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A City at Work: Images from the Seattle Municipal Archives Photo Collection

Using the Seattle Municipal Archives Photograph Collection

Sick's Stadium (Click to Enlarge)
Sick's Stadium, 1967

All pictures in this exhibit are searchable and viewable from the Photograph Collection Index by entering the item number into the "Enter Search Terms" box.

You may acquire copies (high resolution scans) of these images in two ways. For item numbers greater than 100,000, you may download the best available digital copy directly from the image record from the Photograph Collection Index. For item numbers less than 100,000, if the downloadable scan from the image record is not large enough for your purposes, email ( or telephone (206-386-4052) the Archives to receive a larger scan by email, ftp, or CD ($5 charge per CD). There is an $8 per image scanning fee if we do not already have a suitably-sized scan on file.

Stenographers (Click to Enlarge)
Stenographers, 1935

Permission. Most images in the Photograph Collection were taken by City employees and, as public records, may be copied and reproduced using the credit Courtesy: Seattle Municipal Archives, Item xxxxxx. In some instances permission may be required of individuals or property owners appearing in the image. A small percentage of photographs were acquired from sources outside the City. It is ultimately the responsibility of the user to determine copyright permissions. Please contact the Archives with questions or for more information.

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