|Title||Ruddell sound truck, Seattle, 1936 |
|Caption||A sound truck is a vehicle equipped with loudspeakers, typically used to play political or commercial messages, This truck, operated by Ruddell Sound Systems of 2230 Third Avenue, broadcasts announcements through a giant loudspeaker on its roof as it drives the streets of Seattle. |
|Notes||Ruddell, Larry W. is listed as Sound Engineer in the Seattle City Directory, 1937.|
Sign on vehicle reads: Ruddell Sound Systems.
Handwritten on image: Sound wagon.
Handwritten on sleeve: SOUND TRUCKS.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): April 30, 1936.
|Places||United States—Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5.14639.1 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Photograph Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI). |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Photograph Collection |
|Physical Description||1 nitrate negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from film positive using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 5. |