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Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The 1938 kerfuffle over Seattle's newsstands.
Favorite Archival Object: Newsstand Report & Photographs, 1938

In this installment, Seattle Municipal Archives' City Archivist Jeanie Fisher presents a 1938 report and photographs from the Board of Public Works (in collaboration with the City Engineer and Superintendent of Buildings) to determine if independent news and magazine stands should be allowed to remain in downtown Seattle following a complaint letter from a local business owner.

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Seattle Municipal Archives MATERIAL CITATIONS:
– Seattle Engineering work / home movies (1932), Item 525, Record Series 2613-09: Engineering Department Moving Images
– Occupancy of Street by News and Magazine Stands (1938), Item 11986, Record Series 0600-03: Board Files
– Newsstand -- 5th Ave, and Pike Street (1938), Item 193061, Record Series 0600-03: Board Files
– Newsstand -- 3rd Ave and Pike Street (1938), Item 193062, Record Series 0600-03: Board Files

All of the videos from the "Favorite Archival Object" series feature the following:
– Footage in introduction titles: Seattle Channel, Item cs_112119_3071924V
– Music: "The Plan's Working" by Cooper Cannellis from YouTube's Audio Library (Creative Commons)

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