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.29, no.16, Apr. 21, 1934
Page 3 features photograph of Joseph H. Newberger and his family with their car outside of their home at 180 40th Ave. N. (Now 180 Lake Washington Boulevard E.)
Date: 1934-04-21View this item
The Town Crier, v.17, no.50, Dec. 16, 1922
Annual Christmas number. Cover page features illustration by Irene Ewing Davis. Page 18 article discusses Prohibition. Article on pages 22-28 discuss the Seattle gardens of R.D. Merrill, John Erikson, J.M. Bloedel, Mrs. John Carroll Perkins, Frank D. Black, the New Washington Hotel, C.F. Baasch, Mrs. John Collins, C.D. Stimson, and Mrs. E.C. Hughes. Page 30-37 article on dancing is written by Elvira Albee and includes photographs by Wayne Albee. Additional photos by Albee appear on pages 42-43. Seattle Clubs are featured in an article on pages 38-41. Clubs such as the Rainier Club, the Sunset Club, the College Club, the Yacht Club and the University Club, and the Tennis Club are included. Page 45 article, Seattle the Seaport of Romance discusses the growth of the city and the growing presence of many nationalities. Page 48 article features the work of Henry Villard and his wife Helen Frances Garrison Villard, daughter of William Lloyd Garrison. Page 50 includes advertisement for Charles Blanc's Chantecler restaurant. Page 73 includes photograph of African American actor Charles S. Gilpin. Page 78-86 article discusses automobile styles. Page 91-92 article discusses Henderson Mountain and the Western Smelting and Power Company.
Date: 1922-12-16View this item
The Town Crier, v.14, no.34, Aug. 23, 1919
Page 1 features photograph of The Juvenile, an apparel store for boys at 305 Pine St. Page 3 features portrait of Francis J. Armstrong, member of the Seattle Symphony Orchestra and violin department head at the Cornish School. Advertisement for the Curtis Studio on Page 9 states ""We have the pleasure of displaying the portraits of Harold Bell Wright and Katherine Curtis during the week of the attraction at the Metropolitan Theater--'Shepherd of the Hills.'""
Date: 1919-08-23View this item
The Town Crier, v.24, no.3, Jan. 19, 1929
Page 1 includes portrait of baritone Reinald Werrenrath. Page 3 features portrait of Stanton W. Frederick, vice president and treasurer of Cheasty's, Inc. Page 4 article discusses Seattle parks planning and the proposed purchase of Matthew's Beach by the Park Board.
Date: 1929-01-19View this item
The Town Crier, v.9, no.27, Jul. 4, 1914
Page 9 article "M. Furuya" features local businessman Masajiro Furuya. Page 14 article "Why the Potlatch?" discusses planning for the upcoming festival.
Date: 1914-07-04View this item
The Town Crier, v.16, no.12, Mar. 19, 1921
Page 1 features photo with interior view of the Hollywood Garden greenhouses. Page 3 features portrait of Margaret Ames
Date: 1921-03-19View this item
The Town Crier, v.10, no.7, Feb. 13, 1915
Date: 1915-02-13View this item
The Town Crier, v.13, no.18, May 4, 1918
Page 3 features photograph of Cornish dance teacher Mary Ann Wells. Page 4 article "What of the Idle?" discusses war industries and work at Seattle's shipyards.
Date: 1918-05-04View this item
The Town Crier, v.15, no.18, May 1, 1920
Page 3 features portrait of Claude C. Ramsay, chairman of the Board of County Commissioners. Ramsay is discussed further on page 10.
Date: 1920-05-01View this item
The Town Crier, v.9, no.15, Apr. 11, 1914
Page 3 article "The Only Issue" discusses the strike that took place that took place in June 1913. Page 4 article "A Suggestion for Mr. Gill" discusses the outcome of the mayoral election. Page 13 article "The Coming of Helen Keller" discusses Helen Keller's visit to Seattle.
Date: 1914-04-11View this item