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Halloween Window-Painting in Wedgwood in the 1950s

When World War Two ended in 1945 the generation of young adults who had grown up during the war was eager to leave behind the deprivations and hardships of those years.  Most especially the young men who returned from war … Continue reading

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The McVicar Hardware Store in Wedgwood

After Grant McVicar finished service with the Navy in World War Two he returned to Seattle and went into business with his father.   The McVicars rented a brand-new storefront on the west side of 35th Ave NE between NE 85th … Continue reading

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