Background Sources for Washington
This entry was originally written by Dwight A. Radford for Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources.
- Andrews, Mildred Tanner. Washington Women as Path Breakers. Dubuque: Kendall/Hunt Publishers, 1989. Narrative and archival photographs portray the contributions made by women in Washington.
- Brewster, David, and David M. Buerge, eds. Washingtonians: A Biographical Portrait of the State. Seattle: Sasquatch Books, 1991. A celebration of the legendary and ordinary men and women who helped shape the first 100 years of Washington's history.
- Ficken, Robert E., and Charles P. LeWarne. Washington: A Centennial History. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1988. A colorful and comprehensive account of the beginnings and potential of the state, and of the people who made it what it is today.
- LeWarne, Charles P. Washington State. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1986. Intended for high school classroom use.
- Pelz, Ruth. The Washington Story: A History of Our State. Rev. ed. Seattle: Seattle Public Schools, 1993. A general textbook used in the public school systems.
- Ruby, Robert H., and John A. Browne. A Guide to the Indian Tribes of the Pacific Northwest. Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press, 1986. In a convenient alphabetical format, it describes the histories and cultures of the various Native American groups.
- White, Sid, ed. Peoples of Washington, Perspectives on Cultural Diversity. Pullman: Washington State University, 1989. Commemoration and reflection on the rich ethnic legacy Washington has inherited.