• Jack Large and Amina Tavenner shop for toilet paper in Central Area Market, circa 1968

    Jack Large and Amina Tavenner shop for toilet paper in Central Area Market, circa 1968

    Large, Jack

    Jack Large and Amina Tavenner shop for toilet paper in Central Area Market

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    Date: 1968

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  • Stetson and Post Mill, ca.  1896

    Stetson and Post Mill, ca. 1896

    Transcribed from back of photograph: "Stetson + Post's Mill, Seattle."

    Identifier: spl_lj_062

    Date: 1896?

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  • R.H. letter to "Friend Latimer," October 8, 1874

    R.H. letter to "Friend Latimer," October 8, 1874

    Leete, Frank

    Letter written to Alexander Latimer, from a friend who recently moved away from Minnesota (where Latimer also lived) to Eldridge, Kansas. The friend describes his health, the weather and agricultural matters along with his disappointment in the low church attendance of his community.

    Identifier: spl_lj_005

    Date: 1874-02-08

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  • Unknown man in Minneapolis, Minnesota, ca. 1880

    Unknown man in Minneapolis, Minnesota, ca. 1880

    Durnam, M.M.

    Photograph taken by M.M. Durnam in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

    Identifier: spl_lj_036

    Date: 1880?

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  • Waterfront at foot of Union St., ca. 1896

    Waterfront at foot of Union St., ca. 1896

    Transcribed from photograph: "Waterfront at Foot of Spring Street, Seattle." Location appears to be closer to the base of Union St. Vulcan Iron Works (located between University and Union Streets) appears at the left with the Arlington Hotel (located at 1215 1st Ave.) behind it. The Arlington Dock and Golden Rule Bazaar appear at the right.

    Identifier: spl_lj_064

    Date: 1896?

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  • William and Elizabeth Weir letter to Johnathan and Alexander Latimer, June 29, 1853

    William and Elizabeth Weir letter to Johnathan and Alexander Latimer, June 29, 1853

    Weir, Anne Dobbins Latimer, 1776-1853; Weir, William, 1757-1832

    Alexander was married to Sarah Chesney Latimer (his third wife) in 1850. The couple had five daughters: Narcissa Leonora Latimer Denny (1851-1900), Eliza Alice Latimer Fowler (1856-1934), Harriet Ellen Latimer Stephens (1859-1938), Clara Latimer Bickford (1861-1934), and Emma Chesney Latimer Reynolds (1864-1946). Elizabeth Latimer Weir was Alexander's sister and William Weir, his brother-in-law. The letter is addressed to Alexander and his brother Johnathan Latimer (1803-1866) and discusses the death of the Latimer's mother, Anne Dobbins Latimer (1776-1853), and the distribution of the estate. The letter also discusses agricultural crops, the growth of the railroad systems on the east coast and other family matters.

    Identifier: spl_lj_001

    Date: 1853-06-29

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  • Unknown man in Shenandoah, Iowa, ca. 1880

    Unknown man in Shenandoah, Iowa, ca. 1880

    Brewer, W.H.

    Photograph taken by W.H. Brewer in Shenandoah, Iowa.

    Identifier: spl_lj_032

    Date: 1880?

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  • Arthur A. Denny, ca. 1880

    Arthur A. Denny, ca. 1880

    Peterson & Bro.

    Portrait of one of Seattle's founders, Arthur Denny. Photograph taken by Peterson & Bro. in Seattle, Washington Territory.

    Identifier: spl_lj_045

    Date: 1880?

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  • Boat loading for Alaska, ca. 1897

    Boat loading for Alaska, ca. 1897

    Transcribed from back of photograph: "Scene on the dock of a boat loading for Alaska." Signs for the Oregon Improvement Company and the Galbraith Grain Company can be seen in the background.

    Identifier: spl_lj_057

    Date: 1897?

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  • Children of Sarah Jane Latimer Dawdy, ca. 1920

    Children of Sarah Jane Latimer Dawdy, ca. 1920

    Sarah Jane Latimer Dawdy (1847-1915) was the daughter of Alexander Latimer and his second wife, Julia Ann Hart (1819-1850). She married John W. Dowdy on March 25, 1868 in Knox, Illinois. They had three children, Drennan Latimer Dawdy, Norval Dawdy and Daisy E. Dawdy. Location and exact date of the photograph are unknown.

    Identifier: spl_lj_070

    Date: 1920?

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