Morris Graves is a major American painter with roots in the Pacific Northwest. Morris Graves: Selected Letters draws on a vast cache of the his unpublished correspondence, dating from his teenage years until his death in 2001. http://www.washington.edu/uwpress/search/books/HALMOR.html
September 1, 1933. Texas feminist Ann Richards, who stole the show with her keynote address at the 1988 Democratic National Convention, began life as an ordinary girl from Waco who married her college boyfriend and raised four children. After volunteering for a political campaign, she soon ran for office herself, becoming governor of Texas in 1990, where she promoted numerous reforms. She lost her 1994 re-election bid to George W. Bush.
Cover image for No-No Boy by John Okada ISBN 978-0-295-99404-8 One of the first novels about the Japanese American internment. Originally published in 1956, and reprinted by University of Washington Press in 2014.