Suggested Student Projects

Basic research links

Library Research guide

Electronic readings for Hist 498




Please access all readings through your CANVAS account

Bibliographic guides:

Jonathan Dembo, An Historical bibliography of Washington state labor and laboring classes


Quintard Taylor, The Forging of a Black Community: Seattle’s Central District from 1870 through the Civil Rights Era (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1994),

Gigi Peterson, "Recobrando / Recovering The Struggle against Racial Discrimination: The Journey of the Pablo O’Higgins Mural for Seattle Ship Scalers Union," Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas, Volume 8, Issue 4 (2011) pp.7-40.

Jonathan Dembo, Unions and Politics in Washington State 1885-935 (New York: Garland Publishing, 1983),

Bob Santos, Humbows, Not Hot Dogs! Memoirs of a Savvy Asian Americn Activist (International Examiner Press, 2002),
pp.40-86 (pdf)