Transit Talk (Newsletter), 1942-1947

Overview of the Collection

Seattle Transit System
Transit Talk (Newsletter)
1942-1947 (inclusive)
0.2 cubic feet, (1 box)
Collection Number
Newsletter for employees of the Seattle Transit System.
Seattle Municipal Archives
Seattle Municipal Archives
Office of the City Clerk
City of Seattle
PO Box 94728
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 2062337807
Fax: 2063869025
Access Restrictions

Records are open to the public.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Seattle Transportation Commission was established in 1939 to oversee the operation of the Seattle Transit System. The three-member Commission was appointed by the Mayor. The Commission appointed the manager of the Transit System. It was also responsible for establishing policies and procedures and administering the finances of the System. It was abolished in 1952 and replaced by the Seattle Transit Commission (9379).

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

A monthly publication, with photographs, with news of Transit System employees and events. Includes news of employees serving in World War II and of war-related efforts in the Transit System. Some issues are missing; there are no issues for 1946.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

[Item and date], Transit Talk (Newsletter), Record Series 9380-07 Box [number], Folder [number]. Seattle Municipal Archives.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Local transit--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Public employees--Washington (State)--Seattle

Geographical Names

  • Seattle (Wash.)