|Title||Earthquake damage on Second Avenue, Seattle, April 1949 |
|Caption||The April 1949 earthquake measured 7.1 on the Richter Scale and caused damage from southern Oregon to British Columbia. In Seattle, the quake damaged buildings, weakened bridges, started fires and opened cracks in the earth. |
|Notes||Signs in image read: Manila Cigars - Rath Cigar Co. G.O. Guy[?]. Florence Theatre - Open All Night. Luggage. Golden Goose. Northern Pacific Railway Traffic Department.|
Handwritten on image: Quake.
Handwritten on sleeve: Earthquakes -Seattle.
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): May 3, 1949.
|Subjects||Earthquakes--Washington (State)--Seattle; Business districts--Washington (State)--Seattle; Commercial streets--Washington (State)--Seattle; Automobiles--Washington (State)--Seattle; Buses--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI22361 |
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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. |