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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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Washington State Roll of Honor, Part 15: Niger

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 15 is a list of those ...

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Washington State Roll of Honor, Part 16: Public Safety Officers

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 15 is a statewide hono...

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Washington State Taxation

Washington's tax system, as in all states, is a contentious arena in which politicians, businesspeople, workers, parents, property owners, and educators wrestle over their share of taxes. Washington h...

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Washington State University, Part 1

Founded in 1890 as a land-grant college, Washington State University has become one of the top public research universities in the United States. Known affectionately (if unofficially) as Wazzu (a pro...

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Washington State University, Part 2

Washington State University was born in 1890 as the Agricultural College, Experiment Station and School of Science of the State of Washington. The school underwent a series of transformations during i...

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Washington Talking Book and Braille Library

The Washington Talking Book and Braille Library is operated by The Seattle Public Library under a contract with the Washington State Library. Since 1907, the Seattle Public Library has served blind re...

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Washington Technology Industry Association

One of the oldest trade associations of its kind in North America, the Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA) traces its beginnings back to the dawn of this state's nascent software industr...

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Washington Territory and Washington State, Founding of

Soon after the creation of Oregon Territory in 1848, settlers north of the Columbia River began demanding a territory of their own. Congress acquiesced on February 8, 1853, with the creation of Washin...

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Washington Water Power/Avista

The Washington Water Power Company, now Avista, has been the main power utility for Spokane and much of eastern Washington since its incorporation in 1889. Washington Water Power (WWP) was founded by ...

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Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition

Founded in 1989, the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition is an award-winning non-profit citizens coalition whose members represent a diverse group of more than 270 community organizations inc...

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Washington's Black Army Camps -- Camp Hathaway, Camp George Jordan, South Fort Lewis

United States society and its military continued to be segregated during World War II. This segregation included separate camps for blacks or separate housing areas within larger installation. During ...

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Washington's Jewish Sports Heroes: Bob Moch (1914-2005)

This account of Bob Moch, the coxswain on the University of Washington's 8-man crew that won gold in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, was written by Stephen Sadis. It appears in Distant Replay! Washington's ...

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Washington's Jewish Sports Heroes: Herman Sarkowsky (1925-2014)

This account of Herman Sarkowsky, a leading figure in efforts to bring professional sports teams to the Northwest, was written by Dan Aznoff and Stephen Sadis. It appears in Distant Replay! Washington...

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Washougal -- Thumbnail History

The City of Washougal lies along the north bank of the Columbia River in the southeast corner of Clark County. Vancouver, the Clark County seat, is approximately 18 miles to the west and slightly nort...

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Washougal River Bridge

The Washougal River Bridge spans the Washougal River in Camas, in Clark County. It opened in 1908 as part of the Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway (SP&S). This railroad was a joint enterprise of the...

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