|Title||Full downtown parking lot during Christmas shopping season, Seattle, 1954 |
|Caption||The day after Thanksgiving has always been a big shopping day in Seattle. Here at the intersection of Westlake Avenue and 7th Avenue shoppers have filled up the parking lots close to the downtown stores. |
|Notes||Signs in image read: Mobilgas - Mobiltires, Mobilubrication - Parking Office - Two hours free parking with lubrication. Ready now! - Motorola Color TV. Olympia. Rainier - Happy Holidays. Dormeyer. Dental Clinic. Anderson Florists. Home Appliances. Paulgen's Auto Supplies. Motor Ramp Garage Parking. Norbom-Snyder. Huletz Electric Co. Preservative Paints. ABC - Here now, '55 De Soto Plymouth, M.O. Anderson. Packard Sales & Service, around corner on 7th Ave. ABC Automotive Service - De Soto, Plymouth, Buick, Chrysler, Cadillac, all General Motors & Chrysler Corp. cars. Packards Sales and Service. Call MA 3500 -- Always Better Care - Complete service for all makes. Frederick & Nelson. Columbian Optical Co.|
Handwritten on sleeve: Christmas - Seattle - 1954 (Shopping crowds).
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): November 26, 1954.
|Subjects||Parking lots--Washington (State)--Seattle; Vehicle maintenance & repair--Washington (State)--Seattle; Automobile dealerships--Washington (State)--Seattle; Business districts--Washington (State)--Seattle; Commercial streets--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI23269 |
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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 safety film 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. |