|Title||Unemployed camp at City Hall Park near Third and Yesler, Seattle, 1939 |
|Caption||Demonstrators erected this tent in City Hall Park with the sign 'Governor Martin's Starvation Camp No. 2' in response to King County's relief crisis. 'Camp No. 1' was in Spokane. The donated tent contained chairs and benches and there were plans to open a commissary there. Another tent was planned to hold foodstuffs donated by merchants to be distributed to those who were cut off the relief rolls. |
|Notes||Signs in image include: Hotel Reynolds, Free garage.|
Governor Martin's Starvation Camp No. 2.
Handwritten on negative: Relief tent -- City Hall Park.
Handwritten on sleeve: UNEMPLOYED, Seattle, camp, City Hall Park.
Caption information source: P-I research files
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer: April 24, 1939.
|Subjects||Civil Disobedience--Washington (State)--Seattle; Unemployment--Washington (State)--Seattle; Depressions--Washington (State)--Seattle; Poverty--Washington (State)--Seattle; Tents--Washington (State)--Seattle; Business districts--Washington (State)--Seattle; Parks--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.15173.1 |
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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 nitrate 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. |