County, WA, Jul. 23, 1910. Many pedestrians, including women, are on the sidewalks. An electric streetcar in image lower right foreground has sign: Broadway ____. Five more streetcars are visible in the background. A cable car is crossing Second Avenue in image left foreground. Two automobiles are on the street in the background. Sign painted on side of building in image right: Garrick Pipes, painted by Foster & Kleiser, Inc. Signs on buildings in image background: Empire Building; Savoy Hotel. Asahel Curtis
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    2nd & Yesler, Frame for Foster and Kleiser
    Creation Date: Oct. 7, 1910
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.18849
    Call Number: 1943.42.18849
    Black and white, fairly close glass plate negative image taken near the intersection of Second Avenue and Yesler Way, Seattle, King County, WA, Oct. 7, 1910. The view is probably looking down Second Avenue, from the side of the street. Automobiles are parked on the street, two streetcars are in center background. Pedestrians are on the sidewalks and crossing the street. Asahel Curtis
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    Baker Building, Second Avenue and Main Street, Seattle
    Creation Date: Feb.18,1904
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.4485
    Call Number: 1943.42.4485
    Black and white glass plate negative image of the 5 story stone Baker Building, at the corner of Second Avenue and Main Street, Seattle, King County, WA, Feb. 18, 1904. Businesses in the building include: Nagel & Trager, glove makers, owned by Henry W. Nagel and Charles Trager; Pacific Coast Stamp Works; The Babcock & Wilcox Co., maker of water tube boilers; Charles C. Moore & Co., engineers; Monarch Bar; Seattle Skirt & Suit Mnfg. Co., owned by George Matzen and Henry L. Pinney. A partially visible sign by an entrance includes: Democratic Club. Asahel Curtis
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    Movie Theater, 208 Second Avenue, Seattle
    Creation Date: May, 1914
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.29853
    Call Number: 1943.42.29853
    Black and white, close glass plate negative image of the entrance to a movie theater at 208 Second Avenue, Seattle, King County, WA, May 1914. A person is seated in a ticket booth by the entrance door. Posters by the entrance front advertise the films: Selig presents Between the Rifle Sights; The Wards of Society. Sign on inside of stairwell near image right edge: Olympia. Asahel Curtis