George Moon photographs, 1909-circa 1917 PDF
- Moon, George E.
- George Moon photographs
- 1909-circa 1917 (inclusive)19091920
- 28 negatives (1 box) : glass ; 4 x 5 in.
28 modern contact prints (1 folder)
- Collection Number
- Photographs of the Moon Family, Lake Union, the Latona District and the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in Seattle, Washington
- University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
- Access Restrictions
Selected images can be viewed on the Libraries’ Digital collections website. Permission of Visual Materials curator is required to view originals. Contact Special Collections for more information.
- Funding for encoding this finding aid was partially provided through a grant awarded by the Friends of the Library.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
George E. Moon was born in Nebraska in 1877. He and his wife Grace moved to Seattle in 1909. He held a number of jobs in Seattle, including clerk, assistant cashier and maintenance man for the Howard Motor Co. He died at age 83 in September 1960.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The photographs are of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in 1909, Lake Union and Moon's family and home in Seattle.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Restrictions may exist on reproduction or publication. Contact Special Collections for more information.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific ExpositionReturn to Top
Lake UnionReturn to Top
Three women and two children on lawn near Lake Union
Men, women and children sitting in a boat near University of Washington Varsity boat house on Portage Bay
Built in 1909 as a lighthouse for the Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition, this building housed the crew team from 1910 to 1918.
PicnicsReturn to Top
Latona Avenue AreaReturn to Top
Small house at 4335 Latona Avenue with three women and a child sitting outside
Written on verso: "Our Home".
Moon house under construction with man and woman standing out front
Written on negative jacket: Moons house. Possibily Latona District.
Man holding string of fish inside house
Written on verso: "Moon the fisherman with his string of beauties".
Steam shovel in Montlake Cut
Written on negative jacket: Steam Shovels in Montlake Cut.
Man in automobile outside a house
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Corporate Names :
- Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)--Photographs
- Geographical Names :
- Seattle (Wash.)--Photographs
- Union, Lake (Wash.)--Photographs