|Title||Pay Streak at Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle, 1909 |
|Photographer||Oakes Photo Co. |
|Caption||Visitors to the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition crowded to the concessions on the Pay Streak. Here they could enjoy exciting rides, visit a reconstruction of the Streets of Cairo, buy snacks at the Tokio Cafe, and look at native people of the Philippines in a reconstructed village. The Pay Streak was named after concentrated streaks of gold or other valuable ore.|
This photo shows a section of the Pay Streak at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in 1909.
|Notes||Signs in image: Igorotte Village - 50 Primitive Wild People in a Typical Village from the Philippine Islands - 50 Dog Eaters, Head Hunters from Mountain Fastnesses of Philippine Islands. The House that Jack Built. Polly. Gus. Oh Joy. World's Greatest Attraction - Pharaoh's Daughter - Great European Success.|
Caption on image: House That Jack Built, Pay Streak, A.Y.P. Oakes Photo Co.
Handwritten on image: Seattle 1909.
Postmarked October 29[?], 1909, from Seattle; two-cent stamp.
Handwritten on verso: W.S.S. Gedney, H12 Federal Bldg., Seattle, Wash. Oct 29/09. Dr Liz: We arrived safely in port yesterday. Had a fine trip down. Guess you know something about this picture; am going to see how much there is left of the Fair. Coming along? The "Yaku" is staying close to us. Kind regards to Marie & [D...]. L.G. Howes.
Addressed to Miss Lizzie Pankratz in Ketchikan, Alaska.
Caption by MOHAI staff.
|Subjects||Midways--Washington (State)--Seattle; Exhibitions--Washington (State)--Seattle; Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.) |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
University District (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||2002.48.483 |
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|Credit Line||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Postcard Collection |
|Physical Description||1 photographic postcard: b&w; 3 3/8 x 5 3/8 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original postcard as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |
|Photographer's Reference Number||1262 |