Majel Crawford

Majel Crawford

The first ten years of my life were spent in our home on 21st Avenue in Seattle. One of my first memories (probably one I didn’t want to remember) was when the street and sidewalk out in front were paved. This was before asphalt so meant cement. When the temperature goes up, cement will expand…

Kid Matthews

Harry “Kid” Matthews

Celebrity with Substance by Charles Burgess Toward the end of his days, Mark Twain concluded that he and his fellow humans were predisposed to admire nobilities of all kinds. Wherever he journeyed, at home or abroad, he saw new proofs of this human propensity to love rubbing elbows with celebrities. Even if some notable merely…

Stanley Gordon Craig

May 8, 1996 • Stanley Gordon Craig “Memories”: Earliest to May 1954 Editor’s Note: A small memoir was recently donated to the Highline Historical Society. It is a compilation of the memories of Stanley Gordon Craig. Mr. Craig was born in 1928 in Edmonds, Washington, and lived through his teen years in Burien. We are…

Peabody Store

This article, written by Melba Eyler, was published in the Seattle Times Sunday Magazine in September of 1955.  Sadly the store has been swept away by “progress,” but reading about it may bring memories to many. Old General Store Stocked in Memories How many old general stores can yet be found that stock everything from…