|Title||Bobby Morris, Seattle, 1924 |
|Caption||Robert 'Bobby' Morris was a graduate of Broadway High School in Seattle and served as a basketball and football referee in the Pacific Coast conference until 1940. He also served as chief judge at the Longacres Race track, was the president of the Seattle Chapter of the National Football Foundation and later became the King County Auditor. In 1980, one year after his death, the city of Seattle renamed the Broadway Playing Field to Morris Playing Field in his honor.|
This 1924 picture of Bobby Morris is from his early career days most likely in Seattle.
|Notes||Handwritten on image: Bobby Morris.|
Caption information sources: Obituary - Seattle Times; Interpretive Essays of the Histories of Seattle's Parks and Playgrounds.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): December 29, 1924.
|Subjects||Coaches (Athletics)--Washington State (Seattle); Gymnasiums--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Personal Names||Morris, Bobby |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5G.2069 |
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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. |