4th and Pike. buy diflucan where Downtown Seattle, 1942. and penis growth Photo courtesy Loretta W. (via Downtown Seattle 1942 Pt. 1 « Vintage Seattle — A High-Res Blog Visualizing Seattle’s Past)
A regrade relic, The Ross Shire Hotel at 6th & Marion. Photographed June 24, 1914; courtesy Seattle Municipal Archives. (via Ross Shire Hotel 1914 « Vintage Seattle — A High-Res Blog Visualizing Seattle’s Past)
Soon after Renton’s Aztecs added a new young singer named Merrilee Gunst in 1960, the band broke up. Gunst and saxophone player (and future husband), Neil Rush, quickly formed Merrilee and Her Men, seen here. (Photograph courtesy of Merrilee Rush.) (via Field Trip - Merrilee and Her Men)
Brass bands were common in frontier towns from the 1860s onward, and this vintage postcard features an early Seattle-based ensemble known as Humphrey’s Military Band. (Photography courtesy of L. Bradley.) (via Field Trip - Humphrey’s Military Band)
This menu cover featured a pink rhododendron flower, which is Washington State’s state flower. The Totem Café opened in May 1947 at Pike Street and Fifth Avenue. An early sports bar for televised sports events, the café advertised good fellowship and a club-like atmosphere. (via Field Trip - Clark’s Totem Café Menu Cover, 1947)
During World War II and in the postwar years, the Green Apple Pie Shop was a popular eatery in downtown Seattle. It was recommended by the Western Motor Association. (Courtesy of the Robert H. Miller Collection) (via Field Trip - Green Apple Pie Shop)
I have a few of these cameras, in this exact style, sitting in a drawer. Now that my phone takes photos and automatically loads them to my computer without any effort on my part, it all seems so tedious to use these cameras. Plus, the film, if available is roughly $1 a photo. I hope to pull them out again and play with them. Some day. (full history and a collection of polaroid commercials here: Polaroid Land Camera SX-70 - Not So Secret Obsession.)
Haggar Clothing Co. has come a long way since its humble beginnings in a one-room office in Dallas in 1926. And the company that coined the term “slacks” chose a very special event for its first-ever runway show: Trend Next.
Fashion enthusiasts and philanthropists — including Haggar president Tim Lyons, Haggar designer Rafael Soto, co-host Cynthia Smoot, LeeAnne Locken, Yvonne Crum, Hilary Kennedy, Jayne Chobot Herring, Shona Gilbert, CEO Michael Stitt along with his wife Carla, and Jamie Laubhan-Oliver — gathered at the urban-cool Life in Deep Ellum to get up close and personal with looks from the leading men’s retailer, as well as fashions from local up-and-coming designers Lucy Dang, Binzario Couture, Shavonne Dorsey Designs and Tata Jolie.