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This Week Then: Looking Back on Seattle’s Most Influential Union

Plus: The trial of the Seattle Seven

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. Getting United On February 19, 1909, Local 174 of the…

Alan Stein

This Week Then: Celebrating Black History Month in Washington State

From activists to poets, many African Americans have played crucial roles in shaping Washington state history

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. Celebrating Black History Every month is Black History Month at…

Alan Stein

This Week Then: Washington State’s Biggest Earthquakes

Plus: Looking back on the Battle of Seattle

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. A Tremor to Remember On January 26, 1700, a massive…

Alan Stein

This Week Then: Long Beach Turns 98

Plus: The story behind King County's name

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. Oceanside Bounty On January 18, 1922, Long Beach incorporated in…

Alan Stein

This Week Then: The History of Skiing in the Cascade Mountains

Plus: Seattle's Fisherman's Terminal turns 106

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. Out for a Ski This week Historylink takes to the…

Alan Stein

This Week Then: How Seattle Children’s Hospital Got Its Start

Plus: Six Washington cities celebrate birthdays

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. Bighearted On January 4, 1907, Anna Clise and 23 of…

Alan Stein

This Week Then: Seattle Seahawks Celebrate 45 Years

The team got off to a slow start, winning only two of 14 games their first year

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. Cheer for the Home Team Forty-five years ago this week,…

Alan Stein

This Week Then: Seattle Turns 150

Plus: Remembering WTO

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. A City on the Go Happy birthday, Seattle! One hundred…

Alan Stein

This Week Then: Famous Washington State Bigfoot Sightings

Plus: The mystery behind D.B. Cooper

This story was originally published at HistoryLink.org. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter. In the Woods Fifty years ago this week, on November…

Alan Stein