• Rhythm in colors

    Rhythm in colors

    Washington, James W., 1911-2000

    James Winston Washington Jr. was born in Mississippi in 1909. He moved to the Pacific Northwest in the 1940's where he studied at the University of Washington Extension Program with painter Yvonne Twining Humber and printmaker Glen Alps. He also studied briefly with Mark Tobey. Washington exhibited in the Northwest Annual in 1948 and was curator for annual art shows at the Mount Zion Baptist Church in Seattle, Washington. He was a frequent lecturer at universities and colleges and earned an honorary doctorate from the Center for Urban Black Studies, Berkeley, California in 1975. He died in 2000.

    Identifier: spl_art_W276Rh

    Date: 1950

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  • Letter from Arthur Goodwin to Sam Morheim regarding Mr. Vandermeer's dispute with Market Company, November 18, 1927

    Letter from Arthur Goodwin to Sam Morheim regarding Mr. Vandermeer's dispute with Market Company, November 18, 1927

    Goodwin, Arthur

    Letter from Arthur Goodwin to Sam Morheim regarding Mr. Vandermeer's dispute with the City and Market Company over the vendors currently selling their wares from the sidewalk at Pike Place Market. Goodwin remarks that he has recently learned that Vandermeer intends to sue both the City and the Market Company in order to stop this practice and wonders if relocation of these farmers is possible.

    Identifier: spl_sh_00107

    Date: 1927-11-18

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  • Letter from Louis J. Becker to Arthur Goodwin responding to his notice to vacate premises, December 14, 1927

    Letter from Louis J. Becker to Arthur Goodwin responding to his notice to vacate premises, December 14, 1927

    Becker, Louis J.

    Letter from Becker acknowleding Goodwin's notice to vacate his space in the Economy Market at the end of the month. Becker asks for compensation for the investments he had recently put into the space, not knowing he would need to find a new location.

    Identifier: spl_sh_00077

    Date: 1927-12-14

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  • Coupon ticket book of S. J. Bartholomew, 1909

    Coupon ticket book of S. J. Bartholomew, 1909

    Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)

    Coupon ticket book inscribed with bearer’s name, S. J. Bartholomew, and photograph of bearer attached inside front cover, embossed with signature of Charles R. Collins, treasurer, and A. D. Bannall, chief of Bureau of Admissions, A.Y.P.E.

    Identifier: mohai_ayp_2006.3.50.5

    Date: 1909

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  • Letter from Arthur Goodwin to D.Z. Gourman regarding unauthorized signage at his stall, November 12, 1927

    Letter from Arthur Goodwin to D.Z. Gourman regarding unauthorized signage at his stall, November 12, 1927

    Goodwin, Arthur

    Letter from Arthur Goodwin to D.Z. Gourman informing him that he is not permitted to display the price of butter on his signage as it draws business away from other vendors at Pike Place Market.

    Identifier: spl_sh_00094

    Date: 1927-11-12

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  • Initiative Measure 276 Petition sheet, 1972

    Initiative Measure 276 Petition sheet, 1972

    Coalition for Open Government

    Petition for the creation of the Public Disclosure Commission to make information on campaign fundraising and expenses more transparent and available to the public. This initiative is also referred to as the Public Disclosure Act and has since been replaced by the more current Public Records Act.

    Identifier: spl_ps_003

    Date: 1972

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  • Aerial photograph of Pike Place Market looking west

    Aerial photograph of Pike Place Market looking west

    Mandeville and Berge, Architects & Engineers

    Aerial photograph of Pike Place Market facing west towards Pier 59. The viaduct and waterfront piers can be seen at the top of the photo.

    Identifier: spl_sh_00009

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  • Letter from Arthur Goodwin to George Kootros regarding the Municipal Market expansion, June 13, 1927

    Letter from Arthur Goodwin to George Kootros regarding the Municipal Market expansion, June 13, 1927

    Goodwin, Arthur

    Letter from Arthur Goodwin to George Kootros advising him that William Peterson will be working with the tenants at the Municipal Market to prepare for the market expansion. Goodwin advises Kootros he can retain the present location of his fruit stall but that it may be necessary for him to move the bakery stall so a lunch counter can be added.

    Identifier: spl_sh_00098

    Date: 1927-06-13

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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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  • List of Japanese farmers at Pike Place Market

    List of Japanese farmers at Pike Place Market

    List of Japanese farmers and the produce they are allowed to sell at the market.

    Identifier: spl_sh_00053

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