|Title||Man selling popcorn from concession truck, Seattle, June 1938 |
|Caption||In June 1938, the Boeing Company tested its large flying boat, the Boeing Clipper, in Lake Washington at Sand Point. Bob Bower and his high school friends charged ten cents a trip to carry passengers out to look at the anchored plane. "Ice Cream Bill" Voll sold snacks to the spectators from his wagon. In this photo, Bower (r.) spends some of his profits on a bag of Voll's popcorn. |
|Notes||Handwritten on negative: Bill Voll - Bob Bower.|
Handwritten on sleeve: Bower, Bob, Seattle (with Bill Voll).
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): June 16, 1938.
|Subjects||Food vendors--Washington (State)--Seattle; Popcorn--Washington (State)--Seattle; Teenagers--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Personal Names||Bower, Bob|
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Sand Point (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI24627 |
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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 nitrate 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. |