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Renton Library, King County Library System

The Renton Library occupies a unique site. Since 1966, it has spanned the Cedar River that flows through the heart of the city of Renton at the south end of Lake Washington. Renton had a library as ea...

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Rice, Constance Williams (b. 1945)

Constance Williams Rice, Ph.D., was named in 1985 by Seattle Weekly as one of the 25 most powerful women in Seattle. Two decades later, Rice continues to be a leader in a wide range of civic activiti...

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Richmond Beach Library, King County Library System

The Richmond Beach Library was founded in 1899 and from its inception has been a nucleus of community activity and learning. Beginning with an initial collection of 100 volumes that had been discarded...

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Roosevelt High School (Seattle): A Reminiscence by Dorothea Nordstrand

This is a reminiscence and reflection on Seattle's Roosevelt High School by 1934 graduate Dorothea (Pfister) Nordstrand (1916-2011). In 2009 Dorothea Nordstrand was awarded AKCHO's (Association of Kin...

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Sacred Heart School of Nursing (Spokane)

The Sacred Heart School of Nursing was established in Spokane by the Sisters of Providence in 1898 and operated until its final class in 1973. It was the first nurse-training school in the Inland Nort...

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Saint John the Evangelist Parish (Seattle)

Saint John the Evangelist Parish was established as a Seattle parish in 1917. Its founding priest was Father William Quigley. The first Masses were held at an amusement hall at 85th Street and Greenwo...

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Sammamish Library, King County Library System

Prior to construction of Sammamish's first library, the King County Library System (KCLS) opened a small station in a storefront in the Sammamish Highlands Shopping Center in 1994. This temporary loca...

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San Juan Island Library (Friday Harbor)

After decades of relying on the Washington state traveling libraries, the isolated residents of San Juan Island in Northwest Washington recognized the need for a local library to provide both leisure ...

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Schooling at Cedar Falls, 1922-1940

This excerpted account of schooling at a Cedar Falls railroad camp was originally recorded on June 15, 1993 as a part of the Cedar River Watershed Oral History Project. Dorothy Graybael Scott moved to...

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Seattle Aquarium

Seattle's waterfront is a natural location for an aquarium, and proposals to build one go back many years. It wasn't until the Forward Thrust bond issue was approved in 1968 that funds were allocated ...

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Seattle Aquarium Slideshow, Part 1: From Settlement to Cinders, 1841-1899

This is Part 1 of a three-part slideshow photo essay on the history of the Seattle Aquarium and its neighborhood beginning in 1841 through the present day. Part 1 takes the story from the early dates ...

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Seattle Aquarium Slideshow, Part 2: From the Great Fire to the Great Depression, 1889-1930s

This is Part 2 of a three-part slideshow Show photo essay on the history of the Seattle Aquarium and its neighborhood beginning in 1841 through the present day. Part 2 takes the story from the Great S...

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