• Created Date
  • 1905~
  • Description
  • Salmon Bay Charlie (Hwehlchtid), of the Shilshole people, lived on the southern shore of Salmon Bay, near Ballard. Charlie and his wife Madelline (Chilohleet'sa) remained in their traditional homeland long after others of their tribe had moved away. This photo, taken around 1905, shows their home at Shilshole.Photographers Ira Webster and Nelson Stevens opened their Seattle studio in 1902. They were the official photographers for The Seattle T... more
    Salmon Bay Charlie (Hwehlchtid), of the Shilshole people, lived on the southern shore of Salmon Bay, near Ballard. Charlie and his wife Madelline (Chilohleet'sa) remained in their traditional homeland long after others of their tribe had moved away. This photo, taken around 1905, shows their home at Shilshole.Photographers Ira Webster and Nelson Stevens opened their Seattle studio in 1902. They were the official photographers for The Seattle Times for 23 years, beginning in 1906, and also did extensive commercial photography work in Seattle and King County. Webster retired in 1925 and died in 1942; and Stevens died around 1930. (Firm stationery; Charles T. Hommel, A Guide to Historical Photograph Collections in Seattle, p. 46.). less
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    photograph
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