With thorough research and personable presentation, Jaqueline Williams has written a book about Seattle’s Capitol Hill that makes you feel like a local.

First-person accounts with over one hundred photos and original advertisements will transport you back to early twentieth-century Seattle. Covering Capitol Hill institutions from schools to shops to social clubs, Williams paints a picture of the adolescence of a neighborhood that holds a vital part of Seattle’s past and present.

In this book, you can find out why buying a single gallon of gas was called a “college fill,” meet Seattle’s first woman mail carriers, and more.

The Hill With a Future provides a highly-detailed, fascinating historical read for everyone from the casual reader to the dedicated scholar of Seattle lore.

The Hill With a Future: Seattle's Capitol Hill 1900-1946

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