Workers in Sunshine Cookie Factory, Seattle, 1945
Photographer: Webster & Stevens
Image Date: 1945
Image Number: 1983.10.15260.5
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Eddie Bauer Factory Interior, Seattle, 1945
In the 1920s, Eddie Bauer opened a sporting goods shop at 211 Seneca Street in downtown Seattle. At first, most of his business was in tennis and golf equipment, but he soon expanded into fishing tackle, hunting gear and outdoor clothing. Bauer and the members of his staff were active in many sports and used their wide experience in helping customers.
Image Number: 1983.10.15972.1
Troops Boarding Ship, Seattle, 1945
Handwritten on sleeve: SEATTLE, PORT OF EMBARKATION, Troops loading.
Photographer: Art French
Image Number: 1986.5.10558.1
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Santa Claus at Frederick & Nelson, Seattle, 1945
Image Number: 1983.10.16067.5
Launching of U.S.S. James E. Kyes at Todd Shipyards, Seattle 1945
For many years, Seattle has been a center for the ship building and ship repair industries. The Todd Shipyards Corporation has had a shipyard in Seattle since around 1918. This photo, taken in 1945, shows the U.S.S. Jame E. Kyes being launched at the shipyard.
Handwritten on Negative: Launching James K [sic] Kyes
Handwritten on Sleeve: Ships - “Kyes, James.”
Photographer: Seattle Post-Intelligencer Staff Photographer
Image Number: PI26323
Stacy Shown in Clock Repair Shop, Seattle, October 1, 1945
Sign in Image: Not Responsible for Goods Left Over 90 Days.
Handwritten on Image: 10/1/45 Stacy Shown
Handwritten on Sleeve: Shown, Stacy
Date: October 1, 1945
Image Number: PI21016
Children Carving Jack-O-Lanterns, Probably in Seattle, October 30, 1945
Children in image are Samuel, Antonia, Martin, Veronica, and Stanton Brown.
Handwritten on Negative: 10/30/45
Photographer: Clarence J. Rote
Image Number: PI23332
Carnation Milk Truck and Milkman, Seattle, 1945
A small evaporated milk company which opened in Kent in 1899 grew to become the nationally know Carnation Company. Canned milk had a small market at first, but was soon accepted by hungry babies and gold-rush miners alike. By 1926, the company had six Seattle-area dairies and six local evaporated milk plants, plus 24 evaporated milk plants elsewhere in the country.
Handwritten on Sleeve: Carnation Co.
Image Number: 1983.10.15510
Bendix Washing Machine in Ernst Hardware Window, Probably in Seattle, 1945
The Bendix Home Laundry was a homemaker’s dream. Bendix introduced the first automatic washer with full wash, rinse and spin cycle at a Louisiana State Fair in 1937.
Signs in Image: All She Wants is a Bendix. She Goes Shopping on Washdays - Her Bendix Does the Work. at Last It’s Here! Come in and See Its Magic For Yourself. The One-and-Only Bendix Automatic Home Laundry. Ernst Hardware Co. Here’s All You Do With a Bendix- 1.Put in Dry Clothes, 2.Set the Dial, 3.Add Soap - That’s All! Here’s What Your Bendix Does - Washes, Rinses 3 Times, Damp Dries. Cleans Itself, Empties Itself, Shuts Itself Off! All Automatically!
Image Number: 1983.10.15984.2
Nurse Examining Children at Bryant School, Seattle, 1945
The Seattle School District hired its first school nurse in 1908. In the following years, school nurses screened students for communicable diseases, taught classes in health and nutrition and even made house calls to sick students who had to be absent for serious illnesses.
This 1945 photo, taken at Seattle’s Bryant School, shows a school nurse checking the health of a group of small children.
Handwritten on Sleeve: Seattle - Schools - Bryant (health clinic) with: (Mrs.) Mabel Austin
Image Number: PI25441