Mayor Norman Rice photographs, 1990-1997.


Mayor Norman Rice photographs, 1990-1997.

Consists of photographs, primarily informal, of Rice's tenure as Seattle mayor. Most are color photographs, but some black and white photographs are also included, as well as contact sheets and slides. Topics represented in the images are campaigns, city events, political events, meetings and conferences (including the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the National Bar Association Conference), visits by dignitaries and celebrities to Seattle, and sister city events and travel. Events pictured include groundbreaking ceremonies, fundraisers, receptions, dedications, award ceremonies, announcements and proclamations, banquets, parades, marches, and celebrations, including the Chinese New Year. Persons represented include Rosa Parks, Pres. Bill Clinton, the Dalai Lama, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, the Rev. Billy Graham, Muhammad Ali, Dionne Warwick, Alexander Adamovitch Grakhovsky, and B.B. King. Portraits of Rice and family photographs are also included. One of the photographers is William Byron Miller.

1.2 cubic ft. (3 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 8078013

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