A decade ago I purchased a box of slides from an online auction. The photos, from the 50s-80s were taken by a semi-professional photographer named C.H Ford from Seattle, Washington. There are hundreds of fantastic photos from Seattle, Canada and places continental. For this Found (Ford) Photo Friday, I though it would be fun toContinue reading “Glimpses of Seattle by C.H. Ford”
Apologies again for the lack of posts lately. I work for a university and it’s the end of the semester here. I haven’t had much time to get to anything done. I am going to try to make it for up today with one of my favorites things in my collection. Peep Backstage, U.S.A. was aContinue reading ““Peep” Backstage, U.S.A. at the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair (NSFW)”
Today’s 1962 Seattle World’s Fair item is sponsored by Western Airlines and Samsonite Luggage. This is the sheet music for “Wait ‘Til You See What I Saw in Seattle” – A Salute to the Space Needle at the Seattle World’s Fair, written by Mason Mallory and performed by The Gillespie Sister. It was packaged on aContinue reading ““Wait ‘Til You See What I Saw in Seattle””
The 182 Items of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair with this stand-up display created by C&H Sugar and give away during the Fair.
This is part two in a series of Seattle restaurant matchbooks. 1. Les Brainard’s New Grove Restaurant Les Brainard was born and raised in Bozeman, Montana and came to Seattle during the Great Depression. He started working in a restaurant, washing dishes and finally earned enough to purchase the restaurant in which he was working. TheContinue reading “Close Cover: Seattle Restaurants, Part Two”
1. Ivar’s Acres of Clams & The Captain’s Table Ivar’s Acres of Clams is a Seattle institution. The restaurant, opened by Seattle folk-singer Ivar Hagland, originally opened in 1938, but this incarnation, at the same location, opened in 1946. There are numerous location, but only a few actual restaurants. You can check out their website forContinue reading “Close Cover: Seattle Restaurants, Part One”