Tuesday, April 12, 2016
But they were ambitious; those women could raise money like you can't believe. They wanted a building and they announced and elaborate Garden Bazaar for November of that same year 1899.. According to my sources, this event raised $3200 which provided for most of the money needed to purchase the land outright at Marion Street and Boylston Ave.
This Bazaar has a similar format to the one given in 1905. I'm sure Temple De Hirsch wasn't the only 'church group'; who put these on. If I had more time, I would see how their bazaars compared to those that other church groups put on.
Most all information is from newspaper articles. Not much records remain in the archives. An ad and a drawing, both from the Seattle Times.