|Title||Three men outside Brassington's Rainier Valley Market, Seattle, December 1907 |
|Caption||The market was in the Hepler Block at 4909 Rainier Avenue from 1902 to 1908. In 1908 it moved one block north to 4865 Rainier Avenue, where it was called Yakima Cash Grocery. Mr. Brassington closed around 1916 and went into the insurance business, while Mr. Sarchette opened a meat market on the site. He was in business with Charles Nelson. |
|Notes||Signs on building read: Rainier Valley Market. Furnished Rooms. Dr. J.V. Dic[...], Dentist. Dr. Eaton, Rooms 19 & 20, Dr. Goldsmith, Room 23. Columbia Social Club.|
Handwritten on border: December 1907.
Handwritten on verso: Mr. Brassington with mustache. Hepler Bldg. opened up 1905 & moved to 4800 blk south of Phalens store around 1910 & called it Yakima Cash Mkt. Sarchette opened up meat mkt north of Phalens, after the [Nelsons] came back from Sweden, as was in with Nelson. Brassington closed around 1916 & went in insurance.
|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||93.001.021 |
|Ordering Information||To order a copy of this photograph, please email Rvhsoffice@aol.com and mention the Accession Number. |
|Repository||Rainier Valley Historical Society, Seattle |
|Repository Collection||Hall-Summers Collection |
|Physical Description||1 photographic print mounted on cardboard: b&w; 5 x 7 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. |