Clipping and Reference Files

Synopsis of "Hearts and Fists" H.C. Weaver Studios history pamphlet "City Stars in New Film", City Scape clipping Narrowmoor plat map including covenants 1958 Tacoma City Council Meeting Minutes discussing Ordinance 16123 Know Your Community in the Field of Race Relations Tacoma News Tribune clipping "Past racial issues still with us, NAACP leader says" Tacoma News Tribune clipping "100 years later, NAACP still has work" Tacoma Times clipping "USO for Colored Soldiers to Open Sep. 4 Tacoma Daily Ledger clipping "Colored Men Organize" Tacoma News Tribune clipping, "Black activisim arrived in 1893" The Leavenworth Times Clipping, "Graduating Exercises" Tacoma News Tribune clipping, "Negro History Week" Tacoma News Tribune clipping, "Crisis Praises Work of Tacoma Colored Leader Red Kelly Collection Pamphlet Library Buys Red Kelly Collection, Tacoma Weekly article Tacoma News Tribune, "The Salishan Shuffle", 8/12/2003 p.1

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Clipping and Reference Files



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Newspaper articles, pamphlets, flyers, and other small publications compiled by Northwest Room staff and organized by subject.

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The Clippings and Reference Files predate 1910 for some subjects. More recently created subject headings are sometimes followed by their starting date such as "Washington Real Estate 1977-" . All subjects are first assigned a geographic subject heading, and then a more specific sub-heading. Generally they include:

PIERCE COUNTY (Mostly government, agriculture, and schools. For most subjects see: TACOMA)
PUGET SOUND (for some subjects see: WASHINGTON)
TACOMA (For most subjects TACOMA includes the City of Tacoma and all of Pierce County)

Please note that the Clippings File subject headings underwent a major revision in 1987, and changes are made routinely as needed. Some subject headings have been altered or eliminated, while other subject headings have remained unchanged. Because the articles are fragile, the old headings written on individual articles were not changed. Any given folder may contain articles with headings different from the post-1987 subject heading shown on the folder.

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