|Title||People standing outside Phalen's Grocery, Seattle, ca. 1911 |
|Date||ca. 1911 |
|Caption||W.W. Phalen's Grocery was located at 4863 Rainier Avenue. Clerks and sisters, Minnie Curtis (in white blouse) and Elizabeth Curtis, are standing in the doorway. Mr. Brassington, owner of the Rainier Valley Market at 4865 Rainier, is on the right in the white butcher's coat. To his right is Iona Frogben, owner of a grocery store near the City Light installation in the 4200 block of Genesee. |
|Notes||Signs on building read: W.W. Phalen, Your Grocer. Meats. [Rainier] Valley Market.|
Signs in window read: Fresh buttermilk. Tetley's Tea. Old Dutch Cleanser. Cottolene. Ivory Soap.
Handwritten on border: 1912.
Typed label on verso: 1911 - Phalen Grocery. Slow shutter speed and slow film emulsion permits dog to have two heads.
Caption taken from RVHS records.
See accession numbers 93.001.066 and 93.001.064 for additional information.
|Subjects||Grocery stores--Washington (State)--Seattle|
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Columbia City (Seattle, Wash.)
|Digital Collection||Rainier Valley Historical Society Photograph Collection |
|Accession Number||93.001.063 |
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|Repository||Rainier Valley Historical Society, Seattle |
|Repository Collection||Hall-Summers Collection |
|Physical Description||1 photographic print: b&w; 3 1/2 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned 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. |