George Moon photographs, 1909-circa 1917  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Photographer
Moon, George E.
Title
George Moon photographs
Dates
1909-circa 1917 (inclusive)
Quantity
28 negatives (1 box) : glass ; 4 x 5 in.
28 modern contact prints (1 folder)
Collection Number
PH0371
Summary
Photographs of the Moon Family, Lake Union, the Latona District and the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in Seattle, Washington
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

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.

Languages
English
Sponsor
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

Alternative Forms Available

View selections from the collection in digital format.

Restrictions on Use

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

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder item
1 1 1909
1 2 1909
1 3 1909
1 4 1909
1 5 1909

Lake UnionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder item
1 6 1910?
1 7 1910?
1 8
Three women and two children on lawn near Lake Union
1910?
1 9 1910?
1 10 1910?
1 11
 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.
1910?
1 12 1910?
1 13 1910?
1 14 1910?

Latona Avenue AreaReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder item
1 21 1910?
1 22
 Moon house under construction with man and woman standing out front
Written on negative jacket: Moons house. Possibily Latona District.
1910?
1 23
 Man holding string of fish inside house
Written on verso: "Moon the fisherman with his string of beauties".
1910?
1 24
 Steam shovel in Montlake Cut
Written on negative jacket: Steam Shovels in Montlake Cut.
1910?
1 25 1915?
1 26 1915?
1 27 1915?
1 28
Man in automobile outside a house
1915?

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Corporate Names :
  • Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 :   Seattle, Wash.)--Photographs
  • Geographical Names :
  • Seattle (Wash.)--Photographs
  • Union, Lake (Wash.)--Photographs