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Washington Public Port Districts -- Part 2

Washington's publicly owned and managed port districts operate huge container shipping terminals, small-boat marinas, and rural boat launches. They run major international airports, small general avia...

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Washington Public Ports: A List with Founding Dates

This is a list of Washington Public Ports, presented in the order they were established. Washington has 75 public port districts, more than any other state. Each is an independent government body, run...

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Washington Public Power Supply System (WPPSS)

The Washington Public Power Supply System (WPPSS) started in the 1950s as a means to guarantee electric power to homes and industry in the Northwest. Well-meaning officials believed that building nucl...

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Washington Skiers in the 1936 and 1948 Winter Olympics

Although the Winter Olympics began in 1924, athletes from Washington did not participate until the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, where five local skiers went to compete. Two...

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Washington State Army Depots in World War II

During World War II a number of U.S. Army and Army Air Force supply depots were established in Washington state, and an existing army depot on the Seattle waterfront was greatly expanded. These depots...

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Washington State Conference for Women, 1977

The Washington State Conference for Women, held in Ellensburg in July 1977, was an attempt to bring women together to talk about common problems and develop strategies for solving them. Instead, it be...

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Washington State Grange

The Washington State Grange was founded on September 10, 1889, at the Pioneer Store in La Camas (now Camas), Clark County, spurred in part by objections to the proposed state constitution that had jus...

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Washington State Jewish Historical Society (WSJHS)

The Washington State Jewish Historical Society (WSJHS) was founded in 1980 to broaden and carry forward the work of the Seattle Jewish Archives Project (SJAP), which began in 1968 as a joint venture o...

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Washington State Library

The Washington State Library was established by the organic act which created Washington Territory in 1853, and it has served as the official library for state government since Washington gained state...

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Washington State Politics -- Its Past, Present, and Utterly Unpredictable Future

On May 24, 2002, Walt Crowley delivered the following historical "primer" on Washington state politics to the Western States Caucus of the Democratic National Committee held in Seattle. The talk revie...

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Washington State Roll of Honor, Part 1: Introduction

HistoryLink is honored to offer a comprehensive roster of Washington citizens -- more than 9,000 -- who gave their lives in the service of their communities and country. The Roll of Honor, which is re...

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Washington State Roll of Honor, Part 2: Philippines

HistoryLink is honored to offer the first Web posting of a comprehensive roster of Washington citizens who gave their lives in the service of their communities and country. Part 2 comprises a list of ...

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Washington State Roll of Honor, Part 3: World War I

HistoryLink is honored to offer the first Web posting of a comprehensive roster of Washington citizens who gave their lives in the service of their communities and country. Part 3 comprises a list of ...

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Washington State Roll of Honor, Part 4: World War II, A-F

HistoryLink is honored to offer the first Web posting of a comprehensive roster of Washington citizens who gave their lives in the service of their communities and country. Part 4 comprises a list of ...

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Washington State Roll of Honor, Part 5: World War II, G-L

HistoryLink is honored to offer the first Web posting of a comprehensive roster of Washington citizens who gave their lives in the service of their communities and country. Part 5 comprises a list of ...

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Washington State Roll of Honor, Part 6: World War II, M-R

HistoryLink is honored to offer the first Web posting of a comprehensive roster of Washington citizens who gave their lives in the service of their communities and country. Part 5 comprises a list of ...

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Washington State Roll of Honor, Part 7: World War II, S-Z

HistoryLink is honored to offer the first Web posting of a comprehensive roster of Washington citizens who gave their lives in the service of their communities and country. Part 7 comprises a list of ...

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Washington State Roll of Honor, Part 8: University of Washington Interrupted Journey World War II Memorial

The Interrupted Journey memorial is a tribute to the memory of the University of Washington students, alumni, faculty, and staff who gave their lives in World War II. Criteria for inclusion on the lis...

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Washington State Roll of Honor, Part 9: Korean War

HistoryLink is honored to offer the first Web posting of a comprehensive roster of Washington citizens who gave their lives in the service of their communities and country. Part 9 comprises a list of ...

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Washington State Roll of Honor, Part 10: Vietnam War

HistoryLink is honored to offer the first Web posting of a comprehensive roster of Washington citizens who gave their lives in the service of their communities and country. Part 10 comprises a list of...

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Washington State Roll of Honor, Part 11: Grenada

HistoryLink is honored to offer the first Web posting of a comprehensive roster of Washington citizens who gave their lives in the service of their communities and country. Part 11 comprises a list of...

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Washington State Roll of Honor, Part 12: Gulf War

HistoryLink is honored to offer the first Web posting of a comprehensive roster of Washington citizens who gave their lives in the service of their communities and country. Part 12 comprises a list of...

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Washington State Roll of Honor, Part 13: Afghanistan

HistoryLink is honored to offer the first Web posting of a comprehensive roster of Washington citizens who gave their lives in the service of their communities and country. Part 13 comprises a list of...

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Washington State Roll of Honor, Part 14: Iraq War

HistoryLink is honored to offer the first Web posting of a comprehensive roster of Washington citizens who gave their lives in the service of their communities and country. Part 14 comprises a list of...

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