|Title||Unveiling of McCurdy Park sign, Seattle, 1959 |
|Photographer||Webber, Phil H.|
|Caption||In 1958, the Seattle Parks Board authorized the naming of a park formed from land that had been part of the old Lake Washington canal right of way after Horace W. McCurdy, President of the Seattle Historical Society who donated his collection of maritime artifacts to the Museum of History and Industry. The museum opened on this site in 1952.|
McCurdy Park was dedicated January 3, 1959 in a ceremony attended by several hundred people. Shown in this photo are, from left to right: Mayor Gordon S. Clinton, Park Board President Waldo J. Dahl, Horace W. McCurdy, Park Board Vice President Mrs. Dale J. Marble, and City Council member Mrs. Harlan Edwards.
|Notes||Handwritten on sleeve: SEATTLE, PARKS, McCurdy, H. W., former Montlake Park, Museum of History and Industry site, unveiling of name plaque.|
Date photograph was published in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer: January 4, 1959
|Subjects||Parks--Washington (State)--Seattle; Dedications--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Personal Names||Clinton, Gordon S.|
Dahl, Waldo J.
McCurdy, Horace W.
Marble, Mrs. Dale J.
Edwards, Mrs. Harlan
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Montlake (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.10222.1 |
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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 acetate negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned 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. |