Sulja Warnick Papers

Warnick, Sulja Oral History Interview Binder Photographs Sulja's immediate family Sulja with mom and sisters in Korea Sulja's sisters with their spouses Sulja's family in the USA Family portrait Sulja's young family in the USA Sulja's nieces and nephews Sulja's oldest daughter Binder Documents KWA 50 Years of Helping the Community Pacific Northwest Magazine article Korean Publication Binder Clippings Scrapbook Clippings News article

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Sulja Warnick Papers



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(June 6, 1942-)

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Sulja Warnick is a Tacoma resident who was a public school teacher in the Tacoma Public School dstrict. Early in her teaching career, she was called upon to help translate for Korean women married to service men on the military bases. This started her work with the Korean Women’s Association (KWA). KWA started as a small social club for Korean women and has expanded to a non-profit organization that provides education, affordable housing, in-home care for seniors, and social services, including domestic violence counseling for all groups of people. KWA now has offices in 14 Western Washington counties, serving up to 150,000 people of 40 nationalities and 35 language groups. The organization is now 51 years old.

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Includes an oral history with Sulja Warnick along with digital copies of photographs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence related to Warnick's life and career.

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