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Nordic Heritage Museum Vanishing Generation Interview with Sissel Peterson

Sissel Peterson (b. 1922) left Norway at age three, traveling with her mother and siblings to meet up with her father who had come to America looking for work. She vividly evokes the journey and her a...

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Normie Beers: A Remembrance

This remembrance of Normie Beers, who was dubbed "Person of the Century" in 1999 by the West Seattle Herald, is by Normie Beers' great nephew P. Scott Cummins. Normie Beers was an early executive of t...

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North East Branch, The Seattle Public Library

The North East Branch, The Seattle Public Library, located at 6801 35th Avenue NE, had its origins in the Ravenna/View Ridge deposit station, begun in December 1945. The deposit station circulated so...

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Now & Then -- Seattle's Belltown Fire of 1910

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on a terrific fire that burned from the Seattle waterfront into Belltown on the night of June...

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Now & Then -- First Record of Seattle's Fremont Neighborhood

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on the earliest extant photograph of Fremont, taken in 1888 by David Judkins.

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Now & Then -- Looking Up Seattle's Pike Street

This Now & Then animation looking up Pike Street is made from two photographs. The first is a postcard shot sometime in the 1920s from the roof of the Joshua Green building. The second is by HistoryLi...

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Now & Then -- Queen Anne Counterbalance (Seattle)

This essay contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on the counterbalance system of getting trolley cars up the steep grade of Seattle's Que...

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Now & Then -- Queen Anne's Spanish Mission (Seattle)

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on St. Anne's Catholic parish in Seattle's Queen Anne neighborhood.

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Now & Then -- Seattle Hotel vs. the Sinking Ship

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on The Seattle Hotel and its successor structure, a parking garage dubbed "The Sinking Sh...

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Now & Then -- Seattle's First Hill Mansion: Castlemount

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on Castlemount, the First Hill mansion of retired U.S. Army Colonel Granville O. Haller. ...

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Now & Then -- Seattle's Fremont Bridge

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on the Fremont Bridge. The bridge crosses the Lake Washington Canal, connecting Seattle's...

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Now & Then -- Seattle's Fremont Neighborhood

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on the Seattle neighborhood of Fremont in the 1940s and in 2000.

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