Preview up to 100 items from this collection below. The Municipal News, a civics publication dating back to 1911, offers information about the social, political and economic history of King County.
Letter from Arthur Goodwin to George C. Mason regarding Portland public market plans, October 28, 1927
Letter from Arthur Goodwin to George C. Mason responding to his request for input on proposed building plans for the Portland public market.
Date: 1927-10-28View this item
A-Y-P Addition real estate brochure
Joseph E. Thomas & Company, Inc. real estate brochure advertising lots for sale on Ravenna Boulevard in the "A-Y-P Addition."
Date: 1909?View this item
Municipal News, v. 53, no. 10, May. 27, 1963
Date: 1963-05-27View this item
Municipal News, v. 53, no. 16, Sep. 23, 1963
Date: 1963-09-23View this item
Municipal News v. 55, no. 22, Dec. 27, 1965
Includes 1965 Municipal News Index
Date: 1965-12-27View this item
Letter from Arthur Goodwin to Carl F. Kruse regarding his lack of advertising support for Pike Place Market, November 9, 1927
Letter from Arthur Goodwin to Carl F. Kruse admonishing him for not advertising in the newspaper for the anniversary of Pike Place Market. Goodwin reminds Kruse that the terms of his lease require that he advertises to the amount of ten percent of his rent. He states 'We notice that you are advertising liberally your other locations, and I want to say quite frankly that we are not at all pleased with your attitude toward the Pike Place Market.'
Date: 1927-11-09View this item
Municipal News, v. 53, no. 6, Mar. 25, 1963
Page 41 article discusses plan for redeveloping downtown Seattle.
Date: 1963-03-25View this item
Municipal News v. 55, no. 20, Nov. 22, 1965
Date: 1965-11-22View this item
View of regrade north from Madison St. and 3rd Ave., ca. 1906
Piper and Taft Sporting Goods appears on the left. In the distances is wreckage of what may be the old Washington Hotel. Although the regrade started in 1903, James Moore, the owner of the Washington Hotel, refused to clear the property until 1906 when regrading of Second and Third Avenues were well underway.
Date: 1906View this item
Letter from Edward S. Curtis to Harriet Leitch, July 11, 1949
Letter from Edward Curtis to Harriet Leitch, apologizing for his slow response and explaining he is deep in his work on "The Lure of Gold." He writes that the size of the project is overwhelming and he is ""praying that I will live long enough to finish the job." Curtis discusses his climbs of Mount Rainier and his friendship with Ella McBride. He notes that she was one of the few women to summit the mountain unassisted and describes her as "my star helper" both in climbs of Mount Rainier and later, as an assistant in his photography studio. He writes that she lived with the Curtis family and was like a second mother to his daughters.
Date: 1949-07-11View this item