From the Tacoma Community History Project: A History of the Tacoma Smelter & Its Workers

Interview and Project By Angela Cookson; blog post written by Erika Wigren. In this project from the Tacoma Community History collection, UW Tacoma alumni Angela Cookson interviews Chuck O’Donahue and Curtis Dungey. Both O’Donahue and Dungey worked for the company ASARCO, who ran Tacoma’s copper smelter plant for almost 100 years. Chuck O’Donahue began working for Read More…

From UWT’s Oral History Collection: Interviews with Influential Women of the Puget Sound

Today, Friday March 8th, in recognition International Women’s Day the UW Tacoma Library would like to share some of the inspiring women from our region included in our oral history collection, the Tacoma Community History Project. You can read their full stories (including transcribed interviews) by following the links below.   Ren Wilson, Ruth Nordstrom, Anne Read More…