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Skid Road : an informal portrait of Seattle

Author: Murray Morgan; Mary Ann Gwinn
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2018 editionView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Murray Morgan; Mary Ann Gwinn
ISBN: 9780295743493 0295743492
OCLC Number: 1046660386
Notes: Previously published: Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1982. With new introduction.
Description: xxx, 304 pages, 22 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / Mary Ann Gwinn --
A note about the illustrations --
Preface to the 1982 edition --
One man's Seattle --
Doc Maynard and the Indians, 1852-1873 ; Mercer's maidens --
Mary Kenworthy and the railroads, 1873-1893 ; Fire --
John Considine and the box-houses, 1893-1910 ; Gold --
Hiram Gill and the newspapers, 1910-1918 ; Strike --
Dave Beck: Labor and politics, 1918-1960 ; The wheel turns and turns.
Responsibility: Murray Morgan ; introduction by Mary Ann Gwinn.


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This often anecdotal history of the city focuses on key people and incidents, to good effect. * The Rough Guide to Seattle * The best-selling portrait of the city's pioneers, and the area that lent Read more...

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