|Title||Brotherhood of the Co-operative Commonwealth national headquarters and printery, Edison, summer 1898 |
|Notes||Caption on image: No. 11 Equality Colony. Printery|
Caption on mount: Edison, Washington
On verso of image: 1898 (about May). Edison looking west, early summer 1898. BCC National Hdq. and printery. Equality is 1 1/2 miles east but 4 miles by road and trail. Edison Hotel [far right] renamed Hotel Freedom. First issue of Industrial Freedom. May 7, 1898. This bldg later called Edison Hall (IOOF), now cut down remodelled and moved east.
Located in Skagit County, south of Bellingham on Colony Creek, Equality was a Socialist colony founded in the 1890s by the Brotherhood of the Co-operative Commonwealth. It lasted until 1904.
PH Coll 728.9
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Collective settlements--Washington (State)--Edison |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Equality Colony (Skagit County, Wash.) |
|Concepts||Colonies and communes|
|Location Depicted||United States--Washington (State)--Edison |
|Digital Collection||Society and Culture Collection|
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|Negative Number||UW11241 |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Peter L. Hegg Equality Colony Photographs. PH Coll 728 |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 2001. |