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Washington State Library Classics in Washington History

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Works: 2,153 works in 2,676 publications in 2 languages and 13,441 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Biography  Bibliography  Folklore  Detective and mystery fiction  Reference works  Guidebooks  Music 
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Classifications: PS3556.O6978, 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 712 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 624 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 )

6 editions published between 1907 and 2012 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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

4 editions published between 1883 and 1884 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First person account of Western travel. Between 1865 and 1881 the author travelled extensively along the northwest coast describing localities, natural history, native customs and missionary activities. Her comments on the Chinese community in San Francisco are particularly interesting
Pioneer days on Puget Sound by Arthur Armstrong Denny( Book )

6 editions published between 1888 and 1965 in English and held by 152 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 149 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
Report on the construction of a military road from Fort Walla-Walla to Fort Benton by John Mullan( Book )

1 edition published in 1863 in English and held by 142 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 Cannon Miles 1862-1938( Book )

2 editions published in 1915 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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 113 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
Library news bulletin by Washington State Library( )

in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years in Oregon : Travels and adventures of Doctor E. White and lady, west of the Rocky mountains, with incidents of two sea voyages via Sandwich Islands around Cape Horn, containing, also, a brief history of the missions and settlement of the country ... description of the soil, production and climate by A. J Allen( Book )

3 editions published between 1848 and 1850 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Elijah White, described by Howes as a "fervent Presbyterian missionary and political propagandist," ventured to Oregon in 1842 and returned in 1845. Mintz notes that White's party "started from Independence in May of 1842, in company with Medorem Crawford with L.W. Hastings joining them later. Allen speaks of obtaining Thomas Fitzpatrick as guide at Ft. Laramie to take them to Ft. Hall."
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 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of the workers : on the road, in the jungles, and in the shops by Industrial Workers of the World( Book )

13 editions published between 1916 and 1993 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Hill was a Swedish-American labor activist, songwriter and member of the I.W.W. While he was in Utah, he was convicted of murder in a controversial trial. After an unsuccessful appeal, political debates and international calls for clemency from high profile people and workers' organizations, he was executed. On 19 Nov. 1915 he was executed by a firing squad. After his execution, his body was sent to Chicago for cremation. His ashes were placed in envelopes and mailed throughout the world to different people and labor organizations to scatter. Most organizations scattered them. The songbook includes lyrics to several songs Hill authored and a portrait of him
Women : their struggle for equality : a selected bibliography by Mildred Roberts( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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