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Seattle's Loyal Heights Elementary School: a Reminiscence of the 1930s

Former Seattle resident John M. Leggett offers this account of attending Seattle's Loyal Heights Elementary School in the 1930s.

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Seattle's University District  -- a Slideshow of its Early History (1890-1919)

This is a slideshow on the history of Seattle's University District, Part One: Gunther Chain to Bascule Bridge. Written and Curated by Paul Dorpat, with Chris Goodman.  

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Shadle Park: Spokane's First "Modern" High School

Shadle Park High School, located at 4327 N Ash Street in northwest Spokane, was built in the mid-1950s and opened for classes in September 1957. Designed by Culler, Gale, Martell & Norriet, the buildi...

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Shoreline Library, King County Library System

While the Shoreline area's first libraries were at Richmond Beach and Richmond Highlands, the Shoreline Library's direct roots go back to 1947, when a community library was set up in a small war-surpl...

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Siegl, Eleanor (1917-1996), Educator

Eleanor Siegl was founder of The Little School, one of the first pre-schools in Seattle. Her philosophy of education -- let children discover their own talents, as opposed to the traditional "Do as yo...

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Skykomish Library, King County Library System

Skykomish, located in northeastern King County just 18 miles west of Stevens Pass on U.S. Highway 2, was the first incorporated municipality to contract with the King County Library System (KCLS) to p...

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Skyway Library, King County Library System

The Skyway Library is located in Skyway, an unincorporated area of King County between Seattle and Renton. The library began in 1953 when residents decided they wanted a permanent library instead of j...

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Smallman-Shannahan Legacy: Putting a Face on a Snohomish County Farm Family

Schoolteacher Blanche Shannahan, granddaughter of Snohomish County pioneer Robert Smallman, left a written account of life on the Smallman-Shannahan farm located at Tualco near Monroe, a farm owned an...

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Smith, Palmer "Snuffy" (1922-2004)

Palmer Smith, a Seattle lawyer for more than 40 years, was a passionate advocate for the rule of law, social justice, civil rights, and education. He saw government as the path to these goals. He and ...

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Snoqualmie Library, King County Library System

The first library to serve the city of Snoqualmie and the nearby mill town of Snoqualmie Falls across the Snoqualmie River was opened in the 1920s by the Snoqualmie Falls Women's Club and located in t...

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South Park Branch, The Seattle Public Library

Seattle annexed South Park in 1907. But residents had to wait nearly a century before the small working-class enclave across the Duwamish Waterway from Georgetown and Boeing Field got its own public l...

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Southcenter Library, King County Library System

The Southcenter Library is a storefront library at the Westfield Southcenter Mall in Tukwila, the largest shopping mall in the state. The idea for a Southcenter location arose in 2002, in the wake of ...

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