Independent Historian

Kit Oldham is a staff historian for, the online encyclopedia of Washington state history. With Walt Crowley and the HistoryLink staff, he co-authored Moving Washington Timeline: The First Century of the Washington State Department of Transportation, 1905-2005 (HistoryLink, 2005). Oldham received his J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law in 1989.

Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. (1911-1984)

Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. the chief lobbyist for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1950 to 1978 played a central role in winning passage of the landmark civil rights legislation that transformed the nation in the 1950s and 1960s.  Clarence … Read MoreClarence M. Mitchell, Jr. (1911-1984)