First of all, I apologize for the title of this post. It is unacceptable.
Second, this post is going to outline what I am attempting to do here on Block 113 and set the stage for the blog posts to come.
While I was working at MOHAI, a semi-famous local historian mentioned to me the fact that there is all this historical data, but that no one is doing anything to help people visualize it. He was referring to the murky information we had on the streetcar lines in Seattle and their dates of being built, but the point he brought up was valid. Continue reading