Fires -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Photographs.
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Soule, John P., Photograph Album of the Aftermath of the Great Seattle Fire of 1889, circa 1889
Item — Box B-001552: [Barcode: 32101103190995], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Consists of a photograph album containing twenty-eight photographs by Seattle photographer John P. Soule documenting the Great Seattle Fire of 1889, which occurred on June 6th, 1889, and destroyed all buildings in Seattle's central business district. Many of the photographs feature human subjects standing amidst the rubble and ashes. Some of the photographs, especially those featuring Second Street, show businesses attempting to continue after the disaster by erecting tents as makeshift...
Dates: circa 1889