Roger Sale's Seattle: Past to Present book cover

Roger Sale: Societal Shifts

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

Seattle was becoming a one-class city with the worker quickly rising to middle class. Most people could own a home and manage a garden. Seattle was working on becoming a large city, but based on the principles of a small town.