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Roger Sale: Early Employment

From Roger Sale’s Writing a History of Seattle, a 21-part series broadcast on KRAB radio in 1970 and rebroadcast in 1975.

Early Seattle provided many job opportunities for residents. There was lots of work and demand was high for skills in all areas. The economy boomed as Seattle provided services for itself and other cities. It was a prosperous and productive time in Seattle’s history.