This bibliography on geographical areas of King County was prepared as a community history resource by staff of the former King County Office of Cultural Resources, now 4Culture (King County Cultural Development Authority). It was last revised in August 1999.
KING COUNTY GEOGRAPHIC AREAS HISTORY
King County Landmarks and Heritage Program, King County Office of Cultural Resources
506 Second Avenue, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98104-2307 (206) 296-7580, 1-800-325-6165 V/TDD
The following bibliography is an introduction to major references about the history of geographic areas of King County. The listings are organized by King County Planning Areas. In some cases, the planning area boundaries do not correspond to the growth and development of communities, so the incorporated areas have been "assigned" to one or another of the planning areas. Since this bibliography is organized geographically, it should be noted that it does not contain a number of important references, including many of those relating to the following categories:
- Seattle and its neighborhoods
- Ethnic groups
- Thematic material
- Biographies, family histories and genealogical transcriptions
- General references about King County and the region
- Landmark nominations or individual historic site inventory forms
- Archaeological material
The categories listed above are significant studies in themselves and require their own bibliographic treatment. Partial bibliographies for some categories, including ethnic heritage, have already been developed and published. It should be noted that the listings given below are a selection and represent a sampling of the available material. Many newspaper and journal articles, public documents, ephemera, maps, oral histories, manuscripts and other related material will be found in area repositories. Local and regional libraries, archives and historical organizations or agencies are often the best available resources for the serious researcher. A significant amount of primary source material is often associated with landmark nominations and historic site inventory forms, and historic preservation offices may be contacted directly for information relating to these resources. Only those historic site inventories that appear in document, brochure, guidebook or other published formats are included here.
King County Planning Areas (other than Seattle) include:
Bear Creek Federal Way Shoreline
East King County Green River Valley Soos Creek
East Sammamish Highline Snoqualmie
East Side Newcastle Tahoma/Raven Heights
Enumclaw Northshore Vashon
Papers in this series are maintained in electronic format. They are revised and updated periodically as new information becomes available.
(includes Redmond, Avondale, Happy Valley)
Ernst, Clara Woodin, Pioneers Now and Then, (Portland, 1955) Metropolitan Press.
Hebner, Ethel Provan, Avondale, (n.p.,n.d.) by the Author.
Herberg, Ruth and Tully Roach, "After Four Score Years" (re: Happy Valley), manuscript on file, University of Washington Northwest Collections.
Humphrey, Gene, ed., "Redmond, A History", (Redmond, 1963) Redmond Junior High and King County Library System.
Johnston, Helen and Richard, Willowmoor: The Story of Marymoor Park, (Redmond, 1976) King County Historical Association.
"Redmond Historic Tour Guide," brochure, n.d., Redmond Chamber of Commerce and Marymoor Museum.
Way, Nancy, Our Town: Redmond, (Redmond, 1989) Marymoor Museum.
----- ed., Redmond Remembers Its Old Brick Schoolhouse, 1922-1997, 1997, City of Redmond et al.
EAST KING COUNTY
(includes Baring, Berlin, Lester, Nippon-Alpine, Skykomish, Tye [Wellington])
Anderson, Eva, Rails Across the Cascades, (Wenatchee, 1952) World Publishing Company, Reprinted 1977.
Burwash, Martin, The Great Adventure: The Railroad Legacy of Stevens Pass, 1998, Boulder, Fox Publishing Company.
Colvin, Clark S. (intern for Washington State Senator Kent Pullen), Where Jurisdictions Meet--The Green River Watershed Dispute: The Tragedy of Small Town America, (n.p., 1984).
Daheim, Mary R., "An Alpine Memoir", Pacific Search, April 1974, pp 10-13.
Dally, Deanna, "Shutting the Door on Lester", Puget Soundings, August 1983, pp.36-41
Getz, Lynn M., Cedar River Watershed Cultural Resource Study, (Seattle, 1987) Seattle Water Department
Hedlund, Gerald et al., A Cultural Resource Overview of the Green River Watershed Area, Project Report No. 59. (Pullman, 1978) Washington Archaeological Research Center, Washington State University
Hiler, Mike, Naches Pass Study Guide: A Study Guide for the Naches Pass Trail--Historic Exploration and Early Use 1841-1895, 1987, Wenatchee National Forest, Yakima Valley Museum and Historical Association, and Washington Commission for the Humanities
Hollenbeck, Jan R. and Madonna Moss, A Cultural Resource Overview: Prehistory, Ethnography and History, Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest, (Seattle, 1987) USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region.
Holley, Noel T., "The Great Northern Electrics", Part I, Mainline Modeler, October, 1987, pp. 26-33.
------, "Great Northern Electrification", Part II, Mainline Modeler, November, 1987, pp.40-45.
------, The Milwaukee Electrics, An Insider's View of Locomotives and Railroading, (Hicksville NY, 1988) NJ International.
Hult, Ruby El, Northwest Disaster: Avalanche and Fire, (Portland, 1960) Binsford and Mort, reprinted 1963.
Lentz, Florence K., Historical Overview of the Town of Skykomish, WA: Prehistory-1955, (Ellensburg, 1996) prepared for the Town of Skykomish Landmarks and Heritage Commission and Town of Skykomish Design Review Board.
Moody, Don, America’s Worst Train Disaster: The 1910 Wellington Tragedy, (Plano, TX, 1998) Abique Books.
Payne, James E. "The History and Recreational Significance of the Naches Pass Trail", (Naches, 1972) Naches Ranger Station.
Phillips, John A., III, "Looking For Lester", Vol. IX, (Kent, 1994) manuscript and disc on file, King County Historic Preservation Program.
Prater, Yvonne, Snoqualmie Pass: From Indian Trail to Interstate, (Seattle, 1981) The Mountaineers.
Robinson, Joan, "The Hard First Way Across the Mountains", Columbia Magazine, Summer, 1988, pp. 12-20
Roe, JoAnn, Stevens Pass: the Story of Railroading and Recreation in the North Cascades, (Seattle, 1995) The Mountaineers.
"Snoqualmie Pass Wagon Road", booklet, n.d., USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region, Snoqualmie National Forest
Throop, Elizabeth Gail, Utterly Visionary and Chimerical: A Federal Response to the Depression--An Examination of Civilian Conservation Corps Construction on National Forest System Lands in the Pacific Northwest, unpublished masters thesis, Portland State University, 1979.
Tucker, N. Alison, Iron Goat Trail: A Guidebook, (Seattle, 1993) Volunteers for Outdoor Washington and USDA Forest Service
Windows on the Past: Interpretive Guide to Pacific Northwest History, booklet, (Seattle, 1989) United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service
(includes Beaver Lake, High Point, Ingelwood, Issaquah [aka Gilman, Olney, Squak], Monohon, Pine Lake Plateau, Weber’s Point)
Craine, Bessie Wilson, Squak Valley, (Issaquah, 1976) Issaquah Historical Society
Erickson, Eric, History of the Issaquah Sportsmen’s Club, (Issaquah, 1998), Issaquah Sportsmen’s Club.
Fish, Edwards R., The Past At Present in Issaquah, Washington, (Issaquah, 1977) by the Author.
Fish, Harriet, "Memorial Field: A Chronological History 1890's to 1950's" (Issaquah, n.d.) by the Author.
------, compiler, This Was Issaquah, (Carlsborg WA, 1986) by the Author.
Hjelm, Linda Adair, Fire Rock: The Story of Issaquah’s Coal Mining History, (Issaquah, 1998) Issaquah Historical Society.
Peterson, Joe, Issaquah High School: A Social History of An American High School (Issaquah, 1990) Issaquah High School Booster Club
Woodard, Rich, "Backyard History: An Account of Issaquah's Past Life", (Issaquah, 1975) Issaquah High School.
(includes Beaux Arts, Bellevue, Clyde Hill, Hunts Point, Medina, Mercer Island, Yarrow Point)
Bellevue High School Junior History Class and Tom Rohn, History of Bellevue, typescript, 1971, Bellevue High School.
Bellevue Historical Society, Bellevue Schools Timeline 1883-1998, 18 pp typescript, (Bellevue, 1998) Bellevue, by the Society.
Bishop, Ray O., Me and Kirkland During the Depression 1930-1940, 2nd ed. (1979, Kirkland) by the Author.
Buerge, David, "Secrets of the Lake: History & Mystery Lurk Beneath Lake Washington," Eastside Week, February 17, 1993, p 12 ff.
Burke, Robert, et al., Historic Preservation City of Kirkland, discussion draft, (Kirkland, 1994) Kirkland Heritage Society.
City of Bellevue, Bellevue Chronicle 1869-1987 (Bellevue, 1987) City Clerk
------, Oral History of Fred Herman, Bellevue's First Planning Director, (Bellevue, 1990) Planning Department.
Ely, Arline, Our Foundering Fathers, (Kirkland, 1975) Friends of the Kirkland Library
Gellatly, Judy, Mercer Island Heritage, revised ed. (Mercer Island, 1989) Mercer Island Historical Society
Gilbert, DeWitt and Rethra Lysons, eds., The Memoirs of Miller Freeman 1875-1955, (n.p., 1956) William B. Freeman Family
Haas, Ellen Trescher, Headmaster on a Bulldozer: Building a School From the Ground Up, (Bellevue, 1989) Timeline Publishing Company
Harvey, David, "Historic Context Statement: Survey of Historic Structures for the City of Kirkland", (Kirkland, 1992) City of Kirkland Department of Planning and Community Development.
"Historic Place Names of Bellevue," typescript, (Bellevue, 1989) Bellevue Historical Society.
"Historic Properties and Interpretive Markers: City of Kirkland," brochure, (Kirkland, 1998) Kirkland Heritage Society.
Karolevitz, Bob, Kemper Freeman, Sr. and the Bellevue Story, (Mission Hill, SD, 1984) Homestead Publishers
Kirkland Historic Commission, "Historic Kirkland: A Walking Tour", brochure, (Kirkland, n.d.) by the KHC.
Lucas, Patricia Latourette, Overlake, The Land, The Club, The People, (Medina, 1979) Overlake Gold and Country Club
McConaghy, Lorraine, "The Lake Washington Shipyards: For the Duration, unpublished master’s thesis, University of Washington, 1987.
------, "Building Ships On A Lake", Columbia Magazine, Winter, 1988, pp.12-19.
------, "Wartime Boomtown: Kirkland, Washington, A Small Town During World War II", Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Vol. 80 No. 2, April 1989, pp. 42-51.
------, "No Ordinary Place: Three Postwar Suburbs and their Cities," unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Washington, 1993.
------, ed., Lucile McDonald's Eastside Notebook: 101 Local History Vignettes, (Redmond, 1993) Marymoor Museum
------, "Kirkland Oral History Project" (includes bibliography), (Kirkland, 1993) by the Author.
McDonald, Lucile, Bellevue: Its First 100 Years, (Fairfield, 1984) Ye Galleon Press and Bellevue Friends of the Library.
------, The Lake Washington Story: A Pictorial History, (Seattle, 1979) Superior Publishing Company.
Olson, Cleo Houghton Kenfield, Collected Memories of Central School, Kirkland, Washington 1890-1980, (Redmond, 1982) Marymoor Museum.
Rochester, Junius, Lakelure: A Tale of Medina Washington, (Seattle, 1994) Tommie Press.
Scheffer, Victor B., Hilltop: A Collaborative Community, (Bellevue, 1994) by the Author.
Sherrard, William Robert, "The Kirkland Steel Mill", unpublished master’s thesis, University of Washington, 1958.
Tobin, Caroline C. and Lee F. Pendergrass, "Bellevue Historic and Cultural Resources Survey", 1993, City of Bellevue Design and Development Department.
Tsushima, Asaichi, Pre-WW II History of Japanese Pioneers in the Clearing and Development of Land in Bellevue, (n.p., n.d.)
Whiting, Jeanne L., Yarrow, A Place, (Yarrow Point, 1976) by the Author.
Williams, Hill, "The Mysteries of Lake Washington," Pacific Magazine, Seattle Times/Post Intelligencer, August 4, 1985, p.4 ff.
Wright, Elizebeth, Miller Freeman Man of Action, (San Francisco, 1977) Miller Freeman Publications.
(includes Enumclaw, Eagle Gorge, Krain, Greenwater, Muckleshoot)
Andrews, Mildred T., Historic Resource Survey & Inventory Downtown Enumclaw, WA, (Seattle, 1998) prepared for the City of Enumclaw and the King County Office of Cultural Resources.
------, A Century of Service: Mutual of Enumclaw Insurance Company, (Enumclaw, 1998) Mutual of Enumclaw.
Army Engineers, Seattle District, "White River Flood Control Project Mud Mountain Dam". (Seattle, 1939) U. S. Army.
DuChateau, Wally, Wally's World Uncensored, (Seattle, 1995) Peanut Butter Publishing.
Enumclaw Commercial Club, "The Only Enumclaw is in the State of Washington", booklet, (Enumclaw, 1909), reprinted 1995 Enumclaw Plateau Historical Society.
Enumclaw Public Library, "Enumclaw, Gateway to Mt. Rainier", brochure, (Enumclaw, 1992) by the Library.
"First National Bank of Enumclaw 75th Anniversary", booklet, (Enumclaw, 1979) FNBE.
Gallacci, Caroline and Gene Grulich, "Inventory Update of the Enumclaw Planning Area, King County Washington: Survey Report", March, 1992, for King County Historic Preservation Program, Seattle.
Glover, H. J., History and Highlights: The Farmers Mutual Insurance Company 1898-1954, (Enumclaw, 1955) Enumclaw Courier Herald.
Hall, Nancy Irene, In The Shadow of the Mountain: A Pioneer History of Enumclaw, (Enumclaw, 1983) Enumclaw Courier Herald.
------, Early Pioneers of the Upper White River Valley Plateau: the 1900 Federal Census, (South Prairie, 1984) Washington State Genealogical and Historical Review.
Maltby, Esther Stark, "Brief History of Federation Forest Park", manuscript on file at Museum of History and Industry and Seattle Public Library, 1953, Washington State Federation of Women's Clubs.
Noel, Patricia Slettvet, Muckleshoot Indian History, (Auburn, 1980) Auburn School District No. 408, revised ed. 1985.
Poppleton, Louise, There is Only One Enumclaw, (Enumclaw, 1976) 2nd Edition, 1995, by the Author.
"The White River Lumber Co. Enumclaw Washington: A History", brochure, (Federal Way, n.d.) Weyerhaeuser Company.
Dunbar, Richard, "Federal Way: Small Town to Boom Town," Part 1, Pacific Northwest Historian’s Guild Newsletter, December 1997, pp. 3-4, and Part 2, March 1998, pp. 4-5.
------, ed., As Time Goes By In Federal Way: A Book About Our Community and Some of its People, 9th Grade Honors Language Arts Class, (Federal Way, 1980), Federal Way School District.
Federal Shopping Way, Inc., 5th Anniversary Report 1955-1960, (Federal Way, 1960) by the Company.
Historical Society of Federal Way, Federal Way Area Historical Resource Manual, (Federal Way, 1993), by the Society, copy on file, Federal Way Library.
------, "Federal Way Historical Tour Guide", brochure, (Federal Way, 1992) Historical Society of Federal Way.
King County Environmental Development Commission, Report on the Federal Way Community: A Profile in Perspective, (Seattle, 1973), by the Commission.
Smith, Linda "Mania for Roads: History of Fort Steilacoom-Fort Bellingham Military Road" (brochure) 1989, Federal Way Centennial Committee.
Star Lake Improvement Club, Inc. The Story of Your Community, (Federal Way, 1955) by the SLIC.
Stears, Mavis, Two Points of View, (Tacoma, 1986) Tacoma News Tribune and Brown's Point Improvement Club.
Walker, Lorene "Dumas Palisades: Recollections of a Community", brochure, (Federal Way, 1989), Federal Way Centennial Committee.
(includes Algona, Auburn, Christopher, Covington, Kent, Orillia, O'Brien, Pacific, Thomas)
Andrews, Mildred, Auburn School District: The First 100 Years, (Auburn, 1996) Auburn School District.
------, Japanese-American Legacies in the White River Valley, (Seattle, 1997) King County Landmarks and Heritage Program.
Armbruster, Kurt E., Whistle Down the Valley: 100 Years of Green River Railroading, (Auburn, 1991) Northwest Railway and Locomotive Preservation Association.
"Auburn Historic Sites Inventory", n.d. City of Auburn Planning and Community Development Department.
"Auburn Historic Main Street Tour", brochure, (Auburn, 1991), City of Auburn Planning and Community Development Department.
"Auburn Historic Sites Tour", brochure, (Auburn, 1991), City of Auburn Planning and Community Development Department.
"Auburn Historical Bicycle Tour," brochure, (Auburn, 1991) City of Auburn Planning and Community Development Department.
Cameron, C. E., History of Kent, Washington, U.S.A. and Its Heritage, (Kent, 1978) by the Author.
Carkeek. Steve and John Hanscom, ed., "Voices of Kent: 1910-1960", Landmarks Magazine Vol. 3. No. 2, pp. 18-21.
Flewelling, Stan, Farmlands: The Story of Thomas, A Small Agricultural Community in King County, Washington, (Auburn, 1989) Erick Sanders Historical Society.
------, White River Journal: The Story of Japanese Community in Rural Washington, (Auburn, 1998) White River Valley Museum.
Hanson, Howard A., "More Land For Industry: The Story of Flood Control in the Green River Valley," Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Vol. 48 No. 1, January, 1957, pp. 1-7.
"Kent Historic Sites Inventory", 1991, City of Kent Planning Department.
Koch, J., Lieut. W. A. Slaughter, Frontier Soldier, (Auburn, 1991) White River Valley Historical Society
Lentz, Florence K., Kent: Valley of Opportunity (Chatsworth CA, 1990) Windsor Publishing Company
Malesis, C. H., With Tongue in Cheek, (Auburn, 1990) Poon Crick Publishing Company.
------, Where the Trilliums Bloom, (Auburn, 1991) Poon Crick Publishing Company.
Mazy, Patricia, From a Little Pialschie Thomas Grew, (for primary grades), (n.p.,1959) by the Author.
Morley, Roberta Crisp, City of Auburn 1891-1976, (Auburn, 1976) City of Auburn.
Norikane, Koji, Pictorial Album of the History of the Japanese of the White River Valley, (Auburn, 1986) White River Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League.
Owens, John, White River Valley History, (Auburn, 1988) White River Valley Historical Society.
------, Thomas Moody Alvord: Pioneer, Merchant, Trader, Boatman, Farmer of Pialshie, Washington Territory, (Auburn, 1984) White River Valley Historical Society.
Pence, William Ross, The White River Valley of Washington, unpublished master’s thesis, University of Washington, 1946.
Phillips, John A, III, "Roundhouse Days: The Northern Pacific Railway and the Building of Auburn Yard, 1910-1913," White River Journal, October, 1995.
------,"A Strike Now Exists on the Northern Pacific Railway: Auburn and the Great Shop Strike, 1918-1923," White River Journal, April, 1996.
------, The Road To Nationalization: The Northern Pacific Railway at Auburn Yard 1914-1917," White River Journal, January, 1996.
------, From Railway to Railroad: The Northern Pacific Railway and the United States Railroad Administration at Auburn Yard, 1918," 1995, Kent: Hocking & Morgan
Ringstad, Muriel et al., History of the Neely Mansion, booklet, (n.p., n.d.) Fred and Mary Hardin.
Sato, Mike, The Price of Taming a River: The Decline of Puget Sound’s Duwamish/Green Waterway, (Seattle, 1998) Mountaineers Books.
Swett, Ira L., ed., Puget Sound Electric Railway, Interurbans Special No. 23, (Los Angeles, 1960) Electric Railway Publications.
Vine, Josie Emmons, Auburn: A Look Down Main Street (Auburn, 1990) City of Auburn Centennial Commission.
Wing, Warren, To Tacoma By Trolley: The Puget Sound Electric Railway, (Edmonds, 1996) Pacific Fast Mail
(includes Bryn Mawr, Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, Sea Tac, Skyway, White Center)
Balzerini, Esther, Our Burien, (Burien, 1972) by the Author, reprinted 1988 Highline School District Museum.
Blaker, Percy H., History of the Highline District, typescript, n.d., 6 pp.
Buerge, David, "Sacred Burien", Seattle Weekly, January 4, 1989, p. 24 ff.
City of Normandy Park Centennial Committee, "Normandy Park," historical brochure reprint, (Normandy Park, 1989) by the Committee.
City of Normandy Park, "Firsts in the History of Normandy Park as an Incorporated City, typescript, (Normandy Park, 1978).
Clark, Hazel, "Reminiscences of Sunnydale", booklet, (Everett, 1994) Lowell Printing and Publishing.
Consolidated South District Commercial Club, Seattle's South District: A Pictorial Study (Seattle, 1931).
"Des Moines Way South: Chronology," in Des Moines Memorial Way Special Report to Councilman Paul Barden and the King County Department of Public Works, Robert Merryman Chairman, June, 1979.
Draper, Melanie, Timber Tides and Tales, by the Author, 1975.
Eyler, Melba and Yeager, Evelyn, Many Roads to Highline, (Burien, 1972) Highline Times. Special revised edition 1979.
Gresset, Clarence, "Highline Schools," September, 1972, typescript, 8 pp.
"Historical Sites, Burien Centennial 1880-1980: Historical Sitemap of the Burien/Highline Area" brochure-map, (Burien,1980), Southwest King County Arts Council.
Hoyt, Harold "Jiggs", A Tale of Between Two Cities: Skyway History 1870-1983 (Skyway, 1983) by the Author.
------, Bryn Mawr 1872-1986 (Snohomish, 1986) by the Author.
Jensen, Carl, Highline School District Chronicle: The First 100 Years, 1997, by the Author.
Kennedy, Richard and Gretchen F. Schmidt, One Hundred Years of the Waterland Community: A History of Des Moines, Washington, (Des Moines, 1989) City of Des Moines.
King County Planning Commission, "Highline-South Central Report", King County Studies for a Comprehensive Plan, (Seattle, December, 1952).
McEwan, Mrs. Alexander and Jud and Lura Colburn, compilers, Des Moines Way Scrapbook, (Highline,1984) Highline School District Museum at Sunnydale.
Maguire, Jean Shepard, Beside the Point, (New York, 1944) George W. Stewart (anecdotes of life at Three Tree Point).
Normandy Park Historical Committee, Wonderful World of Woods and Water: A History of Normandy Park, (Normandy Park, 1992) City of Normandy Park.
Reinartz, Kay F., Tukwila: Community at the Crossroads, (Tukwila, 1992) City of Tukwila
"Riverton on the Duwamish: Souvenir Views of Seattle's Most Picturesque Suburb", (historical boooklet) n.p., n.d.
"SeaTac Historical Tour Guide", brochure, (SeaTac, 1889) City of SeaTac.
"Scenes and Views at Three Tree Point on Puget Sound," historical booklet, n.d., Three Tree Point Company.
Smith, Linda, "Mania For Roads: History of Fort Steilacoom-Fort Bellingham Military Road", brochure, (Federal Way, 1989), Federal Way Centennial Committee.
Warner, Edward, "The Des Moines Way War Memorial: A Brief History," typescript, 1978, by the author.
Woodmont Community Club, "Woodmont Community Club: A Community Organization," brochure, n.d.
Young, Peg and Mike Knapp, White Center Remembers, (Seattle, 1976) White Center Bicentennial Commission.
(includes Coal Creek, Coalfield, Cougar Mountain, Hilltop, Kennydale, May Valley, Renton)
Bacon, Jean, "Newcastle: A Historical District in King County, Washington", n.d., manuscript copy on file, King County Historic Preservation Program.
Buerge, David, Renton, Where the Water Took Wing, (Woodland Hills CA, 1991) Windsor Publishing Co.
Mayor's Office, "City of Renton: Listings of City Officials 1901-1978", (Renton, 1978) by the City.
Hance, James Harold, Newcastle Coal Mining District, King County, Washington, unpublished bachelor’s thesis, University of Washington, 1908
Hartzell, Margaret A. et al., "History of Newcastle and Cougar Mountain", typescript, (Newcastle, 1981) Central Newcastle Property Owners Association.
McDonald, Lucile and Richard K., The Coals of Newcastle: A Hundred Years of Hidden History, (Issaquah, 1987) Issaquah Alps Trail Club.
Rowe, Paul and Jack R. Evans, Little History of Renton, Washington, (Seattle, 1987) SCW Publications.
Sheffer, Victor B., M.D., Hilltop: A Collaborative Community, (Bellevue, 1994) by the Author.
Slauson, Morda, Renton From Coal to Jets, (Renton, 1976) Renton Historical Society.
------, One Hundred Years on the Cedar (Renton, 1969) Spring Lake Company.
Tharp, Marilyn, "Story of Coal at Newcastle", Pacific Northwest Quarterly, October, 1957 pp. 120-126.
(includes Bothell, Kenmore, Woodinville)
Clements, Doris L., "Through the Keyhole: A Brief Glance at Historical Kenmore 1900-1970", mimeographed, (Kenmore, 1970) Committee on Environment and Beautification of Kenmore/Key Development Group.
City of Bothell Landmark Preservation Board et al., "City of Bothell Historic Walking Tour", brochure, (Bothell, n.d.) by the Board.
Evans, Jack R., Little History of Bothell, Washington, (Seattle, 1988) SCW Publications.
Freeman, Suzi et al, Village in the Woods: Woodinville's Early Days 1870-1920, (Woodinville, 1993) Woodinville Historical Society.
"Greater Woodinville Historical Tour Guide", brochure, (Woodinville, 1976) Greater Woodinville Historical Museum Foundation.
Jones, Bob, ed., A Glimpse of Woodinville: The Way It Was, (Woodinville, 1989) Hollywood Hill Elementary School.
"Landmarks and Heritage of Woodinville," brochure, (Woodinville, 1997) Woodinville Historical Society.
McDonald, Lucile and Stickney, Amy Eunice, Squak Slough 1970-1920 (Seattle, 1977) Evergreen Printing Company.
Klein, Fred et al., A Slough of Memories: Bothell, Kenmore, North Creek and Woodinville 1920 to 1989, (Bothell, 1991) Northshore History Boosters.
Knapp, Michael, et al, "Historic Resources Inventory", (Bothell, 1988) City of Bothell Department of Community Development.
(includes Shoreline and Lake Forest Park)
Bender, Barbara Drake, Growing Up With Lake Forest Park ,Volume I, (Seattle, 1983) Creative Comunications.
------, Growing Up With Lake Forest Park ,Volume II, (Shoreline, 1988) Shoreline Historical Museum.
------, "Remembering Early Lake Forest Park", (Sequim, 1990) by the Author.
------, "Additional Lake Forest Park History", supplement to Vols. I and II, Growing Up With Lake Forest Park, (Sequim, 1991) by the Author.
------, The Wurdemann Estate: A Brief History, (Shoreline, 1990) by the Author.
Bivins, LouAnn, Shoreline: or Steamers Stumps, and Strawberries, (Shoreline, 1987) Shoreline Historical Museum.
Copass, Cloantha, "Overview of Shoreline History," in Survey and Inventory of Historic Resources in the City of Shoreline, (Seattle, 1996) King County Landmarks and Heritage Program.
Dobson, Ruthe Wilde, A Wilde Look Backward, (Clinton, 1991) by the Author.
------, Wilde Times in the Thirties, (Clinton, 1993) by the Author.
Firland Sanitorium 1911 to 1946: The Story of An Institution Dedicated to the Cure and Eradication of Tuberculosis, brochure, n.d.n.p., copy on file, Seattle Public Library, Seattle Room Box 28.
Fleager, H. A., History of the Seattle Golf Club 1900 to 1959 (Shoreline, 1959) Seattle Golf Club.
The Highlands, (Seattle, 1925) n.p.
Jordan, Lynn, Country Store Nevermore, (Shoreline, 1992) Shoreline Historical Museum.
King County Planning Commission, "Shoreline Report: Studies for a Comprehensive Plan" (Seattle, August 1952).
Krafft & Krafft Architecture, Historic Resources Survey & Inventory Lake Forest Park, Washington, (Seattle, 1996), prepared for the City of Lake Forest Park.
Lehman, Sanford P., The Road to Health: A Short History of the Seattle King County Health Department, mimeographed, (Seattle, 1954) n.p.
Monks, Barbara, ed.,"Shoreline Historic Sites Tour: A Tour of Historical and Architectural Sites in the Shoreline Community," brochure, (Shoreline, 1991) Shoreline Historical Museum.
Planning Commission of Lake Forest Park, "Identity of a Community: Lake Forest Park, 1991" (Lake Forest Park, 1991) City of LFP.
"School Days in Richmond Beach," typescript, n.d., 2 pp.
Shoreline District Institute, "A Brief History of Education in the North End of Seattle," typescript, 1957, Shoreline, Shoreline School District.
Shoreline Historical Society, Shoreline Memories, Volumes I and II, (Shoreline, 1975-6).
Smith, Allan E., "History of the Seattle Golf Club 1960 to 1972", (Shoreline, 1972) Seattle Golf Club.
The Story of Firland, (Seattle, 1935) Firland Sanitorium.
Wing, Warren, To Seattle by Trolley: The Story of the Seattle-Everett Interurban, (Edmonds, 1988) Pacific Fast Mail.
Yates, Diane, Project Manager, Lake Forest Park Historic Homes Walk & Bike Tour, brochure, (Lake Forest Park, 1998) City of Lake Forest Park.
(includes Carnation, Cedar Falls, Duvall, Fall City, North Bend, Preston, Snoqualmie, Stillwater, Vincent)
Arlin, Marian Thompson and Dorothy Gray Bael, "Cedar Falls by Some of Those Who Lived There," (Cedar Falls, 1989), n.p., manuscript on file, Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum.
Barnett, Marthe, Duvall, Biography of a Village, (Duvall, 1975) by the Author
Battey, Dave et al., "Whatever Happened to Snoqualmie Falls," Snoqualmie Valley Reporter, February 26, 1997.
Boswell, S.A. et al., Pratt River Logging Camp Evaluation (Seattle, 1990) Northwest Archaeological Associates for Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest
Boyle Wagoner Architects, The Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Mill No. 1 Historical Documentation (Seattle, 1989) Boyle Wagoner
Burhen, Tove, ed., High Times of the 1930s: Duvall High School, (Duvall, 1997) Duvall Historical Society.
Corliss, Margaret McKibben, Fall City in the Valley of the Moon, (Fall City, 1972) by the Author.
Erlandson, Ric and Nancy Doolittle-Gregory, Project Coordinators, Shadows in the Valley of the Moon: Historical Reflections of the Lower Snoqualmie Valley, Seventh and Eight Grade Honors English Classes, Tolt Middle School, Carnation, n.d.
Evans, Jack R., Little History of North Bend-Snoqualmie Washington, (Seattle, 1990) SCW Publications.
Funk, Don, Jist Cogitatin': Stories of Duvall's Past, (Duvall, 1989) Duvall Historical and Old Stuff Society.
Harder, David, Echoes of a Country Fire Chief, (Duvall, 1995) by the Author.
Hill, Ada S., A History of the Snoqualmie Valley , reprinted (North Bend,1989) Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum.
"Historic Places in Duvall," brochure, (1999, Duvall) Duvall Historical Society.
Hjertoos, Gurina, "Stories About the Pioneers of the Tolt-Carnation Area", typescript, (Carnation, n.d.) Carnation Women's Club.
Jones, Isabel L., ed., A History of Tolt/Carnation: A Town Remembered, (Snohomish, 1987) Tolt Historical Society, revised ed. 1998.
------ Project Director, "Carnation: A Self Guided Walking Tour", booklet, (Carnation, 1991) Tolt Historical Society
Lentz, Florence K., "Dairy Farm Properties of the Snoqualmie Valley: Multiple Property Documentation Form", (Seattle, 1993) King County Landmarks and Heritage Commission.
------, Historic Resource Survey Downtown North Bend, Washington, (Seattle, 1998) King County Office of Cultural Resources, Landmarks and Heritage Program.
Marshall, James, Elbridge A. Stuart, Founder of the Carnation Company, (Los Angeles, 1949) the Carnation Company.
Marts, Marian, "Geography of the Snoqualmie River Valley," unpublished master of arts thesis, University of Washington, 1944.
Miller, Alan, Digging Duvall's Past, (Duvall, 1995) Duvall Historical and Old Stuff Society.
Moore, Robert D., ed., The Carnartion Milk Farms, (n.d., n.p.) The Carnation Company.
Mountains to Sound Greenway, "Snoqualmie Valley Time Places", brochure, (Seattle, 1995) by the MTSG.
Opstad, Edwin, One Hundred Years of Masonry in Fall City: A Centennial History of Falls City Lodge No. 66, (Federal Way, 1990) FCL No. 66.
Polley, Elva, "Forts of the Snoqualmie Valley", (North Bend, 1976) Snoqualmie Valley Historical Society.
Richards, Kent D., "A History of the Growth and Development of the Snoqualmie Falls Vicinity and the Snoqualmie River Valley," unpublished manuscript of file, City of Snoqualmie, (January , 1993).
Schroeder, Dolores et al., Vignettes of Duvall's Historical Past, First Volume, (from the Wagon Wheel Newsletter), (Duvall, 1992) Duvall Historical and Old Stuff Society
Snoqualmie Community Development Program, Our Snoqualmie Community: A Report of the History Committee, (Snoqualmie, 1956).
"Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company", booklet, 1925, by the Company.
Snoqualmie Tribe, "Historical Report on the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe" (Carnation, n.d.) by the Tribe (a component of the federal recognition petition submitted to the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs).
Taylor, Ralph, Duvall Immigrant: The Story of One Family's Journey to America in the Early 1900's, (Duvall, 1977) by the Author.
"The Valley Historical Tours--Snoqualmie Valley", brochure, (North Bend, 1976) Snoqualmie Valley Historical Society.
Watson, Kenneth G., 28 Historic Places in the Upper Snoqualmie Valley (North Bend, 1992) Snoqualmie Valley Historical Society.
Weaver, John D., Carnation: The First 75 Years, 1899-1974, (Los Angeles, 1974) the Carnation Company.
TAHOMA/RAVEN HEIGHTS/SOOS CREEK
(includes Black Diamond, Cedar River, Franklin, Hobart, Kummer, Maple Valley, Palmer, Ravensdale, Selleck)
Anderson, Keith et al., When Coal Was King: The Geology and History of Black Diamond, Washington, University of Puget Sound Geology Department 8th Annual Field Trip, (Tacoma, 1986) University of Puget Sound.
Ash, Simon Harry, Mining Operations At The New Black Diamond Mine Of The Pacific Coast Coal Company, unpublished mining engineer thesis, University of Washington, 1929.
Busch, Feena Mattson, The Finnish Pioneers of Suise Creek in Kent Washington, n.d. by the author.
Gallacci, Caroline and Gene Grulich, "Inventory Update of the Soos Creek Planning Area King County, Washington: Survey Report", February, 1993, for King County Historic Preservation Program, Seattle.
Hanscom, John C., "Company Coal Town: Franklin and the Oregon Improvement Company 1880-1896" (Auburn, 1988) Green River Community College
Hedlund, Gerald C. and Mark A. Vernon, From Smoke to Mist: An Archaeological Study of Franklin, WA. A Turn of the Century Company Coal Town, (Auburn, 1994) Green River Community College.
"Hobart Area Recollections", booklet, (Maple Valley, 1988) Maple Valley Historical Society
Krall, Lorene, "The Story of Our Community--Maple Valley, Washington", booklet, (Maple Valley, 1985) Maple Valley Historical Society
Lahtinen, Jalo, Take a Load Off My Back: A Collection of Writings, (Maple Valley, 1989) Card Sharks Printers and Maple Valley Historical Society
Lorenz, Laura, Historical Sketch of the Greater Maple Valley Area, (Maple Valley, 1975) Dotson Publishing Company
"Maple Valley Recollections", booklet, (Maple Valley, 1984) Maple Valley Historical Society
"Maple Valley Family Recollections", booklet, (Maple Valley, 1985) Maple Valley Historical Society
"Maple Valley Family Recollections II", booklet, (Maple Valley, 1986) Maple Valley Historical Society.
"Maple Valley Family Recollections III", booklet, (Maple Valley, 1987) Maple Valley Historical Society.
"Maple Valley Family Recollections IV", booklet, (Maple Valley, 1991) Maple Valley Historical Society.
Meico Associates, A Glimpse of the Charmed Land 1925, historical booklet reprint, (Puyallup, 1986) Meico Historical Publications
Merritt, Louise, Early Suise Creek Immigrants--Kent Washington, 1996, by the Author.
Moore, Ernest and Gloria Phelps, The Coal Miner Who Came West, (Seattle, 1982) by the Author.
Olson, Diane and Cory, eds., Black Diamond: Mining the Memories (Seattle, 1988) Frontier Publishing and Black Diamond Historical Society.
Thorndale, C. William, Washington's Green River Coal Country, unpublished master’s thesis, University of Washington, 1968.
Andrews, Jill and Ferris, Shirley, eds., Fisher Creek Watershed Stories—as Told by its Neighbors, booklet, (Vashon, 1998) Vashon Maury Island Land Trust.
Baird, Dorothy Peterson , Island Memories: A Short History of Vashon-Maury Island and Biographies of its Pioneers, 1995, by the Author.
Carey, Roland, Island of the Sea Breezers, (Seattle, 1976) Alderbrook Publishing Company.
Caffiere, Blanche et al. and Garland Norin, ed., The Past Remembered II, (Vashon, 1991) Vashon Maury Island Heritage Association.
Campbell, Raymond C. and Reed Fitzpatrick, "Vashon Maury Island History Map 1900-1920". (Vashon, 1974) Art Products Company.
Fitzpatrick, Reed, A History of Vashon-Maury Island Schools, 1881-1981, (Vashon, 1981) Art Products Company.
Haugen, Janet, Pioneers of Vashon and Much, Much More, (Vashon, 1985) by the Author
Hinderer, Judith et al., Ellisport Creek Watershed Stories—as Told by its Neighbors, booklet, (Vashon, 1999) Vashon Maury Island Land Trust.
Holtz, Rayna et al., eds., Shinglemill Creek Watershed Stories—as Told by its Neighbors, booklet, (Vashon, 1996), Vashon Maury Island Land Trust, reprinted 1998.
Lynn, Howard, Lieutenant Maury's Island and the Quartermaster Harbor, (Vashon, 1975) Beachcomber Press.
Matthews, Mary J., Early Strawberry Growing on Vashon Island, (Vashon Island, 1997) for Island Landmarks.
Speidel, Bill, "Historic Sites Guide and Map to Vashon/Maury Island", (Vashon, n.d.) Vashon Business Association and Vashon Maury Island Heritage Association.
Stanley, Marjorie, "Search For Laughter," newspaper article compilation from The Beachcomber (Vashon, 1967-68) King County Library System.
------, Historical Sometimes Hysterical Rhymes of Vashon-Maury Island, (Vashon, 1984) Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Association, Vashon Memorial Library and Beachcomber Press.
Van Olinda, O. S., History of Vashon-Maury Islands, revised ed., (Seattle, 1985) Alderbrook Publishing Company.
Warren, Richard E. "Dockton: The Drydock Years", Sea Chest Vol. 2 No. 4, (June, 1969) pp.134-149.
------, "Dockton: The Shipyard Years", Sea Chest Vol. 3 No. 1, (Sept., 1969) pp. 1-14.
Watkins, Marj and Garland Norin, eds., The Past Remembered: A Vashon Maury Island Student-Community Project, (Vashon, 1978) Vashon Island Public Schools.
By Charles Payton