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Boeing Employees' Winemakers Club

The Boeing Employees' Winemakers Club (BEWC) originally took flight as a hobbyist organization in 1971 when a small group of Seattle-based aeronautics coworkers, who were also amateur wine enthusiasts...

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Boeing Machinists Strike, 1948

On April 22, 1948, the Aeronautical Machinists Union, IAM District Lodge 751, struck the Boeing Company. William Allen was then president of Boeing. For the Machinists the issues were preserving longs...

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Boeing Quotient -- The Wright Stuff: HistoryLink "B-Q" Quiz published by The Seattle Times on December 17, 2003, centennial of the Wright Brothers' first flight

On December 17, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright executed the first controlled flights by a heavier-than-air machine, at Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. One century later, The Seattle Times published...

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Boeing, William Edward (1881-1956)

William Edward Boeing started his professional life as a lumberman and ended as a real-estate developer and horse breeder, but in between he founded the company that brought forth important breakthrou...

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Boeing's Model 314 Clipper Flying Boat

During the 1930s, transoceanic travel was beyond the capability of all but a handful of aircraft. The solution was offered by giant dirigibles such as the Graf Zeppelin and Hindenburg and by ever larg...

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Bogue, Virgil Gay (1846-1916)

Virgil Gay Bogue was a civil engineer, trained at Renssalaer Polytechnic in the 1860s, whose railroad construction career first brought him to Washington Territory during the 1880s to work for the Nor...

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Boldt Decision: United States v. State of Washington

Though important legal cases are not usually known by the name of the judge who decides them, this one is. "The Boldt Decision," as it is commonly referred to, was one of the biggest court decisions i...

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Boles, Joe (1904-1962)

Jay F. "Joe" Boles -- well-known founder of the Seattle Harbor Water Tours -- is far more famous as the proprietor of Seattle's first truly successful recording studio. A one-time hi-fi audiophile who...

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Bon Marche Department Store

In 1890, Josephine Nordhoff (d. 1920) and her husband, Edward Nordhoff (1858-1899) arrived in Seattle and used their $1,200 savings to start a dry goods store. That tiny retail shop, which they called...

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Bone, Homer Truett (1883-1970)

Homer T. Bone, a Democratic senator representing Washington in the United States Congress (1932-1944) and later a Judge in the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (1944-1956), has been dubbed...

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Bonneville Power Administration

The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) was created in 1937 as a temporary agency with a limited mission: to market and distribute electricity from Bonneville Dam, on the Columbia River. Its support...

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Book of the Fortnight Archives (HistoryLink.org), 2000-2003

This file contains books featured as HistoryLink.org's Book of the Week, from 2000-2003.

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Book of the Fortnight Archives (HistoryLink.org), 2004-2007

This is a compilation of books on Pacific Northwest history and related topics that were profiled on HistoryLink.org's Book of the Fortnight page between 2004 and 2007. Presented by Universi...

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Book Review:
Austere Beauty: The Art of Z. Vanessa Helder

By Margaret E. Bullock and David F. Martin Foreword by Stephanie A. Stebich Paperback, 77 pages Photographs, illustrations, notes, exhibition checklist Tacoma Art Museum, Northwest Perspective Series...

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Book Review: Contested Boundaries: A New Pacific Northwest History

By David J. Jepsen and David J. NorbergJohn Wiley & Sons, 2017Paperback, 416 pagesPhotographs, notes, bibliography, indexISBN 978-1-119-06554-8$34.95

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Gilmour Dobie: Pursuit of Perfection

By Lynn Borland Paperback, 310 pages Photographs, Sources ISBN 978-0615400846 $18.95

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Governors of Washington

By George W. ScottCivitas Press, 2012Paperback, 504 pagesISBN 978-1453568859

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Book Review:
Isaac I. Stevens: Young Man in a Hurry

By Kent D. Richards Washington State University Press, Revised Edition 2016 Paperback, 468 pages Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index ISBN 978-0-87422-338-5$29.95

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Book Review: Lost Homeland: The Methow Tribe and the Columbia Reservation

By E. Richard Hart Shafer Historical Museum, 2017 Photographs, index, notes, bibliography, appendix ISBN: 978-0-97797-6-1 $24.95

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Book Review: Monumental Seattle: The Stories Behind the City's Statues, Memorials, and Markers

By Robert Spalding Washington State University Press, 2018 Paperback, 220 pages Illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index, appendices ISBN 978-0-87422-359-0 $22.95

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Olympic National Park: A Natural History

By Tim McNulty University of Washington Press revised edition 2009 Paperback 339 pages 87 photographs, 40 in full color, maps, visitor guide, bibliography, index ISBN: 978-0-295-98887-0 $24.95

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Book Review: Protest on Trial: The Seattle 7 Conspiracy

By Kit Bakke Washington State University Press, 2018 Paperback, 252 pages ISBN 978-0-87422-356-9 Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index $22.95

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Shaper of Seattle: Reginald Heber Thomson's Pacific Northwest

By William H. Wilson Paperback, 231 pages Photographs, notes, index ISBN 978-0-87422-301-9 $29.95

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Book Review: Trying Home: The Rise and Fall of an Anarchist Utopia on Puget Sound

By Justin Wadland Oregon State University Press, 2014 Paperback, 180 pages Photographs, Sources, Bibliography, Index ISBN 978-0-870 71-742-0 $19.95

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