• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1887
  • Description
  • Market Street School opened in 1885 in what was then countryside, just east of downtown Seattle. Both Market Street (now Twenty-fourth Avenue South) and the one-room school were developed by one of Seattle's pioneer real estate companies. The city paid the teacher's salary. In 1890, when Rainier School opened nearby, Market Street School closed and its students moved to the new school.This photo, taken between 1885 and 1890, shows the students... more
    Market Street School opened in 1885 in what was then countryside, just east of downtown Seattle. Both Market Street (now Twenty-fourth Avenue South) and the one-room school were developed by one of Seattle's pioneer real estate companies. The city paid the teacher's salary. In 1890, when Rainier School opened nearby, Market Street School closed and its students moved to the new school.This photo, taken between 1885 and 1890, shows the students of Market Street School with the school's first teacher, Martha P. Lucas. The one-room school building stands behind them, among the stumps and twigs of the recently-cleared land. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from original photograph using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 4
  • Rights
  • Museum of History & Industry, Seattle