National Archives at Seattle

Conference: Pacific Northwest Historians Guild

Saturday March 4, 2006
Museum of History and Industry
Seattle, Washington

Pacific Northwest: The Growing Up Years

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Pacific Alaska Region,
Museum of History and Industry,
and the Washington State Historical Society

For more information, see the Conference flyer

Conference Program

9:00 Conference Welcome
Leonard Garfield, Executive Director, Museum of History and Industry
Maria Pascualy, Co-President PNWHG (Curator of Exhibits, WSHS)
Candace Lein-Hayes, Co-President PHWHG (NARA)

9:15 Session I: Chair: Doris Pieroth, Pacific Northwest Historians Guild

Cory Graff, Author and Researcher, The Museum of Flight: "Out of the Blue: Seattle's Top Secret Bomber Crash"

Roger Van Oosten, Mural Historian: "Seattle's Hidden Mural History"

Break 10:30 to 10:45

11:00 Session II: Chair: Mike Wilcox, Edmonds-South Snohomish County Historical Society

Junius Rochester, Historian and Author: "Sam Hill: Legend of the Columbia Gorge"

Lorraine McConaghy, Historian, Museum of History and Industry: "Postwar Haute Couture: A Historian's Look at Theatre de la Mode"

Tour of "Theatre de la Mode," the current MOHAI exhibit from the Maryhill Museum collection

12:00 Lunch

Featured Speaker: Timothy Egan, Pulitzer Prize-winning Northwest Author and Journalist

1:30 Session III: Chair: Charles LeWarne, Pacific Northwest Historians Guild

Fred Brown, Ph.D. candidate in history, University of Washington: "Cows in the Commons: Urban Livestock and Public Space in Seattle, 1890-1910,"

Caroline Gallacci, Ph.D., Public Historian: "Tacoma, the City We Build: City Planning in Tacoma"

Break 2:45 to 3:00

3:00 Session IV: Chair: Mary Wright, Historian, Departments of History and American Indian Studies, University of Washington

Katie Stalley, Independent Scholar: "Remembrance and Reconciliation: Seattle Pacific College and the Internment, 1942"

Ron Magden, History Instructor, Tacoma Community College: "Not Forgotten: Caucasians Who Helped Save Japanese-American Farms in Pierce County During the World War II Internment"

4:15 Social Hour
Please join us after the conference at the museum for wine, soft drinks, and appetizers for networking and conversation.