|Title||Mayor Frank Edwards, Seattle, 1931 |
|Caption||Born in England in 1874, Frank Edwards came to the States seeking opportunity. In 1900 he arrived in Seattle to work for the Postal Telegraph Company. He was involved in insurance, business, and theater management throughout the years. In 1928 Edwards was elected mayor, replacing Seattle's first woman mayor, Bertha Landes. However, he was recalled in 1931.|
This 1931 photograph of Edwards at his desk was during his final year as mayor of Seattle.
|Notes||Handwritten on image: Edwards Frank.|
Caption information sources: History of King County; HistoryLink.org.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): August 6, 1931.
|Subjects||Mayors--Washington (State)--Seattle; Offices--Washington (State)--Seattle; Desks--Washington (State)--Seattle; Telephones--Washington (State)--Seattle; Wreaths--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Personal Names||Edwards, Frank E., 1874-1943 |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5G.586 |
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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 glass 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 600 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |