Wells Fargo Bank (University Branch) photograph collection, approximately 1870-1960  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Wells Fargo Bank (University Branch : Seattle, Wash.)
Title
Wells Fargo Bank (University Branch) photograph collection
Dates
approximately 1870-1960 (inclusive)
Quantity
206 photographic prints (1 box, 3 folders) ; various sizes
Collection Number
PH0537
Summary
Photographs documenting the businesses and streets in the University District and the University of Washington, circa 1870-1960s
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Photographs and postcards including NE University Way, businesses, residences, apartment buildings, churches (1900-1960s); views of the University of Washington and student activities from the Territorial University to the 1920s; views of the University National Bank on NE University Way and 45th St. (1900-1960s); the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909); and the King County War Finance Committee war bond events (World War II). Some of the photographs are by Linkletter Studio and Roger Dudley. These businesses were located in the Universtiy Disctict of Seattle located east of Interstate 5, including the area between Interstate 5 and NE Ravenna Boulevard. The University district earned its name from the development of the University of Washington lending itself to become the student district.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Alternative Forms Available

View selections from the collection in digital format

Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation, or publication. Contact Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Photo AlbumReturn to Top

The photos in the album are copies of older photos later made by Linkletter Studio. The copies were probably created in the 1940s.

The album cover was removed, but some photos remain in original order. The album was taken apart prior to May 2010.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder item
1/1 1.1
 House at the corner of NE 45th St. and 15th Ave. NE.
The new bank now stands on that corner.
circa 1915
box-folder:oversize
XH1 1.2 1878
Box/Folder
1/1 1.3 prior to 1870
1/1 1.4 circa 1870
1/1 1.5 between 1916 and 1925
1/2 1.6 1898
1/2 1.7
 Home of Mr. and Mrs. E.F. Doty, later occupied by Professor Trevor Kincaid.
Built in 1899, the 3rd new house in University Heights. The house was moved to make way for the Kincaid Apts.
circa 1899
1/2 1.8
 Northwest corner of NE 45th St. and University Way
The tent in the photo is the site of the Helen Richert Shop.
circa 1905
1/2 1.9 prior to 1930
1/2 1.10 Prior to 1920
1/3 1.11 & 1.12 Prior to 1920
1/3 1.13 circa 1891
1/3 1.14 circa 1902
1/3 1.15 1906
1/4 1.16 1906
1/4 1.17
 Home of Dr. John W. Bailey
The house was removed when the Egyptian Theater was built.
1907
1/4 1.18 circa 1912
1/4 1.19 circa 1916
1/4 1.20 1909
1/5 1.21 1909
1/5 1.22 1910
1/5 1.23 1910
1/5 1.24
 Mr. and Mrs. Chris Neuenschwander at the NE corner of NE 47th St. and University Way
Caption on verso: NE corner of E 47th and University Way, the site of the Wilsonian Apartments and which was the former home of Captain Fish. We were on our honeymoon and were caught in this position by a friend who labeled the picture "The First Quarrel" and mailed it back to us at Grandview, WA. Mr. and Mrs. Chris Neuenschwander.
circa 1910
1/5 1.25
 Lake Washington Ship Canal construction
Stillwell Bros, Seattle (Photographer)
August 12, 1912
1/6 1.26 & 1.27 May 1, 1914
1/6 1.28 1914
1/6 1.29 circa 1914
1/6 1.30 1915
1/7 1.31 circa 1916
1/7 1.32 circa 1916
1/7 1.33 1916
1/7 1.34 circa 1916
1/7 1.35 1918
1/8 1.36 circa 1914
1/8 1.37 circa 1920
1/8 1.38 circa 1925
1/8 1.39 circa 1912
1/8 1.40 circa 1915
1/9 1.41 1919
1/9 1.42 circa 1920
1/9 1.43 1922
1/9 1.44 circa 1928
1/9 1.45 circa 1925
1/10 1.46
 Wilsonian Apartment Hotel
Olin E. Myers, Seattle (photographer)
circa 1956
1/10 1.47 circa 1925
1/10 1.48 1926
1/10 1.49 circa 1927
1/10 1.50 circa 1928
1/11 1.51 circa 1928
1/11 1.52 circa 1925
1/11 1.53
 Washington Manor Apartments at the southeast corner of NE 43rd St. and Brooklyn Ave.
Agnus Malloy purchased the Washington Manor Apartments and renamed the building Malloy Manor in 1929. The building still exists, but is now called University Manor Apartments.
circa 1926
1/11 1.54 circa 1927
1/11 1.55
 Brooklyn Building on the southwest corner of NE 45th St. and Brooklyn Ave.
The building was completed in 1929 and was home to the General Insurance Company of America (later Safeco) from 1936 until the building was demolished and replaced with Safeco Tower in 1973.
circa 1930
1/12 1.56
 Looking north on University Way from NE 45th
Includes City Light, Brandon's Art Store, Style Rite, and other stores.
1936
1/12 1.57 1956
1/12 1.58
 View from the Chimes tower showing sorority and fraternity houses
Linkletter Studio, Seattle (copied by)
The current Sigma Alpha Epsilon house is in the foreground on the left and the current Sigma Chi house is in the foreground on the right
1936
1/12 1.59 1956
1/12 1.60 1956
1/13 1.61
 Looking north from NE 45th St. and University Way
Roger Dudley, Seattle (photographer)
1956
1/13 1.62
 Looking west on NE 45th St.
Roger Dudley, Seattle (photographer)
1956
1/13 1.63
 Looking south on University Way from NE 45th St.
Roger Dudley, Seattle (photographer)
1956
1/13 1.64 1956
1/13 1.65 1956
1/14 1.66 circa 1927
1/14 1.67 circa 1940
1/14 1.68 circa 1930
1/14 1.69 circa 1940
1/14 1.70 circa 1925
1/15 1.71 circa 1920
1/15 1.72 circa 1925
1/15 1.73 circa 1927
1/15 1.74 circa 1925
1/15 1.75 circa 1930
1/16 1.76 circa 1920
1/16 1.77 circa 1955
1/16 1.78
 The Edmond Meany Hotel on the northwest corner of NE 45th St. and Brooklyn Ave
The Edmond Meany Hotel replaced the New University Garage.
circa 1931
1/16 1.79 circa 1925

LocalesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
University District
Box/Folder item
1/17 2 circa 1900
1/17 3
 The old Latona Bridge
The Latona Bridge spanned the lake before the University Bridge was built in 1919.
circa 1909
1/17 4-5 circa 1941
1/17 6 circa 1945
1/17 7 circa 1946
box-folder:oversize
XE1 8
Aerial view of the University District from US 99 to Sandpoint
Photographer: Pacific Aerial Surveys, Inc, Seattle
circa 1950
Brooklyn Ave.
Box/Folder item
1/18 9 circa 1905
1/18 10
 Home of Dr. Samuel Fried on the southeast corner of NE 45th Street and Brooklyn Ave.
This site is now the Neptune Theater.Same image as 1-15.
circa 1906
1/18 11 July 17, 1940
1/18 12 October 1963
1/18 13 October 1963
15th Ave. NE
Box/Folder item
1/18 14
 Entrance to the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition at 40th Street and 15th Ave.
The auditorium which became Meany Hall can be seen in the upper right corner of the photograph.
1909
1/18 15
 Looking west down NE 45th Street at the holidays
Webster & Stevens, Seattle (photographer)
1947
1/18 16 October 1963
1/18 17 Spring 1964
1/18 18 July, 1946
1/18 19
 Cars lining the edge of NE 45th Street heading east at 15th NE
Handwritten on front of photo: E. 45th looking east. No parking available
July, 1946
University Way NE between NE 40th Street and NE 42nd Street
Box/Folder item
1/19 20 circa 1953
1/19 21 circa 1953
1/19 22 circa 1950
1/19 23
 Northwest corner of University Way NE and NE 41st Street
William Eng, Seattle (photographer)
circa 1953
1/19 24 1953
1/19 25
 Looking north on University Way NE from NE 42nd Street
William Eng, Seattle (Photographer)
circa 1953
1/19 26 circa 1953
NE 43rd Street and University Way NE
Box/Folder item
1/19 27 circa 1953
1/19 28 1947
1/19 29
 Looking north on University Way NE from NE 43rd Street
William Eng, Seattle (photographer)
circa 1953
1/19 30
 Northeast corner of University Way NE and NE 43rd Street
William Eng, Seattle (photographer)
circa 1953
University Way NE between NE 43rd Street and NE 45th Street
Box/Folder item
1/20 31 1944
1/20 32
 Cars parked on University Way NE looking north from NE 43rd Street
Handwritten on front of photo: Where would you park?
July, 1946
1/20 33
 A line of traffic along University Way NE, south of NE 45th Street
Handwritten on front of photo: Autos backed up beyond P.O. from 45th and U.Way, looking south from pedestrian crossing - 4300 block - U.Way
July, 1946
1/20 34
 Traffic jam at University Way NE and NE 45th Street
Handwritten on front of photo: Turning bus jams intersection - 45th U.Way
July 1946
1/20 35
 Looking north on University Way NE
On verso: Taken in front of Bookstore.
Spring 1964
1/20 36
 Traffic jam at University Way NE and NE 45th Street
Handwritten on front of photo: Jam caused by near side bus stop - 45th - U.Way
July, 1946
1/20 37
 Traffic congestion on University Way NE
Handwritten on front of photo: Traffic congestion - 4500 blk U.Way
July 1946
1/20 38 1916
1/20 39 circa 1953
Looking south on University Way NE from NE 45th Street
Box/Folder item
1/21 40 1908
1/21 41a circa 1936
1/21 41b
Postcard: Looking west down University Way NE
Ellis (Photographer)
circa 1936
1/21 42 May 18, 1940
1/21 43 July 17, 1940
1/21 44 circa 1947
1/21 45 circa 1947
Looking East on NE 45th Street from University Way NE
Box/Folder item
1/21 46-47 circa 1940
1/21 48
Negative: University National Bank building at the northeast corner of NE 45th Street and University Way NE
1945
1/21 49 April 1965
Looking west on NE 45th Street from University Way NE
Box/Folder item
1/22 50
 Looking west down NE 45th Street
Print has a tear in the middle of the photo
1935
1/22 51 May 18, 1940
1/22 52 May 18, 1940
1/22 53 1944
1/22 54 circa 1950
1/22 55
Blurry photo looking toward the southwest corner of University Way NE and NE 45th Street
circa 1950
1/22 56 circa 1963
Looking north on University Way NE from NE 45th Street
Box/Folder item
1/23 57
Northwest corner of NE 45th Street and University Way NE
circa 1927
1/23 58 1935
1/23 59 May 18, 1940
1/23 60 July 17, 1940
1/23 61 1940
1/23 62 1944
1/23 63
 Traffic congestion on University Way NE at NE 45th Street
Handwritten on front of photo: U.Way - too narrow for today's traffic
July 1946
1/23 64
Looking north toward University Way NE and NE 45th Street
Found together with item 65 and 66.
1956
1/23 65
University National Bank building from the southwest corner of the intersection
Found together with item 64 and 66.
1956
1/23 66
An unknown section of University Way NE
Found together with item 64 and 65.
1956
1/23 67 October 1963
1/23 68 October 1963
1/23 69 October 1963
University Way NE between NE 45th Street and NE 52nd Street
Box/Folder item
1/24 70 Spring 1964
1/24 71 circa 1936
1/24 72 1947
1/24 73
 University Way NE between 47th Street and 50th Street at night
Fred Milkie Photographers, Seattle (photographer)
1953
1/24 74 June 7, 1939
1/24 75 April 25, 1940
1/24 76 circa 1897
Interior and Exterior Bank Photographs
Box/Folder item
1/25 77
 Interior of Pacific National Bank
Linkletter Photo Co, Seattle
circa 1907
1/25 78 circa 1907
1/25 79 circa 1907
1/25 80 circa 1907
1/25 81 circa 1940
1/25 82
 Desks and adding machines
Lorne Chambers, Seattle, WA (photographer)
circa 1940
1/25 83-84
 Bank interior lounge or reception area
Lorne Chambers, Seattle, WA (photographer)
circa 1940
1/25 85 undated
1/25 86-87 circa 1941
1/25 88
 University National Bank parking lot
Photographic Associates, Seattle (photographer)
circa 1949
1/25 89 1949
1/25 90 1949
1/25 91
Negative: View of the parking lot and branch building at the University National Bank Parking Branch
circa 1950
1/25 92
Kodachrome slide of fence and parking lot in at the University National Bank Parking Branch
circa 1960
University National Bank Employees
Box/Folder item
1/26 93 circa 1910's
1/26 94 December 1928
1/26 95 1956
University of Washington Buildings and People
Box/Folder item
1/27 96 July 23, 1892
1/27 97 circa 1900
box-folder:oversize
XH2 98
Panoramic photograph of U.S. Naval training station at State University Campus
Pierson & Co. Photo (Photographer)
circa 1900
Box/Folder
1/27 99 between 1912 and 1920
1/27 100 1909
1/27 101 circa 1910
1/27 102
 University Bookstore on campus
Typed in verso: The University Bookstore was in the old Chem Shack behind Denny Hall from 1910-1922.
1910
1/27 103 circa 1912
1/27 104 1912
box-folder:oversize
XH2 105
 Large group of people at the Naval Training station on the UW campus during World War I
This site later became the University Golf Club, before becoming the Health Sciences complex
circa 1918
Box/Folder
1/27 106 circa 1919
1/27 107 circa 1929
box-folder:oversize
OS4 108
Aerial photo of the University campus, taken from the south
Chas. R. Laidlaw Aerophoto, Seattle (Photographer)
circa 1936
XD2 109
 Aerial photo of the University campus, taken from the west
Pacific Aerial Surveys, Inc, Seattle (photographer)
March 1937
XE1 110
Aerial photo of the University and University District, taken from the northwest
Pacific Aerial Surveys, Inc, Seattle (photographer)
circa 1940
XD2 111
Aerial photo of the University campus, taken from the northwest
James O. Sneddon, Seattle (Photographer)
circa 1945
Box/Folder
1/27 112
 Students on the grass outside Denny Hall
James O. Sneddon, Seattle (Photographer)
circa 1945
box-folder:oversize
OS4 113
Aerial photo of the University campus, taken from the west
circa 1950
OS3 114
Aerial photo of the University campus, taken from the north
circa 1950
World War II War Bond Rally on NE 45th Street and University Way
Box/Folder item
1/28 115
 War Bonds rally stage
Doug Devin (photographer)
circa 1942
1/28 116
 Women on stage at a War Bonds rally
Doug Devin (photographer)
circa 1942
1/28 117
 War Bonds stage and crowd
Doug Devin (photographer)
circa 1942
1/28 118 circa 1942
1/28 119
 Two people at a War Bonds rally
Doug Devin (Photographer)
circa 1942
Seattle and vicinity
Box/Folder item
1/29 120 circa 1909
1/29 121 circa 1909
box-folder:oversize
OS4 122
Coliseum Theater from the corner of 5th Ave and Pike Street
circa 1916
XH2 123 circa 1918
Box/Folder
1/29 124 circa 1918
1/29 125
 Claude Ramsey and Major H.C.K. Muhlenberg, US Army, at Sand Point Naval Air Station
Cowan Photo, Seattle (photographer)
Major H.C.K. Muhlenberg, pioneer aviator Eddie Hubbard and passenger Claude Ramsey flew two planes to the Sand Point Naval Air Station from Camp Lewis in Pierce county as a part of a tree felling ceremony marking the development of the site as an airfield. Sand Point becamse a Naval Air Station in 1923, oneof only five in the nation at that time.
August 30, 1921
1/29 126 August 30, 1921
1/29 127
 Unidentified building, possibly in the University District
The Linkletter Studio, Seattle (photographer)
circa 1940
1/29 128 circa 1946

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Corporate Names :
  • Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 :   Seattle, Wash.)--Photographs
  • King County War Finance Committee (King County, Wash.)
  • University of Washington--Buildings--Photographs
  • University of Washington--Photographs
  • University of Washington--Students--Photographs
  • Geographical Names :
  • University District (Seattle, Wash.)--Photographs
  • University Way (Seattle, Wash.)--Photographs
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Dudley, Roger (photographer)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Linkletter Studio (Seattle, Wash.) (photographer)