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Thursday, February 9, 2012

Vintage View: 1920s Pacific Northwest In Color


When Johnson and Ellen Sheriff Curtis moved their family from Minnesota to Seattle in 1887, two of their teenage sons developed a burgeoning interest in photography.

One of them, Edward Curtis, would go on to become famous for his photographs of Native Americans. But his brother, Asahel Curtis, who worked to less acclaim as a commercial photographer in Seattle, also left behind a remarkable body of work.

Read the full NPR article, which mentions the University of Washington Digital Collections, at http://www.npr.org/blogs/pictureshow/2012/02/04/146282350/vintage-view-1920s-pacific-northwest-in-color.

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