The street scene below were all recorded by Victor Lygdman during the summer of 1961. Born in Seattle in 1927, Victor live in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle for most of his life, and was an activist there with one of the early food banks. He was also one of a handfull of locals who were sometimes refered to as the “Mayor of Wallingford.” He explained that he gave the name to himself. “Actually, I went out on 45th and Wallingford one morning at 6:00 a.m. and I said, “I am the maor.” I didn’t hear a voice of dissent so I declared myself official Maor of

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