Woodland: The Story of the Animals and People of Woodland Park Zoo
John Bierlein and the staff of HistoryLink trace the history of Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo, offering a fond look at the zoo's inhabitants and the people who care for them.
One Hook at a Time: A History of the Deep Sea Fishermen's Union of the Pacific
One Hook at a Time chronicles the century-long history of the Deep Sea Fishermen's Union of the Pacific, the oldest known fishing union representing crewmen in the United States. The DSFU represents halibut and cod longline fishermen working in one of the harshest, riskiest, and most lucrative fisheries in the world.
Drawing on Our History: Fishing Vessels of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska
James A. Cole
Drawing on our History describes the evolution of fishing vessel design that is unique to the Pacific Northwest, from native fishing canoes to the modern fishing fleets of Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.
Fast Moving Water: Images and Essays from the Hoh River
Photography by Keith Lazelle
This collection of images and essays takes you on a tour of a last, great American river, from its headwaters to the sea. They trace the importance of the Hoh River, both ecologically and culturally, in its unique geographical and historical context.
The Wild Within: Wetlands of the Washington Park Arboretum
The Wild Within is a collection of over 120 photographs that document the rich wildlife in the wetlands of the Washington Park Arboretum, located in the heart of Seattle, Washington.
A View of the Methow from Moccasin Lake Ranch
James C. Pigott
Seeking to explain the value of the family ranch to his children and grandchildren, Jim Pigott wrote this chronicle of the Methow Valley with an eye toward the role that Moccasin Lake Ranch has played in its history.
Tradition and Change on Seattle's First Hill: Propriety, Profanity, Pills, and Preservation
Lawrence Kreisman, Editor
Seattle's First Hill neighborhood has always been one of growth and change. The essays in Tradition and Change examine First Hill's ever-evolving identity over the past century, and points to the potential to respect historic buildings while furthering development.
Aleutian Freighter: A History of Shipping in the Aleutian Islands
A history of Aleutian trade, from the sailing vessels of the 19th century to the rough-and-tumble, seafood-driven fleet expansion of the 1980s, and the small-but-capable fleet that services the Aleutian Islands today.
Searching Through My Prayer List: A Memoir About Family, Career, and a Meaningful Retirement
Dick Cooley with Ann Boreson
This Autobiography of Richard P. Cooley, former CEO of Wells Fargo Bank, recounts his fascinating path through life—from his childhood and education by Benedictine monks at Portsmouth Priory, to his experience in World War II, and his life in the banking world. It offers a meaningful perspective on family, career and life.
Generations: Kemper Freeman Jr. and the Freeman Family
Noted business writer and speaker Robert Spector set out to document the life of a developer and ended up writing the contemporary history of the city of Bellevue. Honest and at times emotional, this Kemper Freeman Jr. biography is destined to be part of any time capsule assembled to explain the development of Washington State's fourth-largest city.