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1999: WTO -- HistoryLink webcam of protests and a slideshow of each day (November 30-December 3), Seattle

This file presents a portion of HistoryLink.org's webcam of WTO protests in Seattle (November 30-December 3, 1999) and a slideshow showing images from every day of that historic event. The webcam was ...

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Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, 1909 -- A Slideshow of Seattle's First World's Fair

This is a Slideshow on the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Washington's first World's Fair, which opened on June 1, 1909, and closed on October 16, 1909. More than three million people visited the fa...

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Bartell Drugs: A Slideshow

From small beginnings as a single drug store on Seattle's Jackson Street in 1890, Bartell Drugs has grown to 58 stores serving the Puget Sound region in 2011. Its longevity has earned the company the ...

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Bicycle Tree at Snohomish (1890-1927) -- A Slideshow

This slideshow presents the vintage postcard collection of Peter Blecha on the enormous and curious "bike tree," located in Snohomish County within what is now Snohomish city limits. The slide show wa...

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Bridges of Washington State: A Slideshow Primer of Technology Through Time

In Washington, bridges are ubiquitous. As of August 4, 2010, there were 9,415 bridges on the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) inventory. These include all bridges 10 feet and long...

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Building Seattle -- A Slideshow History of Seattle's Capital Improvement Projects

This is a Slideshow photo essay on the history of Seattle's Capital Improvement Projects. Written By Walt Crowley and curated by Paul Dorpat, with Chris Goodman. Presented by Seattle City Councilmembe...

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Cedar River Education Center -- Slideshow

This slideshow documents the opening of the Cedar River Education Center, located in eastern King County on Rattlesnake Lake, on October 2, 2001. Written and photographed by Alan Stein and sponsored b...

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Chief Joseph Dam Bridge -- A Slideshow

This slideshow chronicles the history of the Chief Joseph Dam Bridge, a 308-foot-long highway bridge that carries Pearl Hill Road over Foster Creek ravine at Bridgeport in Douglas County. Its name com...

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Community Scrapbook: East Green Lake, 1888-1909

This is a scrapbook of photos on the east Green Lake neighborhood of Seattle from 1888-1909, with commentary by historian and photographer Paul Dorpat.

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Edgecomb Stump House: A Slideshow

This slide show presents the vintage postcard and stereoview card collection of Peter Blecha on the famous and curious Stump House located in Snohomish County within what is now Arlington city limits....

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Ferry Whistles on Puget Sound: A Slideshow

For more than a century, ferryboat captains on Puget Sound have used the distinctive docking signal made up of a long blast on the boat's whistle followed by two short ones. In maritime terms, this is...

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HistoryLink.org -- A Slideshow History of the First Years

This is a slideshow photo essay on the history of HistoryLink.org, the evolving online encyclopedia of Washington state history that you are here looking at. Written and Curated by Heather MacIntosh. ...

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Housing through the years: From the Denny Party to the Great Depression in King and Snohomish Counties: A Slideshow

The history of non-Native housing in what would become King and Snohomish counties started with log cabins and tents and has perhaps reached its apotheosis in the mega-mansions of the region's tech bi...

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Kingdome: A Slideshow History of its Site, Design, and Construction

This is a slideshow photo essay on the history of Seattle's Kingdome, its site, design, and construction. The Kingdome (formally, the King County Multipurpose Domed Stadium) opened in March 1976 and w...

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MacDonald, Betty, and Mary Bard: A Slideshow Tour of their King County Homes

The sisters Betty MacDonald (1907-1958) and Mary Bard Jensen (1904-1970), both writers, grew up in Seattle. Betty MacDonald authored the international bestseller, The Egg and I, among others, and Mary...

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Occidental Hotel: The Rise, Fall, Rise, and Fall of Pioneer Square's Historic Hotel -- A Slideshow Photo Essay

This is a history of the Rise, Fall, Rise, and Fall of the Occidental Hotel, located in Seattle's Pioneer Square, from 1881 to the present. Written and Curated by Paul Dorpat, with Steven Leith. Prese...

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Peterson, Bob: I've Lived Here All My Life -- A Slideshow of Life on the Eastside, King County

Since 1920 when he was born, Robert (Bob) Peterson has lived near King County's Lake Boren. This once bucolic setting, now within Newcastle's incorporated city limits, is surrounded by new development...

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Play Ball! A Slideshow of the History of Early Baseball in Washington

This is a HistoryLink Baseball Memories slideshow by Seattle Baseball historian David Eskenazi, recounting early baseball in Washington. Written and curated by David Eskenazi. All images copyright 200...

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Port of Tacoma -- A Slideshow

The Port of Tacoma is a publicly owned and managed port district established by Pierce County voters in 1918. Today it is a leading container port, serving as a "Pacific Gateway" for trade between Asi...

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Puyallup Avenue Bridge Slideshow

The Puyallup Avenue Bridge in Pierce County crosses the Puyallup River and links Tacoma to the small city of Fife to its east. It was opened in 1927 as one of the last Washington segments of the famed...

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Rose Red -- A Slideshow of the Film's Seattle Locations

This is a slideshow of the Seattle locations of Stephen King's made-for-TV serial film Rose Red, which debuted on ABC-TV on January 27, 28, and 31, 2002. The tour was written by Paul Dorpat, and edite...

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Sand Point: From Mud Lake to Magnuson Park -- a Slideshow Photo Essay

This is a slideshow photo essay on the history of Sand Point, located on Lake Washington in Northeast Seattle, from settlement in 1855 to the rededication of an expanded Magnuson Park in 2004. Written...

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Seattle Aquarium Slideshow, Part 1: From Settlement to Cinders, 1841-1899

This is Part 1 of a three-part slideshow photo essay on the history of the Seattle Aquarium and its neighborhood beginning in 1841 through the present day. Part 1 takes the story from the early dates ...

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Seattle Aquarium Slideshow, Part 2: From the Great Fire to the Great Depression, 1889-1930s

This is Part 2 of a three-part slideshow Show photo essay on the history of the Seattle Aquarium and its neighborhood beginning in 1841 through the present day. Part 2 takes the story from the Great S...

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