Judge William G. Long photograph collection, circa 1890s-1990s  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Long, William G. (William George), 1894-1974
Judge William G. Long photograph collection
circa 1890s-1990s (inclusive)
1910s-1950s (bulk)
51 color and black & white photographic prints (1 box) ; various sizes
9 black & white photographic negatives ; various sizes
10 photocopies from scanned negatives ; various sizes on 8.5x11 paper
5 color slides ; 35mm
Collection Number
Photographs relating to Judge William C. Long and his career
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
Access Restrictions

Entire collection can be viewed on the Libraries’ Digital Collections website. Permission of Visual Materials Curator required to view originals. Contact Special Collections for more information.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Judge William G. Long (1894-1974) was appointed to the King County Juvenile Court in 1933 by Governor Martin. He served on both the King County Juvenile Court and the Superior Court from 1940-1970. Much of his service focused on fighting juvenile delinquency and other youth issues. He was considered the "father" of the King County Youth Service Center and helped with the formation of the Seattle-King County Metropolitan Youth Commission. He received many honors throughout his distinguished career, including the Wing Luke Award in 1966 by the Seattle-King County Youth Commission in recognition of his superior service in the field of youth development.

In 1937, Judge Long, along with Archie Phelps and Ben Evans, worked together to create Camp Long, a park in West Seattle that was designed to give organized scouting groups a place to learn camping skills. Camp Long opened to the public in 1984. Judge Long also had a weekly 15-minute radio program on KIRO called "The Judge's Notebook," which focued on the local juvenile justice system. Judge Long lived in West Seattle with his wife, Maude, and his children, William, Alva, Louise, and Marion. He died on January 3, 1974.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains photographs of Judge Long and his family. It includes photographs related to his career and to his personal life and family members.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

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


Professional Life and Work ActivitiesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder item
1/1 1
 Portrait of Judge Long in judge's robes
Kaiden Studios Inc, New York (photographer)
circa 1920s
1/1 2
 Portrait of Judge Long in judge's robes
S. Walters, Walters Studio,Seattle, Washington (photographer)
circa 1930s
1/1 3 circa 1940s
1/1 4-5 circa 1945
1/1 6
 Judge Long giving speech at luncheon for Seattle-King County Community Chest campaign
Gerald Beaudin Photos (photographer)
Caption on verso: Judge William G. Long of the Juvenile Court addresses volunteer workers at the seventh Report Luncheon of the Seattle-King County Community Chest campaign for 1949 in the Seattle Chamber of Commerce Banquet Hall, October 14. He told of the importance of preventing juvenile delinquency through supporting youth services of the Chest.
October 14, 1948
OS5 7 circa 1950s

Personal Life Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder item
1/2 8
 High school graduating class, Stevensville, MT
Note on verso identifies William Long first row left, and Long's future wife Maude Caulkins as "Beebo Maude Long" first row center.
1/2 9
 Portrait of William Long in graduation cap and gown
Colville (photographer)
William Long graduated from University of Montana in 1916.
1/2 10
 Musical group
William Long front row left, along with Estelle Marie Hansen, Elwin Albert Wood, and Stuart McHaffie. All attended University of Montana during the 1910s, this may be a college musical group.
circa 1916
1/2 11 circa 1920s-1930s
1/2 12 circa 1920s-1930s
1/2 13-17 1942
1/2 18
 Judge Long demonstrating fire-building for a group of boys
Judge Long served as a Boy Scout leader, this may be a Boy Scout event.
circa 1940s-1950s
1/2 19 September 1959
1/2 20 circa 1950s-1960s
1/2 21 October 1972
1/2 22 circa 1970s

Judge William and Maude Long's Children Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder item
1/3 23 circa 1920s
1/3 24 circa 1920s
1/3 25
 Man and woman with two boys
This may be Mrs. Maude Long's parents and the two boys may be sons Bill Jr. and Alva.
circa 1920s-1930s
1/4 26 circa 1930s
1/4 27a-c circa 1930s
1/4 28 circa 1930s
1/4 29a-b circa 1930s
1/4 30 circa 1930s
1/5 31
 Judge Long's sons Bill Jr. and Alva
Bill is in cowboy costume and seated on a pony.
circa 1930s
1/5 32 circa 1940s
1/5 33 circa 1940s
1/5 34 circa 1940s
1/5 35 circa 1940s
1/5 36 circa 1940s
1/5 37 circa 1940s
1/5 38 circa 1940s-1950s
1/5 39
 Judge Long's daughter Louise standing in front of corn rows
Caption on verso: Louise Long Parry.
circa 1940s-1950s
1/5 40
 Poodle sitting in chair
Fae L. Cuculich (photographer)
Caption on verso: Pierre Palaske and his Mother
September 1959
1/6 41 circa 1990s
1/6 42-43 circa 1990s
1/6 44 circa 1990s
1/6 45-46 circa 1990s
1/6 47
 Electronic Talking Murduck bath toy
Toy label says "The Original Scrubba Ducky"
circa 1990s

Judge Long's RelativesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder item
1/7 48
 Portrait of child
Hageman, Hamilton, MT (Photographer)
circa 1890s
1/7 49
 Portrait of child with flowers
F.W. Guerin, St. Louis (Photographer)
circa 1890s
1/7 50 circa 1890s-1900s
1/7 51
 Portrait of man
Johnson's Studio, Hamilton, MT (Photographer)
This may be Judge Long's father.
circa 1910s
1/7 52 circa 1910s
1/7 53-54
 Portrait of man and woman
This may be Judge Long's father and mother.
Ace Woods, Missoula, MT (Photographer)
circa 1910s-1920s
1/8 55
 Man and woman standing in yard
This may be Judge Long's father and mother.
circa 1910s-1920s
1/8 56
 Portrait of baby
Caption on verso: Raymond Jr. 2 months.
1/8 57
 Portrait of woman wearing a hat
This may be Judge Long's wife Maude
circa 1930s-1940s
1/8 58
 Two women standing in garden
This may be Judge Long's mother and aunt.
circa 1930s-1940s
1/8 59
 Man and woman standing in front of house
This may be Judge Long's father and mother
circa 1930s-1940s
1/8 60-61
 Portrait of woman wearing crown and holding flower bouquet
Doug Madison (Photographer)
This may be Judge Long's wife Maude
1/8 62
 Large house with car parked in front
Waterloo Photo Co., Waterloo, IA (Photographer)
This may be Mrs. Maude Long's childhood home.
May 25, 1940
1/8 63 circa 1940s

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Judges--Washington (State)--Seattle--Photographs
  • Personal Names :
  • Long, William G. (William George), 1894-1974--Family--Photographs
  • Long, William G. (William George), 1894-1974--Friends and associates--Photographs
  • Long, William G. (William George), 1894-1974--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Facsimiles
  • Photographs
  • Slides (photography)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)