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Municipal Ownership Movement

Municipal ownership or close regulation of essential utilities and urban services was a central tenet of the Progressive Movement from the late 1800s through much of the twentieth century. Beginning w...

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New Dungeness Light Station

The New Dungeness Light Station, built in 1857 is the second oldest lighthouse in Washington state. It marks the end of Dungeness Spit, the longest natural sand spit in the world, extending approximat...

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NOAA's Northwest Fisheries Science Center

The Northwest Fisheries Science Center, part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has been a landmark in Seattle's Montlake neighborhood since its original building was compl...

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Nordic Heritage Museum Vanishing Generation Interview with Arnold Reinholdtsen

Lynn Moen interviewed and Morris Moen videotaped Arnold Reinholdtsen (b. 1928) on July 17, 2000 for the Nordic Heritage Museum Vanishing Generation Oral History Project. Arnold, of Norwegian heritage,...

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Nordic Heritage Museum Vanishing Generation Interview with Gudmundur Jacobsen

Naomie Bulloch speaks with Gudmundur Jacobsen (b. 1935) in this Nordic Heritage Museum Vanishing Generation Oral History Project interview that took place on May 2, 2000 in the Seattle neighborhood of...

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Nordic Heritage Museum Vanishing Generation Interview with Holger Leander Berg

Holger Leander Berg, of Finnish heritage, grew up in Ballard and tells tales of his rambunctious childhood: harassing streetcar drivers with his Scout Troop, "creative" fishing around the Puget Sound,...

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Nordic Heritage Museum Vanishing Generation Interview with Johann Johnson

Ted Beck interviewed Johann Johnson (b. 1915) on June 22, 2000 for the Nordic Heritage Museum Vanishing Generation Oral History Project. Johann, of Icelandic heritage, describes the various jobs he's ...

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Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission

The Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission, an intertribal organization representing 20 Western Washington treaty tribes, formed in 1974 in response to circumstances created by the first ruling in the ...

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Now & Then -- S.S. Humboldt and the 1901 Gold Rush, Seattle to Nome

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on the Seattle Waterfront in 1901 and the 1901 Gold Rush.

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Now & Then -- Seattle General Strike, 1919

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on Seattle's General Strike of 1919.

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Now & Then -- Seattle Waterfront at Northern Pacific Railroad Piers (Pier 56)

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on the Northern Pacific Railroad Piers, later Pier 56.

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Now & Then -- Seattle's Fremont Bridge

This file contains Seattle historian and photographer Paul Dorpat's Now & Then photographs and reflections on the Fremont Bridge. The bridge crosses the Lake Washington Canal, connecting Seattle's...

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