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Robinson, Herb (1924-2003), Journalist

Herbert F. "Herb" Robinson was an award-winning television and newspaper journalist in Seattle who served as lead editorial writer for The Seattle Times from 1977 to 1989, and as anchor, news directo...

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Royer, Charles (b. 1939)

The careers of Charles T. ("Charley") Royer span journalism, politics, and civic activism -- sometimes independently and sometimes in concert. He served three four-year terms as mayor of Seattle, the ...

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Ryan, John Henry (1865-1943) and Ella (1866-?)

John Henry Ryan and his wife Ella Ryan were two of the earliest African American business owners in Tacoma, where they owned and were the editors of The Forum, a weekly newspaper in the Tacoma area. A...

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Sakamoto, James (1903-1955)

Born in Seattle, James Y. Sakamoto became one of the leaders of the local and national Japanese American community during the critical era just before and after the start of World War II. He was a fou...

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Satterfield, Archie (1933-2011): Author, Traveler, Raconteur

This remembrance of author Archie Satterfield was written by Jean Godden, "Seattle City Councilmember and former ink-stained wretch."

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Sayre, James Willis (1877-1963)

J. Willis Sayre was a longtime resident of Seattle -- a journalist, arts promoter, and local historian whose work spanned more than five decades during the city's most explosive period of growth and d...

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer (1863-2009)

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer -- the city's oldest newspaper, founded when Seattle was little more than a sawmill, a few dozen wooden buildings, and a couple of hundred souls -- survived the Great Fi...

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer Newspaper Guild Strike 1936

From August 19 to November 29, 1936, 35 newspaper writers employed by the Seattle Post-Intelligencer went on strike. (The newspaper had about 70 employees on the news staff, including reporters, libra...

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Seattle Sesquicentennial Presentation of Channel 150 News, November 14, 2001 -- Part 1 of 3

This three-part People's History by Walt Crowley and Chris Goodman recounts the celebrations of the sesquicentennial of the first landing by settlers on Alki Point. On November 14, 2001, the Seattle R...

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Seattle Sesquicentennial Presentation of Channel 150 News, November 14, 2001 -- Part 2 of 3

This three-part People's History by Walt Crowley and Chris Goodman recounts the celebrations of the sesquicentennial of the first landing by settlers on Alki Point. On November 14, 2001, the Seattle R...

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Seattle Sesquicentennial Presentation of Channel 150 News, November 14, 2001 -- Part 3 of 3

This three-part People's History by Walt Crowley and Chris Goodman recounts the celebrations of the sesquicentennial of the first landing by settlers on Alki Point. On November 14, 2001, the Seattle R...

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Seattle Union Record

The Seattle Union Record, published from 1899 to 1928, was labor's voice in the Pacific Northwest for nearly 30 years, reaching a peak circulation of 80,000, and achieving its greatest fame during the...

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