|Title||West Seattle High School, Seattle, 1937 |
|Caption||West Seattle High School opened in September 1917 to become the sixth new high school contructed in the Seattle School District since 1902. The building's unique Renaissance styling with its long horizontal exterior was the work of architect Edgar Blair. By the mid-1920s, more than 1, 200 students attended the high school and an east wing was added. A major renovation project to modernize the building while preserving its historic architecture has been recently completed. |
|Notes||Handwritten on negative: W.S. High School.|
Handwritten on sleeve: Seattle - schools - West Seattle.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): June 17, 1937.
|Subjects||Schools--Washington (State)--Seattle; Flagpoles--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
West Seattle (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI25757 |
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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 nitrate 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. |