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Video: After Newtown: Guns in America
This PBS documentary examines the evolution of guns in America, their frequent link to violence, and the clash of cultures that reflect competing visions of our national identity.
Categories: Public affairs, History
Tags: Video, Guns
Paul Philemon Kies Autograph Collection
From “Historically Yours”, by Hannelore Sudermann:Paul Philemon Kies, a popular professor of English, was one of the keenest collectors at Washington State College. When he wasn’t teaching, advising, or shooting photographs on campus, he was fi...
Categories: History, WSU collections
Tags: Autographs, Collectors, Collections
Gallery: Historical Hanford
“When President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave the go-ahead for the Manhattan Project, he set in motion an extraordinary collaboration amongst scientists and the military to develop an atomic bomb, driven by fears of Hitler’s creating one first. Whet...
Tags: Northwest history, World War II, Nuclear reactors, Hanford
Gallery: Life at Heart Mountain internment camp
George Hirahara and his family, including Frank ’48, had their lives in Yakima disrupted in 1942 when they were forced to relocate with about 10,000 other Japanese Americans to Heart Mountain, Wyoming.Frank’s daughter Patti Hirahara has shared a ...
Categories: History, Library and museum studies
Tags: Japanese-Americans, World War II, Internment camps
Map: Historic wildfires of the Pacific Northwest
Wildfires have been part of the Pacific Northwest for centuries. This map shows some of the historic fires from the 1850s to 2000 in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and western Montana....
Categories: History, Forestry
Tags: Wildfire, Northwest history, Forest fires, Maps
A Cascade Pass Chronology
A timeline of the Cascade Pass from 15,000 years ago to the present....
Categories: Archaeology, History
Tags: Cascades, North Cascades Highway, National parks, Native Americans
Video: The wonderful world of printed ephemera
View an exclusive slide show about printed ephemera and to hear Trevor Bond of WSU's Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections talk about his experience working with English chapbooks. Photos are by Trevor Bond. Read the story, "...
Categories: Library and museum studies, History
Tags: Chapbooks, England, Ephemera, Video
Dragon Slayers of Medieval Times
Excerpted, by permission, from Dragons and Unicorns: A Natural History, by Paul '55 and Karin Johnsgard.One of the earliest known dragon slayers was the warrior Siegfried (in the Teutonic version), or Sigurd (Scandinavian version), who live...
Tags: Dragons, Medieval times
Essay: Cattle and Women
A cultural link between women and cattle seems unlikely in this age of turbo-powered technology. Yet, cows are all around us as decorative symbols, from the large fiberglass art-cow statues that decorated the streets of Chicago and New York recent...
Categories: Agriculture, History
Tags: Ranching, Women, Cattle