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 and is Of Counsel to the law firm of GordonDerr LLP in Seattle.

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)