Janet Hauck is the College Archivist at Whitworth College in Spokane, Washington., having come to the college in 1999. She also teaches public history courses for the History and Continuing Studies Departments, and is involved with the Core 150 program. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Seattle Pacific University, and a Master of Librarianship from the University of Washington. Janet has researched and written in the public history and archival fields, including such articles as, “The Whitworth Rock,” and such papers as, “‘To Consider the Propriety of Organizing a Church’: the Beginning of Calvary Baptist Church of Spokane, Washington.” She has received grants from NEH, NARA, OSPI, and the Washington State Library, and has administered numerous grant projects in the college archives. Part of her ongoing work has been the integration of archival primary source materials into existing college courses. Janet is proud of the fact that Whitworth is a contributing member of the Northwest Digital Archives project.
Emmett B. Reed was born in Virginia but moved at age 16 to work in the coal mines of British Columbia. Within 10 years he had become a licensed minister, and in 1919 was called to pastor Calvary Baptist Church of Spokane, beginning a tenure … Read MoreEmmett B. Reed (1878-1961)