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  • April 19
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  • Puyallup

Louise Olivereau: Washington’s Patriotic Anarchist

In 1917, as the United States ramped up to join the great European war, a young Seattle woman named Louise Olivereau took a stand against the pro-war fervor of her time by urging conscripts to place obedience to conscience over obedience to the State. Because of this, she was arrested under the Federal Espionage Act, […]

  • When
  • 12:00 pm, Wednesday
    April 19, 2017
  • Where
  • Pierce College Puyallup
    1601 39th Avenue SouthEast
    Puyallup, WA 98374 United States
  • April 19
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  • Goldendale

Bandanas to Badges: Songs and Stories of Northwest Workers

Real people and real experiences are the foundation of folk music and stories, and are codified in the lasting representations found in our oral histories. Acoustic trio Trillium-239 shares stories and songs of working life in the Northwest, beginning with American settlement of the West and ending with modern high-tech industries. Thoughtful music selections and […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Wednesday
    April 19, 2017
  • Where
  • Goldendale Community Library
    131 W Burgen St
    Goldendale, WA 98620 United States
  • April 19
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  • Port Hadlock

The Pine and the Cherry: Japanese Americans in Washington

In the lead-up to World War II, Japantown in Seattle featured grocery stores, cafes, and native-language services, as well as labor and music clubs. Trading companies imported Japanese goods, and restaurants served the familiar sukiyaki, tofu, and miso soup. In Eastern Washington, Japanese farmers prospered. Then came Executive Order 9066. Those born in Japan, as […]

  • When
  • 6:30 pm, Wednesday
    April 19, 2017
  • Where
  • Jefferson County Library
    620 Cedar
    Port Hadlock, WA 98339 United States
  • April 19
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  • Lakewood

Coming Home: How the Humanities Helps Soldiers Find Meaning After War

What is the true nature of war, and how does the experience of war affect the human heart? How have the myths and realities of combat, and the invisible wounds of war, been portrayed over the ages? This talk shares stories of the men and women who signed up to serve during the wars in […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    April 19, 2017
  • Where
  • Lakewood Playhouse
    5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd SW,
    Lakewood, WA 98499 United States
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