|Title||Swimming races at Green Lake, Seattle, 1941 |
|Caption||For many years, Seattle residents have gone swimming in Green Lake. An annual water festival opened in 1931, and the city's first annual high school swim meet was held there two years later. By 1934, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer was sponsoring regular swimming classes. Many of Seattle's swimming champions of the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s got their start in Green Lake. |
|Notes||Handwritten on negative: Military competition at Green Lake.|
Handwritten on negative: Seattle - parks - Green Lake - military day.
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): August 18, 1941.
|Subjects||Swimming--Washington (State)--Seattle; Racing--Washington (State)--Seattle; Lakes & ponds--Washington (State)--Seattle; Spectators--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Green Lake (Seattle, Wash.)
Green Lake (King County, Wash. : Lake)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI24652 |
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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. |