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The Resource Eccentric Seattle : pillars and pariahs who made the city not such a boring place after all, J. Kingston Pierce

Eccentric Seattle : pillars and pariahs who made the city not such a boring place after all, J. Kingston Pierce

Label
Eccentric Seattle : pillars and pariahs who made the city not such a boring place after all
Title
Eccentric Seattle
Title remainder
pillars and pariahs who made the city not such a boring place after all
Statement of responsibility
J. Kingston Pierce
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pierce, J. Kingston
Dewey number
979.7/772/0099
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
F899.S453
LC item number
A27 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • Washington (State)
Label
Eccentric Seattle : pillars and pariahs who made the city not such a boring place after all, J. Kingston Pierce
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 304-306)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Marrying Kind / Asa Mercer -- Running from Office / Corliss P. Stone -- The White Stuff / Big Snow of 1880 -- Ghosts of Christmas Past -- Strokes of Genius / Harriet Foster Beecher -- Bloodstained Boat / James Colman Murder -- Empire Builder / James A. Moore -- Frontier Equality / William Grose -- The Sinful Seamstress / Lou Graham -- Hot Times in the Old Town / Great Fire of 1889 -- Elusive Architect / Elmer Fisher -- Finding Fisher -- Austin Bell's Folly -- Go East, Young Man / C.C. Calkins -- He Moved Mountains / Reginald H. Thomson -- The Other Great Depression / Panic of 1893 -- President Cleveland's Secret Surgery -- Count of Yarrow Point / Leigh S.J. Hunt -- Citizen Blethen / The Seattle Times -- City of Gold / The Klondike Stampede -- Reporting the Rush -- Notice to Newcomers -- Diminishing Returns -- The Wheel Thing / Bicycling Craze -- The Century Turns -- Angel of the Trail / Mollie Walsh Bartlett -- The Great Chase / Harry Tracy -- Going for the Green / Olmsted Parks Plan -- Improbable Dream / Virgil G. Bogue -- Cause for Celebration / Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition -- God's Own Sinner / Edmond Creffield -- Class Act / James Stephen's Schools -- Studying Stephen -- End of Innocence / Luna Park -- Balance of Power / George F. Cotterill -- Mayor of Wappyville / Hiram C. Gill -- Danger in the Air / Influenza Epidemic -- Too Much Precaution -- Lady in Red / Anna Louise Strong -- Taking Wing / William E. Boeing -- Warren's Peace / President Warren G. Harding -- Body in the Steamer Trunk -- His Brilliant Career / Roy Olmstead -- Night of the Klan / KKK in Issaquah -- Head in the Clouds / Camlin Hotel Scandal -- Museum Quality / Sam Hill -- Big Bertha / Mayor Bertha Knight Landes -- Encore Performances / B. Marcus Priteca -- Wronged Writer / Bertrand Collins -- Priteca Primer -- Ditty's City / James Ditty, Bellevue -- "The Durned Thing Really Does Float!" -- "The Japanese Must Go" -- The Inquisition / Canwell Hearings -- Loathsome Lothario -- Waiting for "The Big One" -- Turning Point / Theodore Roethke -- The Heist -- Experiencing Hendrix -- Why Is This Man Smiling? / David Stern -- Elvis Sightings / Seattle's World Fair -- Saving Grace / Pioneer Square/Pike Place Market -- Seattle downtown
Control code
ocm52471857
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 306 pages
Isbn
9780874222692
Lccn
2003012583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)52471857
Label
Eccentric Seattle : pillars and pariahs who made the city not such a boring place after all, J. Kingston Pierce
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 304-306)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Marrying Kind / Asa Mercer -- Running from Office / Corliss P. Stone -- The White Stuff / Big Snow of 1880 -- Ghosts of Christmas Past -- Strokes of Genius / Harriet Foster Beecher -- Bloodstained Boat / James Colman Murder -- Empire Builder / James A. Moore -- Frontier Equality / William Grose -- The Sinful Seamstress / Lou Graham -- Hot Times in the Old Town / Great Fire of 1889 -- Elusive Architect / Elmer Fisher -- Finding Fisher -- Austin Bell's Folly -- Go East, Young Man / C.C. Calkins -- He Moved Mountains / Reginald H. Thomson -- The Other Great Depression / Panic of 1893 -- President Cleveland's Secret Surgery -- Count of Yarrow Point / Leigh S.J. Hunt -- Citizen Blethen / The Seattle Times -- City of Gold / The Klondike Stampede -- Reporting the Rush -- Notice to Newcomers -- Diminishing Returns -- The Wheel Thing / Bicycling Craze -- The Century Turns -- Angel of the Trail / Mollie Walsh Bartlett -- The Great Chase / Harry Tracy -- Going for the Green / Olmsted Parks Plan -- Improbable Dream / Virgil G. Bogue -- Cause for Celebration / Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition -- God's Own Sinner / Edmond Creffield -- Class Act / James Stephen's Schools -- Studying Stephen -- End of Innocence / Luna Park -- Balance of Power / George F. Cotterill -- Mayor of Wappyville / Hiram C. Gill -- Danger in the Air / Influenza Epidemic -- Too Much Precaution -- Lady in Red / Anna Louise Strong -- Taking Wing / William E. Boeing -- Warren's Peace / President Warren G. Harding -- Body in the Steamer Trunk -- His Brilliant Career / Roy Olmstead -- Night of the Klan / KKK in Issaquah -- Head in the Clouds / Camlin Hotel Scandal -- Museum Quality / Sam Hill -- Big Bertha / Mayor Bertha Knight Landes -- Encore Performances / B. Marcus Priteca -- Wronged Writer / Bertrand Collins -- Priteca Primer -- Ditty's City / James Ditty, Bellevue -- "The Durned Thing Really Does Float!" -- "The Japanese Must Go" -- The Inquisition / Canwell Hearings -- Loathsome Lothario -- Waiting for "The Big One" -- Turning Point / Theodore Roethke -- The Heist -- Experiencing Hendrix -- Why Is This Man Smiling? / David Stern -- Elvis Sightings / Seattle's World Fair -- Saving Grace / Pioneer Square/Pike Place Market -- Seattle downtown
Control code
ocm52471857
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 306 pages
Isbn
9780874222692
Lccn
2003012583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)52471857

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