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Washington State Library Classics in Washington History

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Works: 2,121 works in 2,619 publications in 2 languages and 12,852 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Psychological fiction  Biography  Folklore  Bibliography  Periodicals  Detective and mystery fiction  Legends  Reference works 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: D769.8.A6, 813.54
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No man's land by G. M Ford( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a desperate hostage situation forces him into a cross-country journey in the company of a pair of escaped convicts, Frank Corso finds himself trailed by a collection of law enforcement agencies and craven media personalities as he works to end an ensuing spree of killing and mayhem
American armies and battlefields in Europe : a history, guide, and reference book by American Battle Monuments Commission( Book )

3 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vancouver's discovery of Puget Sound : portraits and biographies of the men honored in the naming of geographic features of northwestern America by Edmond S Meany( Book )

7 editions published between 1907 and 2012 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Personal justice denied : report of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part II (p.315-359) concerns the removal of Aleuts to camps in southeastern Alaska and their subsequent resettlement at war's end
Ox-team days on the Oregon trail by Ezra Meeker( Book )

3 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ezra Meeker was born in Ohio in 1830. In 1852, with his wife and son, he journeyed in a covered wagon along the Oregon Trail to acquire a land claim in Washington state. He described the events on the trip and pioneer life in Washington. In 1906, Meeker, traveled by wagon train from Washington state to Washington D.C., to publicize the Oregon Trail. He arrived in November 1907. Meeker made other trips and met many people to publicize the trail. At age 94, he flew as a passenger in a mail airplane
Folk-tales of Salishan and Sahaptin tribes by Franz Boas( Book )

3 editions published in 1917 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shelf2Life Native American Studies Collection is a unique set of pre-1923 materials that explore the characteristics and customs of North American Indians. From traditional songs and dance of the Apache and Navajo to the intricate patterns of Arapaho moccasins, these titles explore the symbolic meaning of Native American music and art. Complex relationships between tribal groups and government are also examined, highlighting the historic struggle for land rights, while the retelling of ancient myths and legends emphasize a belief in the interconnection of humans and nature and provide readers with significant insight into a culture deeply rooted in spirituality. The Shelf2Life Native American Studies Collection provides an invaluable perspective into Native American culture and politics during the late 19th and early 20th centuries
Ipse dixit : how the world looks to a federal judge by William L Dwyer( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waiilatpu : its rise and fall, 1836-1847 : a story of pioneer days in the Pacific Northwest based entirely upon historical research by Miles CANNON( Book )

3 editions published between 1915 and 1969 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Life at Puget Sound : with sketches of travel in Washington Territory, British Columbia, Oregon, and California, 1865-1881 by Caroline C Leighton( Book )

5 editions published between 1883 and 1884 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneer days on Puget Sound by Arthur Armstrong Denny( Book )

6 editions published between 1888 and 1965 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A republication of Arthur Armstrong Denny's 1888 account of the early settlers and settlements of Washington's Puget Sound
Told by the pioneers ... : Tales of frontier life as told by those who remember the days of the territory and early statehood of Washington by United States( Book )

in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To preserve stories of pioneers, which had not already found their way into published histories and reminiscences of the State of Washington, a project was begun in the early part of 1936 as part of a Friendly Visiting Program to elderly persons receiving old age assistance from the Washington State Dept. of Public Welfare. Consequently, these elderly persons were interviewed and their early stories, which might otherwise have been lost, have been preserved as part of the pioneer lore of the State of Washington. Selected interviews and excerpts were chosen by the editors based on the most picturesque background and popular appeal for publication as Told by the Pioneers. The book states, "The originals [interviews] are on file at the State Library where they can be consulted for statistics and other data." However, WSL does not and has not had the complete collection of original interviews. The manuscript collection titled, Washington Pioneer Project Records and Interviews 1936-1937, consists of the original interviews that WSL does have that correspond with the book
Check-list of books and pamphlets relating to the history of the Pacific northwest to be found in representative libraries of that region; prepared co-operatively by Charles W Smith( Book )

8 editions published between 1909 and 1921 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Library news bulletin by Washington State Library( )

in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ka-mi-akin, the last hero of the Yakimas by A. J Splawn( Book )

3 editions published between 1917 and 1980 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Chief Ka-mi-akin, this 1917 volume explores the life, family, accomplishments and legacy of the Yakima War hero
Annual statistical bulletin - Washington State Library by Washington State Library( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Washington State publications( )

in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of John Jewitt : only survivor of the crew of the ship, Boston, during a captivity of nearly three years among the Indians of Nootka Sound in Vancouver Island by John Rodgers Jewitt( Book )

2 editions published in 1896 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women : their struggle for equality : a selected bibliography by Mildred Roberts( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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