Northwest Room Intern Spotlight: An Interview with Lauren Moseman

Lauren Moseman (she/her) is a rising senior at the University of Puget Sound. She is a double major in History and Environmental Policy & Decision Making with a minor in English. At school, she works for the History and Religion Departments and is a trip leader for the Puget Sound Outdoors Program. In her free…
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The Brothers and Their Boats: The Willits Brothers Canoe Company Records

In 1908, brothers Earl and Floyd Willits began constructing canoes with a unique “double planked” design. These canoes, which were constructed until the mid-1960s in Pierce County, have became highly prized by canoe collectors and enthusiasts. In April of this year, Northwest Room staff joined the Willits family at the Willits Brothers Canoe factory on…
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Lost Tacoma: Demolished and Unbuilt Local Buildings

This is a guest post by Andrew Weymouth. Andrew Weymouth is an archivist, exhibit designer and writer working in Tacoma, WA. He is the recipient of the 2021 Visual Resources Association Foundation grant, the University of Oregon's Vollstedt program and the University of Washington's Storytelling Fellows. He has created digital exhibits for academic faculty concerning Indigenous…
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