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Lost writer from a lost time
Winter 2014

A WSU professor and a Northwest novelist are bringing writer of the working class Robert Cantwell, a Washington native, and his most significant book, Land of Plenty, out of the mists of time.


Categories: History, Literature
Tags: Labor and unions, Writers, Northwest history


A Feast of Good Things
Spring 2012

How do we Washingtonians eat? The author travels from farm to table to explore and explain Washington cuisine.


Categories: Food, Agriculture, Culinary Arts
Tags: Cuisine, Northwest history, Restaurants, Farmers, Farmers markets


Tree Top: Creating a fruit revolution
Fall 2010
Book reviewIn the September 10, 1951, issue of Life magazine is a picture of a bulldozer mounding apples in the Yakima dump. Seven acres of apples worth $6 million dollars rotted as pigs rooted through them, the result of failing foreign mark...
Categories: Business, Agriculture
Tags: Tree Top, Apples, Northwest history, Books


A Dialogue with the Past
Summer 2008
A fierce Pacific storm in February 1970 revealed early remains of Ozette, on the Olympic Coast between Cape Flattery and La Push. Worried about the site's vulnerability to looters and further storms, Makah tribal leader Ed Claplanhoo '56 called archaeologist Richard Daugherty at Washington State University, commencing an 11-year excavation of the site. The excavation yielded thousands of well-preserved artifacts and a wealth of clues to the history and culture of Makahs and other coastal tribes.
Categories: Archaeology, Anthropology
Tags: Makah, Ozette, Northwest history, Native Americans