|Title||Pouring wheat into hold of ship Carl G. Barth, Seattle, 1946 |
|Caption||Between 1938 and 1951, wheat exports from Seattle grew from 3, 000 to 317, 000 tons, accounting for 45% of Seattle's exports. In the late 1930s, most of the wheat coming through Seattle was shipped to Central America and northern Europe. By the 1950s, the primary markets were Asia and South America. |
|Notes||Handwritten on negative: Loading wheat for China at Kerr-Gifford.|
Handwritten on sleeve: Wheat, with: ships - Barth, Carl G.
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): March 7, 1946.
|Subjects||Ships--Washington (State)--Seattle; Laborers--Washington (State)--Seattle; Wheat--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI26213 |
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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. |