• Albert Bumgardner Interview, September 30, 1986

    Albert Bumgardner Interview, September 30, 1986

    Albert Bumgardner (1923-1987) was a noted Seattle architect responsible for the design of buildings across Washington State. He grew up in Illinois and attended Illinois University where he received his bachelor’s degree in architecture in 1949. He moved to Seattle and started working with other architectural firms before starting his own in 1953. He served as the first chair of the Seattle Design Commission and helped protect Pioneer Square as the city’s first Historic District. Bumgardner designed several buildings on the campuses of Evergreen State College, the University of Washington, Central Washington University and Western Washington University. He also designed many private residences and buildings throughout Seattle including the Intiman Theater, Waterfront Place and Watermark Tower. He was president of the Seattle AIA Chapter from 1962 to 1962 and received the AIA Seattle Medal in 1987.

    Identifier: spl_ds_abumgardner_01

    Date: 1986-09-30

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  • Second Supplemental Maps, Lake Union [Portage Bay] Shore Lands, circa 1960

    Second Supplemental Maps, Lake Union [Portage Bay] Shore Lands, circa 1960

    Unknown

    Map depicting land parcels near Portage Bay and Montlake.

    Identifier: spl_maps_2479642

    Date: 1960

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  • Jewish Transcript v. 1, no. 8, Apr. 29, 1924

    Jewish Transcript v. 1, no. 8, Apr. 29, 1924

    Identifier: spl_jt_3018328_01_08

    Date: 1924-04-29

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  • Atlantic Neighborhood, ca. 1975

    Atlantic Neighborhood, ca. 1975

    Dept. of Community Development?

    Map of of the Atlantic neighborhood showing significant landmarks, businesses and residences.

    Identifier: spl_maps_2485335

    Date: 1975?

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  • William McGuire and Jeannie Carson Interview, April 7, 1988

    William McGuire and Jeannie Carson Interview, April 7, 1988

    William “Biff” McGuire (1926-) and Jeannie Carson (1928-) were actors active with the Seattle Repertory Theater and married for over 50 years. During the interview they discuss their upbringing, their careers and their experiences working with each other. McGuire was born in New Haven, Connecticut and attended Hamden High School and the University of Massachusetts. He joined the Army during World War II where he was stationed in England and took his first acting role. McGuire acted in Broadway plays and films and often appeared in productions with his wife, Jeannie Carson, whom he married in 1960 after meeting her in a production of “Finian’s Rainbow” on Broadway. Carson (1928-) was born in Pudsey, England. She was discovered while performing in the musical “Love from Judy” in London and contracted to appear in the comedic television series “Hey Jeannie!” which aired in 1956. Jeannie and Biff joined the touring show of Camelot in 1961 where they played the roles of King Arthur and Guinevere. The couple spent 15 years with the Seattle Repertory Theater in Seattle.

    Identifier: spl_ds_mcguirecarson_01

    Date: 1988-04-07

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  • Envelope with notes and sketches of Pike Place Market plants, 1924

    Envelope with notes and sketches of Pike Place Market plants, 1924

    Goodwin, Frank

    Envelope addressed to Frank Goodwin with notes on the back regarding the care of plants at the Market. Includes hand drawn sketches of planters and other greenery.

    Identifier: spl_sh_00025

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  • Municipal Plans Commission of the City of Seattle map showing Harbor Island and Duwamish Waterway Districts, 1911

    Municipal Plans Commission of the City of Seattle map showing Harbor Island and Duwamish Waterway Districts, 1911

    Bogue, Virgil B.

    Map showing proposed city improvements under the Plan of Seattle, commonly known as the Bogue Plan. Designed by Virgil Bogue, Seattle's municipal plans director, the Bogue Plan proposed a series of improvements aimed at beautifying the city and making it making it more cohesive after years of rapid growth and industrialization. The plan worked in tandem with the Olmsted Brothers new system of parks, begun in 1903, and proposed new government buildings, an improved city center and an interurban road connecting the city together. The plan was rejected by voters in 1912.

    Identifier: spl_maps_2465533_7

    Date: 1911

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  • Central Seattle' booklet, July 1927

    Central Seattle' booklet, July 1927

    Associated Central Business Properties

    July issue of 'Central Seattle,' a monthly publication containing information on local businesses, property changes and development in central Seattle.

    Identifier: spl_sh_00022

    Date: 1927-07-01

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  • Market Radio Broadcast transcript

    Market Radio Broadcast transcript

    Market Radio Broadcasting Station

    Broadcast transcript for K.Z.C., the Market Radio Broadcasting Station. The transcript includes advertisements for shops such as the Specialty Shop, the Silverdale Poultry Stall, the Eckart Cigar Company, and the All American Fruit Stall.

    Identifier: spl_sh_00026

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  • McKee's Correct Road Map of Seattle and Vicinity, Washington, U.S.A., 1894

    McKee's Correct Road Map of Seattle and Vicinity, Washington, U.S.A., 1894

    McKee, R. H.; Dehly, F. M.; Reynolds, Alexander M.

    ""Showing details of roads and graded streets and positions of principal dwellings and prominent buildings.""

    Identifier: spl_maps_2445404

    Date: 1894

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