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Seattle (Wash.). Board of Aldermen

Works: 2 works in 2 publications in 1 language and 2 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Contracts 
Most widely held works by Seattle (Wash.).
by Seattle (Wash.)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Official proceedings of the city council. Includes dates, members present, and actions taken. Council minutes do not record debate on issues. Separate volumes were kept for both houses during Seattle's experiment with a bicameral council (1890-1896)
City Clerk general files by Seattle (Wash.)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes petitions; claims; reports; contracts; bids; mayoral vetoes; and other items relating to the early years of Seattle's municipal government. The collection documents particularly well the interactions of the city government with residents, businesses, and other city agencies and departments. Topics represented include the Great Fire, the development of the water supply system (including the Lake Washington Pumping Station), city infrastructure, grading and street improvements, housing, women, the Depression of 1893 and other issues, especially as they relate to the rapid growth of a large city. City departments and committees represented include the Committee on Fire and Water, the Committee on the Whole (part of the City Council in 1890), the Fire Dept., the Police Dept., the Dept. of Buildings, Bridges, and Wharves, and the Superintendent of Water Works
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