Preview up to 100 items from this collection below. Seattle’s early arts, music and culture scene are chronicled in this weekly publication. Our digital collection includes issues published from 1912 to 1938
The Town Crier, v.7, no.22, Jun. 1, 1912
Page 1 features portrait of Elinore Pearl Sayre, daughter of James Willis Sayre.
Date: 1912-06-01View this item
The Town Crier, v.8, no.1, Jan. 4, 1913
Page 3 article "End the Delay" discusses construction of the YWCA Building at Fifth and Seneca. Page 3 article "Dragging Along" discusses the work of the Duwamish Waterway Commission. Page 5 article "Are Women's Clubs a Benefit to Seattle?" discusses the history and activities of local women's clubs. Page 8 articles discusses New Years celebrations around the city with a photo of New Year's Day callers at the Mount Baker home of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Stuart.
Date: 1913-01-04View this item
The Town Crier, v.8, no.24, Jun. 14, 1913
Page 13 article "With Pomp and Circumstance" features the University of Washington's graduation ceremony. Page 9 article "Women's Clubs and Club Work" discusses the activities of local women's clubs.
Date: 1913-06-14View this item
The Town Crier, v.12, no.25, Jun. 23, 1917
Photographs on page 3 show young women and girls doing eurythmics in Volunteer Park.
Date: 1917-06-23View this item
The Town Crier, v.12, no.14, Apr. 7, 1917
Page 4 article "America at War" discusses the country's entry into World War I and President Wilson's speech.
Date: 1917-04-07View this item
The Town Crier, v.8, no.15, Apr. 12, 1913
Article on page 5 features artist Imogen Cunningham and includes a self-portrait. Page 9 article "Women's Clubs and Club Work" discusses the activities of local women's clubs.
Date: 1913-04-12View this item
The Town Crier, v.9, no.37, Sep. 12, 1914
Page 3 article "The Curtis "First Run"" describes Edward S. Curtis's new film, possibly "In the Land of the Head-Hunters."
Date: 1914-09-12View this item
The Town Crier, v.10, no.35, Aug. 28, 1915
Page 1 photograph "Warriors All" shows Franklin Fogg, C.B. Blethen and Harry Witney Treat at the American Lake Practice Camp located at the present day site of Camp Lewis. Page 4 article "Who Should Serve" discusses the need for the camp in further detail.
Date: 1915-08-28View this item
The Town Crier, v.15, no.48, Nov. 27, 1920
Page 1 features interior view of the apparel department at the Fraser-Paterson Company. The store is discusses further on page 19. Page 16 article "Things as They Might Be" discusses the future in the year 2020.
Date: 1920-11-27View this item
The Town Crier, v.12, no.22, Jun. 2, 1917
Page 3 features photograph of Nellie C. Cornish, founder of the Cornish School.
Date: 1917-06-02View this item