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Seattle (Wash.)

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View Resource King County Snapshots

This fine photographic archive serves as both a great repository of visual historical documentation of the King County area (which includes Seattle) in the state of Washington, as a good example of a collaborative partnership between various organizations. The partnership includes bringing together the visual collections of ten small historical organizations in tandem with the University of...

http://content.lib.washington.edu/imls/kcsnapshots/index.htm...
View Resource Seattle Civil Rights & Labor History Project

With its diverse ethnic groups and civic-minded citizens, the city of Seattle has been a beacon for people seeking an open-minded urban experience for decades. The story of Seattleā€™s past is a complex one, and this well-thought out website explores some of the complex struggles for civil rights in the area over the past one hundred years. Based at the University of Washington, the Seattle Civil...

http://depts.washington.edu/civilr/
View Resource Urban Intervention

How can we think about transforming public spaces? It's an important question, and one that is of great importance to the folks at the Next 50 organization in Seattle. Recently, they put out a call to urban designers to offer their own "fresh version of environmental, social, and economic opportunities on and beyond a 9-acre site at the heart of Seattle Center." Visitors to the site can view all...

http://thenextfifty.org/urbanintervention/