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16 Photos of Pike Place Market From Before You Were Born

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The Seattle Public Library recently launched a new digital collection that provides public access to hundreds of old photos, letters and interesting artifacts from Pike Place Market history. We've all seen photos of the market in recent times (too many, to be honest) so it's fun to take a look back at when the public market really was the place for local Seattleites to get their produce and goods and not just the place we only visit when our in-laws are in town. The market first opened in 1907 so there's a lot of ground to cover since then, and...wait, is that a sign for horse meat? Let's just move on, shall we...
· Pike Place Market Digital Collection [SPL]
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