Activism in the Archives (hosted by King County, Washington – Government)

Douglass Truth Branch of the Seattle Public Library (2300 E Yesler Way, Seattle, Washington 98122)

In celebration of Archives Month, come take a look at an array of holdings in local archives about protestors, organizers, and activists. Topics include the King County logo change from crown to civil rights leader, open housing legislation, and the freeway revolt of the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Presentations will showcase diverse materials including: documents, photographs, moving image and sound recordings, maps and activist ephemera.

“Activism in the Archives” is presented by Seattle Municipal Archives, King County Archives, and Activists Remembered, Celebrated and Honored (ARCH).