News and announcements pertaining to the University of Washington Libraries Digital Collections and the Digital Initiatives Program.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

150 Years of UW and Seattle History

Would Washington be a state if it wasn't for UW? We'll find out as University of Washington celebrates 150 years.
by KIM HOLCOMB / Evening Magazine
Men's dormitory, 1905
http://www.king5.com/on-tv/evening-magazine/150-Years-of-UW-and-Seattle-History-152596155.html

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Pacific Fisherman


Pacific Fisherman Journal, 1903-1911


The first half of the twentieth century saw critical events in the fishing industry. Questions of natural resource utilization and conservation, relationships with the Federal government, Indian tribes and other countries, marine engineering, and marketing are all discussed in Pacific Fisherman. The journal has a broad base of appeal; scientists looking for long-term salmon population data, genealogists and regional historians will all find something to intrigue them.



Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Hot day at Greenlake...in 1932

Crowds of people in the water and on the shore at Greenlake beach, Seattle, Washington, ca. 1929-1932.
Photographed by Vern C. Gorst.