|Title||Crowds at Fourth and Pike on V-J Day, Seattle, August 14, 1945 |
|Caption||Just after midnight on August 14, 1945, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer hit the streets with the news that the Japanese would accept the allied peace terms. Sirens blared, car horns honked, church bells rang and people danced in the streets to celebrate the end of World War II. The day of the victory over Japan came to be known as V-J Day. |
|Notes||Signs in image: Kloppensteins. Florsheim Shoes - Buy War Bonds. Suits - Overcoats - Lundquist-Lilly. Buy War Bonds. Holeproof Hosiery, Windbreaker Jackets, Manhattan Shirts. Men's Wear Center. Pike Recreation. Sander's Fountain Lunch - Malts, Sodas. Arden Protected Milk. Sunfreze Ice Cream.|
Handwritten on negative: V.J. Day.
Handwritten on sleeve: World War II - Seattle - V-J 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 15, 1945.
|Subjects||Victory celebrations--Washington (State)--Seattle; Crowds--Washington (State)--Seattle; Business districts--Washington (State)--Seattle; Commercial streets--Washington (State)--Seattle; Automobiles--Washington (State)--Seattle; World War, 1939-1945 |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI28290 |
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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 acetate 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. |