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Spokane Set In Stone: Selected Historical Monuments, Markers and Points of Interest In and Around Spokane

By Dick Jensen Tornado Creek Publications Paperback, 150 pages, 218 photos and illustrations, index ISBN: 978-0-9821529-0-4 $15.95

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The Indomitable Francis H. Cook of Spokane: A Man of Vision

By Doris J. Woodward Edited by Tony and Suzanne Bamonte Paperback, 130 pages Photographs, source notes, index Tornado Creek Publication, 2010 ISBN 978-0-9821529-1-1 $18.95

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The Love Israel Family: Urban Commune, Rural Commune

By Charles P. LeWarne University of Washington Press, 2009 Paperback, 306 pages Photographs, Appendices, Bibliography, Notes, General Index and Name Index ISBN 978-0-295-98885-6 $24.95

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The Meek Cutoff: Tracing the Oregon Trail's Lost Wagon Train of 1845

By Brooks Geer Ragen Hardcover, 176 pages Illustrations, maps, bibliography, index University of Washington Press, 2013 ISBN 978-0-295-99309-6 $40.00

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The Year We Were Famous

By Carole Estby Dagg Ages 12 and up Hardcover, 250 pages ISBN 978 0 618 99983 5 $16.99

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"They Are All Red Out Here": Socialist Politics in the Pacific Northwest

By Jeffrey A. Johnson University of Oklahoma Press, 2008 Hardback, 240 pages Photographs, map, footnotes, bibliography, index ISBN: 978­-0-8061-3967-8 $34.95

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Twice a Pioneer: A Life on the Frontier

By F.H. McKay Birchouse Publishing, Norwich, Vermont Paperback 208 pages Illustrations and timeline ISBN-10: 0982467605 ISBN-13: 978-0982467602

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Warship Under Sail: The USS Decatur in the Pacific Northwest

By Lorraine McConaghy University of Washington Press, Seattle Hardcover, 344 pages 53 illustrations, 5 maps, notes, bibliography, and index ISBN: 978-0-295-98955-6

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When Logging Was Logging: 100 Years of Big Timber in Southwest Washington

By Karen Bertroch, Donna Gatens-Klint, Jim LeMonds, and Bryan Penttila The Donning Company Publishers, Virginia Beach, Virginia Hardcover, 176 pages Color and black-and-white photographs, index ISBN 9...

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Women's Votes, Women's Voices: The Campaign for Equal Rights in Washington

By Shanna StevensonWashington State Historical Society, 2009Paperback, 114 pagesIllustrations, footnotes, bibliography, indexISBN: 978-0-917048-74-6 $24.95

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Yankee on Puget Sound: Pioneer Dispatches of Edward Jay Allen, 1852-1855

By Karen L. Johnson & Dennis M. Larsen Paperback, 208 pages Photographs, maps, notes, bibliography, index Washington State University Press, 2013 ISBN 978-0-87422-315-6 $29.95

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Boone, George (b. ca. 1844) and Florence (Ritchie) Boone (b. 1859) of Neptune Beach, Lummi Reservation

George and Florence (Ritchie) Boone and their family had the original allotment at Neptune Beach on the Lummi Reservation. This history of the family was contributed by Cheryl Metcalf.

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Boone, William E. (1830-1921)

William E. Boone, Seattle's premiere architect prior to the great fire of 1889, became one of few architects to continue practice after the Panic of 1893. He also designed significant buildings in Tac...

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Boren, Carson Dobbins (1824-1912)

The pioneering contributions of Carson Dobbins Boren to the founding of Alki (in future West Seattle) and Seattle began and ended within a short period of six years. Carson Boren was a member of the D...

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Boreson, Stan (1925-2017)

Musician, recording artist, humorist, and pioneering '50s kiddie-TV show star -- Stan Boreson was Everett's king of Scandinavian humor. He has brought joy to generations in his native Northwest, acros...

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Borst, Jeremiah (1830-1890)

Jeremiah Borst is considered to be the father of the Snoqualmie Valley, located in north central King County. A soft-spoken man with a lisp, he was the first permanent non-Indian settler in the valley...

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Borst, Kate (1855-1938)

Kate Kanim Borst was a Native American woman who was the third wife of Snoqualmie Valley settler Jeremiah Borst. During her lifetime, she witnessed the transformation of the valley from prairies and I...

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Bothell -- Thumbnail History

Loggers founded the King County community that became Bothell in the 1880s. After the trees were cut, Bothell became a farm community on the highway between Seattle and Everett. After World War II, th...

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Bothell Library, King County Library System

Residents of the onetime logging town of Bothell at the northeast end of Lake Washington found ways to circulate books long before they had a permanent library. The Bothell Library traces its roots to...

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Boulevard Park Library, King County Library System

The Boulevard Park Library holds bragging rights as the very first library to join the newly formed King County Library System (KCLS) in 1943. Boulevard Park is located in the Highline area south of S...

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Bowen, Betty (1918-1977)

Betty Bowen was assistant director of the Seattle Art Museum, a civic activist on behalf of the arts and historic preservation, and an indefatigable promoter of Seattle artists. Two days before her de...

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Boxing for Combat and Entertainment During and After World War I

With the United States engaged in World War I in 1917 and 1918, training in boxing was seen as important both to prepare troops for combat and to boost morale and provide entertainment at stateside mi...

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Boyce, Lucinda Elizabeth Stewart (1836-1916)

Lucinda Stewart Boyce was not only the first Euro-American woman to live permanently on San Juan Island, she also served as a community leader and role model for hundreds of women who braved the primi...

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Boyce, Stephen (1829-1909)

Stephen Boyce moved to San Juan Island in 1860 and, over the next half-century, farmed there, raised a large family, and became a much-respected pioneer settler and community leader. As a youngster in...

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