|Title||Sailors looking at V-E Day newspaper, Seattle, May 1945 |
|Caption||May 8, 1945, called V-E Day, marked the victory of Allied forces in Europe, although World War II still raged in the Pacific. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer published an special edition, with the giant headline "It's over in Europe!" This photo shows a group of sailors in King Street Station excitedly reading the newspaper. |
|Notes||Handwritten on negative: V-E Day extra crowds (King St. Station).|
Handwritten on sleeve: World War II - Seattle - V-J [sic] Day.
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): August 15, 1945.
|Subjects||Sailors--Washington (State)--Seattle; Military personnel--Washington (State)--Seattle; Newspapers--Washington (State)--Seattle; Railroad stations--Washington (State)--Seattle; King Street Station (Seattle, Wash.); World War, 1939-1945 |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Pioneer Square (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI28287 |
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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. |