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1920s and before

 Films

"The End of Old Days" film by Shaun Scott

"A Family Affair" film by Shaun Scott

"Present In All That We Do" film by Andrew Hedden and Ian Morgan

Research Reports

The Ku Klux Klan in Washington in the 1920s by Trevor Griffey

The Ku Klux Klan and the Anti-Catholic School Bills of Washington and Oregon by Kristin Dimick

Organized Labor and Seattle's African American Community: 1916-1920 by Jon Wright

The Filipino Forum: Founding Years 1928-1930 by Mark Mabanag

The Jewish Transcript 1924-1926 by Rachael Blanchard

The Jewish Voice of the Pacific Coast: 1915-1916 by Kate Marshall

The Real American: "A National Newspaper for Indians and Their Friends" 1922-1924 by Erin Plummer

Quileute Independent and Quileute Chieftain, 1908-1910 by Heather McKimmie

The 1920 Anti-Japanese Crusade and Congressional  Hearings by Doug Blair

White Supremacy and the Alien Land Laws of Washington State by Nicole Grant

Victorio Velasco, Pioneer Filipino American Journalist by Erik Luthy

Perceptions of Race in the Seattle Union Record by Chad Seabury

Susie Revels Cayton: "The Part She Played" by Michelle L. Goshorn

Special Sections (with oral histories, research reports, photographs and primary source documents)

The Ku Klux Klan in Washington State, 1920s

Bellingham 1907 Riots

Activist Oral Histories

1930s

Research Reports

Battle at Boeing: African Americans and the Campaign for Jobs, 1939-1942 by Sarah Miner

Blocking Racial Intermarriage Laws in 1935 and 1937: Seattle's First Civil Rights Coalition by Stefanie Johnson

Harold Pritchett: Communism and the International Woodworkers of America by Timothy Kilgren

Race and Civil Rights in the Washington State Communist Party: the 1930s and 1940s by Shelley Pinckney

Cannery Worker's and Farm Laborer's Union 1933-1939: Their Strength in Unity by Crystal Fresco

Philippine-American Chronicle, 1935-1936 by Rache Stotts-Johnson

Victorio Velasco, Pioneer Filipino American Journalist by Erik Luthy

Susie Revels Cayton: "The Part She Played" by Michelle L. Goshorn

Black Longshoreman: The Frank Jenkins Story by Megan Elston

Revels Cayton: African American Communist and Labor Activist by Sarah Falconer

Special Sections (with oral histories, research reports, photographs and primary source documents)

Filipino Cannery Unionism Across Three Generations 1930s to 1980s

Activist Oral Histories

Bill, Willard (history of tribal councils)
Cordova, Dorothy

1940s

Slide Shows

"Seattle's Segregation Story" powerpoint slide show

"Women in the Civil Rights Movement" powerpoint slide show

Research Reports

Battle at Boeing: African Americans and the Campaign for Jobs, 1939-1942 by Sarah Miner

Race and Civil Rights in the Washington State Communist Party: the 1930s and 1940s by Shelley Pinckney

The Local 7/Local 37 Story: Filipino American Cannery Unionism in Seattle 1940-1959 by Micah Ellison

The Internment of Japanese Americans as reported by Seattle Area Weekly Newspapers by Luke Colasurdo

After Internment: Seattle's Debate Over Japanese Americans' Right to Return Home by Jennifer Speidel

Susie Revels Cayton: "The Part She Played" by Michelle L. Goshorn

Black Longshoreman: The Frank Jenkins Story by Megan Elston

Christian Friends for Racial Equality, 1942-1970 by Johanna Phillips

Special Sections (with oral histories, research reports, photographs and primary source documents)

Filipino Cannery Unionism Across Three Generations 1930s to 1980s

Segregated Seattle: maps and restrictive covenants

Activist Oral Histories

Alexander, Belle
Caver, Vivian
Chin, Doug
Cordova, Dorothy
Hayasaka, Phil
Hollingsworth, Dorothy
Hubbard, Walter
King, Ivan
Matsuda, Larry
Mercer, Lyle

1950s

Slide Shows

"Seattle's Segregation Story" powerpoint slide show

"Women in the Civil Rights Movement" powerpoint slide show

Research Reports

American Indian Women's Service League: Raising the Cause of Urban Indians, 1958-71 by Karen Smith

The Local 7/Local 37 Story: Filipino American Cannery Unionism in Seattle 1940-1959 by Micah Ellison

Combating Anti-Semitism at the Laurelhurst Beach Club by Anne Levine

Black Longshoreman: The Frank Jenkins Story by Megan Elston

Special Sections (with oral histories, research reports, photographs and primary source documents)

Filipino Cannery Unionism Across Three Generations 1930s to 1980s

Segregated Seattle: maps and restrictive covenants

Activist Oral Histories

Alexander, Belle
Bennett, Ramona
Bocanegra, Juan Jose
Chew, Ron
Chin, Doug
Cordova, Dorothy
Gamboa, Guadalupe
Hayasaka, Phil
Hollingsworth, Dorothy
Hubbard, Walter
Johnson, Charles
King, Ivan
Maeda, Sharon
Maestas, Roberto
Matsuda, Larry
McKinney, Samuel
Mercer, Lyle
Murray, Mike
Rodriguez, Jesus
Veloria, Velma
West, Marion

1960s

Slide Shows

"Seattle's Segregation Story" powerpoint slide show

"Black Panthers Tell Their Story" powerpoint slide show

"Women in the Civil Rights Movement" powerpoint slide show

"Student Activism at the University of Washington" powerpoint slide show

Research Reports

The Chicano Movement in Washington State, 1967-2006 by Oscar Casteñada

American Indian Women's Service League: Raising the Cause of Urban Indians, 1958-71 by Karen Smith

1965 Freedom Patrols and the Origins of Seattle's Police Accountability Movement by Jennifer Taylor

La Raza Comes to Campus: The new Chicano contingent and the grape boycott at the University of Washington, 1968-69 by Jeremy Simer

The Seattle School Boycott of 1966 by Brooke Clark

The Black Panther Party 1968-1970 by Kurt Schaefer

The Fish-in Protests at Frank's Landing by Gabriel Chrisman

CORE and the Fight Against Employer Discrimination in 1960s Seattle by Jamie Brown

CORE's Drive for Equal Employment in Downtown Seattle, 1964 by Rachel Smith

The 1964 Open Housing Election: How the Press Influenced the Campaign by Trevor Goodloe

The Early History of the UW Black Student Union by Marc Robinson

The BSU Takes on BYU and the UW Athletics Program, 1970 by Craig Collisson

The Franklin High School Sit-in, March 29, 1968 by Tikia Gilbert

Black Power and Education in the Afro American Journal 1968-1969 by Doug Blair

White Supremacy and the Alien Land Laws of Washington State by Nicole Grant

Tyree Scott and the United Construction Workers Association by Trevor Griffey

Special Sections (with oral histories, research reports, photographs and primary source documents)

Seattle Black Panther Party History and Memory Project

Tyree Scott and the United Construction Workers Association

Filipino Cannery Unionism Across Three Generations 1930s to 1980s

Chicano/a  Movement in Washington State History Project

Seattle's Asian American Movement 1969-1973

CORE and Central Area Campaigns, 1960-1968

The Black Student Union at UW: Black Power on Campus

Segregated Seattle: maps and restrictive covenants

Lesson Plans

Document Based Question: School Segregation in Seattle

Town Meeting: The School Boycott of 1966

"Causes of Conflict": Classroom-Based Assessment

Black Panther Party and Community Empowerment

Martin Luther King's Controversial Visit to Seattle

Activist Oral Histories

 

Adams, Jean
Adams, John H.
Bennett, Ramona
Bill, Willard
Bocanegra, Juan Jose
Caver, Vivian
Chew, Ron
Chin, Doug
Cook, Mark
Cordova, Dorothy
Della, David
Dixon, Aaron
Dixon, Elmer
Dixon, Michael
Fiddler, Jake
Gallegos, Sidney
Gamboa, Erasmo
Gamboa, Guadalupe
Gossett, Larry
Hayasaka, Phil
Hobbs, Leon
Hollingsworth, Dorothy
Hubbard, Walter
Johnson, Charles
Johnson, Ron
King, Ivan
Maeda, Sharon
Martinez, Ricardo
Matsuda, Larry
McKinney, Samuel
Mercer, Lyle
Murray, Mike
Owens, Garry
Paul, Blair
Raymond, Jeanne
Riojas, Rogelio
Rodriguez, Jesus
Santos, Bob
Singler, Joan
Sugiyama, Alan
Tagawa, Mike
Uhlman, Wes
Veloria, Velma
West, Marion
White, Bobby

1970s

Slide Shows

"Women in the Civil Rights Movement" powerpoint slide show

"Student Activism at the University of Washington" powerpoint slide show

Research Reports

DeFunis v. Odegaard: Another Kind of "Jewish Problem" by Sharae Wheeler

By Right of Discovery: United Indians of All Tribes Retakes Fort Lawton, 1970 by Lossom Allen

United Indians of All Tribes Meets the Press: News Coverage of the 1970 Occupation of Fort Lawton by Karen Smith

Challenging Sexism at City Light: The Electrical Trades Trainee Program by Nicole Grant

"Pride and Shame" The Museum Exhibit that Helped Launch the Japanese American Redress Movement
by Allison Shephard

Tyree Scott and the United Construction Workers Association by Trevor Griffey

The Electrical Workers Minority Caucus: A History by Nicole Grant

Special Sections (with oral histories, research reports, photographs and primary source documents)

Seattle Black Panther Party History and Memory Project

Tyree Scott and the United Construction Workers Association

Filipino Cannery Unionism Across Three Generations 1930s to 1980s

Chicano/a  Movement in Washington State History Project

Seattle's Asian American Movement 1969-1973

Lesson Plans

"Causes of Conflict": Classroom-Based Assessment

Black Panther Party and Community Empowerment

Understanding  "Protest": Concept Formation Lesson Plan

Introductory or Concluding Essay: Helping Students Enact Community Change

Activist Oral Histories

 

Acevez, Pedro
Chew, Ron
Adams, John H.
Amen-Allah, Kenyatto
Bill, Willard
Bocanegra, Juan Jose
Chin, Doug
Cook, Mark
Cordova, Dorothy
Cornish, Megan
Della, David
Dixon, Aaron
Dixon, Elmer
Dixon, Michael
Domingo, Lynn
Durham, Heidi
Gallegos, Sidney
Gamboa, Erasmo
Gamboa, Guadalupe
Gossett, Larry
Hobbs, Leon
Hollingsworth, Dorothy
Irigon, Francisco
Johnson, Charles
Johnson, Ron
Lanier, Herman
Lewis, Janet
Lewis, Randy
Maeda, Sharon
Maestas, Roberto
Martinez, Ricardo
Martinez, Frank and Blanca
Matsuda, Larry
Owens, Garry
Paul, Blair
Raymond, Jeanne
Riojas, Rogelio
Rodriguez, Jesus
Santos, Bob
Sims, Beverly
Simmons, Fred
Sugiyama, Alan
Tagawa, Mike
Uhlman, Wes
Veloria, Velma
Villanueva, Tomas
White, Bobby
Whitaker, Alvin
Williams, Shamseddin
Woo, Michael
Yates, John

1980s

Slide Shows

"Women in the Civil Rights Movement" powerpoint slide show

Research Reports

The Electrical Workers Minority Caucus: A History by Nicole Grant

Special Sections (with oral histories, research reports, photographs and primary source documents)

Filipino Cannery Unionism Across Three Generations 1930s to 1980s

Chicano/a  Movement in Washington State History Project

Lesson Plans

Understanding  "Protest": Concept Formation Lesson Plan

Introductory or Concluding Essay: Helping Students Enact Community Change

Activist Oral Histories

Amen-Allah, Kenyatto
Chew, Ron
Della, David
Domingo, Cindy
Domingo, Lynn
Gamboa, Guadalupe
Guillen, Rosalinda
Johnson, Doug
Lewis, Janet
Lowry, Mike
Simmons, Fred
Veloria, Velma

1990s

Slide Shows

"Women in the Civil Rights Movement" powerpoint slide show

Research Reports

The Electrical Workers Minority Caucus: A History by Nicole Grant

Adams, John H.
Cornish, Megan
Amen-Allah, Kenyatto
Bennett, Ramona
Bill, Willard
Caver, Vivian
Chew, Ron
Gallegos, Sidney
Gamboa, Erasmo
Johnson, Doug
Maeda, Sharon
Martinez, Ricardo
Martinez, Frank and Blanca
Mercer, Lyle
Owens, Garry
Rodriguez, Jesus
Saldaña, Rebecca
Simmons, Fred
Sugiyama, Alan
Veloria, Velma

Browse by Subject

Immigration/Migration

 Films

"The End of Old Days" film by Shaun Scott

Secondary Research Reports

The Chicano Movement in Washington State, 1967-2006 by Oscar Cast e ñ ada

The Internment of Japanese Americans as reported by Seattle Area Weekly Newspapers by Luke Colasurdo

The Filipino Forum: Founding Years 1928-1930 by Mark Mabanag

Special Sections (with oral histories, research reports, photographs and primary source documents)

Chicano/a  Movement in Washington State History Project

Activist Oral Histories

Bocanegra, Juan Jose
Cordova, Dorothy
Gamboa, Erasmo
Gamboa, Guadalupe
Maestas, Roberto
Martinez, Ricardo
Martinez, Frank and Blanca
Raymond, Jeanne
Veloria, Velma

 

Employment/Housing Discrimination

 Films

A Really Nice Place to Live film by Shaun Scott

Slide Shows

"Seattle's Segregation Story" powerpoint slide show

Research Reports

Battle at Boeing: African Americans and the Campaign for Jobs, 1939-1942 by Sarah Miner

After Internment: Seattle's Debate Over Japanese Americans' Right to Return Home by Jennifer Speidel

Activist Oral Histories

Adams, Jean
Caver, Vivian
Hasakawa, Phil
Hubbard, Walter
King, Ivan
Singler, Joan
Valentine, Bettylou
West, Marion

 

Labor Activism

Research Reports

Black Longshoreman: The Frank Jenkins Story by Megan Elston

Cannery Worker's and Farm Laborer's Union 1933-1939: Their Strength in Unity by Crystal Fresco

The Local 7/Local 37 Story: Filipino American Cannery Unionism in Seattle 1940-1959 by Micah Ellison

Organized Labor and Seattle's African American Community: 1916-1920 by Jon Wright

Revels Cayton: African American Communist and Labor Activist by Sarah Falconer

Tyree Scott and the United Construction Workers Association by Trevor Griffey

Perceptions of Race in the Seattle Union Record by Chad Seabury

Philippine-American Chronicle, 1935-1936 by Rache Stotts-Johnson

Special Sections (with oral histories, research reports, photographs and primary source documents)

Labor Press Project

Chicano/a  Movement in Washington State History Project

United Farm Workers of Washington State History Project

Seattle General Strike of 1919 Project

Filipino Cannery Unionism Across Three Generations 1930s to 1980s

Tyree Scott and the United Construction Workers Association

Activist Oral Histories

Cornish, Megan
Della, David
Domingo, Lynn
Durham, Heidi
Gamboa, Guadalupe
Guillen, Rosalinda
Hawkins, Todd
Johnson, Doug
Lewis, Janet
Saldaña, Rebecca
Sims, Beverly
Simmons, Fred
Lanier, Herman
Veloria, Velma
Villanueva, Tomas
Whitaker, Alvin
Woo, Michael
Yates, John

 

Education/Campus Activism

 Slide Shows

Black Panthers Tell Their Story powerpoint slide show

Youth in the Seattle Civil Rights Movements powerpoint slide show

Research Reports

La Raza Comes to Campus: The new Chicano contingent and the grape boycott at the University of Washington, 1968-69 by Jeremy Simer

The Seattle School Boycott of 1966 by Brooke Clark

Black Power and Education in the Afro American Journal 1968-1969 by Doug Blair

Special Sections (with oral histories, research reports, photographs and primary source documents)

Seattle's Asian American Movement 1969-1973

Chicano/a  Movement in Washington State History Project

Lesson Plans

Document Based Question: School Segregation in Seattle

Black Panther Party and Community Empowerment

Town Meeting: The School Boycott of 1966

Chicano Grape Boycott lesson plan

 

Activist Oral Histories

Acevez, Pedro
Bocanegra, Juan Jose
Dixon, Aaron
Dixon, Elmer
Dixon, Michael
Gallegos, Sidney
Gamboa, Erasmo
Gossett, Larry
Hollingsworth, Dorothy
Johnson, Ron
King, Ivan
Maeda, Sharon
Maestas, Roberto
Martinez, Ricardo
Maestas, Roberto
Martinez, Frank and Blanca
Matsuda, Larry
Raymond, Jeanne
Riojas, Rogelio
Rodriguez, Jesus
Sugiyama, Alan
Tagawa, Mike

 

Law

 Slide Shows

"Seattle's Segregation Story" powerpoint slide show

"Black Panthers Tell Their Story" powerpoint slide show

Research Reports

By Right of Discovery: United Indians of All Tribes Retakes Fort Lawton, 1970 by Lossom Allen

The 1920 Anti-Japanese Crusade and Congressional  Hearings by Doug Blair

"Pride and Shame" The Museum Exhibit that Helped Launch the Japanese American Redress Movement
by Allison Shephard

1965 Freedom Patrols and the Origins of Seattle's Police Accountability Movement by Jennifer Taylor

Blocking Racial Intermarriage Laws in 1935 and 1937: Seattle's First Civil Rights Coalition by Stefanie Johnson

The Internment of Japanese Americans as reported by Seattle Area Weekly Newspapers by Luke Colasurdo

Special Sections (with oral histories, research reports, photographs and primary source documents)

Segregated Seattle: maps and restrictive covenants

Seattle Black Panther Party History and Memory Project

Lesson Plans

Black Panther Party and Community Empowerment

Activist Oral Histories

Mark Cook
Dixon, Aaron
Dixon, Elmer
Dixon, Michael
Domingo, Cindy
Hayasaka, Phil

Lowry, Mike
Matsuda, Larry
Mercer, Lyle
Paul, Blair
Raymond, Jeanne
Reyes, Lawney
Sugiyama, Alan
Uhlman, Wes
Veloria, Velma

 

Journalism

Research Reports

Victorio Velasco, Pioneer Filipino American Journalist by Erik Luthy

United Indians of All Tribes Meets the Press: News Coverage of the 1970 Occupation of Fort Lawton by Karen Smith

After Internment: Seattle's Debate Over Japanese Americans' Right to Return Home by Jennifer Speidel

Black Power and Education in the Afro American Journal 1968-1969 by Doug Blair

The Filipino Forum: Founding Years 1928-1930 by Mark Mabanag

The Jewish Transcript 1924-1926 by Rachael Blanchard

The Jewish Voice of the Pacific Coast: 1915-1916 by Kate Marshall

The Real American: "A National Newspaper for Indians and Their Friends" 1922-1924 by Erin Plummer

Quileute Independent and Quileute Chieftain, 1908-1910 by Heather McKimmie

Perceptions of Race in the Seattle Union Record by Chad Seabury

Philippine-American Chronicle, 1935-1936 by Rache Stotts-Johnson

Special Sections (with oral histories, research reports, photographs and primary source documents)

Labor Press Project

Activist Oral Histories

Chew, Ron
Cordova, Dorothy
Irigon, Francisco
Sugiyama, Alan

 

Battling Poverty

 Slide Shows

"Black Panthers Tell Their Story" powerpoint slide show

Secondary Research Reports

The Black Panther Party in Seattle 1968-1970

Special Sections (with oral histories, research reports, photographs and primary source documents)

Seattle Black Panther Party History and Memory Project

United Farm Workers of Washington State History Project

Lesson Plans

Black Panther Party and Community Empowerment

Activist Oral Histories

Adams, John H.
Gamboa, Erasmo
Hobbs , Leon
Johnson, Charles
Johnson, Ron
King, Ivan
Owens, Garry
Reyes, Lawney
Riojas, Rogelio
Villanueva, Tomas

 

Religion

Research Reports

The Jewish Transcript 1924-1926 by Rachael Blanchard

The Jewish Voice of the Pacific Coast: 1915-1916 by Kate Marshall

Lesson Plans

Martin Luther King's Controversial Visit to Seattle

 

Activist Oral Histories

Adams, John H.
Alexander, Belle
Hubbard, Walter
King, Ivan
McKinney, Samuel

 

Multiracial Coalitions

 Slide Shows

Youth in the Seattle Civil Rights Movements powerpoint slide show

Seattle's Civil Rights History: Movements and Milestones powerpoint slide show

Research Reports

Christian Friends for Racial Equality, 1942-1970 by Johanna Phillips

Blocking Racial Intermarriage Laws in 1935 and 1937: Seattle's First Civil Rights Coalition by Stefanie Johnson

The Seattle School Boycott of 1966 by Brooke Clark

The Internment of Japanese Americans as reported by Seattle Area Weekly Newspapers by Luke Colasurdo

Lesson Plans

Introductory or Concluding Essay: Helping Students Enact Community Change

Martin Luther King's Controversial Visit to Seattle

Activist Oral Histories

Adams, Jean
Bocanegra, Juan Jose
Gossett, Larry
Hollingsworth, Dorothy
Hubbard, Walter
Irigon, Francisco
Johnson, Charles V.
King, Ivan
Lewis, Janet
Mangaoang, B.J.
Maeda, Sharon
Mercer, Lyle
Nelson, Lonnie
Simmons, Fred
Sims, Beverly
Singler, Joan
Valentine, Bettylou
West, Marion
Woo, Michael

 

Women in Civil Rights Movements

Slide Shows

Women in Seattle’s Civil Rights Movements powerpoint slide show

Research Reports

Challenging Sexism at City Light: The Electrical Trades Trainee Program by Nicole Grant

American Indian Women's Service League: Raising the Cause of Urban Indians, 1958-71 by Karen Smith

Susie Revels Cayton: "The Part She Played" by Michelle L. Goshorn

  Activist Oral Histories

Adams, Jean
Alaniz, Yolanda
Alexander, Belle
Bennet, Ramona
Caver, Vivian
Cornish, Megan
Dixon, Aaron
Dixon, Elmer
Dixon, Michael
Domingo, Lynn
Durham, Heidi
Gamboa, Erasmo
Gossett, Larry
Guillen, Rosalinda
Hollingsworth, Dorothy
Johnson, Doug
Lewis, Janet
Maeda, Sharon
Mangaoang, B.J.
Martinez, Ricardo
Saldaña, Rebecca
Simmons, Fred
Sims, Beverly
Singler, Joan
Valentine, Bettylou
Veloria, Velma
West, Marion


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