Votes for Women!

This postcard came from the estate of Hazel Alberts Peterson (1898-1989).  The photo was taken in front of the Young Ladies' Hall at Seattle Seminary, a Free Methodist secondary school that was expanding at this time along with the booming new city nearby.  Hazel Alberts is the girl in white who is seated on the... Continue Reading →

Escape to the rainforest (3 of 3)

This postcard shows a group of Seattle Pacific College students on a hiking trip in the temperate rainforest near Seattle.  The photo may not have been taken during the same trip as the photos in the two previous posts, but was likely taken within a year or two. The postcard came from the estate of... Continue Reading →

Escape to the rainforest (2 of 3)

This postcard shows a group of Seattle Pacific College students on a hiking trip in the temperate rainforest near Seattle.  The image was reproduced in the June 1914 school yearbook, The Cascade, in a feature titled "Jolly Hikers." The postcard came from the estate of Hazel Alberts Peterson (1898-1989).  For more information about Hazel and... Continue Reading →

Escape to the rainforest (1 of 3)

This postcard shows a group of Seattle Pacific College students on a camping trip in the temperate rainforest near Seattle.  The image was reproduced in the June 1914 school yearbook, The Cascade, in a feature titled "Jolly Hikers."  The man at the back, second from left, is Winfred Nathan Thuline (1886-1982).  Eventually I hope to... Continue Reading →

Lessons in the grass

This postcard came from the estate of Hazel Alberts Peterson (1898-1989).  As a girl, Hazel Alberts attended Seattle Seminary, a Free Methodist college preparatory school.  College-level classes were introduced in 1910, and in 1915 the school's name was changed to Seattle Pacific College.  For more information about Hazel and her family, please see the page... Continue Reading →

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