Timelines, Who's Who


Who's Who

Here are short biographical sketches of two dozen political leaders, editors, artists, and activists who were influential in Washington State in the 1930s:


Major Events Timeline

Browse an interactive timeline of the Great Depression years, comparing Washington State events to national and political events.


Labor Events Yearbook

Explore a day-by-day database of more than 600 strikes, protests, campaigns, and labor political initiatives occurring in the state of Washington from 1930 through 1938, culled from state labor newspapers.



View interactive maps depicting public works projects, Hoovervilles, Civilian Conservation Corps camps, and murals produced in the state during the New Deal.