|Title||Police department bicycle auction, Seattle, December 10, 1949 |
|Caption||In December 1949, the Seattle Police Department held its annual pre-Christmas bicycle auction. In this photo, taken December 10, 1949, adults and children look on as auctioneer Frank O'Leary leads the bidding for the unclaimed bicycles. Within an hour, all 50 bicycles had been sold. |
|Notes||Handwritten on negative: Police bicycle auction.|
Handwritten on sleeve: Seattle - police department - auction.
Caption by MOHAI staff.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): December 12, 1949.
|Subjects||Auctions--Washington (State)--Seattle; Auctioneers--Washington (State)--Seattle; Bicycles & tricycles--Washington (State)--Seattle; Children--Washington (State)--Seattle; Buses--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Personal Names||O'Leary, Frank |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
First Hill (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI24842 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 safety film negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from print made from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |