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Title: Interview with William McGuire and Jeannie Carson - #2 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_mcguirecarson_01_02 Description: This is part 2 of 2 of an interview with William “Biff” McGuire and Jeannie Carson. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on April 7, 1988 at the Seattle Repertory Theater. The picture and audio quality during both parts of the interview are poor and the second part of the interview is too damaged to play fully. William “Biff” McGuire (1926-)...
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Title: Interview with Stan Pocock - #2 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_spocock_01_02 Description: This is part 2 of 2 of an interview with Stan Pocock. This interview was conducted by Phil Titus on September 17, 1986 in Pocock’s boathouse. Stan Pocock (1923-2014) was a prominent rower and coach in Pacific Northwest rowing. He was born in Seattle and had an interest in rowing from an early age thanks to the legacy of his father, George Pocock (1891-1976) who was renowned for his design...
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Title: Interview with Angelo Pellegrini - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_apellegrini_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 1 of an interview with Angelo Pellegrini. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on February 27, 1986 at Pellegrini’s University of Washington office. Angelo Pellegrini (1903-1991) was a food and wine expert, author, and a professor of English Literature at the University of Washington. He was born in Casabianca, Italy and was one of six children. His...
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Title: Interview with Kenneth Callahan - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_kcallahan_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 4 of an interview with Kenneth Callahan. This interview was conducted by Dolores Tarzan in 1984.  Kenneth Callahan (1905-1986) was a noted Washington artist, known for his work in painting and sculpture. Together with Mark Tobey, Guy Anderson and Morris Graves, Callahan was part of the “Northwest Mystics” or “Northwest School” a group of artists formed during...
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Title: Interview with Kenneth Callahan - #4 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_kcallahan_01_04 Description: This is part 4 of 4 of an interview with Kenneth Callahan. This interview was conducted by Dolores Tarzan in 1984.  Kenneth Callahan (1905-1986) was a noted Washington artist, known for his work in painting and sculpture. Together with Mark Tobey, Guy Anderson and Morris Graves, Callahan was part of the “Northwest Mystics” or “Northwest School” a group of artists formed during...
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Title: Interview with Dixy Lee Ray - #2 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_dray_01_02 Description: This is part 2 of 2 of an interview with Governor Dixy Lee Ray . This interview was conducted by Lou Guzzo on August 23, 1986 at Ray’s home. Dixy Lee Ray (1914-1994) was a Tacoma native, scientist and the first female governor of Washington State. She graduated from Mills College in 1937 and earned her doctorate in biology from Stanford University in 1942. After completing her education, Ray...
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Title: Interview with Dixy Lee Ray - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_dray_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 2 of an interview with Governor Dixy Lee Ray . This interview was conducted by Lou Guzzo on August 23, 1986 at Ray’s home. Dixy Lee Ray (1914-1994) was a Tacoma native, scientist and the first female governor of Washington State. She graduated from Mills College in 1937 and earned her doctorate in biology from Stanford University in 1942. After completing her education, Ray...
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Creator: The Seattle Public Library Title: Interview with Helmut Eppich - #2 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_heeppich_01_02 Description: This is part 2 of 2 of an interview with Helmut Eppich. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on February 6, 1987 at Eppich’s offices. Helmut Eppich (1933-) was born in Yugoslavia. Together with his twin brother, Hugo, Helmut moved to Canada in 1953. They founded Ebco Industries Ltd in 1956 which specializes in metal fabrication. In 1990,...
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Title: Interview with Victor Steinbrueck - #9 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_vsteinbrueck_01_13 Description: This is part 9 of 10 of an interview with Victor Steinbrueck. This portion of the interview was conducted by Margot Hancock on November 19, 1984. Victor Steinbrueck (1911-1985) was a prominent Seattle architect, noted for his leadership in preserving public outdoor space and historic areas such as Pike Place Market and Pioneer Square. Steinbrueck was born in Mandan, North...
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Title: Interview with Robert Block - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_rblock_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 2 of an interview with Robert Block. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on July 30, 1987 at Block’s home. Robert Block (1922-1996) was a managing partner of the accounting firm Laventhal and Horvath and an active civic leader in Seattle. Block grew up in Chicago and attended the University of Illinois. He served in the Navy during World War II and was...
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Title: Interview with Paul Thiry - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_pthiry_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 3 of an interview with Paul Thiry . This interview was conducted by Donald A. Schmechel on February 21, 1987 at Thiry’s Seattle home. Paul Thiry (1904-1993) was a Pacific Northwest architect known for his leadership in the architectural modernism movement. Thiry graduated from the University of Washington with his architecture degree in 1928 and opened his own firm in 1929....
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Title: Interview with Kenneth Callahan - #2 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_kcallahan_01_02 Description: This is part 2 of 4 of an interview with Kenneth Callahan. This interview was conducted by Dolores Tarzan in 1984.  Kenneth Callahan (1905-1986) was a noted Washington artist, known for his work in painting and sculpture. Together with Mark Tobey, Guy Anderson and Morris Graves, Callahan was part of the “Northwest Mystics” or “Northwest School” a group of artists formed during...
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Title: Interview with R. Duke Watson - #1 Original format: ¾” Umatic Item Id.: spl_ds_rwatson_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 3 of an interview with R. Duke Watson. This interview was conducted by Donald A. Schmechel on May 8, 1986 at Watson’s Seattle home. R. Duke Watson (1915-2010) was born in Alton, Illinois. He grew up with a heavy interest in the outdoors and first visited Seattle on family trips to the West Coast. He attended the Western Military Academy and the University of...
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Title: Interview with Eugene Wright - #4 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_ewright_01_04 Description: This is part 4 of 4 of an interview with Eugene Wright. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on May 10, 1988 in Wright’s chambers in the U.S. Courthouse in Seattle. Eugene Wright (1913-2002) . Wright was born in Seattle and attended TT Minor Elementary and Broadway High School. Wright earned his law degree from the University of Washington in 1937 and joined his father’s law...
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Title: Interview with Eugene Wright - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_ewright_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 4 of an interview with Eugene Wright. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on April 18, 1988 in Wright’s chambers in the U.S. Courthouse in Seattle. Eugene Wright (1913-2002) . Wright was born in Seattle and attended TT Minor Elementary and Broadway High School. Wright earned his law degree from the University of Washington in 1937 and joined his father’s...
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Title: Interview with Webb Moffett - #3 Original format: Umatic Item Id.: spl_ds_wmoffett_01_03 Description: This is part 3 of 5 of an interview with Webb Moffett. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on February 9, 1986. Webb Moffett (1909-2008) was born in New York City in 1909. He attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York and graduated with a degree in engineering. He  moved to Seattle in the 1930s where he worked as Assistant Director for the Army Corps of...
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Title: Interview with John Rupp - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_jrupp_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 2 of an interview with John Rupp. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on March 24, 1988 at Rupp’s Seattle office. John Rupp (1913-1996) was a Seattle native and a prominent attorney, active in a variety of organizations. Rupp graduated from the University of Washington Law School in 1937 and joined his father’s firm McMicken Rupp & Schweppe. During World War...
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Title: Interview with Reverend David Colwell - #5 Original format: Umatic Item Id.: spl_ds_dcolwell_01_05 Description: This is part 5 of 6 of an interview with Reverend David Colwell. This interview was conducted by Philip Swain on December 4, 1985. Reverend David G. Colwell (1916-2001) served as pastor of Plymouth Congregational Church in downtown Seattle from 1967 until his retirement in 1982. In the interview he discusses his work in his four pastorates Arlington, Mass., Denver, Colo.,...
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Title: Interview with Gregory A. Falls - #3 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_gfalls_01_03 Description: This is part 3 of 3 of an interview with Gregory A. Falls. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on November 4, 1987 at Falls’ Seattle home in The Highlands. Gregory Falls (1922-1997) was heavily involved in the Seattle theater scene, serving as chair of the University of Washington School of Drama and founding artistic director of A Contemporary Theatre (ACT). Originally...
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Title: Interview with Solomon Katz - #4 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_skatz_01_04 Description: This is part 5 of a 6 part interview with Solomon Katz. This interview was conducted in 1985. Solomon Katz (1909-1989) was a University of Washington professor, dean and provost and community patron of the arts. Katz was born in Buffalo, New York and attended Cornell University where he studied ancient history. In the 1930s, he taught Greek at the University of Oregon before moving to the...
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Title: Interview with Charles Odegaard - #28 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_codegaard_01_28 Description: This is part 28 of 38 of an interview with Charles Odegaard. This interview was conducted during several sessions from June to September of 1984 . Dr. Charles Odegaard (1911-1999) served as the president of the University of Washington from 1958 to 1973. Odegaard was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois. He attended Dartmouth College as an undergraduate and Harvard as a graduate...
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Title: Interview with Victor Steinbrueck - #8 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_vsteinbrueck_01_12 Description: This is part 8 of 10 of an interview with Victor Steinbrueck. This portion of the interview was conducted by Margot Hancock on November 19, 1984. Victor Steinbrueck (1911-1985) was a prominent Seattle architect, noted for his leadership in preserving public outdoor space and historic areas such as Pike Place Market and Pioneer Square. Steinbrueck was born in Mandan, North...
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Title: Interview with Jack Docter - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_jnocton_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 1 of an interview with Dr. Jack Docter. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on March 10, 1988. Jack Docter (1915-2008) was the first medical director of Children’s Hospital in Seattle. Docter was born in Seattle and attended Montlake Elementary, Garfield High School and the University of Washington where he was part of the 1936 ski team. During his time at the...
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Title: Interview with Charles Odegaard - #11 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_codegaard_01_11 Description: This is part 11 of 38 of an interview with Charles Odegaard. This interview was conducted during several sessions from June to September of 1984 . Dr. Charles Odegaard (1911-1999) served as the president of the University of Washington from 1958 to 1973. Odegaard was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois. He attended Dartmouth College as an undergraduate and Harvard as a graduate...
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Title: Interview with R. Duke Watson - #2 Original format: ¾” Umatic Item Id.: spl_ds_rwatson_01_02 Description: This is part 2 of 3 of an interview with R. Duke Watson. This interview was conducted by Donald A. Schmechel on May 8, 1986 at Watson’s Seattle home. R. Duke Watson (1915-2010) was born in Alton, Illinois. He grew up with a heavy interest in the outdoors and first visited Seattle on family trips to the West Coast. He attended the Western Military Academy and the University of...
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Title: Interview with Jeanette Williams - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_jwilliams_01_01 Description: This is part 1 and 2 of an interview with Jeanette Williams. The first part of the interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on May 6, 1988 and the second part was done on May 16, 1988. Both took place at Williams’ Seattle City Hall office. Jeanette Williams (1914-2008) was a Seattle native who spent 20 years serving on the Seattle City Council. Williams attended Mercer Grade...
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Title: Interview with Reverend David Colwell - #3 Original format: Umatic Item Id.: spl_ds_dcolwell_01_03 Description: This is part 3 of 6 of an interview with Reverend David Colwell. This interview was conducted by Philip Swain on December 4, 1985. Reverend David G. Colwell (1916-2001) served as pastor of Plymouth Congregational Church in downtown Seattle from 1967 until his retirement in 1982. In the interview he discusses his work in his four pastorates Arlington, Mass., Denver, Colo.,...
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Title: Interview with Eulalie Merrill Wagner - #2 Original format: Umatic Item Id.: spl_ds_ewagner_01_02 Description: This is part 2 of 2 of an interview with Eulalie Merrill Wagner. This interview was conducted by John Robinson on July 14, 1986 at the Wagner’s Lakewold home. Eulalie Merrill Wagner (1904-1991) was a philanthropist well known for the gardens of her 10 acre Tacoma estate, Lakewold. She was born in Seattle and attended St. Nicholas School and the Masters School, a preparatory...
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Title: Interview with Arthur Erickson - #2 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_aerickson_01_02 Description: This is part 2 of 5 of an interview with Arthur Erickson. This interview was conducted by Abraham Roganick on July 28, 1986 at Erickson’s home in Vancouver, B.C. Arthur Erickson (1924-2009) was a noted Canadian architect, responsible for the designs of projects such as the Canadian Embassy in Washington D.C. and Simon Fraser University. Erickson received the American Institute of...
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Title: Interview with Henry Kotkins - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_hkotkins_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 2 of an interview with Henry Kotkins. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on July 16, 1986 at the Skyway Luggage Company. Henry Kotkins was a native Seattlite, a Port of Seattle Commissioner and the founder of Skyway Luggage. Kotkins attended Garfield High School and the University of Washington. Kotkin’s father started the Seattle Suitcase, Trunk and Bag...
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Title: Interview with Victor Steinbrueck - #10 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_vsteinbrueck_01_14 Description: This is part 10 of 10 of an interview with Victor Steinbrueck. This portion of the interview was conducted by Margot Hancock on November 19, 1984. Victor Steinbrueck (1911-1985) was a prominent Seattle architect, noted for his leadership in preserving public outdoor space and historic areas such as Pike Place Market and Pioneer Square. Steinbrueck was born in Mandan, North...
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Title: Interview with Charles Odegaard - #10 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_codegaard_01_10 Description: This is part 10 of 38 of an interview with Charles Odegaard. This interview was conducted during several sessions from June to September of 1984 . Dr. Charles Odegaard (1911-1999) served as the president of the University of Washington from 1958 to 1973. Odegaard was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois. He attended Dartmouth College as an undergraduate and Harvard as a graduate...
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Title: Interview with Dr. Karl William Edmark - #4 Original format: Umatic Item Id.: spl_ds_wedmark_01_04 Description: This is part 4 of 4 of an interview with Dr. Karl William Edmark. This interview was conducted by Donald A. Schmechel on January 7, 1986. Dr. Karl William Edmark (1924-1994) was a cardiovascular surgeon responsible for the invention of the heart defibrillator. In the interview Edmark discusses his early life, education, military service and early medical career. Much of the...
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Title: Interview with Solie Ringold - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_sringold_01 Description: This is part 1 of 1 of an interview with Solie Ringold. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel in 1988. Solie Ringold (1914-2004) was a Seattle native who became Washington’s first Jewish judge in 1961. Ringold attended the University of Washington and graduated with a degree in law in 1936. After earning his degree Ringold began working for the King County Prosecuting...
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Title: Interview with Victor Steinbrueck - #3 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_vsteinbrueck_01_07 Description: This is part 3 of 10 of an interview with Victor Steinbrueck. This portion of the interview was conducted by Margot Hancock on November 17, 1984. Victor Steinbrueck (1911-1985) was a prominent Seattle architect, noted for his leadership in preserving public outdoor space and historic areas such as Pike Place Market and Pioneer Square. Steinbrueck was born in Mandan, North...
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Title: Interview with Albert and Audrey Kerry - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_akerry_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 2 of an interview with Albert and Audrey Kerry. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on March 16, 1988 at the Kerry’s home. Albert Sperry Kerry Jr. (1903-1999) and Audrey Legg Kerry (1907-2005) were from pioneering Seattle families and were active participants in the city’s civic and arts organizations. Albert’s father, Albert Sperry Kerry Sr....
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Title: Interview with Samuel McKinney - #2 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_smckinney_01_02 Description: This is part 3 of 3 of an interview with Reverend Samuel McKinney The first portion of the interview is missing. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on August 17, 1987 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Reverend Samuel McKinney (1926-2018) was pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church for 40 years and a major leader in Seattle’s civil rights movement. McKinney was born in Flint,...
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Title: Interview with Paul Thiry - #2 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_pthiry_01_02 Description: This is part 2 of 3 of an interview with Paul Thiry . This interview was conducted by Donald A. Schmechel in 1987 at Thiry’s Seattle home. Paul Thiry (1904-1993) was a Pacific Northwest architect known for his leadership in the architectural modernism movement. Thiry graduated from the University of Washington with his architecture degree in 1928 and opened his own firm in 1929. Thiry acted...
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Title: Interview with Reverend David Colwell - #4 Original format: Umatic Item Id.: spl_ds_dcolwell_01_04 Description: This is part 4 of 6 of an interview with Reverend David Colwell. This interview was conducted by Philip Swain on December 4, 1985. Reverend David G. Colwell (1916-2001) served as pastor of Plymouth Congregational Church in downtown Seattle from 1967 until his retirement in 1982. In the interview he discusses his work in his four pastorates Arlington, Mass., Denver, Colo.,...
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Title: Interview with Charles Odegaard - #31 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_codegaard_01_31 Description: This is part 31 of 38 of an interview with Charles Odegaard. This interview was conducted during several sessions from June to September of 1984 . Dr. Charles Odegaard (1911-1999) served as the president of the University of Washington from 1958 to 1973. Odegaard was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois. He attended Dartmouth College as an undergraduate and Harvard as a graduate...
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Title: Interview with R. Duke Watson - #3 Original format: ¾” Umatic Item Id.: spl_ds_rwatson_01_03 Description: This is part 3 of 3 of an interview with R. Duke Watson. This interview was conducted by Donald A. Schmechel on May 8, 1986 at Watson’s Seattle home. R. Duke Watson (1915-2010) was born in Alton, Illinois. He grew up with a heavy interest in the outdoors and first visited Seattle on family trips to the West Coast. He attended the Western Military Academy and the University of...
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Title: Interview with Charles Odegaard - #32 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_codegaard_01_32 Description: This is part 32 of 38 of an interview with Charles Odegaard. This interview was conducted during several sessions from June to September of 1984 . Dr. Charles Odegaard (1911-1999) served as the president of the University of Washington from 1958 to 1973. Odegaard was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois. He attended Dartmouth College as an undergraduate and Harvard as a graduate...
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Title: Interview with Dwight Robinson - #2 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_drobinson_01_02 Description: This is part 2 of 2 of an interview with Dwight Robinson. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on October 23, 1985. Dwight E. Robinson (1914-1988) was a University of Washington economics professor noted for his study of fashion trends. Robinson earned his PhD from Columbia University in 1948 and became part of the University of Washington School of Business faculty in 1950....
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Title: Interview with Anne Gerber - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_agerber_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 1 of an interview with Anne Gerber. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on November 9, 1987 at Gerber’s Seattle home.  Anne Gerber (1910-2005) was a local art collector known for her patronage of unique artists. Gerber attended Garfield High School, Roosevelt High School and Edison Technical School. She studied painting and sculpture at the University of...
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Title: Interview with Jacob Lawrence - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_jlawrence_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 1 of an interview with Jacob Lawrence. This portion of the interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on July 27, 1987 at Lawrence’s home. Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000) was an artist well known for his vivid and colorful paintings depicting African-American life. Lawrence was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey and moved with his family to Harlem at the age of 13. In...
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Title: Interview with Victor Steinbrueck - #4 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_vsteinbrueck_01_08 Description: This is part 4 of 10 of an interview with Victor Steinbrueck. This portion of the interview was conducted by Margot Hancock on November 17, 1984. Victor Steinbrueck (1911-1985) was a prominent Seattle architect, noted for his leadership in preserving public outdoor space and historic areas such as Pike Place Market and Pioneer Square. Steinbrueck was born in Mandan, North...
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Title: Interview with Dale Turner - #3 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_dturner_02_03 Description: This is part 3 of 3 of an interview with Dale Turner. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on February 27, 1986. Rev. Dr. Dale Turner (1917-2006) served as the pastor of Seattle’s University Congregational Church from 1958 to 1982. Turner was born in Glen Dale, West Virginia and his family moved to Ohio shortly afterwards. Turner attended West Virginia Wesleyan College and...
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Title: Interview with Hugo Eppich - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_hueppich_01_01 Description: This is part 2 of 2 of an interview with Hugo Eppich. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on April 15, 1987 at Eppich’s offices. The first part of the interview is missing. Hugo Eppich (1933-) was born in Yugoslavia. Together with his twin brother, Helmut, Hugo moved to Canada in 1953. They founded Ebco Industries Ltd in 1956 which specializes in metal fabrication. In 1990,...
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Title: Interview with Dale Turner - #1 Original format: Umatic Item Id.: spl_ds_dturner_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 3 of an interview with Dale Turner. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on February 27, 1986. Rev. Dr. Dale Turner (1917-2006) served as the pastor of Seattle’s University Congregational Church from 1958 to 1982. Turner was born in Glen Dale, West Virginia and his family moved to Ohio shortly afterwards. Turner attended West Virginia Wesleyan College and...
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Title: Interview with Mary Todd - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_mtodd_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 1 of an interview with Mary Todd. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on May 15, 1987 during a visit to her sister Nancy’s Seattle home. Mary Allen Todd was born in Rockingham, North Carolina in January 1940. During the interview she discusses her experience growing up in a small town, her twin sister Nancy, her education, her interest in Shakespeare and her...
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Title: Interview with Ibsen Nelson - #3 Original format: VHS  Item Id.: spl_ds_inelson_01_03 Description: This is part 3 of 3 of an interview with Ibsen Nelson. The interview was conducted by Donald A. Schmechel in 1988 at Nelson’s home. Ibsen Andreas Nelson (1919-2001) was a Seattle architect known for his historical preservation efforts and his designs for buildings such as the Museum of Flight and the Inn at the Market. He also designed many residential homes, including one for his friend...
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Title: Interview with Pietro Belluschi - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_pbelluschi_02_01 Description: This is part 1 of 1 of an interview with Pietro Belluschi . This interview was conducted by George McMath on November 24, 1986 at Belluschi’s Portland home. Pietro Belluschi (1889-1994) was an architect based for many years out of Portland, Oregon. Belluschi was born in Ancona, Italy and came to the United States in 1923 as an exchange student at Cornell University. Belluschi was...
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Title: Interview with Roy Jackson - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_rjackson_02_01 Description: This is part 1 of 2 of an interview with Roy Jackson. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on April 5, 1988 at Jackson’s Seattle home. Roy Jackson (1916-2000) was the deputy director of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and active in protecting salmon. He was born and raised in Juneau, Alaska. Jackson graduated from the University of Washington College...
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Title: Interview with Dr. Karl William Edmark - #1 Original format: Umatic Item Id.: spl_ds_wedmark_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 4 of an interview with Dr. Karl William Edmark. This interview was conducted by Donald A. Schmechel on January 7, 1986. Dr. Karl William Edmark (1924-1994) was a cardiovascular surgeon responsible for the invention of the heart defibrillator. In the interview Edmark discusses his early life, education, military service and early medical career. Much of the...
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Title: Interview with Charles Odegaard - #24 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_codegaard_01_24 Description: This is part 24 of 38 of an interview with Charles Odegaard. This interview was conducted during several sessions from June to September of 1984 . Dr. Charles Odegaard (1911-1999) served as the president of the University of Washington from 1958 to 1973. Odegaard was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois. He attended Dartmouth College as an undergraduate and Harvard as a graduate...
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Title: Interview with Laurene Gandy - # 1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_lgandy_01_01 Description: This is part 2 of 2 of an interview with Laurene Gandy. Part 1 of the interview is missing. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on April 6, 1987 at the Gandy home. Laurene Tatlow Gandy (1908-1993) was born in Denver, Colorado. She attended Colorado University for two years before transferring to Smith College where she earned her degree in English literature. She received her...
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Title: Interview with John Rupp - #2 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_jrupp_01_02 Description: This is part 2 of 2 of an interview with John Rupp. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on March 24, 1988 at Rupp’s Seattle office. John Rupp (1913-1996) was a Seattle native and a prominent attorney, active in a variety of organizations. Rupp graduated from the University of Washington Law School in 1937 and joined his father’s firm McMicken Rupp & Schweppe. During World War...
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Title: Interview with Ed Dunn - #2 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_edunn_01_02 Description: This is part 2 of 3 of an interview with Ed Dunn. This interview was conducted by Donald A. Schmechel on August 6, 1985. Edward Dunn (1904-1991)  was involved with Seattle Trust and Savings Bank and in import and export business. He also served on the board of the Mount St. Vincent Foundation. Dunn’s father was prominent in the formation of the fishing industry in the Northwest. In his...
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Title: Interview with Fred Haley - #3 Original format: Umatic Item Id.: spl_ds_fhaley_01_03 Description: This is part 3 of 3 of an interview with Fred Haley. This interview was conducted by Willmott Ragsdale on May 2, 1986 at Haley’s Tacoma office. Fred T. Haley (1912-2005) was the president of Brown & Haley, the confectionary company  founded by his father in 1912 that became well known for manufacturing Almond Roca. Haley was heavily involved in civil rights and education issues in...
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Title: Interview with Charles Odegaard - #33 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_codegaard_01_33 Description: This is part 33 of 38 of an interview with Charles Odegaard. This interview was conducted during several sessions from June to September of 1984 . Dr. Charles Odegaard (1911-1999) served as the president of the University of Washington from 1958 to 1973. Odegaard was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois. He attended Dartmouth College as an undergraduate and Harvard as a graduate...
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Title: Interview with Dean John Leffler - #2 Original format: ¾” Umatic Item Id.: spl_ds_jleffler_01_02 Description: This is part 2 of 3 of an interview with Dean John Leffler. This interview was conducted by J. Vernon Williams on January 28, 1986 at St. Mark’s Cathedral’s Leffler House. John C. Leffler (1900-1987) was the dean of St. Mark's Cathedral in Seattle from 1951 to 1971 and played a vital role in its transformation into a thriving institution. Leffler was born in Northridge,...
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Title: Interview with Charles Odegaard - #3 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_codegaard_01_03 Description: This is part 3 of 38 of an interview with Charles Odegaard. This interview was conducted during several sessions from June to September of 1984 . Dr. Charles Odegaard (1911-1999) served as the president of the University of Washington from 1958 to 1973. Odegaard was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois. He attended Dartmouth College as an undergraduate and Harvard as a graduate...
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Title: Interview with Gregory A. Falls - #2 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_gfalls_01_02 Description: This is part 2 of 3 of an interview with Gregory A. Falls. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel in 1987 in the lobby of ACT Theatre. Gregory Falls (1922-1997) was heavily involved in the Seattle theater scene, serving as chair of the University of Washington School of Drama and founding artistic director of A Contemporary Theatre (ACT). Originally from Russellville Arkansas,...
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Title: Interview with Albert and Audrey Kerry - #2 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_akerry_01_02 Description: This is part 2 of 2 of an interview with Albert and Audrey Kerry. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on March 16, 1988 at the Kerry’s home. Albert Sperry Kerry Jr. (1903-1999) and Audrey Legg Kerry (1907-2005) were from pioneering Seattle families and were active participants in the city’s civic and arts organizations. Albert’s father, Albert Sperry Kerry Sr....
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Title: Interview with Ibsen Nelson - #2 Original format: VHS  Item Id.: spl_ds_inelson_01_02 Description: This is part 2 of 3 of an interview with Ibsen Nelson. The interview was conducted by Donald A. Schmechel on April 12, 1988 at Merrill Court Townhomes on Capitol Hill and at the Museum of Flight, two projects designed by Nelson. Ibsen Andreas Nelson (1919-2001) was a Seattle architect known for his historical preservation efforts and his designs for buildings such as the Museum of Flight...
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Title: Interview with Webb Moffett - #4 Original format: Umatic Item Id.: spl_ds_wmoffett_01_04 Description: This is part 4 of 5 of an interview with Webb Moffett. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on February 9, 1986. Webb Moffett (1909-2008) was born in New York City in 1909. He attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York and graduated with a degree in engineering. He  moved to Seattle in the 1930s where he worked as Assistant Director for the Army Corps of...
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Title: Interview with Ancil Payne - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_apayne_01 Description: This is part 1 of 3 of an interview with Ancil Payne. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on January 19, 1988 at Payne’s home.  Ancil Payne (1921-2004) was the president and CEO of the KING Broadcasting Company. Payne was born in Mitchell, Oregon and attended both Willamette University and the University of Oregon. During World War II, Payne joined the Navy and served in the South...
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Title: Interview with Ralph Anderson - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_randerson_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 1 of an interview with Ralph Anderson. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on May 25, 1987 at Anderson’s Pioneer Square office. Ralph Anderson (1924-2010) was a Seattle architect known for his work with historic preservation efforts in Pike Place Market and Pioneer Square. Anderson attended Queen Anne High School and graduated with his architecture degree...
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Title: Interview with Charles Odegaard - #8 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_codegaard_01_08 Description: This is part 8 of 38 of an interview with Charles Odegaard. This interview was conducted during several sessions from June to September of 1984 . Dr. Charles Odegaard (1911-1999) served as the president of the University of Washington from 1958 to 1973. Odegaard was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois. He attended Dartmouth College as an undergraduate and Harvard as a graduate...
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Title: Interview with Wilfred Woods - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_wwoods_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 2 of an interview with Wilfred Woods This part of the interview was conducted by Richard Larsen on August 9, 1986 at Woods’ home in Wenatchee. The second portion of the interview begins at Woods’ home and then moves to the offices of the Wenatchee Daily World newspaper. Wilfred Woods (1919-2017) was the editor and publisher of the Wenatchee World , a newspaper started...
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Title: Interview with Wilfred Woods - #2 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_wwoods_01_02 Description: This is part 2 of 2 of an interview with Wilfred Woods This portion of the interview was conducted by Richard Larsen on August 9, 1986. It begins at Woods’ home in Wenatchee and then moves to the offices of the Wenatchee Daily World newspaper. Wilfred Woods (1919-2017) was the editor and publisher of the Wenatchee World , a newspaper started by his family in 1907. Woods was born in...
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Title: Interview with Frank Cunningham - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_fcunningham_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 2 of an interview with Frank Cunningham. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on September 15, 1986 at Green Lake in Seattle. Frank Cunningham (1922-2013) was a fixture in the Seattle rowing scene. Cunningham grew up in Lowell, Massachusetts and attended Harvard and was part of the varsity rowing team. He interrupted his college education to serve in the...
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Title: Interview with Sam Smith - #1 Original format: VHS Item Id.: spl_ds_ssmith_01_01 Description: This is part 1 of 2 of an interview with Sam Smith. This interview was conducted by Donald Schmechel on April 28, 1988 at Smith’s Seattle City Hall office. Sam Smith (1922-1995) Smith was born in Gibsland, Louisiana. He was stationed in Seattle during World War II while serving in the Army. Following the war’s conclusion, he decided to stay in Seattle and attended Seattle University where he...
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Title: Interview with Victor Steinbrueck - #6 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_vsteinbrueck_01_10 Description: This is part 6 of 10 of an interview with Victor Steinbrueck. This portion of the interview was conducted by Margot Hancock on November 19, 1984. Victor Steinbrueck (1911-1985) was a prominent Seattle architect, noted for his leadership in preserving public outdoor space and historic areas such as Pike Place Market and Pioneer Square. Steinbrueck was born in Mandan, North...
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Title: Interview with Charles Odegaard - #5 Original format: Betacam Item Id.: spl_ds_codegaard_01_05 Description: This is part 5 of 38 of an interview with Charles Odegaard. This interview was conducted during several sessions from June to September of 1984 . Dr. Charles Odegaard (1911-1999) served as the president of the University of Washington from 1958 to 1973. Odegaard was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois. He attended Dartmouth College as an undergraduate and Harvard as a graduate...
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