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    [Streetcar, Horse-drawn Wagons, Pedestrians at Marion Street and Western Avenue, Seattle]
    Creation Date: Aug. 1908
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.10724
    Call Number: 1943.42.10724
    Black and white, close glass plate negative image of traffic congestion at the intersection of Marion Street and Western Avenue, both plank streets, in Seattle, King County, WA, Aug. 1908. A small boy, viewed from the rear, standing on the street corner in image lower right, observes the scene. A horse drawn covered delivery wagon, is seen in profile in image right, pausing to wait for crossing traffic. The heads of three pedestrians, waiting to cross the street, are visible behind the horses. Streetcar no. 357, with sign: Ballard _____, is approaching the intersection from the background in image left. Two horse-drawn wagons are head to head near image left edge, along side of the streetcar. Two pedestrians are in the intersection. Asahel Curtis
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    [Independent Sheet Metal Co., 1512 Western Ave., Seattle]
    Creation Date: Aug. 4, 1917
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.35699
    Call Number: 1943.42.35699
    Black and white glass plate negative image of the Independent Sheet Metal Co., owned by Frank L. and Leroy R. Howell, at 1512 Western Ave., Seattle, King County, WA, Aug. 4, 1917. The multi-storied building, constructed on a hillside, is viewed from the side along railroad tracks at its base. Signs on the building: Marine Firemen, Oilers & Watertenders' Union of the Pacific; Green & Sheehan Stoves; Knitter's Co-operative. A wooden trestle supports a street adjacent to the building's side.
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    [Produce Building, Western Avenue, Seattle]
    Creation Date: May 19, 1909
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.14613
    Call Number: 1943.42.14613
    Black and white elevated glass plate negative image of several horse drawn delivery wagons, covered and uncovered, crowded on Western Avenue in front of the Produce Building, Seattle, King County, WA, May 19, 1909. Crates of produce are stacked on the sidewalk in front of the wholesale businesses in the building, and ready for loading into the wagons. Other crates are visible through the open doors of the businesses. A streetcar is amidst the bustle of wagons. Businesses in the Produce Building include: California Commission Co., 923 Western Avenue; Elerath & Radford, produce, 1007 Western Avenue, John H. Elerath and John E. Radford; Jobst & Hibler, wholesale produce, 813 Western Ave, Frank Jobst and Ross E. Hibler; Ferguson-Hendrix Co., wholesale commission merchants, 1015 Western Avenue, William H. Hendrix, president, William T. Ferguson, secretary; Seattle Tent & Awning Company, Western Avenue at the southwest corner of Spring Street, located in image far right. Signs on some of the delivery wagons: John P. Cronin, Grocer; New Metropolitan Grocery Co., Grocer. Sign on partially visible delivery truck in lower right image corner: The Bradner Co., Wholesale Butter, Eggs & Cheese, 1006 Western Avenue, Coe G. Bradner and E. Corris Bradner. Asahel Curtis
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    [delivery wagons in front of the Spokane Grain Co., Seattle, WA]
    Creation Date: ca. 1903
    Catalog ID: 2010.108.11
    Black and white glass plate negative image, ca. 1903 of 4 delivery wagons drawn by horse teams standing in front of the Spokane Grain Co. warehouse, 1211 Western Avenue, Seattle, King County, WA. The drivers and helpers on the wagons, and 5 men standing in front of the warehouse, face the photographer. Full grain bags and hay bales are loaded on some of the wagons. Samis Foundation Collection
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    Western Avenue, Looking North from Columbia Street, Seattle
    Creation Date: ca. 1903
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.4082
    Call Number: 1943.42.4082
    Black and white glass plate negative image looking north on Western Avenue from Columbia Street, Seattle, King County, WA, ca. 1903. Several horse drawn delivery wagons are on the street. Many boxes are piled on the sidewalk in front of W.Biglow & Co. Inc. in image left, a wholesale produce and commission merchant business, William Biglow president, 801-805 Western Avenue. A man appears to be looking into the boxes. The adjacent business is Gordon & C. Inc., wholesale commission merchants, Elden M. Gordon president, Mrs. Elden M. Gordon, secretary. Other businesses are in the background and in image right. Asahel Curtis
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    Hibbard-Stuart Co. Office, 1210 Western Avenue, Seattle
    Creation Date: Jun. 13, 1911
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.21149
    Call Number: 1943.42.21149
    Black and white glass plate negative image of the Hibbard-Stuart Co. interior office, 1210 Western Avenue, Seattle, King County, WA, Charles L. Hibbard, President, June 13, 1911. A long wooden counter is in image right, with file cabinets behind it. A glass enclosed office is in image left. Fur pelts are stacked on the floor against the back wall, apparently with the tail ends showing. Pelts and hides are hung on the wall. Asahel Curtis
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    [Delivery Truck, The Puget Sound News Company, 800-804 Western Avenue, Seattle]
    Creation Date: 1915
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.33579
    Call Number: 1943.42.33579
    Black and white, close photographic image of the side of a Puget Sound News Company delivery truck in front of the business at 800-804 Western Avenue, Seattle, King County, WA, 1915. Painted on side of truck: The Puget Sound News Company, Wholesale News Dealers, Book Sellers & Stationers, 800 Western Ave. The business manager is Arthur E. O'Reilly. Sign on building front at image left edge: Seattle Seed Co. 810. An automobile, partially visible from the rear with legible license plate, is at image left edge.
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    J.B. Powles & Co., 819-23 Western Avenue, Seattle
    Creation Date: Sep. 18, 1909
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.16146
    Call Number: 1943.42.16146
    Black and white glass plate negative image of many employees, including a woman, posing standing and sitting in front of J.B. Powles & Co., a wholesale grocer, 819-23 Western Avenue, Seattle, King County, WA, Sept. 18, 1909. Many wooden boxes of produce are stacked on the sidewalk, also 3 full sacks, and 2 hand carts. A horse drawn delivery wagon in image right is blurred. Asahel Curtis
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    National Grocery Co. Bldg
    Creation Date: Dec. 11, 1910
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.19305
    Call Number: 1943.42.19305
    Black and white, close oblique angle glass plate negative image, showing 2 sides of the National Grocery Co. building, at a corner location at 1000-1004 Western Avenue, Seattle, King County, WA, December 11, 1910. Five horse drawn delivery wagons are parked by the building. Stacks of boxes and bags are on the sidewalk. Asahel Curtis
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    watercolor
    Creation Date: 1934
    Catalog ID: 1967.137.12
    This is a watercolor and ink painting of a single mens' breadline as viewed inside a room of a building on Western Avenue in Seattle. The line of men in the back of the room can be seen picking up their food; others that are seated are eating. Several men can be seen in line outside waiting for their turn. By Ronald D. Ginther, 1934.