Random bits from the archives of a certain Seattle newspaper.
Q: What period of time do these clippings come from?
A: Between 1900 and 1984.
Q: What’s the full context of item x that you posted?
A: We recommend you search the original source via the archives at the Seattle Public Library. (SPL account required)
Q: Can you post an interesting clipping on topic x for me?
A: Possibly. Click the “Ask” link above and ask us to do a search. If we stumble across something interesting on that topic then we may post it.
Q: Who are you?
A: We are a collection of individuals who have decided to combine our love of time travel with our skillz in uploading images.
Q: What was the population of Seattle in 1900 (or 1930 or 1960)?
A: The following chart showing Seattle populations is comprised of census data:
year rank population 1890 70 42837 1900 48 80671 1910 21 237194 1920 20 315312 1930 20 365583 1940 22 368302 1950 19 467591 1960 19 557087 1970 22 530831 1980 23 493846 1990 21 516259
Q: Are there other sites on the internets? I’m tired of this one.
A: Yes, below are some sites we recommend checking out:
UW Digital Collections:
Seattle Municipal Archives Photograph Collection:
MOHAI’s Photo of the Day:
Shorpy Historic Photo Archive:
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