|Title||Earthquake damage to Bemis Bag Co. building, Seattle, 1949 |
|Caption||The Bemis Bag Company was founded in St. Louis, Missouri in 1858. By the early 20th century, the company operated eight bag factories in various parts of the United States, including Seattle, making burlap and cotton bags for grain, flour, feed and many other products. The company is still in the packaging business.|
The Bemis Bag Company factory in Seattle, shown here, was located in an industrial area just south of the downtown business district.
|Notes||Stamped on verso: Photo by Comfort - 5407 48th S.W. - Seattle.|
Handwritten on folder: Bemis Bag Co. 1949 Earthquake Damage.
Caption by MOHAI staff.
|Subjects||Earthquakes--Washington (State)--Seattle; Factories--Washington (State)--Seattle; Industry--Washington (State)--Seattle; Bemis Company |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1922.214.171.124 |
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|Credit Line||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Bemis Bag Company Collection |
|Physical Description||1 photographic print: b&w; 8 x 10 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original print 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. |