Footnotes for Chapter One

"By-and-By": The Early History Of Seattle




 

1 Murray Morgan, Skid Road: An Informal Portrait of Seattle (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1982), p. 19.

2 Morgan, Skid Road: An Informal Portrait of Seattle, pp. 4 and 8; Gordon B. Dodds, The American Northwest: A History of Oregon and Washington (Arlington Heights, Illinois: The Forum Press, Inc., 1986), p. 99.

3 See, for example, Roger Sale, Seattle, Past to Present (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1976), p. 7.

4 Sale, Seattle, Past to Present, p. 8.

5 William C. Speidel, Sons of the Profits (Seattle: Nettle Creek Publishing Company, 1967), pp. 214-215.

6 Sale, Seattle, Past to Present, p. 12.

7 Morgan, Skid Road: An Informal Portrait of Seattle, p. 12.

8 Sale, Seattle, Past to Present, p. 12.

9 Gerald B. Nelson, Seattle: The Life and Times of an American City (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977), p. 7.

10 Sale, Seattle, Past to Present, p. 12.

11 James R. Warren, The Day Seattle Burned (published by the author, 1989), p. 1; Sale, Seattle, Past to Present, p. 12.

12 Clarence B. Bagley, History of Seattle From the Earliest Settlement to the Present Time, vol. II (Chicago: S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1916), p. 698.

13 Sale, Seattle, Past to Present, p. 12.

14 Sale, Seattle, Past to Present, p. 19; Nelson, Seattle: The Life and Times of an American City, p.12.

15 Sale, Seattle, Past to Present, pp. 19-22.

16 Carlos Schwantes, The Pacific Northwest: An Interpretive History (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1996), p. 121; Nard Jones, Seattle: A Fresh Look at One of America's Most Exciting Cities (Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1972), p. 37.

17 Clarence B. Bagley, History of King County Washington, vol. 1, (Chicago: S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1929), p. 104.

18 Sale, Seattle, Past to Present, pp. 32-33.

19 Quoted in Neil Clifford Kimmons, "The Historical Development of Seattle As a Metropolitan Area," Master's Thesis, University of Washington, 1942, p. 71.

20 See, for example, Dorothy O. Johansen and Charles M. Gates, Empire of the Columbia: A History of The Pacific Northwest (New York: Harper & Row, 1967), p. 312.

21 Sale, Seattle, Past to Present, pp. 32-33.

22 Bagley, History of Seattle From the Earliest Settlement to the Present Time, vol. 1, pp. 131-134.

23 Sale, Seattle, Past to Present, p. 50.

24 Warren, The Day Seattle Burned, p. 2.

25 Quoted in Kimmons, "The Historical Development of Seattle as a Metropolitan Area," p.6.

26 Bagley, History of Seattle From the Earliest Settlement to the Present Time, p. 698.

27 Carlos Schwantes, The Pacific Northwest: An Interpretive History, p. 239.

28 Sanborn Map, 1888.

29 Kimmons, "The Historical Development of Seattle as a Metropolitan Area," p. 53.

30 Seattle Chamber of Commerce Report, 1898, p. 28, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Library, Seattle.

31 Richard C. Berner, Seattle 1900-1920: From Boomtown, Urban Turbulence, to Restoration (Seattle: Charles Press). p. 10; J. Willis Sayre, The Early Waterfront of Seattle (1937), p. 9; Thomas W. Prosch, A Chronological History of Seattle From 1850 to 1897, vol. 2 (c. 1900), p. 482.

32 Murray Morgan, Puget's Sound: A Narrative of Early Tacoma and the Southern Sound (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1979), p. 298; Alexander Norbert MacDonald, "Seattle, Vancouver, and the Klondike," The Canadian Historical Review (September 1968), p. 237.

33 Sale, Seattle, Past to Present, p. 35.

34 Speidel, Sons of the Profits, pp. 214-215.

35 Edward and Elizabeth Burke, Seattle's Other History: Our Asian-American Heritage (Seattle: Profanity Hill Press, c. 1979); Johansen and Gates, Empire of the Columbia: A History of the Pacific Northwest, p. 349.

36 City of Seattle Ordinance, "Construction of Buildings in the Fire Limits," July 1, 1889, City of Seattle Archives; Warren, The Day Seattle Burned.

37 Judge Thomas Burke quoted in Nelson, Seattle, The Life and Times of an American City, p. 28.

38 Welford Beaton, The City That Made Itself: A Literary and Pictorial Record of the Building of Seattle (Seattle: Terminal Publishing Company, 1914), p. 10.

39 Warren, The Day Seattle Burned, p. 2.

40 Walt Crowley, National Trust Guide, Seattle (New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1998), p. 91.

41 Sale, Past to Present, pp. 53-56.

42 "The Boom in Western Washington," The Overland Monthly 16 (September 1890), p. 225.

43 Victoria Hartwell Livingston, "Erastus Brainerd: The Bankruptcy of Brilliance," Master's Thesis, University of Washington, 1967, p. 12.

44 Murray Morgan, One Man's Gold Rush : A Klondike Album (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1967), p. 14.

45 Melanie J. Mayer, Klondike Women: True Tales of the 1897-1898 Gold Rush (Ohio: Swallow Press, 1989), pp. 13-14.

46 Archie Satterfield, Klondike Park: From Seattle to Dawson City (Golden, Colorado: Fulcrum Publishing ), p. 32.

47 Schwantes, The Pacific Northwest: An Interpretive History, pp. 262-267.

48 Schwantes, The Pacific Northwest: An Interpretive History, p. 265.

49 Sharon A. Boswell and Lorraine McConaghy, Raise Hell and Sell Newspapers: Alden J. Blethen and The Seattle Times (Pullman: Washington State University Press, 1996), pp. 96-97.

50 Thomas A. Bailey and David M. Kennedy, The American Pageant, ninth edition (Lexington, Massachusetts: D.C. Heath and Company, 1991), pp. 621-623.

51 Satterfield, Klondike Park: From Seattle to Dawson City, p. 32.

52 Frederick Jackson Turner, "Statement of the Frontier Thesis," in Ray Allen Billington, editor, The Frontier Thesis: Valid Interpretation of American History? (Huntington, New York: Robert E. Krieger Publishing Company, 1977), pp. 9-20. See also Bailey and Kennedy, The American Pageant, pp. 608-609.

53 See, for example, Patricia Limerick, The Legacy of Conquest: The Unbroken Past of the American West (New York: Norton, 1987).

54 Roderick Nash, Wilderness and the American Mind, third edition (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1982), p. 145.

55 See, for example, E.A. Ross, "Turning Towards Nirvana," Arena 4 (November 1891), pp. 739 and 742, and Herbert Ernest Cushman, "Professor August Weismann," Outlook (January 16, 1897), p. 253.

56 "Unfair Criticism," The Seattle Daily Times, August 16, 1897.

57 Roderick Nash, Wilderness and the American Mind, pp. 284-285.

58 "GOLD! GOLD! GOLD! GOLD!," The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 17, 1897, p. 1.

59 Ross Anderson, "Poor Man, Rich Man," The Seattle Times Magazine, July 13, 1997, p. 22.

60 "All in Now Excitement," The Seattle Daily Times, July 3 1897, p. 8.

61 Bruce Merrell, "'A Wild and Discouraging Mess': John Muir Reports on the Klondike Gold Rush, Alaska History 7 (Fall 1992), p. 34.

62 Boswell and McConaghy, Raise Hell and Sell Newspapers: Alden J. Blethen and The Seattle Times, p. 107; Terrence Cole, "Klondike Visions: Dreams of a Promised Land," The Alaska Journal 16 (1986), p. 90; Announcement in The Seattle Daily Times, August 7, 1897.

63 Leslie's Weekly, August 12, 1897.

64 "Seattle: Launch Pad to Gold," The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, September 13, 1990, p. 5.

65 "Klondyke Arouses the East," The Seattle Daily Times, July 20, 1897, p. 1; "GOLD! Is Still Causing Excitement in New York," The Seattle Daily Times, July 23, 1897, p.1.

66 "Clarence King's Views," The New York Times, August 7, 1897.

67 The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, January 21, 1898.

68 "Bound for the Klondike," The New York Times, July 23, 1897, p. 1; Boswell and McConaghy, Raise Hell and Sell Newspapers: Alden J. Blethen and The Seattle Times, p. 109.

69 The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 29, 1897 and October 13, 1897; The Seattle Times, August 21, 1897.

70 Tappan Adney, The Klondike Stampede (New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1900); Dianne Newell, "The Importance of Information and Misinformation in the Making of the Klondike Gold Rush," Journal of Canadian Studies 21 (Winter 1986-1987), p. 103.

71 Satterfield, Klondike Park: From Seattle to Dawson City, p. 43.

72 "Where's Your Grubstake," The Seattle Daily Times, July 19, 1897.

73 Kathryn Taylor Morse, "The Nature of Gold: An Environmental History of the Alaska/Yukon Gold Rush," Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Washington, 1997, p. 374.

74 Letter, C.F. Swigert to Capt. Harry Taylor, June 30, 1898, Record Group 77, Office of the Chief of Engineers, Seattle District, Box 250, Folder Defenses #262 to #346, National Archives, Seattle; William F. Willingham, Northwest Passages: A History of the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1896-1920 (Seattle: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1992), p. 104.

75 "Rush for the Land of the Golden Fleece," San Francisco Chronicle, July 17, 1897, p. 1. See also "Wood to Resign," The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, July 31, 1897, p. 1.

76 "Police Salaries Raised," The Seattle Daily Times, July 21, 1897; Mark R. Shipley, "The Impact of the Klondike Gold Rush on Seattle: A Research Report," in the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Library, Seattle, n.p.

77 "A Queer Effect," Tacoma Daily News, August 3, 1897, n.p. , vertical file, Alaska Gold Rush, Tacoma Public Library.

78 Terrence Cole, "Klondike Visions: Dreams of a Promised Land," pp. 84-87.

79 "Will Not Go to Klondike," The New York Times, July 29, 1897, p. 2.

80 Barbara E. Kelcey, "What to Wear to the Klondike: Outfitting Women for the Gold Rush," Material History Review 37 (Spring 1993), p. 22.

81 "By Air Ship to Klondike," The New York Times, August 30, 1897, p. 1. See also "To the Klondike By Balloon," The New York Times, April 4, 1898, p. 2.

82 "Canadians for Klondike," New York Times, September 26, 1897, p. 4.

83 The Seattle Daily Times, September 8, 1897.

84 "A Nest of Missing People," The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, February 15, 1898, p. 5.

85 "What Steamer is This?," The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, February 15, 1898, p. 1; Shipley, "The Impact of the Klondike Gold Rush on Seattle: A Research Report," n.p.

86 "Was On Clara Nevada," The Seattle Daily Times, March 17, 1898, p. 1.

87 See, for example, "The Passing Throng," The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, August 17, 1897,; Shipley, "The Impact of the Klondike Gold Rush on Seattle: A Research Report," n.p.

88 See, for example, Melanie J. Mayer, Klondike Women: True Tales of the 1897-1898 Gold Rush,; Esther Hall Mumford, Seattle's Black Victorians, 1852-1901 (Seattle: Ananse Press, c. 1980), p. 209; Paula Mitchell Marks: Precious Dust: The American Gold Rush Era, 1848-1900 (New York: William Morrow and Company, 1994), p. 48.


 
 

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